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Western Athletic Conference Career Leaders and Records for Rushing Yards Per Attempt

  • Minimum 300 rush attempts.
  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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Since 1978

Rank Player Avg From To Last School
1.Colin Kaepernick* 6.85 2007 2010 Nevada
2.Kevin Lowe 6.69 1981 1984 Wyoming
3.Dee Dowis 6.65 1986 1989 Air Force
4.Kerwynn Williams* 6.58 2009 2012 Utah State
5.Ron Rivers* 6.47 1991 1993 Fresno State
6.Vai Taua* 6.45 2007 2010 Nevada
7.Dabby Dawson* 6.38 1988 1989 Wyoming
8.Travis Sims 6.30 1989 1992 Hawaii
9.Ryan Moats 6.24 2002 2004 Louisiana Tech
10.Ryan Mathews* 6.14 2007 2009 Fresno State
11.Doug Martin* 6.02 2007 2011 Boise State
12.Marshall Faulk 5.99 1991 1993 San Diego State
13.Greg Johnson 5.97 1986 1989 Air Force
14.Lampford Mark* 5.96 2008 2011 Nevada
15.Luke Lippincott* 5.89 2006 2009 Nevada
16.Robert Turbin* 5.87 2007 2011 Utah State
17.Wendell Mathis* 5.86 2002 2005 Fresno State
 Wendell Mathis* 5.86 2004 2005 Fresno State
19.Deonce Whitaker 5.84 1998 2001 San Jose State
20.Damon Washington 5.79 1995 1998 Colorado State
21.George Jones 5.78 1995 1996 San Diego State
22.Eddie Lewis 5.75 1982 1985 Utah
23.LaDainian Tomlinson* 5.71 1997 2000 Texas Christian
24.Eddie Johnson 5.71 1984 1988 Utah
25.Michael Perry 5.69 1995 1998 Rice
26.Beau Morgan 5.69 1994 1996 Air Force
27.Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala 5.68 1995 1997 Utah
28.Jeremy Avery* 5.66 2007 2010 Boise State
29.Ian Johnson* 5.56 2005 2008 Boise State
30.Lonyae Miller* 5.51 2006 2009 Fresno State
31.Hilria Johnson 5.51 1980 1983 Utah
32.Joe Smith 5.50 2001 2002 Louisiana Tech
33.Tony Alford* 5.47 1987 1990 Colorado State
34.Daniel Porter* 5.46 2006 2009 Louisiana Tech
35.Yonus Davis* 5.46 2003 2008 San Jose State
36.Willie Turral 5.42 1982 1985 New Mexico
37.Michael Johnson 5.42 1980 1983 New Mexico
38.Chad Nelson 5.41 1994 1997 Rice
39.Lee Marks* 5.39 2002 2005 Boise State
40.Basil Mitchell 5.38 1994 1998 Texas Christian
41.Ronney Jenkins 5.37 1996 1998 Brigham Young
42.Dwayne Wright* 5.36 2003 2006 Fresno State
43.Jason Jones 5.32 1989 1991 Air Force
44.Charlie Higgins 5.30 1996 1998 Tulsa
45.Gary Allen 5.30 1978 1981 Hawaii
46.Del Rodgers 5.30 1978 1981 Utah
47.John Harvey* 5.27 1985 1988 Texas-El Paso
48.Leonice Brown 5.27 1991 1994 Colorado State
49.Brian Copeland* 5.25 1988 1991 Colorado State
50.Chris Hardy 5.24 1983 1986 San Diego State