2011 National Leaders Rushing Defense - Games in August/September Only through 01/09/2012

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Stanford 3 88 108 1.23 1 29.33 36.00
2 Virginia Tech 4 107 172 1.61 3 26.75 43.00
3 Texas A&M 3 96 181 1.89 3 32.00 60.33
4 Alabama 4 104 183 1.76 1 26.00 45.75
5 Rutgers 3 82 205 2.50 2 27.33 68.33
6 LSU 4 111 213 1.92 3 27.75 53.25
7 Louisville 3 107 223 2.08 1 35.67 74.33
8 Illinois 4 111 226 2.04 2 27.75 56.50
8 Florida 4 110 226 2.05 0 27.50 56.50
10 Utah 3 90 238 2.64 1 30.00 79.33
11 Wake Forest 3 81 252 3.11 2 27.00 84.00
12 Kansas State 3 90 267 2.97 2 30.00 89.00
13 SMU 4 118 277 2.35 6 29.50 69.25
14 Michigan State 4 104 285 2.74 2 26.00 71.25
15 Temple 4 122 301 2.47 3 30.50 75.25
16 California 4 117 313 2.68 2 29.25 78.25
17 Texas 3 87 314 3.61 2 29.00 104.67
18 Purdue 3 122 327 2.68 2 40.67 109.00
19 Florida State 4 156 330 2.12 3 39.00 82.50
20 UCF 4 118 344 2.92 3 29.50 86.00
21 Missouri 4 137 348 2.54 4 34.25 87.00
21 Washington State 3 103 348 3.38 6 34.33 116.00
23 Wisconsin 4 124 355 2.86 1 31.00 88.75
24 Cincinnati 4 126 357 2.83 3 31.50 89.25
25 Connecticut 4 127 365 2.87 2 31.75 91.25
26 Notre Dame 4 129 372 2.88 1 32.25 93.00
27 Southern Mississippi 4 143 375 2.62 3 35.75 93.75
28 Bowling Green 4 120 380 3.17 5 30.00 95.00
29 Vanderbilt 4 145 388 2.68 2 36.25 97.00
30 Boise State 3 91 390 4.29 3 30.33 130.00
31 Ohio State 4 115 397 3.45 2 28.75 99.25
31 Oklahoma 3 99 397 4.01 3 33.00 132.33
33 Penn State 4 144 403 2.80 3 36.00 100.75
33 Hawai'i 4 128 403 3.15 5 32.00 100.75
35 Tennessee 3 96 411 4.28 3 32.00 137.00
36 Minnesota 4 114 419 3.68 5 28.50 104.75
37 USC 4 116 433 3.73 5 29.00 108.25
38 Duke 4 108 436 4.04 6 27.00 109.00
39 Ohio 4 142 442 3.11 1 35.50 110.50
40 Utah State 4 156 448 2.87 6 39.00 112.00
41 Baylor 3 102 456 4.47 3 34.00 152.00
42 Arkansas 4 118 460 3.90 1 29.50 115.00
43 UNLV 4 119 464 3.90 9 29.75 116.00
44 Iowa State 3 127 474 3.73 4 42.33 158.00
45 Virginia 4 137 479 3.50 4 34.25 119.75
45 Georgia 4 131 479 3.66 5 32.75 119.75
47 Florida International 4 152 486 3.20 2 38.00 121.50
48 Tulane 4 141 489 3.47 10 35.25 122.25
49 Oregon State 3 124 490 3.95 5 41.33 163.33
50 Idaho 4 140 498 3.56 4 35.00 124.50
51 Louisiana Tech 4 148 500 3.38 4 37.00 125.00
52 Washington 4 127 503 3.96 8 31.75 125.75
53 Syracuse 4 147 505 3.44 3 36.75 126.25
53 Louisiana-Monroe 4 137 505 3.69 7 34.25 126.25
55 Troy 3 120 515 4.29 5 40.00 171.67
56 Arkansas State 4 160 516 3.23 4 40.00 129.00
57 Florida Atlantic 3 117 522 4.46 5 39.00 174.00
58 Miami (Ohio) 3 122 525 4.30 4 40.67 175.00
59 Georgia Tech 4 137 527 3.85 8 34.25 131.75
60 Iowa 4 164 530 3.23 5 41.00 132.50
