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

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Orwin Smith Ga Tech JR RB 9 43 515 11.98 8 4.78 57.22
2 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon FR RB 10 41 398 9.71 4 4.10 39.80
3 Embry Peeples Ga Tech SR RB 10 40 353 8.83 2 4.00 35.30
4 C.J. Brown Maryland SO QB 8 47 412 8.77 4 5.88 51.50
5 Eddie Lacy Alabama SO RB 9 66 551 8.35 6 7.33 61.22
6 LaMichael James Oregon JR RB 8 164 1368 8.34 12 20.50 171.00
7 Charles Sims Houston SO RB 12 101 789 7.81 9 8.42 65.75
7 Gee Gee Greene Navy JR RB 10 54 422 7.81 3 5.40 42.20
9 Michael Smith Utah State SR RB 13 114 870 7.63 9 8.77 66.92
10 Vernon Frazier UTEP SR RB 10 52 395 7.60 3 5.20 39.50
11 Glasco Martin Baylor SO RB 7 31 234 7.55 2 4.43 33.43
12 Troy Pollard Illinois SR RB 11 58 436 7.52 2 5.27 39.64
13 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa SO RB 9 81 602 7.43 2 9.00 66.89
14 Vick Ballard Miss St SR RB 8 133 986 7.41 10 16.63 123.25
15 Brandon Bourbon Kansas FR RB 6 25 184 7.36 1 4.17 30.67
16 Jeff Demps Florida SR RB 7 72 528 7.33 6 10.29 75.43
17 Raymond Maples Army SO RB 11 146 1066 7.30 4 13.27 96.91
17 Curtis McNeal USC JR RB 10 105 766 7.30 4 10.50 76.60
19 Chandler Harnish N Illinois SR QB 13 190 1381 7.27 11 14.62 106.23
20 Waymon James TCU SO RB 11 109 785 7.20 6 9.91 71.36
21 Jalston Fowler Alabama SO RB 10 52 374 7.19 4 5.20 37.40
22 Asher Clark Air Force SR RB 11 145 1041 7.18 6 13.18 94.64
23 Dennis Johnson Arkansas JR RB 7 73 523 7.16 3 10.43 74.71
24 Terrance Ganaway Baylor SR RB 9 174 1241 7.13 17 19.33 137.89
25 Joe Bergeron Texas FR RB 8 60 426 7.10 5 7.50 53.25
26 Malcolm Brown Army JR RB 12 81 572 7.06 3 6.75 47.67
27 Montee Ball Wisconsin JR RB 10 200 1356 6.78 24 20.00 135.60
28 Jonas Gray Notre Dame SR RB 8 92 622 6.76 11 11.50 77.75
29 Preston Lyons Ga Tech SR RB 8 40 268 6.70 2 5.00 33.50
30 Jamal Woodyard USM FR RB 12 105 702 6.69 3 8.75 58.50
30 Kerwynn Williams Utah State JR RB 13 81 542 6.69 3 6.23 41.69
30 Jesse Callier Washington SO RB 8 36 241 6.69 1 4.50 30.13
33 Paris Cotton C Mich SR RB 10 62 409 6.60 2 6.20 40.90
34 Zac Stacy Vanderbilt JR RB 8 136 889 6.54 11 17.00 111.13
35 Mike Gillislee Florida JR RB 8 41 267 6.51 2 5.13 33.38
36 Adonis Thomas Toledo SR RB 9 157 1006 6.41 11 17.44 111.78
36 Tyler Gaffney Stanford JR RB 10 59 378 6.41 7 5.90 37.80
38 Jarred Salubi Baylor JR RB 9 47 297 6.32 3 5.22 33.00
38 Vincent Smith Michigan JR RB 10 41 259 6.32 2 4.10 25.90
40 Alfred Blue LSU SO RB 8 67 422 6.30 5 8.38 52.75
41 David Wilson Va Tech JR RB 11 235 1472 6.26 9 21.36 133.82
42 Kenjon Barner Oregon JR RB 8 118 737 6.25 9 14.75 92.13
43 Larry Dixon Army FR RB 12 87 542 6.23 5 7.25 45.17
44 Denard Robinson Michigan JR QB 10 167 1038 6.22 13 16.70 103.80
45 Brandon Miller Wyoming SO RB 10 52 322 6.19 2 5.20 32.20
46 Trent Richardson Alabama JR RB 10 223 1368 6.13 20 22.30 136.80
47 Stefphon Jefferson Nevada SO RB 9 59 361 6.12 4 6.56 40.11
48 Robert Turbin Utah State JR RB 13 249 1517 6.09 19 19.15 116.69
48 Tim Cornett UNLV SO RB 9 96 585 6.09 7 10.67 65.00
