Career Leaders and Records for Solo Tackles

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Leaders

  • Since 2005
Leaders Table
Rk Player Solo From To School
1Tyler Matakevich*33820122015Temple
2Eric Kendricks*30820112014UCLA
3Luke Kuechly*29920092011Boston College
4Cody Davis*28620092012Texas Tech
5Taylor Reed*25820092012Southern Methodist
Davonte Shannon*25820072010Buffalo
7Deone Bucannon*25420102013Washington State
8Marcus McGraw*25020082011Houston
9Shawn Jackson*24820102013Tulsa
10Lawrence Wilson*24620072010Connecticut
11Solomon Elimimian*24320052008Hawaii
Mason Foster*24320072010Washington
Travis Lewis*24320082011Oklahoma
14Denzel Perryman*24020112014Miami (FL)
15Jason Venson*23920052008Central Florida
16Shiloh Keo*23720062010Idaho
17Marvin Burdette23620092012Alabama-Birmingham
Patrick Chung*23620052008Oregon
Greg Jones*23620072010Michigan State
20Keith Smith*23420102013San Jose State
21Chris Borland*23320092013Wisconsin
Sean Weatherspoon*23320062009Missouri
23Nick Bellore*22920072010Central Michigan
24Cardia Jackson22820062009Louisiana-Monroe
25Clayton Geathers*22720102014Central Florida
Wesley Woodyard*22720052007Kentucky
27Jake Knott*22320092012Iowa State
28Sean Davis*22120122015Maryland
Ben Heeney22120112014Kansas
Darion Monroe*22120122015Tulane
31Jordon Dizon*22020052007Colorado
Andre Sexton*22020062009Oklahoma State
33Courtney Greene*21820052008Rutgers
Mark Herzlich*21820062010Boston College
35A.J. Johnson*21720112014Tennessee
Carmen Messina21720082011New Mexico
Brian Randolph*21720112015Tennessee
38Brian Duncan*21620072010Texas Tech
Andrew Sendejo*21620062009Rice
40Russell Allen21520052008San Diego State
Derron Smith*21520102014Fresno State
42Travis Bradshaw*21420082010Rice
Kevin Pierre-Louis*21420102013Boston College
44Curnelius Arnick*21320082011Tulsa
T.T. Barber*21320122015Middle Tennessee State
Jonathan Cyprien*21320092012Florida International
Kemal Ishmael*21320092012Central Florida
Qushaun Lee*21320112014Arkansas State
49Manti Te'o*21220092012Notre Dame
50Khaseem Greene*21120092012Rutgers
Scott McKillop*21120052008Pittsburgh
Earl Wolff*21120092012North Carolina State
53Ryan Shazier*21020112013Ohio State
54Aaron Curry*20920052008Wake Forest
55Gerald McRath*20820052008Southern Mississippi
Wyatt Middleton*20820072010Navy
Trevon Stewart*20820122015Houston
58Chris Marve*20720082011Vanderbilt
59Daytawion Lowe*20620092013Oklahoma State
Scott Lutrus*20620072010Connecticut
61Derrick Mathews*20420112014Houston
Michael Mudoh*20420122015Tulsa
63Louis Delmas*20320052008Western Michigan
Nate Holley20320132016Kent State
Shakiel Smith20320092012Tulane
66Bryce Hager*20220112014Baylor
Peni Vea*20220122015Nevada-Las Vegas
68Barry Church20120062009Toledo
Karl Joseph*20120122015West Virginia
Kenny Ladler*20120102013Vanderbilt
Tyrone McKenzie*20120062008South Florida
Jacques Washington*20120102013Iowa State
73Ricardo Allen*20020102013Purdue
Thomas Keith*20020052007Central Michigan
Nick Kwiatkoski*20020122015West Virginia
Bobby Wagner*20020082011Utah State
77Chi Chi Ariguzo*19920112014Northwestern
Johnell Neal*19920052008Central Florida
Chris Prosinski*19920072010Wyoming
80Chris Harris*19820072010Kansas
Jordan Lake19820062009Baylor
Danny Trevathan*19820082011Kentucky
