2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games at Home Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Bowling Green 5 22 35 5 62 12.4
2 Alabama 7 28 55 7 90 12.9
3 Florida State 7 41 41 10 92 13.1
4 Washington 6 33 41 5 79 13.2
5 Connecticut 6 29 49 3 81 13.5
5 Boise State 6 37 33 11 81 13.5
7 Notre Dame 6 32 47 6 85 14.2
8 Vanderbilt 6 46 34 7 87 14.5
9 Virginia Tech 6 32 49 9 90 15.0
9 Fresno State 6 40 40 10 90 15.0
11 Florida 7 37 54 15 106 15.1
11 Wisconsin 7 37 64 5 106 15.1
13 TCU 6 36 49 6 91 15.2
13 North Carolina State 6 50 38 3 91 15.2
15 Maryland 6 51 36 6 93 15.5
16 Illinois 7 51 48 10 109 15.6
17 Utah State 6 42 35 18 95 15.8
18 Michigan State 7 43 53 15 111 15.9
18 LSU 8 43 68 16 127 15.9
20 BYU 6 27 55 14 96 16.0
20 Western Kentucky 6 45 43 8 96 16.0
22 Texas Tech 6 49 43 6 98 16.3
23 Nebraska 7 43 52 20 115 16.4
24 Arizona State 6 48 48 4 100 16.7
25 Pittsburgh 6 36 52 13 101 16.8
26 Florida Atlantic 5 38 41 6 85 17.0
26 Tulsa 7 49 61 9 119 17.0
26 Oregon State 7 57 50 12 119 17.0
29 Ohio State 8 48 70 19 137 17.1
30 Arkansas State 6 49 46 8 103 17.2
31 North Texas 5 34 45 8 87 17.4
32 Virginia 7 42 73 8 123 17.6
32 Missouri 7 47 65 11 123 17.6
34 Hawai'i 6 57 43 8 108 18.0
34 Michigan 6 58 42 8 108 18.0
34 South Carolina 7 50 67 9 126 18.0
37 Louisiana-Lafayette 6 47 52 10 109 18.2
38 UCF 6 42 62 6 110 18.3
38 North Carolina 7 51 67 10 128 18.3
40 Northwestern 7 47 75 7 129 18.4
40 Arkansas 7 51 70 8 129 18.4
40 Minnesota 7 58 58 13 129 18.4
43 Georgia Tech 7 47 77 6 130 18.6
43 Georgia 7 72 51 7 130 18.6
45 Oklahoma State 7 47 79 6 132 18.9
45 Penn State 7 58 65 9 132 18.9
47 Syracuse 5 23 64 8 95 19.0
47 Utah 6 44 56 14 114 19.0
49 Clemson 7 61 63 10 134 19.1
49 San Diego State 7 65 58 11 134 19.1
51 Navy 5 37 57 2 96 19.2
51 Buffalo 6 54 53 8 115 19.2
51 Oklahoma 6 59 51 5 115 19.2
51 Ohio 6 60 42 13 115 19.2
55 Boston College 6 45 67 4 116 19.3
55 Texas 6 63 44 9 116 19.3
55 Mississippi 7 56 73 6 135 19.3
58 Louisville 7 58 61 17 136 19.4
59 San Jose State 6 29 83 5 117 19.5
59 Florida International 6 48 60 9 117 19.5
59 Rutgers 6 54 51 12 117 19.5
59 Air Force 6 56 57 4 117 19.5
63 Oregon 7 63 58 16 137 19.6
64 Texas A&M 6 51 58 9 118 19.7
65 Temple 6 58 49 12 119 19.8
66 New Mexico 6 44 67 9 120 20.0
66 Memphis 6 52 50 18 120 20.0
66 Cincinnati 7 49 80 11 140 20.0
69 UCLA 7 51 70 20 141 20.1
70 Western Michigan 6 44 70 7 121 20.2
70 Southern Mississippi 6 53 54 14 121 20.2
72 UAB 6 57 55 10 122 20.3
73 South Florida 6 41 72 10 123 20.5
73 South Alabama 6 47 58 18 123 20.5
75 Iowa 7 51 81 12 144 20.6
75 Mississippi State 7 67 68 9 144 20.6
77 Kansas 6 53 66 5 124 20.7
78 Idaho 5 29 65 10 104 20.8
78 Rice 5 47 50 7 104 20.8
78 Colorado State 6 57 55 13 125 20.8
81 Auburn 7 61 72 13 146 20.9
81 Army 7 83 56 7 146 20.9
83 SMU 7 42 97 9 148 21.1
84 Kansas State 7 50 93 7 150 21.4
85 Troy 6 59 58 12 129 21.5
86 Washington State 5 38 62 8 108 21.6
86 Iowa State 7 58 88 5 151 21.6
88 Duke 7 69 74 9 152 21.7
88 Purdue 7 72 72 8 152 21.7
90 Massachusetts 5 51 49 10 110 22.0
90 Northern Illinois 6 50 68 14 132 22.0
90 Eastern Michigan 6 67 51 14 132 22.0
90 Stanford 7 43 101 10 154 22.0
90 Wake Forest 7 62 84 8 154 22.0
90 Kentucky 7 66 74 14 154 22.0
96 Marshall 6 57 64 13 134 22.3
97 New Mexico State 6 57 70 8 135 22.5
98 Toledo 6 43 79 14 136 22.7
99 Ball State 5 57 50 7 114 22.8
99 East Carolina 6 64 63 10 137 22.8
101 Tennessee 7 60 87 13 160 22.9
101 Central Michigan 7 66 84 10 160 22.9
103 UNLV 7 87 53 21 161 23.0
104 Middle Tennessee 5 56 55 5 116 23.2
104 UTEP 6 52 77 10 139 23.2
106 Miami (Ohio) 5 61 52 4 117 23.4
106 West Virginia 7 54 103 7 164 23.4
108 USC 6 65 67 9 141 23.5
109 Indiana 6 72 56 15 143 23.8
110 Arizona 8 72 103 16 191 23.9
111 Kent State 5 36 77 7 120 24.0
112 Wyoming 6 72 61 12 145 24.2
113 UTSA 4 22 63 12 97 24.3
113 Louisiana Tech 6 58 76 12 146 24.3
115 Akron 6 64 69 14 147 24.5
116 Tulane 7 81 77 14 172 24.6
117 Baylor 6 59 81 9 149 24.8
117 Miami (Florida) 6 70 68 11 149 24.8
119 Louisiana-Monroe 5 49 71 5 125 25.0
119 California 7 68 89 18 175 25.0
121 Nevada 6 63 76 14 153 25.5
121 Colorado 6 65 79 9 153 25.5
123 Houston 7 75 91 15 181 25.9
124 Texas State 6 62 93 18 173 28.8