2012 National Leaders First Downs - Games vs. BCS non-Automatic Qualifying Teams through 01/07/2013

Name G Rush Pass Penalty Total Total/G
1 Oklahoma State 1 20 17 2 39 39.0
2 Arizona State 1 21 12 3 36 36.0
3 Texas Tech 2 25 39 6 70 35.0
4 Tennessee 2 19 43 6 68 34.0
5 Louisiana Tech 9 117 157 29 303 33.7
6 Arizona 2 23 35 6 64 32.0
7 West Virginia 1 13 16 2 31 31.0
8 Oregon 2 35 23 3 61 30.5
9 Nebraska 2 31 26 2 59 29.5
10 Indiana 3 32 46 9 87 29.0
10 Baylor 2 23 33 2 58 29.0
12 Marshall 9 88 151 18 257 28.6
13 Ball State 10 118 146 20 284 28.4
14 Clemson 1 8 20 0 28 28.0
15 Texas A&M 2 20 31 4 55 27.5
16 Nevada 9 115 112 16 243 27.0
16 UCLA 2 26 23 5 54 27.0
18 South Florida 2 24 26 3 53 26.5
18 Kentucky 2 10 37 6 53 26.5
20 Houston 11 88 166 24 278 25.3
21 Western Michigan 8 73 111 16 200 25.0
21 Mississippi 2 37 11 2 50 25.0
21 Temple 1 22 2 1 25 25.0
21 Wake Forest 1 15 9 1 25 25.0
25 Northern Illinois 10 128 111 10 249 24.9
26 Georgia 2 25 23 1 49 24.5
27 Arkansas State 10 112 111 21 244 24.4
28 Tulsa 10 134 94 15 243 24.3
28 Troy 10 87 135 21 243 24.3
30 Ohio State 3 43 27 2 72 24.0
30 Purdue 2 22 21 5 48 24.0
30 North Carolina 2 21 26 1 48 24.0
30 Virginia 1 4 17 3 24 24.0
34 Rice 11 128 117 16 261 23.7
35 LSU 2 26 18 3 47 23.5
35 Cincinnati 2 24 20 3 47 23.5
37 Ohio 11 118 119 20 257 23.4
37 Toledo 10 105 111 18 234 23.4
37 Fresno State 10 82 137 15 234 23.4
40 Army 7 135 21 7 163 23.3
40 Michigan State 3 28 41 1 70 23.3
42 BYU 7 68 84 10 162 23.1
43 Michigan 2 21 24 1 46 23.0
43 Florida State 1 9 13 1 23 23.0
43 Oregon State 1 8 12 3 23 23.0
46 East Carolina 10 87 125 17 229 22.9
47 San Jose State 11 64 173 14 251 22.8
48 Akron 10 63 139 24 226 22.6
49 South Carolina 2 16 27 2 45 22.5
50 UAB 9 74 110 18 202 22.4
51 Louisiana-Lafayette 10 101 108 14 223 22.3
52 Louisiana-Monroe 10 70 129 22 221 22.1
53 Boise State 11 102 124 16 242 22.0
53 Duke 2 16 23 5 44 22.0
53 Virginia Tech 1 12 8 2 22 22.0
53 Vanderbilt 1 10 10 2 22 22.0
53 North Carolina State 1 9 11 2 22 22.0
58 Wyoming 10 80 118 20 218 21.8
59 Miami (Ohio) 9 57 120 18 195 21.7
60 UCF 12 129 120 9 258 21.5
60 Air Force 11 187 38 12 237 21.5
60 Notre Dame 2 30 12 1 43 21.5
60 Kansas 2 23 16 4 43 21.5
64 San Diego State 11 123 91 21 235 21.4
64 Utah State 10 82 117 15 214 21.4
66 Navy 8 131 33 5 169 21.1
67 Iowa 2 29 11 2 42 21.0
67 Alabama 2 23 17 2 42 21.0
67 Texas 2 19 22 1 42 21.0
67 Washington 2 16 24 2 42 21.0
67 Kansas State 1 6 12 3 21 21.0
67 California 1 3 15 3 21 21.0
73 North Texas 9 75 96 15 186 20.7
74 New Mexico 10 155 33 17 205 20.5
74 Minnesota 2 19 18 4 41 20.5
76 UTEP 9 78 92 14 184 20.4
77 Buffalo 8 65 75 22 162 20.3
78 Western Kentucky 10 93 95 14 202 20.2
78 Central Michigan 10 77 110 15 202 20.2
78 Florida Atlantic 9 60 108 14 182 20.2
81 Texas State 10 84 91 25 200 20.0
81 USC 1 2 14 4 20 20.0
83 South Alabama 10 75 95 29 199 19.9
83 Middle Tennessee 9 88 78 13 179 19.9
85 Massachusetts 8 50 92 16 158 19.8
86 Arkansas 2 15 22 2 39 19.5
87 SMU 9 72 93 10 175 19.4
88 New Mexico State 10 62 106 22 190 19.0
88 Auburn 2 24 13 1 38 19.0
88 Louisville 2 18 15 5 38 19.0
88 Oklahoma 1 9 10 0 19 19.0
92 Florida International 10 86 87 15 188 18.8
92 UNLV 10 74 97 17 188 18.8
94 Connecticut 3 11 42 3 56 18.7
95 Colorado State 10 74 99 13 186 18.6
95 UTSA 8 62 76 11 149 18.6
97 Kent State 11 110 80 14 204 18.5
97 Georgia Tech 2 22 11 4 37 18.5
97 Iowa State 2 19 15 3 37 18.5
97 Penn State 2 11 25 1 37 18.5
101 Eastern Michigan 9 83 69 14 166 18.4
102 Bowling Green 10 89 83 11 183 18.3
103 Memphis 10 93 75 14 182 18.2
103 Southern Mississippi 10 83 81 18 182 18.2
105 Tulane 10 39 123 19 181 18.1
106 Mississippi State 3 25 26 3 54 18.0
106 Washington State 2 5 22 9 36 18.0
106 Stanford 1 7 8 3 18 18.0
109 Idaho 9 53 91 9 153 17.0
109 Rutgers 3 16 30 5 51 17.0
109 Boston College 1 8 9 0 17 17.0
112 Hawai'i 10 56 93 18 167 16.7
113 Illinois 2 17 13 3 33 16.5
113 Wisconsin 2 14 15 4 33 16.5
113 Utah 2 10 19 4 33 16.5
116 Missouri 1 6 10 0 16 16.0
117 Florida 2 17 11 2 30 15.0
118 Colorado 2 9 15 4 28 14.0
119 Pittsburgh 1 8 5 0 13 13.0
120 TCU 1 5 4 2 11 11.0