2022 NFL Draft - Inside Linebackers

Most Recent Update: 11/25/2021 7:00 PM EST



Rank O/A Chng Player/School Ht/Wt Elig. BIO
1
24
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Nakobe Dean
Georgia
6'0"
225
JR
2
26
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Devin Lloyd
Utah
6'3"
232
RSR
3
46
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Christian Harris
Alabama
6'2"
232
JR
4
73
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DeMarvion Overshown
Texas
6'4"
217
SR
5
90
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Micah McFadden
Indiana
6'2"
227
SR
6
95
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Henry To'o-To'o
Alabama
6'2"
225
JR
7
99
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Leo Chenal
Wisconsin
6'2"
255
JR
8
106
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Owen Pappoe
Auburn
6'1"
226
JR
9
108
 +70
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Chad Muma
Wyoming
6'3"
242
SR
10
122
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Grant Morgan
Arkansas
5'11"
230
RSR
11
133
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Jack Campbell
Iowa
6'5"
243
JR
12
135
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Edefuan Ulofoshio
Washington
6'1"
240
RJR
13
137
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Malcolm Rodriguez
Oklahoma State
5'11"
225
RSR
14
147
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Jack Sanborn
Wisconsin
6'2"
235
RSR
15
178
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Ventrell Miller
Florida
6'1"
225
RSR
16
204
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Colin Schooler
Texas Tech
6'1"
230
GR
17
250
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Quay Walker
Georgia
6'4"
240
SR
18
267
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Ellis Brooks
Penn State
6'1"
233
RJR
19
276
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Damone Clark
LSU
6'3"
245
SR
20
311
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Mike Rose
Iowa State
6'4"
245
SR
21
337
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Jake Hansen
Illinois
6'1"
230
RJR
22
352
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Olakunle Fatukasi
Rutgers
6'2"
240
SR
23
368
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Nate Landman
Colorado
6'3"
235
SR
24
369
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Isaiah Moore
NC State
6'2"
240
RJR
25
380
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Aaron Hansford
Texas A&M
6'4"
236
GR
26
387
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D'Marco Jackson
Appalachian State
6'1"
225
RSR
27
409
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K.D. Davis
North Texas
5'11"
229
JR
28
415
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Trevor Harmanson
UTSA
6'3"
230
RSR
29
418
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James Skalski
Clemson
6'0"
240
GR
30
421
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Shane Lee
Alabama
6'0"
240
JR
31
429
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Chad Muma
Wyoming
6'3"
242
JR
32
430
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Nick Anderson
Tulane
5'11"
230
JR
33
431
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Dorian Williams
Tulane
6'1"
220
JR
34
442
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Justin Rice
Utah State
6'2"
230
GR
35
443
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Omar Speights
Oregon State
6'1"
237
JR
36
447
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James Patterson
Buffalo
6'0"
230
SR
37
448
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Kyle Harmon
San Jose State
6'0"
225
SR
38
450
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Nick Jackson
Virginia
6'1"
235
JR
39
451
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Terrel Bernard
Baylor
6'1"
222
RSR
40
463
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Diego Fagot
Navy
6'3"
240
SR

Glossary of Terms
Linebacker Position
Inside Linebacker (ILB)

A box player who plays behind the defensive line, usually makes defensive calls.

Outside Linebacker (OLB)

In a 3-4 defense is considered an EDGE/blitzing player, in a 4-3 defense is a coverage and/or run-stuffing player.

LEO/Elephant/Jack

A hybrid role for a player who will be expected to both rush the passer and play linebacker.

MIKE

Middle linebacker whose primary responsibility is filling gaps against the run; for 3-4 teams, the strong-side middle linebacker.

MOE/Rover

(3-4 teams only) Weak-side middle linebacker whose primary responsibility is filling gaps against the run.

SAM

Strong-side linebacker, primarily a run-stuffing backer.

WILL

Weak-side linebacker, sometimes called the 'run-and-chase' linebacker whose primary role is split between defending backs/receivers and stopping the run.

Sack

(Statistic) When the quarterback is tackled behind the line of scrimmage.

Strip-Sack

(Statistic) When the quarterback loses possession of the football as a result of defensive contact.

Pressure

(Statistic) When a defensive player affects the quarterback in a meaningful way.

Box

A (generally rectangular) area ranging vertically from the offensive tackles approximately 5-8 yards.

Weak Side

The side of the offensive formation that does not include a tight end.

Strong Side

The side of the offensive formation that includes a tight end.



















