2011 National Leaders Tackles - All Games through 01/09/2012

Name Team Yr Pos G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
1 Luke Kuechly BC JR LB 12 102 89 191 15.92
2 Brian Wagner Akron JR LB 11 56 91 147 13.36
3 Curnelius Arnick Tulsa SR LB 13 99 60 159 12.23
4 Trent Mackey Tulane JR LB 12 96 49 145 12.08
5 Demetrius Hartsfield Maryland JR LB 9 50 58 108 12.00
6 Danny Trevathan Kentucky SR LB 12 67 76 143 11.92
7 Carmen Messina New Mexico SR LB 12 68 74 142 11.83
8 Bobby Wagner Utah State SR LB 13 67 80 147 11.31
9 Travis Freeman Ball State JR LB 12 43 91 134 11.17
10 Jeremy Grove ECU FR LB 11 45 77 122 11.09
11 Donyae Coleman NMSU SR DB 12 70 63 133 11.08
12 Khaseem Greene Rutgers JR DB 13 74 66 140 10.77
13 Mike Taylor Wisconsin JR LB 14 60 90 150 10.71
14 Matt Daniels Duke SR DB 12 65 61 126 10.50
15 Brady Amack Air Force SR LB 13 61 75 136 10.46
16 Brynden Trawick Troy JR DB 12 75 48 123 10.25
16 Kim Royston Minnesota SR DB 12 71 52 123 10.25
18 Lavonte David Nebraska SR LB 13 65 68 133 10.23
19 Chris Borland Wisconsin SO LB 14 64 79 143 10.21
20 Marcus McGraw Houston SR LB 14 67 74 141 10.07
21 Winston Guy Jr. Kentucky SR DB 12 57 63 120 10.00
22 Jamie Bender UAB SR DB 12 69 50 119 9.92
22 Steven Johnson Kansas SR LB 12 64 55 119 9.92
24 Cort Dennison Washington SR LB 13 64 64 128 9.85
24 Manti Te'o Notre Dame JR LB 13 62 66 128 9.85
26 Adrien Cole La Tech SR LB 13 78 49 127 9.77
27 Tre`Shawn Robinson Idaho SR LB 12 59 58 117 9.75
28 Sean Spence Miami (Fl) SR LB 11 54 52 106 9.64
29 Aaron Morris Ball State SO LB 12 48 67 115 9.58
30 Sean Baker Ball State SR DB 10 44 51 95 9.50
31 Stephen Johnson Temple SR LB 13 68 55 123 9.46
31 Cameron Lawrence Miss St JR LB 13 49 74 123 9.46
33 Steven Erzinger Army SR LB 11 45 58 103 9.36
34 Michael Clay Oregon JR LB 11 54 48 102 9.27
35 Dwayne Woods BGSU JR LB 12 57 54 111 9.25
36 Julian Burnett Ga Tech JR LB 13 60 60 120 9.23
37 Lance Kelley La-Lafytte SR LB 13 64 54 118 9.08
37 Gary Walker Idaho JR DB 12 67 42 109 9.08
37 James Morris Iowa SO LB 12 52 57 109 9.08
37 Andrew Jackson Western Ky SO LB 12 41 68 109 9.08
41 A.J. Klein Iowa State JR LB 13 66 51 117 9.00
41 Emmanuel Acho Texas SR LB 13 61 56 117 9.00
41 Cameron Nwosu Rice SO LB 12 58 50 108 9.00
41 Jonathan Brown Illinois SO LB 12 46 62 108 9.00
45 Max Gruder Pittsburgh SR LB 13 58 58 116 8.92
45 Jahleel Addae C Mich JR DB 12 51 56 107 8.92
47 Chaz Walker Utah SR LB 13 51 64 115 8.85
48 Terrence Thomas Memphis SR LB 12 72 34 106 8.83
48 Eric Franklin Maryland JR DB 12 64 42 106 8.83
