2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games vs. Conference Teams Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Bowling Green 8 49 58 12 119 14.9
2 Alabama 9 46 80 11 137 15.2
3 Florida State 9 51 74 14 139 15.4
4 Michigan State 8 46 63 16 125 15.6
5 BYU 1 12 4 0 16 16.0
6 San Jose State 6 35 57 5 97 16.2
7 South Carolina 8 64 63 8 135 16.9
7 Wisconsin 9 60 83 9 152 16.9
9 Nebraska 9 70 61 22 153 17.0
10 Florida 8 46 70 21 137 17.1
10 Boise State 8 73 50 14 137 17.1
12 Pittsburgh 7 44 64 14 122 17.4
13 Virginia Tech 8 56 75 11 142 17.8
14 Rutgers 7 36 80 9 125 17.9
14 Fresno State 8 67 59 17 143 17.9
16 Army 1 11 7 0 18 18.0
16 Notre Dame 2 17 15 4 36 18.0
16 Tulsa 9 65 81 16 162 18.0
19 Michigan 8 72 62 11 145 18.1
20 Georgia 9 77 74 13 164 18.2
21 Penn State 8 52 81 13 146 18.3
22 Ohio State 8 45 80 22 147 18.4
22 Vanderbilt 8 72 65 10 147 18.4
24 Stanford 10 62 104 19 185 18.5
25 Virginia 8 69 67 13 149 18.6
26 Connecticut 7 46 77 8 131 18.7
26 Louisville 7 68 50 13 131 18.7
26 Washington 9 63 82 23 168 18.7
29 Minnesota 8 78 60 12 150 18.8
30 Buffalo 8 54 84 14 152 19.0
31 Memphis 8 49 83 21 153 19.1
31 Florida Atlantic 8 69 67 17 153 19.1
33 LSU 8 56 81 17 154 19.3
34 SMU 8 50 99 6 155 19.4
34 TCU 9 59 100 16 175 19.4
36 Mississippi 8 63 85 8 156 19.5
37 North Texas 8 63 83 11 157 19.6
38 Oregon State 9 76 83 19 178 19.8
38 Arizona State 9 88 74 16 178 19.8
40 Clemson 8 64 84 11 159 19.9
40 Missouri 8 66 85 8 159 19.9
40 Texas A&M 8 69 80 10 159 19.9
40 Maryland 8 72 80 7 159 19.9
44 Syracuse 7 51 80 9 140 20.0
44 Hawai'i 8 87 63 10 160 20.0
46 Troy 8 66 81 14 161 20.1
47 Utah State 6 46 63 13 122 20.3
47 Air Force 8 77 79 6 162 20.3
49 Arkansas State 8 56 95 12 163 20.4
49 Florida International 8 63 88 12 163 20.4
49 Oklahoma 9 81 87 16 184 20.4
52 Arkansas 8 58 99 7 164 20.5
52 Western Kentucky 8 67 80 17 164 20.5
52 Rice 8 69 85 10 164 20.5
55 Georgia Tech 9 70 107 9 186 20.7
56 East Carolina 8 58 91 17 166 20.8
56 Iowa 8 76 81 9 166 20.8
56 Utah 9 65 103 19 187 20.8
59 Cincinnati 7 53 84 9 146 20.9
60 New Mexico State 6 59 64 4 127 21.2
61 Kent State 9 64 118 10 192 21.3
62 San Diego State 8 76 79 16 171 21.4
62 North Carolina State 8 80 83 8 171 21.4
62 Purdue 8 91 66 14 171 21.4
65 Wake Forest 8 58 104 10 172 21.5
65 Northwestern 8 69 91 12 172 21.5
65 Tennessee 8 71 92 9 172 21.5
68 Temple 7 64 75 12 151 21.6
68 Mississippi State 8 82 81 10 173 21.6
68 Southern Mississippi 8 84 77 12 173 21.6
68 Illinois 8 111 53 9 173 21.6
68 Oregon 9 72 102 20 194 21.6
68 UCF 9 93 90 11 194 21.6
74 UTEP 8 82 85 7 174 21.8
74 Kansas State 9 72 114 10 196 21.8
76 South Alabama 8 68 83 24 175 21.9
76 Louisiana-Monroe 8 70 91 14 175 21.9
76 Texas 9 99 86 12 197 21.9
79 South Florida 7 62 86 6 154 22.0
80 Ball State 8 79 84 14 177 22.1
80 Ohio 8 87 78 12 177 22.1
80 Northern Illinois 9 67 111 21 199 22.1
83 UCLA 10 78 109 35 222 22.2
84 New Mexico 8 76 92 10 178 22.3
84 Western Michigan 8 77 89 12 178 22.3
86 Washington State 9 91 101 10 202 22.4
87 UNLV 8 102 64 14 180 22.5
88 Auburn 8 89 80 12 181 22.6
89 Boston College 8 84 92 6 182 22.8
90 USC 9 88 102 16 206 22.9
91 Louisiana-Lafayette 8 64 103 17 184 23.0
91 Massachusetts 8 88 87 9 184 23.0
91 Colorado State 8 95 71 18 184 23.0
94 Middle Tennessee 8 79 100 7 186 23.3
94 Texas Tech 9 105 91 14 210 23.3
96 Toledo 8 57 109 21 187 23.4
97 UTSA 6 35 89 17 141 23.5
97 Kentucky 8 85 90 13 188 23.5
99 Duke 8 106 75 8 189 23.6
100 North Carolina 8 73 99 18 190 23.8
100 West Virginia 9 80 121 13 214 23.8
100 Kansas 9 94 113 7 214 23.8
103 UAB 8 77 100 14 191 23.9
104 Louisiana Tech 6 55 77 12 144 24.0
104 Nevada 8 104 74 14 192 24.0
106 Miami (Ohio) 8 90 92 11 193 24.1
107 Central Michigan 8 81 99 14 194 24.3
107 Eastern Michigan 8 95 84 15 194 24.3
109 Colorado 9 103 108 10 221 24.6
110 Idaho 6 53 78 17 148 24.7
111 Wyoming 8 86 100 12 198 24.8
111 Indiana 8 99 88 11 198 24.8
113 Houston 8 83 107 10 200 25.0
114 Texas State 6 65 76 11 152 25.3
115 Marshall 8 85 102 16 203 25.4
115 Oklahoma State 9 85 127 17 229 25.4
117 Tulane 8 91 98 15 204 25.5
118 Iowa State 9 93 128 12 233 25.9
119 Akron 8 98 91 20 209 26.1
120 Miami (Florida) 8 84 106 21 211 26.4
120 Arizona 9 90 130 18 238 26.4
122 Navy 2 40 11 2 53 26.5
123 California 9 87 117 35 239 26.6
124 Baylor 9 97 133 16 246 27.3