D1 (FCS) – Linebackers



Shown below is ProScoutsOnLine.com D1 (FCS) – Linebackers: Solo Tackling Leaders 2021.  Mainly comprising of Linebackers for the NCAA 2021 Football Season.  This includes a list of the NCAA top 50 FCS solo tackling 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 linebackers/defensive backs among the FCS solo tackling leaders.  


FCS Football: Solo Tackling Leaders among Linebackers/Defensive Backs:


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No. 1 Overall Rating –  TROY ANDERSEN – LB 

(Sr.) Montana St.    

HT: 6′-4″  WT: 235   

Solo Tackles: 85  Total Tackles: 149  

Tackle for Loss: 14   Sacks:  2




No. 2 Overall Rating – DARIUS JOINER – DB 

(Sr.) Western Ill.   

HT: 6′-2″  WT: 200   

Solo Tackles: 79  Total Tackles: 142  

Tackle for Loss: 7  Sacks:  1.5




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No. 3 Overall Rating – JACOB DOBBS – LB 

(Jr.) Holly Cross    

HT: 6′-11″  WT: 232   

Solo Tackles: 75  Total Tackles: 137  

Tackle for Loss: 17.5  Sacks:  9.5



FCS Linebackers: Solo Tackling Leaders 2021 Overall Ratings and Rankings:

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



Overall Rating (based on individual Rankings)

Individual Rankings (4 Groups)

Solo Tackles and Total Tackles (Group 1)

Tackles for Loss, and Total Tackles  (Group 2)

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

Size, Total Tackles, and Tackles for Loss (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 and size.


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


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