Pro Football OLB Hall of Fame Monitor

The Pro Football Reference Hall of Fame Monitor (HOFm) is a metric designed to estimate a player's chances of making the Pro Football Hall of Fame using AV, Pro Bowls, All-Pros, championships, and various stat milestones. The players listed below are the top 250 HOFm-rated players who played OLB starting in 1955 or later for at least 50 career games. A score of 100 is around the average modern-era inductee.

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OLB HOFm Leaders

OLB HOFm Leaders Table
Misc Games Def Interceptions Tackles
Player HOFm Chmp AP1 PB St From To CarAV G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD Sk Comb Solo Ast TFL QBHits
Lawrence Taylor222.55281013198119931461841809134297142.0
Derrick Brooks164.5015111419952008142224221255306978413.517131300413681
Jack Ham141.6846812197119821131621603221813225.5
Ted Hendricks136.2044814196919831122152002633214461.0
Junior Seau121.9806121619902009133268243182380424356.5184715223258011
Bobby Bell112.4316912196319741041681592647966140.0
Average HOF OLB106148121061881761623324973
Derrick Thomas99.6502911198919991041691571200205126.56415994210
Kevin Greene96.280251119851999932281765531251160.07346696518
DeMarcus Ware95.33149112005201610017817334414125138.5657505152171229
Terrell Suggs94.302171520032019110244226714424463139.0895630265202200
Von Miller88.881389201120219713713726814221109.0495385110140220
Larry Grantham85.551551319601972921751662430814137.5
Khalil Mack83.35036720142021801121113662332271.545133811398130
Rickey Jackson76.181061519811995112227224868032136.0118011737
James Harrison74.43225820022017911931178950332484.5811583228128150
Pat Swilling73.5502591986199898185142679139107.549046822
Dave Robinson71.85313919631974831551332744918728.5
Chris Hanburger70.8004912196519781001871751934724545.5
Chuck Howley70.701561219581973941801612539925826.0
Joe Fortunato69.781351219551966711551531615613621.0
Joey Porter65.18114111999201189188171122331844998.068951617312472
Andre Tippett64.88025101982199390151139142032100.0
Maxie Baughan64.451291119601974881471431821813324.5
Cornelius Bennett63.050151419872000902062047112169971.51190104814216
Wilber Marshall63.052231019841995991791532330435845.01043102023
Isiah Robertson62.7802611197119821031681592534937624.5
Robert Brazile60.750271019751984761471471320103348.0
Lance Briggs59.45017122003201498173170162565748415.011819442379724
Greg Lloyd56.73035919881998881471391118905254.579170784
Andy Russell56.602071219631976841681621823814538.0
Mike Stratton53.552361119621973781561342125012631.5
Ken Norton Jr.53.533131219882000811911885127246912.51272112814416
Clay Matthews53.500041619781996942782481620613682.51595156134
Bill Romanowski52.7340213198820038324322218981182039.5111896615230
Carl Banks52.4821110198419956817315132111539.586082634
Clay Matthews52.1811610200920197715615061912624491.5519383136130200
Bryce Paup52.1501471990200067148113655130375.05454441017
Wayne Walker50.930131319581972932001731416314738.5
Dave Wilcox49.880271119641974741531441414913536.5
Chad Brown49.150231219932007841881616390162079.01091839252582
Seth Joyner48.681031119861998841951722430724352.01123105667
Mo Lewis48.58013131991200388200199142414672152.51232101122137
Jessie Armstead48.0801581993200381176129121752581740.097175122066
Rod Martin47.432121019771988761651471422544056.5
Willie McGinest47.033021319942008762121845902463786.08045812239623
Matt Blair46.08016919741985741601301611902023.0
Tom Jackson46.030131219731986831911772034037340.0
Derrick Johnson45.80014112005201880188170143554707727.5117195521610340
E.J. Holub45.132258196119707112711497602417.0
