2011 National Leaders Rushing - Games vs. FBS (I-A) Teams 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 11 57 531 9.32 9 5.18 48.27
2 Roddy Jones Ga Tech SR RB 12 57 458 8.04 3 4.75 38.17
3 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa SO RB 13 114 900 7.89 4 8.77 69.23
4 Charles Sims Houston SO RB 12 103 795 7.72 8 8.58 66.25
4 Gee Gee Greene Navy JR RB 11 60 463 7.72 3 5.45 42.09
6 Alfred Blue LSU SO RB 12 63 486 7.71 6 5.25 40.50
7 Vernon Frazier UTEP SR RB 11 56 419 7.48 3 5.09 38.09
8 C.J. Brown Maryland SO QB 9 79 574 7.27 5 8.78 63.78
9 Jalston Fowler Alabama SO RB 12 48 344 7.17 4 4.00 28.67
10 Michael Smith Utah State SR RB 12 109 779 7.15 8 9.08 64.92
11 Jeremy Smith Okla St SO RB 12 91 646 7.10 9 7.58 53.83
12 Joe Banyard UTEP SR RB 11 115 815 7.09 5 10.45 74.09
13 Eddie Lacy Alabama SO RB 11 89 629 7.07 7 8.09 57.18
14 Malcolm Brown Army JR RB 11 80 565 7.06 3 7.27 51.36
15 Chandler Harnish N Illinois SR QB 13 181 1261 6.97 10 13.92 97.00
16 Paris Cotton C Mich SR RB 10 58 403 6.95 2 5.80 40.30
17 Jonas Gray Notre Dame SR RB 11 114 791 6.94 12 10.36 71.91
18 Curtis McNeal USC JR RB 12 145 1005 6.93 6 12.08 83.75
19 Henry Josey Missouri SO RB 9 131 905 6.91 6 14.56 100.56
20 LaMichael James Oregon JR RB 11 235 1601 6.81 15 21.36 145.55
21 Raymond Maples Army SO RB 10 136 907 6.67 4 13.60 90.70
22 Waymon James TCU SO RB 12 111 739 6.66 5 9.25 61.58
22 Jamal Woodyard USM FR RB 12 95 633 6.66 2 7.92 52.75
24 Troy Pollard Illinois SR RB 12 58 374 6.45 1 4.83 31.17
25 Joe Bergeron Texas FR RB 11 72 463 6.43 5 6.55 42.09
26 Dennis Johnson Arkansas JR RB 11 106 670 6.32 3 9.64 60.91
27 Asher Clark Air Force SR RB 11 137 865 6.31 6 12.45 78.64
28 Montee Ball Wisconsin JR RB 13 292 1835 6.28 31 22.46 141.15
29 Kerwynn Williams Utah State JR RB 12 77 477 6.19 3 6.42 39.75
30 Kenjon Barner Oregon JR RB 12 152 939 6.18 11 12.67 78.25
31 Matt Brown Temple JR RB 12 144 882 6.13 6 12.00 73.50
31 Stefphon Jefferson Nevada SO RB 12 70 429 6.13 5 5.83 35.75
33 Jeff Demps Florida SR RB 11 90 549 6.10 6 8.18 49.91
34 Terrance Ganaway Baylor SR RB 12 240 1458 6.08 20 20.00 121.50
35 Tyler Gaffney Stanford JR RB 13 74 449 6.07 7 5.69 34.54
36 Ed Wesley TCU JR RB 10 120 726 6.05 6 12.00 72.60
37 Christine Michael Texas A&M JR RB 10 149 899 6.03 8 14.90 89.90
38 Adam Muema SDSU FR RB 9 42 253 6.02 3 4.67 28.11
39 Zac Stacy Vanderbilt JR RB 12 193 1158 6.00 14 16.08 96.50
39 Michael Ford LSU SO RB 13 114 684 6.00 5 8.77 52.62
41 Trent Richardson Alabama JR RB 12 251 1504 5.99 19 20.92 125.33
42 Vick Ballard Miss St SR RB 12 182 1087 5.97 8 15.17 90.58
43 Larry Dixon Army FR RB 11 77 457 5.94 4 7.00 41.55
44 Zach Line SMU JR RB 9 192 1139 5.93 12 21.33 126.56
45 Adonis Thomas Toledo SR RB 9 162 956 5.90 11 18.00 106.22
46 Mike Bellamy Clemson FR RB 11 55 324 5.89 3 5.00 29.45
47 Johnathan Franklin UCLA JR RB 14 166 976 5.88 5 11.86 69.71
48 Joseph Randle Okla St SO RB 13 208 1216 5.85 24 16.00 93.54
48 Foswhitt Whittaker Texas SR RB 10 66 386 5.85 6 6.60 38.60
50 Mike Gillislee Florida JR RB 10 54 313 5.80 2 5.40 31.30
