2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - Games vs. BCS Automatic Qualifying Teams through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Colorado State 1 29 58 2.00 0 29.00 58.00
2 Rutgers 9 288 675 2.34 3 32.00 75.00
3 Alabama 11 352 877 2.49 10 32.00 79.73
4 Connecticut 9 337 954 2.83 7 37.44 106.00
5 Western Kentucky 2 50 144 2.88 3 25.00 72.00
6 Utah State 2 87 252 2.90 1 43.50 126.00
7 Florida State 11 387 1146 2.96 10 35.18 104.18
8 LSU 10 339 1018 3.00 12 33.90 101.80
9 Florida 10 327 984 3.01 9 32.70 98.40
10 Stanford 13 419 1288 3.07 14 32.23 99.08
11 South Carolina 10 378 1213 3.21 8 37.80 121.30
12 Western Michigan 3 118 387 3.28 1 39.33 129.00
13 San Diego State 1 31 106 3.42 1 31.00 106.00
13 Penn State 10 328 1121 3.42 8 32.80 112.10
15 Virginia Tech 11 418 1451 3.47 12 38.00 131.91
16 Notre Dame 11 331 1159 3.50 4 30.09 105.36
16 BYU 5 157 549 3.50 3 31.40 109.80
18 Hawai'i 1 23 81 3.52 1 23.00 81.00
19 TCU 11 367 1296 3.53 10 33.36 117.82
20 Arkansas 9 325 1150 3.54 16 36.11 127.78
20 South Alabama 2 80 283 3.54 4 40.00 141.50
22 Michigan State 10 316 1127 3.57 6 31.60 112.70
23 Maryland 11 404 1448 3.58 13 36.73 131.64
24 South Florida 9 361 1303 3.61 15 40.11 144.78
25 Ohio State 9 315 1147 3.64 14 35.00 127.44
26 Tulsa 3 106 393 3.71 5 35.33 131.00
27 San Jose State 1 41 155 3.78 1 41.00 155.00
28 Syracuse 12 435 1649 3.79 12 36.25 137.42
29 Michigan 11 407 1555 3.82 6 37.00 141.36
30 Northwestern 12 417 1608 3.86 15 34.75 134.00
31 Kansas State 11 365 1414 3.87 11 33.18 128.55
31 Cincinnati 9 342 1323 3.87 9 38.00 147.00
31 West Virginia 11 454 1759 3.87 20 41.27 159.91
34 Wake Forest 10 379 1473 3.89 18 37.90 147.30
35 Texas A&M 9 338 1318 3.90 12 37.56 146.44
36 Utah 9 314 1233 3.93 17 34.89 137.00
36 Mississippi 10 389 1530 3.93 15 38.90 153.00
36 North Carolina 9 377 1481 3.93 20 41.89 164.56
39 Pittsburgh 10 347 1368 3.94 13 34.70 136.80
40 Oklahoma State 11 424 1674 3.95 17 38.55 152.18
40 Buffalo 3 123 486 3.95 6 41.00 162.00
42 Oregon 10 353 1412 4.00 13 35.30 141.20
43 Memphis 1 44 177 4.02 1 44.00 177.00
44 Georgia 11 475 1914 4.03 12 43.18 174.00
45 Georgia Tech 11 352 1427 4.05 18 32.00 129.73
45 UCLA 12 494 2002 4.05 18 41.17 166.83
47 Wisconsin 11 384 1560 4.06 13 34.91 141.82
48 Florida International 2 61 248 4.07 4 30.50 124.00
49 Clemson 11 409 1668 4.08 13 37.18 151.64
50 North Carolina State 11 430 1762 4.10 18 39.09 160.18
51 SMU 3 121 499 4.12 6 40.33 166.33
52 East Carolina 2 63 260 4.13 2 31.50 130.00
52 Virginia 10 376 1553 4.13 13 37.60 155.30
54 Oregon State 11 372 1553 4.17 17 33.82 141.18
55 Ohio 1 22 92 4.18 0 22.00 92.00
56 Vanderbilt 11 416 1747 4.20 17 37.82 158.82
56 Missouri 10 382 1605 4.20 26 38.20 160.50
56 Iowa 9 379 1593 4.20 12 42.11 177.00
59 Mississippi State 9 372 1567 4.21 13 41.33 174.11
