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

Name Team Yr Pos G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
1 Marvin Burdette UAB SR LB 10 80 62 142 14.20
2 Dan Molls Toledo SR LB 11 73 77 150 13.64
3 Nick Clancy BC SR LB 8 57 49 106 13.25
4 Anthony Hitchens Iowa JR LB 8 42 58 100 12.50
5 Perry McIntyre U Mass SR LB 9 45 67 112 12.44
6 Geoffery Bacon Army SO LB 11 58 69 127 11.55
7 A.J. Johnson Tennessee SO LB 7 36 43 79 11.29
8 Chris Wade Miami (Oh) JR LB 10 63 49 112 11.20
9 Dominick LeGrande Marshall SR DB 12 69 63 132 11.00
10 Eric Kendricks UCLA SO LB 10 66 43 109 10.90
11 Austin Niklas Air Force SR LB 12 74 54 128 10.67
11 Phillip Steward Houston SR LB 12 57 71 128 10.67
13 Khaseem Greene Rutgers SR LB 12 66 60 126 10.50
13 Trevon Stewart Houston FR DB 12 52 74 126 10.50
13 Derrick Mathews Houston SO LB 12 46 80 126 10.50
16 Avery Williamson Kentucky JR LB 7 33 39 72 10.29
17 Steve Greer Virginia SR LB 12 45 77 122 10.17
17 Justin Cherocci C Mich SO LB 12 37 85 122 10.17
19 James Morris Iowa JR LB 8 34 47 81 10.13
20 Jake Johnson South Ala SR LB 13 73 58 131 10.08
21 Luke Batton Kent State SR LB 13 73 57 130 10.00
22 Albert Rosette Nevada SR LB 12 60 59 119 9.92
22 Greg Blair Cincinnati SR LB 12 59 60 119 9.92
24 Yawin Smallwood U Conn SO LB 11 55 54 109 9.91
25 Ryan Shazier Ohio State SO LB 10 61 37 98 9.80
26 Brandon Reeves UTSA SR LB 8 29 48 77 9.63
27 Andrew Jackson Western Ky JR LB 12 74 41 115 9.58
28 Shamari Benton C Mich JR LB 12 49 65 114 9.50
28 Davis Cazares NMSU JR DB 10 56 39 95 9.50
28 A.J. Klein Iowa State SR LB 10 47 48 95 9.50
31 John Lotulelei UNLV SR LB 11 51 53 104 9.45
31 Kurt Mangum Akron SR LB 11 46 58 104 9.45
33 Brandon Magee Ariz St SR LB 10 64 30 94 9.40
33 Jake Fischer Arizona JR LB 10 58 36 94 9.40
35 Everett Daniels Houston SR LB 12 48 64 112 9.33
36 Jack Tyler Va Tech JR LB 11 47 55 102 9.27
37 Ghaali Muhammad Wyoming SR LB 10 61 31 92 9.20
38 Travis Freeman Ball State SR LB 11 40 61 101 9.18
39 Daren Bates Auburn SR LB 6 23 32 55 9.17
40 Tyler Matakevich Temple FR LB 10 63 28 91 9.10
41 Josh Fely UTEP SR LB 11 40 60 100 9.09
42 J.C. Percy Boise St SR LB 13 70 48 118 9.08
43 Okechukwu Okoroha Marshall SR DB 12 43 65 108 9.00
43 LaRoy Reynolds Virginia SR LB 10 34 56 90 9.00
43 Tony Jefferson Oklahoma JR DB 9 62 19 81 9.00
43 Deone Bucannon Wash St JR DB 9 48 33 81 9.00
43 Kevin Pierre-Louis BC JR LB 6 33 21 54 9.00
48 DeAundre Brown Tulsa SR LB 14 81 44 125 8.93
49 Bryce Hager Baylor SO LB 10 53 36 89 8.90
