2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games vs. Conference Teams Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Army 1 11 7 0 18 18.0
2 BYU 1 12 4 0 16 16.0
3 Notre Dame 2 17 15 4 36 18.0
4 San Jose State 6 35 57 5 97 16.2
4 UTSA 6 35 89 17 141 23.5
6 Rutgers 7 36 80 9 125 17.9
7 Navy 2 40 11 2 53 26.5
8 Pittsburgh 7 44 64 14 122 17.4
9 Ohio State 8 45 80 22 147 18.4
10 Alabama 9 46 80 11 137 15.2
10 Michigan State 8 46 63 16 125 15.6
10 Florida 8 46 70 21 137 17.1
10 Connecticut 7 46 77 8 131 18.7
10 Utah State 6 46 63 13 122 20.3
15 Bowling Green 8 49 58 12 119 14.9
15 Memphis 8 49 83 21 153 19.1
17 SMU 8 50 99 6 155 19.4
18 Florida State 9 51 74 14 139 15.4
18 Syracuse 7 51 80 9 140 20.0
20 Penn State 8 52 81 13 146 18.3
21 Cincinnati 7 53 84 9 146 20.9
21 Idaho 6 53 78 17 148 24.7
23 Buffalo 8 54 84 14 152 19.0
24 Louisiana Tech 6 55 77 12 144 24.0
25 Virginia Tech 8 56 75 11 142 17.8
25 LSU 8 56 81 17 154 19.3
25 Arkansas State 8 56 95 12 163 20.4
28 Toledo 8 57 109 21 187 23.4
29 Arkansas 8 58 99 7 164 20.5
29 East Carolina 8 58 91 17 166 20.8
29 Wake Forest 8 58 104 10 172 21.5
32 TCU 9 59 100 16 175 19.4
32 New Mexico State 6 59 64 4 127 21.2
34 Wisconsin 9 60 83 9 152 16.9
35 Stanford 10 62 104 19 185 18.5
35 South Florida 7 62 86 6 154 22.0
37 Washington 9 63 82 23 168 18.7
37 Mississippi 8 63 85 8 156 19.5
37 North Texas 8 63 83 11 157 19.6
37 Florida International 8 63 88 12 163 20.4
41 South Carolina 8 64 63 8 135 16.9
41 Clemson 8 64 84 11 159 19.9
41 Kent State 9 64 118 10 192 21.3
41 Temple 7 64 75 12 151 21.6
41 Louisiana-Lafayette 8 64 103 17 184 23.0
46 Tulsa 9 65 81 16 162 18.0
46 Utah 9 65 103 19 187 20.8
46 Texas State 6 65 76 11 152 25.3
49 Missouri 8 66 85 8 159 19.9
49 Troy 8 66 81 14 161 20.1
51 Fresno State 8 67 59 17 143 17.9
51 Western Kentucky 8 67 80 17 164 20.5
51 Northern Illinois 9 67 111 21 199 22.1
54 Louisville 7 68 50 13 131 18.7
54 South Alabama 8 68 83 24 175 21.9
56 Virginia 8 69 67 13 149 18.6
56 Florida Atlantic 8 69 67 17 153 19.1
56 Texas A&M 8 69 80 10 159 19.9
56 Rice 8 69 85 10 164 20.5
56 Northwestern 8 69 91 12 172 21.5
61 Nebraska 9 70 61 22 153 17.0
61 Georgia Tech 9 70 107 9 186 20.7
61 Louisiana-Monroe 8 70 91 14 175 21.9
64 Tennessee 8 71 92 9 172 21.5
65 Michigan 8 72 62 11 145 18.1
65 Vanderbilt 8 72 65 10 147 18.4
65 Maryland 8 72 80 7 159 19.9
65 Oregon 9 72 102 20 194 21.6
65 Kansas State 9 72 114 10 196 21.8
70 Boise State 8 73 50 14 137 17.1
70 North Carolina 8 73 99 18 190 23.8
72 Oregon State 9 76 83 19 178 19.8
72 Iowa 8 76 81 9 166 20.8
72 San Diego State 8 76 79 16 171 21.4
72 New Mexico 8 76 92 10 178 22.3
76 Georgia 9 77 74 13 164 18.2
76 Air Force 8 77 79 6 162 20.3
76 Western Michigan 8 77 89 12 178 22.3
76 UAB 8 77 100 14 191 23.9
80 Minnesota 8 78 60 12 150 18.8
80 UCLA 10 78 109 35 222 22.2
82 Ball State 8 79 84 14 177 22.1
82 Middle Tennessee 8 79 100 7 186 23.3
84 North Carolina State 8 80 83 8 171 21.4
84 West Virginia 9 80 121 13 214 23.8
86 Oklahoma 9 81 87 16 184 20.4
86 Central Michigan 8 81 99 14 194 24.3
88 Mississippi State 8 82 81 10 173 21.6
88 UTEP 8 82 85 7 174 21.8
90 Houston 8 83 107 10 200 25.0
91 Southern Mississippi 8 84 77 12 173 21.6
91 Boston College 8 84 92 6 182 22.8
91 Miami (Florida) 8 84 106 21 211 26.4
94 Kentucky 8 85 90 13 188 23.5
94 Marshall 8 85 102 16 203 25.4
94 Oklahoma State 9 85 127 17 229 25.4
97 Wyoming 8 86 100 12 198 24.8
98 Hawai'i 8 87 63 10 160 20.0
98 Ohio 8 87 78 12 177 22.1
98 California 9 87 117 35 239 26.6
101 Arizona State 9 88 74 16 178 19.8
101 USC 9 88 102 16 206 22.9
101 Massachusetts 8 88 87 9 184 23.0
104 Auburn 8 89 80 12 181 22.6
105 Miami (Ohio) 8 90 92 11 193 24.1
105 Arizona 9 90 130 18 238 26.4
107 Purdue 8 91 66 14 171 21.4
107 Washington State 9 91 101 10 202 22.4
107 Tulane 8 91 98 15 204 25.5
110 UCF 9 93 90 11 194 21.6
110 Iowa State 9 93 128 12 233 25.9
112 Kansas 9 94 113 7 214 23.8
113 Colorado State 8 95 71 18 184 23.0
113 Eastern Michigan 8 95 84 15 194 24.3
115 Baylor 9 97 133 16 246 27.3
116 Akron 8 98 91 20 209 26.1
117 Texas 9 99 86 12 197 21.9
117 Indiana 8 99 88 11 198 24.8
119 UNLV 8 102 64 14 180 22.5
120 Colorado 9 103 108 10 221 24.6
121 Nevada 8 104 74 14 192 24.0
122 Texas Tech 9 105 91 14 210 23.3
123 Duke 8 106 75 8 189 23.6
124 Illinois 8 111 53 9 173 21.6