2022 Position Rankings
-- Inside Linebackers --
Most Recent Update:11/25/2021


Position Rank

1

Overall Rank

24

Nakobe Dean

Georgia

JR

Height:

6'0"

Weight:

225

Position Rank

2

Overall Rank

26

Devin Lloyd

Utah

RSR

Height:

6'3"

Weight:

232

Position Rank

3

Overall Rank

46

Christian Harris

Alabama

JR

Height:

6'2"

Weight:

232

Position Rank

4

Overall Rank

73

DeMarvion Overshown

Texas

SR

Height:

6'4"

Weight:

217

Position Rank

5

Overall Rank

90

Micah McFadden

Indiana

SR

Height:

6'2"

Weight:

227

Position Rank

6

Overall Rank

95

Henry To'o-To'o

Alabama

JR

Height:

6'2"

Weight:

225

Position Rank

7

Overall Rank

99

Leo Chenal

Wisconsin

JR

Height:

6'2"

Weight:

255

Position Rank

8

Overall Rank

106

Owen Pappoe

Auburn

JR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

226

Position Rank

9

Overall Rank

108

Chad Muma

Wyoming

SR

Height:

6'3"

Weight:

242

Position Rank

10

Overall Rank

122

Grant Morgan

Arkansas

RSR

Height:

5'11"

Weight:

230

Position Rank

11

Overall Rank

133

Jack Campbell

Iowa

JR

Height:

6'5"

Weight:

243

Position Rank

12

Overall Rank

135

Edefuan Ulofoshio

Washington

RJR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

240

Position Rank

13

Overall Rank

137

Malcolm Rodriguez

Oklahoma State

RSR

Height:

5'11"

Weight:

225

Position Rank

14

Overall Rank

147

Jack Sanborn

Wisconsin

RSR

Height:

6'2"

Weight:

235

Position Rank

15

Overall Rank

178

Ventrell Miller

Florida

RSR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

225

Position Rank

16

Overall Rank

204

Colin Schooler

Texas Tech

GR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

230

Position Rank

17

Overall Rank

250

Quay Walker

Georgia

SR

Height:

6'4"

Weight:

240

Position Rank

18

Overall Rank

267

Ellis Brooks

Penn State

RJR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

233

Position Rank

19

Overall Rank

276

Damone Clark

LSU

SR

Height:

6'3"

Weight:

245

Position Rank

20

Overall Rank

311

Mike Rose

Iowa State

SR

Height:

6'4"

Weight:

245

Position Rank

21

Overall Rank

337

Jake Hansen

Illinois

RJR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

230

Position Rank

22

Overall Rank

352

Olakunle Fatukasi

Rutgers

SR

Height:

6'2"

Weight:

240

Position Rank

23

Overall Rank

368

Nate Landman

Colorado

SR

Height:

6'3"

Weight:

235

Position Rank

24

Overall Rank

369

Isaiah Moore

NC State

RJR

Height:

6'2"

Weight:

240

Position Rank

25

Overall Rank

380

Aaron Hansford

Texas A&M

GR

Height:

6'4"

Weight:

236

Position Rank

26

Overall Rank

387

D'Marco Jackson

Appalachian State

RSR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

225

Position Rank

27

Overall Rank

409

K.D. Davis

North Texas

JR

Height:

5'11"

Weight:

229

Position Rank

28

Overall Rank

415

Trevor Harmanson

UTSA

RSR

Height:

6'3"

Weight:

230

Position Rank

29

Overall Rank

418

James Skalski

Clemson

GR

Height:

6'0"

Weight:

240

Position Rank

30

Overall Rank

421

Shane Lee

Alabama

JR

Height:

6'0"

Weight:

240

Position Rank

31

Overall Rank

429

Chad Muma

Wyoming

JR

Height:

6'3"

Weight:

242

Position Rank

32

Overall Rank

430

Nick Anderson

Tulane

JR

Height:

5'11"

Weight:

230

Position Rank

33

Overall Rank

431

Dorian Williams

Tulane

JR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

220

Position Rank

34

Overall Rank

442

Justin Rice

Utah State

GR

Height:

6'2"

Weight:

230

Position Rank

35

Overall Rank

443

Omar Speights

Oregon State

JR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

237

Position Rank

36

Overall Rank

447

James Patterson

Buffalo

SR

Height:

6'0"

Weight:

230

Position Rank

37

Overall Rank

448

Kyle Harmon

San Jose State

SR

Height:

6'0"

Weight:

225

Position Rank

38

Overall Rank

450

Nick Jackson

Virginia

JR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

235

Position Rank

39

Overall Rank

451

Terrel Bernard

Baylor

RSR

Height:

6'1"

Weight:

222

Position Rank

40

Overall Rank

463

Diego Fagot

Navy

SR

Height:

6'3"

Weight:

240