NFL’s Top Defensive Draft Prospects in 2009


Published: March 26, 2009


... >top five offensive prospects; this time around, we will take a look at the top five NFL defensive prospects who will be making an impact in the NFL next season.


1.) Everette Brown, DE/OLB, Florida State: The 21-year-old Everette Brown really raised some heads this season showing his versatility to move between DE, as well as playing the outside linebacker.

At 6'4", barely tipping the scales at 250, Brown may lack ideal size for an NFL Defensive End, but he makes up for brute strength with his agility and uncanny speed for a player of his frame.

Brown totaled 13 sacks, while forcing three fumbles last season with the Seminoles, and regardless of what defensive scheme he is brought into at the pro level, he should be able to add a boost to any team's pass rush.


2.) Brian Orakpo, DE, Texas: At 6'4", 260, Orakpo has legitimate NFL size fo...

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