2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games vs. FBS Teams With Winning Record Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Rutgers 5 30 58 6 94 18.8
2 Connecticut 5 31 53 7 91 18.2
3 Ohio State 6 33 58 15 106 17.7
4 BYU 6 34 58 6 98 16.3
5 Northern Illinois 5 36 70 8 114 22.8
6 Louisville 5 37 45 7 89 17.8
6 Florida State 6 37 64 9 110 18.3
6 Maryland 5 37 68 6 111 22.2
6 UTSA 4 37 54 9 100 25.0
10 North Carolina 5 38 64 10 112 22.4
10 San Diego State 6 38 89 12 139 23.2
12 Alabama 8 40 88 8 136 17.0
13 Utah State 6 41 72 14 127 21.2
14 Tulsa 5 43 36 2 81 16.2
15 Syracuse 6 44 60 7 111 18.5
15 Kent State 6 44 86 5 135 22.5
17 Ohio 5 45 52 5 102 20.4
18 Rice 5 46 46 8 100 20.0
18 Middle Tennessee 4 46 50 3 99 24.8
18 Nevada 4 46 50 9 105 26.3
21 Virginia Tech 7 47 64 17 128 18.3
22 Cincinnati 5 48 50 3 101 20.2
23 North Carolina State 5 49 58 10 117 23.4
24 Florida 9 51 84 25 160 17.8
24 Bowling Green 6 51 55 7 113 18.8
26 Boise State 6 52 55 7 114 19.0
26 San Jose State 8 52 90 12 154 19.3
26 Temple 5 52 52 7 111 22.2
26 UAB 5 52 60 7 119 23.8
30 Troy 6 53 55 11 119 19.8
30 Western Kentucky 6 53 61 15 129 21.5
30 Clemson 6 53 67 9 129 21.5
30 Western Michigan 5 53 58 9 120 24.0
34 Buffalo 6 54 55 6 115 19.2
34 Virginia 7 54 77 12 143 20.4
36 Michigan State 9 55 72 17 144 16.0
36 Wake Forest 6 55 84 4 143 23.8
36 New Mexico 5 55 69 7 131 26.2
39 TCU 9 56 94 16 166 18.4
39 Pittsburgh 7 56 73 12 141 20.1
41 Notre Dame 9 57 95 13 165 18.3
41 LSU 8 57 85 23 165 20.6
41 Air Force 6 57 63 4 124 20.7
44 Memphis 6 58 65 11 134 22.3
45 Georgia 6 59 44 11 114 19.0
45 New Mexico State 6 59 75 7 141 23.5
45 SMU 7 59 98 9 166 23.7
45 Northwestern 7 59 96 13 168 24.0
49 South Alabama 7 60 68 15 143 20.4
49 North Texas 7 60 72 11 143 20.4
49 Vanderbilt 6 60 64 6 130 21.7
49 Colorado State 5 60 57 8 125 25.0
49 Louisiana Tech 5 60 69 13 142 28.4
54 Army 6 61 48 2 111 18.5
54 Fresno State 6 61 49 12 122 20.3
56 Louisiana-Monroe 6 62 73 11 146 24.3
57 Mississippi 7 63 78 7 148 21.1
57 UCF 6 63 58 12 133 22.2
59 South Carolina 7 64 50 8 122 17.4
59 Florida International 7 64 67 8 139 19.9
59 Washington State 7 64 81 6 151 21.6
59 Tennessee 7 64 81 6 151 21.6
59 Texas A&M 8 64 92 20 176 22.0
59 East Carolina 5 64 60 1 125 25.0
59 Toledo 7 64 99 13 176 25.1
66 Penn State 6 65 44 8 117 19.5
67 Purdue 6 66 58 12 136 22.7
67 UNLV 5 66 59 7 132 26.4
69 Iowa 7 67 60 10 137 19.6
69 Utah 8 67 82 21 170 21.3
69 Arkansas State 7 67 77 11 155 22.1
72 Wisconsin 8 68 70 9 147 18.4
72 Michigan 7 68 59 9 136 19.4
72 Massachusetts 6 68 58 8 134 22.3
72 Arkansas 9 68 127 14 209 23.2
76 Minnesota 7 69 60 16 145 20.7
76 Missouri 9 69 105 14 188 20.9
76 Hawai'i 6 69 62 14 145 24.2
76 Wyoming 6 69 82 10 161 26.8
80 Houston 6 70 77 16 163 27.2
80 Marshall 6 70 86 10 166 27.7
82 Navy 6 71 59 5 135 22.5
82 Central Michigan 6 71 66 5 142 23.7
82 Louisiana-Lafayette 6 71 70 11 152 25.3
85 Oregon State 9 73 94 14 181 20.1
85 Kansas State 9 73 110 12 195 21.7
87 Boston College 7 74 90 5 169 24.1
87 South Florida 8 74 104 15 193 24.1
87 Mississippi State 6 74 63 9 146 24.3
90 Ball State 7 75 90 8 173 24.7
91 West Virginia 8 76 117 12 205 25.6
92 Stanford 10 77 101 15 193 19.3
92 Washington 8 77 72 13 162 20.3
94 Duke 7 78 68 11 157 22.4
94 Arizona State 6 78 48 13 139 23.2
96 Idaho 8 80 96 17 193 24.1
97 Florida Atlantic 7 81 56 11 148 21.1
97 Texas Tech 7 81 87 10 178 25.4
99 Oklahoma 9 84 97 10 191 21.2
99 Oregon 9 84 106 17 207 23.0
99 Kentucky 8 84 92 17 193 24.1
102 Southern Mississippi 8 86 75 9 170 21.3
102 Georgia Tech 9 86 100 13 199 22.1
102 Miami (Florida) 6 86 71 11 168 28.0
105 USC 8 87 95 14 196 24.5
105 Oklahoma State 9 87 134 20 241 26.8
107 Nebraska 10 89 84 22 195 19.5
107 UCLA 9 89 86 28 203 22.6
109 California 9 93 114 28 235 26.1
110 UTEP 8 95 77 5 177 22.1
110 Texas 9 95 95 14 204 22.7
110 Akron 7 95 57 12 164 23.4
113 Colorado 8 96 95 12 203 25.4
114 Baylor 10 98 160 15 273 27.3
115 Illinois 7 99 60 7 166 23.7
115 Eastern Michigan 8 99 78 14 191 23.9
115 Indiana 7 99 77 16 192 27.4
115 Texas State 7 99 90 16 205 29.3
119 Iowa State 10 100 132 17 249 24.9
120 Kansas 10 103 123 8 234 23.4
121 Auburn 9 105 95 17 217 24.1
121 Miami (Ohio) 8 105 90 7 202 25.3
123 Tulane 8 107 78 15 200 25.0
124 Arizona 10 123 144 19 286 28.6