49 Zachary Orr N Texas JR LB 10 44 45 89 8.90
51 Kemal Ishmael UCF SR DB 13 62 52 114 8.77
52 Johnnie Simon W Mich JR DB 11 50 46 96 8.73
53 Demetrius Hartsfield Maryland SR LB 9 45 33 78 8.67
54 Damien Proby N'western JR LB 10 52 34 86 8.60
54 Earl Wolff NC State SR DB 10 51 35 86 8.60
56 Gary Walker Idaho SR DB 9 48 29 77 8.56
57 D.J. Hunter Marshall FR DB 12 46 56 102 8.50
57 Brandon Fusilier-Jeffires Army FR LB 10 43 42 85 8.50
57 Justin Cudworth E Mich SR LB 10 31 54 85 8.50
57 Mike Taylor Wisconsin SR LB 8 42 26 68 8.50
57 Demetruce McNeal Auburn JR DB 6 31 20 51 8.50
62 Luke Wollet Kent State JR DB 13 61 49 110 8.46
63 Joplo Bartu Texas St SR LB 10 57 27 84 8.40
63 Khalil Mack Buffalo JR LB 10 46 38 84 8.40
65 Ben Heeney Kansas SO LB 8 39 28 67 8.38
65 Justin Jackson Wk Forest JR LB 8 33 34 67 8.38
65 Brandon Ogletree BYU SR LB 8 30 37 67 8.38
68 Nathan Herrold Ark St SR LB 11 36 56 92 8.36
69 Jake Doughty Utah State JR LB 12 32 68 100 8.33
70 Eddie Lackey Baylor JR LB 10 58 25 83 8.30
70 Walt Canty Duke SR DB 10 40 43 83 8.30
70 Will Compton Nebraska SR LB 10 24 59 83 8.30
73 Max Bullough Mich St JR LB 7 25 33 58 8.29
74 Bradley McDougald Kansas SR DB 8 52 14 66 8.25
74 Jake Knott Iowa State SR LB 8 46 20 66 8.25
76 Clayton Geathers UCF SO DB 13 58 49 107 8.23
77 Desmond Bozeman W Mich JR LB 10 26 56 82 8.20
78 Jake Ryan Michigan SO LB 7 37 20 57 8.14
78 Chris Borland Wisconsin JR LB 7 34 23 57 8.14
80 Manti Te'o Notre Dame SR LB 9 40 33 73 8.11
80 Benardrick McKinney Miss St FR LB 9 35 38 73 8.11
80 Cameron Lawrence Miss St SR LB 9 33 40 73 8.11
83 Brent Harstad FAU SR DB 10 50 31 81 8.10
83 T.J. McDonald USC SR DB 10 44 37 81 8.10
83 Trashaun Nixon NMSU JR LB 10 38 43 81 8.10
86 Enrique Williams South Ala JR LB 13 52 53 105 8.08
87 David Nwabuisi N'western SR LB 10 51 29 80 8.00
87 Michael Mauti Penn State SR LB 8 33 31 64 8.00
87 Christian Kirksey Iowa JR LB 8 28 36 64 8.00
90 Darion Monroe Tulane FR DB 12 60 35 95 7.92
90 Preston Brown Louisville JR LB 12 43 52 95 7.92
90 Zach Vigil Utah State JR LB 12 29 66 95 7.92
93 Shawn Jackson Tulsa JR LB 11 54 33 87 7.91
94 Marquis Flowers Arizona JR DB 10 47 32 79 7.90
94 Korey Jones Wyoming SR LB 10 37 42 79 7.90
96 Ross Rasner Arkansas SR DB 8 34 29 63 7.88
96 Kevin Minter LSU JR LB 8 21 42 63 7.88
98 Alex Means Air Force SR LB 12 50 44 94 7.83
99 Derek Akunne N Texas SO LB 10 46 32 78 7.80
99 Qushaun Lee Ark St SO LB 10 44 34 78 7.80

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