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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.

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  • Indianapolis Colts
    94
    14

    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
  • Los Angeles Chargers
    119
    21

    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
  • Minnesota Vikings
    104
    19

    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
  • Cincinnati Bengals
    89
    20

    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
  • San Francisco 49ers
    340
    100

    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
  • Cincinnati Bengals
    79
    21

    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
  • 7

    Lamar Jackson

    Baltimore Ravens
    663
    250

    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
  • Arizona Cardinals
    363
    132

    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
  • Seattle Seahawks
    93
    31

    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
  • Washington Football Team
    83
    29

    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
  • 11

    Saquon Barkley

    New York Giants
    968
    430

    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
  • Tennessee Titans
    84
    31

    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
  • Green Bay Packers
    220
    89

    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
  • 14

    Minkah Fitzpatrick

    Pittsburgh Steelers
    70
    26

    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
  • Dallas Cowboys
    47
    20

    PositionLinebacker

    BirthplaceHarrisburg, Pennsylvania

    Age22

    Micah Aaron Parsons (born May 26, 1999) is an American football linebacker and pass rusher for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Penn State,  ...more
  • Philadelphia Eagles
    53
    23

    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
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    67
    30

    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
  • Atlanta Falcons
    53
    24

    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
  • Miami Dolphins
    37
    17

    PositionWide receiver

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Age22

    Jaylen Waddle (born November 25, 1998) is an American football wide receiver for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama and was drafted sixth  ...more
  • 20

    Najee Harris

    Pittsburgh Steelers
    60
    29

    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
  • New England Patriots
    34
    17

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceJacksonville, Florida

    Age22

    Michael McCorkle "Mac" Jones (born September 5, 1998) is an American football quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Alabama  ...more
  • Las Vegas Raiders
    211
    123

    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
  • Chicago Bears
    44
    23

    PositionInside Linebacker

    BirthplaceMount Vernon, Georgia

    Age24

    Roquan Daevon Smith (born April 8, 1997) is an American football linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Georgia. Smith became the first  ...more
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    40
    21

    PositionSafety

    BirthplaceColumbus, Ohio

    Age22

    Antoine Duane Winfield Jr. (born August 16, 1998) is an American football free safety for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Minnesota, and  ...more
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    50
    27

    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