AJ Epenesa NFL Draft Expert Predictions

AJ Epenesa will be one of the first few defensive ends off the board in the 2020 NFL Draft.
AJ Epenesa will be one of the first few defensive ends off the board in the 2020 NFL Draft. / Joe Robbins/Getty Images

A.J. Epenesa is one of the most versatile defensive ends in the class. Over the past two seasons, Epenesa has racked up 86 tackles, 30.5 tackles for loss and 22 sacks. Capable of lining up all over the defensive line in a variety of formations, there should be plenty of teams vying for Epenesa's services.

With that in mind, let's take a look at some expert predictions for Epenesa's landing spot in the 2020 NFL Draft.

AJ Epenesa NFL Draft Projection 2020

Bleacher Report
Matt Miller, of Bleacher Report, has the Minnesota Vikings selecting Epenesa with their second pick of the first round (No. 25).

Walter Football
Walter Cherepinsky, of Walter Football, also has Epenesa going toward the end of the first round, projecting the Tennessee Titans draft him at No. 29.

CBS Sports
Ryan Wilson, of CBS Sports, has Epenesa falling out of the first round, predicting he lands with the Cincinnati Bengals at the top of the second round (No. 33).

Like Miller, ESPN's Mel Kiper has Epenesa landing with the Minnesota Vikings at No. 25.

AJ Epenesa NFL Draft Expert Prediction 2020

First Round
- Vikings (No. 25)
- Vikings (No. 25)
- Titans (No. 29)

Second Round
- Bengals (No. 33)

It looks like Epenesa's draft range will be from the mid-to-late first round to the top of the second round. But Epenesa's most-common projection is to the Vikings at No. 25.

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