2012 National Leaders Tackles - Games vs. FBS (I-A) Teams Only through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
1 Marvin Burdette UAB SR LB 11 87 62 149 13.55
2 Dan Molls Toledo SR LB 12 80 72 152 12.67
3 Nick Clancy BC SR LB 11 73 61 134 12.18
4 A.J. Johnson Tennessee SO LB 11 61 72 133 12.09
5 Greg Blair Cincinnati SR LB 11 62 66 128 11.64
6 Anthony Hitchens Iowa JR LB 10 52 62 114 11.40
7 Dominick LeGrande Marshall SR DB 11 66 59 125 11.36
8 Avery Williamson Kentucky JR LB 11 64 58 122 11.09
8 Geoffery Bacon Army SO LB 11 62 60 122 11.09
10 Perry McIntyre U Mass SR LB 12 61 71 132 11.00
11 Steve Greer Virginia SR LB 11 44 74 118 10.73
12 Phillip Steward Houston SR LB 12 57 71 128 10.67
13 Eric Kendricks UCLA SO LB 14 93 56 149 10.64
13 Chris Wade Miami (Oh) JR LB 11 68 49 117 10.64
15 Luke Batton Kent State SR LB 13 76 62 138 10.62
16 Khaseem Greene Rutgers SR LB 12 67 59 126 10.50
16 Trevon Stewart Houston FR DB 12 52 74 126 10.50
16 Derrick Mathews Houston SO LB 12 46 80 126 10.50
19 Albert Rosette Nevada SR LB 12 63 62 125 10.42
20 Jake Johnson South Ala SR LB 12 69 54 123 10.25
21 Brandon Magee Ariz St SR LB 11 80 32 112 10.18
22 Kevin Minter LSU JR LB 12 54 67 121 10.08
23 Yawin Smallwood U Conn SO LB 12 59 61 120 10.00
24 Travis Freeman Ball State SR LB 13 50 79 129 9.92
25 Tyler Matakevich Temple FR LB 10 66 33 99 9.90
26 Tony Jefferson Oklahoma JR DB 12 90 28 118 9.83
26 Shamari Benton C Mich JR LB 12 52 66 118 9.83
28 Austin Niklas Air Force SR LB 12 70 47 117 9.75
28 Cameron Lawrence Miss St SR LB 12 54 63 117 9.75
28 Justin Cherocci C Mich SO LB 12 41 76 117 9.75
31 Ben Heeney Kansas SO LB 11 64 43 107 9.73
31 Kurt Mangum Akron SR LB 11 46 61 107 9.73
33 Andrew Jackson Western Ky JR LB 12 76 40 116 9.67
33 LaRoy Reynolds Virginia SR LB 9 34 53 87 9.67
35 Davis Cazares NMSU JR DB 11 63 43 106 9.64
36 James Morris Iowa JR LB 11 51 54 105 9.55
37 Ryan Shazier Ohio State SO LB 12 69 45 114 9.50
37 Bryce Hager Baylor SO LB 12 64 50 114 9.50
39 Zachary Orr N Texas JR LB 11 56 48 104 9.45
40 Jake Fischer Arizona JR LB 12 73 40 113 9.42
40 A.J. Klein Iowa State SR LB 12 58 55 113 9.42
40 John Lotulelei UNLV SR LB 12 58 55 113 9.42
43 Everett Daniels Houston SR LB 12 48 64 112 9.33
43 Josh Fely UTEP SR LB 12 44 68 112 9.33
45 DeAundre Brown Tulsa SR LB 13 78 43 121 9.31
46 Brent Harstad FAU SR DB 11 60 42 102 9.27
47 Earl Wolff NC State SR DB 12 72 39 111 9.25
47 Jack Tyler Va Tech JR LB 12 52 59 111 9.25
49 Okechukwu Okoroha Marshall SR DB 11 41 59 100 9.09
