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

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