50 Jake Knott Iowa State JR LB 13 73 41 114 8.77
50 Johnnie Simon W Mich SO DB 13 62 52 114 8.77
50 Elliot Coffey Baylor SR LB 13 55 59 114 8.77
50 J.K. Schaffer Cincinnati SR LB 13 51 63 114 8.77
54 Sam Holl Baylor SO DB 13 83 30 113 8.69
54 Omar Brown Marshall SR DB 13 71 42 113 8.69
56 Keith Smith SJSU SO LB 12 50 54 104 8.67
57 Aaron Brown Hawai'i SR LB 12 70 33 103 8.58
57 Matt Warrick Navy JR LB 12 54 49 103 8.58
59 Luke Batton Kent State JR LB 12 50 52 102 8.50
60 Christian Kirksey Iowa SO LB 13 62 48 110 8.46
61 Cody Davis Texas Tech JR DB 11 72 21 93 8.45
62 David Hinds FAU JR LB 12 56 45 101 8.42
62 Taylor Reed SMU JR LB 12 56 45 101 8.42
64 Jason Edwards La-Monroe SR LB 12 51 49 100 8.33
65 John Boyett Oregon JR DB 13 69 39 108 8.31
65 Winston Fraser FIU JR LB 13 64 44 108 8.31
65 Audie Cole NC State SR LB 13 61 47 108 8.31
65 Corey Paredes Hawai'i SR LB 13 59 49 108 8.31
69 Noah Keller Ohio SR LB 14 45 71 116 8.29
70 James Skelton CSU JR LB 11 41 50 91 8.27
71 Shaquil Barrett CSU SO LB 12 45 54 99 8.25
72 Zachary Orr N Texas SO LB 9 39 35 74 8.22
72 Kevin Pierre-Louis BC SO LB 9 37 37 74 8.22
74 Pat Schiller N Illinois SR LB 14 42 73 115 8.21
75 Phillip Thomas Syracuse JR DB 10 54 28 82 8.20
76 Gerald Hodges Penn State JR LB 13 60 46 106 8.15
77 Mike Hicks Baylor JR DB 13 71 34 105 8.08
77 Mychal Kendricks California SR LB 13 69 36 105 8.08
77 Zach Brown N Carolina SR LB 13 62 43 105 8.08
77 Earl Wolff NC State JR DB 13 59 46 105 8.08
77 Brian Hendricks Wyoming SR LB 13 55 50 105 8.08
77 Justin Allen Rice SR LB 12 57 40 97 8.08
77 Jory Johnson U Conn JR LB 12 45 52 97 8.08
84 Daren Bates Auburn JR LB 13 59 45 104 8.00
85 Ronnie Thornton USM SR LB 14 47 64 111 7.93
86 Steve Greer Virginia JR LB 13 43 60 103 7.92
87 Troy Gilmer Akron JR LB 9 33 38 71 7.89
88 Jay Dudley La Tech SR LB 13 55 47 102 7.85
88 Luke Ruff Wyoming JR DB 13 54 48 102 7.85
88 Neiko Thorpe Auburn SR DB 13 51 51 102 7.85
88 Brandon Marshall Nevada SR LB 13 49 53 102 7.85
92 Devekeyan Lattimore S Florida SO LB 12 62 32 94 7.83
92 Joe Vellano Maryland JR DL 12 54 40 94 7.83
92 Yawin Smallwood U Conn FR LB 12 36 58 94 7.83
95 Shawn Jackson Tulsa SO LB 13 67 34 101 7.77
95 Arthur Brown Kansas St JR LB 13 57 44 101 7.77
95 Cyhl Quarles Wk Forest SR DB 13 52 49 101 7.77
95 Jerry Franklin Arkansas SR LB 13 46 55 101 7.77
99 Tra'ves Bush Navy JR DB 12 61 32 93 7.75
99 Conrad Scheidt Idaho JR LB 12 42 51 93 7.75

Note: To qualify, player must have played in 75% of his team's games.