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

Name G Pen. Yards Pen./G Yards/G
1 Louisiana Tech 3 39 345 13.0 115.0
2 UNLV 2 23 214 11.5 107.0
2 Bowling Green 2 23 166 11.5 83.0
4 SMU 3 32 317 10.7 105.7
5 Ball State 3 30 302 10.0 100.7
6 Arizona 10 98 968 9.8 96.8
7 Fresno State 2 19 154 9.5 77.0
8 Washington State 9 78 687 8.7 76.3
9 USC 12 103 905 8.6 75.4
10 California 10 83 753 8.3 75.3
11 South Florida 9 74 679 8.2 75.4
12 Hawai'i 1 8 74 8.0 74.0
12 Utah State 2 16 127 8.0 63.5
12 Houston 1 8 62 8.0 62.0
12 Nevada 3 24 185 8.0 61.7
16 Syracuse 12 91 785 7.6 65.4
17 Central Michigan 2 15 146 7.5 73.0
17 Troy 2 15 144 7.5 72.0
17 Minnesota 10 75 653 7.5 65.3
17 Louisiana-Lafayette 2 15 124 7.5 62.0
17 UCF 2 15 114 7.5 57.0
22 Oregon State 11 81 748 7.4 68.0
23 Louisiana-Monroe 3 22 195 7.3 65.0
23 Boston College 10 73 647 7.3 64.7
25 Texas State 1 7 90 7.0 90.0
25 New Mexico State 1 7 75 7.0 75.0
25 Tulane 2 14 132 7.0 66.0
25 Colorado State 1 7 60 7.0 60.0
25 Marshall 2 14 119 7.0 59.5
25 Florida International 2 14 118 7.0 59.0
25 Texas A&M 9 63 491 7.0 54.6
25 Western Michigan 3 21 139 7.0 46.3
33 Virginia Tech 11 76 589 6.9 53.5
34 UCLA 12 81 765 6.8 63.8
34 Colorado 9 61 568 6.8 63.1
34 Utah 9 61 501 6.8 55.7
34 Miami (Florida) 11 75 612 6.8 55.6
38 Vanderbilt 11 74 601 6.7 54.6
39 BYU 5 33 312 6.6 62.4
39 Cincinnati 9 59 540 6.6 60.0
39 Connecticut 9 59 512 6.6 56.9
39 Washington 10 66 562 6.6 56.2
39 Iowa State 10 66 558 6.6 55.8
44 Rice 2 13 135 6.5 67.5
44 UAB 2 13 129 6.5 64.5
44 Massachusetts 4 26 231 6.5 57.8
44 South Alabama 2 13 100 6.5 50.0
44 Idaho 2 13 98 6.5 49.0
49 West Virginia 11 70 643 6.4 58.5
49 North Carolina 9 58 480 6.4 53.3
49 Florida 10 64 526 6.4 52.6
49 Missouri 10 64 495 6.4 49.5
53 Michigan 11 69 615 6.3 55.9
53 Arizona State 11 69 573 6.3 52.1
55 Temple 9 56 533 6.2 59.2
55 Rutgers 9 56 438 6.2 48.7
57 Indiana 8 48 468 6.0 58.5
57 Stanford 13 78 715 6.0 55.0
57 Arkansas State 2 12 109 6.0 54.5
57 Miami (Ohio) 2 12 104 6.0 52.0
57 Wake Forest 10 60 501 6.0 50.1
57 Boise State 2 12 100 6.0 50.0
57 Purdue 10 60 458 6.0 45.8
57 Tulsa 3 18 128 6.0 42.7
65 Penn State 10 59 519 5.9 51.9
66 Duke 10 58 529 5.8 52.9
66 Maryland 11 64 568 5.8 51.6
68 Nebraska 11 63 655 5.7 59.5
68 Clemson 11 63 521 5.7 47.4
70 Baylor 10 56 499 5.6 49.9
70 Louisville 10 56 471 5.6 47.1
70 Oklahoma State 11 62 481 5.6 43.7
73 East Carolina 2 11 111 5.5 55.5
73 New Mexico 2 11 110 5.5 55.0
73 Toledo 2 11 101 5.5 50.5
73 Notre Dame 11 61 493 5.5 44.8
73 Georgia 11 60 457 5.5 41.5
73 Middle Tennessee 2 11 83 5.5 41.5
73 Florida Atlantic 2 11 70 5.5 35.0
73 North Texas 2 11 70 5.5 35.0
81 Northwestern 12 65 559 5.4 46.6
81 Arkansas 9 49 409 5.4 45.4
81 LSU 10 54 414 5.4 41.4
84 Oregon 10 53 550 5.3 55.0
84 Iowa 9 48 474 5.3 52.7
84 UTEP 3 16 149 5.3 49.7
84 Pittsburgh 10 53 471 5.3 47.1
84 Florida State 11 58 508 5.3 46.2
84 Mississippi 10 53 418 5.3 41.8
84 Virginia 10 53 374 5.3 37.4
91 Ohio State 9 47 444 5.2 49.3
91 Texas Tech 10 52 470 5.2 47.0
91 South Carolina 10 52 453 5.2 45.3
91 North Carolina State 11 57 449 5.2 40.8
95 Northern Illinois 3 15 147 5.0 49.0
95 Air Force 1 5 45 5.0 45.0
95 Akron 1 5 30 5.0 30.0
98 Kansas 9 44 454 4.9 50.4
98 Texas 11 54 527 4.9 47.9
98 Mississippi State 9 44 411 4.9 45.7
98 Michigan State 10 49 408 4.9 40.8
98 Tennessee 9 44 346 4.9 38.4
98 Kentucky 9 44 325 4.9 36.1
104 Kansas State 11 53 462 4.8 42.0
105 Kent State 2 9 100 4.5 50.0
105 Alabama 11 50 453 4.5 41.2
105 Oklahoma 11 50 404 4.5 36.7
108 Georgia Tech 11 48 385 4.4 35.0
108 Auburn 9 40 309 4.4 34.3
110 TCU 11 46 449 4.2 40.8
111 Illinois 9 37 340 4.1 37.8
111 Wisconsin 11 45 413 4.1 37.5
113 San Diego State 1 4 46 4.0 46.0
113 Navy 4 16 145 4.0 36.3
113 Army 4 16 135 4.0 33.8
113 Buffalo 3 12 81 4.0 27.0
117 Southern Mississippi 2 7 59 3.5 29.5
118 Wyoming 1 3 35 3.0 35.0
118 Eastern Michigan 2 6 55 3.0 27.5
118 Ohio 1 3 25 3.0 25.0
118 Western Kentucky 2 6 45 3.0 22.5
118 Memphis 1 3 21 3.0 21.0
123 San Jose State 1 1 5 1.0 5.0