2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - In The 2nd Half/Overtime through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 BYU 13 207 491 2.37 5 55 28 15 4
2 Florida State 14 219 551 2.52 6 37 39 15 5
3 Alabama 14 219 579 2.64 5 22 32 15 3
4 Connecticut 12 237 633 2.67 3 31 35 17 3
5 Ohio State 12 206 555 2.69 6 81 30 14 7
6 Tulsa 14 268 726 2.71 10 54 49 24 5
7 Florida 13 203 566 2.79 6 25 39 21 5
8 Michigan State 13 194 548 2.82 2 44 35 17 6
9 North Carolina 12 238 675 2.84 5 39 43 23 5
10 Stanford 14 228 659 2.89 8 61 44 26 5
11 San Diego State 13 245 713 2.91 8 38 49 25 5
12 Rutgers 13 203 612 3.01 2 42 42 26 6
13 LSU 13 216 653 3.02 6 23 37 18 3
13 Utah State 13 236 712 3.02 6 33 43 21 2
15 Notre Dame 13 192 584 3.04 1 48 31 20 3
16 Arkansas 12 224 716 3.20 13 60 41 31 8
17 Bowling Green 13 206 662 3.21 7 74 35 25 8
18 Maryland 12 208 669 3.22 7 47 32 18 8
19 Penn State 12 234 761 3.25 7 30 43 26 4
20 Fresno State 13 272 891 3.28 5 28 54 28 4
21 Buffalo 12 264 887 3.36 11 55 48 20 5
22 Northwestern 13 202 682 3.38 9 25 48 24 4
22 South Carolina 13 254 859 3.38 5 50 62 35 2
24 Mississippi 13 210 717 3.41 9 38 41 24 9
25 Western Kentucky 13 218 748 3.43 8 68 41 26 9
26 Northern Illinois 14 282 983 3.49 11 37 66 29 5
27 West Virginia 13 273 958 3.51 7 67 62 28 7
28 Oregon State 13 200 715 3.58 9 52 48 30 10
28 South Alabama 13 270 966 3.58 7 85 50 25 10
30 TCU 13 223 803 3.60 8 66 45 19 8
31 Wake Forest 12 257 939 3.65 10 90 41 17 5
32 Vanderbilt 13 238 870 3.66 9 70 48 32 10
33 Michigan 13 287 1054 3.67 4 64 66 35 5
34 South Florida 12 250 921 3.68 11 41 55 35 3
35 Memphis 12 248 921 3.71 8 37 59 32 7
36 Syracuse 13 208 775 3.73 6 76 42 28 4
36 Kent State 14 235 877 3.73 9 44 51 25 7
36 North Carolina State 13 246 918 3.73 10 42 56 35 7
39 Virginia Tech 13 258 975 3.78 6 51 59 40 7
40 California 12 251 956 3.81 8 47 61 35 3
41 Missouri 12 214 818 3.82 12 44 37 27 5
42 San Jose State 13 207 792 3.83 6 86 36 16 7
43 UTSA 10 179 687 3.84 11 68 36 18 5
44 Arkansas State 13 234 906 3.87 6 45 53 27 6
45 Louisville 13 229 889 3.88 3 42 57 34 5
46 East Carolina 13 239 935 3.91 9 51 56 31 8
47 Louisiana-Monroe 13 251 985 3.92 14 43 62 36 9
48 SMU 13 211 834 3.95 7 57 44 29 5
48 Western Michigan 12 222 877 3.95 9 33 47 27 11
50 Iowa 12 237 942 3.97 6 73 49 23 6
51 Boise State 13 262 1045 3.99 16 72 60 31 10
52 USC 13 280 1123 4.01 11 39 69 35 7
53 Washington State 12 267 1075 4.03 15 84 59 32 7
54 Cincinnati 13 214 866 4.05 5 60 51 28 8
54 Kentucky 12 243 983 4.05 10 45 64 25 6
54 Arizona State 13 260 1054 4.05 4 51 61 32 11
57 Pittsburgh 13 249 1017 4.08 9 77 58 26 7
58 Wisconsin 14 259 1060 4.09 7 81 56 32 7
59 Kansas State 13 220 901 4.10 9 80 53 33 4
60 Colorado State 12 250 1027 4.11 7 58 54 28 5
60 Baylor 13 255 1048 4.11 11 58 58 34 5
60 Hawai'i 12 275 1130 4.11 12 76 54 27 8
