2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - Games in October Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Wake Forest 3 120 202 1.68 2 40.00 67.33
2 Alabama 3 76 129 1.70 1 25.33 43.00
3 Arkansas 3 94 183 1.95 2 31.33 61.00
4 Stanford 4 130 261 2.01 3 32.50 65.25
5 Utah State 4 148 332 2.24 1 37.00 83.00
6 Maryland 4 124 287 2.31 0 31.00 71.75
7 Bowling Green 4 99 240 2.42 0 24.75 60.00
8 Florida 4 133 327 2.46 2 33.25 81.75
9 Florida State 4 113 294 2.60 2 28.25 73.50
10 Oregon State 4 125 335 2.68 4 31.25 83.75
11 Virginia 3 106 285 2.69 4 35.33 95.00
12 Michigan State 4 122 340 2.79 1 30.50 85.00
13 Northern Illinois 4 143 401 2.80 3 35.75 100.25
14 LSU 3 121 344 2.84 5 40.33 114.67
15 Boise State 4 149 430 2.89 4 37.25 107.50
16 Notre Dame 4 107 312 2.92 1 26.75 78.00
16 Western Kentucky 3 97 283 2.92 2 32.33 94.33
18 Rutgers 4 152 458 3.01 3 38.00 114.50
19 Louisiana-Monroe 4 129 405 3.14 6 32.25 101.25
20 Michigan 4 135 433 3.21 1 33.75 108.25
21 Wisconsin 4 120 391 3.26 3 30.00 97.75
22 Arkansas State 3 121 396 3.27 2 40.33 132.00
23 San Diego State 4 148 499 3.37 5 37.00 124.75
23 South Carolina 4 164 553 3.37 5 41.00 138.25
25 North Carolina 4 154 521 3.38 5 38.50 130.25
26 Troy 3 113 384 3.40 2 37.67 128.00
27 Cincinnati 4 128 438 3.42 2 32.00 109.50
28 Tulsa 3 130 446 3.43 3 43.33 148.67
29 SMU 4 110 379 3.45 3 27.50 94.75
30 Kansas State 4 127 439 3.46 3 31.75 109.75
31 Syracuse 4 136 475 3.49 4 34.00 118.75
32 TCU 4 134 476 3.55 4 33.50 119.00
33 Rice 4 169 610 3.61 5 42.25 152.50
34 Penn State 3 101 366 3.62 5 33.67 122.00
35 Ohio State 4 137 501 3.66 7 34.25 125.25
36 Northwestern 4 174 642 3.69 7 43.50 160.50
37 Oklahoma 4 152 563 3.70 6 38.00 140.75
38 Georgia Tech 3 113 419 3.71 7 37.67 139.67
39 Utah 4 135 505 3.74 7 33.75 126.25
39 South Alabama 3 118 441 3.74 5 39.33 147.00
41 UCLA 3 128 480 3.75 3 42.67 160.00
42 UAB 4 158 595 3.77 7 39.50 148.75
43 USC 4 137 518 3.78 3 34.25 129.50
44 Georgia 3 134 511 3.81 4 44.67 170.33
45 UCF 4 146 564 3.86 6 36.50 141.00
46 Tennessee 3 132 521 3.95 6 44.00 173.67
47 Houston 4 146 578 3.96 8 36.50 144.50
48 Temple 4 151 599 3.97 6 37.75 149.75
49 Pittsburgh 4 143 574 4.01 7 35.75 143.50
49 Kentucky 4 145 582 4.01 6 36.25 145.50
51 Texas A&M 4 165 667 4.04 7 41.25 166.75
52 Mississippi State 4 149 607 4.07 4 37.25 151.75
53 Louisville 3 119 486 4.08 5 39.67 162.00
54 UTSA 3 127 520 4.09 8 42.33 173.33
55 Western Michigan 4 149 611 4.10 10 37.25 152.75
56 Iowa State 4 167 687 4.11 8 41.75 171.75
57 South Florida 3 130 536 4.12 7 43.33 178.67
58 Memphis 4 128 528 4.13 6 32.00 132.00
59 Oklahoma State 3 98 409 4.17 1 32.67 136.33
59 Virginia Tech 3 119 496 4.17 7 39.67 165.33
61 BYU 4 130 546 4.20 3 32.50 136.50
61 West Virginia 3 107 449 4.20 9 35.67 149.67
