2025 NFL Draft Class: Top 100 NFL Prospects To Watch Include Luther Burden III, Will Johnson, Carson Beck

Which prospects lead the 2025 NFL Draft class off initial viewings? There's potential at QB, but Luther Burden III and Will Johnson are early winners.

With the 2024 NFL Draft far in the rearview mirror, we now turn our eyes to the 2025 NFL Draft class, where dozens of talented prospects have already begun to crowd at the top of the board.

Based on initial viewings, what does the 2025 class have in store?

2025 NFL Draft Prospects To Watch

It’s too early to say anything definitive about what the 2025 NFL Draft class does and doesn’t offer in terms of prospects. But it’s never too early to get at least an initial look at the next batch of players — and there’s enough out there to get an early read on the situation.

The 2025 NFL Draft class is far from set in stone. But early on, it appears as though the balance will shift back toward the defensive side of the ball.

Fresh off a 2024 class that saw no defensive players go inside the top 14, the pendulum may swing the other way in 2025.

1) Malaki Starks, S, Georgia

Since his freshman season in 2022, Malaki Starks has distinguished himself as one of the premier playmaking DBs in the nation. He has five INTs and 14 PBUs since 2022, and the 6’1″, 205-pound Starks could produce even more in 2024.

2) Will Johnson, CB, Michigan

An All-American who went toe-to-toe with top-four pick Marvin Harrison Jr., Will Johnson may earn the same kind of capital in 2025. At 6’2″, 202 pounds, he’s a superlative physical talent who maximizes his skill set with patience, quick reactions, and competitive zeal.

3) Benjamin Morrison, CB, Notre Dame

As a true freshman in 2022, Benjamin Morrison announced himself to the world with six interceptions. At 6’0″, 185 pounds, he doesn’t have Johnson’s size and length, but he’s a suffocating force in man coverage with his twitch, burst, and comfort in congestion.

4) Travis Hunter, WR/CB, Colorado

The prime question about Travis Hunter is where he’ll play at the NFL level. He has the smooth athleticism and elite body control to be a stellar receiving threat, but those same playmaking instincts make him a potentially game-breaking turnover-generator at CB.

5) Mason Graham, DT, Michigan

The Michigan Wolverines have a potentially dominant duo on the interior defensive line, and it all starts with Mason Graham. At 6’3″, 318 pounds, Graham moves with the ease of a lineman 20 pounds lighter, and his heavy hands can cause blockers to crumble.

6) Luther Burden III, WR, Missouri

The top prospect on PFN’s initial 2025 NFL Draft big board is Missouri’s Luther Burden III. At 5’11”, 208 pounds, with speed, agility, run-after-catch (RAC) physicality, route-running nuance, body control, and spider-like hands, Burden can be a prospect in the same tier as Ja’Marr Chase.

7) Carson Beck, QB, Georgia

After passing for almost 4,000 yards, 24 touchdowns, and just six interceptions — while showing off high-level flashes of arm talent, anticipation, poise, and layering ability — Georgia’s Carson Beck is our preliminary QB1 in the 2025 NFL Draft by a safe margin.

8) Abdul Carter, EDGE, Penn State

Abdul Carter has been a force of reckoning at linebacker for two years now, with his game-breaking speed and range. And now, the 6’3″, 250-pound defender is transitioning to edge rusher, where he’ll be able to put offensive linemen in a blender with his tools.

9) Tetairoa McMillan, WR, Arizona

A former five-star recruit, Tetairoa McMillan was immediately productive at the collegiate level, and in 2023, he registered 90 catches for 1,402 yards and 10 scores. At 6’5″, 210 pounds, size is an obvious strength — but he’s also an incredibly flexible route runner.

10) Nic Scourton, EDGE, Texas A&M

Transferring to Texas A&M after a 10-sack, 15-TFL season at Purdue, Nic Scourton is still just 19 years old but has a potentially dominant pass-rush profile at 6’4″, 280 pounds. He can win with power or agility, and his motor never rests.

