2021 National Leaders Rushing Defense - All Games through 10/16/2021

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 San Diego State 6 173 365 2.11 1 28.83 60.83
2 Georgia 7 206 450 2.18 1 29.43 64.29
3 Wisconsin 6 175 386 2.21 4 29.17 64.33
4 Army 6 155 468 3.02 9 25.83 78.00
5 UTSA 7 222 573 2.58 3 31.71 81.86
6 Minnesota 6 167 521 3.12 6 27.83 86.83
7 Iowa 7 230 629 2.73 5 32.86 89.86
8 North Carolina State 6 167 545 3.26 1 27.83 90.83
9 UCLA 7 211 637 3.02 7 30.14 91.00
10 Air Force 7 189 639 3.38 6 27.00 91.29
11 UTEP 7 225 648 2.88 7 32.14 92.57
12 Alabama 7 223 652 2.92 7 31.86 93.14
13 Troy 7 260 666 2.56 5 37.14 95.14
14 Iowa State 6 206 586 2.84 4 34.33 97.67
15 Colorado State 6 198 587 2.96 6 33.00 97.83
16 Oklahoma State 6 198 593 2.99 7 33.00 98.83
17 Pittsburgh 6 196 601 3.07 7 32.67 100.17
18 West Virginia 6 207 613 2.96 5 34.50 102.17
19 Oklahoma 7 217 728 3.35 5 31.00 104.00
20 Oregon State 6 178 625 3.51 8 29.67 104.17
21 Mississippi State 6 175 641 3.66 4 29.17 106.83
22 Kansas State 6 195 642 3.29 8 32.50 107.00
23 Liberty 7 245 750 3.06 8 35.00 107.14
24 Houston 6 219 651 2.97 6 36.50 108.50
25 UAB 7 237 774 3.27 5 33.86 110.57
26 Penn State 6 219 668 3.05 4 36.50 111.33
27 Clemson 6 218 678 3.11 2 36.33 113.00
28 Syracuse 7 258 800 3.10 7 36.86 114.29
29 Purdue 6 200 688 3.44 6 33.33 114.67
30 Western Michigan 7 214 818 3.82 8 30.57 116.86
31 Coastal Carolina 6 212 712 3.36 9 35.33 118.67
32 Kentucky 7 222 834 3.76 5 31.71 119.14
33 Michigan State 7 255 835 3.27 5 36.43 119.29
34 Michigan 6 206 716 3.48 2 34.33 119.33
35 South Alabama 6 220 724 3.29 8 36.67 120.67
36 Cincinnati 6 213 737 3.46 6 35.50 122.83
37 Notre Dame 6 198 743 3.75 7 33.00 123.83
37 Indiana 6 191 743 3.89 6 31.83 123.83
39 Auburn 7 273 869 3.18 6 39.00 124.14
40 Central Michigan 7 246 876 3.56 9 35.14 125.14
41 Boston College 6 198 753 3.80 5 33.00 125.50
42 Maryland 6 208 758 3.64 10 34.67 126.33
43 Fresno State 7 257 903 3.51 8 36.71 129.00
44 Old Dominion 7 265 910 3.43 7 37.86 130.00
45 Arizona State 7 249 914 3.67 9 35.57 130.57
46 San Jose State 7 258 919 3.56 4 36.86 131.29
47 Ohio State 6 223 788 3.53 6 37.17 131.33
48 Nevada 6 209 800 3.83 9 34.83 133.33
49 Utah 6 218 802 3.68 4 36.33 133.67
50 California 6 197 806 4.09 8 32.83 134.33
51 Baylor 7 261 941 3.61 9 37.29 134.43
52 Southern Mississippi 7 241 949 3.94 8 34.43 135.57
53 Tennessee 7 269 952 3.54 10 38.43 136.00
54 Hawai'i 7 248 953 3.84 12 35.43 136.14
55 Oregon 6 224 826 3.69 5 37.33 137.67
56 Texas A&M 7 249 964 3.87 4 35.57 137.71
57 Appalachian State 6 206 831 4.03 9 34.33 138.50
58 Navy 6 212 832 3.92 17 35.33 138.67
59 SMU 6 219 836 3.82 5 36.50 139.33
60 Nebraska 8 285 1119 3.93 7 35.63 139.88
61 Florida 7 252 986 3.91 8 36.00 140.86
62 Tulsa 7 262 1000 3.82 11 37.43 142.86
63 Toledo 7 281 1003 3.57 2 40.14 143.29
64 Georgia Southern 7 233 1004 4.31 8 33.29 143.43
65 Louisiana Tech 6 208 861 4.14 10 34.67 143.50
66 Miami (Ohio) 7 262 1012 3.86 8 37.43 144.57
