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

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Texas A&M 13 142 199 1.40 0 43 26 11 1
2 Michigan State 14 165 322 1.95 0 16 21 11 0
3 South Florida 12 121 321 2.65 0 20 22 12 2
4 Utah State 13 127 340 2.68 0 31 26 10 3
5 Alabama 13 141 379 2.69 0 37 22 9 3
6 Arkansas State 13 126 344 2.73 0 39 24 11 3
7 Florida State 13 145 419 2.89 0 57 27 11 2
7 Penn State 13 150 434 2.89 0 39 24 12 3
9 Louisiana-Monroe 12 97 281 2.90 0 42 11 9 2
10 Oklahoma 13 162 473 2.92 0 22 36 22 2
11 Virginia Tech 14 126 386 3.06 0 47 27 13 3
12 SMU 13 135 415 3.07 0 63 31 11 3
13 USC 12 91 280 3.08 1 70 18 11 3
14 Texas 13 120 381 3.18 2 74 19 12 3
15 Connecticut 12 119 382 3.21 0 48 23 15 3
16 Temple 13 130 421 3.24 0 26 31 10 2
17 Cincinnati 13 152 495 3.26 0 35 34 20 7
18 San Diego State 13 158 519 3.28 1 63 34 12 4
19 BYU 13 106 350 3.30 1 62 21 12 4
20 LSU 14 161 536 3.33 0 47 32 19 3
21 Utah 13 139 464 3.34 0 49 20 15 3
21 Missouri 13 150 501 3.34 0 41 33 13 3
23 Boise State 13 132 442 3.35 0 40 32 17 5
24 North Carolina 13 117 398 3.40 0 36 23 11 3
25 Illinois 13 147 501 3.41 0 35 25 12 4
26 UCF 11 112 383 3.42 0 28 25 12 3
26 Southern Mississippi 14 134 458 3.42 0 43 29 19 3
26 TCU 13 155 530 3.42 0 34 24 15 5
29 Pittsburgh 13 127 445 3.50 1 79 23 14 3
30 Iowa 13 137 486 3.55 0 34 21 12 2
31 Florida 13 134 483 3.60 1 77 28 16 2
31 Mississippi State 13 139 500 3.60 0 23 35 16 2
33 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 117 423 3.62 1 62 19 9 4
34 Syracuse 12 107 389 3.64 1 61 26 12 1
35 South Carolina 13 136 500 3.68 0 30 32 18 2
36 Louisville 13 109 412 3.78 0 29 32 15 4
37 Nebraska 13 154 590 3.83 1 63 38 21 1
38 Rutgers 13 131 503 3.84 0 64 25 18 5
39 Louisiana Tech 13 164 641 3.91 0 23 45 21 2
40 Hawai'i 13 109 438 4.02 0 56 19 11 3
40 West Virginia 13 127 511 4.02 1 68 24 14 7
42 Georgia 14 137 552 4.03 1 68 29 21 5
43 Arkansas 13 151 613 4.06 1 62 31 13 5
44 Idaho 12 118 482 4.08 0 52 24 14 3
45 Auburn 13 146 601 4.12 0 57 39 17 2
46 Notre Dame 13 133 551 4.14 0 27 32 19 1
47 Central Michigan 12 119 501 4.21 0 35 27 15 3
48 North Carolina State 13 121 513 4.24 1 77 24 20 6
48 Ohio State 13 123 522 4.24 0 54 23 12 4
50 Washington State 12 125 531 4.25 0 52 25 16 4
51 Vanderbilt 13 142 606 4.27 1 69 36 23 2
52 Kent State 12 97 418 4.31 1 69 21 10 3
52 Tulsa 13 120 517 4.31 1 69 29 12 3
54 California 13 128 556 4.34 1 68 29 19 9
55 Oregon 14 167 728 4.36 0 51 35 20 6
56 Purdue 13 150 658 4.39 0 44 37 26 4
57 Arizona State 13 120 531 4.43 0 41 29 16 3
58 Virginia 13 122 542 4.44 0 53 27 19 6
59 Northern Illinois 14 150 672 4.48 0 68 40 23 7
