2012 National Leaders Tackles - Games vs. Non-Conference Teams Only through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
1 Phillip Steward Houston SR LB 4 24 27 51 12.75
1 Anthony Hitchens Iowa JR LB 4 20 31 51 12.75
3 Nick Clancy BC SR LB 4 27 23 50 12.50
4 Bryce Hager Baylor SO LB 4 26 22 48 12.00
5 Khaseem Greene Rutgers SR LB 6 27 44 71 11.83
6 Jake Fischer Arizona JR LB 4 30 16 46 11.50
6 Avery Williamson Kentucky JR LB 4 21 25 46 11.50
8 Travis Freeman Ball State SR LB 5 27 29 56 11.20
9 Geoffery Bacon Army SO LB 11 56 66 122 11.09
10 Luke Batton Kent State SR LB 5 36 19 55 11.00
10 Austin Niklas Air Force SR LB 5 29 26 55 11.00
10 Charles Harris Memphis SO LB 4 9 35 44 11.00
13 Justin Cherocci C Mich SO LB 5 8 46 54 10.80
14 Hayes Pullard USC SO LB 4 14 29 43 10.75
15 Donald Coleman E Mich JR DB 3 10 22 32 10.67
16 Jimmie Ward N Illinois JR DB 5 35 18 53 10.60
16 Yawin Smallwood U Conn SO LB 5 27 26 53 10.60
18 Dominick LeGrande Marshall SR DB 4 25 17 42 10.50
18 Michael Mauti Penn State SR LB 4 22 20 42 10.50
18 Derrick Mathews Houston SO LB 4 16 26 42 10.50
21 Steele Divitto BC JR LB 4 25 16 41 10.25
21 Johnathan Cyprien FIU SR DB 4 20 21 41 10.25
23 Terence Garvin WVU SR LB 4 25 15 40 10.00
23 James Morris Iowa JR LB 4 16 24 40 10.00
23 Steve Greer Virginia SR LB 4 12 28 40 10.00
23 Alonzo Highsmith Arkansas SR LB 3 12 18 30 10.00
27 Greg Blair Cincinnati SR LB 6 28 31 59 9.83
28 Dan Molls Toledo SR LB 5 27 22 49 9.80
28 Jake Johnson South Ala SR LB 5 27 22 49 9.80
28 Luke Wollet Kent State JR DB 5 26 23 49 9.80
28 Kevin Minter LSU JR LB 5 15 34 49 9.80
32 Chris Wade Miami (Oh) JR LB 4 25 14 39 9.75
32 Ryan Shazier Ohio State SO LB 4 25 14 39 9.75
32 Brandon Reeves UTSA SR LB 4 16 23 39 9.75
35 Jeremy McKnight FAU JR DB 3 13 16 29 9.67
36 Keith Smith SJSU JR LB 6 27 30 57 9.50
36 Jamie Collins USM SR DL 4 24 14 38 9.50
36 Korey Jones Wyoming SR LB 4 14 24 38 9.50
36 A.J. Klein Iowa State SR LB 4 13 25 38 9.50
40 Davis Cazares NMSU JR DB 6 29 27 56 9.33
41 Arthur Brown Kansas St SR LB 4 24 13 37 9.25
41 Eric Kendricks UCLA SO LB 4 21 16 37 9.25
41 Johnnie Simon W Mich JR DB 4 20 17 37 9.25
44 J.C. Percy Boise St SR LB 5 24 22 46 9.20
45 Sean Sylvia BC SO DB 4 23 13 36 9.00
45 Jared Tevis Arizona SO DB 4 22 14 36 9.00
45 Richard Spencer UTEP SR DB 4 21 15 36 9.00
45 Trevon Stewart Houston FR DB 4 21 15 36 9.00
45 Lairamie Lee N Texas SO DB 4 19 17 36 9.00
