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


Listed below is the number 1 Overall Rating Linebacker 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 when using to determine the rankings and overall ratings of players.


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




No. 1 Overall Rating – Dante Olson – LB 

(Sr.) Montana – FCS  

HT: 6′-3″  WT: 240   

Solo Tackles: 76  Total Tackles: 179  

Tackle for Loss: 11  Sacks:  3.5


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)

Solo Tackles (Group 1)

Tackles for Loss, and Total Tackles  (Group 2)

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

Size, Total Tackles, Tackles for Loss, and Sacks  (Group 4)


The Rankings of the NCAA top 50 Solo Tackling  Leaders among D1 FCS, D2, D3 – Linebackers consist 4 main groups as shown above according to stats;

1) Solo Tackles;  2) Tackles for Loss;  3) Total  Tackles;  and 4) Size (Height and Weight).  Also, with additional “stats” for each group representing tie-breakers, and including hidden stats 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 and weight.



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