2012 National Leaders First Downs - Games vs. FBS Teams With Winning Record Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Louisiana Tech 5 53 92 19 164 32.8
2 Nevada 4 61 50 7 118 29.5
3 Arizona 10 115 138 37 290 29.0
3 Marshall 6 58 106 10 174 29.0
5 Baylor 10 134 130 21 285 28.5
6 Oklahoma 9 73 164 13 250 27.8
7 Troy 6 57 95 11 163 27.2
8 Oregon 9 139 90 11 240 26.7
8 Oklahoma State 9 100 127 13 240 26.7
8 Ball State 7 65 105 17 187 26.7
11 Texas A&M 8 86 109 18 213 26.6
12 Syracuse 6 60 84 14 158 26.3
13 Northern Illinois 5 65 53 8 126 25.2
14 Western Michigan 5 44 69 12 125 25.0
15 Rice 5 64 51 9 124 24.8
15 North Carolina 5 48 68 8 124 24.8
17 Clemson 6 62 78 8 148 24.7
18 North Carolina State 5 33 86 4 123 24.6
19 West Virginia 8 70 109 17 196 24.5
20 Texas Tech 7 56 104 10 170 24.3
20 Houston 6 37 96 13 146 24.3
22 Army 6 121 17 6 144 24.0
22 Arizona State 6 73 63 8 144 24.0
22 Louisiana-Monroe 6 42 88 14 144 24.0
25 Louisville 5 38 76 5 119 23.8
26 Duke 7 47 101 18 166 23.7
26 Air Force 6 111 23 8 142 23.7
28 Tulsa 5 53 56 8 117 23.4
29 UCLA 9 84 106 20 210 23.3
29 Arkansas State 7 79 71 13 163 23.3
31 Nebraska 10 124 83 23 230 23.0
32 South Florida 8 85 79 18 182 22.8
32 Fresno State 6 44 83 10 137 22.8
34 USC 8 58 98 22 178 22.3
35 Toledo 7 73 71 11 155 22.1
36 Louisiana-Lafayette 6 51 72 9 132 22.0
36 Ohio 5 47 56 7 110 22.0
38 Oregon State 9 66 116 15 197 21.9
38 Indiana 7 39 101 13 153 21.9
40 Akron 7 41 90 21 152 21.7
40 Washington State 7 22 97 33 152 21.7
40 Florida State 6 52 72 6 130 21.7
43 Kansas State 9 90 93 11 194 21.6
44 Texas 9 78 100 14 192 21.3
44 San Jose State 8 37 124 9 170 21.3
46 Cincinnati 5 46 49 11 106 21.2
47 UAB 5 30 61 14 105 21.0
48 UCF 6 58 60 7 125 20.8
49 Navy 6 95 23 6 124 20.7
49 Penn State 6 37 76 11 124 20.7
51 Arkansas 9 60 108 17 185 20.6
51 Alabama 8 80 77 8 165 20.6
51 North Texas 7 59 78 7 144 20.6
51 Pittsburgh 7 49 83 12 144 20.6
51 Boston College 7 45 81 18 144 20.6
56 Notre Dame 9 92 79 13 184 20.4
56 Mississippi 7 58 73 12 143 20.4
58 Ohio State 6 76 37 8 121 20.2
58 Western Kentucky 6 53 63 5 121 20.2
60 Georgia Tech 9 130 40 10 180 20.0
60 Georgia 6 51 62 7 120 20.0
62 Tennessee 7 47 82 10 139 19.9
63 Utah State 6 45 70 4 119 19.8
63 UNLV 5 43 44 12 99 19.8
65 California 9 68 84 24 176 19.6
66 Kansas 10 114 64 17 195 19.5
67 South Carolina 7 52 71 13 136 19.4
68 Kentucky 8 57 80 17 154 19.3
68 Northwestern 7 62 62 11 135 19.3
68 Virginia Tech 7 52 73 10 135 19.3
68 Buffalo 6 52 49 15 116 19.3
72 BYU 6 38 71 6 115 19.2
73 South Alabama 7 45 74 15 134 19.1
74 Wyoming 6 44 58 12 114 19.0
74 Central Michigan 6 37 69 8 114 19.0
76 Michigan State 9 51 105 13 169 18.8
77 Stanford 10 81 90 16 187 18.7
77 San Diego State 6 54 44 14 112 18.7
79 Texas State 7 48 63 18 129 18.4
79 East Carolina 5 33 51 8 92 18.4
81 Iowa State 10 81 84 18 183 18.3
81 LSU 8 71 64 11 146 18.3
81 Virginia 7 49 72 7 128 18.3
81 Boise State 6 44 53 13 110 18.3
85 Mississippi State 6 36 65 8 109 18.2
86 Washington 8 56 74 12 142 17.8
86 Miami (Ohio) 8 30 100 12 142 17.8
86 Miami (Florida) 6 23 69 15 107 17.8
89 Missouri 9 62 89 8 159 17.7
89 Kent State 6 53 46 7 106 17.7
89 Massachusetts 6 38 59 9 106 17.7
92 TCU 9 69 78 11 158 17.6
93 Southern Mississippi 8 71 59 9 139 17.4
93 UTEP 8 55 72 12 139 17.4
93 Florida International 7 54 57 11 122 17.4
93 Michigan 7 49 56 17 122 17.4
97 Iowa 7 62 49 10 121 17.3
98 Florida 9 88 55 12 155 17.2
99 Middle Tennessee 4 33 28 6 67 16.8
100 SMU 7 44 63 10 117 16.7
100 Vanderbilt 6 43 49 8 100 16.7
102 Florida Atlantic 7 42 68 6 116 16.6
102 Colorado State 5 30 46 7 83 16.6
104 New Mexico State 6 37 50 12 99 16.5
104 UTSA 4 21 39 6 66 16.5
106 Minnesota 7 45 55 15 115 16.4
107 Bowling Green 6 43 49 5 97 16.2
107 Maryland 5 35 39 7 81 16.2
109 Wisconsin 8 65 54 10 129 16.1
110 Purdue 6 33 53 10 96 16.0
111 Eastern Michigan 8 61 54 12 127 15.9
112 Memphis 6 51 39 5 95 15.8
113 Utah 8 49 63 11 123 15.4
113 Connecticut 5 15 52 10 77 15.4
115 Hawai'i 6 30 51 11 92 15.3
116 New Mexico 5 64 8 4 76 15.2
117 Tulane 8 19 85 17 121 15.1
118 Illinois 7 44 56 5 105 15.0
118 Rutgers 5 23 46 6 75 15.0
120 Colorado 8 46 58 14 118 14.8
121 Wake Forest 6 25 51 11 87 14.5
122 Idaho 8 36 68 11 115 14.4
123 Temple 5 40 27 4 71 14.2
124 Auburn 9 63 55 4 122 13.6