NFL AP DPOY Shares Career Leaders

AP DPOY voting data is complete since 1988. 1985 is missing entirely. All other seasons since award began are mostly complete.
+ Indicates Hall of Famer

Leaders

Leaders Table
Rank Player AP DPOY Shares Years Tm
1J.J. Watt2.762011-2020htx
2Aaron Donald2.122014-2020ram
3Bruce Smith+2.021985-20032TM
4Lawrence Taylor+1.921981-1993nyg
5Reggie White+1.761985-20003TM
6Ray Lewis+1.681996-2012rav
7Brian Urlacher+1.202000-2012chi
8Alan Page+1.071967-19812TM
9Derrick Brooks+.871995-2008tam
10Jack Lambert+.871974-1984pit
11Bryce Paup.831990-20004TM
12Joe Greene+.821969-1981pit
13Jason Taylor+.711997-20113TM
14James Harrison.622002-20173TM
Bob Sanders.622004-20112TM
16Randy White+.611975-1988dal
17Rod Woodson+.611987-20034TM
18T.J. Watt.602017-2020pit
19Keith Millard.601985-19934TM
20Ed Reed+.602002-20133TM
21Dana Stubblefield.581993-20033TM
22Charles Woodson+.581998-20152TM
23Deion Sanders+.571989-20055TM
24Michael Strahan+.561993-2007nyg
25Randy Gradishar.511974-1983den
26Lee Roy Selmon+.461976-1984tam
27Luke Kuechly.462012-2019car
Warren Sapp+.461995-20072TM
29Khalil Mack.462014-20202TM
30Troy Polamalu+.442003-2014pit
31Cortez Kennedy+.421990-2000sea
32Mike Singletary+.421981-1992chi
33Stephon Gilmore.422012-20202TM
Terrell Suggs.422003-20193TM
35Ted Hendricks+.411969-19833TM
36Mel Blount+.381970-1983pit
37Chandler Jones.382012-20202TM
38Von Miller.362011-2019den
39Harvey Martin.351973-1983dal
40Pat Swilling.341986-19983TM
41Champ Bailey+.341999-20132TM
Calais Campbell.342008-20203TM
43James Farrior.331997-20112TM
44Jared Allen.322004-20154TM
45Lester Hayes.311977-1986rai
46Clay Matthews.302009-20192TM
DeMarcus Ware.302005-20162TM
48Lyle Alzado.301971-19853TM
Kenny Easley+.301981-1987sea
50Darrelle Revis.282007-20174TM
51Junior Seau+.271990-20093TM
52Jevon Kearse.261999-20092TM
53Kevin Greene+.261985-19994TM
54Joe Klecko.241977-19882TM
55Tim Harris.241986-19953TM
56Seth Joyner.231986-19984TM
57Robert Mathis.232003-2016clt
58Doug Betters.231978-1987mia
59Mark Gastineau.231979-1988nyj
Jack Ham+.231971-1982pit
61Dwight Freeney.232002-20176TM
62Wally Chambers.221973-19792TM
63La'Roi Glover.221996-20084TM
64Dick Anderson.221968-1977mia
65Greg Lloyd.201988-19982TM
66Chris Doleman+.191985-19993TM
67Julius Peppers.182002-20183TM
68Ronnie Lott+.181981-19943TM
69Landon Collins.182015-20202TM
Albert Haynesworth.182002-20114TM
71Derrick Thomas+.161989-1999kan
72Isiah Robertson.151971-19822TM
73Earl Thomas.152010-20192TM
74Charles Haley+.151986-19992TM
75Fred Dean+.141975-19852TM
76Bill Bergey.141969-19802TM
77John Randle+.141990-20032TM
78Curley Culp+.131968-19813TM
John Dutton.131974-19872TM
80Levon Kirkland.131992-20023TM
81Kevin Carter.121995-20084TM
Shawne Merriman.122005-20122TM
Robert Quinn.122011-20204TM
Justin Smith.122001-20142TM
85Mike Reinfeldt.121976-19832TM
86Cornelius Bennett.111987-20003TM
87Wilber Marshall.111984-19955TM
88Tommy Hart.111968-19803TM
89Neil Smith.111988-20003TM
90Bob Lilly+.111961-1974dal
91Nick Buoniconti+.111962-19762TM
92Jessie Armstead.101993-20032TM
93Jason Pierre-Paul.102010-20202TM
94Chris Hanburger+.091965-1978was
95Clyde Simmons.091986-20005TM
