[ noun ] (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running into the line
"the linebackers were ready to stop a rush"
Used in print(The Dallas Morning News,...)
Tailback James_Saxton already has surpassed his rushing total for his brilliant sophomore season , when he netted 271 yards on 55 carries ; he now has 273 yards in 22 tries during three games .
Last week , when Royal was informed that three Longhorns were among the conference 's top four in rushing , he said : `` That won't last long '' .
Texas ' 545 - yard spree against Washington_State gave the Longhorns a 3 - game total offense of 1512 yards ( 1065 rushing and 447 passing ) a new SWC high .
Arkansas combined 280 yards rushing with 64 yards passing ( on 5 completions in 7 tosses ) and a tough defense to whip TCU , and A+M , with a 38 - point bulge against Texas_Tech ran_up its biggest total loop play since 1950 .
Texas leads in per game rushing averages , 355 yards , and passing 149 ( to Baylor 's 126 ) , but idle Baylor has the best defensive record ( 187.5 yards per game to Texas ' 189 ) .
[ adjective ] moving with extreme rapidity
"sidewalks jammed with rushing crowds"
[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1488