Top Defensive Tackles

Note that while the following rankings incorporate GBN staff evaluations of the respective players, the final ranking reflects as much as possible the latest intelligence on how NFL teams currently have the players graded.

* indicates underclassmen
X indicates a player has some kind of injury that could impact his final grade
O indicates a player has some kind of off-field issue that could impact his grade

  HeightWeight40-time10-yard splitSchool
DeForest Buckner6-72915.051.77Oregon (5T)
Sheldon Rankins6-12995.031.74Louisville
Jarran Reid6-2.53075.211.80Alabama
*A'Shawn Robinson6-3.53075.201.79Alabama
*Andrew Billings6-0.53115.051.79Baylor
Vernon Butler6-3.53235.331.83Louisiana Tech
*Robert Nkemdiche6-3.52944.871,68Mississippi (O)
*Chris Jones6-5.53105.031.70Mississippi State
*Kenny Clark6-2.53145.061.72UCLA
*Austin Johnson6-4.53145.321.86Penn State
Adolphus Washington6-3.53015.171.80Ohio State
*Hassan Ridgeway6-3.53035.021.72Texas
Jihad Ward6-52975.111.77Illinois (5T)
*Maliek Collins6-1.53115.031.77Nebraska
Javon Hargrave6-1.53094.931.70South Carolina State
Sheldon Day6-0.52935.071.69Notre Dame (5T)
*Willie Henry6-2.53035.001.75Michigan
Matt Ioannidis6-3.52995.031.76Temple
DJ Reader6-2.53275.331.84Clemson
Nile Lawrence-Stample6-13205.15Florida State
*Vince Valentine6-3.53295.191.78Nebraska
*Quinton Jefferson6-3.52914.951.70Maryland 5T)
Greg Milhouse6-23104.90Campbell
David Onyemata6-33005.06Manitoba (CAN)
Anthony Zettel6-3.52774.811.66Penn State
Adam Gotsis6-4.52874.90Georgia Tech
*Darius Latham6-43115.321.87Indiana
Lawrence Thomas6-3.52864.981.73Michigan State (5T)
Connor Wujciak6-2.52914.911.70Boston College
Antwaun Woods6-03185.07Southern California
Luther Maddy6-02874.95Virginia Tech
Delvon Simmons6-52955.35Southern California
Joel Heath6-52935.021.77Michigan State
Cory Johnson6-2.53005.05Kentucky
Chris Mayes6-33385.341.74Georgia
DeVaunte Sigler6-3.52985.15Jacksonville State
Melvin Lewis6-33455.35Kentucky
Woody Hamilton6-5.53155.30Mississippi (NT)
Quentin Thomas6-33175.10LSU
Darren Lake6-33255.30Alabama
David Dean6-12955.15Virginia
Trevon Coley6-13054.95Florida Atlantic
Alex Balducci6-33105.10Oregon
Hershey Walton6-23155.45Temple
Gerald Dixon6-23305.15South Carolina
Michael Pierce6-03305.10Samford