2017 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - All Games through 12/09/2017

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Mississippi State 12 73 63 19 155 12.9
2 Michigan 12 77 65 24 166 13.8
2 Wisconsin 13 71 89 19 179 13.8
4 San Diego State 12 70 84 14 168 14.0
5 Georgia 13 87 84 19 190 14.6
6 Virginia Tech 12 76 85 15 176 14.7
6 Clemson 13 90 84 17 191 14.7
8 Alabama 12 62 95 22 179 14.9
9 UTSA 11 76 75 15 166 15.1
10 Washington State 12 87 84 17 188 15.7
11 Michigan State 12 61 109 19 189 15.8
12 Northern Illinois 12 70 103 21 194 16.2
12 LSU 12 73 102 19 194 16.2
12 Washington 12 87 97 10 194 16.2
15 Ohio State 13 72 111 29 212 16.3
16 Auburn 13 91 100 22 213 16.4
17 Duke 12 98 81 20 199 16.6
17 TCU 13 70 120 26 216 16.6
19 Southern Mississippi 12 85 93 26 204 17.0
20 Fresno State 13 89 119 14 222 17.1
21 Minnesota 12 101 95 12 208 17.3
22 Florida 11 82 92 18 192 17.5
22 Indiana 12 98 84 28 210 17.5
24 Texas 12 76 120 16 212 17.7
24 Penn State 12 82 114 16 212 17.7
24 Air Force 12 114 81 17 212 17.7
27 Florida State 12 86 113 15 214 17.8
27 Appalachian State 12 93 103 18 214 17.8
29 Ohio 12 69 131 16 216 18.0
30 Boise State 13 95 124 17 236 18.2
31 Georgia Tech 11 93 99 9 201 18.3
32 Utah 12 86 112 23 221 18.4
32 Virginia 12 102 101 18 221 18.4
34 Navy 12 97 108 17 222 18.5
34 Boston College 12 105 110 7 222 18.5
36 Georgia State 11 80 114 11 205 18.6
37 Marshall 12 82 120 22 224 18.7
37 Western Michigan 12 98 104 22 224 18.7
39 Miami (Ohio) 12 97 98 30 225 18.8
39 Eastern Michigan 12 98 104 23 225 18.8
39 Texas A&M 12 98 109 18 225 18.8
39 Middle Tennessee 12 101 102 22 225 18.8
39 Army 12 108 103 14 225 18.8
39 Troy 12 91 120 15 226 18.8
39 Georgia Southern 12 96 108 22 226 18.8
39 Wyoming 12 125 86 15 226 18.8
47 Iowa 12 92 118 18 228 19.0
47 Massachusetts 12 112 98 18 228 19.0
49 South Florida 11 79 104 27 210 19.1
49 Western Kentucky 12 101 117 11 229 19.1
51 North Carolina State 12 91 121 18 230 19.2
51 UAB 12 99 104 27 230 19.2
53 Purdue 12 83 126 22 231 19.3
53 Northwestern 12 80 137 15 232 19.3
55 Central Michigan 12 111 100 23 234 19.5
56 Arkansas State 11 83 110 23 216 19.6
56 New Mexico 12 87 131 17 235 19.6
58 Pittsburgh 12 90 131 17 238 19.8
59 Notre Dame 12 100 120 19 239 19.9
60 Kent State 12 111 96 34 241 20.1
60 Toledo 13 105 124 32 261 20.1
62 Oregon 12 85 116 41 242 20.2
62 Iowa State 12 94 134 14 242 20.2
62 Ball State 12 105 122 15 242 20.2
62 Tulane 12 120 109 13 242 20.2
66 Rutgers 12 97 130 16 243 20.3
66 Louisville 12 100 129 14 243 20.3
68 Idaho 12 112 121 12 245 20.4
68 Oklahoma 13 110 121 34 265 20.4
70 Miami (Florida) 12 113 114 19 246 20.5
70 BYU 13 119 135 13 267 20.5
72 Temple 12 114 106 27 247 20.6
72 North Texas 13 133 115 20 268 20.6
74 South Carolina 12 99 128 21 248 20.7
74 Syracuse 12 109 122 17 248 20.7
74 USC 13 116 125 28 269 20.7
77 Texas State 12 89 148 12 249 20.8
77 Missouri 12 104 126 20 250 20.8
77 Vanderbilt 12 125 99 26 250 20.8
80 Stanford 13 120 130 22 272 20.9
81 UCF 12 102 124 26 252 21.0
82 Louisiana Tech 12 128 114 12 254 21.2
83 Oklahoma State 12 94 132 29 255 21.3
84 Arkansas 12 128 115 14 257 21.4
85 Kansas State 12 83 165 10 258 21.5
85 South Alabama 12 98 139 21 258 21.5
85 Buffalo 12 136 105 17 258 21.5
88 Colorado State 12 110 125 24 259 21.6
89 West Virginia 12 111 119 30 260 21.7
89 Utah State 12 141 99 20 260 21.7
91 Coastal Carolina 12 114 128 19 261 21.8
91 Rice 12 121 130 11 262 21.8
91 Tennessee 12 154 92 16 262 21.8
94 New Mexico State 12 106 133 24 263 21.9
95 Baylor 12 124 125 15 264 22.0
96 Kansas 12 106 141 18 265 22.1
96 North Carolina 12 132 108 25 265 22.1
98 Arizona State 12 103 142 22 267 22.3
99 Kentucky 12 111 140 18 269 22.4
99 California 12 116 136 17 269 22.4
99 Illinois 12 137 109 23 269 22.4
102 Houston 11 99 132 17 248 22.5
103 Florida Atlantic 13 111 160 23 294 22.6
104 Old Dominion 12 129 128 15 272 22.7
105 Florida International 12 109 134 30 273 22.8
105 Hawai'i 12 124 129 21 274 22.8
107 Cincinnati 12 119 124 32 275 22.9
108 Akron 13 132 138 29 299 23.0
109 Mississippi 12 133 121 24 278 23.2
110 Nebraska 12 131 122 26 279 23.3
110 Colorado 12 132 128 19 279 23.3
112 Wake Forest 12 124 142 15 281 23.4
113 Charlotte 12 132 134 16 282 23.5
114 Maryland 12 119 135 30 284 23.7
115 UTEP 12 148 117 20 285 23.8
115 SMU 12 128 138 20 286 23.8
117 UNLV 12 158 116 14 288 24.0
118 Texas Tech 12 96 160 33 289 24.1
118 San Jose State 13 172 124 17 313 24.1
120 Tulsa 12 142 128 23 293 24.4
121 Arizona 12 117 149 28 294 24.5
122 Memphis 12 120 146 30 296 24.7
122 East Carolina 12 140 136 20 296 24.7
124 Nevada 12 142 133 24 299 24.9
124 UCLA 12 151 108 40 299 24.9
126 Louisiana-Monroe 12 137 147 17 301 25.1
127 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 151 132 19 302 25.2
128 Connecticut 12 114 173 21 308 25.7
129 Bowling Green 12 152 136 25 313 26.1
130 Oregon State 12 154 129 31 314 26.2