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Rank Player Tot From To Last School
1.Luke Kuechly* 532 2009 2011 Boston College
2.Marcus McGraw* 510 2008 2011 Houston
3.Tyler Matakevich 493 2012 2015 Temple
4.Eric Kendricks* 476 2011 2014 UCLA
 Keith Smith* 476 2010 2013 San Jose State
6.Nick Bellore* 471 2007 2010 Central Michigan
7.Travis Freeman* 465 2009 2012 Ball State
 Greg Jones* 465 2007 2010 Michigan State
9.Davonte Shannon* 460 2007 2010 Buffalo
10.Carmen Messina 454 2008 2011 New Mexico
11.Lawrence Wilson* 449 2007 2010 Connecticut
12.Travis Lewis* 446 2008 2011 Oklahoma
13.Bobby Wagner* 445 2008 2011 Utah State
14.Daniel Holtzclaw 437 2005 2008 Eastern Michigan
 Noah Keller* 437 2007 2011 Ohio
 Manti Te'o* 437 2009 2012 Notre Dame
17.Solomon Elimimian* 434 2005 2008 Hawaii
18.Archie Donald* 424 2006 2010 Toledo
 A.J. Johnson* 424 2011 2014 Tennessee
20.Dan Molls* 422 2009 2012 Toledo
 Joe Pawelek 422 2006 2009 Baylor
22.Chris Borland* 420 2009 2013 Wisconsin
 Mario Harvey* 420 2007 2010 Marshall
24.Brian Wagner 409 2009 2011 Akron
25.Marvin Burdette 406 2009 2012 Alabama-Birmingham
 Sean Weatherspoon* 406 2006 2009 Missouri
27.Michael Mudoh* 402 2012 2015 Tulsa
28.Justin Cherocci* 400 2011 2014 Central Michigan
 Shawn Jackson* 400 2010 2013 Tulsa
 Derrick Mathews* 400 2011 2014 Houston
 Taylor Reed* 400 2009 2012 Southern Methodist
32.James Morris* 399 2010 2013 Iowa
33.Chris Marve* 398 2008 2011 Vanderbilt
34.Matthew Castelo* 397 2004 2007 San Jose State
35.Mason Monheim* 391 2012 2015 Illinois
36.Khaseem Greene* 387 2009 2012 Rutgers
 Ben Jacobs* 387 2007 2010 Fresno State
38.Courtney Greene* 386 2005 2008 Rutgers
 Gerald McRath* 386 2005 2008 Southern Mississippi
40.Patrick Chung* 384 2005 2008 Oregon
41.Clayton Geathers* 382 2010 2014 Central Florida
42.Cardia Jackson 381 2006 2009 Louisiana-Monroe
 Craig Robertson 381 2007 2010 North Texas
 Alex Wujciak* 381 2008 2010 Maryland
45.Thomas Keith* 379 2005 2007 Central Michigan
46.Mason Foster* 378 2007 2010 Washington
 Qushaun Lee* 378 2011 2014 Arkansas State
 Phillip Steward* 378 2009 2012 Houston
49.Mike Taylor* 377 2009 2012 Wisconsin
50.Jerry Franklin* 376 2008 2011 Arkansas
 Steve Greer* 376 2009 2012 Virginia
52.Russell Allen 375 2005 2008 San Diego State
 James Laurinaitis* 375 2005 2008 Ohio State
54.Hayes Pullard* 374 2011 2014 Southern California
 Danny Trevathan* 374 2008 2011 Kentucky
56.Chris Prosinski* 373 2007 2010 Wyoming
57.Zach Vigil* 372 2011 2014 Utah State
58.Kemal Ishmael* 368 2009 2012 Central Florida
 Gabe Knapton* 368 2008 2011 Wyoming
60.Trevon Stewart* 367 2012 2015 Houston
61.Jonathan Cyprien* 365 2009 2012 Florida International
62.Deone Bucannon* 363 2010 2013 Washington State
