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
8Justin Jackson*111020142017Northwestern
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
26Paul Palmer94419831986Temple
27Robert Holcombe94319941997Illinois
LaDainian Tomlinson*94319972000Texas Christian
29Jarvion Franklin*94220142017Western Michigan
30Michael Turner94020002003Northern Illinois
31Marcus Allen*93219781981USC
32Ralph Webb*93120142017Vanderbilt
33George Rogers*92719771980South Carolina
34Montee Ball*92420092012Wisconsin
Archie Griffin*92419721975Ohio State
36Steve Owens*92219671969Oklahoma
37BenJarvus Green-Ellis92020032007Ole Miss
38Ed Marinaro91819691971Cornell
39Robert Lavette91419811984Georgia Tech
40Darrell Thompson91119861989Minnesota
41Anthony Dixon*91020062009Mississippi State
Ray Rice*91020052007Rutgers
43Darren Lewis90919871990Texas A&M
Mewelde Moore*90920002003Tulane
45Anthony Davis*90820012004Wisconsin
Napoleon McCallum90819811985Navy
47Kevin Smith*90520052007UCF
48Chris Lemon90419961999Nevada
49Kalvin McRae*90320042007Ohio
50Robbie Rouse*89820092012Fresno State
51Bobby Rainey89520082011Western Kentucky
52Denvis Manns88919951998New Mexico State
Allen Pinkett88919821985Notre Dame
54Kareem Wilson88519951998Ohio
55Jahwan Edwards*88420112014Ball State
56Thomas Hamner*88219961999Minnesota
Dalton Hilliard88219821985LSU
58Amos Lawrence88119771980North Carolina
George Swarn*88119831986Miami (OH)
60James McDougald88019761979Wake Forest
61Astron Whatley87819941997Kent State
62Yvenson Bernard*87620042007Oregon State
Reggie Taylor87619831986Cincinnati
64Errict Rhett87319891993Florida
65Terry Miller*87119741977Oklahoma State
66Allen Ross86719771980Northern Illinois
67Branden Oliver*86620102013Buffalo
68Floyd Allen86019781981Virginia Military Institute
Ted Brown86019751978North Carolina State
70Antwaan Randle El85719982001Indiana
Mike Williams85719751978New Mexico
72Kevin Faulk85619951998LSU
73Charles Alexander85519751978LSU
74Autry Denson*85419951998Notre Dame
75Mike Mayweather85319871990Army
76Marcus Merriweather85119992002Ball State
77Anthony Thomas84619972000Michigan
David Thompson84619931996Oklahoma State
79Cyrus Lawrence84319791982Virginia Tech
Javon Ringer*84320052008Michigan State
Stepfan Taylor*84320092012Stanford
Mike Voight*84319731976North Carolina
83Jerome Persell84219761978Western Michigan
84Chris Barclay*84020022005Wake Forest
85Tico Duckett*83619891992Michigan State
86Matt Forte83320042007Tulane
Carlton Jones83320022005Army
88Ladell Betts*83219982001Iowa
89Dave Preston83019731976Bowling Green State
90Darren Davis82319961999Iowa State
June Henley82319931996Kansas
92Wasean Tait81619931998Toledo
93Darren Sproles*81520012004Kansas State
94Derek Loville*81419861989Oregon
95Ameer Abdullah*81320112014Nebraska
Brock Forsey*81319992002Boise State
Joe Morris81319781981Syracuse
98Walter Peacock81119721975Louisville
99Thomas Jones80919961999Virginia
Rodney Stewart80920082011Colorado
101Tyrell Fenroy80820052008Louisiana-Lafayette
102Lamont Jordan80719972000Maryland
Garrett Wolfe*80720042006Northern Illinois
104Jamie Morris*80619841987Michigan
105Bernie Parmalee80519871990Ball State
Raymond Priester*80519941997Clemson
107Ito Smith*80420142017Southern Mississippi
108Chester Taylor80319982001Toledo
109Kenneth Dixon*80220122015Louisiana Tech
110Blake Ezor*80019861989Michigan State
111Chris Polk*79920082011Washington
112James Sims79820102013Kansas
113Leon Johnson79719931996North Carolina
Demarco McCleskey*79719982002Cincinnati
115Sedrick Shaw*79619931996Iowa
116Chris Perry*79420002003Michigan
117Demario Brown79219961999Utah State
Abu Wilson79219921996Utah State
119Patrick Cobbs*79120012005North Texas
120Eric Dickerson79019791982SMU
121Ricky Williams78919972001Texas Tech
122Johnathan Franklin*78820092012UCLA
Jacquizz Rodgers*78820082010Oregon State
124Darnell Autry*78719941996Northwestern
125Amos Zereoue*78619961998West Virginia
126Darren McFadden*78520052007Arkansas
127Anthony Davis*78419721974USC
128Troy Davis78219941996Iowa State
Lance Dunbar78220082011North Texas
Kareem Hunt*78220132016Toledo
Rick Parros78219761979Utah State
132Gary Kosins77919691971Dayton
Brad Smith*77920022005Missouri
134Rodney Ferguson*77820042008New Mexico
Zach Line*77820092012SMU
136Sonny Collins77719721975Kentucky
Tony Sands77719881991Kansas
