2011 National 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 Orwin Smith Ga Tech JR RB 4 19 349 18.37 4 4.75 87.25
2 Henry Josey Missouri SO RB 4 43 533 12.40 4 10.75 133.25
3 Roddy Jones Ga Tech SR RB 4 17 194 11.41 2 4.25 48.50
4 Gee Gee Greene Navy JR RB 3 14 147 10.50 0 4.67 49.00
5 Troy Pollard Illinois SR RB 4 25 260 10.40 1 6.25 65.00
6 LaMichael James Oregon JR RB 4 65 613 9.43 7 16.25 153.25
7 Jeff Demps Florida SR RB 4 34 320 9.41 4 8.50 80.00
8 Jonas Gray Notre Dame SR RB 4 25 232 9.28 1 6.25 58.00
9 Michael Smith Utah State SR RB 4 29 265 9.14 1 7.25 66.25
10 Malcolm Brown Army JR RB 4 30 268 8.93 1 7.50 67.00
11 Eddie Lacy Alabama SO RB 4 41 365 8.90 4 10.25 91.25
12 Asher Clark Air Force SR RB 3 33 291 8.82 1 11.00 97.00
13 Waymon James TCU SO RB 4 40 344 8.60 2 10.00 86.00
14 Tony Pierson Kansas FR RB 3 15 128 8.53 1 5.00 42.67
15 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa SO RB 4 33 281 8.52 2 8.25 70.25
15 Vincent Smith Michigan JR RB 4 21 179 8.52 1 5.25 44.75
17 Marcus Mason Wash St FR RB 3 13 110 8.46 1 4.33 36.67
18 Rickey Galvin Wash St FR RB 3 23 193 8.39 3 7.67 64.33
19 D.J. Howard Clemson FR RB 3 14 117 8.36 1 4.67 39.00
20 Mike Gillislee Florida JR RB 4 22 182 8.27 2 5.50 45.50
21 Sirgregory Thornton Ark St SO RB 3 15 118 7.87 0 5.00 39.33
22 Isaiah Pead Cincinnati SR RB 4 54 424 7.85 5 13.50 106.00
22 Donovonn Young Illinois FR RB 4 27 212 7.85 3 6.75 53.00
24 Zac Stacy Vanderbilt JR RB 4 36 280 7.78 1 9.00 70.00
25 Denard Robinson Michigan JR QB 4 71 552 7.77 5 17.75 138.00
26 Kerwynn Williams Utah State JR RB 4 29 225 7.76 2 7.25 56.25
27 D.J. Taylor Troy JR RB 3 15 115 7.67 0 5.00 38.33
28 Joe Banyard UTEP SR RB 5 50 383 7.66 2 10.00 76.60
29 Curtis McNeal USC JR RB 4 17 129 7.59 0 4.25 32.25
30 Ghaali Muhammad Wyoming JR RB 4 29 219 7.55 2 7.25 54.75
31 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon FR RB 4 23 173 7.52 1 5.75 43.25
32 Mike Bellamy Clemson FR RB 4 18 135 7.50 1 4.50 33.75
33 Giovani Bernard N Carolina FR RB 4 54 402 7.44 6 13.50 100.50
34 Chandler Harnish N Illinois SR QB 4 39 285 7.31 5 9.75 71.25
35 Christine Michael Texas A&M JR RB 3 25 178 7.12 2 8.33 59.33
36 Anthon Samuel BGSU FR RB 4 61 428 7.02 3 15.25 107.00
36 Vick Ballard Miss St SR RB 4 58 407 7.02 5 14.50 101.75
38 Robert Griffin III Baylor JR QB 3 24 167 6.96 1 8.00 55.67
38 Kenny Turner NMSU JR WR 4 26 181 6.96 1 6.50 45.25
40 Michael Dyer Auburn SO RB 4 62 426 6.87 6 15.50 106.50
41 Russell Wilson Wisconsin SR QB 4 16 108 6.75 1 4.00 27.00
42 James White Wisconsin SO RB 4 45 303 6.73 3 11.25 75.75
43 Robert Turbin Utah State JR RB 4 73 488 6.68 9 18.25 122.00
43 Taylor Martinez Nebraska SO QB 4 63 421 6.68 7 15.75 105.25
45 Rex Burkhead Nebraska JR RB 4 63 420 6.67 7 15.75 105.00
45 Jeffrey Lewis Wisconsin FR RB 4 18 120 6.67 1 4.50 30.00
47 Lamar Miller Miami (Fl) SO RB 3 62 409 6.60 2 20.67 136.33
48 Trent Richardson Alabama JR RB 4 67 441 6.58 8 16.75 110.25
49 Centarius Donald La-Monroe SO RB 4 32 209 6.53 1 8.00 52.25
