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

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