The most carries in a single season in Division I was 450 by Kevin Smith from UCF in 2007.
Dante Brown for any division LaDainian Tomlinson for Division I
In the NFL: 4,409 In college: exactly 700 He also had 56 receptions in college, and 515 in the NFL.
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.
It's just how many times total a team has run the ball.
Yes, sacks count against rushing stats.
As of the December 17, 2008, the NCAA all-division career rushing leader is Nate Kmic of Division III Mount Union with 7,986 yards. The Division I (Bowl Subdivision) career rushing leader is Ron Dayne of Wisconsin with 6,397 yards.The Division I (Championship Subdivision) career rushing leader is Adrian Peterson of Georgia Southern with 6,559 yards.The Division II career rushing leader is Danny Woodhead of Chadron State (Nebraska) with 7,871 yards.