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Virginia Tech Football Records
Rushing

Team Rushing Records
Rushing Attempts
Game:
  Most: 87 vs. Wake Forest - 1975
  Fewest: 17 vs. Virginia - 1994
Season: 728 1975
Most Net Yards Gained Rushing
Game: 500 at Pittsburgh - 1993
Season: 3076 1975
Most Touchdowns Scored Rushing
Game: 8 vs. Akron - 1995
Season: 46 2000
Highest Yards-Per-Carry Average
Game: 9.24 vs. Akron - 1995
Season: 5.28 2003
Most First Downs Rushing
Game: 25 at South Carolina - 1974
Season: 171 1970
Seasons With No 100+ Performances
1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1972
Individual Rushing
Most Rushes
Game: 42 Cyrus Lawrence vs. Memphis State - 1981
Season: 325 Cyrus Lawrence - 1981
Career: 843 Cyrus Lawrence - 1979-1982
Most Net Yards
Game: 253 Darren Evans vs. Maryland - 2008
Season: 1709 David Wilson - 2011
Career: 3767 Cyrus Lawrence - 1979-1982
Most Touchdowns Scored Rushing
Game: 6 Tommy Francisco vs. VMI - 1966
Season: 27 Lee Suggs - 2000
Career: 53 Lee Suggs - 1999-2002
Highest Yards-Per-Carry Average
Season: 6.26 Andre Kendrick - 1999
(min. 100 carries)
Career: 5.76 David Wilson - 2009-2011
(min. 300 carries)
Most 100+ Performances In Single Season
10 David Wilson - 2011
Career Rushing Leaders
NameYears PlayedCarriesNet Yards
Cyrus Lawrence 1979-1982 843 3,767
Kevin Jones 2001-2003 616 3,475
Roscoe Coles 1974-1977 656 3,459
Maurice Williams 1983-1986 550 2,981
Branden Ore 2005-2007 617 2,776
Lee Suggs 1999-2002 535 2,767
Dwayne Thomas 1992-1995 576 2,696
David Wilson 2009-2011 462 2,662
Ken Oxendine 1994-1997 526 2,653
Eddie Hunter 1983-1986 466 2,523
Phil Rogers 1973-1975 528 2,461
Vaughn Hebron 1989-1992 481 2,327
Shyrone Stith 1996-1999 448 2,294
Tony Kennedy 1989-1992 535 2,259
Tyrod Taylor 2007-2010 501 2,196
Ryan Williams 2009-2010 403 2,132
Darren Evans 2008-2010 438 2,119
Terry Smoot 1967-1969 510 2,116
James Barber 1971-1973 454 2,052
Paul Adams 1972-1976 470 1,984
Kenny Lewis 1976-1979 358 1,928
Cedric Humes 2002-2005 373 1,805
Bob Schweickert 1962-1964 337 1,723
Sonny Utz 1962-1964 375 1,605
Tommy Francisco 1964-1966 366 1,555
Bryan Randall 2001-2004 409 1,526

