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

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Baylor 4 52 58 8 118 29.5
2 Texas A&M 5 66 70 11 147 29.4
3 Arizona 4 31 75 11 117 29.3
4 Houston 3 26 55 4 85 28.3
5 Oklahoma 5 40 91 6 137 27.4
6 Southern Mississippi 4 57 46 6 109 27.3
7 Texas Tech 5 45 81 10 136 27.2
8 Nevada 5 61 63 11 135 27.0
9 BYU 4 56 43 8 107 26.8
10 Missouri 4 62 40 1 103 25.8
11 Stanford 5 54 68 6 128 25.6
11 Northwestern 5 50 69 9 128 25.6
13 Western Michigan 5 35 79 13 127 25.4
14 East Carolina 5 34 89 3 126 25.2
15 Texas 4 53 39 8 100 25.0
15 Michigan 4 52 37 11 100 25.0
15 Notre Dame 4 41 54 5 100 25.0
18 Boise State 4 38 54 7 99 24.8
19 Florida International 4 39 52 7 98 24.5
19 Middle Tennessee 4 39 52 7 98 24.5
19 USC 4 34 54 10 98 24.5
19 Oklahoma State 4 32 61 5 98 24.5
23 Air Force 5 79 35 8 122 24.4
23 Washington State 5 36 70 16 122 24.4
25 Oregon 4 59 30 8 97 24.3
25 Hawai'i 4 26 64 7 97 24.3
27 Washington 4 38 50 8 96 24.0
28 Tulsa 4 33 57 5 95 23.8
29 Arizona State 4 28 56 10 94 23.5
29 South Florida 2 17 27 3 47 23.5
31 UCF 4 41 45 7 93 23.3
31 Ohio 4 38 50 5 93 23.3
31 Louisiana-Monroe 4 29 51 13 93 23.3
34 Clemson 5 40 70 5 115 23.0
34 Northern Illinois 4 45 40 7 92 23.0
34 Florida State 4 41 45 6 92 23.0
37 Army 4 76 10 5 91 22.8
37 Alabama 4 46 43 2 91 22.8
39 Nebraska 4 53 29 8 90 22.5
39 Fresno State 4 37 42 11 90 22.5
39 West Virginia 4 36 52 2 90 22.5
39 Arkansas State 4 34 53 3 90 22.5
43 Central Michigan 5 36 69 5 110 22.0
43 Oregon State 5 24 73 13 110 22.0
45 Navy 5 79 23 7 109 21.8
45 Arkansas 4 25 55 7 87 21.8
47 Louisiana-Lafayette 5 40 59 9 108 21.6
48 Wisconsin 4 42 40 4 86 21.5
49 Virginia Tech 5 50 51 6 107 21.4
50 LSU 4 44 29 12 85 21.3
50 New Mexico State 4 34 48 3 85 21.3
50 Georgia 4 31 46 8 85 21.3
50 Utah State 3 33 26 5 64 21.3
50 Wyoming 3 28 29 7 64 21.3
55 Ball State 5 42 55 9 106 21.2
56 South Carolina 4 50 30 3 83 20.8
57 Toledo 4 40 35 7 82 20.5
58 UAB 5 32 62 8 102 20.4
59 Virginia 4 43 35 3 81 20.3
59 Louisiana Tech 4 41 36 4 81 20.3
59 Cincinnati 3 26 29 6 61 20.3
62 Indiana 5 50 42 9 101 20.2
62 Iowa State 5 45 47 9 101 20.2
62 Illinois 5 42 50 9 101 20.2
65 Rutgers 5 29 59 12 100 20.0
66 Kansas State 5 58 31 10 99 19.8
66 Maryland 5 53 40 6 99 19.8
66 Buffalo 5 31 60 8 99 19.8
66 California 4 22 53 4 79 19.8
66 San Jose State 4 18 57 4 79 19.8
71 Penn State 5 51 44 3 98 19.6
72 TCU 4 37 37 4 78 19.5
73 North Carolina 5 42 51 3 96 19.2
74 Marshall 5 42 47 6 95 19.0
74 Iowa 4 40 32 4 76 19.0
76 Mississippi State 4 35 34 6 75 18.8
76 Connecticut 4 27 40 8 75 18.8
78 San Diego State 3 28 26 2 56 18.7
79 Georgia Tech 5 74 15 4 93 18.6
80 Duke 4 22 41 11 74 18.5
81 Western Kentucky 5 45 39 8 92 18.4
82 Mississippi 4 39 30 4 73 18.3
82 Colorado State 4 32 34 7 73 18.3
82 North Carolina State 4 27 41 5 73 18.3
82 Syracuse 4 26 39 8 73 18.3
82 Troy 4 17 50 6 73 18.3
87 Auburn 5 54 32 5 91 18.2
87 Bowling Green 5 34 52 5 91 18.2
89 Miami (Ohio) 5 26 60 4 90 18.0
89 Temple 4 48 21 3 72 18.0
89 Vanderbilt 4 39 27 6 72 18.0
92 Boston College 4 37 31 3 71 17.8
92 Akron 4 27 36 8 71 17.8
92 SMU 4 21 39 11 71 17.8
95 Rice 5 50 35 3 88 17.6
96 UCLA 4 33 31 6 70 17.5
97 Pittsburgh 3 18 29 5 52 17.3
98 Tulane 5 30 51 5 86 17.2
99 Miami (Florida) 5 33 47 5 85 17.0
99 Wake Forest 5 32 48 5 85 17.0
99 Purdue 5 32 45 8 85 17.0
102 North Texas 5 38 43 3 84 16.8
102 Colorado 5 24 47 13 84 16.8
104 Kansas 5 33 41 8 82 16.4
105 UTEP 3 26 18 4 48 16.0
106 Utah 5 31 35 12 78 15.6
107 Eastern Michigan 4 43 15 4 62 15.5
108 Louisville 5 34 41 2 77 15.4
109 Michigan State 4 23 35 3 61 15.3
110 New Mexico 4 31 21 8 60 15.0
111 Memphis 5 21 47 6 74 14.8
111 Kentucky 4 36 20 3 59 14.8
113 Ohio State 4 38 15 5 58 14.5
114 Tennessee 5 24 45 2 71 14.2
115 Florida Atlantic 4 20 31 5 56 14.0
116 Idaho 4 22 27 4 53 13.3
117 Kent State 4 20 28 4 52 13.0
117 UNLV 3 25 11 3 39 13.0
119 Minnesota 4 24 19 2 45 11.3
120 Florida 4 9 28 6 43 10.8