Von Miller dances. Bradley Chubb steals quarterbacks’ towels. Maybe they can trade tips in training camp.

The Broncos selected NC State edge rusher Bradley Chubb with the fifth pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, Thursday night. The Broncos’ next pick is the 40th overall selection, early in the second round.

Chubb is widely considered the best pass rusher in this year’s draft class. He won the Bronco Nagurski Award for the best defensive player in college football this year and was also the ACC Defensive Player of the Year and a consensus All-American.

At 6-4 and 275 pounds, Chubb is a force to be reckoned with. He’s a big, strong edge rusher who is starting to refine the technical side of his game. He posted 10 sacks and over 20 tackles for a loss in each of the past two seasons.

Chubb probably fits best as a defensive end in a 4-3 scheme, but he’ll likely play outside linebacker in Denver’s 3-4.

Wherever Chubb fits in, you can be sure that he and Von will have big things in mind.


Henry was born in Columbia Falls, Montana and graduated from Columbia Falls High School in 2015. He earned bachelor's degrees in journalism and economics from the University of Montana in 2019. After graduation, he joined DNVR. He spent three years covering the University of Colorado before moving to the Broncos beat ahead of the 2022 season. Henry joined DNVR as a remote staff writer in 2017, providing support to BSN's Broncos beat reporters. He interned at DNVR headquarters in the summer of 2018 and accepted a full-time position after graduating from UM. Follow Henry on Twitter - @HenryChisholm