2012 National Leaders Opponent Penalties - Games in August/September Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Pen. Yards Pen./G Yards/G
1 Louisiana Tech 4 43 407 10.8 101.8
2 Arizona 5 51 508 10.2 101.6
3 SMU 4 39 373 9.8 93.3
4 Ball State 5 45 451 9.0 90.2
5 Rice 5 45 428 9.0 85.6
6 Bowling Green 5 48 391 9.6 78.2
7 UNLV 5 41 390 8.2 78.0
8 South Florida 5 42 379 8.4 75.8
9 Washington State 5 37 377 7.4 75.4
10 UAB 4 29 301 7.3 75.3
11 Syracuse 4 35 296 8.8 74.0
11 BYU 5 39 370 7.8 74.0
13 Rutgers 4 29 290 7.3 72.5
14 Troy 5 44 362 8.8 72.4
15 Nevada 5 46 355 9.2 71.0
16 California 5 39 352 7.8 70.4
17 Cincinnati 3 24 210 8.0 70.0
18 Arizona State 5 39 343 7.8 68.6
19 South Alabama 5 40 340 8.0 68.0
19 Tulsa 5 35 340 7.0 68.0
21 Central Michigan 4 30 270 7.5 67.5
22 Indiana 4 25 268 6.3 67.0
23 Colorado 5 38 333 7.6 66.6
24 Temple 3 19 198 6.3 66.0
25 Utah 4 35 263 8.8 65.8
25 Texas State 4 25 263 6.3 65.8
27 Boston College 4 29 261 7.3 65.3
28 USC 4 31 260 7.8 65.0
29 Louisiana-Monroe 4 28 257 7.0 64.3
30 New Mexico State 5 35 317 7.0 63.4
31 Virginia Tech 5 39 316 7.8 63.2
31 Minnesota 5 38 316 7.6 63.2
33 Texas Tech 4 23 251 5.8 62.8
34 Hawai'i 4 24 249 6.0 62.3
35 Florida International 5 34 311 6.8 62.2
36 Virginia 5 37 308 7.4 61.6
37 Miami (Ohio) 5 31 304 6.2 60.8
38 West Virginia 4 29 240 7.3 60.0
38 UCLA 5 32 300 6.4 60.0
40 Louisiana-Lafayette 4 32 238 8.0 59.5
41 East Carolina 5 33 296 6.6 59.2
42 Wyoming 4 26 236 6.5 59.0
43 Middle Tennessee 4 24 230 6.0 57.5
44 Iowa State 4 25 229 6.3 57.3
45 Wisconsin 5 33 286 6.6 57.2
46 Houston 4 29 225 7.3 56.3
47 Arkansas 5 33 278 6.6 55.6
48 Idaho 5 41 277 8.2 55.4
49 Buffalo 4 26 221 6.5 55.3
50 Fresno State 5 34 276 6.8 55.2
51 San Diego State 5 35 271 7.0 54.2
52 Mississippi State 4 25 215 6.3 53.8
52 Texas 4 25 215 6.3 53.8
54 Ohio 5 31 266 6.2 53.2
55 Purdue 4 24 212 6.0 53.0
56 Stanford 4 23 211 5.8 52.8
57 North Carolina 5 30 261 6.0 52.2
58 Michigan 4 27 208 6.8 52.0
58 UTEP 5 33 260 6.6 52.0
58 Air Force 4 23 208 5.8 52.0
61 Florida 4 28 207 7.0 51.8
61 Baylor 4 26 207 6.5 51.8
63 Toledo 5 29 258 5.8 51.6
64 New Mexico 5 34 257 6.8 51.4
65 Western Michigan 5 33 256 6.6 51.2
66 Northwestern 5 33 255 6.6 51.0
66 Nebraska 5 28 255 5.6 51.0
68 Massachusetts 5 27 253 5.4 50.6
69 Marshall 5 31 252 6.2 50.4
69 Ohio State 5 29 252 5.8 50.4
71 Southern Mississippi 4 19 201 4.8 50.3
72 Penn State 5 36 251 7.2 50.2
73 Utah State 5 29 249 5.8 49.8
74 TCU 4 22 197 5.5 49.3
75 Boise State 4 24 196 6.0 49.0
76 Oregon 5 29 244 5.8 48.8
77 Wake Forest 5 28 243 5.6 48.6
78 Kentucky 5 29 241 5.8 48.2
79 Auburn 4 22 191 5.5 47.8
80 Kansas 4 19 189 4.8 47.3
81 Maryland 4 18 188 4.5 47.0
82 Western Kentucky 5 27 234 5.4 46.8
83 Colorado State 5 28 233 5.6 46.6
83 Tennessee 5 28 233 5.6 46.6
85 Duke 5 29 232 5.8 46.4
86 Navy 4 20 183 5.0 45.8
87 Clemson 5 31 228 6.2 45.6
88 Missouri 5 33 225 6.6 45.0
88 Oregon State 3 16 135 5.3 45.0
90 Miami (Florida) 5 31 222 6.2 44.4
91 LSU 5 34 221 6.8 44.2
92 Oklahoma State 4 27 174 6.8 43.5
93 Connecticut 5 27 215 5.4 43.0
94 Georgia Tech 5 29 214 5.8 42.8
95 Texas A&M 4 22 170 5.5 42.5
96 Georgia 5 31 211 6.2 42.2
96 North Texas 5 29 211 5.8 42.2
98 Kent State 4 18 167 4.5 41.8
99 Arkansas State 5 26 204 5.2 40.8
99 Tulane 4 20 163 5.0 40.8
101 Louisville 5 27 203 5.4 40.6
102 Notre Dame 4 20 160 5.0 40.0
102 Washington 4 19 160 4.8 40.0
104 Florida Atlantic 5 26 197 5.2 39.4
104 Akron 5 26 197 5.2 39.4
106 Pittsburgh 4 21 157 5.3 39.3
107 UTSA 3 14 117 4.7 39.0
108 Mississippi 5 26 188 5.2 37.6
109 Alabama 5 20 183 4.0 36.6
110 Northern Illinois 5 24 182 4.8 36.4
111 Michigan State 5 19 181 3.8 36.2
112 UCF 4 20 143 5.0 35.8
112 Army 4 15 143 3.8 35.8
114 Iowa 5 23 175 4.6 35.0
115 Vanderbilt 4 22 138 5.5 34.5
116 Oklahoma 3 15 102 5.0 34.0
117 South Carolina 5 18 161 3.6 32.2
118 Illinois 5 24 157 4.8 31.4
119 North Carolina State 5 25 156 5.0 31.2
120 Eastern Michigan 4 12 124 3.0 31.0
121 Kansas State 4 14 120 3.5 30.0
122 Memphis 4 14 116 3.5 29.0
123 Florida State 5 18 139 3.6 27.8
124 San Jose State 5 11 76 2.2 15.2