2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - All Games through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Alabama 14 440 1069 2.43 10 31.43 76.36
2 BYU 13 412 1130 2.74 5 31.69 86.92
3 Connecticut 12 430 1175 2.73 10 35.83 97.92
4 Florida 13 413 1229 2.98 12 31.77 94.54
5 UTSA 10 343 1254 3.66 16 34.30 125.40
6 Rutgers 13 460 1263 2.75 6 35.38 97.15
7 Michigan State 13 391 1282 3.28 6 30.08 98.62
8 Florida State 14 469 1287 2.74 10 33.50 91.93
9 LSU 13 440 1321 3.00 14 33.85 101.62
10 Stanford 14 446 1358 3.04 15 31.86 97.00
11 TCU 13 422 1370 3.25 11 32.46 105.38
12 Notre Dame 13 396 1374 3.47 4 30.46 105.69
13 Bowling Green 13 413 1385 3.35 14 31.77 106.54
14 Ohio State 12 392 1393 3.55 14 32.67 116.08
15 Utah State 13 493 1479 3.00 6 37.92 113.77
16 Arkansas 12 440 1489 3.38 21 36.67 124.08
17 SMU 13 418 1533 3.67 14 32.15 117.92
18 Utah 12 415 1538 3.71 19 34.58 128.17
19 Penn State 12 435 1541 3.54 10 36.25 128.42
20 Maryland 12 445 1552 3.49 13 37.08 129.33
21 South Carolina 13 504 1569 3.11 9 38.77 120.69
22 San Jose State 13 442 1589 3.60 16 34.00 122.23
23 Kansas State 13 431 1654 3.84 13 33.15 127.23
24 Northwestern 13 440 1659 3.77 16 33.85 127.62
25 Tulsa 14 520 1674 3.22 20 37.14 119.57
26 Memphis 12 425 1675 3.94 15 35.42 139.58
27 Mississippi 13 483 1681 3.48 17 37.15 129.31
28 Oregon State 13 422 1683 3.99 19 32.46 129.46
29 Florida International 12 428 1690 3.95 23 35.67 140.83
30 North Carolina 12 474 1712 3.61 20 39.50 142.67
31 San Diego State 13 486 1735 3.57 16 37.38 133.46
32 Virginia 12 436 1739 3.99 17 36.33 144.92
33 Virginia Tech 13 485 1743 3.59 13 37.31 134.08
34 Cincinnati 13 459 1763 3.84 10 35.31 135.62
35 Pittsburgh 13 461 1773 3.85 14 35.46 136.38
36 Western Kentucky 13 456 1779 3.90 15 35.08 136.85
37 Missouri 12 451 1791 3.97 26 37.58 149.25
38 South Florida 12 494 1799 3.64 21 41.17 149.92
39 Wisconsin 14 472 1805 3.82 14 33.71 128.93
40 Texas A&M 13 487 1814 3.72 18 37.46 139.54
41 Oklahoma State 13 490 1842 3.76 19 37.69 141.69
42 Vanderbilt 13 482 1848 3.83 17 37.08 142.15
43 Louisiana-Monroe 13 467 1849 3.96 21 35.92 142.23
44 Western Michigan 12 462 1862 4.03 21 38.50 155.17
45 Buffalo 12 501 1865 3.72 22 41.75 155.42
46 Syracuse 13 473 1866 3.95 13 36.38 143.54
47 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 472 1870 3.96 20 36.31 143.85
48 Oregon 13 470 1884 4.01 15 36.15 144.92
49 Boise State 13 512 1900 3.71 20 39.38 146.15
50 Louisville 13 449 1924 4.29 14 34.54 148.00
51 Kent State 14 507 1936 3.82 15 36.21 138.29
52 Kentucky 12 481 1940 4.03 25 40.08 161.67
53 Iowa 12 473 1945 4.11 16 39.42 162.08
54 Michigan 13 514 1957 3.81 9 39.54 150.54
55 Washington State 12 490 1959 4.00 21 40.83 163.25
55 North Texas 12 394 1959 4.97 22 32.83 163.25
57 Wake Forest 12 489 1993 4.08 22 40.75 166.08
58 North Carolina State 13 494 2012 4.07 20 38.00 154.77
59 East Carolina 13 467 2015 4.31 21 35.92 155.00
60 Georgia Tech 14 472 2019 4.28 27 33.71 144.21
61 Clemson 13 486 2030 4.18 16 37.38 156.15
62 California 12 477 2032 4.26 18 39.75 169.33
63 Arkansas State 13 498 2033 4.08 15 38.31 156.38
64 Northern Illinois 14 587 2050 3.49 21 41.93 146.43
65 Ohio 13 467 2077 4.45 12 35.92 159.77
66 West Virginia 13 548 2079 3.79 23 42.15 159.92
67 Washington 13 471 2081 4.42 17 36.23 160.08
68 South Alabama 13 513 2138 4.17 21 39.46 164.46
69 Mississippi State 13 504 2153 4.27 16 38.77 165.62
70 USC 13 533 2171 4.07 17 41.00 167.00
71 UCF 14 544 2182 4.01 21 38.86 155.86
72 UAB 12 477 2187 4.58 33 39.75 182.25
73 Temple 11 468 2193 4.69 21 42.55 199.36
74 Troy 12 469 2222 4.74 17 39.08 185.17
75 Fresno State 13 550 2227 4.05 20 42.31 171.31
76 Louisiana Tech 12 470 2228 4.74 25 39.17 185.67
77 Minnesota 13 478 2236 4.68 22 36.77 172.00
78 Middle Tennessee 12 490 2259 4.61 21 40.83 188.25
79 Tennessee 12 477 2266 4.75 25 39.75 188.83
80 New Mexico 13 428 2274 5.31 19 32.92 174.92
81 Hawai'i 12 522 2281 4.37 34 43.50 190.08
82 Texas Tech 13 523 2282 4.36 20 40.23 175.54
83 Iowa State 13 531 2299 4.33 19 40.85 176.85
84 Houston 12 521 2313 4.44 23 43.42 192.75
85 UCLA 14 561 2315 4.13 20 40.07 165.36
86 Baylor 13 511 2323 4.55 28 39.31 178.69
87 Illinois 12 514 2327 4.53 28 42.83 193.92
88 UTEP 12 481 2332 4.85 24 40.08 194.33
89 Kansas 12 451 2352 5.22 26 37.58 196.00
90 Idaho 12 459 2364 5.15 37 38.25 197.00
91 Purdue 13 500 2365 4.73 24 38.46 181.92
92 Toledo 13 445 2370 5.33 19 34.23 182.31
93 Auburn 12 484 2371 4.90 23 40.33 197.58
94 Arizona State 13 559 2377 4.25 17 43.00 182.85
95 Florida Atlantic 12 504 2425 4.81 23 42.00 202.08
96 Marshall 12 526 2439 4.64 30 43.83 203.25
97 Colorado State 12 521 2440 4.68 19 43.42 203.33
98 Rice 13 506 2479 4.90 30 38.92 190.69
99 Texas 13 538 2488 4.62 29 41.38 191.38
100 Southern Mississippi 12 500 2490 4.98 34 41.67 207.50
101 Central Michigan 13 511 2492 4.88 28 39.31 191.69
102 Oklahoma 13 485 2509 5.17 27 37.31 193.00
103 Navy 13 523 2516 4.81 23 40.23 193.54
104 Akron 12 517 2533 4.90 22 43.08 211.08
105 Georgia 14 616 2550 4.14 17 44.00 182.14
106 Boston College 12 550 2559 4.65 20 45.83 213.25
107 Air Force 13 575 2584 4.49 27 44.23 198.77
108 Miami (Florida) 12 526 2615 4.97 29 43.83 217.92
109 Duke 13 524 2625 5.01 26 40.31 201.92
110 New Mexico State 12 470 2657 5.65 27 39.17 221.42
111 Tulane 12 528 2675 5.07 30 44.00 222.92
112 Arizona 13 585 2680 4.58 33 45.00 206.15
113 UNLV 13 585 2692 4.60 29 45.00 207.08
113 Ball State 13 522 2692 5.16 24 40.15 207.08
115 Nebraska 14 566 2695 4.76 26 40.43 192.50
116 Massachusetts 12 511 2697 5.28 33 42.58 224.75
117 Colorado 12 458 2712 5.92 28 38.17 226.00
118 Nevada 13 539 2754 5.11 27 41.46 211.85
119 Indiana 12 554 2776 5.01 29 46.17 231.33
120 Texas State 12 490 2782 5.68 25 40.83 231.83
121 Wyoming 12 531 2788 5.25 23 44.25 232.33
121 Army 12 509 2788 5.48 35 42.42 232.33
123 Miami (Ohio) 12 529 2893 5.47 35 44.08 241.08
124 Eastern Michigan 12 510 3199 6.27 34 42.50 266.58