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
6Justin Jackson*114220142017Northwestern
7Travis Prentice113819961999Miami (OH)
8Cedric Benson*111220012004Texas
9Trevor Cobb109119891992Rice
10Lorenzo White*108219841987Michigan State
11Donnel Pumphrey*105920132016San Diego State
12Ken Simonton*104119982001Oregon State
13Avon Cobourne*102319992002West Virginia
14Michael Hart*101520042007Michigan
15Dontrell Moore*101420022005New Mexico
16Ricky Williams101119951998Texas
17Damion Fletcher*100920062009Southern Mississippi
18Herschel Walker99419801982Georgia
19Keenan Reynolds*97720122015Navy
20Montel Harris*97320082012Temple
21DeAngelo Williams*96920022005Memphis
22Thurman Thomas*95619841987Oklahoma State
23Damien Anderson*95319982001Northwestern
24Deland McCullough94919921995Miami (OH)
25Royce Freeman*94720142017Oregon
26Myles Gaskin*94520152018Washington
27Paul Palmer94419831986Temple
28Robert Holcombe94319941997Illinois
LaDainian Tomlinson*94319972000Texas Christian
30Jarvion Franklin*94220142017Western Michigan
31Michael Turner94020002003Northern Illinois
32Marcus Allen*93219781981USC
33Ralph Webb*93120142017Vanderbilt
34George Rogers*92719771980South Carolina
35Jonathan Taylor*92620172019Wisconsin
36Montee Ball*92420092012Wisconsin
Archie Griffin*92419721975Ohio State
38Steve Owens*92219671969Oklahoma
39BenJarvus Green-Ellis92020032007Ole Miss
40Ed Marinaro91819691971Cornell
41Robert Lavette91419811984Georgia Tech
42Darrell Thompson91119861989Minnesota
43Anthony Dixon*91020062009Mississippi State
Ray Rice*91020052007Rutgers
45Darren Lewis90919871990Texas A&M
Mewelde Moore*90920002003Tulane
47Anthony Davis*90820012004Wisconsin
Napoleon McCallum90819811985Navy
49Kevin Smith*90520052007UCF
50Chris Lemon90419961999Nevada
51Kalvin McRae*90320042007Ohio
52Robbie Rouse*89820092012Fresno State
53Bobby Rainey89520082011Western Kentucky
54Denvis Manns88919951998New Mexico State
Allen Pinkett88919821985Notre Dame
56Kareem Wilson88519951998Ohio
57Jahwan Edwards*88420112014Ball State
58Thomas Hamner*88219961999Minnesota
Dalton Hilliard88219821985LSU
60Amos Lawrence88119771980North Carolina
George Swarn*88119831986Miami (OH)
62James McDougald88019761979Wake Forest
63Rodney Smith*87920142019Minnesota
64Astron Whatley87819941997Kent State
65Yvenson Bernard*87620042007Oregon State
Reggie Taylor87619831986Cincinnati
67Errict Rhett87319891993Florida
68Terry Miller*87119741977Oklahoma State
69Allen Ross86719771980Northern Illinois
70Branden Oliver*86620102013Buffalo
71Floyd Allen86019781981Virginia Military Institute
Ted Brown86019751978North Carolina State
73Antwaan Randle El85719982001Indiana
Mike Williams85719751978New Mexico
75Kevin Faulk85619951998LSU
76Charles Alexander85519751978LSU
77Autry Denson*85419951998Notre Dame
78Mike Mayweather85319871990Army
79Marcus Merriweather85119992002Ball State
80Anthony Thomas84619972000Michigan
David Thompson84619931996Oklahoma State
82AJ Dillon*84520172019Boston College
83Cyrus Lawrence84319791982Virginia Tech
Javon Ringer*84320052008Michigan State
Stepfan Taylor*84320092012Stanford
Mike Voight*84319731976North Carolina
87Jerome Persell84219761978Western Michigan
88Chris Barclay*84020022005Wake Forest
89Tico Duckett*83619891992Michigan State
90Matt Forte83320042007Tulane
Carlton Jones83320022005Army
92Ladell Betts*83219982001Iowa
93Dave Preston83019731976Bowling Green State
94Darren Davis82319961999Iowa State
June Henley82319931996Kansas
96Ito Smith*82020142017Southern Mississippi
97Wasean Tait81619931998Toledo
98Darren Sproles*81520012004Kansas State
99Derek Loville*81419861989Oregon
100Ameer Abdullah*81320112014Nebraska
Brock Forsey*81319992002Boise State
Joe Morris81319781981Syracuse
103Walter Peacock81119721975Louisville
104Thomas Jones80919961999Virginia
Rodney Stewart80920082011Colorado
106Tyrell Fenroy80820052008Louisiana
107Lamont Jordan80719972000Maryland
Garrett Wolfe*80720042006Northern Illinois
109Jamie Morris*80619841987Michigan
110Bernie Parmalee80519871990Ball State
Raymond Priester*80519941997Clemson
112Chester Taylor80319982001Toledo
113Kenneth Dixon*80220122015Louisiana Tech
114Blake Ezor*80019861989Michigan State
115Chris Polk*79920082011Washington
116James Sims79820102013Kansas
117Leon Johnson79719931996North Carolina
Demarco McCleskey*79719982002Cincinnati
119Sedrick Shaw*79619931996Iowa
120Chris Perry*79420002003Michigan
121Demario Brown79219961999Utah State
Abu Wilson79219921996Utah State
123Patrick Cobbs*79120012005North Texas
124Eric Dickerson79019791982SMU
125Ricky Williams78919972001Texas Tech