Takeo Spikes44.48012141998201283219215192763667029.0143110184137918
Lavonte David43.8511192012202178139139121692325224.0114481632812856
Larry Morris43.481007195519664812410065302521.5
Mike Vrabel43.2331110199720106620614011731244157.07625292336341
Lee Roy Caffey42.90411819631972621291041126838717.0
Chip Banks42.68014101982199273138136915316546.0
Julian Peterson42.13015920002010691581478650316451.58096022077542
Jim Houston41.601041019601972671771411427837929.5
Jason Gildon41.530138199420047416712621012480.051938913061
Brad Van Pelt41.280051219731986731841582013502224.5
Phil Villapiano41.20104819711983661631211116018215.0
Donnie Edwards40.33001111996200883197180283474467223.515011135366669
Adalius Thomas40.181128200020096513510971853655353.05234111128249
Jack Pardee40.150111519571972771961782230554624.0
Justin Houston39.15014920112021671361304521323297.545537382118150
John Anderson38.880001019781989631461412516712724.5
Mike Merriweather38.45003919821993731491391829947341.0
Keith Bulluck38.3301192000201074170138211991357218.01109811298616
Keena Turner38.13401919801990571531181113404222.5
Karlos Dansby37.93000132004201781212193203056528443.01422107734512764
Roy Winston37.900001319621976811911581213812915.5
Roman Phifer37.88300121991200564212177111630412029.0113589923626
Peter Boulware37.301047199720055912610216061470.040129310859
Darryl Talley36.980021219831996732161871218926138.51252119062
Dave Edwards36.63100111963197569181164136612615.5
William Thomas36.53002101991200172172160273472462237.088673015621
Robin Cole36.452018197719886216613157903429.0
Ken Harvey36.0300491988199865164135120289.082876365
Dan Currie35.902117195819665611892111931334.5
Jim Lynch35.851011019671977691511421719114918.0
Wally Hilgenberg34.88000819641979751991268621177.5
Tim Harris34.751116198619955812292000081.05375361
D.D. Lewis34.602009196819816118613489702915.5
Dexter Coakley34.300039199720066515514113274452389.5796630166291
Don Shinnick33.852001219571969601591523725502312.5
George Webster33.83033619671976531198956702614.0
Chad Greenway33.65002102007201666156144112222913318.011037623416242
Daryl Smith33.4500012200420167219018312821376930.510887643247852
Jamie Collins33.4020172013202157111101111681693625.56814382436051
Demario Davis33.150108201220216914613221013526.59386303087171
John Mobley33.00210619962003531051025451172210.562149113028
Brian Orakpo32.63004820092018581321321291293166.042429413077125
Otis Wilson32.4510171980198958110911011523938.0
E.J. Junior32.40012919811993591701201218605336.5
Kevin Hardy32.33011919962004621341285590242936.074056317749
Jamie Sharper31.93100919972005601361352490453925.587964423561
Reggie Williams31.930001419761989692061961619415463.5
Fred Carr31.880038196819776014011289812813.0
Darrin Smith31.73200101993200455156140111554413324.078258319930
Tom Addison31.3301481960196766106991610311715.0
Stan White31.030001019721982671531393442824027.5
Duane Bickett30.950019198519966417513894601453.0107910718
Hugh Green30.8300281981199161136119616925037.3
Larry Stallings30.7300114196319766318117597612627.5
Paul Naumoff30.5800111196719786316815263801220.5
T.J. Watt30.580234201720214864644240172552.52371746360117
Greg Brezina30.38001101968197963151140129503626.0
LaMarr Woodley30.3310172007201554110935401141858.03192299073103
Doug Buffone30.000001119661979651861562421102215.0
Matt Hazeltine29.800021519551970591901851313012639.0
A.J. Hawk29.5310010200620165515914791210293420.09466453015736
Eddie Robinson29.130001119922002631751636941492023.080460819628
Mike Hegman28.90100819761987541701187120721.0
Michael Brooks28.00001719871996581381134340177.0101696254
Jim Youngblood27.9300171973198458156981426243615.5
