2011 National Leaders Rushing - Games vs. BCS Automatic Qualifying Teams through 01/09/2012

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Cody Fajardo Nevada FR QB 2 16 197 12.31 3 8.00 98.50
2 Paris Cotton C Mich SR RB 3 13 158 12.15 1 4.33 52.67
3 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa SO RB 2 18 205 11.39 2 9.00 102.50
4 Waymon James TCU SO RB 1 6 64 10.67 0 6.00 64.00
5 Embry Peeples Ga Tech SR RB 11 44 459 10.43 2 4.00 41.73
6 Darius Jones Air Force JR RB 1 5 50 10.00 0 5.00 50.00
7 Larry Dixon Army FR RB 3 20 190 9.50 1 6.67 63.33
8 Orwin Smith Ga Tech JR RB 10 54 502 9.30 8 5.40 50.20
9 Asher Clark Air Force SR RB 1 11 102 9.27 0 11.00 102.00
10 Jeremy Smith Okla St SO RB 10 67 575 8.58 7 6.70 57.50
11 Roddy Jones Ga Tech SR RB 11 51 395 7.75 3 4.64 35.91
12 Latavius Murray UCF JR RB 1 10 72 7.20 1 10.00 72.00
13 Derek Thompson N Texas SO QB 2 8 57 7.13 0 4.00 28.50
14 C.J. Brown Maryland SO QB 8 77 545 7.08 5 9.63 68.13
15 Mike DeWitt Air Force JR RB 1 7 49 7.00 0 7.00 49.00
16 Curtis McNeal USC JR RB 12 145 1005 6.93 6 12.08 83.75
17 Kerwynn Williams Utah State JR RB 1 10 69 6.90 1 10.00 69.00
18 Michael Hayes Houston SR RB 2 9 62 6.89 2 4.50 31.00
19 LaMichael James Oregon JR RB 10 223 1534 6.88 14 22.30 153.40
20 Jonas Gray Notre Dame SR RB 9 95 653 6.87 7 10.56 72.56
21 Alfred Blue LSU SO RB 11 54 367 6.80 4 4.91 33.36
22 Joe Bergeron Texas FR RB 9 66 437 6.62 5 7.33 48.56
23 Nathan Jeffery UTEP FR RB 1 6 39 6.50 0 6.00 39.00
24 Montee Ball Wisconsin JR RB 11 262 1681 6.42 26 23.82 152.82
25 Dennis Johnson Arkansas JR RB 10 102 650 6.37 3 10.20 65.00
26 Malcolm Brown Army JR RB 3 20 127 6.35 1 6.67 42.33
27 Terrance Ganaway Baylor SR RB 10 198 1249 6.31 18 19.80 124.90
28 Bryce Beall Houston SR RB 2 11 69 6.27 1 5.50 34.50
29 Trey Watts Tulsa SO RB 2 33 206 6.24 0 16.50 103.00
30 Jalston Fowler Alabama SO RB 10 41 255 6.22 3 4.10 25.50
31 Stefphon Jefferson Nevada SO RB 2 10 62 6.20 1 5.00 31.00
32 Kenjon Barner Oregon JR RB 12 152 939 6.18 11 12.67 78.25
33 Tyler Gaffney Stanford JR RB 12 69 426 6.17 6 5.75 35.50
34 Matt Brown Temple JR RB 2 14 86 6.14 0 7.00 43.00
35 Preston Lyons Ga Tech SR RB 9 49 300 6.12 1 5.44 33.33
36 Michael Ford LSU SO RB 12 103 622 6.04 5 8.58 51.83
37 Ed Wesley TCU JR RB 1 6 36 6.00 0 6.00 36.00
38 Joseph Randle Okla St SO RB 11 161 959 5.96 19 14.64 87.18
39 Carlos Hyde Ohio State SO RB 11 67 397 5.93 4 6.09 36.09
40 Chazz Anderson Buffalo SR QB 3 22 130 5.91 2 7.33 43.33
40 Kenny Hilliard LSU FR RB 11 57 337 5.91 6 5.18 30.64
42 Charles Sims Houston SO RB 2 10 59 5.90 0 5.00 29.50
43 David Wilson Va Tech JR RB 10 203 1193 5.88 4 20.30 119.30
44 Onterio McCalebb Auburn JR RB 10 91 532 5.85 3 9.10 53.20
45 Mike Ball Nevada JR RB 2 41 238 5.80 0 20.50 119.00
45 Chandler Harnish N Illinois SR QB 2 15 87 5.80 3 7.50 43.50
45 Jarred Salubi Baylor JR RB 10 44 255 5.80 2 4.40 25.50
48 Trent Richardson Alabama JR RB 10 227 1300 5.73 13 22.70 130.00
49 Johnathan Franklin UCLA JR RB 12 134 767 5.72 3 11.17 63.92
50 Jeff Demps Florida SR RB 9 76 434 5.71 4 8.44 48.22
