Yards From Scrimmage Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds From To School
1Donnel Pumphrey*744420132016San Diego State
2Ron Dayne*742919961999Wisconsin
3Ricky Williams720619951998Texas
4Tony Dorsett*694119731976Pitt
5Charles White*678619761979USC
6DeAngelo Williams*674920022005Memphis
7Jonathan Taylor*658120172020Wisconsin
8Royce Freeman*643520142017Oregon
9Mewelde Moore*642320002003Tulane
10Darrin Nelson640119771981Stanford
11Justin Jackson*629820142017Northwestern
12Damion Fletcher*620620062009Southern Mississippi
13Cedric Benson*616120012004Texas
14Travis Prentice611819961999Miami (OH)
15Travis Etienne*610720172020Clemson
16Anthony Thompson*605419861989Indiana
17Ito Smith*598420142017Southern Mississippi
18Archie Griffin*593919721975Ohio State
19Steve Bartalo589219831986Colorado State
20Trevor Cobb584019891992Rice
21Dontrell Moore*580020022005New Mexico
22Myles Gaskin*578820152018Washington
23Garrett Wolfe*575220042006Northern Illinois
24Montee Ball*573820092012Wisconsin
25Larry Rose III*571520142017New Mexico State
26Elijah McGuire*569520132016Louisiana
27LaMichael James*566820092011Oregon
28LaDainian Tomlinson*565419972000Texas Christian
29Marcus Allen*561119781981USC
30Michael Hart*560620042007Michigan
31Paul Palmer560419831986Temple
32Darren Sproles*558820012004Kansas State
33Charles Sims*557320092013West Virginia
34Marshall Faulk556219911993San Diego State
35Jarvion Franklin*553720142017Western Michigan
36Ken Simonton*551619982001Oregon State
37Herschel Walker550219801982Georgia
38Kareem Hunt*550020132016Toledo
39Avon Cobourne*549819992002West Virginia
40George Rogers*548019771980South Carolina
41Kenneth Dixon*545220122015Louisiana Tech
42Thurman Thomas*544519841987Oklahoma State
43Robbie Rouse*544120092012Fresno State
44Dalvin Cook*539920142016Florida State
45Errict Rhett539319891993Florida
46Michael Turner539220002003Northern Illinois
47Ted Brown536219751978North Carolina State
48Denvis Manns531219951998New Mexico State
49Taurean Henderson*529920022005Texas Tech
50Corey Davis*529120132016Western Michigan
51Ameer Abdullah*527820112014Nebraska
52Warrick Dunn527319931996Florida State
53Ray Rice*526020052007Rutgers
54Lance Dunbar525720082011North Texas
55Montel Harris*525620082012Temple
Demarco Murray*525620072010Oklahoma
57Matt Forte525020042007Tulane
58Tyrell Fenroy523120052008Louisiana
59George Swarn*522919831986Miami (OH)
60Bobby Rainey522420082011Western Kentucky
61Kalvin McRae*522220042007Ohio
62Brock Forsey*522019992002Boise State
63Chester Taylor520019982001Toledo
64Dalton Hilliard518319821985LSU
65Vai Taua*515920072010Nevada
66Kevin Faulk515719951998LSU
67Lorenzo White*515219841987Michigan State
68Jamie Morris*514819841987Michigan
69Melvin Gordon*514320112014Wisconsin
70Darren Lewis513819871990Texas A&M
71Nick Chubb*513020142017Georgia
Tyrell Sutton*513020052008Northwestern
73Christian McCaffrey*512820142016Stanford
74Kevin Smith*512320052007UCF
75Javon Ringer*511720052008Michigan State
76J.K. Dobbins*510420172019Ohio State
77Stepfan Taylor*507820092012Stanford
78Saquon Barkley*503820152017Penn State
79Quentin Griffin*503619992002Oklahoma
80Byron Hanspard503119941996Texas Tech
81Noel Devine*502520072010West Virginia
82Reggie Taylor501819831986Cincinnati
