NCAA Returning Statistical Leaders 2009: Rushing Categories

David HedlindAnalyst IIAugust 4, 2009

BERKELEY, CA - NOVEMBER 22:  Jahvid Best #4 of the California Golden Bears runs against the Stanford Cardinal during an NCAA football game on November 22, 2008 at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

I am hesitant to write this as the last part didn’t really get much in way of reads.

Maybe people just aren’t interested in who the returning leaders are.

Well I am going to do it anyway.

This is about rushing and random stats about running the rock.

Carries

1. MiQuale Lewis, Ball State 390

2. Darren Evans, Virginia Tech 287

3. James Starks, Buffalo 272

4. Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State 259

5. Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State 241

6. Harvey Unga, BYU 240

7. Vai Taua, Nevada 236

8. Darius Marshall, Marshall 224

9. Daniel Porter, Louisiana Tech 222

10. Damion Fletcher, Southern Miss 219

Yards Per Carry

1. Jahvid Best, California 8.3

2. Joe Mcknight, USC 7.4

3. LeGarrette Blount, Oregon 7.3

4. Derek Lawson, Arkansas State 7.2

5. Colin Kaepernick, Nevada 7.0

6. Jonathan Dwyer, Georgia Tech 7.0

7. Lonyae Miller, Fresno State 6.8

8. Keith Toston, Oklahoma State 6.7

9. Baron Batch, Texas Tech 6.7

10. Evan Royster, Penn State 6.5

Yards Per Game

1. Jahvid Best, California 131.7

2. MiQuale Lewis, Ball State 124

3. Andre Anderson, Tulane 123.4

4. Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State 119.6

5. Vai Taua, Nevada 117

6. Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State 113.9

7. James Starks, Buffalo 111.1

8. Damion Fletcher, Southern Miss 109.4

9. Jonathan Dwyer, Georgia Tech 107.3

10. Michael Smith, Arkansas 107.2

Touchdowns

1. MiQuale Lewis, Ball State 22

2. Chris Brown, Oklahoma 20

3. Charles Scott, LSU 18

4T. Colin Kaepernick, Nevada 17

4T. Derrick Washington, Missouri 17

4T. LeGarrette Blount, Oregon 17

7T. James Starks, Buffalo 16

7T. Kendall Hunter, Oklahoma State 16

8T. Phillip Tanner, Middle Tenn State 15

8T. Vai Taua, Nevada 15

8T. Toby Gerhart, Stanford 15

8T. Jahvid Best, California 15

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