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

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Houston 11 91 199 15 305 27.7
2 Nevada 11 142 132 18 292 26.5
3 Ohio 12 137 129 19 285 23.8
4 Boise State 11 92 170 21 283 25.7
5 Southern Mississippi 12 129 131 22 282 23.5
6 Northern Illinois 11 124 117 21 262 23.8
7 Tulsa 11 96 134 15 245 22.3
8 Arkansas State 10 91 138 13 242 24.2
9 Toledo 10 115 113 13 241 24.1
10 TCU 11 114 107 15 236 21.5
11 Hawai'i 10 49 149 24 222 22.2
12 Utah State 11 132 78 10 220 20.0
12 New Mexico State 11 81 126 13 220 20.0
14 San Diego State 10 89 109 16 214 21.4
15 East Carolina 9 67 139 6 212 23.6
15 UAB 10 71 122 19 212 21.2
17 Air Force 10 143 53 15 211 21.1
18 UCF 10 88 111 10 209 20.9
19 Louisiana-Monroe 9 73 113 21 207 23.0
20 Ball State 9 69 117 20 206 22.9
21 Western Michigan 8 56 132 17 205 25.6
21 San Jose State 10 46 146 13 205 20.5
21 Florida International 11 91 95 19 205 18.6
24 Middle Tennessee 9 78 109 15 202 22.4
25 Louisiana Tech 10 88 101 11 200 20.0
25 UTEP 10 88 94 18 200 20.0
27 Fresno State 9 76 103 17 196 21.8
27 Troy 10 53 129 14 196 19.6
29 Louisiana-Lafayette 10 66 113 16 195 19.5
30 BYU 8 86 94 14 194 24.3
31 Bowling Green 10 59 124 9 192 19.2
32 Miami (Ohio) 9 53 128 9 190 21.1
33 Wyoming 10 87 90 12 189 18.9
34 Temple 10 126 51 11 188 18.8
35 Navy 8 150 27 10 187 23.4
36 SMU 10 50 119 17 186 18.6
37 North Texas 10 78 92 13 183 18.3
38 Central Michigan 8 54 113 10 177 22.1
39 Army 8 150 22 4 176 22.0
39 Colorado State 10 91 69 16 176 17.6
39 Tulane 10 72 91 13 176 17.6
42 Western Kentucky 9 87 70 16 173 19.2
43 Buffalo 8 72 84 13 169 21.1
43 Marshall 10 71 92 6 169 16.9
45 Memphis 10 43 88 14 145 14.5
46 Florida Atlantic 9 58 72 14 144 16.0
47 Eastern Michigan 8 92 41 10 143 17.9
48 Rice 8 75 63 4 142 17.8
48 Idaho 9 52 76 14 142 15.8
50 Akron 9 57 68 14 139 15.4
51 UNLV 9 80 40 12 132 14.7
51 New Mexico 9 66 54 12 132 14.7
53 Kent State 9 46 71 11 128 14.2
54 Mississippi State 3 34 28 5 67 22.3
55 Purdue 3 38 23 4 65 21.7
55 Rutgers 3 22 38 5 65 21.7
57 Oklahoma State 2 23 39 1 63 31.5
57 Virginia Tech 3 34 27 2 63 21.0
59 Oklahoma 2 24 37 1 62 31.0
60 Arkansas 2 24 31 5 60 30.0
61 Michigan 3 42 13 4 59 19.7
62 Florida 2 30 26 2 58 29.0
62 South Florida 2 28 29 1 58 29.0
62 Baylor 2 25 30 3 58 29.0
62 Texas Tech 2 23 34 1 58 29.0
66 Texas A&M 2 21 31 4 56 28.0
67 Wisconsin 2 31 22 1 54 27.0
67 Penn State 3 18 32 4 54 18.0
69 Virginia 2 16 32 3 51 25.5
69 Washington State 2 13 32 6 51 25.5
69 Mississippi 3 23 23 5 51 17.0
72 Michigan State 2 21 25 4 50 25.0
73 UCLA 2 24 20 5 49 24.5
73 Notre Dame 2 21 25 3 49 24.5
73 Tennessee 2 20 29 0 49 24.5
73 Alabama 2 19 28 2 49 24.5
77 West Virginia 2 19 25 3 47 23.5
78 Illinois 2 25 18 2 45 22.5
78 Duke 2 14 27 4 45 22.5
80 Ohio State 2 16 24 4 44 22.0
81 South Carolina 2 26 17 0 43 21.5
82 Georgia 2 16 25 1 42 21.0
83 Minnesota 2 23 15 2 40 20.0
83 Nebraska 2 22 14 4 40 20.0
83 Louisville 2 14 25 1 40 20.0
86 Cincinnati 2 19 16 4 39 19.5
86 Syracuse 2 17 19 3 39 19.5
86 Indiana 2 12 25 2 39 19.5
89 Colorado 2 15 21 2 38 19.0
90 Texas 2 21 15 0 36 18.0
90 Northwestern 2 15 21 0 36 18.0
92 Auburn 2 13 19 1 33 16.5
92 Pittsburgh 2 10 21 2 33 16.5
92 Connecticut 2 7 23 3 33 16.5
95 Kansas 1 17 12 3 32 32.0
96 Georgia Tech 1 24 5 0 29 29.0
97 Iowa 1 11 14 3 28 28.0
98 Vanderbilt 1 18 5 2 25 25.0
98 North Carolina State 1 11 12 2 25 25.0
98 Oregon 1 11 12 2 25 25.0
98 Arizona 1 6 15 4 25 25.0
98 Kentucky 2 13 6 6 25 12.5
103 Kansas State 1 12 7 5 24 24.0
104 LSU 1 12 9 2 23 23.0
105 Washington 1 7 13 2 22 22.0
105 Arizona State 1 1 17 4 22 22.0
107 Stanford 1 8 11 2 21 21.0
107 Florida State 1 6 13 2 21 21.0
107 Oregon State 1 5 13 3 21 21.0
110 Utah 1 8 9 3 20 20.0
111 North Carolina 1 10 9 0 19 19.0
112 California 1 6 9 3 18 18.0
113 Clemson 1 6 10 0 16 16.0
114 Missouri 1 11 4 0 15 15.0
115 Maryland 1 5 9 0 14 14.0
116 Boston College 1 3 4 0 7 7.0