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