Rushing Yards Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds From To School
1Ron Dayne*712519961999Wisconsin
2Tony Dorsett*652619731976Pitt
3Donnel Pumphrey*640520132016San Diego State
4Ricky Williams627919951998Texas
5Charles White*624519761979USC
6DeAngelo Williams*602620022005Memphis
7Jonathan Taylor*563420172019Wisconsin
8Royce Freeman*562120142017Oregon
9Travis Prentice559619961999Miami (OH)
10Archie Griffin*558919721975Ohio State
11Cedric Benson*554020012004Texas
12Justin Jackson*544020142017Northwestern
13LaDainian Tomlinson*538719972000Texas Christian
14Myles Gaskin*532320152018Washington
15Damion Fletcher*530220062009Southern Mississippi
16Anthony Thompson*529919861989Indiana
17Herschel Walker525919801982Georgia
18Garrett Wolfe*516420042006Northern Illinois
19Montee Ball*514020092012Wisconsin
20George Rogers*509119771980South Carolina
21LaMichael James*508220092011Oregon
22Ken Simonton*504419982001Oregon State
23Michael Hart*504020042007Michigan
24Avon Cobourne*503919992002West Virginia
25Darren Lewis501219871990Texas A&M
26Darren Sproles*497920012004Kansas State
27Dontrell Moore*495620022005New Mexico
28Trevor Cobb494819891992Rice
29Kareem Hunt*494520132016Toledo
30Michael Turner494120002003Northern Illinois
31Ray Rice*492620052007Rutgers
32Melvin Gordon*491520112014Wisconsin
33Paul Palmer489519831986Temple
34Lorenzo White*488719841987Michigan State
35Jarvion Franklin*486720142017Western Michigan
36Thurman Thomas*484719841987Oklahoma State
37Steve Bartalo481319831986Colorado State
38Marcus Allen*481019781981USC
39Montel Harris*478920082012Temple
40Mike Rozier478019811983Nebraska
41Nick Chubb*476920142017Georgia
42Terry Miller*475419741977Oklahoma State
43Ed Marinaro471519691971Cornell
44Denvis Manns469219951998New Mexico State
45Kevin Smith*467920052007UCF
46Anthony Davis*467620012004Wisconsin
47Robbie Rouse*464720092012Fresno State
48Tyrell Fenroy464620052008Louisiana
Chester Taylor464619982001Toledo
50Ted Brown460219751978North Carolina State
51Darren McFadden*459020052007Arkansas
52Marshall Faulk458919911993San Diego State
53Ameer Abdullah*458820112014Nebraska
Vai Taua*458820072010Nevada
55Keenan Reynolds*455920122015Navy
56Jahwan Edwards*455820112014Ball State
Larry Rose III*455820142017New Mexico State
58Kevin Faulk455719951998LSU
59Bobby Rainey454220082011Western Kentucky
60Ito Smith*453820142017Southern Mississippi
61Darrell Thompson451819861989Minnesota
62Denard Robinson*449520092012Michigan
63Damien Anderson*448519982001Northwestern
64Kenneth Dixon*448320122015Louisiana Tech
65Pat White*448020052008West Virginia
66Dalvin Cook*446420142016Florida State
67Eric Dickerson445019791982SMU
68Earl Campbell444319741977Texas
69Johnathan Franklin*440320092012UCLA
70Kalvin McRae*439820042007Ohio
Javon Ringer*439820052008Michigan State
72Jamie Morris*439219841987Michigan
73Amos Lawrence439119771980North Carolina
74Troy Davis438219941996Iowa State
75Deland McCullough436819921995Miami (OH)
76Mewelde Moore*436420002003Tulane
77Jordan Lynch*434320102013Northern Illinois
78Autry Denson*431819951998Notre Dame
David Thompson431819931996Oklahoma State
80Noel Devine*431520072010West Virginia
81Bo Jackson430319821985Auburn
82Elijah McGuire*430120132016Louisiana
83Stepfan Taylor*430020092012Stanford
