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

Name Team Yr Pos G Att Yards Avg. TD Att/G Yards/G
1 Cole Gautsche New Mexico FR QB 3 15 233 15.53 1 5.00 77.67
2 Ty MacArthur Air Force JR WR 4 18 202 11.22 0 4.50 50.50
3 Orwin Smith Ga Tech SR RB 3 19 189 9.95 1 6.33 63.00
4 Akeem Hunt Purdue SO RB 4 16 159 9.94 1 4.00 39.75
5 Marcus Mariota Oregon FR QB 3 21 197 9.38 2 7.00 65.67
6 Dri Archer Kent State JR RB 4 48 435 9.06 5 12.00 108.75
7 Lindsey Lamar S Florida SR RB 3 35 312 8.91 2 11.67 104.00
8 Malcolm Brown Army SR RB 4 27 237 8.78 3 6.75 59.25
9 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa JR RB 3 38 328 8.63 2 12.67 109.33
10 George Atkinson III Notre Dame SO RB 3 18 155 8.61 2 6.00 51.67
11 Jeremy Brown N Texas SR RB 3 24 202 8.42 1 8.00 67.33
11 Bashr Coles UAB FR RB 3 12 101 8.42 1 4.00 33.67
13 Bronson Hill E Mich SO RB 4 71 595 8.38 6 17.75 148.75
14 T.J. Yeldon Alabama FR RB 3 43 357 8.30 5 14.33 119.00
15 Venric Mark N'western JR RB 4 65 534 8.22 4 16.25 133.50
16 Kenjon Barner Oregon SR RB 3 45 369 8.20 5 15.00 123.00
17 Devonta Freeman FSU SO RB 4 30 244 8.13 4 7.50 61.00
18 James White Wisconsin JR RB 4 44 357 8.11 4 11.00 89.25
19 Brendan Bigelow California SO RB 4 17 137 8.06 1 4.25 34.25
20 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 4 65 505 7.77 2 16.25 126.25
21 Giovani Bernard N Carolina SO RB 4 97 717 7.39 6 24.25 179.25
22 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon SO RB 3 27 197 7.30 2 9.00 65.67
23 Latavius Murray UCF SR RB 4 59 430 7.29 7 14.75 107.50
24 Greg Franklin UAB JR RB 4 17 123 7.24 2 4.25 30.75
24 Bo Snelson Navy SR RB 4 17 123 7.24 0 4.25 30.75
26 Kenneth Dixon La Tech FR RB 4 72 514 7.14 13 18.00 128.50
27 Kasey Carrier New Mexico JR RB 4 116 826 7.12 11 29.00 206.50
28 Jordan Lynch N Illinois JR QB 4 85 603 7.09 9 21.25 150.75
29 Trent Steelman Army SR QB 4 74 520 7.03 5 18.50 130.00
30 Gee Gee Greene Navy SR RB 4 45 316 7.02 0 11.25 79.00
31 Jeremy Hill LSU FR RB 3 37 259 7.00 3 12.33 86.33
32 Marcus Shaw S Florida JR RB 3 12 82 6.83 0 4.00 27.33
33 Braxton Miller Ohio State SO QB 4 76 516 6.79 5 19.00 129.00
34 Cierre Wood Notre Dame SR RB 4 55 372 6.76 3 13.75 93.00
35 Charles Sims Houston JR RB 4 76 511 6.72 6 19.00 127.75
35 Ralph David Abernathy IV Cincinnati SO RB 4 32 215 6.72 3 8.00 53.75
37 Ryan Boykin Ohio JR RB 3 35 234 6.69 3 11.67 78.00
38 J.C. Coleman Va Tech FR RB 3 31 207 6.68 2 10.33 69.00
39 Kerwynn Williams Utah State SR RB 4 55 366 6.65 6 13.75 91.50
40 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 4 65 427 6.57 7 16.25 106.75
41 Ben Malena Texas A&M JR RB 4 49 321 6.55 3 12.25 80.25
42 David Fluellen Toledo JR RB 4 106 681 6.42 5 26.50 170.25
42 Kevin Parks Virginia SO RB 3 36 231 6.42 1 12.00 77.00
44 A.J. Blue N Carolina JR RB 4 18 114 6.33 2 4.50 28.50
45 Larry Dixon Army SO RB 3 27 170 6.30 1 9.00 56.67
46 Zurlon Tipton C Mich JR RB 4 78 491 6.29 5 19.50 122.75
47 Cody Getz Air Force SR RB 3 39 245 6.28 1 13.00 81.67
48 Eddie Lacy Alabama JR RB 3 45 282 6.27 3 15.00 94.00
