2011 National Leaders Rushing Defense - Games vs. FBS (I-A) Teams Only through 01/09/2012

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Alabama 12 347 636 1.83 2 28.92 53.00
2 Florida State 12 430 1054 2.45 8 35.83 87.83
3 Texas A&M 13 508 1324 2.61 25 39.08 101.85
4 Cincinnati 12 422 1111 2.63 9 35.17 92.58
5 Michigan State 13 468 1279 2.73 11 36.00 98.38
6 Connecticut 11 355 1008 2.84 11 32.27 91.64
7 LSU 13 433 1265 2.92 7 33.31 97.31
8 Arkansas State 12 416 1249 3.00 11 34.67 104.08
9 Louisville 12 386 1164 3.02 10 32.17 97.00
10 Texas 13 409 1251 3.06 15 31.46 96.23
11 South Florida 11 406 1249 3.08 11 36.91 113.55
12 Stanford 13 364 1149 3.16 16 28.00 88.38
13 Virginia Tech 13 416 1340 3.22 14 32.00 103.08
14 Florida 12 462 1492 3.23 14 38.50 124.33
14 Illinois 12 490 1585 3.23 15 40.83 132.08
16 Georgia 13 413 1354 3.28 16 31.77 104.15
16 Tulsa 13 509 1670 3.28 20 39.15 128.46
18 Louisiana-Monroe 11 356 1174 3.30 13 32.36 106.73
19 Utah 12 424 1415 3.34 7 35.33 117.92
20 Florida International 13 458 1535 3.35 15 35.23 118.08
21 Pittsburgh 12 440 1483 3.37 16 36.67 123.58
22 Southern Mississippi 13 473 1609 3.40 16 36.38 123.77
23 SMU 12 437 1489 3.41 17 36.42 124.08
24 Kent State 11 419 1446 3.45 14 38.09 131.45
25 Louisiana Tech 12 456 1582 3.47 11 38.00 131.83
26 South Carolina 12 435 1527 3.51 10 36.25 127.25
27 Boise State 13 405 1430 3.53 9 31.15 110.00
28 Mississippi State 12 487 1726 3.54 14 40.58 143.83
29 Syracuse 11 402 1426 3.55 15 36.55 129.64
30 TCU 12 413 1490 3.61 6 34.42 124.17
30 Utah State 12 447 1615 3.61 21 37.25 134.58
32 USC 12 369 1337 3.62 17 30.75 111.42
33 Temple 12 407 1489 3.66 10 33.92 124.08
34 Oklahoma 13 476 1751 3.68 15 36.62 134.69
34 Oregon 13 493 1814 3.68 13 37.92 139.54
36 Vanderbilt 12 436 1614 3.70 11 36.33 134.50
36 Penn State 12 451 1668 3.70 13 37.58 139.00
38 Iowa 12 504 1888 3.75 15 42.00 157.33
39 BYU 12 382 1437 3.76 16 31.83 119.75
39 North Carolina 12 413 1552 3.76 12 34.42 129.33
41 Missouri 12 432 1632 3.78 17 36.00 136.00
41 Notre Dame 13 478 1806 3.78 8 36.77 138.92
43 North Carolina State 11 393 1491 3.79 17 35.73 135.55
44 Ohio State 13 479 1840 3.84 13 36.85 141.54
45 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 442 1706 3.86 25 36.83 142.17
46 Toledo 12 405 1574 3.89 15 33.75 131.17
47 Northern Illinois 13 522 2046 3.92 20 40.15 157.38
48 California 12 416 1653 3.97 17 34.67 137.75
49 Michigan 13 429 1712 3.99 14 33.00 131.69
50 UCF 11 314 1257 4.00 9 28.55 114.27
50 Hawai'i 12 451 1803 4.00 18 37.58 150.25
52 Virginia 12 440 1765 4.01 15 36.67 147.08
53 Florida Atlantic 12 504 2027 4.02 27 42.00 168.92
54 Miami (Florida) 11 427 1724 4.04 7 38.82 156.73
55 Rutgers 12 446 1807 4.05 17 37.17 150.58
56 West Virginia 12 440 1792 4.07 21 36.67 149.33
57 Marshall 13 471 1947 4.13 19 36.23 149.77
57 Nebraska 12 484 2000 4.13 23 40.33 166.67
