What does the Football term pig in a poke mean?
Rushing is when they run the football and the gain yards.
It's just how many times total a team has run the ball.
Rushing yards are yards gained by running the ball instead of passing.
Yes, sacks count against rushing stats.
A rushing yard is an important statistic in a football game. It is defined as any yard that is covered by a football player running with the ball in his arms.
As of the 2007 season: In the NFL, the record for career rushing yards is held by Emmitt Smith with 18,355. In college football, the Division 1-A record for career rushing yards is held by Ron Dayne with 6,397.
Ian Johnson from Boise State