ILB: Stats and Projections

Last Updated: 10/14/2014 10:06 AM ET

Career and 2011 data, bio information and projections for every ranked inside linebacker are below. Players are ranked based on PredictionMachine.com's 2012 projected statistics. Read more about how rankings and projections are done.

Inside Linebackers Bios

Rank Player Height Weight School 2011 Games Career Games
1 Luke Kuechly 6'4" 242 Boston College 12 38
2 Jerry Franklin 6'1" 241 Arkansas 13 51
3 Bobby Wagner 6'0" 241 Utah State 13 48
4 Mychal Kendricks 5'11" 239 California 13 50
5 Shawn Loiseau 6'1" 244 Merrimack 10 30
6 Dont'a Hightower 6'2" 265 Alabama 13 44
7 Audie Cole 6'4" 246 North Carolina State 13 51
8 Vontaze Burfict 6'1" 248 Arizona State 13 37
9 D.j. Holt 6'0" 249 California 13 49
10 Caleb Mcsurdy 6'1" 245 Montana 14 42
11 Najee Goode 6'0" 244 West Virginia 13 52
12 James-michael Johnson 6'1" 241 Nevada 13 54
13 Ryan Baker 5'11" 232 LSU 13 50
14 Chris Galippo 6'1" 240 USC 12 50

2011 Inside Linebacker Stats

Rank Player Tackles Sacks TFL FF INT
1 Luke Kuechly 191 0.0 12.0 0 3
2 Jerry Franklin 101 0.5 10.0 0 0
3 Bobby Wagner 147 4.0 11.5 0 2
4 Mychal Kendricks 106 3.0 14.5 0 2
5 Shawn Loiseau 121 4.5 10.5 1 0
6 Dont'a Hightower 85 4.0 11.0 1 1
7 Audie Cole 108 5.5 13.5 4 0
8 Vontaze Burfict 69 5.0 7.0 0 1
9 D.J. Holt 82 2.0 10.5 0 0
10 Caleb Mcsurdy 131 4.0 9.5 2 2
11 Najee Goode 87 5.0 14.0 1 1
12 James-michael Johnson 100 1.5 5.5 1 1
13 Ryan Baker 64 1.5 3.5 0 0
14 Chris Galippo 47 1.5 3.5 0 1

Career Inside Linebacker Stats

Rank Player Tackles Sacks TFL FF INT
1 Luke Kuechly 532 2.5 35.5 2 7
2 Jerry Franklin 376 10.0 31.0 2 5
3 Bobby Wagner 445 4.5 28.5 1 4
4 Mychal Kendricks 259 13.5 36.5 1 4
5 Shawn Loiseau 377 11.0 26.5 3 1
6 Dont'a Hightower 234 5.0 21.0 2 1
7 Audie Cole 276 14.0 32.0 7 1
8 Vontaze Burfict 228 7.0 22.5 4 1
9 D.j. Holt 217 4.0 17.0 3 0
10 Caleb Mcsurdy 293 4.0 17.0 2 3
11 Najee Goode 157 8.0 22.5 2 2
12 James-michael Johnson 295 7.5 37.5 5 3
13 Ryan Baker 183 9.5 15.5 1 0
14 Chris Galippo 166 4.0 15.5 5 6

2012 NFL Inside Linebackers Projections

Rank Player Tackles Sacks TFL INT
1 Luke Kuechly 152.1 1.4 4.8 2.3
2 Jerry Franklin 106.1 1.8 4.0 0.9
3 Bobby Wagner 107.3 1.9 3.4 1.2
4 Mychal Kendricks 87.4 3.0 5.4 1.5
5 Shawn Loiseau 106.3 2.9 3.4 0.4
6 Dont'a Hightower 89.1 2.7 4.7 1.0
7 Audie Cole 84.1 3.4 4.9 0.5
8 Vontaze Burfict 73.6 3.0 2.7 0.9
9 D.j. Holt 71.8 1.4 4.0 0.5
10 Caleb Mcsurdy 78.5 1.5 2.4 1.0
11 Najee Goode 60.5 2.6 5.0 0.9
12 James-michael Johnson 69.7 1.5 1.8 0.8
13 Ryan Baker 60.4 1.8 1.4 0.5
14 Chris Galippo 47.8 1.2 1.6 1.3