Simon Fletcher27.8300091985199561172143280497.582880820
Bill Koman27.580021119561967541561367270824.5
Anthony Barr27.400045201420204787872340322615.04232971263638
Bob Brudzinski27.30000111977198960180135912713122.5
Will Witherspoon27.0300082002201359189153141823407626.09517551966434
Mark Fields26.88002819952004531361135810302234.575558616938
Lee Woodall26.85102719942001441241046590551110.04693591109
Brian Kelley26.6300091973198358143130152260278.5
Monte Coleman26.4530041979199441215621732135249.510029993
Woodrow Lowe26.430001119761986581641512134347726.0
Chris Slade25.98001619932001541421083312753.566444821616
Bryan Hinkle25.88000819821993571631161520525722.5
Rich Milot25.8020051979198744121911312003120.5
Danny Trevathan25.7510072012202048112938881293910.07224942282924
Rufus Porter25.70002719881997501359833703341.052348241
Joel Williams25.650008197919895613710259813227.0
Marcus Washington25.63001820002008531311133821413037.56464711756414
Ralph Baker25.551001019641974561421321921826714.0
Garry Cobb25.3000081979198956140106106601726.0
Brian Cushing25.13001720092017521041048501203013.56644242404257
Mike Jones25.1310061991200246183998132244179.06205161048
LaVar Arrington25.1000352000200646857231201673823.541733879441
Dixon Edwards25.0030061991199838119902541367.543834791
Scott Fujita25.001001020022012461431257650192623.57716001714319
Clark Haggans25.001007200020124617210410002446.55203701504943
Winston Moss24.9800010198719975516916033203120.543134784
John Tracey24.802027195919675211091125901521.5
Na'il Diggs24.730001020002011541701385750333311.56795411387110
Fred McNeill24.730008197419855416712272701415.0
Galen Fiss24.6810281956196639139108131780406.5
Bob Swenson24.6801151975198346967011830327.5
Carlos Emmons24.58000819962006541471215380222619.0648481167341
Dhani Jones24.3800092001201054157131528014449.58936322616014
Ed McDaniel24.3800171992200151125109421018819.579660519129
Kyle Van Noy24.3020052014202142976520001724.53612481133548
Mel Kaufman24.28200519811988419179712817019.0
Lance Mehl24.280016198019875197811514513815.0
Kim Bokamper24.100018197719855012710365512440.0
Don Hansen24.0300081966197753142113101231406.0
Nigel Bradham23.981007201220204411696350028338.56194032163421
Charlie Weaver23.88000819711981531471041513703124.0
Mike Kolen23.752006197019774084785850292.0
Doug Swift23.732005197019753978715170124.5
Willie Harper23.701007197319834313410034303711.5
Jamir Miller23.650117199420014412110420002336.067148119040
Lamar Lathon23.40001619901998491159247815237.548041466
Andre Collins23.15100519901999421448213279392125.5753702510
Mike Douglass23.03000719781986511261061027418038.0
John Reger22.930031119551966421441301516213310.5
Scott Shanle22.7310072003201241133105328013219.05854161692715
Allen Aldridge22.65100719942001411281041404710.548235113118
Gerald Irons22.6500071970197950135981317815315.0
Keith Butler22.600009197819875014613284603111.5
Cato June22.6010152003200938897312201271261.0504354150203
Michael Boley22.53100820052013411311038146051449.56995421573725
Mike Cofer22.5300171983199247123104100062.5
Terry Wooden22.3300091990199850120105711716910.070061486
Skip Vanderbundt22.2800071969197850134100141652378.0
John Bunting22.250008197219825013211689604514.5
Ted Washington22.180008197319824912811777502345.0
Jimmy Williams22.15000101982199349152136139104827.5
Johnie Cooks22.10100719821991401289742501532.0
Reggie Wilkes21.85000719781987491371068350118.5
Rey Maualuga21.80000920092017491201087102047224.0607357250219
Larry Gordon21.700007197619824810098812103317.0
D.J. Williams21.58000920042014481451292100103722.58996782217530
Brad Dusek21.48000719741981481149741101114.0
