2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games vs. BCS Automatic Qualifying Teams through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Alabama 11 54 97 13 164 14.9
2 Michigan State 10 56 76 22 154 15.4
3 Utah State 2 11 14 6 31 15.5
4 Florida State 11 73 87 14 174 15.8
5 BYU 5 30 40 13 83 16.6
6 Notre Dame 11 57 116 12 185 16.8
7 Colorado State 1 4 10 3 17 17.0
7 Wisconsin 11 75 101 11 187 17.0
9 Rutgers 9 41 101 12 154 17.1
10 Buffalo 3 25 27 0 52 17.3
10 Penn State 10 59 98 16 173 17.3
12 Connecticut 9 57 92 10 159 17.7
12 South Carolina 10 87 78 12 177 17.7
14 Michigan 11 94 86 16 196 17.8
15 Maryland 11 81 106 10 197 17.9
16 San Jose State 1 7 8 3 18 18.0
16 Bowling Green 2 21 13 2 36 18.0
16 Florida 10 59 96 25 180 18.0
19 Tulsa 3 26 26 3 55 18.3
20 Nebraska 11 90 88 24 202 18.4
20 Stanford 13 84 131 24 239 18.4
22 Florida International 2 13 20 4 37 18.5
22 South Alabama 2 15 19 3 37 18.5
22 TCU 11 72 115 17 204 18.5
25 Virginia 10 80 90 16 186 18.6
26 Western Michigan 3 18 32 6 56 18.7
27 Ohio State 9 54 91 24 169 18.8
27 Virginia Tech 11 80 104 23 207 18.8
27 Oregon State 11 84 102 21 207 18.8
30 Air Force 1 7 12 0 19 19.0
30 New Mexico State 1 12 7 0 19 19.0
30 Fresno State 2 24 12 2 38 19.0
33 Washington 10 76 91 25 192 19.2
33 Louisville 10 87 88 17 192 19.2
33 Clemson 11 84 112 15 211 19.2
36 Pittsburgh 10 73 101 19 193 19.3
37 Minnesota 10 92 84 18 194 19.4
37 Vanderbilt 11 99 100 14 213 19.4
39 Georgia Tech 11 83 119 12 214 19.5
39 Arizona State 11 107 90 18 215 19.5
41 Georgia 11 112 86 18 216 19.6
42 LSU 10 65 107 26 198 19.8
42 Syracuse 12 87 132 19 238 19.8
44 Hawai'i 1 2 14 4 20 20.0
44 UNLV 2 14 20 6 40 20.0
44 UAB 2 19 19 2 40 20.0
47 Missouri 10 76 114 12 202 20.2
47 Mississippi 10 86 105 11 202 20.2
47 North Carolina State 11 98 108 16 222 20.2
50 Army 4 53 26 2 81 20.3
51 Tulane 2 23 13 5 41 20.5
51 UCF 2 23 17 1 41 20.5
53 Iowa 9 82 92 11 185 20.6
54 Texas A&M 9 77 97 12 186 20.7
55 Utah 9 65 103 19 187 20.8
56 Oklahoma 11 102 112 16 230 20.9
57 Ohio 1 4 16 1 21 21.0
57 Kansas State 11 88 130 13 231 21.0
59 Arkansas 9 64 115 11 190 21.1
60 Mississippi State 9 90 91 11 192 21.3
61 Wake Forest 10 72 131 11 214 21.4
61 Oregon 10 82 111 21 214 21.4
63 Central Michigan 2 17 26 0 43 21.5
63 Texas 11 119 102 16 237 21.5
65 Tennessee 9 79 105 10 194 21.6
66 SMU 3 23 37 5 65 21.7
66 UTEP 3 38 25 2 65 21.7
68 South Florida 9 74 111 11 196 21.8
68 Purdue 10 107 92 19 218 21.8
68 Northwestern 12 93 149 20 262 21.8
71 Temple 9 82 98 17 197 21.9
72 San Diego State 1 7 13 2 22 22.0
72 Wyoming 1 13 8 1 22 22.0
72 Eastern Michigan 2 27 16 1 44 22.0
72 Cincinnati 9 75 112 11 198 22.0
76 Illinois 9 123 67 9 199 22.1
77 Northern Illinois 3 39 24 4 67 22.3
77 UCLA 12 103 123 41 267 22.3
79 Washington State 9 91 101 10 202 22.4
80 Western Kentucky 2 11 29 5 45 22.5
80 Boise State 2 18 26 1 45 22.5
80 Duke 10 120 94 11 225 22.5
83 USC 12 124 131 20 275 22.9
84 Kent State 2 9 34 3 46 23.0
84 Idaho 2 23 22 1 46 23.0
86 Auburn 9 106 90 13 209 23.2
87 Texas Tech 10 121 96 16 233 23.3
88 North Texas 2 21 20 6 47 23.5
88 Rice 2 24 19 4 47 23.5
88 Middle Tennessee 2 25 20 2 47 23.5
91 West Virginia 11 103 140 17 260 23.6
92 Louisiana Tech 3 26 38 7 71 23.7
92 Boston College 10 112 117 8 237 23.7
94 Kansas 9 94 113 7 214 23.8
94 Kentucky 9 97 103 14 214 23.8
96 East Carolina 2 17 31 0 48 24.0
96 Louisiana-Monroe 3 34 35 3 72 24.0
98 North Carolina 9 87 112 18 217 24.1
99 Massachusetts 4 42 48 8 98 24.5
100 Colorado 9 103 108 10 221 24.6
101 Indiana 8 99 88 11 198 24.8
101 Iowa State 10 97 138 13 248 24.8
103 Southern Mississippi 2 26 21 3 50 25.0
104 California 10 94 124 35 253 25.3
105 Oklahoma State 11 106 148 25 279 25.4
106 Miami (Ohio) 2 28 20 3 51 25.5
106 Florida Atlantic 2 29 20 2 51 25.5
108 Troy 2 19 29 4 52 26.0
108 Nevada 3 24 47 7 78 26.0
110 Navy 4 57 44 4 105 26.3
110 Baylor 10 103 144 16 263 26.3
112 Miami (Florida) 11 129 135 30 294 26.7
113 Arizona 10 102 147 19 268 26.8
114 Louisiana-Lafayette 2 28 23 4 55 27.5
115 Ball State 3 27 51 5 83 27.7
116 Memphis 1 10 14 4 28 28.0
116 Marshall 2 21 29 6 56 28.0
116 Toledo 2 24 27 5 56 28.0
119 Houston 1 13 12 4 29 29.0
119 New Mexico 2 22 34 2 58 29.0
121 Arkansas State 2 32 25 3 60 30.0
122 Texas State 1 9 19 4 32 32.0
123 Akron 1 10 20 3 33 33.0