2012 Big Ten Conference Leaders First Downs - All Games through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Nebraska 14 180 121 29 330 23.6
2 Indiana 12 84 159 29 272 22.7
3 Penn State 12 91 156 23 270 22.5
4 Northwestern 13 161 111 17 289 22.2
5 Ohio State 12 156 86 15 257 21.4
6 Purdue 13 104 141 20 265 20.4
7 Michigan 13 112 113 24 249 19.2
7 Michigan State 13 94 139 16 249 19.2
9 Wisconsin 14 157 96 14 267 19.1
10 Minnesota 13 104 102 22 228 17.5
11 Iowa 12 96 94 19 209 17.4
12 Illinois 12 87 99 11 197 16.4