2011 National Leaders Tackles - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/09/2012

Name Team Yr Pos G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
1 Cort Dennison Washington SR LB 5 24 34 58 11.60
1 Neiko Thorpe Auburn SR DB 6 23 35 58 9.67
3 Curnelius Arnick Tulsa SR LB 4 35 20 55 13.75
3 Luke Kuechly BC JR LB 3 26 29 55 18.33
5 Daren Bates Auburn JR LB 6 30 23 53 8.83
6 Manti Te'o Notre Dame JR LB 5 22 30 52 10.40
7 Cameron Lawrence Miss St JR LB 5 15 36 51 10.20
7 Jeremy Grove ECU FR LB 4 12 39 51 12.75
9 John Boyett Oregon JR DB 4 29 21 50 12.50
10 Sean Parker Washington SO DB 5 24 25 49 9.80
11 Lavonte David Nebraska SR LB 4 34 14 48 12.00
12 Charles Mitchell Miss St SR DB 5 21 26 47 9.40
13 A.J. Johnson Tennessee FR LB 6 17 29 46 7.67
14 Jake Knott Iowa State JR LB 4 30 15 45 11.25
14 Michael Clay Oregon JR LB 4 22 23 45 11.25
16 Alex Elkins Okla St JR LB 4 38 5 43 10.75
16 Danny Trevathan Kentucky SR LB 3 25 18 43 14.33
16 Mike Taylor Wisconsin JR LB 4 19 24 43 10.75
19 Jonathan Bostic Florida JR LB 5 25 17 42 8.40
20 Kim Royston Minnesota SR DB 5 24 17 41 8.20
20 Austin Johnson Tennessee SR LB 6 22 19 41 6.83
22 Rashard Hall Clemson SR DB 5 27 13 40 8.00
22 Shawn Jackson Tulsa SO LB 4 24 16 40 10.00
22 Trenton Robinson Mich St SR DB 5 24 16 40 8.00
22 Matt Daniels Duke SR DB 3 22 18 40 13.33
22 Chris Borland Wisconsin SO LB 4 20 20 40 10.00
27 Tyrann Mathieu LSU SO DB 6 32 7 39 6.50
27 Daytawion Lowe Okla St SO DB 4 30 9 39 9.75
27 Trent Hunter Texas A&M SR DB 5 22 17 39 7.80
27 Jordan Bernstine Iowa SR DB 4 19 20 39 9.75
27 Brandon Wilson Miss St SR LB 5 18 21 39 7.80
27 George Carpenter Marshall SR LB 4 16 23 39 9.75
33 Matt Elam Florida SO DB 5 23 15 38 7.60
33 Jonathan Stewart Texas A&M JR LB 5 22 16 38 7.60
33 Demetruce McNeal Auburn SO DB 6 22 16 38 6.33
33 Steven Johnson Kansas SR LB 4 20 18 38 9.50
33 Gary Tinsley Minnesota SR LB 5 19 19 38 7.60
33 Carmen Messina New Mexico SR LB 3 15 23 38 12.67
39 Jelani Jenkins Florida SO LB 5 23 14 37 7.40
39 Harrison Smith Notre Dame SR DB 5 21 16 37 7.40
39 Keenan Robinson Texas SR LB 4 20 17 37 9.25
39 Tyler Nielsen Iowa SR LB 4 13 24 37 9.25
43 Chase Garnham Vanderbilt SO LB 4 22 14 36 9.00
43 Gerald Hodges Penn State JR LB 4 21 15 36 9.00
45 Eric Reid LSU SO DB 5 26 9 35 7.00
45 Gary Gray Notre Dame SR DB 5 24 11 35 7.00
47 A.J. Klein Iowa State JR LB 4 21 13 34 8.50
47 Patrick Larimore UCLA JR LB 4 19 15 34 8.50