11) James Pearce Jr., EDGE, Tennessee

At 6’5″ and 242 pounds, James Pearce Jr. will need to add more mass to his frame. But as he showed in 2023 — while amassing 10 sacks and 14.5 TFLs — he has the length, explosiveness, and bend capacity to be a dominant pass-rushing threat.

12) Ollie Gordon II, RB, Oklahoma State

Ollie Gordon II won the Doak Walker Award in 2023, racking up 1,732 yards and 21 scores on 285 carries, as well as 39 catches for 330 yards and an additional TD.

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At 6’2″, 215 pounds, Gordon is a slashing long-strider with absurd flexibility and bend on his cuts and elite creative instincts.

13) Colston Loveland, TE, Michigan

Michigan featured Colston Loveland in 2023, and it paid off, with Loveland accumulating 649 yards and four scores on 45 catches. Standing at 6’5″, 245 pounds, Loveland has truly special bend and efficiency as a separator — which could, in turn, separate him as TE1.

14) Emeka Egbuka, WR, Ohio State

An injury-riddled 2023 campaign has caused many to forget about the brilliance that Emeka Egbuka flashed alongside Marvin Harrison Jr. in 2022.

He’s still one of PFN’s top WR prospects entering 2025 with his well-rounded three-level threat profile.

15) Will Campbell, OT, LSU

At 6’6″, 320 pounds, Will Campbell has the frame, balance, and corrective athleticism to be a potential first-round pick in 2025. The biggest question for the former five-star recruit will be his arm length, but he has a lot of the skills to counteract that flaw.

16) Denzel Burke, CB, Ohio State

Denzel Burke already had first-round aspirations coming out of a one-pick, 12-PBU true freshman campaign. At 6’1″, 193 pounds, he’s a long, explosive CB with the ball skills of a former WR, but the tenacious support chops of a defensive player at heart.

17) Kelvin Banks Jr., OT, Texas

Technically, there’s still work for Kelvin Banks Jr. to do before he can be the unquestioned OT1. But at 6’4″, 324 pounds, he has a rare mix of natural leverage and reach, and he’s an explosive athlete with a true road-grader mentality in the run game.

18) Tyleik Williams, DT, Ohio State

Had he declared for the 2024 NFL Draft, Tyleik Williams could have gone higher than his teammate Michael Hall Jr., who went to the Browns in Round 2. At 6’3″, 320 pounds, Williams has the versatility to play from 1-tech to 5-tech on a situational basis.

19) Kenneth Grant, DT, Michigan

A freakish nose tackle with a rumored sub-5 40-yard dash at 6’3″, 339 pounds, Kenneth Grant has very real first-round aspirations alongside his teammate, Graham. Grant can hold the point and absorb double-teams, but he’s also shockingly nimble as a pass rusher.

20) Deone Walker, DT, Kentucky

It’s rare for a 6’6″, 348-pound lineman to be disruptive on his own, but Deone Walker breaks the mold. In 2023, he accounted for 7.5 sacks and 12.5 TFLs. At his size, Walker has physics-defying burst and movement freedom, and his strength can overwhelm.

21) Emery Jones Jr., OT, LSU

Though he’s not as polished or as nimble as Campbell, Emery Jones is also an offensive tackle prospect worth knowing for LSU. At 6’6″, 322 pounds, he’s a wide-set, explosive blocker who can violently club rushers and latch to absorb opposing power.

22) Princely Umanmielen, EDGE, Ole Miss

After logging seven sacks and 11.5 TFLs in a career-best 2023 campaign, Princely Umanmielen transferred to Ole Miss. There, he’ll look to continue a potential first-round ascent with his hyper-elite explosiveness and bend at 6’5″, 255 pounds.

23) Dani Dennis-Sutton, EDGE, Penn State

As Dani Dennis-Sutton‘s production implies to this point, he still has room to keep refining his game. But at 6’5″, 270 pounds, Dennis-Sutton has truly every physical tool you could want, and he was borderline dominant in the Nittany Lions’ spring game.

24) Quinshon Judkins, RB, Ohio State

As a true freshman in the SEC, Quinshon Judkins amassed 1,567 and 16 scores on 274 carries. He might just be different.

