LB RANKINGS (click here to return to main draft page)
INSIDE LINEBACKER

Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Round 4
Round 5
Round 6/7
(alphabetical)
Round 7/FA
(alphabetical)
1. Kuechly
2. Kendricks (O)
3. Hightower (O)
4. Wagner (O)
5. Carder (O)
6. Franklin
7. J Johnson (O)
8. Lewis
9. Au Cole (O)
10. Loiseau
Burfict
Ad Cole
Dowtin (O)
Galippo (O)
Goode
Anderson
Holt (O)
S Johnson (O)
Keller (O)
McSurdy
Messina
Vassallo

red = number in about the top third of results for all ILBs
Numbers reported are the best from what 900 Football Links considers a reliable source 
(forty numbers from Combine include best from official results and hand-held times reported during broadcast; hand held at Combine scaled up a bit when large discrepancy with automated at Combine)

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KUECHLY, LUKE   BOSTON COL LB19 6'3.2" 242 31 9 3/4 27 1.57   4.50 4.12 11.43 6.92 38" 10'3"  
KENDRICKS, MARVIN MYCHAL CALIFORNIA LB18 5'11.1" 239  31 5/8  9 3/8 24 1.57   4.43 4.14   6.68 39.5" 10'7"  
HIGHTOWER, QUALIN DONT'A ALABAMA LB14 6'2.2" 265 32 5/8 9 3/4 1.65   4.62 4.64 12.22 7.55 33" 9'9"  
WAGNER, BOBBY   UTAH ST LB31 6'0.3" 241  33 9 1/2  24 1.57  2.64 4.45 4.24 11.69  7.03 39.5" 11'0"  
CARDER, RICKY TANK TEX CHRISTIAN LB07 6'2.3" 236 31 1/2 9 1/8 19 1.56   4.56 4.18 11.53 6.89 34.5" 10'1'  
FRANKLIN, JERRY ARKANSAS NA 6'1.3" 242 33 1/8 9 5/8 15 1.57 2.72 4.63 4.38 11.48 6.93 37.5" 10'3"
JOHNSON, JAMES-MICHAEL   NEVADA LB15 6'0.1" 241 32 7/8 9 3/8 23 1.56   4.65 4.23 12.06 6.99 37" 10'4"  
LEWIS, TRAVIS   OKLAHOMA LB20 6'1.3" 253 32 1/2 9 1/4 26 1.65 2.78 4.75 4.22 11.70 7.27 36" 10'2"  
COLE, AUDIE   NORTH CAR ST LB08 6'4.1" 246 32 3/4 10 15 1.68   4.73 4.29   6.96 35" 9'6"  
LOISEAU, SHAWN   MERRIMACK LB21 6'0.4" 246 32 3/4 10 1/8 19  1.75 2.85 4.75  4.21 11.88 7.09 33" 9'3"  
BURFICT, VONTAZE   ARIZONA ST LB05 6'1.3" 245 31 1/4 9 3/4 16 1.71   4.90 4.56    7.51 30" 8'8"  
COLE, ADRIEN LA TECH NA 5'10.6" 235 30 7/8 9 3/8 16 1.66 2.80 4.74 4.22 11.44 6.99 34" 9'9"
DOWTIN, MARTIN N ALABAMA NA 6'2" 230 31 3/4 9 3/8 18 1.65 2.61 4.56 4.44 6.89 38" 10'2"
GALIPPO, CHRIS   USC LB12 6'1.4" 241 30 1/2 9 1/4 19 1.71 2.81 4.66 4.10 11.78 6.90 29.5" 8'11"  
GOODE, NAJEE   WEST VIRGINIA LB13 6'0.1" 244 31 7/8 9   1.58   4.61  4.35 11.73   35.5" 9'9"  
TARPINIAN, JEFF IOWA NA 6'2.1" 235 16 1.54 2.65 4.56 4.10 6.78 37" 10'5"
ANDERSON, KADARRON FURMAN NA 6'0.1" 239 31 1/8 9 1/4 18 1.70 2.87 4.87 4.44 13.03 7.53 33.5" 9'8"
HOLT, DJ CALIFORNIA NA 6'0.4" 245 32 9 21 4.36 7.16 34" 9'2"
JOHNSON, STEVEN   KANSAS LB16 6'0.5" 239 32 3/8 9 3/8 17 1.56 2.68 4.66 4.38 11.93 7.08 37" 9'10"  
KELLER, NOAH OHIO NA 6'0.5" 242 30 1/2 9 28 1.59 2.68 4.63 4.44 37" 10'0"
MCSURDY, CALEB   MONTANA LB24 6'1.2" 245 30 7/8 9 3/8 26 1.68 2.70 4.75 4.28 12.30 7.26 31.5" 9'4"  
MESSINA, CARMEN NEW MEXICO NA 6'0.5" 241 30 5/8 9 1/2 31 1.65 2.83 4.85 4.34 11.64 7.18 31.5" 9'2"
VASSALLO, PAUL ARIZONA NA 6'2.3" 240 16 1.63 2.80 4.86 4.18 7.10 32" 8'11"

 

OUTSIDE LINEBACKER (see DE's as well for 3-4 conversions LBs)

