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Bowl Subdivision (FBS) National Team Report
Defense Third-down Efficiency

Year: 2009Thru: 01/07/10 Minimum Pct. of Games Played
RankName3rd-down Attempts3rd-down ConversionsPct
1Texas20053 26.50
2TCU19452 26.80
3North Carolina18053 29.44
4Arizona St.17251 29.65
5Mississippi19257 29.69
6Alabama19458 29.90
6Florida19458 29.90
8Oklahoma20762 29.95
9Utah19559 30.26
10Rutgers17854 30.34
11Boise St.19259 30.73
12Ohio St.18858 30.85
13Air Force17554 30.86
14Penn St.19261 31.77
15Nebraska22372 32.29
16West Virginia19563 32.31
17Auburn19263 32.81
18UCLA17859 33.15
19Boston College19767 34.01
20Oklahoma St.19165 34.03
21Colorado17058 34.12
21Navy17058 34.12
23Northwestern16657 34.34
24Virginia Tech19769 35.03
25Arizona17963 35.20
25Temple17963 35.20
27Wisconsin17361 35.26
28Tulsa18666 35.48
28Syracuse15555 35.48
30Iowa19971 35.68
31Middle Tenn.21075 35.71
32Tennessee18466 35.87
33California18868 36.17
34Mississippi St.15456 36.36
35Virginia18166 36.46
36Bowling Green17564 36.57
37Arkansas18066 36.67
38LSU20475 36.76
39Miami (FL)16862 36.90
40Michigan18368 37.16
41Louisiana Tech16160 37.27
42Oregon St.16662 37.35
43Texas A&M18469 37.50
44Iowa St.17365 37.57
45La.-Monroe17064 37.65
46South Carolina19172 37.70
46Georgia18369 37.70
48Southern California19674 37.76
49Pittsburgh18068 37.78
50North Texas16462 37.80
51Oregon21180 37.91
52Army15760 38.22
53Ohio21783 38.25
53Kent St.18370 38.25
55BYU18872 38.30
56Marshall18069 38.33
57Vanderbilt19374 38.34
58Maryland17266 38.37
59Connecticut19073 38.42
60Central Mich.20579 38.54
61Troy18973 38.62
62Western Mich.16865 38.69
63South Fla.17568 38.86
64Clemson21383 38.97
65Ball St.16464 39.02
66Wyoming17970 39.11
67Notre Dame15762 39.49
68East Carolina20079 39.50
69Cincinnati20581 39.51
69Nevada16264 39.51
71Kentucky18975 39.68
72Fresno St.16666 39.76
73Texas Tech20180 39.80
74Kansas17871 39.89
75Memphis16566 40.00
76Louisville14960 40.27
77Arkansas St.17169 40.35
78Washington14659 40.41
79Miami (OH)15061 40.67
80Purdue17772 40.68
81Kansas St.15664 41.03
82Georgia Tech17371 41.04
83Fla. Atlantic13857 41.30
84Washington St.14460 41.67
85Northern Ill.17473 41.95
86Southern Miss.18879 42.02
87Utah St.16871 42.26
87Wake Forest16871 42.26
89SMU18980 42.33
89UCF18980 42.33
91FIU17775 42.37
92North Carolina St.16068 42.50
93Missouri20186 42.79
94Buffalo16872 42.86
95New Mexico St.17776 42.94
95Stanford17776 42.94
97Houston19383 43.01
98Michigan St.20287 43.07
99San Jose St.14363 44.06
100Rice15267 44.08
101Florida St.16171 44.10
102Hawaii16573 44.24
103Minnesota19687 44.39
104Baylor18482 44.57
105Illinois16674 44.58
106UAB16775 44.91
107Duke17177 45.03
108Eastern Mich.14164 45.39
109La.-Lafayette16877 45.83
110Toledo16174 45.96
111San Diego St.18586 46.49
112UTEP17180 46.78
113Indiana16076 47.50
114New Mexico17383 47.98
115Akron17385 49.13
116Tulane14069 49.29
117UNLV15275 49.34
118Western Ky.14978 52.35
119Idaho16889 52.98
120Colorado St.17294 54.65
Reclassifying/Provisional

RankName3rd-down Attempts3rd-down ConversionsPct