2012 National Leaders First Downs - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Louisiana Tech 3 26 63 12 101 33.7
2 Army 1 28 1 1 30 30.0
3 Western Michigan 1 10 16 3 29 29.0
4 Arizona 3 29 49 7 85 28.3
5 Syracuse 2 20 31 5 56 28.0
6 Baylor 3 45 30 8 83 27.7
7 Oklahoma 4 31 69 4 104 26.0
7 Air Force 1 16 6 4 26 26.0
9 West Virginia 3 30 38 8 76 25.3
10 Texas A&M 4 35 53 10 98 24.5
10 Ball State 2 19 25 5 49 24.5
12 Oklahoma State 3 30 41 2 73 24.3
13 Texas Tech 3 21 46 5 72 24.0
14 Clemson 3 27 36 8 71 23.7
15 Nebraska 4 47 35 11 93 23.3
15 Florida State 3 27 39 4 70 23.3
17 North Carolina State 3 15 53 1 69 23.0
17 Nevada 1 14 8 1 23 23.0
17 Louisville 1 6 15 2 23 23.0
20 Oregon 3 40 24 3 67 22.3
20 Penn State 3 18 41 8 67 22.3
22 USC 3 16 38 12 66 22.0
22 Arkansas State 2 24 18 2 44 22.0
24 Alabama 5 55 48 6 109 21.8
25 Washington State 3 10 46 9 65 21.7
26 Arkansas 4 27 49 10 86 21.5
26 San Diego State 2 20 17 6 43 21.5
26 Buffalo 2 15 22 6 43 21.5
26 Toledo 2 15 21 7 43 21.5
30 Northwestern 3 37 22 5 64 21.3
31 Oregon State 3 23 36 4 63 21.0
31 South Florida 2 23 15 4 42 21.0
31 Indiana 2 14 24 4 42 21.0
31 Fresno State 2 14 23 5 42 21.0
31 UAB 2 11 23 8 42 21.0
31 San Jose State 2 6 34 2 42 21.0
37 Kansas 4 52 27 4 83 20.8
38 Georgia Tech 3 47 13 2 62 20.7
39 Ohio State 2 26 14 1 41 20.5
40 UCLA 4 33 39 8 80 20.0
40 Arizona State 2 19 19 2 40 20.0
40 Cincinnati 1 9 7 4 20 20.0
40 Central Michigan 1 8 12 0 20 20.0
40 North Carolina 1 4 14 2 20 20.0
45 BYU 5 35 57 6 98 19.6
45 Tennessee 5 30 60 8 98 19.6
47 Boston College 4 17 49 12 78 19.5
47 Virginia Tech 2 15 22 2 39 19.5
49 Georgia 5 42 48 7 97 19.4
50 Mississippi 6 44 63 8 115 19.2
50 Michigan State 6 34 69 12 115 19.2
52 Iowa 4 45 26 5 76 19.0
52 New Mexico 2 34 3 1 38 19.0
52 Utah 2 16 16 6 38 19.0
55 South Carolina 6 44 54 13 111 18.5
55 Stanford 4 32 37 5 74 18.5
57 Kansas State 3 27 27 1 55 18.3
58 Southern Mississippi 3 33 17 4 54 18.0
58 Massachusetts 3 23 27 4 54 18.0
58 New Mexico State 2 19 10 7 36 18.0
58 Utah State 1 5 12 1 18 18.0
58 East Carolina 1 3 14 1 18 18.0
63 Florida 7 71 44 10 125 17.9
64 Michigan 6 42 48 16 106 17.7
64 Minnesota 3 20 24 9 53 17.7
66 Kentucky 5 41 37 10 88 17.6
67 California 4 29 30 11 70 17.5
67 Mississippi State 4 25 39 6 70 17.5
67 UNLV 2 17 11 7 35 17.5
67 Pittsburgh 2 15 17 3 35 17.5
71 Duke 3 13 33 6 52 17.3
72 Wisconsin 6 54 39 10 103 17.2
73 Bowling Green 2 14 18 2 34 17.0
73 Temple 1 14 2 1 17 17.0
73 Florida International 1 7 9 1 17 17.0
73 SMU 1 7 8 2 17 17.0
73 Kent State 1 5 10 2 17 17.0
73 Northern Illinois 1 5 7 5 17 17.0
79 Notre Dame 4 25 37 5 67 16.8
80 Missouri 6 41 55 4 100 16.7
80 Texas 3 12 34 4 50 16.7
82 Washington 5 36 39 8 83 16.6
83 Vanderbilt 4 27 35 4 66 16.5
83 Wyoming 2 13 18 2 33 16.5
85 Colorado State 3 17 27 5 49 16.3
86 UCF 1 5 10 1 16 16.0
87 LSU 5 38 34 7 79 15.8
88 Iowa State 3 17 23 6 46 15.3
89 Purdue 3 14 29 2 45 15.0
89 Navy 2 18 9 3 30 15.0
89 North Texas 2 15 13 2 30 15.0
89 Eastern Michigan 1 8 7 0 15 15.0
89 Akron 1 5 7 3 15 15.0
89 Hawai'i 1 4 9 2 15 15.0
95 UTSA 2 8 19 1 28 14.0
95 Western Kentucky 1 2 12 0 14 14.0
97 TCU 3 22 18 1 41 13.7
97 Idaho 3 19 17 5 41 13.7
99 Wake Forest 4 19 27 8 54 13.5
100 Miami (Florida) 3 5 31 4 40 13.3
101 Auburn 6 37 37 1 75 12.5
102 UTEP 1 7 3 2 12 12.0
102 Connecticut 1 6 5 1 12 12.0
102 Louisiana-Lafayette 1 3 5 4 12 12.0
105 Illinois 3 14 16 4 34 11.3
106 Florida Atlantic 2 8 12 1 21 10.5
106 Miami (Ohio) 2 3 17 1 21 10.5
108 Maryland 2 11 8 1 20 10.0
109 Texas State 2 12 7 0 19 9.5
110 Colorado 2 8 7 3 18 9.0
110 Rutgers 1 1 8 0 9 9.0