2011 National Leaders Rushing Defense - From Own 39 To 21 Yard Line through 01/09/2012

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Florida State 12 59 75 1.27 0 11 9 4 0
2 Cincinnati 13 72 110 1.53 0 17 14 6 0
3 Florida International 13 84 132 1.57 1 22 11 7 1
4 LSU 14 56 97 1.73 1 34 9 7 1
5 Temple 13 68 148 2.18 1 32 11 5 1
6 Michigan State 13 75 165 2.20 2 22 12 6 2
7 Stanford 12 62 137 2.21 1 25 13 9 2
8 SMU 12 70 171 2.44 1 36 18 4 2
9 Alabama 11 46 114 2.48 0 15 10 2 0
10 Pittsburgh 13 90 235 2.61 0 26 14 9 2
11 Vanderbilt 11 71 188 2.65 1 24 14 10 3
12 Louisville 13 63 169 2.68 1 22 13 6 1
13 South Florida 12 80 215 2.69 0 29 17 8 1
14 Connecticut 12 59 171 2.90 2 26 9 7 3
15 Southern Mississippi 14 72 210 2.92 0 20 19 10 1
16 Illinois 13 89 264 2.97 2 34 18 11 3
17 Tulsa 13 80 241 3.01 2 33 15 3 2
18 Arkansas State 13 83 256 3.08 0 34 17 7 3
19 Florida 12 86 267 3.10 1 36 17 8 4
20 Utah 13 67 210 3.13 2 36 13 7 4
21 North Carolina State 13 92 290 3.15 0 33 17 10 1
22 Houston 13 96 305 3.18 0 23 26 15 2
23 Oklahoma 13 59 190 3.22 1 37 14 7 2
24 Miami (Ohio) 12 96 319 3.32 1 32 22 9 3
25 Louisiana Tech 12 74 252 3.41 1 29 12 7 3
26 BYU 12 73 250 3.42 1 35 13 7 2
27 Louisiana-Monroe 12 66 229 3.47 0 25 23 8 1
28 Washington State 12 72 255 3.54 1 34 17 7 3
29 Boise State 13 54 192 3.56 0 21 11 7 1
30 Kentucky 11 93 336 3.61 0 27 22 6 2
31 Rutgers 12 89 326 3.66 0 29 27 12 2
32 Georgia 12 55 202 3.67 0 36 13 8 4
32 Oregon 14 81 297 3.67 0 16 15 9 0
34 Army 12 84 310 3.69 1 27 20 9 4
35 Northwestern 13 96 358 3.73 1 26 26 11 2
36 TCU 12 62 234 3.77 0 22 14 5 1
37 Kent State 12 110 416 3.78 3 32 26 15 6
38 Syracuse 12 89 338 3.80 3 26 22 13 3
39 California 12 86 328 3.81 3 34 23 11 4
40 Buffalo 12 100 384 3.84 0 21 24 12 2
41 USC 12 54 208 3.85 1 25 15 5 1
42 Fresno State 13 86 332 3.86 5 39 22 15 6
43 Hawai'i 13 92 358 3.89 1 25 25 17 2
44 Marshall 13 77 301 3.91 0 28 18 14 4
45 Western Michigan 13 92 361 3.92 2 28 23 16 4
46 Ball State 12 98 386 3.94 1 25 26 12 3
47 Notre Dame 13 82 324 3.95 1 24 23 11 1
48 Troy 11 89 354 3.98 2 30 19 11 4
49 Baylor 13 91 363 3.99 1 34 22 12 1
50 San Diego State 12 78 312 4.00 2 32 18 10 4
51 Florida Atlantic 12 86 346 4.02 1 35 23 11 2
52 Kansas State 13 59 238 4.03 2 31 17 9 3
53 Ohio State 13 71 288 4.06 1 39 17 7 2
53 Arkansas 13 78 317 4.06 1 29 22 8 3
55 Wisconsin 13 67 276 4.12 1 34 17 11 3
55 Michigan 13 77 317 4.12 0 30 21 12 4
55 Tennessee 12 81 334 4.12 1 28 17 12 3
55 Wake Forest 12 82 338 4.12 0 26 23 11 4
55 Penn State 13 82 338 4.12 1 24 21 11 3
60 Miami (Florida) 12 77 319 4.14 0 20 23 11 1
