Career Leaders and Records for Plays From Scrimmage

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Plays From To School
1Steve Bartalo134319831986Colorado State
2Anthony Thompson*126319861989Indiana
3Ron Dayne*125119961999Wisconsin
4Charles White*120619761979Southern California
5Tony Dorsett*120519731976Pittsburgh
6Travis Prentice119219961999Miami (OH)
7Trevor Cobb118519891992Rice
8Cedric Benson*118120012004Texas
9Donnel Pumphrey*113820132016San Diego State
10Lorenzo White*111919841987Michigan State
11Damion Fletcher*111820062009Southern Mississippi
12Dontrell Moore*110320022005New Mexico
13Ken Simonton*109919982001Oregon State
14Mewelde Moore*109820002003Tulane
15Ricky Williams*109619951998Texas
16Avon Cobourne*108219992002West Virginia
Michael Hart*108220042007Michigan
18Thurman Thomas*104019841987Oklahoma State
19DeAngelo Williams*103920022005Memphis
20Montel Harris*103220082012Temple
21Deland McCullough103119921995Miami (OH)
Paul Palmer103119831986Temple
23Robert Lavette102819811984Georgia Tech
24Errict Rhett*102619891993Florida
25Herschel Walker*102019801982Georgia
26Marcus Allen*101819781981Southern California
27Robert Holcombe*101519941997Illinois
28Damien Anderson*101119982001Northwestern
29Robbie Rouse*100820092012Fresno State
30Napoleon McCallum*100419811985Navy
31Dalton Hilliard*100219821985Louisiana State
32George Swarn*99819831986Miami (OH)
33Yvenson Bernard*99420042007Oregon State
34Kalvin McRae*98720042007Ohio
35LaDainian Tomlinson*98619972000Texas Christian
36Montee Ball*98320092012Wisconsin
Michael Turner98320002003Northern Illinois
38Reggie Taylor98119831986Cincinnati
39Keenan Reynolds*97820122015Navy
40Bobby Rainey97520082011Western Kentucky
41George Rogers*97019771980South Carolina
42Anthony Dixon*96620062009Mississippi State
Astron Whatley96619941997Kent State
44Allen Pinkett*96219821985Notre Dame
45Ricky Williams*96119972001Texas Tech
46Kevin Smith*96020052007Central Florida
47BenJarvus Green-Ellis95920032007Mississippi
48Chris Lemon*95819961999Nevada
Darrell Thompson*95819861989Minnesota
50Archie Griffin*95419721975Ohio State
51Denvis Manns95219951998New Mexico State
52Leon Johnson*94819931996North Carolina
53Ray Rice*94720052007Rutgers
54Thomas Hamner*94419961999Minnesota
55Ted Brown*94219751978North Carolina State
56Jahwan Edwards*94120112014Ball State
Ed Marinaro94119691971Cornell
James McDougald*94119761979Wake Forest
Branden Oliver*94120102013Buffalo
60Stepfan Taylor*94020092012Stanford
61Steve Owens*93919671969Oklahoma
Javon Ringer*93920052008Michigan State
Jacquizz Rodgers*93920082010Oregon State
64Matt Forte93620042007Tulane
65Darren Lewis*93419871990Texas A&M
66Anthony Davis*93020012004Wisconsin
67Carlton Jones92620022005Army
68Anthony Thomas*92419972000Michigan
69Darrin Nelson*91719771981Stanford
70Amos Lawrence*91619771980North Carolina
Demarco Murray*91620072010Oklahoma
72Brock Forsey*91419992002Boise State
73Allen Ross91319771980Northern Illinois
74Kevin Faulk*90919951998Louisiana State
75Autry Denson*90719951998Notre Dame
76Derek Loville*90619861989Oregon
77Jamie Morris*90519841987Michigan
78Charles Alexander*90419751978Louisiana State
Ladell Betts*90419982001Iowa
80Chris Barclay*90220022005Wake Forest
Rodney Stewart90220082011Colorado
Mike Williams90219751978New Mexico