59 Arizona State 11 469 1976 4.21 16 42.64 179.64
61 USC 12 501 2115 4.22 17 41.75 176.25
62 Ball State 3 117 495 4.23 4 39.00 165.00
63 Washington State 9 386 1637 4.24 20 42.89 181.89
64 Northern Illinois 3 131 561 4.28 6 43.67 187.00
65 Iowa State 10 399 1719 4.31 14 39.90 171.90
65 UCF 2 80 345 4.31 4 40.00 172.50
67 Louisiana Tech 3 126 547 4.34 6 42.00 182.33
68 Temple 9 362 1574 4.35 16 40.22 174.89
68 Kentucky 9 366 1592 4.35 20 40.67 176.89
70 UNLV 2 67 292 4.36 2 33.50 146.00
71 Louisville 10 336 1473 4.38 11 33.60 147.30
72 Houston 1 56 247 4.41 1 56.00 247.00
73 California 10 386 1733 4.49 14 38.60 173.30
74 Boston College 10 440 1984 4.51 16 44.00 198.40
75 Louisiana-Monroe 3 115 520 4.52 5 38.33 173.33
76 Baylor 10 395 1790 4.53 23 39.50 179.00
77 Washington 10 371 1690 4.56 15 37.10 169.00
78 Boise State 2 90 418 4.64 4 45.00 209.00
79 Arizona 10 436 2051 4.70 29 43.60 205.10
80 Fresno State 2 99 471 4.76 6 49.50 235.50
81 Texas Tech 10 430 2056 4.78 19 43.00 205.60
82 Texas 11 461 2213 4.80 29 41.91 201.18
83 Southern Mississippi 2 95 462 4.86 4 47.50 231.00
84 Purdue 10 408 1996 4.89 22 40.80 199.60
85 Tennessee 9 371 1839 4.96 20 41.22 204.33
85 Illinois 9 427 2118 4.96 26 47.44 235.33
87 Minnesota 10 371 1844 4.97 17 37.10 184.40
88 Miami (Florida) 11 473 2382 5.04 28 43.00 216.55
88 Akron 1 46 232 5.04 1 46.00 232.00
90 Nebraska 11 453 2331 5.15 26 41.18 211.91
90 Louisiana-Lafayette 2 93 479 5.15 4 46.50 239.50
92 Tulane 2 88 455 5.17 5 44.00 227.50
93 Nevada 3 99 518 5.23 7 33.00 172.67
94 Kansas 9 331 1761 5.32 21 36.78 195.67
94 Oklahoma 11 421 2241 5.32 27 38.27 203.73
96 Indiana 8 385 2059 5.35 24 48.13 257.38
97 Auburn 9 386 2101 5.44 20 42.89 233.44
98 Marshall 2 88 480 5.45 5 44.00 240.00
99 Middle Tennessee 2 85 465 5.47 7 42.50 232.50
100 Bowling Green 2 85 466 5.48 5 42.50 233.00
101 Miami (Ohio) 2 103 566 5.50 9 51.50 283.00
102 Arkansas State 2 116 644 5.55 8 58.00 322.00
103 Duke 10 412 2291 5.56 21 41.20 229.10
104 Kent State 2 50 281 5.62 3 25.00 140.50
104 Central Michigan 2 69 388 5.62 6 34.50 194.00
106 UAB 2 68 383 5.63 7 34.00 191.50
107 Massachusetts 4 175 988 5.65 15 43.75 247.00
108 Idaho 2 92 537 5.84 10 46.00 268.50
109 Navy 4 163 956 5.87 13 40.75 239.00
110 Wyoming 1 47 280 5.96 4 47.00 280.00
111 UTEP 3 123 750 6.10 6 41.00 250.00
112 North Texas 2 74 459 6.20 5 37.00 229.50
112 New Mexico 2 76 471 6.20 4 38.00 235.50
114 Troy 2 64 401 6.27 3 32.00 200.50
115 Colorado 9 341 2145 6.29 24 37.89 238.33
116 Toledo 2 76 488 6.42 2 38.00 244.00
117 Florida Atlantic 2 89 584 6.56 6 44.50 292.00
118 Air Force 1 31 214 6.90 2 31.00 214.00
119 New Mexico State 1 45 311 6.91 4 45.00 311.00
120 Army 4 157 1129 7.19 18 39.25 282.25
121 Rice 2 73 538 7.37 6 36.50 269.00
122 Eastern Michigan 2 86 661 7.69 7 43.00 330.50
123 Texas State 1 23 186 8.09 1 23.00 186.00