Total Tackles Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 2005
Leaders Table
Rk Player Tot From To School
1Luke Kuechly*53220092011Boston College
2Marcus McGraw*51020082011Houston
3Tyler Matakevich*49320122015Temple
4Eric Kendricks*47620112014UCLA
Keith Smith*47620102013San Jose State
6Nick Bellore*47120072010Central Michigan
7Travis Freeman*46520092012Ball State
Greg Jones*46520072010Michigan State
9Davonte Shannon*46020072010Buffalo
10Carmen Messina45420082011New Mexico
11Lawrence Wilson*44920072010Connecticut
12Travis Lewis*44620082011Oklahoma
13Bobby Wagner*44520082011Utah State
14Daniel Holtzclaw43720052008Eastern Michigan
Noah Keller*43720072011Ohio
Manti Te'o*43720092012Notre Dame
17Solomon Elimimian*43420052008Hawaii
18Archie Donald*42420062010Toledo
Nate Holley42420132016Kent State
A.J. Johnson*42420112014Tennessee
21Dan Molls*42220092012Toledo
Joe Pawelek42220062009Baylor
23Chris Borland*42020092013Wisconsin
Mario Harvey*42020072010Marshall
25Brian Wagner40920092011Akron
26Marvin Burdette40620092012UAB
Sean Weatherspoon*40620062009Missouri
28Michael Mudoh*40220122015Tulsa
29Dakota Cox*40120132016New Mexico
30Justin Cherocci*40020112014Central Michigan
Shawn Jackson*40020102013Tulsa
Derrick Mathews*40020112014Houston
Taylor Reed*40020092012SMU
34James Morris*39920102013Iowa
35Chris Marve*39820082011Vanderbilt
36Matthew Castelo*39720042007San Jose State
37Mason Monheim*39120122015Illinois
38Khaseem Greene*38720092012Rutgers
Ben Jacobs*38720072010Fresno State
40Courtney Greene*38620052008Rutgers
Gerald McRath*38620052008Southern Mississippi
42Patrick Chung*38420052008Oregon
43Clayton Geathers*38220102014UCF
Christian Tago*38220132016San Jose State
45Zach Edwards*38120132016Cincinnati
Cardia Jackson38120062009Louisiana-Monroe
Craig Robertson38120072010North Texas
Alex Wujciak*38120082010Maryland
49Thomas Keith*37920052007Central Michigan
50Mason Foster*37820072010Washington
Qushaun Lee*37820112014Arkansas State
Phillip Steward*37820092012Houston
53Mike Taylor*37720092012Wisconsin
54Jerry Franklin*37620082011Arkansas
Steve Greer*37620092012Virginia
56Russell Allen37520052008San Diego State
James Laurinaitis*37520052008Ohio State
58Hayes Pullard*37420112014USC
Danny Trevathan*37420082011Kentucky
60Chris Prosinski*37320072010Wyoming
61Rodney Butler37220132016New Mexico State
Zach Vigil*37220112014Utah State
63Kemal Ishmael*36820092012UCF
Gabe Knapton*36820082011Wyoming
65Trevon Stewart*36720122015Houston
66Jonathan Cyprien*36520092012Florida International
67Deone Bucannon*36320102013Washington State
Van Eskridge*36320062009East Carolina
69Cody Davis*36220092012Texas Tech
70A.J. Klein*36120092012Iowa State
Earl Wolff*36120092012North Carolina State
72Kevin Pierre-Louis*36020102013Boston College
Wesley Woodyard*36020052007Kentucky
74Tyrone McKenzie*35920062008South Florida
75Shiloh Keo*35820062010Idaho
76Kentrell Brothers*35720122015Missouri
77Curnelius Arnick*35620082011Tulsa
Quin Blanding35620142016Virginia
79Barry Church35420062009Toledo
Nelson Coleman*35420042007Tulsa
81Boris Lee*35320062009Troy
82Antonio Baker*35220062009Louisiana Tech
83J Leman*35120052007Illinois
Hardy Nickerson*35120132016Illinois
Denzel Perryman*35120112014Miami (FL)
86Rico McCoy*35020062009Tennessee
87Jordon Dizon*34920052007Colorado
David Helton*34920112014Duke
Obi Melifonwu*34920132016Connecticut
90Max Morgan*34820112014Colorado State
Efrem Oliphant*34820102014Houston
92Jake Knott*34720092012Iowa State
93Frantz Joseph34620062008Florida Atlantic
94Aaron Davis*34520112014Colorado State
Andrae Kirk34520112014Florida Atlantic
Lee Skinner*34520112014Buffalo
97Brian Lainhart34420072010Kent State
Scott McKillop*34420052008Pitt
Lucas Wacha34420132016Wyoming
100Ward Dobbs34320052008Wyoming
Bryant Haines*34320052008Ball State
Clayton Mullins34320052008Miami (OH)
103Mike Newton*34220062009Buffalo
Michael Tauiliili34220062008Duke
105Scott Lutrus*34120072010Connecticut
106Luke Batton*34020092012Kent State
Jatavis Brown*34020122015Akron
Justin Currie*34020112014Western Michigan
Vince Hall*34020052007Virginia Tech
110Mike Mohamed*33920072010California
Jovan Santos-Knox33920122015Massachusetts
Nick Vigil*33920132015Utah State
113Sean Baker*33820082011Ball State
Demetrius Hartsfield*33820092012Maryland
115Dwayne Woods*33720092012Bowling Green State
116Chi Chi Ariguzo*33520112014Northwestern
Jeremy Cash*33520112015Duke
Steve Longa*33520132015Rutgers
119Jason Beauchamp33420062009UNLV
Dan Connor*33420042007Penn State
Ben Heeney33420112014Kansas
Amarlo Herrera*33420112014Georgia
Jordan Kovacs*33420092012Michigan
Andrew Wilson*33420102013Missouri
125Zeek Bigger*33320122015East Carolina
126Darion Monroe*33220122015Tulane
Terrance Plummer*33220112014UCF
Yawin Smallwood33220112013Connecticut
129Adrien Cole*33120082011Louisiana Tech
Aaron Curry*33120052008Wake Forest
Eric Gordon*33120072010Michigan State
Trent Martin*33120112016Tulsa
Steven Taylor*33120132016Houston
134Vincent Rey33020062009Duke
135John Timu*32920112014Washington
136Devon Edwards*32820132016Duke
Jake Hutton32820052008Utah State
Jeron Johnson*32820072010Boise State
Darryl Monroe*32820122015Akron
Jordan Sterns*32820132016Oklahoma State
Peni Vea*32820122015UNLV
142Jake Ganus*32720122015Georgia
Ryan Janvion32720132016Wake Forest
Khalil Mack*32720102013Buffalo
Ben Weaver*32720132016Boise State
146T.T. Barber*32520122015Middle Tennessee State
J.K. Schaffer*32520092011Cincinnati
148Vince Buhagiar*32420102014San Jose State
Matt Daniels32420082011Duke
Joe Holland*32420082011Purdue
Great Ibe32420132015Eastern Michigan
Jordan Lake32420062009Baylor
David Vobora32420052007Idaho
154Pete Fleps*32220072010SMU
Bryce Hager*32220112014Baylor
Wyatt Middleton*32220072010Navy
Greg Trent32220052008Washington State
Jason Venson*32220052008UCF
159Chris Banjo*32120082011SMU
Jeremy Timpf32120142016Army
161Andre Sexton*32020062009Oklahoma State
162Sean Davis*31920122015Maryland
Drew Fowler*31920052007Air Force
Kevin Grant*31920052008Akron
Nico Marley*31920132016Tulane
Mychal Sisson*31920082011Colorado State
C.J. Spillman31920052008Marshall
168Kevin Byard*31820122015Middle Tennessee State
Derrick Richardson31820062008New Mexico State
Andrew Sendejo*31820062009Rice