50 Chris Rainey Florida SR RB 4 63 411 6.52 2 15.75 102.75
50 Darrell Scott S Florida JR RB 5 65 424 6.52 5 13.00 84.80
52 John Hubert Kansas St SO RB 3 44 286 6.50 1 14.67 95.33
53 Tra Carson Oregon FR RB 3 18 116 6.44 0 6.00 38.67
54 David Sims Ga Tech SO QB 4 43 276 6.42 3 10.75 69.00
54 Mike DeWitt Air Force JR RB 3 24 154 6.42 2 8.00 51.33
56 Akeem Shavers Purdue JR RB 3 29 186 6.41 3 9.67 62.00
57 Jasmin Hopkins N Illinois SR RB 4 53 335 6.32 4 13.25 83.75
58 John White IV Utah JR RB 3 61 380 6.23 5 20.33 126.67
58 Derrick Coleman UCLA SR RB 4 48 299 6.23 4 12.00 74.75
58 Stefphon Jefferson Nevada SO RB 3 22 137 6.23 1 7.33 45.67
61 Michael Hayes Houston SR RB 5 49 304 6.20 5 9.80 60.80
62 Ronnie Hillman SDSU SO RB 4 98 606 6.18 8 24.50 151.50
62 Adonis Thomas Toledo SR RB 4 38 235 6.18 3 9.50 58.75
64 Charles Sims Houston SO RB 4 28 171 6.11 3 7.00 42.75
65 Tim Cornett UNLV SO RB 4 46 274 5.96 2 11.50 68.50
65 Clifton Richardson Virginia FR RB 4 23 137 5.96 1 5.75 34.25
67 Zach Line SMU JR RB 4 78 463 5.94 11 19.50 115.75
68 David Wilson Va Tech JR RB 4 87 516 5.93 5 21.75 129.00
69 Alexander Teich Navy SR RB 3 44 260 5.91 1 14.67 86.67
70 Raymond Maples Army SO RB 4 48 282 5.88 2 12.00 70.50
71 Donte Harden Ohio SR RB 3 37 216 5.84 0 12.33 72.00
72 Ray Graham Pittsburgh JR RB 5 126 734 5.83 8 25.20 146.80
72 Bryce Beall Houston SR RB 5 41 239 5.83 5 8.20 47.80
74 Akeem Daniels N Illinois SO RB 4 16 93 5.81 0 4.00 23.25
75 Michael Ford LSU SO RB 4 52 300 5.77 6 13.00 75.00
76 Terrance Ganaway Baylor SR RB 3 52 298 5.73 3 17.33 99.33
77 Johnathan Franklin UCLA JR RB 4 53 303 5.72 2 13.25 75.75
77 Ralph Bolden Purdue JR RB 3 39 223 5.72 2 13.00 74.33
79 Marcus Lattimore S Carolina SO RB 4 107 611 5.71 8 26.75 152.75
79 Brandon Rutley SJSU SR RB 4 68 388 5.71 4 17.00 97.00
79 Montee Ball Wisconsin JR RB 4 63 360 5.71 9 15.75 90.00
79 Le'Veon Bell Mich St SO RB 4 38 217 5.71 6 9.50 54.25
79 Alonzo Harris La-Lafytte FR RB 3 28 160 5.71 1 9.33 53.33
84 Bernard Pierce Temple JR RB 4 87 496 5.70 12 21.75 124.00
85 Ronnie Weaver UCF SR RB 4 35 198 5.66 1 8.75 49.50
86 Eric Stephens Texas Tech JR RB 3 60 339 5.65 5 20.00 113.00
87 Kevin Parks Virginia FR RB 4 50 282 5.64 6 12.50 70.50
88 Synjyn Days Ga Tech FR QB 3 38 214 5.63 4 12.67 71.33
89 Brandon Miller Wyoming SO RB 4 37 207 5.59 1 9.25 51.75
90 Javonti Greene E Mich SO RB 4 66 368 5.58 1 16.50 92.00
91 Joseph Randle Okla St SO RB 4 83 461 5.55 7 20.75 115.25
91 Dasmen Stewart SJSU SO QB 4 20 111 5.55 1 5.00 27.75
93 Aundre Dean TCU JR RB 3 19 105 5.53 0 6.33 35.00
94 Fitzgerald Toussaint Michigan SO RB 3 35 193 5.51 3 11.67 64.33
95 Benny Cunningham MTSU JR RB 3 48 262 5.46 2 16.00 87.33
96 Tevin Drake W Mich SO RB 4 37 201 5.43 0 9.25 50.25
96 Donnell Kirkwood Minnesota FR RB 4 23 125 5.43 3 5.75 31.25
96 Jarred Salubi Baylor JR RB 3 14 76 5.43 1 4.67 25.33
96 Seth Doege Texas Tech JR QB 3 14 76 5.43 0 4.67 25.33
100 Jahwan Edwards Ball State FR RB 4 56 301 5.38 6 14.00 75.25

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.