2012 National Leaders Rushing - Games vs. Ranked Teams Only (AP Poll) through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Tavon Austin WVU SR WR 3 22 350 15.91 2 7.33 116.67
2 Kerwynn Williams Utah State SR RB 1 15 176 11.73 3 15.00 176.00
3 Brendan Bigelow California SO RB 4 17 199 11.71 2 4.25 49.75
4 Robert Godhigh Ga Tech JR RB 3 15 140 9.33 0 5.00 46.67
5 Horactio Banks Ball State FR RB 2 18 163 9.06 2 9.00 81.50
6 Nathan Jeffery UTEP SO RB 1 21 177 8.43 0 21.00 177.00
6 Marcus Mariota Oregon FR QB 3 28 236 8.43 2 9.33 78.67
8 Josh Robinson Miss St FR RB 4 17 143 8.41 0 4.25 35.75
9 Stephen Houston Indiana JR RB 2 22 182 8.27 3 11.00 91.00
10 Lache Seastrunk Baylor SO RB 3 41 332 8.10 4 13.67 110.67
11 Chuckie Keeton Utah State SO QB 1 6 47 7.83 1 6.00 47.00
12 Montel Harris Temple SR RB 1 15 115 7.67 1 15.00 115.00
13 Desmond Johnson USM SR RB 3 37 260 7.03 1 12.33 86.67
14 Eddie Lacy Alabama JR RB 5 76 531 6.99 6 15.20 106.20
15 Frankie Jackson Ark St SO RB 2 15 104 6.93 0 7.50 52.00
16 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon SO RB 3 26 180 6.92 4 8.67 60.00
17 Raymond Maples Army JR RB 1 23 159 6.91 1 23.00 159.00
18 Braxton Miller Ohio State SO QB 2 36 243 6.75 1 18.00 121.50
19 Prince-Tyson Gulley Syracuse JR RB 2 22 148 6.73 3 11.00 74.00
20 Johnathan Franklin UCLA SR RB 4 78 521 6.68 3 19.50 130.25
21 Adam Muema SDSU SO RB 2 50 329 6.58 2 25.00 164.50
22 B.R. Holbrook New Mexico SR QB 2 9 59 6.56 0 4.50 29.50
23 Zach Line SMU SR RB 1 16 104 6.50 0 16.00 104.00
24 Rex Burkhead Nebraska SR RB 3 42 272 6.48 1 14.00 90.67
25 John Pettigrew BGSU SR RB 2 15 97 6.47 2 7.50 48.50
26 Ray Graham Pittsburgh SR RB 2 30 192 6.40 1 15.00 96.00
26 Munchie Legaux Cincinnati JR QB 1 5 32 6.40 1 5.00 32.00
28 Jerome Smith Syracuse JR RB 2 28 178 6.36 1 14.00 89.00
29 Jeremy Hill LSU FR RB 5 78 490 6.28 6 15.60 98.00
29 EJ Manuel FSU SR QB 3 29 182 6.28 3 9.67 60.67
31 Storm Johnson UCF SO RB 1 12 75 6.25 0 12.00 75.00
32 A.J. Blue N Carolina JR RB 1 7 43 6.14 0 7.00 43.00
33 T.J. Yeldon Alabama FR RB 5 78 477 6.12 4 15.60 95.40
34 Cierre Wood Notre Dame SR RB 4 30 181 6.03 1 7.50 45.25
35 Anthony Garland C Mich SO RB 1 9 54 6.00 0 9.00 54.00
36 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 4 69 408 5.91 3 17.25 102.00
37 Jonathan Williams Arkansas FR RB 4 21 123 5.86 0 5.25 30.75
38 Joseph Randle Okla St JR RB 3 61 355 5.82 6 20.33 118.33
39 Brennan Clay Oklahoma JR RB 4 21 122 5.81 1 5.25 30.50
40 Romar Morris N Carolina FR RB 1 4 23 5.75 0 4.00 23.00
41 Lindsey Lamar S Florida SR RB 2 23 132 5.74 0 11.50 66.00
42 Ben Malena Texas A&M JR RB 4 37 211 5.70 2 9.25 52.75
43 Nick Florence Baylor SR QB 3 35 199 5.69 4 11.67 66.33
43 Antoinne Jimmerson N Texas FR RB 2 16 91 5.69 1 8.00 45.50
45 Jahwan Edwards Ball State SO RB 2 21 119 5.67 0 10.50 59.50
46 James Wilder, Jr. FSU SO RB 3 23 130 5.65 2 7.67 43.33
47 Chris Coyer Temple JR QB 1 10 56 5.60 0 10.00 56.00
48 Venric Mark N'western JR RB 3 63 345 5.48 3 21.00 115.00
49 David Oku Ark St JR RB 2 23 125 5.43 0 11.50 62.50
