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
20Myles Gaskin*578820152018Washington
21Garrett Wolfe*575220042006Northern Illinois
22Montee Ball*573820092012Wisconsin
23Larry Rose III*571520142017New Mexico State
24Elijah McGuire*569520132016Louisiana
25LaMichael James*566820092011Oregon
26LaDainian Tomlinson*565419972000Texas Christian
27Marcus Allen*561119781981USC
28Michael Hart*560620042007Michigan
29Paul Palmer560419831986Temple
30Darren Sproles*558820012004Kansas State
31Charles Sims*557320092013West Virginia
32Marshall Faulk556219911993San Diego State
33Jarvion Franklin*553720142017Western Michigan
34Ken Simonton*551619982001Oregon State
35Herschel Walker550219801982Georgia
36Kareem Hunt*550020132016Toledo
37Avon Cobourne*549819992002West Virginia
38George Rogers*548019771980South Carolina
39Kenneth Dixon*545220122015Louisiana Tech
40Thurman Thomas*544519841987Oklahoma State
41Robbie Rouse*544120092012Fresno State
42Dalvin Cook*539920142016Florida State
43Errict Rhett539319891993Florida
44Michael Turner539220002003Northern Illinois
45Ted Brown536219751978North Carolina State
46Denvis Manns531219951998New Mexico State
47Taurean Henderson*529920022005Texas Tech
48Corey Davis*529120132016Western Michigan
49Ameer Abdullah*527820112014Nebraska
50Warrick Dunn527319931996Florida State
51Ray Rice*526020052007Rutgers
52Lance Dunbar525720082011North Texas
53Montel Harris*525620082012Temple
Demarco Murray*525620072010Oklahoma
55Matt Forte525020042007Tulane
56Tyrell Fenroy523120052008Louisiana
57George Swarn*522919831986Miami (OH)
58Bobby Rainey522420082011Western Kentucky
59Kalvin McRae*522220042007Ohio
60Brock Forsey*522019992002Boise State
61Chester Taylor520019982001Toledo
62Dalton Hilliard518319821985LSU
63Vai Taua*515920072010Nevada
64Kevin Faulk515719951998LSU
65Lorenzo White*515219841987Michigan State
66Jamie Morris*514819841987Michigan
67Melvin Gordon*514320112014Wisconsin
68Darren Lewis513819871990Texas A&M
69Nick Chubb*513020142017Georgia
Tyrell Sutton*513020052008Northwestern
71Christian McCaffrey*512820142016Stanford
72Kevin Smith*512320052007UCF
73Javon Ringer*511720052008Michigan State
74Stepfan Taylor*507820092012Stanford
75Saquon Barkley*503820152017Penn State
76Quentin Griffin*503619992002Oklahoma
77Byron Hanspard503119941996Texas Tech
78Noel Devine*502520072010West Virginia
79Reggie Taylor501819831986Cincinnati
80Mike Rozier499619811983Nebraska
81Trevor Insley498819961999Nevada
82Damien Anderson*498719982001Northwestern
83Leon Johnson498119931996North Carolina
84Demario Brown497819961999Utah State
85Napoleon McCallum497519811985Navy
86C.J. Spiller*496720062009Clemson
87Darren McFadden*495520052007Arkansas
88Ed Marinaro494719691971Cornell
89Jacquizz Rodgers*493320082010Oregon State
90Robert Lavette492819811984Georgia Tech
91Johnathan Franklin*492020092012UCLA
92Jahwan Edwards*491920112014Ball State
93Ka'Deem Carey*491820112013Arizona
94Troy Stradford*491219821986Boston College
95Allen Pinkett490519821985Notre Dame
96Lamont Jordan488419972000Maryland
97Anthony Davis*487420012004Wisconsin
98Phillip Lindsay*485920142017Colorado
99Darrell Thompson485519861989Minnesota
100Deland McCullough485419921995Miami (OH)
101Wasean Tait485019931998Toledo
102Anthony Thomas484819972000Michigan
103Ian Johnson*482520052008Boise State
104D.J. Foster*481320122015Arizona State
105Ricky Williams480719972001Texas Tech
106Tarrion Adams*480020052008Tulsa
107Troy Edwards479919961998Louisiana Tech
108Amos Lawrence478419771980North Carolina
Zach Line*478420092012SMU
110James Gray478119861989Texas Tech
111Chris Lemon477919961999Nevada
112Terry Miller*476319741977Oklahoma State
113Aaron Jones*476020132017UTEP
114Autry Denson*475019951998Notre Dame
Ralph Webb*475020142017Vanderbilt
116Brad Muster*473219841987Stanford
Chris Polk*473220082011Washington
118Steve Slaton*472820052007West Virginia
119Robert Holcombe472419941997Illinois
120Mike Alstott471019921995Purdue
121Branden Oliver*470420102013Buffalo
122Kendall Hunter*470020072010Oklahoma State
123Brian Hill*469020142016Wyoming
124Tyrone Wheatley*468819911994Michigan
125James White*468520102013Wisconsin
126Devin Singletary*468420162018Florida Atlantic
127Ryan Broyles*468320082011Oklahoma
128Trey Watts*466720102013Tulsa
129Abu Wilson465819921996Utah State
130Yvenson Bernard*465220042007Oregon State
131David Thompson464719931996Oklahoma State
132Brian Leonard*464320032006Rutgers
133Troy Davis464019941996Iowa State
Eric Dickerson464019791982SMU
135Antonio Andrews*463720102013Western Kentucky
