2011 National Leaders Rushing Defense - In All Plays through 01/09/2012

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Alabama 13 386 938 2.43 3 82 57 22 5
2 Connecticut 12 385 1028 2.67 11 48 68 44 10
3 Florida State 13 458 1075 2.35 8 57 71 29 6
4 Stanford 13 364 1149 3.16 16 61 61 44 11
5 Louisiana-Monroe 12 386 1200 3.11 13 60 74 36 6
6 Cincinnati 13 457 1239 2.71 10 36 84 48 10
7 Texas 13 409 1251 3.06 15 74 71 45 11
8 LSU 14 460 1261 2.74 7 47 78 52 9
9 South Florida 12 435 1288 2.96 11 31 75 46 6
10 UCF 12 347 1306 3.76 9 56 72 47 6
11 Louisville 13 435 1307 3.00 11 50 86 42 8
12 Texas A&M 13 508 1324 2.61 25 43 106 47 6
13 USC 12 369 1337 3.62 17 70 76 40 8
14 Arkansas State 13 448 1346 3.00 12 43 88 50 11
15 Michigan State 14 502 1407 2.80 11 39 78 49 9
16 Georgia 14 440 1417 3.22 16 68 80 56 10
17 Boise State 13 405 1430 3.53 9 81 78 44 12
18 Virginia Tech 14 452 1457 3.22 15 47 86 52 14
18 BYU 13 401 1457 3.63 16 82 72 42 12
20 Utah 13 453 1490 3.29 7 58 79 48 11
21 Pittsburgh 13 465 1520 3.27 17 79 83 46 7
22 Florida International 13 458 1535 3.35 15 34 86 58 11
23 SMU 13 466 1538 3.30 17 63 95 41 9
23 Syracuse 12 436 1538 3.53 16 63 95 51 11
25 Kent State 12 446 1539 3.45 16 69 85 46 14
26 TCU 13 457 1609 3.52 7 61 79 38 12
27 Illinois 13 514 1610 3.13 15 65 89 46 10
28 North Carolina 13 452 1611 3.56 12 48 98 49 13
28 Temple 13 442 1611 3.64 11 81 92 45 13
30 Western Kentucky 12 372 1612 4.33 18 79 75 55 17
31 Louisiana Tech 13 487 1655 3.40 11 32 106 48 7
32 Missouri 13 463 1656 3.58 17 80 101 51 9
33 Southern Mississippi 14 506 1660 3.28 16 46 96 52 12
34 Utah State 13 480 1661 3.46 22 35 103 51 7
35 Tulsa 13 509 1670 3.28 20 69 101 39 7
36 California 13 442 1673 3.79 17 68 98 54 21
37 Eastern Michigan 12 407 1686 4.14 12 68 76 56 12
38 Vanderbilt 13 473 1697 3.59 12 69 101 65 10
39 North Carolina State 13 458 1706 3.72 18 77 94 60 17
40 Kansas State 13 429 1707 3.98 18 63 99 47 14
41 Michigan 13 429 1712 3.99 14 41 94 65 17
42 Florida 13 507 1725 3.40 16 77 101 55 11
43 Toledo 13 438 1726 3.94 17 87 97 52 13
44 Penn State 13 481 1733 3.60 13 46 90 49 10
45 Oklahoma 13 476 1751 3.68 15 56 98 69 16
46 South Carolina 13 489 1768 3.62 12 47 112 55 8
47 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 483 1802 3.73 26 62 93 51 17
48 Notre Dame 13 478 1806 3.78 8 42 101 58 8
49 Virginia 13 460 1813 3.94 15 60 92 62 20
49 Boston College 12 425 1813 4.27 22 79 91 50 13
51 Rutgers 13 476 1815 3.81 17 80 90 58 21
52 Ohio State 13 479 1840 3.84 13 54 93 51 13
53 Hawai'i 13 475 1852 3.90 19 80 102 60 13
54 West Virginia 13 472 1880 3.98 21 68 94 54 17
55 Washington State 12 429 1887 4.40 19 59 84 53 14
56 Idaho 12 455 1903 4.18 18 80 103 59 10
57 Nevada 13 425 1916 4.51 15 65 92 56 18
58 Arizona 12 411 1939 4.72 30 49 88 62 19
59 Miami (Florida) 12 473 1943 4.11 8 47 109 65 10
