2012 National Leaders Tackles - All Games through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
1 Marvin Burdette UAB SR LB 12 90 67 157 13.08
2 Dan Molls Toledo SR LB 13 86 80 166 12.77
3 Nick Clancy BC SR LB 12 81 64 145 12.08
4 A.J. Johnson Tennessee SO LB 12 63 75 138 11.50
5 Geoffery Bacon Army SO LB 12 65 71 136 11.33
6 Anthony Hitchens Iowa JR LB 11 56 68 124 11.27
7 Avery Williamson Kentucky JR LB 12 70 65 135 11.25
8 Dominick LeGrande Marshall SR DB 12 69 63 132 11.00
8 Perry McIntyre U Mass SR LB 12 61 71 132 11.00
10 Chris Wade Miami (Oh) JR LB 12 75 53 128 10.67
10 Phillip Steward Houston SR LB 12 57 71 128 10.67
12 Eric Kendricks UCLA SO LB 14 93 56 149 10.64
13 Greg Blair Cincinnati SR LB 13 68 70 138 10.62
14 Trevon Stewart Houston FR DB 12 52 74 126 10.50
14 Derrick Mathews Houston SO LB 12 46 80 126 10.50
16 Khaseem Greene Rutgers SR LB 13 70 66 136 10.46
17 Albert Rosette Nevada SR LB 13 68 66 134 10.31
18 Luke Batton Kent State SR LB 14 80 63 143 10.21
19 Steve Greer Virginia SR LB 12 45 77 122 10.17
20 Justin Cherocci C Mich SO LB 13 43 89 132 10.15
21 Jake Johnson South Ala SR LB 13 73 58 131 10.08
22 Kevin Minter LSU JR LB 13 55 75 130 10.00
22 Yawin Smallwood U Conn SO LB 12 59 61 120 10.00
24 Travis Freeman Ball State SR LB 13 50 79 129 9.92
25 Austin Niklas Air Force SR LB 13 74 54 128 9.85
26 Shamari Benton C Mich JR LB 13 54 72 126 9.69
27 Davis Cazares NMSU JR DB 12 67 49 116 9.67
28 Bryce Hager Baylor SO LB 13 72 52 124 9.54
29 Brandon Magee Ariz St SR LB 12 81 33 114 9.50
29 Ryan Shazier Ohio State SO LB 12 69 45 114 9.50
31 Kevin Pierre-Louis BC JR LB 9 51 34 85 9.44
32 James Morris Iowa JR LB 12 52 61 113 9.42
33 Andrew Jackson Western Ky JR LB 13 80 42 122 9.38
34 Ben Heeney Kansas SO LB 12 66 46 112 9.33
34 Everett Daniels Houston SR LB 12 48 64 112 9.33
34 Josh Fely UTEP SR LB 12 44 68 112 9.33
37 John Lotulelei UNLV SR LB 13 60 61 121 9.31
38 Cameron Lawrence Miss St SR LB 13 54 66 120 9.23
39 Bryan Pali E Mich SR LB 9 33 50 83 9.22
40 Tyler Matakevich Temple FR LB 11 67 34 101 9.18
41 Kurt Mangum Akron SR LB 12 48 62 110 9.17
42 Tony Jefferson Oklahoma JR DB 13 90 29 119 9.15
42 Jake Fischer Arizona JR LB 13 76 43 119 9.15
42 Earl Wolff NC State SR DB 13 75 44 119 9.15
42 Jack Tyler Va Tech JR LB 13 55 64 119 9.15
46 J.C. Percy Boise St SR LB 13 70 48 118 9.08
46 Gerald Hodges Penn State SR LB 12 45 64 109 9.08
48 A.J. Klein Iowa State SR LB 13 59 58 117 9.00
48 Zachary Orr N Texas JR LB 12 56 52 108 9.00
