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