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

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Alabama 14 440 1069 2.43 10 31.43 76.36
2 BYU 13 412 1130 2.74 5 31.69 86.92
3 Florida State 14 469 1287 2.74 10 33.50 91.93
4 Florida 13 413 1229 2.98 12 31.77 94.54
5 Stanford 14 446 1358 3.04 15 31.86 97.00
6 Rutgers 13 460 1263 2.75 6 35.38 97.15
7 Connecticut 12 430 1175 2.73 10 35.83 97.92
8 Michigan State 13 391 1282 3.28 6 30.08 98.62
9 LSU 13 440 1321 3.00 14 33.85 101.62
10 TCU 13 422 1370 3.25 11 32.46 105.38
11 Notre Dame 13 396 1374 3.47 4 30.46 105.69
12 Bowling Green 13 413 1385 3.35 14 31.77 106.54
13 Utah State 13 493 1479 3.00 6 37.92 113.77
14 Ohio State 12 392 1393 3.55 14 32.67 116.08
15 SMU 13 418 1533 3.67 14 32.15 117.92
16 Tulsa 14 520 1674 3.22 20 37.14 119.57
17 South Carolina 13 504 1569 3.11 9 38.77 120.69
18 San Jose State 13 442 1589 3.60 16 34.00 122.23
19 Arkansas 12 440 1489 3.38 21 36.67 124.08
20 UTSA 10 343 1254 3.66 16 34.30 125.40
21 Kansas State 13 431 1654 3.84 13 33.15 127.23
22 Northwestern 13 440 1659 3.77 16 33.85 127.62
23 Utah 12 415 1538 3.71 19 34.58 128.17
24 Penn State 12 435 1541 3.54 10 36.25 128.42
25 Wisconsin 14 472 1805 3.82 14 33.71 128.93
26 Mississippi 13 483 1681 3.48 17 37.15 129.31
27 Maryland 12 445 1552 3.49 13 37.08 129.33
28 Oregon State 13 422 1683 3.99 19 32.46 129.46
29 San Diego State 13 486 1735 3.57 16 37.38 133.46
30 Virginia Tech 13 485 1743 3.59 13 37.31 134.08
31 Cincinnati 13 459 1763 3.84 10 35.31 135.62
32 Pittsburgh 13 461 1773 3.85 14 35.46 136.38
33 Western Kentucky 13 456 1779 3.90 15 35.08 136.85
34 Kent State 14 507 1936 3.82 15 36.21 138.29
35 Texas A&M 13 487 1814 3.72 18 37.46 139.54
36 Memphis 12 425 1675 3.94 15 35.42 139.58
37 Florida International 12 428 1690 3.95 23 35.67 140.83
38 Oklahoma State 13 490 1842 3.76 19 37.69 141.69
39 Vanderbilt 13 482 1848 3.83 17 37.08 142.15
40 Louisiana-Monroe 13 467 1849 3.96 21 35.92 142.23
41 North Carolina 12 474 1712 3.61 20 39.50 142.67
42 Syracuse 13 473 1866 3.95 13 36.38 143.54
43 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 472 1870 3.96 20 36.31 143.85
44 Georgia Tech 14 472 2019 4.28 27 33.71 144.21
45 Virginia 12 436 1739 3.99 17 36.33 144.92
45 Oregon 13 470 1884 4.01 15 36.15 144.92
47 Boise State 13 512 1900 3.71 20 39.38 146.15
48 Northern Illinois 14 587 2050 3.49 21 41.93 146.43
49 Louisville 13 449 1924 4.29 14 34.54 148.00
50 Missouri 12 451 1791 3.97 26 37.58 149.25
51 South Florida 12 494 1799 3.64 21 41.17 149.92
52 Michigan 13 514 1957 3.81 9 39.54 150.54
53 North Carolina State 13 494 2012 4.07 20 38.00 154.77
54 East Carolina 13 467 2015 4.31 21 35.92 155.00
55 Western Michigan 12 462 1862 4.03 21 38.50 155.17
56 Buffalo 12 501 1865 3.72 22 41.75 155.42
57 UCF 14 544 2182 4.01 21 38.86 155.86
58 Clemson 13 486 2030 4.18 16 37.38 156.15
59 Arkansas State 13 498 2033 4.08 15 38.31 156.38
60 Ohio 13 467 2077 4.45 12 35.92 159.77
