2011 Big Ten Conference Leaders Rushing - Games in August/September Only through 01/09/2012

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Troy Pollard Illinois SR RB 4 25 260 10.40 1 6.25 65.00
2 Vincent Smith Michigan JR RB 4 21 179 8.52 1 5.25 44.75
3 Donovonn Young Illinois FR RB 4 27 212 7.85 3 6.75 53.00
4 Denard Robinson Michigan JR QB 4 71 552 7.77 5 17.75 138.00
5 Russell Wilson Wisconsin SR QB 4 16 108 6.75 1 4.00 27.00
6 James White Wisconsin SO RB 4 45 303 6.73 3 11.25 75.75
7 Taylor Martinez Nebraska SO QB 4 63 421 6.68 7 15.75 105.25
8 Rex Burkhead Nebraska JR RB 4 63 420 6.67 7 15.75 105.00
8 Jeffrey Lewis Wisconsin FR RB 4 18 120 6.67 1 4.50 30.00
10 Akeem Shavers Purdue JR RB 3 29 186 6.41 3 9.67 62.00
11 Ralph Bolden Purdue JR RB 3 39 223 5.72 2 13.00 74.33
12 Montee Ball Wisconsin JR RB 4 63 360 5.71 9 15.75 90.00
12 Le'Veon Bell Mich St SO RB 4 38 217 5.71 6 9.50 54.25
14 Fitzgerald Toussaint Michigan SO RB 3 35 193 5.51 3 11.67 64.33
15 Donnell Kirkwood Minnesota FR RB 4 23 125 5.43 3 5.75 31.25
16 Marqueis Gray Minnesota JR QB 4 71 351 4.94 0 17.75 87.75
16 Kain Colter N'western SO QB 3 48 237 4.94 4 16.00 79.00
18 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin FR RB 3 20 98 4.90 1 6.67 32.67
19 Silas Redd Penn State SO RB 4 62 303 4.89 4 15.50 75.75
20 Braxton Miller Ohio State FR QB 3 30 145 4.83 0 10.00 48.33
21 Braylon Heard Nebraska FR RB 3 17 79 4.65 1 5.67 26.33
22 Treyvon Green N'western FR RB 3 16 74 4.63 1 5.33 24.67
23 Carlos Hyde Ohio State SO RB 4 57 263 4.61 3 14.25 65.75
24 D'Angelo Roberts Indiana FR RB 4 41 187 4.56 1 10.25 46.75
25 Jacob Schmidt N'western SR RB 3 21 92 4.38 1 7.00 30.67
26 Marcus Coker Iowa SO RB 4 87 380 4.37 4 21.75 95.00
27 Edwin Baker Mich St JR RB 4 50 216 4.32 1 12.50 54.00
28 Larry Caper Mich St JR RB 4 24 101 4.21 1 6.00 25.25
29 Stephen Houston Indiana SO RB 4 22 91 4.14 1 5.50 22.75
30 Nathan Scheelhaase Illinois SO QB 4 56 224 4.00 2 14.00 56.00
30 Rod Smith Ohio State FR RB 4 29 116 4.00 1 7.25 29.00
32 Brandon Beachum Penn State JR RB 3 21 81 3.86 0 7.00 27.00
33 Duane Bennett Minnesota SR RB 4 44 164 3.73 1 11.00 41.00
34 Josh Ferguson Illinois FR RB 3 14 52 3.71 0 4.67 17.33
35 Caleb TerBush Purdue JR QB 3 27 96 3.56 1 9.00 32.00
36 Jason Ford Illinois SR RB 4 62 215 3.47 4 15.50 53.75
37 Nick Hill Mich St FR RB 4 24 83 3.46 0 6.00 20.75
38 Matt Perez Indiana FR RB 4 43 132 3.07 4 10.75 33.00
39 Edward Wright-Baker Indiana SO QB 4 41 88 2.15 0 10.25 22.00
40 James Vandenberg Iowa JR QB 4 22 33 1.50 3 5.50 8.25

Note: To qualify, player must have played in 75% of his team's games and have a minimum of 4.0 rushing attempts per game played.