2012 National Leaders First Downs - Games in August/September Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Nevada 5 80 64 11 155 31.0
1 Air Force 4 80 14 7 101 25.3
1 Army 4 80 9 4 93 23.3
4 Oregon 5 78 57 5 140 28.0
5 Nebraska 5 75 47 7 129 25.8
5 Georgia Tech 5 75 23 7 105 21.0
7 Northwestern 5 73 56 7 136 27.2
7 Arkansas State 5 73 49 8 130 26.0
9 New Mexico 5 71 16 7 94 18.8
10 Mississippi 5 70 40 6 116 23.2
11 Oklahoma State 4 65 58 3 126 31.5
12 Ohio State 5 64 40 3 107 21.4
13 Arizona 5 63 72 20 155 31.0
14 San Diego State 5 59 38 10 107 21.4
15 Ball State 5 56 73 15 144 28.8
15 BYU 5 56 52 10 118 23.6
15 Northern Illinois 5 56 49 6 111 22.2
15 LSU 5 56 42 6 104 20.8
19 Tulsa 5 55 51 11 117 23.4
20 Rice 5 54 65 11 130 26.0
20 North Carolina State 5 54 54 5 113 22.6
22 Clemson 5 53 72 1 126 25.2
22 Ohio 5 53 57 13 123 24.6
22 Georgia 5 53 57 3 113 22.6
22 Western Kentucky 5 53 48 7 108 21.6
22 Navy 4 53 20 6 79 19.8
27 UCLA 5 52 64 12 128 25.6
27 Florida State 5 52 65 5 122 24.4
29 Baylor 4 51 62 6 119 29.8
29 Alabama 5 51 47 3 101 20.2
29 Iowa 5 51 40 6 97 19.4
32 Marshall 5 50 98 5 153 30.6
32 Toledo 5 50 61 8 119 23.8
32 Louisville 5 50 59 7 116 23.2
35 Troy 5 48 70 12 130 26.0
35 Middle Tennessee 4 48 40 7 95 23.8
35 Kansas State 4 48 36 5 89 22.3
35 South Carolina 5 48 49 4 101 20.2
39 North Carolina 5 47 63 4 114 22.8
39 South Florida 5 47 49 6 102 20.4
41 Texas 4 46 45 5 96 24.0
41 Utah State 5 46 50 6 102 20.4
41 North Texas 5 46 35 7 88 17.6
41 Southern Mississippi 4 46 18 5 69 17.3
45 Arizona State 5 44 65 13 122 24.4
45 Iowa State 4 44 37 6 87 21.8
47 Texas Tech 4 43 70 14 127 31.8
48 Louisiana Tech 4 42 51 13 106 26.5
48 Fresno State 5 42 67 10 119 23.8
48 Virginia Tech 5 42 47 4 93 18.6
51 Texas A&M 4 41 57 6 104 26.0
51 Tennessee 5 41 77 10 128 25.6
51 UCF 4 41 38 3 82 20.5
51 Florida 4 41 30 6 77 19.3
51 Florida International 5 41 44 9 94 18.8
56 Penn State 5 40 60 6 106 21.2
56 Kansas 4 40 38 6 84 21.0
56 Arkansas 5 40 52 11 103 20.6
59 Indiana 4 39 50 14 103 25.8
59 UNLV 5 39 49 16 104 20.8
59 Bowling Green 5 39 53 9 101 20.2
59 California 5 39 53 8 100 20.0
59 Minnesota 5 39 47 9 95 19.0
59 Buffalo 4 39 27 8 74 18.5
65 Louisiana-Monroe 4 38 66 12 116 29.0
65 Akron 5 38 85 7 130 26.0
65 San Jose State 5 38 75 4 117 23.4
68 UTEP 5 37 47 9 93 18.6
68 Wake Forest 5 37 44 6 87 17.4
70 Purdue 4 36 52 7 95 23.8
70 Pittsburgh 4 36 49 6 91 22.8
70 Central Michigan 4 36 45 5 86 21.5
70 Notre Dame 4 36 33 7 76 19.0
70 South Alabama 5 36 39 9 84 16.8
75 Miami (Ohio) 5 35 64 10 109 21.8
75 Mississippi State 4 35 37 6 78 19.5
75 Michigan 4 35 38 3 76 19.0
75 Illinois 5 35 50 3 88 17.6
75 Wisconsin 5 35 42 8 85 17.0
80 Miami (Florida) 5 34 64 13 111 22.2
80 Western Michigan 5 34 64 8 106 21.2
80 Duke 5 34 62 9 105 21.0
80 Missouri 5 34 45 3 82 16.4
80 Memphis 4 34 29 2 65 16.3
85 West Virginia 4 33 74 4 111 27.8
85 Oklahoma 3 33 41 3 77 25.7
85 Kent State 4 33 39 6 78 19.5
85 TCU 4 33 38 5 76 19.0
85 East Carolina 5 33 53 8 94 18.8
85 Vanderbilt 4 33 33 2 68 17.0
91 Syracuse 4 32 64 12 108 27.0
91 Florida Atlantic 5 32 39 4 75 15.0
93 Boise State 4 31 46 8 85 21.3
93 Kentucky 5 31 63 11 105 21.0
93 Michigan State 5 31 65 6 102 20.4
93 Virginia 5 31 61 4 96 19.2
93 Massachusetts 5 31 51 4 86 17.2
93 Auburn 4 31 26 3 60 15.0
99 Cincinnati 3 30 31 8 69 23.0
99 Wyoming 4 30 36 8 74 18.5
99 Colorado State 5 30 56 5 91 18.2
99 Louisiana-Lafayette 4 30 36 5 71 17.8
103 Houston 4 29 63 7 99 24.8
103 Texas State 4 29 38 7 74 18.5
103 Washington 4 29 33 9 71 17.8
106 UTSA 3 28 32 2 62 20.7
106 Colorado 5 28 50 10 88 17.6
108 UAB 4 27 43 13 83 20.8
108 New Mexico State 5 27 58 13 98 19.6
108 Hawai'i 4 27 32 9 68 17.0
111 USC 4 26 46 10 82 20.5
112 Eastern Michigan 4 25 25 4 54 13.5
113 Rutgers 4 24 44 11 79 19.8
113 Utah 4 24 38 7 69 17.3
113 Stanford 4 24 36 8 68 17.0
113 Maryland 4 24 36 6 66 16.5
117 Oregon State 3 23 44 6 73 24.3
117 Idaho 5 23 46 7 76 15.2
119 Boston College 4 20 59 11 90 22.5
119 SMU 4 20 48 6 74 18.5
121 Connecticut 5 19 53 5 77 15.4
122 Washington State 5 18 70 17 105 21.0
123 Temple 3 17 15 5 37 12.3
124 Tulane 4 10 35 10 55 13.8