136Brandon West*462920062009Western Michigan
137Chuck Weatherspoon462219871990Houston
138Keenan Reynolds*460620122015Navy
139Terance Mathis458319851989New Mexico
140Joe Morris457719781981Syracuse
141Ray Lawry*457620142017Old Dominion
142Bo Jackson457519821985Auburn
143Astron Whatley457419941997Kent State
144Earl Campbell457119741977Texas
145Thomas Jones456919961999Virginia
146Jerry Mays456819851989Georgia Tech
147Jay Ajayi*456720122014Boise State
Rodney Stewart456720082011Colorado
149Patrick Edwards*455620082011Houston
150Curtis Brown*455020022006Brigham Young
151Justin Hardy*454820112014East Carolina
152James Washington*454220142017Oklahoma State
153Miquale Lewis*454120062010Ball State
154Harvey Unga*454020062009Brigham Young
155Marcus Harris453119931996Wyoming
156Denard Robinson*452620092012Michigan
157Eugene Jarvis451520062010Kent State
158Deandre Washington*450220112015Texas Tech
159Evan Royster*449420072010Penn State
160Mike Mayweather448019871990Army
Pat White*448020052008West Virginia
162Tico Duckett*447819891992Michigan State
163Reggie Bush*447020032005USC
164Jamaal Williams*446820122016Brigham Young
165Charles Alexander446619751978LSU
166Napoleon Kaufman446519911994Washington
167June Henley446319931996Kansas
168Amos Zereoue*446019961998West Virginia
169Tavon Austin*444620092012West Virginia
170Anthony Dixon*444320062009Mississippi State
Samaje Perine*444320142016Oklahoma
172Kendall Wright*442920082011Baylor
173Derrick Knight*442520002003Boston College
174Travis Greene*441820122015Bowling Green State
175Rashaun Woods*441420002003Oklahoma State
176Chris Barclay*441320022005Wake Forest
177Darren Davis441219961999Iowa State
178Ezekiel Elliott*441020132015Ohio State
179Shock Linwood*439920132016Baylor
180Sedrick Irvin*439719961998Michigan State
181Mercury Morris*439319661968West Texas A&M
182Craig James439219791982SMU
183Emmitt Smith439119871989Florida
184Ladell Betts*438819982001Iowa
185Tony Jeffery438619841987Texas Christian
186Gary Patton*438319841987Eastern Michigan
187Curtis Adams438219811984Central Michigan
188Terry Kirby437019891992Virginia
189Ryan Yarborough*436919901993Wyoming
190Shaun Alexander436319961999Alabama
Thomas Hamner*436319961999Minnesota
192Carlton Jones436220022005Army
Aaron Turner436219891992Pacific
194Jordan Lynch*436020102013Northern Illinois
195Leonard Fournette*435620142016LSU
196John Harvey*435119851988UTEP
Mike Williams435119751978New Mexico
198A.J. Ouellette*434520142018Ohio
Greg Salas*434520072010Hawaii
200Sedrick Shaw*433919931996Iowa
201Eric Wilkerson433619851988Kent State
202Bryce Love*433020152018Stanford
203Jerome Persell432719761978Western Michigan
204Gary Allen432619781981Hawaii
Jonathan Taylor*432620172018Wisconsin
206Brad Smith*432320022005Missouri
207James Davis*432220052008Clemson
208Eric Bieniemy432019871990Colorado
Rafael Little*432020042007Kentucky
210Stump Mitchell431919771980Citadel
211Marcus Cox*431020142016Appalachian State
212Steven Jackson*430520012003Oregon State
213Darrell Henderson*430320162018Memphis
214Eddie George*430219921995Ohio State
215P.J. Hill*430020062008Wisconsin
216Zay Jones*429720132016East Carolina
Marquis Young429720152018Massachusetts
218Bernie Parmalee429519871990Ball State
219Jeremy McNichols*429420142016Boise State
220Dwone Hicks429219992002Middle Tennessee State
221Woody Green429119711973Arizona State
222Taywan Taylor*428320132016Western Kentucky
223Jalen Hurd*428220142018Baylor
Raymond Priester*428219941997Clemson
225Chris Johnson*427820042007East Carolina
226Geoff Noisy427619951998Nevada
227James McDougald427219761979Wake Forest
228Andre Davis426619921995Texas Christian
229P.J. Pope*426420022005Bowling Green State
230Marcus Merriweather426019992002Ball State
231Patrick Cobbs*425920012005North Texas
232Reggie Arnold424820062009Arkansas State
Joe Washington424819721975Oklahoma
234Jordan White*424320072011Western Michigan
235Darnell Autry*424019941996Northwestern
236Adrian Peterson*423920042006Oklahoma
237Duke Johnson*423820122014Miami (FL)
238Sony Michel*423420142017Georgia
239Steve Broussard*423319861989Washington State
240Rodney Ferguson*423120042008New Mexico
241Paul Perkins*422720132015UCLA
242Chris Perry*422620002003Michigan
243Ontario Sneed*422020052008Central Michigan
244Darius Watts*421920002003Marshall
245Kenjon Barner*421420092012Oregon
246Curtis Dickey419919761979Texas A&M
247James Butler*419720142017Iowa
248D'Angelo Brewer*419520142017Tulsa
249Howard Jackson*419220012004UTEP
250BenJarvus Green-Ellis418520032007Ole Miss

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