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
7Royce Freeman*643520142017Oregon
8Mewelde Moore*642320002003Tulane
9Darrin Nelson640119771981Stanford
10Justin Jackson*629820142017Northwestern
11Damion Fletcher*620620062009Southern Mississippi
12Cedric Benson*616120012004Texas
13Travis Prentice611819961999Miami (OH)
14Anthony Thompson*605419861989Indiana
15Ito Smith*598420142017Southern Mississippi
16Archie Griffin*593919721975Ohio State
17Steve Bartalo589219831986Colorado State
18Trevor Cobb584019891992Rice
19Dontrell Moore*580020022005New Mexico
20Garrett Wolfe*575220042006Northern Illinois
21Montee Ball*573820092012Wisconsin
22Larry Rose III*571520142017New Mexico State
23Elijah McGuire*569520132016Louisiana
24LaMichael James*566820092011Oregon
25LaDainian Tomlinson*565419972000Texas Christian
26Marcus Allen*561119781981USC
27Michael Hart*560620042007Michigan
28Paul Palmer560419831986Temple
29Darren Sproles*558820012004Kansas State
30Charles Sims*557320092013West Virginia
31Marshall Faulk556219911993San Diego State
32Jarvion Franklin*553720142017Western Michigan
33Ken Simonton*551619982001Oregon State
34Herschel Walker550219801982Georgia
35Kareem Hunt*550020132016Toledo
36Avon Cobourne*549819992002West Virginia
37George Rogers*548019771980South Carolina
38Kenneth Dixon*545220122015Louisiana Tech
39Thurman Thomas*544519841987Oklahoma State
40Robbie Rouse*544120092012Fresno State
41Dalvin Cook*539920142016Florida State
42Errict Rhett539319891993Florida
43Michael Turner539220002003Northern Illinois
44Ted Brown536219751978North Carolina State
45Denvis Manns531219951998New Mexico State
46Taurean Henderson*529920022005Texas Tech
47Corey Davis*529120132016Western Michigan
48Ameer Abdullah*527820112014Nebraska
49Warrick Dunn527319931996Florida State
50Ray Rice*526020052007Rutgers
51Lance Dunbar525720082011North Texas
52Montel Harris*525620082012Temple
Demarco Murray*525620072010Oklahoma
54Matt Forte525020042007Tulane
55Tyrell Fenroy523120052008Louisiana
56George Swarn*522919831986Miami (OH)
57Bobby Rainey522420082011Western Kentucky
58Kalvin McRae*522220042007Ohio
59Brock Forsey*522019992002Boise State
60Chester Taylor520019982001Toledo
61Dalton Hilliard518319821985LSU
62Vai Taua*515920072010Nevada
63Kevin Faulk515719951998LSU
64Lorenzo White*515219841987Michigan State
65Jamie Morris*514819841987Michigan
66Melvin Gordon*514320112014Wisconsin
67Darren Lewis513819871990Texas A&M
68Nick Chubb*513020142017Georgia
Tyrell Sutton*513020052008Northwestern
70Christian McCaffrey*512820142016Stanford
71Kevin Smith*512320052007UCF
72Javon Ringer*511720052008Michigan State
73Stepfan Taylor*507820092012Stanford
74Saquon Barkley*503820152017Penn State
75Quentin Griffin*503619992002Oklahoma
76Byron Hanspard503119941996Texas Tech
77Noel Devine*502520072010West Virginia
78Reggie Taylor501819831986Cincinnati
79Mike Rozier499619811983Nebraska
80Trevor Insley498819961999Nevada
81Damien Anderson*498719982001Northwestern
82Leon Johnson498119931996North Carolina
83Demario Brown497819961999Utah State
84Napoleon McCallum497519811985Navy
85C.J. Spiller*496720062009Clemson
86Darren McFadden*495520052007Arkansas
87Ed Marinaro494719691971Cornell
88Jacquizz Rodgers*493320082010Oregon State
89Robert Lavette492819811984Georgia Tech
90Johnathan Franklin*492020092012UCLA
91Jahwan Edwards*491920112014Ball State
92Ka'Deem Carey*491820112013Arizona
93Troy Stradford*491219821986Boston College
94Allen Pinkett490519821985Notre Dame
95Lamont Jordan488419972000Maryland
96Anthony Davis*487420012004Wisconsin
97Phillip Lindsay*485920142017Colorado
98Darrell Thompson485519861989Minnesota
99Deland McCullough485419921995Miami (OH)
100Wasean Tait485019931998Toledo
101Anthony Thomas484819972000Michigan
102Ian Johnson*482520052008Boise State
103D.J. Foster*481320122015Arizona State
104Ricky Williams480719972001Texas Tech
105Tarrion Adams*480020052008Tulsa
106Troy Edwards479919961998Louisiana Tech
107Amos Lawrence478419771980North Carolina
Zach Line*478420092012SMU
109James Gray478119861989Texas Tech
110Chris Lemon477919961999Nevada
111Terry Miller*476319741977Oklahoma State
112Aaron Jones*476020132017UTEP
113Autry Denson*475019951998Notre Dame
Ralph Webb*475020142017Vanderbilt
115Brad Muster*473219841987Stanford
Chris Polk*473220082011Washington
117Steve Slaton*472820052007West Virginia
118Robert Holcombe472419941997Illinois
119Mike Alstott471019921995Purdue
120Branden Oliver*470420102013Buffalo
121Kendall Hunter*470020072010Oklahoma State
122Brian Hill*469020142016Wyoming
123Tyrone Wheatley*468819911994Michigan
124James White*468520102013Wisconsin
125Ryan Broyles*468320082011Oklahoma
126Trey Watts*466720102013Tulsa
127Abu Wilson465819921996Utah State
128Yvenson Bernard*465220042007Oregon State
129David Thompson464719931996Oklahoma State
130Brian Leonard*464320032006Rutgers
131Troy Davis464019941996Iowa State
Eric Dickerson464019791982SMU
133Antonio Andrews*463720102013Western Kentucky
134Brandon West*462920062009Western Michigan
135Chuck Weatherspoon462219871990Houston
136Keenan Reynolds*460620122015Navy
137Terance Mathis458319851989New Mexico
138Joe Morris457719781981Syracuse
139Ray Lawry*457620142017Old Dominion
140Bo Jackson457519821985Auburn
141Astron Whatley457419941997Kent State
142Earl Campbell457119741977Texas
143Thomas Jones456919961999Virginia
144Jerry Mays456819851989Georgia Tech
145Jay Ajayi*456720122014Boise State
Rodney Stewart456720082011Colorado
147Patrick Edwards*455620082011Houston
148Curtis Brown*455020022006Brigham Young
149Justin Hardy*454820112014East Carolina
150James Washington*454220142017Oklahoma State
151Miquale Lewis*454120062010Ball State
152Harvey Unga*454020062009Brigham Young
153Marcus Harris453119931996Wyoming
154Denard Robinson*452620092012Michigan
155Eugene Jarvis451520062010Kent State
156Deandre Washington*450220112015Texas Tech
157Evan Royster*449420072010Penn State
158Mike Mayweather448019871990Army
Pat White*448020052008West Virginia
160Tico Duckett*447819891992Michigan State
161Reggie Bush*447020032005USC
162Jamaal Williams*446820122016Brigham Young
163Charles Alexander446619751978LSU
164Napoleon Kaufman446519911994Washington
165June Henley446319931996Kansas
166Amos Zereoue*446019961998West Virginia
167Tavon Austin*444620092012West Virginia
168Anthony Dixon*444320062009Mississippi State
Myles Gaskin*444320152017Washington
Samaje Perine*444320142016Oklahoma
171Kendall Wright*442920082011Baylor
172Derrick Knight*442520002003Boston College
173Travis Greene*441820122015Bowling Green State
174Rashaun Woods*441420002003Oklahoma State
175Chris Barclay*441320022005Wake Forest
176Darren Davis441219961999Iowa State
177Ezekiel Elliott*441020132015Ohio State
178Shock Linwood*439920132016Baylor
179Sedrick Irvin*439719961998Michigan State
180Mercury Morris*439319661968West Texas A&M
181Craig James439219791982SMU
182Emmitt Smith439119871989Florida
183Ladell Betts*438819982001Iowa
184Tony Jeffery438619841987Texas Christian
185Gary Patton*438319841987Eastern Michigan
186Curtis Adams438219811984Central Michigan
187Terry Kirby437019891992Virginia
188Ryan Yarborough*436919901993Wyoming
189Shaun Alexander436319961999Alabama
Thomas Hamner*436319961999Minnesota
191Carlton Jones436220022005Army
Aaron Turner436219891992Pacific
193Jordan Lynch*436020102013Northern Illinois
194Leonard Fournette*435620142016LSU
195John Harvey*435119851988UTEP
Mike Williams435119751978New Mexico
197Greg Salas*434520072010Hawaii
198Sedrick Shaw*433919931996Iowa
199Eric Wilkerson433619851988Kent State
200Jerome Persell432719761978Western Michigan
201Gary Allen432619781981Hawaii
202Brad Smith*432320022005Missouri
203James Davis*432220052008Clemson
204Eric Bieniemy432019871990Colorado
Rafael Little*432020042007Kentucky
206Stump Mitchell431919771980Citadel
207Marcus Cox*431020142016Appalachian State
208Steven Jackson*430520012003Oregon State
209Eddie George*430219921995Ohio State
210P.J. Hill*430020062008Wisconsin
211Zay Jones*429720132016East Carolina
212Bernie Parmalee429519871990Ball State
213Jeremy McNichols*429420142016Boise State
214Dwone Hicks429219992002Middle Tennessee State
215Woody Green429119711973Arizona State
216Taywan Taylor*428320132016Western Kentucky
217Raymond Priester*428219941997Clemson
218Chris Johnson*427820042007East Carolina
219Geoff Noisy427619951998Nevada
220James McDougald427219761979Wake Forest
221Andre Davis426619921995Texas Christian
222P.J. Pope*426420022005Bowling Green State
223Marcus Merriweather426019992002Ball State
224Patrick Cobbs*425920012005North Texas
225Reggie Arnold424820062009Arkansas State
Joe Washington424819721975Oklahoma
227Jordan White*424320072011Western Michigan
228Darnell Autry*424019941996Northwestern
229Adrian Peterson*423920042006Oklahoma
230Duke Johnson*423820122014Miami (FL)
231Sony Michel*423420142017Georgia
232Steve Broussard*423319861989Washington State
233Rodney Ferguson*423120042008New Mexico
234Paul Perkins*422720132015UCLA
235Chris Perry*422620002003Michigan
236Ontario Sneed*422020052008Central Michigan
237Darius Watts*421920002003Marshall
238Kenjon Barner*421420092012Oregon
239Curtis Dickey419919761979Texas A&M
240James Butler*419720142017Iowa
241D'Angelo Brewer*419520142017Tulsa
242Howard Jackson*419220012004UTEP
243BenJarvus Green-Ellis418520032007Ole Miss
244Andre Callender*418420042007Boston College
Junior Smith418419911994East Carolina
246Ryan Benjamin418319901992Pacific
Levron Williams418319982001Indiana
248Ahman Green418019951997Nebraska
249James Sims417920102013Kansas
Trent Taylor*417920132016Louisiana Tech

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