2012 National Leaders First Downs - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Florida 7 71 44 10 125 17.9
2 Mississippi 6 44 63 8 115 19.2
2 Michigan State 6 34 69 12 115 19.2
4 South Carolina 6 44 54 13 111 18.5
5 Alabama 5 55 48 6 109 21.8
6 Michigan 6 42 48 16 106 17.7
7 Oklahoma 4 31 69 4 104 26.0
8 Wisconsin 6 54 39 10 103 17.2
9 Louisiana Tech 3 26 63 12 101 33.7
10 Missouri 6 41 55 4 100 16.7
11 Texas A&M 4 35 53 10 98 24.5
11 BYU 5 35 57 6 98 19.6
11 Tennessee 5 30 60 8 98 19.6
14 Georgia 5 42 48 7 97 19.4
15 Nebraska 4 47 35 11 93 23.3
16 Kentucky 5 41 37 10 88 17.6
17 Arkansas 4 27 49 10 86 21.5
18 Arizona 3 29 49 7 85 28.3
19 Baylor 3 45 30 8 83 27.7
19 Kansas 4 52 27 4 83 20.8
19 Washington 5 36 39 8 83 16.6
22 UCLA 4 33 39 8 80 20.0
23 LSU 5 38 34 7 79 15.8
24 Boston College 4 17 49 12 78 19.5
25 West Virginia 3 30 38 8 76 25.3
25 Iowa 4 45 26 5 76 19.0
27 Auburn 6 37 37 1 75 12.5
28 Stanford 4 32 37 5 74 18.5
29 Oklahoma State 3 30 41 2 73 24.3
30 Texas Tech 3 21 46 5 72 24.0
31 Clemson 3 27 36 8 71 23.7
32 Florida State 3 27 39 4 70 23.3
32 California 4 29 30 11 70 17.5
32 Mississippi State 4 25 39 6 70 17.5
35 North Carolina State 3 15 53 1 69 23.0
36 Oregon 3 40 24 3 67 22.3
36 Penn State 3 18 41 8 67 22.3
36 Notre Dame 4 25 37 5 67 16.8
39 USC 3 16 38 12 66 22.0
39 Vanderbilt 4 27 35 4 66 16.5
41 Washington State 3 10 46 9 65 21.7
42 Northwestern 3 37 22 5 64 21.3
43 Oregon State 3 23 36 4 63 21.0
44 Georgia Tech 3 47 13 2 62 20.7
45 Syracuse 2 20 31 5 56 28.0
46 Kansas State 3 27 27 1 55 18.3
47 Southern Mississippi 3 33 17 4 54 18.0
47 Massachusetts 3 23 27 4 54 18.0
47 Wake Forest 4 19 27 8 54 13.5
50 Minnesota 3 20 24 9 53 17.7
51 Duke 3 13 33 6 52 17.3
52 Texas 3 12 34 4 50 16.7
53 Ball State 2 19 25 5 49 24.5
53 Colorado State 3 17 27 5 49 16.3
55 Iowa State 3 17 23 6 46 15.3
56 Purdue 3 14 29 2 45 15.0
57 Arkansas State 2 24 18 2 44 22.0
58 San Diego State 2 20 17 6 43 21.5
58 Buffalo 2 15 22 6 43 21.5
58 Toledo 2 15 21 7 43 21.5
61 South Florida 2 23 15 4 42 21.0
61 Indiana 2 14 24 4 42 21.0
61 Fresno State 2 14 23 5 42 21.0
61 UAB 2 11 23 8 42 21.0
61 San Jose State 2 6 34 2 42 21.0
66 Ohio State 2 26 14 1 41 20.5
66 TCU 3 22 18 1 41 13.7
66 Idaho 3 19 17 5 41 13.7
69 Arizona State 2 19 19 2 40 20.0
69 Miami (Florida) 3 5 31 4 40 13.3
71 Virginia Tech 2 15 22 2 39 19.5
72 New Mexico 2 34 3 1 38 19.0
72 Utah 2 16 16 6 38 19.0
74 New Mexico State 2 19 10 7 36 18.0
75 UNLV 2 17 11 7 35 17.5
75 Pittsburgh 2 15 17 3 35 17.5
77 Bowling Green 2 14 18 2 34 17.0
77 Illinois 3 14 16 4 34 11.3
79 Wyoming 2 13 18 2 33 16.5
80 Army 1 28 1 1 30 30.0
80 Navy 2 18 9 3 30 15.0
80 North Texas 2 15 13 2 30 15.0
83 Western Michigan 1 10 16 3 29 29.0
84 UTSA 2 8 19 1 28 14.0
85 Air Force 1 16 6 4 26 26.0
86 Nevada 1 14 8 1 23 23.0
86 Louisville 1 6 15 2 23 23.0
88 Florida Atlantic 2 8 12 1 21 10.5
88 Miami (Ohio) 2 3 17 1 21 10.5
90 Cincinnati 1 9 7 4 20 20.0
90 Central Michigan 1 8 12 0 20 20.0
90 North Carolina 1 4 14 2 20 20.0
90 Maryland 2 11 8 1 20 10.0
94 Texas State 2 12 7 0 19 9.5
95 Utah State 1 5 12 1 18 18.0
95 East Carolina 1 3 14 1 18 18.0
95 Colorado 2 8 7 3 18 9.0
98 Temple 1 14 2 1 17 17.0
98 Florida International 1 7 9 1 17 17.0
98 SMU 1 7 8 2 17 17.0
98 Kent State 1 5 10 2 17 17.0
98 Northern Illinois 1 5 7 5 17 17.0
103 UCF 1 5 10 1 16 16.0
104 Eastern Michigan 1 8 7 0 15 15.0
104 Akron 1 5 7 3 15 15.0
104 Hawai'i 1 4 9 2 15 15.0
107 Western Kentucky 1 2 12 0 14 14.0
108 UTEP 1 7 3 2 12 12.0
108 Connecticut 1 6 5 1 12 12.0
108 Louisiana-Lafayette 1 3 5 4 12 12.0
111 Rutgers 1 1 8 0 9 9.0