Octavias McKoy sets rushing record
What A Rush
Western Connecticut's Octavias McKoy broke the NCAA all-division single-game collegiate rushing record with 455 yards Saturday. Dante Brown previously held the record with 441 yards.
Most Rush Yards in One Game
NCAA All-Divisions History
|'13 Octavias McKoy||W. Conn.||III||455|
|'96 Dante Brown||Marietta||III||441|
|'01 Maurice Hicks||NC A&T||FCS||437|
|'96 A.J. Pittorino||Hartwick||III||436|
|'08 Garet Lynch||Brockport||III||429|
|* - FBS record: 406, L. Tomlinson, TCU ('99)|
--ESPN Stats & Information
Western Connecticut running back Octavias McKoy broke the NCAA all-division single-game collegiate rushing record with 455 yards Saturday.
McKoy broke the previous mark of 441 yards, set by Marietta's Dante Brown in 1996.
McKoy, a senior on Division III Western Connecticut, finished with 455 yards and five touchdowns on 43 carries in the Colonials' 55-35 win over Worcester State. He scored on runs of 15, 1, 41, 53 and 71 yards.
LaDainian Tomlinson holds the FBS single-game record with 406 rushing yards.
Also Saturday, Tusculum's Bo Cordell broke the Division II record for career yards passing in a 41-33 loss to Wingate.
Cordell threw for 349 yards to increase his career total to 15,049. That broke the D-II record set by Zach Amedro, who threw for 14,733 yards for West Liberty from 2007-10.
Case Keenum, who played at Houston from 2007-11, holds the record for most career yards passing (19,217) of any college player regardless of classification.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
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