83Brad Muster*90119841987Stanford
Bernie Parmalee*90119871990Ball State
85Justin Jackson*89920142016Northwestern
86Darren Davis89719961999Iowa State
87Floyd Allen89519781981Virginia Military Institute
88Taurean Henderson*89020022005Texas Tech
89Kenneth Dixon*88920122015Louisiana Tech
90Ameer Abdullah*88620112014Nebraska
Marcus Merriweather88619992002Ball State
Wasean Tait*88619931998Toledo
93Brian Leonard*88520032006Rutgers
David Thompson88519931996Oklahoma State
Kareem Wilson88519951998Ohio
96June Henley*88419931996Kansas
97Lamont Jordan88319972000Maryland
98Demario Brown*88219961999Utah State
99Darren Sproles*88120012004Kansas State
100Thomas Jones*88019961999Virginia
Tyrell Sutton*88020052008Northwestern
102Lance Dunbar87920082011North Texas
103Chris Polk*87820082011Washington
104Tico Duckett*87719891992Michigan State
105Terry Miller*87619741977Oklahoma State
106Abu Wilson87419921996Utah State
107James Sims87020102013Kansas
108Tyrell Fenroy86820052008Louisiana-Lafayette
109Quentin Griffin*86519992002Oklahoma
Garrett Wolfe*86520042006Northern Illinois
111Antwaan Randle El86419982001Indiana
Chester Taylor*86419982001Toledo
113Sedrick Irvin*86319961998Michigan State
114Michael Ramseur86219821985Wake Forest
115Mike Mayweather*86119871990Army
116Jerome Persell85919761978Western Michigan
Dave Preston85919731976Bowling Green State
118Miquale Lewis*85820062010Ball State
Chris Perry*85820002003Michigan
Brandon West*85820062009Western Michigan
121Wali Lundy*85620022005Virginia
122Demarco McCleskey*85419982002Cincinnati
123Zach Line*85320092012Southern Methodist
Mike Voight*85319731976North Carolina
125Rick Parros85219761979Utah State
126Cyrus Lawrence*85019791982Virginia Tech
Raymond Priester*85019941997Clemson
128Marshall Faulk*84819911993San Diego State
129Darnell Autry*84719941996Northwestern
Walter Peacock84719721975Louisville
131Johnathan Franklin*84620092012UCLA
132Sedrick Shaw*84519931996Iowa
133Joe Morris*84119781981Syracuse
Amos Zereoue*84119961998West Virginia
135Rodney Ferguson*83920042008New Mexico
136Tim Cornett*83620102013Nevada-Las Vegas
137Anthony Davis*83119721974Southern California
Kareem Hunt*83120132016Toledo
Darren McFadden*83120052007Arkansas
Kevin Parks*83120112014Virginia
141Alex Haynes83020012004Central Florida
142Patrick Cobbs*82820012005North Texas
143Noel Devine*82620072010West Virginia
Craig James*82619791982Southern Methodist
145James Starks*82520062008Buffalo
146LaMichael James*82220092011Oregon
Elijah McGuire*82220132016Louisiana-Lafayette
148Ka'Deem Carey*82020112013Arizona
149Paul Jones*81919751979California
150Blake Ezor*81819861989Michigan State
Ron Harris81819741977Colorado State
152Dennis Lundy81619911994Northwestern
153Troy Davis81519941996Iowa State
Derrick Nix*81519982002Southern Mississippi
155Ian Johnson*81320052008Boise State
156Dexter Green*81219751978Iowa State
157Curtis Brown*81020022006Brigham Young
Jerry Mays*81019851989Georgia Tech
159Eric Dickerson*80919791982Southern Methodist
P.J. Hill*80920062008Wisconsin
Steven Jackson*80920012003Oregon State
162Trayion Durham*80820112015Kent State
Shawn Faulkner80819801983Western Michigan
164James Gray*80719861989Texas Tech
165Ketric Sanford*80519961999Houston
166James Davis*80420052008Clemson
