FBS Statistics

Career and Season
Statistical Records and Leaders

                  Career All-Purpose Yards

Rank REC* RTC^ Name School Yards Years
1 1 1 Damaris Johnson Tulsa 7,796 2008 - 2010
2 1 1 Brandon West Western Michigan 7,764 2006 - 2009
3 2 2 C.J. Spiller Clemson 7,588 2006 - 2009
4 1 1 DeAngelo Williams Memphis 7,573 2002 - 2005
5 5 1 T.Y. Hilton FIU 7,498 2008 - 2011
6 6 1 Tyron Carrier Houston 7,490 2008 - 2011
7 7 1 Tavon Austin West Virginia 7,284 2009 - 2012
8 1 1 Ricky Williams Texas 7,206 1995 - 1998
9 9 1 Ameer Abdullah Nebraska 7,186 2011 - 2014
10 1 1 Napoleon McCallum Navy 7,172 1981 - 1985
11 6 3 Antonio Brown Central Michigan 7,164 2007 - 2009
12 4 1 Chris Johnson East Carolina 6,993 2004 - 2007
13 12 2 Kerwynn Williams Utah State 6,928 2009 - 2012
14 11 3 Bobby Rainey Western Kentucky 6,909 2008 - 2011
15 1 1 Darrin Nelson Stanford 6,885 1977 - 1981
16 4 2 Kevin Faulk LSU 6,833 1995 - 1998
17 5 1 Darren Sproles Kansas State 6,812 2001 - 2004
18 17 1 Antonio Andrews Western Kentucky 6,799 2010 - 2013
19 12 2 DeMarco Murray Oklahoma 6,718 2006 - 2010
20 5 1 Ron Dayne Wisconsin 6,701 1996 - 1999
21 3 1 Terance Mathis New Mexico 6,691 1985 - 1989
22 7 1 Brock Forsey Boise State 6,670 1999 - 2002
23 1 1 Tony Dorsett Pittsburgh 6,615 1973 - 1976
24 4 1 Paul Palmer Temple 6,609 1983 - 1986
25 25 2 Tyler Lockett Kansas State 6,586 2011 - 2014
26 2 1 Charles White USC 6,545 1976 - 1979
27 7 1 Trevor Cobb Rice 6,512 1989 - 1992
28 12 1 Mewelde Moore Tulane 6,505 2000 - 2003
29 16 2 Kevin Robinson Utah State 6,479 2004 - 2007
30 25 4 Cyrus Gray Texas A&M 6,423 2008 - 2011
31 22 3 Dwayne Harris East Carolina 6,380 2007 - 2010
32 27 5 James Rodgers Oregon State 6,373 2007 - 2011
33 11 1 LaDainian Tomlinson TCU 6,337 1997 - 2000
34 21 4 Damion Fletcher Southern Miss 6,253 2006 - 2009
35 33 2 Trey Watts Tulsa 6,246 2010 - 2013
36 18 3 Dorien Bryant Purdue 6,219 2004 - 2007
37 15 2 Cedric Benson Texas 6,161 2001 - 2004
38 16 2 Howard Jackson UTEP 6,153 2001 - 2004
39 11 2 Travis Prentice Miami (Oh) 6,118 1996 - 1999
40 7 2 Anthony Thompson Indiana 6,090 1986 - 1989
41 1 1 Archie Griffin Ohio State 6,083 1972 - 1975
42 36 6 Eric Page Toledo 6,047 2009 - 2011
43 17 2 Michael Turner Northern Illinois 6,038 2000 - 2003
44 12 3 Troy Edwards Louisiana Tech 6,031 1996 - 1998
45 7 1 Eric Wilkerson Kent State 6,026 1985 - 1988
46 40 7 Ryan Broyles Oklahoma 5,990 2007 - 2011
47 34 4 Jerrel Jernigan Troy 5,985 2007 - 2010
48 24 1 Garrett Wolfe Northern Illinois 5,983 2004 - 2006
49 7 2 Steve Bartalo Colorado State 5,982 1983 - 1986
50 1 1 Ron James New Mexico State 5,957 1968 - 1971
51 26 2 DonTrell Moore New Mexico 5,947 2002 - 2005
52 35 5 Mardy Gilyard Cincinnati 5,945 2005 - 2009
53 27 3 Jovon Bouknight Wyoming 5,921 2002 - 2005
54 32 4 Darren McFadden Arkansas 5,881 2005 - 2007
55 53 3 Isaiah Burse Fresno State 5,873 2010 - 2013
56 19 1 Emmett White Utah State 5,872 1998 - 2001
57 50 8 LaMichael James Oregon 5,869 2009 - 2011
58 13 2 Glyn Milburn Stanford 5,857 1990 - 1992
59 24 3 Derek Abney Kentucky 5,856 2000 - 2003
60 31 4 Brandon Williams Wisconsin 5,852 2002 - 2005
61 56 3 Kenjon Barner Oregon 5,848 2009 - 2012
62 14 1 Leon Johnson North Carolina 5,828 1993 - 1996
63 26 4 Bernard Berrian Fresno State 5,826 1999 - 2003
64 15 2 Mike Adams Texas 5,822 1992 - 1996
65 21 3 Ketric Sanford Houston 5,817 1996 - 1999
66 3 2 Joe Washington Oklahoma 5,808 1972 - 1975
67 51 5 Noel Devine West Virginia 5,761 2007 - 2010
68 7 1 Herschel Walker Georgia 5,749 1980 - 1982
69 31 5 Chris Douglas Duke 5,748 2000 - 2003
70 27 2 Domanick Davis LSU 5,743 1999 - 2002
71 55 6 Phillip Livas Louisiana Tech 5,738 2007 - 2010
71 66 4 Montee Ball Wisconsin 5,738 2009 - 2012
73 33 6 Wes Welker Texas Tech 5,730 2000 - 2003
74 16 1 Napoleon Kaufman Washington 5,728 1991 - 1994
75 11 3 George Swarn Miami (Oh) 5,727 1983 - 1986
76 15 1 Chuck Weatherspoon Houston 5,715 1987 - 1990
77 18 3 Ryan Benjamin Pacific 5,706 1990 - 1992
78 13 2 Eric Metcalf Texas 5,705 1985 - 1988
79 26 4 Denvis Manns New Mexico State 5,696 1995 - 1998
80 6 1 George Rogers South Carolina 5,668 1977 - 1980
81 49 2 Ryne Robinson Miami (Oh) 5,656 2003 - 2006
82 1 1 Wilford White Arizona State 5,654 1947 - 1950
83 14 1 Jamie Morris Michigan 5,630 1984 - 1987
84 56 5 Mike Hart Michigan 5,624 2004 - 2007
85 52 3 Steve Breaston Michigan 5,609 2003 - 2006
85 57 1 Jeremy Maclin Missouri 5,609 2007 - 2008
87 8 2 James Brooks Auburn 5,596 1977 - 1980
87 35 2 Deonce Whitaker San Jose State 5,596 1998 - 2001
89 24 1 Marshall Faulk San Diego State 5,595 1991 - 1993
90 21 2 Mike Mayweather Army 5,594 1987 - 1990
91 3 1 Johnny Rodgers Nebraska 5,586 1970 - 1972
92 34 5 Michael Perry Rice 5,582 1995 - 1998
93 11 2 Joe Morris Syracuse 5,581 1978 - 1981
94 94 3 Jamison Crowder Duke 5,575 2011 - 2014
95 7 1 Ted Brown N.C. State 5,565 1975 - 1978
96 96 4 Duke Johnson Miami (Fl) 5,526 2012 - 2014
97 41 2 Anthony Thomas Michigan 5,518 1997 - 2000
98 94 4 Brelan Chancellor North Texas 5,503 2010 - 2013
99 46 3 Avon Cobourne West Virginia 5,499 1999 - 2002
100 96 5 Ka'Deem Carey Ariziona 5,483 2011 - 2013
101 53 7 Julius Jones Notre Dame 5,462 1999 - 2003
102 57 4 Chad Owens Hawaii 5,461 2001 - 2004
103 99 6 James White Wisconsin 5,450 2010 - 2013
104 14 1 Mike Rozier Nebraska 5,445 1981 - 1983
105 95 5 Robbie Rouse Fresno State 5,441 2009 - 2012
106 72 2 Javon Ringer Michigan State 5,426 2005 - 2008
107 15 1 Robert Lavette Georgia Tech 5,393 1981 - 1984
107 30 2 Errict Rhett Florida 5,393 1990 - 1993
109 43 4 Dennis Northcutt Arizona 5,392 1996 - 1999
110 44 4 Troy Walters Stanford 5,390 1996 - 1999
111 33 1 Winslow Oliver New Mexico 5,375 1992 - 1995
111 96 9 Lance Dunbar North Texas 5,375 2008 - 2011
113 46 6 J.R. Redmond Arizona State 5,358 1996 - 1999
114 77 6 Rafael Little Kentucky 5,343 2004 - 2007
115 85 6 Naaman Roosevelt Buffalo 5,341 2006 - 2009
116 34 2 Terrell Willis Rutgers 5,340 1993 - 1995
117 81 3 Dante Love Ball State 5,337 2005 - 2008
118 108 6 Dennis Johnson Arkansas 5,330 2008 - 2012
