Rush Attempts Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Att From To School
1Ron Dayne*122019961999Wisconsin
2Steve Bartalo121119831986Colorado State
3Tony Dorsett*116319731976Pitt
4Anthony Thompson*116119861989Indiana
5Charles White*114719761979USC
6Travis Prentice113819961999Miami (OH)
7Cedric Benson*111220012004Texas
8Trevor Cobb109119891992Rice
9Lorenzo White*108219841987Michigan State
10Donnel Pumphrey*105920132016San Diego State
11Ken Simonton*104119982001Oregon State
12Avon Cobourne*102319992002West Virginia
13Michael Hart*101520042007Michigan
14Dontrell Moore*101420022005New Mexico
15Ricky Williams101119951998Texas
16Damion Fletcher*100920062009Southern Mississippi
17Herschel Walker99419801982Georgia
18Keenan Reynolds*97720122015Navy
19Montel Harris*97320082012Temple
20DeAngelo Williams*96920022005Memphis
21Thurman Thomas*95619841987Oklahoma State
22Damien Anderson*95319982001Northwestern
23Deland McCullough94919921995Miami (OH)
24Paul Palmer94419831986Temple
25Robert Holcombe94319941997Illinois
LaDainian Tomlinson*94319972000Texas Christian
27Michael Turner94020002003Northern Illinois
28Marcus Allen*93219781981USC
29George Rogers*92719771980South Carolina
30Montee Ball*92420092012Wisconsin
Archie Griffin*92419721975Ohio State
32Steve Owens*92219671969Oklahoma
33BenJarvus Green-Ellis92020032007Ole Miss
34Ed Marinaro91819691971Cornell
35Robert Lavette91419811984Georgia Tech
36Darrell Thompson91119861989Minnesota
37Anthony Dixon*91020062009Mississippi State
Ray Rice*91020052007Rutgers
39Darren Lewis90919871990Texas A&M
Mewelde Moore*90920002003Tulane
41Anthony Davis*90820012004Wisconsin
Napoleon McCallum90819811985Navy
43Kevin Smith*90520052007UCF
44Chris Lemon90419961999Nevada
45Kalvin McRae*90320042007Ohio
46Robbie Rouse*89820092012Fresno State
47Bobby Rainey89520082011Western Kentucky
48Denvis Manns88919951998New Mexico State
Allen Pinkett88919821985Notre Dame
50Kareem Wilson88519951998Ohio
51Jahwan Edwards*88420112014Ball State
52Thomas Hamner*88219961999Minnesota
Dalton Hilliard88219821985LSU
54Amos Lawrence88119771980North Carolina
George Swarn*88119831986Miami (OH)
56James McDougald88019761979Wake Forest
57Astron Whatley87819941997Kent State
58Yvenson Bernard*87620042007Oregon State
Reggie Taylor87619831986Cincinnati
60Errict Rhett87319891993Florida
61Terry Miller*87119741977Oklahoma State
62Allen Ross86719771980Northern Illinois
63Branden Oliver*86620102013Buffalo
64Floyd Allen86019781981Virginia Military Institute
Ted Brown86019751978North Carolina State
66Antwaan Randle El85719982001Indiana
Mike Williams85719751978New Mexico
68Kevin Faulk85619951998LSU
69Charles Alexander85519751978LSU
Justin Jackson*85520142016Northwestern
71Autry Denson*85419951998Notre Dame
72Mike Mayweather85319871990Army
73Marcus Merriweather85119992002Ball State
74Anthony Thomas84619972000Michigan
David Thompson84619931996Oklahoma State
76Cyrus Lawrence84319791982Virginia Tech
Javon Ringer*84320052008Michigan State
Stepfan Taylor*84320092012Stanford
Mike Voight*84319731976North Carolina
80Jerome Persell84219761978Western Michigan
81Chris Barclay*84020022005Wake Forest
