Third Down Attempts Leaders

 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
1Nebraska285125144169019945.2142360.974614
 Western Michigan2269712097519937.7172470.884715
3Georgia Tech239116102217519638.361250.086713
 Cincinnati2229212198019640.861346.287750
5Ohio20810480246719434.561346.291757
 Toledo22010698167619439.2193652.883801
7Purdue30591195199019147.151729.474548
8Missouri291104168199219048.491752.959480
9Utah24511112598318744.481942.178694
10East Carolina264104139218018643.0101855.659511
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Bowling Green22611796137618640.9163348.566578
 Penn State243106121167018637.661833.357427
 Alabama24797128227718641.471353.877547
14Boston College25683158157118438.672133.378566
 New Mexico21884123117118438.671353.865544
16UCLA22875131226618336.141136.482781
17Rice25499125306818237.4101758.875557
18Oregon305135151198718148.1112642.398780
 Southern Miss264133106257518141.461833.374584
20Connecticut19910285126318035.0101952.664506
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Michigan251120118137218040.081266.763585
22TCU287149120187917944.151145.593780
 Troy21598107106217934.6162466.779750
24USC27297159168217846.1202871.480650
 Florida State21161134166017833.751145.587684
26Colorado State19671110157217740.7111668.856454
 Notre Dame279103157197017739.5193357.687695
 Oklahoma257110131167117740.171163.669521
 Texas A&M265145103178917750.391656.376613
 Central Michigan26293144257017739.581747.182693
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Northern Illinois245103120226417736.2101952.662513
32Arkansas State22412182217617643.241723.568594
 UCF2318913487617643.2102441.755484
 Kansas State20079109126117634.7102343.591762
35New Mexico State29557215237317541.7264459.187794
 Houston311138163107617543.4193357.692773
 Florida Atlantic21184111166517537.1122254.570613
 Middle Tennessee2079991177017540.061346.272552
39Air Force24116855189517454.6122254.547410
40Arizona1736296155317330.6101566.768573
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Michigan State2229611797317342.251631.381672
 Virginia Tech1967799206217335.831127.377664
 Washington1898196125817333.591947.457476
 Navy27122830138317348.0121963.252438
 Tulane22780133146917339.941428.672584
46Syracuse1837891146317236.631127.370552
47Wake Forest23112095166017135.14666.766614
48North Carolina State19364115145517032.471450.086696
 Rutgers21911291166917040.661154.561502
 Oregon State25294140186217036.5111861.184799
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
51Arizona State249113118186416937.972035.0103845
 Kentucky25494142186216936.7112250.080676
 Miami (OH)21962131265316931.4122941.469656
 Wisconsin245110122137016941.451533.359465
 Illinois1981058496116936.14944.458445
 Louisiana Tech23792126195916934.931520.068612
57Arkansas25014289197016841.741330.882739
 Indiana23383124265616833.382334.859510
 BYU30790199189416856.061154.591719
 Miami (FL)20789104145816834.52825.088805
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Wyoming22097105185416832.1142166.767544
62Florida285117152167416744.391850.0116888
 Minnesota24611412576116736.5182864.368564
 Oklahoma State269141118107416744.3142070.074614
 Virginia1687583105116730.53933.353381
 Kansas22410798196116736.561154.567554
67Duke1947197265016630.182433.371559
 Washington State24381140226216637.392045.066583
 Florida International1493794183916623.572429.286750
70South Florida239106120136216537.6132356.5104921
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Baylor20842143236316538.241136.475625
72Memphis22281117246716440.9142263.652448
 Eastern Michigan1857398144916429.961442.987704
74San Josť St224102101216516339.981553.363491
 California263106143146916342.371353.871620
76San Diego State1748574155516234.091752.968587
 Clemson246132100146916242.661060.054456
 Utah State1697775174616228.461833.364537
 Mississippi State18970101185816235.851533.366624
 Tennessee24984155107816248.161154.564490
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
81Louisville296125150217416146.081266.764572
 Tulsa258111137107416146.0132161.965562
 Iowa261101144166516140.46966.765589
84Northwestern1978595175816036.321118.239336
 Louisiana-Lafayette20311675125516034.4183158.167530
86Colorado1821007395315933.321315.463559
 Georgia2179311686215939.091464.376591
 Ohio State262117135107815949.171163.660545
 North Texas1537564144615928.9142166.776619
90Iowa State22786118236115838.6112445.856429
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Maryland22096109155815836.781553.355483
 Akron20673108254415827.8152755.6110873
93Fresno State20910888135915737.671643.860436
94Auburn22011110096315640.4111478.672595
 Texas283126126316515641.7111668.870631
 Buffalo1797296115015632.151435.770555
97North Carolina19076102125315534.291464.373656
 Temple1384484103815524.542317.474554
 Army1878290155815537.4101566.751432
 Louisiana-Monroe20910890116115539.472035.085648
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 SMU20585101196215540.051338.577637
102Boise State274151111126715443.5172181.076648
103West Virginia27617091157615349.75955.688852
 Ball State20557124245015332.781844.460507
105Kent State1929583144915132.592240.982674
 South Carolina270109142197215147.792045.085673
107Ole Miss1808977144415029.3102343.557454
 UTEP21238152225515036.731323.171631
109UAB2119994184814932.2101855.694702
 Stanford1635889164514930.261833.359418
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Vanderbilt21294101174914932.9112055.047394
 Nevada243125101176414943.0111957.951412
 Texas Tech31063224235514936.9112347.895834
114UNLV19359115194514630.8172763.069613
115LSU284130138167014548.3131776.583657
 Marshall21096101136514544.841040.079673
117Idaho1726992114614332.25955.682785
 Pittsburgh21471129145814340.691752.967517
119Hawaii2405117613458155.661442.966590
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