College football record for most rushing yards in a single game (Football Bowl Subdivision)

RankPlayerSchoolYardsYear
1Samaje PerineOklahoma4272014
2Melvin GordonWisconsin4082014
3LaDainian TomlinsonTCU4061999
4Tony SandsKansas3961991
5Marshall FaulkSan Diego St.3861991
6Troy DavisIowa St.3781996
7tAnthony ThompsonIndiana3771989
7tRobbie MixonCentral Mich.3772002
9Travis PrenticeMiami (Ohio)3761999
10Astron WhatleyKent St.3731997
11Ka'Deem CareyARIZONA3662012
12tRueben MayesWash. St.3571984
12tMike PringleCal St. Fullerton3571989

Through 2016