2021 National Leaders Rushing Defense - All Games through 11/27/2021

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Wisconsin 12 365 733 2.01 9 30.42 61.08
2 Alabama 12 399 967 2.42 8 33.25 80.58
3 Georgia 12 381 947 2.49 2 31.75 78.92
4 San Diego State 12 361 942 2.61 4 30.08 78.50
5 Pittsburgh 12 397 1111 2.80 14 33.08 92.58
6 Oklahoma State 12 399 1123 2.81 9 33.25 93.58
7 Clemson 12 419 1186 2.83 7 34.92 98.83
8 Iowa 12 427 1270 2.97 10 35.58 105.83
9 UAB 12 413 1250 3.03 12 34.42 104.17
10 Houston 12 388 1180 3.04 11 32.33 98.33
11 Appalachian State 12 412 1307 3.17 14 34.33 108.92
12 Air Force 12 360 1144 3.18 16 30.00 95.33
13 Mississippi State 12 362 1214 3.35 13 30.17 101.17
14 UTSA 12 433 1459 3.37 12 36.08 121.58
15 Michigan State 12 414 1407 3.40 9 34.50 117.25
16 Minnesota 12 349 1202 3.44 10 29.08 100.17
17 Syracuse 12 438 1513 3.45 12 36.50 126.08
18 Auburn 12 444 1535 3.46 8 37.00 127.92
19 Cincinnati 12 489 1701 3.48 14 40.75 141.75
19 Troy 12 492 1714 3.48 15 41.00 142.83
21 Ohio State 12 404 1422 3.52 15 33.67 118.50
21 Old Dominion 12 426 1500 3.52 11 35.50 125.00
21 Central Michigan 12 437 1538 3.52 17 36.42 128.17
21 Penn State 12 467 1646 3.52 9 38.92 137.17
21 Liberty 12 481 1694 3.52 18 40.08 141.17
26 San Jose State 12 459 1623 3.54 9 38.25 135.25
27 Michigan 12 416 1476 3.55 11 34.67 123.00
28 Oregon 12 419 1492 3.56 18 34.92 124.33
29 Iowa State 12 409 1462 3.57 10 34.08 121.83
30 Baylor 12 403 1448 3.59 15 33.58 120.67
30 Fresno State 12 425 1524 3.59 14 35.42 127.00
30 Georgia State 12 489 1756 3.59 19 40.75 146.33
33 Kansas State 12 421 1516 3.60 14 35.08 126.33
34 Oklahoma 12 409 1486 3.63 14 34.08 123.83
34 Arizona State 12 428 1552 3.63 17 35.67 129.33
36 Florida State 12 477 1735 3.64 15 39.75 144.58
37 Army 11 312 1140 3.65 16 28.36 103.64
37 Coastal Carolina 12 422 1542 3.65 18 35.17 128.50
37 Texas A&M 12 443 1618 3.65 6 36.92 134.83
40 Middle Tennessee 12 418 1533 3.67 16 34.83 127.75
41 New Mexico 12 465 1716 3.69 17 38.75 143.00
42 Utah 12 410 1521 3.71 10 34.17 126.75
42 Notre Dame 12 412 1527 3.71 13 34.33 127.25
44 UCLA 12 397 1491 3.76 24 33.08 124.25
44 Toledo 12 481 1810 3.76 9 40.08 150.83
46 SMU 12 438 1651 3.77 15 36.50 137.58
46 Tennessee 12 488 1838 3.77 24 40.67 153.17
48 North Carolina State 12 391 1479 3.78 9 32.58 123.25
49 UTEP 12 428 1624 3.79 20 35.67 135.33
49 LSU 12 435 1647 3.79 13 36.25 137.25
49 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 456 1726 3.79 12 38.00 143.83
52 Kentucky 12 371 1414 3.81 11 30.92 117.83
53 Illinois 12 477 1822 3.82 16 39.75 151.83
54 Western Kentucky 12 467 1793 3.84 22 38.92 149.42
55 West Virginia 12 402 1555 3.87 13 33.50 129.58
56 Tulsa 12 460 1786 3.88 18 38.33 148.83
57 Miami (Florida) 12 429 1668 3.89 16 35.75 139.00
58 Tulane 12 484 1901 3.93 25 40.33 158.42
59 California 11 378 1497 3.96 13 34.36 136.09
60 South Alabama 12 441 1755 3.98 21 36.75 146.25
60 North Texas 12 446 1773 3.98 17 37.17 147.75
60 Boise State 12 478 1904 3.98 14 39.83 158.67
63 Arkansas 12 469 1875 4.00 17 39.08 156.25
64 Miami (Ohio) 12 450 1808 4.02 16 37.50 150.67
