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

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Michigan State 7 190 386 2.03 2 27.14 55.14
2 Alabama 9 268 551 2.06 3 29.78 61.22
3 BYU 8 245 526 2.15 2 30.63 65.75
4 Mississippi 7 233 530 2.27 5 33.29 75.71
5 Florida State 11 352 824 2.34 6 32.00 74.91
6 Vanderbilt 9 307 824 2.68 5 34.11 91.56
7 Stanford 10 307 854 2.78 12 30.70 85.40
8 Connecticut 11 402 1148 2.86 10 36.55 104.36
9 Rutgers 12 419 1221 2.91 6 34.92 101.75
10 LSU 8 244 712 2.92 6 30.50 89.00
11 Arkansas 8 284 853 3.00 9 35.50 106.63
12 South Carolina 7 251 759 3.02 3 35.86 108.43
13 Wisconsin 8 241 733 3.04 5 30.13 91.63
14 TCU 10 323 992 3.07 7 32.30 99.20
15 Penn State 9 300 928 3.09 3 33.33 103.11
16 Missouri 6 212 676 3.19 8 35.33 112.67
17 Notre Dame 9 246 786 3.20 1 27.33 87.33
18 Tulsa 14 520 1674 3.22 20 37.14 119.57
19 Wake Forest 8 335 1083 3.23 12 41.88 135.38
20 Florida 6 181 586 3.24 5 30.17 97.67
20 San Jose State 11 377 1222 3.24 11 34.27 111.09
22 Maryland 10 362 1180 3.26 9 36.20 118.00
22 Utah State 12 452 1475 3.26 6 37.67 122.92
24 Northern Illinois 13 550 1807 3.29 18 42.31 139.00
25 Ohio State 10 319 1062 3.33 8 31.90 106.20
26 USC 10 394 1321 3.35 10 39.40 132.10
27 Buffalo 10 421 1419 3.37 16 42.10 141.90
28 Oregon State 10 288 973 3.38 10 28.80 97.30
29 Bowling Green 11 348 1180 3.39 11 31.64 107.27
30 Michigan 7 273 931 3.41 3 39.00 133.00
31 SMU 12 376 1308 3.48 11 31.33 109.00
32 Iowa 8 296 1050 3.55 7 37.00 131.25
32 North Carolina 11 431 1529 3.55 18 39.18 139.00
32 South Florida 10 420 1489 3.55 18 42.00 148.90
35 San Diego State 11 433 1546 3.57 14 39.36 140.55
36 Kent State 13 451 1624 3.60 11 34.69 124.92
37 Arkansas State 11 382 1389 3.64 7 34.73 126.27
38 Auburn 6 206 752 3.65 8 34.33 125.33
39 Pittsburgh 11 379 1386 3.66 8 34.45 126.00
39 Fresno State 11 450 1646 3.66 14 40.91 149.64
41 Texas A&M 9 329 1208 3.67 12 36.56 134.22
42 Northwestern 10 330 1224 3.71 12 33.00 122.40
42 Boise State 13 512 1900 3.71 20 39.38 146.15
44 Utah 10 352 1322 3.76 15 35.20 132.20
44 Oklahoma State 10 375 1409 3.76 12 37.50 140.90
46 UTSA 8 274 1035 3.78 11 34.25 129.38
47 Kansas State 10 328 1244 3.79 10 32.80 124.40
48 Illinois 9 339 1306 3.85 16 37.67 145.11
48 West Virginia 10 439 1690 3.85 14 43.90 169.00
50 Kentucky 7 260 1017 3.91 12 37.14 145.29
50 Virginia Tech 11 415 1623 3.91 10 37.73 147.55
50 UCF 13 493 1926 3.91 18 37.92 148.15
53 Cincinnati 12 422 1655 3.92 8 35.17 137.92
53 Washington State 9 367 1439 3.92 14 40.78 159.89
55 Florida International 11 397 1561 3.93 21 36.09 141.91
55 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 438 1721 3.93 20 36.50 143.42
55 UCLA 10 392 1542 3.93 11 39.20 154.20
55 California 8 315 1237 3.93 11 39.38 154.63
59 Memphis 12 425 1675 3.94 15 35.42 139.58
59 Western Kentucky 12 425 1676 3.94 14 35.42 139.67
59 Arizona State 11 460 1814 3.94 12 41.82 164.91
