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

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Daje Johnson Texas FR RB 6 8 122 15.25 1 84 4 3 1
2 Waymon James TCU JR RB 2 7 102 14.57 1 46 3 3 2
3 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon SO RB 12 21 299 14.24 4 59 12 9 5
4 Lonnie Pryor FSU SR RB 9 13 171 13.15 4 60 7 5 2
5 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin FR RB 6 9 116 12.89 1 56 4 4 3
6 Russell Shepard LSU SR WR 6 11 139 12.64 1 78 4 4 1
7 Lamaar Thomas New Mexico SR WR 7 10 112 11.20 0 53 5 4 1
8 Centarius Donald La-Monroe JR RB 3 6 67 11.17 0 22 4 3 1
9 Romar Morris N Carolina FR RB 5 6 64 10.67 0 31 3 2 1
10 Rex Burkhead Nebraska SR RB 7 30 312 10.40 2 73 10 7 4
11 Terrance Broadway La-Lafytte SO QB 9 21 209 9.95 2 77 11 9 1
12 Darius Staten Navy JR RB 5 8 77 9.63 0 21 4 5 1
13 Cordarrelle Patterson Tennessee JR WR 7 9 86 9.56 2 67 4 2 1
14 Dri Archer Kent State JR RB 12 30 284 9.47 6 47 9 9 4
15 Taylor Martinez Nebraska JR QB 13 43 396 9.21 2 92 15 12 3
15 Orwin Smith Ga Tech SR RB 12 29 267 9.21 2 77 10 9 2
17 Jordan Parker MTSU FR RB 9 38 340 8.95 2 98 13 5 4
18 Ty MacArthur Air Force JR WR 10 19 169 8.89 1 27 11 9 1
19 Keith Marshall Georgia FR RB 12 25 221 8.84 3 75 7 5 3
20 B.J. Bostic Ga Tech SO RB 8 11 95 8.64 0 15 6 4 0
21 Cierre Wood Notre Dame SR RB 11 30 259 8.63 2 68 8 6 4
22 Malcolm Brown Army SR RB 8 15 129 8.60 1 55 5 4 1
23 Braylon Heard Nebraska SO RB 5 8 68 8.50 0 17 3 3 0
24 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa JR RB 14 48 405 8.44 3 73 12 11 5
25 Tevin King La Tech FR RB 3 20 166 8.30 4 38 7 5 1
26 Cody Fajardo Nevada SO QB 12 52 429 8.25 4 49 22 17 5
26 Hayden Tippett Army JR RB 3 8 66 8.25 1 26 3 2 1
28 Adam Dingwell SDSU SO QB 7 9 74 8.22 1 22 5 5 1
29 Robert Godhigh Ga Tech JR RB 8 14 111 7.93 0 23 5 5 1
30 J.W. Walsh Okla St FR QB 5 9 71 7.89 0 20 5 4 1
31 Rocky Hayes Ark St FR DB 8 18 141 7.83 0 19 8 6 0
32 Marcus Curry Texas St SR RB 11 39 303 7.77 5 73 12 8 3
33 Clinton Granger Temple JR QB 2 8 62 7.75 0 30 3 3 1
34 Marcus Mariota Oregon FR QB 12 40 309 7.73 3 77 12 10 4
35 Alfred Blue LSU JR RB 3 13 99 7.62 2 37 3 2 2
36 MarQueis Gray Minnesota SR QB 6 21 158 7.52 1 75 4 3 1
37 Eric Stephens Jr. Texas Tech SR RB 9 23 172 7.48 2 46 10 5 3
38 C.J. Bennett South Ala SO QB 4 9 67 7.44 0 50 3 3 1
39 Jon Lee Air Force SO RB 10 27 197 7.30 1 24 10 4 2
40 Kenjon Barner Oregon SR RB 13 88 641 7.28 7 71 34 20 6
40 Eddie Lacy Alabama JR RB 14 67 488 7.28 8 73 27 12 5
40 D.J. Foster Ariz St FR RB 11 39 284 7.28 0 24 13 9 3
43 Dontae Strickland Air Force SR WR 6 8 58 7.25 0 20 3 3 1
44 Chris Thompson FSU SR RB 8 34 245 7.21 1 41 12 8 3
45 Matt Brown Temple SR RB 6 21 151 7.19 2 36 5 5 2
46 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 11 53 377 7.11 1 79 17 8 4
47 George Atkinson III Notre Dame SO RB 7 13 92 7.08 1 56 3 2 1
48 Johnathan Franklin UCLA SR RB 14 75 528 7.04 4 74 19 16 6
49 Tre Mason Auburn SO RB 12 36 253 7.03 2 86 10 7 2
