Current Sports Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?  

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List Rules If you're adding to the list, ensure the player is no older than 24.

Being a star football player is one thing, but being known as one of the best NFL players under 25 is quite the impressive achievement. While youthfulness can often be seen as an advantage in sports, you can also argue the experience veterans have gives them the upper hand. Nevertheless, these young NFL players have all made a name for themselves long before turning a quarter century. Of all the NFL players under 25 years old, though, who do you think is the best in the game? 

Featuring some of the best quarterbacks currently in the NFL, as well as top wide receivers, linebackers, and defensive ends, this list of NFL players under 25 is full of talent. From rising star Alvin Kamara to Falcon's linebacker Deion Jones, some of the youngest players in the NFL are also considered the league's best. In short, while these guys may be young, they're scoring touchdowns and blocking plays right up there with the vets. 

Check out the list of football players under 25 below and vote up the youngsters you think are performing best. If your favorite player is missing from the list, feel free to add them—just ensure they're no older than 24.

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Saquon Barkley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
21 Saquon Barkley is an American football running back for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Penn State for three seasons, running for 3,843 ...more

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Patrick Mahomes II is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
LuckyDarth123 added age 24 Patrick Lavon Mahomes II is an American football quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas Tech, and was drafted by the ...more

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Todd Gurley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
age 24 Todd Gurley II is an American football running back for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia where he earned All-SEC honors in 2012 ...more

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Tyreek Hill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
age 24 Tyreek D'Shaun Hill is an American football player for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He attended Garden City Community College, Oklahoma State University, and ...more

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Alvin Kamara is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Alvin Kamara 23 Alvin Mentian Kamara is an American football running back for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of Tennessee and was ...more

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Christian McCaffrey is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added 22 Christian Jackson McCaffrey (born June 7, 1996) is an American football running back and return specialist. He played college football at Stanford, and was drafted by the Panthers with the ...more

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Ezekiel Elliott is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
23 Ezekiel Elijah Elliott is an American football running back for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State, where he earned second-team ...more

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Deshaun Watson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
23 Derrick Deshaun Watson is an American football quarterback for the Houston Texans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Clemson and led the team to a CFP ...more

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Joey Bosa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
23 Joseph Anthony Bosa is an American football defensive end for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State, and was selected by the ...more

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Jared Goff is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
age 24 Jared Thomas Goff is an American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at California, and was selected by the Rams with ...more

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Myles Garrett is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Myles Garrett 22 Myles Lorenz Garrett is an American football defensive end for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Texas A&M, and was drafted by the ...more

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Baker Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
SuperUnicorn33 added age 23 Baker Reagan Mayfield is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL). Mayfield began his college football career as a walk-on player for the ...more

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Juju Smith-Schuster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
SuperUnicorn33 added John Sherman "JuJu" Smith-Schuster is an American football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at USC. Smith ...more

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Jalen Ramsey is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
23 Jalen Lattrel Ramsey is an American football cornerback for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida State and was drafted by the ...more

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Marshon Lattimore is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Marshon Lattimore 22 Marshon Demond Lattimore is an American football cornerback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State, and was drafted by the ...more

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Kareem Hunt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
age 23 Kareem AJ Hunt is an American football running back for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Toledo. Hunt attended South High School in ...more

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Landon Collins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
24 Landon Collins (born January 10, 1994) is an American football safety and linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama for ...more

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Stefon Diggs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
24 Stefon Mar'sean Diggs is an American football wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Vikings in the fifth round, 146th overall of ...more

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Calvin Ridley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
SuperUnicorn33 added Calvin Ridley

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Leonard Fournette is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added age 23 Leonard Joseph Fournette III is an American football running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU, and was drafted by the ...more

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Amari Cooper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added age 24 Amari Cooper is an American football wide receiver. He played college football at Alabama. He was the Biletnikoff Award winner as the nation's top receiver and a unanimous All-American in 2014. ...more

