2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - In All Plays through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Alabama 14 440 1069 2.43 10 32 63 28 7
2 BYU 13 412 1130 2.74 5 55 63 37 9
3 Connecticut 12 430 1175 2.73 10 33 69 33 10
4 Florida 13 413 1229 2.98 12 25 74 43 9
5 UTSA 10 343 1254 3.66 16 68 66 33 6
6 Rutgers 13 460 1263 2.75 6 42 83 51 9
7 Michigan State 13 391 1282 3.28 6 71 63 41 12
8 Florida State 14 469 1287 2.74 10 37 81 34 11
9 LSU 13 440 1321 3.00 14 58 81 40 7
10 Stanford 14 446 1358 3.04 15 77 86 51 14
11 TCU 13 422 1370 3.25 11 66 77 35 10
12 Notre Dame 13 396 1374 3.47 4 55 74 44 10
13 Bowling Green 13 413 1385 3.35 14 79 75 53 13
14 Ohio State 12 392 1393 3.55 14 81 67 34 13
15 Utah State 13 493 1479 3.00 6 33 90 39 4
16 Arkansas 12 440 1489 3.38 21 60 86 56 11
17 SMU 13 418 1533 3.67 14 57 82 47 12
18 Utah 12 415 1538 3.71 19 57 84 55 13
19 Penn State 12 435 1541 3.54 10 52 84 48 11
20 Maryland 12 445 1552 3.49 13 47 87 47 13
21 South Carolina 13 504 1569 3.11 9 50 109 58 6
22 San Jose State 13 442 1589 3.60 16 86 84 43 13
23 Kansas State 13 431 1654 3.84 13 80 104 61 8
24 Northwestern 13 440 1659 3.77 16 59 97 54 11
25 Tulsa 14 520 1674 3.22 20 74 101 55 14
26 Memphis 12 425 1675 3.94 15 83 99 54 15
27 Mississippi 13 483 1681 3.48 17 69 97 58 16
28 Oregon State 13 422 1683 3.99 19 64 97 59 20
29 Florida International 12 428 1690 3.95 23 73 95 60 10
30 North Carolina 12 474 1712 3.61 20 71 99 59 9
31 San Diego State 13 486 1735 3.57 16 64 109 62 12
32 Virginia 12 436 1739 3.99 17 77 90 50 14
33 Virginia Tech 13 485 1743 3.59 13 65 92 60 13
34 Cincinnati 13 459 1763 3.84 10 60 98 54 11
35 Pittsburgh 13 461 1773 3.85 14 77 99 51 11
36 Western Kentucky 13 456 1779 3.90 15 68 103 66 17
37 Missouri 12 451 1791 3.97 26 73 91 60 14
38 South Florida 12 494 1799 3.64 21 44 102 69 9
39 Wisconsin 14 472 1805 3.82 14 81 90 47 10
40 Texas A&M 13 487 1814 3.72 18 47 105 58 14
41 Oklahoma State 13 490 1842 3.76 19 76 116 64 10
42 Vanderbilt 13 482 1848 3.83 17 70 107 64 17
43 Louisiana-Monroe 13 467 1849 3.96 21 61 116 62 15
44 Western Michigan 12 462 1862 4.03 21 53 98 64 17
45 Buffalo 12 501 1865 3.72 22 57 93 47 14
46 Syracuse 13 473 1866 3.95 13 80 96 62 13
47 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 472 1870 3.96 20 57 111 66 13
48 Oregon 13 470 1884 4.01 15 35 111 69 11
49 Boise State 13 512 1900 3.71 20 72 108 49 17
50 Louisville 13 449 1924 4.29 14 55 108 62 12
51 Kent State 14 507 1936 3.82 15 68 103 54 13
52 Kentucky 12 481 1940 4.03 25 47 122 53 12
53 Iowa 12 473 1945 4.11 16 73 97 48 10
54 Michigan 13 514 1957 3.81 9 64 116 64 10
55 Washington State 12 490 1959 4.00 21 84 111 63 11
55 North Texas 12 394 1959 4.97 22 75 102 52 22
57 Wake Forest 12 489 1993 4.08 22 90 99 50 14
58 North Carolina State 13 494 2012 4.07 20 67 111 68 18
59 East Carolina 13 467 2015 4.31 21 68 118 66 14
60 Georgia Tech 14 472 2019 4.28 27 60 111 73 14
61 Clemson 13 486 2030 4.18 16 57 99 69 24
