2011 National Leaders Rushing - All Games through 01/09/2012

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Orwin Smith Ga Tech JR RB 12 61 615 10.08 11 5.08 51.25
2 Henry Josey Missouri SO RB 10 145 1168 8.06 9 14.50 116.80
3 Roddy Jones Ga Tech SR RB 13 57 458 8.04 3 4.38 35.23
4 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa SO RB 13 114 900 7.89 4 8.77 69.23
5 Gee Gee Greene Navy JR RB 12 64 501 7.83 3 5.33 41.75
6 Michael Smith Utah State SR RB 13 114 870 7.63 9 8.77 66.92
7 Charles Sims Houston SO RB 13 110 821 7.46 9 8.46 63.15
8 LaMichael James Oregon JR RB 12 247 1805 7.31 18 20.58 150.42
9 Raymond Maples Army SO RB 11 146 1066 7.30 4 13.27 96.91
10 C.J. Brown Maryland SO QB 10 79 574 7.27 5 7.90 57.40
11 Waymon James TCU SO RB 13 121 875 7.23 6 9.31 67.31
12 Troy Pollard Illinois SR RB 13 66 475 7.20 2 5.08 36.54
13 Chandler Harnish N Illinois SR QB 14 194 1379 7.11 11 13.86 98.50
13 Vernon Frazier UTEP SR RB 12 61 434 7.11 3 5.08 36.17
15 Jeremy Smith Okla St SO RB 12 91 646 7.10 9 7.58 53.83
16 Eddie Lacy Alabama SO RB 12 95 674 7.09 7 7.92 56.17
17 Malcolm Brown Army JR RB 12 81 572 7.06 3 6.75 47.67
18 Jonas Gray Notre Dame SR RB 11 114 791 6.94 12 10.36 71.91
19 Curtis McNeal USC JR RB 12 145 1005 6.93 6 12.08 83.75
20 Alfred Blue LSU SO RB 13 78 539 6.91 7 6.00 41.46
21 Jalston Fowler Alabama SO RB 13 56 385 6.88 4 4.31 29.62
22 Asher Clark Air Force SR RB 13 163 1110 6.81 7 12.54 85.38
23 Kerwynn Williams Utah State JR RB 13 81 542 6.69 3 6.23 41.69
24 Jamal Woodyard USM FR RB 13 110 732 6.65 3 8.46 56.31
25 Paris Cotton C Mich SR RB 11 62 409 6.60 2 5.64 37.18
26 Joe Banyard UTEP SR RB 12 127 832 6.55 6 10.58 69.33
27 Joe Bergeron Texas FR RB 11 72 463 6.43 5 6.55 42.09
28 Dennis Johnson Arkansas JR RB 11 106 670 6.32 3 9.64 60.91
29 Montee Ball Wisconsin JR RB 14 307 1923 6.26 33 21.93 137.36
29 Adonis Thomas Toledo SR RB 10 171 1071 6.26 12 17.10 107.10
31 Larry Dixon Army FR RB 12 87 542 6.23 5 7.25 45.17
32 Terrance Ganaway Baylor SR RB 13 250 1547 6.19 21 19.23 119.00
33 Kenjon Barner Oregon JR RB 12 152 939 6.18 11 12.67 78.25
34 Vick Ballard Miss St SR RB 13 193 1189 6.16 10 14.85 91.46
35 Stefphon Jefferson Nevada SO RB 12 70 429 6.13 5 5.83 35.75
36 Robert Turbin Utah State JR RB 13 249 1517 6.09 19 19.15 116.69
37 Tyler Gaffney Stanford JR RB 13 74 449 6.07 7 5.69 34.54
38 Ed Wesley TCU JR RB 10 120 726 6.05 6 12.00 72.60
39 Christine Michael Texas A&M JR RB 10 149 899 6.03 8 14.90 89.90
40 Mike Bellamy Clemson FR RB 12 57 343 6.02 3 4.75 28.58
41 Preston Lyons Ga Tech SR RB 11 57 340 5.96 2 5.18 30.91
42 Michael Ford LSU SO RB 14 127 756 5.95 7 9.07 54.00
43 Zac Stacy Vanderbilt JR RB 13 201 1193 5.94 14 15.46 91.77
44 Trent Richardson Alabama JR RB 13 283 1679 5.93 21 21.77 129.15
45 Matt Brown Temple JR RB 13 155 914 5.90 6 11.92 70.31
46 David Wilson Va Tech JR RB 14 290 1709 5.89 9 20.71 122.07
47 Zach Line SMU JR RB 10 208 1224 5.88 17 20.80 122.40
47 Johnathan Franklin UCLA JR RB 14 166 976 5.88 5 11.86 69.71
49 Bryce Beall Houston SR RB 11 53 311 5.87 7 4.82 28.27
50 Anthon Samuel BGSU FR RB 11 144 844 5.86 5 13.09 76.73
