2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Army 1 26 173 6.65 2 26.00 173.00
2 San Diego State 2 53 189 3.57 2 26.50 94.50
3 Connecticut 1 28 27 0.96 0 28.00 27.00
4 Syracuse 2 57 172 3.02 1 28.50 86.00
5 Louisville 1 30 111 3.70 1 30.00 111.00
6 Western Kentucky 1 31 103 3.32 1 31.00 103.00
6 Florida International 1 31 129 4.16 2 31.00 129.00
6 Air Force 1 31 214 6.90 2 31.00 214.00
9 Utah 2 63 216 3.43 4 31.50 108.00
9 New Mexico 2 63 349 5.54 4 31.50 174.50
11 Temple 1 32 170 5.31 1 32.00 170.00
12 Bowling Green 2 65 205 3.15 3 32.50 102.50
12 San Jose State 2 65 367 5.65 5 32.50 183.50
14 TCU 3 99 378 3.82 4 33.00 126.00
14 Idaho 3 99 468 4.73 9 33.00 156.00
16 Florida 7 232 643 2.77 7 33.14 91.86
17 BYU 5 167 604 3.62 3 33.40 120.80
18 Michigan State 6 201 896 4.46 4 33.50 149.33
19 East Carolina 1 34 131 3.85 1 34.00 131.00
19 Louisiana-Lafayette 1 34 149 4.38 0 34.00 149.00
19 UAB 2 68 383 5.63 7 34.00 191.50
19 Kansas 4 136 870 6.40 12 34.00 217.50
23 Oklahoma 4 137 838 6.12 9 34.25 209.50
24 Kansas State 3 103 410 3.98 3 34.33 136.67
25 Alabama 5 172 518 3.01 7 34.40 103.60
26 UTSA 2 69 219 3.17 5 34.50 109.50
27 Texas Tech 3 104 477 4.59 7 34.67 159.00
28 Stanford 4 139 504 3.63 3 34.75 126.00
29 Virginia Tech 2 70 120 1.71 3 35.00 60.00
30 UNLV 2 71 275 3.87 3 35.50 137.50
30 New Mexico State 2 71 459 6.46 4 35.50 229.50
32 Oregon 3 108 414 3.83 4 36.00 138.00
33 West Virginia 3 109 389 3.57 9 36.33 129.67
34 Ohio State 2 73 331 4.53 6 36.50 165.50
34 Toledo 2 73 542 7.42 6 36.50 271.00
36 Northwestern 3 110 435 3.95 4 36.67 145.00
36 Clemson 3 110 520 4.73 7 36.67 173.33
38 Cincinnati 1 37 108 2.92 2 37.00 108.00
38 South Florida 2 74 310 4.19 3 37.00 155.00
38 UTEP 1 37 205 5.54 1 37.00 205.00
38 North Texas 2 74 459 6.20 5 37.00 229.50
38 Northern Illinois 1 37 243 6.57 3 37.00 243.00
43 Notre Dame 4 150 588 3.92 3 37.50 147.00
44 Washington 5 191 827 4.33 6 38.20 165.40
45 Oklahoma State 3 115 433 3.77 7 38.33 144.33
45 Baylor 3 115 510 4.43 12 38.33 170.00
47 Wisconsin 6 231 1072 4.64 9 38.50 178.67
47 Wake Forest 4 154 910 5.91 10 38.50 227.50
49 Florida State 3 117 463 3.96 4 39.00 154.33
49 Arkansas 4 156 636 4.08 12 39.00 159.00
49 Eastern Michigan 1 39 242 6.21 5 39.00 242.00
52 LSU 5 196 609 3.11 8 39.20 121.80
53 Texas A&M 4 158 606 3.84 6 39.50 151.50
54 Georgia Tech 3 119 562 4.72 10 39.67 187.33
55 Missouri 6 239 1115 4.67 18 39.83 185.83
