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2011/2012 Top Bowl Performers - Linebackers

CollegeFootballNews.com
Posted Jan 11, 2012


The best and the brightest players of the 2011/2012 bowl season. Linebackers

2011-2012 CFN All-Bowl Team

& Top LB Performances
 

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2011-2012 Top Bowl Performers
- 2011-2012 CFN All-Bowl Team
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Linebackers

1. Notre Dame LB Manti Te’o made 13 tackles half a sack, forced a fumble that led to a score, and broke up a pass in the Champs Sports Bowl loss to Florida State.

2. Tulsa LB Curnelius Arnick made 17 tackles, a sack, and two tackles for loss in the Armed Forces Bowl loss to BYU.

3. Before suffering a leg injury, Rutgers LB Khaseem Greene made 13 tackles with half a sack and three tackles for loss with a forced fumble and a broken up pass in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl win over Iowa State.

4. North Carolina LB Zach Brown led the team with 14 tackles with an interception and two tackles for loss in the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl loss to Missouri.

5. FIU LB Jordan Hunt led the team with 13 tackles, a sack, and two tackles for loss in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s St. Petersburg Bowl.

6. Nevada LB John Michael Johnson made 13 tackles, a sack, and two tackles for loss in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl loss to Southern Miss.

7. Iowa State LB A.J. Klein made 16 tackles with a broken up pass in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl loss to Rutgers. 

9. BYU LB Kyle Van Noy made ten tackles, two sacks, five tackles for loss and a forced fumble in the Armed Forces Bowl win over Tulsa.

10. Utah LB Chaz Walker made 15 tackles with a tackle for loss in the Sun Bowl win over Georgia Tech.

11. Nebraska LB Lavonte David made 11 tackles with two sacks and forced a fumble in the Capital One Bowl loss to South Carolina.

12. Alabama LB Courtney Upshaw made seven tackles with a sack in the BCS Championship win over LSU.

13. Wyoming LB Brian Hendricks led the team with 13 tackles for loss in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl loss to Temple.

14. Florida State LB Nigel Bradham made nine tackles with a pick and two broken up passes in the Champs Sports Bowl win over Notre Dame.

15. SMU LB Ja’Gared Davis led the team with nine tackles with a sack and a forced fumble in the BBVA Compass Bowl win over Pitt.

16. NC State LB Audie Cole made ten tackles with two sacks and four tackles for loss in the Belk Bowl win over Louisville.

17. Georgia LB Alec Ogletree made 13 tackles with a sack and two tackles for loss with two broken up passes in the Outback Bowl loss to Michigan State.

18. Michigan LB Jake Ryan made seven tackles, a sack, and four tackles for loss in the Allstate Sugar Bowl win over Virginia Tech.

19. Vanderbilt LB Archibald Barnes made ten tackles with a blocked kick in the Liberty Bowl loss to Cincinnati.

20. Baylor LB Elliot Coffey made 15 tackles in the Valero Alamo Bowl win over Washington.

21. Oregon LB Michael Clay made 13 tackles with two tackles for loss and a fumble recovery in the Rose Bowl win over Wisconsin.

22. Arkansas LB Jerry Franklin made eight tackles in the Cotton Bowl win over Kansas State.

23. Wisconsin LB Mike Taylor made 13 tackles with a sack and a forced fumble in the Rose Bowl loss to Oregon.

24. Oklahoma State LB Alex Elkins made 12 tackles, all solo in the Fiesta Bowl win over Stanford.

25. Texas LB Emmanuel Acho made eight tackles with a broken up pass and a tackle for loss in the Holiday Bowl win over California.

26. Louisiana-Lafayette LB Lance Kelly made 11 tackles with two broken up passes in the R&L Carriers New Orleans Bowl win over San Diego State.

27. Houston LB Marcus McGraw each made ten tackles in the TicketCity win over Penn State.

28. California LB Mychal Kendricks made ten tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss in the Holiday Bowl loss to Texas.

29. Purdue LB Joe Holland led the team with nine tackles, two tackles for loss, and three broken up passes in the win over Western Michigan in the Little Caesars Bowl.

30. Georgia Tech LB Daniel Drummond made 12 tackles with a tackle for loss in the Sun Bowl loss to Utah.

31. Illinois LB Ian Thomas made seven tackles with a sack, a broken up pass, and two tackles for loss in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl win over UCLA.

32. Virginia Tech LB Tariq Edwards led the Hokies with eight tackles, a sack, and two tackles for loss in the Allstate Sugar Bowl loss to Michigan.

33. Toledo LB Dan Molls led the way with 12 tackles and a half a tackle for loss in the Military Bowl win over Air Force.

34. Wisconsin LB Chris Borland made 12 tackles with a sack and a fumble in the Rose Bowl loss to Oregon.

35. Missouri LB Andrew Wilson led the team with nine tackles with half a sack, two tackles for loss, and a forced fumble in the AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl win over North Carolina.

36. Temple LB Tamir Whitehead made 11 tackles with 1.5 tackles for loss in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl win over Wyoming.

37. Marshall LB Tyson Gale led the team with ten tackles, a sack, and 2.5 tackles for loss in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s St. Petersburg Bowl.

38. Ohio LB Noah Keller led the team with 11 tackles and a tackle for loss in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl win over Utah State.

39. Texas A&M LB Jonathan Stewart made nine tackles a sack and a forced fumble in the Texas Bowl win over Northwestern.

40. UCLA LB Jordan Zumwalt made ten stops with a pick and two tackles for loss in the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl loss to Illinois.