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The Best Players from the 2021 NFL Draft

Updated September 13, 2021 1.5k votes 49 voters76 items

List RulesVote for the best players in the 2021 NFL Draft class.

Who is the best player from the 2021 NFL draft? The 2021 NFL draft featured Heisman winners, college football champions, and award recipients from all across the country. These were some the best college football players fans loved to watch during the 2020 college football season and before. Featuring top NFL prospects, rising stars, and sleepers, this ranking of football players includes all the best players from the 2021 NFL draft class that you should keep an eye on at the next level. Who should have been the #1 pick in the NFL draft? Who will be the steal of the 2021 draft looking back?

When ranking the players from 2021 NFL draft, you can't leave out Jacksonville's Trevor Lawrence, who is one of the best college quarterbacks of all time. Other first-round draft picks included Heisman-winning wide receiver DeVonta Smith, quarterback Justin Fields, and tight end Kyle Pitts.

Vote up the top best prospects from the 2021 NFL draft, and help decide who is greatest NFL player to come out of this draft class! 

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  • 1
    Quarterback
    36
    19

    BirthplaceDraper, Utah

    TeamsNew York Jets

    #2 Overall

    BYU Cougars

  • 2
    Quarterback
    29
    13

    BirthplaceJohnson City, Tennessee

    TeamsJacksonville Jaguars

    #1 Overall

    Clemson Tigers

  • 3
    Defensive End
    17
    3

    BirthplaceRedlands, California

    TeamsMiami Dolphins

    #18 Overall

    Miami Hurricanes

  • 4
    Quarterback
    26
    16

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

    TeamsChicago Bears

    #11 Overall

    Ohio State Buckeyes

  • 5
    Offensive Tackle
    20
    11

    BirthplaceSugar Land, Texas

    TeamsLos Angeles Chargers

    #13 Overall

    Northwestern Wildcats

  • 6
    Quarterback
    23
    16

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida

    TeamsNew England Patriots

    #15 Overall

    Alabama Crimson Tide

  • 7
    Offensive Tackle
    16
    7

    BirthplaceUpper Marlboro, Maryland

    TeamsMinnesota Vikings

    #23 Overall

    Virginia Tech Hokies

  • 8

    BirthplaceHampton, Virginia

    TeamsCleveland Browns

    #52 Overall

    Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  • 9
    Defensive Tackle
    10
    4

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    TeamsNew England Patriots

    #38 Overall

    Alabama Crimson Tide

  • 10
    Wide Receiver
    13
    9

    BirthplaceLouisville, Kentucky

    TeamsArizona Cardinals

    #49 Overall

    Purdue Boilermakers

  • 11

    BirthplaceHickory, North Carolina

    TeamsPhiladelphia Eagles

    #37 Overall

    Alabama Crimson Tide

  • 12
    10
    6

    BirthplaceBossier City, Louisiana

    TeamsCarolina Panthers

    #59 Overall

    LSU Tigers

  • 13
    Running Back
    13
    10

    BirthplaceMartinez, California

    TeamsPittsburgh Steelers

    #24 Overall

    Alabama Crimson Tide

  • 14
    Offensive Tackle
    9
    4

    BirthplaceGrand Rapids, Michigan

    TeamsAtlanta Falcons

    #68 Overall

    Michigan Wolverines

  • 15
    Linebacker
    7
    3

    BirthplaceBaton Rouge, Louisiana

    TeamsJacksonville Jaguars

    UDFA 

    Alabama Crimson Tide

  • 16
    7
    3

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida

    TeamsLos Angeles Chargers

    #47 Overall

    Florida State Seminoles

  • 17
    Defensive End
    10
    7

    BirthplaceConakry, Guinea

    TeamsIndianapolis Colts

    #21 Overall

    Michigan Wolverines

  • 18
    Offensive Tackle
    6
    1

    BirthplaceTopeka, Kansas

    TeamsChicago Bears

    #39 Overall

    Oklahoma State Cowboys

  • 19
    Wide Receiver
    13
    11

    BirthplaceMobile, Alabama

    TeamsNew York Giants

    #20 Overall

    Florida Gators

  • 20
    Cornerback
    14
    16

    BirthplaceCarol Stream, Illinois

    TeamsCleveland Browns

    #26 Overall

    Northwestern Wildcats

  • 21
    Defensive End
    7
    6

    BirthplaceCoconut Creek, Florida

    TeamsBuffalo Bills

    #30 Overall

    Miami Hurricanes

  • 22
    Wide Receiver
    6
    4

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida

    TeamsNew York Jets

    #34 Overall

    Ole Miss Rebels

  • 23
    Linebacker
    4
    3

    BirthplaceLagos, Nigeria

    TeamsCincinnati Bengals

    #69 Overall

    Texas Longhorns

  • 24
    Wide Receiver
    4
    3

    BirthplaceBluffton, Indiana

    TeamsSeattle Seahawks

    #56 Overall

    Western Michigan Broncos

  • 25
    Offensive Tackle
    4
    3

    BirthplaceBecker, Minnesota

    TeamsTennessee Titans

    #53 Overall

    North Dakota State Bison