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