60 Texas A&M 12 87 360 4.14 1 27 24 12 2
62 Utah State 13 80 333 4.16 1 35 21 13 3
63 Western Kentucky 11 60 258 4.30 1 25 17 12 1
63 South Carolina 13 94 404 4.30 1 27 27 11 2
65 UNLV 12 110 474 4.31 3 36 30 18 4
66 East Carolina 12 76 328 4.32 2 33 19 8 3
67 North Carolina 13 88 382 4.34 2 33 26 15 6
68 Idaho 12 97 422 4.35 1 38 27 17 2
69 Ohio 14 57 251 4.40 1 28 14 11 4
70 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 86 380 4.42 1 24 22 14 3
71 Nebraska 13 79 353 4.47 1 31 17 14 3
71 Northern Illinois 14 93 416 4.47 1 36 31 16 4
73 Iowa 13 107 481 4.50 2 25 34 17 2
74 Auburn 12 86 388 4.51 0 38 23 15 2
75 North Texas 12 72 329 4.57 1 31 17 14 4
75 Toledo 13 77 352 4.57 2 36 23 12 2
77 Indiana 12 109 500 4.59 2 35 32 16 7
78 Memphis 12 101 465 4.60 4 31 24 17 6
79 Mississippi State 13 95 439 4.62 3 35 28 14 4
80 UCF 12 68 315 4.63 0 23 17 11 1
81 Virginia 13 70 325 4.64 3 38 23 16 7
81 Missouri 12 90 418 4.64 1 38 24 16 4
83 Arizona State 12 77 358 4.65 1 30 18 14 5
84 Oklahoma State 13 90 422 4.69 5 32 27 18 8
85 Colorado 13 85 401 4.72 2 27 26 14 6
86 Georgia Tech 13 87 412 4.74 1 31 21 11 6
87 West Virginia 13 77 366 4.75 1 22 21 12 2
87 Texas Tech 12 115 546 4.75 0 33 29 18 5
89 Minnesota 12 84 404 4.81 2 35 31 15 3
90 Maryland 12 105 507 4.83 2 35 30 16 7
91 Boston College 11 56 274 4.89 2 35 15 10 3
92 Purdue 12 71 349 4.92 2 37 24 11 3
93 Nevada 12 74 367 4.96 3 28 19 13 7
94 Rice 12 83 420 5.06 1 39 23 14 4
95 Clemson 13 67 340 5.07 3 33 18 8 4
96 Texas 12 64 326 5.09 2 35 16 11 6
97 Iowa State 12 109 558 5.12 3 26 32 20 6
97 Air Force 13 121 619 5.12 1 25 37 24 7
99 Mississippi 11 93 477 5.13 4 36 22 17 7
100 Arizona 12 78 407 5.22 2 24 24 13 4
100 Akron 12 107 559 5.22 2 37 29 22 6
102 Bowling Green 11 88 464 5.27 1 31 29 15 3
103 New Mexico State 12 109 575 5.28 1 26 38 21 7
104 Tulane 13 77 407 5.29 3 35 26 17 5
105 Virginia Tech 13 70 373 5.33 3 31 17 13 5
105 Central Michigan 12 91 485 5.33 4 38 24 12 6
107 Wyoming 13 121 666 5.50 0 22 40 20 4
108 UTEP 12 77 424 5.51 4 38 24 17 5
108 UAB 12 94 518 5.51 2 29 32 20 4
110 Oregon State 12 85 480 5.65 1 37 25 15 5
111 Eastern Michigan 12 53 304 5.74 0 24 15 11 1
112 New Mexico 12 103 605 5.87 3 39 36 21 7
113 Middle Tennessee 12 102 606 5.94 4 31 40 23 8
114 San Jose State 12 87 520 5.98 5 39 32 17 8
115 Washington 13 82 492 6.00 3 38 30 17 7
116 UCLA 14 104 659 6.34 4 36 36 22 7
117 Navy 12 99 630 6.36 3 34 40 30 6
118 Duke 11 80 527 6.59 3 39 26 21 7
119 Kansas 12 98 655 6.68 6 38 42 26 11
120 Colorado State 12 89 606 6.81 6 36 34 23 11
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards