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

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