83Mike Rozier499619811983Nebraska
84Trevor Insley498819961999Nevada
85Damien Anderson*498719982001Northwestern
86Leon Johnson498119931996North Carolina
87Demario Brown497819961999Utah State
88Napoleon McCallum497519811985Navy
89C.J. Spiller*496720062009Clemson
90Darren McFadden*495520052007Arkansas
91Ed Marinaro494719691971Cornell
92Jacquizz Rodgers*493320082010Oregon State
93Robert Lavette492819811984Georgia Tech
94Johnathan Franklin*492020092012UCLA
95Jahwan Edwards*491920112014Ball State
96Ka'Deem Carey*491820112013Arizona
97Troy Stradford*491219821986Boston College
98Allen Pinkett490519821985Notre Dame
99Lamont Jordan488419972000Maryland
100Anthony Davis*487420012004Wisconsin
101Phillip Lindsay*485920142017Colorado
102Darrell Thompson485519861989Minnesota
103Deland McCullough485419921995Miami (OH)
104Wasean Tait485019931998Toledo
105Anthony Thomas484819972000Michigan
106Ronnie Rivers*483820172021Fresno State
107Malcolm Perry*482920162019Navy
108Ian Johnson*482520052008Boise State
109D.J. Foster*481320122015Arizona State
110Ricky Williams480719972001Texas Tech
111Tarrion Adams*480020052008Tulsa
112Troy Edwards479919961998Louisiana Tech
113Amos Lawrence478419771980North Carolina
Zach Line*478420092012SMU
115James Gray478119861989Texas Tech
116Chris Lemon477919961999Nevada
117Terry Miller*476319741977Oklahoma State
118Aaron Jones*476020132016UTEP
119Zack Moss*475220162019Utah
120Autry Denson*475019951998Notre Dame
Ralph Webb*475020142017Vanderbilt
122Brad Muster*473219841987Stanford
Chris Polk*473220082011Washington
124Steve Slaton*472820052007West Virginia
125Robert Holcombe472419941997Illinois
126Mike Alstott471019921995Purdue
127Branden Oliver*470420102013Buffalo
128Kendall Hunter*470020072010Oklahoma State
129Brian Hill*469020142016Wyoming
130Tyrone Wheatley*468819911994Michigan
131James White*468520102013Wisconsin
132Devin Singletary*468420162018Florida Atlantic
133Ryan Broyles*468320082011Oklahoma
134Breece Hall*467520192021Iowa State
135Trey Watts*466720102013Tulsa
136Abu Wilson465819921996Utah State
137Yvenson Bernard*465220042007Oregon State
138David Thompson464719931996Oklahoma State
139Rodney Smith*464620142019Minnesota
140Brian Leonard*464320032006Rutgers
141Troy Davis464019941996Iowa State
Eric Dickerson464019791982SMU
143Antonio Andrews*463720102013Western Kentucky
144Brandon West*462920062009Western Michigan
145Najee Harris*462420172020Alabama
146Chuck Weatherspoon462219871990Houston
147AJ Dillon*461820172019Boston College
148Keenan Reynolds*460620122015Navy
149Terance Mathis458319851989New Mexico
150Joe Morris457719781981Syracuse
151Ray Lawry*457620142017Old Dominion
152Bo Jackson457519821985Auburn
153Astron Whatley457419941997Kent State
154Earl Campbell457119741977Texas
155Thomas Jones456919961999Virginia
156Jerry Mays456819851989Georgia Tech
157Jay Ajayi*456720122014Boise State
Rodney Stewart456720082011Colorado
159Bryant Koback*456420182021Toledo
160Patrick Edwards*455620082011Houston
161Curtis Brown*455020022006Brigham Young
162Justin Hardy*454820112014East Carolina
163James Washington*454220142017Oklahoma State
164Miquale Lewis*454120062010Ball State
165Harvey Unga*454020062009Brigham Young
166Marcus Harris453119931996Wyoming
167Denard Robinson*452620092012Michigan
