2012 Big Ten Conference Leaders Rushing Defense - On 1st Down through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Michigan State 13 193 722 3.74 1 59 24 24 6
2 Northwestern 13 226 765 3.38 9 25 20 25 4
3 Penn State 12 209 766 3.67 2 52 20 21 4
4 Wisconsin 14 236 901 3.82 11 81 19 20 5
5 Michigan 13 240 966 4.03 2 64 29 29 4
6 Ohio State 12 200 978 4.89 5 81 21 21 10
7 Iowa 12 236 1043 4.42 6 72 25 25 4
8 Minnesota 13 224 1086 4.85 8 44 29 29 11
9 Purdue 13 254 1264 4.98 17 59 39 39 10
10 Illinois 12 259 1290 4.98 12 63 34 35 8
11 Indiana 12 279 1466 5.25 13 67 45 50 11
12 Nebraska 14 294 1630 5.54 16 72 35 38 15
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards