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Stony Brook's Miguel Maysonet leads most of America in rushing

Stony Brook's Miguel Maysonet adjusts his uniform after

Stony Brook's Miguel Maysonet adjusts his uniform after scoring a first-quarter touchdown during a game against Gardner-Webb. (Oct. 20, 2012) (Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

Stony Brook's Miguel Maysonet leads all of FCS (formerly Division I-AA) in rushing with 1,502 yards.

He is second in rushing average (166.89) to Zach Zenner of South Dakota State (180.88). Maysonet, from Riverhead, has played nine games compared with Zenner's eight.

Here's the breakdown of how Maysonet's total rushing yards stacks up with other divisional leaders across the country.

 

NAME SCHOOL GAMES YARDS AVG DIVISION
James Clay Mt. St. Joseph 8 1,769 221.13 Division III
Franklyn Quiteh Bloomsburg 9 1,618 179.78 Division II
Miguel Maysonet Stony Brook 9 1,502 166.89 FCS
Terrell Lane Hutchinson CC 9 1,487 165.2 NJCAA
Stefphon Jefferson Nevada 9 1,341 149.0 FBS
Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings 8 775 96.88 NFL