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

Being able to find a quality 4-3 pass-rush defensive end is becoming a rare entity, which is why you shouldn’t be surprised if some of these players are selected higher than their skill-set suggests. One of the top prospects in the 2018 NFL Draft is Bradley Chubb from North Carolina State, as he brings size, speed, explosion and many other traits that make him a lock for the top five overall. Other players such as Marcus Davenport of UTSA and Kemoko Turay of Rutgers will be taken much higher, based on their testing and athleticism for the position/size, rather than their film…they’re a roll of the dice who can pay huge dividends if they hit. One player worth monitoring is Tulane defensive end Ade Aruna, who was lights out during the week of the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in January, Aruna, who is similar to JPP (Bucs), possesses the type of raw mechanics that could develop him into a double-digit pass-rusher at the next level with the proper coaching. Check back for more NFL Draft updates and follow us @NFLDraftBible



QB | RB | FB | WR | TE | OT | OG | C


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


1 Bradley Chubb North Carolina State 1 LINK
2 Marcus Davenport UTSA 1 LINK
3 Sam Hubbard Ohio State 1 LINK
4 Arden Key LSU 2 LINK
5 Chad Thomas Miami 3
6 Duke Ejiofor Wake Forest 3 LINK
7 Kemoko Turay Rutgers 3
8 Dorance Armstrong Kansas 4
9 Kylie Fitts Utah 4
10 Adetarami Aruna Tulane 5
11 Marcell Frazier Missouri 7
12 Justin Lawler SMU 7
13 Sione Teuhema Southeastern Louisiana UDFA
14 Jesse Aniebonam (OLB) Maryland UDFA LINK
15 Ebenezer Ogundeko Tennessee St/Clemson UDFA LINK
16 Joe Ostman Central Michigan UDFA LINK
17 Jonathan Peterson San Diego UDFA
18 Sharif Finch Temple UDFA
19 Marcus Martin (FB) Stony Brook UDFA
20 Robert Gruenloh NW Missouri State UDFA
21 Cole Ormsby UConn UDFA
22 Quincy Redmond Fairmont State UDFA
23 Sha-ki Holines UMass UDFA
24 Jeremy Smith Tulsa UDFA
25 John Nassib Delaware 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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