2011 National Leaders Opponent First Downs - All Games through 01/09/2012

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Navy 12 129 135 5 269 22.4
2 Miami (Florida) 12 109 118 9 236 19.7
3 South Carolina 13 112 83 10 205 15.8
3 Buffalo 12 103 112 10 225 18.8
3 New Mexico 12 156 136 10 302 25.2
6 Alabama 13 57 63 11 131 10.1
6 Temple 13 92 112 11 215 16.5
6 North Carolina State 13 94 125 11 230 17.7
6 Georgia Tech 13 110 118 11 239 18.4
6 Boston College 12 91 134 11 236 19.7
6 Indiana 12 152 102 11 265 22.1
12 Connecticut 12 68 135 12 215 17.9
12 Duke 12 112 118 12 242 20.2
12 Rice 12 114 130 12 256 21.3
12 North Texas 12 99 147 12 258 21.5
12 Akron 12 133 119 12 264 22.0
12 Ball State 12 147 152 12 311 25.9
18 Georgia 14 80 108 13 201 14.4
18 UCF 12 72 103 13 188 15.7
18 Wisconsin 14 101 108 13 222 15.9
18 Army 12 130 82 13 225 18.8
18 Northwestern 13 127 126 13 266 20.5
18 Air Force 13 155 105 13 273 21.0
18 USC 12 76 170 13 259 21.6
18 Middle Tennessee 12 144 112 13 269 22.4
26 Ohio State 13 93 111 14 218 16.8
26 Louisiana-Monroe 12 74 123 14 211 17.6
26 Penn State 13 90 126 14 230 17.7
26 Miami (Ohio) 12 106 104 14 224 18.7
26 Kentucky 12 121 99 14 234 19.5
26 Kansas State 13 99 151 14 264 20.3
26 Marshall 13 99 162 14 275 21.2
26 UTEP 12 117 129 14 260 21.7
26 Kansas 12 153 139 14 306 25.5
35 Rutgers 13 90 94 15 199 15.3
35 Michigan 13 94 115 15 224 17.2
35 San Jose State 12 122 115 15 252 21.0
35 Memphis 12 108 165 15 288 24.0
39 Illinois 13 89 100 16 205 15.8
39 Tennessee 12 100 91 16 207 17.3
39 Cincinnati 13 84 148 16 248 19.1
39 Mississippi State 13 118 123 16 257 19.8
39 Houston 14 132 131 16 279 19.9
39 Louisiana Tech 13 106 140 16 262 20.2
39 Tulane 13 115 141 16 272 20.9
39 Bowling Green 12 123 113 16 252 21.0
39 Iowa 13 118 144 16 278 21.4
39 Wyoming 13 154 118 16 288 22.2
39 Oklahoma State 13 133 180 16 329 25.3
50 San Diego State 13 119 107 17 243 18.7
50 Arkansas 13 108 119 17 244 18.8
50 Southern Mississippi 14 96 155 17 268 19.1
50 East Carolina 12 112 108 17 237 19.8
50 Hawai'i 13 102 146 17 265 20.4
50 Missouri 13 101 151 17 269 20.7
50 Colorado State 12 137 97 17 251 20.9
50 Troy 12 121 133 17 271 22.6
50 Iowa State 13 145 134 17 296 22.8
50 Maryland 12 142 128 17 287 23.9
50 UAB 12 135 159 17 311 25.9
61 Louisville 13 86 126 18 230 17.7
61 West Virginia 13 94 129 18 241 18.5
61 SMU 13 95 129 18 242 18.6
61 Auburn 13 138 135 18 291 22.4
65 Kent State 12 85 107 19 211 17.6
65 Mississippi 12 124 105 19 248 20.7
65 Minnesota 12 126 122 19 267 22.3
68 Virginia 13 92 113 20 225 17.3
68 Vanderbilt 13 101 112 20 233 17.9
68 Pittsburgh 13 83 151 20 254 19.5
68 Washington State 12 84 131 20 235 19.6
68 North Carolina 13 98 141 20 259 19.9
68 Central Michigan 12 109 131 20 260 21.7
68 Tulsa 13 101 166 20 287 22.1
68 UNLV 12 121 125 20 266 22.2
76 LSU 14 78 113 21 212 15.1
76 Eastern Michigan 12 76 128 21 225 18.8
76 Ohio 14 105 139 21 265 18.9
76 Oklahoma 13 98 131 21 250 19.2
76 Idaho 12 103 148 21 272 22.7
81 Virginia Tech 14 86 113 22 221 15.8
81 South Florida 12 75 138 22 235 19.6
81 Wake Forest 13 116 119 22 257 19.8
81 Washington 13 108 167 22 297 22.8
85 Stanford 13 61 145 23 229 17.6
85 Nevada 13 92 127 23 242 18.6
85 Western Kentucky 12 75 128 23 226 18.8
85 Clemson 14 131 129 23 283 20.2
85 Fresno State 13 97 147 23 267 20.5
85 UCLA 14 138 151 23 312 22.3
85 Western Michigan 13 139 129 23 291 22.4
92 Florida State 13 71 110 24 205 15.8
92 Boise State 13 78 105 24 207 15.9
92 TCU 13 79 129 24 232 17.8
92 Nebraska 13 120 101 24 245 18.8
92 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 93 157 24 274 21.1
92 Florida Atlantic 12 120 122 24 266 22.2
92 Northern Illinois 14 143 152 24 319 22.8
92 New Mexico State 13 147 142 24 313 24.1
92 Texas Tech 12 159 113 24 296 24.7
101 BYU 13 72 116 25 213 16.4
101 Notre Dame 13 101 135 25 261 20.1
101 Colorado 13 127 155 25 307 23.6
104 California 13 98 102 26 226 17.4
105 Texas 13 71 132 27 230 17.7
105 Arkansas State 13 88 120 27 235 18.1
105 Toledo 13 97 149 27 273 21.0
105 Purdue 13 123 135 27 285 21.9
109 Florida 13 101 90 28 219 16.8
109 Syracuse 12 95 131 28 254 21.2
109 Texas A&M 13 106 153 28 287 22.1
112 Florida International 13 86 132 29 247 19.0
112 Utah 13 79 143 29 251 19.3
112 Baylor 13 127 162 29 318 24.5
115 Oregon 14 112 160 30 302 21.6
115 Arizona 12 88 158 30 276 23.0
117 Oregon State 12 124 122 31 277 23.1
118 Michigan State 14 78 115 33 226 16.1
118 Arizona State 13 95 152 33 280 21.5
120 Utah State 13 103 145 36 284 21.8