62 Louisiana-Monroe 13 467 1849 3.96 21 35.92 142.23
63 Virginia 12 436 1739 3.99 17 36.33 144.92
63 Western Michigan 11 422 1683 3.99 19 38.36 153.00
65 North Carolina State 10 359 1442 4.02 14 35.90 144.20
65 Clemson 10 376 1510 4.02 9 37.60 151.00
65 Georgia 9 386 1550 4.02 11 42.89 172.22
68 Oregon 10 362 1470 4.06 11 36.20 147.00
68 Mississippi State 9 328 1333 4.06 5 36.44 148.11
70 Syracuse 11 416 1694 4.07 12 37.82 154.00
71 Tennessee 7 265 1082 4.08 12 37.86 154.57
72 Georgia Tech 11 353 1457 4.13 17 32.09 132.45
72 Louisiana Tech 9 338 1396 4.13 13 37.56 155.11
74 South Alabama 13 513 2138 4.17 21 39.46 164.46
75 Texas Tech 10 419 1805 4.31 13 41.90 180.50
76 Louisville 12 419 1813 4.33 13 34.92 151.08
77 East Carolina 12 433 1884 4.35 20 36.08 157.00
77 Iowa State 10 394 1712 4.35 13 39.40 171.20
79 Air Force 12 544 2370 4.36 25 45.33 197.50
80 UAB 10 409 1804 4.41 26 40.90 180.40
81 Hawai'i 11 480 2126 4.43 31 43.64 193.27
82 Florida Atlantic 10 415 1841 4.44 17 41.50 184.10
82 Houston 12 521 2313 4.44 23 43.42 192.75
84 Ohio 13 467 2077 4.45 12 35.92 159.77
84 Colorado State 9 398 1770 4.45 11 44.22 196.67
86 Washington 8 280 1254 4.48 11 35.00 156.75
87 Boston College 8 371 1672 4.51 13 46.38 209.00
88 Arizona 10 446 2015 4.52 23 44.60 201.50
89 Central Michigan 12 456 2085 4.57 22 38.00 173.75
90 Baylor 10 396 1813 4.58 16 39.60 181.30
91 Indiana 10 442 2029 4.59 21 44.20 202.90
92 Middle Tennessee 12 490 2259 4.61 21 40.83 188.25
93 Miami (Florida) 9 374 1733 4.63 15 41.56 192.56
94 Temple 10 436 2023 4.64 20 43.60 202.30
94 Marshall 12 526 2439 4.64 30 43.83 203.25
96 Nebraska 10 405 1887 4.66 17 40.50 188.70
97 North Texas 10 320 1500 4.69 17 32.00 150.00
97 Texas 10 400 1874 4.69 15 40.00 187.40
99 Kansas 8 315 1482 4.70 14 39.38 185.25
99 UNLV 11 514 2417 4.70 26 46.73 219.73
101 Troy 12 469 2222 4.74 17 39.08 185.17
102 Akron 11 467 2228 4.77 20 42.45 202.55
103 UTEP 11 444 2127 4.79 23 40.36 193.36
104 Oklahoma 9 348 1671 4.80 18 38.67 185.67
105 Massachusetts 9 382 1845 4.83 18 42.44 205.00
106 Duke 10 399 1933 4.84 20 39.90 193.30
107 Navy 11 435 2115 4.86 18 39.55 192.27
108 Minnesota 10 356 1740 4.89 14 35.60 174.00
109 Rice 13 506 2479 4.90 30 38.92 190.69
110 Toledo 11 372 1828 4.91 13 33.82 166.18
111 Purdue 10 374 1857 4.97 17 37.40 185.70
112 Tulane 12 528 2675 5.07 30 44.00 222.92
113 Nevada 12 498 2539 5.10 26 41.50 211.58
114 Wyoming 10 448 2294 5.12 14 44.80 229.40
115 Southern Mississippi 9 372 1919 5.16 28 41.33 213.22
116 Ball State 11 430 2224 5.17 17 39.09 202.18
117 New Mexico 11 365 1925 5.27 15 33.18 175.00
117 Idaho 9 360 1896 5.27 28 40.00 210.67
119 Miami (Ohio) 10 431 2304 5.35 27 43.10 230.40
120 Army 11 483 2615 5.41 33 43.91 237.73
121 New Mexico State 10 399 2198 5.51 23 39.90 219.80
122 Texas State 10 405 2319 5.73 22 40.50 231.90
123 Colorado 10 362 2081 5.75 18 36.20 208.10
124 Eastern Michigan 11 471 2957 6.28 29 42.82 268.82