2012 National Leaders Rushing - Games in August/September Only through 01/07/2013

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Trevone Boykin TCU FR QB 3 12 122 10.17 1 4.00 40.67
2 Orwin Smith Ga Tech SR RB 5 25 245 9.80 2 5.00 49.00
3 Vad Lee Ga Tech FR QB 4 19 186 9.79 3 4.75 46.50
4 Damien Williams Oklahoma JR RB 3 30 293 9.77 5 10.00 97.67
5 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon SO RB 5 31 302 9.74 5 6.20 60.40
6 Akeem Hunt Purdue SO RB 4 18 169 9.39 1 4.50 42.25
7 Ty MacArthur Air Force JR WR 4 19 173 9.11 2 4.75 43.25
8 J.W. Walsh Okla St FR QB 4 18 159 8.83 1 4.50 39.75
9 Chris Thompson FSU SR RB 5 49 431 8.80 5 9.80 86.20
10 Dri Archer Kent State JR RB 4 38 331 8.71 4 9.50 82.75
11 Cody Getz Air Force SR RB 4 83 683 8.23 7 20.75 170.75
11 Keith Marshall Georgia FR RB 5 52 428 8.23 5 10.40 85.60
13 Tevin King La Tech FR RB 3 46 369 8.02 5 15.33 123.00
14 Trey Watts Tulsa JR RB 5 46 363 7.89 2 9.20 72.60
15 Todd Gurley Georgia FR RB 5 68 536 7.88 9 13.60 107.20
16 Gee Gee Greene Navy SR RB 4 25 195 7.80 1 6.25 48.75
16 Brian Kimbrow Vanderbilt FR RB 4 20 156 7.80 1 5.00 39.00
18 George Atkinson III Notre Dame SO RB 4 19 146 7.68 2 4.75 36.50
19 Imani Cross Nebraska FR RB 5 30 228 7.60 2 6.00 45.60
20 Johnathan Franklin UCLA SR RB 5 93 697 7.49 3 18.60 139.40
21 Zac Stacy Vanderbilt SR RB 4 46 341 7.41 1 11.50 85.25
22 Braylon Heard Nebraska SO RB 5 25 184 7.36 2 5.00 36.80
23 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa JR RB 5 51 374 7.33 4 10.20 74.80
24 Marquise Williams N Carolina FR QB 4 18 130 7.22 3 4.50 32.50
25 Jamaal Williams BYU FR RB 5 33 238 7.21 3 6.60 47.60
26 Desmond Roland Okla St SO RB 4 25 180 7.20 4 6.25 45.00
27 Joseph Randle Okla St JR RB 4 75 534 7.12 6 18.75 133.50
28 Taysom Hill BYU FR QB 5 36 256 7.11 4 7.20 51.20
29 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 4 52 366 7.04 6 13.00 91.50
30 Raymond Maples Army JR RB 4 70 487 6.96 1 17.50 121.75
30 Mark Weisman Iowa SO RB 5 74 515 6.96 7 14.80 103.00
32 David Piland Houston SO QB 4 16 111 6.94 1 4.00 27.75
33 Kenny Hilliard LSU SO RB 5 53 366 6.91 6 10.60 73.20
34 Duke Johnson Miami (Fl) FR RB 5 52 359 6.90 5 10.40 71.80
35 Malcolm Brown Army SR RB 4 19 131 6.89 0 4.75 32.75
36 Jordan Lynch N Illinois JR QB 5 85 582 6.85 6 17.00 116.40
37 LaDarius Perkins Miss St JR RB 4 57 389 6.82 5 14.25 97.25
37 Curtis McNeal USC SR RB 4 33 225 6.82 0 8.25 56.25
39 Ben Malena Texas A&M JR RB 4 30 204 6.80 2 7.50 51.00
40 Munchie Legaux Cincinnati JR QB 3 25 169 6.76 0 8.33 56.33
41 Adam Muema SDSU SO RB 5 77 520 6.75 6 15.40 104.00
42 Jela Duncan Duke FR RB 5 31 209 6.74 1 6.20 41.80
43 David Glasco II UTSA SO RB 3 24 161 6.71 0 8.00 53.67
44 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 4 66 441 6.68 4 16.50 110.25
45 Cody Fajardo Nevada SO QB 5 77 513 6.66 7 15.40 102.60
46 Quentin Hines Akron SR RB 5 21 139 6.62 1 4.20 27.80
47 Benny Cunningham MTSU SR RB 3 47 308 6.55 7 15.67 102.67
47 Kenny Williams Texas Tech SO RB 4 49 321 6.55 1 12.25 80.25
49 John Hubert Kansas St JR RB 4 66 431 6.53 4 16.50 107.75
