[UPDATE] 2018 NFL Draft 3-4 DE Rankings — Top 25

The NFL Draft Bible continues to roll out our 2018 Big Board rankings with a look at this year’s prospects who could project as 3-4 defensive ends at the next level. These players generally can fit into various schemes and play different positions. Raheem Green of USC projects as a top 50 overall selection, while James Looney of California is coming off a strong pro day showing and could climb up draft boards. Ferris State defensive lineman Zach Sieler, who declared early, has a chance be the first Bulldogs player drafted in school history. Stay tuned for the latest NFL Draft buzz @NFLDraftBible



QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | OG | C


DT | 3-4 DE | 4-3 DE | OLB | ILB | CB | S | ST


1 Rasheem Green* USC 2
2 Da’Shawn Hand Alabama 2 LINK
3 Trenton Thompson Georgia 3
4 Tyquan Lewis Ohio State 4
5 Breeland Speaks* Mississippi 4
6 RJ McIntosh* Miami 5
7 James Looney (DE) California 5
8 Jalyn Holmes Ohio State 6
9 Zach Sieler Ferris State 7
10 Andrew Trumbetti Notre Dame 7
11 John Franklin-Myers Stephen F Austin 7
12 Matt Dickerson* UCLA UDFA
13 Jamiyes Pittman UCF UDFA
14 Christian LaCouture LSU UDFA
15 Mat Boesen Northwestern UDFA
16 JoJo Wicker* Arizona State UDFA
17 Gelen Robinson Purdue UDFA
18 Alec James Wisconsin UDFA
19 Gaelin Elmore ECU/Minnesota UDFA LINK LINK
20 Mike Love South Florida UDFA LINK
21 Bunmi Rotini Old Dominion UDFA
22 Jordan Baskerville Wagner UDFA
23 Jalen Wilkerson** Florida State UDFA
24 Conor Sheehy (DE) Wisconsin UDFA
25 Chikwe Obasih Wisconsin UDFA

Author: Rick Serritella

Established in 2002, NFL Draft Bible Founder Ric Serritella began his independent scouting service as a publication used by all 32 NFL teams. Eventually, it would evolve into an online scouting resource that reaches millions of people each month. An early adaptor to technology, the NFL Draft Bible produced the first ever livestream video show and live podcast on location from the NFL Draft. The NFL Draft Bible network extends to professional football leagues all over the world and includes general managers, executives, scouts, coaches, agents, trainers, advisors, along with other media outlets and draftniks. In addition to owning the NFL Draft Bible, Serritella has also served as executive producer of the T.Ocho Show (2010) on NBC Sports, producer for The Mike & The Mad Dog Show (2002) on YES Network, producer for NFL Now with Mike Francesa, one of the only nationally syndicated NFL shows at that time (2003), producer on ESPN Hollywoood (2005) and helped start up the Wall Street Journal YouTube channel (2007). He has interviewed the likes of Donald Trump, Roger Goodell, Archie Manning, Shaquille O'Neal, Allen Iverson, Danica Patrick, Venus Williams, Howard Stern, Don King, Jay-Z, Madonna, Bon Jovi and hundreds of other celebrities/athletes. Other involvements include helping build the fiber-optic system for MLB Network during his time as manager at HTN Communications, writing for USA TODAY, working for CBS and AEG Live. Since 2015, he has served as the Director of Media for the Parabolic Performance NFL Draft Prep program. In 2017, Serritella served as the Director of Player Personnel for the College Gridiron Showcase & Symposium. A graduate of Johnson & Wales University (JWU) in Providence, RI, Serritella earned a B.A. in Sports Entertainment & Event Management and was honored with the Inaugural Sports Entertainment & Event Management Success Board Achievement Award by the school in 2009. While attending JWU, he interned for the New England Patriots and ESPN X-Games. A proud member of the Pro Football Writers of America and the Football Writers Association of America, Serritella currently resides in his home state of New Jersey.

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