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1989 Independent Rushing Stats

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Record: 147-126-11, .537 W-L% (2nd of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 0.82 (7th of 10) ▪ SOS: -0.06 (7th of 10)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Florida State, Miami (FL), Notre Dame, Penn State, Pittsburgh, Syracuse and West Virginia)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Florida State, Miami (FL), Notre Dame, Penn State, Pittsburgh and West Virginia)

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57 Players

Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
1 Ricky Watters Notre Dame 118 791 6.7 10 13 196 15.1 0 131 987 7.5 10
2 Stacey Robinson Northern Illinois 223 1443 6.5 19 223 1443 6.5 19
3 Calvin Cass Army 108 687 6.4 9 5 173 34.6 2 113 860 7.6 11
4 Major Harris* West Virginia 155 936 6.0 6 155 936 6.0 6
5 Willie McMillian Army 72 433 6.0 4 72 433 6.0 4
6 Brian Mitchell Louisiana-Lafayette 237 1311 5.5 19 237 1311 5.5 19
7 Curvin Richards Pittsburgh 209 1126 5.4 6 19 221 11.6 3 228 1347 5.9 9
8 Dexter Carter Florida State 131 684 5.2 8 25 297 11.9 1 156 981 6.3 9
9 Derek Alston Akron 110 571 5.2 2 7 37 5.3 1 117 608 5.2 3
10 Blair Thomas Penn State 264 1341 5.1 5 18 118 6.6 0 282 1459 5.2 5
11 Tony Rice Notre Dame 174 884 5.1 7 174 884 5.1 7
12 Garrett Ford* West Virginia 148 733 5.0 6 7 24 3.4 0 155 757 4.9 6
13 Willie Lewis East Carolina 79 395 5.0 3 3 36 12.0 0 82 431 5.3 3
14 Mike Mayweather Army 239 1177 4.9 13 2 46 23.0 0 241 1223 5.1 13
15 Harold Green South Carolina 201 989 4.9 6 11 86 7.8 0 212 1075 5.1 6
16 Ventres Stevenson Temple 173 841 4.9 4 5 8 1.6 0 178 849 4.8 4
17 Stephen McGuire Miami (FL) 106 519 4.9 10 3 46 15.3 0 109 565 5.2 10
18 Brett Adams Tulsa 224 1071 4.8 7 29 203 7.0 0 253 1274 5.0 7
19 Michael Owens Syracuse 211 1018 4.8 8 18 100 5.6 0 229 1118 4.9 8
20 Mike Sanders Boston College 153 707 4.6 2 22 165 7.5 1 175 872 5.0 3
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
21 Tim Frager Boston College 126 581 4.6 3 15 90 6.0 0 141 671 4.8 3
22 Mike Dingle South Carolina 110 502 4.6 6 11 99 9.0 0 121 601 5.0 6
23 Doug Lewis Akron 171 763 4.5 8 23 182 7.9 0 194 945 4.9 8
24 Bryan McWilliams Army 115 517 4.5 2 115 517 4.5 2
25 Derrick Douglas Louisiana Tech 281 1232 4.4 11 13 134 10.3 2 294 1366 4.6 13
26 Marvin Cox Memphis 193 844 4.4 3 9 56 6.2 0 202 900 4.5 3
27 Adam Dach Northern Illinois 164 714 4.4 6 7 61 8.7 0 171 775 4.5 6
28 Vaughn Hebron Virginia Tech 134 584 4.4 1 24 196 8.2 0 158 780 4.9 1
29 Adam Walker Pittsburgh 85 378 4.4 6 5 6 1.2 1 90 384 4.3 7
30 Chance Miller Tulane 76 332 4.4 1 6 43 7.2 0 82 375 4.6 1
31 Carwell Gardner Louisville 139 595 4.3 7 46 614 13.3 5 185 1209 6.5 12
32 Rodney Purifoy Navy 149 620 4.2 4 4 69 17.3 0 153 689 4.5 4
33 Mark Brus Tulsa 110 451 4.1 1 110 451 4.1 1
34 Reginald Warnsley Southern Mississippi 109 445 4.1 1 24 216 9.0 0 133 661 5.0 1
35 Eugene Napoleon* West Virginia 102 417 4.1 3 12 117 9.8 0 114 534 4.7 3
36 Travis Hunter East Carolina 98 398 4.1 4 1 5 5.0 1 99 403 4.1 5
37 Ben Barnett Army 79 314 4.0 6 79 314 4.0 6
38 Latrell Ware Louisville 76 306 4.0 1 1 6 6.0 0 77 312 4.1 1
39 Tony Kennedy Virginia Tech 137 534 3.9 3 10 40 4.0 0 147 574 3.9 3
40 Leonard Conley Miami (FL) 134 529 3.9 4 18 165 9.2 0 152 694 4.6 4
Rushing Receiving Scrimmage
Rk Player School Att Yds Avg TD Rec Yds Avg TD Plays Yds Avg TD
41 Anthony Johnson Notre Dame 131 515 3.9 11 8 85 10.6 2 139 600 4.3 13
42 Terry Strong Cincinnati 105 411 3.9 2 18 96 5.3 0 123 507 4.1 2
43 Wayne Pryor Memphis 94 364 3.9 2 18 121 6.7 2 112 485 4.3 4
44 Rico Tyler* West Virginia 81 314 3.9 3 18 107 5.9 1 99 421 4.3 4
45 Rickey Bradley Southern Mississippi 129 496 3.8 11 3 -3 -1.0 0 132 493 3.7 11
46 Duane Kinnon Syracuse 92 352 3.8 2 39 429 11.0 1 131 781 6.0 3
47 James Cann Rutgers 117 429 3.7 5 42 507 12.1 5 159 936 5.9 10
48 Edgar Bennett Florida State 77 277 3.6 4 19 213 11.2 0 96 490 5.1 4
49 Stanley Barre Tulane 118 418 3.5 2 4 44 11.0 0 122 462 3.8 2
50 Mike Johnson Akron 113 398 3.5 5 113 398 3.5 5
51 Alton Grizzard Navy 190 626 3.3 1 190 626 3.3 1
52 Mike Botti Rutgers 93 310 3.3 4 30 235 7.8 1 123 545 4.4 5
53 Bobby Brown Cincinnati 74 245 3.3 1 12 80 6.7 0 86 325 3.8 1
54 Felton Parquet Louisiana-Lafayette 116 366 3.2 2 2 3 1.5 0 118 369 3.1 2
55 Tim Jones Memphis 100 271 2.7 2 100 271 2.7 2
56 Scott Erney Rutgers 69 139 2.0 3 1 16 16.0 0 70 155 2.2 3
57 Deron Smith Tulane 107 143 1.3 4 107 143 1.3 4