2020 NFL Draft

Top Defensive Tackles (3-Technique)

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



Rank O/A Chng Player/School Ht/Wt Elig. BIO
1
13
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Derrick Brown
Auburn
6'5"
318
SR
2
19
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Raekwon Davis
Alabama
6'7"
306
SR
3
42
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Rashard Lawrence
LSU
6'3"
317
SR
4
59
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Javon Kinlaw
South Carolina
6'6"
302
SR
5
116
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Marvin Wilson
Florida State
6'5"
314
JR
6
125
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Mustafa Johnson
Colorado
6'2"
290
SR
7
151
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Lorenzo Neal
Purdue
6'3"
315
SR
8
170
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Robert Windsor
Penn State
6'4"
289
SR
9
173
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Julian Rochester
Georgia
6'5"
300
SR
10
176
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Corey Bethley
TCU
6'2"
290
JR
11
190
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Marlon Tuipulotu
USC
6'3"
305
RSO
12
201
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Jordan Elliott
Missouri
6'4"
315
RJR
13
211
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Raequan Williams
Michigan State
6'4"
298
SR
14
213
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Nyles Pinckney
Clemson
6'1"
305
RJR
15
239
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Jason Strowbridge
North Carolina
6'3"
285
JR
16
249
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Robert Landers
Ohio State
6'1"
285
SR
17
260
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Jay Tufele
USC
6'3"
310
RSO
18
265
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Levi Onwuzurike
Washington
6'3"
282
JR
19
267
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Jordan Williams
Clemson
6'4"
305
RSO
20
299
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Mike Panasiuk
Michigan State
6'4"
300
SR
21
312
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Doug Costin
Miami (OH)
6'2"
295
SR
22
329
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John Penisini
Utah
6'2"
320
SR
23
331
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Josiah Coatney
Ole Miss
6'4"
314
SR
24
339
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Adam McLean
Maryland
6'2"
305
RSR
25
340
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Jalen Price
East Carolina
6'2"
297
SR
26
353
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Ray Lima
Iowa State
6'3"
302
RSR
27
354
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Aaron Blackwell
New Mexico
6'3"
298
SR

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.