2011 National Leaders Tackles - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/09/2012

Name Team Yr Pos G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
1 Luke Kuechly BC JR LB 3 26 29 55 18.33
2 Danny Trevathan Kentucky SR LB 3 25 18 43 14.33
3 Ronnie Thornton USM SR LB 1 4 10 14 14.00
4 Curnelius Arnick Tulsa SR LB 4 35 20 55 13.75
5 Matt Daniels Duke SR DB 3 22 18 40 13.33
6 David Hinds FAU JR LB 1 6 7 13 13.00
7 Jeremy Grove ECU FR LB 4 12 39 51 12.75
8 Carmen Messina New Mexico SR LB 3 15 23 38 12.67
9 John Boyett Oregon JR DB 4 29 21 50 12.50
9 Jamie Bender UAB SR DB 2 17 8 25 12.50
11 Lavonte David Nebraska SR LB 4 34 14 48 12.00
11 Desmond Marrow Toledo SR DB 1 9 3 12 12.00
11 Marcus Bartels FAU SR DB 1 7 5 12 12.00
11 Kemal Ishmael UCF JR DB 1 5 7 12 12.00
15 Cort Dennison Washington SR LB 5 24 34 58 11.60
16 Dwayne Beckford Purdue JR LB 2 12 11 23 11.50
17 Jake Knott Iowa State JR LB 4 30 15 45 11.25
17 Michael Clay Oregon JR LB 4 22 23 45 11.25
19 Sean Spence Miami (Fl) SR LB 3 15 18 33 11.00
19 Brandon Alexander UCF FR DB 1 7 4 11 11.00
19 Mitch Huelsing Memphis JR DB 1 6 5 11 11.00
19 Jimmie Ward N Illinois SO DB 1 6 5 11 11.00
19 Jamar Williams Akron FR LB 1 4 7 11 11.00
19 Marcus McGraw Houston SR LB 1 4 7 11 11.00
19 Kiante Young Western Ky SO DB 1 4 7 11 11.00
19 Chaz Walker Utah SR LB 1 3 8 11 11.00
27 Alex Elkins Okla St JR LB 4 38 5 43 10.75
27 Mike Taylor Wisconsin JR LB 4 19 24 43 10.75
29 Audie Cole NC State SR LB 3 22 10 32 10.67
30 Tra'ves Bush Navy JR DB 2 15 6 21 10.50
30 Brynden Trawick Troy JR DB 2 12 9 21 10.50
30 Brady Amack Air Force SR LB 2 9 12 21 10.50
33 Manti Te'o Notre Dame JR LB 5 22 30 52 10.40
34 Mychal Kendricks California SR LB 3 20 11 31 10.33
34 Jay Dudley La Tech SR LB 3 19 12 31 10.33
34 Julian Burnett Ga Tech JR LB 3 15 16 31 10.33
37 Cameron Lawrence Miss St JR LB 5 15 36 51 10.20
38 Shawn Jackson Tulsa SO LB 4 24 16 40 10.00
38 Chris Borland Wisconsin SO LB 4 20 20 40 10.00
38 Eric Franklin Maryland JR DB 3 20 10 30 10.00
38 Ibraheim Campbell N'western FR DB 3 17 13 30 10.00
38 Winston Guy Jr. Kentucky SR DB 3 15 15 30 10.00
38 Cameron Nwosu Rice SO LB 3 12 18 30 10.00
38 Hayes Pullard USC FR LB 2 17 3 20 10.00
38 Tekerrein Cuba TCU SR DB 2 15 5 20 10.00
38 Mike Harris FSU SR DB 2 13 7 20 10.00
38 Tre Boston N Carolina SO DB 2 13 7 20 10.00
38 Dion Bailey USC FR LB 2 13 7 20 10.00
38 Logan Link Purdue SR DB 2 11 9 20 10.00
