College Rushing Yards Game Statistics

College rushing yards game statistics can vary significantly based on factors such as player talent, offensive line performance, opponent strength, and coaching strategies.

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"In 1991, Michigan’s Desmond Howard had a remarkable 79-yard punt return."

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"Former running back Samaje Perine holds the NCAA record for the most rushing yards in a single game with 427 yards."

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"Ladanian Tomlinson holds the second place record for most rushing yards in a single game with 406 yards."

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"Melvin Gordon of the University of Wisconsin-Madison had 408 rushing yards in a game, setting a then-NCAA record."

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"On November 21, 1981, Baylor's Walter Abercrombie set a Southwest Conference single-game record with 207 rushing yards on 28 carries."

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"NCAA Division I FBS record for career rushing yards is held by Donnel Pumphrey with a total of 6405 yards."

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"Joe Bellino of Navy once held and still holds the Navy record for sixteen 100-yard rushing games."

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"Frank Gore, while playing at the University of Miami, had a career-best single game rushing yard tally of 124 yards against West Virginia in 2003."

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"Barry Sanders set the record for the most rushing yards in a season with 2,628."

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"George Rogers of the University of South Carolina holds the single game rushing record for the team with 237 yards in a game in 1978."

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"Maurice Clarett of Ohio State University registered a career-best of 230 rushing yards in a game against Washington State in 2002."

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"Wisconsin's Anthony Davis rushed for 339 yards in a single game against Minnesota in 2002."

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"Boston College's Montel Harris rushed for 264 yards in a single game against NC State in 2009."

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"Marcus Allen of the University of Southern California rushed for a record 2,342 yards in a single season in 1981."

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Statistic 15

"Mike Hart holds the record for most career rushing yards at the University of Michigan with 5,040 yards."

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"At the University of Oregon, Royce Freeman holds the record for career rushing yards with 5,621."

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