2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - In The 1st Half through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Alabama 14 221 490 2.22 5 32 31 13 4
2 Connecticut 12 193 542 2.81 7 33 34 16 7
3 TCU 13 199 567 2.85 3 21 32 16 2
3 UTSA 10 164 567 3.46 5 28 30 15 1
5 BYU 13 205 639 3.12 0 35 35 22 5
6 Rutgers 13 257 651 2.53 4 26 41 25 3
7 Florida 13 210 663 3.16 6 24 35 22 4
8 LSU 13 224 668 2.98 8 58 44 22 4
9 Utah 12 210 681 3.24 9 28 39 29 6
10 Texas A&M 13 222 685 3.09 10 28 42 26 5
11 Stanford 14 218 699 3.21 7 77 42 25 9
11 SMU 13 207 699 3.38 7 48 38 18 7
13 South Carolina 13 250 710 2.84 4 32 47 23 4
14 Bowling Green 13 207 723 3.49 7 79 40 28 5
15 Michigan State 13 197 734 3.73 4 71 28 24 6
16 Florida State 14 250 736 2.94 4 35 42 19 6
17 Wisconsin 14 213 745 3.50 7 76 34 15 3
18 Florida International 12 204 752 3.69 11 33 42 25 4
19 Kansas State 13 211 753 3.57 4 45 51 28 4
20 Memphis 12 177 754 4.26 7 83 40 22 8
21 Pittsburgh 13 212 756 3.57 5 58 41 25 4
22 Utah State 13 257 767 2.98 0 31 47 18 2
23 Virginia Tech 13 227 768 3.38 7 65 33 20 6
24 Arkansas 12 216 773 3.58 8 52 45 25 3
25 Virginia 12 208 779 3.75 7 77 39 20 5
26 Penn State 12 201 780 3.88 3 52 41 22 7
27 Oklahoma State 13 245 784 3.20 6 46 51 23 3
28 Notre Dame 13 204 790 3.87 3 55 43 24 7
29 San Jose State 13 235 797 3.39 10 83 48 27 6
30 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 237 806 3.40 10 26 48 30 5
31 Oregon 13 237 813 3.43 5 35 49 29 5
32 Ohio State 12 186 838 4.51 8 73 37 20 6
33 Boise State 13 250 855 3.42 4 58 48 18 7
34 Louisiana-Monroe 13 216 864 4.00 7 61 54 26 6
35 South Florida 12 244 878 3.60 10 44 47 34 6
36 Mississippi State 13 228 881 3.86 6 37 61 25 7
37 Maryland 12 237 883 3.73 6 42 55 29 5
38 Washington State 12 223 884 3.96 6 47 52 31 4
39 Cincinnati 13 245 897 3.66 5 44 47 26 3
40 Clemson 13 241 899 3.73 7 54 42 30 11
41 UCF 14 250 902 3.61 8 37 63 27 7
42 Michigan 13 227 903 3.98 5 40 50 29 5
43 Tulsa 14 252 948 3.76 10 74 52 31 9
44 Ohio 13 224 951 4.25 7 26 56 32 2
45 Kentucky 12 238 957 4.02 15 47 58 28 6
46 Mississippi 13 273 964 3.53 8 69 56 34 7
47 Oregon State 13 222 968 4.36 10 64 49 29 10
48 Missouri 12 237 973 4.11 14 73 54 33 9
49 Northwestern 13 238 977 4.11 7 59 49 30 7
50 Vanderbilt 13 244 978 4.01 8 52 59 32 7
50 Buffalo 12 237 978 4.13 11 57 45 27 9
52 UTEP 12 216 980 4.54 10 43 54 29 5
53 Western Michigan 12 240 985 4.10 12 53 51 37 6
54 Illinois 12 240 989 4.12 13 54 61 37 4
55 North Texas 12 198 994 5.02 10 75 53 26 12
56 Tennessee 12 233 1000 4.29 16 75 42 31 10
57 Iowa 12 236 1003 4.25 10 72 48 25 4
58 Washington 13 225 1009 4.48 8 57 46 26 5
59 San Diego State 13 241 1022 4.24 8 64 60 37 7
60 Purdue 13 240 1027 4.28 14 51 58 39 9
61 Western Kentucky 13 238 1031 4.33 7 61 62 40 8
62 Louisville 13 220 1035 4.70 11 55 51 28 7
