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

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