2012 National Leaders First Downs - All Games through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Washington State 12 40 162 48 250 20.8
2 Arizona 13 168 170 43 381 29.3
3 Louisiana Tech 12 139 199 40 378 31.5
4 USC 13 92 150 39 281 21.6
5 South Alabama 13 97 122 33 252 19.4
6 Louisiana-Monroe 13 94 183 32 309 23.8
7 Ball State 13 151 181 31 363 27.9
7 UCLA 14 130 170 31 331 23.6
9 Oregon State 13 101 180 29 310 23.8
9 Nebraska 14 180 121 29 330 23.6
9 Indiana 12 84 159 29 272 22.7
9 Duke 13 92 167 29 288 22.2
9 Buffalo 12 106 107 29 242 20.2
14 Texas A&M 13 149 180 28 357 27.5
14 UNLV 13 97 127 28 252 19.4
14 Texas State 12 97 108 28 233 19.4
14 New Mexico State 12 72 123 28 223 18.6
18 Texas Tech 13 114 208 27 349 26.8
18 Akron 12 80 180 27 287 23.9
18 UAB 12 93 150 27 270 22.5
18 Tulane 12 44 143 27 214 17.8
22 Ohio 13 134 142 26 302 23.2
22 Tulsa 14 171 126 26 323 23.1
22 South Florida 12 110 115 26 251 20.9
22 Miami (Florida) 12 75 142 26 243 20.3
26 Nevada 13 189 162 25 376 28.9
26 Troy 12 112 170 25 307 25.6
26 Syracuse 13 133 170 25 328 25.2
26 Houston 12 92 175 25 292 24.3
26 San Diego State 13 150 103 25 278 21.4
26 California 12 102 112 25 239 19.9
26 Colorado 12 71 110 25 206 17.2
33 Michigan 13 112 113 24 249 19.2
33 Stanford 14 113 129 24 266 19.0
33 Hawai'i 12 73 109 24 206 17.2
36 Baylor 13 169 176 23 368 28.3
36 West Virginia 13 119 188 23 330 25.4
36 Arizona State 13 146 160 23 329 25.3
36 Arkansas State 13 159 136 23 318 24.5
36 Penn State 12 91 156 23 270 22.5
36 Arkansas 12 88 142 23 253 21.1
36 Miami (Ohio) 12 68 160 23 251 20.9
36 Wyoming 12 95 129 23 247 20.6
36 Boston College 12 66 147 23 236 19.7
36 Vanderbilt 13 114 109 23 246 18.9
36 Rutgers 13 71 121 23 215 16.5
47 Marshall 12 117 214 22 353 29.4
47 Western Michigan 12 101 161 22 284 23.7
47 Fresno State 13 111 172 22 305 23.5
47 East Carolina 13 104 159 22 285 21.9
47 Cincinnati 13 124 120 22 266 20.5
47 Washington 13 98 127 22 247 19.0
47 Minnesota 13 104 102 22 228 17.5
54 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 116 131 21 268 20.6
54 Kentucky 12 91 102 21 214 17.8
56 Oklahoma State 13 149 177 20 346 26.6
56 BYU 13 122 158 20 300 23.1
56 Toledo 13 133 141 20 294 22.6
56 Boise State 13 112 145 20 277 21.3
56 Central Michigan 13 105 143 20 268 20.6
56 Purdue 13 104 141 20 265 20.4
56 Kansas 12 138 82 20 240 20.0
56 South Carolina 13 103 135 20 258 19.8
56 Iowa State 13 113 123 20 256 19.7
56 Kent State 14 139 105 20 264 18.9
56 Southern Mississippi 12 108 87 20 215 17.9
67 Rice 13 147 140 19 306 23.5
67 Northern Illinois 14 163 144 19 326 23.3
67 Mississippi 13 138 134 19 291 22.4
67 New Mexico 13 192 42 19 253 19.5
67 Florida International 12 104 111 19 234 19.5
67 UTEP 12 95 119 19 233 19.4
67 Iowa 12 96 94 19 209 17.4
74 Louisville 13 106 173 18 297 22.8
74 Kansas State 13 139 126 18 283 21.8
74 Utah State 13 112 141 18 271 20.8
74 Western Kentucky 13 120 128 18 266 20.5
74 Mississippi State 13 95 149 18 262 20.2
74 Middle Tennessee 12 118 106 18 242 20.2
74 Bowling Green 13 114 115 18 247 19.0
74 Massachusetts 12 69 119 18 206 17.2
74 Maryland 12 72 94 18 184 15.3
83 Tennessee 12 94 178 17 289 24.1
83 Northwestern 13 161 111 17 289 22.2
83 Notre Dame 13 127 137 17 281 21.6
83 Texas 13 120 144 17 281 21.6
83 North Texas 12 107 115 17 239 19.9
83 Pittsburgh 13 91 150 17 258 19.8
83 Utah 12 92 104 17 213 17.8
90 Oregon 13 204 136 16 356 27.4
90 Clemson 13 148 179 16 343 26.4
90 North Carolina 12 117 159 16 292 24.3
90 Air Force 13 224 50 16 290 22.3
90 Michigan State 13 94 139 16 249 19.2
90 SMU 13 92 141 16 249 19.2
90 TCU 13 105 126 16 247 19.0
90 LSU 13 120 106 16 242 18.6
90 Florida Atlantic 12 78 126 16 220 18.3
90 Florida 13 129 81 16 226 17.4
90 Eastern Michigan 12 99 85 16 200 16.7
101 Oklahoma 13 115 224 15 354 27.2
101 San Jose State 13 79 200 15 294 22.6
101 Ohio State 12 156 86 15 257 21.4
101 UTSA 10 77 105 15 197 19.7
101 Colorado State 12 84 117 15 216 18.0
101 Connecticut 12 48 140 15 203 16.9
101 Idaho 12 63 108 15 186 15.5
108 Florida State 14 145 163 14 322 23.0
108 Georgia Tech 14 229 59 14 302 21.6
108 Wisconsin 14 157 96 14 267 19.1
108 Memphis 12 112 85 14 211 17.6
112 North Carolina State 13 96 174 13 283 21.8
112 Virginia Tech 13 109 128 13 250 19.2
112 Temple 11 104 64 13 181 16.5
112 Wake Forest 12 78 97 13 188 15.7
116 Alabama 14 160 131 12 303 21.6
116 UCF 14 145 144 12 301 21.5
116 Navy 13 209 59 12 280 21.5
116 Georgia 14 124 161 12 297 21.2
120 Illinois 12 87 99 11 197 16.4
121 Army 12 236 37 10 283 23.6
122 Virginia 12 95 125 8 228 19.0
122 Missouri 12 95 114 8 217 18.1
122 Auburn 12 95 83 8 186 15.5