Israel Abanikanda (born October 5, 2002) is an American football running back for the New York Jets of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Pittsburgh Panthers. Israel Abanikanda set the Pitt single game rushing record of 320 yards in a game against Virginia Tech in Week 6 of 2022, breaking the record of 303 yards set by Tony Dorsett in 1975. In the same game, he tied a school, and ACC conference record of 6 rushing touchdowns in a game.