2012 National Leaders Rushing - All Games through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin FR RB 14 62 621 10.02 3 4.43 44.36
2 Rocky Hayes Ark St FR DB 13 58 538 9.28 3 4.46 41.38
3 Dri Archer Kent State JR RB 14 159 1429 8.99 16 11.36 102.07
4 Tavon Austin WVU SR WR 13 73 652 8.93 3 5.62 50.15
5 Orwin Smith Ga Tech SR RB 12 79 682 8.63 5 6.58 56.83
6 Ty MacArthur Air Force JR WR 13 57 467 8.19 2 4.38 35.92
7 Lache Seastrunk Baylor SO RB 13 131 1012 7.73 7 10.08 77.85
8 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon SO RB 13 92 701 7.62 11 7.08 53.92
9 Gee Gee Greene Navy SR RB 13 120 877 7.31 3 9.23 67.46
10 Malcolm Brown Army SR RB 12 61 441 7.23 4 5.08 36.75
11 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 11 177 1266 7.15 7 16.09 115.09
12 Marcus Mariota Oregon FR QB 13 106 752 7.09 5 8.15 57.85
13 George Atkinson III Notre Dame SO RB 12 51 361 7.08 5 4.25 30.08
14 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 13 201 1410 7.01 21 15.46 108.46
15 Cole Gautsche New Mexico FR QB 11 109 760 6.97 7 9.91 69.09
16 Kerwynn Williams Utah State SR RB 13 218 1512 6.94 15 16.77 116.31
17 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa JR RB 14 137 936 6.83 7 9.79 66.86
18 Duke Johnson Miami (Fl) FR RB 12 139 947 6.81 10 11.58 78.92
19 Braylon Heard Nebraska SO RB 12 52 348 6.69 3 4.33 29.00
20 Jay Ajayi Boise St FR RB 11 82 548 6.68 4 7.45 49.82
21 Giovani Bernard N Carolina SO RB 10 184 1228 6.67 12 18.40 122.80
22 Marion Grice Ariz St JR RB 13 103 679 6.59 11 7.92 52.23
23 Akeem Daniels N Illinois JR RB 14 68 447 6.57 9 4.86 31.93
24 Desmond Roland Okla St SO RB 11 46 301 6.54 4 4.18 27.36
25 Cierre Wood Notre Dame SR RB 11 114 742 6.51 4 10.36 67.45
26 Tony Pierson Kansas SO RB 11 117 760 6.50 4 10.64 69.09
27 Keith Marshall Georgia FR RB 14 117 759 6.49 8 8.36 54.21
28 Eddie Lacy Alabama JR RB 14 204 1322 6.48 17 14.57 94.43
29 Bronson Hill E Mich SO RB 11 140 905 6.46 6 12.73 82.27
29 Terrance Broadway La-Lafytte SO QB 13 119 769 6.46 9 9.15 59.15
31 James White Wisconsin JR RB 14 125 806 6.45 12 8.93 57.57
32 Alex Gillett E Mich SR QB 12 63 402 6.38 4 5.25 33.50
32 Brendon Kay Cincinnati SR QB 11 48 306 6.38 2 4.36 27.82
34 Ka'Deem Carey Arizona SO RB 13 303 1929 6.37 23 23.31 148.38
35 Kenjon Barner Oregon SR RB 13 279 1767 6.33 21 21.46 135.92
35 T.J. Yeldon Alabama FR RB 14 175 1108 6.33 12 12.50 79.14
37 Cody Getz Air Force SR RB 12 198 1248 6.30 9 16.50 104.00
38 C.J. Anderson California SR RB 12 126 790 6.27 4 10.50 65.83
39 Brian Kimbrow Vanderbilt FR RB 13 66 413 6.26 3 5.08 31.77
40 Todd Gurley Georgia FR RB 14 222 1385 6.24 17 15.86 98.93
41 Matt Brown Temple SR RB 10 60 372 6.20 4 6.00 37.20
42 Jon Lee Air Force SO RB 12 88 545 6.19 4 7.33 45.42
43 Jordan Lynch N Illinois JR QB 14 294 1815 6.17 19 21.00 129.64
44 Johnathan Franklin UCLA SR RB 14 282 1734 6.15 13 20.14 123.86
44 Adam Muema SDSU SO RB 13 237 1458 6.15 16 18.23 112.15
46 Terron Ward Oregon St SO RB 13 68 415 6.10 6 5.23 31.92
47 Kevin Grooms Marshall FR RB 11 121 737 6.09 8 11.00 67.00
47 Munchie Legaux Cincinnati JR QB 11 55 335 6.09 4 5.00 30.45
47 Josh Robinson Miss St FR RB 12 55 335 6.09 1 4.58 27.92
