2011 Big Ten Conference Leaders Rushing - On 1st Down through 01/09/2012

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Venric Mark N'western SO WR 5 9 76 8.44 0 21 3 3 1
2 Akeem Hunt Purdue FR RB 6 19 153 8.05 2 50 5 5 1
3 Keshawn Martin Mich St SR WR 7 11 79 7.18 1 34 2 3 1
4 Troy Pollard Illinois SR RB 12 30 215 7.17 1 61 4 5 2
5 Jared Abbrederis Wisconsin SO WR 5 9 59 6.56 0 21 2 2 1
6 Bill Belton Penn State FR WR 3 8 51 6.38 0 13 2 2 0
7 Montee Ball Wisconsin JR RB 14 172 1096 6.37 16 54 34 33 8
8 Fitzgerald Toussaint Michigan SO RB 12 124 787 6.35 6 59 25 25 8
8 Curtis Dukes Penn State SO RB 7 23 146 6.35 1 30 4 4 2
8 Michael Shaw Michigan SR RB 8 20 127 6.35 1 37 3 3 1
11 David Cobb Minnesota FR RB 2 8 50 6.25 0 29 1 1 1
12 Taylor Martinez Nebraska SO QB 13 65 389 5.98 3 57 11 11 4
13 Donovonn Young Illinois FR RB 11 35 204 5.83 1 59 2 4 3
14 Kofi Hughes Indiana SO WR 8 17 99 5.82 0 34 1 1 1
14 Reggie Pegram Purdue SO RB 6 11 64 5.82 1 17 2 2 0
16 Dan Herron Ohio State SR RB 7 75 435 5.80 2 57 11 12 5
17 Denard Robinson Michigan JR QB 13 88 500 5.68 3 52 18 18 7
18 Devin Gardner Michigan SO QB 5 7 39 5.57 0 15 2 2 0
19 Kain Colter N'western SO QB 12 48 267 5.56 1 37 8 7 3
20 Tre Roberson Indiana FR QB 8 40 217 5.43 1 34 8 8 2
21 Ralph Bolden Purdue JR RB 12 94 503 5.35 4 39 14 14 6
22 James White Wisconsin SO RB 13 81 430 5.31 4 49 11 11 3
23 Le'Veon Bell Mich St SO RB 14 100 510 5.10 6 32 12 12 5
24 Akeem Shavers Purdue JR RB 12 58 291 5.02 3 43 7 7 3
25 Thomas Rawls Michigan FR RB 2 8 40 5.00 0 25 1 1 1
26 Mike Trumpy N'western SO RB 3 21 103 4.90 1 15 3 3 0
26 Aaron Green Nebraska FR RB 7 10 49 4.90 0 8 0 0 0
28 Carlos Hyde Ohio State SO RB 11 58 279 4.81 3 63 3 4 2
29 Rex Burkhead Nebraska JR RB 13 162 777 4.80 7 45 21 21 3
30 Silas Redd Penn State SO RB 13 128 604 4.72 2 24 18 18 2
30 Jordan Hall Ohio State JR RB 9 57 269 4.72 0 25 6 6 1
32 Vincent Smith Michigan JR RB 11 27 126 4.67 1 38 3 3 1
33 Jeffrey Lewis Wisconsin FR RB 7 19 88 4.63 0 22 3 3 1
34 Stephen Houston Indiana SO RB 11 84 384 4.57 5 52 10 10 2
35 D'Angelo Roberts Indiana FR RB 8 35 159 4.54 1 33 4 4 2
36 Jared Crank Purdue SR RB 6 15 68 4.53 0 14 2 2 0
37 Marcus Coker Iowa SO RB 12 144 649 4.51 7 27 14 14 3
38 Larry Caper Mich St JR RB 4 16 72 4.50 0 16 2 2 0
38 Josh Ferguson Illinois FR RB 2 10 45 4.50 0 13 2 2 0
38 Joe Suhey Penn State SR RB 6 8 36 4.50 0 14 1 1 0
41 Donnell Kirkwood Minnesota FR RB 9 31 138 4.45 3 30 1 1 1
42 Tyris Jones N'western JR RB 3 7 31 4.43 0 8 0 0 0
43 Duane Bennett Minnesota SR RB 12 98 433 4.42 1 25 10 11 2
44 Braxton Miller Ohio State FR QB 12 45 198 4.40 1 29 8 10 2
45 Raheem Mostert Purdue FR WR 4 8 35 4.38 0 11 1 1 0
46 Ameer Abdullah Nebraska FR RB 10 22 94 4.27 2 24 2 2 1
46 Brandon Beachum Penn State JR RB 5 15 64 4.27 0 22 2 2 1
48 Marqueis Gray Minnesota JR QB 11 82 342 4.17 1 37 9 10 2
49 Jacob Schmidt N'western SR RB 12 52 216 4.15 2 16 4 4 0
50 Russell Wilson Wisconsin SR QB 11 31 125 4.03 3 22 7 8 3
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards

Note: To qualify, player must have and have a minimum of 7.0 rushing attempts on 1st down.