25 Most Jacked Football Players in the NFL 2022

(Last Updated On: July 21, 2022)

Let’s face it, aside from maybe a few field goal kickers pretty much all NFL players are in great shape. After all, these are some of the top athletes in the entire world. We have compiled the top 25 most jacked athletes in the NFL today, the best of the best if you will. Without further ado let’s get to the list.


25) Ezekiel Elliott

Ezekiel Elliott

Running Back
College: THE Ohio State University
Height: 6’0″  Weight: 225
40-yard dash: 4.47,  32.5-inch vertical jump


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24) Javonte Williams

Javonte Williams

Running Back
College: North Carolina
Height: 5’10” Weight:220
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.57, 225lb Bench Press: 22 reps, Vertical jump: 36″


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23) Austin Ekeler

Running Back
College: Western Colorado
Height: 5’10”  Weight: 200
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.49, 40.5-inch vertical jump. He can also perform pull-ups and is one of the strongest players in the NFL pound for pound, as you can see in this video that is well worth a watch.


22) Dion Jordan

Dion Jordan jacked

Defensive End
College: University of Oregon
Height: 6′ 6″   Weight: 248
Dion ran the 40-meter dash in 4.6 seconds. Unfortunately, he did not attempt the bench press at the combine.


21) Tyron Smith

Tyron Smith
Offensive Tackle
College: USC
Height: 6’5″  Weight: 312
Beast Factor: 225lb Bench Press: 29 reps
By far the biggest player on the list and he is all muscle.


20) Andrew Sendejo

Andrew Sendejo

Strong Safety
College: Rice University
Height: 6’1″  Weight: 209
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.65, 225lb Bench Press: 19 reps, 34-inch vertical jump


19) Aaron Donald

Aaron Donald muscle
Defensive Tackle
College: Pitt
Height: 6’1″  Weight: 285
Beast factor: 225lb Bench Press: 35 reps, 32-inch vertical jump, 40-yard dash: 4.68


18) David Njoku

david njokuTight End
College: University of Miami Florida
Height: 6-4  Weight: 247
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.64, 225lb Bench Press: 21 reps and a 37.5-inch verticle jump.



17) Khalil Mack

Khalil Mack jacked

College: University of Buffalo
Height: 6’3″  Weight: 247
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.65, 225lb Bench Press: 23 reps, 40-inch vertical jump.
Khalil is soft-spoken, but don’t let that fool you, he is also one of the top linebackers in the league.


16) Melvin Gordon

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Running back
College: University of Wisconsin
Height: 6’0″  Weight: 215
Beast Factor: Melvin ran a 4.52 40-yard dash at the combine, he also did 19 reps of 225 lbs. He’s also squatted 510 for 5 reps.


15) Josh Gordon

Josh Gordon Ripped

Wide Receiver
College: Baylor
Height: 6’3 Weight: 225
Beast Factor: We know what you are thinking but Josh Gordon is back in the NFL (for now) and is looking jacked! Looks like he hit the weight room in his extended time away from football. He has reportedly done the 40-yard dash in 4.35 seconds and while he did the 225lb bench press for 13 reps at his pro day but he looks like he could easily do more than that now.


14) Kendall Hunter

Running Back
College: Oklahoma State
Height; 5’7″  Weight: 199
Beast factor: 40-yard dash: 4.53, 225lb Bench Press: 24 reps, 35-inch vertical jump


13) Derrick Henry

derrick henry
Running Back
College: Alabama
Height: 6’3″  Weight: 238
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.54, 225lb Bench Press: 22 reps, 37-inch vertical jump



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12) JJ Watt


Defensive End
College: Wisconsin
Height: 6′ 5″ Weight: 290 lbs
Beast Factor: JJ Watt is an absolute freak on the field as well as in the gym. He put up 34 reps of 225 lbs in the bench press at the combine and squats around 700 lbs. He also enjoys flipping 1000 lb tires.


11) Nigel Bradham

Most jacked NFL players
College: Florida State
Height: 6’2″  Weight: 240
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.63, 225lb Bench Press: 24 reps, 37-inch vertical jump. He can also squat 450 lbs.


10) Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson Jacked

Defensive End
College: Georgia Tech
Height: 6’7″  Weight: 270
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.75, 225 lb Bench Press: 28 reps, 38.5-inch vertical jump
While this picture might make you think he belongs in the top 3 we were unable to find any other pics that were this impressive so we averaged this pic with the others.


