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

Name G Pen. Yards Pen./G Yards/G
1 Louisiana Tech 3 39 345 13.0 115.0
2 UNLV 2 23 214 11.5 107.0
3 SMU 3 32 317 10.7 105.7
4 Ball State 3 30 302 10.0 100.7
5 Arizona 10 98 968 9.8 96.8
6 Texas State 1 7 90 7.0 90.0
7 Bowling Green 2 23 166 11.5 83.0
8 Fresno State 2 19 154 9.5 77.0
9 Washington State 9 78 687 8.7 76.3
10 USC 12 103 905 8.6 75.4
10 South Florida 9 74 679 8.2 75.4
12 California 10 83 753 8.3 75.3
13 New Mexico State 1 7 75 7.0 75.0
14 Hawai'i 1 8 74 8.0 74.0
15 Central Michigan 2 15 146 7.5 73.0
16 Troy 2 15 144 7.5 72.0
17 Oregon State 11 81 748 7.4 68.0
18 Rice 2 13 135 6.5 67.5
19 Tulane 2 14 132 7.0 66.0
20 Syracuse 12 91 785 7.6 65.4
21 Minnesota 10 75 653 7.5 65.3
22 Louisiana-Monroe 3 22 195 7.3 65.0
23 Boston College 10 73 647 7.3 64.7
24 UAB 2 13 129 6.5 64.5
25 UCLA 12 81 765 6.8 63.8
26 Utah State 2 16 127 8.0 63.5
27 Colorado 9 61 568 6.8 63.1
28 BYU 5 33 312 6.6 62.4
29 Houston 1 8 62 8.0 62.0
29 Louisiana-Lafayette 2 15 124 7.5 62.0
31 Nevada 3 24 185 8.0 61.7
32 Colorado State 1 7 60 7.0 60.0
32 Cincinnati 9 59 540 6.6 60.0
34 Marshall 2 14 119 7.0 59.5
34 Nebraska 11 63 655 5.7 59.5
36 Temple 9 56 533 6.2 59.2
37 Florida International 2 14 118 7.0 59.0
38 West Virginia 11 70 643 6.4 58.5
38 Indiana 8 48 468 6.0 58.5
40 Massachusetts 4 26 231 6.5 57.8
41 UCF 2 15 114 7.5 57.0
42 Connecticut 9 59 512 6.6 56.9
43 Washington 10 66 562 6.6 56.2
44 Michigan 11 69 615 6.3 55.9
45 Iowa State 10 66 558 6.6 55.8
46 Utah 9 61 501 6.8 55.7
47 Miami (Florida) 11 75 612 6.8 55.6
48 East Carolina 2 11 111 5.5 55.5
49 Stanford 13 78 715 6.0 55.0
49 New Mexico 2 11 110 5.5 55.0
49 Oregon 10 53 550 5.3 55.0
52 Texas A&M 9 63 491 7.0 54.6
52 Vanderbilt 11 74 601 6.7 54.6
54 Arkansas State 2 12 109 6.0 54.5
55 Virginia Tech 11 76 589 6.9 53.5
56 North Carolina 9 58 480 6.4 53.3
57 Duke 10 58 529 5.8 52.9
58 Iowa 9 48 474 5.3 52.7
59 Florida 10 64 526 6.4 52.6
60 Arizona State 11 69 573 6.3 52.1
61 Miami (Ohio) 2 12 104 6.0 52.0
62 Penn State 10 59 519 5.9 51.9
63 Maryland 11 64 568 5.8 51.6
64 Toledo 2 11 101 5.5 50.5
65 Kansas 9 44 454 4.9 50.4
66 Wake Forest 10 60 501 6.0 50.1
67 South Alabama 2 13 100 6.5 50.0
67 Boise State 2 12 100 6.0 50.0
67 Kent State 2 9 100 4.5 50.0
70 Baylor 10 56 499 5.6 49.9
71 UTEP 3 16 149 5.3 49.7
72 Missouri 10 64 495 6.4 49.5
73 Ohio State 9 47 444 5.2 49.3
74 Idaho 2 13 98 6.5 49.0
74 Northern Illinois 3 15 147 5.0 49.0
76 Rutgers 9 56 438 6.2 48.7
77 Texas 11 54 527 4.9 47.9
78 Clemson 11 63 521 5.7 47.4
79 Louisville 10 56 471 5.6 47.1
79 Pittsburgh 10 53 471 5.3 47.1
81 Texas Tech 10 52 470 5.2 47.0
82 Northwestern 12 65 559 5.4 46.6
83 Western Michigan 3 21 139 7.0 46.3
84 Florida State 11 58 508 5.3 46.2
85 San Diego State 1 4 46 4.0 46.0
86 Purdue 10 60 458 6.0 45.8
87 Mississippi State 9 44 411 4.9 45.7
88 Arkansas 9 49 409 5.4 45.4
89 South Carolina 10 52 453 5.2 45.3
90 Air Force 1 5 45 5.0 45.0
91 Notre Dame 11 61 493 5.5 44.8
92 Oklahoma State 11 62 481 5.6 43.7
93 Tulsa 3 18 128 6.0 42.7
94 Kansas State 11 53 462 4.8 42.0
95 Mississippi 10 53 418 5.3 41.8
96 Georgia 11 60 457 5.5 41.5
96 Middle Tennessee 2 11 83 5.5 41.5
98 LSU 10 54 414 5.4 41.4
99 Alabama 11 50 453 4.5 41.2
100 North Carolina State 11 57 449 5.2 40.8
100 Michigan State 10 49 408 4.9 40.8
100 TCU 11 46 449 4.2 40.8
103 Tennessee 9 44 346 4.9 38.4
104 Illinois 9 37 340 4.1 37.8
105 Wisconsin 11 45 413 4.1 37.5
106 Virginia 10 53 374 5.3 37.4
107 Oklahoma 11 50 404 4.5 36.7
108 Navy 4 16 145 4.0 36.3
109 Kentucky 9 44 325 4.9 36.1
110 Florida Atlantic 2 11 70 5.5 35.0
110 North Texas 2 11 70 5.5 35.0
110 Georgia Tech 11 48 385 4.4 35.0
110 Wyoming 1 3 35 3.0 35.0
114 Auburn 9 40 309 4.4 34.3
115 Army 4 16 135 4.0 33.8
116 Akron 1 5 30 5.0 30.0
117 Southern Mississippi 2 7 59 3.5 29.5
118 Eastern Michigan 2 6 55 3.0 27.5
119 Buffalo 3 12 81 4.0 27.0
120 Ohio 1 3 25 3.0 25.0
121 Western Kentucky 2 6 45 3.0 22.5
122 Memphis 1 3 21 3.0 21.0
123 San Jose State 1 1 5 1.0 5.0