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Ryan Ramczyk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Ryan Ramczyk 24 Ryan Ramczyk is an American football offensive tackle for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Wisconsin, and was drafted by the Saints in ...more

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Brandin Cooks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added age 25 Brandin Cooks is an American football wide receiver and return specialist for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Saints in the first round of the 2014 ...more

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Jamal Adams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added Jamal Adams 22 Jamal Lee Adams is an American football strong safety for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU, and was drafted sixth overall in the 2017 ...more

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Dalvin Cook is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added Dalvin Cook 23 Dalvin James Cook is an American football running back for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida State, where he finished his career ...more

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Evan Engram is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added age 24 Evan Michael Engram is an American football tight end for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ole Miss and was drafted by the Giants with the ...more

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Deion Jones is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Deion Jones 23 Deion Jones is an American football linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Louisiana State University (LSU). Under head coach Les ...more

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Tre'Davious White is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added Tre'Davious White 23 Tre'Davious White is an American football cornerback for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU, where he was a consensus All-American as a ...more

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Mike Evans is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
30894 added age 69 Mike Evans is a former professional American football player who played offensive lineman for six seasons for the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Keanu Neal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added 23 Keanu Neal is an American football safety for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Florida. Neal attended South Sumter High ...more

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D.J. Moore is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
D.J. Moore 21 Denniston Moore Jr. is an American football wide receiver for the Carolina Panthers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Maryland. Moore played at Maryland from ...more

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Derrick Henry is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added age 25 Derrick Henry is a basketball player at the Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA.

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Yannick Ngakoue is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
23 Yannick Nicolas Ngakoue is an American football defensive end for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Maryland. As a true freshman at ...more

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Kerryon Johnson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Kerryon Johnson 21 Kerryon Johnson is an American football running back for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Auburn. Johnson attended Madison Academy in ...more

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Kendall Fuller is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Kendall Fuller age 23 Kendall Christopher Fuller is an American football cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). Fuller played his college football at Virginia Tech, and was ...more

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Courtland Sutton is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Courtland Sutton 22 Courtland Sutton is an American football wide receiver for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at SMU. Sutton played in two games as a true ...more

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Chris Jones is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added 24 Christopher Deshun Jones is an American football defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Mississippi State University, and ...more

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DeForest Buckner is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
24 DeForest Buckner is an American football defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at the University of Oregon. He was ...more

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Hunter Henry is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
23 Hunter Mark Henry (born December 7, 1994) is an American football tight end for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Arkansas, where he ...more

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Jordan Howard is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
23 Jordan Reginald Howard is an American football running back for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at UAB and Indiana. Howard played high school ...more

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Reuben Foster is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added age 24 Reuben Foster (born April 4, 1994) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Alabama, and was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the ...more

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Marcus Mariota is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Aidan123 added age 25 Marcus Ardel Taulauniu Mariota is an American football quarterback for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Titans second overall in the 2015 NFL ...more

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Leonard Williams is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added age 24 Leonard Williams is an American football defensive end. He played college football at USC.

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Ronald Darby is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added Ronald Darby age 24 Ronald Darby is an American football player for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round of the 2015 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Kenny Clark is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added Kenny Clark 22 Kenneth Duane Clark Jr. is an American football nose tackle for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). Playing college football for the UCLA Bruins, he was named a ...more

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Stephon Tuitt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
age 22 Stephon Jakiel Tuitt is an American football defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Steelers in the second round of the 2014 NFL Draft. ...more

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Rashaad Penny is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Rashaad Penny 22 Rashaad Armein Penny is an American football running back for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at San Diego State, where, in 2017, he led ...more

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Derrius Guice is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Derrius Guice 21 Derrius Guice is an American football running back for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU, and was drafted by the Redskins in the ...more

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William Jackson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
Zack Scott added William Jackson 24 William Jackson is an American football defensive back for the Houston Cougars.

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Jack Conklin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?
age 24 Jonathan Jackson Conklin is an American football offensive tackle for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Michigan State University. Conklin ...more