 Van Eskridge* 363 2006 2009 East Carolina
64.Cody Davis* 362 2009 2012 Texas Tech
65.A.J. Klein* 361 2009 2012 Iowa State
 Earl Wolff* 361 2009 2012 North Carolina State
67.Kevin Pierre-Louis* 360 2010 2013 Boston College
 Wesley Woodyard* 360 2005 2007 Kentucky
69.Tyrone McKenzie* 359 2006 2008 South Florida
70.Shiloh Keo* 358 2006 2010 Idaho
71.Kentrell Brothers* 357 2012 2015 Missouri
72.Curnelius Arnick* 356 2008 2011 Tulsa
73.Barry Church 354 2006 2009 Toledo
 Nelson Coleman* 354 2004 2007 Tulsa
75.Boris Lee* 353 2006 2009 Troy
76.Antonio Baker* 352 2006 2009 Louisiana Tech
77.J Leman* 351 2005 2007 Illinois
 Denzel Perryman* 351 2011 2014 Miami (FL)
79.Rico McCoy* 350 2006 2009 Tennessee
80.Jordon Dizon* 349 2005 2007 Colorado
 David Helton* 349 2011 2014 Duke
82.Max Morgan* 348 2011 2014 Colorado State
 Efrem Oliphant* 348 2010 2014 Houston
84.Jake Knott* 347 2009 2012 Iowa State
85.Frantz Joseph 346 2006 2008 Florida Atlantic
86.Aaron Davis* 345 2011 2014 Colorado State
 Andrae Kirk 345 2011 2014 Florida Atlantic
 Lee Skinner* 345 2011 2014 Buffalo
89.Brian Lainhart 344 2007 2010 Kent State
 Scott McKillop* 344 2005 2008 Pittsburgh
91.Ward Dobbs 343 2005 2008 Wyoming
 Bryant Haines* 343 2005 2008 Ball State
 Clayton Mullins 343 2005 2008 Miami (OH)
94.Mike Newton* 342 2006 2009 Buffalo
 Michael Tauiliili 342 2006 2008 Duke
96.Scott Lutrus* 341 2007 2010 Connecticut
97.Luke Batton* 340 2009 2012 Kent State
 Jatavis Brown 340 2012 2015 Akron
 Justin Currie* 340 2011 2014 Western Michigan
 Vince Hall* 340 2005 2007 Virginia Tech
101.Mike Mohamed* 339 2007 2010 California
 Jovan Santos-Knox 339 2012 2015 Massachusetts
 Nick Vigil* 339 2013 2015 Utah State
104.Sean Baker* 338 2008 2011 Ball State
 Demetrius Hartsfield* 338 2009 2012 Maryland
106.Dwayne Woods* 337 2009 2012 Bowling Green State
107.Chi Chi Ariguzo* 335 2011 2014 Northwestern
 Jeremy Cash* 335 2011 2015 Duke
 Steve Longa* 335 2013 2015 Rutgers
110.Jason Beauchamp 334 2006 2009 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Dan Connor* 334 2004 2007 Penn State
 Ben Heeney 334 2011 2014 Kansas
 Amarlo Herrera* 334 2011 2014 Georgia
 Jordan Kovacs* 334 2009 2012 Michigan
 Andrew Wilson* 334 2010 2013 Missouri
116.Zeek Bigger* 333 2012 2015 East Carolina
117.Darion Monroe* 332 2012 2015 Tulane
 Terrance Plummer* 332 2011 2014 Central Florida
 Yawin Smallwood 332 2011 2013 Connecticut
120.Adrien Cole* 331 2008 2011 Louisiana Tech
 Aaron Curry* 331 2005 2008 Wake Forest
 Eric Gordon* 331 2007 2010 Michigan State
123.Vincent Rey 330 2006 2009 Duke
124.John Timu* 329 2011 2014 Washington
125.Jake Hutton 328 2005 2008 Utah State
 Jeron Johnson* 328 2007 2010 Boise State
