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Rushing

Individual Records


Most Rushes
Game - 33, Greg Allen vs. East Carolina, Sept. 3, 1983
Season - 239, Larry Key, 1977
Career - 625, Larry Key, 1974-77
Most Yards Gained
Game - 322, Greg Allen vs. Western Carolina, Oct. 31, 1981
Season - 1,242, Warrick Dunn, 1995
Career - 3,959, Warrick Dunn, 1993-96
Most Yards Gained (Season) 
By a Freshman - 888, Greg Allen, 1981
By a Sophomore - 1,230, Sammie Smith, 1987
By a Junior - 1,242, Warrick Dunn, 1995
By a Senior - 1,180, Warrick Dunn, 1996
Most Games Gaining 100 Yards 
Season - 8, Warrick Dunn, 1995
Career - 21, Warrick Dunn, 1993-96
Consecutive 
100-Yard Games
Career - 6, Warrick Dunn, 1995
Most Games Gaining 200 Yards
Season - 2, Greg Allen, 1981
Career - 4, Greg Allen, 1981-84
Most Games Gaining 300 Yards
Season - 1, Greg Allen, 1981
Career - 1, Greg Allen, 1981
Highest Average Per Rush
Game (Min. 10 atts.) - 15.0 (12-180), Warrick Dunn vs. Clemson, Sept. 9, 1995; 
    (Min. 20 atts.) - 10.1 (22-223), Greg Allen vs. Arizona State, Nov. 4, 1984
Season (Min. 100 atts.) - 7.5 (166-1,242), Warrick Dunn, 1995
Career (Min. 200 atts.) - 6.9 (575-3,959), Warrick Dunn, 1993-96
Most Touchdowns Rushing
Game - 4, Greg Allen vs. Souxth Carolina, Nov. 6, 1982 and vs. Louisville, Nov. 13, 1982
Season - 20, Greg Allen, 1982
Career - 44, Greg Allen, 1981-84
Longest Rush
Game - 97, Larry Key vs. Virginia Tech, Nov. 11, 1976
Most All-Purpose Yardage
Game - 417, Greg Allen vs. Western Carolina, Oct. 31, 1981
Season - 1,605, Greg Allen, 1982
Career - 5,321, Warrick Dunn, 1993-96
Longest Touchdown Runs From Scrimmage
 1.  97 yards, Larry Key vs. Virginia Tech, 1976
 2.  95 yards, Sammie Smith vs. Furman, 1987
 3.  88 yards, Sean Jackson vs. Wake Forest, 1992
 4.  85 yards, Rock Preston vs. Duke, 1995
 5.  83 yards, Sammie Smith vs. East Carolina, 1987
 6.  81 yards, Greg Allen vs. Arizona State, 1984
     81  yards,  Fred  Pickard  vs.  Virginia Tech, 1957
 8.  80  yards,  Warrick  Dunn  vs.  Miami, 1996
     80  yards,  Phil  Spooner  vs.  Houston, 1965
10.  78 yards, Buck Metts vs. Stetson, 1964
11.  77  yards,  Jessie  Hester  vs.  Miami, 1984
12.  74 yards, Bobby McKinnon vs. Memphis State, 1973
    
