2011 National Leaders Rushing Defense - In The 1st Half through 01/09/2012

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Florida State 13 236 465 1.97 2 34 34 13 3
2 Texas A&M 13 252 572 2.27 9 31 56 23 3
3 Cincinnati 13 236 553 2.34 4 31 45 21 2
4 Alabama 13 175 412 2.35 2 82 22 7 2
5 Virginia Tech 14 229 555 2.42 7 39 34 21 2
6 Stanford 13 175 435 2.49 5 61 22 15 5
7 LSU 14 260 690 2.65 3 47 42 31 5
8 Georgia 14 205 546 2.66 2 68 30 24 4
9 Louisville 13 232 650 2.80 5 29 44 19 4
10 Connecticut 12 183 528 2.89 7 40 37 26 5
11 Texas 13 207 603 2.91 7 35 34 22 5
12 Tulsa 13 263 767 2.92 9 33 49 18 1
13 Arkansas State 13 245 723 2.95 9 43 43 25 7
14 Illinois 13 271 823 3.04 5 65 44 20 5
15 Kent State 12 209 662 3.17 7 46 37 22 6
16 Utah 13 238 759 3.19 4 58 39 22 5
17 SMU 13 240 773 3.22 11 63 45 18 4
18 Louisiana-Monroe 12 200 655 3.28 6 42 42 18 4
19 Southern Mississippi 14 288 951 3.30 10 45 61 34 6
19 Oregon 14 296 977 3.30 3 42 51 25 5
21 BYU 13 186 619 3.33 6 80 29 17 4
21 Florida 13 242 805 3.33 9 44 52 28 5
23 Missouri 13 226 756 3.35 6 30 43 20 2
24 USC 12 192 645 3.36 1 70 35 19 4
25 Florida International 13 215 724 3.37 4 34 39 24 5
26 Eastern Michigan 12 193 655 3.39 3 52 30 21 5
26 South Florida 12 226 767 3.39 3 25 41 26 3
28 Northern Illinois 14 265 900 3.40 10 27 57 35 5
28 Michigan State 14 281 956 3.40 7 39 52 29 6
30 North Carolina State 13 234 799 3.41 11 33 52 30 6
31 Toledo 13 219 750 3.42 6 60 50 22 5
31 Louisiana Tech 13 242 827 3.42 5 23 54 27 3
33 Kansas State 13 209 720 3.44 8 51 47 21 5
34 Syracuse 12 220 759 3.45 7 63 48 24 5
35 Temple 13 224 779 3.48 5 48 44 23 8
36 Penn State 13 230 818 3.56 8 46 40 22 6
37 Boise State 13 206 740 3.59 4 81 38 22 7
38 Utah State 13 231 843 3.65 11 35 47 25 3
39 UCF 12 146 538 3.68 2 33 28 22 3
40 Pittsburgh 13 217 800 3.69 6 79 39 20 4
41 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 253 938 3.71 13 62 49 28 11
42 California 13 203 757 3.73 9 53 45 28 11
42 Mississippi State 13 255 952 3.73 9 35 56 27 5
44 North Carolina 13 228 854 3.75 4 36 51 25 6
45 Vanderbilt 13 220 843 3.83 7 69 52 33 5
46 Miami (Florida) 12 238 913 3.84 3 27 56 32 4
47 Nebraska 13 264 1018 3.86 7 63 61 30 6
48 Iowa 13 245 949 3.87 4 37 55 30 5
49 Central Michigan 12 224 868 3.88 8 64 42 22 6
50 South Carolina 13 262 1022 3.90 5 30 63 33 5
51 Notre Dame 13 242 953 3.94 3 42 49 31 5
51 TCU 13 254 1000 3.94 2 61 49 23 7
53 Washington State 12 197 778 3.95 8 31 35 22 6
54 Hawai'i 13 238 949 3.99 8 80 56 34 7
55 Ohio 14 257 1027 4.00 6 58 55 36 6
56 Western Kentucky 12 155 621 4.01 10 79 23 17 8
56 Rutgers 13 217 871 4.01 8 80 40 25 12
58 Arizona State 13 207 834 4.03 11 33 44 32 10
59 Houston 14 293 1200 4.10 8 68 66 42 8
60 Oklahoma State 13 265 1095 4.13 7 65 57 34 9