51 Dasmen Stewart SJSU SO QB 2 10 57 5.70 0 5.00 28.50
52 Eddie Lacy Alabama SO RB 9 72 410 5.69 4 8.00 45.56
53 Stepfan Taylor Stanford JR RB 12 224 1269 5.67 8 18.67 105.75
54 Ronnie Hillman SDSU SO RB 2 53 300 5.66 4 26.50 150.00
54 Jeremy Wright Louisville SO RB 9 44 249 5.66 1 4.89 27.67
54 Mike Gillislee Florida JR RB 8 38 215 5.66 1 4.75 26.88
57 Ryan Tannehill Texas A&M SR QB 11 55 310 5.64 4 5.00 28.18
58 Roy Finch Oklahoma SO RB 11 102 571 5.60 3 9.27 51.91
59 Riley Nelson BYU JR QB 4 17 95 5.59 0 4.25 23.75
60 Fitzgerald Toussaint Michigan SO RB 9 152 848 5.58 6 16.89 94.22
60 Zac Stacy Vanderbilt JR RB 11 172 960 5.58 11 15.64 87.27
60 Anthony Wilkerson Stanford SO RB 12 48 268 5.58 3 4.00 22.33
63 Vick Ballard Miss St SR RB 9 136 752 5.53 4 15.11 83.56
64 Stephen Houston Indiana SO RB 9 129 711 5.51 7 14.33 79.00
65 Lamar Miller Miami (Fl) SO RB 11 213 1170 5.49 7 19.36 106.36
65 Cyrus Gray Texas A&M SR RB 9 148 812 5.49 8 16.44 90.22
67 Isaiah Pead Cincinnati SR RB 10 206 1108 5.38 7 20.60 110.80
68 Isi Sofele California JR RB 11 210 1124 5.35 6 19.09 102.18
68 Bryant Moniz Hawai'i SR QB 2 23 123 5.35 4 11.50 61.50
70 D.J. Harper Boise St SR RB 2 9 48 5.33 2 4.50 24.00
71 Jeff Godfrey UCF SO QB 1 13 69 5.31 2 13.00 69.00
72 Davin Meggett Maryland SR RB 10 146 774 5.30 4 14.60 77.40
72 Sterling Jackson Hawai'i JR RB 2 10 53 5.30 2 5.00 26.50
74 Hunter Lee La Tech FR RB 2 24 127 5.29 0 12.00 63.50
75 Dontavius Jackson UAB JR RB 2 8 42 5.25 0 4.00 21.00
76 Gee Gee Greene Navy JR RB 3 17 89 5.24 0 5.67 29.67
77 Michael Dyer Auburn SO RB 9 184 960 5.22 7 20.44 106.67
77 Brynn Harvey UCF JR RB 1 9 47 5.22 0 9.00 47.00
79 Troy Pollard Illinois SR RB 10 42 218 5.19 1 4.20 21.80
80 Brandon Rutley SJSU SR RB 2 18 93 5.17 1 9.00 46.50
81 James Hamilton N Texas SR RB 2 19 97 5.11 0 9.50 48.50
82 Chris Polk Washington JR RB 11 248 1256 5.06 11 22.55 114.18
82 Giovani Bernard N Carolina FR RB 11 206 1043 5.06 10 18.73 94.82
84 Andre Ellington Clemson JR RB 11 183 924 5.05 10 16.64 84.00
84 Kendial Lawrence Missouri JR RB 9 110 556 5.05 5 12.22 61.78
84 Devonta Freeman FSU FR RB 10 107 540 5.05 7 10.70 54.00
87 Princeton McCarty Idaho SR RB 2 23 116 5.04 0 11.50 58.00
88 Brandon Bolden Miss SR RB 7 72 362 5.03 2 10.29 51.71
89 Le'Veon Bell Mich St SO RB 11 151 758 5.02 7 13.73 68.91
90 Silas Redd Penn State SO RB 9 190 950 5.00 4 21.11 105.56
90 Artaves Gibson Memphis FR RB 1 17 85 5.00 0 17.00 85.00
90 Carlton Thomas Georgia JR RB 9 58 290 5.00 1 6.44 32.22
90 Raymond Carter CSU SR RB 1 6 30 5.00 0 6.00 30.00
94 Perry Jones Virginia JR RB 10 134 667 4.98 4 13.40 66.70
95 Turner Petersen Rice SO RB 4 24 119 4.96 1 6.00 29.75
96 Cierre Wood Notre Dame JR RB 11 196 970 4.95 6 17.82 88.18
96 LaDarius Perkins Miss St SO RB 9 57 282 4.95 2 6.33 31.33
98 David Sims Ga Tech SO QB 10 114 563 4.94 6 11.40 56.30
98 Victor Anderson Louisville SR RB 8 86 425 4.94 2 10.75 53.13
100 Marcus Coker Iowa SO RB 10 251 1230 4.90 13 25.10 123.00

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.