47 Chris Marve Vanderbilt SR LB 5 17 17 34 6.80
47 Christian Robinson Georgia JR LB 4 15 19 34 8.50
47 Thomas Nardo Iowa SR DL 4 13 21 34 8.50
52 Cody Davis Texas Tech JR DB 4 26 7 33 8.25
52 Bradley McDougald Kansas JR DB 4 25 8 33 8.25
52 Drew Astorino Penn State SR DB 4 24 9 33 8.25
52 Brock Vereen Minnesota SO DB 5 24 9 33 6.60
52 Damontre Moore Texas A&M SO LB 5 21 12 33 6.60
52 Chris Norman Mich St JR LB 4 20 13 33 8.25
52 Dexter McCoil Tulsa JR DB 4 20 13 33 8.25
52 Marco Nelson Tulsa SO DB 4 18 15 33 8.25
52 Justin Glenn Washington JR DB 5 16 17 33 6.60
52 Sean Spence Miami (Fl) SR LB 3 15 18 33 11.00
52 Tramain Thomas Arkansas SR DB 4 13 20 33 8.25
52 Keanon Cooper Minnesota JR LB 5 12 21 33 6.60
64 Mike Hicks Baylor JR DB 4 25 7 32 8.00
64 Sam Holl Baylor SO DB 4 23 9 32 8.00
64 Audie Cole NC State SR LB 3 22 10 32 10.67
64 Andrew Wilson Missouri SO LB 4 22 10 32 8.00
64 Paul Vassallo Arizona SR LB 4 21 11 32 8.00
64 Archibald Barnes Vanderbilt JR LB 5 18 14 32 6.40
64 Denicos Allen Mich St SO LB 5 17 15 32 6.40
64 Omar Brown Marshall SR DB 4 16 16 32 8.00
64 Jaye Howard Florida SR DL 5 16 16 32 6.40
64 Emmanuel Acho Texas SR LB 4 14 18 32 8.00
74 Mychal Kendricks California SR LB 3 20 11 31 10.33
74 Jay Dudley La Tech SR LB 3 19 12 31 10.33
74 Nathan Stupar Penn State SR LB 4 17 14 31 7.75
74 Christian Kirksey Iowa SO LB 4 16 15 31 7.75
74 Eltoro Freeman Auburn SR LB 6 16 15 31 5.17
74 Julian Burnett Ga Tech JR LB 3 15 16 31 10.33
74 Malik Jackson Tennessee SR DL 6 14 17 31 5.17
74 Sharrif Floyd Florida SO DL 5 10 21 31 6.20
74 Deontae Skinner Miss St SO LB 5 8 23 31 6.20
74 Josh Boyd Miss St JR DL 5 8 23 31 6.20
84 Brodrick Brown Okla St JR DB 4 26 4 30 7.50
84 Kyle Henderson Minnesota JR DB 5 23 7 30 6.00
84 Brian Randolph Tennessee FR DB 6 23 7 30 5.00
84 Eric Franklin Maryland JR DB 3 20 10 30 10.00
84 Johnthan Banks Miss St JR DB 5 19 11 30 6.00
84 Wade Bonner Miss St SR DB 5 18 12 30 6.00
84 Ibraheim Campbell N'western FR DB 3 17 13 30 10.00
84 Arthur Brown Kansas St JR LB 4 16 14 30 7.50
84 Winston Guy Jr. Kentucky SR DB 3 15 15 30 10.00
84 Michael Brockers LSU SO DL 6 15 15 30 5.00
84 Cameron Nwosu Rice SO LB 3 12 18 30 10.00
84 Elliot Coffey Baylor SR LB 4 12 18 30 7.50
84 James Morris Iowa SO LB 4 9 21 30 7.50
97 Zaviar Gooden Missouri JR LB 4 24 5 29 7.25
97 Daniel Cobb Texas Tech SO LB 4 24 5 29 7.25
97 Jacques Washington Iowa State SO DB 4 23 6 29 7.25
97 James-Michael Johnson Nevada SR LB 3 20 9 29 9.67