2020 NFL Draft

Top Defensive Tackles (3-Technique)

Most Recent Update: 7/22/2019 7:00 PM EST



Rank O/A Chng Player/School Ht/Wt Elig. BIO
1
5
 +3
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Derrick Brown
Auburn
6'5"
318
SR
2
13
 +11
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Raekwon Davis
Alabama
6'7"
306
SR
3
64
 +11
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Justin Madubuike
Texas A&M
6'3"
304
RJR
4
89
 +4
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Rashard Lawrence
LSU
6'3"
317
SR
5
92
 -5
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Javon Kinlaw
South Carolina
6'6"
302
SR
6
99
 +13
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Marvin Wilson
Florida State
6'5"
314
JR
7
111
 +46
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Mustafa Johnson
Colorado
6'2"
290
SR
8
135
 -13
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Julian Rochester
Georgia
6'5"
300
SR
9
155
 +12
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Lorenzo Neal
Purdue
6'3"
315
SR
10
169
 -20
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Corey Bethley
TCU
6'2"
290
JR
11
182
 -7
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Marlon Tuipulotu
USC
6'3"
305
RSO
12
187
 +1
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Nyles Pinckney
Clemson
6'1"
305
RJR
13
202
 -20
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Robert Windsor
Penn State
6'4"
289
SR
14
203
 -17
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Jordan Elliott
Missouri
6'4"
315
RJR
15
211
 -2
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Raequan Williams
Michigan State
6'4"
298
SR
16
218
 +12
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Levi Onwuzurike
Washington
6'3"
282
JR
17
227
 +11
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Jordan Williams
Clemson
6'4"
305
RSO
18
230
 +5
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Jason Strowbridge
North Carolina
6'3"
285
JR
19
252
 +6
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Jay Tufele
USC
6'3"
310
RSO
20
280
 -8
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Robert Landers
Ohio State
6'1"
285
SR
21
296
 +5
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John Penisini
Utah
6'2"
320
SR
22
305
 -9
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Mike Panasiuk
Michigan State
6'4"
300
SR
23
312
 +7
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Josiah Coatney
Ole Miss
6'4"
314
SR
24
313
 +13
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Doug Costin
Miami (OH)
6'2"
295
SR
25
334
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Jalen Price
East Carolina
6'2"
297
SR
26
340
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Aaron Blackwell
New Mexico
6'3"
298
SR
27
342
 -6
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Adam McLean
Maryland
6'2"
305
RSR
28
348
 +8
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Xavier Kelly
Clemson
6'4"
295
RJR
29
349
 -5
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Ray Lima
Iowa State
6'3"
302
RSR
30
362
 +4
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Carlo Kemp
Michigan
6'3"
280
SR
31
373
 -15
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Darrion Daniels
Nebraska
6'3"
320
RSR
32
375
 -5
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Karamo Dioubate
Temple
6'3"
295
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.