84Mike Mayweather429919871990Army
Joe Morris429919781981Syracuse
86Brian Hill*428720142016Wyoming
Devin Singletary*428720162018Florida Atlantic
88Matt Forte426520042007Tulane
89Chris Lemon424619961999Nevada
90Reggie Taylor424219831986Cincinnati
91Ka'Deem Carey*423920112013Arizona
92Lance Dunbar422420082011North Texas
93Shock Linwood*421320132016Baylor
94Tico Duckett*421219891992Michigan State
95Brad Smith*419320022005Missouri
96Jerome Persell419019761978Western Michigan
97Zach Line*418520092012SMU
98Ian Johnson*418320052008Boise State
99Kendall Hunter*418120072010Oklahoma State
100Napoleon McCallum417919811985Navy
101Ralph Webb*417820142017Vanderbilt
Tyrone Wheatley*417819911994Michigan
103George Swarn*417219831986Miami (OH)
104Errict Rhett416319891993Florida
105Curtis Adams416219811984Central Michigan
106Wasean Tait415319931998Toledo
107AJ Dillon*414820172019Boston College
108Lamont Jordan414719972000Maryland
109Byron Hanspard413519941996Texas Tech
110Lamar Jackson*413220152017Louisville
111Allen Pinkett413119821985Notre Dame
112Samaje Perine*412220142016Oklahoma
113Aaron Jones*411420132016UTEP
114Colin Kaepernick*411220072010Nevada
115Robert Holcombe410519941997Illinois
116Anthony Thomas409819972000Michigan
117Amos Zereoue*408619961998West Virginia
118Ray Lawry*408020142017Old Dominion
119James Gray406619861989Texas Tech
Robert Lavette406619811984Georgia Tech
121Stump Mitchell406219771980Citadel
122Mike Voight*406119731976North Carolina
123Demario Brown405319961999Utah State
124Dalton Hilliard405019821985LSU
125Branden Oliver*404920102013Buffalo
Chris Polk*404920082011Washington
127Brock Forsey*404519992002Boise State
128Napoleon Kaufman404119911994Washington
Adrian Peterson*404120042006Oklahoma
130Charles Alexander403519751978LSU
131Darrin Nelson403319771981Stanford
132Chris Barclay*403220022005Wake Forest
133James White*401520102013Wisconsin
134Marcus Merriweather400219992002Ball State
135Thomas Jones399819961999Virginia
136Joe Washington399519721975Oklahoma
137Anthony Dixon*399420062009Mississippi State
138Astron Whatley398919941997Kent State
139Steve Hookfin397219951998Ohio
140Raymond Priester*396619941997Clemson
141Ezekiel Elliott*396120132015Ohio State
142Warrick Dunn395919931996Florida State
143Rodney Smith*394820142019Minnesota
144P.J. Hill*394220062008Wisconsin
145Eric Bieniemy394019871990Colorado
146Reggie Arnold393320062009Arkansas State
Laurence Maroney*393320032005Minnesota
Abu Wilson393319921996Utah State
149Evan Royster*393220072010Penn State
150Steve Owens*392819671969Oklahoma
Emmitt Smith392819871989Florida
152Steve Slaton*392320052007West Virginia
153Christian McCaffrey*392220142016Stanford
154D'Angelo Brewer*391720142017Tulsa
155Patrick Cobbs*391120012005North Texas
156Sedrick Shaw*390819931996Iowa
157Jamaal Williams*390120122016Brigham Young
158Antwaan Randle El389519982001Indiana
159Tyrell Sutton*388620052008Northwestern
160James Davis*388120052008Clemson
161Ahman Green388019951997Nebraska
162Jacquizz Rodgers*387720082010Oregon State
163Benjamin Snell Jr.*387320162018Kentucky
164BenJarvus Green-Ellis386920032007Ole Miss
165Bryce Love*386520152018Stanford
166Yvenson Bernard*386220042007Oregon State
Mike Williams386219751978New Mexico
