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Vols’ Statistical Leaders at Halfway Point of 2018 Season


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Daniel Bituli: 31 tackles
Alexis Johnson: 28 tackles
Darrin Kirkland Jr.: 27 tackles
Kyle Phillips: 25 tackles
Nigel Warrior: 25 tackles
Baylen Buchanan: 24 tackles
Will Ignont: 21 tackles
Alontae Taylor: 21 tackles
Bryce Thompson: 19 tackles
Micah Abernathy: 18 tackles
Darrell Taylor: 16 tackles
Shy Tuttle: 16 tackles
Emmit Gooden: 15 tackles
Quart’e Sapp: 13 tackles
Jonathan Kongbo: 11 tackles
Theo Jackson: 10 tackles
Many others with 9 or fewer tackles

Inside linebacker Daniel Bituli leads the team in tackles, and his fellow inside linebacker, Darrin Kirkland Jr., is third on the team with 27 stops on the year. Defensive lineman Alexis Johnson is enjoying his best year as as a Vol in his final season and is second on the team with 28 tackles.

Despite not getting much playing time early on this year, Quart’e Sapp still has 13 tackles and has come on strong the last couple games. Will Ignont has earned more playing time and is seventh on the team in tackles, and both true freshmen corners — Alontae Taylor and Bryce Thompson — are showing off good tackling so far.

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