2011 National Leaders Rushing Defense - On 1st Down through 01/09/2012

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Alabama 13 173 547 3.16 1 82 11 12 4
2 Connecticut 12 194 557 2.87 4 32 20 20 5
3 LSU 14 221 562 2.54 4 29 18 21 1
4 Florida State 13 224 598 2.67 3 28 13 14 2
5 Boise State 13 195 626 3.21 2 30 19 19 4
6 Stanford 13 188 631 3.36 8 61 18 19 5
7 Arkansas State 13 214 639 2.99 5 43 24 24 5
8 SMU 13 210 656 3.12 7 38 18 18 2
9 Louisiana-Monroe 12 190 664 3.49 4 42 17 18 4
10 Michigan State 14 243 670 2.76 6 22 18 18 4
11 Temple 13 208 694 3.34 3 33 16 15 3
12 Texas A&M 13 223 697 3.13 9 43 20 21 3
13 Louisville 13 210 701 3.34 2 29 22 23 5
14 South Florida 12 210 728 3.47 5 31 23 24 6
15 Illinois 13 239 730 3.05 5 27 16 16 2
16 Georgia 14 213 732 3.44 5 48 26 28 4
17 North Carolina 13 210 741 3.53 4 33 20 21 4
18 Florida International 13 226 773 3.42 8 33 22 22 3
19 UCF 12 170 775 4.56 5 56 27 27 4
20 Kansas State 13 209 797 3.81 11 61 25 26 5
21 Boston College 12 201 803 4.00 9 79 16 16 5
22 Syracuse 12 214 806 3.77 9 63 22 23 6
23 BYU 13 204 812 3.98 7 80 19 19 8
24 Cincinnati 13 241 827 3.43 6 36 23 25 8
25 Texas 13 220 861 3.91 8 74 28 30 7
26 Virginia Tech 14 238 868 3.65 7 47 29 29 7
27 USC 12 195 869 4.46 15 70 22 22 5
28 Florida 13 228 877 3.85 5 77 27 29 5
29 Utah 13 218 881 4.04 3 58 26 26 4
30 TCU 13 226 884 3.91 5 36 19 20 7
31 Penn State 13 233 889 3.82 8 39 22 23 5
32 Eastern Michigan 12 209 898 4.30 6 52 29 30 4
33 South Carolina 13 221 907 4.10 3 47 23 24 4
34 Tulane 13 225 911 4.05 14 56 23 23 8
35 Western Kentucky 12 193 916 4.75 8 79 30 31 9
36 Southern Mississippi 14 250 917 3.67 6 46 21 22 6
37 Tulsa 13 242 921 3.81 9 69 18 18 5
37 Missouri 13 217 921 4.24 9 80 24 24 6
39 Louisiana Tech 13 231 927 4.01 5 32 20 23 4
40 Oklahoma 13 232 931 4.01 8 48 33 33 7
41 Pittsburgh 13 235 933 3.97 6 79 21 26 3
42 Michigan 13 203 938 4.62 5 41 31 35 8
43 Kent State 12 231 953 4.13 8 69 23 23 10
44 North Carolina State 13 233 976 4.19 9 77 27 31 7
45 Utah State 13 237 977 4.12 5 31 25 27 5
46 Vanderbilt 13 233 978 4.20 5 69 32 32 6
47 West Virginia 13 231 980 4.24 9 65 22 23 9
48 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 254 981 3.86 12 56 28 31 8
49 Tennessee 12 213 987 4.63 4 65 28 31 8
50 Toledo 13 218 989 4.54 8 87 28 29 5
51 Hawai'i 13 239 990 4.14 7 80 27 27 6
52 Ohio State 13 245 999 4.08 4 54 23 25 8
53 Washington State 12 215 1000 4.65 8 59 26 26 7
54 Duke 12 229 1003 4.38 9 48 26 27 6
55 Virginia 13 230 1013 4.40 3 60 30 30 11
56 California 13 224 1016 4.54 9 68 30 31 15
57 Ohio 14 244 1017 4.17 3 58 28 32 8
58 Arizona State 13 230 1020 4.43 10 39 28 29 12
59 Nevada 13 222 1025 4.62 4 62 32 32 8
60 Army 12 227 1027 4.52 10 67 25 25 8
