First Downs Leaders

 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
1Sam Houston State3992071741810822548.0132650.078731
2James Madison329162146219217353.281553.390889
3Jacksonville State327179130188820044.0202774.189799
4Richmond309143153138016149.791181.859608
5Cal Poly2842374078318345.4375172.558604
6Colgate283156114139020643.7314667.467598
7North Dakota State281146118178518645.7142263.671644
8Chattanooga28017791129218051.191656.366640
9Montana State277131125217316344.8243863.282730
 Montana277108147228423635.6183847.473644
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
11Southern Illinois273109141237817245.3121963.267667
12Northern Iowa27215988256819834.381457.187790
13William & Mary270123131168517648.381553.356487
14Southern Utah26999147236118732.6132846.478765
15Coastal Carolina268121131166815743.391560.068638
 Grambling State268111132256516838.781361.589734
17Lehigh266119131168716552.7143342.457527
18Samford26588162156916541.8152268.248489
19Western Illinois263105135239021541.9102343.574698
20Fordham262106137197215845.6101952.685707
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
21Eastern Washington26175168186915544.5162955.281692
22The Citadel26020541148918049.471936.877639
23Charleston Southern25814692206617238.4132259.178609
 Tennessee-Martin25891152157817145.6142458.371581
25Duquesne257107131198218245.141136.477669
 South Dakota State25791136306417436.891752.969566
27Murray State25685154177419338.3132748.163639
 Northern Arizona256102135196616141.0101758.868702
29Alcorn State25115883106315141.791464.31151027
30Prairie View249113112246314344.1193063.390780
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
31Southern248123106195914341.372133.391708
32Holy Cross24771162147616246.9112347.865548
33Morehead State24564163188419343.551435.772567
 Portland State24514385178117845.571258.366588
35Illinois State24413492187217241.9101758.860551
36Idaho State24382141205617532.0153641.754439
 Mercer24312393276715742.7152462.536313
38Central Arkansas242113111187418140.991850.067672
39New Hampshire23999124167018338.3122646.266523
 Stephen F Austin239109108227117041.892142.963621
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
41San Diego23895126177616645.881080.060569
42Harvard23583141116914148.971936.862630
43Bethune-Cookman234110113116214443.181942.11061132
44Sacramento State23367145215816435.481747.157548
 Jacksonville23372144175916236.461540.0101886
46Kennesaw State23215659178015950.3102050.072662
47Brown23059138336715244.1122157.163531
48Northwestern State22710799216616141.0102147.660560
 Bryant22777126244915132.5142850.096928
50Lamar22612780194813336.171838.994822
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
51Butler22470132227617443.741040.066661
 Eastern Kentucky22479127187518241.2102050.070691
53Yale22279124196316837.5122646.287821
54UC Davis22175129176216437.8112055.045372
55Weber State22012084165816834.5102343.569740
56Villanova21911294136614445.8132552.068590
57Liberty21872124226716540.6112055.070628
 Sacred Heart21890112167217541.182433.378672
 Youngstown State2181149596516639.291656.349481
60Princeton21798104156815045.361154.563526
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Abilene Christian21770128196716241.4152853.650420
 McNeese State21712573196216836.9142263.667581
 Northern Colorado21799101175214136.9111861.168609
 VMI21768134157117939.7152951.744370
65Towson216101103127115745.2102638.559514
66Penn21588109185812945.061442.957488
 Campbell21510888195514039.371838.977667
 Drake21587111177018737.4142556.066643
69Eastern Illinois21411186175417830.382433.398816
70Dayton21310395157019935.2111764.763613
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 South Carolina State21397102146517138.051145.51151031
72Hampton21086107175315135.192733.3101935
73Dartmouth20980115145513939.6101855.692784
 Marist20970111285315334.651533.385837
75North Carolina Central20811281154315128.591181.875577
76Indiana State2079795155315733.8101952.678802
 Wofford20716532106015139.7162955.249461
78Western Carolina20583111117316045.641040.066621
79North Carolina A&T20311365256917339.9101758.869632
80Georgetown20170120116716640.471838.953553
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
81Alabama State20011172176216338.0112544.081675
 Jackson State20057126175716833.961154.595953
 Southeast Missouri State20010582136116337.4122060.066634
84North Dakota19911672116115439.641136.463550
 Furman1998396206216338.091464.359533
 South Dakota19910678156917439.791752.968622
87East Tenn. St.19710482116116836.341822.257454
88Bucknell19472105176817439.161931.671587
89Incarnate Word19263106236016735.9122842.953463
90Stetson1917493246117135.761540.085812
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
91Lafayette19049120215115532.9112544.054455
 Monmouth1909183165216232.1213461.857491
93Maine18973104125816934.342119.063561
 Alabama A&M1899577175217330.1123336.463577
95Nicholls State1889876145516333.791850.074697
96Arkansas-Pine Bluff1828083194316226.591947.496783
97Tennessee Tech1817786184715530.361154.555477
98St Francis (PA)1807592134912738.65771.480772
 Valparaiso18059100215316831.5112642.358628
100Columbia1728081115716035.661540.065619
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Southeastern Louisiana1729465135716634.3102050.091755
 Tennessee State1725591265614937.661250.082654
103Delaware1711243986916841.151533.355491
104Mississippi Valley State1707080204516128.041822.295794
 Stony Brook1708476105316831.5192867.975652
106Cornell1686291154613234.871741.275659
 Morgan State1687479156115240.141428.696851
 Norfolk State1685790214916130.492437.564570
109Texas Southern1657275183312227.0132748.172833
110Central Connecticut1637966184714931.561637.575712
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Gardner-Webb1639951134216725.2102147.657540
 Houston Baptist1638565134214728.671838.967578
113Wagner1608459174114129.121118.271662
114Florida A&M1585280264016823.861833.372789
115Elon1564494184415528.431520.055445
116Davidson1545578214416626.582040.061528
117Rhode Island1475570224015725.581942.149504
 Albany1476073145315634.041822.260566
119Austin Peay1466860184116824.4112839.363493
120Missouri State1457456154117124.081553.345439
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
121Delaware State1425669174015026.7102737.091762
122Howard1385470144015825.331520.077663
 Savannah State1387541223315022.0101952.696880
124Robert Morris136735584816828.641526.776786
125Presbyterian College1298132163815324.891947.466609
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