2020 NFL Draft

5-Technique Defensive Tackles

Most Recent Update: 4/21/2020 7:00 PM EST



Rank O/A Chng Player/School Ht/Wt Elig. BIO
1
21
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A.J. Epenesa
Iowa
6'5"
275
JR
2
55
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James Lynch
Baylor
6'4"
295
JR
3
65
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Marlon Davidson
Auburn
6'3"
303
SR
4
82
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McTelvin Agim
Arkansas
6'3"
309
SR
5
99
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Jason Strowbridge
North Carolina
6'4"
275
SR
6
116
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Trevis Gipson
Tulsa
6'4"
268
RSR
7
119
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Larrell Murchison
NC State
6'2"
297
RSR
8
182
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Nick Coe
Auburn
6'5"
280
JR
9
190
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Malcolm Roach
Texas
6'2"
297
SR
10
216
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Chauncey Rivers
Mississippi State
6'3"
275
SR
11
249
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Austin Edwards
Ferris State
6'4"
275
JR
12
252
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Jashon Cornell
Ohio State
6'3"
280
SR
13
255
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Brendon Hayes
Central Florida
6'3"
293
SR
14
275
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Benning Potoa'e
Washington
6'3"
290
JR
15
276
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Adam Shuler
Florida
6'4"
275
SR
16
293
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Joe Gaziano
Northwestern
6'4"
275
SR
17
300
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George Lea
Arizona State
6'3"
275
SR
18
322
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Calvin Taylor Jr.
Kentucky
6'9"
310
SR
19
328
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Breiden Fehoko
LSU
6'4"
291
RSR
20
337
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Christian Rector
USC
6'4"
275
SR
21
385
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Jamario Bell
Arkansas
6'5"
265
SR
22
398
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Ron'dell Carter
James Madison
63"
269
SR
23
467
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Brady Reiff
Iowa
6'3"
277
SR
24
470
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Chase Hatada
Boise State
6'3"
262
SR
25
474
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Fletcher Adams
Mississippi State
6'2"
265
SR
26
489
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Bryce Sterk
Montana State
6'5"
261
SR
27
491
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David Marshall
Georgia
6'3"
277
SR
28
534
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Lacale London
Western Illinois
6'5"
280
RSR
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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.