2012 National Leaders Rushing - In The 1st Half through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Tim Gay Texas St FR RB 6 9 180 20.00 1 75 5 4 2
2 Brandon Cottom Purdue SO RB 5 9 147 16.33 2 87 3 3 1
3 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin FR RB 8 20 260 13.00 1 60 10 10 4
4 Russell Shepard LSU SR WR 6 12 142 11.83 1 78 4 4 1
5 Crusoe Gongbay New Mexico SO RB 3 8 92 11.50 0 34 4 3 2
6 Brelan Chancellor N Texas JR WR 6 9 100 11.11 1 46 4 3 2
7 Waymon James TCU JR RB 2 12 133 11.08 1 46 7 4 2
8 Daje Johnson Texas FR RB 7 13 142 10.92 1 84 5 4 1
9 Quentin Hines Akron SR RB 6 9 93 10.33 1 70 1 1 1
10 Markus Wheaton Oregon St SR WR 5 8 82 10.25 1 35 3 2 1
11 Dri Archer Kent State JR RB 14 74 758 10.24 10 79 26 21 10
12 Terry Baggett Army SO RB 2 8 81 10.13 0 28 3 2 2
13 Dontae Strickland Air Force SR WR 9 15 143 9.53 2 27 7 8 2
14 Orwin Smith Ga Tech SR RB 12 49 464 9.47 4 77 18 17 4
15 Chris Thompson FSU SR RB 8 54 511 9.46 3 80 20 13 6
16 Corey Brown Ohio State JR WR 9 10 94 9.40 1 21 4 4 1
17 Cordarrelle Patterson Tennessee JR WR 8 11 103 9.36 2 67 4 2 1
18 Lonnie Pryor FSU SR RB 12 23 212 9.22 5 60 10 6 2
19 Chris Swain Navy FR RB 4 10 91 9.10 0 36 6 3 1
20 Lamaar Thomas New Mexico SR WR 8 16 143 8.94 0 53 7 6 1
21 Darius Staten Navy JR RB 5 10 87 8.70 0 21 5 5 1
22 Ty MacArthur Air Force JR WR 11 33 283 8.58 1 27 18 13 2
23 Robert Godhigh Ga Tech JR RB 14 34 291 8.56 1 37 13 12 3
23 Brendon Kay Cincinnati SR QB 5 18 154 8.56 1 40 6 7 5
25 Rex Burkhead Nebraska SR RB 7 49 419 8.55 3 73 15 10 5
26 Rocky Hayes Ark St FR DB 11 29 246 8.48 1 33 11 10 2
27 Sammy Watkins Clemson SO WR 6 8 67 8.38 1 58 1 1 1
28 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon SO RB 13 67 559 8.34 7 59 27 19 7
29 Marcus Mariota Oregon FR QB 13 71 589 8.30 4 86 22 18 8
30 Tevin King La Tech FR RB 3 27 220 8.15 4 38 9 6 2
30 Taysom Hill BYU FR QB 5 26 212 8.15 2 68 12 8 3
32 Geoffrey Whiteside Navy SO RB 3 9 73 8.11 0 16 5 4 0
33 Josh Robinson Miss St FR RB 9 20 160 8.00 1 59 4 4 1
34 Malcolm Brown Army SR RB 9 32 248 7.75 1 55 12 11 1
35 Cody Fajardo Nevada SO QB 12 97 747 7.70 5 49 41 29 8
35 Braylon Heard Nebraska SO RB 5 10 77 7.70 0 17 3 3 0
37 Ken Malcome Georgia SO RB 5 10 76 7.60 0 30 3 1 1
38 Tavon Austin WVU SR WR 8 40 303 7.58 0 70 10 8 3
39 Dawan Scott Miami (Oh) SO RB 6 9 68 7.56 1 22 5 4 1
40 Jay Ajayi Boise St FR RB 10 50 376 7.52 3 71 18 15 3
41 Carlos Wiggins New Mexico FR RB 8 10 75 7.50 0 20 4 3 1
42 Curtis McNeal USC SR RB 11 60 445 7.42 0 62 19 17 6
43 Terrance Broadway La-Lafytte SO QB 12 62 456 7.35 6 77 22 19 2
44 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 13 128 939 7.34 12 52 44 29 14
45 Romar Morris N Carolina FR RB 7 24 176 7.33 1 31 7 7 2
46 Eddie Lacy Alabama JR RB 14 137 985 7.19 14 73 53 31 11
46 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 11 102 733 7.19 5 79 29 17 9
48 Cody Getz Air Force SR RB 11 104 735 7.07 5 63 35 21 6
49 Cierre Wood Notre Dame SR RB 11 50 352 7.04 2 68 11 8 4
50 Tony Pierson Kansas SO RB 11 64 450 7.03 3 55 22 19 2
51 Jon Lee Air Force SO RB 11 44 308 7.00 2 24 15 9 3
51 Stefon Diggs Maryland FR WR 7 8 56 7.00 0 17 2 2 0
53 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa JR RB 14 79 549 6.95 6 73 19 16 7
54 Matt Brown Temple SR RB 6 34 235 6.91 3 56 7 7 3
55 Desmond Roland Okla St SO RB 3 9 62 6.89 2 24 3 2 1
56 Kenjon Barner Oregon SR RB 13 151 1037 6.87 14 71 53 36 10
57 Roderick McDowell Clemson JR RB 12 36 247 6.86 3 32 9 7 4
57 Terron Ward Oregon St SO RB 8 29 199 6.86 4 53 12 6 1
59 Malcolm Brown Texas SO RB 7 25 171 6.84 0 31 6 5 4
60 Benny Cunningham MTSU SR RB 5 42 285 6.79 3 60 16 9 2
61 B.J. Bostic Ga Tech SO RB 11 23 156 6.78 0 15 12 7 0
62 Dami Ayoola Illinois FR RB 4 11 74 6.73 1 28 3 2 1
63 Lache Seastrunk Baylor SO RB 10 57 381 6.68 2 44 12 11 4
64 Milton Knox Fresno St SR RB 4 9 60 6.67 0 19 5 3 0
65 Duke Johnson Miami (Fl) FR RB 12 72 479 6.65 4 65 16 10 3
66 Alonzo Harris La-Lafytte SO RB 11 81 536 6.62 5 68 16 13 5
66 Kevin Grooms Marshall FR RB 10 60 397 6.62 4 69 14 9 4
68 Latavius Murray UCF SR RB 11 112 739 6.60 9 83 32 17 9
69 Marcus Curry Texas St SR RB 11 73 481 6.59 8 73 20 13 5
70 Gee Gee Greene Navy SR RB 13 65 428 6.58 0 36 28 16 3
70 Eric Soza UTSA JR QB 8 33 217 6.58 2 33 15 9 3
72 Clinton Granger Temple JR QB 2 11 72 6.55 0 30 4 3 1
73 Giovani Bernard N Carolina SO RB 10 99 647 6.54 9 68 25 16 5
74 Jon Davis Illinois SO TE 4 8 52 6.50 0 17 2 2 0
75 Eric Stephens Jr. Texas Tech SR RB 12 47 304 6.47 4 46 18 9 3
76 Kenneth Farrow Houston FR RB 10 48 310 6.46 1 48 14 4 2
77 Lindsey Lamar S Florida SR RB 7 40 258 6.45 1 80 7 6 2
78 Jordan Parker MTSU FR RB 11 78 500 6.41 2 98 21 10 4
79 Larry Dixon Army SO RB 11 71 454 6.39 3 37 14 11 4
80 Ben Malena Texas A&M JR RB 13 92 584 6.35 6 59 27 15 6
81 Johnathan Franklin UCLA SR RB 14 152 963 6.34 8 78 32 27 9
82 Chase Clayton New Mexico SO RB 10 16 101 6.31 0 20 7 4 1
83 Zurlon Tipton C Mich JR RB 13 125 786 6.29 10 72 39 21 8
83 Alfred Blue LSU JR RB 3 28 176 6.29 2 37 7 2 2
83 Jeff Woody Iowa State JR RB 11 21 132 6.29 1 43 9 4 2
86 Keith Marshall Georgia FR RB 14 75 471 6.28 4 75 20 13 5
86 Dominique Whaley Oklahoma SR RB 5 18 113 6.28 0 18 4 4 0
88 Anthony Wilkerson Stanford JR RB 10 20 125 6.25 1 19 4 4 0
89 Taylor Martinez Nebraska JR QB 14 92 574 6.24 4 92 26 20 6
90 Kendyl Taylor Washington FR WR 6 13 81 6.23 0 30 3 1 1
91 Brian Kimbrow Vanderbilt FR RB 10 18 112 6.22 0 39 6 4 1
92 Angelo Pease Kansas St SR RB 10 28 174 6.21 0 28 11 8 1
92 Trey Millard Oklahoma JR RB 10 14 87 6.21 0 15 5 4 0
94 Desmond Johnson USM SR RB 9 63 390 6.19 2 58 17 8 3
95 Alex Zordich Buffalo JR QB 8 55 340 6.18 0 36 13 14 3
96 Jordan Lynch N Illinois JR QB 14 159 980 6.16 7 88 48 28 8
96 Dennis Johnson Arkansas SR RB 12 77 474 6.16 4 28 26 14 4
98 MarQueis Gray Minnesota SR QB 6 48 295 6.15 3 75 13 10 2
98 Centarius Donald La-Monroe JR RB 4 13 80 6.15 0 22 4 3 1
100 Marion Grice Ariz St JR RB 11 42 258 6.14 5 52 12 7 1
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 in the 1st half.