67 USC 6 204 889 4.36 10 34.00 148.17
68 Memphis 7 282 1042 3.70 11 40.29 148.86
69 Rutgers 7 261 1043 4.00 8 37.29 149.00
70 UNLV 6 228 900 3.95 9 38.00 150.00
71 Louisville 6 202 903 4.47 10 33.67 150.50
72 Miami (Florida) 6 227 905 3.99 9 37.83 150.83
73 Colorado 6 198 906 4.58 9 33.00 151.00
74 South Carolina 7 254 1059 4.17 10 36.29 151.29
75 LSU 7 255 1063 4.17 9 36.43 151.86
76 Georgia Tech 6 264 918 3.48 8 44.00 153.00
77 New Mexico 7 283 1079 3.81 13 40.43 154.14
78 BYU 7 267 1083 4.06 12 38.14 154.71
79 Louisiana-Lafayette 6 236 934 3.96 9 39.33 155.67
80 Washington State 7 245 1093 4.46 10 35.00 156.14
81 Virginia Tech 6 222 940 4.23 6 37.00 156.67
82 North Carolina 7 267 1109 4.15 13 38.14 158.43
83 East Carolina 6 212 959 4.52 13 35.33 159.83
84 Wyoming 6 243 967 3.98 10 40.50 161.17
85 Texas Tech 7 253 1132 4.47 12 36.14 161.71
86 Ball State 7 291 1137 3.91 14 41.57 162.43
87 Illinois 7 262 1151 4.39 10 37.43 164.43
88 Duke 7 270 1163 4.31 12 38.57 166.14
89 Florida State 6 249 997 4.00 10 41.50 166.17
90 Georgia State 6 258 1028 3.98 10 43.00 171.33
91 New Mexico State 7 249 1212 4.87 12 35.57 173.14
92 Wake Forest 6 235 1039 4.42 5 39.17 173.17
93 Arkansas 7 278 1224 4.40 16 39.71 174.86
94 Texas State 6 234 1050 4.49 12 39.00 175.00
95 UCF 6 234 1060 4.53 13 39.00 176.67
96 Louisiana-Monroe 6 223 1086 4.87 12 37.17 181.00
97 Middle Tennessee 6 238 1093 4.59 13 39.67 182.17
98 Northern Illinois 7 248 1294 5.22 18 35.43 184.86
99 Florida International 6 242 1121 4.63 10 40.33 186.83
100 Vanderbilt 7 248 1315 5.30 12 35.43 187.86
101 Virginia 7 265 1317 4.97 10 37.86 188.14
102 Temple 6 251 1129 4.50 16 41.83 188.17
103 Washington 6 240 1148 4.78 10 40.00 191.33
104 Buffalo 7 300 1342 4.47 15 42.86 191.71
105 North Texas 6 250 1151 4.60 14 41.67 191.83
106 Eastern Michigan 7 284 1346 4.74 14 40.57 192.29
107 Western Kentucky 6 257 1177 4.58 15 42.83 196.17
108 Arizona 6 250 1180 4.72 8 41.67 196.67
109 Tulane 6 257 1182 4.60 16 42.83 197.00
110 Boise State 7 307 1388 4.52 11 43.86 198.29
111 Mississippi 6 273 1190 4.36 14 45.50 198.33
112 Bowling Green 7 332 1394 4.20 15 47.43 199.14
113 Texas 7 272 1409 5.18 14 38.86 201.29
114 Florida Atlantic 6 236 1216 5.15 11 39.33 202.67
115 Stanford 7 285 1419 4.98 17 40.71 202.71
116 Connecticut 8 359 1630 4.54 17 44.88 203.75
117 Rice 6 219 1228 5.61 18 36.50 204.67
118 Northwestern 6 230 1237 5.38 14 38.33 206.17
119 Utah State 6 222 1239 5.58 13 37.00 206.50
120 TCU 6 233 1260 5.41 13 38.83 210.00
121 Kent State 7 276 1497 5.42 18 39.43 213.86
122 Akron 7 252 1509 5.99 18 36.00 215.57
123 Marshall 7 343 1551 4.52 12 49.00 221.57
124 Charlotte 6 237 1330 5.61 7 39.50 221.67
125 Ohio 7 308 1586 5.15 16 44.00 226.57
126 Massachusetts 6 245 1360 5.55 21 40.83 226.67
127 South Florida 6 227 1362 6.00 13 37.83 227.00
128 Kansas 6 253 1500 5.93 24 42.17 250.00
129 Arkansas State 6 232 1610 6.94 18 38.67 268.33
130 Missouri 7 326 2013 6.17 21 46.57 287.57