Charlie Hall21.4800091971198048146132131311296.5
Shaquil Barrett21.3520132015202133944827041342.5271203685690
Whitney Paul21.23000919761986471551111110202847.0
Alec Ogletree21.0300062013202147979612259498587.56874792084419
George Jamison20.9800071987199847162107917725220.558555728
Bruce Scholtz20.7000071982198946104975641319.5
Doug Cline20.6320061960196648957777702411.0
Billy Ray Smith20.6300071983199246126111159902126.5
Jim Ryan20.60000719791988461509154102110.0
Lucius Sanford20.5800091978198746129114512404113.0
Al Beauchamp20.5500081968197649125107151442348.5
Ben Leber20.50000820022011461431135480282924.05003981025323
Anthony Hitchens20.4810062014202133106941808105.56213802413524
Cecil Johnson20.48000619771985461119091010369.5
Dave Washington20.450016197019804313880615217221.0
Vinson Smith20.381006198819993714877000008.0423389340
Lonnie Marts20.33000719912000461471085101236117.05204201007
Linden King20.2500081978198946164106811803729.5
James Francis19.880009199019994514313011205366033.5562512500
Tommy Crutcher19.7830021964197228108373190151.0
Derrick Rodgers19.6000081997200444116111473140249.053236017219
Pete Barnes19.5000071967197749142991519113615.0
Zach Brown19.40001520122019411008072042792217.56644622025932
Jordan Hicks19.1010052015202135777411178167306.55323581743422
Chris Martin19.080006198319944317890100020.56106100
Sam Rogers18.930007199420034313394234024630.038027110919
Dave Lewis18.88001419771983409768101100429.0
Tom Howard18.83000619771985431139872501917.5
Rob Fredrickson18.70000919942002421281195791341215.573854419431
Ian Gold18.4800152000200739115804511313017.052743691437
Mike Wilcher18.45000619831991421249441501138.5
David Thornton18.3800072002200942121102524011255.0736566170354
Mel Owens18.35000619811989421229143702626.5
Greg Buttle18.3000081976198442110107152151449.5
Frank Buncom18.281035196219683996705600266.0
Wayne Simmons18.2810041993199833906532101911.528922267
Ron Rivera18.2510031984199233137569370157.5
Gus Otto18.230017196519724610295613526815.5
Thomas Henderson18.1510131975198029753848217913.5
Brian Williams17.9810031995200232816149006026.04142791357
Gary Campbell17.9300051977198341937946803212.0
Jim Purnell17.85000519641972411157533401710.0
Pat Hughes17.8000071970197941141941510104011.0
Todd Collins17.7510071992200032106772150853.54353351007
Tahir Whitehead17.750007201220204113995646026253.06844901943813
Kevin Burnett17.73000420052013401367551043392520.06324951375134
Fulton Kuykendall17.68000719751985401249334212210.0
Broderick Thomas17.63000619891997401449628115647.569764354
John Rade17.580008198319914012211234813810.5
Dwayne Rudd17.43000519972003401097910001711.551239112125
Robert Lyles17.30000719841991401091001011104810.0
Vic Beasley17.2801152015202032886010001237.5160122383746
Joe Bowden17.200005199220003913984339129112.54363111258
Danny Clark17.20000820002010391681022807207.0689514175496
Billy Andrews17.1500051967197739142767921253.0
Jim Morrissey17.1310041985199330114569520221.0
Morlon Greenwood17.00000820012008391251082303207.0685471214313
Bo Harris16.900005197519823910374716816216.5
Steve Zabel16.8800071970197939124956290714.0
Don Blackmon16.7800051981198739897256303929.5
Brandon Marshall16.781004201220183074632000216.5418306112289
Anthony Davis16.681003199320002910650575030012.5332270621
Bill Laskey16.6010151965197434119617720323.0
Deion Jones16.5500142016202135716911379590397.55303471833417
Charles Jackson16.5300051978198638117711160169.0
Floyd Rice16.5010051971197829104587570159.5
Rocky McIntosh16.450005200620133812478461034199.05333711622124
Johnny Meads16.38000619841992381199713203223.5
Ed Bradley16.332002197219782593321290291.0