96Ty Law+.091995-20094TM
Zach Thomas.091996-20082TM
98Dave Butz.081973-19882TM
Nolan Cromwell.081977-1987ram
Carnell Lake.081989-20013TM
101Patrick Kerney.081999-20092TM
Richard Sherman.082011-20202TM
103Emmitt Thomas+.081966-1978kan
104Joel Williams.071979-19892TM
105Sam Mills.071986-19972TM
106L.C. Greenwood.061969-1981pit
107Antonio Cromartie.062006-20164TM
Elvis Dumervil.062006-20173TM
Xavien Howard.062016-2020mia
Darren Sharper.061997-20103TM
Patrick Willis.062007-2014sfo
112Chip Banks.061982-19923TM
Monte Jackson.061975-19832TM
Dexter Manley .061981-19913TM
Everson Walls.061981-19933TM
Jack Youngblood+.061971-1984ram
117Carl Eller+.061964-19792TM
118Alfred Williams.051991-19993TM
119Hardy Nickerson.051987-20024TM
120Robert Brazile+.051975-1984oti
121Shaquil Barrett.042015-20202TM
Keith Hamilton.041992-2003nyg
Kevin Hardy.041996-20043TM
Sean Lee.042010-2020dal
Josh Norman.042012-20203TM
Merlin Olsen+.041962-1976ram
Trevor Pryce.041997-20103TM
Richard Seymour.042001-20122TM
Osi Umenyiora.042003-20142TM
Mike Vrabel.041997-20103TM
Roy Williams.042002-20102TM
Adrian Wilson.042001-2012crd
133Tim Krumrie.041983-1994cin
134Rickey Jackson+.041981-19952TM
Leslie O'Neal.041986-19993TM
136Neal Colzie.041975-19833TM
A.J. Duhe.041977-1984mia
Too Tall Jones.041974-1989dal
Mark Murphy.041977-1984was
Steve Nelson.041974-1987nwe
Al Richardson.041980-1985atl
Fred Smerlas.041979-19923TM
Bob Swenson.041975-1983den
Fredd Young.041984-19902TM
145Chad Brown.031993-20073TM
Bryant Young.031994-2007sfo
147Willie Lanier+.031967-1977kan
Dave Wilcox+.031964-1974sfo
149Ray Childress.031985-19962TM
Wayne Martin.031989-1999nor
Audray McMillian.031985-19932TM
152Nate Odomes.021987-19962TM
153Rod Martin.021977-1988rai
Lance Mehl.021980-1987nyj
Louis Wright.021975-1986den
156Merton Hanks.021991-19992TM
Ken Norton Jr..021988-20002TM
158LeRoy Butler.021990-2001gnb
Sam Madison.021997-20082TM
Dwayne Rudd.021997-20033TM
Michael Sinclair.021992-20022TM
162Brian Dawkins+.021996-20112TM
Donnie Edwards.021996-20082TM
164Ronde Barber.021997-2012tam
Eric Berry.022010-2018kan
NaVorro Bowman.022010-20172TM
Lance Briggs.022003-2014chi
Alex Brown.022002-20102TM
Rodney Harrison.021994-20082TM
Danielle Hunter.022015-2019min
Cameron Jordan.022011-2020nor
DeMarcus Lawrence.022014-2020dal
Leonard Little.021998-2009ram
Jamir Miller.021994-20012TM
Haloti Ngata.022006-20183TM
Xavier Rhodes.022013-20202TM
Harrison Smith.022012-2020min
Marcus Stroud.022001-20102TM
Nathan Vasher.022004-20102TM
Bobby Wagner.022012-2020sea
Tre'Davious White.022017-2020buf
Mario Williams.022006-20163TM
183Dennis Smith.011981-1994den
184Jim Carter.011970-1978gnb
Ken Ellis.011970-19796TM
Walter Johnson.011965-19772TM
Jack Pardee.011957-19722TM
Mel Renfro+.011964-1977dal
Jack Tatum.011971-19802TM
Roy Winston.011962-1976min
191Carl Lee.011983-19942TM
192Bryan Cox.011991-20025TM
Vaughan Johnson.011986-19942TM
194Eric Allen.011988-20013TM
Dante Jones.011988-19952TM
196Jerome Brown.011987-1991phi
197Raymond Clayborn.011977-19912TM
Doug English.011975-1985det
Howie Long+.011981-1993rai
Matt Millen.011980-19913TM
Johnnie Poe.011981-1987nor
202Lamar Lathon.011990-19982TM
203Eric Turner.011991-19993TM