2020 NFL Draft

5-Technique Defensive Tackles

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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A.J. Epenesa
Iowa
6'5"
277
JR
2
24
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Nick Coe
Auburn
6'5"
282
JR
3
35
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LaBryan Ray
Alabama
6'5"
285
JR
4
82
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Marlon Davidson
Auburn
6'3"
278
SR
5
107
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Glen Logan
LSU
6'4"
297
RJR
6
136
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McTelvin Agim
Arkansas
6'3"
279
SR
7
164
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Joe Gaziano
Northwestern
6'4"
275
SR
8
172
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Isaiahh Loudermilk
Wisconsin
6'7"
306
JR
9
230
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Daelin Hayes
Notre Dame
6'4"
268
SR
10
250
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Luc Bequette
California
6'2"
295
RSR
11
270
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Chauncey Rivers
Mississippi State
6'3"
275
RSR
12
276
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Breiden Fehoko
LSU
6'4"
291
SR
13
301
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Brendon Hayes
Central Florida
6'3"
293
RSR
14
318
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Malik Herring
Georgia
6'3"
280
JR
15
346
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Jashon Cornell
Ohio State
6'3"
280
RSR
16
348
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Malcolm Roach
Texas
6'3"
290
SR
17
351
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George Lea
Arizona State
6'3"
275
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.