2011 National Leaders Rushing Defense - From Opponent's 40 to Own 40 Yard Line through 01/09/2012

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Georgia 14 111 227 2.05 1 48 19 9 1
2 Connecticut 12 109 227 2.08 1 40 23 14 3
3 Texas 13 103 217 2.11 0 19 19 10 0
4 Illinois 13 133 304 2.29 0 25 22 9 1
5 Florida State 13 98 226 2.31 0 42 19 5 3
6 Alabama 13 107 248 2.32 0 18 19 7 0
7 Texas A&M 13 123 315 2.56 0 31 27 8 2
8 LSU 14 121 326 2.69 0 29 27 15 5
9 Cincinnati 13 103 301 2.92 0 36 19 13 1
9 Virginia Tech 14 106 309 2.92 0 35 20 13 4
11 Louisiana Tech 13 116 342 2.95 0 23 28 8 1
12 South Florida 12 102 302 2.96 0 31 19 11 3
13 Boise State 13 75 230 3.07 0 20 19 9 1
13 Kent State 12 107 328 3.07 1 49 20 9 3
13 Pittsburgh 13 124 381 3.07 0 16 29 13 0
16 Louisville 13 134 419 3.13 1 50 28 13 3
16 Tulsa 13 150 470 3.13 0 26 35 13 1
18 West Virginia 13 124 395 3.19 1 40 23 10 3
19 Florida International 13 128 410 3.20 0 30 25 15 4
20 Temple 13 124 404 3.26 0 33 26 12 6
20 Clemson 14 149 485 3.26 1 52 35 15 4
22 Notre Dame 13 142 464 3.27 0 30 28 16 2
23 Eastern Michigan 12 119 392 3.29 1 46 23 12 3
23 Mississippi State 13 139 457 3.29 0 34 30 18 3
25 Idaho 12 126 416 3.30 0 34 27 11 2
26 BYU 13 84 280 3.33 0 27 17 9 2
26 Oregon 14 141 469 3.33 0 36 36 16 4
28 TCU 13 129 432 3.35 0 36 32 11 3
29 Missouri 13 107 360 3.36 1 59 26 11 1
30 Vanderbilt 13 136 458 3.37 1 52 30 16 4
31 Houston 14 152 516 3.39 0 24 35 21 4
32 USC 12 89 306 3.44 0 51 17 8 2
33 Toledo 13 118 407 3.45 0 27 29 17 6
34 Virginia 13 101 350 3.47 0 27 20 12 1
35 Ohio State 13 124 439 3.54 1 41 31 16 5
36 Stanford 12 89 316 3.55 2 58 22 16 3
36 Utah 13 115 408 3.55 0 27 29 15 3
38 Miami (Florida) 12 133 493 3.71 0 47 29 15 2
39 Michigan 13 120 447 3.73 0 41 22 15 5
40 Florida 13 138 519 3.76 0 44 33 15 2
41 California 13 106 400 3.77 1 53 27 10 5
42 Penn State 13 120 457 3.81 0 46 27 12 3
43 Syracuse 12 115 442 3.84 1 48 28 15 5
44 North Carolina State 13 125 482 3.86 1 46 33 16 8
45 Hawai'i 13 127 493 3.88 2 48 32 16 4
46 Iowa 13 145 565 3.90 0 37 37 14 4
47 Southern Mississippi 14 140 550 3.93 1 46 24 12 6
48 UCLA 14 124 495 3.99 0 36 29 21 2
48 Wisconsin 14 143 571 3.99 1 44 32 19 4
50 San Jose State 11 124 499 4.02 0 41 29 11 3
50 Kansas State 13 125 503 4.02 2 59 35 16 4
52 Utah State 13 109 444 4.07 0 18 29 13 0
53 Marshall 13 130 531 4.08 0 48 37 24 5
54 Ohio 14 126 518 4.11 0 58 26 16 3
55 Nevada 13 114 477 4.18 1 43 24 15 2
56 Arkansas State 13 105 444 4.23 0 24 29 20 4
56 South Carolina 13 143 605 4.23 0 47 37 19 4
58 Louisiana-Monroe 12 107 455 4.25 1 60 27 15 3
59 East Carolina 12 133 580 4.36 0 30 42 17 2
