2012 National Leaders Tackles - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
1 Avery Williamson Kentucky JR LB 5 37 26 63 12.60
2 Matt Elam Florida JR DB 7 36 8 44 6.29
3 Kevin Minter LSU JR LB 5 34 33 67 13.40
4 E.J. Gaines Missouri JR DB 6 31 5 36 6.00
5 Lamin Barrow LSU JR LB 5 28 15 43 8.60
5 Josh Evans Florida SR DB 7 28 13 41 5.86
5 Will Ebner Missouri SR LB 6 28 12 40 6.67
5 Tony Jefferson Oklahoma JR DB 4 28 10 38 9.50
5 Jon Bostic Florida SR LB 7 28 9 37 5.29
10 A.J. Johnson Tennessee SO LB 5 27 32 59 11.80
10 Mike Taylor Wisconsin SR LB 6 27 28 55 9.17
10 Ben Heeney Kansas SO LB 4 27 18 45 11.25
10 Eric Kendricks UCLA SO LB 4 27 13 40 10.00
10 C.J. Mosley Alabama JR LB 5 27 13 40 8.00
15 Max Bullough Mich St JR LB 6 26 26 52 8.67
15 Herman Lathers Tennessee SR LB 5 26 14 40 8.00
15 Jarvis Jones Georgia JR LB 5 26 12 38 7.60
15 D.J. Swearinger S Carolina SR DB 6 26 10 36 6.00
19 Cody Prewitt Miss SO DB 6 24 24 48 8.00
19 Thomas Gordon Michigan JR DB 6 24 22 46 7.67
19 Jermaine Whitehead Auburn SO DB 6 24 20 44 7.33
19 Alvin Dupree Kentucky SO LB 5 24 16 40 8.00
19 Nick Clancy BC SR LB 4 24 15 39 9.75
19 Shawn Williams Georgia SR DB 5 24 12 36 7.20
19 Earl Wolff NC State SR DB 3 24 9 33 11.00
19 Jonathon Mincy Auburn SO DB 6 24 8 32 5.33
27 Shaq Wilson S Carolina SR LB 6 23 24 47 7.83
27 Kenronte Walker Missouri SR DB 6 23 18 41 6.83
27 Michael Clay Oregon SR LB 3 23 16 39 13.00
27 Sean Sylvia BC SO DB 4 23 15 38 9.50
27 Alec Ogletree Georgia JR LB 4 23 15 38 9.50
27 Kenny Demens Michigan SR LB 6 23 15 38 6.33
27 Jourdon Grandon Arizona SO DB 3 23 8 31 10.33
27 Jadeveon Clowney S Carolina SO DL 6 23 7 30 5.00
27 Cody Davis Texas Tech SR DB 3 23 1 24 8.00
36 Chris Borland Wisconsin JR LB 6 22 25 47 7.83
36 Ethan Armstrong Wisconsin JR LB 6 22 20 42 7.00
36 Demetruce McNeal Auburn JR DB 6 22 17 39 6.50
36 Dezmen Southward Wisconsin JR DB 6 22 16 38 6.33
36 Kenny Ladler Vanderbilt JR DB 4 22 12 34 8.50
36 Damien Proby N'western JR LB 3 22 4 26 8.67
42 Cameron Lawrence Miss St SR LB 4 21 26 47 11.75
42 Jeremiah George Iowa State JR LB 3 21 15 36 12.00
42 Jonathan Stewart Texas A&M SR LB 4 21 15 36 9.00
42 Jordan Kovacs Michigan SR DB 6 21 13 34 5.67
42 Steele Divitto BC JR LB 4 21 10 31 7.75
42 Damontre Moore Texas A&M JR DL 4 21 9 30 7.50
42 Josh Hill California SR DB 4 21 9 30 7.50
42 Loucheiz Purifoy Florida SO DB 7 21 8 29 4.14
