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 Bobby Rainey Western Ky SR RB 1 28 85 3.04 0 28.00 85.00
2 Stepfan Taylor Stanford JR RB 3 81 375 4.63 4 27.00 125.00
3 Montee Ball Wisconsin JR RB 4 107 567 5.30 9 26.75 141.75
4 Jawan Jamison Rutgers FR RB 2 53 296 5.58 4 26.50 148.00
5 Collin Klein Kansas St JR QB 4 104 391 3.76 7 26.00 97.75
6 Jawon Chisholm Akron FR RB 1 25 133 5.32 0 25.00 133.00
7 Robbie Rouse Fresno St JR RB 2 46 241 5.24 0 23.00 120.50
7 Jamel Martin BGSU FR RB 1 23 111 4.83 0 23.00 111.00
7 Kenny Turner NMSU JR WR 1 23 94 4.09 1 23.00 94.00
7 Riley Nelson BYU JR QB 1 23 84 3.65 0 23.00 84.00
11 Marcus Coker Iowa SO RB 3 68 276 4.06 4 22.67 92.00
12 Rolandan Finch BC SO RB 3 65 232 3.57 1 21.67 77.33
13 Rex Burkhead Nebraska JR RB 4 86 351 4.08 3 21.50 87.75
14 Tevin Washington Ga Tech JR QB 3 64 294 4.59 4 21.33 98.00
15 Orleans Darkwa Tulane SO RB 1 21 123 5.86 2 21.00 123.00
15 Javonti Greene E Mich SO RB 1 21 80 3.81 0 21.00 80.00
17 LaMichael James Oregon JR RB 4 83 437 5.27 6 20.75 109.25
18 Lyle McCombs U Conn FR RB 2 41 115 2.80 0 20.50 57.50
19 Curtis McNeal USC JR RB 2 40 239 5.98 2 20.00 119.50
19 Chris Polk Washington JR RB 5 100 537 5.37 5 20.00 107.40
19 Trent Richardson Alabama JR RB 3 60 311 5.18 1 20.00 103.67
19 Antwon Bailey Syracuse SR RB 3 60 307 5.12 1 20.00 102.33
19 John White IV Utah JR RB 1 20 56 2.80 1 20.00 56.00
24 Lamar Miller Miami (Fl) SO RB 3 58 364 6.28 2 19.33 121.33
24 Michael Dyer Auburn SO RB 6 116 560 4.83 4 19.33 93.33
26 Isaiah Pead Cincinnati SR RB 1 19 113 5.95 2 19.00 113.00
26 Terrance Ganaway Baylor SR RB 4 76 306 4.03 4 19.00 76.50
26 Tino Sunseri Pittsburgh JR QB 2 38 57 1.50 1 19.00 28.50
29 Cameron Marshall Ariz St JR RB 3 56 250 4.46 4 18.67 83.33
30 David Wilson Va Tech JR RB 3 55 237 4.31 0 18.33 79.00
31 Marqueis Gray Minnesota JR QB 4 73 253 3.47 1 18.25 63.25
32 Brandon Pendergrass Wk Forest SR RB 3 54 258 4.78 2 18.00 86.00
32 Chris Nwoke CSU SO RB 2 36 134 3.72 0 18.00 67.00
32 Denard Robinson Michigan JR QB 3 54 138 2.56 3 18.00 46.00
35 Lance Dunbar N Texas SR RB 2 35 78 2.23 1 17.50 39.00
36 Connor Shaw S Carolina SO QB 3 52 173 3.33 4 17.33 57.67
37 Kriss Proctor Navy SR QB 2 34 191 5.62 1 17.00 95.50
37 Darrian Miller Kansas FR RB 4 68 294 4.32 1 17.00 73.50
39 James Franklin Missouri SO QB 4 67 271 4.04 4 16.75 67.75
40 Henry Josey Missouri SO RB 4 66 458 6.94 4 16.50 114.50
40 Tim Jefferson, Jr. Air Force SR QB 2 33 56 1.70 2 16.50 28.00
42 Andre Ellington Clemson JR RB 5 82 418 5.10 4 16.40 83.60
43 Tauren Poole Tennessee SR RB 6 98 324 3.31 1 16.33 54.00
44 Cyrus Gray Texas A&M SR RB 5 81 419 5.17 4 16.20 83.80
45 Stephen Houston Indiana SO RB 2 32 175 5.47 1 16.00 87.50
45 D.J. Harper Boise St SR RB 2 32 169 5.28 3 16.00 84.50
45 Trey Watts Tulsa SO RB 4 64 328 5.13 1 16.00 82.00
45 Jahwan Edwards Ball State FR RB 1 16 53 3.31 0 16.00 53.00
45 Taylor Martinez Nebraska SO QB 4 64 170 2.66 1 16.00 42.50
50 Silas Redd Penn State SO RB 4 63 237 3.76 1 15.75 59.25
