2012 National Leaders First Downs - Games Won Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Oregon 12 198 124 14 336 28.0
2 Texas A&M 11 133 156 21 310 28.2
3 Clemson 11 127 163 14 304 27.6
4 Northern Illinois 12 151 134 12 297 24.8
5 Florida State 12 130 144 12 286 23.8
5 Alabama 13 156 118 12 286 22.0
7 Oklahoma 10 99 169 12 280 28.0
8 Louisiana Tech 9 113 136 28 277 30.8
9 Notre Dame 12 124 125 16 265 22.1
10 Georgia 12 108 145 11 264 22.0
11 Ball State 9 124 118 20 262 29.1
12 Tulsa 11 146 89 23 258 23.5
13 Ohio State 12 156 86 15 257 21.4
14 San Jose State 11 73 166 13 252 22.9
15 Arkansas State 10 126 108 17 251 25.1
15 Louisville 11 97 138 16 251 22.8
17 Boise State 11 103 127 15 245 22.3
18 Stanford 12 105 115 23 243 20.3
19 Arizona 8 112 106 24 242 30.3
19 Kansas State 11 122 104 16 242 22.0
19 Utah State 11 102 122 18 242 22.0
22 Nebraska 10 134 89 17 240 24.0
23 Baylor 8 119 104 12 235 29.4
24 UCLA 9 96 117 21 234 26.0
24 Northwestern 10 132 89 13 234 23.4
26 Texas Tech 8 75 136 19 230 28.8
27 Oregon State 9 74 130 24 228 25.3
28 Arizona State 8 100 111 16 227 28.4
28 UCF 10 113 106 8 227 22.7
28 South Carolina 11 95 117 15 227 20.6
31 Fresno State 9 89 120 17 226 25.1
32 Ohio 9 97 95 22 214 23.8
33 Oklahoma State 8 97 99 15 211 26.4
34 Nevada 7 106 88 13 207 29.6
34 Cincinnati 10 99 91 17 207 20.7
36 San Diego State 9 113 75 18 206 22.9
37 North Carolina 8 86 110 9 205 25.6
37 Louisiana-Lafayette 9 97 92 16 205 22.8
39 Texas 9 99 95 10 204 22.7
39 Kent State 11 117 74 13 204 18.5
41 LSU 10 108 83 12 203 20.3
42 Toledo 9 90 102 10 202 22.4
43 Syracuse 8 100 88 12 200 25.0
44 BYU 8 87 101 9 197 24.6
45 Florida 11 115 64 15 194 17.6
46 West Virginia 7 69 116 8 193 27.6
46 Penn State 8 74 104 15 193 24.1
46 East Carolina 8 71 108 14 193 24.1
49 Navy 8 144 39 6 189 23.6
50 Louisiana-Monroe 8 62 105 17 184 23.0
51 Vanderbilt 9 87 74 19 180 20.0
52 Mississippi 7 94 71 11 176 25.1
53 Mississippi State 8 68 96 11 175 21.9
54 Wisconsin 8 115 51 8 174 21.8
54 Middle Tennessee 8 89 73 12 174 21.8
56 Georgia Tech 7 136 27 5 168 24.0
56 Rice 7 81 80 7 168 24.0
58 Michigan 8 76 77 11 164 20.5
59 Bowling Green 8 81 69 13 163 20.4
60 Marshall 5 63 88 10 161 32.2
61 Rutgers 9 60 83 15 158 17.6
62 Miami (Florida) 7 50 92 15 157 22.4
63 Central Michigan 7 70 68 13 151 21.6
64 Western Kentucky 7 73 63 13 149 21.3
65 Iowa State 6 64 75 9 148 24.7
65 Purdue 6 61 78 9 148 24.7
65 USC 7 59 71 18 148 21.1
68 Michigan State 7 62 78 5 145 20.7
69 North Carolina State 7 58 78 6 142 20.3
70 Tennessee 5 43 89 9 141 28.2
71 Air Force 6 113 21 5 139 23.2
72 Houston 5 55 73 10 138 27.6
72 Washington 7 60 65 13 138 19.7
74 TCU 7 64 66 7 137 19.6
75 Duke 6 52 71 12 135 22.5
75 Virginia Tech 7 67 63 5 135 19.3
77 UTSA 6 56 66 9 131 21.8
77 SMU 7 51 76 4 131 18.7
79 Pittsburgh 6 52 68 8 128 21.3
80 Troy 5 51 62 12 125 25.0
81 Minnesota 6 60 49 9 118 19.7
82 Miami (Ohio) 4 38 59 10 107 26.8
83 Western Michigan 4 40 58 8 106 26.5
84 Utah 5 46 51 7 104 20.8
85 Indiana 4 36 45 16 97 24.3
85 Wake Forest 5 44 49 4 97 19.4
87 Wyoming 4 26 57 10 93 23.3
88 Virginia 4 40 49 3 92 23.0
88 Missouri 5 46 44 2 92 18.4
90 Buffalo 4 36 43 12 91 22.8
91 New Mexico 4 65 17 7 89 22.3
92 Texas State 4 46 36 6 88 22.0
93 Arkansas 4 35 45 6 86 21.5
94 Memphis 4 42 29 10 81 20.3
95 Temple 4 55 21 3 79 19.8
95 Colorado State 4 37 37 5 79 19.8
97 UAB 3 33 37 6 76 25.3
98 Iowa 4 40 28 7 75 18.8
99 Connecticut 5 28 44 2 74 14.8
100 North Texas 4 36 29 7 72 18.0
101 California 3 37 26 5 68 22.7
101 UTEP 3 29 33 6 68 22.7
103 Florida International 3 30 29 4 63 21.0
103 Florida Atlantic 3 28 31 4 63 21.0
103 Washington State 3 12 36 15 63 21.0
106 South Florida 3 26 32 4 62 20.7
107 Auburn 3 38 19 4 61 20.3
108 Hawai'i 3 26 27 5 58 19.3
109 Army 2 47 7 0 54 27.0
109 Maryland 4 16 32 6 54 13.5
111 Kentucky 2 24 21 2 47 23.5
111 Eastern Michigan 2 23 21 3 47 23.5
113 Akron 1 12 29 2 43 43.0
114 South Alabama 2 18 17 7 42 21.0
114 UNLV 2 15 25 2 42 21.0
116 Tulane 2 9 28 2 39 19.5
117 Boston College 2 10 25 3 38 19.0
118 Illinois 2 10 20 2 32 16.0
119 Colorado 1 8 16 2 26 26.0
120 Kansas 1 12 9 1 22 22.0
121 Massachusetts 1 4 14 3 21 21.0
122 Idaho 1 6 12 2 20 20.0
123 New Mexico State 1 6 9 3 18 18.0