63 North Carolina 12 236 1037 4.39 15 71 56 36 4
64 Iowa State 13 242 1042 4.31 12 55 52 35 6
65 Toledo 13 232 1043 4.50 5 62 48 31 6
66 Louisiana Tech 12 240 1046 4.36 10 64 52 32 7
67 USC 13 253 1048 4.14 6 59 62 38 5
68 Georgia Tech 14 249 1050 4.22 19 60 60 36 7
69 Wake Forest 12 232 1054 4.54 12 80 58 33 9
70 Kent State 14 272 1059 3.89 6 68 52 29 6
71 Northern Illinois 14 305 1067 3.50 10 60 74 31 5
72 Houston 12 245 1075 4.39 11 73 58 33 9
73 California 12 226 1076 4.76 10 62 53 29 8
74 East Carolina 13 228 1080 4.74 12 68 62 35 6
75 Oklahoma 13 240 1081 4.50 11 62 49 31 9
76 Temple 11 210 1087 5.18 10 40 50 38 8
77 Syracuse 13 265 1091 4.12 7 80 54 34 9
78 North Carolina State 13 248 1094 4.41 10 67 55 33 11
79 UCLA 14 285 1096 3.85 12 92 64 34 8
80 Central Michigan 13 247 1103 4.47 15 55 60 30 9
81 Boston College 12 250 1105 4.42 10 54 62 33 5
82 UAB 12 255 1114 4.37 15 45 62 37 7
83 West Virginia 13 275 1121 4.08 16 53 61 34 7
84 Arkansas State 13 264 1127 4.27 9 44 59 31 12
85 Texas Tech 13 248 1141 4.60 10 49 67 39 11
86 Minnesota 13 232 1149 4.95 13 48 58 33 16
87 Hawai'i 12 247 1151 4.66 22 68 65 37 11
88 Southern Mississippi 12 231 1161 5.03 15 64 63 42 10
89 Akron 12 229 1169 5.10 9 72 62 44 8
90 South Alabama 13 243 1172 4.82 14 51 56 36 12
91 Middle Tennessee 12 258 1187 4.60 9 33 67 31 7
92 Tulane 12 264 1195 4.53 16 48 68 43 9
93 New Mexico 13 193 1199 6.21 9 71 54 39 14
94 Florida Atlantic 12 234 1202 5.14 12 77 53 32 11
95 Troy 12 228 1208 5.30 9 98 55 33 10
96 Idaho 12 210 1212 5.77 19 68 53 34 13
97 Auburn 12 234 1220 5.21 13 68 61 35 14
98 UNLV 13 268 1241 4.63 16 35 67 41 5
99 Georgia 14 315 1247 3.96 6 43 68 38 8
100 New Mexico State 12 209 1260 6.03 14 76 61 34 16
101 Baylor 13 256 1275 4.98 17 84 74 39 11
102 Marshall 12 264 1296 4.91 15 75 65 37 11
103 Miami (Florida) 12 273 1298 4.75 16 73 68 38 6
104 Arizona State 13 299 1323 4.42 13 86 68 50 14
105 Kansas 12 229 1327 5.79 14 99 67 34 15
106 Air Force 13 300 1336 4.45 13 79 73 40 9
106 Fresno State 13 278 1336 4.81 15 67 56 38 18
108 Wyoming 12 254 1342 5.28 12 74 65 38 9
109 Navy 13 260 1345 5.17 11 56 83 39 7
110 Massachusetts 12 237 1362 5.75 16 66 63 45 11
111 Rice 13 259 1364 5.27 14 78 61 36 11
112 Indiana 12 267 1411 5.28 12 69 70 49 12
112 Eastern Michigan 12 218 1411 6.47 15 87 62 33 14
114 Nebraska 14 291 1412 4.85 13 72 62 36 13
115 Colorado State 12 271 1413 5.21 12 80 76 40 9
116 Colorado 12 213 1417 6.65 17 94 66 46 18
117 Texas 13 303 1423 4.70 18 95 84 56 11
118 Duke 13 265 1443 5.45 17 34 78 42 14
119 Army 12 243 1477 6.08 16 99 71 39 14
120 Texas State 12 240 1482 6.18 13 60 83 49 15
121 Arizona 13 317 1490 4.70 15 52 85 42 5
122 Nevada 13 284 1518 5.35 15 53 84 44 13
123 Miami (Ohio) 12 253 1532 6.06 18 57 71 46 17
124 Ball State 13 302 1585 5.25 16 45 90 46 18
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards