First Downs Leaders

 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
1Furman35300000.000.069538
2New Hampshire31600000.000.077706
3Texas State31000000.000.095967
4Eastern Washington303517105.000.096893
5Appalachian State30019155152853.601.0106926
6Georgia Southern28600000.000.071526
7Northern Iowa27800000.000.081690
8Gardner-Webb27300000.000.074561
9Illinois State27157006.000.077708
10Grambling State25100000.000.01231158
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
11Richmond24800000.000.075605
 St. Francis U24800000.000.068563
13San Diego24700000.000.071697
14Lehigh24200000.000.061458
15Colgate24100000.000.056498
16Morehead State23800000.000.077676
 Stephen F. Austin23800000.000.084695
18Hampton23700000.000.01131156
 Hofstra23700000.000.070593
20South Carolina State23600000.000.068533
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
21Alabama State23500000.000.075630
22La Salle23200000.000.059506
23Dayton23000000.000.051408
24James Madison22900000.000.055475
25Harvard22800000.000.068569
 Towson22800000.000.069656
 UC Davis22800000.000.069577
28Delaware22400000.000.053413
 Wagner22400000.000.090840
30Montana State22267341428.62366.780748
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
31Rhode Island22100000.000.051662
32Savannah State22000000.000.099769
33Villanova218618461540.006.075728
34Southern Illinois21600091464.300.095732
35Drake21500000.000.068555
 Eastern Kentucky2155711147.100.086688
 Samford21500000.000.069551
38Southeastern Louisiana2121015081650.003.072587
39Coastal Carolina21100000.000.076647
40Tennessee-Martin21000000.000.072654
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
41Lafayette20900000.000.069525
42Norfolk State206115192045.022100.0100757
 Portland State20676000.000.084770
44Indiana State20476251631.300.077533
45Weber State203512381844.401.083712
46Holy Cross20200000.000.052479
 South Dakota State20200000.000.087701
 William & Mary20200000.000.039339
49Cornell20000000.000.084689
 Alabama A&M20000051050.066100.0103859
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Western Illinois20000000.000.091784
52Chattanooga199115200.000.067556
53Northeastern19800000.000.062496
54Yale19700000.000.061561
 Maine19746072133.301.074660
56Butler19500000.000.045366
 Marist19500000.000.062538
 Morgan State19500000.000.074640
 Nicholls State19500000.000.062525
 Wofford19562261442.900.055496
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
61Brown19400000.000.050443
 Monmouth19400000.000.084753
 Youngstown State19400051533.311100.059461
64Montana19343063119.42540.098845
 Charleston Southern19300000.000.072613
66Massachusetts19100000.000.073720
 Eastern Illinois19145021414.300.075736
68Southern University19000000.000.062535
69Bethune-Cookman18900000.000.0117959
70St. Peter's18800000.000.063597
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
71Cal Poly187188141428.61333.364498
 Stony Brook18700000.000.052407
 Valparaiso18700000.000.059439
74North Dakota State18500000.000.069628
 Prairie View A&M18500000.000.087850
76Liberty184713052222.71333.365583
 Virginia Military Institute18457041428.601.064532
78Murray State18200000.000.064557
 Southeast Missouri State18200000.000.0109900
80Alcorn State1810002825.000.085921
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Northern Colorado18178061442.911100.070590
82Jacksonville State17900071450.011100.055512
83Texas Southern17800000.000.073605
84Idaho State17675221414.303.077672
85Davidson17500000.000.037340
86Central Connecticut State17300000.000.084798
87Florida A&M172112013.001.096905
 Princeton17200000.000.073627
 Northern Arizona17200061735.301.093814
90Jackson State17100081747.101.072768
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Missouri State17156331618.822100.062522
92Southern Utah16800000.000.080780
 Robert Morris16800000.000.093844
 Sam Houston State168410531323.111100.070640
 Tennessee State168112121414.301.083659
96Tennessee Tech1651219473122.62540.065550
97Howard16300000.000.080731
98North Carolina A&T16200000.000.091718
99Albany15800000.000.066529
100Sacramento State15552204.000.099856
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
101Arkansas-Pine Bluff15400000.000.088836
 Duquesne15400000.000.075764
 Mississippi Valley State154000122060.01250.075691
104Jacksonville15300000.000.072603
 McNeese State15359111010.001.074686
106Bucknell15200000.000.046392
 Sacred Heart15200000.000.057529
108Pennsylvania15100000.000.052886
109Dartmouth14900000.000.054466
110Fordham14800000.000.063480
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
111Iona14200000.000.076740
112Austin Peay13700000.000.060484
113Georgetown13500000.000.052539
 Citadel13500021216.700.059478
115Delaware State13400000.000.0101944
116Columbia13300000.000.038355
117Elon12563051338.500.052484
118Northwestern State11900000.000.0111866
119Western Carolina9500000.000.067551
120Western Kentucky3318120112544.003.000
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