COLLEGE FOOTBALL STATISTICS

2019: First Downs Defense

Rank Team G W-L Opp Rush 1st Opp Pass 1st Opp Pen 1st Opp FD
1 Missouri (SEC) 12 6-6 76 91 28 195
1 TCU (Big 12) 12 5-7 81 92 22 195
3 San Diego St. (Mountain West) 13 10-3 67 114 17 198
3 Navy (AAC) 13 11-2 84 102 12 198
5 Buffalo (MAC) 13 8-5 75 105 19 199
6 Utah (Pac-12) 14 11-3 71 116 21 208
7 Northwestern (Big Ten) 12 3-9 81 108 22 211
8 Florida (SEC) 13 11-2 76 121 16 213
9 Iowa (Big Ten) 13 10-3 83 121 12 216
9 Air Force (Mountain West) 13 11-2 77 131 8 216
11 Ohio St. (Big Ten) 14 13-1 99 89 29 217
12 Clemson (ACC) 15 14-1 92 108 18 218
13 Miami (FL) (ACC) 13 6-7 83 106 30 219
14 Georgia (SEC) 14 12-2 69 127 26 222
15 Rice (C-USA) 12 3-9 84 130 10 224
15 Northern Ill. (MAC) 12 5-7 101 103 20 224
15 Kansas St. (Big 12) 13 8-5 96 109 19 224
15 Western Ky. (C-USA) 13 9-4 103 99 22 224
19 Southern Miss. (C-USA) 13 7-6 83 124 18 225
19 Kentucky (SEC) 13 8-5 99 104 22 225
19 Michigan St. (Big Ten) 13 7-6 85 115 25 225
22 Michigan (Big Ten) 13 9-4 95 103 28 226
23 Wisconsin (Big Ten) 14 10-4 78 121 28 227
24 Minnesota (Big Ten) 13 11-2 92 119 18 229
25 Duke (ACC) 12 5-7 110 101 21 232
26 Tulsa (AAC) 12 4-8 103 99 31 233
27 Army West Point (FBS Independent) 13 5-8 110 110 14 234
27 Virginia Tech (ACC) 13 8-5 92 117 25 234
29 Notre Dame (FBS Independent) 13 11-2 118 102 15 235
30 Pittsburgh (ACC) 13 8-5 88 107 41 236
31 Colorado St. (Mountain West) 12 4-8 119 91 28 238
32 Nebraska (Big Ten) 12 5-7 116 109 14 239
33 UAB (C-USA) 14 9-5 88 101 51 240
34 Old Dominion (C-USA) 12 1-11 103 115 23 241
34 Coastal Carolina (Sun Belt) 12 5-7 114 112 15 241
36 Ga. Southern (Sun Belt) 13 7-6 97 127 18 242
37 Iowa St. (Big 12) 13 7-6 105 130 11 246
37 Penn St. (Big Ten) 13 11-2 87 140 19 246
37 South Carolina (SEC) 12 4-8 97 127 22 246
40 Alabama (SEC) 13 11-2 95 121 31 247
41 Indiana (Big Ten) 13 8-5 95 117 36 248
42 Auburn (SEC) 13 9-4 96 120 33 249
43 Tulane (AAC) 13 7-6 109 120 21 250
43 UTEP (C-USA) 12 1-11 106 128 16 250
43 Texas A&M (SEC) 13 8-5 101 127 22 250
46 Charlotte (C-USA) 13 7-6 125 109 18 252
47 North Carolina (ACC) 13 7-6 93 134 26 253
48 South Alabama (Sun Belt) 12 2-10 119 120 16 255
49 NC State (ACC) 12 4-8 87 142 28 257
49 Tennessee (SEC) 13 8-5 117 115 25 257
51 Bowling Green (MAC) 12 3-9 124 114 20 258
51 Appalachian St. (Sun Belt) 14 13-1 97 133 28 258
51 Boise St. (Mountain West) 14 12-2 92 146 20 258
51 Nevada (Mountain West) 13 7-6 110 136 12 258
55 Houston (AAC) 12 4-8 104 137 18 259
55 Washington (Pac-12) 13 8-5 106 130 23 259
55 Texas St. (Sun Belt) 12 3-9 134 104 21 259
58 Purdue (Big Ten) 12 4-8 119 128 14 261
58 UNLV (Mountain West) 12 4-8 106 137 18 261
58 Akron (MAC) 12 0-12 138 106 17 261
58 North Texas (C-USA) 12 4-8 116 120 25 261
58 Colorado (Pac-12) 12 5-7 97 150 14 261
63 Fresno St. (Mountain West) 12 4-8 122 121 19 262
63 UCF (AAC) 13 10-3 111 120 31 262
65 UCLA (Pac-12) 12 4-8 88 156 19 263
