2012 National Leaders Rushing - On 1st Down through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Cordarrelle Patterson Tennessee JR WR 8 15 247 16.47 3 67 7 7 4
2 Marquise Goodwin Texas SR WR 6 8 131 16.38 2 69 3 3 2
3 Kelsey Young Stanford SO WR 8 9 128 14.22 2 55 4 4 2
4 Brendan Bigelow California SO RB 9 25 327 13.08 3 81 6 6 4
5 Tim Gay Texas St FR RB 8 12 155 12.92 0 48 5 6 2
6 Brelan Chancellor N Texas JR WR 6 9 112 12.44 0 46 3 3 2
7 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin FR RB 9 31 379 12.23 1 60 15 16 6
8 Ty MacArthur Air Force JR WR 9 20 232 11.60 1 34 10 11 3
9 Tavon Austin WVU SR WR 9 40 441 11.03 1 70 12 12 6
10 DeVontae McNeal La-Monroe FR RB 4 11 121 11.00 1 54 4 4 2
10 Waymon James TCU JR RB 2 10 110 11.00 1 46 3 3 2
12 Lonnie Pryor FSU SR RB 9 22 233 10.59 6 60 6 6 3
13 Nick Griffin Miss St SO RB 10 19 200 10.53 1 60 4 4 3
14 George Atkinson III Notre Dame SO RB 9 27 284 10.52 4 56 7 7 4
15 Akeem Hunt Purdue SO RB 10 19 196 10.32 2 81 3 3 3
16 Dontae Strickland Air Force SR WR 6 8 82 10.25 2 27 5 5 2
17 D.J. Monroe Texas SR RB 7 11 110 10.00 2 46 2 3 1
18 Chris Swain Navy FR RB 3 8 79 9.88 1 46 2 2 1
18 Carlos Wiggins New Mexico FR RB 6 8 79 9.88 0 25 3 3 1
20 Tevin King La Tech FR RB 3 23 223 9.70 3 59 5 5 3
21 Geoffrey Whiteside Navy SO RB 4 8 75 9.38 0 16 4 4 0
22 Darius Staten Navy JR RB 7 14 130 9.29 1 21 6 7 1
23 Daniel Sams Kansas St FR QB 7 12 110 9.17 2 46 3 3 1
24 Robert Godhigh Ga Tech JR RB 12 30 273 9.10 3 27 11 12 2
25 Munchie Legaux Cincinnati JR QB 8 22 197 8.95 1 77 4 4 2
26 Trey Burton Florida JR RB 8 14 125 8.93 2 80 3 3 1
26 I'Tavius Mathers Miss FR RB 7 14 125 8.93 1 62 3 3 1
28 Russell Shepard LSU SR WR 7 11 97 8.82 1 78 1 1 1
29 Quincy McDuffie UCF SR WR 8 10 88 8.80 2 43 2 2 1
30 Dri Archer Kent State JR RB 14 88 770 8.75 11 74 20 23 10
30 Corey Brown Ohio State JR WR 7 8 70 8.75 1 19 3 3 0
32 Lache Seastrunk Baylor SO RB 12 76 664 8.74 6 80 16 19 7
33 Rex Burkhead Nebraska SR RB 8 57 495 8.68 2 73 12 12 7
34 Daje Johnson Texas FR RB 9 15 130 8.67 1 84 4 4 1
35 Terrance Broadway La-Lafytte SO QB 12 52 450 8.65 6 77 12 13 4
36 Rocky Hayes Ark St FR DB 11 34 293 8.62 0 73 8 8 3
37 Sammy Watkins Clemson SO WR 5 9 77 8.56 1 58 1 1 1
38 Leon Brooks Wash St JR RB 5 8 68 8.50 0 40 2 2 1
39 Malcolm Brown Army SR RB 9 25 212 8.48 3 55 5 6 2
40 Chase Clayton New Mexico SO RB 7 14 118 8.43 0 20 6 6 1
41 Terry Baggett Army SO RB 2 8 67 8.38 0 28 2 2 1
42 Brian Kimbrow Vanderbilt FR RB 10 35 291 8.31 2 74 5 5 3
43 Crusoe Gongbay New Mexico SO RB 5 11 91 8.27 0 34 3 3 1
44 Kenyan Drake Alabama FR RB 8 22 179 8.14 2 38 6 6 3
45 Chris Thompson FSU SR RB 8 56 454 8.11 4 80 13 13 5
46 Cole Gautsche New Mexico FR QB 11 46 367 7.98 4 76 10 12 4
47 Bronson Hill E Mich SO RB 10 89 698 7.84 5 70 15 18 7
47 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 11 89 698 7.84 3 59 15 16 7
49 Rod Smith Ohio State SO RB 9 14 109 7.79 2 33 4 4 1
50 Ralph Bolden Purdue SR RB 7 32 246 7.69 0 63 4 4 2
51 Jay Ajayi Boise St FR RB 10 50 377 7.54 4 71 13 13 2
52 Isaiah Battle Texas St JR WR 6 8 60 7.50 0 47 2 2 1
53 Quentin Hines Akron SR RB 10 23 171 7.43 1 70 3 3 1
54 MarQueis Gray Minnesota SR QB 7 29 214 7.38 3 75 7 7 3
54 Omarius Hines Florida SR TE 6 8 59 7.38 1 32 1 1 1
56 Duke Johnson Miami (Fl) FR RB 12 84 617 7.35 6 65 13 14 6
57 Cierre Wood Notre Dame SR RB 11 60 439 7.32 2 68 8 10 5
58 Ben Malena Texas A&M JR RB 13 78 570 7.31 5 59 14 14 6
59 B.J. Bostic Ga Tech SO RB 8 18 131 7.28 0 17 6 6 0
60 Marlin Lane Jr. Tennessee SO RB 12 69 496 7.19 2 45 13 13 4
61 Marcus Mariota Oregon FR QB 12 47 337 7.17 4 77 10 10 5
62 Jeff Driskel Florida SO QB 12 44 315 7.16 3 70 15 16 7
63 Giovani Bernard N Carolina SO RB 10 112 801 7.15 9 68 22 24 6
63 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon SO RB 13 40 286 7.15 2 44 9 10 5
63 Marquise Williams N Carolina FR QB 6 13 93 7.15 0 23 5 5 1
66 Kenny Hilliard LSU SO RB 12 39 278 7.13 3 71 6 7 2
66 D.J. Beshears Kansas SR WR 4 8 57 7.13 0 23 3 3 1
68 Taysom Hill BYU FR QB 5 23 163 7.09 2 68 4 4 1
69 JD Falslev BYU JR WR 8 13 92 7.08 0 53 1 1 1
70 Brennan Clay Oklahoma JR RB 12 52 367 7.06 5 41 12 13 3
71 Ka'Deem Carey Arizona SO RB 13 183 1282 7.01 15 73 38 40 17
72 Kerwynn Williams Utah State SR RB 13 120 840 7.00 5 68 19 20 12
72 Desmond Roland Okla St SO RB 6 26 182 7.00 2 42 6 6 2
72 Hunter Lee La Tech SO RB 7 15 105 7.00 2 17 4 4 0
75 Kenjon Barner Oregon SR RB 13 130 897 6.90 11 80 30 33 4
76 Cam McDaniel Notre Dame SO RB 3 9 62 6.89 0 19 1 1 0
77 Jahwan Edwards Ball State SO RB 13 119 817 6.87 7 75 23 25 3
78 Julian Durden Kent State FR RB 7 14 96 6.86 0 32 2 2 2
79 Terron Ward Oregon St SO RB 10 35 239 6.83 3 53 7 7 2
80 Devin Combs Nevada SO QB 3 17 116 6.82 1 17 4 5 0
81 Gee Gee Greene Navy SR RB 13 50 339 6.78 0 25 12 12 3
82 Barry Brunetti Miss JR QB 11 20 135 6.75 0 29 3 3 2
83 Mike Davis S Carolina FR RB 11 34 229 6.74 1 50 6 7 4
84 Kenneth Dixon La Tech FR RB 12 120 807 6.73 16 48 26 27 8
85 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa JR RB 14 88 591 6.72 3 75 18 18 9
85 J.W. Walsh Okla St FR QB 8 18 121 6.72 1 50 4 4 1
85 Trenton Turrentine Army SO RB 8 18 121 6.72 0 22 5 5 1
88 Akeem Daniels N Illinois JR RB 13 37 248 6.70 4 25 9 9 3
89 Lindsey Lamar S Florida SR RB 7 41 274 6.68 1 80 5 5 2
90 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 13 73 486 6.66 7 52 14 14 7
90 Devonta Freeman FSU SO RB 10 62 413 6.66 5 33 13 14 5
92 Todd Gurley Georgia FR RB 14 120 797 6.64 8 55 24 26 10
92 Travis Jones FAU JR RB 6 11 73 6.64 0 31 2 2 2
94 Kasey Carrier New Mexico JR RB 12 112 736 6.57 7 76 14 15 8
95 Dominique Whaley Oklahoma SR RB 6 27 177 6.56 1 18 8 9 0
96 Taylor Kelly Ariz St SO QB 13 63 411 6.52 0 32 17 18 7
97 Silas Redd USC JR RB 12 83 540 6.51 4 57 13 15 4
98 Cody Fajardo Nevada SO QB 12 79 512 6.48 4 49 16 17 7
99 Kam Jones UTSA SO WR 8 15 97 6.47 0 24 3 3 2
100 Chandler Worthy Troy SO WR 6 9 58 6.44 0 24 1 1 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 on 1st down.