Here are the top 10 Utes with the most rushing yards in a single season.
The only running back in Ute football history to rush for 1,000 yards twice in a career. He still owns the all-time leading career rushing yards record at Utah with 3,219 total yards.
After backing up starting running back Matt Asiata for three games, Wide inherited the starting job after Asiata went down with an injury. In just eight starts, Wide made the most of every game, leading the Mountain West Conference in average rushing yards per game with 104.5.
Williams helped Utah coach Ron McBride claim his first winning season at Utah, serving as a workhorse in the backfield. He finished the 1991 season with 207 carries and six touchdowns en route to his 1,076 yards.
After sharing the ball in the backfield with Marty Johnson during Utah's BCS bowl-busting victory over Alabama, Ganther took control of the reins the following year, carrying the pigskin 205 times and averaging 5.5 yards per carry. During Kyle Whittingham's first year as head coach, Ganther played an extremely large part in helping Utah overcome a 3-4 to finish at 7-5.
Leads Utah in all-time 100-yard games with 12. During his senior season, Rodgers led Utah in rushing while bootlegging as a kick/punt returner as well.
A former Marine, Anderson didn't start playing organized football until he attended Mt. San Jacinto Junior College. After two years Anderson transferred to the U. and finished off his senior season with a 17-16 Las Vegas Bowl victory over Fresno State.
After splitting time and backing up running backs his first two years, Mack planned on redshirting his junior year. But due to an injury to Matt Asiata, Mack burned the redshirt year and took control of the workload in the backfield. Mack was named Utah's most valuable offensive back that season and had a career-high 163 yards and three touchdowns during Utah's win at Louisville.
With one more regular-season game remaining, White needs just 130 yards to tie Carl Monroe's 1,507 rushing yards record that has stood since 1982. At 5-foot-8 and 185 pounds, the diminutive White has proven himself to be one of the best and most durable backs in Utah history. He is averaging 4.9 yards a carry and has had seven 100-yard-plus games this season.
Arguably one of the best running backs in Utah football history, Hunter averaged 5.4 yards per carry and carried the ball as many times as Carl Monroe did in 1982 — but still finished some 200 yards shy of Monroe's record. Hunter was the ninth-best rusher in the nation in 2001, but was only ranked third best back by the Mountain West Conference.
The best running back in Utah history based on numbers, Monroe carried the ball 309 times, making his yardage and carries all-time single-season records. Monroe electrified crowds with his speed and athleticism and was selected to play in the Blue-Gray Game and the Senior Bowl. He was an All-WAC selection and led the nation in kickoff returns and all-purpose running.