Defensive End Rankings 2025 NFL Draft

SHARE:
LAST UPDATED: 01/22/2024

Player Rankings - Defensive End

# Player Pos Team Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
1

Patrick
Payton

DE
Florida State   Mascot
Florida State Mascot
235lbs 6-5 4.65 1 4
88.4
Payton has long arms and displays good power in his hands, which gives him the ability to slip off blocks. As a run defender, Payton has...
2

R.J.
Oben

DE
Duke   Mascot
Duke Mascot
255lbs 6-4 4.79 2 5
88.2
Aggressive with good awareness to track the ball and attack. Tenacious, tough, competItIve and versatile. He’s a high-effort pass rusher...
3

JT
Tuimoloau

DE
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
270lbs 6-4 4.62 6 6
87.4
His closing burst is outstanding, and Tuimoloau routinely finished plays last year. He has range and toughness as a run defender,...
4

Princely
Umanmielen

DE
Florida   Mascot
Florida Mascot
255lbs 6-5 4.68 14 18
85.4
Possesses accurate snap anticipation and timing to beat blockers off the edge. A chase-and-tackle Will prospect, Umanmielen is...
5

Jack
Sawyer

DE
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
265lbs 6-4 4.60 8 20
85.3
Sawyer has an explosive first step and converts that short-area speed into power, a capable bull rusher. Flashes nimble feet to...
6

Jordan
Burch

DE
Oregon   Mascot
Oregon Mascot
290lbs 6-6 4.78 16 96
79.6
Some teams will prefer him as a 4-3 Will, but Burch has a chance to hold up in the middle and be a good one. Burch shows good quickness...
7

Khris
Bogle

DE
Michigan State   Mascot
Michigan State Mascot
240lbs 6-4 4.65 20 122
78.5
Has a quick burst off the line and times the snap well. Good upper-body strength and length to lock-out his opponent and at least moderate...
8

Chico
Bennett Jr.

DE
Virginia   Mascot
Virginia Mascot
252lbs 6-4 4.69 35 200
70.0
His spin move is already NFL-caliber, and Bennett displays a very good motor. Bennett has a lethal spin move and the pure speed to...
9

Barryn
Sorrell

DE
Texas   Mascot
Texas Mascot
261lbs 6-4 4.75 36 202
70.0
Flashes strength at the point of attack with active, violent hand use. Forceful with his upper body to defeat blocks. Strong hustle...
10

Paris
Shand

DE
LSU   Mascot
LSU Mascot
280lbs 6-5 4.90 37 204
69.3
Possesses the length and power to ward off offensive tackles. Shand has the heavy hands and upper-body strength to win with power. He...
11

Josaiah
Stewart

DE
Michigan   Mascot
Michigan Mascot
245lbs 6-1 4.70 38 217
65.0
Has the combination of size and athleticism worthy of development. Stewart has the kind of turn-and-run fluidity to be used in man...

2025 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive End

We've compared players post combine 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.

For a much improved viewing experience (with more players) please view on a larger screen.

2025 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Defensive End

We've compared players 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.