168Eugene Jarvis451520062010Kent State
169Charles Williams450620162021UNLV
170Deandre Washington*450220112015Texas Tech
171Evan Royster*449420072010Penn State
172Mike Mayweather448019871990Army
Pat White*448020052008West Virginia
174Tico Duckett*447819891992Michigan State
175Reggie Bush*447020032005USC
176Jamaal Williams*446820122016Brigham Young
177Charles Alexander446619751978LSU
178Napoleon Kaufman446519911994Washington
179June Henley446319931996Kansas
180Amos Zereoue*446019961998West Virginia
181Tavon Austin*444620092012West Virginia
182Anthony Dixon*444320062009Mississippi State
Samaje Perine*444320142016Oklahoma
184Kendall Wright*442920082011Baylor
185Derrick Knight*442520002003Boston College
186Travis Greene*441820122015Bowling Green State
187Rashaun Woods*441420002003Oklahoma State
188Chris Barclay*441320022005Wake Forest
189Darren Davis441219961999Iowa State
190Ezekiel Elliott*441020132015Ohio State
191Shock Linwood*439920132016Baylor
192Sedrick Irvin*439719961998Michigan State
193Mercury Morris*439319661968West Texas A&M
194Craig James439219791982SMU
195Emmitt Smith439119871989Florida
196Ladell Betts*438819982001Iowa
197Tony Jeffery438619841987Texas Christian
198Gary Patton*438319841987Eastern Michigan
199Curtis Adams438219811984Central Michigan
200Terry Kirby437019891992Virginia
201Ryan Yarborough*436919901993Wyoming
202Shaun Alexander436319961999Alabama
Thomas Hamner*436319961999Minnesota
204Carlton Jones436220022005Army
Aaron Turner436219891992Pacific
206Jordan Lynch*436020102013Northern Illinois
207Leonard Fournette*435620142016LSU
208John Harvey*435119851988UTEP
Mike Williams435119751978New Mexico
210A.J. Ouellette*434520142018Ohio
Greg Salas*434520072010Hawaii
212Sedrick Shaw*433919931996Iowa
213Eric Wilkerson433619851988Kent State
214Bryce Love*433020152018Stanford
215Jerome Persell432719761978Western Michigan
216Gary Allen432619781981Hawaii
217Brad Smith*432320022005Missouri
218James Davis*432220052008Clemson
219Eric Bieniemy432019871990Colorado
Rafael Little*432020042007Kentucky
221Stump Mitchell431919771980The Citadel
222Marcus Cox*431020142016Appalachian State
223Steven Jackson*430520012003Oregon State
224Darrell Henderson*430320162018Memphis
225Eddie George*430219921995Ohio State
226P.J. Hill*430020062008Wisconsin
227Zay Jones*429720132016East Carolina
Marquis Young429720152018Massachusetts
229Bernie Parmalee429519871990Ball State
230Jeremy McNichols*429420142016Boise State
231Dwone Hicks429219992002Middle Tennessee State
232Woody Green429119711973Arizona State
233Taywan Taylor*428320132016Western Kentucky
234Jalen Hurd*428220142018Baylor
Raymond Priester*428219941997Clemson
236Chris Johnson*427820042007East Carolina
237Geoff Noisy427619951998Nevada
238James McDougald427219761979Wake Forest
239Andre Davis426619921995Texas Christian
240P.J. Pope*426420022005Bowling Green State
241Marcus Merriweather426019992002Ball State
242Patrick Cobbs*425920012005North Texas
243Justin Hall*425020172021Ball State
244Reggie Arnold424820062009Arkansas State
Joe Washington424819721975Oklahoma
246Jordan White*424320072011Western Michigan
247Darnell Autry*424019941996Northwestern
248Adrian Peterson*423920042006Oklahoma
249Duke Johnson*423820122014Miami (FL)
250Sony Michel*423420142017Georgia