82Tico Duckett*83619891992Michigan State
83Matt Forte83320042007Tulane
Carlton Jones83320022005Army
85Ladell Betts*83219982001Iowa
86Dave Preston83019731976Bowling Green State
87Darren Davis82319961999Iowa State
June Henley82319931996Kansas
89Wasean Tait81619931998Toledo
90Darren Sproles*81520012004Kansas State
91Derek Loville*81419861989Oregon
92Ameer Abdullah*81320112014Nebraska
Brock Forsey*81319992002Boise State
Joe Morris81319781981Syracuse
95Walter Peacock81119721975Louisville
96Thomas Jones80919961999Virginia
Rodney Stewart80920082011Colorado
98Tyrell Fenroy80820052008Louisiana-Lafayette
99Lamont Jordan80719972000Maryland
Garrett Wolfe*80720042006Northern Illinois
101Jamie Morris*80619841987Michigan
102Bernie Parmalee80519871990Ball State
Raymond Priester*80519941997Clemson
104Chester Taylor80319982001Toledo
105Kenneth Dixon*80220122015Louisiana Tech
106Blake Ezor*80019861989Michigan State
107Chris Polk*79920082011Washington
108James Sims79820102013Kansas
109Leon Johnson79719931996North Carolina
Demarco McCleskey*79719982002Cincinnati
111Sedrick Shaw*79619931996Iowa
112Chris Perry*79420002003Michigan
113Demario Brown79219961999Utah State
Abu Wilson79219921996Utah State
115Patrick Cobbs*79120012005North Texas
116Eric Dickerson79019791982SMU
117Ricky Williams78919972001Texas Tech
118Johnathan Franklin*78820092012UCLA
Jacquizz Rodgers*78820082010Oregon State
120Darnell Autry*78719941996Northwestern
121Amos Zereoue*78619961998West Virginia
122Darren McFadden*78520052007Arkansas
123Anthony Davis*78419721974USC
124Troy Davis78219941996Iowa State
Lance Dunbar78220082011North Texas
Kareem Hunt*78220132016Toledo
Rick Parros78219761979Utah State
128Gary Kosins77919691971Dayton
Brad Smith*77920022005Missouri
130Rodney Ferguson*77820042008New Mexico
Zach Line*77820092012SMU
132Sonny Collins77719721975Kentucky
Tony Sands77719881991Kansas
134Brian Hill77520142016Wyoming
Craig James77519791982SMU
136Bob Hitchens77319711973Miami (OH)
137Trent Steelman*77220092012Army
138Trayion Durham*77120112015Kent State
LaMichael James*77120092011Oregon
140P.J. Hill*77020062008Wisconsin
141Tim Cornett*76920102013UNLV
Charlie Wysocki76919781981Maryland
143Derrick Nix*76819982002Southern Mississippi
144Steve Hookfin76719951998Ohio
Paul Miles76719711973Bowling Green State
146Marshall Faulk76619911993San Diego State
147Earl Campbell76519741977Texas
Larry Ned76519982001San Diego State
149Curtis Adams76119811984Central Michigan
Shawn Faulkner76119801983Western Michigan
Miquale Lewis*76120062010Ball State
152Ron Harris76019741977Colorado State
153Dexter Green*75919751978Iowa State
Demarco Murray*75920072010Oklahoma
155Louie Giammona75619731975Utah State
Stump Mitchell75619771980Citadel
157Sedrick Irvin*75519961998Michigan State
158Ontiwaun Carter75419911994Arizona
Keylon Kincade75420002003SMU
160James Davis*75320052008Clemson
Ian Johnson*75320052008Boise State
Michael Ramseur75319821985Wake Forest
163Tim Curtis75019901993Ohio
Chance Kretschmer75020012004Nevada
165Adrian Peterson*74820042006Oklahoma
166Ka'Deem Carey*74320112013Arizona
Steven Jackson*74320012003Oregon State
Ketric Sanford74319961999Houston
169James Gray74219861989Texas Tech
