2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games vs. Unranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Alabama 9 36 57 9 102 11.3
2 Michigan State 7 18 52 13 83 11.9
3 Florida State 11 52 77 15 144 13.1
4 BYU 8 34 55 17 106 13.3
5 Bowling Green 11 65 82 17 164 14.9
6 Notre Dame 9 46 80 13 139 15.4
7 Wisconsin 8 35 81 8 124 15.5
7 Connecticut 11 64 95 12 171 15.5
9 LSU 8 40 72 16 128 16.0
10 Maryland 10 66 88 10 164 16.4
10 Fresno State 11 80 82 18 180 16.4
12 TCU 10 56 92 17 165 16.5
13 Washington 8 52 62 19 133 16.6
14 Florida 6 34 53 13 100 16.7
14 Michigan 7 55 50 12 117 16.7
16 Illinois 9 73 69 11 153 17.0
17 Mississippi 7 36 74 10 120 17.1
17 Vanderbilt 9 55 88 11 154 17.1
19 Rutgers 12 77 108 21 206 17.2
20 Boise State 13 108 99 18 225 17.3
21 San Jose State 11 72 108 13 193 17.5
22 Tulsa 14 101 124 22 247 17.6
23 Pittsburgh 11 77 98 20 195 17.7
24 Virginia Tech 11 80 91 25 196 17.8
24 Utah State 12 86 95 32 213 17.8
26 Nebraska 10 84 75 20 179 17.9
27 Stanford 10 61 100 19 180 18.0
27 Oregon State 10 62 96 22 180 18.0
29 South Carolina 7 48 69 10 127 18.1
29 North Carolina State 10 74 92 15 181 18.1
29 Georgia Tech 11 75 112 12 199 18.1
32 Georgia 9 87 68 10 165 18.3
32 Clemson 10 77 90 16 183 18.3
32 Louisville 12 99 99 22 220 18.3
35 Penn State 9 52 102 12 166 18.4
36 Ohio State 10 52 110 23 185 18.5
36 Buffalo 10 71 98 16 185 18.5
36 Florida Atlantic 10 88 78 19 185 18.5
39 Virginia 12 90 114 19 223 18.6
40 Arkansas State 11 80 110 16 206 18.7
41 Syracuse 11 85 105 17 207 18.8
42 Oklahoma 9 79 75 18 172 19.1
42 Minnesota 10 91 85 15 191 19.1
42 Arizona State 11 108 84 18 210 19.1
45 Texas Tech 10 101 77 15 193 19.3
46 Hawai'i 11 109 82 22 213 19.4
47 Auburn 6 41 64 13 118 19.7
48 Western Kentucky 12 96 114 28 238 19.8
49 Mississippi State 9 84 82 13 179 19.9
50 Duke 10 100 92 8 200 20.0
51 SMU 12 73 155 13 241 20.1
51 South Alabama 13 106 122 33 261 20.1
53 North Texas 10 81 103 18 202 20.2
53 Texas 10 108 79 15 202 20.2
53 Florida International 11 88 119 15 222 20.2
56 Wake Forest 8 62 90 10 162 20.3
56 Kansas State 10 77 116 10 203 20.3
56 North Carolina 11 85 118 20 223 20.3
56 Cincinnati 12 90 138 16 244 20.3
60 Utah 10 75 107 22 204 20.4
61 Iowa State 10 83 107 15 205 20.5
61 Rice 13 124 124 18 266 20.5
61 UCF 13 116 133 18 267 20.5
64 Iowa 8 51 101 14 166 20.8
65 Arkansas 8 55 101 11 167 20.9
65 Western Michigan 11 89 122 19 230 20.9
67 Kentucky 7 66 70 11 147 21.0
67 Boston College 8 92 70 6 168 21.0
67 Air Force 12 125 119 8 252 21.0
70 Texas A&M 9 73 102 15 190 21.1
70 Northwestern 10 73 123 15 211 21.1
70 Oklahoma State 10 86 110 15 211 21.1
70 USC 10 89 103 19 211 21.1
70 Army 11 135 87 10 232 21.1
75 Missouri 6 43 75 9 127 21.2
75 Temple 10 99 96 17 212 21.2
75 Central Michigan 12 111 130 13 254 21.2
78 Oregon 10 86 100 27 213 21.3
78 Ohio 13 111 144 22 277 21.3
80 San Diego State 11 98 116 21 235 21.4
80 Troy 12 110 126 21 257 21.4
80 Kent State 13 89 171 18 278 21.4
83 Louisiana-Monroe 13 116 144 19 279 21.5
84 New Mexico 11 94 132 13 239 21.7
85 Navy 11 131 100 9 240 21.8
86 Colorado State 9 96 80 21 197 21.9
86 UCLA 10 81 104 34 219 21.9
86 UAB 10 93 109 17 219 21.9
89 Southern Mississippi 9 99 86 13 198 22.0
90 Purdue 10 103 101 17 221 22.1
91 South Florida 10 86 120 16 222 22.2
91 Memphis 12 99 132 35 266 22.2
91 East Carolina 12 110 137 19 266 22.2
94 Northern Illinois 13 131 132 27 290 22.3
95 Indiana 10 105 103 16 224 22.4
96 UTEP 11 118 115 16 249 22.6
96 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 103 145 23 271 22.6
98 Massachusetts 9 91 101 13 205 22.8
98 West Virginia 10 103 112 13 228 22.8
100 Eastern Michigan 11 132 103 18 253 23.0
101 UNLV 11 138 92 26 256 23.3
101 Middle Tennessee 12 129 140 11 280 23.3
103 New Mexico State 10 109 108 17 234 23.4
104 UTSA 8 55 109 24 188 23.5
104 Toledo 11 89 141 28 258 23.5
106 Tennessee 7 51 99 15 165 23.6
106 Colorado 10 97 124 15 236 23.6
106 Miami (Ohio) 10 112 110 14 236 23.6
109 Washington State 9 79 119 16 214 23.8
109 Ball State 11 113 127 22 262 23.8
111 California 8 74 97 23 194 24.3
111 Idaho 9 88 113 18 219 24.3
111 Akron 11 123 119 25 267 24.3
114 Wyoming 10 117 113 17 247 24.7
115 Nevada 12 130 137 30 297 24.8
116 Tulane 12 144 131 24 299 24.9
117 Kansas 8 76 116 9 201 25.1
118 Louisiana Tech 9 73 130 24 227 25.2
119 Marshall 12 123 153 30 306 25.5
120 Miami (Florida) 9 93 111 26 230 25.6
121 Arizona 10 115 122 20 257 25.7
121 Texas State 10 126 112 19 257 25.7
123 Houston 12 132 160 23 315 26.3
124 Baylor 10 101 152 15 268 26.8