COLLEGE FOOTBALL STATISTICS

FCS: First Downs Defense

Rank Team G W-L Opp Rush 1st Opp Pass 1st Opp Pen 1st Opp FD
1 Princeton (Ivy League) 10 9-1 51 91 7 149
2 Dartmouth (Ivy League) 10 9-1 57 82 17 156
3 Chattanooga (SoCon) 11 6-5 76 72 18 166
4 Duquesne (NEC) 10 7-3 61 92 20 173
4 Sacred Heart (NEC) 12 8-4 93 64 16 173
6 Harvard (Ivy League) 10 8-2 47 103 24 174
7 Penn (Ivy League) 10 3-7 72 86 18 176
8 Weber St. (Big Sky) 11 6-5 64 97 16 177
8 Yale (Ivy League) 10 5-5 62 87 28 177
10 Florida A&M (SWAC) 12 9-3 60 90 28 178
10 Mercer (SoCon) 10 7-3 83 85 10 178
12 San Diego (Pioneer) 11 7-4 72 95 12 179
13 Delaware St. (MEAC) 11 5-6 68 87 25 180
14 Delaware (CAA) 11 5-6 74 92 16 182
15 Richmond (CAA) 11 6-5 68 103 15 186
16 Alabama St. (SWAC) 11 5-6 79 84 25 188
17 Charleston So. (Big South) 10 4-6 62 109 19 190
17 UNI (MVFC) 12 6-6 64 114 12 190
19 Columbia (Ivy League) 10 7-3 74 101 16 191
19 Stony Brook (CAA) 11 5-6 69 104 18 191
21 Drake (Pioneer) 10 2-8 90 91 11 192
22 Cornell (Ivy League) 10 2-8 75 98 22 195
22 Stetson (Pioneer) 10 3-7 78 97 20 195
24 North Dakota (MVFC) 11 5-6 91 94 12 197
25 Georgetown (Patriot) 10 2-8 87 93 18 198
25 Holy Cross (Patriot) 13 10-3 67 101 30 198
25 Murray St. (OVC) 11 6-5 88 94 16 198
28 Alabama A&M (SWAC) 10 7-3 79 102 18 199
28 Alcorn (SWAC) 11 6-5 80 102 17 199
30 Bryant (NEC) 11 7-4 68 114 20 202
30 Jackson St. (SWAC) 13 11-2 84 86 32 202
30 Tennessee St. (OVC) 11 5-6 89 91 22 202
33 Illinois St. (MVFC) 11 4-7 82 104 17 203
34 Albany (NY) (CAA) 11 2-9 99 85 21 205
34 Elon (CAA) 11 6-5 81 114 10 205
34 Villanova (CAA) 13 10-3 90 92 23 205
37 Lamar University (WAC) 10 1-9 92 101 13 206
37 Mississippi Val. (SWAC) 11 4-7 80 108 18 206
39 Furman (SoCon) 11 6-5 86 106 15 207
39 North Dakota St. (MVFC) 15 14-1 72 118 17 207
41 Lafayette (Patriot) 11 3-8 88 105 15 208
41 William & Mary (CAA) 11 6-5 72 123 13 208
43 Eastern Ill. (OVC) 11 1-10 102 89 18 209
43 Norfolk St. (MEAC) 11 6-5 76 115 18 209
43 Tennessee Tech (OVC) 11 3-8 91 99 19 209
46 Prairie View (SWAC) 12 7-5 103 92 15 210
47 Lehigh (Patriot) 11 3-8 91 104 16 211
48 Howard (MEAC) 11 3-8 96 101 15 212
49 Austin Peay (OVC) 11 6-5 85 106 22 213
49 Colgate (Patriot) 11 5-6 101 101 11 213
49 Eastern Ky. (ASUN) 11 7-4 87 111 15 213
49 Marist (Pioneer) 10 5-5 95 109 9 213
49 Sam Houston (WAC) 12 11-1 55 133 25 213
54 Presbyterian (Pioneer) 11 2-9 106 92 16 214
54 South Dakota (MVFC) 12 7-5 78 124 12 214
56 N.C. A&T (Big South) 11 5-6 72 108 35 215
57 Central Conn. St. (NEC) 11 4-7 82 110 24 216
57 Davidson (Pioneer) 11 8-3 87 102 27 216
57 Monmouth (Big South) 11 7-4 79 113 24 216
60 Butler (Pioneer) 11 3-8 109 99 9 217
60 Towson (CAA) 11 4-7 96 101 20 217
62 Robert Morris (Big South) 10 4-6 100 103 15 218
63 James Madison (CAA) 14 12-2 80 117 22 219
63 Valparaiso (Pioneer) 11 4-7 85 110 24 219
65 Central Ark. (ASUN) 11 5-6 96 97 27 220
65 SFA (WAC) 12 8-4 89 101 30 220