60 Arizona State 13 454 1945 4.28 21 48 95 68 25
61 Marshall 13 471 1947 4.13 19 82 99 65 18
62 Tennessee 12 445 1952 4.39 17 71 100 66 15
63 North Texas 12 419 1962 4.68 18 71 99 63 18
64 Ohio 14 494 1984 4.02 13 63 105 68 17
65 Mississippi State 13 536 1995 3.72 15 52 118 63 12
66 Oregon 14 548 1999 3.65 14 51 112 56 12
67 Miami (Ohio) 12 485 2022 4.17 16 96 106 67 19
68 Florida Atlantic 12 504 2027 4.02 27 67 120 72 13
69 Iowa 13 549 2028 3.69 16 37 118 58 8
70 Nebraska 13 515 2060 4.00 23 63 120 67 11
71 East Carolina 12 460 2090 4.54 24 77 112 54 13
72 Georgia Tech 13 464 2099 4.52 19 77 110 68 17
73 Wisconsin 14 498 2137 4.29 17 91 101 62 16
74 Tulane 13 467 2144 4.59 37 72 115 72 25
75 Duke 12 441 2168 4.92 22 48 112 66 18
76 Buffalo 12 509 2174 4.27 21 75 103 56 15
77 Arkansas 13 505 2179 4.31 21 62 108 59 15
78 Fresno State 13 452 2184 4.83 34 70 97 66 28
79 Washington 13 431 2193 5.09 32 89 108 59 27
80 Kentucky 12 487 2198 4.51 14 84 121 62 16
81 Rice 12 457 2201 4.82 18 52 114 68 20
82 San Diego State 13 533 2204 4.14 23 67 119 62 24
83 Wake Forest 13 481 2208 4.59 21 72 116 64 26
84 Minnesota 12 459 2237 4.87 23 82 126 75 15
85 Navy 12 464 2243 4.83 32 46 129 77 17
86 Central Michigan 12 494 2244 4.54 23 87 109 56 19
87 Purdue 13 529 2271 4.29 25 59 123 73 16
88 UTEP 12 436 2295 5.26 24 71 117 66 23
89 Memphis 12 455 2299 5.05 25 66 108 80 22
90 Northwestern 13 513 2305 4.49 27 76 127 71 17
91 UNLV 12 478 2330 4.87 30 67 121 73 22
92 Army 12 481 2339 4.86 24 67 130 63 21
93 Northern Illinois 14 582 2343 4.03 23 68 143 85 20
94 Oregon State 12 492 2362 4.80 21 60 124 70 17
95 Colorado 13 454 2391 5.27 26 84 127 88 28
96 Houston 14 576 2402 4.17 18 97 132 84 15
97 Oklahoma State 13 548 2404 4.39 24 80 133 77 21
98 UAB 12 466 2440 5.24 26 47 135 71 16
99 Bowling Green 12 496 2441 4.92 24 61 123 74 16
100 Troy 12 538 2443 4.54 25 75 121 65 18
101 San Jose State 12 502 2452 4.88 26 78 122 66 20
102 Auburn 13 531 2460 4.63 19 92 138 76 16
103 Clemson 14 569 2476 4.35 21 56 131 67 19
104 Iowa State 13 554 2515 4.54 23 45 145 88 17
105 Baylor 13 497 2566 5.16 28 81 127 71 21
106 Akron 12 535 2633 4.92 33 59 133 76 23
107 Maryland 12 564 2637 4.68 31 55 142 80 25
108 UCLA 14 518 2668 5.15 26 73 138 90 21
109 Mississippi 12 500 2699 5.40 26 77 124 78 27
110 Ball State 12 535 2712 5.07 22 74 147 83 19
111 Middle Tennessee 12 590 2755 4.67 37 80 144 82 26
112 Colorado State 12 510 2804 5.50 28 83 137 86 28
113 New Mexico State 13 528 2844 5.39 33 85 147 96 23
114 Air Force 13 576 2856 4.96 24 78 155 86 17
114 Western Michigan 13 529 2856 5.40 23 66 139 102 32
116 Kansas 12 491 2862 5.83 38 95 153 94 30
117 Indiana 12 552 2924 5.30 25 81 152 87 29
118 New Mexico 12 542 2962 5.46 46 69 156 81 31
119 Wyoming 13 592 3016 5.09 29 99 154 98 22
120 Texas Tech 12 589 3106 5.27 33 71 159 88 22
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards