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Independent Career Leaders and Records for Rushing Yards

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Since 1977

Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.George Rogers* 5091 1977 1980 South Carolina
2.Paul Palmer 4895 1983 1986 Temple
3.Autry Denson* 4318 1995 1998 Notre Dame
4.Mike Mayweather 4299 1987 1990 Army
 Joe Morris 4299 1978 1981 Syracuse
6.Reggie Taylor 4242 1983 1986 Cincinnati
7.Napoleon McCallum 4179 1981 1985 Navy
8.Allen Pinkett 4131 1982 1985 Notre Dame
9.Greg Allen 3769 1981 1984 Florida State
10.Cyrus Lawrence 3767 1979 1982 Virginia Tech
11.Junior Smith 3745 1991 1994 East Carolina
12.Troy Stradford* 3700 1982 1986 Boston College
13.Adam Dach 3438 1987 1991 Northern Illinois
14.Chris McCoy 3401 1995 1997 Navy
15.Curt Warner 3398 1979 1982 Penn State
16.Brian Mitchell 3335 1986 1989 Louisiana-Lafayette
17.Barry Redden 3324 1978 1981 Richmond
18.Trent Steelman* 3320 2009 2012 Army
19.Blair Thomas 3301 1985 1989 Penn State
20.Darius Walker* 3249 2004 2006 Notre Dame
21.D.J. Dozier 3227 1983 1986 Penn State
22.Larry Dixon 3188 2011 2014 Army
23.Keenan Reynolds* 3186 2012 2014 Navy
24.Vagas Ferguson 3122 1976 1979 Notre Dame
25.Sammy Winder 3114 1978 1981 Southern Mississippi
26.Craig Heyward* 3086 1984 1987 Pittsburgh
27.Curvin Richards 3036 1988 1990 Pittsburgh
28.Julius Jones 3018 1999 2003 Notre Dame
29.Harold Green* 3005 1986 1989 South Carolina
30.Allen Harvin 2998 1978 1982 Cincinnati
31.Maurice Williams 2981 1983 1986 Virginia Tech
32.David Small 2963 1991 1993 Cincinnati
33.Eddie Meyers 2935 1978 1981 Navy
34.Kyle Eckel* 2900 2001 2004 Navy
35.Jason Davis 2888 1989 1992 Louisiana Tech
36.Raymond Maples* 2878 2010 2014 Army
37.Tony Baker 2825 1982 1985 East Carolina
38.Thomas Dendy* 2767 1982 1985 South Carolina
39.Theodore Sutton 2730 1977 1980 East Carolina
40.Stacey Robinson 2727 1988 1990 Northern Illinois
41.Gerald Walker 2700 1979 1982 Army
42.James Bettis 2675 1979 1981 Cincinnati
43.Ricky Dobbs* 2665 2008 2010 Navy
44.Vincent Alexander 2648 1983 1986 Southern Mississippi
45.Johnnie Wright 2573 1977 1981 South Carolina
46.Sammie Smith 2539 1985 1988 Florida State
47.Michael Morton 2536 1978 1981 Nevada-Las Vegas
48.Jamaal Williams* 2526 2012 2014 Brigham Young
49.Eddie Hunter 2523 1983 1986 Virginia Tech
50.Shelton Gandy 2504 1984 1988 Southern Mississippi