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Total Tackles – Game
  • 26 – Knox Culpepper vs. Ga. Tech (1983)
  • 25 – Knox Culpepper vs. Auburn (1983)
  • 25 – John Little vs. Ga. Tech (1984)
  • 24 – Steve Kelly vs. Auburn (1981)
Total Tackles – Season
  • 170 – Knox Culpepper (1984)
  • 166 – Knox Culpepper (1983)
  • 165 – Ben Zambiasi (1977)
  • 160 – Ricky McBride (1978)
  • 160 – John Brantley (1986)
  • 154 – John Brantley (1987)
  • 148 – Keith Harris (1974)
  • 148 – Ben Zambiasi (1975)
  • 145 – Bill Mitchell (1985)
  • 144 – Ben Zambiasi (1976)
  • 143 – Greg Bright (1996)
  • 138 – Thomas Davis (2003)
  • 135 – Tommy Thurson (1983)
  • 135 – Danny Jones (1973)
  • 135 – Terrie Webster (1987)
  • 134 – Sylvester Boler (1973)
  • 134 – Tommy Thurson (1982)
Total Tackles – Career
  • 467 – Ben Zambiasi (1974-77)
  • 453 – Greg Bright (1994-97)
  • 448 – Tommy Thurson (1980-83)
  • 415 – John Brantley (1984-87)
  • 390 – Nate Taylor (1979-82)
  • 383 – Knox Culpepper (1981-84)
  • 381 – John Little (1983-86)
  • 365 – Randall Godfrey (1992-95)
  • 348 – Bill Goldberg (1986-89)
  • 328 – Tony Gilbert (1999-2002)
  • 325 – Jim Griffith (1974-77)
  • 314 – Mo Lewis (1987-90)
  • 312 – Orantes Grant (1996-99)
  • 311 – Terrie Webster (1985-88)
  • 306 – Corey Johnson (1993-96)
  • 298 – Rennie Curran (2007-09)
  • 283 – David Pollack (2001-04)
  • 280 – Tony Taylor (2002-03, ’05-06)
  • 280 – Thomas Davis (2002-04)
  • 279 – Whit Marshall (1992-95)
  • 266 – Boss Bailey (1998-2002)
Tackle Assists – Season
  • 116 – Knox Culpepper (1984)
  • 105 – Knox Culpepper (1983)
  • 97 – Tommy Thurson (1982)
  • 88 – Ricky McBride (1978)
  • 86 – Tommy Thurson (1981)
  • 86 – Bill Mitchell (1985)
  • 84 – Tommy Thurson (1983)
  • 81 – John Brantley (1986)
  • 76 – John Brantley (1987)
  • 75 – Ben Zambiasi (1975)
  • 72 – Ben Zambiasi (1976)
  • 72 – Terrie Webster (1987)
Tackle Assists – Career
  • 290 – Tommy Thurson (1980-83)
  • 258 – Knox Culpepper (1981-84)
  • 222 – John Brantley (1984-87)
  • 221 – Ben Zambiasi (1974-77)
  • 203 – Nate Taylor (1979-82)
  • 178 – Bill Goldberg (1986-89)
  • 171 – Bill Mitchell (1982-85)
  • 165 – John Little (1983-86)
  • 164 – Terrie Webster (1985-88)
  • 163 – Greg Bright (1994-97)
  • 146 – John Brantley (1984-86)
  • 145 – Mo Lewis (1987-90)
  • 142 – Knox Culpepper (1981-83)
Primary Tackles – Season
  • 96 – Ben Zambiasi (1977)
  • 94 – Keith Harris (1974)
  • 92 – Ronnie Swoopes (1977)
  • 89 – Thomas Davis (2003)
  • 88 – Greg Bright (1997)
  • 87 – Greg Bright (1996)
  • 84 – Jim Griffith (1975)
  • 81 – Sylvester Boler (1974)
  • 80 – Nate Taylor (1979)
  • 80 – Orantes Grant (1998)
  • 79 – John Brantley (1986)
  • 78 – Danny Jones (1973)
  • 78 – John Brantley (1987)
  • 76 – Sean Jones (2003)
  • 76 – Tony Gilbert (2002)
  • 76 – Whit Marshall (1995)
  • 73 – Ben Zambiasi (1975)
  • 73 – Bill Krug (1977)
Primary Tackles – Career
  • 290 – Greg Bright (1994-97)
