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

Name G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Alabama 5 136 293 2.15 2 27.20 58.60
2 Oregon State 4 104 282 2.71 4 26.00 70.50
3 BYU 12 369 860 2.33 4 30.75 71.67
4 Michigan State 5 139 364 2.62 2 27.80 72.80
5 Connecticut 5 174 371 2.13 5 34.80 74.20
6 Maryland 4 145 334 2.30 3 36.25 83.50
7 Ohio 5 147 427 2.90 2 29.40 85.40
7 Florida 5 147 427 2.90 6 29.40 85.40
9 LSU 5 175 428 2.45 3 35.00 85.60
10 TCU 4 128 361 2.82 2 32.00 90.25
11 Vanderbilt 5 181 457 2.52 5 36.20 91.40
12 Northwestern 5 140 477 3.41 2 28.00 95.40
13 Illinois 4 125 401 3.21 5 31.25 100.25
14 Utah 3 101 305 3.02 2 33.67 101.67
15 Florida State 5 161 510 3.17 5 32.20 102.00
15 Wisconsin 5 153 510 3.33 3 30.60 102.00
17 North Carolina 4 140 414 2.96 2 35.00 103.50
18 Notre Dame 11 331 1159 3.50 4 30.09 105.36
19 Missouri 4 142 422 2.97 4 35.50 105.50
20 Washington State 3 104 322 3.10 1 34.67 107.33
21 Virginia 4 133 440 3.31 4 33.25 110.00
22 Bowling Green 5 160 553 3.46 7 32.00 110.60
23 Rutgers 6 223 664 2.98 3 37.17 110.67
24 SMU 5 169 558 3.30 6 33.80 111.60
25 Texas Tech 4 147 448 3.05 3 36.75 112.00
26 Iowa 4 135 453 3.36 4 33.75 113.25
27 San Diego State 5 173 572 3.31 4 34.60 114.40
28 Stanford 4 139 465 3.35 3 34.75 116.25
29 Mississippi 5 184 582 3.16 6 36.80 116.40
30 Arkansas 4 154 467 3.03 5 38.50 116.75
31 Utah State 7 265 819 3.09 1 37.86 117.00
31 Louisville 6 179 702 3.92 4 29.83 117.00
33 Ohio State 4 118 470 3.98 3 29.50 117.50
34 Western Kentucky 5 157 590 3.76 5 31.40 118.00
35 North Carolina State 5 175 593 3.39 8 35.00 118.60
36 San Jose State 7 257 835 3.25 8 36.71 119.29
37 Western Michigan 4 151 487 3.23 3 37.75 121.75
38 Texas A&M 5 183 619 3.38 6 36.60 123.80
39 Kansas State 4 141 499 3.54 3 35.25 124.75
40 Oklahoma State 4 153 504 3.29 6 38.25 126.00
41 Purdue 5 169 634 3.75 4 33.80 126.80
42 UCF 5 165 637 3.86 6 33.00 127.40
43 South Carolina 5 206 642 3.12 2 41.20 128.40
44 Florida International 4 135 516 3.82 5 33.75 129.00
45 Duke 5 166 648 3.90 7 33.20 129.60
46 Minnesota 5 164 659 4.02 6 32.80 131.80
47 New Mexico 5 146 664 4.55 6 29.20 132.80
48 Cincinnati 6 190 800 4.21 4 31.67 133.33
49 Hawai'i 4 139 539 3.88 6 34.75 134.75
50 Tennessee 4 138 546 3.96 7 34.50 136.50
51 Texas 4 153 548 3.58 5 38.25 137.00
52 Penn State 4 160 565 3.53 2 40.00 141.25
53 Baylor 4 144 566 3.93 5 36.00 141.50
54 Kentucky 4 161 567 3.52 9 40.25 141.75
55 Louisiana-Lafayette 5 182 713 3.92 6 36.40 142.60
56 Virginia Tech 5 193 716 3.71 3 38.60 143.20
57 South Alabama 5 183 717 3.92 5 36.60 143.40
58 Louisiana-Monroe 5 174 730 4.20 9 34.80 146.00
59 Auburn 4 150 590 3.93 4 37.50 147.50
60 Mississippi State 5 172 747 4.34 6 34.40 149.40
61 Tulsa 5 189 748 3.96 7 37.80 149.60