At 5’11”, 210 pounds, he’s a hyperactive short-area mover with searing burst in the open field and a disposition that denies solo tacklers.

25) Barrett Carter, LB, Clemson

Barrett Carter was one of my highest-graded LB prospects in the preseason last summer. His electric athleticism is truly special for a linebacker, and it allows him to be a position-less force of chaos, with blitz, gap-penetrating, and big-nickel ability.

26) Harold Perkins Jr., LB, LSU

At just 6’1″, 220 pounds, there are questions about where Harold Perkins Jr. will ultimately play in the NFL. But the answer might end up being “everywhere.” He’s a dangerous speed rusher with his burst and bend, but he’s also an incredibly rangy second-level presence.

27) TreVeyon Henderson, RB, Ohio State

Had he declared for the 2024 NFL Draft, TreVeyon Henderson would have been my RB1 over Trey Benson and Jonathon Brooks. He’s a hyper-dense, hyper-explosive runner at 5’10”, 213 pounds, who also has superb receiving utility.

28) Evan Stewart, WR, Oregon

At 6’0″, 175 pounds, Evan Stewart has a featherweight frame. But what he lacks in size, Stewart makes up for with outrageous short-area quickness, twitch, and burst — all of which he weaponizes as a separator at multiple levels. And his hands defy expectation.

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29) Patrick Payton, EDGE, Florida State

No 2025 EDGE has quite the combination of physical tools that Patrick Payton has.

At 6’5″, his arms might measure close to 36″, and with his burst and bend, he logged seven sacks, 14.5 TFLs, and 10 PBUs in 2023. And ahead of 2024, he’s beefed up to 254 pounds.

30) Nic Anderson, WR, Oklahoma

In 2023, Nic Anderson managed to turn just 38 catches into 798 yards and 10 scores. The 6’4″, 213-pound pass catcher has the long-strider speed to command attention vertically, but with his frame and box-out ability, he can render tight coverage null.

31) Tacario Davis, CB, Arizona

At 6’4″, 195 pounds, Tacario Davis is one of the most unique prospects in the 2025 NFL Draft. Most CBs reach a point of diminishing returns as they get taller, but Davis thrived in 2023, leading the Arizona Wildcats with 15 pass breakups. He has star potential.

32) Omarion Hampton, RB, North Carolina

At 6’0″, 220 pounds, Omarion Hampton fits the “volume back” profile to a tee. He has the explosive vertical athleticism, mass, and leg churn to be a handful at contact, but he also shows bright flashes of corrective footwork and adaptability behind the line.

33) Mykel Williams, EDGE, Georgia

Next in line on Georgia’s defensive line is Mykel Williams — a former five-star recruit with great lean mass and athleticism at 6’5″, 265 pounds. His power profile is elite, but he needs more refinement before things can truly click.

34) Jaishawn Barham, LB, Michigan

Jaishawn Barham first emerged as a true freshman at Maryland, picking up four sacks and 6.5 TFLs in 2022. Now, the 6’3″, 248-pound Barham is following in Junior Colson’s footsteps at Michigan, and he has the burst and terse physicality to rise up the board.

35) Parker Brailsford, C, Alabama

Though undersized at 6’2″, 275 pounds, Parker Brailsford could be the top center in the 2025 NFL Draft. He was a freshman All-American in 2023, and at his size, considering his burst and physicality, his game bears some similarity to NFL starter Aaron Brewer.

36) Jonah Savaiinaea, OT, Arizona

Playing across from first-round pick Jordan Morgan, Jonah Savaiinaea displayed talent of his own in 2023. He got eaten alive by Laiatu Latu — an expected fate for a young tackle — but he has the athleticism, foot speed, and knee bend at 6’5″, 330 pounds to be very good.

37) Ephesians Prysock, CB, Washington

Arizona had two of the biggest CBs in the nation in 2023, but Ephesians Prysock has since transferred to Washington. There, he’ll be able to carry on the Huskies’ NFL DB pipeline with his length, rare size-adjusted fluidity, and click-and-close ability overtop breaks.

