Buffalo senior linebacker Khalil Mack crept closer to the FBS career record for tackles for loss in Tuesday night's loss to Toledo.
Mack (6-foot-3, 248 pounds), considered a top-15 pick by most draft analysts, had 15 tackles and two tackles for loss, giving him 69.5 in his career; that's 5.5 behind the record held by former Western Michigan defensive end Jason Babin (2000-03), a first-round pick by Houston in the 2003 draft who now plays for Jacksonville.
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Mack is in second place on the career TFL list after passing former USF defensive end George Selvie on Tuesday. Selvie, a seventh-round pick by St. Louis in 2010, had 69 career TFLs; he currently starts for Dallas, his fourth NFL team.
Mack also is one forced fumble away from tying the NCAA career record of 14.
Toledo took a 38-0 lead early in the third quarter before winning 51-41. Buffalo had 601 yards of offense, Toledo 551.
"This is a special honor for Khalil, his teammates and our football program," coach Jeff Quinn said in a release from the school. "Khalil is a high-achieving person in his personal life, as a football player and as a student, and I couldn't be more proud of him."