2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - In All Plays through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Notre Dame 13 396 1374 3.47 4 55 74 44 10
2 BYU 13 412 1130 2.74 5 55 63 37 9
3 Rutgers 13 460 1263 2.75 6 42 83 51 9
3 Michigan State 13 391 1282 3.28 6 71 63 41 12
3 Utah State 13 493 1479 3.00 6 33 90 39 4
6 South Carolina 13 504 1569 3.11 9 50 109 58 6
6 Michigan 13 514 1957 3.81 9 64 116 64 10
8 Alabama 14 440 1069 2.43 10 32 63 28 7
8 Connecticut 12 430 1175 2.73 10 33 69 33 10
8 Florida State 14 469 1287 2.74 10 37 81 34 11
8 Penn State 12 435 1541 3.54 10 52 84 48 11
8 Cincinnati 13 459 1763 3.84 10 60 98 54 11
13 TCU 13 422 1370 3.25 11 66 77 35 10
14 Florida 13 413 1229 2.98 12 25 74 43 9
14 Ohio 13 467 2077 4.45 12 68 111 71 12
16 Maryland 12 445 1552 3.49 13 47 87 47 13
16 Kansas State 13 431 1654 3.84 13 80 104 61 8
16 Virginia Tech 13 485 1743 3.59 13 65 92 60 13
16 Syracuse 13 473 1866 3.95 13 80 96 62 13
20 LSU 13 440 1321 3.00 14 58 81 40 7
20 Bowling Green 13 413 1385 3.35 14 79 75 53 13
20 Ohio State 12 392 1393 3.55 14 81 67 34 13
20 SMU 13 418 1533 3.67 14 57 82 47 12
20 Pittsburgh 13 461 1773 3.85 14 77 99 51 11
20 Wisconsin 14 472 1805 3.82 14 81 90 47 10
20 Louisville 13 449 1924 4.29 14 55 108 62 12
27 Stanford 14 446 1358 3.04 15 77 86 51 14
27 Memphis 12 425 1675 3.94 15 83 99 54 15
27 Western Kentucky 13 456 1779 3.90 15 68 103 66 17
27 Oregon 13 470 1884 4.01 15 35 111 69 11
27 Kent State 14 507 1936 3.82 15 68 103 54 13
27 Arkansas State 13 498 2033 4.08 15 45 112 58 18
33 UTSA 10 343 1254 3.66 16 68 66 33 6
33 San Jose State 13 442 1589 3.60 16 86 84 43 13
33 Northwestern 13 440 1659 3.77 16 59 97 54 11
33 San Diego State 13 486 1735 3.57 16 64 109 62 12
33 Iowa 12 473 1945 4.11 16 73 97 48 10
33 Clemson 13 486 2030 4.18 16 57 99 69 24
33 Mississippi State 13 504 2153 4.27 16 37 134 72 13
40 Mississippi 13 483 1681 3.48 17 69 97 58 16
40 Virginia 12 436 1739 3.99 17 77 90 50 14
40 Vanderbilt 13 482 1848 3.83 17 70 107 64 17
40 Washington 13 471 2081 4.42 17 64 98 54 17
40 USC 13 533 2171 4.07 17 59 131 73 12
40 Troy 12 469 2222 4.74 17 98 110 59 18
40 Arizona State 13 559 2377 4.25 17 86 129 82 25
40 Georgia 14 616 2550 4.14 17 46 143 82 22
48 Texas A&M 13 487 1814 3.72 18 47 105 58 14
48 California 12 477 2032 4.26 18 62 114 64 11
50 Utah 12 415 1538 3.71 19 57 84 55 13
50 Oregon State 13 422 1683 3.99 19 64 97 59 20
50 Oklahoma State 13 490 1842 3.76 19 76 116 64 10
50 New Mexico 13 428 2274 5.31 19 71 110 78 21
50 Iowa State 13 531 2299 4.33 19 77 119 74 12
50 Toledo 13 445 2370 5.33 19 73 108 71 22
50 Colorado State 12 521 2440 4.68 19 80 130 68 14
57 Tulsa 14 520 1674 3.22 20 74 101 55 14
57 North Carolina 12 474 1712 3.61 20 71 99 59 9
57 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 472 1870 3.96 20 57 111 66 13
57 Boise State 13 512 1900 3.71 20 72 108 49 17
57 North Carolina State 13 494 2012 4.07 20 67 111 68 18
57 Fresno State 13 550 2227 4.05 20 67 110 66 22
57 Texas Tech 13 523 2282 4.36 20 69 133 77 17
57 UCLA 14 561 2315 4.13 20 92 117 63 18
57 Boston College 12 550 2559 4.65 20 56 143 69 13
66 Arkansas 12 440 1489 3.38 21 60 86 56 11
66 South Florida 12 494 1799 3.64 21 44 102 69 9
66 Louisiana-Monroe 13 467 1849 3.96 21 61 116 62 15
66 Western Michigan 12 462 1862 4.03 21 53 98 64 17
66 Washington State 12 490 1959 4.00 21 84 111 63 11
66 East Carolina 13 467 2015 4.31 21 68 118 66 14
66 Northern Illinois 14 587 2050 3.49 21 60 140 60 10
66 South Alabama 13 513 2138 4.17 21 85 106 61 22
66 UCF 14 544 2182 4.01 21 69 133 68 14
66 Temple 11 468 2193 4.69 21 56 110 76 16
66 Middle Tennessee 12 490 2259 4.61 21 64 129 61 14
77 Buffalo 12 501 1865 3.72 22 57 93 47 14
77 North Texas 12 394 1959 4.97 22 75 102 52 22
77 Wake Forest 12 489 1993 4.08 22 90 99 50 14
77 Minnesota 13 478 2236 4.68 22 48 114 64 23
77 Akron 12 517 2533 4.90 22 72 137 88 18
82 Florida International 12 428 1690 3.95 23 73 95 60 10
82 West Virginia 13 548 2079 3.79 23 67 123 62 14
82 Houston 12 521 2313 4.44 23 73 132 75 20
82 Auburn 12 484 2371 4.90 23 68 120 69 27
82 Florida Atlantic 12 504 2425 4.81 23 77 117 65 21
82 Navy 13 523 2516 4.81 23 56 157 75 12
82 Wyoming 12 531 2788 5.25 23 82 139 79 22
89 UTEP 12 481 2332 4.85 24 81 127 65 14
89 Purdue 13 500 2365 4.73 24 67 127 81 24
89 Ball State 13 522 2692 5.16 24 71 138 85 27
92 Kentucky 12 481 1940 4.03 25 47 122 53 12
92 Louisiana Tech 12 470 2228 4.74 25 72 109 64 17
92 Tennessee 12 477 2266 4.75 25 80 101 64 21
92 Texas State 12 490 2782 5.68 25 60 145 84 28
96 Missouri 12 451 1791 3.97 26 73 91 60 14
96 Kansas 12 451 2352 5.22 26 99 121 76 25
96 Duke 13 524 2625 5.01 26 86 139 75 22
96 Nebraska 14 566 2695 4.76 26 80 116 68 26
100 Georgia Tech 14 472 2019 4.28 27 60 111 73 14
100 Oklahoma 13 485 2509 5.17 27 74 112 72 23
100 Air Force 13 575 2584 4.49 27 79 132 72 16
100 New Mexico State 12 470 2657 5.65 27 83 127 78 27
100 Nevada 13 539 2754 5.11 27 76 142 76 25
105 Baylor 13 511 2323 4.55 28 84 132 73 16
105 Illinois 12 514 2327 4.53 28 63 133 70 14
105 Central Michigan 13 511 2492 4.88 28 55 131 64 19
105 Colorado 12 458 2712 5.92 28 94 127 87 33
109 Texas 13 538 2488 4.62 29 95 139 93 25
109 Miami (Florida) 12 526 2615 4.97 29 73 142 81 20
109 UNLV 13 585 2692 4.60 29 66 148 81 15
109 Indiana 12 554 2776 5.01 29 69 140 98 26
113 Marshall 12 526 2439 4.64 30 75 123 71 20
113 Rice 13 506 2479 4.90 30 78 124 67 21
113 Tulane 12 528 2675 5.07 30 72 144 98 22
116 UAB 12 477 2187 4.58 33 55 112 71 16
116 Arizona 13 585 2680 4.58 33 55 146 83 12
116 Massachusetts 12 511 2697 5.28 33 74 130 85 18
119 Hawai'i 12 522 2281 4.37 34 76 119 64 19
119 Southern Mississippi 12 500 2490 4.98 34 64 132 88 21
119 Eastern Michigan 12 510 3199 6.27 34 87 146 81 30
122 Army 12 509 2788 5.48 35 99 141 85 26
122 Miami (Ohio) 12 529 2893 5.47 35 65 142 91 25
124 Idaho 12 459 2364 5.15 37 71 108 66 25
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards