2011 National Leaders Sacks - Games vs. Non-Conference Teams Only through 01/09/2012

Name Team Yr Pos G Sacks Sack Yards Sacks/G
1 Chase Thomas Stanford SR LB 4 5.5 47 1.38
2 Josh Hartigan Colorado SR LB 3 4.0 22 1.33
3 Sean Porter Texas A&M JR LB 4 4.5 36 1.13
4 Whitney Mercilus Illinois JR DL 5 5.5 32 1.10
5 Aaron Donald Pittsburgh SO DL 6 6.0 34 1.00
5 Cordarro Law USM SR DL 5 5.0 28 1.00
5 Vontaze Burfict Ariz St JR LB 4 4.0 34 1.00
5 Tony Jerod-Eddie Texas A&M SR DL 4 4.0 27 1.00
5 Terrence Frederick Texas A&M SR DB 4 4.0 25 1.00
5 R.J. Washington Oklahoma JR DL 4 4.0 20 1.00
5 David Mackall Maryland SO DL 3 3.0 18 1.00
12 J.R. Collins Va Tech SO DL 5 4.5 32 0.90
12 Brandon Joiner Ark St SR DL 5 4.5 30 0.90
12 Michael Buchanan Illinois JR LB 5 4.5 28 0.90
12 Audie Cole NC State SR LB 5 4.5 27 0.90
16 Stansly Maponga TCU SO DL 6 5.0 35 0.83
16 Brett Roy Nevada SR DL 6 5.0 19 0.83
18 Jaye Howard Florida SR DL 5 4.0 34 0.80
18 Kendall Reyes U Conn SR DL 5 4.0 28 0.80
18 Mike Daniels Iowa SR DL 5 4.0 27 0.80
18 Claude Davis S Florida SR DL 5 4.0 26 0.80
18 Nordly Capi CSU SO DL 5 4.0 24 0.80
18 Julius Warmsley Tulane SO DL 5 4.0 19 0.80
24 Shea McClellin Boise St SR DL 6 4.5 38 0.75
24 Alan Baxter N Illinois JR DL 4 3.0 28 0.75
24 Trevor Reilly Utah SO LB 4 3.0 28 0.75
24 David Gilbert Wisconsin JR DL 4 3.0 26 0.75
24 Jamie Blatnick Okla St SR DL 4 3.0 24 0.75
24 Horace Miller UTEP SO DL 4 3.0 23 0.75
24 Greg Watkins UTEP JR DL 4 3.0 22 0.75
24 Khalil Mack Buffalo SO LB 4 3.0 20 0.75
24 Scott Solomon Rice SR DL 4 3.0 16 0.75
24 Chris Jones BGSU JR DL 4 3.0 15 0.75
24 Marcus Robinson Miami (Fl) SR DL 4 3.0 15 0.75
24 Brad Madison Missouri JR DL 4 3.0 14 0.75
24 Josh Shirley Washington FR DL 4 3.0 14 0.75
37 Melvin Ingram S Carolina SR DL 5 3.5 32 0.70
37 Chris Smith Arkansas SO DL 5 3.5 21 0.70
37 Sio Moore U Conn JR LB 5 3.5 21 0.70
37 Brandon Mills Cincinnati JR DL 5 3.5 20 0.70
37 James Gayle Va Tech SO DL 5 3.5 20 0.70
37 Tim Fugger Vanderbilt SR DL 5 3.5 16 0.70
43 Dan Giordano Cincinnati JR DL 6 4.0 49 0.67
43 Miles Burris SDSU SR LB 6 4.0 33 0.67
43 Korey Jones Wyoming JR DL 6 4.0 29 0.67
43 Derek Wolfe Cincinnati SR DL 6 4.0 21 0.67
43 Cecil Whiteside California FR LB 3 2.0 15 0.67
43 C.J. Mizell Wash St SO LB 3 2.0 12 0.67
49 Ben Gardner Stanford JR DL 4 2.5 22 0.63
49 Brad Ohrman E Mich SR DL 4 2.5 20 0.63
