2012 Big Ten Conference Leaders Rushing - In All Plays through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin FR RB 11 62 621 10.02 3 60 26 23 9
2 Brandon Cottom Purdue SO RB 9 23 209 9.09 2 87 4 4 1
3 Akeem Hunt Purdue SO RB 11 42 335 7.98 2 81 8 7 5
4 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 11 177 1266 7.15 7 79 51 31 14
5 Rex Burkhead Nebraska SR RB 8 98 675 6.89 5 73 29 18 8
6 Rod Smith Ohio State SO RB 9 32 215 6.72 2 33 11 8 2
7 Braylon Heard Nebraska SO RB 12 52 348 6.69 3 27 16 13 3
8 James White Wisconsin JR RB 14 125 806 6.45 12 69 27 22 11
9 Venric Mark N'western JR RB 13 226 1366 6.04 12 80 59 37 12
10 Ralph Bolden Purdue SR RB 7 54 325 6.02 0 63 11 7 2
11 Larry Caper Mich St SR RB 5 18 108 6.00 0 39 3 2 1
12 Imani Cross Nebraska FR RB 9 55 324 5.89 7 44 18 8 4
13 Braxton Miller Ohio State SO QB 12 227 1271 5.60 13 72 67 46 14
14 Jordan Hall Ohio State SR RB 3 40 218 5.45 1 15 10 8 0
15 MarQueis Gray Minnesota SR QB 7 72 390 5.42 5 75 17 14 3
16 Bri'onte Dunn Ohio State FR RB 3 25 133 5.32 2 13 9 2 0
17 Raheem Mostert Purdue SO WR 5 16 85 5.31 1 15 5 2 0
18 Kain Colter N'western JR QB 13 169 891 5.27 12 39 58 34 9
19 Carlos Hyde Ohio State JR RB 10 185 970 5.24 16 29 50 29 8
20 Taylor Martinez Nebraska JR QB 14 195 1019 5.23 10 92 54 39 12
21 Montee Ball Wisconsin SR RB 14 356 1830 5.14 22 67 84 52 13
22 Mark Weisman Iowa SO RB 9 159 815 5.13 8 44 41 23 8
23 Ameer Abdullah Nebraska SO RB 14 226 1137 5.03 8 45 56 32 8
24 Zach Zwinak Penn State SO RB 10 203 1000 4.93 6 50 41 20 4
25 Jon Davis Illinois SO TE 5 21 102 4.86 1 17 6 3 0
26 Isaiah Roundtree Indiana SO RB 6 33 159 4.82 1 16 5 4 0
27 Akeem Shavers Purdue SR RB 13 181 871 4.81 6 40 44 29 6
28 Le'Veon Bell Mich St JR RB 13 382 1793 4.69 12 40 81 33 13
29 Stephen Houston Indiana JR RB 12 161 749 4.65 12 59 35 17 5
30 Justice Hayes Michigan FR RB 5 18 83 4.61 1 24 3 3 1
31 Mike Trumpy N'western JR RB 13 76 349 4.59 3 27 22 10 5
32 Rodrick Williams Jr. Minnesota FR RB 8 57 261 4.58 2 17 14 8 0
33 Dami Ayoola Illinois FR RB 7 26 117 4.50 2 28 5 3 1
34 Donovonn Young Illinois SO RB 12 131 571 4.36 3 52 31 16 2
35 Bill Belton Penn State SO RB 6 60 258 4.30 3 23 10 6 1
36 Thomas Rawls Michigan SO RB 8 57 242 4.25 4 63 11 4 1
37 Donnell Kirkwood Minnesota SO RB 13 218 925 4.24 6 38 42 25 5
37 Tevin Coleman Indiana FR RB 10 50 212 4.24 1 17 14 4 0
39 Josh Ferguson Illinois FR RB 10 75 312 4.16 0 51 13 8 1
40 Fitzgerald Toussaint Michigan JR RB 10 130 514 3.95 5 50 23 14 4
41 Miles Osei Illinois JR QB 4 12 47 3.92 0 22 3 2 1
42 Damon Bullock Iowa SO RB 6 135 513 3.80 3 27 32 10 2
43 Curtis Dukes Penn State JR RB 3 26 98 3.77 0 10 4 1 0
44 Michael Zordich Penn State SR RB 12 80 296 3.70 4 25 12 6 2
45 Curt Phillips Wisconsin SR QB 6 27 99 3.67 0 52 8 3 2
46 D'Angelo Roberts Indiana SO RB 12 83 300 3.61 3 21 18 8 1
47 Tyris Jones N'western SR RB 10 40 143 3.58 2 15 9 2 0
48 KJ Maye Minnesota FR ATH 6 17 57 3.35 0 7 2 0 0
49 Treyvon Green N'western SO RB 5 22 73 3.32 1 33 2 1 1
50 Derek Day Penn State SR RB 4 33 109 3.30 0 14 4 2 0
1st: First Downs; 10+: Rush attempts of 10 or more yards; 20+: Rush attempts of 20 or more yards

Note: To qualify, player must have and have a minimum of 12.0 rushing attempts in all plays.