D2 – Linebackers


Shown below is ProScoutsOnLine.com D2 – Linebackers: Solo Tackling Leaders 2021.  Mainly comprising of Linebackers for the NCAA 2021 Football Season.  This includes a list of the NCAA top 50 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 among the D2 solo tackling leaders.  


D2 – Solo Tackling Leaders 2021 among Linebackers/Defensive Backs:


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No. 1 Overall Rating –  EVAN CHOHON – LB 

(Sr.) Missouri Western    

HT: 6′-3″  WT: 215   

Solo Tackles: 76  Total Tackles: 116  

Tackle for Loss: 9  Sacks:  1.5



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No. 2 Overall Rating – COLETON SMITH – LB 

(Sr.) Southwest Baptist   

HT: 6′-2″  WT: 230   

Solo Tackles: 61  Total Tackles: 161  

Tackle for Loss: 15.5  Sacks:  5




No. 3 Overall Rating – JOSH ARNOLD– LB 

(Sr.) Oklahoma Baptist   

HT: 5′-11″  WT: 220   

Solo Tackles: 74  Total Tackles: 107  

Tackle for Loss: 20  Sacks:  8.5



D2 – Linebackers: Solo Tackling Leaders 2021 Overall Ratings and Rankings:

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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.


Also, shown below are links associated with the rankings and overall ratings for other D2 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 D2 Rankings and Overall Ratings for; Quarterbacks; Running Backs; Wide Receivers; Defensive Linemen; and Defensive Backs.