66 Mississippi St. (SEC) 13 6-7 108 136 20 264
66 Vanderbilt (SEC) 12 3-9 131 109 24 264
68 Texas Tech (Big 12) 12 4-8 98 147 20 265
68 Ball St. (MAC) 12 5-7 110 135 20 265
68 Troy (Sun Belt) 12 5-7 106 139 20 265
71 Virginia (ACC) 14 9-5 117 125 24 266
71 Wyoming (Mountain West) 13 8-5 90 154 22 266
73 Oregon (Pac-12) 14 12-2 94 139 34 267
73 Ole Miss (SEC) 12 4-8 104 146 17 267
73 Marshall (C-USA) 13 8-5 106 132 29 267
73 BYU (FBS Independent) 13 7-6 123 127 17 267
77 New Mexico (Mountain West) 12 2-10 101 143 25 269
77 Louisiana Tech (C-USA) 13 10-3 97 153 19 269
79 Ohio (MAC) 13 7-6 123 127 20 270
80 UTSA (C-USA) 12 4-8 112 133 26 271
80 West Virginia (Big 12) 12 5-7 122 130 19 271
80 Georgia Tech (ACC) 12 3-9 143 106 22 271
80 Arkansas (SEC) 12 2-10 121 130 20 271
80 Oklahoma St. (Big 12) 13 8-5 117 135 19 271
85 Wake Forest (ACC) 13 8-5 109 149 14 272
85 Fla. Atlantic (C-USA) 14 11-3 94 145 33 272
87 Rutgers (Big Ten) 12 2-10 119 126 28 273
87 Liberty (FBS Independent) 13 8-5 118 124 31 273
87 California (Pac-12) 13 8-5 99 159 15 273
87 Arizona St. (Pac-12) 13 8-5 94 155 24 273
91 Stanford (Pac-12) 12 4-8 102 153 19 274
91 South Fla. (AAC) 12 4-8 154 93 27 274
93 Central Mich. (MAC) 14 8-6 102 146 27 275
94 Maryland (Big Ten) 12 3-9 122 137 17 276
95 Toledo (MAC) 12 6-6 119 135 23 277
95 FIU (C-USA) 13 6-7 141 110 26 277
95 Illinois (Big Ten) 13 6-7 131 124 22 277
98 Oklahoma (Big 12) 14 12-2 98 138 42 278
98 Middle Tenn. (C-USA) 12 4-8 128 138 12 278
98 East Carolina (AAC) 12 4-8 125 133 20 278
101 Cincinnati (AAC) 14 11-3 114 127 38 279
102 San Jose St. (Mountain West) 12 5-7 154 108 18 280
103 Temple (AAC) 13 8-5 121 124 36 281
104 Memphis (AAC) 14 12-2 134 120 28 282
105 La.-Monroe (Sun Belt) 12 5-7 157 105 21 283
105 Syracuse (ACC) 12 5-7 119 137 27 283
105 Baylor (Big 12) 14 11-3 114 148 21 283
105 New Mexico St. (FBS Independent) 12 2-10 147 120 16 283
105 LSU (SEC) 15 15-0 87 158 38 283
110 UConn (AAC) 12 2-10 130 126 28 284
111 Louisville (ACC) 13 8-5 127 137 22 286
112 Georgia St. (Sun Belt) 13 7-6 143 126 18 287
113 Eastern Mich. (MAC) 13 6-7 138 134 17 289
114 Oregon St. (Pac-12) 12 5-7 114 149 28 291
115 Texas (Big 12) 13 8-5 100 164 28 292
116 Arizona (Pac-12) 12 4-8 122 145 26 293
116 Western Mich. (MAC) 13 7-6 117 153 23 293
118 Louisiana (Sun Belt) 14 11-3 147 120 29 296
119 Washington St. (Pac-12) 13 6-7 131 139 27 297
119 Southern California (Pac-12) 13 8-5 124 141 32 297
121 Miami (OH) (MAC) 14 8-6 142 132 27 301
122 SMU (AAC) 13 10-3 105 167 30 302
123 Utah St. (Mountain West) 13 7-6 148 138 18 304
124 Boston College (ACC) 13 6-7 127 166 13 306
125 Florida St. (ACC) 13 6-7 105 163 41 309
125 Kansas (Big 12) 12 3-9 151 138 20 309
127 Massachusetts (FBS Independent) 12 1-11 162 135 14 311
128 Arkansas St. (Sun Belt) 13 8-5 127 157 31 315
129 Kent St. (MAC) 13 7-6 168 129 27 324
130 Hawaii (Mountain West) 15 10-5 156 157 28 341


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