2012 National Leaders Rushing - From Own 40 to Opponent's 40 Yard Line through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Long 1st 10+ 20+
1 Chris Swain Navy FR RB 4 7 115 16.43 1 46 5 3 2
2 Brendan Bigelow California SO RB 8 11 172 15.64 2 59 4 4 3
3 George Atkinson III Notre Dame SO RB 7 14 218 15.57 2 56 9 5 4
4 DeVontae McNeal La-Monroe FR RB 4 8 118 14.75 2 54 4 3 2
5 Solomon Patton Florida JR WR 6 7 102 14.57 0 54 5 4 1
6 Rocky Hayes Ark St FR DB 7 10 129 12.90 1 57 4 4 2
7 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin FR RB 7 17 196 11.53 1 56 6 5 3
8 Crusoe Gongbay New Mexico SO RB 4 9 102 11.33 0 34 4 4 2
9 Alfred Blue LSU JR RB 3 8 88 11.00 0 37 4 2 1
10 Devonta Freeman FSU SO RB 9 21 227 10.81 0 47 9 8 4
11 Dri Archer Kent State JR RB 13 40 431 10.78 2 48 18 16 5
12 Marcus Curry Texas St SR RB 8 21 222 10.57 1 55 9 7 4
13 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon SO RB 10 24 250 10.42 2 59 13 8 3
14 Daniel Sams Kansas St FR QB 6 11 113 10.27 1 46 5 4 1
15 Desmond Roland Okla St SO RB 6 13 132 10.15 1 42 7 5 2
16 Alex Gillett E Mich SR QB 6 13 131 10.08 1 53 6 5 1
17 Tevin King La Tech FR RB 3 14 140 10.00 1 59 6 3 2
17 Chase Clayton New Mexico SO RB 8 12 120 10.00 0 22 6 5 3
17 JD Falslev BYU JR WR 6 7 70 10.00 0 53 2 1 1
20 Terron Ward Oregon St SO RB 7 17 168 9.88 2 53 4 3 2
21 Ty MacArthur Air Force JR WR 6 13 128 9.85 0 28 8 6 1
22 Malcolm Brown Texas SO RB 4 17 167 9.82 0 31 8 4 4
23 Bronson Hill E Mich SO RB 7 30 288 9.60 3 58 9 7 4
24 Nick Hale Nevada SR RB 8 12 115 9.58 1 52 3 3 3
25 Duke Johnson Miami (Fl) FR RB 9 30 286 9.53 2 56 8 8 4
26 Nick Griffin Miss St SO RB 7 12 114 9.50 1 60 3 2 2
27 Ben Malena Texas A&M JR RB 13 39 368 9.44 2 59 15 11 5
27 Brendon Kay Cincinnati SR QB 6 9 85 9.44 0 40 2 2 2
29 Darius Staten Navy JR RB 4 7 66 9.43 0 24 3 3 1
30 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 12 50 471 9.42 1 48 20 14 9
31 Vad Lee Ga Tech FR QB 9 21 197 9.38 1 41 12 8 3
32 SaDale Foster Texas Tech JR ATH 8 18 168 9.33 1 53 8 6 1
33 Blake Sims Alabama SO RB 5 10 92 9.20 0 36 5 3 1
34 Malcolm Brown Army SR RB 8 18 165 9.17 1 55 9 8 1
35 Steward Butler Marshall FR RB 10 30 270 9.00 2 57 12 6 4
35 Brandon Hayes Memphis JR RB 7 25 225 9.00 1 46 9 6 3
37 Kenny Williams Texas Tech SO RB 12 41 362 8.83 1 47 19 14 5
38 T.J. Yeldon Alabama FR RB 12 42 370 8.81 1 43 17 13 3
39 Jeremy Brown N Texas SR RB 11 19 167 8.79 2 51 5 5 3
40 Rex Burkhead Nebraska SR RB 7 20 174 8.70 1 57 8 5 3
41 Roderick McDowell Clemson JR RB 8 14 120 8.57 0 26 5 5 2
42 Eric Soza UTSA JR QB 7 12 101 8.42 0 31 4 4 1
43 Blake Bell Oklahoma SO QB 6 10 84 8.40 1 55 8 1 1
44 Kenneth Dixon La Tech FR RB 12 45 376 8.36 0 48 17 14 5
44 Robert Godhigh Ga Tech JR RB 8 11 92 8.36 0 37 3 3 1
46 Romar Morris N Carolina FR RB 8 12 100 8.33 0 31 3 3 1
47 Chris Thompson FSU SR RB 8 19 157 8.26 0 36 7 5 3
48 Charles Sims Houston JR RB 8 33 272 8.24 2 47 15 8 5
49 Jeremy Hill LSU FR RB 7 30 246 8.20 3 57 9 5 3