50 Storm Woods Oregon St FR RB 3 52 282 5.42 4 17.33 94.00
51 Cody Fajardo Nevada SO QB 1 15 81 5.40 1 15.00 81.00
52 B.J. Catalon TCU FR RB 3 30 161 5.37 0 10.00 53.67
52 Michael Ford LSU JR RB 5 27 145 5.37 1 5.40 29.00
54 Christian Powell Colorado FR RB 2 26 138 5.31 2 13.00 69.00
54 Marcus Curry Texas St SR RB 2 16 85 5.31 2 8.00 42.50
56 Carlos Hyde Ohio State JR RB 2 54 286 5.30 5 27.00 143.00
56 Tre Mason Auburn SO RB 6 83 440 5.30 2 13.83 73.33
58 Isi Sofele California SR RB 4 64 337 5.27 2 16.00 84.25
59 Todd Gurley Georgia FR RB 5 102 534 5.24 6 20.40 106.80
59 Andrew Buie WVU SO RB 3 58 304 5.24 3 19.33 101.33
59 Curtis McNeal USC SR RB 3 21 110 5.24 0 7.00 36.67
62 Ty MacArthur Air Force JR WR 1 5 26 5.20 0 5.00 26.00
63 Bishop Sankey Washington SO RB 5 108 561 5.19 6 21.60 112.20
64 Bradley Randle UNLV JR RB 2 30 155 5.17 0 15.00 77.50
64 Marion Grice Ariz St JR RB 2 12 62 5.17 0 6.00 31.00
64 Vintavious Cooper ECU JR RB 1 6 31 5.17 0 6.00 31.00
67 Kenneth Dixon La Tech FR RB 3 49 253 5.16 5 16.33 84.33
67 Rushel Shell Pittsburgh FR RB 2 19 98 5.16 1 9.50 49.00
69 Brynn Harvey UCF SR RB 1 7 36 5.14 0 7.00 36.00
70 Gee Gee Greene Navy SR RB 2 9 46 5.11 0 4.50 23.00
71 Jeremiah Harden FIU SR RB 1 20 102 5.10 0 20.00 102.00
72 Kenjon Barner Oregon SR RB 3 80 407 5.09 2 26.67 135.67
73 Glasco Martin Baylor JR RB 3 51 258 5.06 4 17.00 86.00
74 Cody Getz Air Force SR RB 1 26 130 5.00 3 26.00 130.00
74 Jonathan George Kentucky JR RB 5 42 210 5.00 0 8.40 42.00
74 Bernard Reedy Toledo JR WR 2 10 50 5.00 0 5.00 25.00
77 Zach Zwinak Penn State SO RB 3 61 304 4.98 2 20.33 101.33
78 Stefphon Jefferson Nevada JR RB 1 28 139 4.96 2 28.00 139.00
79 Josh Harris Wk Forest JR RB 3 26 128 4.92 0 8.67 42.67
80 Toney Williams Ball State JR RB 2 9 44 4.89 1 4.50 22.00
81 Ameer Abdullah Nebraska SO RB 4 57 278 4.88 3 14.25 69.50
81 Dustin Garrison WVU SO RB 3 16 78 4.88 0 5.33 26.00
83 Ka'Deem Carey Arizona SO RB 3 67 326 4.87 5 22.33 108.67
83 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 5 79 385 4.87 2 15.80 77.00
85 Larry Dixon Army SO RB 1 28 136 4.86 3 28.00 136.00
85 Matthew Tucker TCU SR RB 3 29 141 4.86 2 9.67 47.00
87 Demetris Murray S Florida SR RB 2 20 97 4.85 0 10.00 48.50
88 George Winn Cincinnati SR RB 1 26 125 4.81 0 26.00 125.00
88 Alex Zordich Buffalo JR QB 2 27 130 4.81 1 13.50 65.00
88 Brandon Ross Maryland FR RB 2 27 130 4.81 0 13.50 65.00
91 Raymond Sanders III Kentucky JR RB 5 52 249 4.79 2 10.40 49.80
91 Mike Trumpy N'western JR RB 3 14 67 4.79 1 4.67 22.33
93 James Sims Kansas JR RB 4 102 484 4.75 4 25.50 121.00
94 John Hubert Kansas St JR RB 3 54 256 4.74 4 18.00 85.33
95 Kasey Carrier New Mexico JR RB 2 29 137 4.72 1 14.50 68.50
96 Montee Ball Wisconsin SR RB 6 167 786 4.71 9 27.83 131.00
97 Stepfan Taylor Stanford SR RB 4 106 493 4.65 2 26.50 123.25
98 Terrance Owens Toledo JR QB 2 14 65 4.64 1 7.00 32.50
99 Cassius McDowell Toledo SO WR 2 8 37 4.63 1 4.00 18.50
100 David Sims Ga Tech JR RB 3 43 198 4.60 1 14.33 66.00

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.