2011 National Leaders First Downs - Games vs. BCS Automatic Qualifying Teams through 01/09/2012

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Air Force 1 17 13 2 32 32.0
2 Baylor 10 137 135 22 294 29.4
3 Houston 2 13 38 3 54 27.0
3 Utah State 1 14 12 1 27 27.0
5 Texas A&M 11 113 158 18 289 26.3
6 Arizona 10 66 171 23 260 26.0
6 Nevada 2 27 24 1 52 26.0
8 Texas Tech 9 74 141 17 232 25.8
9 Boise State 2 16 32 3 51 25.5
10 Stanford 12 123 161 20 304 25.3
11 Oklahoma 11 93 169 13 275 25.0
11 Oklahoma State 11 77 183 15 275 25.0
11 TCU 1 8 13 4 25 25.0
14 USC 12 111 155 29 295 24.6
14 Missouri 11 147 110 14 271 24.6
16 Northwestern 10 102 122 18 242 24.2
17 Oregon 12 160 111 18 289 24.1
18 Arizona State 11 81 154 28 263 23.9
19 Notre Dame 11 95 137 25 257 23.4
20 Clemson 12 99 163 17 279 23.3
21 Western Michigan 4 18 64 9 91 22.8
22 West Virginia 10 67 147 12 226 22.6
23 Wisconsin 11 121 110 16 247 22.5
23 San Diego State 2 13 31 1 45 22.5
25 Washington State 9 52 126 22 200 22.2
26 New Mexico State 2 13 28 3 44 22.0
27 South Florida 9 83 93 19 195 21.7
28 Washington 11 87 130 21 238 21.6
29 California 11 85 123 26 234 21.3
30 Virginia Tech 10 100 97 15 212 21.2
31 Iowa State 12 114 121 18 253 21.1
31 Michigan 10 106 84 21 211 21.1
33 Georgia 11 98 115 18 231 21.0
33 Tulsa 2 29 11 2 42 21.0
35 Maryland 10 92 104 13 209 20.9
36 Nebraska 10 113 79 15 207 20.7
37 Texas 11 125 86 15 226 20.5
37 Troy 2 11 28 2 41 20.5
39 Alabama 10 100 96 7 203 20.3
40 Pittsburgh 10 82 104 14 200 20.0
40 Fresno State 3 28 28 4 60 20.0
40 Toledo 2 14 24 2 40 20.0
40 Ohio 1 5 15 0 20 20.0
44 BYU 4 20 52 7 79 19.8
45 Iowa 11 83 114 20 217 19.7
45 East Carolina 3 15 40 4 59 19.7
47 Wake Forest 12 92 129 13 234 19.5
47 Georgia Tech 11 165 40 10 215 19.5
47 Virginia 10 81 104 10 195 19.5
47 Arkansas 10 62 118 15 195 19.5
47 Hawai'i 2 11 25 3 39 19.5
47 Louisiana-Lafayette 2 10 24 5 39 19.5
53 Oregon State 10 37 138 19 194 19.4
54 Middle Tennessee 3 26 31 1 58 19.3
55 Indiana 9 80 78 15 173 19.2
56 Kansas State 11 114 77 19 210 19.1
57 Rutgers 9 50 100 21 171 19.0
57 Rice 4 34 31 11 76 19.0
57 Northern Illinois 2 11 25 2 38 19.0
57 Memphis 1 9 10 0 19 19.0
57 UTEP 1 6 12 1 19 19.0
62 North Carolina 11 75 118 14 207 18.8
62 Purdue 9 71 85 13 169 18.8
62 Syracuse 9 56 101 12 169 18.8
65 Duke 9 44 105 19 168 18.7
66 LSU 12 123 77 23 223 18.6
66 Miami (Florida) 11 79 111 15 205 18.6
68 Colorado 11 66 114 23 203 18.5
68 Florida International 2 16 19 2 37 18.5
70 Cincinnati 10 78 88 18 184 18.4
71 South Carolina 10 106 65 12 183 18.3
72 Michigan State 11 67 124 9 200 18.2
73 Penn State 9 82 70 11 163 18.1
74 Buffalo 3 19 30 5 54 18.0
74 UCF 1 11 7 0 18 18.0
74 Wyoming 1 5 11 2 18 18.0
77 Illinois 10 79 85 15 179 17.9
78 Florida State 11 76 104 16 196 17.8
78 North Carolina State 10 53 107 18 178 17.8
80 UCLA 12 95 99 18 212 17.7
81 Louisiana Tech 2 12 20 3 35 17.5
81 Louisiana-Monroe 2 10 24 1 35 17.5
83 Kansas 10 81 77 15 173 17.3
84 Auburn 10 100 60 11 171 17.1
84 Connecticut 9 63 75 16 154 17.1
86 Army 3 42 4 5 51 17.0
86 Temple 2 15 14 5 34 17.0
86 Tulane 2 11 22 1 34 17.0
86 Southern Mississippi 1 4 12 1 17 17.0
90 Miami (Ohio) 3 14 33 3 50 16.7
91 Mississippi State 9 74 64 11 149 16.6
91 Tennessee 9 45 88 16 149 16.6
93 Vanderbilt 11 96 69 17 182 16.5
93 SMU 2 6 26 1 33 16.5
95 Ohio State 11 111 52 15 178 16.2
95 Boston College 10 63 89 10 162 16.2
97 Utah 11 75 81 21 177 16.1
98 Colorado State 1 6 6 4 16 16.0
99 Louisville 10 73 81 4 158 15.8
100 Navy 3 32 11 3 46 15.3
100 Ball State 3 20 23 3 46 15.3
100 Central Michigan 3 15 29 2 46 15.3
103 Minnesota 9 70 60 7 137 15.2
104 North Texas 2 16 13 1 30 15.0
104 UAB 2 15 14 1 30 15.0
104 New Mexico 2 11 18 1 30 15.0
104 Arkansas State 2 8 20 2 30 15.0
108 Mississippi 8 64 49 4 117 14.6
109 Florida 10 58 70 17 145 14.5
110 Marshall 3 11 26 5 42 14.0
110 Eastern Michigan 2 16 11 1 28 14.0
110 Western Kentucky 2 15 11 2 28 14.0
110 UNLV 2 15 10 3 28 14.0
110 San Jose State 2 8 17 3 28 14.0
110 Bowling Green 1 8 6 0 14 14.0
116 Kentucky 9 54 56 13 123 13.7
117 Akron 2 10 11 1 22 11.0
117 Idaho 2 7 12 3 22 11.0
119 Florida Atlantic 3 11 18 3 32 10.7
120 Kent State 2 8 8 3 19 9.5