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 Kevin Minter LSU JR LB 5 34 33 67 13.40
2 A.J. Johnson Tennessee SO LB 5 27 32 59 11.80
3 Mike Taylor Wisconsin SR LB 6 27 28 55 9.17
3 Denzel Nkemdiche Miss FR LB 6 19 28 47 7.83
5 Desmond Morgan Michigan SO LB 6 20 27 47 7.83
6 Avery Williamson Kentucky JR LB 5 37 26 63 12.60
6 Max Bullough Mich St JR LB 6 26 26 52 8.67
6 Cameron Lawrence Miss St SR LB 4 21 26 47 11.75
9 Chris Borland Wisconsin JR LB 6 22 25 47 7.83
9 Manti Te'o Notre Dame SR LB 4 15 25 40 10.00
11 Cody Prewitt Miss SO DB 6 24 24 48 8.00
11 Shaq Wilson S Carolina SR LB 6 23 24 47 7.83
11 Jake Holland Auburn JR LB 5 10 24 34 6.80
14 Sheldon Richardson Missouri JR DL 6 19 23 42 7.00
14 Eric Reid LSU JR DB 5 18 23 41 8.20
14 Daren Bates Auburn SR LB 6 16 23 39 6.50
14 John Timu Washington SO LB 5 14 23 37 7.40
18 Thomas Gordon Michigan JR DB 6 24 22 46 7.67
18 Andrew Wilson Missouri JR LB 6 18 22 40 6.67
20 Isaiah Lewis Mich St JR DB 6 20 21 41 6.83
20 Gerald Hodges Penn State SR LB 3 18 21 39 13.00
20 Denicos Allen Mich St JR LB 6 16 21 37 6.17
23 Jermaine Whitehead Auburn SO DB 6 24 20 44 7.33
23 Ethan Armstrong Wisconsin JR LB 6 22 20 42 7.00
23 Mike Marry Miss JR LB 6 20 20 40 6.67
23 William Campbell Michigan SR DL 6 8 20 28 4.67
27 Zeke Motta Notre Dame SR DB 4 15 19 34 8.50
27 Steven Jenkins Texas A&M SR LB 4 12 19 31 7.75
27 C.J. Johnson Miss SO DL 6 11 19 30 5.00
27 T.J. McDonald USC SR DB 3 10 19 29 9.67
27 Benardrick McKinney Miss St FR LB 4 10 19 29 7.25
32 Ben Heeney Kansas SO LB 4 27 18 45 11.25
32 Kenronte Walker Missouri SR DB 6 23 18 41 6.83
32 Hayes Pullard USC SO LB 3 11 18 29 9.67
32 Travis Freeman Ball State SR LB 2 10 18 28 14.00
32 Glenn Carson Penn State JR LB 3 6 18 24 8.00
32 Andrew Hudson Washington SO DL 5 6 18 24 4.80
38 Demetruce McNeal Auburn JR DB 6 22 17 39 6.50
38 Chris Norman Mich St SR LB 6 16 17 33 5.50
38 Lamar Dawson USC SO LB 3 14 17 31 10.33
38 Christian Kirksey Iowa JR LB 4 14 17 31 7.75
42 Alvin Dupree Kentucky SO LB 5 24 16 40 8.00
42 Michael Clay Oregon SR LB 3 23 16 39 13.00
42 Dezmen Southward Wisconsin JR DB 6 22 16 38 6.33
42 Reginald Bowens S Carolina SR LB 6 20 16 36 6.00
42 Bryce Hager Baylor SO LB 3 19 16 35 11.67
42 Michael Mauti Penn State SR LB 3 16 16 32 10.67
42 Nickoe Whitley Miss St JR DB 4 16 16 32 8.00
42 Shaq Thompson Washington FR DB 5 16 16 32 6.40
42 Trey DePriest Alabama SO LB 5 13 16 29 5.80
42 Trae Elston Miss FR DB 5 13 16 29 5.80
42 A.J. Turner Arkansas FR LB 4 9 16 25 6.25
42 Issac Gross Miss FR DL 6 9 16 25 4.17
42 Mykkele Thompson Texas SO DB 2 6 16 22 11.00
42 Nico Johnson Alabama SR LB 5 6 16 22 4.40
56 Lamin Barrow LSU JR LB 5 28 15 43 8.60
56 Nick Clancy BC SR LB 4 24 15 39 9.75
56 Sean Sylvia BC SO DB 4 23 15 38 9.50
56 Alec Ogletree Georgia JR LB 4 23 15 38 9.50
56 Kenny Demens Michigan SR LB 6 23 15 38 6.33
56 Jeremiah George Iowa State JR LB 3 21 15 36 12.00
56 Jonathan Stewart Texas A&M SR LB 4 21 15 36 9.00
56 Brandon Ogletree BYU SR LB 5 19 15 34 6.80
56 Jamel Johnson La Tech SR DB 3 15 15 30 10.00
56 Thomas Tutogi Washington JR LB 5 13 15 28 5.60
56 Christian Jones FSU JR LB 3 11 15 26 8.67
56 Michael Doctor Oregon St JR LB 3 10 15 25 8.33
56 Michael Gilliard Georgia SR LB 5 9 15 24 4.80
56 Adarius Glanton FAU JR LB 2 4 15 19 9.50
56 Chip Hester La Tech SR LB 3 4 15 19 6.33
56 Jesse Williams Alabama SR DL 5 4 15 19 3.80
72 Herman Lathers Tennessee SR LB 5 26 14 40 8.00
72 Byron Moore Tennessee JR DB 5 19 14 33 6.60
72 Shelton Johnson Wisconsin SR DB 4 18 14 32 8.00
72 James Morris Iowa JR LB 4 18 14 32 8.00
72 Miles Simpson Kentucky SO LB 5 17 14 31 6.20
72 Dee Milliner Alabama JR DB 5 16 14 30 6.00
72 Marcus Cromartie Wisconsin SR DB 6 16 14 30 5.00
72 Ross Rasner Arkansas SR DB 4 15 14 29 7.25
72 Will Compton Nebraska SR LB 4 13 14 27 6.75
72 Justin Coleman Tennessee SO DB 5 13 14 27 5.40
72 William Gholston Mich St JR DL 6 8 14 22 3.67
72 Mike Rallis Minnesota SR LB 3 7 14 21 7.00
72 Carlo Calabrese Notre Dame SR LB 4 4 14 18 4.50
72 Vontarrius Dora La Tech FR DL 3 2 14 16 5.33
86 Josh Evans Florida SR DB 7 28 13 41 5.86
86 Eric Kendricks UCLA SO LB 4 27 13 40 10.00
86 C.J. Mosley Alabama JR LB 5 27 13 40 8.00
86 Jordan Kovacs Michigan SR DB 6 21 13 34 5.67
86 Braylon Webb Missouri SO DB 6 20 13 33 5.50
86 Daniel Sorensen BYU JR DB 5 19 13 32 6.40
86 Kevin Pierre-Louis BC JR LB 3 18 13 31 10.33
86 Jamie Collins USM SR DL 3 18 13 31 10.33
86 Justin Glenn Washington SR DB 5 18 13 31 6.20
86 Charles Sawyer Miss JR DB 6 18 13 31 5.17
86 Kenny Cain TCU SR LB 3 17 13 30 10.00
86 Amarlo Herrera Georgia SO LB 5 17 13 30 6.00
86 P.J. Smith Nebraska SR DB 4 16 13 29 7.25
86 Chase Garnham Vanderbilt JR LB 4 15 13 28 7.00
86 Craig Loston LSU JR DB 5 15 13 28 5.60