Jimmie Ward*31820102013Northern Illinois
172Jonathan Brown*31720102013Illinois
Ibraheim Campbell*31720112014Northwestern
Ben Ingle*31720122015Ball State
Tau Lotulelei*31720132016UNLV
C.J. Mosley*31720102013Alabama
Zack Ryan*31720132016Ball State
Ryan Shazier*31720112013Ohio State
Sean Spence*31720082011Miami (FL)
180Daren Bates*31620092012Auburn
Joey Hudson31620052008Miami (OH)
Adam Leonard*31620052008Hawaii
183Brian Duncan*31520072010Texas Tech
Christian Kirksey*31520102013Iowa
Dexter McCoil*31520092012Tulsa
Jason Phillips*31520052008Texas Christian
187Jamie Collins*31420092012Southern Mississippi
Mark Herzlich*31420062010Boston College
189Brandon Chubb31320122015Wake Forest
Sean Lee*31320062009Penn State
Kyrie Wilson*31320112015Fresno State
192Jeff Horinek*31220052008Colorado State
Corey Paredes*31220082011Hawaii
194Matt Berning*31120072010Central Michigan
Shamiel Gary*31120092013Oklahoma State
Kelvin Sheppard*31120072010LSU
Jacques Washington*31120102013Iowa State
198Alex Kube*31020072010Northern Illinois
199Louis Delmas*30920052008Western Michigan
Brian Hendricks*30920082011Wyoming
Quan Sturdivant*30920072010North Carolina
202Derek Akunne*30820112014North Texas
Deaundre Brown*30820082012Tulsa
Keith Kelsey*30820132016Louisville
Johnnie Simon*30820102013Western Michigan
Shayne Skov*30820092013Stanford
207Shamari Benton*30720102013Central Michigan
Brock Christopher*30720052008Missouri
Hunter Kissinger*30720122015Louisiana-Monroe
Harrison Smith*30720082011Notre Dame
Brandon Spikes*30720062009Florida
Antwyne Zanders30720062009Louisiana-Lafayette
213Joseph Peterson*30620132015Georgia State
Brian Randolph*30620112015Tennessee
T.J. Ricks30620142016Old Dominion
216Nigel Bradham*30520082011Florida State
Jake Doughty*30520102013Utah State
Colin McCarthy*30520062010Miami (FL)
Jesse Smith*30520062009Iowa State
Jerrell Wedge*30520082011Miami (OH)
221Chris Chamberlain*30420042007Tulsa
222Damien Proby*30320102013Northwestern
223Jahleel Addae*30220092012Central Michigan
Trent Hunter*30220082011Texas A&M
Boomer Mays*30220122015Northern Illinois
226Jon Copper*30120052008Virginia
Ja'Gared Davis*30120092012SMU
Josey Jewell*30120142016Iowa
Calvin Munson*30120132016San Diego State
Brian Peters*30120082011Northwestern
231Scott Bryant30020062009Florida International
Patrick Lavine*30020062009Oklahoma State
Desmond Morgan*30020112015Michigan
234Nat Berhe*29920102013San Diego State
Max Bullough*29920102013Michigan State
Nathan Herrold*29920092012Arkansas State
Jaiquawn Jarrett*29920072010Temple
Danny Lansanah*29920052007Connecticut
Adrian McDonald*29920122015Houston
Mike Rivera*29920052008Kansas
Clinton Snyder*29920062009Stanford
A.J. Tarpley*29920112014Stanford
Chris Thomas*29920062009Air Force
Justin Winters*29920072010Buffalo
245Richie Brown*29820132016Mississippi State
Joe Colton29820122015Massachusetts
Rennie Curran*29820072009Georgia
Derron Smith*29820102014Fresno State
249Marcus Bartels29720092011Florida Atlantic
Preston Brown*29720102013Louisville
Winston Guy*29720082011Kentucky
D.J. Hunter*29720122015Marshall

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