Linebacker Rankings 2024 NFL Draft

LSU Tigers quarterback Jayden Daniels (5) scrambles out the pocket against Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Dallas Turner (15) during the first half at Tiger Stadium. Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports
LSU Tigers quarterback Jayden Daniels (5) scrambles out the pocket against Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Dallas Turner (15) during the first half at Tiger Stadium. Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

LINEBACKER PROSPECT RANKINGS 2024 NFL DRAFT

The 2024 NFL Draft is bursting with exceptional linebacker talent, led by the duo from Clemson and a standout from Ohio State. Jeremiah Trotter Jr., son of the All-Pro NFL linebacker, brings a legacy to the Clemson Tigers. Trotter, a solid and well-disciplined player, notched 89 tackles, 13.5 TFLs, 6.5 sacks, and two interceptions, in 2022. While stands at just 6’0” and 230 pounds, showcasing stellar instincts and tackling prowess.

Clemson’s Barrett Carter was a coveted five-star recruit. Clocking in a 4.5-range in the forty, Carter demonstrates so serious versatility. In 2022, he logged 73 tackles, 10.5 TFLs, 5.5 sacks, two interceptions, and two forced fumbles. He is a do it all linebacker, with an attacking mindset and elite pass-rushing skills that make him a threat sideline to sideline.

Over at Ohio State, Tommy Eichenberg emerged as a notable 2024 prospect following a huge performance boost in 2022. Eichenberg, stands 6’2” and weighs in at 239-pound force, chalked up 120 tackles, 12 TFLs, and 2.5 sacks. He's an explosive athlete and possesses an always-on motor.
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Player Rankings - Linebacker

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

Dallas
Turner

LB
/ED
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
247lbs 6-3 4.46 1 11.7
89.3
Dallas Turner's profile, marked by an impressive blend of size and eliet athleticism, has made him a name to watch for the NFL draft....
2

Chris
Braswell

LB
/ED
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
251lbs 6-3 4.60 4 47
86.7
Chris Braswell enters the NFL Draft scene as a bit of a puzzle wrapped in Crimson Tide colors. On one hand, the guy's a dynamo on the edge,...
3

Edgerrin
Cooper

LB
Texas A&M   Mascot
Texas A&M Mascot
230lbs 6-2 4.51 5 52.1
86.5
Heading into the NFL Draft, Edgerrin Cooper emerges as a dynamic prospect with a high motor and elite lateral quickness, embodying the...
4

Payton
Wilson

LB
North Carolina State   Mascot
North Carolina State Mascot
233lbs 6-4 4.43 7 56
86.4
Wilson has enough speed to chase and run in pursuit. He has the overall athleticism to hold up in space when dropping into coverage. He...
5

Junior
Colson

LB
Michigan   Mascot
Michigan Mascot
238lbs 6-2 4.58 9 67.3
86.2
Junior Colson's collegiate career at Michigan has positioned him as a versatile linebacker capable of making an immediate impact in the...
6

Jeremiah
Trotter Jr.

LB
Clemson   Mascot
Clemson Mascot
228lbs 6-0 4.60 6 54.9
85.6
Jeremiah Trotter Jr.'s ability particularly in pass coverage and as a pass rusher, highlights his readiness for the professional level. His...
7

Javon
Solomon

OLB
/ED
Troy   Mascot
Troy Mascot
246lbs 6-1 4.72 13 119
83.0
Solomon has the quickness and flexibility to consistently dip and bend around the edge. He’s explosive off the line of scrimmage, showing...
8

Cedric
Gray

LB
North Carolina   Mascot
North Carolina Mascot
234lbs 6-2 4.64 12 89.8
82.5
Elite athletic skills -- Made Bruce Feldman's 'Freaks List' at number 41. He wrote: "At 6-3, 270, he has just 11.3 percent body fat,...
9

Tommy
Eichenberg

LB
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
233lbs 6-2 4.69 11 86
81.5
Eichenberg can be used as a rangy run defender inside, instinctive when it comes to locating the ball with the quickness to get to it...
10

Marist
Liufau

LB
Notre Dame   Mascot
Notre Dame Mascot
234lbs 6-2 4.64 14 135.7
81.2
Greet feel in coverage. Often arrives at the receiver at the same time as the ball, giving up few yards after the catch. Possesses...
11

Ty'Ron
Hopper

LB
Missouri   Mascot
Missouri Mascot
231lbs 6-2 4.50 15 136.8
80.1
Has the fluid hips and long arms to turn and run with tight ends, as well as excellent range when dropping into zone coverage. He’s...
12

Steele
Chambers

LB
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
226lbs 6-1 4.58 24 219
79.5
Chambers can be used as a rangy run defender inside, instinctive when it comes to locating the ball with the quickness to get to it before...

2024 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Linebacker

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.

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2024 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Linebacker

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.