2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - On 1st Down through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 UTSA 10 172 672 3.91 7 68 13 16 3
2 Notre Dame 13 192 771 4.02 2 55 16 17 5
3 Michigan State 13 193 722 3.74 1 59 24 24 6
4 Oregon State 13 194 965 4.97 8 64 28 29 13
5 TCU 13 200 707 3.54 4 47 16 16 4
5 Ohio State 12 200 978 4.89 5 81 21 21 10
7 North Texas 12 201 1047 5.21 9 75 23 24 9
8 Bowling Green 13 202 712 3.52 7 74 21 22 6
9 BYU 13 203 573 2.82 4 30 19 19 5
10 Kansas State 13 205 998 4.87 5 80 29 30 7
11 Virginia 12 206 925 4.49 6 60 23 22 6
12 Alabama 14 208 585 2.81 3 22 8 8 3
12 Florida State 14 208 751 3.61 4 37 17 17 4
14 Maryland 12 209 609 2.91 6 25 14 15 2
14 Penn State 12 209 766 3.67 2 52 20 21 4
14 San Jose State 13 209 805 3.85 6 50 19 19 4
17 Connecticut 12 210 556 2.65 5 33 12 12 5
18 SMU 13 211 775 3.67 9 48 21 21 4
19 LSU 13 213 623 2.92 8 58 15 15 2
20 Florida 13 214 688 3.21 8 20 20 22 3
21 Arkansas 12 216 891 4.13 8 60 26 27 7
21 Memphis 12 216 912 4.22 6 83 25 26 7
23 Pittsburgh 13 219 838 3.83 10 77 19 19 7
24 Kansas 12 220 1216 5.53 11 99 39 39 14
25 Rutgers 13 221 597 2.70 2 24 20 21 3
25 Utah 12 221 953 4.31 9 57 30 28 10
25 Auburn 12 221 1154 5.22 11 49 34 33 14
25 New Mexico 13 221 1237 5.60 9 71 38 38 11
29 Stanford 14 222 889 4.00 6 77 33 34 10
30 Minnesota 13 224 1086 4.85 8 44 29 29 11
31 Northwestern 13 226 765 3.38 9 25 20 25 4
32 Florida International 12 227 859 3.78 7 73 23 25 3
33 San Diego State 13 228 801 3.51 2 38 22 23 5
33 Texas A&M 13 228 996 4.37 7 47 27 28 8
35 Louisiana-Monroe 13 229 786 3.43 9 29 30 31 5
36 Ohio 13 231 1126 4.87 6 68 32 33 6
36 Toledo 13 231 1336 5.78 12 73 32 39 10
38 Louisville 13 232 908 3.91 2 42 29 28 6
38 East Carolina 13 232 996 4.29 9 33 32 35 7
38 Kentucky 12 232 1057 4.56 15 47 27 27 6
41 Missouri 12 233 987 4.24 8 44 30 33 7
42 South Carolina 13 234 757 3.24 5 50 26 28 3
42 Clemson 13 234 980 4.19 10 57 31 33 10
44 Utah State 13 235 781 3.32 2 33 15 15 2
44 Buffalo 12 235 997 4.24 7 55 25 25 7
44 Western Kentucky 13 235 1063 4.52 5 68 36 36 11
47 Wisconsin 14 236 901 3.82 11 81 19 20 5
47 Iowa 12 236 1043 4.42 6 72 25 25 4
47 New Mexico State 12 236 1371 5.81 12 83 38 42 14
50 Arkansas State 13 237 1001 4.22 7 45 25 27 10
50 Oregon 13 237 1113 4.70 8 35 33 35 8
52 Vanderbilt 13 238 944 3.97 7 70 31 32 8
52 Troy 12 238 1207 5.07 8 98 26 28 10
52 Rice 13 238 1207 5.07 15 75 27 29 8
55 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 239 986 4.13 7 41 33 34 6
55 Syracuse 13 239 992 4.15 6 80 26 30 6
55 Washington 13 239 1069 4.47 7 57 24 26 9
55 Central Michigan 13 239 1208 5.05 6 55 27 28 11
55 Tennessee 12 239 1302 5.45 12 80 33 33 14
60 Oklahoma State 13 240 931 3.88 6 76 28 32 5
60 Michigan 13 240 966 4.03 2 64 29 29 4
60 Mississippi 13 240 1030 4.29 12 69 28 29 10