  • 246 – Ben Zambiasi (1974-77)
  • 231 – Randall Godfrey (1992-95)
  • 216 – John Little (1983-86)
  • 208 – Jim Griffith (1974-77)
  • 193 – John Brantley (1984-87)
  • 190 – Orantes Grant (1996-99)
  • 188 – Greg Blue (2002-05)
  • 187 – Nate Taylor (1979-82)
  • 185 – Thomas Davis (2002-04)
  • 173 - Rennie Curran (2007-09)
  • 173 - Tony Taylor (2002-03, ’05-06)
  • 170 – Bill Goldberg (1986-89)
  • 170 – Whit Marshall (1992-95)
  • 169 – Ronnie Swoopes (1975-77)
  • 169 – Mo Lewis (1987-90)
  • 166 – Corey Johnson (1993-96)
  • 158 – David Pollack (2001-04)
  • 158 – Tommy Thurson (1980-83)
QB Sacks – Game
  • 5 – Freddie Gilbert vs. Temple (1983)
  • 4 – Freddie Gilbert vs. Florida (1981)
  • 4 – Richard Tardits vs. TCU (1988)
  • 4 – Jarvis Jones vs. Florida (2011)
  • 4 – Mo Lewis vs. Ole Miss (1989)
  • 4 – Charles Grant vs. Auburn (2001)
  • 3.5 – Josh Mallard vs. Kentucky (1998)
  • 3 – Jarvis Jones vs. Florida (2012)
  • 3 – Geno Atkins vs. Georgia Tech (2007)
  • 3 – Marcus Howard vs. Hawaii (2007)
  • 3 – Quentin Moses vs. Georgia Tech (2004)
  • 3 – David Pollack vs. Wisconsin (2004)
  • 3 – David Pollack vs. Purdue (2003)
  • 3 – Charles Grant vs. Kentucky and Auburn (1999)
  • 3 – Kendrell Bell vs. Kentucky (1999)
  • 3 – Rahmon Cooper vs. Georgia Tech (1996)
  • 3 – Kirby Smart vs. South Carolina (1995)
  • 3 – Mitch Davis vs. Texas Tech (1993)
  • 3 – Norman Cowins vs. South Carolina (1989)
  • 3 – Richard Tardits vs. Florida (1987)
  • 3 – Richard Tardits vs. Kentucky (1985)
  • 3 – Greg Waters vs. Baylor, Kentucky and Ole Miss (1985)
  • 3 – Greg Waters vs. Southern Miss. (1984)
  • 3 – Stan Dooley vs. California (1981)
QB Sacks – Season
  • 14.5 – Jarvis Jones (2012)
  • 14 – David Pollack (2002)
  • 13.5 - Jarvis Jones (2011)
  • 13 – Mitch Davis (1993)
  • 12.5 – David Pollack (2004)
  • 12 – Jimmy Payne (1981)
  • 12 – Richard Tardits (1988)
  • 11.5 – Quentin Moses (2005)
  • 11 – Freddie Gilbert (1983)
  • 11 – Greg Waters (1985)
  • 10.5 - Marcus Howard (2007)
  • 10 - Justin Houstin (2010)
  • 10 – Richard Tardits (1987)
  • 10 – Morris Lewis (1989)
  • 9.5 - Charles Johnson (2006)
  • 9 – Bill Krug (1976)
  • 9 – Jason Ferguson (1996)
QB Sacks – Career
  • 36 – David Pollack (2001-04)
  • 29 – Richard Tardits (1985-88)
  • 28 – Jarvis Jones (2011-12)
  • 28 – Jimmy Payne (1978-82)
  • 27.5 – Mitch Davis (1990-93)
  • 26 – Freddie Gilbert (1980-83)
  • 25 – Quentin Moses (2003-06)
  • 20 - Justin Houstin (2008-10)
  • 18 – Josh Mallard (1998-2001)
  • 16 – Greg Waters (1984-85)
  • 15 – Charles Grant (1999-2001)
  • 14.5 - Charles Johnson (2004-06)
  • 14.5 – Will Thompson (2001-02, 2004-05)
  • 14 – Mo Lewis (1987-90)
  • 13 – Bill Krug (1975-77)
  • 13 – Phillip Daniels (1992-95)
  • 12 - Marcus Howard (2004-07)
  • 12 – Bill Goldberg (1986-89)
  • 11 – Kenny Sims (1982-85)
  • 11 – Henry Harris (1983-86)
  • 11 – John Brantley (1984-87)
  • 11 – Jason Ferguson (1995-96)