50 Chris Nwoke CSU SO RB 10 164 996 6.07 9 16.40 99.60
51 Fitzgerald Toussaint Michigan SO RB 9 143 866 6.06 7 15.89 96.22
52 Mike Bellamy Clemson FR RB 9 46 278 6.04 2 5.11 30.89
53 Matthew Tucker TCU JR RB 11 109 656 6.02 11 9.91 59.64
53 Foswhitt Whittaker Texas SR RB 8 51 307 6.02 6 6.38 38.38
55 D.J. Howard Clemson FR RB 9 36 216 6.00 1 4.00 24.00
56 Dustin Garrison WVU FR RB 10 113 677 5.99 5 11.30 67.70
57 Trey Watts Tulsa SO RB 9 93 553 5.95 2 10.33 61.44
58 Stepfan Taylor Stanford JR RB 10 161 955 5.93 6 16.10 95.50
58 Tra Carson Oregon FR RB 8 41 243 5.93 1 5.13 30.38
60 Matt Brown Temple JR RB 13 155 914 5.90 6 11.92 70.31
61 Bryce Beall Houston SR RB 10 53 311 5.87 7 5.30 31.10
62 Anthon Samuel BGSU FR RB 11 144 844 5.86 5 13.09 76.73
63 Jeremy Smith Okla St SO RB 9 77 449 5.83 7 8.56 49.89
64 Onterio McCalebb Auburn JR RB 7 67 390 5.82 4 9.57 55.71
65 Ronnie Hillman SDSU SO RB 10 267 1539 5.76 19 26.70 153.90
66 Joe Banyard UTEP SR RB 10 97 554 5.71 5 9.70 55.40
67 Zach Line SMU JR RB 8 165 941 5.70 17 20.63 117.63
68 Marqueis Gray Minnesota JR QB 7 126 713 5.66 5 18.00 101.86
69 Latavius Murray UCF JR RB 11 94 530 5.64 8 8.55 48.18
70 Taylor Martinez Nebraska SO QB 9 125 704 5.63 8 13.89 78.22
71 Le'Veon Bell Mich St SO RB 9 112 629 5.62 10 12.44 69.89
71 David Sims Ga Tech SO QB 9 100 562 5.62 5 11.11 62.44
71 Michael Alisa BYU SO RB 11 79 444 5.62 3 7.18 40.36
74 Cierre Wood Notre Dame JR RB 8 143 801 5.60 6 17.88 100.13
75 LaDarius Perkins Miss St SO RB 8 58 324 5.59 2 7.25 40.50
76 Silas Redd Penn State SO RB 9 181 1004 5.55 6 20.11 111.56
77 James White Wisconsin SO RB 10 111 615 5.54 6 11.10 61.50
78 De'Vion Moore Missouri SR RB 8 37 204 5.51 0 4.63 25.50
79 Chris Rainey Florida SR RB 7 110 605 5.50 2 15.71 86.43
79 Cody Fajardo Nevada FR QB 8 113 622 5.50 10 14.13 77.75
79 Michael Hayes Houston SR RB 12 123 677 5.50 9 10.25 56.42
82 Joseph Randle Okla St SO RB 9 149 817 5.48 15 16.56 90.78
82 Tevin Drake W Mich SO RB 11 95 521 5.48 5 8.64 47.36
84 Johnathan Franklin UCLA JR RB 10 121 662 5.47 4 12.10 66.20
85 Ka'Deem Carey Arizona FR RB 7 55 299 5.44 4 7.86 42.71
86 Michael Ford LSU SO RB 8 69 375 5.43 3 8.63 46.88
87 Bernard Pierce Temple JR RB 12 273 1481 5.42 27 22.75 123.42
88 Michael Dyer Auburn SO RB 6 126 682 5.41 6 21.00 113.67
88 Darrell Scott S Florida JR RB 10 128 693 5.41 5 12.80 69.30
88 Rickey Galvin Wash St FR RB 10 100 541 5.41 4 10.00 54.10
91 Andre Ellington Clemson JR RB 8 141 760 5.39 7 17.63 95.00
91 Derrick Coleman UCLA SR RB 10 122 657 5.39 10 12.20 65.70
93 Mike Ball Nevada JR RB 8 106 570 5.38 3 13.25 71.25
93 Brandon Bolden Miss SR RB 7 64 344 5.38 4 9.14 49.14
95 Lamar Miller Miami (Fl) SO RB 9 169 908 5.37 7 18.78 100.89
96 Davin Meggett Maryland SR RB 9 125 670 5.36 2 13.89 74.44
97 Cyrus Gray Texas A&M SR RB 6 117 626 5.35 8 19.50 104.33
98 Giovani Bernard N Carolina FR RB 11 218 1164 5.34 12 19.82 105.82
98 Clifton Richardson Virginia FR RB 10 59 315 5.34 2 5.90 31.50
100 C.J. Anderson California JR RB 10 58 309 5.33 7 5.80 30.90

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.