2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games in October Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Alabama 3 8 24 4 36 12.0
2 Virginia 3 17 21 4 42 14.0
3 San Jose State 3 17 25 1 43 14.3
4 Penn State 3 19 20 8 47 15.7
4 Missouri 3 28 16 3 47 15.7
6 Bowling Green 4 17 26 7 50 12.5
6 Arkansas 3 17 31 2 50 16.7
8 Nebraska 3 24 18 9 51 17.0
9 Wake Forest 3 18 31 4 53 17.7
9 Illinois 3 28 19 6 53 17.7
11 Wisconsin 4 17 36 2 55 13.8
11 Connecticut 3 28 24 3 55 18.3
13 Oregon 3 27 26 3 56 18.7
13 Georgia 3 30 20 6 56 18.7
15 Michigan State 4 17 32 8 57 14.3
15 Oklahoma State 3 24 29 4 57 19.0
17 Michigan 4 25 28 5 58 14.5
17 Florida Atlantic 3 26 23 9 58 19.3
17 Minnesota 3 37 16 5 58 19.3
20 Western Kentucky 3 20 32 7 59 19.7
20 Arizona State 3 28 28 3 59 19.7
20 Clemson 3 30 24 5 59 19.7
20 Washington State 3 33 25 1 59 19.7
24 Texas State 3 31 27 2 60 20.0
25 Vanderbilt 4 33 24 4 61 15.3
25 Mississippi 3 30 26 5 61 20.3
27 Florida 4 19 30 13 62 15.5
27 Virginia Tech 3 23 33 6 62 20.7
27 Arkansas State 3 26 33 3 62 20.7
27 LSU 3 27 25 10 62 20.7
27 North Carolina State 3 27 32 3 62 20.7
27 Louisiana-Lafayette 3 30 28 4 62 20.7
27 Iowa 3 32 27 3 62 20.7
34 Rice 4 28 29 6 63 15.8
35 Notre Dame 4 15 46 4 65 16.3
35 SMU 4 16 47 2 65 16.3
35 Maryland 4 23 39 3 65 16.3
38 Florida State 4 17 39 10 66 16.5
38 New Mexico State 3 26 37 3 66 22.0
40 BYU 4 29 32 6 67 16.8
40 Fresno State 4 31 24 12 67 16.8
40 North Texas 3 26 35 6 67 22.3
40 UTSA 3 27 36 4 67 22.3
40 Hawai'i 3 37 25 5 67 22.3
45 Buffalo 4 33 32 3 68 17.0
45 Georgia Tech 3 27 39 2 68 22.7
45 Marshall 3 36 25 7 68 22.7
48 UCLA 3 28 34 7 69 23.0
48 Massachusetts 3 30 33 6 69 23.0
50 Rutgers 4 27 36 7 70 17.5
50 South Alabama 3 24 38 8 70 23.3
50 Troy 3 26 38 6 70 23.3
50 Louisville 3 33 27 10 70 23.3
54 Oregon State 4 25 39 8 72 18.0
54 Oklahoma 4 29 39 4 72 18.0
54 Mississippi State 4 39 29 4 72 18.0
54 Colorado State 3 35 28 9 72 24.0
58 Kansas 4 39 32 2 73 18.3
58 Tulsa 3 27 38 8 73 24.3
60 Memphis 4 28 40 6 74 18.5
60 Boise State 4 32 35 7 74 18.5
60 South Carolina 4 37 34 3 74 18.5
60 Tennessee 3 26 45 3 74 24.7
64 Utah 4 27 41 7 75 18.8
64 San Diego State 4 31 38 6 75 18.8
64 West Virginia 3 27 45 3 75 25.0
64 Ohio 3 35 33 7 75 25.0
64 Miami (Ohio) 3 35 37 3 75 25.0
69 Syracuse 4 23 47 7 77 19.3
69 South Florida 3 36 37 4 77 25.7
71 Louisiana-Monroe 4 24 45 9 78 19.5
71 Arizona 3 24 49 5 78 26.0
73 TCU 4 25 44 10 79 19.8
74 Kansas State 4 28 47 5 80 20.0
75 Louisiana Tech 4 24 51 6 81 20.3
75 Utah State 4 25 49 7 81 20.3
75 Cincinnati 4 27 50 4 81 20.3
78 Ohio State 4 23 46 13 82 20.5
78 Kent State 4 34 45 3 82 20.5
78 Pittsburgh 4 35 38 9 82 20.5
81 New Mexico 4 35 41 7 83 20.8
81 UCF 4 35 42 6 83 20.8
81 Army 4 44 37 2 83 20.8
81 Colorado 3 42 35 6 83 27.7
85 Temple 4 28 47 9 84 21.0
85 USC 4 32 43 9 84 21.0
85 Navy 4 50 33 1 84 21.0
85 Purdue 4 52 28 4 84 21.0
89 UTEP 4 40 41 4 85 21.3
89 Western Michigan 4 42 39 4 85 21.3
89 Eastern Michigan 4 49 26 10 85 21.3
92 Florida International 4 40 39 7 86 21.5
93 East Carolina 4 53 29 5 87 21.8
93 Air Force 4 58 27 2 87 21.8
93 Idaho 3 34 46 7 87 29.0
93 Miami (Florida) 3 43 38 6 87 29.0
97 Duke 4 50 33 5 88 22.0
97 Baylor 3 39 46 3 88 29.3
99 Toledo 4 33 47 9 89 22.3
100 Washington 4 41 41 9 91 22.8
100 Ball State 4 51 33 7 91 22.8
102 Houston 4 39 49 4 92 23.0
103 Stanford 4 27 58 9 94 23.5
103 UAB 4 31 55 8 94 23.5
103 California 4 33 46 15 94 23.5
103 Kentucky 4 38 51 5 94 23.5
103 Southern Mississippi 4 42 48 4 94 23.5
103 Auburn 4 48 41 5 94 23.5
109 Texas A&M 4 39 46 12 97 24.3
110 Wyoming 4 36 56 6 98 24.5
111 Northern Illinois 4 28 58 13 99 24.8
111 Middle Tennessee 4 42 52 5 99 24.8
113 North Carolina 4 30 60 10 100 25.0
113 Northwestern 4 43 49 8 100 25.0
113 Central Michigan 4 45 48 7 100 25.0
113 Indiana 4 54 37 9 100 25.0
117 Iowa State 4 36 58 7 101 25.3
118 Texas 4 51 43 9 103 25.8
119 Akron 4 60 34 10 104 26.0
120 Texas Tech 4 41 57 7 105 26.3
121 Boston College 4 68 36 3 107 26.8
122 Tulane 4 50 51 8 109 27.3
123 Nevada 4 58 43 9 110 27.5
124 UNLV 4 62 43 6 111 27.8