2011 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - Games in August/September Only through 01/09/2012

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Connecticut 4 19 25 2 46 11.5
1 UCF 4 21 21 4 46 11.5
3 Alabama 4 13 29 5 47 11.8
3 Michigan State 4 18 23 6 47 11.8
5 Virginia Tech 4 16 26 7 49 12.3
6 Ohio State 4 19 29 2 50 12.5
7 Kansas State 3 15 18 5 38 12.7
8 Wake Forest 3 12 21 6 39 13.0
9 Georgia 4 20 30 4 54 13.5
10 Texas 3 17 19 6 42 14.0
10 Wisconsin 4 16 34 6 56 14.0
10 Penn State 4 21 31 4 56 14.0
13 Temple 4 20 36 2 58 14.5
14 Illinois 4 15 40 4 59 14.8
14 SMU 4 22 30 7 59 14.8
16 Rutgers 3 12 29 4 45 15.0
16 California 4 22 32 6 60 15.0
18 Florida 4 20 29 12 61 15.3
18 Florida State 4 23 28 10 61 15.3
18 Vanderbilt 4 25 30 6 61 15.3
21 Arkansas 4 21 37 4 62 15.5
22 Stanford 3 9 37 2 48 16.0
22 Boise State 3 19 26 3 48 16.0
22 Western Kentucky 3 28 14 6 48 16.0
22 Miami (Ohio) 3 29 19 0 48 16.0
22 Ohio 4 25 33 6 64 16.0
22 South Carolina 4 33 29 2 64 16.0
28 Louisville 3 20 24 5 49 16.3
28 LSU 4 14 45 6 65 16.3
30 Bowling Green 4 23 37 7 67 16.8
30 BYU 5 35 43 6 84 16.8
32 Washington State 3 15 31 5 51 17.0
32 Fresno State 4 27 33 8 68 17.0
32 Western Michigan 4 36 28 4 68 17.0
35 Kentucky 4 38 29 2 69 17.3
36 Duke 4 22 43 5 70 17.5
36 Virginia 4 25 38 7 70 17.5
36 Central Michigan 4 27 36 7 70 17.5
36 West Virginia 4 29 35 6 70 17.5
40 Tennessee 3 20 26 7 53 17.7
41 Hawai'i 4 23 40 8 71 17.8
41 Kent State 4 32 32 7 71 17.8
41 Colorado State 4 39 26 6 71 17.8
44 Utah 3 12 37 6 55 18.3
44 Oklahoma 3 24 27 4 55 18.3
44 North Carolina 4 26 40 7 73 18.3
44 Clemson 4 29 38 6 73 18.3
44 Buffalo 4 31 39 3 73 18.3
44 Georgia Tech 4 32 37 4 73 18.3
50 Arizona State 4 29 36 9 74 18.5
50 Arkansas State 4 39 31 4 74 18.5
50 San Diego State 4 47 22 5 74 18.5
53 Purdue 3 20 29 7 56 18.7
54 Eastern Michigan 4 25 43 7 75 18.8
54 Nebraska 4 31 39 5 75 18.8
56 Oregon State 3 24 29 4 57 19.0
56 Northwestern 3 31 23 3 57 19.0
56 Notre Dame 4 22 44 10 76 19.0
56 Southern Mississippi 4 25 45 6 76 19.0
56 Louisiana-Monroe 4 30 39 7 76 19.0
56 Utah State 4 31 37 8 76 19.0
62 Missouri 4 27 42 8 77 19.3
62 Florida International 4 29 42 6 77 19.3
62 Colorado 4 31 34 12 77 19.3
62 Louisiana-Lafayette 4 31 39 7 77 19.3
62 Michigan 4 32 40 5 77 19.3
67 Baylor 3 20 30 9 59 19.7
67 Iowa State 3 28 24 7 59 19.7
67 Miami (Florida) 3 32 26 1 59 19.7
70 USC 4 21 51 7 79 19.8
70 TCU 4 28 48 3 79 19.8
72 East Carolina 3 32 25 3 60 20.0
72 Cincinnati 4 27 48 5 80 20.0
72 South Florida 5 34 55 11 100 20.0
75 Air Force 3 33 24 4 61 20.3
75 Mississippi State 4 34 40 7 81 20.3
75 Indiana 4 42 36 3 81 20.3
75 Akron 4 44 35 2 81 20.3
79 Tulane 4 32 44 6 82 20.5
79 Army 4 41 36 5 82 20.5
81 Texas Tech 3 34 25 3 62 20.7
82 Minnesota 4 23 52 8 83 20.8
82 Mississippi 4 38 37 8 83 20.8
84 Texas A&M 3 15 43 5 63 21.0
84 Navy 3 35 27 1 63 21.0
84 Idaho 4 25 50 9 84 21.0
84 UNLV 4 28 48 8 84 21.0
84 Boston College 4 35 47 2 84 21.0
89 Nevada 3 28 32 4 64 21.3
89 Louisiana Tech 4 32 44 9 85 21.3
89 Toledo 4 32 45 8 85 21.3
89 North Carolina State 4 32 49 4 85 21.3
89 San Jose State 4 41 36 8 85 21.3
94 New Mexico State 4 43 35 8 86 21.5
95 Iowa 4 34 50 3 87 21.8
95 Oregon 4 42 39 6 87 21.8
95 Ball State 4 47 38 2 87 21.8
98 Maryland 3 26 32 8 66 22.0
98 Marshall 4 32 49 7 88 22.0
100 Houston 5 54 49 8 111 22.2
101 UCLA 4 36 48 6 90 22.5
102 UTEP 5 47 56 10 113 22.6
103 Troy 3 26 37 5 68 22.7
104 Oklahoma State 4 36 51 5 92 23.0
105 Wyoming 4 39 48 6 93 23.3
106 Arizona 4 37 48 9 94 23.5
107 Syracuse 4 36 49 10 95 23.8
108 Washington 4 31 59 6 96 24.0
108 Pittsburgh 5 37 73 10 120 24.0
110 Florida Atlantic 3 31 37 5 73 24.3
110 Kansas 3 36 35 2 73 24.3
110 Rice 3 39 30 4 73 24.3
113 North Texas 4 35 60 5 100 25.0
114 Middle Tennessee 3 47 27 2 76 25.3
115 Memphis 4 31 65 6 102 25.5
116 New Mexico 4 46 52 5 103 25.8
117 Tulsa 4 39 61 4 104 26.0
118 Auburn 4 53 53 4 110 27.5
119 Northern Illinois 4 70 34 7 111 27.8
120 UAB 3 43 42 2 87 29.0