2011 National Leaders First Downs - Games vs. Conference Teams Only through 01/09/2012

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Baylor 9 119 121 21 261 29.0
2 Nevada 7 95 93 12 200 28.6
3 Houston 9 73 166 13 252 28.0
4 Oklahoma 9 80 150 9 239 26.6
4 Arizona 9 64 152 23 239 26.6
6 Texas A&M 9 92 132 13 237 26.3
6 Boise State 7 63 110 11 184 26.3
8 Oklahoma State 9 67 152 15 234 26.0
9 Texas Tech 9 74 141 17 232 25.8
10 Stanford 9 93 120 17 230 25.6
10 Western Michigan 8 56 132 17 205 25.6
12 Toledo 8 99 92 12 203 25.4
13 Oregon 10 143 89 17 249 24.9
13 Fresno State 7 66 92 16 174 24.9
15 Northwestern 8 84 98 15 197 24.6
15 Tulsa 8 83 105 9 197 24.6
17 Missouri 9 120 92 8 220 24.4
18 Northern Illinois 9 108 93 18 219 24.3
18 Arkansas State 8 77 105 12 194 24.3
20 Arizona State 9 63 131 23 217 24.1
21 Southern Mississippi 9 100 102 14 216 24.0
22 USC 9 75 117 22 214 23.8
23 Louisiana-Monroe 8 68 101 19 188 23.5
24 Ohio 9 97 100 14 211 23.4
24 Clemson 9 72 125 14 211 23.4
26 Hawai'i 7 38 107 18 163 23.3
27 Michigan 8 98 67 18 183 22.9
28 Wisconsin 9 104 87 13 204 22.7
28 South Florida 7 69 77 13 159 22.7
30 Ball State 8 58 103 19 180 22.5
30 East Carolina 8 55 119 6 180 22.5
32 Middle Tennessee 8 68 97 14 179 22.4
32 TCU 7 77 72 8 157 22.4
34 Air Force 7 110 36 10 156 22.3
35 Washington State 9 52 126 22 200 22.2
36 Central Michigan 8 54 113 10 177 22.1
37 Georgia 9 87 96 15 198 22.0
38 California 10 83 112 24 219 21.9
39 Iowa State 9 91 90 15 196 21.8
40 UCF 8 73 90 8 171 21.4
41 Washington 9 69 105 18 192 21.3
41 UAB 8 54 101 15 170 21.3
41 Pittsburgh 7 58 83 8 149 21.3
44 Texas 9 103 74 13 190 21.1
44 Virginia Tech 9 88 88 14 190 21.1
44 Buffalo 8 72 84 13 169 21.1
47 Nebraska 8 89 66 13 168 21.0
47 Notre Dame 1 11 9 1 21 21.0
49 San Diego State 7 66 71 9 146 20.9
50 UTEP 8 68 83 13 164 20.5
51 Alabama 9 90 87 7 184 20.4
51 Miami (Ohio) 8 43 112 8 163 20.4
53 Louisiana Tech 7 64 71 7 142 20.3
54 Louisiana-Lafayette 8 56 92 13 161 20.1
55 Maryland 8 75 77 8 160 20.0
55 Florida State 8 65 84 11 160 20.0
55 West Virginia 7 45 91 4 140 20.0
58 Western Kentucky 8 81 63 15 159 19.9
58 North Carolina 8 64 87 8 159 19.9
60 Oregon State 9 36 124 17 177 19.7
60 Utah State 7 81 51 6 138 19.7
60 New Mexico State 7 55 77 6 138 19.7
63 Syracuse 7 46 81 10 137 19.6
64 Kansas State 9 96 61 18 175 19.4
64 San Jose State 7 28 98 10 136 19.4
66 Arkansas 8 49 94 11 154 19.3
66 Rutgers 7 39 79 17 135 19.3
68 Colorado 10 63 105 22 190 19.0
68 Georgia Tech 8 116 28 8 152 19.0
68 Indiana 8 72 67 13 152 19.0
68 Purdue 8 66 75 11 152 19.0
68 Wake Forest 8 60 84 8 152 19.0
68 Army 1 15 4 0 19 19.0
74 Virginia 8 64 80 7 151 18.9
74 Iowa 8 64 73 14 151 18.9
74 Duke 8 42 90 19 151 18.9
77 Miami (Florida) 8 59 79 12 150 18.8
77 Tulane 8 59 79 12 150 18.8
77 Troy 8 38 100 12 150 18.8
80 Wyoming 7 65 58 8 131 18.7
81 LSU 10 103 64 19 186 18.6
81 UCLA 10 88 83 15 186 18.6
83 South Carolina 8 87 50 11 148 18.5
83 Florida International 8 71 63 14 148 18.5
83 Navy 2 30 4 3 37 18.5
86 Penn State 8 76 62 9 147 18.4
87 Illinois 8 62 71 13 146 18.3
87 North Carolina State 8 48 84 14 146 18.3
89 Michigan State 9 64 93 7 164 18.2
90 Temple 8 94 44 7 145 18.1
91 Bowling Green 8 48 88 8 144 18.0
92 Eastern Michigan 8 92 41 10 143 17.9
92 North Texas 8 60 73 10 143 17.9
92 SMU 8 35 96 12 143 17.9
95 Rice 8 75 63 4 142 17.8
96 Marshall 8 60 75 6 141 17.6
96 Colorado State 7 70 42 11 123 17.6
98 Cincinnati 7 49 63 10 122 17.4
99 Kansas 9 74 66 14 154 17.1
99 Connecticut 7 50 60 10 120 17.1
101 Mississippi State 8 65 60 10 135 16.9
102 Vanderbilt 8 66 56 12 134 16.8
103 Auburn 8 76 46 8 130 16.3
103 Idaho 7 42 62 10 114 16.3
105 Utah 9 61 65 18 144 16.0
105 Boston College 8 58 62 8 128 16.0
107 Akron 8 53 61 11 125 15.6
108 Ohio State 8 78 35 10 123 15.4
109 Florida 8 47 58 15 120 15.0
109 Florida Atlantic 8 45 61 14 120 15.0
111 Kent State 8 42 67 9 118 14.8
112 UNLV 7 65 31 7 103 14.7
112 Louisville 7 44 57 2 103 14.7
114 Mississippi 8 64 49 4 117 14.6
114 Minnesota 8 64 48 5 117 14.6
116 Tennessee 8 34 67 14 115 14.4
117 Memphis 8 30 68 11 109 13.6
118 New Mexico 7 47 38 8 93 13.3
119 Kentucky 8 51 42 9 102 12.8