There are some things that stick with you if you decide to play college football. Having one or multiple school records proves that you made an impact with your team. These 15 players went on to find success in the NFL, and they all still manage to hold onto the college records they’ve broken.
Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon left the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2015, and a bunch of records he earned playing for the Badgers will remain his for a long time. He holds both the Badgers and Big Ten Conference records for most rushing yards in a season (2,587) and most rushing yards in a game (408).
While playing for the Alcorn State Braves, Steve McNair became one of their most influential players ever. He holds the records for most offensive yards in a season (5,799 in 1994) and most offensive yards in a career (16,823).
McNair isn’t the only QB who has delivered astonishing performances…
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Case Keenum broke a plethora of records while attending the University of Houston. During his time with the Cougars, he gained records for most offensive yards in a career (20,114), most passes completed in a career (1,546), and most touchdown passes in a career (155).
100 Yard Getaway
Before breaking records with the Carolina Panthers, DeAngelo Williams was racking up yardage with the Memphis Tigers. During his time with the team, he broke the record for most games with 100+ yards in a career with 34.