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

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