51 Robert Turbin Utah State JR RB 12 231 1337 5.79 17 19.25 111.42
52 Preston Lyons Ga Tech SR RB 10 55 318 5.78 1 5.50 31.80
53 Onterio McCalebb Auburn JR RB 12 104 593 5.70 3 8.67 49.42
54 Matthew Tucker TCU JR RB 12 113 640 5.66 12 9.42 53.33
55 David Wilson Va Tech JR RB 13 274 1547 5.65 6 21.08 119.00
56 Chris Nwoke CSU SO RB 11 191 1077 5.64 8 17.36 97.91
57 Trey Watts Tulsa SO RB 13 157 881 5.61 3 12.08 67.77
57 Tim Cornett UNLV SO RB 10 108 606 5.61 7 10.80 60.60
59 Latavius Murray UCF JR RB 11 92 513 5.58 6 8.36 46.64
59 Jarred Salubi Baylor JR RB 12 53 296 5.58 2 4.42 24.67
61 Fitzgerald Toussaint Michigan SO RB 12 187 1041 5.57 9 15.58 86.75
62 Tyler Smith Rice SR RB 12 155 860 5.55 5 12.92 71.67
63 Kenny Hilliard LSU FR RB 12 61 337 5.52 8 5.08 28.08
64 Stepfan Taylor Stanford JR RB 13 242 1330 5.50 10 18.62 102.31
65 Lamar Miller Miami (Fl) SO RB 11 213 1170 5.49 7 19.36 106.36
66 Roy Finch Oklahoma SO RB 13 111 605 5.45 3 8.54 46.54
67 Dustin Garrison WVU FR RB 12 133 723 5.44 5 11.08 60.25
68 Anthon Samuel BGSU FR RB 10 133 722 5.43 4 13.30 72.20
69 Cody Fajardo Nevada FR QB 10 128 694 5.42 11 12.80 69.40
70 Stephen Houston Indiana SO RB 11 145 781 5.39 7 13.18 71.00
71 Ronnie Hillman SDSU SO RB 12 283 1522 5.38 17 23.58 126.83
72 Bryce Beall Houston SR RB 10 46 247 5.37 5 4.60 24.70
73 Carlos Hyde Ohio State SO RB 13 106 566 5.34 6 8.15 43.54
74 Denard Robinson Michigan JR QB 13 221 1176 5.32 16 17.00 90.46
75 Cyrus Gray Texas A&M SR RB 11 198 1045 5.28 12 18.00 95.00
75 Ryan Tannehill Texas A&M SR QB 13 58 306 5.28 4 4.46 23.54
77 Bernard Pierce Temple JR RB 11 253 1334 5.27 24 23.00 121.27
78 Tevin Drake W Mich SO RB 11 95 500 5.26 5 8.64 45.45
79 Le'Veon Bell Mich St SO RB 13 173 908 5.25 11 13.31 69.85
80 Mike Ball Nevada JR RB 10 135 704 5.21 3 13.50 70.40
81 David Sims Ga Tech SO QB 11 126 654 5.19 6 11.45 59.45
81 Michael Hayes Houston SR RB 12 129 669 5.19 10 10.75 55.75
83 Isi Sofele California JR RB 12 234 1212 5.18 8 19.50 101.00
84 Giovani Bernard N Carolina FR RB 12 230 1189 5.17 11 19.17 99.08
85 Jeremy Wright Louisville SO RB 11 59 303 5.14 1 5.36 27.55
86 Michael Dyer Auburn SO RB 11 212 1085 5.12 9 19.27 98.64
86 Davin Meggett Maryland SR RB 11 155 794 5.12 4 14.09 72.18
86 Greg Franklin UAB SO RB 12 84 430 5.12 2 7.00 35.83
89 Isaiah Pead Cincinnati SR RB 12 230 1172 5.10 10 19.17 97.67
90 Donte Harden Ohio SR RB 11 175 891 5.09 2 15.91 81.00
91 Alfred Morris FAU SR RB 12 234 1188 5.08 9 19.50 99.00
91 Cierre Wood Notre Dame JR RB 13 217 1102 5.08 9 16.69 84.77
93 Marqueis Gray Minnesota JR QB 10 186 943 5.07 6 18.60 94.30
93 Brett Smith Wyoming FR QB 11 117 593 5.07 7 10.64 53.91
93 David Fluellen Toledo SO RB 12 89 451 5.07 4 7.42 37.58
96 Tracy Lampley USM JR WR 13 90 455 5.06 3 6.92 35.00
97 Chris Polk Washington JR RB 12 270 1363 5.05 12 22.50 113.58
97 Michael Alisa BYU SO RB 11 77 389 5.05 2 7.00 35.36
99 Andre Ellington Clemson JR RB 12 201 1013 5.04 10 16.75 84.42
99 Anthony Wilkerson Stanford SO RB 13 56 282 5.04 3 4.31 21.69

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.