38) Tyler Onyedim, DT, Iowa State

The Iowa State defense quietly has a treasure trove of 2025 NFL Draft talent, but Tyler Onyedim is the top name on our early board. At 6’4″, 290 pounds, he’s an elite athlete with searing explosiveness and the length to generate power from multiple alignments.

39) Ashton Jeanty, RB, Boise State

Ashton Jeanty was one of the most prolific producers at RB in 2023, accumulating 1,347 yards and 14 TDs on 237 carries, as well as 43 catches for 569 yards and five TDs. At 5’9″, 210 pounds, he’s dynamic, quick to work upfield, and can be an asset in the passing game.

40) Isaiah Bond, WR, Texas

At 5’11”, 185 pounds, Isaiah Bond has an inherent dynamism that makes him different. He’s fast and explosive, but his sharp and abrasive route-running tendencies are what truly give DBs headaches. With Xavier Worthy and Adonai Mitchell gone, Bond can eat at Texas.

41) Jordan Hancock, CB, Ohio State

After playing sparingly in 2021 and 2022, Jordan Hancock exploded onto the scene as the Buckeyes’ primary slot CB, registering two picks, a pick-six, five PBUs, two forced fumbles, and two sacks in 2023. He’s a high-level athlete at 6’1″, with the versatility teams crave.

42) Tyler Booker, G, Alabama

At 6’5″, 350 pounds, Tyler Booker is a monstrous interior blocker who can expectedly overwhelm defenders with his power, torque, and strength at the point of attack. But he’s also surprisingly nimble on the lateral plane for his size.

43) Josh Conerly Jr., OT, Oregon

Though undersized at 6’4″, 305 pounds, Josh Conerly Jr. has all of the talent and technical feel to be an early-round pick. As a former five-star recruit, he’s expectedly an elite athlete with superb short-area malleability and range, and he can drive power as well.

44) Jalon Walker, EDGE, Georgia

While Williams serves as the power rusher in Georgia’s defensive line rotation, Jalon Walker is the speed-to-power component who can get under tackles’ pads and rush from space. He has off-ball LB experience, but his best path forward might be as a pass-rush catalyst.

45) Luke Lachey, TE, Iowa

An injury derailed Luke Lachey’s 2023 season before he was able to gain steam, but the 6’6″, 253-pound TE has the ability to earn early-round capital in 2025. He’s a ready-made seam threat with his size and instincts, but he can also carve past zone defenders.

46) Xavier Nwankpa, S, Iowa

The production has yet to come in full for Xavier Nwankpa, but the 6’2″, 210-pound defender has the tools to be one of the most complete safety prospects we’ve seen in some time. He can do it all — two-high, single-high, and roam in support.

47) Dontay Corleone, DT, Cincinnati

Nicknamed “The Godfather,” Dontay Corleone could’ve been the first nose tackle selected had he declared for the 2024 NFL Draft. The 6’1″, 320-pound lineman is incredibly difficult to move off the line, and he can also cave in the interior with his menacing extensions.

48) Donovan Smith, QB, Houston

Donovan Smith will need to cut down on unnecessary turnovers, but he has some of the most compelling raw talent in the 2025 NFL Draft QB class. And his flashes of pocket navigation, anticipation, and situational precision are extremely inspiring.

49) Jaxson Dart, QB, Ole Miss

Ole Miss doesn’t have a great track record of modern QB prospects, but Jaxson Dart can change that. Dart has the requisite athleticism and arm talent, and he’s also shown he can progress high-to-low, anticipate, and precisely layer passes over the middle of the field.

50) Fernando Carmona, OT, Arkansas

He’s the best offensive tackle prospect you might not know about yet. Transferring to Arkansas from San Jose State, Fernando Carmona has jaw-dropping short-area energy and torque output for his 6’5″, 324-pound frame, and he’s an absolute mauler in space.