61 Florida Atlantic 12 252 1031 4.09 9 35 36 36 8
62 San Diego State 13 260 1040 4.00 11 63 23 25 11
62 Notre Dame 13 247 1040 4.21 3 42 32 35 6
64 East Carolina 12 228 1045 4.58 8 39 20 21 9
65 Memphis 12 230 1050 4.57 13 46 34 39 9
66 Kentucky 12 224 1058 4.72 8 61 33 31 9
67 Central Michigan 12 252 1064 4.22 9 39 23 22 8
68 Arkansas 13 247 1067 4.32 9 62 23 23 7
69 Mississippi State 13 245 1077 4.40 4 52 28 29 4
70 Washington 13 211 1088 5.16 14 89 30 32 12
71 Miami (Florida) 12 236 1090 4.62 3 47 37 38 4
72 Oregon 14 274 1096 4.00 5 51 26 25 9
73 Miami (Ohio) 12 242 1104 4.56 6 67 36 36 12
73 Wake Forest 13 234 1104 4.72 8 72 30 30 12
75 Minnesota 12 219 1107 5.05 7 82 34 34 5
76 Idaho 12 229 1112 4.86 13 80 29 32 5
77 Rice 12 213 1114 5.23 5 47 30 31 10
78 UNLV 12 241 1117 4.63 8 67 29 31 8
79 Arizona 12 214 1137 5.31 12 49 31 34 12
80 Wisconsin 14 236 1141 4.83 5 64 30 31 10
81 Buffalo 12 254 1155 4.55 9 75 27 27 7
82 Georgia Tech 13 226 1161 5.14 6 77 27 28 12
83 Navy 12 232 1168 5.03 12 46 35 38 7
84 Fresno State 13 231 1169 5.06 19 70 30 31 14
85 Iowa 13 269 1173 4.36 5 37 27 29 5
86 Colorado 13 238 1177 4.95 10 57 43 44 12
87 San Jose State 12 233 1188 5.10 10 77 31 31 9
88 UTEP 12 217 1190 5.48 12 67 34 34 13
89 Marshall 13 257 1202 4.68 7 82 36 39 11
90 Northwestern 13 255 1207 4.73 10 76 37 37 7
91 North Texas 12 205 1211 5.91 10 71 35 37 12
92 Rutgers 13 237 1212 5.11 9 80 36 38 14
93 Northern Illinois 14 292 1229 4.21 11 28 40 43 10
93 Nebraska 13 259 1229 4.75 12 63 37 40 7
95 Houston 14 291 1238 4.25 8 50 38 37 7
96 Oklahoma State 13 266 1246 4.68 11 80 31 33 11
97 Troy 12 261 1271 4.87 12 75 32 32 10
98 Oregon State 12 243 1280 5.27 11 56 37 37 10
99 Mississippi 12 256 1333 5.21 9 76 37 37 10
100 Baylor 13 244 1344 5.51 12 81 28 30 9
101 Bowling Green 12 246 1349 5.48 10 61 34 32 11
102 Clemson 14 270 1362 5.04 6 56 35 35 11
103 Maryland 12 274 1374 5.01 12 55 37 41 13
104 Purdue 13 275 1375 5.00 13 59 39 40 13
105 New Mexico 12 275 1379 5.01 20 45 38 39 15
106 UCLA 14 255 1383 5.42 12 43 51 52 10
107 Iowa State 13 275 1416 5.15 7 45 46 46 11
108 Middle Tennessee 12 279 1433 5.14 13 48 36 39 15
109 Auburn 13 274 1438 5.25 9 92 45 44 8
110 Air Force 13 276 1461 5.29 10 78 36 39 7
111 Indiana 12 279 1470 5.27 12 54 36 36 13
112 Texas Tech 12 291 1547 5.32 10 56 43 47 12
113 UAB 12 247 1554 6.29 13 47 39 43 12
114 Ball State 12 274 1572 5.74 9 49 47 48 15
115 Akron 12 273 1578 5.78 15 58 41 44 18
116 Colorado State 12 258 1607 6.23 13 66 47 48 16
117 Western Michigan 13 274 1659 6.05 12 65 53 54 19
118 New Mexico State 13 277 1663 6.00 21 85 52 53 15
119 Kansas 12 257 1756 6.83 28 95 57 59 16
120 Wyoming 13 301 1766 5.87 12 99 49 52 14
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards