2011 National Leaders Rushing Defense - Games vs. BCS Automatic Qualifying Teams through 01/09/2012

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Alabama 10 292 577 1.98 2 29.20 57.70
2 Florida International 2 63 132 2.10 2 31.50 66.00
3 Temple 2 59 137 2.32 2 29.50 68.50
4 Boise State 2 52 126 2.42 1 26.00 63.00
5 Florida State 11 391 955 2.44 8 35.55 86.82
6 UCF 1 23 57 2.48 0 23.00 57.00
7 Utah State 1 30 78 2.60 2 30.00 78.00
8 Texas A&M 11 447 1189 2.66 23 40.64 108.09
9 Hawai'i 2 62 168 2.71 1 31.00 84.00
10 Cincinnati 10 350 985 2.81 9 35.00 98.50
11 Michigan State 11 430 1236 2.87 11 39.09 112.36
12 Connecticut 9 302 871 2.88 11 33.56 96.78
13 LSU 12 388 1136 2.93 6 32.33 94.67
14 Texas 11 356 1078 3.03 15 32.36 98.00
15 South Florida 9 341 1077 3.16 9 37.89 119.67
16 Louisville 10 315 1002 3.18 10 31.50 100.20
17 Georgia 11 345 1099 3.19 13 31.36 99.91
18 SMU 2 69 222 3.22 4 34.50 111.00
19 South Carolina 10 360 1168 3.24 6 36.00 116.80
20 Marshall 3 96 317 3.30 6 32.00 105.67
21 Stanford 12 332 1122 3.38 16 27.67 93.50
22 Notre Dame 11 368 1247 3.39 5 33.45 113.36
23 Florida 10 409 1391 3.40 14 40.90 139.10
24 Illinois 10 437 1490 3.41 14 43.70 149.00
25 Oregon 12 442 1531 3.46 11 36.83 127.58
26 Syracuse 9 338 1172 3.47 11 37.56 130.22
27 Vanderbilt 11 385 1344 3.49 9 35.00 122.18
27 Utah 11 402 1404 3.49 7 36.55 127.64
27 Louisiana Tech 2 87 304 3.49 1 43.50 152.00
30 Toledo 2 75 265 3.53 3 37.50 132.50
31 Pittsburgh 10 365 1295 3.55 11 36.50 129.50
32 North Carolina State 10 368 1309 3.56 16 36.80 130.90
32 Mississippi State 9 368 1310 3.56 12 40.89 145.56
34 USC 12 369 1337 3.62 17 30.75 111.42
35 Oklahoma 11 410 1503 3.67 15 37.27 136.64
36 Ohio 1 43 159 3.70 1 43.00 159.00
37 Virginia Tech 10 345 1285 3.72 12 34.50 128.50
38 Arkansas State 2 90 337 3.74 3 45.00 168.50
39 North Carolina 11 392 1479 3.77 12 35.64 134.45
40 Idaho 2 79 301 3.81 3 39.50 150.50
41 Southern Mississippi 1 40 153 3.83 2 40.00 153.00
42 Iowa 11 474 1829 3.86 13 43.09 166.27
43 Tulane 2 83 321 3.87 7 41.50 160.50
44 Michigan 10 329 1286 3.91 13 32.90 128.60
45 Missouri 11 396 1556 3.93 16 36.00 141.45
46 BYU 4 133 531 3.99 7 33.25 132.75
47 Penn State 9 362 1458 4.03 12 40.22 162.00
48 Miami (Florida) 11 427 1724 4.04 7 38.82 156.73
48 Akron 2 96 388 4.04 6 48.00 194.00
50 California 11 391 1585 4.05 16 35.55 144.09
50 Nebraska 10 413 1673 4.05 22 41.30 167.30
52 Buffalo 3 124 510 4.11 5 41.33 170.00
53 Boston College 10 350 1460 4.17 18 35.00 146.00
53 TCU 1 36 150 4.17 1 36.00 150.00
53 Ohio State 11 422 1759 4.17 12 38.36 159.91
56 Rutgers 9 323 1352 4.19 15 35.89 150.22
57 Ball State 3 108 458 4.24 5 36.00 152.67
58 West Virginia 10 381 1619 4.25 21 38.10 161.90
59 Colorado State 1 34 145 4.26 2 34.00 145.00
60 Oklahoma State 11 452 1931 4.27 20 41.09 175.55
61 Virginia 10 374 1601 4.28 15 37.40 160.10
61 Clemson 12 476 2039 4.28 18 39.67 169.92
63 Kansas State 11 366 1579 4.31 17 33.27 143.55
63 Arizona State 11 393 1695 4.31 17 35.73 154.09
65 Louisiana-Lafayette 2 76 329 4.33 6 38.00 164.50
66 Tennessee 9 366 1596 4.36 15 40.67 177.33
67 Northwestern 10 382 1673 4.38 21 38.20 167.30
68 Louisiana-Monroe 2 62 272 4.39 4 31.00 136.00
69 Miami (Ohio) 3 124 545 4.40 4 41.33 181.67
70 Troy 2 78 348 4.46 5 39.00 174.00
70 Florida Atlantic 3 117 522 4.46 5 39.00 174.00
72 Tulsa 2 94 420 4.47 9 47.00 210.00
73 Arkansas 10 426 1916 4.50 21 42.60 191.60
74 Iowa State 12 512 2311 4.51 22 42.67 192.58
74 Middle Tennessee 3 156 703 4.51 8 52.00 234.33
76 Wisconsin 11 398 1803 4.53 16 36.18 163.91
77 Central Michigan 3 129 589 4.57 6 43.00 196.33
78 Houston 2 86 401 4.66 4 43.00 200.50
79 Georgia Tech 11 396 1851 4.67 15 36.00 168.27
80 Washington State 9 326 1539 4.72 13 36.22 171.00
81 Kentucky 9 380 1811 4.77 14 42.22 201.22
81 Maryland 10 459 2191 4.77 26 45.90 219.10
83 Wake Forest 12 456 2186 4.79 21 38.00 182.17
84 Rice 4 177 854 4.82 5 44.25 213.50
85 Northern Illinois 2 107 519 4.85 7 53.50 259.50
86 Oregon State 10 412 2009 4.88 19 41.20 200.90
87 Auburn 10 404 1976 4.89 14 40.40 197.60
88 UNLV 2 77 380 4.94 6 38.50 190.00
88 Purdue 9 384 1898 4.94 22 42.67 210.89
90 Arizona 10 353 1779 5.04 27 35.30 177.90
90 UCLA 12 458 2307 5.04 21 38.17 192.25
90 San Jose State 2 82 413 5.04 6 41.00 206.50
93 Minnesota 9 373 1885 5.05 18 41.44 209.44
94 San Diego State 2 73 371 5.08 4 36.50 185.50
95 Navy 3 115 588 5.11 11 38.33 196.00
96 Fresno State 3 114 586 5.14 10 38.00 195.33
96 UAB 2 98 504 5.14 4 49.00 252.00
98 Kent State 2 77 402 5.22 7 38.50 201.00
99 Western Kentucky 2 73 384 5.26 5 36.50 192.00
100 East Carolina 3 130 687 5.28 8 43.33 229.00
101 Duke 9 347 1842 5.31 19 38.56 204.67
102 Texas Tech 9 456 2429 5.33 29 50.67 269.89
103 Baylor 10 395 2110 5.34 25 39.50 211.00
104 Washington 11 392 2107 5.38 29 35.64 191.55
105 Army 3 107 577 5.39 6 35.67 192.33
106 Western Michigan 4 167 902 5.40 5 41.75 225.50
107 Colorado 11 397 2159 5.44 22 36.09 196.27
108 Indiana 9 420 2327 5.54 23 46.67 258.56
109 New Mexico 2 77 437 5.68 6 38.50 218.50
110 Mississippi 8 355 2052 5.78 22 44.38 256.50
111 Nevada 2 81 491 6.06 4 40.50 245.50
112 New Mexico State 2 72 439 6.10 4 36.00 219.50
113 Kansas 10 428 2620 6.12 33 42.80 262.00
114 Eastern Michigan 2 75 480 6.40 2 37.50 240.00
115 North Texas 2 60 397 6.62 5 30.00 198.50
116 Wyoming 1 49 333 6.80 4 49.00 333.00
117 Bowling Green 1 46 360 7.83 4 46.00 360.00
118 Memphis 1 38 309 8.13 5 38.00 309.00
119 UTEP 1 45 373 8.29 4 45.00 373.00
120 Air Force 1 29 266 9.17 4 29.00 266.00