51) Sebastian Castro, DB, Iowa

Few Big Ten defenders made a stronger impression than Sebastian Castro in 2023. The Hawkeyes’ nickel DB amassed 67 tackles, eight TFLs, a sack, three picks, and eight PBUs. At 5’11”, 204 pounds, he’s a rocked-up ball of energy with a penchant for disruption.

52) Andrew Mukuba, DB, Texas

Andrew Mukuba can still strive for more consistency as a playmaker, but at around 6’0″, 185 pounds, he’s one of the most explosive and elastic athletes in the 2025 DB class with the versatility to play two-high and single-high and man-up WRs in the slot.

53) Donovan Jackson, G, Ohio State

Donovan Jackson has been on the NFL Draft radar for a long time — even going back to 2022. At 6’4″, 320 pounds, with 36″ arms, he has a picture-perfect frame composition, and he’s extremely explosive. Another year of technical refinement can do good things for him.

54) Landon Jackson, EDGE, Arkansas

In one game last season, Landon Jackson racked up 3.5 sacks. In the other 11 games combined, he totaled three sacks. Consistency remains an issue for Jackson, but at 6’7″, 282 pounds, there’s no denying the potential with his size, length, and bend capacity.

55) Shedeur Sanders, QB, Colorado

Playing against heavy pressure eroded some of Shedeur Sanders‘ pocket instincts in 2023, but the son of Deion Sanders still put up 3,230 yards, 27 TDs, and three INTs. If he can be more composed, he has the smooth mobility, arm, and accuracy to rise.

56) Will Sheppard, WR, Colorado

A steady force for an otherwise unspectacular Vanderbilt passing attack over the past three seasons, Will Sheppard has the size, acceleration, streamlined route-running ability, and smooth ball tracking to be an asset for the Colorado passing offense in 2024.

57) Drew Allar, QB, Penn State

Drew Allar is still extremely young, and that shows up with his inconsistent drop-back footwork and accuracy down the field. But his raw arm talent at 6’5″, 240 pounds, is near-unmatched, and he also flashes the requisite processing ability and field vision.

58) Daylen Everette, CB, Georgia

After seeing Kamari Lassiter go off the board in Round 2, Daylen Everette could follow his path in 2025. Everette, who’s just barely 20 years old, is well-put-together at 6’1″, 190 pounds, with the length and fluid mobility to minimize separation in a side saddle.

59) Deontae Lawson, LB, Alabama

Deontae Lawson was held in high regard before he chose to return for the 2024 season. At 6’2″, 230 pounds, he could use another year to further hone his instincts at the second level, but he’s an easy accelerator and a fluid mover with the length to make plays.

60) Gabe Jacas, EDGE, Illinois

Just 20 years old, Gabe Jacas is an under-the-radar EDGE who deserves more credence heading into 2024. At 6’3″, 265 pounds, he blends all of the proper pass-rushing qualities together: Explosiveness, speed, bend, hand strength, and power.

61) Jalon Daniels, QB, Kansas

Health will be the biggest question mark for Jalon Daniels after he missed most of the 2023 season with a back injury. But if he can stay healthy, he has the creation capacity, arm talent, and layering ability at 6’0″, 218 pounds to be a factor in 2025.

62) Jaydn Ott, RB, California

Though he’s not the most imposing player in the 2024 NFL Draft, Jaydn Ott demands attention with his dynamic open-field burst and long-strider speed at 200 pounds. And beyond his running ability, he’s a very capable receiving threat.

63) Rod Moore, S, Michigan

Rod Moore tore his ACL during spring practices, putting his status for the 2024 season in jeopardy. He may ultimately return to school if he can’t play — but he’s versatile and instinctive, and he’s played well enough since 2021 to stay on the radar.

64) Walter Nolen, DT, Ole Miss

Walter Nolen is still winning mainly on talent, but that just makes his 2025 NFL Draft profile all the more exciting. At 6’4″, 290 pounds, the former five-star recruit has the explosiveness, power, and agility to rush anywhere from 2i to 5-tech.

