2012 National Leaders First Downs - Games vs. Conference Teams Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Washington State 9 29 130 35 194 21.6
2 USC 9 73 114 28 215 23.9
3 Arizona 9 112 103 27 242 26.9
4 UCLA 10 86 123 25 234 23.4
5 Buffalo 8 65 75 22 162 20.3
6 Akron 8 50 114 21 185 23.1
6 Oregon State 9 66 119 21 206 22.9
6 Miami (Florida) 8 54 100 21 175 21.9
9 Nebraska 9 103 76 20 199 22.1
9 Duke 8 52 97 20 169 21.1
9 South Alabama 8 62 82 20 164 20.5
12 Texas A&M 8 91 119 19 229 28.6
12 Troy 8 60 113 19 192 24.0
12 Penn State 8 63 105 19 187 23.4
12 California 9 81 77 19 177 19.7
12 Michigan 8 65 65 19 149 18.6
17 Louisiana Tech 6 69 113 18 200 33.3
17 Miami (Ohio) 8 55 113 18 186 23.3
17 South Florida 7 61 64 18 143 20.4
17 Tulane 8 33 108 18 159 19.9
17 Colorado 9 55 85 18 158 17.6
22 Marshall 8 85 129 17 231 28.9
22 West Virginia 9 89 131 17 237 26.3
22 Arkansas State 8 90 85 17 192 24.0
22 Louisiana-Monroe 8 50 102 17 169 21.1
26 Ball State 8 100 118 16 234 29.3
26 Baylor 9 115 127 16 258 28.7
26 Western Michigan 8 73 111 16 200 25.0
26 UAB 8 64 99 16 179 22.4
26 Arkansas 8 58 98 16 172 21.5
26 Texas State 6 60 50 16 126 21.0
26 Stanford 10 84 100 16 200 20.0
26 Massachusetts 8 50 92 16 158 19.8
26 Boston College 8 43 97 16 156 19.5
26 Hawai'i 8 42 80 16 138 17.3
36 Arizona State 9 95 114 15 224 24.9
36 Fresno State 8 74 108 15 197 24.6
36 Houston 8 60 113 15 188 23.5
36 Wyoming 8 65 93 15 173 21.6
36 San Diego State 8 93 64 15 172 21.5
36 Indiana 8 42 102 15 159 19.9
36 Kansas 9 103 57 15 175 19.4
36 Iowa State 9 74 84 15 173 19.2
36 Vanderbilt 8 66 65 15 146 18.3
36 Southern Mississippi 8 64 66 15 145 18.1
46 Nevada 8 100 98 14 212 26.5
46 Oklahoma State 9 86 116 14 216 24.0
46 East Carolina 8 66 105 14 185 23.1
46 Texas 9 79 101 14 194 21.6
46 Washington 9 69 86 14 169 18.8
46 Iowa 8 52 61 14 127 15.9
52 North Carolina 8 78 109 13 200 25.0
52 Ohio State 8 106 52 13 171 21.4
52 Florida Atlantic 8 52 100 13 165 20.6
52 New Mexico 8 123 28 13 164 20.5
52 Western Kentucky 8 73 78 13 164 20.5
52 North Texas 8 62 86 13 161 20.1
52 South Carolina 8 66 73 13 152 19.0
52 Florida 8 79 48 13 140 17.5
52 Kentucky 8 57 45 13 115 14.4
61 Tulsa 9 129 85 12 226 25.1
61 Ohio 8 84 86 12 182 22.8
61 Boise State 8 76 90 12 178 22.3
61 Kansas State 9 91 91 12 194 21.6
61 Louisiana-Lafayette 8 75 85 12 172 21.5
61 Mississippi 8 65 91 12 168 21.0
61 Mississippi State 8 51 104 12 167 20.9
61 UTEP 8 66 79 12 157 19.6
61 Kent State 9 93 68 12 173 19.2
61 Michigan State 8 57 82 12 151 18.9
61 Memphis 8 78 56 12 146 18.3
61 Eastern Michigan 8 71 56 12 139 17.4
61 Minnesota 8 54 59 12 125 15.6
61 Maryland 8 48 58 12 118 14.8
75 Oklahoma 9 80 162 11 253 28.1
75 Oregon 9 140 94 11 245 27.2
75 Texas Tech 9 70 138 11 219 24.3
75 Central Michigan 8 63 93 11 167 20.9
75 New Mexico State 6 41 66 11 118 19.7
75 Purdue 8 58 83 11 152 19.0
75 Florida International 8 66 73 11 150 18.8
75 Colorado State 8 62 74 11 147 18.4
75 UNLV 8 61 74 11 146 18.3
75 Utah 9 73 70 11 154 17.1
85 San Jose State 6 38 93 10 141 23.5
85 Toledo 8 84 92 10 186 23.3
85 North Carolina State 8 52 114 10 176 22.0
85 Utah State 6 53 68 10 131 21.8
85 Northwestern 8 99 61 10 170 21.3
85 SMU 8 63 87 10 160 20.0
85 Bowling Green 8 76 67 10 153 19.1
85 Middle Tennessee 8 75 67 10 152 19.0
85 Cincinnati 7 61 61 10 132 18.9
85 LSU 8 69 65 10 144 18.0
85 Connecticut 7 29 87 10 126 18.0
85 Wake Forest 8 45 66 10 121 15.1
97 Northern Illinois 9 122 99 9 230 25.6
97 Syracuse 7 79 79 9 167 23.9
97 Louisville 7 50 99 9 158 22.6
97 Air Force 8 147 22 9 178 22.3
97 Tennessee 8 59 103 9 171 21.4
97 Pittsburgh 7 44 94 9 147 21.0
97 Virginia Tech 8 74 81 9 164 20.5
97 Georgia 9 73 101 9 183 20.3
105 Rice 8 88 81 8 177 22.1
105 Alabama 9 97 86 8 191 21.2
105 TCU 9 78 93 8 179 19.9
105 Illinois 8 54 64 8 126 15.8
105 Rutgers 7 35 65 8 108 15.4
110 Clemson 8 98 110 7 215 26.9
110 Florida State 9 101 103 7 211 23.4
110 Georgia Tech 9 153 38 7 198 22.0
110 Wisconsin 9 116 59 7 182 20.2
110 UTSA 6 51 62 7 120 20.0
110 Temple 7 65 47 7 119 17.0
110 Idaho 6 36 52 7 95 15.8
117 UCF 9 90 90 6 186 20.7
118 Virginia 8 69 73 4 146 18.3
118 Missouri 8 65 71 4 140 17.5
118 Auburn 8 48 56 4 108 13.5
121 BYU 1 6 8 3 17 17.0
122 Army 1 22 3 1 26 26.0
122 Notre Dame 2 30 12 1 43 21.5
122 Navy 2 22 14 1 37 18.5