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

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