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

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