FBS Statistics

Career and Season
Statistical Records and Leaders

              Career Tackles (Since 2000)

Rank REC* RTC^ Name School Tackles Years
1 1 1 Tim McGarigle Northwestern 545 2002 - 2005
2 2 1 Luke Kuechly Boston College 532 2009 - 2011
3 1 1 Rod Davis Southern Miss 526 2000 - 2003
4 4 2 Marcus McGraw Houston 510 2008 - 2011
5 2 1 Justin Beriault Ball State 508 2001 - 2004
6 2 2 Ryan Fowler Duke 495 2000 - 2003
7 1 1 Lawrence Flugence Texas Tech 494 2000 - 2002
8 4 3 Grant Wiley West Virginia 492 2000 - 2003
9 6 2 Matt Pusateri Miami (Oh) 485 2001 - 2004
10 10 1 Eric Kendricks UCLA 480 2011 - 2014
11 10 1 Keith Smith San Jose State 476 2010 - 2013
12 8 1 Thomas Keith Central Michigan 474 2004 - 2007
13 9 1 Nick Bellore Central Michigan 472 2007 - 2010
14 5 4 Dexter Reid North Carolina 466 2000 - 2003
15 11 2 Greg Jones Michigan State 465 2007 - 2010
15 13 1 Travis Freeman Ball State 465 2009 - 2012
17 9 2 Jimmy Cottrell New Mexico State 463 2002 - 2005
18 13 3 Davonte Shannon Buffalo 460 2007 - 2010
19 8 3 Derrick Johnson Texas 458 2001 - 2004
20 17 3 Carmen Messina New Mexico 454 2008 - 2011
21 11 3 Abdul Hodge Iowa 453 2002 - 2005
22 16 4 Lawrence Wilson Connecticut 449 2007 - 2010
23 12 4 D'Qwell Jackson Maryland 447 2002 - 2005
24 21 4 Travis Lewis Oklahoma 446 2008 - 2011
25 22 5 Bobby Wagner Utah State 445 2008 - 2011
26 6 5 John Leake Clemson 443 2000 - 2003
26 9 4 Robert Rodriguez UTEP 443 2001 - 2004
28 16 2 Jordon Dizon Colorado 442 2004 - 2007
29 15 5 Anthony Cannon Tulane 437 2002 - 2005
29 17 1 Daniel Holtzclaw Eastern Michigan 437 2005 - 2008
29 26 6 Noah Keller Ohio 437 2007 - 2011
29 27 2 Manti Te'o Notre Dame 437 2009 - 2012
33 2 2 E.J. Henderson Maryland 434 2000 - 2002
33 11 5 James Kinney Missouri 434 2001 - 2004
33 19 2 Michael Tauiliili Duke 434 2005 - 2008
33 19 2 Solomon Elimimian Hawaii 434 2005 - 2008
37 13 6 Adam Seward UNLV 433 2001 - 2004
37 18 1 H.B. Blades Pittsburgh 433 2003 - 2006
37 20 3 Matt Castelo San Jose State 433 2004 - 2007
40 14 7 Barrett Ruud Nebraska 432 2001 - 2004
41 41 2 A.J. Johnson Tennessee 425 2011 - 2014
42 8 6 Terrell Jones Miami (Oh) 424 2000 - 2003
43 28 4 Joe Pawelek Baylor 422 2006 - 2009
43 40 3 Dan Molls Toledo 422 2009 - 2012
45 43 2 Chris Borland Wisconsin 421 2010 - 2013
46 33 5 Mario Harvey Marshall 420 2007 - 2010
47 25 4 Dan Connor Penn State 419 2004 - 2007
48 21 6 Chad Greenway Iowa 416 2002 - 2005
48 21 6 Nick Reid Kansas 416 2002 - 2005
50 23 8 Chris Moore East Carolina 415 2002 - 2005
51 29 5 Nelson Coleman Tulsa 413 2003 - 2007
52 16 8 Maurice Lloyd Connecticut 412 2001 - 2004
52 39 6 Archie Donald Toledo 412 2006 - 2010
54 17 9 James King Central Michigan 409 2001 - 2004
54 47 7 Brian Wagner Akron 409 2009 - 2011
56 9 7 Tony Bua Arkansas 408 2000 - 2003
57 33 6 J Leman Illinois 407 2004 - 2007
58 38 5 Sean Weatherspoon Missouri 406 2006 - 2009
58 54 4 Marvin Burdette UAB 406 2009 - 2012
60 3 3 Hanik Milligan Houston 405 2000 - 2002
61 35 7 Vince Hall Virginia Tech 404 2004 - 2007
62 28 9 Spencer Havner UCLA 402 2002 - 2005
63 61 3 Shawn Jackson Tulsa 401 2010 - 2013
64 59 5 Taylor Reed SMU 400 2009 - 2012
64 62 4 James Morris Iowa 400 2010 - 2013
64 64 3 Derrick Mathews Houston 400 2011 - 2014

 

 

 

 

*REC = the player's rank upon graduation

^RTC = the player's rank in his graduating class