138Brian Hill*77520142016Wyoming
Craig James77519791982SMU
140Bob Hitchens77319711973Miami (OH)
141Trent Steelman*77220092012Army
142Trayion Durham*77120112015Kent State
LaMichael James*77120092011Oregon
144P.J. Hill*77020062008Wisconsin
145Tim Cornett*76920102013UNLV
Charlie Wysocki76919781981Maryland
147Derrick Nix*76819982002Southern Mississippi
148Steve Hookfin76719951998Ohio
Paul Miles76719711973Bowling Green State
150Marshall Faulk76619911993San Diego State
151Earl Campbell76519741977Texas
Phillip Lindsay*76520142017Colorado
Larry Ned76519982001San Diego State
154Curtis Adams76119811984Central Michigan
Shawn Faulkner76119801983Western Michigan
Miquale Lewis*76120062010Ball State
157Ron Harris76019741977Colorado State
158Dexter Green*75919751978Iowa State
Demarco Murray*75920072010Oklahoma
160Louie Giammona75619731975Utah State
Stump Mitchell75619771980Citadel
162Sedrick Irvin*75519961998Michigan State
163Ontiwaun Carter75419911994Arizona
Keylon Kincade75420002003SMU
Larry Rose III75420142017New Mexico State
166D'Angelo Brewer*75320142017Tulsa
James Davis*75320052008Clemson
Ian Johnson*75320052008Boise State
Michael Ramseur75319821985Wake Forest
170Tim Curtis75019901993Ohio
Chance Kretschmer75020012004Nevada
172Adrian Peterson*74820042006Oklahoma
173Ka'Deem Carey*74320112013Arizona
Steven Jackson*74320012003Oregon State
Ketric Sanford74319961999Houston
176James Gray74219861989Texas Tech
Alex Haynes74220012004UCF
Wali Lundy*74220022005Virginia
179Carnell Williams*74120012004Auburn
180Walter Abercrombie*74019781981Baylor
Ernest Anderson*74019791983Oklahoma State
182Eric Wilkerson73919851988Kent State
183Reggie Arnold73720062009Arkansas State
Eric Flowers73719961999Central Michigan
185Jason Cooper73619911994Louisiana Tech
Dennis Lundy73619911994Northwestern
Sammy Winder73619781981Southern Mississippi
188Alfred Morris73320082011Florida Atlantic
189Byron Hanspard73219941996Texas Tech
Junior Smith73219911994East Carolina
Brandon West*73220062009Western Michigan
192Tyrell Sutton*73120052008Northwestern
193Joe McIntosh72919811984North Carolina State
Mike Strachan*72919721974Iowa State
195Noel Devine*72820072010West Virginia
Kevin Parks*72820112014Virginia
197Shaun Alexander72719961999Alabama
198Nick Chubb*72620142017Georgia
Jamaal Williams*72620122016Brigham Young
200Eugene Jarvis72420062010Kent State
201Ben Garry72319741977Southern Mississippi
Denard Robinson*72320092012Michigan
Alex Smith72319941996Indiana
204Corey Croom72219891992Ball State
205Billy Marek71919721975Wisconsin
206Mike Harkrader*71819761980Indiana
Butch Woolfolk*71819781981Michigan
208Paul Jones*71519751979California
209Quentin Griffin*71319992002Oklahoma
Shock Linwood*71320132016Baylor
211Vai Taua*71120072010Nevada
212Ricky Bell*71019741976USC
Napoleon Kaufman71019911994Washington
Elijah McGuire*71020132016Louisiana-Lafayette
215Kendall Hunter*70820072010Oklahoma State
Derrick Knight*70820002003Boston College
217P.J. Daniels*70720022005Georgia Tech
Barry Redden70719781981Richmond
219Alexander Robinson*70520072010Iowa State
220Alonzo Harris*70420112014Louisiana-Lafayette
Andre Williams*70420102013Boston College
222Brad Muster*70319841987Stanford
Darrin Nelson70319771981Stanford
224Kenneth Darby*70220032006Alabama
Harold Green*70219861989South Carolina
Gary Patton*70219841987Eastern Michigan
Jay Peterson70219801983Miami (OH)
228Jawon Chisholm70120112014Akron
229Emmitt Smith70019871989Florida
230Eric Bieniemy69919871990Colorado
231Donald Brown*69820062008Connecticut
James Starks*69820062008Buffalo
233Tashard Choice*69720042007Georgia Tech
Curtis Dickey69719761979Texas A&M
235Deshaun Foster*69619982001UCLA
Harvey Unga*69620062009Brigham Young
237Chris Douglas69520002003Duke
Jerry Mays69519851989Georgia Tech
239Brent Moss*69419911994Wisconsin
240Darius Walker*69320042006Notre Dame
241Tim Tebow*69220062009Florida
242Ottis Anderson69119751978Miami (FL)
Winslow Oliver69119921995New Mexico
244James Butler*68920142017Iowa
245Tyrone Wheatley*68819911994Michigan
246Dalvin Cook*68720142016Florida State
Ricky Dobbs*68720082010Navy
Gaston Green*68719841987UCLA
Tanardo Sharps68719992002Temple
250Brock Olivo68619941997Missouri
Evan Royster*68620072010Penn State
Travis Zachery*68619982001Clemson

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