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

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Oregon State 2 23 35 5 63 31.5
2 Nevada 2 42 18 2 62 31.0
3 Oklahoma State 2 21 34 5 60 30.0
4 Baylor 2 32 20 5 57 28.5
5 Alabama 2 31 19 4 54 27.0
6 UCF 2 25 21 4 50 25.0
7 Tulsa 2 30 11 8 49 24.5
7 Nebraska 2 26 17 6 49 24.5
7 Oklahoma 2 17 29 3 49 24.5
10 West Virginia 2 19 22 6 47 23.5
11 Louisiana-Lafayette 2 22 23 1 46 23.0
12 Florida State 2 21 22 2 45 22.5
12 Arkansas State 2 20 23 2 45 22.5
14 Boise State 2 20 22 1 43 21.5
15 Wisconsin 2 30 8 3 41 20.5
15 Georgia 2 14 26 1 41 20.5
17 Georgia Tech 2 31 6 0 37 18.5
17 Texas 2 10 24 3 37 18.5
19 Arizona State 1 21 12 3 36 36.0
19 Duke 1 14 20 2 36 36.0
19 Navy 2 27 8 1 36 18.0
19 Cincinnati 2 12 20 4 36 18.0
23 Kansas State 2 17 17 1 35 17.5
23 Pittsburgh 2 13 19 3 35 17.5
25 Clemson 1 6 20 6 32 32.0
26 Arizona 1 10 19 2 31 31.0
27 Syracuse 1 18 7 3 28 28.0
27 Texas A&M 1 14 14 0 28 28.0
29 Army 1 22 3 1 26 26.0
30 Michigan 1 12 10 2 24 24.0
30 Rice 1 9 13 2 24 24.0
30 Florida Atlantic 1 9 13 2 24 24.0
30 East Carolina 1 9 13 2 24 24.0
30 Louisiana-Monroe 1 6 15 3 24 24.0
30 North Carolina State 1 3 21 0 24 24.0
30 TCU 2 7 13 4 24 12.0
37 Texas State 1 17 5 1 23 23.0
37 Minnesota 1 16 5 2 23 23.0
37 Mississippi 1 11 10 2 23 23.0
37 Texas Tech 1 9 11 3 23 23.0
37 Central Michigan 1 9 10 4 23 23.0
37 Louisville 1 6 15 2 23 23.0
37 Ball State 1 3 16 4 23 23.0
44 Oregon 1 14 7 1 22 22.0
44 Utah State 1 10 10 2 22 22.0
46 Ohio 1 10 9 2 21 21.0
46 New Mexico State 1 8 12 1 21 21.0
46 Fresno State 1 3 18 0 21 21.0
49 Hawai'i 1 12 8 0 20 20.0
49 Washington 1 9 11 0 20 20.0
51 Northwestern 1 8 10 1 19 19.0
51 Kent State 1 8 9 2 19 19.0
51 Connecticut 1 2 15 2 19 19.0
51 San Jose State 1 1 17 1 19 19.0
55 Mississippi State 1 10 7 1 18 18.0
55 Purdue 1 10 6 2 18 18.0
55 Toledo 1 8 6 4 18 18.0
58 Stanford 1 11 4 2 17 17.0
58 Florida 1 9 8 0 17 17.0
58 Vanderbilt 1 9 4 4 17 17.0
58 South Alabama 1 8 4 5 17 17.0
58 UCLA 1 6 11 0 17 17.0
58 Northern Illinois 1 5 7 5 17 17.0
58 South Carolina 1 4 11 2 17 17.0
58 BYU 1 3 14 0 17 17.0
66 Notre Dame 1 3 12 1 16 16.0
67 SMU 1 9 6 0 15 15.0
68 Rutgers 1 4 6 4 14 14.0
69 Kansas 1 9 4 0 13 13.0
69 Michigan State 1 6 6 1 13 13.0
69 Western Kentucky 1 5 8 0 13 13.0
69 San Diego State 1 5 7 1 13 13.0
73 Air Force 1 10 2 0 12 12.0
73 Middle Tennessee 1 7 5 0 12 12.0
73 Bowling Green 1 6 6 0 12 12.0
73 Virginia Tech 1 1 10 1 12 12.0
77 USC 1 3 4 3 10 10.0
77 South Florida 1 1 7 2 10 10.0
79 Iowa State 1 4 5 0 9 9.0
79 LSU 1 3 5 1 9 9.0