61 West Virginia 13 548 2079 3.79 23 42.15 159.92
62 Washington 13 471 2081 4.42 17 36.23 160.08
63 Kentucky 12 481 1940 4.03 25 40.08 161.67
64 Iowa 12 473 1945 4.11 16 39.42 162.08
65 Washington State 12 490 1959 4.00 21 40.83 163.25
65 North Texas 12 394 1959 4.97 22 32.83 163.25
67 South Alabama 13 513 2138 4.17 21 39.46 164.46
68 UCLA 14 561 2315 4.13 20 40.07 165.36
69 Mississippi State 13 504 2153 4.27 16 38.77 165.62
70 Wake Forest 12 489 1993 4.08 22 40.75 166.08
71 USC 13 533 2171 4.07 17 41.00 167.00
72 California 12 477 2032 4.26 18 39.75 169.33
73 Fresno State 13 550 2227 4.05 20 42.31 171.31
74 Minnesota 13 478 2236 4.68 22 36.77 172.00
75 New Mexico 13 428 2274 5.31 19 32.92 174.92
76 Texas Tech 13 523 2282 4.36 20 40.23 175.54
77 Iowa State 13 531 2299 4.33 19 40.85 176.85
78 Baylor 13 511 2323 4.55 28 39.31 178.69
79 Purdue 13 500 2365 4.73 24 38.46 181.92
80 Georgia 14 616 2550 4.14 17 44.00 182.14
81 UAB 12 477 2187 4.58 33 39.75 182.25
82 Toledo 13 445 2370 5.33 19 34.23 182.31
83 Arizona State 13 559 2377 4.25 17 43.00 182.85
84 Troy 12 469 2222 4.74 17 39.08 185.17
85 Louisiana Tech 12 470 2228 4.74 25 39.17 185.67
86 Middle Tennessee 12 490 2259 4.61 21 40.83 188.25
87 Tennessee 12 477 2266 4.75 25 39.75 188.83
88 Hawai'i 12 522 2281 4.37 34 43.50 190.08
89 Rice 13 506 2479 4.90 30 38.92 190.69
90 Texas 13 538 2488 4.62 29 41.38 191.38
91 Central Michigan 13 511 2492 4.88 28 39.31 191.69
92 Nebraska 14 566 2695 4.76 26 40.43 192.50
93 Houston 12 521 2313 4.44 23 43.42 192.75
94 Oklahoma 13 485 2509 5.17 27 37.31 193.00
95 Navy 13 523 2516 4.81 23 40.23 193.54
96 Illinois 12 514 2327 4.53 28 42.83 193.92
97 UTEP 12 481 2332 4.85 24 40.08 194.33
98 Kansas 12 451 2352 5.22 26 37.58 196.00
99 Idaho 12 459 2364 5.15 37 38.25 197.00
100 Auburn 12 484 2371 4.90 23 40.33 197.58
101 Air Force 13 575 2584 4.49 27 44.23 198.77
102 Temple 11 468 2193 4.69 21 42.55 199.36
103 Duke 13 524 2625 5.01 26 40.31 201.92
104 Florida Atlantic 12 504 2425 4.81 23 42.00 202.08
105 Marshall 12 526 2439 4.64 30 43.83 203.25
106 Colorado State 12 521 2440 4.68 19 43.42 203.33
107 Arizona 13 585 2680 4.58 33 45.00 206.15
108 UNLV 13 585 2692 4.60 29 45.00 207.08
108 Ball State 13 522 2692 5.16 24 40.15 207.08
110 Southern Mississippi 12 500 2490 4.98 34 41.67 207.50
111 Akron 12 517 2533 4.90 22 43.08 211.08
112 Nevada 13 539 2754 5.11 27 41.46 211.85
113 Boston College 12 550 2559 4.65 20 45.83 213.25
114 Miami (Florida) 12 526 2615 4.97 29 43.83 217.92
115 New Mexico State 12 470 2657 5.65 27 39.17 221.42
116 Tulane 12 528 2675 5.07 30 44.00 222.92
117 Massachusetts 12 511 2697 5.28 33 42.58 224.75
118 Colorado 12 458 2712 5.92 28 38.17 226.00
119 Indiana 12 554 2776 5.01 29 46.17 231.33
120 Texas State 12 490 2782 5.68 25 40.83 231.83
121 Wyoming 12 531 2788 5.25 23 44.25 232.33
121 Army 12 509 2788 5.48 35 42.42 232.33
123 Miami (Ohio) 12 529 2893 5.47 35 44.08 241.08
124 Eastern Michigan 12 510 3199 6.27 34 42.50 266.58