2012 National Leaders First Downs - Games vs. FBS (I-A) Teams Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Army 11 222 34 9 265 24.1
2 Georgia Tech 13 211 55 13 279 21.5
3 Air Force 12 203 44 16 263 21.9
4 Navy 12 190 53 10 253 21.1
5 Oregon 12 189 124 15 328 27.3
6 New Mexico 12 175 37 17 229 19.1
7 Nevada 12 170 147 22 339 28.3
8 Tulsa 13 161 115 23 299 23.0
9 Nebraska 13 159 118 27 304 23.4
10 Ohio State 12 156 86 15 257 21.4
11 Baylor 12 153 166 22 341 28.4
12 Northern Illinois 13 152 131 17 300 23.1
13 Ball State 13 151 181 31 363 27.9
14 Northwestern 12 148 102 17 267 22.3
15 Rice 13 147 140 19 306 23.5
16 Arizona 12 146 153 39 338 28.2
17 Alabama 13 145 124 12 281 21.6
17 UCF 14 145 144 12 301 21.5
17 Wisconsin 13 145 86 14 245 18.8
20 Clemson 12 140 165 16 321 26.8
21 Louisiana Tech 12 139 199 40 378 31.5
22 Arkansas State 12 136 129 23 288 24.0
23 San Diego State 12 135 94 22 251 20.9
24 Arizona State 12 134 149 21 304 25.3
25 Kent State 13 133 97 19 249 19.2
26 UCLA 14 130 170 31 331 23.6
27 Oklahoma State 12 129 164 20 313 26.1
27 Toledo 12 129 127 20 276 23.0
29 Ohio 12 127 134 21 282 23.5
29 Notre Dame 13 127 137 17 281 21.6
31 Kansas State 12 126 119 17 262 21.8
31 Kansas 11 126 73 19 218 19.8
33 Texas A&M 11 125 164 23 312 28.4
34 Florida State 12 124 137 13 274 22.8
34 Mississippi 12 124 118 18 260 21.7
36 Syracuse 12 120 158 23 301 25.1
36 Texas 13 120 144 17 281 21.6
38 Florida 12 119 74 15 208 17.3
39 Georgia 13 116 146 11 273 21.0
40 Stanford 14 113 129 24 266 19.0
41 Troy 12 112 170 25 307 25.6
41 BYU 12 112 143 19 274 22.8
41 Boise State 13 112 145 20 277 21.3
41 Michigan 13 112 113 24 249 19.2
45 West Virginia 12 111 168 23 302 25.2
45 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 111 124 18 253 21.1
45 Middle Tennessee 11 111 94 17 222 20.2
45 LSU 12 111 97 16 224 18.7
49 Southern Mississippi 12 108 87 20 215 17.9
50 Western Kentucky 12 106 115 17 238 19.8
51 Texas Tech 12 104 188 20 312 26.0
51 Florida International 12 104 111 19 234 19.5
53 Marshall 11 103 193 20 316 28.7
53 North Carolina 11 103 149 16 268 24.4
55 Bowling Green 12 102 100 15 217 18.1
56 South Florida 11 101 106 25 232 21.1
57 Louisville 12 100 155 17 272 22.7
57 Cincinnati 11 100 102 19 221 20.1
59 Iowa State 12 99 110 20 229 19.1
59 Vanderbilt 12 99 100 22 221 18.4
61 Oklahoma 12 98 210 13 321 26.8
61 Fresno State 12 98 162 20 280 23.3
61 Virginia Tech 12 98 117 13 228 19.0
64 Memphis 11 97 80 14 191 17.4
65 Utah State 12 96 130 17 243 20.3
66 East Carolina 12 95 146 19 260 21.7
66 UTEP 12 95 119 19 233 19.4
66 Minnesota 12 95 93 21 209 17.4
69 Louisiana-Monroe 13 94 183 32 309 23.8
69 South Carolina 12 94 126 20 240 20.0
69 Purdue 12 94 120 18 232 19.3
69 Michigan State 13 94 139 16 249 19.2
73 California 11 93 103 24 220 20.0
73 Eastern Michigan 11 93 80 16 189 17.2
73 Temple 10 93 61 12 166 16.6
76 Houston 12 92 175 25 292 24.3
76 USC 13 92 150 39 281 21.6
76 Buffalo 11 92 97 25 214 19.5
79 Penn State 12 91 156 23 270 22.5
79 Texas State 11 91 99 26 216 19.6
81 North Texas 11 90 109 17 216 19.6
81 TCU 12 90 115 16 221 18.4
83 Western Michigan 11 89 143 21 253 23.0
83 South Alabama 12 89 114 31 234 19.5
83 UNLV 12 89 117 26 232 19.3
86 Washington 12 88 116 19 223 18.6
87 Oregon State 12 87 155 26 268 22.3
87 Central Michigan 12 87 134 19 240 20.0
89 Mississippi State 12 86 137 16 239 19.9
89 SMU 12 86 130 16 232 19.3
89 Missouri 11 86 105 8 199 18.1
92 Tennessee 11 85 160 17 262 23.8
92 UAB 11 85 133 26 244 22.2
92 Wyoming 11 85 126 22 233 21.2
92 Iowa 11 85 82 17 184 16.7
96 Duke 12 84 155 28 267 22.3
97 Utah 11 83 89 15 187 17.0
97 Illinois 11 83 84 11 178 16.2
99 Virginia 11 82 110 8 200 18.2
100 Auburn 11 81 77 5 163 14.8
101 Colorado State 11 80 110 15 205 18.6
102 Arkansas 11 77 131 20 228 20.7
103 North Carolina State 12 76 167 13 256 21.3
103 Pittsburgh 11 76 126 15 217 19.7
105 Indiana 11 74 148 24 246 22.4
106 Kentucky 11 73 98 21 192 17.5
107 Wake Forest 11 71 90 13 174 15.8
108 Massachusetts 12 69 119 18 206 17.2
109 Akron 11 68 151 25 244 22.2
109 Florida Atlantic 11 68 120 15 203 18.5
109 Maryland 11 68 85 18 171 15.5
112 San Jose State 12 66 186 14 266 22.2
112 New Mexico State 11 66 114 25 205 18.6
114 Miami (Florida) 11 64 134 25 223 20.3
114 Colorado 11 64 100 22 186 16.9
116 Hawai'i 11 63 102 21 186 16.9
117 Miami (Ohio) 11 62 145 21 228 20.7
117 UTSA 8 62 76 11 149 18.6
119 Rutgers 12 61 117 21 199 16.6
120 Idaho 11 60 103 13 176 16.0
121 Boston College 11 58 136 21 215 19.5
122 Connecticut 12 48 140 15 203 16.9
123 Tulane 12 44 143 27 214 17.8
124 Washington State 11 34 152 44 230 20.9