51 Malcolm Brown Texas FR RB 3 47 222 4.72 2 15.67 74.00
52 Dominique Brown Louisville SO QB 2 31 110 3.55 1 15.50 55.00
53 Davin Meggett Maryland SR RB 3 46 226 4.91 2 15.33 75.33
54 Christine Michael Texas A&M JR RB 5 76 485 6.38 4 15.20 97.00
55 Joe Banyard UTEP SR RB 2 30 278 9.27 1 15.00 139.00
55 Isi Sofele California JR RB 3 45 259 5.76 0 15.00 86.33
55 Michael Hayes Houston SR RB 1 15 50 3.33 2 15.00 50.00
58 Cierre Wood Notre Dame JR RB 5 74 301 4.07 3 14.80 60.20
59 Joseph Randle Okla St SO RB 4 59 399 6.76 9 14.75 99.75
60 Fitzgerald Toussaint Michigan SO RB 3 44 175 3.98 2 14.67 58.33
60 Ronnie Hillman SDSU SO RB 3 44 172 3.91 0 14.67 57.33
62 Tracy Lampley USM JR WR 1 14 71 5.07 0 14.00 71.00
62 Greg Franklin UAB SO RB 2 28 139 4.96 1 14.00 69.50
62 Adonis Thomas Toledo SR RB 1 14 65 4.64 1 14.00 65.00
62 Le'Veon Bell Mich St SO RB 5 70 319 4.56 3 14.00 63.80
62 Robert Griffin III Baylor JR QB 4 56 143 2.55 1 14.00 35.75
62 Blaine Gautier La-Lafytte JR QB 1 14 14 1.00 1 14.00 14.00
68 Spencer Ware LSU SO RB 6 82 277 3.38 2 13.67 46.17
68 Jared Barnett Iowa State FR QB 3 41 131 3.20 0 13.67 43.67
70 Braxton Miller Ohio State FR QB 4 54 263 4.87 3 13.50 65.75
70 James Sims Kansas SO RB 4 54 210 3.89 4 13.50 52.50
70 John Hubert Kansas St SO RB 4 54 205 3.80 0 13.50 51.25
73 Logan Thomas Va Tech SO QB 3 40 63 1.58 1 13.33 21.00
74 Zac Stacy Vanderbilt JR RB 5 65 304 4.68 3 13.00 60.80
74 Zach Brown Pittsburgh SR RB 2 26 121 4.65 1 13.00 60.50
74 Darrin Reaves UAB FR RB 2 26 96 3.69 1 13.00 48.00
74 James Washington NC State JR RB 3 39 120 3.08 0 13.00 40.00
74 Ryan Aplin Ark St JR QB 1 13 29 2.23 1 13.00 29.00
79 Aaron Crawford Texas Tech SR RB 4 51 188 3.69 1 12.75 47.00
80 Darrell Scott S Florida JR RB 2 25 121 4.84 0 12.50 60.50
80 Keola Antolin Arizona SR RB 4 50 226 4.52 2 12.50 56.50
80 Jeff Woody Iowa State SO RB 4 50 208 4.16 3 12.50 52.00
80 Tron Martinez Marshall SO RB 4 50 200 4.00 0 12.50 50.00
80 B.J. Daniels S Florida JR QB 2 25 77 3.08 1 12.50 38.50
85 Edwin Baker Mich St JR RB 5 62 261 4.21 2 12.40 52.20
86 Chris Rainey Florida SR RB 5 61 256 4.20 0 12.20 51.20
87 Bradley Randle UNLV SO RB 3 36 232 6.44 0 12.00 77.33
87 Vick Ballard Miss St SR RB 5 60 203 3.38 0 12.00 40.60
87 Doug Martin Boise St SR RB 2 24 57 2.38 1 12.00 28.50
87 Nathan Scheelhaase Illinois SO QB 2 24 42 1.75 1 12.00 21.00
87 Erik Finklea Miami (Oh) SO RB 1 12 18 1.50 0 12.00 18.00
92 Turner Petersen Rice SO RB 3 35 207 5.91 0 11.67 69.00
92 Stephfon Green Penn State SR RB 3 35 138 3.94 3 11.67 46.00
92 David Sims Ga Tech SO QB 3 35 136 3.89 2 11.67 45.33
95 Tajh Boyd Clemson SO QB 5 58 84 1.45 2 11.60 16.80
96 Carl Winston Wash St JR RB 2 23 100 4.35 1 11.50 50.00
97 Duane Bennett Minnesota SR RB 5 57 203 3.56 2 11.40 40.60
98 Alvester Alexander Wyoming JR RB 3 34 100 2.94 0 11.33 33.33
98 Kevin Prince UCLA JR QB 3 34 73 2.15 1 11.33 24.33
100 Johnathan Franklin UCLA JR RB 4 45 314 6.98 1 11.25 78.50

Note: To qualify, player must have played in 75% of his team's games.