62 California 12 477 2032 4.26 18 62 114 64 11
63 Arkansas State 13 498 2033 4.08 15 45 112 58 18
64 Northern Illinois 14 587 2050 3.49 21 60 140 60 10
65 Ohio 13 467 2077 4.45 12 68 111 71 12
66 West Virginia 13 548 2079 3.79 23 67 123 62 14
67 Washington 13 471 2081 4.42 17 64 98 54 17
68 South Alabama 13 513 2138 4.17 21 85 106 61 22
69 Mississippi State 13 504 2153 4.27 16 37 134 72 13
70 USC 13 533 2171 4.07 17 59 131 73 12
71 UCF 14 544 2182 4.01 21 69 133 68 14
72 UAB 12 477 2187 4.58 33 55 112 71 16
73 Temple 11 468 2193 4.69 21 56 110 76 16
74 Troy 12 469 2222 4.74 17 98 110 59 18
75 Fresno State 13 550 2227 4.05 20 67 110 66 22
76 Louisiana Tech 12 470 2228 4.74 25 72 109 64 17
77 Minnesota 13 478 2236 4.68 22 48 114 64 23
78 Middle Tennessee 12 490 2259 4.61 21 64 129 61 14
79 Tennessee 12 477 2266 4.75 25 80 101 64 21
80 New Mexico 13 428 2274 5.31 19 71 110 78 21
81 Hawai'i 12 522 2281 4.37 34 76 119 64 19
82 Texas Tech 13 523 2282 4.36 20 69 133 77 17
83 Iowa State 13 531 2299 4.33 19 77 119 74 12
84 Houston 12 521 2313 4.44 23 73 132 75 20
85 UCLA 14 561 2315 4.13 20 92 117 63 18
86 Baylor 13 511 2323 4.55 28 84 132 73 16
87 Illinois 12 514 2327 4.53 28 63 133 70 14
88 UTEP 12 481 2332 4.85 24 81 127 65 14
89 Kansas 12 451 2352 5.22 26 99 121 76 25
90 Idaho 12 459 2364 5.15 37 71 108 66 25
91 Purdue 13 500 2365 4.73 24 67 127 81 24
92 Toledo 13 445 2370 5.33 19 73 108 71 22
93 Auburn 12 484 2371 4.90 23 68 120 69 27
94 Arizona State 13 559 2377 4.25 17 86 129 82 25
95 Florida Atlantic 12 504 2425 4.81 23 77 117 65 21
96 Marshall 12 526 2439 4.64 30 75 123 71 20
97 Colorado State 12 521 2440 4.68 19 80 130 68 14
98 Rice 13 506 2479 4.90 30 78 124 67 21
99 Texas 13 538 2488 4.62 29 95 139 93 25
100 Southern Mississippi 12 500 2490 4.98 34 64 132 88 21
101 Central Michigan 13 511 2492 4.88 28 55 131 64 19
102 Oklahoma 13 485 2509 5.17 27 74 112 72 23
103 Navy 13 523 2516 4.81 23 56 157 75 12
104 Akron 12 517 2533 4.90 22 72 137 88 18
105 Georgia 14 616 2550 4.14 17 46 143 82 22
106 Boston College 12 550 2559 4.65 20 56 143 69 13
107 Air Force 13 575 2584 4.49 27 79 132 72 16
108 Miami (Florida) 12 526 2615 4.97 29 73 142 81 20
109 Duke 13 524 2625 5.01 26 86 139 75 22
110 New Mexico State 12 470 2657 5.65 27 83 127 78 27
111 Tulane 12 528 2675 5.07 30 72 144 98 22
112 Arizona 13 585 2680 4.58 33 55 146 83 12
113 UNLV 13 585 2692 4.60 29 66 148 81 15
113 Ball State 13 522 2692 5.16 24 71 138 85 27
115 Nebraska 14 566 2695 4.76 26 80 116 68 26
116 Massachusetts 12 511 2697 5.28 33 74 130 85 18
117 Colorado 12 458 2712 5.92 28 94 127 87 33
118 Nevada 13 539 2754 5.11 27 76 142 76 25
119 Indiana 12 554 2776 5.01 29 69 140 98 26
120 Texas State 12 490 2782 5.68 25 60 145 84 28
121 Wyoming 12 531 2788 5.25 23 82 139 79 22
121 Army 12 509 2788 5.48 35 99 141 85 26
123 Miami (Ohio) 12 529 2893 5.47 35 65 142 91 25
124 Eastern Michigan 12 510 3199 6.27 34 87 146 81 30
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards