NFL Single-Season Rushing Attempts Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Att Year Tm
1Larry Johnson (26)4162006KAN
2Jamal Anderson (25)4101998ATL
3James Wilder (26)4071984TAM
4Eric Dickerson (26)4041986RAM
5Eddie George (26)4032000TEN
6Gerald Riggs (24)3971985ATL
7Ricky Williams (26)3922003MIA
Terrell Davis (25)3921998DEN
DeMarco Murray (26)3922014DAL
10Eric Dickerson (23)3901983RAM
Barry Foster (23)3901992PIT
12Eric Dickerson (28)3881988IND
13Jamal Lewis (24)3872003BAL
Edgerrin James (22)3872000IND
15Ricky Williams (25)3832002MIA
16Walter Payton (30)3811984CHI
17Marcus Allen (25)3801985RAI
18Eric Dickerson (24)3791984RAM
19George Rogers (22)3781981NOR
20Emmitt Smith (26)3771995DAL
21Michael Turner (26)3762008ATL
22Jerome Bettis (25)3751997PIT
John Riggins (34)3751983WAS
24Emmitt Smith (23)3731992DAL
Earl Campbell (25)3731980HOU
26LaDainian Tomlinson (23)3722002SDG
27Curtis Martin (31)3712004NYJ
28Christian Okoye (28)3701989KAN
Shaun Alexander (28)3702005SEA
30Walter Payton (25)3691979CHI
Edgerrin James (21)3691999IND
Curtis Martin (25)3691998NYJ
Terrell Davis (24)3691997DEN
34Emmitt Smith (25)3681994DAL
Curtis Martin (22)3681995NWE
Earl Campbell (24)3681979HOU
37Curtis Martin (26)3671999NYJ
38James Wilder (27)3651985TAM
Emmitt Smith (22)3651991DAL
40Adrian Peterson (23)3632008MIN
41Rudi Johnson (24)3612004CIN
Earl Campbell (26)3611981HOU
Herschel Walker (26)3611988DAL
44Edgerrin James (27)3602005IND
45Chris Johnson (23)3582009TEN
46Eddie George (23)3571997TEN
Tiki Barber (30)3572005NYG
48Stephen Davis (27)3562001WAS
49Thurman Thomas (27)3551993BUF
Ahman Green (26)3552003GNB
Jerome Bettis (28)3552000PIT
52Shaun Alexander (27)3532004SEA
Gerald Riggs (23)3531984ATL
Ricky Watters (27)3531996PHI
55Clinton Portis (24)3522005WAS
56Arian Foster (26)3512012HOU
Deuce McAllister (24)3512003NOR
58Eddie George (24)3481998TEN
LaDainian Tomlinson (27)3482006SDG
Adrian Peterson (27)3482012MIN
61Terry Allen (28)3471996WAS
62Steven Jackson (23)3462006STL
63Terrell Davis (23)3451996DEN
Fred Taylor (27)3452003JAX
Corey Dillon (29)3452004NWE
66Dalton Hilliard (25)3441989NOR
67Gerald Riggs (25)3431986ATL
Eddie George (28)3432002TEN
Clinton Portis (23)3432004WAS
Barry Sanders (30)3431998DET
Natrone Means (22)3431994SDG
Maurice Jones-Drew (26)3432011JAX
73Barry Sanders (23)3421991DET
Clinton Portis (27)3422008WAS
Tony Dorsett (27)3421981DAL
76Joe Morris (25)3411986NYG
Rudi Johnson (26)3412006CIN
78Corey Dillon (26)3402001CIN
79James Stewart (28)3392000DET
LaDainian Tomlinson (26)3392005SDG
LaDainian Tomlinson (22)3392001SDG
Walter Payton (27)3391981CHI
LaDainian Tomlinson (25)3392004SDG
Walter Payton (23)3391977CHI
85Terry Allen (27)3381995WAS
Wilbert Montgomery (24)3381979PHI
87Rudi Johnson (25)3372005CIN
Ricky Watters (26)3371995PHI
Willie Parker (25)3372006PIT
Edgerrin James (28)3372006ARI
91Larry Johnson (25)3362005KAN
92Eddie George (22)3351996HOU
Alfred Morris (23)3352012WAS
Curt Warner (22)3351983SEA
Barry Sanders (29)3351997DET
96Edgerrin James (26)3342004IND
Michael Turner (28)3342010ATL
98Curtis Martin (28)3332001NYJ
