The next level prospects on the defensive line positions leave a lot to be desired.  There are a few sleepers at the top and prospects with nice potential yet overall its a very uninspired class.

Defensive Line

Rnd Full Name School Pos Yr Comments
5thMarquis JacksonTexas SouthernDE4JrLong, lean athlete that makes a lot of plays behind the line of scrimmage or laterally. Must add bulk to his frame but comes with a high upside.
5-6Renard WilliamsEastern WashingtonDT5SrUnderrated small school defensive lineman that plays with quickness, explosion and athleticism. Shows the ability to bull rush opponents off the line, quickly changes direction and chases the action hard. Potential three technique lineman at the next level.
7thJames BrooksNorth AlabamaDE5SrNice sized college defensive end with good movement skills. Strong at the point, consistently defeats blocks and a disruptive force that alters plays. Left Arizona State for personal reasons then surprisingly transferred to NAU. Potential top 100 choice if he gets it together.
FATyrell NielsenCentral WashingtonDE4Sr
FABrian McNallyNew HampshireDE5SrHard charging defender that’s used in a three-point stance or stands up over tackle. Fluid moving in every direction of the field. Lacks great size/speed numbers for the next level.
FARoderick TinsleyGeorgia SouthernDE4SrAthletic and quick prospect that plays defensive tackle on the college level. Gets a bit tall and must improve his strength yet comes with an upside.
FAMalcolm TaylorAlcorn State?DE4Sr
FAAsa ChapmanLibertyDT4SrMassive interior lineman that is tough to move off the point and takes up a lot of space. Size prospect that must develop his game.
FAZary StewartMorgan StateDE4SrFormer Syracuse player that displays terrific athleticism and movement skills. Must get bigger and stronger.
FAD.J. BryantJames MadisonDE5SrTall angular defensive end that easily moves about the field. Flashes ability as a pass rusher yet really lacks an elite closing burst and easily handled at the point by blockers.
FADonte’e NichollsTennessee StateDT5SrSpace eater in the middle of the line that occupies blockers yet rarely makes plays on the ball.
FAThomas MulabahCal-PaDT4SrQuick explosive interior lineman built low to the ground. Fires off the snap and moves well about the field. Potential three technique lineman.
FADelano JohnsonBowie StateDE5SrHt/Wt/Speed guy that’s starting to pull it together.
FAJohnny HollinsTexas SouthernDT5Sr
FARonnie CameronOld DominionDT5SrHofstra transfer and potential three technique lineman at the next level.
FAAkeem WardWinston-Salem StateDT4SrTough college lineman with limited upside. Shows some quickness in his game yet lacks bulk and speed.
FADaniel RichardsGrand Valley StateDE5SrHighly productive small school defender who red-shirted in 2010 with inury.