Solo Tackles Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rk Player Solo From To School
1Tyler Matakevich*33820122015Temple
2Eric Kendricks*30820112014UCLA
3Luke Kuechly*29920092011Boston College
4Cody Davis*28620092012Texas Tech
5Taylor Reed*25820092012SMU
Davonte Shannon*25820072010Buffalo
7Nate Holley25620132016Kent State
8Deone Bucannon*25420102013Washington State
9Marcus McGraw*25020082011Houston
10Shawn Jackson*24820102013Tulsa
11Lawrence Wilson*24620072010Connecticut
12Solomon Elimimian*24320052008Hawaii
Mason Foster*24320072010Washington
Travis Lewis*24320082011Oklahoma
15Denzel Perryman*24020112014Miami (FL)
16Jason Venson*23920052008UCF
17Shiloh Keo*23720062010Idaho
18Marvin Burdette23620092012UAB
Patrick Chung*23620052008Oregon
Greg Jones*23620072010Michigan State
21Quin Blanding23420142017Virginia
Keith Smith*23420102013San Jose State
23Chris Borland*23320092013Wisconsin
Sean Weatherspoon*23320062009Missouri
25Nick Bellore*22920072010Central Michigan
26Zach Edwards*22820132016Cincinnati
Cardia Jackson22820062009Louisiana-Monroe
28Clayton Geathers*22720102014UCF
Wesley Woodyard*22720052007Kentucky
30Jake Knott*22320092012Iowa State
31Sean Davis*22120122015Maryland
Ben Heeney22120112014Kansas
Obi Melifonwu*22120132016Connecticut
Darion Monroe*22120122015Tulane
Christian Tago*22120132016San Jose State
36Jordon Dizon*22020052007Colorado
Andre Sexton*22020062009Oklahoma State
38Courtney Greene*21820052008Rutgers
Mark Herzlich*21820062010Boston College
40A.J. Johnson*21720112014Tennessee
Carmen Messina21720082011New Mexico
Brian Randolph*21720112015Tennessee
43Brian Duncan*21620072010Texas Tech
Andrew Sendejo*21620062009Rice
45Russell Allen21520052008San Diego State
Derron Smith*21520102014Fresno State
47Travis Bradshaw*21420082010Rice
Kevin Pierre-Louis*21420102013Boston College
49Curnelius Arnick*21320082011Tulsa
T.T. Barber*21320122015Middle Tennessee State
Jonathan Cyprien*21320092012Florida International
Kemal Ishmael*21320092012UCF
Qushaun Lee*21320112014Arkansas State
54Chidobe Awuzie*21220132016Colorado
Manti Te'o*21220092012Notre Dame
56Khaseem Greene*21120092012Rutgers
Scott McKillop*21120052008Pitt
Maurice McKnight*21120142017San Jose State
Earl Wolff*21120092012North Carolina State
60Ryan Shazier*21020112013Ohio State
61Aaron Curry*20920052008Wake Forest
62Gerald McRath*20820052008Southern Mississippi
Wyatt Middleton*20820072010Navy
Jordan Sterns*20820132016Oklahoma State
Trevon Stewart*20820122015Houston
66Chris Marve*20720082011Vanderbilt
67Salamo Fiso*20620132016Arizona State
Daytawion Lowe*20620092013Oklahoma State
Scott Lutrus*20620072010Connecticut
70Nico Marley*20420132016Tulane
Derrick Mathews*20420112014Houston
Michael Mudoh*20420122015Tulsa
73Louis Delmas*20320052008Western Michigan
Shakiel Smith20320092012Tulane
75Bryce Hager*20220112014Baylor
Peni Vea*20220122015UNLV
Andrew Wingard*20220152017Wyoming
Taylor Young*20220142017Baylor
79Barry Church20120062009Toledo
Karl Joseph*20120122015West Virginia
Kenny Ladler*20120102013Vanderbilt
Tyrone McKenzie*20120062008South Florida
Quentin Poling*20120142017Ohio
Jacques Washington*20120102013Iowa State
85Ricardo Allen*20020102013Purdue
Thomas Keith*20020052007Central Michigan
Nick Kwiatkoski*20020122015West Virginia
Bobby Wagner*20020082011Utah State
89Chi Chi Ariguzo*19920112014Northwestern
Johnell Neal*19920052008UCF
Chris Prosinski*19920072010Wyoming
92Chris Harris*19820072010Kansas
Jordan Lake19820062009Baylor
Auggie Sanchez*19820132017South Florida
Danny Trevathan*19820082011Kentucky
Alterraun Verner*19820062009UCLA
Duke Williams*19820092012Nevada
98Nat Berhe*19720102013San Diego State
Van Eskridge*19720062009East Carolina
Steve Longa*19720132015Rutgers
Jason Phillips*19720052008Texas Christian
Hayes Pullard*19720112014USC
Hakeem Smith*19720102013Louisville
David Vobora19720052007Idaho
105Kevin Byard*19620122015Middle Tennessee State
Jamie Collins*19620092012Southern Mississippi
Mike Mohamed*19620072010California
Mike Newton*19620062009Buffalo
Tegray Scales*19620142017Indiana
110Chris Banjo*19520082011SMU
Boris Lee*19520062009Troy
112Jeron Johnson*19420072010Boise State
113Jatavis Brown*19320122015Akron
Ibraheim Campbell*19320112014Northwestern
Jordan Kovacs*19320092012Michigan
Kishawn McClain*19320142017North Texas
Craig Robertson19320072010North Texas
Anthony Smithson19320142016Kansas
Brian Wagner19320092011Akron
120Matthew Castelo*19220042007San Jose State
