2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Louisiana-Lafayette 1 8 6 2 16 16.0
2 Western Kentucky 1 7 9 1 17 17.0
2 Louisville 1 9 8 0 17 17.0
4 Army 1 6 12 1 19 19.0
4 Air Force 1 7 12 0 19 19.0
4 UTEP 1 9 10 0 19 19.0
7 Western Michigan 1 9 11 0 20 20.0
7 Hawai'i 1 10 10 0 20 20.0
9 Florida International 1 7 11 3 21 21.0
10 Rutgers 1 6 15 1 22 22.0
10 Nevada 1 12 10 0 22 22.0
12 Connecticut 1 5 17 1 23 23.0
12 Northern Illinois 1 9 13 1 23 23.0
14 Cincinnati 1 8 15 1 24 24.0
14 Eastern Michigan 1 14 8 2 24 24.0
16 East Carolina 1 8 17 0 25 25.0
16 Temple 1 11 12 2 25 25.0
16 Kent State 1 14 11 0 25 25.0
16 UCF 1 17 7 1 25 25.0
20 Utah State 1 4 21 2 27 27.0
20 North Carolina 1 14 13 0 27 27.0
22 SMU 1 9 18 1 28 28.0
22 Akron 1 14 12 2 28 28.0
24 Utah 2 9 17 5 31 15.5
25 Central Michigan 1 20 11 1 32 32.0
26 Bowling Green 2 10 22 1 33 16.5
27 Ohio State 2 15 12 7 34 17.0
28 San Jose State 2 12 20 4 36 18.0
28 Virginia Tech 2 12 22 2 36 18.0
30 Arizona State 2 21 15 1 37 18.5
31 New Mexico State 2 18 20 0 38 19.0
32 San Diego State 2 11 24 4 39 19.5
33 UNLV 2 10 29 1 40 20.0
33 UTSA 2 11 27 2 40 20.0
33 UAB 2 19 19 2 40 20.0
36 South Florida 2 16 22 4 42 21.0
37 Syracuse 2 11 30 3 44 22.0
37 Buffalo 2 22 21 1 44 22.0
39 New Mexico 2 16 26 3 45 22.5
40 North Texas 2 21 20 6 47 23.5
41 Maryland 2 21 24 3 48 24.0
42 Wyoming 2 22 25 2 49 24.5
42 Fresno State 2 30 13 6 49 24.5
44 Toledo 2 19 28 3 50 25.0
45 Navy 2 26 24 1 51 25.5
45 Florida Atlantic 2 29 20 2 51 25.5
47 Texas State 2 19 29 4 52 26.0
47 Ball State 2 25 26 1 52 26.0
49 Purdue 3 24 24 5 53 17.7
49 Pittsburgh 2 22 27 4 53 26.5
51 Penn State 3 32 16 6 54 18.0
52 Colorado 2 30 23 2 55 27.5
53 TCU 3 21 32 3 56 18.7
53 Minnesota 3 23 24 9 56 18.7
55 Florida State 3 29 25 5 59 19.7
56 Washington State 3 32 26 2 60 20.0
56 Miami (Ohio) 2 30 29 1 60 30.0
56 Arkansas State 2 32 25 3 60 30.0
59 Idaho 3 20 33 8 61 20.3
60 Clemson 3 22 35 5 62 20.7
61 Oregon 3 25 35 3 63 21.0
61 Oregon State 3 35 27 1 63 21.0
63 Northwestern 3 24 35 5 64 21.3
63 Indiana 2 35 25 4 64 32.0
65 Texas 3 31 32 3 66 22.0
66 North Carolina State 3 37 26 4 67 22.3
67 Kansas State 3 27 37 4 68 22.7
67 Southern Mississippi 3 33 30 5 68 22.7
69 Texas Tech 3 32 34 4 70 23.3
70 Iowa 4 46 22 3 71 17.8
70 Georgia Tech 3 36 32 3 71 23.7
72 Stanford 4 25 44 5 74 18.5
72 Nebraska 4 32 32 10 74 18.5
74 West Virginia 3 20 51 4 75 25.0
75 Baylor 3 31 39 6 76 25.3
75 Duke 3 39 31 6 76 25.3
77 Massachusetts 3 39 34 4 77 25.7
78 Kansas 4 45 33 0 78 19.5
78 Colorado State 3 34 40 4 78 26.0
80 Oklahoma 4 33 45 1 79 19.8
81 Notre Dame 4 28 51 3 82 20.5
81 UCLA 4 36 36 10 82 20.5
81 Vanderbilt 4 52 25 5 82 20.5
81 Arizona 3 31 47 4 82 27.3
81 Illinois 3 60 20 2 82 27.3
86 Texas A&M 4 32 43 8 83 20.8
86 USC 3 42 37 4 83 27.7
88 Louisiana Tech 3 36 42 6 84 28.0
88 Miami (Florida) 3 49 30 5 84 28.0
90 BYU 5 29 51 5 85 17.0
91 Alabama 5 27 58 5 90 18.0
91 Arkansas 4 31 54 5 90 22.5
91 Iowa State 3 36 49 5 90 30.0
94 Oklahoma State 3 30 54 10 94 31.3
95 Wake Forest 4 37 56 2 95 23.8
96 Mississippi State 4 50 46 3 99 24.8
97 Georgia 5 56 36 10 102 20.4
98 Tennessee 5 50 50 3 103 20.6
99 South Carolina 6 61 36 7 104 17.3
99 California 4 40 50 14 104 26.0
101 Washington 5 46 51 9 106 21.2
102 Michigan State 6 45 49 13 107 17.8
103 Wisconsin 6 55 48 7 110 18.3
104 LSU 5 41 54 17 112 22.4
104 Boston College 4 51 59 2 112 28.0
106 Missouri 6 48 62 8 118 19.7
107 Michigan 6 61 51 8 120 20.0
108 Kentucky 5 56 57 9 122 24.4
109 Florida 7 40 67 19 126 18.0
110 Mississippi 6 61 64 6 131 21.8
111 Auburn 6 79 57 9 145 24.2