First Downs Leaders

 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
1Montana34621814944.402.0102953
2Sam Houston State33700000.000.01211069
3Eastern Washington32200000.000.0103957
4James Madison3192010291369.211100.0100847
5Furman31800000.000.071625
6Southeastern Louisiana30000000.000.095827
7William & Mary29700000.000.064549
8Southern Illinois28500000.000.082707
9Delaware28300000.000.081669
10Georgia Southern27900000.000.073588
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
11New Hampshire27600000.000.093752
12Florida A&M26500000.000.082780
13Alabama State26200000.000.096794
14Idaho State24800000.000.095892
15Drake24700000.000.072584
16Montana State24600000.000.080741
17Lafayette24400000.000.047417
 Southern University24400000.000.078775
19Hampton24100000.000.0107939
 Northwestern State24100000.000.01301167
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
21San Diego24000000.000.066582
 South Carolina State24000000.000.085692
23Northeastern23700000.000.078718
24Villanova23500000.000.069580
 Morgan State23500000.000.086876
26Southern Utah23300000.000.0102929
 Appalachian State23300000.000.069524
28Eastern Illinois23200000.000.090714
 McNeese State23200000.000.0111942
30Hofstra23100000.000.079694
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
31Lehigh22800000.000.066565
32Jacksonville State22700000.000.090962
 Samford22700000.000.068510
34Northern Iowa22500000.000.064558
35Illinois State22200000.000.083649
36Rhode Island22100000.000.065555
 Dayton22100000.000.054506
 Tennessee Tech22100000.000.069601
39Harvard21900000.000.069620
40Gardner-Webb21800000.000.085871
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
41Charleston Southern21400000.000.084563
 Robert Morris21400000.000.099928
 Stephen F. Austin21400000.000.068659
44Portland State21200000.000.01161050
45Chattanooga21100000.000.097847
 Coastal Carolina21100000.000.089869
 Duquesne21100000.000.065560
 Mississippi Valley State21100000.000.074799
49Holy Cross21000000.000.056489
50Grambling State20900000.000.0106764
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
51Murray State20700000.000.079774
 Savannah State20700000.000.071544
 St. Francis U20700000.000.082629
54Wofford20600000.000.058430
55Pennsylvania20400000.000.053475
 Richmond20400000.000.067546
57Colgate20300000.000.055559
 Southeast Missouri State20300000.000.087822
59Indiana State20200000.000.061506
 Bethune-Cookman20200000.000.0100898
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
61Bucknell20100000.000.062523
62Missouri State19900000.000.060573
63Albany19800000.000.081684
64Cal Poly19600000.000.068642
 Maine19600000.000.078674
 Alabama A&M19600000.000.080718
 Northern Colorado19600000.000.069597
68Monmouth19500000.000.078636
 Western Illinois19500000.000.076603
70Towson19300000.000.072630
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Brown19300000.000.046446
 Youngstown State19300000.000.064542
73La Salle19100000.000.062535
 Liberty19100000.000.089724
 Northern Arizona19100000.000.078699
76Massachusetts19000000.000.0111946
 Stony Brook19000000.000.082759
 Wagner19000000.000.083745
79Alcorn State18900000.000.064512
80Tennessee State18800000.000.0105813
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
81Texas State18600000.000.091737
82Columbia18500000.000.049401
 Delaware State18500000.000.086720
84Fordham18400000.000.074791
85Howard18100000.000.070763
 Valparaiso18100000.000.072642
 Western Carolina18100000.000.062576
88Morehead State18000000.000.095840
89Austin Peay17900000.000.058473
90Tennessee-Martin17800000.000.058551
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
91Weber State17700000.000.089785
92Eastern Kentucky17200000.000.082638
93Virginia Military Institute17100000.000.066509
94Nicholls State17000000.000.097832
95Sacramento State16900000.000.0102869
 Yale16900000.000.051372
 Elon16900000.000.048390
98Princeton16800000.000.056581
99North Carolina A&T16700000.000.091732
100Butler16400000.000.043443
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Prairie View A&M16400000.000.087731
102Georgetown16300000.000.074613
 Iona16300000.000.080707
 Central Connecticut State16300000.000.070629
105Jacksonville16200000.000.077809
106Jackson State16000000.000.078702
107Marist15800000.000.052481
108Cornell15500000.000.063506
 Sacred Heart15500000.000.081725
110Citadel15100000.000.053457
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
111Davidson14800000.000.038364
 St. Peter's14800000.000.072649
113Norfolk State14400000.000.070585
114Arkansas-Pine Bluff14100000.000.070599
115Dartmouth13700000.000.047342
116Texas Southern11700000.000.085627
117Florida Atlantic11140640329633.341136.400
118Florida International5622320143737.802.000
119Western Kentucky134802825.002.000
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