65) Derrick Moore, EDGE, Michigan

The Wolverines have a strong defense set to return in 2024, and with Jaylen Harrell and Braiden McGregor gone, Derrick Moore can take the spotlight at EDGE. At 6’3″, 258 pounds, Moore’s speed-to-power is formidable, and he’s still building up his game.

66) Tez Johnson, WR, Oregon

After transferring from Troy, Tez Johnson proved he belonged at the Power Five level in 2023 with 86 catches, 1,182 yards, and 10 TDs. He’s undersized at 5’10”, 160 pounds, but he makes up for it with his angle-erasing speed, quickness, and steely toughness.

67) Elic Ayomanor, WR, Stanford

Everyone knows Elic Ayomanor for his dominant, record-breaking 294-yard showing against Colorado in 2023, but at 6’2″, 210 pounds, with a 10.76 100m dash on record, his physical talent bears noting for the 2025 cycle. He’s a dual-sided vertical and RAC weapon.

68) Keon Sabb, S, Alabama

The Crimson Tide lost Caleb Downs, but they got another highly-touted safety back in Keon Sabb. Sabb played in relief of Moore at Michigan in 2023 and showed off an intriguing multi-phase skill set at 6’1″, 208 pounds. He’s a player to watch in 2024.

69) JT Tuimoloau, EDGE, Ohio State

Heading into year four of his collegiate career, JT Tuimoloau is a former five-star recruit who has underperformed at times. At 6’4″, 277 pounds, bend and finesse are lacking elements of his game, but his power profile can be overwhelming if properly applied.

70) Jonas Sanker, S, Virginia

Jonas Sanker is a sleeper to watch entering the 2025 NFL Draft cycle.

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The 6’1″, 210-pound defender can play nickel or safety and racked up 107 tackles, four TFLs, and 11 pass breakups in 2023.

71) Dane Key, WR, Kentucky

Though he doesn’t have the same twitch or movement freedom as his teammate Brown, Dane Key is also a prospect to know in the 2025 NFL Draft WR class. At 6’3″, 195 pounds, Key has enough speed to get vertical, and he’s a true catch-point savant.

72) Mitchell Evans, TE, Notre Dame

Just a couple of cycles after Michael Mayer went in the early rounds, Notre Dame could have another TE coming up the pipeline in Mitchell Evans. At 6’5″ and 248 pounds, Evans isn’t quite as fleet-footed as Mayer was, but he’s a strong-handed middle-of-field weapon.

73) Jeremiah Cooper, S, Iowa State

In a 2025 class that looks to be stacked with defensive playmakers, few are as prolific as Jeremiah Cooper. Cooper snagged nine INTs as a high school senior, and in 2023, he used his range and intelligence to wrangle five more picks and 10 pass deflections.

74) Nick Emmanwori, S, South Carolina

Nick Emmanwori — at 6’3″, 218 pounds — has a reported 42″ vertical and 11’4″ broad jump from spring training. His physical tools are astounding, and on tape, he delivers with his role versatility, corrective mobility in coverage and support, and his finishing physicality.

75) Conner Weigman, QB, Texas A&M

An injury sidelined Conner Weigman early in the 2023 season, but now he’s back, and he could be a serious breakout candidate in the 2025 NFL Draft class. A highly-touted recruit, Weigman has the baseline mobility and arm talent evaluators crave in the early rounds.

76) Shavon Revel, CB, East Carolina

East Carolina went 2-10 in 2023, but Shavon Revel was a bright spot — amassing a pick and 13 pass breakups. Sporting a long 6’2″, 185-pound frame, his throttle freedom and easy pedal transitions all stand out, and he has the twitch and trigger to play in support.

77) Oronde Gadsden II, WR, Syracuse

A Lisfranc injury lost Oronde Gadsden II most of his 2023 season, but if he can stay healthy in 2024, he can revitalize his stock. At 6’5″, 223 pounds, Gadsden blends the line between WR and TE and has the athleticism and efficient feet to separate independently.

78) Davison Igbinosun, CB, Ohio State

Davison Igbinosun showed immense promise in 2023 after transferring to Ohio State from Ole Miss. His ball tracking and discipline against double-moves can improve, but he’s a long, competitive CB at 6’2″, with impressive recovery speed on the vertical plane.

