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Big Eight Conference Career Leaders and Records for Yards From Scrimmage

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From 1956 to 1995

Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.Thurman Thomas* 5445 1984 1987 Oklahoma State
2.Mike Rozier 4996 1981 1983 Nebraska
3.Terry Miller* 4763 1974 1977 Oklahoma State
4.Eric Bieniemy 4320 1987 1990 Colorado
5.Joe Washington 4248 1972 1975 Oklahoma
6.Dexter Green* 4114 1975 1978 Iowa State
7.Steve Owens* 4069 1967 1969 Oklahoma
8.Ernest Anderson* 3943 1979 1983 Oklahoma State
9.Billy Sims* 3897 1975 1979 Oklahoma
10.Tony Sands 3891 1988 1991 Kansas
11.Barry Sanders 3720 1986 1988 Oklahoma State
12.Johnny Rodgers* 3515 1970 1972 Nebraska
13.Rashaan Salaam 3469 1992 1994 Colorado
14.Calvin Jones 3457 1991 1993 Nebraska
15.Laverne Smith* 3409 1973 1976 Kansas
16.Greg Pruitt* 3389 1970 1972 Oklahoma
17.Jeff Kinney* 3333 1969 1971 Nebraska
18.Mike Strachan* 3303 1972 1974 Iowa State
19.Hart Lee Dykes* 3282 1985 1988 Oklahoma State
20.Stanley Wilson* 3223 1979 1982 Oklahoma
21.Gerald Hudson 3145 1988 1990 Oklahoma State
22.I.M. Hipp* 3130 1977 1979 Nebraska
23.Ken Clark 3107 1987 1989 Nebraska
24.Joe Henderson 3090 1985 1988 Iowa State
25.Charlie Davis 3089 1971 1973 Colorado
26.Gale Sayers 3073 1962 1964 Kansas
27.Derek Brown 3012 1990 1992 Nebraska
28.Lee Rouson 2995 1981 1984 Colorado
29.Rick Berns* 2975 1976 1978 Nebraska
30.Tony Davis* 2973 1972 1975 Nebraska
31.Lawrence Phillips 2969 1993 1995 Nebraska
32.Shawn Jones* 2930 1980 1984 Oklahoma State
33.Lydell Carr* 2904 1984 1987 Oklahoma
34.June Henley 2899 1993 1996 Kansas
35.David Thompson 2898 1993 1996 Oklahoma State
36.Darrell Wallace 2803 1984 1987 Missouri
37.James Wilder 2769 1978 1980 Missouri
38.Mike Gaddis 2766 1988 1991 Oklahoma
39.J.J. Smith 2756 1991 1994 Kansas State
40.Dwayne Crutchfield 2742 1980 1981 Iowa State
41.John Riggins 2726 1968 1970 Kansas
42.James Mayberry* 2715 1975 1978 Colorado
43.Jamelle Holieway* 2713 1985 1988 Oklahoma
44.Blaise Bryant 2681 1989 1990 Iowa State
45.Lamont Warren 2674 1991 1993 Colorado
46.Michael Westbrook 2632 1991 1994 Colorado
47.Dave Hoppmann 2605 1960 1962 Iowa State
48.Dewell Brewer 2560 1989 1992 Oklahoma
49.Roger Craig* 2548 1979 1982 Nebraska
50.Worley Taylor 2544 1977 1980 Oklahoma State