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

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