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Big Ten Conference Career Leaders and Records for Rushing Yards

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Since 1956

Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.Ron Dayne* 7125 1996 1999 Wisconsin
2.Archie Griffin* 5589 1972 1975 Ohio State
3.Anthony Thompson* 5299 1986 1989 Indiana
4.Montee Ball* 5140 2009 2012 Wisconsin
5.Michael Hart* 5040 2004 2007 Michigan
6.Melvin Gordon* 4915 2011 2014 Wisconsin
7.Lorenzo White* 4887 1984 1987 Michigan State
8.Anthony Davis* 4676 2001 2004 Wisconsin
9.Ameer Abdullah* 4588 2011 2014 Nebraska
10.Darrell Thompson 4518 1986 1989 Minnesota
11.Denard Robinson* 4495 2009 2012 Michigan
12.Damien Anderson* 4485 1998 2001 Northwestern
13.Javon Ringer* 4398 2005 2008 Michigan State
14.Jamie Morris* 4392 1984 1987 Michigan
15.Tico Duckett* 4212 1989 1992 Michigan State
16.Tyrone Wheatley* 4178 1991 1994 Michigan
17.Robert Holcombe 4105 1994 1997 Illinois
18.Anthony Thomas 4098 1997 2000 Michigan
19.James White* 4015 2010 2013 Wisconsin
20.Ezekiel Elliott* 3961 2013 2015 Ohio State
21.P.J. Hill* 3942 2006 2008 Wisconsin
22.Laurence Maroney* 3933 2003 2005 Minnesota
23.Evan Royster* 3932 2007 2010 Penn State
24.Sedrick Shaw* 3908 1993 1996 Iowa
25.Antwaan Randle El 3895 1998 2001 Indiana
26.Tyrell Sutton* 3886 2005 2008 Northwestern
27.Butch Woolfolk* 3861 1978 1981 Michigan
28.Thomas Hamner* 3810 1996 1999 Minnesota
29.Darnell Autry* 3793 1994 1996 Northwestern
30.Eddie George* 3768 1992 1995 Ohio State
31.Blake Ezor* 3749 1986 1989 Michigan State
32.Billy Marek 3709 1972 1975 Wisconsin
33.Ladell Betts* 3686 1998 2001 Iowa
34.Chris Perry* 3657 2000 2003 Michigan
35.Mike Alstott 3635 1992 1995 Purdue
36.Tim Spencer* 3553 1979 1982 Ohio State
37.Sedrick Irvin* 3504 1996 1998 Michigan State
38.Alex Smith 3492 1994 1996 Indiana
39.Brent Moss* 3428 1991 1994 Wisconsin
40.Terrell Fletcher* 3414 1991 1994 Wisconsin
41.John Clay* 3413 2008 2010 Wisconsin
42.Chris Wells* 3382 2006 2008 Ohio State
43.T.J. Duckett* 3379 1999 2001 Michigan State
44.Le'Veon Bell* 3346 2010 2012 Michigan State
45.Kory Sheets* 3341 2005 2008 Purdue
46.Tony Hunt* 3320 2003 2006 Penn State
47.Otis Armstrong 3315 1970 1972 Purdue
 Braxton Miller* 3315 2011 2015 Ohio State
49.Rob Lytle* 3311 1974 1976 Michigan
50.Marion Barber III* 3276 2001 2004 Minnesota