2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games vs. FBS (I-A) Teams Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Alabama 13 60 111 13 184 14.2
2 Michigan State 13 63 101 26 190 14.6
3 BYU 12 54 102 20 176 14.7
4 Bowling Green 12 73 102 16 191 15.9
4 Florida State 12 78 94 19 191 15.9
6 Connecticut 12 69 112 13 194 16.2
7 Wisconsin 13 90 116 14 220 16.9
8 Notre Dame 13 74 131 16 221 17.0
9 Boise State 13 108 99 18 225 17.3
10 San Jose State 12 77 120 15 212 17.7
11 Fresno State 12 105 86 22 213 17.8
11 Florida 12 70 113 31 214 17.8
13 Maryland 11 81 106 10 197 17.9
13 South Carolina 12 94 104 17 215 17.9
13 Tulsa 13 96 118 19 233 17.9
16 TCU 12 74 122 20 216 18.0
16 Rutgers 12 76 121 19 216 18.0
18 Stanford 14 86 144 24 254 18.1
19 Michigan 13 116 101 20 237 18.2
20 Ohio State 12 67 122 30 219 18.3
20 Virginia Tech 12 85 109 25 219 18.3
20 Penn State 12 84 118 18 220 18.3
23 LSU 12 73 118 30 221 18.4
23 Nebraska 13 114 99 26 239 18.4
25 Buffalo 11 79 111 14 204 18.5
25 Louisville 12 104 99 19 222 18.5
27 Virginia 11 88 101 18 207 18.8
28 Utah State 12 89 110 29 228 19.0
29 Washington 12 96 106 27 229 19.1
29 Vanderbilt 12 105 109 15 229 19.1
29 Georgia 13 125 103 20 248 19.1
32 Oregon State 12 92 117 22 231 19.3
32 Clemson 12 96 117 18 231 19.3
34 Mississippi 12 91 127 15 233 19.4
34 Minnesota 12 110 100 23 233 19.4
34 Arizona State 12 123 91 19 233 19.4
37 Pittsburgh 11 84 110 21 215 19.5
38 North Carolina State 12 102 117 17 236 19.7
39 Syracuse 12 87 132 19 238 19.8
40 Georgia Tech 13 107 139 14 260 20.0
41 Iowa 11 95 109 17 221 20.1
41 SMU 12 76 154 11 241 20.1
43 Oklahoma 12 109 115 18 242 20.2
44 Florida International 12 95 130 18 243 20.3
45 Florida Atlantic 11 110 94 20 224 20.4
46 Army 11 126 91 9 226 20.5
46 Rice 13 124 124 18 266 20.5
48 Hawai'i 11 117 88 22 227 20.6
48 Air Force 12 129 110 8 247 20.6
48 Texas 13 139 111 18 268 20.6
51 Utah 11 82 120 26 228 20.7
51 Western Kentucky 12 98 123 27 248 20.7
51 South Alabama 12 102 117 29 248 20.7
54 Missouri 11 87 128 14 229 20.8
54 Illinois 11 130 88 11 229 20.8
54 San Diego State 12 105 123 21 249 20.8
57 UCF 14 133 140 19 292 20.9
58 Kansas State 12 98 140 14 252 21.0
59 Western Michigan 11 95 121 18 234 21.3
59 Arkansas State 12 103 134 18 255 21.3
61 Troy 12 110 126 21 257 21.4
61 Texas Tech 12 133 107 17 257 21.4
63 Arkansas 11 77 145 15 237 21.5
63 Cincinnati 11 90 134 13 237 21.5
63 Louisiana-Monroe 13 116 144 19 279 21.5
63 UCLA 14 117 140 44 301 21.5
67 North Carolina 11 96 123 20 239 21.7
67 North Texas 11 99 119 21 239 21.7
69 Texas A&M 11 93 126 21 240 21.8
69 Northwestern 12 93 149 20 262 21.8
69 Mississippi State 12 126 122 14 262 21.8
69 Kent State 13 97 171 16 284 21.8
73 Temple 10 100 102 17 219 21.9
73 Memphis 11 89 122 30 241 21.9
73 Wake Forest 11 95 134 12 241 21.9
73 Ohio 12 105 138 20 263 21.9
73 Duke 12 135 114 14 263 21.9
78 Oregon 12 105 134 25 264 22.0
78 Purdue 12 122 120 22 264 22.0
80 Southern Mississippi 12 132 116 18 266 22.2
81 UTEP 12 127 125 16 268 22.3
82 Tennessee 11 93 138 15 246 22.4
83 New Mexico 12 106 148 16 270 22.5
84 East Carolina 12 113 140 18 271 22.6
84 USC 13 131 140 23 294 22.6
86 UAB 11 110 124 16 250 22.7
86 Central Michigan 12 120 138 14 272 22.7
88 Auburn 11 116 114 21 251 22.8
88 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 105 145 24 274 22.8
88 Northern Illinois 13 134 136 26 296 22.8
91 Washington State 11 107 129 16 252 22.9
92 South Florida 11 97 139 17 253 23.0
92 UNLV 12 139 114 23 276 23.0
94 New Mexico State 11 121 117 16 254 23.1
94 Colorado State 11 122 108 24 254 23.1
96 UTSA 8 56 107 23 186 23.3
96 Middle Tennessee 11 112 134 10 256 23.3
96 Eastern Michigan 11 135 103 18 256 23.3
96 Navy 12 152 117 10 279 23.3
100 Massachusetts 12 130 135 17 282 23.5
101 Kentucky 11 117 123 20 260 23.6
102 Kansas 11 115 138 8 261 23.7
103 Idaho 11 102 136 25 263 23.9
103 Colorado 11 117 132 14 263 23.9
103 Iowa State 12 116 151 20 287 23.9
106 Toledo 12 101 157 30 288 24.0
106 West Virginia 12 112 159 17 288 24.0
106 Nevada 12 133 130 25 288 24.0
109 Ball State 13 138 153 23 314 24.2
110 Boston College 11 139 121 8 268 24.4
111 Indiana 11 132 117 20 269 24.5
112 Texas State 11 137 119 17 273 24.8
112 Oklahoma State 12 113 159 25 297 24.8
114 Tulane 12 144 131 24 299 24.9
115 Wyoming 11 123 136 17 276 25.1
116 Miami (Ohio) 11 133 130 14 277 25.2
117 California 11 108 136 36 280 25.5
118 Akron 11 133 125 25 283 25.7
119 Marshall 11 117 144 24 285 25.9
119 Louisiana Tech 12 109 172 30 311 25.9
121 Houston 12 132 160 23 315 26.3
122 Miami (Florida) 11 129 135 30 294 26.7
123 Baylor 12 121 182 19 322 26.8
124 Arizona 12 143 166 22 331 27.6