Since 2004, Pac-10 running backs have eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark a total of 28 times.
22 players have combined to reach this total and only one player has climbed over the 2,000-yard mark in a season.
An obvious connection to their winning records since 2004, Oregon State, California, Oregon, and USC have combined to provide 18 of these 1,000-yard seasons.
It would not be absurd to predict that six players could reach this mark in 2010 with LaMichael James, Jacquizz Rodgers, Shane Vereen, Nic Grigsby, and Chris Polk all returning in the fall.
We have listed and analyzed the 27 players to reach this mark since 2004.
Arrington joined Marcus Allen as the only other Pac-10 player to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a season.
After rushing for 2,018 yards on 289 carries with 15 touchdowns, Arrington was drafted with the 44th pick of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals.
The durable 5'9" back managed to reach 1,000 yards during each of his final three seasons with the Beavers.
Bernard ran for 3,862 yards with 38 touchdowns on 876 carries during his collegiate career.
He was an undrafted free agent signed by the St. Louis Rams in 2008, and currently plays for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL.
Best rushed for 1,580 yards and 15 touchdowns to lead the conference in 2008.
The speedy, agile Golden Bear finished his collegiate career with 2,668 yards on 364 carries with 29 touchdowns.
Drafted with the 30th selection of the 2010 NFL Draft by the Detroit Lions after foregoing his senior season at California.
The powerful, deceptive 6'2", 240-pound back rushed for 1,002 yards in first season with the Ducks after transferring from the junior college ranks.
Blount finished his infamous career with 1,084 yards on 159 carries with 19 touchdowns.
He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Tennessee Titans in 2010.
One of the most versatile, exciting, all-purpose players ever to play in the Pac-10. Bush rushed for 1,740 yards on 200 carries with 16 touchdowns on his way to the 2005 Heisman Trophy.
He accounted for 6,541 all-purpose yards including 3,169 rushing yards on 433 carries and 25 rushing touchdowns during his three-year Trojan career.
Bush was drafted with the second overall pick by the New Orleans Saints in 2006.
The 5'8" athlete continued the decade trend of great California running backs in 2007 when he ran for 1,546 yards and 15 touchdowns on 305 carries.
Forsett finished his collegiate career with 3,220 rushing yards and 26 touchdowns on 567 carries.
Drafted in the seventh round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks.
At 6'1" and 235 pounds led the Pac-10 in rushing in 2009 with 1,871 yards and 27 touchdowns on 343 carries.
The four-year workhorse totaled 3,522 yards on 671 carries with 43 touchdowns during his Cardinal career.
The Doak Walker Award winner was drafted in the second round of 2010 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings.
The 2010 Wildcat senior rushed for 1,153 yards on 214 carries and 13 touchdowns as a sophomore in 2008.
Grigsby will look to add to his Arizona career totals of 2,424 rushing yards on 454 carries and 20 touchdowns.
Harrison won the Pac-10 rushing title over the Heisman-winner Bush in 2005, when he rushed for 1,900 yards and 16 touchdowns on 308 carries for the Cougars.
He finished his two-year career in Pullman with 2,800 rushing yards and 25 touchdowns on 482 carries.
He was drafted in the fifth round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns, and holds the Cleveland single-game rushing record of 286 yards.
James set the Pac-10 freshman rushing record with 1,546 rushing yards on 230 carries and 14 touchdowns in helping lead the Ducks to the 2009 Pac-10 conference title.
The 5-10', 200 pound Oregon athlete didn't become the featured back until his senior year in 2008. Still splitting time with LaGarrette Blount, Johnson gained 1,201 yards with 13 rushing touchdowns and an impressive 7.1 yards per carry average.
The 5'8" elusive all-purpose back barely eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark in 2004 as a sophomore. Jones-Drew rushed for 1,007 yards on 160 carries with 8 rushing touchdowns.
Possibly the most complete NFL player on this list, Jones-Drew was selected in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Lynch led the Pac-10 conference in rushing with 1,356 yards on 223 carries and 11 touchdowns in 2006.
The 215-pound running back finished his California career with 3,230 rushing yards on 490 carries with 29 touchdowns.
He was selected with the 12th selection of the 2007 NFL Draft by the Buffalo Bills.
While his runs rarely ended with touchdowns, Markey ran for 1,107 yards on 227 carries with two touchdowns in 2006.
He finished his Bruin career with 2,733 rushing yards on 579 carries and 9 touchdowns.
As a junior, McKnight ran for 1,016 yards on 164 carries and eight touchdowns in 2009. The speedy athlete finished his Trojan career with 2,213 yards on 347 carries with 13 touchdowns.
He was selected in the fourth round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the New York Jets.
The California native gained 1,113 yards on 226 carries with 5 touchdowns for the Huskies in 2009.
Polk will look to build on his rushing totals and reach the 1,000-yard mark again in 2010.
As a senior, Rankin gained 1,294 yards on 233 carries with 6 touchdowns. Finished his Husky career with 2,480 yards on 488 carries with 11 touchdowns.
He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Oakland Raiders in 2008.
The 5'7" Texas native made an immediate impact with the Beavers in 2008.
The 2008 Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year set a then Pac-10 freshman record with 1,253 rushing yards.
The 2010 junior has gained 2,480 yards on 488 carries and 11 touchdowns in his two years in Corvallis.
The powerful Oregon running back led the Pac-10 in rushing in 2007 with 1,722 yards on 280 carries with 11 touchdowns. He finished his Oregon career with 2,891 yards on 516 carries with 27 rushing touchdowns.
He was drafted with the 13th pick of the 2008 NFL Draft after foregoing his junior year of eligibility.
As a junior, Torain rushed for 1,229 yards on 223 carries with 7 touchdowns. He finished his two-year Sun Devil career with 1,782 yards on 333 carries with 12 touchdowns.
He was a fifth-round selection by the Denver Broncos in the 2008 NFL Draft.
The all-time Trojan rushing touchdown leader with 52, White finished his three-year collegiate career with 3,159 rushing yards.
He was drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans.
As a junior, the Oregon tailback ran for 1,144 yards on 200 carries with 6 touchdowns.
The 5'10" underrated athlete was an undrafted free agent signed by Cincinnati in 2006.