NFL Career Rushing Attempts Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Att Years Tm
1Emmitt Smith4,4091990-20042TM
2Walter Payton3,8381975-1987chi
3Curtis Martin3,5181995-20052TM
4Jerome Bettis3,4791993-20052TM
5LaDainian Tomlinson3,1742001-20112TM
6Barry Sanders3,0621989-1998det
7Edgerrin James3,0281999-20093TM
8Marcus Allen3,0221982-19972TM
9Eric Dickerson2,9961983-19934TM
10Franco Harris2,9491972-19842TM
11Tony Dorsett2,9361977-19882TM
12John Riggins2,9161971-19852TM
13Thurman Thomas2,8771988-20002TM
14Eddie George2,8651996-20042TM
15Marshall Faulk2,8361994-20052TM
16Steven Jackson2,7642004-20153TM
17Frank Gore2,7022005-20152TM
18Thomas Jones2,6782000-20115TM
19Warrick Dunn2,6691997-20082TM
20Ricky Watters2,6221992-20013TM
21Corey Dillon2,6181997-20062TM
22Ottis Anderson2,5621979-19922TM
23Jamal Lewis2,5422000-20092TM
24Fred Taylor2,5341998-20102TM
25Ricky Williams2,4311999-20113TM
26O.J. Simpson2,4041969-19792TM
27Adrian Peterson2,3812007-2015min
28Jim Brown2,3591957-1965cle
29Clinton Portis2,2302002-20102TM
30Tiki Barber2,2171997-2006nyg
31Earl Campbell2,1871978-19852TM
Shaun Alexander2,1872000-20082TM
33Terry Allen2,1521991-20015TM
34Marshawn Lynch2,1442007-20152TM
35Earnest Byner2,0951984-19973TM
Willis McGahee2,0952004-20134TM
37Chris Johnson2,0932008-20153TM
38Ahman Green2,0561998-20093TM
39Matt Forte2,0352008-2015chi
40Roger Craig1,9911983-19933TM
41Gerald Riggs1,9891982-19912TM
42Herschel Walker1,9541986-19974TM
43Stephen Davis1,9451996-20063TM
44Jim Taylor1,9411958-19672TM
45Joe Perry1,9291948-19632TM
46Larry Csonka1,8911968-19792TM
47Maurice Jones-Drew1,8472006-20142TM
48Mike Pruitt1,8441976-19863TM
49Garrison Hearst1,8311993-20044TM
50Rodney Hampton1,8241990-1997nyg
51Freeman McNeil1,7981981-1992nyj
52Chris Warren1,7911990-20003TM
53Antowain Smith1,7841997-20054TM
54Priest Holmes1,7801997-20072TM
55Leroy Kelly1,7271964-1973cle
56Curt Warner1,6981983-19902TM
57George Rogers1,6921981-19872TM
58James Brooks1,6851981-19924TM
59Lydell Mitchell1,6751972-19803TM
60LeSean McCoy1,6642009-20152TM
61Terrell Davis1,6551995-2001den
62Mark van Eeghen1,6521974-19832TM
63Bill Brown1,6491961-19742TM
64Floyd Little1,6411967-1975den
65Michael Turner1,6392004-20122TM
66DeAngelo Williams1,6322006-20152TM
67Ken Willard1,6221965-19742TM
68Cedric Benson1,6002005-20123TM
69James Wilder1,5861981-19903TM
70John Henry Johnson1,5711954-19664TM
71Chuck Muncie1,5611976-19842TM
72Chuck Foreman1,5561973-19802TM
73Wilbert Montgomery1,5401977-19852TM
74Charlie Garner1,5371994-20044TM
75Larry Brown1,5301969-1976was
76Lawrence McCutcheon1,5211972-19814TM
77Rudi Johnson1,5172001-20082TM
78Neal Anderson1,5151986-1993chi
79Don Perkins1,5001961-1968dal
80Sammy Winder1,4951982-1990den
81Pete Johnson1,4891977-19843TM
82Travis Henry1,4882001-20073TM
83James Stewart1,4781995-20022TM
84Arian Foster1,4542009-2015htx
85Calvin Hill1,4521969-19813TM
86Rick Casares1,4311955-19663TM
87Duce Staley1,4301997-20062TM
Ray Rice1,4302008-2013rav
89Deuce McAllister1,4292001-2008nor
90Larry Johnson1,4272003-20114TM
91Joe Morris1,4111982-19912TM
Robert Smith1,4111993-2000min
93Natrone Means1,4091993-20003TM
94Michael Pittman1,3921998-20083TM
95Brian Westbrook1,3852002-20102TM
Sam Cunningham1,3851973-1982nwe
97Adrian Murrell1,3751993-20034TM
98Mike Alstott1,3591996-2006tam
99John Brockington1,3471971-19772TM
100Marion Butts1,3451989-19953TM
101Wendell Tyler1,3441977-19862TM
102Jim Nance1,3411965-19732TM
103Jamal Anderson1,3291994-2001atl
104Lamar Smith1,3221994-20034TM
105Jamaal Charles1,3202008-2015kan
Steve Van Buren1,3201944-1951phi
107William Andrews1,3151979-1986atl
108Delvin Williams1,3121974-19813TM
109Joe Cribbs1,3091980-19884TM
110Mike Garrett1,3081966-19732TM
111Fred Jackson1,3052007-20152TM
112Emerson Boozer1,2911966-1975nyj
Kevin Mack1,2911985-1993cle
114Jonathan Stewart1,2832008-2015car
115Ronnie Brown1,2812005-20144TM
116Julius Jones1,2802004-20103TM
117Darren McFadden1,2772008-20152TM
118Reggie Bush1,2742006-20154TM
119Tyrone Wheatley1,2701995-20042TM
120Willie Parker1,2532004-2009pit
121Christian Okoye1,2461987-1992kan
122John Williams1,2451986-19952TM
123Dorsey Levens1,2431994-20043TM
124Dick Bass1,2181960-1969ram
125MacArthur Lane1,2061968-19783TM
126Greg Bell1,2041984-19903TM
Ron Johnson1,2041969-19752TM
128Dexter Bussey1,2031974-1984det
129Tom Matte1,2001961-1972clt
130Donny Anderson1,1971966-19742TM
131Alex Webster1,1961955-1964nyg
Greg Pruitt1,1961973-19842TM
133Joe Washington1,1951977-19854TM
134Tony Collins1,1911981-19902TM
135Dave Osborn1,1791965-19762TM
136Errict Rhett1,1741994-20003TM
137Rob Carpenter1,1721977-19863TM
138Clarke Hinkle1,1711932-1941gnb
139Altie Taylor1,1701969-19762TM
Ollie Matson1,1701952-19664TM
141Leonard Russell1,1641991-19964TM
142Robert Newhouse1,1601972-1983dal
Jim Otis1,1601970-19783TM
Chester Taylor1,1602002-20114TM
145Mike Rozier1,1591985-19912TM
146Ed Podolak1,1571969-1977kan
John David Crow1,1571958-19682TM
148Marion Barber1,1562005-20112TM
149Harold Green1,1511990-19983TM
150Dave Hampton1,1481969-19763TM
151Clem Daniels1,1461960-19683TM
152Brandon Jacobs1,1412005-20132TM
153Dick Hoak1,1321961-1970pit
154Billy Sims1,1311980-1984det
155DeMarco Murray1,1272011-20152TM
156Dalton Hilliard1,1261986-1993nor
157Hugh McElhenny1,1241952-19644TM
158Ted Brown1,1171979-1986min
159Edgar Bennett1,1151992-19992TM
160J.D. Smith1,1001956-19663TM
161Joseph Addai1,0952006-2011clt
162Mike Thomas1,0871975-19802TM
163Ahmad Bradshaw1,0832007-20152TM
164Rashard Mendenhall1,0812008-20132TM