119 42 6 Autry Denson Notre Dame 5,327 1995 - 1998
120 17 2 Dalton Hilliard LSU 5,326 1982 - 1985
121 21 4 Reggie Taylor Cincinnati 5,322 1983 - 1986
122 39 3 Warrick Dunn Florida State 5,321 1993 - 1996
122 51 7 Trevor Insley Nevada 5,321 1996 - 1999
124 51 7 Chris Lemon Nevada 5,318 1996 - 1999
125 125 5 Melvin Gordon Wisconsin 5,317 2012 - 2014
126 76 5 Taurean Henderson Texas Tech 5,308 2002 - 2005
127 61 4 Quentin Griffin Oklahoma 5,275 1999 - 2002
128 117 7 Matt Brown Temple 5,272 2009 - 2012
129 25 3 Kendal Smith Utah State 5,266 1985 - 1988
130 103 7 David Gilreath Wisconsin 5,265 2007 - 2010
131 103 7 Torrey Smith Maryland 5,264 2008 - 2010
132 88 7 Matt Forte Tulane 5,261 2004 - 2007
133 88 7 Ray Rice Rutgers 5,260 2005 - 2007
134 18 3 Allen Pinkett Notre Dame 5,259 1982 - 1985
135 91 9 Kalvin McRae Ohio 5,248 2004 - 2007
136 60 3 Chester Taylor Toledo 5,247 1998 - 2001
137 96 4 Tyrell Fenroy UL-Lafayette 5,231 2005 - 2008
138 120 10 T.J. Graham N.C. State 5,225 2008 - 2011
139 81 6 Patrick Cobbs North Texas 5,222 2001 - 2005
140 6 3 Louie Giammona Utah State 5,203 1973 - 1975
141 15 2 Anthony Carter Michigan 5,194 1979 - 1982
142 142 6 Ty Montgomery Stanford 5,190 2011 - 2014
143 143 7 Jahwan Edwards Ball State 5,177 2011 - 2014
144 44 4 Troy Davis Iowa State 5,174 1994 - 1996
145 101 5 Patrick Jackson Louisiana Tech 5,169 2005 - 2008
145 115 9 Vai Taua Nevada 5,169 2007 - 2010
147 1 1 Glenn Davis Army 5,161 1943 - 1946
148 46 1 June Henley Kansas 5,157 1993 - 1997
149 3 1 Donny Anderson Texas Tech 5,156 1963 - 1965
150 143 7 Marqise Lee USC 5,152 2011 - 2013
151 28 2 Thurman Thomas Oklahoma State 5,146 1984 - 1987
151 35 3 Sheldon Canley San Jose State 5,146 1988 - 1990
153 69 4 Ken Simonton Oregon State 5,145 1998 - 2001
154 34 3 Derek Loville Oregon 5,141 1986 - 1989
155 38 4 Darren Lewis Texas A&M 5,138 1987 - 1990
155 109 6 Tyrell Sutton Northwestern 5,138 2005 - 2008
157 150 8 Sammy Watkins Clemson 5,129 2011 - 2013
158 51 5 Byron Hanspard Texas Tech 5,115 1994 - 1996
159 159 8 Marcus Murphy Missouri 5,112 2010 - 2014
160 73 5 Damien Anderson Northwestern 5,110 1998 - 2001
161 53 2 Astron Whatley Kent State 5,104 1994 - 1997
162 108 10 Felix Jones Arkansas 5,099 2005 - 2007
163 147 8 Stepfan Taylor Stanford 5,095 2009 - 2012
164 96 7 Greg Jennings Western Michigan 5,093 2002 - 2005
165 90 5 Carnell Williams Auburn 5,084 2001 - 2004
166 60 7 Wasean Tait Toledo 5,070 1993 - 1998
167 80 5 Larry Johnson Penn State 5,045 1999 - 2002
168 168 9 Justin Hardy East Carolina 5,043 2011 - 2014
169 88 8 David Mikell Boise State 5,032 2000 - 2003
170 54 3 Tim Brown Notre Dame 5,024 1994 - 1997
170 76 6 Ricky Williams Texas Tech 5,024 1997 - 2001
172 163 9 Cody Hoffman BYU 5,015 2010 - 2013
173 4 1 Don McCauley North Carolina 5,014 1968 - 1970
174 165 10 Bernard Reedy Toledo 5,013 2010 - 2013
175 71 9 Darren Davis Iowa State 5,008 1996 - 1999

 

*REC = the player's rank upon graduation 

^RTC = the player's rank in his graduating class