Round 1
Round 2
Round 3
Round 4
Round 5
Round 6/7
(alphabetical)
Round 7/FA
(alphabetical)
1. Upshaw (DE)
2. David (I)
3. Z Brown 4. Robinson (I)
5. Burris (I)
6. Bradham
7. Spence (I)
8. Davis
9. Wilber (DE)
10. Kaddu
11. Acho (I)
12. Stupar (I)
13. Whitehead
14. Manning
15. Fleming (DE)
16. Toomer (I)
Broughton (DE)
Burnett (DE)
Herron
Hoffman-Ellis (I)
Holland
Marshall
Nielsen
Baker
A Brown
Harris (I)
Robinson (DE)
Sweat (I)
Trevathan

red = number in about the top third of results for all OLBs
Numbers reported are the best from what 900 Football Links considers a reliable source 
(forty numbers from Combine include best from official results and hand-held times reported during broadcast; hand held at Combine scaled up a bit when large discrepancy with automated at Combine)

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UPSHAW, COURTNEY   ALABAMA LB30 6'1.5" 272 32 9 22     4.77            
DAVID, LAVONTE   NEBRASKA LB09 6'0.5" 233 31 3/4 8 3/4 19 1.65   4.56 4.22   7.28 36.5" 9'11"  
BROWN, ZACH   NORTH CAR LB04 6'1.2" 244 33 1/4 9 1/2 22 1.59 2.64 4.44 4.32 12.15 7.26 35" 9'8"  
ROBINSON, KEENAN   TEXAS LB26 6'3.1" 242 33 9 3/4 27 1.61 2.67 4.69 4.37     36.5" 10'5"  
BURRIS, MILES   SAN DIEGO ST LB06 6'1.5" 246 31 7/8 9 7/8 31 1.61 2.67 4.67 4.20 11.54 6.80 37.5" 10'1"  
BRADHAM, NIGEL   FLORIDA ST LB03 6'1.7" 241 33 3/4 10 1/2 24 1.63   4.53 4.37   7.18 37" 10'1"  
SPENCE, SEAN-RYAN SEAN MIAMI-FL LB27 5'11.3" 231 31 1/2 9 1/4 12     4.62 4.28   7.08 33.5" 9'11"  
DAVIS, DEMARIO   ARKANSAS ST LB10 6'1.6" 235 32 9 32     4.52 4.28 11.65 7.19 38.5" 10'4"  
WILBER, KYLE   WAKE FOREST LB33 6'3.6" 249 33 1/4 9 1/4 25 1.65 2.65 4.64 4.31 11.77 7.11 33.5" 10'0"  
KADDU, JOSHUA JOSH OREGON LB17 6'3" 239 33 3/8 9 5/8 20             34" 9'11"  
ACHO, EMMANUEL   TEXAS LB01 6'1.5" 238 33 10 24 1.52   4.68       35.5" 9'10"  
STUPAR, STEPHEN NATHAN PENN ST LB28 6'1.5" 241 31 3/8 9 1/8 21 1.56 2.70 4.60 4.28 11.64 6.84 31" 9'8"  
WHITEHEAD, TAHIR   TEMPLE LB32 6'1.2" 233 32 3/8 10 1/4 21 1.52 2.60 4.68 4.16 11.53 7.14 37" 10'7"  
MANNING, TERRELL   NORTH CAR ST LB22 6'2.1" 237 32 1/4 9 1/4 22 1.65 2.66 4.67 4.43   7.18 32.5" 9'6"  
FLEMING, DARIUS   NOTRE DAME LB11 6'1.5" 245 33 9 3/8 27 1.56 2.59 4.57 4.28 11.58 7.03 33.5" 9'6"  
TOOMER, KOREY   IDAHO NA 6'2.2' 231     20 1.61 2.50 4.53 4.00   6.87 42" 10'10"  
BROUGHTON, BRAYLON   TCU NA 6'4.1" 257 33 1/4 9 1/8 26 1.61 2.69 4.55 4.30 12.15 7.19 36" 9'10"  
BURNETT, KAELIN   NEVADA NA 6'4" 234 33 5/8 9 1/4 20 1.58 2.65 4.64 4.30 11.23 6.70 34.5" 10'9"  
HERRON, BRANDON   MICHIGAN NA 6'1.1" 223     26 1.58 2.63 4.59 4.56   7.30 37.5" 10'3"  
HOFFMAN-ELLIS, ALEX   WASHINGTON ST NA 6'0.4" 232 30 5/8 9 1/4 36 1.57 2.63 4.53 4.33 11.70 7.09 36.5" 9'11"  
HOLLAND, JOE   PURDUE NA 6'1" 231     22 1.56 2.61 4.48 4.09   6.65 33.5" 9'3"  

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MARSHALL, BRANDON   NEVADA LB23 6'2.3" 242 33 3/4 10 3/8 28 1.68 2.75 4.63 4.09 11.87 7.05 30.5" 9'2"  
NIELSEN, TYLER   IOWA LB25 6'3.3" 238 31 3/4 9 1/4 21     4.67 4.31 11.43 7.27      
BAKER, RYAN   LOUISIANA ST LB02 5'11.3" 232 31 9 30 1.56   4.75 4.35   7.21 34" 9'5"  
BROWN, AARON   HAWAII NA 6'0" 237     31 1.69 2.79 4.78       34" 9'6"  
HARRIS, JERRELL   ALABAMA NA 6'2.2" 239 32 3/4 9 3/4   1.63 2.68 4.68 4.51   7.40 34" 9'8"  
ROBINSON, ADRIAN   TEMPLE NA 6'1" 250 31 1/3 9 1/2 25 1.56 2.67 4.71 4.40 12.20 7.78 32.5" 9'11"  
SWEAT, ANDREW   OHIO STATE NA 6'0.4" 232 31 1/8 9 7/8   1.62 2.75 4.74 4.24 11.96 7.15 31.5" 8'11"  
TREVATHAN, DANIEL DANNY KENTUCKY LB29 6'0" 237 32 1/2 9 1/2 18 1.65 2.79 4.84 4.70     31.5" 9'4"