Rushing Yards Per Attempt Single Season Leaders and Records

Minimum 300 rush attempts.
An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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Leaders

  • Since 1956
  • Minimum 6.25 rush attempts per school game.
Leaders Table
Rk Player Avg Year School
1Anthony Alridge*10.12006Houston
2Kennedy Brooks9.92018Oklahoma
3Chuck Weatherspoon9.61989Houston
4Leon Burton9.61957Arizona State
5Jhurell Pressley9.52014New Mexico
6Pervis Atkins9.41960New Mexico State
7Khalil Tate*9.22017Arizona
8Percy Harvin*9.22007Florida
9Raymond Calais9.22018Louisiana
10Ty Johnson*9.12016Maryland
11Dri Archer*92012Kent State
12Greg Pruitt*91971Oklahoma
13Billy Walik8.91969Villanova
14Darrell Henderson*8.92017Memphis
15Reggie Corbin8.82018Illinois
16Teriyon Gipson*8.82016New Mexico
17Darrell Henderson8.72018Memphis
18Felix Jones*8.72007Arkansas
19Reggie Bush*8.72005USC
20Matt Breida8.72014Georgia Southern
21Greg McCrae8.62018UCF
22Devon Johnson*8.62014Marshall
23Malcolm Perry*8.62017Navy
24Timothy McVey*8.52016Air Force
25Mike Brown8.51983Air Force
26Onterio McCalebb*8.52010Auburn
27Travis Etienne8.52018Clemson
28Leeland McElroy8.51993Texas A&M
29Chuck Weatherspoon8.51988Houston
30Robert Farmer8.51996Notre Dame
31Tommy Lorino8.41956Auburn
32Tom Larscheid8.41960Utah State
33Elijah McGuire*8.42013Louisiana
34Calvin Jones8.31991Nebraska
35Brent Fullwood8.31986Auburn
36Cecil Collins8.31997LSU
37Shun White*8.32008Navy
38Benny Malone8.21971Arizona State
39Santonio Beard8.22001Alabama
40Alex Green*8.22010Hawaii
41Rashard Mendenhall8.22006Illinois
42David Sims8.21975Georgia Tech
43Anthony McFarland8.22018Maryland
44Darrin Hall8.12018Pitt
45Jahvid Best*8.12008California
46Luke Staley8.12001Brigham Young
47Nick Chubb*8.12015Georgia
48Henry Josey*8.12011Missouri
49Bryce Love*8.12017Stanford
50Reggie Brooks81992Notre Dame
51Karlos Williams*82013Florida State
52Kevin Lowe81984Wyoming
53Tyrone Owens*82016New Mexico
54Matt Jones82001Arkansas
55Kareem Hunt*82014Toledo
56Curtis Samuel*7.92016Ohio State
57Matt Breida*7.92015Georgia Southern
58Wilbur Jackson7.91973Alabama
59Jimmy Saxton7.91961Texas
60Gerry Gdowski7.91989Nebraska
61Terry Baggett7.92013Army
62Ja'Terian Douglas*7.92011Tulsa
63Henry White7.91977Colgate
64Kenny King7.91978Oklahoma
65Sony Michel*7.92017Georgia
66George Stripling*7.92005Louisville
67Clendon Thomas7.91956Oklahoma
68Marcus Dupree*7.81982Oklahoma
69Ernie Davis7.81960Syracuse
70Vai Taua*7.82009Nevada
71Mike Rozier7.81983Nebraska
72Melvin Gordon*7.82013Wisconsin
73Billy Brown7.81959New Mexico
74Kenton Keith7.82000New Mexico State
75Dwight Ford*7.81977USC
76Leonard Henry7.82001East Carolina
77Rashaad Penny*7.82017San Diego State
78Ki-Jana Carter7.81994Penn State
79Gwain Durden7.81979Chattanooga
Gralyn Wyatt7.81974Texas
81Robert Parham*7.81977Grambling State
82Aaron Jones7.72016UTEP
83Quinton Flowers*7.72016South Florida
84Lache Seastrunk*7.72012Baylor
85Luke Lippincott*7.72009Nevada
86Joshua Cribbs7.72002Kent State
87Harry Jones7.71965Arkansas
88Lawrence Phillips7.71995Nebraska
89Ahman Green7.71995Nebraska
90Larry Johnson*7.72002Penn State
91Lewis Walker7.71979Utah
92Bo Jackson7.71983Auburn
93Tony Lorick7.71963Arizona State
94Buster Rhymes7.71980Oklahoma
95Shaun Alexander7.61996Alabama
96MacArthur Lane7.61966Utah State
97Barry Sanders7.61988Oklahoma State
98Marcus Marshall7.62015Georgia Tech
99Kenneth Davis7.61984Texas Christian
100Patrick Collins7.61987Oklahoma

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