61 Troy 12 267 1107 4.15 13 52 58 33 10
62 Ohio State 13 217 909 4.19 7 54 36 21 7
63 Purdue 13 266 1119 4.21 12 55 59 38 9
64 Auburn 13 262 1105 4.22 10 43 60 35 8
65 Oklahoma 13 239 1012 4.23 10 56 52 38 9
66 Nevada 13 203 864 4.26 7 65 42 24 8
67 San Jose State 12 238 1018 4.28 11 39 55 33 9
68 Michigan 13 220 954 4.34 8 32 53 36 8
68 Marshall 13 225 976 4.34 12 50 50 34 10
70 Georgia Tech 13 247 1078 4.36 11 39 56 36 8
71 Kentucky 12 247 1080 4.37 7 56 64 36 8
72 Arizona 12 195 854 4.38 15 49 39 26 7
73 North Texas 12 216 954 4.42 10 43 47 31 7
74 Miami (Ohio) 12 238 1054 4.43 11 67 56 35 10
75 Iowa State 13 291 1302 4.47 14 43 78 49 7
76 Tennessee 12 190 853 4.49 4 71 43 25 8
76 Arkansas 13 244 1095 4.49 14 55 55 29 9
78 Buffalo 12 250 1126 4.50 11 53 54 28 8
79 Ball State 12 245 1110 4.53 11 45 67 32 6
80 Northwestern 13 254 1153 4.54 8 69 63 33 8
81 Florida Atlantic 12 236 1076 4.56 15 67 65 46 10
82 Idaho 12 205 938 4.58 12 80 57 28 4
82 Clemson 14 295 1352 4.58 16 52 71 36 10
84 Middle Tennessee 12 293 1349 4.60 18 48 71 42 14
85 Wake Forest 13 225 1046 4.65 9 60 59 36 11
85 Maryland 12 289 1344 4.65 18 47 73 40 12
87 Virginia 13 210 978 4.66 7 60 48 32 11
88 East Carolina 12 229 1075 4.69 10 34 62 29 7
88 West Virginia 13 240 1125 4.69 10 68 51 31 12
90 Boston College 12 201 950 4.73 9 79 46 26 5
91 Wyoming 13 293 1399 4.77 15 45 77 46 9
92 Baylor 13 254 1214 4.78 15 62 62 33 11
93 Air Force 13 270 1296 4.80 9 41 74 42 7
94 UCLA 14 263 1271 4.83 17 73 68 45 9
95 Navy 12 238 1176 4.94 17 34 62 38 11
96 Rice 12 203 1004 4.95 10 52 50 29 8
96 Western Michigan 13 273 1350 4.95 8 65 70 45 12
98 Duke 12 239 1187 4.97 11 48 62 41 10
99 Washington 13 199 991 4.98 9 70 51 30 14
100 Wisconsin 14 241 1202 4.99 13 91 56 36 11
101 Mississippi 12 234 1173 5.01 12 52 64 39 11
102 Memphis 12 238 1205 5.06 12 66 57 43 11
103 UAB 12 227 1152 5.07 12 31 65 32 6
104 Army 12 243 1240 5.10 13 67 77 37 11
105 Oregon State 12 249 1274 5.12 9 60 63 36 9
106 Minnesota 12 228 1184 5.19 13 82 66 33 8
107 Akron 12 249 1312 5.27 13 58 68 38 9
108 San Diego State 13 263 1409 5.36 16 67 72 40 18
109 Bowling Green 12 251 1351 5.38 11 61 65 40 8
110 New Mexico 12 259 1398 5.40 23 61 76 41 14
111 Fresno State 13 217 1181 5.44 18 70 49 35 15
112 Indiana 12 258 1414 5.48 12 81 74 49 12
113 Texas Tech 12 283 1555 5.49 23 55 71 42 11
114 Kansas 12 229 1267 5.53 20 95 65 38 13
115 UTEP 12 240 1329 5.54 17 71 67 37 14
116 New Mexico State 13 246 1365 5.55 15 66 78 52 11
117 UNLV 12 215 1218 5.67 14 67 58 38 15
118 Colorado 13 226 1312 5.81 14 84 67 47 15
119 Colorado State 12 241 1421 5.90 12 65 70 48 15
120 Tulane 13 213 1263 5.93 23 72 60 41 15
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards