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

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