D3 – Defensive Linemen



Shown below is ProScoutsOnLine.com D3 –  Defensive Linemen: Top Sack Leaders 2021.  Mainly comprising of Defensive Linemen for the NCAA 2021 Football Season.  This includes a list of the NCAA top 50 sack leaders.  With the compiling and sorting of stats to determine Rankings in 4 different stat categories.  Which determines the Overall Ratings for each player as shown below:


Also, highlighted below are the top three (3) Overall Rating defensive linemen among the D3 sack leaders.  


D3 Football: Top Sack Leaders 2021 among Defensive Linemen/Linebackers: 




No. 1 – Overall Rating KORBYN PERSONETT – DL  

(Sr.) Monmouth (IL)   

HT: 6′-4″   WT: 240   

Total Sacks: 16   Sack Yards: 89   

Total Tackles: 52   Tackles for Loss: 26



d3 football: top sack leaders


No. 2 – Overall Rating  Chris Rice – DL  

(Sr.) Castleton   

HT: 6′-5″   WT: 245   

Total Sacks: 11.5   Sack Yards: 74   

Total Tackles: 65   Tackles for Loss: 23



d3 football: top sack leaders



No. 3 – Overall – Joshua Onujiogu – DE  

(Sr.) Framingham St.   

HT: 6′-3″  WT: 250   

Total Sacks: 13.5   Sack Yards: 82   

Total Tackles: 68   Tackles for Loss: 25



D3 Football: Top Sack Leaders 2021 Overall Ratings and Rankings

See each Division here:  | FCS-D2-D3 |  | FCS |  | D2 |   




Overall Rating (based on individual Rankings)

Individual Rankings (4 Groups)

Total Sacks, Sack Yards and Solo Tackles (Group 1)

Tackles for Loss, Total Sacks, and Sack Yards  (Group 2)

Total Tackles, Tackles for Loss, and Total Sacks (Group 3)

Size, Total Sacks, and Total Tackles (Group 4)


The total points from each Ranking Group determines the Overall Rating for each player; where the lowest total points have the best rating.


This can be a helpful for coaches or scouts in evaluating players and/or by comparing other players under evaluation.  As well, by identifying overlooking and/or under-rating players.  Also, this is helpful in evaluating players according to their height.


Also, shown below are links associated with the rankings and overall ratings for other positions as well.  Whereby, using the NCAA and the respective school stats for the 2021 college football season to determine the rankings and overall ratings for those players.


Here are links from ProScoutsOnLine.com for D3 Rankings and Overall Ratings for; Quarterbacks; Running Backs; Wide Receivers; Defensive Backs; and Linebackers.