56 Western Michigan 1 40 179 4.48 2 40.00 179.00
56 Buffalo 2 80 446 5.58 6 40.00 223.00
58 Michigan 6 241 1026 4.26 6 40.17 171.00
59 Nebraska 4 161 808 5.02 9 40.25 202.00
60 California 4 162 795 4.91 7 40.50 198.75
61 Minnesota 3 122 496 4.07 8 40.67 165.33
62 Utah State 1 41 4 0.10 0 41.00 4.00
62 Rutgers 1 41 42 1.02 0 41.00 42.00
62 Washington State 3 123 520 4.23 7 41.00 173.33
62 Pittsburgh 2 82 387 4.72 6 41.00 193.50
62 Nevada 1 41 215 5.24 1 41.00 215.00
62 Colorado State 3 123 670 5.45 8 41.00 223.33
68 Maryland 2 83 372 4.48 4 41.50 186.00
68 Wyoming 2 83 494 5.95 9 41.50 247.00
70 Mississippi 6 250 1151 4.60 12 41.67 191.83
70 Duke 3 125 692 5.54 6 41.67 230.67
72 Hawai'i 1 42 155 3.69 3 42.00 155.00
72 Purdue 3 126 508 4.03 7 42.00 169.33
72 SMU 1 42 225 5.36 3 42.00 225.00
75 South Carolina 6 253 810 3.20 6 42.17 135.00
76 UCLA 4 169 773 4.57 9 42.25 193.25
77 Tennessee 5 212 1184 5.58 13 42.40 236.80
78 Texas State 2 85 463 5.45 3 42.50 231.50
79 Southern Mississippi 3 128 571 4.46 6 42.67 190.33
80 North Carolina 1 43 183 4.26 2 43.00 183.00
80 Massachusetts 3 129 852 6.60 15 43.00 284.00
82 Vanderbilt 4 175 1024 5.85 12 43.75 256.00
83 Navy 2 88 401 4.56 5 44.00 200.50
83 Mississippi State 4 176 820 4.66 11 44.00 205.00
83 Louisiana Tech 3 132 832 6.30 12 44.00 277.33
86 Kentucky 5 221 923 4.18 13 44.20 184.60
87 Iowa 4 177 895 5.06 9 44.25 223.75
88 Florida Atlantic 2 89 584 6.56 6 44.50 292.00
89 Oregon State 3 134 710 5.30 9 44.67 236.67
90 Boston College 4 179 887 4.96 7 44.75 221.75
91 North Carolina State 3 135 570 4.22 6 45.00 190.00
91 Penn State 3 135 613 4.54 7 45.00 204.33
93 Iowa State 3 137 587 4.28 6 45.67 195.67
94 Georgia 5 230 1000 4.35 6 46.00 200.00
94 Texas 3 138 614 4.45 14 46.00 204.67
94 Ball State 2 92 468 5.09 7 46.00 234.00
97 Arizona 3 139 665 4.78 10 46.33 221.67
97 Auburn 6 278 1619 5.82 15 46.33 269.83
97 USC 3 139 850 6.12 7 46.33 283.33
100 Colorado 2 96 631 6.57 10 48.00 315.50
101 Miami (Ohio) 2 98 589 6.01 8 49.00 294.50
102 Arizona State 2 99 563 5.69 5 49.50 281.50
103 Fresno State 2 100 581 5.81 6 50.00 290.50
103 Akron 1 50 305 6.10 2 50.00 305.00
105 Miami (Florida) 3 152 882 5.80 14 50.67 294.00
106 UCF 1 51 256 5.02 3 51.00 256.00
107 Central Michigan 1 55 407 7.40 6 55.00 407.00
108 Kent State 1 56 312 5.57 4 56.00 312.00
108 Indiana 2 112 747 6.67 8 56.00 373.50
110 Arkansas State 2 116 644 5.55 8 58.00 322.00
111 Illinois 3 175 1021 5.83 12 58.33 340.33