First Downs Leaders

 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
1Eastern Illinois3951532132910223044.3284660.91361055
2Eastern Washington369151205138818348.1132454.295976
3Fordham3641282181810521050.0101855.6106906
4Towson3601841591710020449.0263672.2110936
5Coastal Carolina357199144149919351.381080.089753
6Jacksonville State343187133239223539.1152755.61061001
7North Dakota State3321891291410819455.7121866.773610
8New Hampshire329144167189022140.7142458.371673
9Stephen F. Austin321101190306818836.2102835.7105926
10Prairie View A&M319141159199619748.7122157.1111977
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
11Sam Houston State316188110187618341.5132846.476641
12Southeastern Louisiana3151591332310521349.3112347.8101778
13Butler305136148219020045.0132748.160518
14Richmond29993188188617549.161154.567608
 McNeese State299158126158119541.5142360.982735
16Princeton294121145287617044.7132356.557503
17Portland State293151122207217840.4122941.4109976
18Bethune-Cookman29018489177517941.9193259.41321183
19Central Arkansas28793177177919740.1122744.475736
20South Dakota State285114137348319841.982040.061573
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
21Montana283110147267818242.9162564.061566
22Alcorn State280141125146616939.1142263.686764
23Alabama State279156105186117634.76966.71241108
24Holy Cross273114145148017246.5152560.065521
 Lamar27398149268320041.571838.969606
26Montana State27113412896715742.761154.568609
27Mercer27016684206215041.3162466.761544
28Cal Poly26918569158118543.8142360.965644
 Idaho State26968173287420536.1112250.079761
 Maine269114144118218444.671546.777722
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
31Howard268122124229920847.6172568.087726
32James Madison264129117187318339.992045.078741
 Jacksonville264108143136315839.971741.2106958
 Abilene Christian26496148206214144.0121963.275712
35Liberty263116125226914647.36966.759516
36Samford26282161197518640.361060.072636
37Sacramento State26188152217519538.5152560.075617
 Lehigh261102149107515249.3152075.045399
39Morehead State26097138256218134.3163250.069519
40San Diego25993145217014149.671741.255524
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Appalachian State25992155127116642.882040.081664
 Charleston Southern25917176128519743.181844.495736
43Northwestern State257107116347418440.231127.392765
44Arkansas-Pine Bluff256113120234913436.671936.893744
 Campbell25615094126416339.3163447.1101870
 Charlotte256114118246315939.6112055.070587
47Jackson State25513899187116942.0131681.378620
48Tennessee State253114116238320740.161250.01231072
49Nicholls State252115115227517742.4142556.084696
50Delaware250105132137016941.481457.169630
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
51Murray State248103131146617537.7132161.966587
 Sacred Heart24813497177420037.081172.784855
 Southern University24887135267718841.0122646.299827
 Tennessee-Martin248105125186717638.1132748.1103951
55Southern Illinois246105131108618446.761346.262530
56Marist24288129257115944.771741.278678
57Lafayette23977143196215839.282138.167577
58Villanova23814286105012540.071353.847465
 Furman238109111187318539.581650.064585
 Monmouth238110111177017639.841921.153518
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
61Chattanooga23714482117116044.4122157.147394
 Albany237102113225217729.4204050.078685
 Gardner-Webb237104120137218838.392045.075612
64Georgia Southern23418236167114050.7112055.067642
65Eastern Kentucky23312782248519344.092339.185712
66Elon23270144186118433.291369.265561
 South Carolina State23212196157120035.5122450.094885
68Colgate23112097146214841.981747.140318
69Youngstown State229110108116714745.6101566.748438
70Central Connecticut State22798110199119646.4172665.484700
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
71Citadel22416942136216338.0233663.935310
72Dartmouth2231219576816641.0132454.264607
73South Dakota222100107156218433.782138.181693
 Tennessee Tech22210293276818836.2142556.080547
75Yale221103102166415341.871353.849422
 Southern Utah22191105256619134.681650.063533
77North Dakota22055145207016043.8101758.876664
 Northern Colorado22053150176016536.472626.956527
79Harvard2189611575513740.181361.572568
80Western Illinois21711591116819335.2163447.188754
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
81Georgetown21678121177518141.4122157.182652
 Drake21679122155915837.361931.660529
 Southeast Missouri State21611881176117035.9132552.060524
84Northern Arizona21584117146018033.391656.374740
85Wofford2141693696916841.1183551.450401
 Incarnate Word21410991145415934.0142850.070667
87Western Carolina21388110155717832.081844.475628
88UC Davis21287105206918237.921020.053496
 Bryant21286107196317935.293129.085789
90Brown21190108135114036.4101566.774641
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Northern Iowa21197102126717937.461250.059549
92Missouri State21010588177118338.8101566.761547
93Stony Brook20910197115815238.291850.069617
94Dayton20710096115714938.372035.054522
 Virginia Military Institute20775118145716734.161637.576597
96Alabama A&M2049491196018532.4102638.592914
 Morgan State20412164195915937.1122254.595782
 Norfolk State2049785224717427.0122450.083711
99William & Mary2038999156216437.821118.249386
100Cornell20143140184612736.2111764.772615
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 North Carolina A&T2019678275416133.561637.580748
102Rhode Island1989588156019331.162524.058552
 Valparaiso19857118235216232.182334.857569
104Duquesne19758120197618042.231127.356476
105Delaware State19651129166316737.781650.060432
106Bucknell19510778106116137.991560.054464
107Davidson19058117155817533.1133043.363619
108Pennsylvania1886698245916336.2101662.559521
109Texas Southern1878789115116331.341330.893802
110Indiana State1868290145117728.8122646.254523
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
111Hampton1858584165017927.9112152.4105915
 Wagner1859272215919031.192240.957546
113Grambling State1837888175016131.191656.398964
114Illinois State1828280205916735.381650.064549
115NC Central1816892215417630.771838.9109920
116Robert Morris1787289174214828.451631.375595
117Weber State1768677135920628.6142360.973736
118Savannah State1755898194618225.3102835.789696
119Stetson1697480154617126.9162661.554481
120Presbyterian168827795414138.3111861.167606
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
121Austin Peay1539446134818326.2132259.180645
 Mississippi Valley State1535384165417431.072528.090858
123St. Francis U1468151144916030.671353.878751
124Florida A&M1285559144014926.831127.3101795
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