Third Down Attempts Leaders

 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
1Iowa State273124127228922140.3162955.288680
2Georgia296121155209321842.7112055.086664
3Clemson314115182179421743.391947.462562
 Louisiana Tech260111133167921736.4101758.888769
5Southern Miss327152149268921341.8111861.1108879
6Ohio326156152189920847.691369.285810
7Texas262146101159020643.791850.084722
8Virginia Tech294146133159420545.992045.082737
9Houston3931152582010320350.7142653.885699
10Michigan State27399159157820238.6101855.694770
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Rutgers25680148287420236.6111861.188581
12North Carolina State23977140228720143.3112347.860440
13San Diego State281114148199020045.092339.160534
 Tulane22889123167520037.5102147.672642
15Louisiana-Lafayette24582142217619838.4111573.399859
 Wyoming254113123188519842.9101952.663613
17Indiana240107115188019640.8112152.481710
 Purdue267127123177919640.34944.496782
19Kansas State25513890278219542.181172.761465
20Nebraska264143100218219442.391656.385683
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Oklahoma336117206138019441.291464.364592
 Marshall21182118117019436.141625.072544
 Illinois251123109198219442.392142.964549
24Penn State238116107157019336.3101855.664585
 Pittsburgh25999143176519333.751241.768511
 Virginia272110149137919340.9102245.568535
27New Mexico State26494154167619239.671741.290681
 Rice21910994167019236.541428.656446
 Nevada345169156208819245.8112250.089730
30Texas A&M345134189228819146.121020.091855
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Brigham Young306123159249819151.371450.075653
 Texas Tech314103192199219148.292045.092778
33Colorado24181135256818936.081747.1103866
 Duke23567145237618940.2223661.155467
 Wake Forest262102146146718935.5132552.063566
36Louisville2149311657418839.471741.290735
 Kansas22611493197318838.8162661.569540
38Western Kentucky21810891198118743.361540.089732
 Arkansas State277110154137818741.7162661.583706
40Northwestern305136151188918647.8172860.756492
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Utah State27316397139018648.4101855.680778
 Mississippi State240123101167218638.791850.071567
43Idaho18764105185418529.291656.376714
 Vanderbilt22312182206318534.1152075.080648
 North Texas21494105157018537.881942.160497
 Buffalo23899118216318534.1142751.967627
47Arkansas27793166187818442.4111668.880593
 Missouri315175126147318439.7101758.870593
 Oklahoma State33799222169018448.981553.372656
 Memphis18261107145718431.041136.457523
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Northern Illinois323150146278518446.2101283.371698
52Cincinnati255117115236918337.761346.267607
 Oregon339188131208218344.8143145.2100910
54Georgia Tech26520055109818253.8101952.658480
 Louisiana-Monroe24379139257118239.0112642.362521
56Air Force30120478198518147.0263281.361562
 Middle Tennessee23798127127218139.872626.952466
 South Carolina24814690127818143.1233174.282633
59UCLA261119119236518036.1102343.591811
 Tulsa287124146177518041.761442.952466
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Washington State27976174297518041.771936.877731
 West Virginia30191187237318040.691850.080697
 Akron1898191175018027.8132454.263523
64California279102145327317940.882334.898941
 Fresno State269110137226717937.4101855.688809
66Arizona State30893185306917838.8102050.01041037
 East Carolina27182179108217846.1151978.959550
68Syracuse22879133167517742.481747.177734
 Kent State1435870155017728.231717.670713
70Hawaii29267197287917644.9121963.279597
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Kentucky1708467195117629.092339.159467
 Utah2139693245917633.591560.074672
73San Jose State23454163176917539.431030.040378
 Stanford325131172229217552.6111291.781717
 South Florida293128142237017540.061154.585721
 UNLV18110165154917528.0122646.278729
77Notre Dame308116162308117446.66785.782758
 Maryland243107122146217435.6132944.849434
79Ole Miss1869779105717332.972035.080684
 New Mexico1878289165317330.6112347.881567
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Ohio State22112776186717338.761250.070572
 Florida International22595110206217335.861442.991768
83Connecticut20780108194917228.541040.063502
 Boise State334108202248817251.2152462.569614
 Washington274103148237917245.991656.378773
 Toledo282129138158317248.381457.183707
87Auburn22712986126117135.761250.075676
 Miami (OH)24067161127017140.982138.169546
 Navy25520140148117147.4153050.028240
 Tennessee21672126187017140.9112839.369561
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
91LSU26914697267617044.74666.786668
 Wisconsin326164144189317054.771070.066545
 Troy21459142136517038.271936.877603
94TCU281134127208816952.191181.872685
 Western Michigan32086204307216942.6182669.290716
96Michigan27114997258016847.6101758.853458
 Alabama281134135127816846.491369.249369
 Southern Methodist24662164206816840.561735.380657
99Oregon State23755160226716740.181747.189824
100UAB24286136206716640.421315.459509
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
 Boston College19177103116216637.391752.950411
 Iowa265104138236616639.8112152.462463
103Arizona30878203277116443.3142653.895786
 Colorado State21911089205616434.1112642.382719
 Bowling Green23481143105916436.082532.057490
106Temple22814370157616246.991752.964497
 Ball State22784123206616240.781361.552416
 UTEP23796122196316238.9142263.655460
109Baylor378176176267316145.3192770.492837
 Central Michigan23678145135716135.461540.057565
 FIRST DOWNSTHIRD DOWNSFOURTH DOWNSPENALTIES
RKTEAMTOTALRUSHPASSPENMADEATTPCTMADEATTPCTTOTALYDS
111Minnesota19510481106116038.1122254.568593
112Florida22295106215115932.161154.5100773
113North Carolina24994142136415840.561346.270623
 Army2542182797215845.6183452.949436
 UCF252113128117015844.3102147.668587
 Eastern Michigan19312853126315839.971163.685724
117Florida State24792134215915438.32728.6103875
118Florida Atlantic1666685154415129.181844.487781
119USC295111155297214948.391656.371600
120Miami (FL)22085118176314842.681747.169508
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