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