126Johnathan Franklin*78820092012UCLA
Jacquizz Rodgers*78820082010Oregon State
128Darnell Autry*78719941996Northwestern
129Amos Zereoue*78619961998West Virginia
130Darren McFadden*78520052007Arkansas
131Anthony Davis*78419721974USC
132Troy Davis78219941996Iowa State
Lance Dunbar78220082011North Texas
Kareem Hunt*78220132016Toledo
Rick Parros78219761979Utah State
136Gary Kosins77919691971Dayton
Brad Smith*77920022005Missouri
138Rodney Ferguson*77820042008New Mexico
Zach Line*77820092012SMU
140Sonny Collins77719721975Kentucky
Tony Sands77719881991Kansas
142Brian Hill*77520142016Wyoming
Craig James77519791982SMU
144Bob Hitchens77319711973Miami (OH)
145Trent Steelman*77220092012Army
146Trayion Durham*77120112015Kent State
LaMichael James*77120092011Oregon
148P.J. Hill*77020062008Wisconsin
Larry Rose III*77020142017New Mexico State
150Tim Cornett*76920102013UNLV
Charlie Wysocki76919781981Maryland
152Derrick Nix*76819982002Southern Mississippi
153Steve Hookfin76719951998Ohio
Paul Miles76719711973Bowling Green State
155Marshall Faulk76619911993San Diego State
156Earl Campbell76519741977Texas
Phillip Lindsay*76520142017Colorado
Larry Ned76519982001San Diego State
159Curtis Adams76119811984Central Michigan
Shawn Faulkner76119801983Western Michigan
Miquale Lewis*76120062010Ball State
162Ron Harris76019741977Colorado State
163Dexter Green*75919751978Iowa State
Demarco Murray*75920072010Oklahoma
165Nick Chubb*75820142017Georgia
166Louie Giammona75619731975Utah State
Stump Mitchell75619771980Citadel
168Sedrick Irvin*75519961998Michigan State
169Ontiwaun Carter75419911994Arizona
Keylon Kincade75420002003SMU
171D'Angelo Brewer*75320142017Tulsa
James Davis*75320052008Clemson
Ian Johnson*75320052008Boise State
Michael Ramseur75319821985Wake Forest
175Tim Curtis75019901993Ohio
Chance Kretschmer75020012004Nevada
177Adrian Peterson*74820042006Oklahoma
178James Gilbert*74420152019Kansas State
179Ka'Deem Carey*74320112013Arizona
Steven Jackson*74320012003Oregon State
Ketric Sanford74319961999Houston
182James Gray74219861989Texas Tech
Alex Haynes74220012004UCF
Wali Lundy*74220022005Virginia
185Carnell Williams*74120012004Auburn
186Walter Abercrombie*74019781981Baylor
Ernest Anderson*74019791983Oklahoma State
188Eric Wilkerson73919851988Kent State
189Reggie Arnold73720062009Arkansas State
Eric Flowers73719961999Central Michigan
Benjamin Snell Jr.*73720162018Kentucky
192Jason Cooper73619911994Louisiana Tech
Dennis Lundy73619911994Northwestern
Sammy Winder73619781981Southern Mississippi
195Alfred Morris73320082011Florida Atlantic
196Byron Hanspard73219941996Texas Tech
Junior Smith73219911994East Carolina
Brandon West*73220062009Western Michigan
199Tyrell Sutton*73120052008Northwestern
200Joe McIntosh72919811984North Carolina State
Mike Strachan*72919721974Iowa State
202Noel Devine*72820072010West Virginia
Kevin Parks*72820112014Virginia
204Shaun Alexander72719961999Alabama
205Jamaal Williams*72620122016Brigham Young
206J.K. Dobbins*72520172019Ohio State
207Eugene Jarvis72420062010Kent State
208Ben Garry72319741977Southern Mississippi
Denard Robinson*72320092012Michigan
Alex Smith72319941996Indiana
211Corey Croom72219891992Ball State
212Billy Marek71919721975Wisconsin
A.J. Ouellette*71920142018Ohio
214Mike Harkrader*71819761980Indiana
Butch Woolfolk*71819781981Michigan
216Paul Jones*71519751979California
217Devin Singletary*71420162018Florida Atlantic
218Quentin Griffin*71319992002Oklahoma
Shock Linwood*71320132016Baylor
220Zack Moss*71220162019Utah
221Vai Taua*71120072010Nevada
222Ricky Bell*71019741976USC
Napoleon Kaufman71019911994Washington
Elijah McGuire*71020132016Louisiana
225Kendall Hunter*70820072010Oklahoma State
Derrick Knight*70820002003Boston College
227P.J. Daniels*70720022005Georgia Tech
Barry Redden70719781981Richmond
229Alexander Robinson*70520072010Iowa State
230Alonzo Harris*70420112014Louisiana
Andre Williams*70420102013Boston College
232Brad Muster*70319841987Stanford
Darrin Nelson70319771981Stanford
234Kenneth Darby*70220032006Alabama
Harold Green*70219861989South Carolina
Gary Patton*70219841987Eastern Michigan
Jay Peterson70219801983Miami (OH)
238Jawon Chisholm70120112014Akron
239Emmitt Smith70019871989Florida
240Eric Bieniemy69919871990Colorado
James Butler*69920142017Iowa
242Donald Brown*69820062008Connecticut
James Starks*69820062008Buffalo
244Tashard Choice*69720042007Georgia Tech
Curtis Dickey69719761979Texas A&M
246Deshaun Foster*69619982001UCLA
Harvey Unga*69620062009Brigham Young
248Chris Douglas69520002003Duke
Jon Hilliman*69520142018Rutgers
Jerry Mays69519851989Georgia Tech