59 Western Kentucky 11 339 1403 4.14 16 30.82 127.55
60 Ohio 13 452 1879 4.16 13 34.77 144.54
61 Miami (Ohio) 12 485 2022 4.17 16 40.42 168.50
62 Kansas State 12 402 1697 4.22 17 33.50 141.42
63 San Diego State 12 487 2067 4.24 20 40.58 172.25
63 Houston 13 541 2294 4.24 18 41.62 176.46
65 Boston College 11 395 1695 4.29 21 35.91 154.09
66 Clemson 13 512 2204 4.30 19 39.38 169.54
67 Idaho 11 435 1874 4.31 18 39.55 170.36
68 Arizona State 12 428 1857 4.34 19 35.67 154.75
69 Buffalo 11 459 1995 4.35 21 41.73 181.36
70 Wisconsin 13 461 2013 4.37 17 35.46 154.85
71 Oklahoma State 13 548 2404 4.39 24 42.15 184.92
72 Arkansas 12 474 2095 4.42 21 39.50 174.58
73 Tennessee 11 415 1841 4.44 16 37.73 167.36
74 Northwestern 12 487 2173 4.46 25 40.58 181.08
75 Purdue 12 488 2184 4.48 25 40.67 182.00
76 Kentucky 11 454 2040 4.49 14 41.27 185.45
77 Nevada 13 425 1916 4.51 15 32.69 147.38
77 Iowa State 12 512 2311 4.51 22 42.67 192.58
79 East Carolina 12 460 2090 4.54 24 38.33 174.17
79 Troy 12 538 2443 4.54 25 44.83 203.58
81 Washington State 11 404 1864 4.61 17 36.73 169.45
82 Eastern Michigan 10 347 1603 4.62 12 34.70 160.30
83 Middle Tennessee 12 590 2755 4.67 37 49.17 229.58
84 North Texas 12 419 1962 4.68 18 34.92 163.50
85 Georgia Tech 12 424 1995 4.71 17 35.33 166.25
85 Auburn 12 491 2311 4.71 19 40.92 192.58
87 Navy 11 427 2023 4.74 30 38.82 183.91
88 Maryland 11 521 2476 4.75 31 47.36 225.09
89 Fresno State 12 413 1968 4.77 31 34.42 164.00
90 Tulane 12 423 2020 4.78 33 35.25 168.33
91 Wake Forest 12 456 2186 4.79 21 38.00 182.17
92 Rice 12 457 2201 4.82 18 38.08 183.42
93 Central Michigan 11 451 2185 4.84 23 41.00 198.64
94 Minnesota 11 431 2098 4.87 20 39.18 190.73
95 San Jose State 12 502 2452 4.88 26 41.83 204.33
96 Arizona 11 378 1859 4.92 30 34.36 169.00
97 Bowling Green 11 462 2285 4.95 23 42.00 207.73
98 Akron 11 510 2533 4.97 32 46.36 230.27
99 UNLV 11 452 2252 4.98 28 41.09 204.73
99 Oregon State 11 460 2291 4.98 21 41.82 208.27
101 Duke 11 410 2073 5.06 20 37.27 188.45
102 Ball State 12 535 2712 5.07 22 44.58 226.00
103 Memphis 11 427 2176 5.10 25 38.82 197.82
103 Air Force 11 487 2484 5.10 22 44.27 225.82
105 Army 11 444 2270 5.11 24 40.36 206.36
106 UCLA 14 518 2668 5.15 26 37.00 190.57
107 Washington 12 414 2162 5.22 32 34.50 180.17
108 UAB 12 466 2440 5.24 26 38.83 203.33
109 UTEP 11 393 2064 5.25 22 35.73 187.64
110 Colorado 13 454 2391 5.27 26 34.92 183.92
110 Baylor 12 471 2481 5.27 28 39.25 206.75
112 Texas Tech 11 539 2850 5.29 32 49.00 259.09
113 Mississippi 11 462 2476 5.36 25 42.00 225.09
113 Wyoming 11 506 2712 5.36 26 46.00 246.55
115 New Mexico 11 482 2589 5.37 41 43.82 235.36
116 Indiana 11 514 2763 5.38 24 46.73 251.18
117 New Mexico State 13 528 2844 5.39 33 40.62 218.77
118 Colorado State 11 490 2675 5.46 27 44.55 243.18
119 Western Michigan 12 493 2731 5.54 23 41.08 227.58
120 Kansas 11 457 2767 6.05 37 41.55 251.55