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