Longest Runs From Scrimmage Without Scoring
 1.  84 yards, Clyde Allen vs. Maryland, 1992
 2.  78 yards, LeRoy Butler vs. Clemson, 1988
 3.  76 yards, Roy Thompson vs. Stetson, 1951
 4.  74 yards, Dexter Carter vs. Memphis State, 1987
 5.  66 yards, Greg Allen vs. Louisiana State, 1981
 6.  65 yards, Dennis McKinnon vs. West Virginia (Gator Bowl), 1982
     65 yards, Wayne Giardino vs. Oklahoma (Gator Bowl), 1965
 8.  64 yards, Sammie Smith vs. Miami, 1987
     64 yards, Nelson Italiano vs. Troy State, 1951
10.  63 yards, Lawrence Dawsey vs. Memphis State, 1990
Single-Game Rushing Yards  
     Player        Opponent                    Year    Yds
 1.  Greg Allen    Western Carolina            1981    322
 2.  Sammie Smith  East Carolina               1987    244
 3.  Greg Allen    Arizona State               1984    223
 4.  Sammie Smith  Tulane                      1988    212
     Victor Floyd  South Carolina              1985    212
 6.  Sammie Smith  Indiana (All-American Bowl) 1986    205
 7.  Greg Allen    Louisiana State             1981    202
 8.  Greg Allen    Louisiana State             1983    201
     Tony Smith    Oklahoma State              1982    201
10.  Sammie Smith  Miami                       1987    189
11.  Sam Platt     Memphis State               1980    188
12.  Warrick Dunn  Florida                     1996    185
13.  Warrick Dunn  Miami                       1995    184
14.  Warrick Dunn  Clemson                     1995    180
15.  Warrick Dunn  Georgia Tech                1994    174
16.  Greg Allen    Louisville                  1982    173
17.  Larry Key     Auburn                      1977    170
Season Rushing Yardage
     Name, Year          Carries  Yards
 1.  Warrick Dunn, 1995    166    1242        
 2.  Sammie Smith, 1987    172    1230
 3.  Warrick Dunn, 1996    189    1180
 4.  Greg Allen, 1983      200    1134
 5.  Warrick Dunn, 1994    152    1026
 6.  Larry Key, 1977       239    1117
 7.  Mark Lyles, 1979      225    1011
 8.  Sam Platt, 1980       224     983
 9.  Amp Lee, 1991         186     977
10.  Greg Allen, 1984      133     971
11.  Hodges Mitchell, 1972 192     944
Career Rushing Yardage
     Name, Years             Carries Yards
 1.  Warrick Dunn (93-96)      575   3959
 2.  Greg Allen (81-84)        624   3769
 3.  Larry Key (74-77)         625   2953
 4.  Sammie Smith (85-88)      411   2539
 5.  Mark Lyles (76-79)        515   2218
 6.  Sean Jackson (90-93)      347   2133
 7.  Amp Lee (89-91)           405   2092
 8.  Dexter Carter (86-89)     327   1788
 9.  Tom Bailey (68-70)        381   1714
10.  Ricky Williams (79-82)    320   1625
11.  Hodges Mitchell (72-73)   363   1613
Season Rushing Touchdowns
     Name, Year                Td
 1.  Greg Allen, 1982          20
 2.  Amp Lee, 1990             16
 3.  Dayne Williams, 1987      15
 4.  Warrick Dunn, 1995        13
     Greg Allen, 1983          13
 6.  Warrick Dunn, 1996        12
     Pooh Bear Williams, 1995  12
 8.  Zack Crockett, 1994       11
     Amp Lee, 1991             11
10.  William Floyd, 1992        9
11.  Dexter Carter, 1989        8
     Greg Allen, 1984           8
     Greg Allen, 1983           8
     Kelly Lowrey, 1983         8
     Mark Lyles, 1979           8
     Jim Mankins, 1966          8
Career Rushing Touchdowns
     Name, Years             Td
 1.  Greg Allen (81-84)      44
 2.  Warrick Dunn (93-96)    37
 3.  Amp Lee (89-91)         30
 4.  Dayne Williams (86-88)  24
 5.  Mark Lyles (76-79)      20
 6.  Dexter Carter (86-89)   17
 7.  William Floyd (91-93)   16
 8.  Sammie Smith (86-88)    15          
 9.  Bill Moremen (65-67)    14
10.  Sean Jackson (90-93)    13
     Edgar Bennett (87-91)   13
     Kelly Lowrey (80-83)    13
     Larry Key (74-77)       13

Team Records

Offense Single-Game Most Rushes - 81, vs. East Carolina, Sept. 20, 1980 Most Rushes, Both Teams - 120, vs. Oklahoma, Sept. 25, 1976 Most Yards - 479, vs. Western Carolina, Oct. 31, 1981 Most Yards, Both Teams - 706, vs. Louisville, Nov. 13, 1982 Most Touchdowns - 7, vs. East Carolina, Sept. 20, 1980; vs. Cincinnati, Nov. 10, 1990 Single-Season Most Yards - 3,021, 1984 Most Yards Per Game - 274.6, 1984 (3,021-11) Highest Average Per Play - 5.8, 1995 (2,696-420) Most Touchdowns - 35, 1995 First Downs Rushing 1. 152 in 1987 2. 149 in 1993 3. 146 in 1984 4. 140 in 1983 5. 137 in 1980 6. 135 in 1991 7. 122 in 1992 8. 118 in 1985 9. 117 in 1981 10. 116 in 1982 116 in 1994 Most Rushing Plays 1. 603 in 1980 2. 571 in 1984 3. 530 in 1987 4. 519 in 1975 5. 518 in 1983 6. 515 in 1953 7. 507 in 1979 507 in 1991 9. 503 in 1985 10. 492 in 1981 Rushing Yards Per Play 1. 5.80 in 1995 2. 5.69 in 1985 3. 5.67 in 1993 4. 5.65 in 1987 5. 5.29 in 1984 6. 5.06 in 1990 7. 5.00 in 1988 5.00 in 1994 9. 4.95 in 1949 10. 4.90 in 1982 Most Yards Rushing 1. 3021 in 1984 2. 2995 in 1987 3. 2667 in 1993 4. 2552 in 1983 5. 2451 in 1995 6. 2393 in 1994 7. 2369 in 1985 8. 2339 in 1982 9. 2287 in 1991 10. 2252 in 1992 Most Yards Rushing Per Game 1. 274.6 in 1984 2. 272.3 in 1987 3. 259.5 in 1991 4. 229.3 in 1983 5. 225.9 in 1950 6. 222.8 in 1995 7. 222.3 in 1993 8. 219.4 in 1949 9. 215.4 in 1985 10. 214.2 in 1953


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