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Single Season Leaders and Records for Points

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Since 1956

Rank Player Pts Season School
1.Montee Ball* 234 2011 Wisconsin
 Barry Sanders 234 1988 Oklahoma State
3.Jay Ajayi* 192 2014 Boise State
 Melvin Gordon* 192 2014 Wisconsin
 Brock Forsey* 192 2002 Boise State
6.Kapri Bibbs* 186 2013 Colorado State
 Keenan Reynolds* 186 2013 Navy
 Troy Edwards 186 1998 Louisiana Tech
9.Kevin Smith* 180 2007 Central Florida
10.Mike Rozier 174 1983 Nebraska
 Terry Metcalf 174 1971 Long Beach State
 Lydell Mitchell 174 1971 Penn State
 Howie Williams 174 1969 Stanford
14.Derrick Henry 168 2015 Alabama
 Kenneth Dixon* 168 2014 Louisiana Tech
 Kenneth Dixon 168 2012 Louisiana Tech
 Toby Gerhart* 168 2009 Stanford
 Willis McGahee* 168 2002 Miami (FL)
 Luke Staley 168 2001 Brigham Young
 Lee Suggs 168 2000 Virginia Tech
 Ricky Williams 168 1998 Texas
22.Collin Klein* 162 2011 Kansas State
 Bernard Pierce* 162 2011 Temple
 Ricky Dobbs* 162 2009 Navy
 Leon Burns 162 1969 Long Beach State
26.Roberto Aguayo* 157 2013 Florida State
27.Kenneth Dixon 156 2015 Louisiana Tech
 Jeremy McNichols 156 2015 Boise State
 James Conner* 156 2014 Pittsburgh
 Quinn Sharp* 156 2012 Oklahoma State
 Joseph Randle* 156 2011 Oklahoma State
 Lendale White* 156 2005 Southern California
 Skip Hicks* 156 1997 UCLA
 Randy Moss* 156 1997 Marshall
 Anthony Thompson* 156 1988 Indiana
 Pete Johnson* 156 1975 Ohio State
37.Jarvion Franklin* 150 2014 Western Michigan
 Tre Mason* 150 2013 Auburn
 Stedman Bailey* 150 2012 West Virginia
 Stefphon Jefferson* 150 2012 Nevada
 Alex Singleton* 150 2012 Tulsa
 Ray Rice* 150 2007 Rutgers
 Ian Johnson* 150 2006 Boise State
 Travis Prentice 150 1997 Miami (OH)
 Ricky Williams 150 1997 Texas
 Eddie George* 150 1995 Ohio State
 Anthony Thompson 150 1989 Indiana
48.Dan Bailey* 149 2010 Oklahoma State
49.Colt David* 147 2007 Louisiana State
50.Quinn Sharp* 145 2011 Oklahoma State
51.Keenan Reynolds 144 2015 Navy
 Davante Adams* 144 2013 Fresno State
 Jordan Lynch* 144 2013 Northern Illinois
 Ka'Deem Carey* 144 2012 Arizona
 Trent Richardson* 144 2011 Alabama
 LaMichael James* 144 2010 Oregon
 Chris Johnson* 144 2007 East Carolina
 Michael Bush* 144 2005 Louisville
 Brian Calhoun* 144 2005 Wisconsin
 Brian Calhoun* 144 2005 Wisconsin
 Lee Suggs* 144 2002 Virginia Tech
 Dwone Hicks 144 2001 Middle Tennessee State
 Shaun Alexander 144 1999 Alabama
 Rashaan Salaam 144 1994 Colorado
 Marshall Faulk 144 1993 San Diego State
 Paul Hewitt 144 1987 San Diego State
 Keith Byars* 144 1984 Ohio State
 Ed Marinaro 144 1971 Cornell
 Don McCauley* 144 1970 North Carolina
70.Randy Bullock* 142 2011 Texas A&M
71.Tyler Jones* 141 2004 Boise State
72.Dustin Hopkins* 140 2012 Florida State
73.Ezekiel Elliott 138 2015 Ohio State
 Leonard Fournette 138 2015 Louisiana State
 Greg Huegel 138 2015 Clemson
 Keenan Reynolds* 138 2014 Navy
 Zane Gonzalez* 138 2013 Arizona State
 Dri Archer* 138 2012 Kent State
 Kenjon Barner* 138 2012 Oregon
 Collin Klein* 138 2012 Kansas State
 Robert Turbin* 138 2011 Utah State
 Matt Forte 138 2007 Tulane
 Tim Tebow* 138 2007 Florida
 DeAngelo Williams* 138 2004 Memphis
 Larry Johnson* 138 2002 Penn State
 Chester Taylor 138 2001 Toledo
 Damien Anderson* 138 2000 Northwestern
 Corey Dillon 138 1996 Washington
 George Jones 138 1995 San Diego State
 Ki-Jana Carter 138 1994 Penn State
 Marshall Faulk 138 1991 San Diego State
 Desmond Howard* 138 1991 Michigan
 Marcus Allen* 138 1981 Southern California
 Tony Dorsett 138 1976 Pittsburgh
 Terry Miller* 138 1976 Oklahoma State
 Steve Owens 138 1969 Oklahoma
 O.J. Simpson* 138 1968 Southern California
 Bob Gaiters 138 1960 New Mexico State
99.Roberto Aguayo* 136 2014 Florida State
100.Josh Lambert* 135 2014 West Virginia
 Martin Gramatica 135 1998 Kansas State