2011 National Leaders First Downs - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/09/2012

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Texas A&M 5 54 77 9 140 28.0
2 Baylor 4 41 60 9 110 27.5
3 Houston 1 7 18 2 27 27.0
4 Oklahoma 4 34 70 3 107 26.8
5 Stanford 3 28 46 6 80 26.7
6 South Florida 2 17 30 6 53 26.5
7 West Virginia 3 19 54 5 78 26.0
8 Arizona 4 27 72 4 103 25.8
9 Missouri 4 50 49 2 101 25.3
10 Texas Tech 4 25 68 7 100 25.0
10 Boise State 2 10 32 8 50 25.0
12 Maryland 3 33 33 6 72 24.0
12 Northwestern 3 31 34 7 72 24.0
12 USC 2 17 28 3 48 24.0
12 BYU 1 12 10 2 24 24.0
16 Washington State 2 15 27 5 47 23.5
16 TCU 2 12 29 6 47 23.5
18 Rutgers 2 21 20 4 45 22.5
19 Wisconsin 4 37 44 8 89 22.3
19 Arizona State 3 13 44 10 67 22.3
21 California 3 16 42 8 66 22.0
21 UTEP 2 19 20 5 44 22.0
21 UCF 1 5 16 1 22 22.0
24 Iowa State 4 40 42 5 87 21.8
24 Oklahoma State 4 28 56 3 87 21.8
26 UCLA 4 33 46 7 86 21.5
27 Kansas State 4 43 34 8 85 21.3
28 Clemson 5 40 53 12 105 21.0
28 Oregon 4 39 41 4 84 21.0
28 Miami (Florida) 3 25 32 6 63 21.0
28 Southern Mississippi 1 10 11 0 21 21.0
28 Toledo 1 8 12 1 21 21.0
33 Texas 4 38 39 6 83 20.8
34 Syracuse 3 18 41 3 62 20.7
35 Troy 2 11 28 2 41 20.5
36 Notre Dame 5 34 55 13 102 20.4
37 UAB 2 18 19 3 40 20.0
38 Kansas 4 35 38 6 79 19.8
39 San Diego State 3 12 42 5 59 19.7
40 Navy 2 32 7 0 39 19.5
40 Air Force 2 25 13 1 39 19.5
42 Washington 5 31 57 9 97 19.4
43 Georgia Tech 3 44 9 5 58 19.3
43 Virginia Tech 3 25 27 6 58 19.3
43 Louisiana Tech 3 24 30 4 58 19.3
43 Wake Forest 3 22 30 6 58 19.3
47 East Carolina 4 23 49 4 76 19.0
47 Rice 3 27 25 5 57 19.0
47 New Mexico State 1 6 13 0 19 19.0
47 Utah 1 6 12 1 19 19.0
47 Louisiana-Lafayette 1 6 10 3 19 19.0
52 Michigan 3 25 19 12 56 18.7
53 Tulsa 4 44 25 5 74 18.5
53 Iowa 4 21 42 11 74 18.5
53 North Carolina 2 15 20 2 37 18.5
56 Alabama 3 24 28 2 54 18.0
56 SMU 3 14 32 8 54 18.0
56 Virginia 3 11 39 4 54 18.0
56 Pittsburgh 2 15 20 1 36 18.0
60 Nevada 3 26 22 5 53 17.7
61 Georgia 4 23 41 6 70 17.5
61 Florida State 2 7 23 5 35 17.5
63 Marshall 4 26 40 3 69 17.3
64 Illinois 2 14 17 3 34 17.0
64 Western Michigan 1 8 9 0 17 17.0
64 Akron 1 7 9 1 17 17.0
67 Michigan State 5 32 50 2 84 16.8
67 South Carolina 4 36 26 5 67 16.8
69 Nebraska 4 35 24 7 66 16.5
69 Fresno State 2 19 14 0 33 16.5
71 LSU 6 58 29 9 96 16.0
71 Duke 3 9 35 4 48 16.0
71 Cincinnati 1 5 10 1 16 16.0
71 Tulane 1 5 9 2 16 16.0
75 Auburn 6 53 36 6 95 15.8
75 Penn State 4 32 24 7 63 15.8
77 Tennessee 6 30 59 5 94 15.7
77 North Carolina State 3 13 30 4 47 15.7
79 Ohio State 4 35 22 5 62 15.5
79 Louisiana-Monroe 2 11 17 3 31 15.5
79 Connecticut 2 9 20 2 31 15.5
82 Oregon State 3 4 37 4 45 15.0
82 Colorado State 2 13 13 4 30 15.0
82 Purdue 2 11 16 3 30 15.0
82 Western Kentucky 1 7 7 1 15 15.0
82 Arkansas State 1 5 8 2 15 15.0
87 Wyoming 3 16 24 4 44 14.7
87 Colorado 3 14 27 3 44 14.7
89 Arkansas 4 18 34 6 58 14.5
89 North Texas 2 11 16 2 29 14.5
91 Minnesota 5 26 39 5 70 14.0
91 UNLV 3 22 16 4 42 14.0
91 Louisville 2 11 17 0 28 14.0
91 Bowling Green 1 8 6 0 14 14.0
91 Miami (Ohio) 1 4 10 0 14 14.0
91 Memphis 1 1 12 1 14 14.0
97 Mississippi 4 28 23 3 54 13.5
98 Vanderbilt 5 30 28 8 66 13.2
98 Mississippi State 5 25 35 6 66 13.2
100 Boston College 3 17 20 2 39 13.0
101 Indiana 2 11 12 2 25 12.5
102 Eastern Michigan 1 10 1 1 12 12.0
102 San Jose State 1 1 10 1 12 12.0
104 Florida 5 18 33 6 57 11.4
105 Northern Illinois 1 3 8 0 11 11.0
106 Ball State 1 4 5 1 10 10.0
107 Kentucky 3 13 11 5 29 9.7
108 Kent State 2 8 8 3 19 9.5
109 New Mexico 3 13 13 2 28 9.3
110 Central Michigan 1 3 5 0 8 8.0
111 Florida Atlantic 1 0 1 0 1 1.0