49 Brayden Burnett Missouri SO DL 4 2.5 18 0.63
49 Derrick Shelby Utah SR DL 4 2.5 18 0.63
49 Nathan Ollie Ball State SO DL 4 2.5 14 0.63
49 Anthony Chickillo Miami (Fl) FR DL 4 2.5 12 0.63
49 Kevin Cyrille FAU SR DL 4 2.5 7 0.63
56 Greg Scruggs Louisville SR DL 5 3.0 32 0.60
56 Julius Forte S Florida SO DL 5 3.0 30 0.60
56 Sammy Brown Houston SR LB 5 3.0 29 0.60
56 Margus Hunt SMU JR DL 5 3.0 27 0.60
56 Cameron Meredith Nebraska JR DL 5 3.0 24 0.60
56 Ronald Powell Florida SO LB 5 3.0 20 0.60
56 Andre Branch Clemson SR DL 5 3.0 17 0.60
56 Keith McCaskill S Florida SR DL 5 3.0 17 0.60
56 Freddie Bishop W Mich JR DL 5 3.0 16 0.60
56 Sam Miller FIU SO DB 5 3.0 15 0.60
56 Jadeveon Clowney S Carolina FR DL 5 3.0 15 0.60
56 Bjoern Werner FSU SO DL 5 3.0 14 0.60
56 Matt Conrath Virginia SR DL 5 3.0 11 0.60
56 Kareem Martin N Carolina SO DL 5 3.0 10 0.60
70 Marcus Smith Louisville SO DL 6 3.5 27 0.58
70 Levi Koskan Utah State SR DL 6 3.5 26 0.58
70 Brandon Lindsey Pittsburgh SR LB 6 3.5 25 0.58
70 David Niumatalolo NMSU SR DL 6 3.5 13 0.58
74 Jabaree Tuani Navy SR DL 10 5.5 22 0.55
75 Aaron Lynch Notre Dame FR DL 11 5.5 45 0.50
75 Christian Lacey La Tech SR DL 6 3.0 22 0.50
75 Jerome Long SDSU SR DL 6 3.0 20 0.50
75 Chas Alecxih Pittsburgh SR DL 6 3.0 19 0.50
75 Liko Satele Hawai'i SR DL 6 3.0 18 0.50
75 Gabe Knapton Wyoming SR DL 6 3.0 15 0.50
75 Ted Jennings U Conn JR DL 5 2.5 20 0.50
75 Devekeyan Lattimore S Florida SO LB 5 2.5 20 0.50
75 Aaron Brown Hawai'i SR LB 5 2.5 18 0.50
75 Zach Brown N Carolina SR LB 5 2.5 14 0.50
75 Bernard Smith La-Lafytte SR DL 5 2.5 13 0.50
75 Trevardo Williams U Conn JR DL 5 2.5 12 0.50
75 Quinton Coples N Carolina SR DL 5 2.5 12 0.50
75 Brian Slay NC State JR DL 5 2.5 11 0.50
75 Travis Johnson SJSU JR DL 5 2.5 11 0.50
75 David Johnson TCU FR DL 5 2.5 11 0.50
75 Chris Marve Vanderbilt SR LB 5 2.5 11 0.50
75 Najel Byrd Ark St SR LB 5 2.5 10 0.50
75 Taylor Thompson SMU SR DL 5 2.5 10 0.50
75 Robert Maci Purdue JR DL 4 2.0 21 0.50
75 Jackson Jeffcoat Texas SO DL 4 2.0 21 0.50
75 Meshak Williams Kansas St JR DL 4 2.0 20 0.50
75 Roosevelt Nix Kent State SO DL 4 2.0 19 0.50
75 Adam Davis Kansas St JR DL 4 2.0 17 0.50
75 Trent Murphy Stanford JR LB 4 2.0 17 0.50
75 Charlie Hatcher Duke SR DL 4 2.0 16 0.50

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