Texas running back D'Onta Foreman carries the call in pregame before the last game ofthe season again TCU, November 25, 2016 at Royal Memorial Stadium. James Gregg/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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D’Onta Foreman passes Ricky Williams for second on Texas single-season rushing list

Posted November 25th, 2016


Update (6:50 p.m.): D’Onta Foreman carried the ball 31 times for 165 yards against TCU. He finished the season with 2,028 yards. The chart below has been updated to reflect his season total.

D’Onta Foreman just keeps running.

On Friday, he ran past Texas legend Ricky Williams to move into second on the school’s single-season rushing list. Entering the game against TCU, Foreman needed 262 yards to pass Williams for first.


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Foreman only needed 21 yards to pass Williams’ mark of 1,893 yards set in 1997. Williams ran for 2,124 yards the next season.

With 13:07 left in the second quarter, Foreman had carried the ball 11 times for 40 yards against TCU. That left him 222 yards shy of passing Williams for the most yards in a single season in program history.

1. 2,124__________Ricky Williams (on 361 attempts) ____________________ 1998
2. 2,028 _________D’Onta Foreman (on 323 attempts) ________________2016
3. 1,893__________Ricky Williams (on 279 attempts) ____________________ 1997
4. 1,834__________Cedric Benson (on 326 attempts) ____________________ 2004
5. 1,744__________Earl Campbell (on 267 attempts)_____________________ 1977

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