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Single Season Leaders and Records for Total Tackles

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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* 164 2014 Arizona
8.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.Marcus McGraw* 156 2009 Houston
 Chad Greenway* 156 2005 Iowa
 Tim McGarigle* 156 2005 Northwestern
20.Noah Keller* 155 2009 Ohio
 Sean Weatherspoon* 155 2008 Missouri
 Alvin Bowen 155 2006 Iowa State
23.David Mayo 154 2014 Texas State
 Greg Jones* 154 2009 Michigan State
 Frantz Joseph 154 2008 Florida Atlantic
26.Kentrell Brothers 152 2015 Missouri
 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 2012 UCLA
 Matt Griebel 149 2005 New Mexico State
35.Jake Doughty* 148 2013 Utah State
 Thomas Keith* 148 2007 Central Michigan
 David Vobora 148 2007 Idaho
38.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
43.Archie Donald* 146 2010 Toledo
44.Eric Kendricks* 145 2014 UCLA
 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.Austin Valdez 144 2015 Bowling Green State
 Nick Vigil 144 2015 Utah State
 Ryan Shazier* 144 2013 Ohio State
 Danny Trevathan* 144 2010 Kentucky
 Travis Lewis* 144 2008 Oklahoma
55.Jovan Santos-Knox 143 2014 Massachusetts
 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)
63.Elandon Roberts 142 2015 Houston
 Cody Peterson* 142 2013 Navy
 Uani Unga* 142 2013 Brigham Young
 Carmen Messina 142 2011 New Mexico
67.Khaseem Greene* 141 2011 Rutgers
 Marcus McGraw* 141 2011 Houston
 Matthew Castelo 141 2007 San Jose State
 Solomon Elimimian* 141 2007 Hawaii
71.Clayton Fejedelem 140 2015 Illinois
 Zeek Bigger* 140 2014 East Carolina
 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
78.Nate Holley 139 2015 Kent State
 Nelson Coleman* 139 2007 Tulsa
 Gerald McRath* 139 2007 Southern Mississippi
 Cole Snyder 139 2005 Idaho
82.Blake Martinez 138 2015 Stanford
 Tyler Matakevich 138 2015 Temple
 Mike Hull* 138 2014 Penn State
 Nick Vigil* 138 2014 Utah State
 Zach Vigil* 138 2014 Utah State
 Greg Blair* 138 2012 Cincinnati
 A.J. Johnson 138 2012 Tennessee
 Sean Lee* 138 2007 Penn State
 Wesley Woodyard* 138 2007 Kentucky
91.Efrem Oliphant* 137 2014 Houston
 Tyler Matakevich 137 2013 Temple
 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
98.Paul Dawson* 136 2014 Texas Christian
 Nate Holley 136 2014 Kent State
 Geoffery Bacon 136 2012 Army
 Khaseem Greene* 136 2012 Rutgers
 Brady Amack* 136 2011 Air Force