Pete Fleps*19220072010SMU
Bo McNally*19220062009Stanford
Quan Sturdivant*19220072010North Carolina
124Jeremy Cash*19120112015Duke
Joe Pawelek19120062009Baylor
126Mike Holmes*19020072010Syracuse
Sha'Reff Rashad*19020052008UCF
Jeremy Timpf*19020142016Army
Armani Watts*19020142017Texas A&M
130Jerry Franklin*18920082011Arkansas
Shamiel Gary*18920092013Oklahoma State
Godwin Igwebuike*18920142017Northwestern
Clinton Snyder*18920062009Stanford
Jared Tevis*18920122014Arizona
Jimmie Ward*18920102013Northern Illinois
136Nigel Bradham*18820082011Florida State
Chris Chamberlain*18820042007Tulsa
Greg James18820062009Louisiana-Monroe
D.J. Johnson*18820092012Texas Tech
140Ahmad Dixon*18720102013Baylor
Sam Holl*18720102013Baylor
Frantz Joseph18720062008Florida Atlantic
Rico McCoy*18720062009Tennessee
Joseph Peterson*18720132015Georgia State
Paul Porras*18720102013Rice
146Dwight Bentley*18620082011Louisiana-Lafayette
Derrick Hallman*18620072010UCF
Trent Hunter*18620082011Texas A&M
Damien Proby*18620102013Northwestern
Harrison Smith*18620082011Notre Dame
151Tra'Mayne Bondurant*18520112014Arizona
Nelson Coleman*18520042007Tulsa
Dakota Cox*18520132016New Mexico
Khalil Mack*18520102013Buffalo
Dexter McCoil*18520092012Tulsa
156John Boyett*18420092012Oregon
Kentrell Brothers*18420122015Missouri
Aaron Davis*18420112014Colorado State
Jake Ganus*18420122015Georgia
Kevin Grant*18420052008Akron
Heath Harding*18420132017Miami (OH)
Patrick Lavine*18420062009Oklahoma State
Donnie Miles*18420142017North Carolina
Darryl Monroe*18420122015Akron
D.J. Swearinger*18420092012South Carolina
Kyle Theret*18420072010Minnesota
Ben Weaver*18420132016Boise State
168Justin Currie*18320112014Western Michigan
Devon Edwards*18320132016Duke
E.J. Gaines*18320102013Missouri
J Leman*18320052007Illinois
Shaun Lewis*18320102013Oklahoma State
Corey Paredes*18320082011Hawaii
174Greg Heban18220102013Indiana
Ryan Janvion*18220132016Wake Forest
Skai Moore*18220132017South Carolina
Max Morgan*18220112014Colorado State
Jaleel Wadood*18220142017UCLA
Kyrie Wilson*18220112015Fresno State
Antwyne Zanders18220062009Louisiana-Lafayette
181Matt Daniels18120082011Duke
Ja'Gared Davis*18120092012SMU
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*18120112014UCF
Walter Thurmond III*18120062009Oregon
Xavier Woods*18120132016Louisiana Tech
194Isaiah Johnson*18020102014Georgia Tech
Leonard Johnson*18020082011Iowa State
Keith Kelsey*18020132016Louisville
Jordan Mabin*18020082011Northwestern
Corey Small18020052008Florida Atlantic
Gary Walker*18020092012Idaho
200Emmanuel Cook*17920062008South Carolina
Jake Fischer*17920092013Arizona
Tashaun Gipson*17920082011Wyoming
Nate Godwin*17920132016South Florida
Daniel Holtzclaw17920052008Eastern Michigan
Spencer Larsen17920052007Arizona
Will Lucas*17920102013Purdue
James Morris*17920102013Iowa
Jamie Silva*17920042007Boston College
Orion Stewart*17920132016Baylor
210Luke Batton*17820092012Kent State
Joe Burnett*17820052008UCF
Tre Flowers*17820142017Oklahoma State
John Hardy-Tuliau*17820102013Hawaii
Alex Hoffman-Ellis17820092011Washington State
Joe Holland*17820082011Purdue
Ben Jacobs*17820072010Fresno State
Josey Jewell*17820142017Iowa
Kenneth Olugbode*17820132016Colorado
Jamarca Sanford*17820052008Ole Miss
Deondre Singleton*17820132017Duke
Brandon Spikes*17820062009Florida
Darrell Stuckey*17820062009Kansas
Steven Taylor*17820132016Houston
224Antonio Baker*17720062009Louisiana Tech
Preston Brown*17720102013Louisville
Dan Connor*17720042007Penn State
Cory Hogue*17720052009UCF
Dayonne Nunley*17720102013Miami (OH)
Mychal Sisson*17720082011Colorado State
Brandon Sumrall*17720052007Southern Mississippi
Mike Taylor*17720092012Wisconsin
Shamarko Thomas*17720092012Syracuse
Lucas Wacha*17720132016Wyoming
Nate Williams*17720072010Washington
Patrick Willis17720042006Ole Miss
236Deaundre Brown*17620082012Tulsa
Johnathan Ford*17620132016Auburn
Eric Norwood*17620062009South Carolina
Chris Thomas*17620062009Air Force
Andrew Wilson*17620102013Missouri
241Dante Barnett*17520122016Kansas State
Daren Bates*17520092012Auburn
Tarris Batiste*17520132015Georgia State
Travis Freeman*17520092012Ball State
Carl Gettis*17520072010Missouri
Dennis Keyes*17520052007UCLA
Trent Martin*17520112016Tulsa
Marlon Moore*17520122015Northern Illinois
C.J. Mosley*17520102013Alabama
Clayton Mullins17520052008Miami (OH)
Shayne Skov*17520092013Stanford

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