Texas's #33 D'Onta Foreman takes the ball from #7 Shane Buechele during the second half in Lawrence, Kansas on Saturday, November 19, 2016. DEBORAH CANNON / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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D’Onta Foreman passes Cedric Benson on single-season rushing list

Posted November 19th, 2016

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D’Onta Foreman continued to rewrite the Texas record book on Saturday.

After breaking Earl Campbell’s record for consecutive 100-yard rushing games, the Longhorns junior running back passed Cedric Benson to move into third all-time on the school’s single-season rushing list. Benson ran for 1,834 yards in 2004.

Ricky Williams is now the only Texas running back to run for more yards than Foreman in a single season, doing so twice in 1997 and 1998.

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Foreman began the day sixth on the list. He ran the ball 51 times for 250 yards and two touchdowns, but also had a pair of costly fumbles.

In addition to Benson, he also passed Jamaal Charles (2007) and Campbell (1977).

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