9)  Bobby Wagner

Bobby Wagner

College: Utah State
Height: 6′ Weight: 241
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.46, 225lb bench press – 24 reps


8) Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson Jacked

Running Back
College: Oklahoma
Height: 6’2″  Weight: 217
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.4, 38-inch vertical jump, Bench Press: 345, Squat: 540
He also ran for over 2,097 on the season, the second-highest mark of all time. Not too shabby.


7) Connor Barwin

Jacked football players

Defensive End
College: Cincinnati
Height: 6’4″ Weight: 265lbs
Beast Factor: Connor has posted a video of himself benching 405lbs for 2 reps on his Instagram a couple of years ago. Here is a video of him, JJ Watt and Brian Cushing working out that you might like too.


6) Saquon Barkley

Saquon Barkley muscle

Running Back
College: Penn State
Height: 6′   Weight: 234
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.4, 225 lb bench press – 29 reps, 41-inch vertical jump
Saquon is an absolute beast in the gym and on the field.


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5) Chris Carson

Chris Carson muscle

Running Back
College: Oklahoma State
Height: 6′  Weight: 223
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.58,  225 lb bench press – 23 reps, 37-inch vertical jump
Not to mention his super low body fat.


4) DK Metcalf

DK Metcalf muscle

Wide Reciever
College: Ole Miss
Height: 6’4″  Weight: 228
Beast Factor: 40-yard dash: 4.33, 225 lb bench press – 27 reps, 40.5-inch vertical jump

3) Myles Garret

Myles Garrett jacked

Defensive End
College: Texas A&M
Height: 6’4″  Weight: 271
Beast Factor: He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.64 seconds. He also benched 225 lbs for 33 reps and posted a 41″ verticle jump at the combine. He also has a 6′ 11″ wingspan which makes it much easier to reach those quarterbacks.


2) Vic Beasley

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Defensive End
College: Clemson
Height: 6’2″ Weight: 236
Beast Factor: Bench pressed 225 lbs for 35 reps at the combine and ran the 40-yard dash in 4.53.  That is some serious power for a 225 lb body weight.


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1) Danielle Hunter

Jacked athletes

Athletic build

Defensive End
College: LSU
Height: 6’6″  Weight: 240 lbs
Beast Factor: Hunter put up 225 lbs for 25 reps on the bench press and ran the 40-yard dash in 4.57 seconds. He also jumped 36.5 inches on the vertical jump. Also if you can’t tell he is ripped to the bone.

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KW Stewert
KW Stewert
June 7, 2022 8:17 pm

@The Athletic Build – FYI, Ezekiel Elliot (Dallas RBack) weighs in at 222 to 230lbs; he’s never been north of 235lbs in his pro career.

December 19, 2021 10:28 pm

Who put this list together? Not enough shirtless men on this list for me.

C. Rubio
C. Rubio
December 26, 2020 5:20 pm

You only missed the #1 most jacked player in the NFL….. Aaron Donald.

October 16, 2020 2:13 am

Where is Aaron Donald?

Captain Hamza Khaliq
Captain Hamza Khaliq
October 7, 2020 5:40 pm

Brodrick Bunkley? 6’2, 306 lbs of muscle. Not fat, MUSCLE.

May 1, 2020 7:02 pm

Melvun Gordon ??????

January 5, 2020 8:20 pm

Dk metcalf should be on here

November 16, 2019 12:43 pm

tom brady is the best he should be #1 but in fact he isn’t even on the list which is disappointing.

June 11, 2020 4:28 pm
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June 7, 2019 4:37 pm

Myles Garrett pretty jacked

Juan RAFAEL Pérez-Vera
Juan RAFAEL Pérez-Vera
February 1, 2019 8:34 pm

It’s Jon Beason.

Juan RAFAEL Pérez-Vera
Juan RAFAEL Pérez-Vera
February 1, 2019 8:07 pm

Excuse me, there was a huge player on the list that appeared on a youtube video pulling a sled with a man, shirtless and doing an speed training. I think he was an linebacker. The video was very popular on youtube but now isn’t there anymore. Do you know who he was? It was amazing

Michael Sobczak
Michael Sobczak
September 30, 2019 11:02 pm

I’m thinking James Harrison

September 9, 2018 6:33 pm

Good list