79) Austin Barber, OT, Florida

One of the sleeping giants of the 2025 NFL Draft class, Austin Barber has the explosive athleticism, proportions, recovery flexibility, and punch power at 6’6″, 315 pounds to be a first-rounder if he can keep building on a strong 2023 season.

80) Barion Brown, WR, Kentucky

A track star who ran a 10.49 100m dash in high school, Barion Brown has all of the necessary speed and agility at 6’1″, 174 pounds. As a wide receiver — both in the separation and catch phases — he’s still growing, but he can be a weapon in the NFL.

81) Jabbar Muhammad, CB, Oregon

Coverage chops will always be valuable in the modern NFL, and Jabbar Muhammad has them. The veteran — who logged three INTs and 16 pass breakups in 2023 — is a gnat at 5’10”, 187 pounds, with his short-area quickness and zeal.

82) Tre Harris, WR, Ole Miss

Tre Harris could’ve declared for the 2024 NFL Draft after racking up 54 catches, 985 yards, and eight scores at Ole Miss in 2023. In the 2025 NFL Draft cycle, his elite body control and coordination at the catch point are sure to turn heads again.

83) Ashton Gillotte, EDGE, Louisville

Two cycles ago, YaYa Diaby went in the Day 2 range. Ashton Gillotte could be the next Louisville product to follow suit. At 6’3″, 275 pounds, Gillotte is explosive, forceful, and can sustain his acceleration around the arc while powering through contact.

84) Devin Neal, RB, Kansas

For the better part of three seasons, Devin Neal has been one of the most productive rushers in college football, with 3,077 yards, 33 scores, and almost 500 receiving yards over that span. At 5’11”, 210 pounds, his energetic mobility and vision stand out.

85) Jalen Milroe, QB, Alabama

Jalen Milroe is still very rough around the edges as a passer. But at 6’2″, 220 pounds, he’s an impressive raw talent who’s now working with known QB guru Kalen DeBoer. And his dramatic rebound from his early-season benching is an example of his resilience.

86) Damien Martinez, RB, Miami (FL)

After rumbling for 1,185 yards and nine touchdowns in 2023, Damien Martinez transferred to Miami. At 6’0″, 232 pounds, he has the size and power of a true volume back, but he can also make sharp cuts at the second level while sustaining his acceleration.

87) Quincy Riley, CB, Louisville

Entering his sixth season, Quincy Riley will be an older rookie, but he should be able to provide an early impact as a versatile defensive back with playmaking chops and urgency in support. In 2023, he racked up three interceptions and 12 pass breakups.

88) Terrance Brooks, CB, Illinois

After racking up three INTs and six PBUs at Texas in 2023, Terrance Brooks entered the transfer portal. At Illinois, the 6’0″, 200-pound CB has the length, play strength, matching agility, and ease of motion in side-saddle to be an early-round talent.

89) Bryson Nesbit, TE, North Carolina

For the past two seasons, Bryson Nesbit was one of Drake Maye’s favorite targets up the seam, accruing 76 catches, 1,092 yards, and nine TDs over that stretch. At 6’6″, 245 pounds, he’s a smooth vertical athlete with speed and bend.

90) Trevor Etienne, RB, Georgia

At 5’9″, 205 pounds, without a great background as a receiving threat, there is some uncertainty with Trevor Etienne’s profile. But Etienne has the same explosive athleticism and contact balance his brother Travis had coming out, and his creative IQ is stellar.

91) Jaeden Roberts, G, Alabama

Alabama is an offensive line factory, and Jaeden Roberts might be one of the next names up on the interior. At 6’5″, 316 pounds, he’s a physical powerhouse with grueling hostility, who also has the lateral burst to recover positioning once off-set.

92) Ricardo Hallman, CB, Wisconsin

Ricardo Hallman isn’t the largest CB — listed at around 5’10”, 185 pounds — but he’s one of the most instinctive ball-hawks in the coming class. He terrorized opposing QBs with his rare feel for positioning and trigger quickness in 2023, nabbing seven interceptions.