Alterraun Verner*19820062009UCLA
Duke Williams*19820092012Nevada
85Nat Berhe*19720102013San Diego State
Van Eskridge*19720062009East Carolina
Steve Longa*19720132015Rutgers
Jason Phillips*19720052008Texas Christian
Hayes Pullard*19720112014Southern California
Hakeem Smith*19720102013Louisville
David Vobora19720052007Idaho
92Kevin Byard*19620122015Middle Tennessee State
Jamie Collins*19620092012Southern Mississippi
Mike Mohamed*19620072010California
Mike Newton*19620062009Buffalo
96Chris Banjo*19520082011Southern Methodist
Boris Lee*19520062009Troy
98Jeron Johnson*19420072010Boise State
99Jatavis Brown*19320122015Akron
Ibraheim Campbell*19320112014Northwestern
Jordan Kovacs*19320092012Michigan
Craig Robertson19320072010North Texas
Brian Wagner19320092011Akron
104Matthew Castelo*19220042007San Jose State
Pete Fleps*19220072010Southern Methodist
Bo McNally*19220062009Stanford
Quan Sturdivant*19220072010North Carolina
108Jeremy Cash*19120112015Duke
Joe Pawelek19120062009Baylor
110Mike Holmes*19020072010Syracuse
Sha'Reff Rashad*19020052008Central Florida
112Jerry Franklin*18920082011Arkansas
Shamiel Gary*18920092013Oklahoma State
Clinton Snyder*18920062009Stanford
Jared Tevis*18920122014Arizona
Jimmie Ward*18920102013Northern Illinois
117Nigel Bradham*18820082011Florida State
Chris Chamberlain*18820042007Tulsa
Greg James18820062009Louisiana-Monroe
D.J. Johnson*18820092012Texas Tech
121Ahmad Dixon*18720102013Baylor
Sam Holl*18720102013Baylor
Frantz Joseph*18720062008Florida Atlantic
Rico McCoy*18720062009Tennessee
Joseph Peterson*18720132015Georgia State
Paul Porras*18720102013Rice
127Dwight Bentley*18620082011Louisiana-Lafayette
Derrick Hallman*18620072010Central Florida
Trent Hunter*18620082011Texas A&M
Damien Proby*18620102013Northwestern
Harrison Smith*18620082011Notre Dame
132Tra'Mayne Bondurant*18520112014Arizona
Nelson Coleman*18520042007Tulsa
Khalil Mack*18520102013Buffalo
Dexter McCoil*18520092012Tulsa
136John Boyett*18420092012Oregon
Kentrell Brothers*18420122015Missouri
Aaron Davis*18420112014Colorado State
Jake Ganus*18420122015Georgia
Kevin Grant*18420052008Akron
Patrick Lavine*18420062009Oklahoma State
Darryl Monroe*18420122015Akron
D.J. Swearinger*18420092012South Carolina
Kyle Theret*18420072010Minnesota
145Justin Currie*18320112014Western Michigan
E.J. Gaines*18320102013Missouri
J Leman*18320052007Illinois
Shaun Lewis*18320102013Oklahoma State
Corey Paredes*18320082011Hawaii
150Devon Edwards*18220132016Duke
Greg Heban18220102013Indiana
Max Morgan*18220112014Colorado State
Kyrie Wilson*18220112015Fresno State
Antwyne Zanders18220062009Louisiana-Lafayette
155Matt Daniels18120082011Duke
Ja'Gared Davis*18120092012Southern Methodist
Archie Donald*18120062010Toledo
Michael Hamlin*18120052008Clemson
Mario Harvey*18120072010Marshall
Tony Jefferson*18120102012Oklahoma
Tyrell Johnson*18120042007Arkansas State
Noah Keller*18120072011Ohio
A.J. Klein*18120092012Iowa State
Brian Lainhart18120072010Kent State
Terrance Plummer*18120112014Central Florida
Walter Thurmond III*18120062009Oregon
167Zach Edwards*18020132016Cincinnati
Isaiah Johnson*18020102014Georgia Tech
Leonard Johnson*18020082011Iowa State
Jordan Mabin*18020082011Northwestern
Corey Small*18020052008Florida Atlantic