50 J.C. Percy Boise St SR LB 13 70 48 118 9.08
50 Gerald Hodges Penn State SR LB 12 45 64 109 9.08
52 Preston Brown Louisville JR LB 12 52 56 108 9.00
52 Nathan Herrold Ark St SR LB 12 47 61 108 9.00
52 Michael Clay Oregon SR LB 11 63 36 99 9.00
52 Deone Bucannon Wash St JR DB 11 61 38 99 9.00
56 Johnnie Simon W Mich JR DB 11 48 50 98 8.91
57 Kemal Ishmael UCF SR DB 14 68 56 124 8.86
58 Damien Proby N'western JR LB 12 70 36 106 8.83
58 Jake Doughty Utah State JR LB 12 36 70 106 8.83
60 Qushaun Lee Ark St SO LB 11 56 40 96 8.73
60 Michael Mauti Penn State SR LB 11 49 47 96 8.73
60 D.J. Hunter Marshall FR DB 11 46 50 96 8.73
63 Manti Te'o Notre Dame SR LB 13 55 58 113 8.69
64 Walt Canty Duke SR DB 12 51 53 104 8.67
65 Khalil Mack Buffalo JR LB 10 46 40 86 8.60
66 Desmond Bozeman W Mich JR LB 10 26 59 85 8.50
67 Mike Taylor Wisconsin SR LB 13 63 47 110 8.46
67 Luke Wollet Kent State JR DB 13 60 50 110 8.46
67 T.J. McDonald USC SR DB 13 54 56 110 8.46
67 Max Bullough Mich St JR LB 13 51 59 110 8.46
71 Ghaali Muhammad Wyoming SR LB 11 64 29 93 8.45
71 Keith Smith SJSU JR LB 11 41 52 93 8.45
73 Justin Cudworth E Mich SR LB 9 29 47 76 8.44
74 Eddie Lackey Baylor JR LB 12 69 32 101 8.42
75 Brandon Reeves UTSA SR LB 8 24 43 67 8.38
76 Clayton Geathers UCF SO DB 14 62 55 117 8.36
76 Gary Walker Idaho SR DB 11 53 39 92 8.36
76 Korey Jones Wyoming SR LB 11 45 47 92 8.36
76 Daren Bates Auburn SR LB 11 38 54 92 8.36
80 Justin Anderson La-Lafytte JR LB 12 65 35 100 8.33
80 Enrique Williams South Ala JR LB 12 50 50 100 8.33
80 Zach Vigil Utah State JR LB 12 33 67 100 8.33
83 Jordon Byas Duke SR DB 10 44 39 83 8.30
84 Christian Kirksey Iowa JR LB 11 40 51 91 8.27
85 Hayes Pullard USC SO LB 13 55 52 107 8.23
85 Will Compton Nebraska SR LB 13 36 71 107 8.23
87 Greg Heban Indiana JR DB 11 67 23 90 8.18
87 Demetruce McNeal Auburn JR DB 11 53 37 90 8.18
87 Justin Currie W Mich SO DB 11 37 53 90 8.18
90 Karl Joseph WVU FR DB 12 75 23 98 8.17
90 Lamin Barrow LSU JR LB 12 50 48 98 8.17
90 Benardrick McKinney Miss St FR LB 12 44 54 98 8.17
93 Joplo Bartu Texas St SR LB 11 56 33 89 8.09
94 Chris Borland Wisconsin JR LB 12 52 45 97 8.08
95 Ahmad Dixon Baylor JR DB 12 62 34 96 8.00
95 Alex Means Air Force SR LB 12 53 43 96 8.00
95 Marquis Flowers Arizona JR DB 12 53 43 96 8.00
95 McKade Brady Utah State SR DB 11 38 50 88 8.00
95 Blake Poole E Mich SR LB 11 31 57 88 8.00
95 Brandon Fusilier-Jeffires Army FR LB 10 42 38 80 8.00

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