Which college football team has the most rushing yards in history?
1971 Oklahoma Sooners
The 1916 Cumberland vs. Georgia Tech football game was a college football game played on October 7, 1916, between the Georgia Tech Engineers and the Cumberland College Bulldogs. The game became the most lopsided in the history of college football, as Georgia Tech was victorious 222-0. Georgia Tech had a total of 1650 yards (all rushing) while Cumberland had -96 yards http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1916_Cumberland_vs._Georgia_Tech_football_game
In 1988, in what has been called the greatest season in college football history, Sanders led the nation by averaging 7.6 yards per carry and over 200 yards per game, including rushing for over 300 yards in four games. He set college football season records with 2,628 yards rushing, 3,249 total yards, 234 points, 39 touchdowns, of which 37 were rushing (also a record), 5 consecutive 200 yard games, scored at least 2 touchdowns in…
As of the December 17, 2008, the NCAA all-division career rushing leader is Nate Kmic of Division III Mount Union with 7,986 yards. The Division I (Bowl Subdivision) career rushing leader is Ron Dayne of Wisconsin with 6,397 yards. The Division I (Championship Subdivision) career rushing leader is Adrian Peterson of Georgia Southern with 6,559 yards. The Division II career rushing leader is Danny Woodhead of Chadron State (Nebraska) with 7,871 yards.
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.
LaDainian Tomlinson holds the NCAA single-game rushing record with 406 yards for Texas Christian against Texas El Paso in 1999. I'm an alum of TCU, and I believe that this record still holds strong. That record has long since be broken, last year in fact a kid from Southern Connecticut State university, Jarom Freeman rush for 418 yards. Forth most in NCAA history.
As of December, 2008 the answer to this question is Nate Kmic from Mount Union College. Kmic finished one of the best seasons ever for a college running back and now holds college football's record for career rushing yards with 8,074 yards. This season Kmic ran for a record 2,790 yards with 43 rushing and 44 total touchdowns as he led the Purple Raiders to their 10th NCAA Division III National Championship with a 31-26…
NCAA Division I-A rushing record is currently held by Ron Dayne from The University of Wisconsin-Madison with 6,397 rushing yards (7,125 yards Bowl games included). Followed by Ricky Williams and Tony Dorsett. To see the top 60 go to fbsstatistics.com. The NCAA rushing leader for all divisions is Danny Woodhead of Division II Chadron State with 7,441 rushing yards.
Who was the first running back in NFL history to average at least 100 yards rushing per game throughout his NFL career?
As of the 2008 season: 1) Randall Cunningham - 4,928 rushing yards and 29,979 passing yards 2) Steve Young - 4,239 rushing yards and 33,124 passing yards 3) Fran Tarkenton - 3,674 rushing yards and 47,003 passing yards 4) Steve McNair - 3,590 rushing yards and 31,304 passing yards 5) John Elway - 3,407 rushing yards and 51,475 passing yards 6) Donovan McNabb - (through 1 game of the 2008 season) 2,965 rushing yards and…