2013 National Leaders Rushing Defense - Games in August/September Only through 01/06/2014

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Michigan State 4 114 233 2.04 2 28.50 58.25
2 Texas State 4 111 250 2.25 2 27.75 62.50
2 Rutgers 4 124 279 2.25 2 31.00 69.75
4 Baylor 3 144 331 2.30 1 48.00 110.33
5 Marshall 4 167 402 2.41 5 41.75 100.50
6 Florida 4 88 214 2.43 2 22.00 53.50
7 East Carolina 4 123 314 2.55 2 30.75 78.50
8 Louisville 4 135 350 2.59 1 33.75 87.50
9 Virginia Tech 5 189 515 2.72 3 37.80 103.00
10 Ohio State 5 149 423 2.84 2 29.80 84.60
11 Maryland 4 137 394 2.88 3 34.25 98.50
12 Iowa 5 136 396 2.91 0 27.20 79.20
13 Memphis 3 104 307 2.95 3 34.67 102.33
14 Oklahoma State 4 145 435 3.00 2 36.25 108.75
15 Wisconsin 5 165 497 3.01 5 33.00 99.40
15 Utah 4 157 473 3.01 3 39.25 118.25
17 Penn State 4 134 407 3.04 3 33.50 101.75
18 Michigan 4 103 316 3.07 0 25.75 79.00
19 Cincinnati 4 124 382 3.08 4 31.00 95.50
19 BYU 4 155 477 3.08 2 38.75 119.25
21 TCU 4 150 463 3.09 4 37.50 115.75
22 Syracuse 4 141 437 3.10 3 35.25 109.25
23 Colorado 3 88 274 3.11 3 29.33 91.33
24 Georgia Tech 4 119 377 3.17 4 29.75 94.25
24 Utah State 5 200 633 3.17 4 40.00 126.60
26 Oregon 4 165 538 3.26 3 41.25 134.50
27 Tulane 5 192 635 3.31 6 38.40 127.00
28 Texas Tech 4 144 485 3.37 4 36.00 121.25
29 Miami (Florida) 4 146 493 3.38 3 36.50 123.25
30 North Carolina State 4 125 424 3.39 4 31.25 106.00
31 Washington 4 155 528 3.41 4 38.75 132.00
32 Clemson 4 154 533 3.46 7 38.50 133.25
33 Stanford 4 121 420 3.47 2 30.25 105.00
34 South Carolina 4 147 516 3.51 4 36.75 129.00
35 USC 5 141 498 3.53 5 28.20 99.60
36 Houston 4 143 506 3.54 6 35.75 126.50
37 Georgia 4 143 507 3.55 6 35.75 126.75
37 Hawai'i 4 167 593 3.55 4 41.75 148.25
39 Alabama 4 116 414 3.57 2 29.00 103.50
40 UCLA 3 134 486 3.63 3 44.67 162.00
41 Arizona 4 164 597 3.64 4 41.00 149.25
42 Florida State 4 166 606 3.65 1 41.50 151.50
43 Northwestern 4 130 476 3.66 4 32.50 119.00
44 Missouri 4 126 463 3.67 3 31.50 115.75
44 Fresno State 4 169 621 3.67 8 42.25 155.25
46 Boise State 5 209 773 3.70 7 41.80 154.60
47 SMU 4 155 580 3.74 10 38.75 145.00
48 Arkansas 5 167 632 3.78 5 33.40 126.40
49 Mississippi State 4 127 481 3.79 3 31.75 120.25
49 West Virginia 5 207 785 3.79 4 41.40 157.00
51 Colorado State 5 190 725 3.82 3 38.00 145.00
52 Ohio 4 150 574 3.83 5 37.50 143.50
52 Virginia 4 153 586 3.83 8 38.25 146.50
54 Washington State 5 211 824 3.91 6 42.20 164.80
55 LSU 5 189 741 3.92 8 37.80 148.20
56 Minnesota 5 167 657 3.93 5 33.40 131.40
57 San Diego State 4 123 485 3.94 7 30.75 121.25
58 Mississippi 4 151 597 3.95 6 37.75 149.25
59 Toledo 5 194 769 3.96 10 38.80 153.80
60 Northern Illinois 4 169 673 3.98 4 42.25 168.25
61 Duke 5 209 838 4.01 5 41.80 167.60
61 Louisiana Tech 5 246 987 4.01 11 49.20 197.40
63 UCF 4 145 583 4.02 7 36.25 145.75
