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NFL Top 100: St. Louis Rams DT Aaron Donald Selected As #92 By Fellow Players

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The reigning Defensive Rookie of the Year, Rams DT Aaron Donald cracked the 2015 NFL Top 100.

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Well this is rare. There's a St. Louis Ram in the top 100.

Rams DT Aaron Donald made the NFL Top 100 after just one, albeit illustrious, season.

Last year's list had just one Ram in Robert Quinn who ranked #13 coming off of his 19-sack season.

Donald, for his part, had a stellar rookie season as a defensive tackle:

Donald 2014 stats

That's some strong, strong DT play stats-wise. Take a look at the duo from 2010 in Ndamukong Suh and Gerald McCoy who many consider to be the best two DTs in the league (and were coincidentally the two picks immediately following Sam Bradford in the 2010 NFL Draft).

Here's Suh's career thus far:

Suh career stats

And here's McCoy:

McCoy career stats

Suh had the stronger start to his career, but McCoy has certainly developed into the player the Buccaneers were hoping they were getting five years ago.

What does the future hold for Donald? Well, it's certainly bright. Not only was he a force in year one, but he's got some very good talent alongside him on the Rams' 2015 defensive line that will ensure offensive lines can't overprotect against Donald.

#92 this year. I'd be surprised if he's not higher on this list 12 months from now.