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