2012 National Leaders First Downs - Games in October Only through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Louisiana Tech 4 55 70 12 137 34.3
2 Arizona 3 37 49 7 93 31.0
3 Houston 4 41 65 10 116 29.0
4 Ball State 4 52 55 7 114 28.5
5 Marshall 3 26 50 9 85 28.3
6 Texas A&M 4 52 47 12 111 27.8
6 Western Michigan 4 46 57 8 111 27.8
8 Nevada 4 44 57 9 110 27.5
9 Arizona State 3 37 40 4 81 27.0
10 Oregon 3 52 22 6 80 26.7
11 South Florida 3 40 27 11 78 26.0
12 North Carolina 4 47 47 9 103 25.8
13 Penn State 3 22 46 9 77 25.7
14 Kansas State 4 51 42 8 101 25.3
15 Air Force 4 78 18 4 100 25.0
15 San Diego State 4 51 38 11 100 25.0
15 TCU 4 41 54 5 100 25.0
18 Baylor 3 23 45 6 74 24.7
19 Navy 4 77 18 3 98 24.5
19 Texas Tech 4 31 62 5 98 24.5
21 Army 4 77 16 4 97 24.3
22 Syracuse 4 39 50 7 96 24.0
22 Clemson 3 31 38 3 72 24.0
22 San Jose State 3 17 50 5 72 24.0
25 Fresno State 4 41 48 6 95 23.8
25 SMU 4 34 56 5 95 23.8
25 UAB 4 32 56 7 95 23.8
28 Buffalo 4 42 40 12 94 23.5
29 Northern Illinois 4 50 39 4 93 23.3
29 Florida State 4 48 43 2 93 23.3
29 North Texas 3 36 32 2 70 23.3
29 UCLA 3 25 40 5 70 23.3
33 Oklahoma 4 28 63 1 92 23.0
33 Ohio 3 30 33 6 69 23.0
33 West Virginia 3 26 38 5 69 23.0
36 Mississippi 3 27 37 4 68 22.7
36 Florida Atlantic 3 20 43 5 68 22.7
38 UTEP 4 31 54 5 90 22.5
39 Mississippi State 4 26 56 7 89 22.3
39 Nebraska 3 32 27 8 67 22.3
39 South Alabama 3 27 31 9 67 22.3
39 Arkansas 3 26 36 5 67 22.3
39 Oklahoma State 3 24 35 8 67 22.3
44 Alabama 3 39 26 1 66 22.0
44 Arkansas State 3 32 28 6 66 22.0
46 Notre Dame 4 46 35 6 87 21.8
46 UCF 4 43 43 1 87 21.8
46 USC 4 28 49 10 87 21.8
46 Akron 4 26 50 11 87 21.8
50 Troy 3 27 33 5 65 21.7
50 Louisville 3 24 37 4 65 21.7
50 Western Kentucky 3 23 34 8 65 21.7
53 Cincinnati 4 42 36 8 86 21.5
53 Boise State 4 33 45 8 86 21.5
55 Middle Tennessee 4 39 37 9 85 21.3
55 Southern Mississippi 4 36 40 9 85 21.3
55 East Carolina 4 32 45 8 85 21.3
55 Louisiana-Monroe 4 31 44 10 85 21.3
55 Indiana 4 25 47 13 85 21.3
55 Virginia Tech 3 29 31 4 64 21.3
55 New Mexico State 3 20 37 7 64 21.3
62 Kansas 4 50 28 6 84 21.0
62 Bowling Green 4 46 31 7 84 21.0
64 Toledo 4 44 37 2 83 20.8
64 BYU 4 35 44 4 83 20.8
64 Florida International 4 35 41 7 83 20.8
67 North Carolina State 3 15 44 3 62 20.7
67 Washington State 3 9 42 11 62 20.7
69 Wisconsin 4 53 27 2 82 20.5
70 Ohio State 4 46 25 10 81 20.3
70 Vanderbilt 4 35 36 10 81 20.3
70 Duke 4 26 46 9 81 20.3
73 California 4 37 36 7 80 20.0
73 UNLV 4 36 36 8 80 20.0
73 Wyoming 4 34 42 4 80 20.0
76 Rice 4 49 26 4 79 19.8
76 Kent State 4 44 25 10 79 19.8
76 Pittsburgh 4 27 46 6 79 19.8
79 Georgia Tech 3 42 13 4 59 19.7
79 Louisiana-Lafayette 3 25 31 3 59 19.7
81 New Mexico 4 64 11 3 78 19.5
81 Central Michigan 4 28 44 6 78 19.5
81 Oregon State 4 23 48 7 78 19.5
84 Texas 4 34 38 5 77 19.3
84 Utah State 4 23 52 2 77 19.3
84 Virginia 3 28 29 1 58 19.3
84 Hawai'i 3 19 30 9 58 19.3
88 Stanford 4 33 36 7 76 19.0
88 South Carolina 4 29 39 8 76 19.0
90 Washington 4 28 41 6 75 18.8
90 Iowa State 4 25 45 5 75 18.8
92 Michigan 4 37 28 9 74 18.5
92 Tulane 4 20 50 4 74 18.5
94 Eastern Michigan 4 31 34 8 73 18.3
94 Connecticut 3 10 39 6 55 18.3
96 Utah 4 32 33 7 72 18.0
96 Tulsa 3 38 14 2 54 18.0
96 Georgia 3 19 29 6 54 18.0
96 Miami (Ohio) 3 12 38 4 54 18.0
100 Michigan State 4 29 38 4 71 17.8
101 Minnesota 3 24 26 3 53 17.7
101 Colorado 3 22 25 6 53 17.7
101 Miami (Florida) 3 12 34 7 53 17.7
104 Temple 4 35 30 5 70 17.5
105 Tennessee 3 18 33 1 52 17.3
106 Texas State 3 20 24 7 51 17.0
107 Rutgers 4 20 43 4 67 16.8
107 Boston College 4 19 42 6 67 16.8
109 Colorado State 3 21 26 3 50 16.7
110 Florida 4 39 20 7 66 16.5
110 Auburn 4 33 31 2 66 16.5
112 Iowa 3 16 26 7 49 16.3
113 LSU 3 27 15 6 48 16.0
114 Purdue 4 24 34 5 63 15.8
115 Northwestern 4 38 17 6 61 15.3
115 Missouri 3 25 19 2 46 15.3
115 Idaho 3 15 29 2 46 15.3
118 Maryland 4 19 34 7 60 15.0
118 Illinois 3 20 23 2 45 15.0
120 Memphis 4 36 20 3 59 14.8
121 Wake Forest 3 18 19 5 42 14.0
122 UTSA 3 12 26 3 41 13.7
123 Massachusetts 3 16 19 3 38 12.7
124 Kentucky 4 29 16 4 49 12.3