168Butch Woolfolk*386119781981Michigan
169Marcus Cox*385820142016Appalachian State
170Travis Greene*385120122015Bowling Green State
171Saquon Barkley*384320152017Penn State
172June Henley384119931996Kansas
173Sonny Collins383519721975Kentucky
174Carnell Williams*383120012004Auburn
175Leonard Fournette*383020142016LSU
Eric Wilkerson383019851988Kent State
177A.J. Ouellette*382920142018Ohio
178Billy Sims*382019751979Oklahoma
179James McDougald381119761979Wake Forest
180Thomas Hamner*381019961999Minnesota
181Donald Brown*380020062008Connecticut
182Jay Ajayi*379620122014Boise State
Quentin Griffin*379619992002Oklahoma
184Darnell Autry*379319941996Northwestern
185Chance Kretschmer378220012004Nevada
186Tony Sands377719881991Kansas
187Phillip Lindsay*377520142017Colorado
188Reggie Dupard377219821985SMU
189Greg Allen376919811984Florida State
190Eddie George*376819921995Ohio State
191Cyrus Lawrence376719791982Virginia Tech
192Darren Davis376319961999Iowa State
193Travis Etienne*375920172019Clemson
194Woody Green375419711973Arizona State
195Blake Ezor*374919861989Michigan State
Tony Jeffery374919841987Texas Christian
197Miquale Lewis*374820062010Ball State
198J.K. Dobbins*374520172019Ohio State
Junior Smith374519911994East Carolina
200Craig James374219791982SMU
201Matt Breida*374020142016Georgia Southern
202Andre Williams*373920102013Boston College
203James Conner*373320132016Pitt
Tim Cornett*373320102013UNLV
205Derrick Knight*372520002003Boston College
206Anthony Davis*372419721974USC
207Eugene Jarvis372020062010Kent State
208James Butler*371220142017Iowa
209Billy Marek370919721975Wisconsin
210Alex Collins*370320132015Arkansas
Curtis Dickey370319761979Texas A&M
212Troy Stradford*370019821986Boston College
213Jerry Mays369919851989Georgia Tech
214Leon Johnson369319931996North Carolina
Brian Pruitt369319921994Central Michigan
216Ricky Bell*368919741976USC
217Ladell Betts*368619982001Iowa
Gwain Durden368619771980Chattanooga
219Demarco Murray*368520072010Oklahoma
220Jordan Howard*368120132015Indiana
221Walter Abercrombie*367419781981Baylor
Antonio Andrews*367420102013Western Kentucky
223Ernest Anderson*367219791983Oklahoma State
Quinton Flowers*367220142017South Florida
225Brandon West*367120062009Western Michigan
226Joshua Cribbs367020012004Kent State
227Chris Perry*365720002003Michigan
228Rashaad Penny*365620142017San Diego State
Ricky Williams365619972001Texas Tech
230Tarrion Adams*365120052008Tulsa
231Joe McIntosh364219811984North Carolina State
232Ketric Sanford363619961999Houston
233Mike Alstott363519921995Purdue
234Marquis Young363120152018Massachusetts
235Trung Canidate362619961999Arizona
236Steven Jackson*362520012003Oregon State
237Kenjon Barner*362320092012Oregon
238Ronald Jones*361920152017USC
239Trayveon Williams*361520162018Texas A&M
240Dwone Hicks361319992002Middle Tennessee State
Sony Michel*361320142017Georgia
242Dee Dowis361219861989Air Force
243Marlon Mack*360920142016South Florida
244Nick Fitzgerald*360720152018Mississippi State
245Zack Moss*360620162019Utah
246Terry Swanson*360120142017Toledo
247Rodney Stewart359820082011Colorado
248Mike Cloud359719951998Boston College
Kareem Wilson359719951998Ohio
250Ben Garry359519741977Southern Mississippi
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