Defensive Backs year 2020 Top Ranking and Overall Rating Defensive Backs among FCS, D2, and D3 for the NCAA 2019 Football Season.  This list includes the NCAA’s top 50 Interception leaders from each Division FCS, D2, D3:


Listed below is the number 1 Overall Rating defensive back among FCS, D2, D3.  Also, are links associated with the rankings and overall ratings of players by all divisions combined, and by each division separately.  As well, identifying the stats by using to determine the rankings and overall ratings of players.


Defensive Backs:  | FCS, D2, D3 | Combined;  | FCS |  | D2 |  | D3 |


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No. 1 Overall Rating – Lawson Holbert  

(Sr.) Emporia State   

HT: 6′-2″  WT: 199  

Interceptions: 7   Int. Return Yards: 92  

Solo Tackles: 49  Total Tackles: 72



Rankings in 4 different statistical category groups which determines the Overall Rating of each PLAYER.


Overall Rating (based on individual Rankings)

Individual Rankings (4 Groups)

Interceptions and Total Tackles (Group 1)

Interception Return Yards, and Interceptions  (Group 2)

Solo Tackles, Total Tackles, Interceptions, and Interception Return Yards  (Group 3)

Height, Interceptions, Total Tackles, and Interception Return Yards  (Group 4)


The Rankings of the NCAA top 50 Interception  Leaders from FCS, D2 and D3 – Defensive Backs consist 4 main groups as shown above according to stats;

1) Interceptions;  2) Interception Return Yards;  3) Solo Tackles;  and 4) Height.  With additional “stats” for each group representing tie-breakers, and including hidden stat for tie-breakers as well where necessary.

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, helpful in evaluating players according to their height.



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