Larry Ned*80419982001San Diego State
Trey Watts*80420102013Tulsa
169Eugene Jarvis80320062010Kent State
Keylon Kincade80320002003Southern Methodist
171Darius Walker*80220042006Notre Dame
172Gary Kosins79919691971Dayton
173Harvey Unga*79820062009Brigham Young
174Gary Patton*79719841987Eastern Michigan
175Jason Cooper79619911994Louisiana Tech
Harold Green*79619861989South Carolina
177Byron Hanspard*79519941996Texas Tech
Charles Sims*79520092013West Virginia
179Ontiwaun Carter*79419911994Arizona
180Curtis Adams79319811984Central Michigan
181Corey Croom*79219891992Ball State
182Sonny Collins79119721975Kentucky
183Junior Smith*79019911994East Carolina
Travis Zachery*79019982001Clemson
185Shaun Alexander*78919961999Alabama
Brian Hill78920142016Wyoming
Tony Sands78919881991Kansas
188Alexander Robinson*78820072010Iowa State
189Chance Kretschmer78720012004Nevada
Brad Smith*78720022005Missouri
191Jawon Chisholm78620112014Akron
Carnell Williams*78620012004Auburn
193Ernest Anderson*78519791983Oklahoma State
Tim Curtis78519901993Ohio
195Brandon Bennett*78419911994South Carolina
Chris Douglas78420002003Duke
197Paul Miles78319711973Bowling Green State
Eric Wilkerson78319851988Kent State
199Andre Callender*78220042007Boston College
200Louie Giammona78119731975Utah State
Stump Mitchell78119771980Citadel
Troy Stradford*78119821986Boston College
Charlie Wysocki*78119781981Maryland
204Derrick Knight*78020002003Boston College
205Bob Hitchens*77919711973Miami (OH)
206Sean Burwell*77719901993Oregon
John Harvey*77719851988Texas-El Paso
208Joe McIntosh77619811984North Carolina State
209Napoleon Kaufman*77519911994Washington
210Walter Abercrombie*77419781981Baylor
Reggie Arnold77420062009Arkansas State
Eugene Gross*77420032006Middle Tennessee State
213Trent Steelman*77320092012Army
214Kenneth Darby*77220032006Alabama
Steve Hookfin77219951998Ohio
Adrian Peterson*77220042006Oklahoma
Kory Sheets*77220052008Purdue
LeRoy Smith*77219891992Bowling Green State
Vai Taua*77220072010Nevada
220Earl Campbell*77119741977Texas
Kendall Hunter*77120072010Oklahoma State
Ralph Webb77120142016Vanderbilt
223Travis Minor*77019972000Florida State
224Royce Freeman*76820142016Oregon
Ben Garry76819741977Southern Mississippi
226Winslow Oliver76519921995New Mexico
227Joe Igber76419992002California
228P.J. Daniels*76320022005Georgia Tech
Clark Green*76320022005Kansas
Alfred Morris*76320082011Florida Atlantic
231Ray Robinson*76219982001North Carolina State
232Michael Blair*76019931996Ball State
Alex Smith76019941996Indiana
Jamaal Williams*76020122016Brigham Young
235Mike Strachan*75919721974Iowa State
236Jay Peterson75819801983Miami (OH)
237Mike Harkrader*75619761980Indiana
Emmitt Smith*75619871989Florida
Butch Woolfolk*75619781981Michigan
240Ontario Sneed*75520052008Central Michigan
241Deshaun Foster*75419982001UCLA
Travis Greene*75420122015Bowling Green State
243Jarvion Franklin*75220142016Western Michigan
244Jay Ajayi*75120122014Boise State
245Andre Davis*75019921995Texas Christian
246Le'Veon Bell*74920102012Michigan State
Eric Flowers74919961999Central Michigan
Chris Johnson*74920042007East Carolina
Brock Olivo*74919941997Missouri
250Evan Royster*74720072010Penn State
Sammy Winder*74719781981Southern Mississippi

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