65 Colorado State 12 494 1995 4.04 18 41.17 166.25
66 Hawai'i 13 502 2032 4.05 24 38.62 156.31
67 Navy 11 357 1448 4.06 24 32.45 131.64
68 Texas Tech 12 425 1732 4.08 18 35.42 144.33
69 Indiana 12 433 1777 4.10 23 36.08 148.08
69 Memphis 12 489 2005 4.10 22 40.75 167.08
71 UCF 12 449 1865 4.15 22 37.42 155.42
72 Nebraska 12 424 1763 4.16 12 35.33 146.92
72 Bowling Green 12 542 2254 4.16 30 45.17 187.83
74 Purdue 12 420 1754 4.18 17 35.00 146.17
74 Maryland 12 452 1890 4.18 23 37.67 157.50
74 Ball State 12 487 2034 4.18 21 40.58 169.50
77 Rutgers 12 461 1945 4.22 15 38.42 162.08
78 BYU 12 426 1819 4.27 23 35.50 151.58
78 Marshall 12 533 2276 4.27 15 44.42 189.67
80 Oregon State 12 408 1757 4.31 18 34.00 146.42
80 Florida 12 428 1843 4.31 17 35.67 153.58
82 Mississippi 12 508 2196 4.32 24 42.33 183.00
83 Southern Mississippi 12 431 1868 4.33 15 35.92 155.67
84 Georgia Southern 12 420 1829 4.35 17 35.00 152.42
85 Wyoming 12 464 2030 4.38 16 38.67 169.17
86 Texas State 12 501 2199 4.39 20 41.75 183.25
87 Virginia Tech 12 453 1992 4.40 17 37.75 166.00
88 Louisiana-Monroe 12 439 1949 4.44 21 36.58 162.42
89 Georgia Tech 12 491 2184 4.45 19 40.92 182.00
90 Utah State 12 441 1965 4.46 19 36.75 163.75
91 Florida Atlantic 12 422 1886 4.47 17 35.17 157.17
91 Nevada 12 464 2073 4.47 19 38.67 172.75
93 North Carolina 12 453 2039 4.50 21 37.75 169.92
94 UNLV 12 457 2063 4.51 19 38.08 171.92
95 Louisville 12 416 1880 4.52 21 34.67 156.67
95 Louisiana Tech 12 442 1998 4.52 25 36.83 166.50
97 Boston College 12 451 2043 4.53 15 37.58 170.25
97 Connecticut 12 513 2326 4.53 27 42.75 193.83
99 Western Michigan 12 389 1765 4.54 15 32.42 147.08
100 Arizona 12 473 2155 4.56 17 39.42 179.58
101 Washington State 12 416 1946 4.68 19 34.67 162.17
101 USC 11 405 1895 4.68 26 36.82 172.27
103 East Carolina 12 412 1940 4.71 20 34.33 161.67
103 South Carolina 12 455 2145 4.71 17 37.92 178.75
105 Kent State 12 466 2205 4.73 30 38.83 183.75
106 Washington 12 489 2328 4.76 21 40.75 194.00
107 Temple 12 555 2646 4.77 33 46.25 220.50
108 Buffalo 12 489 2339 4.78 27 40.75 194.92
109 Rice 12 405 1944 4.80 30 33.75 162.00
110 Ohio 12 478 2316 4.85 25 39.83 193.00
111 Colorado 12 431 2142 4.97 22 35.92 178.50
112 Eastern Michigan 12 473 2366 5.00 24 39.42 197.17
113 Wake Forest 12 496 2515 5.07 21 41.33 209.58
114 Texas 12 470 2419 5.15 26 39.17 201.58
115 Duke 12 468 2470 5.28 26 39.00 205.83
116 Northwestern 12 480 2559 5.33 31 40.00 213.25
117 Charlotte 12 458 2446 5.34 27 38.17 203.83
118 Florida International 12 506 2758 5.45 30 42.17 229.83
119 New Mexico State 12 429 2349 5.48 26 35.75 195.75
119 Missouri 12 502 2752 5.48 30 41.83 229.33
121 Vanderbilt 12 420 2315 5.51 22 35.00 192.92
122 Northern Illinois 12 456 2609 5.72 30 38.00 217.42
123 Stanford 12 493 2828 5.74 33 41.08 235.67
124 TCU 12 460 2664 5.79 34 38.33 222.00
124 Virginia 12 468 2710 5.79 21 39.00 225.83
126 South Florida 12 429 2487 5.80 28 35.75 207.25
126 Massachusetts 12 487 2825 5.80 43 40.58 235.42
128 Kansas 12 495 2998 6.06 40 41.25 249.83
129 Akron 12 482 2987 6.20 32 40.17 248.92
130 Arkansas State 12 488 3133 6.42 32 40.67 261.08