2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - From Opponent's 40 to Own 40 Yard Line through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Alabama 14 91 181 1.99 0 32 12 6 2
2 BYU 13 90 184 2.04 0 27 15 6 2
2 Ohio State 12 96 411 4.28 2 59 15 11 5
4 Connecticut 11 107 245 2.29 0 28 16 9 2
4 North Carolina 12 89 295 3.31 0 18 16 8 0
6 Michigan State 13 104 335 3.22 0 38 17 12 5
7 UTSA 10 72 334 4.64 1 44 18 12 2
8 Oklahoma 13 111 498 4.49 0 44 20 12 5
9 Notre Dame 13 96 311 3.24 0 25 21 11 2
9 San Jose State 13 98 334 3.41 2 50 21 11 6
9 Penn State 12 95 407 4.28 0 37 21 12 5
12 Bowling Green 13 96 355 3.70 0 40 22 16 2
12 LSU 13 102 418 4.10 1 58 22 9 3
14 Tulsa 14 129 284 2.20 0 22 23 11 1
14 Virginia Tech 13 124 314 2.53 0 32 23 14 3
14 Virginia 12 101 448 4.44 1 52 23 13 4
14 Northwestern 13 108 462 4.28 0 50 23 18 3
14 Florida International 12 109 466 4.28 0 32 23 16 3
19 Florida State 13 103 235 2.28 0 24 24 8 2
19 Oklahoma State 13 108 300 2.78 0 36 24 10 2
19 TCU 13 100 322 3.22 1 47 24 10 1
19 Wisconsin 14 119 348 2.92 0 24 24 9 2
19 Stanford 14 105 361 3.44 1 51 24 11 6
19 Florida 13 91 382 4.20 0 25 24 15 4
19 Boise State 13 119 412 3.46 0 40 24 10 6
19 Utah 11 92 433 4.71 1 57 24 17 6
27 Utah State 13 104 310 2.98 0 16 25 9 0
27 Iowa 12 115 437 3.80 0 20 25 11 2
27 North Texas 12 88 454 5.16 3 54 25 15 7
27 Maryland 12 117 460 3.93 0 47 25 17 7
27 Kansas 12 103 493 4.79 0 43 25 17 5
32 Rutgers 13 126 378 3.00 0 18 26 12 0
33 South Florida 12 130 474 3.65 1 41 27 15 3
33 Washington 13 101 500 4.95 1 46 27 13 5
33 Louisville 13 108 514 4.76 1 55 27 14 3
33 North Carolina State 13 117 527 4.50 1 45 27 16 8
33 UAB 12 113 546 4.83 3 46 27 15 6
38 Kent State 14 124 450 3.63 1 50 28 14 4
38 Ohio 13 117 483 4.13 0 40 28 18 4
38 Western Michigan 12 128 500 3.91 2 53 28 13 4
38 Oregon State 13 98 506 5.16 1 42 28 19 7
38 Fresno State 13 148 521 3.52 1 51 28 17 4
38 Florida Atlantic 12 121 540 4.46 0 23 28 14 2
38 Clemson 13 121 577 4.77 2 57 28 19 9
38 Buffalo 12 140 613 4.38 3 55 28 17 6
46 Wake Forest 12 122 417 3.42 0 33 29 11 3
46 San Diego State 13 134 419 3.13 0 24 29 14 3
46 Missouri 12 112 453 4.04 0 36 29 15 2
46 Kentucky 12 125 507 4.06 2 47 29 13 4
46 East Carolina 13 109 532 4.88 1 51 29 17 5
46 SMU 13 108 540 5.00 1 57 29 19 6
46 Hawai'i 12 120 569 4.74 2 52 29 16 7
46 South Alabama 13 134 609 4.54 2 51 29 14 7
54 Memphis 12 96 439 4.57 0 50 30 17 4
54 Arkansas 12 108 534 4.94 1 60 30 19 3
54 New Mexico State 12 94 564 6.00 0 40 30 19 8
54 Cincinnati 13 110 593 5.39 1 60 30 23 5
54 Ball State 13 115 615 5.35 1 58 30 20 5
54 Idaho 12 110 659 5.99 0 52 30 19 9
54 Toledo 13 118 702 5.95 3 58 30 20 9
61 South Carolina 13 122 399 3.27 1 50 31 16 1
61 Washington State 12 127 475 3.74 1 47 31 16 3
