1. Micah Parsons
Height: 6’3″ • Weight: 246
Micah Parsons is a linebacker with elite quickness and athleticism. Parsons has impressive instincts and is one of the best tacklers in the class. He’s stout in run defense and can create consistent pressure as a blitzer. Parsons has the traits to be one of the best linebackers in the NFL.
2. Zaven Collins
Height: 6’5″ • Weight: 259
Zaven Collins is a well-rounded linebacker with incredible size. Collins is a reliable tackler who routinely stepped up in one-on-one situations. He’s instinctive and strong in both run and pass defense. Collins may not have elite athleticism, but he does everything else so well.
3. Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah
Height: 6’1 • Weight: 221
Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah’s versatility will be a major selling factor for many teams. JOK has great instincts and terrific closing speed. He’s reliable in coverage and as a blitzer. Despite his small stature, JOK is capable of delivering a crushing hit.
4. Chazz Surratt
Height: 6’2″ • Weight: 229
Chazz Surratt’s small size may concern teams and did have trouble separating at times. But Surratt possesses great athleticism and vision. He steps up in short yardage situations and is a reliable tackler. Surratt can also be used as a coverage linebacker.
5. Nick Bolton
Height: 5’11” • Weight: 237
A high motor linebacker who has repeatedly stepped up and made clutch plays at Missouri. Bolton is an absolute missile on blitzes and is consistent in blowing up the pocket. He’s strong as a run defender thanks to his ability to hit gaps with precision.