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

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