2011 National Leaders Total Defense - Games in August/September Only through 01/09/2012

Name G Rush Yards Pass Yards Plays Total Yards Yards/Play Yards/G
1 Michigan State 4 285 404 211 689 3.27 172.3
2 Alabama 4 183 553 261 736 2.82 184.0
3 UCF 4 344 414 224 758 3.38 189.5
4 Virginia Tech 4 172 753 240 925 3.85 231.3
5 Florida 4 226 701 258 927 3.59 231.8
6 Wisconsin 4 355 629 236 984 4.17 246.0
7 Kansas State 3 267 472 170 739 4.35 246.3
8 Penn State 4 403 593 257 996 3.88 249.0
9 Florida State 4 330 698 257 1028 4.00 257.0
10 SMU 4 277 752 244 1029 4.22 257.3
11 Texas 3 314 462 181 776 4.29 258.7
12 Georgia 4 479 601 247 1080 4.37 270.0
13 Connecticut 4 365 723 250 1088 4.35 272.0
14 Temple 4 301 791 256 1092 4.27 273.0
15 Ohio State 4 397 708 238 1105 4.64 276.3
16 Vanderbilt 4 388 729 267 1117 4.18 279.3
17 Illinois 4 226 923 258 1149 4.45 287.3
17 Wake Forest 3 252 610 178 862 4.84 287.3
19 LSU 4 213 943 284 1156 4.07 289.0
20 Louisville 3 223 651 204 874 4.28 291.3
21 Bowling Green 4 380 797 272 1177 4.33 294.3
22 South Carolina 4 551 642 255 1193 4.68 298.3
23 Stanford 3 108 797 199 905 4.55 301.7
24 Ohio 4 442 791 265 1233 4.65 308.3
25 Rutgers 3 205 724 174 929 5.34 309.7
26 California 4 313 944 245 1257 5.13 314.3
27 Utah State 4 448 812 283 1260 4.45 315.0
28 Virginia 4 479 784 267 1263 4.73 315.8
29 Hawai'i 4 403 864 241 1267 5.26 316.8
30 Colorado State 4 703 567 255 1270 4.98 317.5
31 Southern Mississippi 4 375 906 306 1281 4.19 320.3
32 Purdue 3 327 638 220 965 4.39 321.7
33 Colorado 4 558 734 249 1292 5.19 323.0
34 Western Michigan 4 758 540 238 1298 5.45 324.5
35 Arkansas 4 460 854 257 1314 5.11 328.5
36 West Virginia 4 534 781 263 1315 5.00 328.8
37 Notre Dame 4 372 960 269 1332 4.95 333.0
38 Miami (Ohio) 3 525 475 193 1000 5.18 333.3
39 Georgia Tech 4 527 810 262 1337 5.10 334.3
40 USC 4 433 911 258 1344 5.21 336.0
41 Kent State 4 608 742 269 1350 5.02 337.5
42 Boise State 3 390 623 186 1013 5.45 337.7
43 Texas A&M 3 181 837 223 1018 4.57 339.3
44 Eastern Michigan 4 563 800 249 1363 5.47 340.8
45 Utah 3 238 790 207 1028 4.97 342.7
46 Louisiana-Monroe 4 505 875 249 1380 5.54 345.0
47 Arizona State 4 550 836 261 1386 5.31 346.5
48 Arkansas State 4 516 875 279 1391 4.99 347.8
49 Missouri 4 348 1050 272 1398 5.14 349.5
50 Nebraska 4 533 866 281 1399 4.98 349.8
51 Buffalo 4 664 737 277 1401 5.06 350.3
52 Central Michigan 4 573 831 272 1404 5.16 351.0
52 Michigan 4 624 780 257 1404 5.46 351.0
54 North Carolina 4 542 877 274 1419 5.18 354.8
55 South Florida 5 635 1141 370 1776 4.80 355.2
56 BYU 5 837 946 317 1783 5.62 356.6
57 Duke 4 436 1002 240 1438 5.99 359.5
58 Mississippi State 4 654 785 289 1439 4.98 359.8
59 East Carolina 3 578 505 216 1083 5.01 361.0