Gary Walker*18020092016Auburn
173Emmanuel Cook*17920062008South Carolina
Jake Fischer*17920092013Arizona
Salamo Fiso*17920132016Arizona State
Tashaun Gipson*17920082011Wyoming
Daniel Holtzclaw17920052008Eastern Michigan
Spencer Larsen17920052007Arizona
Will Lucas*17920102013Purdue
James Morris*17920102013Iowa
Jamie Silva*17920042007Boston College
182Luke Batton*17820092012Kent State
Joe Burnett*17820052008Central Florida
John Hardy-Tuliau*17820102013Hawaii
Alex Hoffman-Ellis17820092011Washington State
Joe Holland*17820082011Purdue
Ben Jacobs*17820072010Fresno State
Jamarca Sanford*17820052008Mississippi
Brandon Spikes*17820062009Florida
Darrell Stuckey*17820062009Kansas
191Antonio Baker*17720062009Louisiana Tech
Preston Brown*17720102013Louisville
Dan Connor*17720042007Penn State
Cory Hogue*17720052009Central Florida
Dayonne Nunley*17720102013Miami (OH)
Mychal Sisson*17720082011Colorado State
Brandon Sumrall*17720052007Southern Mississippi
Christian Tago*17720132016San Jose State
Mike Taylor*17720092012Wisconsin
Shamarko Thomas*17720092012Syracuse
Nate Williams*17720072010Washington
Patrick Willis17720042006Mississippi
203Deaundre Brown*17620082012Tulsa
Eric Norwood*17620062009South Carolina
Chris Thomas*17620062009Air Force
Andrew Wilson*17620102013Missouri
207Daren Bates*17520092012Auburn
Tarris Batiste*17520132015Georgia State
Travis Freeman*17520092012Ball State
Carl Gettis*17520072010Missouri
Dennis Keyes*17520052007UCLA
Marlon Moore*17520122015Northern Illinois
C.J. Mosley*17520102013Alabama
Clayton Mullins17520052008Miami (OH)
Shayne Skov*17520092013Stanford
216Sean Baker*17420082011Ball State
Bryant Haines*17420052008Ball State
Jaiquawn Jarrett*17420072010Temple
Sio Moore*17420092012Connecticut
Roddrick Muckelroy*17420062009Texas
Mark Murphy17420112014Indiana
Brian Peters*17420082011Northwestern
Neiko Thorpe*17420082011Auburn
Chip Vaughn*17420052008Wake Forest
225Jonathan Hefney*17320042007Tennessee
Cameron Lynch*17320112014Syracuse
Deandre McDaniel*17320072010Clemson
Ben Moffitt*17320052007South Florida
Dan Molls*17320092012Toledo
Will Patterson*17320062009Indiana
Ryland Ward*17320112014Bowling Green State
232Chidobe Awuzie17220132016Colorado
Aaron Grymes*17220092012Idaho
Jeremy Kellem*17220072010Middle Tennessee State
Quayshawn Nealy*17220112014Georgia Tech
J.K. Schaffer*17220092011Cincinnati
James Smith*17220062009Iowa State
Jemea Thomas*17220092013Georgia Tech
239Stephen Anderson*17120072010Army
Donald Celiscar*17120112014Western Michigan
Jonathan Goff17120052007Vanderbilt
Joey Hudson17120052008Miami (OH)
Reshard Langford*17120052008Vanderbilt
Boomer Mays*17120122015Northern Illinois
Andrew Preston*17120072010San Diego State
Todd Thomas*17120112014Pittsburgh
Ty Zimmerman*17120102013Kansas State
248Derek Akunne*17020112014North Texas
Beau Bell17020042007Nevada-Las Vegas
Tre Boston*17020102013North Carolina
Brandon Chubb17020122015Wake Forest
Aaron Colvin*17020102013Oklahoma
Darwin Cook*17020102013West Virginia
Rennie Curran*17020072009Georgia
Marquis Flowers*17020102013Arizona
Adrian McDonald*17020122015Houston
Greg Trent17020052008Washington State
Cameron Truss*17020102013Bowling Green State

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