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Who Are the Best NFL Players Under 25 Right Now?

List RulesIf 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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    Lamar Jackson

    Baltimore Ravens
    649
    239

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplacePompano Beach, Florida

    Age24

    Lamar Demeatrice Jackson Jr. (born January 7, 1997) is an American football quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Louisville and  ...more
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    Isaac2 addedSan Francisco 49ers
    315
    91

    PositionDefensive end

    BirthplaceFort Lauderdale, Florida

    Age23

    Nick Bosa (born October 23, 1997) is an American football defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State.  ...more
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    Saquon Barkley

    New York Giants
    991
    423

    PositionRunning back

    BirthplaceThe Bronx, New York

    Age24

    Saquon Barkley (born February 9, 1997) 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,  ...more
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    lrjezek911 addedArizona Cardinals
    337
    126

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceBedford, Texas

    Age24

    Kyler Cole Murray (born August 7, 1997) is an American football quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He previously played college football for the Texas A&M  ...more
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    Isaac2 addedGreen Bay Packers
    210
    74

    PositionCornerback

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Age24

    Jaire Zakar Alexander is an American football cornerback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Louisville, and was drafted by the Packers in  ...more
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    Los Angeles Chargers
    86
    9

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceEugene, Oregon

    Age23

    Justin Patrick Herbert (born March 10, 1998) is an American football quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Oregon Ducks,  ...more
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    Isaac2 addedLas Vegas Raiders
    201
    109

    PositionRunning back

    BirthplaceTulsa, Oklahoma

    Age23

    Joshua Jacobs (born February 11, 1998) is an American football running back for the Las Vegas Raiders. He played college football at Alabama, and was drafted by the Raiders in the first round of 2019  ...more
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    Indianapolis Colts
    61
    6

    PositionRunning back

    BirthplaceSalem, New Jersey

    Age22

    Jonathan Taylor (born January 19, 1999) is an American football running back for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Wisconsin, finishing his  ...more
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    Minnesota Vikings
    71
    14

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceDestrehan, Louisiana

    Age22

    Justin Jefferson (born June 16, 1999) is an American football wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at LSU and was drafted by the  ...more
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    Seattle Seahawks
    70
    14

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceOxford, Mississippi

    Age23

    DeKaylin Zecharius "DK" Metcalf (born December 14, 1997) is an American football wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ole Miss.  ...more
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    Cincinnati Bengals
    57
    9

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceAmes, Iowa

    Age24

    Joseph Lee Burrow (born December 10, 1996) is an American football quarterback for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL). After starting his college football career as a backup  ...more
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    Isaac2 addedJacksonville Jaguars
    163
    102

    PositionLinebacker

    BirthplaceCumberland County, Virginia

    Age24

    Joshua Allen (born July 13, 1997) is an American football linebacker for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. He most recently played college football for the Kentucky Wildcats.  ...more
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    Tennessee Titans
    63
    17

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceStarkville, Mississippi

    Age24

    Arthur Juan Brown (born June 30, 1997) is an American football wide receiver for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ole Miss and was drafted by  ...more
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    Washington Football Team
    57
    17

    PositionDefensive end

    BirthplaceUpper Marlboro, Maryland

    Age22

    Chase Young (born April 14, 1999) is an American football defensive end for the Washington Football Team of the National Football League (NFL). A native of Maryland, he played college football for  ...more
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    Cincinnati Bengals
    46
    11

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceHarvey, Louisiana

    Age21

    Ja'Marr Anthony Chase (born March 1, 2000) is an American football wide receiver for the Cincinnati Bengals of the National Football League (NFL) . As a sophomore in 2019 for the LSU Tigers, he led  ...more
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    Minkah Fitzpatrick

    Pittsburgh Steelers
    50
    16

    PositionFree Safety

    BirthplaceNew Brunswick, New Jersey

    Age24

    Minkah Fitzpatrick Jr. (born November 17, 1996) is an American football free safety for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama, and was  ...more
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    Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    49
    19

    PositionMiddle linebacker

    BirthplaceSpringhill, Louisiana

    Age23

    Devin White (born February 17, 1998) is an American football linebacker for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. A consensus All American, White played college football at LSU, winning the 2018 Butkus Award,  ...more
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    Najee Harris

    Pittsburgh Steelers
    41
    19

    PositionRunning Back

    BirthplaceMartinez, California

    Age23

    Najee Harris (born March 9, 1998) is an American football running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama and was drafted by the  ...more
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    Pittsburgh Steelers
    40
    17

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceAbbotsford, British Columbia, Canada

    Age23

    Chase Claypool (born July 7, 1998) is a Canadian gridiron football wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Notre Dame and was  ...more
  • 20
    Detroit Lions
    44
    23

    PositionTight end

    BirthplaceChariton, Iowa

    Age24

    Thomas Hockenson Jr (born July 3, 1997) is an American football tight end for the Detroit Lions of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Iowa Hawkeyes. As a redshirt  ...more
  • 21
    Carolina Panthers
    216
    208

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Age24

    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 2015  ...more
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    Atlanta Falcons
    34
    13

    PositionTight End

    BirthplacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

    Age21

    Kyle Anthony Pitts (born October 6, 2000) is an American football tight end for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida, where he was named a  ...more
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    Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    36
    17

    PositionOffensive tackle

    BirthplaceMount Vernon, Iowa

    Age22

    Tristan Wirfs (born January 24, 1999) is an American football offensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Iowa.  ...more
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    Philadelphia Eagles
    31
    14

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceAmite City, Louisiana

    Age22

    DeVonta Smith (born November 14, 1998) is an American football wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). As a senior at Alabama in 2020, he recorded over 1,800  ...more
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    Philadelphia Eagles
    30
    13

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Age23

    Jalen Alexander Hurts (born August 7, 1998) is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama and Oklahoma  ...more