2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - In The 1st Half through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Alabama 14 221 490 2.22 5 32 31 13 4
2 Rutgers 13 257 651 2.53 4 26 41 25 3
3 Connecticut 12 193 542 2.81 7 33 34 16 7
4 South Carolina 13 250 710 2.84 4 32 47 23 4
5 TCU 13 199 567 2.85 3 21 32 16 2
6 Florida State 14 250 736 2.94 4 35 42 19 6
7 LSU 13 224 668 2.98 8 58 44 22 4
7 Utah State 13 257 767 2.98 0 31 47 18 2
9 Texas A&M 13 222 685 3.09 10 28 42 26 5
10 BYU 13 205 639 3.12 0 35 35 22 5
11 Florida 13 210 663 3.16 6 24 35 22 4
12 Oklahoma State 13 245 784 3.20 6 46 51 23 3
13 Stanford 14 218 699 3.21 7 77 42 25 9
14 Utah 12 210 681 3.24 9 28 39 29 6
15 SMU 13 207 699 3.38 7 48 38 18 7
15 Virginia Tech 13 227 768 3.38 7 65 33 20 6
17 San Jose State 13 235 797 3.39 10 83 48 27 6
18 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 237 806 3.40 10 26 48 30 5
19 Boise State 13 250 855 3.42 4 58 48 18 7
20 Oregon 13 237 813 3.43 5 35 49 29 5
21 UTSA 10 164 567 3.46 5 28 30 15 1
22 Bowling Green 13 207 723 3.49 7 79 40 28 5
23 Wisconsin 14 213 745 3.50 7 76 34 15 3
23 Northern Illinois 14 305 1067 3.50 10 60 74 31 5
25 Mississippi 13 273 964 3.53 8 69 56 34 7
26 Kansas State 13 211 753 3.57 4 45 51 28 4
26 Pittsburgh 13 212 756 3.57 5 58 41 25 4
28 Arkansas 12 216 773 3.58 8 52 45 25 3
29 South Florida 12 244 878 3.60 10 44 47 34 6
30 UCF 14 250 902 3.61 8 37 63 27 7
31 Cincinnati 13 245 897 3.66 5 44 47 26 3
32 Florida International 12 204 752 3.69 11 33 42 25 4
33 Michigan State 13 197 734 3.73 4 71 28 24 6
33 Maryland 12 237 883 3.73 6 42 55 29 5
33 Clemson 13 241 899 3.73 7 54 42 30 11
36 Virginia 12 208 779 3.75 7 77 39 20 5
37 Tulsa 14 252 948 3.76 10 74 52 31 9
38 UCLA 14 285 1096 3.85 12 92 64 34 8
39 Mississippi State 13 228 881 3.86 6 37 61 25 7
40 Notre Dame 13 204 790 3.87 3 55 43 24 7
41 Penn State 12 201 780 3.88 3 52 41 22 7
42 Kent State 14 272 1059 3.89 6 68 52 29 6
43 Washington State 12 223 884 3.96 6 47 52 31 4
43 Georgia 14 315 1247 3.96 6 43 68 38 8
45 Michigan 13 227 903 3.98 5 40 50 29 5
46 Louisiana-Monroe 13 216 864 4.00 7 61 54 26 6
47 Vanderbilt 13 244 978 4.01 8 52 59 32 7
48 Kentucky 12 238 957 4.02 15 47 58 28 6
49 West Virginia 13 275 1121 4.08 16 53 61 34 7
50 Western Michigan 12 240 985 4.10 12 53 51 37 6
51 Missouri 12 237 973 4.11 14 73 54 33 9
51 Northwestern 13 238 977 4.11 7 59 49 30 7
53 Illinois 12 240 989 4.12 13 54 61 37 4
53 Syracuse 13 265 1091 4.12 7 80 54 34 9
55 Buffalo 12 237 978 4.13 11 57 45 27 9
56 USC 13 253 1048 4.14 6 59 62 38 5
57 Georgia Tech 14 249 1050 4.22 19 60 60 36 7
58 San Diego State 13 241 1022 4.24 8 64 60 37 7
59 Ohio 13 224 951 4.25 7 26 56 32 2
59 Iowa 12 236 1003 4.25 10 72 48 25 4
61 Memphis 12 177 754 4.26 7 83 40 22 8
62 Arkansas State 13 264 1127 4.27 9 44 59 31 12
63 Purdue 13 240 1027 4.28 14 51 58 39 9
64 Tennessee 12 233 1000 4.29 16 75 42 31 10
65 Iowa State 13 242 1042 4.31 12 55 52 35 6
66 Western Kentucky 13 238 1031 4.33 7 61 62 40 8
67 Oregon State 13 222 968 4.36 10 64 49 29 10
67 Louisiana Tech 12 240 1046 4.36 10 64 52 32 7
69 UAB 12 255 1114 4.37 15 45 62 37 7
70 North Carolina 12 236 1037 4.39 15 71 56 36 4
70 Houston 12 245 1075 4.39 11 73 58 33 9
72 North Carolina State 13 248 1094 4.41 10 67 55 33 11
73 Boston College 12 250 1105 4.42 10 54 62 33 5
73 Arizona State 13 299 1323 4.42 13 86 68 50 14
75 Air Force 13 300 1336 4.45 13 79 73 40 9
76 Central Michigan 13 247 1103 4.47 15 55 60 30 9
77 Washington 13 225 1009 4.48 8 57 46 26 5
78 Toledo 13 232 1043 4.50 5 62 48 31 6
78 Oklahoma 13 240 1081 4.50 11 62 49 31 9
80 Ohio State 12 186 838 4.51 8 73 37 20 6
81 Tulane 12 264 1195 4.53 16 48 68 43 9
82 UTEP 12 216 980 4.54 10 43 54 29 5
82 Wake Forest 12 232 1054 4.54 12 80 58 33 9
84 Texas Tech 13 248 1141 4.60 10 49 67 39 11
84 Middle Tennessee 12 258 1187 4.60 9 33 67 31 7
86 UNLV 13 268 1241 4.63 16 35 67 41 5
87 Hawai'i 12 247 1151 4.66 22 68 65 37 11
88 Louisville 13 220 1035 4.70 11 55 51 28 7
88 Texas 13 303 1423 4.70 18 95 84 56 11
88 Arizona 13 317 1490 4.70 15 52 85 42 5
91 East Carolina 13 228 1080 4.74 12 68 62 35 6
92 Miami (Florida) 12 273 1298 4.75 16 73 68 38 6
93 California 12 226 1076 4.76 10 62 53 29 8
94 Fresno State 13 278 1336 4.81 15 67 56 38 18
95 South Alabama 13 243 1172 4.82 14 51 56 36 12
96 Nebraska 14 291 1412 4.85 13 72 62 36 13
97 Marshall 12 264 1296 4.91 15 75 65 37 11
98 Minnesota 13 232 1149 4.95 13 48 58 33 16
99 Baylor 13 256 1275 4.98 17 84 74 39 11
100 North Texas 12 198 994 5.02 10 75 53 26 12
101 Southern Mississippi 12 231 1161 5.03 15 64 63 42 10
102 Akron 12 229 1169 5.10 9 72 62 44 8
103 Florida Atlantic 12 234 1202 5.14 12 77 53 32 11
104 Navy 13 260 1345 5.17 11 56 83 39 7
105 Temple 11 210 1087 5.18 10 40 50 38 8
106 Auburn 12 234 1220 5.21 13 68 61 35 14
106 Colorado State 12 271 1413 5.21 12 80 76 40 9
108 Ball State 13 302 1585 5.25 16 45 90 46 18
109 Rice 13 259 1364 5.27 14 78 61 36 11
110 Wyoming 12 254 1342 5.28 12 74 65 38 9
110 Indiana 12 267 1411 5.28 12 69 70 49 12
112 Troy 12 228 1208 5.30 9 98 55 33 10
113 Nevada 13 284 1518 5.35 15 53 84 44 13
114 Duke 13 265 1443 5.45 17 34 78 42 14
115 Massachusetts 12 237 1362 5.75 16 66 63 45 11
116 Idaho 12 210 1212 5.77 19 68 53 34 13
117 Kansas 12 229 1327 5.79 14 99 67 34 15
118 New Mexico State 12 209 1260 6.03 14 76 61 34 16
119 Miami (Ohio) 12 253 1532 6.06 18 57 71 46 17
120 Army 12 243 1477 6.08 16 99 71 39 14
121 Texas State 12 240 1482 6.18 13 60 83 49 15
122 New Mexico 13 193 1199 6.21 9 71 54 39 14
123 Eastern Michigan 12 218 1411 6.47 15 87 62 33 14
124 Colorado 12 213 1417 6.65 17 94 66 46 18
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards