Stanford RB Christian McCaffrey leads the nation in all-purpose yards

Christian McCaffrey leads the nation with 1,149 all-purpose yards.
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Through five games this season, Stanford sophomore running back Christian McCaffrey leads the nation in all-purpose yards with 1,149 yards gained.

On the year, McCaffrey has racked up 601 rushing yards, 168 receiving yards, 358 kick return yards and 22 punt returns yards. To date, he leads San Jose State's Tyler Ervin by 11 total yards and LSU's Leonard Fournette by 269 yards. 

McCaffrey is averaging 8.1 yards per play and is gaining 229.8 yards per game. McCaffrey has also gained at least 245 all-purpose yards in three straight games.