What does the term rushing mean in Football?
Rushing in U.S. football is the act of the ofense running with the ball from the line of scrimmage. As opposed to throwing it forward (passing)or running it back from a punt or kickoff.
One of the statistics kept in football is rushing yards. A 'rushing title' basically means the same as 'who led the league in rushing yards'. The player that wins a 'rushing title' is the player 'who led the league in rushing yards'. Rushing yards are accrued when an offensive player advances the ball past the line of scrimmage without the aid of a forward pass.