2012 National Leaders Rushing Defense - Games vs. Conference Teams Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Rutgers 7 237 599 2.53 3 33.86 85.57
2 Alabama 9 304 776 2.55 8 33.78 86.22
3 Florida State 9 308 777 2.52 5 34.22 86.33
4 Stanford 10 307 893 2.91 12 30.70 89.30
5 Florida 8 266 802 3.02 6 33.25 100.25
6 Memphis 8 244 821 3.36 7 30.50 102.63
7 Tulsa 9 331 926 2.80 13 36.78 102.89
8 Bowling Green 8 253 832 3.29 7 31.63 104.00
9 Northern Illinois 9 337 940 2.79 9 37.44 104.44
10 East Carolina 8 261 857 3.28 8 32.63 107.13
11 Notre Dame 2 65 215 3.31 0 32.50 107.50
12 UTSA 6 199 648 3.26 10 33.17 108.00
13 Utah State 6 228 660 2.89 5 38.00 110.00
14 LSU 8 265 893 3.37 11 33.13 111.63
15 TCU 9 294 1009 3.43 9 32.67 112.11
16 Michigan State 8 252 918 3.64 4 31.50 114.75
17 Connecticut 7 256 804 3.14 5 36.57 114.86
18 Ohio State 8 274 923 3.37 11 34.25 115.38
19 South Carolina 8 298 927 3.11 7 37.25 115.88
20 Arkansas State 8 281 959 3.41 6 35.13 119.88
21 SMU 8 249 975 3.92 8 31.13 121.88
22 Penn State 8 275 976 3.55 8 34.38 122.00
22 Pittsburgh 7 221 854 3.86 10 31.57 122.00
24 San Jose State 6 185 754 4.08 8 30.83 125.67
25 Arkansas 8 286 1022 3.57 16 35.75 127.75
26 Kansas State 9 290 1155 3.98 10 32.22 128.33
27 Virginia Tech 8 292 1027 3.52 10 36.50 128.38
28 Georgia Tech 9 299 1165 3.90 14 33.22 129.44
29 Wake Forest 8 315 1049 3.33 13 39.38 131.13
30 Kent State 9 319 1188 3.72 8 35.44 132.00
31 Syracuse 7 243 953 3.92 8 34.71 136.14
32 Utah 9 314 1233 3.93 17 34.89 137.00
33 Mississippi 8 299 1099 3.68 11 37.38 137.38
34 Cincinnati 7 269 963 3.58 6 38.43 137.57
35 Boise State 8 315 1113 3.53 13 39.38 139.13
36 Louisiana-Monroe 8 293 1119 3.82 12 36.63 139.88
37 Oregon 9 316 1280 4.05 12 35.11 142.22
38 Michigan 8 317 1144 3.61 3 39.63 143.00
39 UCLA 10 391 1436 3.67 10 39.10 143.60
40 Wisconsin 9 319 1295 4.06 11 35.44 143.89
41 Louisiana-Lafayette 8 290 1157 3.99 14 36.25 144.63
42 San Diego State 8 313 1163 3.72 12 39.13 145.38
43 North Texas 8 258 1167 4.52 14 32.25 145.88
44 Florida International 8 293 1174 4.01 18 36.63 146.75
45 Buffalo 8 318 1178 3.70 14 39.75 147.25
46 Northwestern 8 300 1182 3.94 14 37.50 147.75
47 South Florida 7 290 1036 3.57 13 41.43 148.00
48 Western Kentucky 8 299 1189 3.98 10 37.38 148.63
49 Oklahoma State 9 337 1338 3.97 13 37.44 148.67
50 West Virginia 9 354 1344 3.80 18 39.33 149.33
51 Texas A&M 8 304 1195 3.93 12 38.00 149.38
52 Georgia 9 356 1369 3.85 10 39.56 152.11
53 Maryland 8 300 1218 4.06 10 37.50 152.25
54 Oregon State 9 318 1401 4.41 15 35.33 155.67
55 Clemson 8 302 1255 4.16 11 37.75 156.88
56 Toledo 8 268 1269 4.74 11 33.50 158.63
57 Washington 9 319 1448 4.54 11 35.44 160.89
58 North Carolina 8 334 1298 3.89 18 41.75 162.25
59 Virginia 8 303 1299 4.29 13 37.88 162.38
60 USC 9 355 1466 4.13 13 39.44 162.89
61 Army 1 47 167 3.55 2 47.00 167.00