67 Grambling (SWAC) 11 4-7 94 114 13 221
67 Saint Francis (PA) (NEC) 11 5-6 107 89 25 221
69 Kennesaw St. (Big South) 13 11-2 74 128 20 222
69 McNeese (Southland) 11 4-7 73 123 26 222
69 Rhode Island (CAA) 11 7-4 96 111 15 222
72 Abilene Christian (WAC) 11 5-6 107 101 15 223
72 Brown (Ivy League) 10 2-8 89 118 16 223
72 Maine (CAA) 11 6-5 89 107 27 223
72 Sacramento St. (Big Sky) 12 9-3 94 107 22 223
76 Southeast Mo. St. (OVC) 11 4-7 93 117 14 224
77 Gardner-Webb (Big South) 11 4-7 106 102 17 225
77 Missouri St. (MVFC) 12 8-4 72 125 28 225
77 South Carolina St. (MEAC) 12 7-5 85 117 23 225
80 Dayton (Pioneer) 10 6-4 79 130 18 227
80 LIU (NEC) 10 2-8 102 115 10 227
80 Nicholls (Southland) 11 6-5 83 125 19 227
80 The Citadel (SoCon) 11 4-7 114 99 13 227
84 Northern Colo. (Big Sky) 11 3-8 102 113 15 230
84 Portland St. (Big Sky) 11 5-6 89 118 23 230
84 VMI (SoCon) 11 6-5 124 92 14 230
87 Indiana St. (MVFC) 11 5-6 108 102 21 231
87 Western Ill. (MVFC) 11 2-9 114 100 17 231
89 Southern U. (SWAC) 11 4-7 104 106 22 232
89 Youngstown St. (MVFC) 10 3-7 98 110 24 232
91 Jacksonville St. (ASUN) 11 5-6 99 116 21 236
92 Campbell (Big South) 11 3-8 94 119 24 237
93 Hampton (Big South) 11 5-6 87 129 22 238
93 Idaho St. (Big Sky) 11 1-10 104 119 15 238
93 N.C. Central (MEAC) 11 6-5 105 114 19 238
96 Morgan St. (MEAC) 11 2-9 105 120 14 239
96 UT Martin (OVC) 13 10-3 96 122 21 239
96 Wagner (NEC) 11 0-11 110 103 26 239
99 Morehead St. (Pioneer) 11 7-4 105 113 22 240
100 New Hampshire (CAA) 11 3-8 107 124 11 242
101 Idaho (Big Sky) 11 4-7 106 119 19 244
102 Ark.-Pine Bluff (SWAC) 11 2-9 97 129 19 245
102 Montana (Big Sky) 13 10-3 71 151 23 245
104 Montana St. (Big Sky) 15 12-3 104 132 11 247
105 Bethune-Cookman (SWAC) 11 2-9 108 122 18 248
105 Northwestern St. (Southland) 11 3-8 102 127 19 248
107 Western Caro. (SoCon) 11 4-7 128 102 21 251
108 Northern Ariz. (Big Sky) 11 5-6 93 136 23 252
109 Bucknell (Patriot) 11 1-10 147 97 13 257
109 Texas Southern (SWAC) 10 2-8 117 118 22 257
111 Wofford (SoCon) 11 1-10 138 112 8 258
112 ETSU (SoCon) 13 11-2 108 136 16 260
112 Eastern Wash. (Big Sky) 13 10-3 110 125 25 260
112 Southern Utah (Big Sky) 11 1-10 115 126 19 260
115 UC Davis (Big Sky) 12 8-4 109 136 19 264
116 Samford (SoCon) 11 4-7 131 116 19 267
117 Southern Ill. (MVFC) 13 8-5 132 112 24 268
118 Cal Poly (Big Sky) 11 2-9 138 116 18 272
119 Southeastern La. (Southland) 13 9-4 102 153 29 284
120 Fordham (Patriot) 11 6-5 134 132 22 288
121 Houston Baptist (Southland) 11 0-11 132 135 25 292
121 South Dakota St. (MVFC) 15 11-4 102 169 21 292
123 UIW (Southland) 13 10-3 131 155 25 311
Reclassifying
- St. Thomas (MN) (Pioneer) 10 7-3 72 79 15 166
- Merrimack (NEC) 11 5-6 110 66 34 210
- Tarleton St. (WAC) 11 6-5 110 99 27 236
- North Ala. (Big South) 11 3-8 117 113 21 251
- Dixie St. (WAC) 11 1-10 133 103 19 255


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