60 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 128 560 4.38 1 43 34 20 8
61 UCF 12 71 312 4.39 1 56 15 11 2
61 Northwestern 13 144 632 4.39 0 42 36 22 6
63 Tennessee 12 122 541 4.43 0 40 36 22 2
64 Michigan State 14 108 481 4.45 0 39 32 22 6
65 Arizona 12 91 408 4.48 0 42 17 11 6
66 Wyoming 13 143 647 4.52 1 45 44 27 5
67 Northern Illinois 14 164 746 4.55 0 31 42 30 7
68 Middle Tennessee 12 153 699 4.57 1 48 39 21 6
69 North Carolina 12 117 536 4.58 0 48 35 16 2
70 Boston College 12 108 499 4.62 1 42 25 12 3
71 Tulane 13 107 497 4.64 1 52 30 21 7
71 Florida Atlantic 12 154 715 4.64 0 30 41 26 7
73 Fresno State 13 116 544 4.69 4 59 26 16 8
74 Navy 12 113 532 4.71 0 35 32 16 7
75 Oregon State 12 124 585 4.72 0 41 34 21 3
76 Minnesota 12 128 609 4.76 0 29 34 18 3
77 SMU 13 118 564 4.78 1 55 30 14 3
78 Arkansas 13 126 608 4.83 3 55 26 18 5
79 Buffalo 12 132 643 4.87 4 58 30 13 5
80 Miami (Ohio) 12 128 624 4.88 0 48 33 22 7
81 Bowling Green 12 122 596 4.89 0 51 35 20 3
82 Georgia Tech 13 125 628 5.02 2 55 35 20 4
82 Baylor 13 127 637 5.02 1 56 37 19 7
84 Washington 13 95 480 5.05 1 43 24 13 7
84 Central Michigan 12 131 661 5.05 1 48 34 17 5
86 Oklahoma 13 106 539 5.08 3 56 26 19 9
86 Nebraska 13 129 655 5.08 0 30 44 20 7
88 Kansas 12 120 615 5.13 1 49 33 21 7
88 Rutgers 13 123 631 5.13 3 60 25 17 10
88 Kentucky 12 126 646 5.13 1 60 35 22 4
91 San Diego State 13 128 659 5.15 2 54 35 20 10
92 Iowa State 13 121 626 5.17 0 45 38 22 6
93 Oklahoma State 13 108 562 5.20 1 42 34 20 5
94 Memphis 12 121 633 5.23 2 59 33 21 6
95 Troy 12 139 732 5.27 1 52 36 17 6
95 New Mexico State 13 158 832 5.27 1 56 46 34 5
97 Wake Forest 13 125 665 5.32 3 60 36 22 11
98 Mississippi 12 125 667 5.34 1 52 38 19 5
99 Air Force 13 144 772 5.36 2 57 51 23 3
100 North Texas 12 109 585 5.37 2 58 35 14 7
101 Army 12 120 653 5.44 4 56 30 16 8
102 Akron 12 143 780 5.45 0 59 48 25 6
103 Maryland 12 144 788 5.47 5 47 38 19 8
104 Colorado 13 129 711 5.51 1 57 37 30 11
105 Arizona State 13 111 614 5.53 1 48 29 21 12
106 Duke 12 99 559 5.65 1 48 32 14 6
107 Auburn 13 118 673 5.70 2 43 42 22 7
108 Ball State 12 144 832 5.78 1 49 47 24 9
109 Colorado State 12 140 818 5.84 1 48 44 25 7
110 UTEP 12 93 552 5.94 3 44 32 17 8
110 Texas Tech 12 137 814 5.94 2 56 41 19 8
112 Rice 12 116 693 5.97 2 52 31 22 10
113 Purdue 13 125 749 5.99 3 59 33 21 9
113 Indiana 12 159 953 5.99 1 54 52 29 8
115 Washington State 12 113 682 6.04 3 59 22 17 7
116 Western Michigan 13 120 752 6.27 3 50 42 31 10
117 UAB 12 100 648 6.48 1 47 35 19 7
118 Western Kentucky 12 97 631 6.51 4 57 27 26 7
119 New Mexico 12 132 862 6.53 3 53 48 24 12
120 UNLV 12 116 771 6.65 3 48 39 21 10
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards