Single Season Leaders and Records for Plays From Scrimmage

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Plays Year School
1Kevin Smith*4742007Central Florida
2Marcus Allen*4671981Southern California
3Lorenzo White*4251985Michigan State
4Shawn Faulkner4231983Western Michigan
5Javon Ringer*4182008Michigan State
6Troy Davis4151996Iowa State
7Le'Veon Bell*4142012Michigan State
Darnell Autry*4141995Northwestern
9Craig Heyward*4091987Pittsburgh
O.J. Simpson*4091968Southern California
11Derrick Henry*4062015Alabama
12Bobby Rainey4052011Western Kentucky
Ray Rice*4052007Rutgers
14Steve Bartalo4021986Colorado State
15Brian Calhoun*4012005Wisconsin
16Herschel Walker3991981Georgia
17Jay Ajayi*3972014Boise State
Stefphon Jefferson*3972012Nevada
19Charles White*3961978Southern California
20Steven Jackson*3942003Oregon State
21Matt Forte3932007Tulane
Vaughn Dunbar*3931991Indiana
Anthony Thompson3931989Indiana
24Billy Smith3901991Central Michigan
25Ricky Bell*3891975Southern California
26Donald Brown*3882008Connecticut
27Anthony Thompson*3861988Indiana
28Ricky Williams3851998Texas
29Marcus Allen3841980Southern California
30Christian McCaffrey*3822015Stanford
Chris Perry*3822003Michigan
Anthony Sherrell3822003Eastern Michigan
33LaDainian Tomlinson3792000Texas Christian
34Steve Bartalo3781985Colorado State
Keith Byars*3781984Ohio State
Tony Dorsett3781976Pittsburgh
37Donnel Pumphrey3762016San Diego State
Travis Prentice3761998Miami (OH)
Wasean Tait3761995Toledo
40Ka'Deem Carey*3752013Arizona
Eddie George*3751995Ohio State
Don McCauley*3751970North Carolina
43Trevor Cobb3741991Rice
Ernest Anderson3741982Oklahoma State
45Travis Prentice3731999Miami (OH)
46Steve Morgan*3721984Toledo
47Bobby Rainey3692010Western Kentucky
Lorenzo White*3691987Michigan State
49Gerald Willhite*3671981San Jose State
Steve Owens3671968Oklahoma
51Montee Ball*3662012Wisconsin
52Stepfan Taylor*3632012Stanford
Barry Sanders3631988Oklahoma State
54Melvin Gordon*3622014Wisconsin
Ed Marinaro3621971Cornell
Steve Owens3621969Oklahoma
57Robbie Rouse3612011Fresno State
58Leon Burns3601969Long Beach State
59Cecil Sapp*3592002Colorado State
Troy Davis3591995Iowa State
61Paul Palmer3581986Temple
62Brian Hill3572016Wyoming
Miquale Lewis*3572008Ball State
64Thomas Jones3561999Virginia
65Bishop Sankey*3552013Washington
Andre Williams*3552013Boston College
Napoleon McCallum3551983Navy
68Toby Gerhart*3542009Stanford
Marcus Merriweather3542002Ball State
Charles White*3541979Southern California
71Demarco Murray*3532010Oklahoma
Jordan Todman*3532010Connecticut
George Swarn3531985Miami (OH)
74Thurman Thomas*3521985Oklahoma State
75Jeremy McNichols3512016Boise State
Jacquizz Rodgers*3512009Oregon State
77Dion Lewis*3502009Pittsburgh
Avon Cobourne*3502002West Virginia
Barry Redden3501981Richmond
80Brett Biggs*3492005Akron
Gary Kosins3491970Dayton
82Cedric Benson*3482004Texas
Michael Turner3482002Northern Illinois
84Derrick Knight*3472003Boston College
Keylon Kincade3472002Southern Methodist
Demarco McCleskey*3472002Cincinnati
Marshall Faulk3471993San Diego State
88Darren McFadden*3462007Arkansas
89Tyler Gaffney*3452013Stanford
Robbie Rouse*3452012Fresno State
91Branden Oliver3442011Buffalo
Adrian Peterson*3442004Oklahoma
93LeShon Johnson3431993Northern Illinois
94Carlester Crumpler3421972East Carolina
95Antonio Andrews*3412012Western Kentucky
Louie Giammona3411974Utah State
97LeSean McCoy*3402008Pittsburgh
Mewelde Moore*3402002Tulane
Deland McCullough3401995Miami (OH)
Herschel Walker3401982Georgia

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