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

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