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

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