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 Greg Blair Cincinnati SR LB 1 9 10 19 19.00
2 Albert Rosette Nevada SR LB 1 8 7 15 15.00
2 Terrance Plummer UCF SO LB 1 6 9 15 15.00
4 Travis Freeman Ball State SR LB 2 10 18 28 14.00
4 Jimmie Ward N Illinois JR DB 1 11 3 14 14.00
4 Justin Currie W Mich SO DB 1 5 9 14 14.00
7 Kevin Minter LSU JR LB 5 34 33 67 13.40
8 Michael Clay Oregon SR LB 3 23 16 39 13.00
8 Gerald Hodges Penn State SR LB 3 18 21 39 13.00
8 Preston Brown Louisville JR LB 1 9 4 13 13.00
8 Duke Williams Nevada SR DB 1 9 4 13 13.00
8 Tommy Heffernan N Carolina SO LB 1 9 4 13 13.00
8 Luke Batton Kent State SR LB 1 7 6 13 13.00
14 Avery Williamson Kentucky JR LB 5 37 26 63 12.60
15 Jeremiah George Iowa State JR LB 3 21 15 36 12.00
15 Parrish Gaines Navy SO DB 2 16 8 24 12.00
15 Korey Jones Wyoming SR LB 2 12 12 24 12.00
15 Justin Anderson La-Lafytte JR LB 1 9 3 12 12.00
15 Shamari Benton C Mich JR LB 1 5 7 12 12.00
15 Donald Coleman E Mich JR DB 1 5 7 12 12.00
15 Josh Fely UTEP SR LB 1 4 8 12 12.00
22 A.J. Johnson Tennessee SO LB 5 27 32 59 11.80
23 Cameron Lawrence Miss St SR LB 4 21 26 47 11.75
24 Bryce Hager Baylor SO LB 3 19 16 35 11.67
25 L.A Goree Maryland SO LB 2 16 7 23 11.50
26 Ben Heeney Kansas SO LB 4 27 18 45 11.25
27 Earl Wolff NC State SR DB 3 24 9 33 11.00
27 Qushaun Lee Ark St SO LB 2 15 7 22 11.00
27 Nathan Herrold Ark St SR LB 2 12 10 22 11.00
27 Brent Harstad FAU SR DB 2 11 11 22 11.00
27 Lairamie Lee N Texas SO DB 2 11 11 22 11.00
27 Dwayne Gratz U Conn SR DB 1 8 3 11 11.00
27 Kyler Fackrell Utah State FR LB 1 7 4 11 11.00
27 Bryan Pali E Mich SR LB 1 4 7 11 11.00
27 Yawin Smallwood U Conn SO LB 1 4 7 11 11.00
27 Jory Johnson U Conn SR LB 1 2 9 11 11.00
27 Sam Smiley N Carolina FR DB 1 2 9 11 11.00
38 Michael Mauti Penn State SR LB 3 16 16 32 10.67
39 Derron Smith Fresno St SO DB 2 15 6 21 10.50
39 Davis Cazares NMSU JR DB 2 11 10 21 10.50
41 Jourdon Grandon Arizona SO DB 3 23 8 31 10.33
41 Kevin Pierre-Louis BC JR LB 3 18 13 31 10.33
41 Jamie Collins USM SR DL 3 18 13 31 10.33
41 Lamar Dawson USC SO LB 3 14 17 31 10.33
45 Eric Kendricks UCLA SO LB 4 27 13 40 10.00
45 Manti Te'o Notre Dame SR LB 4 15 25 40 10.00
45 Kenny Cain TCU SR LB 3 17 13 30 10.00
45 Jamel Johnson La Tech SR DB 3 15 15 30 10.00
45 Brandon Magee Ariz St SR LB 2 17 3 20 10.00
45 Tony Martin Ball State SR LB 2 10 10 20 10.00
45 Jeremy McKnight FAU JR DB 2 9 11 20 10.00
45 Darius Polk Kent State JR DB 1 9 1 10 10.00
45 Jarret Chapman C Mich SO DB 1 9 1 10 10.00
45 McKade Brady Utah State SR DB 1 6 4 10 10.00
45 Justin March Akron SO LB 1 6 4 10 10.00
45 Kemal Ishmael UCF SR DB 1 6 4 10 10.00
45 Justin Cherocci C Mich SO LB 1 6 4 10 10.00
45 Jamal Merrell Rutgers JR LB 1 6 4 10 10.00
45 Rashaan Melvin N Illinois SR DB 1 6 4 10 10.00
45 Zach Vigil Utah State JR LB 1 5 5 10 10.00
45 Logan Ryan Rutgers JR DB 1 5 5 10 10.00
45 Tyler Matakevich Temple FR LB 1 4 6 10 10.00
45 Clayton Geathers UCF SO DB 1 4 6 10 10.00
45 Khaseem Greene Rutgers SR LB 1 4 6 10 10.00
45 Alex Bellfy E Mich SR DB 1 3 7 10 10.00
66 Nick Clancy BC SR LB 4 24 15 39 9.75
67 Hayes Pullard USC SO LB 3 11 18 29 9.67
67 T.J. McDonald USC SR DB 3 10 19 29 9.67
69 Tony Jefferson Oklahoma JR DB 4 28 10 38 9.50
69 Sean Sylvia BC SO DB 4 23 15 38 9.50
69 Alec Ogletree Georgia JR LB 4 23 15 38 9.50
69 Alden Darby Ariz St JR DB 2 14 5 19 9.50
69 Jason Hendricks Pittsburgh JR DB 2 12 7 19 9.50
69 Zachary Orr N Texas JR LB 2 12 7 19 9.50
69 Keith Smith SJSU JR LB 2 9 10 19 9.50
69 Adarius Glanton FAU JR LB 2 4 15 19 9.50
77 Arthur Brown Kansas St SR LB 3 17 11 28 9.33
77 Jeremiah Attaochu Ga Tech JR LB 3 17 11 28 9.33
79 Mike Taylor Wisconsin SR LB 6 27 28 55 9.17
80 Jonathan Stewart Texas A&M SR LB 4 21 15 36 9.00
80 Karl Joseph WVU FR DB 3 20 7 27 9.00
80 Durrell Givens Iowa State SR DB 3 19 8 27 9.00
80 Brandan Bishop NC State SR DB 3 18 9 27 9.00
80 Triston Wade UTSA SO DB 2 15 3 18 9.00
80 Phillip Thomas Fresno St SR DB 2 12 6 18 9.00
80 Emeka Onyenekwu La-Lafytte SR DL 1 8 1 9 9.00
80 Geoffery Bacon Army SO LB 1 7 2 9 9.00
80 Sidney Saulter Kent State SR DB 1 7 2 9 9.00
80 Anthony Holmes Akron JR DB 1 6 3 9 9.00
80 Marrell Jackson Hawai'i FR DB 1 6 3 9 9.00
80 Avery Cunningham C Mich JR DB 1 6 3 9 9.00
80 Luke Wollet Kent State JR DB 1 5 4 9 9.00
80 Jake Doughty Utah State JR LB 1 4 5 9 9.00
80 DeShawn Grayson UTEP SR DB 1 4 5 9 9.00
80 Nate D. Smith Temple FR LB 1 4 5 9 9.00
80 Johnathan Cyprien FIU SR DB 1 4 5 9 9.00
80 Randall Joyner SMU JR LB 1 4 5 9 9.00
80 Vaughn Carraway Temple SR DB 1 2 7 9 9.00
80 Sean Kurtz E Mich JR LB 1 1 8 9 9.00
100 Max Bullough Mich St JR LB 6 26 26 52 8.67

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