Barry Sanders from Oklahoma State, rushed for 2628 yards in one season.
The first NFL player to rush for 1,000 yards was Beattie Feathers. He set the record in 1934 as a player for the Chicago Bears when he rushed for 1,004 yards.
Denard Robinson QB Michigan 2010
Jack Mildren was the first college quarterback to rush more than 1,000 yards in a season. During his freshman season in 1971, Mildren rushed 1,140 yards.
Adrian Peterson, he rushed more than 2,000 yards in one season.
1. Terrel Davis 1998-1999 season rushed for 2476 yards 2. Terrel Davis 1997-1998 season rushed for 2331 yards 3. Eric Dickerson 1984-1985 season rushed for 2212 yards Source: http://www.pro-football-reference.com/play-index/tiny.cgi?id=h8XX6
1863 rushing yards in the 1963 season.
John Riggins of the Washington Redskins was born August 4, 1949 and in the 1984 season, at age 35, rushed for 1,239 yards. John Henry Johnson of the Pittsburgh Steelers was born November 4, 1929 and in 1964 season, turning 35 during the season, rushed for 1,048 yards.
Scott Frost, Nebraska 1997- 1,237 yards passing, 1095 yards rushing; Eric Crouch, Nebraska 2001- 1,510 yards passing, 1,115 yards rushing
As of the 2008 season, that is Adrian Peterson of the Vikings who rushed for 296 yards in a game against the Chargers in 2007.
In 1995, Smith rushed for a personal best 1,773 yards on 377 carries. He won his last of four NFL rushing titles that season.
O.J. Simpson rushed for 2003 yards in the 1973 season. The Bills starting QB that season was Joe Ferguson and the backup was Dennis Shaw.
Troy Davis at Iowa State rushed for 2010 yds in 1995 and 2185 yds in 1996. He never won the Heisman Trophy and is the only college running back to rush for over 2000 yards in a season twice.
i dont know. wat am i a freakin' genious?! ;)
1,722. Joseph Addai rushed for 1,081 yards in the 2006 season and Domenic Rhodes rushed for 641.
Yes, Troy Davis from Iowa State. 1995 and 1996 for college football. Nobody has done it twice in Pro Ball.
Marques Tuiasosopo of Washington is the ONLY quarterback to ever do it.
There have been 31 athletes to rush for 2,000+ yards in a season in college football. Click on the '2000 Yard Rushers' link on this page to see a list of them.
Cedric Benson rushed for over 100 yards against the Ravens in both games for Cincinnati in the 2009 season!!
No, although he had some very good running backs with Green Bay. Ahman Green played 7 seasons with Favre at Green Bay (2000-2006) and, except for 2005 when he was injured and played only 5 games, rushed for 1000+ yards in every season. He rushed for 8162 career yards with Green Bay and had a best season of 1883 rushing yards in 2003. Prior to Green, Dorsey Levins rushed for 1000+ yards in two seasons (1997 and 1999) and Edgar Bennett rushed for 1067 yards in 1995. In his one season (2008) with the New York Jets, Thomas Jones rushed for 1312 yards.
295 yards in a game against the Cleveland Browns in the 2003 season.