2021 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - All Games through 11/27/2021

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Wisconsin 12 46 92 17 155 12.9
2 Georgia 12 62 79 18 159 13.3
3 Air Force 12 68 94 13 175 14.6
4 Oklahoma State 12 61 94 22 177 14.8
5 Minnesota 12 76 94 17 187 15.6
6 Houston 12 69 94 26 189 15.8
7 Army 11 56 106 14 176 16.0
8 Mississippi State 12 71 110 14 195 16.3
8 Iowa State 12 88 97 11 196 16.3
10 Southern Mississippi 12 83 99 15 197 16.4
11 San Diego State 12 59 119 23 201 16.8
11 Alabama 12 63 109 30 202 16.8
11 Coastal Carolina 12 88 99 15 202 16.8
14 Michigan 12 82 108 14 204 17.0
15 Iowa 12 76 114 16 206 17.2
16 Western Michigan 12 99 90 18 207 17.3
16 Appalachian State 12 79 108 21 208 17.3
16 Purdue 12 92 99 17 208 17.3
19 West Virginia 12 84 109 16 209 17.4
20 North Carolina State 12 70 108 32 210 17.5
20 Clemson 12 70 119 21 210 17.5
22 Navy 11 81 100 13 194 17.6
22 Notre Dame 12 91 107 13 211 17.6
24 UAB 12 75 104 38 217 18.1
24 Utah 12 91 110 16 217 18.1
26 Kansas State 12 84 120 14 218 18.2
26 Liberty 12 107 85 26 218 18.2
28 South Alabama 12 96 103 20 219 18.3
28 Cincinnati 12 101 97 21 219 18.3
28 Fresno State 12 82 108 30 220 18.3
28 Washington 12 128 77 15 220 18.3
32 Kentucky 12 76 125 20 221 18.4
32 UTEP 12 84 99 38 221 18.4
32 Syracuse 12 98 102 21 221 18.4
35 Baylor 12 79 119 25 223 18.6
35 North Texas 12 88 109 26 223 18.6
35 UTSA 12 92 109 22 223 18.6
35 Boston College 12 106 94 23 223 18.6
39 Rutgers 12 101 103 20 224 18.7
40 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 92 112 21 225 18.8
40 New Mexico 12 99 101 25 225 18.8
40 Boise State 12 101 104 20 225 18.8
40 Troy 12 104 100 21 225 18.8
40 South Carolina 12 118 93 15 226 18.8
45 Toledo 12 92 108 29 229 19.1
45 Texas A&M 12 98 108 23 229 19.1
47 Pittsburgh 12 66 132 32 230 19.2
48 Nebraska 12 91 123 17 231 19.3
48 Arizona 12 109 93 29 231 19.3
50 Arkansas 12 95 109 29 233 19.4
50 East Carolina 12 100 115 18 233 19.4
52 Wyoming 12 104 109 21 234 19.5
53 LSU 12 95 129 12 236 19.7
54 Arizona State 12 93 111 33 237 19.8
55 Colorado State 12 114 97 28 239 19.9
56 SMU 12 80 139 21 240 20.0
56 Florida Atlantic 12 91 128 21 240 20.0
58 Miami (Ohio) 12 95 122 24 241 20.1
59 Florida 12 101 108 33 242 20.2
60 Auburn 12 81 142 20 243 20.3
60 Tulsa 12 89 128 26 243 20.3
60 Middle Tennessee 12 98 128 17 243 20.3
60 Virginia Tech 12 111 112 20 243 20.3
60 Old Dominion 12 85 133 26 244 20.3
60 Central Michigan 12 100 125 19 244 20.3
66 Florida State 12 95 125 25 245 20.4
66 Buffalo 12 125 97 23 245 20.4
68 Utah State 12 100 126 20 246 20.5
69 San Jose State 12 87 133 27 247 20.6
70 Oklahoma 12 88 140 20 248 20.7
70 Miami (Florida) 12 98 126 24 248 20.7
70 Penn State 12 103 118 27 248 20.7
73 Indiana 12 100 132 18 250 20.8
73 Washington State 12 117 119 14 250 20.8
75 California 11 98 111 21 230 20.9
75 Illinois 12 117 118 16 251 20.9
77 Ohio State 12 87 140 25 252 21.0
77 Nevada 12 113 124 15 252 21.0
79 Texas Tech 12 93 142 18 253 21.1
80 BYU 12 106 134 15 255 21.3
80 Marshall 12 129 103 24 256 21.3
80 Bowling Green 12 135 94 27 256 21.3
83 UCF 12 102 131 24 257 21.4
83 Northwestern 12 120 123 14 257 21.4
85 UNLV 12 118 128 12 258 21.5
86 UCLA 12 99 132 28 259 21.6
87 Maryland 12 108 123 29 260 21.7
87 Texas 12 117 127 16 260 21.7
89 Rice 12 111 127 23 261 21.8
89 Vanderbilt 12 115 131 15 261 21.8
89 Georgia State 12 111 125 26 262 21.8
89 TCU 12 124 117 21 262 21.8
93 Oregon State 12 109 130 24 263 21.9
93 Northern Illinois 12 136 114 13 263 21.9
95 USC 11 93 119 30 242 22.0
96 Oregon 12 98 143 26 267 22.3
96 Georgia Southern 12 104 140 23 267 22.3
96 Louisiana-Monroe 12 105 151 11 267 22.3
96 Tennessee 12 113 140 14 267 22.3
96 Charlotte 12 120 132 15 267 22.3
96 Colorado 12 123 123 21 267 22.3
96 Temple 12 143 108 16 267 22.3
96 Georgia Tech 12 116 132 20 268 22.3
96 Ball State 12 117 133 18 268 22.3
105 Arkansas State 12 139 114 16 269 22.4
106 Louisville 12 106 139 25 270 22.5
107 Tulane 12 107 144 21 272 22.7
107 North Carolina 12 117 123 32 272 22.7
109 Louisiana Tech 12 112 140 22 274 22.8
109 Eastern Michigan 12 134 125 15 274 22.8
111 Wake Forest 12 134 117 24 275 22.9
112 Missouri 12 141 110 25 276 23.0
113 New Mexico State 12 112 142 23 277 23.1
114 Memphis 12 125 138 15 278 23.2
114 Stanford 12 152 111 15 278 23.2
116 Western Kentucky 12 112 145 22 279 23.3
116 Connecticut 12 136 127 16 279 23.3
118 Hawai'i 13 111 168 25 304 23.4
119 Virginia 12 120 132 30 282 23.5
120 South Florida 12 118 150 16 284 23.7
121 Massachusetts 12 143 116 27 286 23.8
121 Akron 12 158 113 15 286 23.8
123 Kansas 12 151 122 14 287 23.9
124 Ohio 12 120 144 25 289 24.1
125 Duke 12 114 155 24 293 24.4
126 Texas State 12 132 146 21 299 24.9
126 Florida International 12 148 137 14 299 24.9
128 Michigan State 12 94 184 24 302 25.2
129 Mississippi 12 134 142 37 313 26.1
130 Kent State 12 125 163 26 314 26.2