62 Houston 8 331 1342 4.05 12 41.38 167.75
63 Rice 8 311 1347 4.33 18 38.88 168.38
64 Troy 8 307 1359 4.43 8 38.38 169.88
65 Missouri 8 309 1369 4.43 22 38.63 171.13
66 Kentucky 8 320 1373 4.29 16 40.00 171.63
67 UCF 9 379 1545 4.08 15 42.11 171.67
68 Western Michigan 8 311 1375 4.42 18 38.88 171.88
69 Vanderbilt 8 301 1391 4.62 12 37.63 173.88
70 Fresno State 8 342 1394 4.08 11 42.75 174.25
71 California 9 353 1570 4.45 13 39.22 174.44
72 Louisville 7 270 1222 4.53 10 38.57 174.57
73 Mississippi State 8 332 1406 4.23 10 41.50 175.75
74 North Carolina State 8 319 1419 4.45 12 39.88 177.38
75 South Alabama 8 330 1421 4.31 16 41.25 177.63
76 Middle Tennessee 8 321 1422 4.43 11 40.13 177.75
77 Temple 7 272 1257 4.62 12 38.86 179.57
78 Arizona State 9 373 1619 4.34 12 41.44 179.89
79 Washington State 9 386 1637 4.24 20 42.89 181.89
80 Florida Atlantic 8 329 1466 4.46 16 41.13 183.25
81 Iowa State 9 371 1651 4.45 14 41.22 183.44
82 UTEP 8 323 1470 4.55 17 40.38 183.75
83 Iowa 8 338 1492 4.41 12 42.25 186.50
84 UAB 8 334 1495 4.48 23 41.75 186.88
85 Air Force 8 332 1497 4.51 16 41.50 187.13
86 Boston College 8 340 1507 4.43 14 42.50 188.38
87 Oklahoma 9 351 1700 4.84 20 39.00 188.89
88 Louisiana Tech 6 212 1138 5.37 14 35.33 189.67
89 Southern Mississippi 8 324 1550 4.78 25 40.50 193.75
89 Central Michigan 8 306 1550 5.07 17 38.25 193.75
91 Baylor 9 367 1757 4.79 23 40.78 195.22
92 Miami (Florida) 8 333 1564 4.70 17 41.63 195.50
93 Kansas 9 331 1761 5.32 21 36.78 195.67
94 Minnesota 8 314 1577 5.02 16 39.25 197.13
95 New Mexico 8 282 1610 5.71 13 35.25 201.25
96 Marshall 8 351 1616 4.60 23 43.88 202.00
97 Nebraska 9 359 1825 5.08 25 39.89 202.78
98 Texas Tech 9 376 1834 4.88 17 41.78 203.78
99 Ball State 8 301 1634 5.43 16 37.63 204.25
100 Arizona 9 404 1851 4.58 28 44.89 205.67
101 Ohio 8 320 1650 5.16 10 40.00 206.25
102 Idaho 6 225 1253 5.57 21 37.50 208.83
103 Tulane 8 346 1704 4.92 19 43.25 213.00
104 Massachusetts 8 336 1709 5.09 18 42.00 213.63
105 Tennessee 8 339 1720 5.07 18 42.38 215.00
106 Texas 9 385 1940 5.04 24 42.78 215.56
107 Purdue 8 331 1731 5.23 20 41.38 216.38
108 Hawai'i 8 383 1742 4.55 28 47.88 217.75
109 Akron 8 337 1756 5.21 14 42.13 219.50
110 Texas State 6 246 1320 5.37 13 41.00 220.00
111 Wyoming 8 333 1776 5.33 16 41.63 222.00
112 Auburn 8 334 1781 5.33 19 41.75 222.63
113 Colorado State 8 359 1793 4.99 14 44.88 224.13
114 New Mexico State 6 217 1349 6.22 14 36.17 224.83
115 UNLV 8 405 1865 4.60 20 50.63 233.13
116 Miami (Ohio) 8 344 1878 5.46 21 43.00 234.75
117 Colorado 9 341 2145 6.29 24 37.89 238.33
118 Eastern Michigan 8 319 1909 5.98 20 39.88 238.63
119 Illinois 8 389 1926 4.95 23 48.63 240.75
120 Nevada 8 375 1940 5.17 17 46.88 242.50
121 Duke 8 358 1977 5.52 19 44.75 247.13
122 Indiana 8 385 2059 5.35 24 48.13 257.38
123 BYU 1 43 270 6.28 1 43.00 270.00
124 Navy 2 113 663 5.87 6 56.50 331.50