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Single Season Leaders and Records for Sacks

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Since 2005

Rank Player Sk Season School
1.Elvis Dumervil* 20 2005 Louisville
2.Hau'oli Kikaha* 19 2014 Washington
3.Nate Orchard* 18 2014 Utah
4.Von Miller* 17 2009 Texas A&M
 Ameer Ismail* 17 2006 Western Michigan
6.Marcus Smith* 16 2013 Louisville
 Whitney Mercilus* 16 2011 Illinois
 Greg Middleton* 16 2007 Indiana
 Dan Bazuin 16 2005 Central Michigan
10.Carl Nassib 16 2015 Penn State
 Da'Quan Bowers* 16 2010 Clemson
12.Scooby Wright* 15 2014 Arizona
 Trent Murphy* 15 2013 Stanford
 Brandon Sharpe* 15 2009 Texas Tech
 Jerry Hughes* 15 2008 Texas Christian
 Willie Evans 15 2005 Mississippi State
17.Shane Ray* 14 2014 Missouri
 Jarvis Jones* 14 2012 Georgia
 George Selvie* 14 2007 South Florida
 Mario Williams* 14 2005 North Carolina State
21.Bruce Irvin* 14 2010 West Virginia
 Phillip Hunt* 14 2008 Houston
 Vernon Gholston* 14 2007 Ohio State
 Chris Long* 14 2007 Virginia
25.Trey Hendrickson 14 2015 Florida Atlantic
 Joey Bosa* 14 2014 Ohio State
 Anthony Barr* 14 2012 UCLA
 Sammy Brown* 14 2011 Houston
 Jarvis Jones* 14 2011 Georgia
 Brandon Jenkins* 14 2010 Florida State
 Jonathan Massaquoi* 14 2010 Troy
 Everette Brown* 14 2008 Florida State
 Jan Jorgensen* 14 2007 Brigham Young
 Jamaal Anderson* 14 2006 Arkansas
35.Yannick Ngakoue 13 2015 Maryland
 Pete Robertson 13 2014 Texas Tech
 Vic Beasley* 13 2013 Clemson
 Jackson Jeffcoat* 13 2013 Texas
 Morgan Breslin* 13 2012 Southern California
 Jadeveon Clowney* 13 2012 South Carolina
 Travis Johnson* 13 2012 San Jose State
 Will Sutton* 13 2012 Arizona State
 Kyle Van Noy* 13 2012 Brigham Young
 Bjoern Werner* 13 2012 Florida State
 Brandon Joiner* 13 2011 Arkansas State
 Ryan Kerrigan 13 2009 Purdue
 Bruce Miller* 13 2009 Central Florida
 Nick Reed* 13 2008 Oregon
 Brandon Williams* 13 2008 Texas Tech
 Anthony Hoke* 13 2007 Cincinnati
51.Kevin Dodd 12 2015 Clemson
 Shaq Lawson 12 2015 Clemson
 Emmanuel Ogbah 12 2015 Oklahoma State
 Jeremiah Attaochu* 12 2013 Georgia Tech
 Hau'oli Kikaha* 12 2013 Washington
 Chris Jones* 12 2012 Bowling Green State
 Damontre Moore* 12 2012 Texas A&M
 Alex Okafor* 12 2012 Texas
 Quanterus Smith* 12 2012 Western Kentucky
 Trevardo Williams 12 2011 Connecticut
 Ryan Kerrigan 12 2010 Purdue
 Josh McNary 12 2009 Army
 Derrick Morgan* 12 2009 Georgia Tech
 Maurice Evans* 12 2007 Penn State
 Gaines Adams* 12 2006 Clemson
 Bruce Davis* 12 2006 UCLA
 Justin Hickman* 12 2006 UCLA
 John Chick 12 2005 Utah State
69.Jonathan Allen 12 2015 Alabama
 Kamalei Correa* 12 2014 Boise State
 Shaquil Barrett* 12 2013 Colorado State
 Stephon Tuitt* 12 2012 Notre Dame
 Vinny Curry 12 2010 Marshall
 Adrian Robinson* 12 2009 Temple
 O'Brien Schofield* 12 2009 Wisconsin
 Ndamukong Suh* 12 2009 Nebraska
 Victor Butler* 12 2008 Oregon State
 Aaron Maybin* 12 2008 Penn State
 Bruce Davis* 12 2007 UCLA
 Nick Reed* 12 2007 Oregon
 Lamarr Woodley* 12 2006 Michigan
 Abraham Wright 12 2006 Colorado
83.Jatavis Brown 12 2015 Akron
 Myles Garrett 12 2015 Texas A&M
 Ejuan Price 12 2015 Pittsburgh
 Christian Ringo* 12 2014 Louisiana-Lafayette
 Kareem Martin* 12 2013 North Carolina
 Carl Bradford* 12 2012 Arizona State
 Jared St. John* 12 2012 Tulsa
 Trevardo Williams 12 2012 Connecticut
 Nick Fairley* 12 2010 Auburn
 Jamari Lattimore* 12 2010 Middle Tennessee State
 Adrian Clayborn* 12 2009 Iowa
 Jerry Hughes* 12 2009 Texas Christian
 Kenny Rowe* 12 2009 Oregon
 Aldon Smith* 12 2009 Missouri
 Lindsey Witten* 12 2009 Connecticut
 Brandon Lang* 12 2008 Troy
 Dontay Moch* 12 2008 Nevada
 Brian Orakpo* 12 2008 Texas
 Ian Campbell* 12 2006 Kansas State
 Larry English* 12 2006 Northern Illinois
 Albert McClellan 12 2006 Marshall
 Erik Walden* 12 2006 Middle Tennessee State
 Quentin Moses* 12 2005 Georgia