This is  2022 Rankings and Overall Ratings of Linebackers among FCS, D2, and D3 for the NCAA 2021 Football Season.  This includes the NCAA’s top 50 solo tackling leaders from each Division FCS, D2, D3:


Listed below is the top 3 Overall Rating linebackers; solo tackling leaders among FCS, D2, and D3.  Also, are links associated with the rankings and overall ratings of players by all divisions combined, and by each division separately.  As well, the compiling and sorting of stats to determine the rankings and overall ratings of players.


Linebackers:  | FCS-D2-D3 | Combined;  | FCS |  | D2 |  | D3 |  


fcs football: solo tackling leaders 2021


No. 1 Overall Rating –  TROY ANDERSEN – LB 

(Sr.) Montana St.  – FCS

HT: 6′-4″  WT: 235   

Solo Tackles: 85  Total Tackles: 149  

Tackle for Loss: 14   Sacks:  2



d2 football: solo tackling leaders



No. 2 Overall Rating – COLETON SMITH – LB 

(Sr.) Southwest Baptist  – D2

HT: 6′-2″  WT: 230   

Solo Tackles: 61  Total Tackles: 161  

Tackle for Loss: 15.5  Sacks:  5



d3 football: solo tackling leaders


No. 3 Overall Rating –  EVAN CHOHON – LB 

(Sr.) Missouri Western   – D2

HT: 6′-3″  WT: 215   

Solo Tackles: 76  Total Tackles: 116  

Tackle for Loss: 9  Sacks:  1.5



The Rankings of the NCAA top 50 Solo Tackling Leaders among FCS-D2-D3 – Linebackers consist 4 main groups according to stats.


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, helpful in evaluating players according to their height and weight.