38 Dwayne Woods BGSU JR LB 1 9 1 10 10.00
38 Matt Martinez Utah SR LB 1 8 2 10 10.00
38 Tony Martin Ball State JR LB 1 7 3 10 10.00
38 Frank Trotter Memphis SR DL 1 7 3 10 10.00
38 Rashaan Melvin N Illinois JR DB 1 7 3 10 10.00
38 Avery Cunningham C Mich SO DB 1 5 5 10 10.00
38 Aaron Foster BGSU SO DB 1 5 5 10 10.00
38 Nathan Herrold Ark St JR LB 1 5 5 10 10.00
38 Kelcie McCray Ark St SR DB 1 5 5 10 10.00
38 Ben Bradley NMSU SR DB 1 5 5 10 10.00
38 Vince Buhagiar SJSU SO LB 1 4 6 10 10.00
38 Jahleel Addae C Mich JR DB 1 2 8 10 10.00
38 Brian Wagner Akron JR LB 1 1 9 10 10.00
63 Sean Parker Washington SO DB 5 24 25 49 9.80
64 Daytawion Lowe Okla St SO DB 4 30 9 39 9.75
64 Jordan Bernstine Iowa SR DB 4 19 20 39 9.75
64 George Carpenter Marshall SR LB 4 16 23 39 9.75
67 Neiko Thorpe Auburn SR DB 6 23 35 58 9.67
67 James-Michael Johnson Nevada SR LB 3 20 9 29 9.67
67 Anthony Watkins Oregon St JR DB 3 20 9 29 9.67
67 Eddie Whitley Va Tech SR LB 3 16 13 29 9.67
67 Brandon Marshall Nevada SR LB 3 15 14 29 9.67
72 Steven Johnson Kansas SR LB 4 20 18 38 9.50
72 Matt Warrick Navy JR LB 2 16 3 19 9.50
72 James Skelton CSU JR LB 2 12 7 19 9.50
72 Jonathan Brown Illinois SO LB 2 7 12 19 9.50
72 Max Gruder Pittsburgh SR LB 2 6 13 19 9.50
77 Charles Mitchell Miss St SR DB 5 21 26 47 9.40
78 Kelby Brown Duke SO LB 3 14 14 28 9.33
79 Keenan Robinson Texas SR LB 4 20 17 37 9.25
79 Tyler Nielsen Iowa SR LB 4 13 24 37 9.25
81 Chase Garnham Vanderbilt SO LB 4 22 14 36 9.00
81 Gerald Hodges Penn State JR LB 4 21 15 36 9.00
81 Marquis Flowers Arizona SO DB 3 23 4 27 9.00
81 Tashaun Gipson Wyoming SR DB 3 22 5 27 9.00
81 Jerome Long SDSU SR DL 3 16 11 27 9.00
81 Cyhl Quarles Wk Forest SR DB 3 16 11 27 9.00
81 LaRoy Reynolds Virginia JR LB 3 13 14 27 9.00
81 Andrew Sweat Ohio State SR LB 3 12 15 27 9.00
81 Taylor Reed SMU JR LB 3 12 15 27 9.00
81 Luke Ruff Wyoming JR DB 3 10 17 27 9.00
81 Daniel Drake ECU JR LB 3 2 25 27 9.00
81 Tavon Wilson Illinois SR DB 2 11 7 18 9.00
81 Khaseem Greene Rutgers JR DB 2 11 7 18 9.00
81 Lance Kelley La-Lafytte SR LB 1 9 0 9 9.00
81 Ryland Ward BGSU FR DB 1 8 1 9 9.00
81 Trent Mackey Tulane JR LB 1 8 1 9 9.00
81 Clayton Geathers UCF FR DB 1 7 2 9 9.00
81 Jordan Delegal N Illinois SR LB 1 7 2 9 9.00
81 Doug Wiggins W Mich SR DB 1 6 3 9 9.00
81 Justin Cudworth E Mich JR LB 1 5 4 9 9.00

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