61 Louisiana Tech 12 116 513 4.42 2 55 31 14 4
61 Georgia Tech 14 141 541 3.84 1 60 31 16 3
61 Syracuse 13 144 590 4.10 0 40 31 18 4
61 UCLA 14 130 593 4.56 2 49 31 17 7
61 Miami (Florida) 12 100 621 6.21 1 55 31 17 8
61 Tennessee 12 125 677 5.42 4 51 31 17 5
69 Mississippi 13 129 426 3.30 1 59 32 16 5
69 Vanderbilt 13 116 498 4.29 1 54 32 17 6
69 Western Kentucky 13 110 502 4.56 1 58 32 23 5
69 Texas A&M 13 124 545 4.40 1 47 32 18 6
69 Oregon 13 98 560 5.71 0 35 32 24 4
69 USC 13 137 565 4.12 1 59 32 15 4
69 Auburn 12 124 583 4.70 0 45 32 16 5
76 Arkansas State 13 139 465 3.35 0 28 33 14 5
76 UCF 14 122 491 4.02 0 33 33 16 3
76 Troy 12 118 579 4.91 1 59 33 19 7
79 Kansas State 13 114 511 4.48 0 46 34 22 4
79 Texas State 12 105 585 5.57 1 43 34 17 7
79 Tulane 12 132 676 5.12 2 46 34 24 4
79 California 12 138 698 5.06 3 55 34 17 5
83 Louisiana-Monroe 13 115 473 4.11 0 25 35 16 4
83 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 120 489 4.08 1 57 35 19 3
83 Purdue 13 115 523 4.55 1 51 35 23 7
83 Michigan 13 131 542 4.14 0 29 35 18 2
83 UTEP 12 127 666 5.24 2 46 35 23 6
83 Arizona State 13 125 666 5.33 2 53 35 21 8
83 Temple 11 106 702 6.62 1 56 35 25 6
83 Air Force 13 142 716 5.04 1 59 35 19 5
91 West Virginia 13 142 597 4.20 3 53 36 17 5
91 Middle Tennessee 12 122 643 5.27 0 44 36 19 4
91 Massachusetts 12 123 686 5.58 3 57 36 22 4
94 Rice 13 133 650 4.89 3 57 37 17 6
95 Mississippi State 13 119 532 4.47 0 29 38 21 3
95 Northern Illinois 14 148 587 3.97 1 60 38 13 3
95 Iowa State 13 148 665 4.49 1 55 38 23 3
95 Marshall 12 135 772 5.72 3 48 38 18 6
99 Southern Mississippi 12 130 630 4.85 2 57 39 21 4
99 Pittsburgh 13 123 707 5.75 2 59 39 24 6
99 Nebraska 14 154 761 4.94 3 57 39 23 9
99 Central Michigan 13 139 808 5.81 4 55 39 20 9
99 New Mexico 13 121 845 6.98 2 58 39 29 12
104 Texas 13 124 616 4.97 1 48 40 29 9
104 Wyoming 12 149 658 4.42 0 31 40 17 4
106 Texas Tech 13 126 541 4.29 0 37 41 21 3
106 UNLV 13 151 626 4.15 0 28 41 22 3
106 Colorado State 12 149 753 5.05 2 58 41 20 5
109 Akron 12 133 715 5.38 0 44 42 30 2
109 Minnesota 13 116 844 7.28 4 48 42 20 14
109 Eastern Michigan 12 117 857 7.32 5 58 42 20 8
112 Colorado 12 131 773 5.90 0 42 43 27 7
113 Army 12 136 780 5.74 3 60 44 24 6
114 Nevada 13 135 719 5.33 1 42 45 25 8
114 Duke 13 123 726 5.90 2 46 45 24 5
114 Illinois 12 138 746 5.41 1 49 45 23 6
114 Baylor 13 131 761 5.81 4 58 45 25 6
114 Arizona 13 157 788 5.02 2 55 45 25 6
119 Indiana 12 158 831 5.26 3 54 46 34 10
120 Houston 12 161 789 4.90 2 59 47 25 11
120 Boston College 12 137 805 5.88 2 56 47 28 4
122 Miami (Ohio) 12 138 828 6.00 2 43 48 28 8
123 Navy 13 132 821 6.22 2 56 53 30 4
123 Georgia 14 157 895 5.70 3 46 53 31 10
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards