You Are Here > > > > > Career Rush Attempts

Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free!

Big Eight Conference Career Leaders and Records for Rush Attempts

  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
  • Read more about our data coverage.

From 1956 to 1995

Rank Player Att From To Last School
1.Thurman Thomas* 956 1984 1987 Oklahoma State
2.Steve Owens* 922 1967 1969 Oklahoma
3.Terry Miller* 871 1974 1977 Oklahoma State
4.Tony Sands 777 1988 1991 Kansas
5.Dexter Green* 759 1975 1978 Iowa State
6.Ernest Anderson* 740 1979 1983 Oklahoma State
7.Mike Strachan* 729 1972 1974 Iowa State
8.Eric Bieniemy 699 1987 1990 Colorado
9.Mike Rozier 668 1981 1983 Nebraska
10.Joe Washington 656 1972 1975 Oklahoma
11.Shawn Jones* 649 1980 1984 Oklahoma State
12.Dwight Nichols 638 1957 1959 Iowa State
13.Joe Henderson 627 1985 1988 Iowa State
14.Jeff Kinney* 592 1969 1971 Nebraska
15.Dwayne Crutchfield 591 1980 1981 Iowa State
16.Dave Hoppmann 588 1960 1962 Iowa State
17.Lee Rouson 581 1981 1984 Colorado
18.Darrell Wallace 574 1984 1987 Missouri
19.Tony Davis* 568 1972 1975 Nebraska
20.Bob Anderson* 566 1967 1969 Colorado
21.David Thompson 553 1993 1996 Oklahoma State
22.Lydell Carr* 546 1984 1987 Oklahoma
 James Mayberry* 546 1975 1978 Colorado
24.Billy Sims* 544 1975 1979 Oklahoma
25.Stanley Wilson* 540 1979 1982 Oklahoma
26.Jamelle Holieway* 539 1985 1988 Oklahoma
27.Charlie Davis 538 1971 1973 Colorado
28.I.M. Hipp* 534 1977 1979 Nebraska
29.George Amundson* 532 1970 1972 Iowa State
30.Jack Mildren* 525 1969 1971 Oklahoma
31.Barry Sanders 523 1986 1988 Oklahoma State
32.June Henley 521 1993 1996 Kansas
33.John Riggins 518 1968 1970 Kansas
34.Steve Davis 515 1973 1975 Oklahoma
35.Gerald Hudson 513 1988 1990 Oklahoma State
36.Monte Anthony* 506 1974 1977 Nebraska
 Cornelius Davis 506 1966 1968 Kansas State
38.Worley Taylor 505 1977 1980 Oklahoma State
39.Joe Orduna* 502 1967 1970 Nebraska
40.Ken Clark 494 1987 1989 Nebraska
41.Rick Berns* 493 1976 1978 Nebraska
 Phil Bradley 493 1977 1980 Missouri
43.Isaac Jackson 492 1971 1973 Kansas State
44.J.J. Smith 491 1991 1994 Kansas State
45.Darian Hagan 489 1988 1991 Colorado
46.Laverne Smith* 488 1973 1976 Kansas
 Lamont Warren 488 1991 1993 Colorado
48.James Wilder 487 1978 1980 Missouri
49.Blaise Bryant 486 1989 1990 Iowa State
 Rashaan Salaam 486 1992 1994 Colorado