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