2012 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games vs. BCS Automatic Qualifying Teams through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Colorado State 1 4 10 3 17 17.0
2 San Jose State 1 7 8 3 18 18.0
3 Air Force 1 7 12 0 19 19.0
3 New Mexico State 1 12 7 0 19 19.0
5 Hawai'i 1 2 14 4 20 20.0
6 Ohio 1 4 16 1 21 21.0
7 San Diego State 1 7 13 2 22 22.0
7 Wyoming 1 13 8 1 22 22.0
9 Memphis 1 10 14 4 28 28.0
10 Houston 1 13 12 4 29 29.0
11 Utah State 2 11 14 6 31 15.5
12 Texas State 1 9 19 4 32 32.0
13 Akron 1 10 20 3 33 33.0
14 Bowling Green 2 21 13 2 36 18.0
15 Florida International 2 13 20 4 37 18.5
15 South Alabama 2 15 19 3 37 18.5
17 Fresno State 2 24 12 2 38 19.0
18 UNLV 2 14 20 6 40 20.0
18 UAB 2 19 19 2 40 20.0
20 Tulane 2 23 13 5 41 20.5
20 UCF 2 23 17 1 41 20.5
22 Central Michigan 2 17 26 0 43 21.5
23 Eastern Michigan 2 27 16 1 44 22.0
24 Western Kentucky 2 11 29 5 45 22.5
24 Boise State 2 18 26 1 45 22.5
26 Kent State 2 9 34 3 46 23.0
26 Idaho 2 23 22 1 46 23.0
28 North Texas 2 21 20 6 47 23.5
28 Rice 2 24 19 4 47 23.5
28 Middle Tennessee 2 25 20 2 47 23.5
31 East Carolina 2 17 31 0 48 24.0
32 Southern Mississippi 2 26 21 3 50 25.0
33 Miami (Ohio) 2 28 20 3 51 25.5
33 Florida Atlantic 2 29 20 2 51 25.5
35 Buffalo 3 25 27 0 52 17.3
35 Troy 2 19 29 4 52 26.0
37 Tulsa 3 26 26 3 55 18.3
37 Louisiana-Lafayette 2 28 23 4 55 27.5
39 Western Michigan 3 18 32 6 56 18.7
39 Marshall 2 21 29 6 56 28.0
39 Toledo 2 24 27 5 56 28.0
42 New Mexico 2 22 34 2 58 29.0
43 Arkansas State 2 32 25 3 60 30.0
44 SMU 3 23 37 5 65 21.7
44 UTEP 3 38 25 2 65 21.7
46 Northern Illinois 3 39 24 4 67 22.3
47 Louisiana Tech 3 26 38 7 71 23.7
48 Louisiana-Monroe 3 34 35 3 72 24.0
49 Nevada 3 24 47 7 78 26.0
50 Army 4 53 26 2 81 20.3
51 BYU 5 30 40 13 83 16.6
51 Ball State 3 27 51 5 83 27.7
53 Massachusetts 4 42 48 8 98 24.5
54 Navy 4 57 44 4 105 26.3
55 Michigan State 10 56 76 22 154 15.4
55 Rutgers 9 41 101 12 154 17.1
57 Connecticut 9 57 92 10 159 17.7
58 Alabama 11 54 97 13 164 14.9
59 Ohio State 9 54 91 24 169 18.8
60 Penn State 10 59 98 16 173 17.3
61 Florida State 11 73 87 14 174 15.8
62 South Carolina 10 87 78 12 177 17.7
63 Florida 10 59 96 25 180 18.0
64 Notre Dame 11 57 116 12 185 16.8
64 Iowa 9 82 92 11 185 20.6
66 Virginia 10 80 90 16 186 18.6
66 Texas A&M 9 77 97 12 186 20.7
68 Wisconsin 11 75 101 11 187 17.0
68 Utah 9 65 103 19 187 20.8
70 Arkansas 9 64 115 11 190 21.1
71 Washington 10 76 91 25 192 19.2
71 Louisville 10 87 88 17 192 19.2
71 Mississippi State 9 90 91 11 192 21.3
74 Pittsburgh 10 73 101 19 193 19.3
75 Minnesota 10 92 84 18 194 19.4
75 Tennessee 9 79 105 10 194 21.6
77 Michigan 11 94 86 16 196 17.8
77 South Florida 9 74 111 11 196 21.8
79 Maryland 11 81 106 10 197 17.9
79 Temple 9 82 98 17 197 21.9
81 LSU 10 65 107 26 198 19.8
81 Cincinnati 9 75 112 11 198 22.0
81 Indiana 8 99 88 11 198 24.8
84 Illinois 9 123 67 9 199 22.1
85 Nebraska 11 90 88 24 202 18.4
85 Missouri 10 76 114 12 202 20.2
85 Mississippi 10 86 105 11 202 20.2
85 Washington State 9 91 101 10 202 22.4
89 TCU 11 72 115 17 204 18.5
90 Virginia Tech 11 80 104 23 207 18.8
90 Oregon State 11 84 102 21 207 18.8
92 Auburn 9 106 90 13 209 23.2
93 Clemson 11 84 112 15 211 19.2
94 Vanderbilt 11 99 100 14 213 19.4
95 Georgia Tech 11 83 119 12 214 19.5
95 Wake Forest 10 72 131 11 214 21.4
95 Oregon 10 82 111 21 214 21.4
95 Kansas 9 94 113 7 214 23.8
95 Kentucky 9 97 103 14 214 23.8
100 Arizona State 11 107 90 18 215 19.5
101 Georgia 11 112 86 18 216 19.6
102 North Carolina 9 87 112 18 217 24.1
103 Purdue 10 107 92 19 218 21.8
104 Colorado 9 103 108 10 221 24.6
105 North Carolina State 11 98 108 16 222 20.2
106 Duke 10 120 94 11 225 22.5
107 Oklahoma 11 102 112 16 230 20.9
108 Kansas State 11 88 130 13 231 21.0
109 Texas Tech 10 121 96 16 233 23.3
110 Texas 11 119 102 16 237 21.5
110 Boston College 10 112 117 8 237 23.7
112 Syracuse 12 87 132 19 238 19.8
113 Stanford 13 84 131 24 239 18.4
114 Iowa State 10 97 138 13 248 24.8
115 California 10 94 124 35 253 25.3
116 West Virginia 11 103 140 17 260 23.6
117 Northwestern 12 93 149 20 262 21.8
118 Baylor 10 103 144 16 263 26.3
119 UCLA 12 103 123 41 267 22.3
120 Arizona 10 102 147 19 268 26.8
121 USC 12 124 131 20 275 22.9
122 Oklahoma State 11 106 148 25 279 25.4
123 Miami (Florida) 11 129 135 30 294 26.7