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
7Mewelde Moore*642320002003Tulane
8Darrin Nelson640119771981Stanford
9Royce Freeman*629320142017Oregon
10Damion Fletcher*620620062009Southern Mississippi
11Cedric Benson*616120012004Texas
12Travis Prentice611819961999Miami (OH)
13Anthony Thompson*605419861989Indiana
14Justin Jackson*597420142017Northwestern
15Archie Griffin*593919721975Ohio State
16Steve Bartalo589219831986Colorado State
17Trevor Cobb584019891992Rice
18Dontrell Moore*580020022005New Mexico
19Garrett Wolfe*575220042006Northern Illinois
20Montee Ball*573820092012Wisconsin
21Ito Smith*570220142017Southern Mississippi
22Elijah McGuire*569520132016Louisiana-Lafayette
23LaMichael James*566820092011Oregon
24LaDainian Tomlinson*565419972000Texas Christian
25Marcus Allen*561119781981USC
26Michael Hart*560620042007Michigan
27Paul Palmer560419831986Temple
28Darren Sproles*558820012004Kansas State
29Charles Sims*557320092013West Virginia
30Marshall Faulk556219911993San Diego State
31Ken Simonton*551619982001Oregon State
32Herschel Walker550219801982Georgia
33Kareem Hunt*550020132016Toledo
34Avon Cobourne*549819992002West Virginia
35Jarvion Franklin*548520142017Western Michigan
36George Rogers*548019771980South Carolina
37Kenneth Dixon*545220122015Louisiana Tech
38Thurman Thomas*544519841987Oklahoma State
39Robbie Rouse*544120092012Fresno State
40Dalvin Cook*539920142016Florida State
41Errict Rhett539319891993Florida
42Michael Turner539220002003Northern Illinois
43Ted Brown536219751978North Carolina State
44Denvis Manns531219951998New Mexico State
45Taurean Henderson*529920022005Texas Tech
46Corey Davis*529120132016Western Michigan
47Ameer Abdullah*527820112014Nebraska
48Warrick Dunn527319931996Florida State
49Larry Rose III526920142017New Mexico State
50Ray Rice*526020052007Rutgers
51Lance Dunbar525720082011North Texas
52Montel Harris*525620082012Temple
Demarco Murray*525620072010Oklahoma
54Matt Forte525020042007Tulane
55Tyrell Fenroy523120052008Louisiana-Lafayette
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
68Tyrell Sutton*513020052008Northwestern
69Christian McCaffrey*512820142016Stanford
70Kevin Smith*512320052007UCF
71Javon Ringer*511720052008Michigan State
72Stepfan Taylor*507820092012Stanford
73Quentin Griffin*503619992002Oklahoma
74Byron Hanspard503119941996Texas Tech
75Noel Devine*502520072010West Virginia
76Reggie Taylor501819831986Cincinnati
77Mike Rozier499619811983Nebraska
78Trevor Insley498819961999Nevada
79Damien Anderson*498719982001Northwestern
80Leon Johnson498119931996North Carolina
81Demario Brown497819961999Utah State
82Napoleon McCallum497519811985Navy
83C.J. Spiller*496720062009Clemson
84Darren McFadden*495520052007Arkansas
85Ed Marinaro494719691971Cornell
86Jacquizz Rodgers*493320082010Oregon State
87Robert Lavette492819811984Georgia Tech
88Johnathan Franklin*492020092012UCLA
89Jahwan Edwards*491920112014Ball State
90Ka'Deem Carey*491820112013Arizona
91Troy Stradford*491219821986Boston College
92Allen Pinkett490519821985Notre Dame
93Lamont Jordan488419972000Maryland
94Anthony Davis*487420012004Wisconsin
95Darrell Thompson485519861989Minnesota
96Deland McCullough485419921995Miami (OH)
97Wasean Tait485019931998Toledo
98Anthony Thomas484819972000Michigan
99Ian Johnson*482520052008Boise State
100Nick Chubb*482020142017Georgia
101D.J. Foster*481320122015Arizona State
102Ricky Williams480719972001Texas Tech
103Tarrion Adams*480020052008Tulsa
104Troy Edwards479919961998Louisiana Tech
105Amos Lawrence478419771980North Carolina
Zach Line*478420092012SMU
107Saquon Barkley*478220152017Penn State
108James Gray478119861989Texas Tech
109Chris Lemon477919961999Nevada
110Phillip Lindsay*477420142017Colorado
111Terry Miller*476319741977Oklahoma State
112Aaron Jones*476020132017UTEP
113Autry Denson*475019951998Notre Dame
114Brad Muster*473219841987Stanford
Chris Polk*473220082011Washington
116Steve Slaton*472820052007West Virginia
117Robert Holcombe472419941997Illinois
118Mike Alstott471019921995Purdue
119Branden Oliver*470420102013Buffalo
120Kendall Hunter*470020072010Oklahoma State
121Brian Hill*469020142016Wyoming
122Tyrone Wheatley*468819911994Michigan
123James White*468520102013Wisconsin
124Ryan Broyles*468320082011Oklahoma
125Trey Watts*466720102013Tulsa
126Abu Wilson465819921996Utah State
127Yvenson Bernard*465220042007Oregon State
128David Thompson464719931996Oklahoma State
129Brian Leonard*464320032006Rutgers
130Troy Davis464019941996Iowa State
Eric Dickerson464019791982SMU
132Antonio Andrews*463720102013Western Kentucky
133Brandon West*462920062009Western Michigan
134Chuck Weatherspoon462219871990Houston
135Keenan Reynolds*460620122015Navy
136Terance Mathis458319851989New Mexico
Ralph Webb*458320142017Vanderbilt
138Joe Morris457719781981Syracuse
139Bo Jackson457519821985Auburn
140Astron Whatley457419941997Kent State
141Earl Campbell457119741977Texas
142Thomas Jones456919961999Virginia
143Jerry Mays456819851989Georgia Tech
144Jay Ajayi*456720122014Boise State
Rodney Stewart456720082011Colorado
146Patrick Edwards*455620082011Houston
147Curtis Brown*455020022006Brigham Young
148Justin Hardy*454820112014East Carolina
149Miquale Lewis*454120062010Ball State
150Harvey Unga*454020062009Brigham Young
151Marcus Harris453119931996Wyoming
152Denard Robinson*452620092012Michigan
153Eugene Jarvis451520062010Kent State
154Deandre Washington*450220112015Texas Tech
155Evan Royster*449420072010Penn State
156Mike Mayweather448019871990Army
Pat White*448020052008West Virginia
158Ray Lawry*447920142017Old Dominion
159Tico Duckett*447819891992Michigan State
160Reggie Bush*447020032005USC
161Jamaal Williams*446820122016Brigham Young
162Charles Alexander446619751978LSU
163Napoleon Kaufman446519911994Washington
164June Henley446319931996Kansas
165Amos Zereoue*446019961998West Virginia
166Tavon Austin*444620092012West Virginia
167Anthony Dixon*444320062009Mississippi State
Samaje Perine*444320142016Oklahoma
169Kendall Wright*442920082011Baylor
170Derrick Knight*442520002003Boston College
171Travis Greene*441820122015Bowling Green State
172Rashaun Woods*441420002003Oklahoma State
173Chris Barclay*441320022005Wake Forest
174Darren Davis441219961999Iowa State
175Ezekiel Elliott*441020132015Ohio State
176Shock Linwood*439920132016Baylor
177Sedrick Irvin*439719961998Michigan State
178Mercury Morris*439319661968West Texas A&M
179Craig James439219791982SMU
180Emmitt Smith439119871989Florida
181Ladell Betts*438819982001Iowa
182Tony Jeffery438619841987Texas Christian
183Gary Patton*438319841987Eastern Michigan
184Curtis Adams438219811984Central Michigan
185Terry Kirby437019891992Virginia
186Ryan Yarborough*436919901993Wyoming
187Shaun Alexander436319961999Alabama
Thomas Hamner*436319961999Minnesota
189Carlton Jones436220022005Army
Aaron Turner436219891992Pacific
191Jordan Lynch*436020102013Northern Illinois
192Leonard Fournette*435620142016LSU
193John Harvey*435119851988UTEP
Mike Williams435119751978New Mexico
195Greg Salas*434520072010Hawaii
196Sedrick Shaw*433919931996Iowa
197Eric Wilkerson433619851988Kent State
198Jerome Persell432719761978Western Michigan
199Gary Allen432619781981Hawaii
200Brad Smith*432320022005Missouri
201James Davis*432220052008Clemson
202Eric Bieniemy432019871990Colorado
Rafael Little*432020042007Kentucky
204Stump Mitchell431919771980Citadel
205Marcus Cox*431020142016Appalachian State
James Washington*431020142017Oklahoma State
207Steven Jackson*430520012003Oregon State
208Eddie George*430219921995Ohio State
209P.J. Hill*430020062008Wisconsin
210Zay Jones*429720132016East Carolina
211Bernie Parmalee429519871990Ball State
212Jeremy McNichols*429420142016Boise State
213Dwone Hicks429219992002Middle Tennessee State
214Woody Green429119711973Arizona State
215Taywan Taylor*428320132016Western Kentucky
216Raymond Priester*428219941997Clemson
217Chris Johnson*427820042007East Carolina
218Geoff Noisy427619951998Nevada
219James McDougald427219761979Wake Forest
220Andre Davis426619921995Texas Christian
221P.J. Pope*426420022005Bowling Green State
222Marcus Merriweather426019992002Ball State
223Patrick Cobbs*425920012005North Texas
224Reggie Arnold424820062009Arkansas State
Joe Washington424819721975Oklahoma
226Jordan White*424320072011Western Michigan
227Darnell Autry*424019941996Northwestern
228Adrian Peterson*423920042006Oklahoma
229Duke Johnson*423820122014Miami (FL)
230Steve Broussard*423319861989Washington State
231Rodney Ferguson*423120042008New Mexico
232Paul Perkins*422720132015UCLA
233Chris Perry*422620002003Michigan
234Ontario Sneed*422020052008Central Michigan
235Darius Watts*421920002003Marshall
236Kenjon Barner*421420092012Oregon
237Curtis Dickey419919761979Texas A&M
238Howard Jackson*419220012004UTEP
239BenJarvus Green-Ellis418520032007Ole Miss
240Andre Callender*418420042007Boston College
Junior Smith418419911994East Carolina
242Ryan Benjamin418319901992Pacific
Levron Williams418319982001Indiana
244Ahman Green418019951997Nebraska
245James Sims417920102013Kansas
Trent Taylor*417920132016Louisiana Tech
247Carnell Williams*417320012004Auburn
248Robert Turbin*416020072011Utah State
249Tim Cornett*415720102013UNLV
250Kory Sheets*415520052008Purdue

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