Year-By-Year Rushing Leaders
YearNameCarriesNet YardsTouchdowns
1956 Bobby Wolfenden 74 459 4
1986 Maurice Williams 166 1,029 6
1964 Sonny Utz 175 777 10
1969 Terry Smoot 246 940 11
1982 Billy Hite 145 622 3
1973 Phil Rogers 175 1,036 1
1961 Warren Price 93 356 3
1954 Dickie Beard 128 647 2
1953 Dickie Beard 60 349 1
1971 James Barber 93 501 9
1974 Phil Rogers 153 663 7
1981 Cyrus Lawrence 325 1,403 8
1972 James Barber 186 624 13
1985 Maurice Williams 167 936 9
1978 Kenny Lewis 184 1,020 10
1962 Gerald Bobbitte 95 312 3
1959 Alger Pugh 112 615 6
1975 Roscoe Coles 194 1,045 10
1976 Roscoe Coles 209 1,119 9
1960 Warren Price 98 350 5
1957 Corbin Bailey 89 366 0
1965 Bobby Owens 146 526 7
1979 Cyrus Lawrence 177 791 9
1977 Roscoe Coles 158 672 4
1955 Dickie Beard 92 382 2
1963 Bob Schweickert 155 839 7
1970 Phil Tiberio 184 764 8
1966 Tommy Francisco 203 753 13
1983 Otis Copeland 158 709 7
1967 Terry Smoot 68 356 4
1980 Cyrus Lawrence 271 1,221 8
1968 Terry Smoot 196 820 8
1958 Pat Henry 78 375 5
1952 Don Welsh 102 392 2
1984 Maurice Williams 149 574 6
1987 Jon Jeffries 125 599 3
1988 Ralph Brown 140 514 4
1989 Vaughn Hebron 134 584 1
1990 Vaughn Hebron 133 640 3
1991 Tony Kennedy 143 684 10
1992 Vaughn Hebron 105 579 5
1993 Dwayne Thomas 214 1,130 11
1994 Dwayne Thomas 142 655 5
1995 Dwayne Thomas 167 673 7
1996 Ken Oxendine 150 890 13
1997 Ken Oxendine 237 912 8
1998 Lamont Pegues 178 745 7
1999 Shyrone Stith 226 1,119 13
2000 Lee Suggs 222 1,207 27
2001 Kevin Jones 175 957 5
2002 Lee Suggs 257 1,325 22
2003 Kevin Jones 281 1,647 21
2004 Mike Imoh 158 720 6
2005 Cedric Humes 162 752 11
2006 Branden Ore 241 1,137 16
2007 Branden Ore 267 992 9
2008 Darren Evans 287 1,265 11
2009 Ryan Williams 293 1,655 21
2010 Darren Evans 151 854 11
2011 David Wilson 290 1,709 9
2012 Logan Thomas 174 524 9
2013 Trey Edmunds 166 675 10

Single-Season 1,000-Yard Rushers
YearNameCarriesNet YardsTouchdowns
2011 David Wilson 290 1,709 9
2009 Ryan Williams 293 1,655 21
2003 Kevin Jones 281 1,647 21
1981 Cyrus Lawrence 325 1,403 8
2002 Lee Suggs 257 1,325 22
2008 Darren Evans 287 1,265 11
1980 Cyrus Lawrence 271 1,221 8
2000 Lee Suggs 222 1,207 27
2006 Branden Ore 241 1,137 16
1993 Dwayne Thomas 214 1,130 11
1999 Shyrone Stith 226 1,119 13
1976 Roscoe Coles 209 1,119 9
1975 Roscoe Coles 194 1,045 10
1973 Phil Rogers 175 1,036 1
1986 Maurice Williams 166 1,029 6
1978 Kenny Lewis 184 1,020 10

100-Yard + Rushing Games
NumberNameBestYear
16 Cyrus Lawrence 202 at Virginia 1969
15 Kevin Jones 241 at Pittsburgh 2003
14 Roscoe Coles 214 vs. Tulsa 1976
12 David Wilson 175 at Georgia Tech 2011
11 Ryan Williams 183 at Virginia 2009
11 Lee Suggs 197 vs. Rutgers 2002
11 Ken Oxendine 163 vs. Temple 1996
11 Eddie Hunter 160 vs. VMI 1984
10 Kenny Lewis 223 vs. VMI 1969
9 Branden Ore 207 vs. Southern Miss 2006
9 Phil Rogers 168 at Houston 1975
8 Shyrone Stith 162 vs. Clemson 1999
8 Maurice Williams 190 vs. Louisville 1985
8 Terry Smoot 171 vs. VMI 1969
7 Dwayne Thomas 172 vs. Rutgers 1994
7 James Barber 164 at SMU 1969
6 Tyrod Taylor 137 vs. Virginia 2008
6 Mickey Fitzgerald 144 at West Virginia 1977
6 Bob Schweickert 204 at Richmond 1963
5 Darren Evans 253 vs. Maryland 2008
5 Cedric Humes 134 vs. North Carolina 2005
4 Michael Vick 210 at Boston College 2000
4 Lamont Pegues 166 vs. Temple 1998
4 Tony Kennedy 133 vs. East Carolina 1991
4 Jon Jeffries 160 vs. Cincinnati 1987
4 Sunny Utz 146 at Tampa 1969
3 Mike Imoh 243 at North Carolina 2004
3 Perry Tiberio 170 vs. Duke 1969
3 Tommy Francisco 133 vs. Wake Forest 1969
2 Trey Edmunds 132 vs. Alabama 2013
2 Logan Thomas 124 at Miami 2012
2 Bryan Randall 132 at Miami 2002
2 Keith Burnell 111 vs. Boston College 2001
2 Marcus Parker 117 vs. East Carolina 1996
2 Ralph Brown 125 at Cincinnati 1988
2 Otis Copeland 132 vs. Wake Forest 1983
2 Johnnie Edmonds 115 vs. Rhode Island 1980
2 Paul Adams 113 vs. Virginia 1969
2 Alger Pugh 129 at Wake Forest 1969
2 Desmar Becton 129 vs. William & Mary 1969
2 Ken Edwards 197 at Florida State 1968
1 J.C. Coleman 183 vs. Duke 2012
1 Marcus Vick 133 at Maryland 2005
1 Andre Kendrick 162 at Pittsburgh 1999
1 Al Clark 119 at Rutgers 1997
1 Al Clark 120 vs. Akron 1995
1 Tommy Edwards 144 vs. Maryland 1993
1 Phil Bryant 120 vs. Akron 1991
1 David Lamie 121 vs. William & Mary 1977
1 George Heath 104 at South Carolina 1974
1 Earnie Jones 116 at Vanderbilt 1969
1 Steve Casey 101 vs. West Virginia 1969
1 Dickie Longerbeam 164 vs. Virginia 1969
1 Bobby Owens 158 vs. VMI 1969
1 Tommy Stafford 105 at Tulane 1969
1 George Contantinides 117 vs. Richmond 1969
1 Mark Cox 125 vs. VMI 1969
1 Rich Matijevich 119 vs. William & Mary 1969

