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College Football 2011: Ranking the 10 Stingiest Run Defenses in the Nation

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College Football 2011: Ranking the 10 Stingiest Run Defenses in the Nation
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A strong running game is what makes most consistent offenses flow because without a playmaker in the backfield, you become one-dimensional.

That is why having the ability to stop the run is so important in college football. If you contain the running back, you put a lot of pressure on the quarterback to make big plays. 

The following 10 teams are the best of the best defensively, and these teams will have the strongest defense against the run in 2011.

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