 Darryl Monroe* 328 2012 2015 Akron
 Peni Vea* 328 2012 2015 Nevada-Las Vegas
129.Jake Ganus 327 2012 2015 Georgia
 Khalil Mack* 327 2010 2013 Buffalo
131.T.T. Barber* 325 2012 2015 Middle Tennessee State
 J.K. Schaffer* 325 2009 2011 Cincinnati
133.Vince Buhagiar* 324 2010 2014 San Jose State
 Matt Daniels 324 2008 2011 Duke
 Joe Holland* 324 2008 2011 Purdue
 Great Ibe 324 2013 2015 Eastern Michigan
 Jordan Lake 324 2006 2009 Baylor
 David Vobora 324 2005 2007 Idaho
139.Pete Fleps* 322 2007 2010 Southern Methodist
 Bryce Hager* 322 2011 2014 Baylor
 Wyatt Middleton* 322 2007 2010 Navy
 Greg Trent 322 2005 2008 Washington State
 Jason Venson* 322 2005 2008 Central Florida
144.Chris Banjo* 321 2008 2011 Southern Methodist
145.Andre Sexton* 320 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
146.Sean Davis* 319 2012 2015 Maryland
 Drew Fowler* 319 2005 2007 Air Force
 Kevin Grant* 319 2005 2008 Akron
 Mychal Sisson* 319 2008 2011 Colorado State
 C.J. Spillman 319 2005 2008 Marshall
151.Kevin Byard* 318 2012 2015 Middle Tennessee State
 Derrick Richardson 318 2006 2008 New Mexico State
 Andrew Sendejo* 318 2006 2009 Rice
 Jimmie Ward* 318 2010 2013 Northern Illinois
155.Jonathan Brown* 317 2010 2013 Illinois
 Ibraheim Campbell* 317 2011 2014 Northwestern
 Ben Ingle* 317 2012 2015 Ball State
 C.J. Mosley* 317 2010 2013 Alabama
 Ryan Shazier* 317 2011 2013 Ohio State
 Sean Spence* 317 2008 2011 Miami (FL)
161.Daren Bates* 316 2009 2012 Auburn
 Joey Hudson 316 2005 2008 Miami (OH)
 Adam Leonard* 316 2005 2008 Hawaii
164.Brian Duncan* 315 2007 2010 Texas Tech
 Christian Kirksey* 315 2010 2013 Iowa
 Dexter McCoil* 315 2009 2012 Tulsa
 Jason Phillips* 315 2005 2008 Texas Christian
168.Jamie Collins* 314 2009 2012 Southern Mississippi
 Mark Herzlich* 314 2006 2010 Boston College
170.Brandon Chubb 313 2012 2015 Wake Forest
 Nate Holley 313 2013 2015 Kent State
 Sean Lee* 313 2006 2009 Penn State
 Kyrie Wilson* 313 2011 2015 Fresno State
174.Jeff Horinek* 312 2005 2008 Colorado State
 Corey Paredes* 312 2008 2011 Hawaii
176.Matt Berning* 311 2007 2010 Central Michigan
 Shamiel Gary* 311 2009 2013 Oklahoma State
 Kelvin Sheppard* 311 2007 2010 Louisiana State
 Jacques Washington* 311 2010 2013 Iowa State
180.Alex Kube* 310 2007 2010 Northern Illinois
 Christian Tago 310 2013 2015 San Jose State
182.Louis Delmas* 309 2005 2008 Western Michigan
 Brian Hendricks* 309 2008 2011 Wyoming
 Quan Sturdivant* 309 2007 2010 North Carolina
185.Derek Akunne* 308 2011 2014 North Texas
 Deaundre Brown* 308 2008 2012 Tulsa
 Johnnie Simon* 308 2010 2013 Western Michigan
 Shayne Skov* 308 2009 2013 Stanford
189.Shamari Benton* 307 2010 2013 Central Michigan
 Brock Christopher* 307 2005 2008 Missouri
