2020 NFL Draft: Top Nose Tackles (1-Tech)

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



Rank O/A Chng Player/School Ht/Wt Elig. BIO
1
16
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Derrick Brown
Auburn
6'5"
318
SR
2
55
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Rashard Lawrence
LSU
6'3"
317
SR
3
96
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Marvin Wilson
Florida State
6'5"
314
JR
4
153
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Benito Jones
Ole Miss
6'1"
326
SR
5
187
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Tedarrell Slaton
Florida
6'5"
343
JR
6
198
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Khalil Davis
Nebraska
6'2"
310
SR
7
216
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Tyler Clark
Georgia
6'4"
300
SR
8
220
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Leki Fotu
Utah
6'5"
330
SR
9
242
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Neville Gallimore
Oklahoma
6'2"
330
RSR
10
273
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Jordon Scott
Oregon
6'1"
329
JR
11
274
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Bravvion Roy
Baylor
6'1
330
SR
12
303
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Phidarian Mathis
Alabama
6'4"
317
RSO
13
314
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Tyler Shelvin
LSU
6'3"
362
JR


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.