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

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Baylor 9 134 116 17 267 29.7
2 Nevada 10 143 134 14 291 29.1
3 Houston 13 108 240 18 366 28.2
4 Oklahoma State 9 72 166 13 251 27.9
5 Texas Tech 8 78 124 12 214 26.8
6 Boise State 11 98 170 16 284 25.8
6 Arizona 8 51 131 24 206 25.8
8 Oklahoma 9 83 136 11 230 25.6
8 Texas A&M 8 80 112 13 205 25.6
10 Oregon 10 149 90 16 255 25.5
10 Notre Dame 8 82 107 15 204 25.5
12 Western Michigan 12 78 195 30 303 25.3
13 Northern Illinois 13 155 141 26 322 24.8
14 USC 10 94 127 26 247 24.7
15 Arkansas 9 75 132 14 221 24.6
16 Stanford 10 103 126 16 245 24.5
17 East Carolina 8 59 130 6 195 24.4
18 Arizona State 10 79 141 22 242 24.2
19 Arkansas State 12 115 161 13 289 24.1
20 Toledo 12 134 140 14 288 24.0
21 South Florida 10 111 112 16 239 23.9
21 Missouri 9 125 77 13 215 23.9
23 Air Force 11 179 65 18 262 23.8
24 Wisconsin 10 127 100 10 237 23.7
24 Tulsa 9 81 120 12 213 23.7
26 Southern Mississippi 13 142 138 27 307 23.6
27 BYU 12 111 149 22 282 23.5
28 Ohio 14 156 152 19 327 23.4
29 Northwestern 10 105 116 12 233 23.3
29 Clemson 9 75 129 6 210 23.3
31 Louisiana-Monroe 10 80 130 22 232 23.2
31 Washington State 10 61 147 24 232 23.2
33 Alabama 10 110 107 9 226 22.6
33 Georgia 10 98 114 14 226 22.6
35 Hawai'i 13 67 197 28 292 22.5
36 West Virginia 10 72 133 18 223 22.3
37 San Diego State 10 102 106 14 222 22.2
38 Nebraska 9 108 76 15 199 22.1
38 Washington 8 72 91 14 177 22.1
40 Ball State 11 85 135 22 242 22.0
41 Mississippi State 8 98 66 11 175 21.9
42 Virginia 10 99 110 9 218 21.8
43 Middle Tennessee 12 104 140 16 260 21.7
44 Virginia Tech 11 121 106 11 238 21.6
44 Navy 10 169 33 14 216 21.6
44 Indiana 10 96 103 17 216 21.6
44 LSU 8 88 68 17 173 21.6
48 Purdue 11 116 107 14 237 21.5
48 Fresno State 11 91 123 22 236 21.5
50 TCU 11 122 98 15 235 21.4
50 Michigan 10 123 78 13 214 21.4
52 California 10 86 103 24 213 21.3
52 Iowa 9 83 96 13 192 21.3
52 Oregon State 9 51 123 18 192 21.3
55 Army 12 218 27 9 254 21.2
56 Utah State 13 163 97 13 273 21.0
56 Wyoming 10 97 99 14 210 21.0
58 UCF 11 108 112 10 230 20.9
58 Michigan State 9 67 109 12 188 20.9
60 Duke 9 58 109 20 187 20.8
61 Central Michigan 11 75 140 13 228 20.7
61 Georgia Tech 10 156 46 5 207 20.7
61 Iowa State 9 84 85 17 186 20.7
64 Florida 8 77 73 15 165 20.6
65 Miami (Ohio) 11 63 151 12 226 20.5
65 Wake Forest 10 80 116 9 205 20.5
65 Tennessee 6 43 67 13 123 20.5
68 New Mexico State 12 88 141 16 245 20.4
69 Pittsburgh 11 84 123 16 223 20.3
69 Louisiana Tech 10 88 102 13 203 20.3
71 UAB 10 68 117 17 202 20.2
72 San Jose State 11 53 153 15 221 20.1
72 South Carolina 9 110 64 7 181 20.1
74 Bowling Green 11 73 137 10 220 20.0
75 Cincinnati 12 112 105 22 239 19.9
75 Texas 9 108 62 9 179 19.9
77 Buffalo 12 99 118 21 238 19.8
78 Illinois 11 109 92 16 217 19.7
78 Colorado 10 67 108 22 197 19.7
80 Troy 10 53 129 14 196 19.6
80 Vanderbilt 8 91 54 12 157 19.6
82 North Carolina 11 79 122 12 213 19.4
82 UTEP 10 77 102 15 194 19.4
82 Penn State 9 84 83 8 175 19.4
85 Florida State 11 85 111 15 211 19.2
85 Rutgers 11 59 128 24 211 19.2
85 North Carolina State 10 64 110 18 192 19.2
88 SMU 10 48 132 11 191 19.1
89 Colorado State 10 97 76 17 190 19.0
89 Maryland 9 74 89 8 171 19.0
91 Louisiana-Lafayette 12 76 132 19 227 18.9
91 Kansas State 9 95 56 19 170 18.9
91 Auburn 7 76 50 6 132 18.9
94 Temple 13 152 76 17 245 18.8
95 Florida International 13 107 114 21 242 18.6
95 Kansas 8 79 55 15 149 18.6
97 Western Kentucky 11 101 84 18 203 18.5
98 North Texas 10 83 89 12 184 18.4
98 Syracuse 9 61 92 13 166 18.4
100 Eastern Michigan 11 128 59 12 199 18.1
101 Rice 9 82 69 10 161 17.9
101 Minnesota 7 78 42 5 125 17.9
103 Ohio State 9 92 54 14 160 17.8
104 Tulane 12 84 114 14 212 17.7
104 Connecticut 10 71 88 18 177 17.7
104 New Mexico 9 69 76 14 159 17.7
107 UCLA 10 86 73 16 175 17.5
108 Miami (Florida) 9 60 86 11 157 17.4
109 Louisville 11 82 99 5 186 16.9
109 Boston College 9 60 83 9 152 16.9
111 Mississippi 8 69 56 7 132 16.5
112 Utah 12 90 81 23 194 16.2
113 Florida Atlantic 11 69 89 17 175 15.9
114 Marshall 9 56 78 8 142 15.8
115 Akron 11 74 82 17 173 15.7
115 Kentucky 9 71 56 14 141 15.7
117 Idaho 12 64 105 18 187 15.6
118 UNLV 9 79 49 11 139 15.4
119 Memphis 11 60 95 13 168 15.3
120 Kent State 10 54 76 14 144 14.4