Rushing Records

Single Game

Rushing Attempts
45 Steve Cowan (vs. Ohio) 1970
41 DeMarco McCleskey (vs. E. Carolina) 1998
39 Lloyd Pate (vs. Wichita State) 1967
37 Robert Cooper (vs. Miami O.) 1999
36 Robert Cooper (vs. Memphis) 1999
36 Daryl Royal (vs. Miami O.) 1996
36 David Small (vs. Toledo) 1993
36 Reggie Taylor (vs. Miami O.) 1986
     
200 Yard Rushing Games
306 Bob Hynes (vs. Case) 1923
282 Daryl Royal (vs. Miami O.) 1996
267 Clem Turner (vs. Kansas St.) 1966
266 Steve Cowan (vs. Ohio) 1970
259 Reggie Taylor (vs. Miami O.) 1986
238 Richard Hall (vs. Miami O.) 2004
234 DeMarco McCleskey (vs. E. Carolina) 1998
233 David Small (vs. Kent) 1992
219 David Small (vs. Mid. Tennessee) 1991
209 Robert Cooper (vs. Miami O.) 1999
     
Rushing Touchdowns
6 Ike Stewart (vs. Transylvania) 1912
6 Bob Heuck (vs. Transylvania) 1912
4 DeMarco McCleskey (vs. Arkansas St.) 1998
4 DeMarco McCleskey (vs. Houston) 1998
4 David Small (vs. Houston) 1993
4 David Small (vs. Kent) 1992
3 by 14 players
     
Season

Rushing Attempts
315 DeMarco McCleskey 2002
264 Reggie Taylor 1985
256 Reggie Taylor 1986
246 James Bettis 1981
239 Steve Cowan 1970
233 Allen Harvin 1978
228 Robert Cooper 1999
223 David Small 1993
212 James Bettis 1980
     
Rushing Yards
1,361  DeMarco McCleskey 2002
1,325 Reggie Taylor 1986
1,283 Allen Harvin 1978
1,245 Robert Cooper 1999
1,226 James Bettis 1981
1,197 Steve Cowan 1970
1,179 David Small 1993
1,161 Allen Harvin 1982
1,112 Reggie Taylor 1985
1,106 James Bettis 1980
1,021 Reggie Taylor 1984
1,012 Richard Hall 2004
1,004 David Small 1991
     
Rushing Average (Min. 50 Attempts)
8.77 Dick Goist 1953
7.62 Joe Miller 1953
7.54 Jim Niemann 1954
7.05 Roger Stephens 1947
6.34 Dolph Banks 1965
6.09 Leonard Cry 1987
6.08 Allen Harvin 1982
6.07 Dick Goist 1954
6.00 Jack Gordon 1951
5.82 Dom Del Bene 1951
     
Rushing Touchdowns
17 David Small 1993
15 DeMarco McCleskey 2002
13 Al Nelson 1964
11 DeMarco McCleskey 1998
11 Reggie Taylor 1986
11 Reggie Harrison 1972
11 Joe Miller 1954
11 Tony Kapetanis 1979
10 David Small 1992
10 Bob Dougherty 1951
     
100+ Yard Games
8 Reggie Taylor 1986
7 James Bettis 1981
7 Allen Harvin 1978
6 DeMarco McCleskey 2002
6 David Small 1991
6 David Small 1993
6 Reggie Taylor 1985
6 James Bettis 1980
     
Career

Rushing Attempts
876 Reggie Taylor 1983-86
777 DeMarco McCleskey 1998, 2000-02
630 David Small 1991-93
593 Allen Harvin 1978-82
561 Robert Cooper 1996-99
533 James Bettis 1978-81
495 Al Johnson 1969-71
484 Reggie Harrison 1971-73
480 Al McKinney 1985-89
454 Richard Hall 2002-04
     
Rushing Yards
4,242 Reggie Taylor 1983-86
3,487 DeMarco McCleskey 1998, 2000-02
2,998 Allen Harvin 1978-82
2,963 David Small 1991-93
2,786 Robert Cooper 1996-99
2,498 James Bettis 1978-81
2,223 Al McKinney 1985-88
2,197 Reggie Harrison 1971-73
2,053 Richard Hall 2002-04
2,033 Steve Cowan 1969-71
     
Rushing Average (Min. 150 Attempts)
6.65 Roger Stephens 1946-48
6.07 Dom Del Bene 1951-53
5.72 Joe Miller 1953-55
5.52 Bill Bailey 1963-65
5.25 Jim Niemann 1954-56
5.07 Joe Concilla 1951-53
5.06 Allen Harvin 1978-82
5.04 Daryl Royal 1994-97
5.02 James Bettis 1978-81
4.99 Howard Bellamah 1948-49
     
Rushing Touchdowns
37 DeMarco McCleskey 1998, 2000-02
31 David Small 1991-93
25 Reggie Harrison 1971-73
24 Reggie Taylor 1983-86
22 Bob Heuck 1910-12
21 Joe Concilla 1951-53
19 Tony Kapetanis 1977-79
18 Al Johnson 1969-71
     
100+ Yard Games
21 Reggie Taylor 1983-86
14 DeMarco McCleskey 1998, 2000-02
14 David Small 1991-93
13 James Bettis 1978-81
12 Allen Harvin 1978-82
9 Robert Cooper 1996-99
9 Al McKinney 1985-88