61 Connecticut 3 137 576 4.20 3 45.67 192.00
64 North Carolina State 3 129 543 4.21 5 43.00 181.00
65 California 4 143 604 4.22 5 35.75 151.00
66 Washington State 3 127 538 4.24 5 42.33 179.33
67 Oregon 3 126 550 4.37 5 42.00 183.33
68 Louisiana Tech 4 139 610 4.39 5 34.75 152.50
69 Texas Tech 4 143 631 4.41 8 35.75 157.75
69 UTEP 4 150 661 4.41 6 37.50 165.25
71 Florida Atlantic 3 121 538 4.45 7 40.33 179.33
71 Buffalo 4 165 735 4.45 11 41.25 183.75
71 Louisiana-Lafayette 3 124 552 4.45 5 41.33 184.00
71 Missouri 3 124 552 4.45 9 41.33 184.00
71 Indiana 4 208 926 4.45 8 52.00 231.50
76 Central Michigan 4 179 798 4.46 6 44.75 199.50
77 Wyoming 4 156 697 4.47 9 39.00 174.25
78 Baylor 3 149 675 4.53 10 49.67 225.00
79 Kent State 4 147 671 4.56 5 36.75 167.75
80 Mississippi 3 122 558 4.57 5 40.67 186.00
81 Fresno State 4 150 692 4.61 3 37.50 173.00
81 Nevada 4 206 949 4.61 10 51.50 237.25
83 Vanderbilt 4 135 633 4.69 4 33.75 158.25
83 Middle Tennessee 4 167 784 4.69 10 41.75 196.00
85 Colorado State 3 128 602 4.70 4 42.67 200.67
86 Navy 4 159 750 4.72 7 39.75 187.50
86 Southern Mississippi 4 162 764 4.72 14 40.50 191.00
86 Florida International 4 170 802 4.72 11 42.50 200.50
89 New Mexico 4 132 626 4.74 7 33.00 156.50
89 Hawai'i 3 149 706 4.74 13 49.67 235.33
91 Ohio 3 122 584 4.79 3 40.67 194.67
91 Clemson 3 123 589 4.79 4 41.00 196.33
93 Massachusetts 3 120 588 4.90 5 40.00 196.00
94 Arizona State 3 139 693 4.99 7 46.33 231.00
95 Miami (Ohio) 3 137 685 5.00 8 45.67 228.33
96 East Carolina 4 173 876 5.06 11 43.25 219.00
97 Iowa 3 140 713 5.09 7 46.67 237.67
98 UNLV 4 205 1047 5.11 14 51.25 261.75
99 Illinois 3 126 647 5.13 8 42.00 215.67
100 Arizona 3 98 506 5.16 9 32.67 168.67
101 New Mexico State 3 110 571 5.19 6 36.67 190.33
102 Nebraska 3 123 646 5.25 8 41.00 215.33
103 Texas 4 193 1024 5.31 14 48.25 256.00
104 Auburn 4 165 877 5.32 12 41.25 219.25
105 Washington 4 164 889 5.42 5 41.00 222.25
106 Marshall 3 137 744 5.43 9 45.67 248.00
107 Texas State 3 121 660 5.45 8 40.33 220.00
108 Boston College 4 220 1205 5.48 10 55.00 301.25
109 Army 4 163 901 5.53 7 40.75 225.25
109 Ball State 4 178 984 5.53 9 44.50 246.00
111 Duke 4 159 893 5.62 9 39.75 223.25
112 San Jose State 3 88 495 5.63 6 29.33 165.00
113 Air Force 4 197 1115 5.66 11 49.25 278.75
114 Toledo 4 139 790 5.68 6 34.75 197.50
115 Kansas 4 134 766 5.72 11 33.50 191.50
116 Tulane 4 159 920 5.79 6 39.75 230.00
117 Akron 4 191 1113 5.83 7 47.75 278.25
118 North Texas 3 93 547 5.88 7 31.00 182.33
119 Minnesota 3 122 728 5.97 8 40.67 242.67
120 Purdue 4 188 1135 6.04 11 47.00 283.75
121 Miami (Florida) 3 136 866 6.37 10 45.33 288.67
122 Colorado 3 124 804 6.48 8 41.33 268.00
123 Eastern Michigan 4 187 1213 6.49 11 46.75 303.25
124 Idaho 3 128 843 6.59 13 42.67 281.00