61 Nebraska 4 133 533 4.01 2 33.25 133.25
62 West Virginia 4 131 534 4.08 6 32.75 133.50
63 North Carolina 4 156 542 3.47 4 39.00 135.50
64 Maryland 3 133 549 4.13 10 44.33 183.00
65 Arizona State 4 141 550 3.90 5 35.25 137.50
66 South Carolina 4 138 551 3.99 5 34.50 137.75
67 North Carolina State 4 145 556 3.83 6 36.25 139.00
68 Colorado 4 135 558 4.13 7 33.75 139.50
69 Toledo 4 146 562 3.85 6 36.50 140.50
70 Eastern Michigan 4 135 563 4.17 2 33.75 140.75
71 Louisiana-Lafayette 4 163 566 3.47 8 40.75 141.50
72 Central Michigan 4 160 573 3.58 7 40.00 143.25
73 Air Force 3 133 576 4.33 5 44.33 192.00
74 East Carolina 3 123 578 4.70 9 41.00 192.67
75 Miami (Florida) 3 115 590 5.13 2 38.33 196.67
76 Navy 3 113 598 5.29 7 37.67 199.33
77 TCU 4 149 600 4.03 3 37.25 150.00
78 Marshall 4 151 602 3.99 7 37.75 150.50
79 Kent State 4 155 608 3.92 10 38.75 152.00
80 Tulsa 4 174 610 3.51 10 43.50 152.50
81 Northwestern 3 131 617 4.71 7 43.67 205.67
82 Pittsburgh 5 172 624 3.63 7 34.40 124.80
82 Michigan 4 133 624 4.69 2 33.25 156.00
84 Nevada 3 111 629 5.67 6 37.00 209.67
85 Fresno State 4 133 630 4.74 10 33.25 157.50
86 South Florida 5 181 635 3.51 7 36.20 127.00
87 Mississippi State 4 158 654 4.14 4 39.50 163.50
88 Boston College 4 155 661 4.26 8 38.75 165.25
89 Buffalo 4 169 664 3.93 6 42.25 166.00
90 Oklahoma State 4 144 676 4.69 6 36.00 169.00
91 Texas Tech 3 133 677 5.09 4 44.33 225.67
92 Colorado State 4 154 703 4.56 8 38.50 175.75
92 Clemson 4 146 703 4.82 5 36.50 175.75
94 Army 4 141 712 5.05 6 35.25 178.00
94 Western Kentucky 3 123 712 5.79 6 41.00 237.33
96 Wyoming 4 168 714 4.25 7 42.00 178.50
97 Middle Tennessee 3 147 715 4.86 7 49.00 238.33
98 Rice 3 138 718 5.20 5 46.00 239.33
99 Oregon 4 189 725 3.84 7 47.25 181.25
100 North Texas 4 131 732 5.59 10 32.75 183.00
101 UCLA 4 139 733 5.27 9 34.75 183.25
102 UAB 3 136 743 5.46 7 45.33 247.67
103 Western Michigan 4 143 758 5.30 5 35.75 189.50
104 Indiana 4 172 759 4.41 5 43.00 189.75
105 Akron 4 170 791 4.65 11 42.50 197.75
106 Mississippi 4 174 802 4.61 5 43.50 200.50
107 Kentucky 4 160 815 5.09 4 40.00 203.75
108 Ball State 4 166 829 4.99 8 41.50 207.25
109 Memphis 4 142 830 5.85 10 35.50 207.50
110 BYU 5 181 837 4.62 8 36.20 167.40
110 New Mexico State 4 163 837 5.13 7 40.75 209.25
112 Kansas 3 113 846 7.49 12 37.67 282.00
113 San Jose State 4 174 859 4.94 10 43.50 214.75
114 New Mexico 4 166 901 5.43 12 41.50 225.25
115 Auburn 4 200 906 4.53 8 50.00 226.50
116 San Diego State 4 196 911 4.65 10 49.00 227.75
117 Arizona 4 150 934 6.23 11 37.50 233.50
118 Houston 5 218 962 4.41 11 43.60 192.40
119 UTEP 5 175 1005 5.74 12 35.00 201.00
120 Northern Illinois 4 230 1119 4.87 13 57.50 279.75