SYRACUSE, NY – Luke Kuechly passed Tom McManus as the Eagles’ single-season tackles leader early in the third quarter. Kuechly now has 166 tackles.
Kuechly had three tackles in the first half and tied McManus on the first play of the third quarter. Kueckly surpassed McManus by tackling Antwon Bailey after a 13-yard run down the sideline.
The all-time record for tackles in a single-season is held by Texas Tech defender Lawrence Flugence, who had 193 tackles in 2002.