61 Kent State 5 188 748 3.98 7 37.60 149.60
63 Oregon 4 154 604 3.92 3 38.50 151.00
64 UTSA 4 144 606 4.21 6 36.00 151.50
65 Syracuse 6 230 913 3.97 5 38.33 152.17
66 South Florida 5 204 763 3.74 8 40.80 152.60
67 Pittsburgh 6 240 919 3.83 4 40.00 153.17
68 California 3 124 462 3.73 5 41.33 154.00
69 Clemson 5 184 775 4.21 5 36.80 155.00
70 Boise State 5 197 787 3.99 7 39.40 157.40
71 Washington 4 152 633 4.16 6 38.00 158.25
72 Colorado State 4 162 647 3.99 5 40.50 161.75
73 Iowa State 4 160 648 4.05 5 40.00 162.00
74 Michigan 5 197 813 4.13 6 39.40 162.60
75 Nevada 5 164 814 4.96 10 32.80 162.80
76 UNLV 5 180 827 4.59 9 36.00 165.40
77 Fresno State 5 208 833 4.00 9 41.60 166.60
78 Navy 11 410 1853 4.52 17 37.27 168.45
79 Georgia Tech 5 173 854 4.94 13 34.60 170.80
80 Buffalo 4 183 687 3.75 8 45.75 171.75
81 UAB 4 143 692 4.84 10 35.75 173.00
82 Nebraska 5 207 870 4.20 1 41.40 174.00
83 USC 4 178 705 3.96 4 44.50 176.25
84 Indiana 4 169 717 4.24 5 42.25 179.25
85 Louisiana Tech 6 258 1090 4.22 11 43.00 181.67
86 West Virginia 4 194 735 3.79 5 48.50 183.75
87 Idaho 6 234 1111 4.75 16 39.00 185.17
88 Central Michigan 5 205 942 4.60 11 41.00 188.40
89 Colorado 3 117 567 4.85 4 39.00 189.00
90 Arizona State 4 186 758 4.08 5 46.50 189.50
91 Akron 4 180 777 4.32 8 45.00 194.25
92 Kansas 3 120 591 4.93 5 40.00 197.00
93 North Texas 4 136 792 5.82 8 34.00 198.00
94 Oklahoma 4 134 809 6.04 7 33.50 202.25
95 Marshall 4 175 823 4.70 7 43.75 205.75
96 Arizona 4 181 829 4.58 5 45.25 207.25
97 Middle Tennessee 4 169 837 4.95 10 42.25 209.25
98 Ball State 5 221 1058 4.79 8 44.20 211.60
99 Memphis 4 181 854 4.72 8 45.25 213.50
100 Arkansas State 5 217 1074 4.95 9 43.40 214.80
101 UTEP 4 158 862 5.46 7 39.50 215.50
102 Troy 4 162 863 5.33 9 40.50 215.75
103 Air Force 5 243 1087 4.47 11 48.60 217.40
104 New Mexico State 6 253 1308 5.17 13 42.17 218.00
105 UCLA 4 170 879 5.17 10 42.50 219.75
106 Toledo 5 177 1101 6.22 8 35.40 220.20
107 Northern Illinois 5 250 1110 4.44 12 50.00 222.00
108 Rice 5 195 1132 5.81 12 39.00 226.40
109 East Carolina 5 206 1158 5.62 13 41.20 231.60
110 Temple 4 196 936 4.78 9 49.00 234.00
111 Southern Mississippi 4 176 940 5.34 9 44.00 235.00
112 Wake Forest 4 174 944 5.43 9 43.50 236.00
113 Georgia 5 260 1181 4.54 7 52.00 236.20
114 Army 11 462 2621 5.67 33 42.00 238.27
115 Florida Atlantic 4 175 959 5.48 7 43.75 239.75
116 Houston 4 190 971 5.11 11 47.50 242.75
116 Tulane 4 182 971 5.34 11 45.50 242.75
118 Texas State 6 244 1462 5.99 12 40.67 243.67
119 Massachusetts 4 175 988 5.65 15 43.75 247.00
120 Wyoming 4 198 1012 5.11 7 49.50 253.00
121 Miami (Ohio) 4 185 1015 5.49 14 46.25 253.75
122 Miami (Florida) 4 193 1051 5.45 12 48.25 262.75
123 Boston College 4 210 1052 5.01 6 52.50 263.00
124 Eastern Michigan 4 191 1290 6.75 14 47.75 322.50