Rumph is a bit light in the pants at 6’3 and 245 pounds (weighed in at 235 during the season) but this guy is just tenacious in getting after the quarterback. When watching his tape, the word “slippery” comes to mind. Rumph didn’t run the 40 during his pro day but tested well in the all-important three-cone drill with a 7.09.
Chris Rumph was drafted with pick 118 of round 4 in the 2021 draft class. He scored a 5.11 RAS out of a possible 10.00. This ranked 671 out of 1371 DE from 1987 to 2021. https://t.co/1tr0k3bXUf #RAS #Chargers pic.twitter.com/uYEJ6K2SPJ— Kent Lee Platte (@MathBomb) May 1, 2021
After redshirting his first year on campus, Rumph earned one start in 13 games in 2018, earning First-Team Freshman All-American honors from USA Today with eight tackles-for-loss and three sacks. During the 2020 season, Rumph posted a career-high eight sacks to go along with 12.5 tackles-for-loss en route a spot on the Second-Team All-ACC squad.
Rumph’s father is currently the defensive line coach for the Chicago Bears after previously spending time as the outside linebackers coach for the Houston Texans.