2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - Games vs. FBS (I-A) Teams Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Alabama 13 412 999 2.42 10 31.69 76.85
2 BYU 12 369 1015 2.75 3 30.75 84.58
3 LSU 12 400 1133 2.83 12 33.33 94.42
4 Stanford 14 446 1358 3.04 15 31.86 97.00
5 Connecticut 12 430 1175 2.73 10 35.83 97.92
6 Florida 12 384 1181 3.08 12 32.00 98.42
7 Michigan State 13 391 1282 3.28 6 30.08 98.62
8 Rutgers 12 422 1189 2.82 6 35.17 99.08
9 Florida State 12 419 1229 2.93 10 34.92 102.42
10 Notre Dame 13 396 1374 3.47 4 30.46 105.69
11 Bowling Green 12 381 1289 3.38 13 31.75 107.42
12 South Carolina 12 444 1310 2.95 8 37.00 109.17
13 TCU 12 389 1326 3.41 11 32.42 110.50
14 Tulsa 13 474 1452 3.06 19 36.46 111.69
15 Ohio State 12 392 1393 3.55 14 32.67 116.08
16 Utah State 12 466 1423 3.05 6 38.83 118.58
17 SMU 12 392 1458 3.72 14 32.67 121.50
18 Arkansas 11 396 1394 3.52 20 36.00 126.73
19 San Jose State 12 406 1531 3.77 15 33.83 127.58
20 Penn State 12 435 1541 3.54 10 36.25 128.42
21 Kansas State 12 405 1559 3.85 13 33.75 129.92
22 Maryland 11 404 1448 3.58 13 36.73 131.64
23 Mississippi 12 448 1581 3.53 15 37.33 131.75
24 Virginia Tech 12 444 1584 3.57 12 37.00 132.00
25 Northwestern 12 417 1608 3.86 15 34.75 134.00
26 UTSA 8 294 1075 3.66 15 36.75 134.38
27 Wisconsin 13 452 1764 3.90 14 34.77 135.69
28 Memphis 11 387 1494 3.86 14 35.18 135.82
29 Oregon State 12 405 1634 4.03 19 33.75 136.17
30 Western Kentucky 12 419 1636 3.90 14 34.92 136.33
31 Utah 11 391 1503 3.84 19 35.55 136.64
32 Syracuse 12 435 1649 3.79 12 36.25 137.42
33 Pittsburgh 11 386 1537 3.98 13 35.09 139.73
34 San Diego State 12 459 1680 3.66 15 38.25 140.00
35 Florida International 12 428 1690 3.95 23 35.67 140.83
36 Louisiana-Monroe 13 467 1849 3.96 21 35.92 142.23
37 Kent State 13 477 1866 3.91 13 36.69 143.54
38 Georgia Tech 13 442 1874 4.24 27 34.00 144.15
39 Texas A&M 11 405 1589 3.92 14 36.82 144.45
40 Boise State 13 512 1900 3.71 20 39.38 146.15
41 Cincinnati 11 404 1611 3.99 9 36.73 146.45
42 Oregon 12 424 1769 4.17 15 35.33 147.42
43 Oklahoma State 12 449 1784 3.97 19 37.42 148.67
44 Vanderbilt 12 448 1801 4.02 17 37.33 150.08
45 Michigan 13 514 1957 3.81 9 39.54 150.54
46 North Carolina State 12 453 1813 4.00 18 37.75 151.08
47 Buffalo 11 441 1664 3.77 20 40.09 151.27
48 North Carolina 11 438 1670 3.81 20 39.82 151.82
49 Louisville 12 418 1825 4.37 14 34.83 152.08
50 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 435 1832 4.21 20 36.25 152.67
51 Northern Illinois 13 554 1987 3.59 21 42.62 152.85
52 Virginia 11 415 1711 4.12 16 37.73 155.55
53 UCF 14 544 2182 4.01 21 38.86 155.86
54 Missouri 11 417 1733 4.16 26 37.91 157.55
55 West Virginia 12 499 1891 3.79 22 41.58 157.58
56 East Carolina 12 435 1896 4.36 20 36.25 158.00
57 South Florida 11 449 1750 3.90 20 40.82 159.09
58 Clemson 12 449 1920 4.28 16 37.42 160.00
59 Western Michigan 11 429 1762 4.11 19 39.00 160.18
60 Arkansas State 12 465 1935 4.16 15 38.75 161.25
