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Single Season Leaders and Records for Total Tackles

  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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Since 2005

Rank Player Tot Season School
1.Luke Kuechly 191 2011 Boston College
2.Luke Kuechly* 183 2010 Boston College
3.Jimmy Cottrell 179 2005 New Mexico State
4.Dan Molls* 166 2012 Toledo
5.Chris Chamberlain* 165 2007 Tulsa
 Matthew Castelo* 165 2006 San Jose State
7.Scooby Wright 163 2014 Arizona
 Mason Foster* 163 2010 Washington
9.Carmen Messina 162 2009 New Mexico
 Jordon Dizon* 162 2007 Colorado
11.Keith Smith 159 2013 San Jose State
 Curnelius Arnick* 159 2011 Tulsa
13.Luke Kuechly* 158 2009 Boston College
 Abdul Hodge* 158 2005 Iowa
15.Marvin Burdette 157 2012 Alabama-Birmingham
 Curtis Lofton* 157 2007 Oklahoma
17.Zach Vigil 156 2014 Utah State
 Marcus McGraw* 156 2009 Houston
 Chad Greenway* 156 2005 Iowa
 Tim McGarigle* 156 2005 Northwestern
21.Noah Keller* 155 2009 Ohio
 Sean Weatherspoon* 155 2008 Missouri
 Alvin Bowen 155 2006 Iowa State
24.David Mayo 154 2014 Texas State
 Greg Jones* 154 2009 Michigan State
 Frantz Joseph* 154 2008 Florida Atlantic
27.Lavonte David* 152 2010 Nebraska
 J Leman 152 2006 Illinois
29.Corey Paredes* 151 2010 Hawaii
 Scott McKillop 151 2007 Pittsburgh
 Kevis Coley* 151 2005 Southern Mississippi
32.Mike Taylor* 150 2011 Wisconsin
33.Eric Kendricks 149 2014 UCLA
 Eric Kendricks* 149 2012 UCLA
 Matt Griebel 149 2005 New Mexico State
36.Jake Doughty 148 2013 Utah State
 Thomas Keith* 148 2007 Central Michigan
 David Vobora 148 2007 Idaho
39.Bobby Wagner* 147 2011 Utah State
 Brian Wagner 147 2011 Akron
 Jamon Hughes 147 2010 Memphis
 Nick Bellore* 147 2008 Central Michigan
 H.B. Blades 147 2006 Pittsburgh
44.Archie Donald* 146 2010 Toledo
45.Nick Clancy 145 2012 Boston College
 Trent Mackey 145 2011 Tulane
 Taylor Reed* 145 2010 Southern Methodist
 Pat Angerer* 145 2009 Iowa
 Dan Connor* 145 2007 Penn State
50.Danny Trevathan* 144 2010 Kentucky
 Travis Lewis* 144 2008 Oklahoma
52.Jovan Santos-Knox 143 2014 Massachusetts
 Ryan Shazier 143 2013 Ohio State
 Luke Batton* 143 2012 Kent State
 Chris Borland* 143 2011 Wisconsin
 Danny Trevathan 143 2011 Kentucky
 Mario Harvey 143 2010 Marshall
 Dan Molls* 143 2010 Toledo
 C.J. Cavness* 143 2009 Houston
 Clayton Mullins 143 2007 Miami (OH)
61.Cody Peterson 142 2013 Navy
 Carmen Messina 142 2011 New Mexico
63.Khaseem Greene* 141 2011 Rutgers
 Marcus McGraw* 141 2011 Houston
 Matthew Castelo 141 2007 San Jose State
 Solomon Elimimian* 141 2007 Hawaii
67.Zeek Bigger 140 2014 East Carolina
 Mike Hull 140 2014 Penn State
 Chris Prosinski* 140 2009 Wyoming
 Lawrence Wilson* 140 2009 Connecticut
 Michael Tauiliili 140 2008 Duke
 Jerod Mayo* 140 2007 Tennessee
 Rob Caldwell* 140 2005 Navy
74.Nelson Coleman* 139 2007 Tulsa
 Gerald McRath* 139 2007 Southern Mississippi
 Cole Snyder 139 2005 Idaho
77.Greg Blair* 138 2012 Cincinnati
 A.J. Johnson 138 2012 Tennessee
 Sean Lee* 138 2007 Penn State
 Wesley Woodyard* 138 2007 Kentucky
81.Nate Holley 137 2014 Kent State
 Efrem Oliphant 137 2014 Houston
 Scott McKillop* 137 2008 Pittsburgh
 Gerald McRath* 137 2008 Southern Mississippi
 Derrick Richardson 137 2008 New Mexico State
 Patrick Willis 137 2006 Mississippi
 D'Qwell Jackson 137 2005 Maryland
88.Paul Dawson 136 2014 Texas Christian
 Tyler Matakevich 136 2013 Temple
 Geoffery Bacon 136 2012 Army
 Khaseem Greene* 136 2012 Rutgers
 Brady Amack* 136 2011 Air Force
93.Albert Rosette* 135 2012 Nevada
 Avery Williamson 135 2012 Kentucky
 Chase Kennemer* 135 2009 Southern Methodist
 Jesse Smith* 135 2009 Iowa State
97.David Helton 134 2014 Duke
 Jeff Luc 134 2014 Cincinnati
 Qushaun Lee 134 2013 Arkansas State
 Max Morgan 134 2013 Colorado State
 Efrem Oliphant 134 2013 Houston
 Jordan Stanton 134 2013 Wyoming
 Travis Freeman 134 2011 Ball State
 Dwayne Woods 134 2010 Bowling Green State
 David Vobora 134 2006 Idaho
 Stephen Tulloch* 134 2005 North Carolina State