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

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