2012 National Leaders Rushing - Games vs. FBS (I-A) 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 13 62 621 10.02 3 4.77 47.77
2 Rocky Hayes Ark St FR DB 12 52 512 9.85 3 4.33 42.67
3 Dri Archer Kent State JR RB 13 151 1375 9.11 14 11.62 105.77
4 Tavon Austin WVU SR WR 12 72 638 8.86 3 6.00 53.17
5 Orwin Smith Ga Tech SR RB 11 78 684 8.77 5 7.09 62.18
6 Robert Godhigh Ga Tech JR RB 13 52 421 8.10 4 4.00 32.38
7 Ty MacArthur Air Force JR WR 12 55 441 8.02 2 4.58 36.75
8 Lache Seastrunk Baylor SO RB 12 130 997 7.67 6 10.83 83.08
9 Marcus Mariota Oregon FR QB 12 102 735 7.21 5 8.50 61.25
10 Malcolm Brown Army SR RB 11 54 389 7.20 4 4.91 35.36
11 De'Anthony Thomas Oregon SO RB 12 89 639 7.18 10 7.42 53.25
12 Denard Robinson Michigan SR QB 11 177 1266 7.15 7 16.09 115.09
13 Kerwynn Williams Utah State SR RB 12 203 1449 7.14 15 16.92 120.75
14 Gee Gee Greene Navy SR RB 12 112 798 7.13 3 9.33 66.50
15 George Atkinson III Notre Dame SO RB 12 51 361 7.08 5 4.25 30.08
16 Alex Gillett E Mich SR QB 11 50 353 7.06 3 4.55 32.09
17 Munchie Legaux Cincinnati JR QB 9 43 303 7.05 3 4.78 33.67
18 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M FR QB 11 177 1232 6.96 17 16.09 112.00
19 Duke Johnson Miami (Fl) FR RB 11 125 853 6.82 8 11.36 77.55
20 Marcus Curry Texas St SR RB 11 97 656 6.76 9 8.82 59.64
21 Jay Ajayi Boise St FR RB 11 82 548 6.68 4 7.45 49.82
22 Cole Gautsche New Mexico FR QB 10 101 672 6.65 5 10.10 67.20
23 Keith Marshall Georgia FR RB 13 110 730 6.64 8 8.46 56.15
24 Akeem Daniels N Illinois JR RB 13 67 444 6.63 9 5.15 34.15
25 Tony Pierson Kansas SO RB 10 97 636 6.56 2 9.70 63.60
26 Terrance Broadway La-Lafytte SO QB 12 116 760 6.55 9 9.67 63.33
27 James White Wisconsin JR RB 13 116 759 6.54 12 8.92 58.38
28 Cierre Wood Notre Dame SR RB 11 114 742 6.51 4 10.36 67.45
29 Giovani Bernard N Carolina SO RB 9 175 1135 6.49 11 19.44 126.11
29 Bronson Hill E Mich SO RB 10 139 902 6.49 6 13.90 90.20
31 Kenjon Barner Oregon SR RB 12 266 1710 6.43 20 22.17 142.50
31 Marion Grice Ariz St JR RB 12 89 572 6.43 8 7.42 47.67
33 Ka'Deem Carey Arizona SO RB 12 290 1858 6.41 22 24.17 154.83
34 Kevin Grooms Marshall FR RB 10 109 695 6.38 8 10.90 69.50
35 Todd Gurley Georgia FR RB 13 207 1317 6.36 16 15.92 101.31
36 Eddie Lacy Alabama JR RB 13 194 1223 6.30 14 14.92 94.08
37 T.J. Yeldon Alabama FR RB 13 168 1053 6.27 11 12.92 81.00
38 Jordan Lynch N Illinois JR QB 13 283 1755 6.20 16 21.77 135.00
39 Johnathan Franklin UCLA SR RB 14 282 1734 6.15 13 20.14 123.86
39 C.J. Anderson California SR RB 11 121 744 6.15 3 11.00 67.64
41 Braylon Heard Nebraska SO RB 11 45 274 6.09 2 4.09 24.91
42 Jahwan Edwards Ball State SO RB 13 232 1410 6.08 14 17.85 108.46
43 Curtis McNeal USC SR RB 12 116 701 6.04 2 9.67 58.42
44 Jon Lee Air Force SO RB 11 79 476 6.03 3 7.18 43.27
45 Brendon Kay Cincinnati SR QB 10 46 277 6.02 1 4.60 27.70
46 Josh Robinson Miss St FR RB 11 50 300 6.00 1 4.55 27.27
47 Kenneth Dixon La Tech FR RB 12 200 1194 5.97 27 16.67 99.50
48 Adam Muema SDSU SO RB 12 224 1334 5.96 15 18.67 111.17
48 Charles Sims Houston JR RB 9 142 846 5.96 11 15.78 94.00
