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

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