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

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Louisiana Tech 4 55 70 12 137 34.3
2 Houston 4 41 65 10 116 29.0
3 Ball State 4 52 55 7 114 28.5
4 Texas A&M 4 52 47 12 111 27.8
4 Western Michigan 4 46 57 8 111 27.8
6 Nevada 4 44 57 9 110 27.5
7 North Carolina 4 47 47 9 103 25.8
8 Kansas State 4 51 42 8 101 25.3
9 Air Force 4 78 18 4 100 25.0
9 San Diego State 4 51 38 11 100 25.0
9 TCU 4 41 54 5 100 25.0
12 Navy 4 77 18 3 98 24.5
12 Texas Tech 4 31 62 5 98 24.5
14 Army 4 77 16 4 97 24.3
15 Syracuse 4 39 50 7 96 24.0
16 Fresno State 4 41 48 6 95 23.8
16 SMU 4 34 56 5 95 23.8
16 UAB 4 32 56 7 95 23.8
19 Buffalo 4 42 40 12 94 23.5
20 Arizona 3 37 49 7 93 31.0
20 Northern Illinois 4 50 39 4 93 23.3
20 Florida State 4 48 43 2 93 23.3
23 Oklahoma 4 28 63 1 92 23.0
24 UTEP 4 31 54 5 90 22.5
25 Mississippi State 4 26 56 7 89 22.3
26 Notre Dame 4 46 35 6 87 21.8
26 UCF 4 43 43 1 87 21.8
26 USC 4 28 49 10 87 21.8
26 Akron 4 26 50 11 87 21.8
30 Cincinnati 4 42 36 8 86 21.5
30 Boise State 4 33 45 8 86 21.5
32 Marshall 3 26 50 9 85 28.3
32 Middle Tennessee 4 39 37 9 85 21.3
32 Southern Mississippi 4 36 40 9 85 21.3
32 East Carolina 4 32 45 8 85 21.3
32 Louisiana-Monroe 4 31 44 10 85 21.3
32 Indiana 4 25 47 13 85 21.3
38 Kansas 4 50 28 6 84 21.0
38 Bowling Green 4 46 31 7 84 21.0
40 Toledo 4 44 37 2 83 20.8
40 BYU 4 35 44 4 83 20.8
40 Florida International 4 35 41 7 83 20.8
43 Wisconsin 4 53 27 2 82 20.5
44 Arizona State 3 37 40 4 81 27.0
44 Ohio State 4 46 25 10 81 20.3
44 Vanderbilt 4 35 36 10 81 20.3
44 Duke 4 26 46 9 81 20.3
48 Oregon 3 52 22 6 80 26.7
48 California 4 37 36 7 80 20.0
48 UNLV 4 36 36 8 80 20.0
48 Wyoming 4 34 42 4 80 20.0
52 Rice 4 49 26 4 79 19.8
52 Kent State 4 44 25 10 79 19.8
52 Pittsburgh 4 27 46 6 79 19.8
55 South Florida 3 40 27 11 78 26.0
55 New Mexico 4 64 11 3 78 19.5
55 Central Michigan 4 28 44 6 78 19.5
55 Oregon State 4 23 48 7 78 19.5
59 Penn State 3 22 46 9 77 25.7
59 Texas 4 34 38 5 77 19.3
59 Utah State 4 23 52 2 77 19.3
62 Stanford 4 33 36 7 76 19.0
62 South Carolina 4 29 39 8 76 19.0
64 Washington 4 28 41 6 75 18.8
64 Iowa State 4 25 45 5 75 18.8
66 Baylor 3 23 45 6 74 24.7
66 Michigan 4 37 28 9 74 18.5
66 Tulane 4 20 50 4 74 18.5
69 Eastern Michigan 4 31 34 8 73 18.3
70 Clemson 3 31 38 3 72 24.0
70 San Jose State 3 17 50 5 72 24.0
70 Utah 4 32 33 7 72 18.0
73 Michigan State 4 29 38 4 71 17.8
74 North Texas 3 36 32 2 70 23.3
74 UCLA 3 25 40 5 70 23.3
74 Temple 4 35 30 5 70 17.5
77 Ohio 3 30 33 6 69 23.0
77 West Virginia 3 26 38 5 69 23.0
79 Mississippi 3 27 37 4 68 22.7
79 Florida Atlantic 3 20 43 5 68 22.7
81 Nebraska 3 32 27 8 67 22.3
81 South Alabama 3 27 31 9 67 22.3
81 Arkansas 3 26 36 5 67 22.3
81 Oklahoma State 3 24 35 8 67 22.3
81 Rutgers 4 20 43 4 67 16.8
81 Boston College 4 19 42 6 67 16.8
87 Alabama 3 39 26 1 66 22.0
87 Arkansas State 3 32 28 6 66 22.0
87 Florida 4 39 20 7 66 16.5
87 Auburn 4 33 31 2 66 16.5
91 Troy 3 27 33 5 65 21.7
91 Louisville 3 24 37 4 65 21.7
91 Western Kentucky 3 23 34 8 65 21.7
94 Virginia Tech 3 29 31 4 64 21.3
94 New Mexico State 3 20 37 7 64 21.3
96 Purdue 4 24 34 5 63 15.8
97 North Carolina State 3 15 44 3 62 20.7
97 Washington State 3 9 42 11 62 20.7
99 Northwestern 4 38 17 6 61 15.3
100 Maryland 4 19 34 7 60 15.0
101 Georgia Tech 3 42 13 4 59 19.7
101 Louisiana-Lafayette 3 25 31 3 59 19.7
101 Memphis 4 36 20 3 59 14.8
104 Virginia 3 28 29 1 58 19.3
104 Hawai'i 3 19 30 9 58 19.3
106 Connecticut 3 10 39 6 55 18.3
107 Tulsa 3 38 14 2 54 18.0
107 Georgia 3 19 29 6 54 18.0
107 Miami (Ohio) 3 12 38 4 54 18.0
110 Minnesota 3 24 26 3 53 17.7
110 Colorado 3 22 25 6 53 17.7
110 Miami (Florida) 3 12 34 7 53 17.7
113 Tennessee 3 18 33 1 52 17.3
114 Texas State 3 20 24 7 51 17.0
115 Colorado State 3 21 26 3 50 16.7
116 Iowa 3 16 26 7 49 16.3
116 Kentucky 4 29 16 4 49 12.3
118 LSU 3 27 15 6 48 16.0
119 Missouri 3 25 19 2 46 15.3
119 Idaho 3 15 29 2 46 15.3
121 Illinois 3 20 23 2 45 15.0
122 Wake Forest 3 18 19 5 42 14.0
123 UTSA 3 12 26 3 41 13.7
124 Massachusetts 3 16 19 3 38 12.7