60 Michigan 13 108 486 4.50 0 38 28 20 7
60 Western Kentucky 12 108 486 4.50 1 79 23 13 8
62 Florida International 13 134 620 4.63 0 34 32 23 5
63 Eastern Michigan 12 125 582 4.66 2 68 23 19 5
64 Houston 14 171 803 4.70 1 68 41 26 3
65 Toledo 13 123 582 4.73 0 60 26 17 3
66 Oklahoma State 13 166 787 4.74 1 65 43 20 6
67 Oregon State 12 115 549 4.77 0 60 33 16 5
68 Stanford 13 105 503 4.79 2 61 19 16 6
69 Maryland 12 135 648 4.80 0 55 40 24 6
70 Air Force 13 152 731 4.81 1 62 36 19 5
71 Nevada 13 138 665 4.82 1 65 33 17 6
72 Marshall 13 113 551 4.88 0 58 21 13 6
73 Middle Tennessee 12 150 734 4.89 0 33 38 18 8
74 Iowa State 13 119 584 4.91 0 43 37 24 3
75 Florida Atlantic 12 102 502 4.92 1 67 31 19 3
76 Kansas State 13 121 609 5.03 1 63 29 12 6
77 Rice 12 123 620 5.04 0 43 39 22 5
78 Clemson 14 179 906 5.06 0 56 45 27 7
79 Boston College 12 96 488 5.08 1 79 23 15 5
80 Miami (Ohio) 12 100 512 5.12 0 67 27 18 5
80 Kentucky 12 128 655 5.12 1 61 35 19 7
80 Troy 12 136 696 5.12 1 75 35 16 7
83 UNLV 12 106 552 5.21 1 67 28 18 6
84 Ohio 14 148 777 5.25 1 63 35 23 9
85 Northwestern 13 120 634 5.28 0 69 29 16 5
86 Wake Forest 13 136 720 5.29 1 72 37 19 8
87 Duke 12 101 535 5.30 0 32 29 23 4
88 Arizona 12 86 461 5.36 0 49 21 16 6
89 Buffalo 12 126 688 5.46 1 75 25 18 5
90 Army 12 126 689 5.47 0 67 42 19 5
91 Georgia Tech 13 133 731 5.50 1 77 37 27 7
92 Wisconsin 14 144 793 5.51 2 67 35 23 6
93 UAB 12 126 711 5.64 0 43 41 19 5
94 Tennessee 12 125 708 5.66 3 71 30 19 8
95 Wyoming 13 115 656 5.70 0 35 27 23 9
96 Tulane 13 117 670 5.73 2 72 31 19 9
97 Navy 12 98 565 5.77 0 34 31 21 3
98 Washington 13 126 739 5.87 2 79 32 20 10
98 Texas Tech 12 149 874 5.87 1 71 43 25 6
100 Bowling Green 12 124 733 5.91 1 61 31 24 7
101 Memphis 12 110 651 5.92 1 66 29 24 6
102 Ball State 12 143 848 5.93 1 74 40 25 6
103 North Texas 12 111 659 5.94 2 71 27 20 6
104 Fresno State 13 117 696 5.95 2 70 26 19 8
105 UCLA 14 133 798 6.00 2 73 39 26 7
106 Baylor 13 122 733 6.01 2 76 38 23 7
107 Indiana 12 127 773 6.09 0 41 41 26 7
108 UTEP 12 126 768 6.10 4 71 39 21 8
109 Miami (Florida) 12 120 733 6.11 0 47 39 31 5
110 Colorado 13 102 635 6.23 0 43 30 22 7
111 New Mexico 12 113 707 6.26 2 69 27 16 8
112 Colorado State 12 134 848 6.33 2 66 33 23 9
113 East Carolina 12 98 627 6.40 1 77 27 15 6
114 Minnesota 12 92 597 6.49 0 58 30 23 6
115 Akron 12 87 566 6.51 0 58 21 15 8
116 New Mexico State 13 117 790 6.75 1 66 40 23 8
117 San Jose State 12 129 877 6.80 2 78 37 23 8
118 Mississippi 12 112 791 7.06 3 77 30 22 10
119 Kansas 12 121 865 7.15 1 63 46 28 10
120 Western Michigan 13 122 1040 8.52 1 66 43 30 14
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards