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

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