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

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 BYU 12 116 150 17 283 23.6
2 Notre Dame 11 97 125 16 238 21.6
3 San Jose State 7 41 107 5 153 21.9
4 Syracuse 6 54 91 16 161 26.8
5 Louisiana Tech 6 70 86 22 178 29.7
6 Marshall 4 32 85 5 122 30.5
7 Louisiana-Monroe 5 44 81 15 140 28.0
8 Tennessee 4 35 75 8 118 29.5
9 Louisville 6 56 74 9 139 23.2
10 Utah State 7 59 73 8 140 20.0
11 Texas Tech 4 44 70 16 130 32.5
11 Duke 5 40 70 9 119 23.8
13 Clemson 5 50 69 9 128 25.6
14 Arizona 4 56 67 16 139 34.8
15 Akron 4 30 66 6 102 25.5
16 Nevada 5 89 64 11 164 32.8
16 Fresno State 5 37 64 7 108 21.6
18 Ball State 5 51 63 15 129 25.8
19 Houston 4 32 62 10 104 26.0
19 Oklahoma 4 35 62 4 101 25.3
19 South Carolina 5 37 62 7 106 21.2
22 Oklahoma State 4 63 61 6 130 32.5
22 Oregon State 4 35 61 8 104 26.0
22 Texas A&M 5 58 61 9 128 25.6
25 Georgia 5 51 60 3 114 22.8
25 Florida State 5 44 60 7 111 22.2
25 North Carolina State 5 44 60 3 107 21.4
28 Rice 5 59 59 11 129 25.8
28 Cincinnati 6 63 59 12 134 22.3
30 Purdue 5 46 58 9 113 22.6
30 Texas State 6 37 58 12 107 17.8
32 Troy 4 52 57 6 115 28.8
32 Indiana 4 42 57 14 113 28.3
32 Kentucky 4 34 57 8 99 24.8
32 West Virginia 4 30 57 6 93 23.3
32 Michigan State 5 37 57 4 98 19.6
32 New Mexico State 6 31 57 17 105 17.5
38 Ohio 5 50 56 14 120 24.0
38 Pittsburgh 6 47 56 8 111 18.5
38 Rutgers 6 36 56 15 107 17.8
38 Idaho 6 27 56 8 91 15.2
42 Boise State 5 36 55 8 99 19.8
43 UCF 5 55 54 6 115 23.0
43 East Carolina 5 38 54 8 100 20.0
43 SMU 5 29 54 6 89 17.8
46 UNLV 5 36 53 17 106 21.2
46 Connecticut 5 19 53 5 77 15.4
48 Virginia 4 26 52 4 82 20.5
49 Arkansas State 5 69 51 6 126 25.2
49 UAB 4 29 51 11 91 22.8
49 South Florida 5 49 51 8 108 21.6
49 Penn State 4 28 51 4 83 20.8
53 Northwestern 5 62 50 7 119 23.8
53 North Carolina 4 39 50 3 92 23.0
53 Western Michigan 4 28 50 6 84 21.0
53 Western Kentucky 5 47 50 5 102 20.4
53 Central Michigan 5 42 50 9 101 20.2
53 Boston College 4 23 50 7 80 20.0
59 Baylor 4 54 49 7 110 27.5
59 Toledo 5 49 49 10 108 21.6
61 Michigan 5 47 48 5 100 20.0
61 Bowling Green 5 38 48 8 94 18.8
63 UCLA 4 44 47 6 97 24.3
63 Virginia Tech 5 35 47 4 86 17.2
63 Miami (Ohio) 4 13 47 5 65 16.3
66 Arizona State 4 51 46 8 105 26.3
66 Louisiana-Lafayette 5 41 46 9 96 19.2
68 Nebraska 5 77 45 9 131 26.2
68 Alabama 5 63 45 4 112 22.4
68 Navy 11 187 45 11 243 22.1
68 Northern Illinois 5 41 45 10 96 19.2
68 Mississippi State 5 44 45 6 95 19.0
73 Arkansas 4 30 44 7 81 20.3
73 Vanderbilt 5 48 44 8 100 20.0
75 Mississippi 5 73 43 7 123 24.6
75 Texas 4 41 43 3 87 21.8
75 Minnesota 5 50 43 10 103 20.6
75 Missouri 4 30 43 4 77 19.3
75 UTSA 4 26 43 8 77 19.3
75 Colorado State 4 22 43 4 69 17.3
81 Oregon 4 64 42 5 111 27.8
81 Miami (Florida) 4 21 42 5 68 17.0
83 LSU 5 51 41 6 98 19.6
83 Washington 4 29 41 8 78 19.5
83 Tulsa 5 42 41 14 97 19.4
86 UTEP 4 29 40 7 76 19.0
86 South Alabama 5 35 40 13 88 17.6
88 Middle Tennessee 4 43 39 8 90 22.5
88 San Diego State 5 57 39 10 106 21.2
88 Iowa State 4 39 39 5 83 20.8
91 Florida International 4 38 38 8 84 21.0
92 Kent State 5 46 37 8 91 18.2
92 Wisconsin 5 41 37 7 85 17.0
94 Wyoming 4 30 36 8 74 18.5
94 Maryland 4 24 36 6 66 16.5
94 USC 4 19 36 11 66 16.5
97 Kansas State 4 48 35 6 89 22.3
97 California 3 21 35 6 62 20.7
97 Illinois 4 33 35 3 71 17.8
97 Tulane 4 11 35 9 55 13.8
101 Army 11 214 34 9 257 23.4
101 Ohio State 4 50 34 2 86 21.5
101 Utah 3 19 34 6 59 19.7
104 Iowa 4 44 33 5 82 20.5
104 Florida 5 50 33 3 86 17.2
104 TCU 4 27 33 8 68 17.0
107 Buffalo 4 41 32 7 80 20.0
107 Washington State 3 11 32 13 56 18.7
109 Wake Forest 4 33 31 3 67 16.8
110 North Texas 4 45 29 4 78 19.5
110 Hawai'i 4 31 29 8 68 17.0
110 Stanford 4 29 29 8 66 16.5
110 Memphis 4 34 29 2 65 16.3
110 Eastern Michigan 4 28 29 4 61 15.3
115 Air Force 5 77 28 7 112 22.4
116 Auburn 4 47 27 4 78 19.5
116 Massachusetts 4 19 27 2 48 12.0
118 Florida Atlantic 4 26 26 3 55 13.8
119 Kansas 3 35 25 5 65 21.7
119 Colorado 3 16 25 7 48 16.0
121 Georgia Tech 5 76 21 7 104 20.8
121 Southern Mississippi 4 44 21 5 70 17.5
123 Temple 4 39 17 6 62 15.5
124 New Mexico 5 69 14 6 89 17.8