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2023 NFL Draft: Every top-10 linebacker's highest-graded season

Stanford, California, USA; Washington State Cougars linebacker Daiyan Henley (1) pursues Stanford Cardinal quarterback Tanner McKee (18) during the second quarter at Stanford Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports

Projecting a 2023 NFL draft prospect to the NFL isn’t simply about looking at production from the 2022 season, as measurables and career bodies of work also come into play.

Still, it’s interesting to see when some of the best players in the draft had their best season in college football. Here, we look at the top 10 linebackers on PFF’s big board and highlight their best season by PFF grade, adding some stats for context.

 Daiyan Henley, Washington State

 Jack Campbell, Iowa

 Drew Sanders, Arkansas

Trenton Simpson, Clemson

Dorian Williams, Tulane

DeMarvion Overshown, Texas

Ivan Pace Jr., Cincinnati

Cam Jones, Indiana

Noah Sewell, Oregon

Owen Pappoe, Auburn

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