48 Okechukwu Okoroha Marshall SR DB 12 43 65 108 9.00
48 LaRoy Reynolds Virginia SR LB 10 34 56 90 9.00
52 DeAundre Brown Tulsa SR LB 14 81 44 125 8.93
53 Kemal Ishmael UCF SR DB 14 68 56 124 8.86
54 Deone Bucannon Wash St JR DB 12 64 42 106 8.83
55 Mike Taylor Wisconsin SR LB 14 69 54 123 8.79
56 Nathan Herrold Ark St SR LB 13 48 66 114 8.77
57 Ghaali Muhammad Wyoming SR LB 12 70 35 105 8.75
58 Michael Mauti Penn State SR LB 11 49 47 96 8.73
59 Manti Te'o Notre Dame SR LB 13 55 58 113 8.69
60 Demetrius Hartsfield Maryland SR LB 9 45 33 78 8.67
61 Damien Proby N'western JR LB 13 74 38 112 8.62
62 Brent Harstad FAU SR DB 12 61 42 103 8.58
62 Johnnie Simon W Mich JR DB 12 51 52 103 8.58
62 Korey Jones Wyoming SR LB 12 49 54 103 8.58
65 Khalil Mack Buffalo JR LB 11 52 42 94 8.55
66 Luke Wollet Kent State JR DB 14 66 53 119 8.50
66 D.J. Hunter Marshall FR DB 12 46 56 102 8.50
66 Justin Cudworth E Mich SR LB 10 31 54 85 8.50
69 T.J. McDonald USC SR DB 13 54 56 110 8.46
69 Max Bullough Mich St JR LB 13 51 59 110 8.46
71 Michael Clay Oregon SR LB 12 63 38 101 8.42
72 Walt Canty Duke SR DB 13 53 56 109 8.38
72 Jake Doughty Utah State JR LB 13 36 73 109 8.38
74 Clayton Geathers UCF SO DB 14 62 55 117 8.36
75 Qushaun Lee Ark St SO LB 12 59 41 100 8.33
76 Preston Brown Louisville JR LB 13 52 56 108 8.31
77 Jordon Byas Duke SR DB 10 44 39 83 8.30
78 Gary Walker Idaho SR DB 12 57 42 99 8.25
79 Hayes Pullard USC SO LB 13 55 52 107 8.23
80 Brandon Reeves UTSA SR LB 10 30 52 82 8.20
81 Desmond Bozeman W Mich JR LB 11 27 63 90 8.18
82 Justin Currie W Mich SO DB 12 40 58 98 8.17
83 Justin Anderson La-Lafytte JR LB 13 70 35 105 8.08
83 Duke Williams Nevada SR DB 13 69 36 105 8.08
83 Enrique Williams South Ala JR LB 13 52 53 105 8.08
83 Zach Vigil Utah State JR LB 13 34 71 105 8.08
83 Keith Smith SJSU JR LB 12 43 54 97 8.08
88 Eddie Lackey Baylor JR LB 13 71 33 104 8.00
88 Jimmie Ward N Illinois JR DB 13 65 39 104 8.00
88 Chris Borland Wisconsin JR LB 13 56 48 104 8.00
88 Lamin Barrow LSU JR LB 13 52 52 104 8.00
88 Trashaun Nixon NMSU JR LB 12 44 52 96 8.00
88 Brandon Fusilier-Jeffires Army FR LB 11 45 43 88 8.00
94 Brandan Bishop NC State SR DB 13 71 32 103 7.92
94 Joplo Bartu Texas St SR LB 12 61 34 95 7.92
94 Darion Monroe Tulane FR DB 12 60 35 95 7.92
94 Christian Kirksey Iowa JR LB 12 42 53 95 7.92
94 Jory Johnson U Conn SR LB 12 37 58 95 7.92
99 Shawn Jackson Tulsa JR LB 11 54 33 87 7.91
100 Will Compton Nebraska SR LB 14 37 73 110 7.86

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