Alex Haynes74220012004UCF
Wali Lundy*74220022005Virginia
172Carnell Williams*74120012004Auburn
173Walter Abercrombie*74019781981Baylor
Ernest Anderson*74019791983Oklahoma State
175Ralph Webb73920142016Vanderbilt
Eric Wilkerson73919851988Kent State
177Reggie Arnold73720062009Arkansas State
Eric Flowers73719961999Central Michigan
179Jason Cooper73619911994Louisiana Tech
Dennis Lundy73619911994Northwestern
Sammy Winder73619781981Southern Mississippi
182Alfred Morris73320082011Florida Atlantic
183Byron Hanspard73219941996Texas Tech
Junior Smith73219911994East Carolina
Brandon West*73220062009Western Michigan
186Tyrell Sutton*73120052008Northwestern
187Joe McIntosh72919811984North Carolina State
Mike Strachan*72919721974Iowa State
189Noel Devine*72820072010West Virginia
Kevin Parks*72820112014Virginia
191Shaun Alexander72719961999Alabama
192Jamaal Williams*72620122016Brigham Young
193Eugene Jarvis72420062010Kent State
194Ben Garry72319741977Southern Mississippi
Denard Robinson*72320092012Michigan
Alex Smith72319941996Indiana
197Corey Croom72219891992Ball State
198Billy Marek71919721975Wisconsin
199Mike Harkrader*71819761980Indiana
Butch Woolfolk*71819781981Michigan
201Paul Jones*71519751979California
202Quentin Griffin*71319992002Oklahoma
Shock Linwood*71320132016Baylor
204Vai Taua*71120072010Nevada
205Ricky Bell*71019741976USC
Napoleon Kaufman71019911994Washington
Elijah McGuire*71020132016Louisiana-Lafayette
208Kendall Hunter*70820072010Oklahoma State
Derrick Knight*70820002003Boston College
210P.J. Daniels*70720022005Georgia Tech
Jarvion Franklin*70720142016Western Michigan
Barry Redden70719781981Richmond
213Alexander Robinson*70520072010Iowa State
214Alonzo Harris*70420112014Louisiana-Lafayette
Andre Williams*70420102013Boston College
216Royce Freeman*70320142016Oregon
Brad Muster*70319841987Stanford
Darrin Nelson70319771981Stanford
219Kenneth Darby*70220032006Alabama
Harold Green*70219861989South Carolina
Gary Patton*70219841987Eastern Michigan
Jay Peterson70219801983Miami (OH)
223Jawon Chisholm70120112014Akron
224Emmitt Smith70019871989Florida
225Eric Bieniemy69919871990Colorado
226Donald Brown*69820062008Connecticut
James Starks*69820062008Buffalo
228Tashard Choice*69720042007Georgia Tech
Curtis Dickey69719761979Texas A&M
230Deshaun Foster*69619982001UCLA
Harvey Unga*69620062009Brigham Young
232Chris Douglas69520002003Duke
Jerry Mays69519851989Georgia Tech
234Brent Moss*69419911994Wisconsin
235Darius Walker*69320042006Notre Dame
236Tim Tebow*69220062009Florida
237Ottis Anderson69119751978Miami (FL)
Winslow Oliver69119921995New Mexico
239Tyrone Wheatley*68819911994Michigan
240Dalvin Cook*68720142016Florida State
Ricky Dobbs*68720082010Navy
Gaston Green*68719841987UCLA
Tanardo Sharps68719992002Temple
244Brock Olivo68619941997Missouri
Evan Royster*68620072010Penn State
Travis Zachery*68619982001Clemson
247Bill Hurley68519751979Syracuse
Samaje Perine*68520142016Oklahoma
249Pat White*68420052008West Virginia
250Eddie George*68319921995Ohio State
Steve Jones68319701972Duke
Charles Pierre68320052008Florida Atlantic

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