2012 National Leaders Tackles - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Solo Assisted Total Total/G
1 Kevin Minter LSU JR LB 5 34 33 67 13.40
2 Avery Williamson Kentucky JR LB 5 37 26 63 12.60
3 A.J. Johnson Tennessee SO LB 5 27 32 59 11.80
4 Mike Taylor Wisconsin SR LB 6 27 28 55 9.17
5 Max Bullough Mich St JR LB 6 26 26 52 8.67
6 Cody Prewitt Miss SO DB 6 24 24 48 8.00
7 Shaq Wilson S Carolina SR LB 6 23 24 47 7.83
7 Chris Borland Wisconsin JR LB 6 22 25 47 7.83
7 Cameron Lawrence Miss St SR LB 4 21 26 47 11.75
7 Desmond Morgan Michigan SO LB 6 20 27 47 7.83
7 Denzel Nkemdiche Miss FR LB 6 19 28 47 7.83
12 Thomas Gordon Michigan JR DB 6 24 22 46 7.67
13 Ben Heeney Kansas SO LB 4 27 18 45 11.25
14 Matt Elam Florida JR DB 7 36 8 44 6.29
14 Jermaine Whitehead Auburn SO DB 6 24 20 44 7.33
16 Lamin Barrow LSU JR LB 5 28 15 43 8.60
17 Ethan Armstrong Wisconsin JR LB 6 22 20 42 7.00
17 Sheldon Richardson Missouri JR DL 6 19 23 42 7.00
19 Josh Evans Florida SR DB 7 28 13 41 5.86
19 Kenronte Walker Missouri SR DB 6 23 18 41 6.83
19 Isaiah Lewis Mich St JR DB 6 20 21 41 6.83
19 Eric Reid LSU JR DB 5 18 23 41 8.20
23 Will Ebner Missouri SR LB 6 28 12 40 6.67
23 Eric Kendricks UCLA SO LB 4 27 13 40 10.00
23 C.J. Mosley Alabama JR LB 5 27 13 40 8.00
23 Herman Lathers Tennessee SR LB 5 26 14 40 8.00
23 Alvin Dupree Kentucky SO LB 5 24 16 40 8.00
23 Mike Marry Miss JR LB 6 20 20 40 6.67
23 Andrew Wilson Missouri JR LB 6 18 22 40 6.67
23 Manti Te'o Notre Dame SR LB 4 15 25 40 10.00
31 Nick Clancy BC SR LB 4 24 15 39 9.75
31 Michael Clay Oregon SR LB 3 23 16 39 13.00
31 Demetruce McNeal Auburn JR DB 6 22 17 39 6.50
31 Gerald Hodges Penn State SR LB 3 18 21 39 13.00
31 Daren Bates Auburn SR LB 6 16 23 39 6.50
36 Tony Jefferson Oklahoma JR DB 4 28 10 38 9.50
36 Jarvis Jones Georgia JR LB 5 26 12 38 7.60
36 Sean Sylvia BC SO DB 4 23 15 38 9.50
36 Alec Ogletree Georgia JR LB 4 23 15 38 9.50
36 Kenny Demens Michigan SR LB 6 23 15 38 6.33
36 Dezmen Southward Wisconsin JR DB 6 22 16 38 6.33
42 Jon Bostic Florida SR LB 7 28 9 37 5.29
42 Denicos Allen Mich St JR LB 6 16 21 37 6.17
42 John Timu Washington SO LB 5 14 23 37 7.40
45 E.J. Gaines Missouri JR DB 6 31 5 36 6.00
45 D.J. Swearinger S Carolina SR DB 6 26 10 36 6.00
45 Shawn Williams Georgia SR DB 5 24 12 36 7.20
45 Jeremiah George Iowa State JR LB 3 21 15 36 12.00
45 Jonathan Stewart Texas A&M SR LB 4 21 15 36 9.00