45 Daren Bates Auburn SR LB 4 13 23 36 9.00
51 Duke Williams Nevada SR DB 5 29 15 44 8.80
51 Qushaun Lee Ark St SO LB 5 28 16 44 8.80
53 Byron Moore Tennessee JR DB 4 22 13 35 8.75
53 Bruce Taylor Va Tech SR LB 4 21 14 35 8.75
53 Lonnie Ballentine Memphis JR DB 4 16 19 35 8.75
53 Isaiah Bruce WVU FR LB 4 15 20 35 8.75
53 Zachary Orr N Texas JR LB 4 15 20 35 8.75
53 Mike Purcell Wyoming SR DL 4 13 22 35 8.75
53 Anthony Brown Memphis JR DL 4 9 26 35 8.75
60 Bryan Bonilla NMSU JR LB 6 16 36 52 8.67
61 Manti Te'o Notre Dame SR LB 11 45 50 95 8.64
62 Chris Borland Wisconsin JR LB 5 23 20 43 8.60
62 Mike Taylor Wisconsin SR LB 5 22 21 43 8.60
62 Jack Tyler Va Tech JR LB 5 21 22 43 8.60
62 Will Compton Nebraska SR LB 5 20 23 43 8.60
62 Shamari Benton C Mich JR LB 5 14 29 43 8.60
67 Trashaun Nixon NMSU JR LB 6 22 29 51 8.50
67 Ross Rasner Arkansas SR DB 4 17 17 34 8.50
67 T.J. McDonald USC SR DB 4 16 18 34 8.50
70 McKade Brady Utah State SR DB 7 25 34 59 8.43
71 Terrance Plummer UCF SO LB 5 20 22 42 8.40
71 Nathan Herrold Ark St SR LB 5 16 26 42 8.40
73 Witney Sherry Buffalo SO DB 3 13 12 25 8.33
74 Brandon Fusilier-Jeffires Army FR LB 10 42 41 83 8.30
75 Vince Buhagiar SJSU JR LB 7 35 23 58 8.29
75 Zach Vigil Utah State JR LB 7 24 34 58 8.29
77 Devin Arrington Marshall SR LB 4 25 8 33 8.25
77 Brannon Bryan Troy SR LB 4 24 9 33 8.25
77 A.J. Johnson Tennessee SO LB 4 19 14 33 8.25
77 Perry McIntyre U Mass SR LB 4 19 14 33 8.25
77 Demetrius Hartsfield Maryland SR LB 4 19 14 33 8.25
77 Marquis Flowers Arizona JR DB 4 18 15 33 8.25
77 John Timu Washington SO LB 4 17 16 33 8.25
77 Jake Holland Auburn JR LB 4 16 17 33 8.25
77 Marvin Burdette UAB SR LB 4 16 17 33 8.25
86 Kemal Ishmael UCF SR DB 5 24 17 41 8.20
86 Walt Canty Duke SR DB 5 20 21 41 8.20
88 Maalik Bomar Cincinnati SR LB 6 30 19 49 8.17
88 Jamal Merrell Rutgers JR LB 6 18 31 49 8.17
90 Jason Hendricks Pittsburgh JR DB 6 32 16 48 8.00
90 Derron Smith Fresno St SO DB 5 35 5 40 8.00
90 DeAundre Brown Tulsa SR LB 5 24 16 40 8.00
90 Jeremy Grove ECU SO LB 5 24 16 40 8.00
90 Shawn Williams Georgia SR DB 5 22 18 40 8.00
90 Alex Means Air Force SR LB 5 21 19 40 8.00
90 Enrique Williams South Ala JR LB 5 16 24 40 8.00
90 Luke Ruff Wyoming SR DB 4 24 8 32 8.00
90 Alex Bazzie Marshall JR DL 4 20 12 32 8.00
90 Hilbert Jackson N Texas JR DB 4 19 13 32 8.00
90 Alvin Dupree Kentucky SO LB 4 17 15 32 8.00

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