60 Baylor 3 456 633 203 1089 5.36 363.0
60 Tennessee 3 411 678 191 1089 5.70 363.0
62 Iowa State 3 474 619 224 1093 4.88 364.3
63 Fresno State 4 630 831 257 1461 5.68 365.3
64 Kentucky 4 815 649 272 1464 5.38 366.0
64 Navy 3 598 500 200 1098 5.49 366.0
66 Florida International 4 486 980 289 1466 5.07 366.5
67 Miami (Florida) 3 590 516 195 1106 5.67 368.7
68 Cincinnati 4 357 1122 266 1479 5.56 369.8
69 Washington State 3 348 763 214 1111 5.19 370.3
70 Louisiana-Lafayette 4 566 925 291 1491 5.12 372.8
71 Oregon State 3 490 631 194 1121 5.78 373.7
72 Tulane 4 489 1019 282 1508 5.35 377.0
73 Akron 4 791 721 269 1512 5.62 378.0
74 Western Kentucky 3 712 424 172 1136 6.60 378.7
75 Minnesota 4 419 1114 259 1533 5.92 383.3
76 Iowa 4 530 1013 308 1543 5.01 385.8
77 Indiana 4 759 788 281 1547 5.51 386.8
78 Oregon 4 725 833 322 1558 4.84 389.5
79 San Diego State 4 911 651 276 1562 5.66 390.5
80 Air Force 3 576 596 209 1172 5.61 390.7
81 Oklahoma 3 397 781 199 1178 5.92 392.7
82 San Jose State 4 859 727 279 1586 5.68 396.5
83 TCU 4 600 989 275 1589 5.78 397.3
84 Mississippi 4 802 796 290 1598 5.51 399.5
85 Toledo 4 562 1047 277 1609 5.81 402.3
85 Northwestern 3 617 590 207 1207 5.83 402.3
87 Syracuse 4 505 1106 300 1611 5.37 402.8
88 Louisiana Tech 4 500 1113 307 1613 5.25 403.3
89 Clemson 4 703 919 259 1622 6.26 405.5
90 Florida Atlantic 3 522 695 214 1217 5.69 405.7
91 Boston College 4 661 963 296 1624 5.49 406.0
92 North Carolina State 4 556 1077 289 1633 5.65 408.3
93 Texas Tech 3 677 553 207 1230 5.94 410.0
94 New Mexico State 4 837 809 299 1646 5.51 411.5
95 Ball State 4 829 820 276 1649 5.97 412.3
95 UCLA 4 733 916 273 1649 6.04 412.3
97 Houston 5 962 1105 369 2067 5.60 413.4
98 UNLV 4 464 1191 247 1655 6.70 413.8
98 Army 4 712 943 246 1655 6.73 413.8
100 Pittsburgh 5 624 1448 392 2072 5.29 414.4
101 Marshall 4 602 1075 298 1677 5.63 419.3
102 Maryland 3 549 723 219 1272 5.81 424.0
103 Idaho 4 498 1207 285 1705 5.98 426.3
104 Oklahoma State 4 676 1036 305 1712 5.61 428.0
105 Wyoming 4 714 1020 295 1734 5.88 433.5
106 Nevada 3 629 705 208 1334 6.41 444.7
107 Washington 4 503 1310 305 1813 5.94 453.3
108 UTEP 5 1005 1338 342 2343 6.85 468.6
109 Tulsa 4 610 1289 347 1899 5.47 474.8
110 Auburn 4 906 1004 339 1910 5.63 477.5
111 Northern Illinois 4 1119 817 321 1936 6.03 484.0
111 Arizona 4 934 1002 280 1936 6.91 484.0
113 Middle Tennessee 3 715 780 234 1495 6.39 498.3
114 Troy 3 515 989 235 1504 6.40 501.3
115 Rice 3 718 827 232 1545 6.66 515.0
116 New Mexico 4 901 1171 299 2072 6.93 518.0
117 North Texas 4 732 1349 294 2081 7.08 520.3
118 UAB 3 743 851 225 1594 7.08 531.3
119 Memphis 4 830 1313 295 2143 7.26 535.8
120 Kansas 3 846 804 194 1650 8.51 550.0