2012 Big Ten Conference Leaders Rushing - On 1st Down through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin FR RB 9 31 379 12.23 1 60 15 16 6
2 Akeem Hunt Purdue SO RB 10 19 196 10.32 2 81 3 3 3
3 Corey Brown Ohio State JR WR 7 8 70 8.75 1 19 3 3 0
4 Rex Burkhead Nebraska SR RB 8 57 495 8.68 2 73 12 12 7
5 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 11 89 698 7.84 3 59 15 16 7
6 Rod Smith Ohio State SO RB 9 14 109 7.79 2 33 4 4 1
7 Ralph Bolden Purdue SR RB 7 32 246 7.69 0 63 4 4 2
8 MarQueis Gray Minnesota SR QB 7 29 214 7.38 3 75 7 7 3
9 Justice Hayes Michigan FR RB 3 8 50 6.25 0 24 1 2 1
9 Jeremy Gallon Michigan JR WR 5 8 50 6.25 0 12 1 1 0
11 Braylon Heard Nebraska SO RB 10 28 171 6.11 2 18 5 6 0
12 Braxton Miller Ohio State SO QB 12 101 616 6.10 7 72 20 21 6
13 Jordan Hall Ohio State SR RB 3 21 120 5.71 0 15 5 5 0
14 Ameer Abdullah Nebraska SO RB 14 141 797 5.65 3 45 23 24 7
15 Venric Mark N'western JR RB 13 118 664 5.63 4 72 17 19 6
15 Raheem Mostert Purdue SO WR 5 8 45 5.63 0 10 1 1 0
17 Montee Ball Wisconsin SR RB 14 184 1019 5.54 14 57 27 28 7
18 Carlos Hyde Ohio State JR RB 10 99 541 5.46 9 29 13 14 4
19 Jon Davis Illinois SO TE 4 11 60 5.45 1 17 2 2 0
20 Larry Caper Mich St SR RB 3 8 43 5.38 0 15 1 1 0
21 Brandon Cottom Purdue SO RB 6 11 59 5.36 1 14 1 1 0
22 Donovonn Young Illinois SO RB 12 71 378 5.32 1 52 11 12 1
23 James White Wisconsin JR RB 14 78 407 5.22 8 68 10 11 4
24 Imani Cross Nebraska FR RB 8 24 125 5.21 3 24 4 4 1
25 Mark Weisman Iowa SO RB 8 86 438 5.09 4 44 13 13 4
26 Stephen Houston Indiana JR RB 12 92 467 5.08 6 59 7 8 4
27 Josh Ferguson Illinois FR RB 10 42 208 4.95 0 51 5 5 1
28 Kain Colter N'western JR QB 12 66 316 4.79 4 19 13 12 0
29 Zach Zwinak Penn State SO RB 10 109 521 4.78 3 50 6 7 2
30 Rodrick Williams Jr. Minnesota FR RB 7 36 171 4.75 2 17 5 5 0
31 Le'Veon Bell Mich St JR RB 13 195 920 4.72 3 40 16 16 7
32 Isaiah Roundtree Indiana SO RB 6 20 94 4.70 1 16 1 2 0
33 Tevin Coleman Indiana FR RB 8 27 118 4.37 1 17 2 2 0
34 Taylor Martinez Nebraska JR QB 14 74 322 4.35 5 59 15 16 3
35 Tyris Jones N'western SR RB 7 18 78 4.33 2 15 2 2 0
35 Bri'onte Dunn Ohio State FR RB 3 9 39 4.33 0 8 0 0 0
37 Mike Trumpy N'western JR RB 11 33 142 4.30 2 22 4 4 2
38 Curtis Dukes Penn State JR RB 3 14 60 4.29 0 9 0 0 0
39 Akeem Shavers Purdue SR RB 13 92 388 4.22 1 37 13 13 1
40 Derek Day Penn State SR RB 4 17 70 4.12 0 14 2 2 0
41 Rob Henry Purdue JR QB 9 12 49 4.08 1 13 0 1 0
42 Max Shortell Minnesota SO QB 6 15 61 4.07 0 14 4 4 0
43 Bill Belton Penn State SO RB 6 35 142 4.06 2 19 2 2 0
44 Donnell Kirkwood Minnesota SO RB 13 128 518 4.05 2 38 13 14 1
45 KJ Maye Minnesota FR ATH 4 9 35 3.89 0 7 0 0 0
46 Reilly O'Toole Illinois SO QB 5 18 69 3.83 1 15 1 3 0
47 Curt Phillips Wisconsin SR QB 5 9 34 3.78 0 38 2 2 1
48 D'Angelo Roberts Indiana SO RB 12 41 154 3.76 0 15 5 5 0
49 Fitzgerald Toussaint Michigan JR RB 10 80 291 3.64 3 38 8 8 2
50 Dami Ayoola Illinois FR RB 6 15 53 3.53 1 16 1 1 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 8.0 rushing attempts on 1st down.