COLLEGE FOOTBALL STATISTICS

First Downs Defense

Rank Team G W-L Opp Rush 1st Opp Pass 1st Opp Pen 1st Opp FD
1 Southern Miss. (C-USA) 11 6-5 59 89 13 161
2 Charlotte (C-USA) 12 5-7 64 116 17 197
3 Cincinnati (AAC) 13 11-2 64 102 34 200
4 Army West Point (FBS Independent) 13 11-2 78 107 19 204
5 Miami (FL) (ACC) 13 7-6 107 80 18 205
6 Michigan (Big Ten) 13 10-3 89 82 35 206
7 Appalachian St. (Sun Belt) 13 11-2 91 98 19 208
8 Air Force (MWC) 12 5-7 76 121 12 209
9 Mississippi St. (SEC) 13 8-5 90 98 24 212
10 Virginia (ACC) 13 8-5 92 109 12 213
10 Michigan St. (Big Ten) 13 7-6 55 139 19 213
12 Iowa (Big Ten) 13 9-4 101 98 15 214
13 San Diego St. (MWC) 13 7-6 77 120 19 216
14 Texas A&M (SEC) 13 9-4 76 124 21 221
14 Texas St. (Sun Belt) 12 3-9 100 106 15 221
16 Wyoming (MWC) 12 6-6 96 111 16 223
17 Kentucky (SEC) 13 10-3 104 101 21 226
18 California (Pac-12) 13 7-6 106 103 18 227
19 Wisconsin (Big Ten) 13 8-5 98 108 24 230
20 Florida (SEC) 13 10-3 105 99 27 231
21 Boise St. (MWC) 13 10-3 91 123 18 232
21 Arkansas St. (Sun Belt) 13 8-5 119 88 25 232
23 Clemson (ACC) 15 15-0 97 116 22 235
24 BYU (FBS Independent) 13 7-6 98 120 19 237
24 Washington (Pac-12) 14 10-4 88 135 14 237
24 Minnesota (Big Ten) 13 7-6 101 120 16 237
27 Utah (Pac-12) 14 9-5 82 128 28 238
28 Troy (Sun Belt) 13 10-3 100 121 19 240
28 Georgia (SEC) 14 11-3 99 121 20 240
30 NC State (ACC) 13 9-4 89 134 18 241
31 UAB (C-USA) 14 11-3 92 107 43 242
31 Marshall (C-USA) 13 9-4 79 130 33 242
31 UTEP (C-USA) 12 1-11 120 102 20 242
31 TCU (Big 12) 13 7-6 110 116 16 242
35 Ga. Southern (Sun Belt) 13 10-3 103 123 17 243
35 East Carolina (AAC) 12 3-9 96 130 17 243
35 Tennessee (SEC) 12 5-7 103 124 16 243
38 Missouri (SEC) 13 8-5 84 137 23 244
38 Colorado (Pac-12) 12 5-7 99 117 28 244
40 North Texas (C-USA) 13 9-4 87 136 22 245
40 Eastern Mich. (MAC) 13 7-6 135 81 29 245
40 Central Mich. (MAC) 12 1-11 123 93 29 245
43 Iowa St. (Big 12) 13 8-5 97 138 11 246
43 Southern California (Pac-12) 12 5-7 94 128 24 246
45 Auburn (SEC) 13 8-5 95 122 30 247
46 Louisiana Tech (C-USA) 13 8-5 116 113 19 248
46 Miami (OH) (MAC) 12 6-6 110 113 25 248
48 North Carolina (ACC) 11 2-9 118 110 21 249
48 Fresno St. (MWC) 14 12-2 106 124 19 249
50 UTSA (C-USA) 12 3-9 100 139 13 252
50 Buffalo (MAC) 14 10-4 128 107 17 252
50 Georgia St. (Sun Belt) 12 2-10 113 124 15 252
53 Alabama (SEC) 15 14-1 93 131 29 253
54 Kansas St. (Big 12) 12 5-7 99 139 16 254
54 LSU (SEC) 13 10-3 107 116 31 254
54 Rutgers (Big Ten) 12 1-11 115 112 27 254
54 Utah St. (MWC) 13 11-2 100 123 31 254
58 Washington St. (Pac-12) 13 11-2 101 118 36 255
58 Western Mich. (MAC) 13 7-6 112 123 20 255
60 Nevada (MWC) 13 8-5 94 138 24 256
60 Akron (MAC) 12 4-8 127 111 18 256
60 Ohio (MAC) 13 9-4 100 138 18 256
63 UNLV (MWC) 12 4-8 114 133 10 257
63 Boston College (ACC) 12 7-5 103 135 19 257
65 Tulsa (AAC) 12 3-9 135 95 28 258