45 Reginald Bowens S Carolina SR LB 6 20 16 36 6.00
51 Bryce Hager Baylor SO LB 3 19 16 35 11.67
52 Kenny Ladler Vanderbilt JR DB 4 22 12 34 8.50
52 Jordan Kovacs Michigan SR DB 6 21 13 34 5.67
52 Brandon Ogletree BYU SR LB 5 19 15 34 6.80
52 Zeke Motta Notre Dame SR DB 4 15 19 34 8.50
52 Jake Holland Auburn JR LB 5 10 24 34 6.80
57 Earl Wolff NC State SR DB 3 24 9 33 11.00
57 Braylon Webb Missouri SO DB 6 20 13 33 5.50
57 Byron Moore Tennessee JR DB 5 19 14 33 6.60
57 Chris Norman Mich St SR LB 6 16 17 33 5.50
61 Jonathon Mincy Auburn SO DB 6 24 8 32 5.33
61 Travis Feeney Washington FR LB 5 20 12 32 6.40
61 Daniel Sorensen BYU JR DB 5 19 13 32 6.40
61 Shelton Johnson Wisconsin SR DB 4 18 14 32 8.00
61 James Morris Iowa JR LB 4 18 14 32 8.00
61 Michael Mauti Penn State SR LB 3 16 16 32 10.67
61 Nickoe Whitley Miss St JR DB 4 16 16 32 8.00
61 Shaq Thompson Washington FR DB 5 16 16 32 6.40
69 Jourdon Grandon Arizona SO DB 3 23 8 31 10.33
69 Steele Divitto BC JR LB 4 21 10 31 7.75
69 Sean Parker Washington JR DB 5 20 11 31 6.20
69 Jake Ryan Michigan SO LB 6 20 11 31 5.17
69 Kevin Pierre-Louis BC JR LB 3 18 13 31 10.33
69 Jamie Collins USM SR DL 3 18 13 31 10.33
69 Justin Glenn Washington SR DB 5 18 13 31 6.20
69 Charles Sawyer Miss JR DB 6 18 13 31 5.17
69 Miles Simpson Kentucky SO LB 5 17 14 31 6.20
69 Lamar Dawson USC SO LB 3 14 17 31 10.33
69 Christian Kirksey Iowa JR LB 4 14 17 31 7.75
69 Steven Jenkins Texas A&M SR LB 4 12 19 31 7.75
81 Jadeveon Clowney S Carolina SO DL 6 23 7 30 5.00
81 Damontre Moore Texas A&M JR DL 4 21 9 30 7.50
81 Josh Hill California SR DB 4 21 9 30 7.50
81 Kenny Cain TCU SR LB 3 17 13 30 10.00
81 Amarlo Herrera Georgia SO LB 5 17 13 30 6.00
81 Dee Milliner Alabama JR DB 5 16 14 30 6.00
81 Marcus Cromartie Wisconsin SR DB 6 16 14 30 5.00
81 Jamel Johnson La Tech SR DB 3 15 15 30 10.00
81 C.J. Johnson Miss SO DL 6 11 19 30 5.00
90 Loucheiz Purifoy Florida SO DB 7 21 8 29 4.14
90 P.J. Smith Nebraska SR DB 4 16 13 29 7.25
90 Ross Rasner Arkansas SR DB 4 15 14 29 7.25
90 Trey DePriest Alabama SO LB 5 13 16 29 5.80
90 Trae Elston Miss FR DB 5 13 16 29 5.80
90 Hayes Pullard USC SO LB 3 11 18 29 9.67
90 T.J. McDonald USC SR DB 3 10 19 29 9.67
90 Benardrick McKinney Miss St FR LB 4 10 19 29 7.25
98 Anthony Barr UCLA JR LB 4 21 7 28 7.00
98 Darqueze Dennard Mich St JR DB 6 19 9 28 4.67
98 Arthur Brown Kansas St SR LB 3 17 11 28 9.33