College Football Records: School Yardage Marks That Are in Jeopardy in 2010

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College Football Records: School Yardage Marks That Are in Jeopardy in 2010
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Plenty of records are broken and reset each year. This upcoming fall shall not be any different.

I have collected the statistics for every FBS offensive player who is within reasonable reach from setting an all-time school yardage record. The players were broken down by conference.

 

 

CONFERENCE TEAM PRESENT PLAYER CAREER YARDS RECORD HOLDER YEARS CAREER YARDS GOAL
Atlantic Coast              
  Boston College RB Montel Harris 2,357 RB Derrick Knight '00-'03 3,725 1,368
  North Carolina QB TJ Yates 5,959 QB Darian Durant '01-'04 8,755 2,796
  Virginia Tech WR Jarrett Boykin 1,276 WR Ricky Scales '72-'74 2,272 996
  Virginia Tech QB Tyrod Taylor 4,274 QB Bryan Randall '01-'04 6,508 2,234
Big East              
  South Florida WR Dontavia Bogan 849 WR Carlton Mitchell '07-'09 1,648 799
  South Florida WR AJ Love 970 WR Carlton Mitchell '07-'09 1,648 678
  West Virginia RB Noel Devine 3,381 RB Avon Cobourne '99-'02 5,164 1,783
Big Ten              
  Indiana QB Ben Chappell 3,956 QB Antwaan Randle El '98-'01 7,469 3,513
  Iowa WR Derrell Johnson-Koulianos 1,871 WR Tim Dwight '94-'97 2,271 400
  Penn State RB Evan Royster 2,918 RB Curt Warner '79-'82 3,398 480
Big XII              
  Baylor QB Robert Griffin 2,572 QB JJ Joe '90-'93 5,995 3,423
  Baylor WR Kendall Wright 1,389 WE Gerald McNeil '80-'83 2,651 1,262
  Colorado QB Cody Hawkins 6,184 QB Joel Klatt '02-'05 7,658 1,474
  Colorado WR Scotty McKnight 1,967 WR Michael Westbrook '91-'94 2,831 864
  Nebraska WR Niles Paul 1,016 WR Johnny Rodgers '70-'72 2,479 1,463
  Oklahoma WR Ryan Broyles 1,807 WR Mark Clayton '01-'04 3,241 1,434
  Oklahoma RB DeMarco Murray 2,471 RB Billy Sims '75-'79 4,118 1,647
  Texas A&M QB Jerrod Johnson 6,064 QB Reggie McNeal '02-'05 6,992 928
  Texas A&M WR Ryan Tannehill 1,453 WR Terrence Murphy '01-'04 2,600 1,147
  Texas Tech WR Detron Lewis 1,877 WR Michael Crabtree '07-'08 3,127 1,250
Conference USA              
  East Carolina WR Dwayne Harris 1,878 WR Troy Smith '95-'98 1,982 104
  Houston QB Case Keenum 12,950 QB Kevin Kolb '03-'06 12,964 14
  Southern Mississippi WR DeAndre Brown 1,902 WR Sherrod Gideon '96-'99 3,214 1,312
  Southern Mississippi QB Austin Davis 4,299 QB Brett Favre '87-'90 7,695 3,396
  Texas-El Paso RB Donald Buckram 2,082 RB John Harvey '85-'88 3,576 1,494
  Texas-El Paso QB Trevor Vittatoe 9,683 QB Jordan Palmer '03-'06 11,084 1,401
Independents              
  Notre Dame WR Michael Floyd 1,514 WR Golden Tate '07-'09 2,707 1,193
Mid-American              
  Ball State RB MiQuale Lewis 3,334 RB Marcus Merriweather '99-'02 4,002 668
  Ohio WR Lavon Brazill 1,287 WR Todd Snyder '67-'69 2,241 954
Mountain West              
  Texas Christian WR Jimmy Young 1,830 WR Mike Renfro '74-'77 2,739 909
Pac-10              
  California QB Kevin Riley 4,773 QB Troy Taylor '86-'89 8,126 3,353
SEC              
  Alabama RB Mark Ingram 2,386 RB Shaun Alexander '96-'99 3,565 1,179
  Alabama WR Julio Jones 1,520 WR DJ Hall '04-'07 2,923 1,403
  Arkansas QB Ryan Mallett 3,624 QB Clint Stoerner '96-'99 7,422 3,798
  Georgia WR AJ Green 1,771 WR Terrence Edwards '99-'02 3,093 1,322
Sun Belt              
  Louisiana-Monroe RB Frank Goodin 2,505 RB Calvin Dawson '04-'07 3,378 873
  Troy WR Jerrel Jernigan 2,306 WR Danny Grant '66-'69 2,907 601
Western Athletic              
  Boise State QB Kellen Moore 7,022 QB Ryan Dinwiddie '00-'03 9,819 2,797
  Boise State WR Austin Pettis 1,887 WR Ryan Ikebe '93-'96 2,751 864
  Boise State WR Titus Young 1,848 WR Ryan Ikebe '93-'96 2,751 903
  Hawaii WR Greg Salas 2,456 WR Jason Rivers '03-'04,'06-'07 3,919 1,463
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
               
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