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

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Boise State 3 16 16 7 39 13.0
2 Nevada 2 26 10 4 40 20.0
3 BYU 3 10 30 2 42 14.0
4 Michigan State 3 15 25 7 47 15.7
4 Florida State 3 20 25 2 47 15.7
4 Bowling Green 3 23 19 5 47 15.7
7 Ohio State 3 22 20 6 48 16.0
8 Wisconsin 3 19 28 3 50 16.7
9 Rice 3 15 33 5 53 17.7
10 Florida International 3 12 38 4 54 18.0
11 TCU 3 20 31 4 55 18.3
11 Florida Atlantic 3 24 28 3 55 18.3
11 Texas 3 28 24 3 55 18.3
14 Northwestern 3 18 34 4 56 18.7
14 South Carolina 3 33 18 5 56 18.7
16 Connecticut 3 14 42 2 58 19.3
17 Alabama 4 19 37 4 60 15.0
17 South Florida 3 20 38 2 60 20.0
17 Army 3 38 18 4 60 20.0
20 Notre Dame 4 19 35 7 61 15.3
20 Nebraska 4 22 30 9 61 15.3
20 Tulsa 4 25 34 2 61 15.3
20 Louisville 4 35 23 3 61 15.3
20 Kentucky 3 26 29 6 61 20.3
20 Utah State 3 31 24 6 61 20.3
26 Fresno State 3 29 29 4 62 20.7
27 Virginia Tech 4 21 37 5 63 15.8
27 Hawai'i 4 31 28 4 63 15.8
27 Akron 3 26 32 5 63 21.0
30 Middle Tennessee 3 26 36 2 64 21.3
30 UTEP 3 31 31 2 64 21.3
30 San Diego State 3 37 20 7 64 21.3
33 Navy 3 26 36 4 66 22.0
33 New Mexico State 3 30 34 2 66 22.0
33 North Carolina 3 39 22 5 66 22.0
36 Washington 4 19 34 14 67 16.8
36 Florida 4 23 36 8 67 16.8
36 Pittsburgh 3 26 35 6 67 22.3
36 Ball State 3 30 32 5 67 22.3
40 Georgia 4 43 22 3 68 17.0
40 Western Michigan 3 24 38 6 68 22.7
42 Arkansas State 3 12 51 7 70 23.3
42 Kansas State 3 31 37 2 70 23.3
44 Georgia Tech 4 31 40 2 73 18.3
45 Air Force 4 38 34 2 74 18.5
45 Ohio 4 45 26 3 74 18.5
45 East Carolina 3 15 50 9 74 24.7
48 Texas A&M 4 30 43 2 75 18.8
49 Auburn 4 31 37 8 76 19.0
50 Vanderbilt 4 28 42 7 77 19.3
50 Arkansas 4 29 43 5 77 19.3
50 Minnesota 4 34 37 6 77 19.3
50 UAB 4 34 37 6 77 19.3
50 South Alabama 4 35 32 10 77 19.3
55 Buffalo 4 18 50 10 78 19.5
55 San Jose State 4 22 51 5 78 19.5
55 Mississippi 4 28 47 3 78 19.5
55 Boston College 4 33 44 1 78 19.5
59 Memphis 4 21 43 15 79 19.8
60 Northern Illinois 4 31 41 8 80 20.0
60 Cincinnati 4 35 40 5 80 20.0
60 UNLV 4 38 34 8 80 20.0
60 Toledo 3 22 48 10 80 26.7
64 Stanford 5 33 40 8 81 16.2
64 Clemson 4 28 47 6 81 20.3
64 Louisiana-Lafayette 4 30 43 8 81 20.3
67 Penn State 4 31 46 5 82 20.5
67 Rutgers 4 36 43 3 82 20.5
67 Western Kentucky 4 38 38 6 82 20.5
70 LSU 4 24 52 7 83 20.8
70 Oregon State 4 47 31 5 83 20.8
70 North Carolina State 4 49 34 0 83 20.8
73 Central Michigan 4 33 45 6 84 21.0
73 Southern Mississippi 4 44 32 8 84 21.0
73 Duke 3 48 33 3 84 28.0
76 Virginia 4 35 43 7 85 21.3
76 UCF 4 41 41 3 85 21.3
78 New Mexico 4 34 48 4 86 21.5
78 Colorado 4 46 38 2 86 21.5
80 Purdue 4 39 38 10 87 21.8
80 Indiana 4 42 42 3 87 21.8
80 Michigan 4 47 34 6 87 21.8
80 California 3 32 43 12 87 29.0
84 Utah 4 32 47 9 88 22.0
84 Syracuse 4 36 48 4 88 22.0
84 Colorado State 4 38 42 8 88 22.0
84 North Texas 4 38 43 7 88 22.0
84 Miami (Ohio) 4 49 31 8 88 22.0
84 Kansas 3 34 53 1 88 29.3
90 Iowa 4 39 45 5 89 22.3
90 Temple 4 54 32 3 89 22.3
92 Wake Forest 4 25 61 4 90 22.5
92 Idaho 4 33 44 13 90 22.5
92 SMU 4 34 52 4 90 22.5
92 Tulane 4 37 45 8 90 22.5
92 Massachusetts 4 41 47 2 90 22.5
97 Washington State 4 33 52 6 91 22.8
97 Eastern Michigan 4 41 45 5 91 22.8
99 West Virginia 4 32 53 7 92 23.0
99 Tennessee 4 33 50 9 92 23.0
99 Arizona State 4 45 36 11 92 23.0
99 Texas Tech 4 55 31 6 92 23.0
103 Oregon 4 34 49 10 93 23.3
103 Baylor 4 38 45 10 93 23.3
105 Maryland 4 49 41 4 94 23.5
106 Louisiana-Monroe 4 46 46 5 97 24.3
106 Illinois 4 71 25 1 97 24.3
108 Troy 4 38 52 9 99 24.8
108 Oklahoma 4 45 42 12 99 24.8
110 Marshall 4 35 58 7 100 25.0
110 Wyoming 4 50 44 6 100 25.0
112 Missouri 4 32 65 4 101 25.3
113 Miami (Florida) 4 35 54 14 103 25.8
113 USC 4 52 47 4 103 25.8
115 Arizona 4 46 49 10 105 26.3
115 Mississippi State 4 48 51 6 105 26.3
117 UTSA 4 26 68 18 112 28.0
117 Iowa State 4 49 59 4 112 28.0
119 Kent State 5 38 71 4 113 22.6
119 Louisiana Tech 4 48 54 11 113 28.3
121 UCLA 5 36 54 24 114 22.8
121 Texas State 4 68 38 8 114 28.5
123 Oklahoma State 4 35 71 9 115 28.8
124 Houston 4 51 59 6 116 29.0