49 Juwan Thompson Duke JR RB 4 25 154 6.16 1 6.25 38.50
50 Montee Ball Wisconsin SR RB 4 94 575 6.12 7 23.50 143.75
51 Lache Seastrunk Baylor SO RB 3 19 116 6.11 0 6.33 38.67
52 Chris Thompson FSU SR RB 3 42 256 6.10 0 14.00 85.33
53 Michael Ford LSU JR RB 3 22 133 6.05 1 7.33 44.33
53 Angelo Pease Kansas St SR RB 4 20 121 6.05 0 5.00 30.25
55 C.J. Anderson California SR RB 4 46 278 6.04 3 11.50 69.50
56 Ray Holley La Tech SR RB 4 58 350 6.03 3 14.50 87.50
57 Dareyon Chance W Mich JR RB 4 57 342 6.00 1 14.25 85.50
58 Andre Williams BC JR RB 4 68 406 5.97 2 17.00 101.50
59 Jon Lee Air Force SO RB 4 34 201 5.91 1 8.50 50.25
59 Glasco Martin Baylor JR RB 3 22 130 5.91 1 7.33 43.33
61 Anthon Samuel BGSU SO RB 3 59 348 5.90 1 19.67 116.00
62 Daniel Sams Kansas St FR QB 3 15 88 5.87 0 5.00 29.33
63 Byron Marshall Oregon FR RB 3 29 170 5.86 1 9.67 56.67
64 Collin Klein Kansas St SR QB 4 59 345 5.85 11 14.75 86.25
65 George Winn Cincinnati SR RB 4 71 414 5.83 2 17.75 103.50
65 B.J. Catalon TCU FR RB 4 48 280 5.83 0 12.00 70.00
65 Marcus Curry Texas St SR RB 3 24 140 5.83 2 8.00 46.67
65 Terrance Broadway La-Lafytte SO QB 3 23 134 5.83 2 7.67 44.67
65 Kenneth Farrow Houston FR RB 4 24 140 5.83 2 6.00 35.00
70 Hayden Tippett Army JR RB 4 31 179 5.77 1 7.75 44.75
71 D.J. Morgan USC SO RB 4 28 161 5.75 1 7.00 40.25
72 Connor Dietz Air Force SR QB 4 47 270 5.74 1 11.75 67.50
73 Vintavious Cooper ECU JR RB 4 78 447 5.73 3 19.50 111.75
74 Jahwan Edwards Ball State SO RB 4 84 479 5.70 4 21.00 119.75
74 Dennis Johnson Arkansas SR RB 3 56 319 5.70 5 18.67 106.33
74 Christine Michael Texas A&M SR RB 4 33 188 5.70 3 8.25 47.00
77 Kevin Grooms Marshall FR RB 3 38 215 5.66 3 12.67 71.67
78 Johnathan Gray Texas FR RB 4 48 270 5.63 1 12.00 67.50
78 Rob Kelley Tulane SO RB 4 27 152 5.63 0 6.75 38.00
80 Jawon Chisholm Akron SO RB 3 52 290 5.58 0 17.33 96.67
81 Theo Riddick Notre Dame SR RB 4 51 283 5.55 2 12.75 70.75
82 Remi Watson Marshall FR RB 3 23 127 5.52 2 7.67 42.33
83 Tim Cornett UNLV JR RB 4 78 428 5.49 2 19.50 107.00
84 Johnathan Franklin UCLA SR RB 3 63 345 5.48 3 21.00 115.00
85 Adam Muema SDSU SO RB 4 68 372 5.47 3 17.00 93.00
85 Turner Petersen Rice JR RB 4 53 290 5.47 2 13.25 72.50
87 John Pettigrew BGSU SR RB 4 56 305 5.45 2 14.00 76.25
88 Charles Ross Rice JR RB 4 36 196 5.44 0 9.00 49.00
89 Aundre Dean TCU SR RB 3 30 163 5.43 0 10.00 54.33
89 Jay Ajayi Boise St FR RB 4 40 217 5.43 2 10.00 54.25
89 Desmond Johnson USM SR RB 4 37 201 5.43 2 9.25 50.25
89 Trey Williams Texas A&M FR RB 4 21 114 5.43 1 5.25 28.50
93 Jerome Smith Syracuse JR RB 4 72 388 5.39 0 18.00 97.00
94 Kenny Williams Texas Tech SO RB 4 34 183 5.38 2 8.50 45.75
95 Tre Mason Auburn SO RB 4 52 279 5.37 4 13.00 69.75
96 Reggie Whatley MTSU SO RB 4 16 85 5.31 1 4.00 21.25
97 Munchie Legaux Cincinnati JR QB 4 24 127 5.29 4 6.00 31.75
97 Curtis McNeal USC SR RB 3 14 74 5.29 0 4.67 24.67
99 D.J. Foster Ariz St FR RB 3 31 163 5.26 0 10.33 54.33
100 Luke Turner Rice FR RB 4 24 126 5.25 0 6.00 31.50

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.