Third Down Attempts Leaders

 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
1Air Force261203471110022644.2273871.163568
2Northwestern302941802810122145.7122060.073584
3East Carolina277124139149120943.571353.8101806
 Texas332128175299420945.081457.193802
5Middle Tennessee251110127147320835.182138.181745
6Texas A&M3381391722710420750.281942.199901
7Wyoming227101105217220635.0112642.382732
8Bowling Green28272188229320445.682138.170611
9Oklahoma303110154398120240.172035.01071044
10Nebraska22698111177720138.35862.5100894
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
11Georgia Tech287213571710419952.3152755.683644
12Navy26721040179119646.4192867.948415
13Connecticut254119124117919440.7121675.051386
 Alabama289153117197619439.2101758.869598
15Kentucky24814389167519338.9172373.958502
 Ohio State25014292168119342.04944.471543
 Ohio21986109246219332.171838.986757
 Florida Intl21675116256719334.7102638.593708
19Vanderbilt1949884126819235.461346.275590
20Iowa State252122120107919141.471258.371648
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Clemson245114118137419138.741526.769629
 Houston424110297179819151.3142070.063571
 Marshall24496126228119142.431127.394885
24Colorado22171127236718935.5122646.2107903
25South Carolina23992131167018837.2122450.080695
26Arizona263108135207718641.4112347.870544
 Maryland19470113116818636.6112544.065538
 North Carolina228108106146918637.191560.081735
 New Mexico21766128235618630.1173253.178701
 Utah245115118127018637.651631.3100871
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
31UCLA22673135186318534.181553.381711
 Missouri268102142246818536.8112055.069716
33Rutgers21189103196318434.271838.981574
 Louisiana Lafayette240102120187818442.4121963.265590
 Central Michigan337134183209218450.04944.474704
 Troy311101191198018443.541723.5106888
37Duke22958155166818337.2112055.057494
 Miami (OH)25273159207118338.8112250.075605
 Oregon State27891171168418345.9111861.1100772
 Iowa23294117217018338.321216.757447
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
41Penn State273114142178818248.43650.055401
42New Mexico State16110148125518130.492045.067587
 Rice21687103265618130.9112250.069523
 Utah State255121117176518135.9131968.489853
45Wisconsin274135129108518047.281266.769616
46Minnesota20774121126117934.151533.380678
 Oklahoma State249127102206617936.9102147.696817
48Virginia1847595146017833.721414.368659
 UCF249105131136717837.691369.251473
 Miami (FL)27596168117917844.492045.093703
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Western Michigan25577159197417841.6112544.056487
52Auburn266138118107117740.141428.696837
 California263106136216417736.241040.068642
 Florida314158142148717749.2111764.795735
 Ole Miss266122132127317741.2101952.671549
 Purdue2368214597517742.461735.364495
57Kansas28196165207617643.2111573.371571
 Northern Illinois23212787187617643.271258.370579
 Tennessee272122136147017639.8132552.063516
60Wake Forest267100145227717544.071353.870580
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Tulsa248102134126817538.931618.858582
 Fresno State275130127187717544.0223268.857537
 Toledo25492148147217541.1162080.097841
64Boise State311123166226617437.9172277.387759
 Indiana2176714196817439.181553.370598
 Illinois23712599136817439.1121866.779739
 Southern Mississippi287129138207317442.0111957.9101900
68West Virginia243122109127317342.231225.067574
 Army17511645145017328.971546.765517
 Texas Tech33576238217117341.0223268.81171064
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
71South Florida226113100137217241.9101471.491749
 Boston College21491102215217230.271163.664534
 Temple24513982246217236.071741.268557
 Pittsburgh250113121167417243.081457.167656
 Virginia Tech23112496117417243.041233.375634
 Eastern Michigan1768877116517237.891752.966551
77Louisville21490103216317136.882040.079691
78Michigan State25885154196217036.571353.883720
 Louisiana Monroe239107114187317042.97977.890733
80Arizona State21882112245216930.8122254.51111016
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 BYU291103169199416955.651338.593888
 Washington24598123247816946.291560.083704
83San Diego State21550145207116842.351050.067570
 Washington State1595187214016823.871546.780681
 Oregon263147102145916835.1152268.295815
86Georgia22696116146616739.581457.1104864
 Michigan23512010786616739.571936.858517
 Memphis243121107155916735.351729.482700
 Baylor21074116206016735.982040.094758
 Louisiana Tech241123103157016741.991656.371658
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Tulane2078111797316743.771838.959497
92San Josť State19259108255516633.161637.574554
 Ball State1879475185616633.791947.461463
 Buffalo264100139256916641.651533.364666
 Kent State20388103124816628.971643.878669
 UNLV25291133287716646.481650.063579
97Florida Atlantic291109162207516545.571936.899840
98North Texas249104125206916442.141330.880695
 Kansas State22112080215616434.1142458.384723
100Arkansas25589147195416233.3102050.085699
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
101SMU25573156265016131.151145.594766
102Florida State282118146187416046.351145.589811
 LSU226100109176116038.131225.086633
 Mississippi State22914078115316033.1142556.066535
105Nevada310195104117915949.7111668.887783
106Idaho287100158297615848.1101471.487769
 TCU310164126206515841.141040.072679
 UTEP26293142276515841.181553.391842
109Stanford275141118167015744.6101758.872685
 USC23710612295615735.771741.290798
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
111Notre Dame293106166216415641.091656.375646
112NC State26690147296915444.871936.864519
113Colorado State22093110175315035.391850.069611
114Hawaii28074189176714945.021711.876614
 Akron1988892184814932.231421.470610
116Syracuse22582124194714831.851241.772599
117Western Kentucky21411183204614731.361735.385682
118Arkansas State20810191164814433.381844.490721
119Cincinnati26989164165814340.691369.263589
120UAB22912099105214136.9010.089773
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