Two Or More 100+ Performances In Same Game
3Year
Phil Rogers (120), Roscoe Coles (111) & George Heath (104) at South Carolina 1974
2Year
Darren Evans (160) & Tyrod Taylor (121) at NC State 2010
David Wilson (165) & Ryan Williams (164) vs. Marshall 2009
Branden Ore (115) & Cedric Humes (113) at Virginia 2005
Cedric Humes (134) & Branden Ore (104) vs. North Carolina 2005
Kevin Jones (171) & Lee Suggs (153) vs. Marshall 2002
Lee Suggs (154) & Kevin Jones (144) at Boston College 2002
Lee Suggs (197) & Kevin Jones (132) vs. Rutgers 2002
Michael Vick (210) & Lee Suggs (145) at Boston College 2000
Lamont Pegues (166) & Shyrone Stith (117) vs. Temple 1998
Al Clark (119) & Marcus Parker (104) at Rutgers 1997
Ken Oxendine (135) & Al Clark (120) vs. Akron 1995
Phil Bryant (120) & Tony Kennedy (114) vs. Akron 1991
Vaughn Hebron (135) & Tony Kennedy (114) at East Carolina 1989
Maurice Williams (149) & Eddie Hunter (139) at Richmond 1986
Maurice Williams (165) & Eddie Hunter (159) vs. William & Mary 1985
Eddie Hunter (160) & Desmar Becton (114) vs. VMI 1984
Roscoe Coles (135) & Phil Rogers (128) at Auburn 1975
Phil Rogers (155) & James Barber (124) vs. Florida State 1973
Cyrus Lawrence (169) & Johnnie Edmonds (105) vs. James Madison 1969
Earnie Jones (116) & Maurice Williams (102) at Vanderbilt 1969
James Barber (138) & Phil Rogers (136) vs. Virginia 1969
Kenny Lewis (108) & Cyrus Lawrence (103) vs. William & Mary 1969
Kenny Lewis (120) & Mickey Fitzgerald (112) at Wake Forest 1969
Kenny Lewis (161) & Mickey Fitzgerald (115) vs. Appalachian State 1969
Maurice Williams (143) & Eddie Hunter (130) vs. Virginia 1969
Maurice Williams (159) & Eddie Hunter (125) at Syracuse 1969
Paul Adams (113) & Roscoe Coles (104) vs. Virginia 1969
Perry Tiberio (170) & Ken Edwards (105) vs. Duke 1969
Phil Rogers (143) & Paul Adams (109) vs. VMI 1969
Terry Smoot (147) & Rich Matijevich (119) vs. William & Mary 1969
Bob Schweickert (204) & Sunny Utz (132) at Richmond 1963
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