2012 Big Ten Conference Leaders Total Defense - Games in August/September Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Yards Pass Yards Plays Total Yards Yards/Play Yards/G
1 Purdue 4 421 992 286 1413 4.94 353.3
2 Northwestern 5 450 1445 350 1895 5.41 379.0
3 Michigan State 5 481 836 304 1317 4.33 263.4
4 Ohio State 5 504 1378 361 1882 5.21 376.4
5 Iowa 5 555 1020 320 1575 4.92 315.0
6 Illinois 5 574 1107 322 1681 5.22 336.2
7 Wisconsin 5 582 1162 348 1744 5.01 348.8
8 Penn State 5 639 1129 355 1768 4.98 353.6
9 Minnesota 5 696 908 342 1604 4.69 320.8
10 Michigan 4 728 618 269 1346 5.00 336.5
11 Nebraska 5 764 940 370 1704 4.61 340.8
12 Indiana 4 854 941 316 1795 5.68 448.8