11 Bulldogs players have registered 17 1,000-yard rushing campaigns since 1976

Georgia’s 1,000-yard rushers

Entering the 2018 season, Georgia has a five-year streak of 1,000-yard rushers.

The Bulldogs have had 11 players rush for more than 1,000-yards 16 times since Kevin McLee did it first in 1976.

Will sophomore D’Andre Swift continue the trend in Athens in 2018?

Last season, Nick Chubb and Sony Michel each broke the 1,000 yard mark. They were two of nine Southeastern Conference rushers to set the mark. 

Here’s a list of Georgia’s 1,000-yard rushing seasons: 

• 1976: Kevin McLee 1,058 yards
• 1978: Willie McClendon, 1,312 yards
• 1980: Herschel Walker, 1,616 yards
• 1981: Herschel Walker, 1,891 yards
• 1982: Herschel Walker, 1,752 yards
• 1987: Lars Tate, 1,016 yards
• 1988: Tim Worley, 1,216 yards
• 1992: Garrison Hearst, 1,594 yards
• 2002: Musa Smith, 1,324 yards
• 2007: Knowshon Moreno, 1,334 yards
• 2008: Knowshon Moreno, 1,400 yards
• 2012: Todd Gurley, 1,385 yards
• 2014: Nick Chubb, 1,547 yards
• 2015: Sony Michel, 1,161 yards
• 2016: Nick Chubb, 1,130 yards
• 2017: Nick Chubb, 1,345 yards
• 2017: Sony Michel, 1,227 yards

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