2011 National Leaders Rushing - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/09/2012

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Jeremy Smith Okla St SO RB 3 14 197 14.07 2 4.67 65.67
2 Tyler Smith Rice SR RB 3 21 216 10.29 2 7.00 72.00
3 Munchie Legaux Cincinnati SO QB 1 8 77 9.63 1 8.00 77.00
4 Ryan Tannehill Texas A&M SR QB 5 24 226 9.42 1 4.80 45.20
5 Joe Banyard UTEP SR RB 2 30 278 9.27 1 15.00 139.00
6 Adam Muema SDSU FR RB 3 13 119 9.15 2 4.33 39.67
7 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa SO RB 4 33 298 9.03 2 8.25 74.50
8 John Howell Navy JR RB 2 11 98 8.91 2 5.50 49.00
9 Brett Smith Wyoming FR QB 3 13 107 8.23 0 4.33 35.67
10 Gee Gee Greene Navy JR RB 2 10 79 7.90 0 5.00 39.50
11 Carlos Hyde Ohio State SO RB 4 18 137 7.61 2 4.50 34.25
12 D.J. Monroe Texas JR RB 4 19 144 7.58 0 4.75 36.00
13 Waymon James TCU SO RB 2 12 90 7.50 0 6.00 45.00
14 Mike DeWitt Air Force JR RB 2 21 156 7.43 0 10.50 78.00
15 Roddy Jones Ga Tech SR RB 3 18 131 7.28 0 6.00 43.67
16 Tony Pierson Kansas FR RB 4 25 181 7.24 2 6.25 45.25
17 Johnathan Franklin UCLA JR RB 4 45 314 6.98 1 11.25 78.50
18 Henry Josey Missouri SO RB 4 66 458 6.94 4 16.50 114.50
19 Joseph Randle Okla St SO RB 4 59 399 6.76 9 14.75 99.75
20 Roy Finch Oklahoma SO RB 4 35 233 6.66 1 8.75 58.25
21 Michael Ford LSU SO RB 6 58 381 6.57 4 9.67 63.50
22 Cody Johnson Texas SR RB 4 19 124 6.53 0 4.75 31.00
23 Tevin Drake W Mich SO RB 1 10 65 6.50 0 10.00 65.00
24 Bradley Randle UNLV SO RB 3 36 232 6.44 0 12.00 77.33
25 James White Iowa State SO RB 4 36 231 6.42 2 9.00 57.75
26 Christine Michael Texas A&M JR RB 5 76 485 6.38 4 15.20 97.00
27 Lamar Miller Miami (Fl) SO RB 3 58 364 6.28 2 19.33 121.33
28 JJ Di Luigi BYU SR RB 1 11 69 6.27 0 11.00 69.00
29 Desmond Johnson USM JR RB 1 10 61 6.10 1 10.00 61.00
30 Jamal Woodyard USM FR RB 1 5 30 6.00 0 5.00 30.00
31 Curtis McNeal USC JR RB 2 40 239 5.98 2 20.00 119.50
32 Isaiah Pead Cincinnati SR RB 1 19 113 5.95 2 19.00 113.00
33 Kenjon Barner Oregon JR RB 4 34 202 5.94 2 8.50 50.50
34 Turner Petersen Rice SO RB 3 35 207 5.91 0 11.67 69.00
35 Orleans Darkwa Tulane SO RB 1 21 123 5.86 2 21.00 123.00
36 Isi Sofele California JR RB 3 45 259 5.76 0 15.00 86.33
37 Travaughn Colwell NMSU FR QB 1 4 23 5.75 0 4.00 23.00
37 Akeem Daniels N Illinois SO RB 1 4 23 5.75 0 4.00 23.00
39 Robert Kelley Tulane FR RB 1 7 40 5.71 0 7.00 40.00
40 Kriss Proctor Navy SR QB 2 34 191 5.62 1 17.00 95.50
41 Jawan Jamison Rutgers FR RB 2 53 296 5.58 4 26.50 148.00
41 Onterio McCalebb Auburn JR RB 6 45 251 5.58 1 7.50 41.83
43 Orwin Smith Ga Tech JR RB 3 18 100 5.56 3 6.00 33.33
44 Alex Gillett E Mich JR QB 1 11 61 5.55 0 11.00 61.00
45 Stephen Houston Indiana SO RB 2 32 175 5.47 1 16.00 87.50
46 Kenny Hilliard LSU FR RB 5 36 195 5.42 3 7.20 39.00
47 Tyler Hansen Colorado SR QB 3 13 70 5.38 0 4.33 23.33
47 Donovonn Young Illinois FR RB 2 8 43 5.38 2 4.00 21.50
49 Chris Polk Washington JR RB 5 100 537 5.37 5 20.00 107.40
50 Delvin Diggs Navy SR RB 2 18 96 5.33 2 9.00 48.00