50 Malcolm Brown Texas SO RB 5 13 91 7.00 0 25 3 3 2
50 Brendon Kay Cincinnati SR QB 5 9 63 7.00 1 24 3 3 2
52 Larry Dixon Army SO RB 10 38 265 6.97 1 34 8 7 3
53 Demetre Baker South Ala SO RB 9 35 243 6.94 2 61 7 7 3
54 Curtis McNeal USC SR RB 8 23 158 6.87 0 62 5 4 2
55 Taysom Hill BYU FR QB 3 11 75 6.82 0 21 6 4 1
56 Joe Hansley CSU FR WR 6 10 68 6.80 0 30 2 1 1
57 James White Iowa State JR RB 11 39 263 6.74 1 56 10 5 3
58 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 13 65 430 6.62 3 52 23 14 5
59 Terrance Owens Toledo JR QB 10 15 99 6.60 1 26 7 3 1
60 Kenneth Farrow Houston FR RB 9 22 144 6.55 0 48 7 2 1
61 Bo Snelson Navy SR RB 9 17 111 6.53 0 21 8 7 1
62 Stephen Houston Indiana JR RB 11 46 299 6.50 5 59 10 5 3
62 Munchie Legaux Cincinnati JR QB 5 10 65 6.50 0 16 4 3 0
62 Dawan Scott Miami (Oh) SO RB 5 6 39 6.50 1 22 3 2 1
62 Jeremy Gallon Michigan JR WR 5 6 39 6.50 0 9 0 0 0
66 Steward Butler Marshall FR RB 9 21 136 6.48 1 57 5 3 2
67 Cody Getz Air Force SR RB 11 58 375 6.47 2 52 22 12 3
67 B.J. Catalon TCU FR RB 9 19 123 6.47 0 46 5 3 2
69 David Ash Texas SO QB 8 9 58 6.44 1 49 3 1 1
70 Zach Laskey Ga Tech SO RB 9 30 193 6.43 1 56 8 3 2
71 Zurlon Tipton C Mich JR RB 13 56 359 6.41 6 72 15 9 4
71 Tevin Washington Ga Tech SR QB 13 46 295 6.41 7 60 11 8 5
71 Josh Snead Duke SO RB 12 29 186 6.41 0 14 11 9 0
74 LaQuintus Dowell UTEP FR RB 5 8 51 6.38 0 29 3 2 1
75 Marion Grice Ariz St JR RB 8 22 140 6.36 2 18 7 4 0
76 Horactio Banks Ball State FR RB 7 21 133 6.33 1 54 7 3 1
77 Jordan Lynch N Illinois JR QB 14 82 518 6.32 2 88 26 16 3
78 Zac Stacy Vanderbilt SR RB 13 65 410 6.31 1 86 14 11 3
79 Akeem Shavers Purdue SR RB 13 60 378 6.30 2 40 19 10 5
79 Effrem Reed La-Lafytte FR RB 10 27 170 6.30 2 48 10 6 2
79 Alex Zordich Buffalo JR QB 8 23 145 6.30 0 19 6 5 0
82 Reggie Whatley MTSU SO RB 5 7 44 6.29 0 25 2 2 1
83 George Winn Cincinnati SR RB 13 57 358 6.28 3 58 16 8 4
84 Cole Gautsche New Mexico FR QB 10 26 163 6.27 2 41 6 6 2
85 Kasey Carrier New Mexico JR RB 12 71 444 6.25 6 68 20 7 6
85 Tavon Austin WVU SR WR 7 20 125 6.25 0 31 4 4 1
87 Donovonn Young Illinois SO RB 10 41 256 6.24 1 52 15 8 1
88 Giovani Bernard N Carolina SO RB 10 48 299 6.23 6 59 11 9 2
89 Latavius Murray UCF SR RB 10 68 423 6.22 4 83 18 8 5
90 Christian Powell Colorado FR RB 9 42 260 6.19 3 64 8 8 3
91 Chuckie Keeton Utah State SO QB 12 41 252 6.15 2 62 11 7 2
92 Alonzo Harris La-Lafytte SO RB 11 37 226 6.11 1 50 8 5 2
92 Roderick McDowell Clemson JR RB 8 18 110 6.11 0 32 4 2 1
94 Desmond Johnson USM SR RB 9 38 231 6.08 0 50 10 5 1
94 Akeem Daniels N Illinois JR RB 7 12 73 6.08 1 25 3 2 1
96 Marcus Murphy Missouri SO RB 8 15 91 6.07 0 25 2 3 1
96 Bradley Randle UNLV JR RB 6 14 85 6.07 1 32 5 2 1
98 Teondray Caldwell Wash St FR RB 8 18 109 6.06 0 23 5 4 1
99 Dareyon Chance W Mich JR RB 10 42 252 6.00 0 38 9 6 2
99 Jalen Richard USM FR RB 8 19 114 6.00 0 35 4 2 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 6.0 rushing attempts in the 1st quarter.