 Hunter Kissinger* 307 2012 2015 Louisiana-Monroe
 Harrison Smith* 307 2008 2011 Notre Dame
 Brandon Spikes* 307 2006 2009 Florida
 Antwyne Zanders 307 2006 2009 Louisiana-Lafayette
195.Joseph Peterson 306 2013 2015 Georgia State
 Brian Randolph* 306 2011 2015 Tennessee
197.Nigel Bradham* 305 2008 2011 Florida State
 Jake Doughty* 305 2010 2013 Utah State
 Colin McCarthy* 305 2006 2010 Miami (FL)
 Jesse Smith* 305 2006 2009 Iowa State
 Jerrell Wedge* 305 2008 2011 Miami (OH)
202.Chris Chamberlain* 304 2004 2007 Tulsa
203.Damien Proby* 303 2010 2013 Northwestern
204.Jahleel Addae* 302 2009 2012 Central Michigan
 Trent Hunter* 302 2008 2011 Texas A&M
 Boomer Mays* 302 2012 2015 Northern Illinois
207.Jon Copper* 301 2005 2008 Virginia
 Ja'Gared Davis* 301 2009 2012 Southern Methodist
 Brian Peters* 301 2008 2011 Northwestern
210.Scott Bryant 300 2006 2009 Florida International
 Dakota Cox 300 2013 2015 New Mexico
 Patrick Lavine* 300 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
 Desmond Morgan* 300 2011 2015 Michigan
214.Nat Berhe* 299 2010 2013 San Diego State
 Max Bullough* 299 2010 2013 Michigan State
 Devon Edwards* 299 2013 2015 Duke
 Nathan Herrold* 299 2009 2012 Arkansas State
 Jaiquawn Jarrett* 299 2007 2010 Temple
 Danny Lansanah* 299 2005 2007 Connecticut
 Adrian McDonald* 299 2012 2015 Houston
 Mike Rivera* 299 2005 2008 Kansas
 Clinton Snyder* 299 2006 2009 Stanford
 Chris Thomas* 299 2006 2009 Air Force
 Justin Winters* 299 2007 2010 Buffalo
225.Joe Colton 298 2012 2015 Massachusetts
 Rennie Curran* 298 2007 2009 Georgia
 Derron Smith* 298 2010 2014 Fresno State
228.Marcus Bartels 297 2009 2011 Florida Atlantic
 Preston Brown* 297 2010 2013 Louisville
 Winston Guy* 297 2008 2011 Kentucky
 D.J. Hunter* 297 2012 2015 Marshall
 A.J. Tarpley* 297 2011 2014 Stanford
233.Steele Divitto* 296 2010 2013 Boston College
 Max Gruder* 296 2008 2011 Pittsburgh
 Joshua Perry* 296 2012 2015 Ohio State
 Avery Williamson* 296 2010 2013 Kentucky
237.Andrew Jackson* 295 2011 2013 Western Kentucky
 James-Michael Johnson* 295 2007 2011 Nevada
 Nick Kwiatkoski* 295 2012 2015 West Virginia
 J.C. Percy* 295 2009 2012 Boise State
 Paul Porras* 295 2010 2013 Rice
 Darrell Stuckey* 295 2006 2009 Kansas
243.Beau Bell 294 2004 2007 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Avery Cunningham* 294 2010 2013 Central Michigan
 Andre Hatchett 294 2006 2009 Eastern Michigan
 Bo McNally* 294 2006 2009 Stanford
247.Joe Henderson 293 2005 2008 Alabama-Birmingham
 Alex Knipp* 293 2006 2009 Ball State
 Gary Walker* 293 2009 2015 Auburn
250.Dominique Alexander* 292 2013 2015 Oklahoma
 Obi Ezeh* 292 2007 2010 Michigan
 Duke Williams* 292 2009 2012 Nevada