63 Texas Tech 13 275 1141 4.15 10 69 66 38 6
64 Utah 12 205 857 4.18 10 57 45 26 7
65 Florida International 12 224 938 4.19 12 73 53 35 6
66 Virginia 12 228 960 4.21 10 54 51 30 9
66 Troy 12 241 1014 4.21 8 59 55 26 8
68 Texas A&M 13 265 1129 4.26 8 47 63 32 9
69 Temple 11 258 1106 4.29 11 56 60 38 8
70 Oklahoma State 13 245 1058 4.32 13 76 65 41 7
71 Georgia 14 301 1303 4.33 11 46 75 44 14
72 Georgia Tech 14 223 969 4.35 8 46 51 37 7
72 Iowa State 13 289 1257 4.35 7 77 67 39 6
72 UCF 14 294 1280 4.35 13 69 70 41 7
75 Washington 13 246 1072 4.36 9 64 52 28 12
75 Marshall 12 262 1143 4.36 15 47 58 34 9
77 Minnesota 13 246 1087 4.42 9 48 56 31 7
77 UCLA 14 276 1219 4.42 8 86 53 29 10
79 Arizona 13 268 1190 4.44 18 55 61 41 7
80 Navy 13 263 1171 4.45 12 39 74 36 5
81 Houston 12 276 1238 4.49 12 59 74 42 11
82 Rice 13 247 1115 4.51 16 75 63 31 10
83 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 235 1064 4.53 10 57 63 36 8
83 Texas 13 235 1065 4.53 11 50 55 37 14
83 Florida Atlantic 12 270 1223 4.53 11 38 64 33 10
86 Air Force 13 275 1248 4.54 14 76 59 32 7
87 Duke 13 259 1182 4.56 9 86 61 33 8
88 New Mexico 13 235 1075 4.57 10 58 56 39 7
89 UNLV 13 317 1451 4.58 13 66 81 40 10
90 Oregon 13 233 1071 4.60 10 31 62 40 6
90 Auburn 12 250 1151 4.60 10 62 59 34 13
92 Mississippi State 13 276 1272 4.61 10 34 73 47 6
93 Kansas 12 222 1025 4.62 12 43 54 42 10
93 Middle Tennessee 12 232 1072 4.62 12 64 62 30 7
93 Clemson 13 245 1131 4.62 9 57 57 39 13
96 Ohio 13 243 1126 4.63 5 68 55 39 10
96 Idaho 12 249 1152 4.63 18 71 55 32 12
98 Nebraska 14 275 1283 4.67 13 80 54 32 13
99 Akron 12 288 1364 4.74 13 40 75 44 10
100 Indiana 12 287 1365 4.76 17 67 70 49 14
101 UAB 12 222 1073 4.83 18 55 50 34 9
102 Nevada 13 255 1236 4.85 12 76 58 32 12
102 Boston College 12 300 1454 4.85 10 56 81 36 8
104 Massachusetts 12 274 1335 4.87 17 74 67 40 7
105 Illinois 12 274 1338 4.88 15 63 72 33 10
106 North Texas 12 196 965 4.92 12 54 49 26 10
107 Army 12 266 1311 4.93 19 87 70 46 12
107 Miami (Ohio) 12 276 1361 4.93 17 65 71 45 8
109 Southern Mississippi 12 269 1329 4.94 19 54 69 46 11
110 Ball State 13 220 1107 5.03 8 71 48 39 9
111 UTEP 12 265 1352 5.10 14 81 73 36 9
112 Louisiana Tech 12 230 1182 5.14 15 72 57 32 10
113 Purdue 13 260 1338 5.15 10 67 69 42 15
114 Tennessee 12 244 1266 5.19 9 80 59 33 11
115 Texas State 12 250 1300 5.20 12 53 62 35 13
116 Miami (Florida) 12 253 1317 5.21 13 55 74 43 14
117 Wyoming 12 277 1446 5.22 11 82 74 41 13
118 Central Michigan 13 264 1389 5.26 13 53 71 34 10
119 Colorado 12 245 1295 5.29 11 71 61 41 15
120 New Mexico State 12 261 1397 5.35 13 83 66 44 11
121 Tulane 12 264 1480 5.61 14 72 76 55 13
122 Oklahoma 13 245 1428 5.83 16 74 63 41 14
123 Eastern Michigan 12 292 1788 6.12 19 75 84 48 16
124 Toledo 13 213 1327 6.23 14 73 60 40 16
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards