FCS: Top Linebackers Spring 2021


This is ProScoutsOnLine.com FCS Top Linebackers Spring 2021; for the NCAA 2021 Spring Football Season.  This includes a list of 50 of the top NCAA solo tackling leaders with their Rankings in 4 different statistical categories which determines the Overall Ratings for each player as shown below:


Also, highlighted below are the top three (3) Overall Rating linebackers among FCS solo tackling leaders.  In addition, 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 spring football season in determining the rankings and overall ratings for these players.


FCS: Top Linebackers Spring 2021; Solo Tackling Leaders among Linebackers/Defensive Backs:


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No. 1 Overall Rating – LOGAN BACKHAUS   – LB 

(Sr.) South Dakota St.   

HT: 6′-4″  WT: 205   

Solo Tackles: 48  Total Tackles: 72  

Tackle for Loss: 9.5  Sacks: 



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No. 2 Overall Rating – TY HARRIS – LB 

(Sr.) Western Carolina   

HT: 6′-1″  WT: 245   

Solo Tackles: 49  Total Tackles: 89  

Tackle for Loss: 8.5  Sacks:  4





No. 3 Overall Rating – MATTHEW JACKSON – LB 

(Jr.) Eastern Kentucky   

HT: 6′-2″  WT: 205   

Solo Tackles: 48  Total Tackles: 79  

Tackle for Loss: 8  Sacks:  2.5



FCS Overall Ratings and Rankings:




Overall Rating (based on individual Rankings)

Individual Rankings (4 Groups)

Solo 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 lower total points have the higher 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.


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


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