65 Maryland (Big Ten) 12 5-7 123 102 33 258
65 Syracuse (ACC) 13 10-3 103 133 22 258
68 Arkansas (SEC) 12 2-10 116 119 24 259
68 Notre Dame (FBS Independent) 13 12-1 95 141 23 259
68 Coastal Caro. (Sun Belt) 12 5-7 136 107 16 259
71 Penn St. (Big Ten) 13 9-4 122 114 24 260
72 Western Ky. (C-USA) 12 3-9 112 127 22 261
73 West Virginia (Big 12) 12 8-4 112 131 19 262
73 Georgia Tech (ACC) 13 7-6 125 125 12 262
73 Florida St. (ACC) 12 5-7 102 135 25 262
76 Kansas (Big 12) 12 3-9 118 128 17 263
77 Virginia Tech (ACC) 13 6-7 122 120 22 264
78 Colorado St. (MWC) 12 3-9 133 115 17 265
79 Kent St. (MAC) 12 2-10 117 122 28 267
79 Baylor (Big 12) 13 7-6 116 127 24 267
81 South Alabama (Sun Belt) 12 3-9 113 123 33 269
81 La.-Monroe (Sun Belt) 12 6-6 116 130 23 269
83 Navy (AAC) 13 3-10 123 138 9 270
84 Indiana (Big Ten) 12 5-7 115 129 28 272
84 Nebraska (Big Ten) 12 4-8 114 129 29 272
84 Duke (ACC) 13 8-5 134 124 14 272
84 Oregon (Pac-12) 13 9-4 102 147 23 272
84 Stanford (Pac-12) 13 9-4 103 154 15 272
89 Middle Tenn. (C-USA) 14 8-6 127 122 27 276
90 Northwestern (Big Ten) 14 9-5 104 160 13 277
90 Texas Tech (Big 12) 12 5-7 107 142 28 277
92 Fla. Atlantic (C-USA) 12 5-7 114 142 22 278
93 Bowling Green (MAC) 12 3-9 175 78 26 279
94 Rice (C-USA) 13 2-11 107 156 17 280
94 SMU (AAC) 12 5-7 132 129 19 280
94 Tulane (AAC) 13 7-6 106 145 29 280
94 Louisville (ACC) 12 2-10 152 109 19 280
94 Pittsburgh (ACC) 14 7-7 126 124 30 280
99 UCLA (Pac-12) 12 3-9 121 135 25 281
100 New Mexico (MWC) 12 3-9 134 128 21 283
100 Ohio St. (Big Ten) 14 13-1 102 145 36 283
102 Arizona (Pac-12) 12 5-7 102 146 36 284
103 Northern Ill. (MAC) 14 8-6 88 161 37 286
104 Toledo (MAC) 13 7-6 116 140 31 287
104 Massachusetts (FBS Independent) 12 4-8 166 103 18 287
106 San Jose St. (MWC) 12 1-11 129 138 22 289
106 Texas (Big 12) 14 10-4 104 158 27 289
108 Wake Forest (ACC) 13 7-6 120 149 21 290
109 Old Dominion (C-USA) 12 4-8 121 143 27 291
110 Arizona St. (Pac-12) 13 7-6 129 137 26 292
110 FIU (C-USA) 13 9-4 147 116 29 292
112 New Mexico St. (FBS Independent) 12 3-9 166 113 17 296
112 Ball St. (MAC) 12 4-8 146 125 25 296
114 Temple (AAC) 13 8-5 142 116 39 297
114 Hawaii (MWC) 14 8-6 138 142 17 297
116 Oklahoma St. (Big 12) 13 7-6 108 156 37 301
116 Illinois (Big Ten) 12 4-8 147 131 23 301
118 South Fla. (AAC) 13 7-6 160 117 25 302
119 Ole Miss (SEC) 12 5-7 144 130 30 304
119 Vanderbilt (SEC) 13 6-7 150 137 17 304
121 Oregon St. (Pac-12) 12 2-10 155 133 18 306
122 UCF (AAC) 13 12-1 160 122 25 307
122 Purdue (Big Ten) 13 6-7 118 163 26 307
124 Memphis (AAC) 14 8-6 128 155 28 311
125 Louisiana (Sun Belt) 14 7-7 160 134 22 316
126 UConn (AAC) 12 1-11 179 134 12 325
127 South Carolina (SEC) 13 7-6 152 151 27 330
128 Houston (AAC) 13 8-5 152 161 22 335
129 Oklahoma (Big 12) 14 12-2 134 181 27 342


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