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

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