50 Jonathan George Kentucky JR RB 9 20 163 8.15 1 45 8 6 2
51 Trey Millard Oklahoma JR RB 6 11 89 8.09 0 20 5 5 1
52 Alonzo Harris La-Lafytte SO RB 10 32 258 8.06 0 28 10 10 3
53 Benny Cunningham MTSU SR RB 5 24 193 8.04 1 60 10 4 1
54 Matt Brown Temple SR RB 6 17 136 8.00 1 56 4 4 1
55 Lonnie Pryor FSU SR RB 9 12 95 7.92 1 60 4 1 1
56 Clinton Granger Temple JR QB 6 14 110 7.86 0 30 5 4 2
57 Cody Getz Air Force SR RB 11 50 392 7.84 1 52 20 12 4
58 Stephen Houston Indiana JR RB 10 29 227 7.83 2 59 10 4 2
59 Braylon Heard Nebraska SO RB 7 9 70 7.78 0 15 3 2 0
60 Terrance Broadway La-Lafytte SO QB 10 24 186 7.75 0 19 9 7 0
61 Kerwynn Williams Utah State SR RB 13 49 379 7.73 2 58 14 8 7
62 Lamaar Thomas New Mexico SR WR 6 7 54 7.71 0 16 2 2 0
63 Latavius Murray UCF SR RB 9 47 361 7.68 2 50 18 10 5
64 Akeem Hunt Purdue SO RB 8 15 115 7.67 1 56 3 3 3
65 Montel Harris Temple SR RB 10 35 266 7.60 1 60 15 8 2
66 Akeem Shavers Purdue SR RB 13 47 356 7.57 1 40 17 15 4
67 Jeremy Smith Okla St JR RB 8 16 119 7.44 0 23 7 5 2
68 Morgan Newton Kentucky SR QB 4 7 52 7.43 0 24 4 2 1
69 Jeff Woody Iowa State JR RB 5 12 89 7.42 0 43 3 2 1
69 Bashr Coles UAB FR RB 6 12 89 7.42 0 39 4 3 1
69 B.J. Bostic Ga Tech SO RB 9 12 89 7.42 0 17 5 4 0
72 Orwin Smith Ga Tech SR RB 9 19 140 7.37 0 38 7 5 2
73 Jeremy Eddington Rice JR RB 4 10 73 7.30 0 36 2 2 1
74 Marion Grice Ariz St JR RB 7 35 255 7.29 1 52 10 6 2
75 David Fluellen Toledo JR RB 11 42 305 7.26 2 53 11 8 2
75 Giovani Bernard N Carolina SO RB 9 42 305 7.26 1 59 16 11 1
77 George Winn Cincinnati SR RB 13 62 449 7.24 2 58 22 13 5
77 Cody Fajardo Nevada SO QB 11 54 391 7.24 1 49 19 13 7
79 Kevin Grooms Marshall FR RB 11 27 195 7.22 1 45 9 6 2
80 Leon Allen Western Ky FR RB 6 15 108 7.20 0 41 6 4 1
81 James White Wisconsin JR RB 13 37 266 7.19 2 50 12 9 5
81 Tony Pierson Kansas SO RB 11 31 223 7.19 2 55 9 7 2
83 Logan Kilgore MTSU JR QB 5 7 50 7.14 1 45 3 2 1
83 Isaac Bennett Pittsburgh SO RB 5 7 50 7.14 0 12 4 4 0
85 Marcus Murphy Missouri SO RB 7 15 107 7.13 0 25 4 6 2
86 Senorise Perry Louisville JR RB 10 36 256 7.11 2 59 13 8 3
87 Venric Mark N'western JR RB 13 49 348 7.10 1 48 14 9 5
88 Lache Seastrunk Baylor SO RB 10 40 281 7.03 1 43 13 10 3
88 Cole Gautsche New Mexico FR QB 10 31 218 7.03 1 47 9 6 2
90 A.J. Blue N Carolina JR RB 10 19 133 7.00 0 23 6 4 1
90 Kenneth Farrow Houston FR RB 10 18 126 7.00 1 48 6 2 2
90 Devin Gardner Michigan JR QB 3 7 49 7.00 0 19 5 1 0
93 Todd Gurley Georgia FR RB 14 52 363 6.98 2 55 13 11 4
93 Gee Gee Greene Navy SR RB 12 44 307 6.98 1 59 16 8 4
95 Horactio Banks Ball State FR RB 10 37 254 6.86 1 54 6 6 4
96 Taysom Hill BYU FR QB 4 12 82 6.83 0 21 4 3 2
97 Zach Laskey Ga Tech SO RB 12 33 225 6.82 1 56 12 5 2
98 Will Gregory Hawai'i FR RB 10 33 224 6.79 0 36 10 8 4
99 Eddie Lacy Alabama JR RB 14 52 352 6.77 1 41 22 12 1
100 J.C. Coleman Va Tech FR RB 10 25 169 6.76 1 45 6 6 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 7.0 rushing attempts from own 40 to opponent's 40 yard line.