2012 National Leaders Rushing - On 3rd Down through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 C.J. Anderson California SR RB 6 10 187 18.70 1 68 6 4 2
2 James White Wisconsin JR RB 7 10 176 17.60 2 69 6 4 3
3 Jeff Woody Iowa State JR RB 4 5 76 15.20 0 43 4 2 2
4 Stefon Diggs Maryland FR WR 3 5 64 12.80 0 23 3 3 1
5 Ryan Boykin Ohio JR RB 5 8 99 12.38 2 57 6 3 1
6 Benny Cunningham MTSU SR RB 5 13 147 11.31 1 60 10 3 2
7 Keith Marshall Georgia FR RB 8 12 134 11.17 1 62 7 4 2
8 Raymond Sanders III Kentucky JR RB 7 10 106 10.60 0 27 6 4 2
9 Roderick McDowell Clemson JR RB 5 6 62 10.33 1 26 4 3 1
10 Demetre Baker South Ala SO RB 9 17 175 10.29 1 61 7 6 4
11 Imani Cross Nebraska FR RB 5 13 126 9.69 2 44 10 4 3
12 Kerwynn Williams Utah State SR RB 11 16 152 9.50 2 86 7 3 3
13 Curtis McNeal USC SR RB 6 15 141 9.40 1 62 7 5 1
14 Malcolm Brown Army SR RB 4 8 75 9.38 0 14 6 6 0
15 Lache Seastrunk Baylor SO RB 8 12 112 9.33 1 34 7 5 2
15 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin FR RB 3 6 56 9.33 0 46 3 1 1
17 Senorise Perry Louisville JR RB 8 16 148 9.25 3 59 11 4 2
18 David Piland Houston SO QB 7 15 138 9.20 2 86 7 5 2
19 Chris Nwoke CSU JR RB 5 16 147 9.19 1 72 9 2 1
20 Kevin Grooms Marshall FR RB 6 10 91 9.10 1 45 7 3 1
21 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 12 60 545 9.08 10 72 28 21 10
22 James White Iowa State JR RB 7 8 72 9.00 1 56 5 2 1
22 Trey Burton Florida JR RB 4 5 45 9.00 0 24 4 1 1
24 Branden Oliver Buffalo JR RB 6 13 116 8.92 0 36 8 4 1
25 Thomas Rawls Michigan SO RB 7 11 98 8.91 1 63 7 2 1
26 Bo Snelson Navy SR RB 5 5 44 8.80 0 18 3 3 0
27 Adam Muema SDSU SO RB 13 34 297 8.74 2 83 20 5 4
28 Terron Ward Oregon St SO RB 6 7 61 8.71 1 47 2 1 1
29 Clinton Granger Temple JR QB 4 5 43 8.60 0 24 3 2 1
30 Blake Sims Alabama SO RB 3 7 60 8.57 0 23 5 3 1
31 Orwin Smith Ga Tech SR RB 6 12 100 8.33 1 33 7 5 1
31 Saylor Lavallii C Mich FR RB 4 6 50 8.33 1 26 4 2 1
33 Martin Hyppolite U Conn JR RB 4 7 58 8.29 1 50 4 1 1
34 Jared Barnett Iowa State SO QB 4 8 66 8.25 0 20 4 3 1
35 Torrey Pierce La-Lafytte FR RB 4 6 49 8.17 1 15 5 2 0
36 Alex Zordich Buffalo JR QB 8 29 236 8.14 0 36 13 12 2
36 Jerrell Rhodes Memphis JR RB 3 7 57 8.14 0 19 5 2 0
38 Wes Brown Maryland FR RB 3 8 65 8.13 0 22 5 2 1
39 Alonzo Harris La-Lafytte SO RB 8 15 119 7.93 2 68 5 2 2
40 Marquise Williams N Carolina FR QB 2 7 55 7.86 1 16 3 2 0
41 Zach Laskey Ga Tech SO RB 10 15 115 7.67 1 56 12 1 1
42 Jon Lee Air Force SO RB 8 14 107 7.64 1 52 7 1 1
43 Larry Dixon Army SO RB 11 23 175 7.61 0 37 9 5 3
44 Chase Clayton New Mexico SO RB 6 7 53 7.57 0 22 3 2 2
45 Carl Winston Wash St SR RB 2 6 45 7.50 0 27 4 1 1
46 Brendon Kay Cincinnati SR QB 5 17 126 7.41 0 40 5 6 4
47 Garrett Gilbert SMU JR QB 11 41 302 7.37 6 74 20 12 4
48 Marcus Mariota Oregon FR QB 11 17 125 7.35 0 28 8 5 1
49 Jordan Parker MTSU FR RB 8 18 132 7.33 1 58 8 3 1
49 Morgan Newton Kentucky SR QB 5 6 44 7.33 0 24 4 2 1
51 Christine Michael Texas A&M SR RB 8 11 80 7.27 4 34 7 2 2
52 Vad Lee Ga Tech FR QB 9 30 217 7.23 1 79 14 6 3
53 Jalen Richard USM FR RB 6 9 65 7.22 2 29 6 4 1
54 Desmond Roland Okla St SO RB 5 6 43 7.17 1 24 4 1 1
54 Clint Chelf Okla St JR QB 5 6 43 7.17 0 21 3 3 1
56 Marcus Curry Texas St SR RB 9 17 121 7.12 1 31 9 5 2
57 Jerome Smith Syracuse JR RB 11 29 203 7.00 2 35 18 6 3
57 I'Tavius Mathers Miss FR RB 5 6 42 7.00 0 15 4 2 0
57 Andre Givens BGSU FR RB 4 5 35 7.00 1 27 1 1 1
60 Prince-Tyson Gulley Syracuse JR RB 11 27 187 6.93 1 55 19 5 1
61 Cole Gautsche New Mexico FR QB 9 20 137 6.85 0 53 7 5 2
62 Eric Stephens Jr. Texas Tech SR RB 11 26 177 6.81 1 46 15 5 1
62 Anthon Samuel BGSU SO RB 9 16 109 6.81 1 31 7 3 2
64 Martese Jackson FAU JR RB 3 5 34 6.80 0 28 2 1 1
64 Tyler Anderson Oregon St SO RB 4 5 34 6.80 0 25 5 1 1
66 Jeremy Smith Okla St JR RB 9 14 95 6.79 2 23 5 4 1
67 Robbie Rouse Fresno St SR RB 12 37 248 6.70 2 51 22 7 2
68 Devonta Freeman FSU SO RB 8 12 80 6.67 1 47 4 3 1
69 John Pettigrew BGSU SR RB 10 25 166 6.64 2 34 18 3 3
70 Danté Butler Tulane SO RB 5 5 33 6.60 0 15 4 1 0
70 Jeremiah Harden FIU SR RB 2 5 33 6.60 0 14 3 2 0
72 Michael Dobson ECU JR RB 5 6 39 6.50 0 15 3 1 0
73 Brandon Hayes Memphis JR RB 8 21 136 6.48 2 46 9 3 3
74 Zach Line SMU SR RB 12 22 141 6.41 1 23 10 6 2
74 Dareyon Chance W Mich JR RB 7 17 109 6.41 1 42 13 4 1
76 Jordan Lynch N Illinois JR QB 14 72 460 6.39 5 73 35 17 4
77 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 10 26 166 6.38 2 40 18 3 2
78 Horactio Banks Ball State FR RB 5 9 57 6.33 0 28 5 3 1
79 Dennis Johnson Arkansas SR RB 9 20 126 6.30 1 17 10 6 0
80 Joe Hill Utah State SO RB 4 7 44 6.29 1 21 4 1 1
81 Connor Dietz Air Force SR QB 13 45 282 6.27 3 49 20 8 2
82 Ryan Katz SDSU SR QB 8 18 112 6.22 1 67 5 4 2
83 Mark Weisman Iowa SO RB 7 19 118 6.21 3 37 8 3 2
84 Trey Williams Texas A&M FR RB 4 6 37 6.17 0 20 3 1 1
85 Brandon Miller Wyoming JR RB 5 7 43 6.14 0 25 5 1 1
86 Marion Grice Ariz St JR RB 6 9 55 6.11 2 18 7 2 0
86 Curt Phillips Wisconsin SR QB 5 9 55 6.11 0 52 5 1 1
88 Kenjon Barner Oregon SR RB 12 34 207 6.09 4 42 19 5 3
89 Kevin Parks Virginia SO RB 10 20 121 6.05 1 49 6 3 2
90 Vintavious Cooper ECU JR RB 9 24 144 6.00 0 36 18 4 2
91 Kenny Hilliard LSU SO RB 9 16 95 5.94 2 60 7 1 1
92 Ka'Deem Carey Arizona SO RB 12 29 172 5.93 5 25 16 5 2
93 Cody Fajardo Nevada SO QB 10 47 278 5.91 3 42 25 13 4
94 Jameel Poteat Cincinnati SO RB 6 8 47 5.88 0 18 3 3 0
95 Byron Marshall Oregon FR RB 7 14 82 5.86 0 25 7 1 1
96 Kenny Williams Texas Tech SO RB 8 13 76 5.85 0 27 7 3 1
97 Jahwan Edwards Ball State SO RB 12 28 163 5.82 2 27 16 4 2
98 Tim Cornett UNLV JR RB 12 26 151 5.81 3 32 14 4 2
98 Dri Archer Kent State JR RB 9 16 93 5.81 1 15 7 5 0
100 Brandin Byrd N Texas JR RB 10 20 116 5.80 1 61 5 3 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 5.0 rushing attempts on 3rd down.