42 Anthony Barr UCLA JR LB 4 21 7 28 7.00
42 Denzel Perryman Miami (Fl) SO LB 3 21 4 25 8.33
42 Bacarri Rambo Georgia SR DB 4 21 4 25 6.25
53 Desmond Morgan Michigan SO LB 6 20 27 47 7.83
53 Isaiah Lewis Mich St JR DB 6 20 21 41 6.83
53 Mike Marry Miss JR LB 6 20 20 40 6.67
53 Reginald Bowens S Carolina SR LB 6 20 16 36 6.00
53 Braylon Webb Missouri SO DB 6 20 13 33 5.50
53 Travis Feeney Washington FR LB 5 20 12 32 6.40
53 Sean Parker Washington JR DB 5 20 11 31 6.20
53 Jake Ryan Michigan SO LB 6 20 11 31 5.17
53 Karl Joseph WVU FR DB 3 20 7 27 9.00
53 Bradley McDougald Kansas SR DB 4 20 6 26 6.50
53 Justin Gilbert Okla St JR DB 3 20 4 24 8.00
53 Brison Williams S Carolina SO DB 6 20 4 24 4.00
65 Denzel Nkemdiche Miss FR LB 6 19 28 47 7.83
65 Sheldon Richardson Missouri JR DL 6 19 23 42 7.00
65 Bryce Hager Baylor SO LB 3 19 16 35 11.67
65 Brandon Ogletree BYU SR LB 5 19 15 34 6.80
65 Byron Moore Tennessee JR DB 5 19 14 33 6.60
65 Daniel Sorensen BYU JR DB 5 19 13 32 6.40
65 Darqueze Dennard Mich St JR DB 6 19 9 28 4.67
65 Durrell Givens Iowa State SR DB 3 19 8 27 9.00
65 Daytawion Lowe Okla St JR DB 3 19 7 26 8.67
65 Darwin Cook WVU JR DB 3 19 6 25 8.33
65 Chibuikem Okoro Wk Forest SR DB 4 19 6 25 6.25
65 Javon Marshall Vanderbilt JR DB 4 19 6 25 6.25
65 Aaron Colvin Oklahoma JR DB 4 19 6 25 6.25
78 Eric Reid LSU JR DB 5 18 23 41 8.20
78 Andrew Wilson Missouri JR LB 6 18 22 40 6.67
78 Gerald Hodges Penn State SR LB 3 18 21 39 13.00
78 Shelton Johnson Wisconsin SR DB 4 18 14 32 8.00
78 James Morris Iowa JR LB 4 18 14 32 8.00
78 Kevin Pierre-Louis BC JR LB 3 18 13 31 10.33
78 Jamie Collins USM SR DL 3 18 13 31 10.33
78 Justin Glenn Washington SR DB 5 18 13 31 6.20
78 Charles Sawyer Miss JR DB 6 18 13 31 5.17
78 Brandan Bishop NC State SR DB 3 18 9 27 9.00
78 Ahmad Dixon Baylor JR DB 3 18 8 26 8.67
78 Jabari Hunt-Days Ga Tech FR LB 3 18 8 26 8.67
78 Ashely Lowery Kentucky SO DB 4 18 8 26 6.50
78 DeVonte Holloman S Carolina SR DB 6 18 8 26 4.33
78 Jake Fischer Arizona JR LB 3 18 7 25 8.33
78 Jordan Zumwalt UCLA JR LB 4 18 7 25 6.25
78 LaDarrell McNeil Tennessee FR DB 5 18 7 25 5.00
78 Terrence Brooks FSU JR DB 3 18 5 23 7.67
78 Rohan Gaines Arkansas FR DB 4 18 5 23 5.75
78 Tharold Simon LSU JR DB 5 18 1 19 3.80
98 Miles Simpson Kentucky SO LB 5 17 14 31 6.20
98 Kenny Cain TCU SR LB 3 17 13 30 10.00
98 Amarlo Herrera Georgia SO LB 5 17 13 30 6.00