60 Temple 11 240 1124 4.68 8 43 31 33 9
60 Eastern Michigan 12 240 1440 6.00 15 75 30 33 12
65 Wake Forest 12 241 1113 4.62 11 80 23 23 7
66 Boise State 13 242 915 3.78 5 58 18 18 7
67 Virginia Tech 13 243 1020 4.20 7 65 29 31 8
67 Cincinnati 13 243 1072 4.41 5 44 34 35 8
67 Idaho 12 243 1403 5.77 19 71 38 37 14
67 Colorado 12 243 1657 6.82 17 71 49 50 22
71 Washington State 12 244 973 3.99 12 80 30 32 4
72 Mississippi State 13 245 1073 4.38 5 34 33 36 7
72 Texas Tech 13 245 1219 4.98 10 69 39 40 10
74 Western Michigan 12 246 1165 4.74 14 45 37 41 12
74 Hawai'i 12 246 1213 4.93 13 76 37 37 10
74 UTEP 12 246 1261 5.13 13 46 33 34 9
77 California 12 248 1060 4.27 11 49 34 34 5
77 North Carolina State 13 248 1066 4.30 7 67 32 32 11
79 Louisiana Tech 12 249 1245 5.00 9 64 31 33 7
79 Boston College 12 249 1341 5.39 6 56 29 31 9
79 Oklahoma 13 249 1376 5.53 10 71 39 40 14
82 UAB 12 250 1329 5.32 17 55 42 43 12
83 Tulsa 14 251 890 3.55 10 54 24 27 5
83 Georgia Tech 14 251 1025 4.08 13 32 29 33 4
83 Colorado State 12 251 1367 5.45 10 80 35 37 11
86 North Carolina 12 252 862 3.42 13 29 25 25 4
87 Middle Tennessee 12 254 1166 4.59 13 44 28 28 8
87 Southern Mississippi 12 254 1196 4.71 15 64 34 37 7
87 Purdue 13 254 1264 4.98 17 59 39 39 10
90 Kent State 14 255 1111 4.36 9 68 24 24 9
90 Marshall 12 255 1134 4.45 8 70 28 31 6
90 Florida Atlantic 12 255 1359 5.33 13 77 33 33 17
90 Texas State 12 255 1386 5.44 11 51 38 39 10
90 Navy 13 255 1392 5.46 11 56 41 41 9
95 South Florida 12 256 1021 3.99 11 44 34 37 6
96 Northern Illinois 14 257 936 3.64 4 60 22 21 3
96 Iowa State 13 257 1258 4.89 9 77 39 39 9
98 Ball State 13 258 1291 5.00 8 45 38 38 11
98 Army 12 258 1510 5.85 19 99 44 44 13
100 Fresno State 13 259 1141 4.41 12 57 29 29 8
100 Illinois 12 259 1290 4.98 12 63 34 35 8
102 UCF 14 260 1149 4.42 10 69 31 34 5
102 Duke 13 260 1518 5.84 13 86 38 38 13
104 Akron 12 261 1426 5.46 7 44 48 48 13
105 Wyoming 12 262 1477 5.64 9 82 36 37 11
106 Baylor 13 264 1281 4.85 14 84 38 38 8
107 Air Force 13 265 1317 4.97 9 68 34 35 9
107 Nevada 13 265 1366 5.15 14 76 37 39 10
109 USC 13 268 1170 4.37 4 41 34 37 5
109 Arizona State 13 268 1181 4.41 6 53 41 42 9
111 South Alabama 13 270 1268 4.70 8 85 35 35 15
112 Texas 13 272 1161 4.27 14 50 44 44 13
112 Massachusetts 12 272 1454 5.35 13 74 40 42 8
114 UCLA 14 274 1136 4.15 10 43 27 28 10
115 West Virginia 13 275 1152 4.19 8 67 31 31 6
115 Houston 12 275 1273 4.63 10 73 35 36 10
115 Miami (Florida) 12 275 1458 5.30 13 55 47 49 12
118 Tulane 12 278 1406 5.06 12 48 49 48 11
119 Indiana 12 279 1466 5.25 13 67 45 50 11
120 UNLV 13 280 1348 4.81 15 35 41 42 9
121 Miami (Ohio) 12 285 1649 5.79 16 65 48 50 14
122 Georgia 14 291 1332 4.58 9 46 45 47 8
123 Nebraska 14 294 1630 5.54 16 72 35 38 15
124 Arizona 13 303 1404 4.63 20 55 36 40 5
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards