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NFL Draft: Top 10 DE prospects as the season gets underway

Kayvon Thibodeaux
Kayvon Thibodeaux (USA Today Sports Images)

With the college football season underway let’s take a look at the top prospects for the NFL Draft in 2022. We continue with the defensive ends.


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1. Kayvon Thibodeaux, Oregon

Despite missing the Ohio State game he’s at the top of everyone’s defensive end board and could be the top pick in the 2022 NFL Draft.

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2. Aidan Hutchinson, Michigan 

I have him higher than most as you won’t find a player who leads and hustles more. He has impressive length and athleticism.

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3. George Karlaftis, Purdue

Karlaftis is a Big Ten beast. His draft positioning will come down to testing in the end.

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4. Kingsley Enagbare, South Carolina

Enagbare is emerging as a guy NFL scouts are falling in love with

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5. Myjai Sanders, Cincinnati 

One of many Bearcat pro prospects, Sanders has a chance to be drafted early with his speed off the edge.

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6. Ochaun Mathis, TCU 

TCU does an amazing job of developing NFL caliber talent and the NFL knows it. Mathis is another speed rusher with length.

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7. Brenton Cox, Florida 

Is Cox a linebacker or a rush end? It doesn’t matter because he is an excellent pass rusher and disrupter.

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8. Zach Harrison, Ohio State

Harrison's measurables will outweigh erratic film, just watch.

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9. Isaiah Thomas, Oklahoma

Rising on some boards, Thomas is very physical and an effort guy who can win with power.

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10. Nolan Smith, Georgia

Same as Cox, we don’t know what Smith is at the NFL level we just know he can chase the passer.



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