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2021 NFL Draft: Defensive Tackle Rankings

2021 NFL Draft: Defensive Tackle Rankings

2021 NFL Draft: Defensive Tackle Rankings

Although defensive ends typically get more of the attention, it's entirely possible that there may be more impact defensive tackles available in the 2021 NFL Draft.

As part of Athlon Sports' 2021 NFL Draft Guide, we have ranked each position, including 25 defensive tackles. Five prospects received first-round grades this year from Athlon, so don't be surprised to see a few of the tackles listed below come off of the board during the first night of the draft.

2021 NFL Draft: Defensive Tackle Rankings

Rk

Player

School

1

Daviyon Nixon

Iowa

2

Christian Barmore

Alabama

3

Jaylen Twyman

Pittsburgh

4

Jay Tufele

USC

5

Levi Onwuzurike

Washington

6

Marvin Wilson

Florida State

7

Alim McNeill

NC State

8

Marlon Tuipulotu

USC

9

Tyler Shelvin

LSU

10

Tommy Togiai

Ohio State

11

Bobby Brown III

Texas A&M

12

Osa Odighizuwa

UCLA

13

Darius Stills

West Virginia

14

Tedarrell Slaton

Florida

15

Khyiris Tonga

BYU

16

Lorenzo Neal

Purdue

17

Mustafa Johnson

Colorado

18

Quinton Bohanna

Kentucky

19

Malik Herring

Georgia

20

Austin Faoliu

Oregon

21

Ta'Quon Graham

Texas

22

Cameron Sample

Tulane

23

Xavier Kelly

Arkansas

24

Roy Lopez

Arizona

25

Naquan Jones

Michigan State

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