49 C.J. Anderson California SR RB 5 36 235 6.53 1 7.20 47.00
51 Kevin Grooms Marshall FR RB 4 37 241 6.51 3 9.25 60.25
52 Raymond Sanders III Kentucky JR RB 4 40 260 6.50 2 10.00 65.00
53 Eric Stephens Jr. Texas Tech SR RB 4 39 253 6.49 3 9.75 63.25
54 Zurlon Tipton C Mich JR RB 4 59 380 6.44 5 14.75 95.00
54 Brennan Clay Oklahoma JR RB 3 16 103 6.44 2 5.33 34.33
56 Braxton Miller Ohio State SO QB 5 90 577 6.41 7 18.00 115.40
57 Brian Fields W Mich JR RB 5 23 147 6.39 1 4.60 29.40
57 Devonta Freeman FSU SO RB 5 23 147 6.39 1 4.60 29.40
59 James Wilder, Jr. FSU SO RB 5 46 293 6.37 6 9.20 58.60
60 Derrick Milton Miss St FR RB 3 21 133 6.33 1 7.00 44.33
61 Kenjon Barner Oregon SR RB 5 96 605 6.30 9 19.20 121.00
61 Dennis Johnson Arkansas SR RB 5 27 170 6.30 1 5.40 34.00
63 Kain Colter N'western JR QB 5 59 371 6.29 6 11.80 74.20
64 Jeff Scott Miss JR RB 4 51 319 6.25 4 12.75 79.75
65 Leon Allen Western Ky FR RB 5 45 279 6.20 2 9.00 55.80
66 Kendial Lawrence Missouri SR RB 5 64 395 6.17 5 12.80 79.00
66 Shawne Alston WVU SR RB 3 30 185 6.17 3 10.00 61.67
68 Ameer Abdullah Nebraska SO RB 5 79 486 6.15 5 15.80 97.20
69 Malcolm Brown Texas SO RB 4 40 245 6.13 3 10.00 61.25
70 George Winn Cincinnati SR RB 3 52 318 6.12 2 17.33 106.00
70 Matt Brown Temple SR RB 3 33 202 6.12 1 11.00 67.33
72 Stephen Houston Indiana JR RB 4 42 255 6.07 4 10.50 63.75
73 Damien Thigpen UCLA JR WR 5 32 194 6.06 1 6.40 38.80
74 Tony Jones Colorado SO RB 4 30 181 6.03 1 7.50 45.25
75 Antonio Andrews Western Ky JR RB 5 91 547 6.01 5 18.20 109.40
76 Branden Oliver Buffalo JR RB 4 71 426 6.00 3 17.75 106.50
76 Jeremiah Harden FIU SR RB 4 28 168 6.00 1 7.00 42.00
76 Tony Gregory Va Tech JR RB 4 16 96 6.00 1 4.00 24.00
79 Vintavious Cooper ECU JR RB 5 51 304 5.96 1 10.20 60.80
79 Taylor Martinez Nebraska JR QB 5 50 298 5.96 3 10.00 59.60
79 Steward Butler Marshall FR RB 5 45 268 5.96 2 9.00 53.60
82 Eric Soza UTSA JR QB 3 21 125 5.95 1 7.00 41.67
83 Jeremy Smith Okla St JR RB 4 29 172 5.93 4 7.25 43.00
84 Charles Ross Rice JR RB 5 50 296 5.92 1 10.00 59.20
85 Taylor Cox Kansas JR RB 4 45 266 5.91 2 11.25 66.50
86 Michael Ford LSU JR RB 5 38 224 5.89 2 7.60 44.80
87 Ken Malcome Georgia SO RB 4 26 152 5.85 1 6.50 38.00
88 T.J. Yeldon Alabama FR RB 5 50 292 5.84 2 10.00 58.40
89 Kerwynn Williams Utah State SR RB 5 89 519 5.83 3 17.80 103.80
89 Mike Gillislee Florida SR RB 4 69 402 5.83 5 17.25 100.50
89 Silas Redd USC JR RB 4 58 338 5.83 4 14.50 84.50
92 EJ Manuel FSU SR QB 5 34 197 5.79 1 6.80 39.40
93 D.J. Foster Ariz St FR RB 5 36 208 5.78 2 7.20 41.60
94 Dominique Whaley Oklahoma SR RB 3 30 173 5.77 1 10.00 57.67
95 Desmond Johnson USM SR RB 4 45 259 5.76 0 11.25 64.75
96 Cole Gautsche New Mexico FR QB 4 40 230 5.75 4 10.00 57.50
97 Zach Laskey Ga Tech SO RB 5 53 303 5.72 1 10.60 60.60
97 Marion Grice Ariz St JR RB 5 36 206 5.72 5 7.20 41.20
99 Nathan Jeffery UTEP SO RB 4 56 320 5.71 0 14.00 80.00
100 James White Iowa State JR RB 4 37 211 5.70 2 9.25 52.75

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.