2012 National Leaders Rushing - Games vs. Conference Teams Only through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin FR RB 9 43 440 10.23 2 4.78 48.89
2 Rocky Hayes Ark St FR DB 8 34 340 10.00 3 4.25 42.50
3 Tavon Austin WVU SR WR 9 55 514 9.35 3 6.11 57.11
4 Orwin Smith Ga Tech SR RB 8 61 559 9.16 5 7.63 69.88
5 Ty MacArthur Air Force JR WR 8 37 335 9.05 2 4.63 41.88
6 Dri Archer Kent State JR RB 9 104 919 8.84 10 11.56 102.11
7 Robert Godhigh Ga Tech JR RB 9 36 304 8.44 4 4.00 33.78
8 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 6 88 725 8.24 3 14.67 120.83
9 Malcolm Brown Army SR RB 1 7 57 8.14 0 7.00 57.00
10 Alex Gillett E Mich SR QB 8 41 331 8.07 3 5.13 41.38
11 George Atkinson III Notre Dame SO RB 2 14 110 7.86 3 7.00 55.00
12 Marcus Mariota Oregon FR QB 9 76 582 7.66 4 8.44 64.67
13 Kerwynn Williams Utah State SR RB 6 97 740 7.63 9 16.17 123.33
14 Duke Johnson Miami (Fl) FR RB 8 98 746 7.61 7 12.25 93.25
15 James White Wisconsin JR RB 9 89 668 7.51 10 9.89 74.22
16 Lache Seastrunk Baylor SO RB 9 110 820 7.45 5 12.22 91.11
17 Theo Riddick Notre Dame SR RB 2 34 250 7.35 2 17.00 125.00
18 Jay Ajayi Boise St FR RB 8 68 499 7.34 4 8.50 62.38
19 Cole Gautsche New Mexico FR QB 7 73 522 7.15 5 10.43 74.57
19 Tony Pierson Kansas SO RB 8 68 486 7.15 2 8.50 60.75
21 Akeem Daniels N Illinois JR RB 9 56 396 7.07 8 6.22 44.00
22 Terrance Broadway La-Lafytte SO QB 8 85 589 6.93 7 10.63 73.63
23 Marcus Curry Texas St SR RB 6 59 408 6.92 6 9.83 68.00
24 Kenjon Barner Oregon SR RB 9 192 1300 6.77 15 21.33 144.44
25 Jahwan Edwards Ball State SO RB 8 140 943 6.74 11 17.50 117.88
25 Ralph Bolden Purdue SR RB 6 46 310 6.74 0 7.67 51.67
25 Brendan Bigelow California SO RB 9 38 256 6.74 1 4.22 28.44
28 Curtis McNeal USC SR RB 8 88 585 6.65 2 11.00 73.13
29 Jon Lee Air Force SO RB 8 60 395 6.58 2 7.50 49.38
30 Cam McDaniel Notre Dame SO RB 2 9 59 6.56 0 4.50 29.50
31 Giovani Bernard N Carolina SO RB 7 155 1015 6.55 8 22.14 145.00
32 Ka'Deem Carey Arizona SO RB 9 216 1413 6.54 15 24.00 157.00
33 Venric Mark N'western JR RB 8 141 911 6.46 7 17.63 113.88
33 C.J. Anderson California SR RB 9 103 665 6.46 3 11.44 73.89
35 Jordan Lynch N Illinois JR QB 9 207 1333 6.44 14 23.00 148.11
36 Eddie Lacy Alabama JR RB 9 141 906 6.43 12 15.67 100.67
37 Trey Williams Texas A&M FR RB 8 39 250 6.41 2 4.88 31.25
38 Devonta Freeman FSU SO RB 9 72 460 6.39 7 8.00 51.11
39 Kenyan Drake Alabama FR RB 8 32 204 6.38 3 4.00 25.50
40 Keith Marshall Georgia FR RB 9 75 478 6.37 5 8.33 53.11
41 Bronson Hill E Mich SO RB 8 113 717 6.35 5 14.13 89.63
42 Terron Ward Oregon St SO RB 9 51 322 6.31 4 5.67 35.78
43 Ben Malena Texas A&M JR RB 8 92 577 6.27 5 11.50 72.13
44 Kevin Grooms Marshall FR RB 8 96 599 6.24 8 12.00 74.88
45 Kenneth Dixon La Tech FR RB 6 106 659 6.22 17 17.67 109.83
45 T.J. Yeldon Alabama FR RB 9 120 746 6.22 9 13.33 82.89
47 Brennan Clay Oklahoma JR RB 9 68 419 6.16 4 7.56 46.56
48 Adam Muema SDSU SO RB 8 147 899 6.12 12 18.38 112.38
49 David Fluellen Toledo JR RB 7 179 1093 6.11 12 25.57 156.14
49 Tony Jones Colorado SO RB 9 45 275 6.11 3 5.00 30.56
51 Cody Getz Air Force SR RB 7 105 638 6.08 2 15.00 91.14
52 Alonzo Harris La-Lafytte SO RB 7 85 512 6.02 5 12.14 73.14
53 Antonio Andrews Western Ky JR RB 8 215 1282 5.96 7 26.88 160.25
53 De'Leon Eskridge SJSU SR RB 6 99 590 5.96 7 16.50 98.33
55 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon SO RB 9 77 458 5.95 7 8.56 50.89
56 Trey Watts Tulsa JR RB 8 118 700 5.93 1 14.75 87.50
57 Zurlon Tipton C Mich JR RB 8 174 1022 5.87 15 21.75 127.75
58 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa JR RB 9 97 568 5.86 3 10.78 63.11
59 James Wilder, Jr. FSU SO RB 9 75 436 5.81 7 8.33 48.44
60 Dareyon Chance W Mich JR RB 8 116 672 5.79 2 14.50 84.00
61 Raymond Maples Army JR RB 1 27 156 5.78 0 27.00 156.00
61 Torrey Pierce La-Lafytte FR RB 7 36 208 5.78 3 5.14 29.71
63 Angelo Pease Kansas St SR RB 8 40 230 5.75 0 5.00 28.75
64 Johnathan Franklin UCLA SR RB 10 202 1159 5.74 10 20.20 115.90
64 Todd Gurley Georgia FR RB 9 154 884 5.74 10 17.11 98.22
66 Montee Ball Wisconsin SR RB 9 239 1370 5.73 18 26.56 152.22
67 Braylon Heard Nebraska SO RB 7 28 160 5.71 1 4.00 22.86
68 Latavius Murray UCF SR RB 9 163 927 5.69 13 18.11 103.00
69 Jerome Smith Syracuse JR RB 7 131 744 5.68 2 18.71 106.29
69 Charles Sims Houston JR RB 6 87 494 5.68 8 14.50 82.33
71 Taylor Martinez Nebraska JR QB 9 138 782 5.67 8 15.33 86.89
71 Romar Morris N Carolina FR RB 8 39 221 5.67 2 4.88 27.63
73 Trent Steelman Army SR QB 1 17 96 5.65 1 17.00 96.00
74 Beau Blankenship Ohio JR RB 8 180 1012 5.62 8 22.50 126.50
74 Chuckie Keeton Utah State SO QB 6 53 298 5.62 7 8.83 49.67
76 Marcus Murphy Missouri SO RB 8 36 201 5.58 1 4.50 25.13
76 Jonathan Williams Arkansas FR RB 8 36 201 5.58 0 4.50 25.13
78 Kasey Carrier New Mexico JR RB 8 195 1086 5.57 10 24.38 135.75
79 Ray Holley La Tech SR RB 6 85 472 5.55 3 14.17 78.67
79 Josh Robinson Miss St FR RB 7 29 161 5.55 1 4.14 23.00
81 Marion Grice Ariz St JR RB 9 67 371 5.54 4 7.44 41.22
82 Brian Fields W Mich JR RB 7 49 271 5.53 2 7.00 38.71
82 A.J. Blue N Carolina JR RB 8 51 282 5.53 6 6.38 35.25
84 Tim Cornett UNLV JR RB 8 132 728 5.52 4 16.50 91.00
85 Jawon Chisholm Akron SO RB 7 129 711 5.51 5 18.43 101.57
86 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 8 128 698 5.45 10 16.00 87.25
87 Donta Abron Colorado FR RB 9 45 244 5.42 2 5.00 27.11
88 Kain Colter N'western JR QB 8 113 610 5.40 10 14.13 76.25
88 Isi Sofele California SR RB 9 101 545 5.40 3 11.22 60.56
90 Steward Butler Marshall FR RB 7 74 398 5.38 2 10.57 56.86
90 Brendon Kay Cincinnati SR QB 6 34 183 5.38 1 5.67 30.50
90 Michael Ford LSU JR RB 8 39 210 5.38 2 4.88 26.25
93 D.J. Harper Boise St SR RB 8 137 736 5.37 10 17.13 92.00
94 Glasco Martin Baylor JR RB 9 121 649 5.36 9 13.44 72.11
95 Carlos Hyde Ohio State JR RB 8 161 861 5.35 14 20.13 107.63
95 Terrence Franks Texas St SO RB 6 31 166 5.35 5 5.17 27.67
97 Teondray Caldwell Wash St FR RB 7 41 219 5.34 0 5.86 31.29
98 Anthon Samuel BGSU SO RB 7 132 701 5.31 4 18.86 100.14
99 Dennis Johnson Arkansas SR RB 8 97 513 5.29 5 12.13 64.13
100 Jalen Richard USM FR RB 7 64 338 5.28 3 9.14 48.29

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.