61 Ohio 12 432 1967 4.55 11 36.00 163.92
62 UCLA 14 561 2315 4.13 20 40.07 165.36
63 Washington 12 447 1998 4.47 16 37.25 166.50
64 USC 13 533 2171 4.07 17 41.00 167.00
65 Iowa 11 449 1851 4.12 15 40.82 168.27
66 Washington State 11 460 1869 4.06 20 41.82 169.91
67 Mississippi State 12 483 2044 4.23 16 40.25 170.33
68 Wake Forest 11 456 1902 4.17 22 41.45 172.91
69 Georgia 13 558 2248 4.03 15 42.92 172.92
70 North Texas 11 369 1928 5.22 22 33.55 175.27
71 South Alabama 12 488 2116 4.34 21 40.67 176.33
72 Kentucky 11 454 1942 4.28 25 41.27 176.55
73 California 11 443 1953 4.41 18 40.27 177.55
74 Middle Tennessee 11 439 1961 4.47 20 39.91 178.27
75 Fresno State 12 521 2160 4.15 20 43.42 180.00
76 Minnesota 12 446 2168 4.86 21 37.17 180.67
77 New Mexico 12 398 2191 5.51 18 33.17 182.58
78 Iowa State 12 493 2196 4.45 19 41.08 183.00
79 Baylor 12 467 2197 4.70 27 38.92 183.08
80 Troy 12 469 2222 4.74 17 39.08 185.17
81 Louisiana Tech 12 470 2228 4.74 25 39.17 185.67
82 Purdue 12 469 2260 4.82 23 39.08 188.33
83 Texas Tech 12 495 2269 4.58 20 41.25 189.08
84 Rice 13 506 2479 4.90 30 38.92 190.69
85 Arizona State 12 524 2289 4.37 17 43.67 190.75
86 Toledo 12 411 2294 5.58 18 34.25 191.17
87 Texas 13 538 2488 4.62 29 41.38 191.38
88 Central Michigan 12 469 2304 4.91 26 39.08 192.00
89 Houston 12 521 2313 4.44 23 43.42 192.75
90 UTEP 12 481 2332 4.85 24 40.08 194.33
91 UAB 11 447 2140 4.79 33 40.64 194.55
92 Kansas 11 418 2148 5.14 25 38.00 195.27
93 Tennessee 11 436 2179 5.00 24 39.64 198.09
94 Temple 10 424 1981 4.67 20 42.40 198.10
95 Idaho 11 419 2212 5.28 36 38.09 201.09
96 Navy 12 491 2426 4.94 23 40.92 202.17
97 Illinois 11 483 2231 4.62 28 43.91 202.82
98 Hawai'i 11 494 2237 4.53 34 44.91 203.36
99 Oklahoma 12 457 2448 5.36 27 38.08 204.00
100 Colorado State 11 470 2252 4.79 18 42.73 204.73
101 Nebraska 13 537 2664 4.96 26 41.31 204.92
102 Ball State 13 522 2692 5.16 24 40.15 207.08
103 Southern Mississippi 12 500 2490 4.98 34 41.67 207.50
104 Marshall 11 491 2295 4.67 28 44.64 208.64
105 Florida Atlantic 11 469 2296 4.90 23 42.64 208.73
106 Air Force 12 547 2518 4.60 26 45.58 209.83
107 Nevada 12 503 2526 5.02 25 41.92 210.50
108 Duke 12 485 2527 5.21 24 40.42 210.58
109 Auburn 11 459 2349 5.12 22 41.73 213.55
110 Miami (Florida) 11 473 2382 5.04 28 43.00 216.55
111 UNLV 12 558 2601 4.66 28 46.50 216.75
112 Arizona 12 556 2615 4.70 33 46.33 217.92
113 Akron 11 479 2426 5.06 22 43.55 220.55
114 Tulane 12 528 2675 5.07 30 44.00 222.92
115 Wyoming 11 463 2463 5.32 21 42.09 223.91
116 Massachusetts 12 511 2697 5.28 33 42.58 224.75
117 Boston College 11 519 2500 4.82 20 47.18 227.27
118 Army 11 450 2515 5.59 33 40.91 228.64
119 Colorado 11 423 2558 6.05 27 38.45 232.55
120 New Mexico State 11 439 2568 5.85 27 39.91 233.45
121 Indiana 11 522 2600 4.98 28 47.45 236.36
122 Texas State 11 463 2662 5.75 23 42.09 242.00
123 Miami (Ohio) 11 492 2739 5.57 33 44.73 249.00
124 Eastern Michigan 11 457 2983 6.53 31 41.55 271.18