165Alfred Morris1,0782012-2015was
166Lenny Moore1,0691956-1967clt
167Reggie Cobb1,0651990-19964TM
168Lorenzo White1,0621988-19952TM
169Earnest Jackson1,0591983-19883TM
Bob Hoernschemeyer1,0591946-19553TM
171Matt Snell1,0571964-1972nyj
172Cadillac Williams1,0552005-20112TM
173Johnny Hector1,0511983-1992nyj
174Johnny Johnson1,0461990-19942TM
175Anthony Thomas1,0442001-20074TM
Bill Mathis1,0441960-1969nyj
177Tommy Mason1,0401961-19713TM
178Abner Haynes1,0361960-19674TM
179Gary Brown1,0321991-19993TM
180Tony Galbreath1,0311976-19873TM
Carl Garrett1,0311969-19774TM
Craig Heyward1,0311988-19985TM
183Ryan Mathews1,0302010-20152TM
184Jim Kiick1,0291968-19773TM
185Paul Lowe1,0261960-19692TM
186Tony Canadeo1,0251941-1952gnb
187Otis Armstrong1,0231973-1980den
188Kevan Barlow1,0222001-20062TM
189Harvey Williams1,0211991-19982TM
190Darrin Nelson1,0201982-19922TM
191Johnny Roland1,0151966-19732TM
192Rickey Young1,0111975-19832TM
193James Jones1,0101983-19922TM
Cookie Gilchrist1,0101962-19673TM
195Leroy Hoard1,0081990-19994TM
BenJarvus Green-Ellis1,0082008-20132TM
197Karim Abdul-Jabbar1,0041996-20003TM
198Billy Ray Barnes9941957-19663TM
199Shonn Greene9932009-20142TM
200Gale Sayers9911965-1971chi
201Randy McMillan9901981-1986clt
202Wendell Hayes9881963-19743TM
203Stump Mitchell9861981-1989crd
204Ron Dayne9832000-20073TM
205Napoleon Kaufman9781995-2000rai
206Bam Morris9741994-19994TM
207Wilbur Jackson9711974-19822TM
208Pete Banaszak9641966-1978rai
Jon Arnett9641957-19662TM
Alan Ameche9641955-1960clt
211Ryan Grant9562007-20122TM
212Nick Pietrosante9551959-19672TM
213Frank Pollard9531980-1988pit
214Clarence Peaks9511957-19652TM
Marv Hubbard9511969-19772TM
216John Stephens9451988-19933TM
217Preston Pearson9411967-19803TM
218Curtis Dickey9371980-19862TM
219Reuben Droughns9292001-20084TM
220Rocky Bleier9281968-1980pit
221DeShaun Foster9272003-20082TM
222Ace Gutowsky9221932-19392TM
223Tuffy Leemans9191936-1943nyg
Mike Anderson9192000-20072TM
225Barry Foster9151990-1994pit
226Charley Tolar9071960-1966oti
227Doug Kotar9001974-1981nyg
Fran Rogel9001950-1957pit
229Wayne Morris8991976-19842TM
Walt Garrison8991966-1974dal
231LaMont Jordan8972001-20094TM
232Paul Hornung8931957-1966gnb
233Timmy Brown8891959-19683TM
234Jess Phillips8881968-19774TM
235Chris Ivory8832010-20152TM
236Ronnie Bull8811962-19712TM
237Knowshon Moreno8772009-20142TM
238Tom Sullivan8761972-19782TM
239Michael Vick8732001-20154TM
240LeGarrette Blount8692010-20153TM
Gary Anderson8691985-19933TM
242Doug Martin8682012-2015tam
243Maurice Morris8672002-20112TM
244Rueben Mayes8661986-19932TM
245Keith Byars8651986-19984TM
246Kevin Faulk8641999-2011nwe
247Don Calhoun8601974-19823TM
248Charlie Smith8581968-19752TM
249Erric Pegram8551991-19974TM
250Cullen Bryant8491973-19872TM