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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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