93) Jeffrey Bassa, S, Oregon

In a modern NFL where sub-packages are becoming more and more prevalent, Jeffrey Bassa has the frame and athleticism at 6’2″, 230 pounds to be a hybrid dime-backer, and he exudes relentless energy and physicality in the box.

94) Tate Ratledge, G, Georgia

Tate Ratledge is a candidate to be one of the top interior offensive linemen in the 2025 NFL Draft. The 6’5″, 310-pound former four-star recruit plays with a mean streak, but he also has the knee bend and steady center of gravity to hold his own in pass protection.

95) Terrance Ferguson, TE, Oregon

Catching passes from Bo Nix in 2023, Terrance Ferguson accumulated 42 receptions for 414 yards and six touchdowns. The 6’5″, 255-pound tight end can do it all — block, accrue RAC, work up the seam, and convert in the red zone.

96) Billy Bowman Jr., S, Oklahoma

A defensive leader and a premier playmaker, Billy Bowman Jr. led the Sooners with six interceptions in 2023, three of which went for touchdowns.

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At 5’10”, 191 pounds, he brings impressive range and versatility on the back end.

97) Caullin Lacy, WR, Louisville

Caullin Lacy leveraged a 91-catch, 1,316-yard, seven-TD season at South Alabama into an opportunity at Louisville in 2024. At around 5’10”, 180 pounds, he’s undersized, but he compensates with dynamic athleticism and rare throttle freedom as a route runner.

98) Ajani Cornelius, OT, Oregon

Jackson Powers-Johnson went in Round 2 of the 2024 NFL Draft. Ajani Cornelius — a former Rhode Island transfer — could be the next Oregon blocker to hit the early-round radar. At 6’5″, 308 pounds, he’s an explosive athlete with elite proportional length and physicality.

99) RJ Maryland, TE, SMU

RJ Maryland has been productive since his freshman season in 2022, and in 2023, he logged 34 catches for 518 yards, while tying the team’s lead in TDs with seven. At 6’4″, 233 pounds, he perfectly fits the profile of a dual-sided RAC and seam threat at TE.

100) Earnest Greene III, OT, Georgia

Earnest Greene III naturally commands attention after his two predecessors — Amarius Mims and Broderick Jones — both went in Round 1. At 6’4″, 320 pounds, with levers for arms, Greene is an explosive mauler who can also square up in pass protection.

Beyond the Top 100 2025 NFL Draft Prospects

  • Cameron Ward, QB, Miami (FL)
  • Noah Fifita, QB, Arizona
  • Nicholas Singleton, RB, Penn State
  • Raheim Sanders, RB, South Carolina
  • Roman Hemby, RB, Maryland
  • Donovan Edwards, RB, Michigan
  • Ja’Mori Maclin, WR, Kentucky
  • Jared Brown, WR, South Carolina
  • Tory Horton, WR, Colorado State
  • Tyler Warren, TE, Penn State
  • Josh Simmons, OT, Ohio State
  • Reuben Fatheree II, OT, Texas A&M
  • Izavion Miller, OT, Auburn
  • Joshua Gray, G, Oregon State
  • Xavier Truss, G, Georgia
  • Gus Hartwig, C, Purdue
  • Yahya Black, DT, Iowa
  • Joshua Farmer, DT, Florida State
  • Joey Slackman, DT, Florida
  • Tyler Baron, EDGE, Miami (FL)
  • Fadil Diggs, EDGE, Syracuse
  • Trey Moore, EDGE, Texas
  • Danny Stutsman, LB, Oklahoma
  • Jestin Jacobs, LB, Oregon
  • Francisco Mauigoa, LB, Miami (FL)
  • Domani Jackson, CB, Alabama
  • Zy Alexander, CB, LSU
  • Jason Marshall Jr., CB, Florida
  • Maxwell Hairston, CB, Kentucky
  • Hudson Clark, S, Arkansas
  • Kamren Fabiculanan, S, Washington
  • Malik Verdon, S, Iowa State

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