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

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 West Virginia 4 18 66 16 100 25.0
2 Notre Dame 4 30 52 14 96 24.0
3 California 4 29 49 13 91 22.8
4 Tennessee 3 22 42 12 76 25.3
4 Southern Mississippi 4 33 42 12 87 21.8
4 UTEP 5 37 57 12 106 21.2
7 Rice 3 25 27 11 63 21.0
7 Kentucky 4 25 26 11 62 15.5
9 Rutgers 3 18 36 10 64 21.3
10 South Florida 5 64 67 9 140 28.0
10 USC 4 36 52 9 97 24.3
10 Clemson 4 36 49 9 94 23.5
10 TCU 4 44 40 9 93 23.3
10 Arizona State 4 34 50 9 93 23.3
10 Florida State 4 23 53 9 85 21.3
10 New Mexico State 4 18 53 9 80 20.0
10 Buffalo 4 32 35 9 76 19.0
18 Cincinnati 4 46 40 8 94 23.5
18 Iowa 4 35 51 8 94 23.5
18 Kansas State 3 35 18 8 61 20.3
18 Colorado State 4 32 33 8 73 18.3
18 Kent State 4 20 17 8 45 11.3
23 Houston 5 48 88 7 143 28.6
23 Washington State 3 24 48 7 79 26.3
23 Kansas 3 40 27 7 74 24.7
23 Arkansas 4 33 58 7 98 24.5
23 Oregon 4 51 39 7 97 24.3
23 Northern Illinois 4 46 44 7 97 24.3
23 Michigan State 4 33 53 7 93 23.3
23 Louisiana Tech 4 37 41 7 85 21.3
23 Wyoming 4 32 44 7 83 20.8
23 LSU 4 39 35 7 81 20.3
23 Nebraska 4 46 27 7 80 20.0
23 BYU 5 30 62 7 99 19.8
23 Washington 4 32 38 7 77 19.3
23 Tulane 4 32 38 7 77 19.3
23 New Mexico 4 28 42 7 77 19.3
23 UNLV 4 30 34 7 71 17.8
23 Florida International 4 32 31 7 70 17.5
23 Connecticut 4 27 34 7 68 17.0
23 San Jose State 4 22 38 7 67 16.8
23 Louisiana-Lafayette 4 24 26 7 57 14.3
43 Pittsburgh 5 49 63 6 118 23.6
43 Missouri 4 49 38 6 93 23.3
43 Indiana 4 35 48 6 89 22.3
43 Illinois 4 51 31 6 88 22.0
43 Western Michigan 4 26 48 6 80 20.0
43 Temple 4 42 31 6 79 19.8
43 Ohio State 4 40 33 6 79 19.8
43 UCLA 4 41 31 6 78 19.5
43 North Carolina 4 29 43 6 78 19.5
43 Louisiana-Monroe 4 23 46 6 75 18.8
43 Auburn 4 34 33 6 73 18.3
43 Idaho 4 16 46 6 68 17.0
55 Oklahoma 3 30 51 5 86 28.7
55 Texas A&M 3 28 48 5 81 27.0
55 Boise State 3 23 51 5 79 26.3
55 Florida 4 49 38 5 92 23.0
55 Duke 4 28 59 5 92 23.0
55 Stanford 3 25 39 5 69 23.0
55 SMU 4 20 64 5 89 22.3
55 Mississippi State 4 45 38 5 88 22.0
55 Hawai'i 4 20 61 5 86 21.5
55 Georgia 4 32 47 5 84 21.0
55 San Diego State 4 35 43 5 83 20.8
55 Minnesota 4 40 33 5 78 19.5
55 Penn State 4 30 42 5 77 19.3
55 Iowa State 3 26 27 5 58 19.3
55 Michigan 4 47 23 5 75 18.8
55 Tulsa 4 43 27 5 75 18.8
55 Miami (Ohio) 3 15 35 5 55 18.3
55 Fresno State 4 31 34 5 70 17.5
55 North Carolina State 4 19 44 5 68 17.0
55 North Texas 4 28 32 5 65 16.3
55 Akron 4 27 32 5 64 16.0
55 UAB 3 16 24 5 45 15.0
77 Oklahoma State 4 39 78 4 121 30.3
77 Baylor 3 38 41 4 83 27.7
77 Wake Forest 3 24 46 4 74 24.7
77 Virginia 4 36 52 4 92 23.0
77 Utah State 4 54 30 4 88 22.0
77 Ball State 4 34 44 4 82 20.5
77 Colorado 4 24 48 4 76 19.0
77 Utah 3 27 24 4 55 18.3
77 Boston College 4 20 42 4 66 16.5
77 Vanderbilt 4 28 18 4 50 12.5
87 Nevada 3 41 31 3 75 25.0
87 Wisconsin 4 51 45 3 99 24.8
87 Middle Tennessee 3 31 37 3 71 23.7
87 Maryland 3 25 43 3 71 23.7
87 Arizona 4 23 64 3 90 22.5
87 Toledo 4 35 51 3 89 22.3
87 Troy 3 21 40 3 64 21.3
87 East Carolina 3 20 40 3 63 21.0
87 UCF 4 40 38 3 81 20.3
87 Oregon State 3 20 38 3 61 20.3
87 South Carolina 4 42 30 3 75 18.8
87 Syracuse 4 25 42 3 70 17.5
87 Miami (Florida) 3 23 26 3 52 17.3
87 Eastern Michigan 4 46 19 3 68 17.0
87 Western Kentucky 3 20 21 3 44 14.7
87 Memphis 4 26 28 3 57 14.3
87 Florida Atlantic 3 11 18 3 32 10.7
104 Texas Tech 3 29 51 2 82 27.3
104 Purdue 3 42 31 2 75 25.0
104 Air Force 3 53 19 2 74 24.7
104 Ohio 4 49 43 2 94 23.5
104 Army 4 84 6 2 92 23.0
104 Bowling Green 4 30 59 2 91 22.8
104 Arkansas State 4 40 48 2 90 22.5
104 Virginia Tech 4 46 36 2 84 21.0
104 Alabama 4 36 46 2 84 21.0
104 Navy 3 48 8 2 58 19.3
104 Central Michigan 4 25 35 2 62 15.5
104 Marshall 4 21 32 2 55 13.8
104 Mississippi 4 22 28 2 52 13.0
117 Georgia Tech 4 71 23 1 95 23.8
117 Northwestern 3 38 23 1 62 20.7
117 Texas 3 36 22 1 59 19.7
117 Louisville 3 26 31 1 58 19.3