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

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Alabama 5 17 35 3 55 11.0
2 TCU 4 18 24 4 46 11.5
3 Connecticut 5 23 35 5 63 12.6
4 Florida State 5 30 28 6 64 12.8
5 Michigan State 5 17 38 10 65 13.0
6 Maryland 4 15 32 6 53 13.3
6 Texas Tech 4 28 20 5 53 13.3
8 BYU 12 51 102 22 175 14.6
9 North Carolina 4 26 32 2 60 15.0
10 North Carolina State 5 31 35 11 77 15.4
11 Illinois 4 22 36 4 62 15.5
11 Iowa State 4 26 28 8 62 15.5
13 Bowling Green 5 26 46 6 78 15.6
14 Utah 3 19 21 8 48 16.0
15 Oregon State 4 21 40 4 65 16.3
16 Wisconsin 5 30 46 6 82 16.4
17 Oklahoma 4 31 33 3 67 16.8
17 Georgia Tech 5 41 37 6 84 16.8
17 Notre Dame 11 57 116 12 185 16.8
20 Utah State 7 44 53 21 118 16.9
21 UAB 4 35 28 5 68 17.0
21 Tulsa 5 36 43 6 85 17.0
23 LSU 5 25 45 16 86 17.2
23 Clemson 5 35 41 10 86 17.2
23 South Alabama 5 38 39 9 86 17.2
23 Fresno State 5 43 36 7 86 17.2
23 Rutgers 6 47 43 13 103 17.2
28 Stanford 4 24 40 5 69 17.3
28 Arizona State 4 41 25 3 69 17.3
30 Duke 5 33 48 6 87 17.4
31 Boise State 5 35 49 4 88 17.6
32 Louisville 6 40 57 9 106 17.7
33 Iowa 4 21 42 8 71 17.8
33 Washington 4 35 31 5 71 17.8
33 Texas 4 40 25 6 71 17.8
33 Florida 5 28 50 11 89 17.8
33 Vanderbilt 5 35 48 6 89 17.8
38 Western Michigan 4 21 44 7 72 18.0
38 Ohio State 4 22 42 8 72 18.0
38 Virginia Tech 5 36 38 16 90 18.0
41 Western Kentucky 5 36 43 12 91 18.2
42 Hawai'i 4 32 29 12 73 18.3
43 Michigan 5 44 39 9 92 18.4
43 Central Michigan 5 50 42 0 92 18.4
45 Virginia 4 21 47 6 74 18.5
45 Penn State 4 32 37 5 74 18.5
45 Syracuse 6 45 55 11 111 18.5
48 Kansas State 4 32 39 4 75 18.8
49 San Jose State 7 49 71 12 132 18.9
50 Oklahoma State 4 31 37 8 76 19.0
50 Mississippi 5 34 53 8 95 19.0
52 South Carolina 5 45 42 9 96 19.2
53 Buffalo 4 39 35 3 77 19.3
54 Minnesota 5 36 49 12 97 19.4
55 UCF 5 40 50 8 98 19.6
56 California 3 27 30 2 59 19.7
57 UCLA 4 39 31 9 79 19.8
58 Florida International 4 32 42 6 80 20.0
58 Ohio 5 24 66 10 100 20.0
58 Nebraska 5 46 46 8 100 20.0
61 Kentucky 4 37 37 7 81 20.3
61 Cincinnati 6 45 69 8 122 20.3
63 Rice 5 55 39 8 102 20.4
64 Auburn 4 31 41 10 82 20.5
64 Oregon 4 39 33 10 82 20.5
66 Northwestern 5 28 67 8 103 20.6
66 San Diego State 5 33 61 9 103 20.6
66 Purdue 5 36 59 8 103 20.6
66 Louisiana-Lafayette 5 47 48 8 103 20.6
66 Arkansas State 5 56 40 7 103 20.6
66 Georgia 5 66 30 7 103 20.6
72 Florida Atlantic 4 48 31 4 83 20.8
72 Eastern Michigan 4 51 27 5 83 20.8
72 Louisiana-Monroe 5 46 53 5 104 20.8
75 Mississippi State 5 52 47 6 105 21.0
75 Pittsburgh 6 55 61 10 126 21.0
77 New Mexico 5 34 66 6 106 21.2
77 Army 11 130 92 11 233 21.2
79 Wake Forest 4 41 42 2 85 21.3
80 Missouri 4 25 52 9 86 21.5
80 Akron 4 39 40 7 86 21.5
80 Temple 4 46 33 7 86 21.5
83 Navy 11 117 113 8 238 21.6
84 Kansas 3 27 36 2 65 21.7
85 UTSA 4 31 47 9 87 21.8
85 Air Force 5 55 52 2 109 21.8
87 USC 4 43 38 7 88 22.0
87 South Florida 5 40 56 14 110 22.0
87 Idaho 6 55 68 9 132 22.0
90 Kent State 5 39 64 8 111 22.2
91 West Virginia 4 43 42 4 89 22.3
92 Indiana 4 41 40 9 90 22.5
93 Colorado State 4 35 49 7 91 22.8
93 SMU 5 32 74 8 114 22.8
93 Texas A&M 5 36 65 13 114 22.8
93 Northern Illinois 5 73 34 7 114 22.8
97 North Texas 4 39 40 13 92 23.0
98 UNLV 5 46 57 13 116 23.2
99 Colorado 3 24 39 7 70 23.3
99 Arkansas 4 28 56 9 93 23.3
99 Southern Mississippi 4 48 39 6 93 23.3
102 UTEP 4 45 40 9 94 23.5
102 Middle Tennessee 4 50 40 4 94 23.5
104 Tulane 4 53 33 9 95 23.8
105 Washington State 3 20 44 8 72 24.0
105 Tennessee 4 30 57 9 96 24.0
105 Troy 4 44 45 7 96 24.0
108 Toledo 5 51 60 10 121 24.2
108 New Mexico State 6 68 64 13 145 24.2
110 Baylor 4 35 58 5 98 24.5
110 Massachusetts 4 42 48 8 98 24.5
110 Wyoming 4 53 38 7 98 24.5
110 Boston College 4 59 37 2 98 24.5
114 East Carolina 5 60 63 2 125 25.0
115 Arizona 4 56 39 6 101 25.3
116 Nevada 5 38 73 16 127 25.4
117 Marshall 4 38 51 14 103 25.8
117 Miami (Ohio) 4 52 47 4 103 25.8
117 Miami (Florida) 4 58 35 10 103 25.8
120 Texas State 6 80 65 12 157 26.2
121 Ball State 5 59 69 9 137 27.4
122 Louisiana Tech 6 54 95 18 167 27.8
123 Memphis 4 50 49 14 113 28.3
124 Houston 4 49 53 13 115 28.8