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

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