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Southeastern Conference Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Rushing Yards Per Attempt

  • Minimum 6.25 rush attempts per school game.
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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Since 1956

Year Player Avg School
2012 Johnny Manziel* 7.01 Texas A&M
2011 Eddie Lacy* 7.09 Alabama
2010 Onterio McCalebb* 8.53 Auburn
2009 Jeff Demps* 7.53 Florida
2008 Dexter McCluster* 6.01 Mississippi
2007 Percy Harvin* 9.20 Florida
2006 Felix Jones* 7.58 Arkansas
2005 Darren McFadden 6.32 Arkansas
2004 Matt Jones 7.49 Arkansas
2003 Matt Jones* 7.36 Arkansas
2002 Shaud Williams 7.08 Alabama
2001 Santonio Beard 8.22 Alabama
2000 Dicenzo Miller 6.19 Mississippi State
1999 Bo Carroll 6.71 Florida
1998 James Johnson 5.86 Mississippi State
1997 Fred Taylor 6.04 Florida
1996 Keffer McGee 6.59 Mississippi State
1995 Elijah Williams 7.53 Florida
1994 James Stewart 6.05 Tennessee
1993 Charlie Garner 7.30 Tennessee
1992 Garrison Hearst 6.79 Georgia
1991 Garrison Hearst 6.33 Georgia
1990 Carlos Thomas 6.02 Vanderbilt
1989 Reggie Cobb 6.84 Tennessee
1988 Tim Worley 6.37 Georgia
1987 Rodney Hampton 7.06 Georgia
1986 Brent Fullwood 8.33 Auburn
1985 Brent Fullwood 7.43 Auburn
1984 Mark Higgs 6.35 Kentucky
1983 Bo Jackson 7.68 Auburn
1982 Lionel James 6.89 Auburn
1981 Michael Haddix* 5.65 Mississippi State
1980 Herschel Walker 5.90 Georgia
1979 James Brooks 7.41 Auburn
1978 Tony Nathan 6.94 Alabama
1977 Tony Nathan 6.17 Alabama
1976 Walter Packer 6.59 Mississippi State
1975 Glynn Harrison 6.82 Georgia
1974 Willie Shelby 6.44 Alabama
1973 Wilbur Jackson 7.92 Alabama
1972 Wilbur Jackson 7.08 Alabama
1971 Steve Bisceglia 5.90 Alabama
1970 Steve Wold 5.35 Tennessee
1969 Curt Watson 5.53 Tennessee
1968 Richard Pickens 5.53 Tennessee
1967 Richard Pickens 5.29 Tennessee
1966 Doug Cunningham* 4.72 Mississippi
1965 Nelson Stokley 6.32 Louisiana State
1964 Steve Bowman 5.06 Alabama
1963 Benny Nelson 6.31 Alabama
1962 George Canale 5.76 Tennessee
1961 Billy Ray Adams 6.32 Mississippi
1960 Tommy Mason 5.53 Tulane
1959 Bobby Hunt 5.63 Auburn
1958 Billy Cannon 5.97 Louisiana State
1957 Tommy Lorino 5.71 Auburn
1956 Tommy Lorino 8.44 Auburn