2020 NFL Draft - Top Edge Rushers

Most Recent Update: 6/11/2019 7:00 PM EST



Rank O/A Chng Player/School Ht/Wt Elig. BIO
1
4
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Chase Young
Ohio State
6'5"
265
JR
2
5
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A.J. Epenesa
Iowa
6'5"
277
JR
3
18
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Yetur Gross-Matos
Penn State
6'4"
262
JR
4
30
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Terrell Lewis
Alabama
6'5"
255
RJR
5
40
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Nick Coe
Auburn
6'5"
282
JR
6
52
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Julian Okwara
Notre Dame
6'5"
241
SR
7
53
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Anfernee Jennings
Alabama
6'3"
259
RSR
8
54
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Khalid Kareem
Notre Dame
6'4"
265
SR
9
61
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Curtis Weaver
Boise State
6'3"
266
RJR
10
62
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Kenny Willekes
Michigan State
6'4"
260
SR
11
73
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K'Lavon Chaisson
LSU
6'4"
238
Jr
12
75
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Alton Robinson
Syracuse
6'4"
257
SR
13
103
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Darrell Taylor
Tennessee
6'4"
247
Sr
14
123
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Josh Kaindoh
Florida State
6'7"
261
JR
15
128
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Jabari Zuniga
Florida
6'4"
257
RSR
16
133
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Jonathon Cooper
Ohio State
6'4"
257
Sr
17
160
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Jonathan Garvin
Miami
6'4"
250
JR
18
167
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Christian Rector
USC
6'4"
275
RSR
19
200
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Patrick Johnson
Tulane
6'3"
255
JR
20
206
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Carter Coughlin
Minnesota
6'4"
245
SR
21
235
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Rashad Weaver
Pittsburgh
6'5"
260
RJR
22
252
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Keisean Lucier-South
UCLA
6'4"
235
SR
23
253
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Bobby Roundtree
Illinois
6'5"
255
JR
24
277
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Kylan Wilborn
Arizona
6'2"
248
JR
25
289
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Reggie Walker
Kansas State
6'2"
246
SR
26
311
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Quincy Roche
Temple
6'4"
235
RJR
27
315
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Kendall Coleman
Syracuse
6'3"
266
SR
28
322
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JaQuan Bailey
Iowa State
6'2"
251
SR
29
324
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Charles Snowden
Virginia
6'7"
225
JR
30
343
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Bryce Huff
Memphis
6'3"
245
JR
31
350
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Bradlee Anae
Utah
6'3"
265
SR
32
355
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D.J. Wonnum
South Carolina
6'5"
255
SR
33
356
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LaDarius Hamilton
North Texas
6'3"
255
SR
34
357
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Alex Highsmith
Charlotte
6'3"
244
RSR
35
358
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Jacques Turner
Southern Miss
6'1"
247
RJR


Glossary of Terms
Defensive Line
What is a 0-Technique Defensive Tackle?

A defensive lineman lined up head-to-head with the center whose primary responsibility is to take on double teams/eat up blocks (also called the nose-tackle in a 3-man front).

What is a 1-Technique Defensive Tackle?

A defensive lineman lined up in the A-gap, between the center and guard, whose primary responsibility is to take on double teams/eat up blocks (also called the nose-tackle in a 4-man front).

What is a 3-Technique Defensive Tackle?

A defensive lineman lined up in the B-gap, between the guard and tackle, often the "pass-rushing" DT.

What is a 5-Technique Defensive Tackle?

A defensive lineman lined up just outside the offensive tackle; primary used in a 3-man front.

What is a Wide-nine Defensive Tackle?

A Defensive Lineman (End) lined up outside of the tight end, or extended one gap outside of the tackle (if no tight end), primarily used in a 4-man front.

What is a Stunt?

A change-in-pace of a defensive lineman's rush, often paired with another defensive lineman in which one lineman drops down a gap after the snap and the other loops around, throwing off the timing and spacing of the offensive line.

What is a Swim Move?

During a rush, the defender swipes his arm down (similar to a swimmimg motion) to swipe away an offensive lineman's hands.

What is a Bull Rush?

A power move straight ahead into the body of the offensive lineman, attempting to push the lineman back into the pocket

What is a Speed-to-power technique?

A technique in which the defensive lineman uses quick first step/burst to get the tackle off balance and then drives with power into the chest of the offensive lineman

What is an EDGE defender?

A 4-3 DE or a 3-4 OLB who's primary responsibility is to put pressure on the pocket.