50 Jahwan Edwards Ball State SO RB 13 232 1410 6.08 14 17.85 108.46
51 Marcus Curry Texas St SR RB 12 113 685 6.06 10 9.42 57.08
51 Onterio McCalebb Auburn SR RB 12 94 570 6.06 6 7.83 47.50
53 Venric Mark N'western JR RB 13 226 1366 6.04 12 17.38 105.08
53 Curtis McNeal USC SR RB 12 116 701 6.04 2 9.67 58.42
55 Larry Dixon Army SO RB 11 140 839 5.99 6 12.73 76.27
56 Kenneth Dixon La Tech FR RB 12 200 1194 5.97 27 16.67 99.50
56 Brennan Clay Oklahoma JR RB 13 93 555 5.97 6 7.15 42.69
58 Charles Sims Houston JR RB 9 142 846 5.96 11 15.78 94.00
58 Trey Watts Tulsa JR RB 13 186 1108 5.96 3 14.31 85.23
60 Devonta Freeman FSU SO RB 14 111 660 5.95 8 7.93 47.14
61 Zurlon Tipton C Mich JR RB 13 252 1492 5.92 19 19.38 114.77
62 Cody Fajardo Nevada SO QB 12 190 1121 5.90 12 15.83 93.42
63 Tre Mason Auburn SO RB 12 171 1002 5.86 8 14.25 83.50
63 Ben Malena Texas A&M JR RB 13 138 808 5.86 8 10.62 62.15
65 J.W. Walsh Okla St FR QB 10 50 290 5.80 7 5.00 29.00
66 David Fluellen Toledo JR RB 12 259 1498 5.78 13 21.58 124.83
66 Trey Williams Texas A&M FR RB 13 65 376 5.78 5 5.00 28.92
68 James Wilder, Jr. FSU SO RB 14 110 635 5.77 11 7.86 45.36
69 Kasey Carrier New Mexico JR RB 12 255 1469 5.76 15 21.25 122.42
69 Kenny Williams Texas Tech SO RB 13 143 824 5.76 5 11.00 63.38
71 Antonio Andrews Western Ky JR RB 13 304 1733 5.70 11 23.38 133.31
72 Montel Harris Temple SR RB 10 186 1054 5.67 12 18.60 105.40
72 Vad Lee Ga Tech FR QB 12 96 544 5.67 9 8.00 45.33
74 Kenny Hilliard LSU SO RB 12 82 464 5.66 6 6.83 38.67
74 Leon Allen Western Ky FR RB 11 56 317 5.66 2 5.09 28.82
76 Eric Soza UTSA JR QB 8 58 326 5.62 6 7.25 40.75
77 Braxton Miller Ohio State SO QB 12 227 1271 5.60 13 18.92 105.92
78 Latavius Murray UCF SR RB 12 198 1106 5.59 15 16.50 92.17
78 Romar Morris N Carolina FR RB 12 69 386 5.59 2 5.75 32.17
78 Nick Hale Nevada SR RB 13 54 302 5.59 2 4.15 23.23
81 Angelo Pease Kansas St SR RB 11 60 333 5.55 0 5.45 30.27
82 Dennis Johnson Arkansas SR RB 12 137 757 5.53 8 11.42 63.08
83 Michael Ford LSU JR RB 13 71 392 5.52 3 5.46 30.15
84 Zac Stacy Vanderbilt SR RB 13 207 1141 5.51 10 15.92 87.77
85 George Winn Cincinnati SR RB 13 243 1334 5.49 13 18.69 102.62
86 Marlin Lane Jr. Tennessee SO RB 12 120 658 5.48 2 10.00 54.83
87 Raymond Maples Army JR RB 12 223 1215 5.45 2 18.58 101.25
88 Charles Ross Rice JR RB 13 147 800 5.44 5 11.31 61.54
89 Silas Redd USC JR RB 12 167 905 5.42 9 13.92 75.42
89 Kenneth Farrow Houston FR RB 12 86 466 5.42 2 7.17 38.83
89 MarQueis Gray Minnesota SR QB 11 72 390 5.42 5 6.55 35.45
89 Roderick McDowell Clemson JR RB 13 83 450 5.42 5 6.38 34.62
93 Torrey Pierce La-Lafytte FR RB 11 48 259 5.40 3 4.36 23.55
94 Eric Stephens Jr. Texas Tech SR RB 13 89 480 5.39 5 6.85 36.92
95 Dareyon Chance W Mich JR RB 12 176 947 5.38 4 14.67 78.92
95 Damien Williams Oklahoma JR RB 13 176 946 5.38 11 13.54 72.77
97 Raymond Sanders III Kentucky JR RB 11 125 669 5.35 5 11.36 60.82
98 Jeremy Hill LSU FR RB 11 142 755 5.32 12 12.91 68.64
99 Desmond Johnson USM SR RB 10 98 519 5.30 3 9.80 51.90
99 Jeremy Smith Okla St JR RB 13 70 371 5.30 8 5.38 28.54

Note: To qualify, player must have played in 75% of his team's games and have a minimum of 4.0 rushing attempts per game played.