Bobby Humphrey. 1471 yards (1986)
Ricky Williams holds the 1-A rushing record for the ncaa at 6.138 yards from the University of Texas. Ron Dayne from the University of Wisconsin holds the D1A career rushing record with 6,397 yards between 1996-1999.
That is Joe Morris with 4,299 rushing yards between 1978-1981.
Walter Peacock with 3,204 yards between 1972-1975.
Travis Henry 97-00
Emmitt Smith holds the record for most rushing yards in a career with 18,355 yards. Eric Dickerson holds the record for most rushing yards in a season with 2,105 yards. Adrian Peterson holds the record for most rushing yards in a single game with 296 yards.
As of 2007, Emmitt Smith holds the record for 18,400 rushing yards. He also holds the record for the most rushing touchdowns with 164. Second place is Ladainian Tomlinson with about 120.
Denard Robinson from the University of Michigan holds the record for most rushing yards by a quarterback in a season with 1,538 yards. Robinson also holds the record for most career rushing yards by a QB in NCAA history with 4,495 yards.
Barry Sanders retired with the Lions' rushing record in 1999.
Emmitt Smith 18,355 rushing yards
Ron Dayne currently hold the record for the most rushing yards in college
Travis Prentice holds the NCAA Division 1A record for career rushing touchdowns (as well as total touchdowns) with 73, whilst playing for the Miami University Redhawks.
Steve sleton holds the record with 654 rushing yards