50 Jyruss Edwards La-Monroe SO RB 2 15 80 5.33 0 7.50 40.00
52 Jawon Chisholm Akron FR RB 1 25 133 5.32 0 25.00 133.00
53 Montee Ball Wisconsin JR RB 4 107 567 5.30 9 26.75 141.75
54 D.J. Harper Boise St SR RB 2 32 169 5.28 3 16.00 84.50
55 LaMichael James Oregon JR RB 4 83 437 5.27 6 20.75 109.25
56 Robbie Rouse Fresno St JR RB 2 46 241 5.24 0 23.00 120.50
57 Austin Davis USM SR QB 1 9 47 5.22 0 9.00 47.00
58 Trent Richardson Alabama JR RB 3 60 311 5.18 1 20.00 103.67
59 Cyrus Gray Texas A&M SR RB 5 81 419 5.17 4 16.20 83.80
60 Trey Watts Tulsa SO RB 4 64 328 5.13 1 16.00 82.00
61 Antwon Bailey Syracuse SR RB 3 60 307 5.12 1 20.00 102.33
62 Andre Ellington Clemson JR RB 5 82 418 5.10 4 16.40 83.60
63 Tracy Lampley USM JR WR 1 14 71 5.07 0 14.00 71.00
64 Mike James Miami (Fl) JR RB 3 18 91 5.06 2 6.00 30.33
65 Ryan Houston N Carolina SR RB 2 21 105 5.00 3 10.50 52.50
65 Richard Brehaut UCLA JR QB 3 21 105 5.00 1 7.00 35.00
67 Greg Franklin UAB SO RB 2 28 139 4.96 1 14.00 69.50
68 Davin Meggett Maryland SR RB 3 46 226 4.91 2 15.33 75.33
69 Troy Pollard Illinois SR RB 2 8 39 4.88 0 4.00 19.50
70 Braxton Miller Ohio State FR QB 4 54 263 4.87 3 13.50 65.75
71 Dominque White E Mich JR RB 1 7 34 4.86 0 7.00 34.00
72 Darrell Scott S Florida JR RB 2 25 121 4.84 0 12.50 60.50
73 Jamel Martin BGSU FR RB 1 23 111 4.83 0 23.00 111.00
73 Michael Dyer Auburn SO RB 6 116 560 4.83 4 19.33 93.33
75 Kofi Hughes Indiana SO WR 2 10 48 4.80 0 5.00 24.00
76 DeAndre Washington Texas Tech FR RB 3 33 158 4.79 1 11.00 52.67
77 Brandon Pendergrass Wk Forest SR RB 3 54 258 4.78 2 18.00 86.00
78 Jordan Rodgers Vanderbilt JR QB 5 43 205 4.77 2 8.60 41.00
79 Latavius Murray UCF JR RB 1 4 19 4.75 0 4.00 19.00
80 Tyler Gaffney Stanford JR RB 3 15 71 4.73 0 5.00 23.67
81 Malcolm Brown Texas FR RB 3 47 222 4.72 2 15.67 74.00
82 Zac Stacy Vanderbilt JR RB 5 65 304 4.68 3 13.00 60.80
83 Raymond Carter CSU SR RB 2 15 70 4.67 0 7.50 35.00
83 Milton Knox Fresno St JR RB 2 9 42 4.67 0 4.50 21.00
85 Zach Brown Pittsburgh SR RB 2 26 121 4.65 1 13.00 60.50
86 Adonis Thomas Toledo SR RB 1 14 65 4.64 1 14.00 65.00
87 Stepfan Taylor Stanford JR RB 3 81 375 4.63 4 27.00 125.00
88 Tevin Washington Ga Tech JR QB 3 64 294 4.59 4 21.33 98.00
89 Le'Veon Bell Mich St SO RB 5 70 319 4.56 3 14.00 63.80
90 Keola Antolin Arizona SR RB 4 50 226 4.52 2 12.50 56.50
91 Derek Thompson N Texas SO QB 2 10 45 4.50 0 5.00 22.50
92 Kain Colter N'western SO QB 3 23 103 4.48 3 7.67 34.33
93 Cameron Marshall Ariz St JR RB 3 56 250 4.46 4 18.67 83.33
94 Isaiah Crowell Georgia FR RB 4 44 196 4.45 1 11.00 49.00
94 Dennis Johnson Arkansas JR RB 4 33 147 4.45 0 8.25 36.75
96 Broderick Green Arkansas SR RB 3 26 115 4.42 1 8.67 38.33
97 Rickey Galvin Wash St FR RB 2 14 61 4.36 1 7.00 30.50
98 Carl Winston Wash St JR RB 2 23 100 4.35 1 11.50 50.00
99 James Hamilton N Texas SR RB 2 9 39 4.33 0 4.50 19.50
99 Vernon Frazier UTEP SR RB 2 9 39 4.33 0 4.50 19.50

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.