50 Venric Mark N'western JR RB 12 210 1249 5.95 9 17.50 104.08
51 Trey Watts Tulsa JR RB 12 179 1064 5.94 2 14.92 88.67
52 Larry Dixon Army SO RB 10 133 789 5.93 6 13.30 78.90
52 Eric Soza UTSA JR QB 6 45 267 5.93 5 7.50 44.50
54 Onterio McCalebb Auburn SR RB 11 79 466 5.90 4 7.18 42.36
55 Kenny Williams Texas Tech SO RB 12 128 750 5.86 5 10.67 62.50
55 Ja'Terian Douglas Tulsa JR RB 13 132 773 5.86 5 10.15 59.46
57 Terron Ward Oregon St SO RB 12 60 351 5.85 5 5.00 29.25
58 Ben Malena Texas A&M JR RB 11 120 701 5.84 6 10.91 63.73
59 David Fluellen Toledo JR RB 11 253 1473 5.82 13 23.00 133.91
60 Brennan Clay Oklahoma JR RB 12 85 493 5.80 4 7.08 41.08
60 Kenny Hilliard LSU SO RB 11 76 441 5.80 6 6.91 40.09
62 Eric Stephens Jr. Texas Tech SR RB 12 73 422 5.78 3 6.08 35.17
63 Kasey Carrier New Mexico JR RB 12 255 1469 5.76 15 21.25 122.42
63 Montel Harris Temple SR RB 9 181 1042 5.76 12 20.11 115.78
63 Cody Fajardo Nevada SO QB 11 174 1003 5.76 9 15.82 91.18
66 Trey Williams Texas A&M FR RB 11 59 338 5.73 4 5.36 30.73
67 Romar Morris N Carolina FR RB 11 59 337 5.71 2 5.36 30.64
68 Cody Getz Air Force SR RB 11 181 1030 5.69 6 16.45 93.64
69 Antonio Andrews Western Ky JR RB 12 298 1694 5.68 11 24.83 141.17
70 Angelo Pease Kansas St SR RB 10 52 295 5.67 0 5.20 29.50
71 Devonta Freeman FSU SO RB 12 94 527 5.61 7 7.83 43.92
72 Braxton Miller Ohio State SO QB 12 227 1271 5.60 13 18.92 105.92
72 Marlin Lane Jr. Tennessee SO RB 11 112 627 5.60 2 10.18 57.00
74 Latavius Murray UCF SR RB 12 198 1106 5.59 15 16.50 92.17
75 Zurlon Tipton C Mich JR RB 12 235 1312 5.58 16 19.58 109.33
75 Nick Hale Nevada SR RB 12 50 279 5.58 2 4.17 23.25
77 J.W. Walsh Okla St FR QB 9 47 261 5.55 7 5.22 29.00
78 Roderick McDowell Clemson JR RB 12 81 449 5.54 5 6.75 37.42
78 Matt Brown Temple SR RB 9 41 227 5.54 3 4.56 25.22
80 Prince-Tyson Gulley Syracuse JR RB 12 146 797 5.46 9 12.17 66.42
81 Dennis Johnson Arkansas SR RB 11 132 719 5.45 7 12.00 65.36
82 Charles Ross Rice JR RB 13 147 800 5.44 5 11.31 61.54
83 Brian Fields W Mich JR RB 10 54 293 5.43 2 5.40 29.30
84 Alonzo Harris La-Lafytte SO RB 11 154 835 5.42 9 14.00 75.91
84 Silas Redd USC JR RB 12 167 905 5.42 9 13.92 75.42
84 Kenneth Farrow Houston FR RB 12 86 466 5.42 2 7.17 38.83
87 Senorise Perry Louisville JR RB 10 117 633 5.41 10 11.70 63.30
87 James Wilder, Jr. FSU SO RB 12 94 509 5.41 7 7.83 42.42
89 Raymond Maples Army JR RB 11 210 1134 5.40 2 19.09 103.09
89 George Winn Cincinnati SR RB 11 206 1112 5.40 13 18.73 101.09
89 A.J. Blue N Carolina JR RB 11 73 394 5.40 7 6.64 35.82
89 Torrey Pierce La-Lafytte FR RB 11 48 259 5.40 3 4.36 23.55
93 Taylor Martinez Nebraska JR QB 13 188 1004 5.34 10 14.46 77.23
93 Jeremy Hill LSU FR RB 10 141 753 5.34 12 14.10 75.30
95 Vintavious Cooper ECU JR RB 12 197 1046 5.31 7 16.42 87.17
95 Brian Kimbrow Vanderbilt FR RB 12 52 276 5.31 2 4.33 23.00
97 Desmond Johnson USM SR RB 10 98 519 5.30 3 9.80 51.90
98 Montee Ball Wisconsin SR RB 13 324 1710 5.28 21 24.92 131.54
99 Michael Ford LSU JR RB 12 60 316 5.27 2 5.00 26.33
100 Robbie Rouse Fresno St SR RB 12 260 1367 5.26 10 21.67 113.92

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.