50 Mike Gillislee Florida JR RB 11 56 328 5.86 2 5.09 29.82
52 Joseph Randle Okla St SO RB 13 208 1216 5.85 24 16.00 93.54
52 Foswhitt Whittaker Texas SR RB 10 66 386 5.85 6 6.60 38.60
54 Jeff Demps Florida SR RB 12 98 569 5.81 6 8.17 47.42
55 Onterio McCalebb Auburn JR RB 13 112 641 5.72 5 8.62 49.31
56 Matthew Tucker TCU JR RB 13 123 702 5.71 12 9.46 54.00
56 Jarred Salubi Baylor JR RB 13 58 331 5.71 3 4.46 25.46
58 Chris Nwoke CSU SO RB 12 200 1130 5.65 9 16.67 94.17
59 Tim Cornett UNLV SO RB 11 119 671 5.64 7 10.82 61.00
60 Trey Watts Tulsa SO RB 13 157 881 5.61 3 12.08 67.77
61 Lamar Miller Miami (Fl) SO RB 12 227 1272 5.60 9 18.92 106.00
61 Latavius Murray UCF JR RB 12 98 549 5.60 8 8.17 45.75
63 Tevin Drake W Mich SO RB 12 105 586 5.58 5 8.75 48.83
63 Tony Pierson Kansas FR RB 11 71 396 5.58 3 6.45 36.00
65 Fitzgerald Toussaint Michigan SO RB 12 187 1041 5.57 9 15.58 86.75
66 Tyler Smith Rice SR RB 12 155 860 5.55 5 12.92 71.67
67 Brandon Miller Wyoming SO RB 13 66 364 5.52 2 5.08 28.00
68 Ronnie Hillman SDSU SO RB 13 311 1711 5.50 19 23.92 131.62
68 Stepfan Taylor Stanford JR RB 13 242 1330 5.50 10 18.62 102.31
70 Dustin Garrison WVU FR RB 13 136 742 5.46 6 10.46 57.08
71 Roy Finch Oklahoma SO RB 13 111 605 5.45 3 8.54 46.54
72 Bernard Pierce Temple JR RB 12 273 1481 5.42 27 22.75 123.42
72 Cody Fajardo Nevada FR QB 10 128 694 5.42 11 12.80 69.40
72 Kenny Hilliard LSU FR RB 13 62 336 5.42 8 4.77 25.85
75 Michael Alisa BYU SO RB 12 85 455 5.35 3 7.08 37.92
76 Carlos Hyde Ohio State SO RB 13 106 566 5.34 6 8.15 43.54
77 Denard Robinson Michigan JR QB 13 221 1176 5.32 16 17.00 90.46
77 Darrell Scott S Florida JR RB 12 153 814 5.32 5 12.75 67.83
79 Isaiah Pead Cincinnati SR RB 13 237 1259 5.31 12 18.23 96.85
79 Stephen Houston Indiana SO RB 12 151 802 5.31 8 12.58 66.83
81 Cyrus Gray Texas A&M SR RB 11 198 1045 5.28 12 18.00 95.00
81 Andre Ellington Clemson JR RB 13 223 1178 5.28 11 17.15 90.62
81 Rickey Galvin Wash St FR RB 12 114 602 5.28 5 9.50 50.17
81 Ryan Tannehill Texas A&M SR QB 13 58 306 5.28 4 4.46 23.54
85 Michael Hayes Houston SR RB 13 138 727 5.27 11 10.62 55.92
86 Isi Sofele California JR RB 13 252 1322 5.25 10 19.38 101.69
87 Giovani Bernard N Carolina FR RB 13 239 1253 5.24 13 18.38 96.38
87 Donte Harden Ohio SR RB 12 188 985 5.24 2 15.67 82.08
87 Davin Meggett Maryland SR RB 12 171 896 5.24 4 14.25 74.67
90 Mike Ball Nevada JR RB 10 135 704 5.21 3 13.50 70.40
90 Le'Veon Bell Mich St SO RB 14 182 948 5.21 13 13.00 67.71
92 Donovonn Young Illinois FR RB 12 87 451 5.18 6 7.25 37.58
93 David Sims Ga Tech SO QB 12 135 698 5.17 7 11.25 58.17
93 Desmond Scott Duke JR RB 9 71 367 5.17 2 7.89 40.78
95 Michael Dyer Auburn SO RB 12 242 1242 5.13 10 20.17 103.50
96 Jasmin Hopkins N Illinois SR RB 14 188 963 5.12 15 13.43 68.79
96 Greg Franklin UAB SO RB 12 84 430 5.12 2 7.00 35.83
98 Brett Smith Wyoming FR QB 13 139 710 5.11 10 10.69 54.62
99 Silas Redd Penn State SO RB 13 244 1241 5.09 7 18.77 95.46
99 Tracy Lampley USM JR WR 14 91 463 5.09 3 6.50 33.07

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.