2020 NFL Draft

5-Technique Defensive Tackles

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



Rank O/A Chng Player/School Ht/Wt Elig. BIO
1
6
 +1
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A.J. Epenesa
Iowa
6'6"
280
SR
2
22
 -5
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Nick Coe
Auburn
6'5"
282
JR
3
45
 -7
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LaBryan Ray
Alabama
6'5"
285
JR
4
66
 +31
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Marlon Davidson
Auburn
6'3"
278
SR
5
83
 +25
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Glen Logan
LSU
6'4"
297
RJR
6
114
 +3
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McTelvin Agim
Arkansas
6'3"
279
SR
7
161
 +8
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Joe Gaziano
Northwestern
6'4"
275
SR
8
192
 -32
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Isaiahh Loudermilk
Wisconsin
6'7"
306
JR
9
243
 -12
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Luc Bequette
California
6'2"
295
RSR
10
250
 -49
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Daelin Hayes
Notre Dame
6'4"
268
SR
11
268
 +40
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Breiden Fehoko
LSU
6'4"
291
SR
12
270
 -21
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Chauncey Rivers
Mississippi State
6'3"
275
RSR
13
286
 -1
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Malik Herring
Georgia
6'3"
280
JR
14
328
 -52
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Brendon Hayes
Central Florida
6'3"
293
RSR
15
343
 -5
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George Lea
Arizona State
6'3"
275
RSR
16
346
 +13
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Jashon Cornell
Ohio State
6'3"
280
RSR
17
353
 -4
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Rick Wade
UCLA
6'6"
275
RJR
18
358
 -37
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Malcolm Roach
Texas
6'3"
290
SR
19
376
 -12
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Fletcher Adams
Mississippi State
6'2"
265
RSR
20
382
 -11
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Benning Potoae
Washington
6'3"
285
SR
21
389
 +377
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Marquiss Spencer
Mississippi State
6'4"
285
SR
22
391
 +378
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Chris Mulumba
Colorado
6'4"
285
SR
23
393
 +376
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Trevis Gipson
Tulsa
6'4"
268
RSR






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.