You Are Here > > > Single Season Yards From Scrimmage

News: s-r blog:SRS Calculation Details

Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free!

Single Season Leaders and Records for Yards From Scrimmage

  • An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
  • Read more about our data coverage.

Since 1956

Rank Player Yds Season School
1.Kevin Smith* 2809 2007 Central Florida
2.Melvin Gordon 2740 2014 Wisconsin
3.Barry Sanders 2734 1988 Oklahoma State
4.Marcus Allen* 2683 1981 Southern California
5.Larry Johnson* 2436 2002 Penn State
6.Matt Forte 2409 2007 Tulane
7.Ricky Williams 2386 1998 Texas
8.Jay Ajayi 2358 2014 Boise State
9.Rashaan Salaam 2349 1994 Colorado
10.Eddie George* 2344 1995 Ohio State
11.Darren Sproles* 2273 2003 Kansas State
12.Mike Rozier 2254 1983 Nebraska
13.Ray Rice* 2251 2007 Rutgers
14.Troy Davis 2249 1996 Iowa State
15.Keith Byars* 2243 1984 Ohio State
16.Ron Dayne* 2242 1996 Wisconsin
17.Ka'Deem Carey* 2232 2012 Arizona
18.Montee Ball* 2229 2011 Wisconsin
19.Troy Edwards 2223 1998 Louisiana Tech
20.Reggie Bush* 2218 2005 Southern California
21.Tony Dorsett 2217 1976 Pittsburgh
22.Kerwynn Williams* 2209 2012 Utah State
23.Antonio Andrews 2208 2013 Western Kentucky
 Donald Brown* 2208 2008 Connecticut
25.Brian Calhoun* 2207 2005 Wisconsin
26.LaDainian Tomlinson 2198 2000 Texas Christian
27.Damien Anderson* 2195 2000 Northwestern
 Charles White* 2195 1979 Southern California
29.Ryan Benjamin 2194 1991 Pacific
30.Byron Hanspard 2192 1996 Texas Tech
31.Tevin Coleman 2177 2014 Indiana
 Andre Williams 2177 2013 Boston College
 Garrett Wolfe* 2177 2006 Northern Illinois
 Mewelde Moore 2177 2001 Tulane
35.Bishop Sankey 2174 2013 Washington
 Marshall Faulk 2174 1993 San Diego State
37.Troy Davis 2169 1995 Iowa State
38.Antonio Andrews* 2160 2012 Western Kentucky
39.DeAngelo Williams* 2158 2004 Memphis
40.Quentin Griffin* 2148 2002 Oklahoma
41.J.J. Arrington* 2139 2004 California
42.Willis McGahee* 2108 2002 Miami (FL)
43.Jerome Harrison 2106 2005 Washington State
44.Steve Slaton* 2104 2006 West Virginia
45.Ezekiel Elliott 2098 2014 Ohio State
 Don McCauley* 2098 1970 North Carolina
47.Lorenzo White* 2094 1985 Michigan State
48.O.J. Simpson* 2091 1968 Southern California
49.Wasean Tait 2088 1995 Toledo
50.LeShon Johnson 2082 1993 Northern Illinois
51.Duke Johnson 2073 2014 Miami (FL)
52.Vaughn Dunbar* 2068 1991 Indiana
53.Trevor Insley 2065 1999 Nevada
54.Miquale Lewis* 2061 2008 Ball State
55.Ka'Deem Carey 2058 2013 Arizona
 LaDainian Tomlinson* 2058 1999 Texas Christian
57.Johnathan Franklin* 2057 2012 UCLA
 Ricky Bell* 2057 1975 Southern California
59.Bobby Rainey 2056 2011 Western Kentucky
60.Stefphon Jefferson* 2053 2012 Nevada
61.Charles White* 2052 1978 Southern California
62.Donald Buckram 2047 2009 Texas-El Paso
63.Ron Dayne* 2043 1999 Wisconsin
 Ricky Williams 2043 1997 Texas
65.DeAngelo Williams* 2042 2005 Memphis
66.Chris Perry* 2041 2003 Michigan
67.Thomas Jones 2037 1999 Virginia
68.Toby Gerhart* 2028 2009 Stanford
69.Donnel Pumphrey 2027 2014 San Diego State
70.Anthony Alridge* 2025 2007 Houston
71.Kenjon Barner* 2023 2012 Oregon
72.Leon Allen 2018 2014 Western Kentucky
73.Trent Richardson* 2017 2011 Alabama
74.Andre Davis 2016 1994 Texas Christian
75.LaMichael James* 2015 2011 Oregon
 Steven Jackson* 2015 2003 Oregon State
 Michael Turner 2015 2002 Northern Illinois
78.Cedric Benson* 2013 2004 Texas
79.Chad Hall* 2002 2007 Air Force
80.Rashard Mendenhall* 1999 2007 Illinois
81.Craig Heyward* 1998 1987 Pittsburgh
82.Darren McFadden* 1994 2007 Arkansas
 Anthony Thompson 1994 1989 Indiana
84.Mark Ingram* 1992 2009 Alabama
85.Dri Archer* 1990 2012 Kent State
86.Dion Lewis* 1988 2009 Pittsburgh
87.Ahman Green 1982 1997 Nebraska
88.Ronnie Hillman* 1981 2011 San Diego State
89.Ernest Anderson 1980 1982 Oklahoma State
90.Tre Mason 1979 2013 Auburn
91.Mike Pringle 1976 1989 Cal State Fullerton
 Paul Palmer 1976 1986 Temple
93.Eugene Jarvis 1975 2007 Kent State
 Herschel Walker 1975 1981 Georgia
95.Brian Pruitt 1964 1994 Central Michigan
96.Jacquizz Rodgers* 1962 2009 Oregon State
 Michael Crabtree* 1962 2007 Texas Tech
98.George Jones 1961 1995 San Diego State
99.Le'Veon Bell* 1960 2012 Michigan State
100.Darnell Autry* 1953 1995 Northwestern