64 Notre Dame 5 166 669 4.03 3 33.20 133.80
65 Rice 4 139 561 4.04 5 34.75 140.25
65 Akron 5 209 845 4.04 9 41.80 169.00
67 Wake Forest 5 207 839 4.05 5 41.40 167.80
68 Buffalo 4 184 757 4.11 9 46.00 189.25
69 Middle Tennessee 5 222 919 4.14 10 44.40 183.80
70 Army 5 188 782 4.16 7 37.60 156.40
70 Connecticut 4 185 770 4.16 9 46.25 192.50
72 Oregon State 5 176 734 4.17 7 35.20 146.80
72 South Florida 4 155 646 4.17 9 38.75 161.50
72 Pittsburgh 4 155 647 4.17 7 38.75 161.75
75 Vanderbilt 5 180 766 4.26 7 36.00 153.20
76 Troy 5 180 775 4.31 12 36.00 155.00
76 Illinois 4 149 642 4.31 5 37.25 160.50
78 UTSA 5 183 793 4.33 8 36.60 158.60
78 Southern Mississippi 4 195 845 4.33 12 48.75 211.25
80 Boston College 4 154 668 4.34 5 38.50 167.00
81 Tennessee 5 186 816 4.39 11 37.20 163.20
82 Iowa State 3 121 532 4.40 4 40.33 177.33
83 Kansas State 4 168 742 4.42 6 42.00 185.50
84 Tulsa 4 176 784 4.45 9 44.00 196.00
85 Central Michigan 5 226 1013 4.48 15 45.20 202.60
86 San Jose State 4 197 889 4.51 9 49.25 222.25
87 Bowling Green 5 157 718 4.57 7 31.40 143.60
87 North Carolina 4 205 937 4.57 9 51.25 234.25
89 South Alabama 4 131 602 4.60 5 32.75 150.50
90 Western Kentucky 5 187 868 4.64 10 37.40 173.60
91 Ball State 5 218 1013 4.65 9 43.60 202.60
92 UAB 4 147 686 4.67 13 36.75 171.50
93 Kentucky 4 170 803 4.72 8 42.50 200.75
94 Auburn 4 146 700 4.79 9 36.50 175.00
95 Navy 3 103 494 4.80 3 34.33 164.67
95 Georgia State 4 182 873 4.80 11 45.50 218.25
97 Temple 4 161 775 4.81 4 40.25 193.75
98 Purdue 5 190 916 4.82 11 38.00 183.20
99 Kansas 3 117 565 4.83 2 39.00 188.33
100 Louisiana-Lafayette 4 148 716 4.84 6 37.00 179.00
101 Nebraska 4 148 718 4.85 5 37.00 179.50
102 Oklahoma 4 106 522 4.92 4 26.50 130.50
102 Air Force 5 216 1062 4.92 15 43.20 212.40
102 Wyoming 5 240 1181 4.92 10 48.00 236.20
105 North Texas 4 139 696 5.01 4 34.75 174.00
106 Louisiana-Monroe 5 193 978 5.07 6 38.60 195.60
107 Indiana 4 195 991 5.08 8 48.75 247.75
108 Arizona State 4 149 769 5.16 9 37.25 192.25
109 Arkansas State 5 191 991 5.19 11 38.20 198.20
109 Florida Atlantic 5 208 1080 5.19 10 41.60 216.00
111 Western Michigan 5 242 1269 5.24 12 48.40 253.80
112 Kent State 5 190 997 5.25 10 38.00 199.40
113 Texas 4 193 1041 5.39 10 48.25 260.25
114 Miami (Ohio) 4 191 1053 5.51 7 47.75 263.25
115 California 4 182 1050 5.77 12 45.50 262.50
116 Florida International 4 161 937 5.82 14 40.25 234.25
117 Idaho 5 176 1037 5.89 13 35.20 207.40
118 Eastern Michigan 4 140 835 5.96 15 35.00 208.75
118 UNLV 5 239 1425 5.96 15 47.80 285.00
120 Texas A&M 5 177 1074 6.07 7 35.40 214.80
121 UTEP 4 145 925 6.38 13 36.25 231.25
122 New Mexico 4 150 968 6.45 14 37.50 242.00
123 Massachusetts 4 174 1135 6.52 10 43.50 283.75
124 New Mexico State 5 229 1504 6.57 20 45.80 300.80
125 Nevada 5 200 1348 6.74 16 40.00 269.60