Chris Warren (26)3331994SEA
Walter Payton (24)3331978CHI
101Stephen Davis (26)3322000WAS
Errict Rhett (24)3321995TAM
O.J. Simpson (26)3321973BUF
104Barry Sanders (26)3311994DET
William Andrews (27)3311983ATL
Travis Henry (24)3312003BUF
Ottis Anderson (22)3311979STL
Thomas Jones (31)3312009NYJ
109Steven Jackson (27)3302010STL
110Dorsey Levens (27)3291997GNB
O.J. Simpson (28)3291975BUF
Emmitt Smith (30)3291999DAL
113Ottis Anderson (24)3281981STL
114Emmitt Smith (27)3271996DAL
John Riggins (35)3271984WAS
Adrian Peterson (30)3272015MIN
Arian Foster (24)3272010HOU
Rodney Hampton (25)3271994NYG
Priest Holmes (27)3272001KAN
Tiki Barber (31)3272006NYG
121Shaun Alexander (26)3262003SEA
122Willis McGahee (23)3252005BUF
Ricky Watters (30)3251999SEA
Duce Staley (24)3251999PHI
Clinton Portis (26)3252007WAS
Ottis Anderson (32)3251989NYG
Deuce McAllister (23)3252002NOR
Travis Henry (23)3252002BUF
129Steven Jackson (26)3242009STL
Edgerrin James (29)3242007ARI
Walter Payton (31)3241985CHI
Charles White (29)3241987RAM
Rashard Mendenhall (23)3242010PIT
Marshall Faulk (25)3241998IND
Mark van Eeghen (25)3241977OAK
136Curtis Martin (30)3232003NYJ
137Tiki Barber (29)3222004NYG
Earl Campbell (28)3221983HOU
139Willie Parker (26)3212007PIT
Cedric Benson (27)3212010CIN
Walter Payton (32)3211986CHI
142Eddie George (25)3201999TEN
Priest Holmes (29)3202003KAN
Jerome Bettis (24)3201996PIT
145Doug Martin (23)3192012TAM
Jerome Bettis (22)3191994RAM
Ricky Watters (29)3191998SEA
Emmitt Smith (29)3191998DAL
Curt Warner (25)3191986SEA
150Stephen Davis (29)3182003CAR
151Walter Payton (26)3171980CHI
152Curtis Martin (27)3162000NYJ
Curtis Martin (23)3161996NWE
Matt Forte (22)3162008CHI
Edgar Bennett (26)3161995GNB
Chris Johnson (24)3162010TEN
Jerome Bettis (26)3161998PIT
158Corey Dillon (25)3152000CIN
Marshawn Lynch (26)3152012SEA
LaDainian Tomlinson (28)3152007SDG
Eddie George (27)3152001TEN
162Adrian Peterson (24)3142009MIN
Thomas Jones (27)3142005CHI
LeSean McCoy (25)3142013PHI
Walter Payton (29)3141983CHI
Barry Sanders (27)3141995DET
Marshall Faulk (21)3141994IND
Jamal Lewis (27)3142006BAL
Eric Dickerson (29)3141989IND
Corey Dillon (27)3142002CIN
171Billy Sims (24)3131980DET
LaDainian Tomlinson (24)3132003SDG
Ricky Williams (24)3132001NOR
Lamar Smith (30)3132001MIA
Priest Holmes (28)3132002KAN
176Maurice Jones-Drew (24)3122009JAX
Thurman Thomas (26)3121992BUF
Barry Sanders (24)3121992DET
Ryan Grant (25)3122008GNB
Eddie George (29)3122003TEN
Frank Gore (23)3122006SFO
LeSean McCoy (26)3122014PHI
183Walter Payton (22)3111976CHI
184Reggie Cobb (24)3101992TAM
Franco Harris (28)3101978PIT
Roger Craig (28)3101988SFO
Edgerrin James (25)3102003IND
Chris Warren (27)3101995SEA
Thomas Jones (29)3102007NYJ
Garrison Hearst (27)3101998SFO
191Lamar Smith (29)3092000MIA
Jamal Lewis (21)3092000BAL
Reuben Droughns (27)3092005CLE
Shaun Alexander (24)3092001SEA
195Jamal Lewis (23)3082002BAL
196Karim Abdul-Jabbar (22)3071996MIA
Barry Sanders (28)3071996DET
Joe Morris (27)3071988NYG
Ray Rice (23)3072010BAL
200Rodney Hampton (26)3061995NYG
Joe Cribbs (22)3061980BUF
202Jim Brown (25)3051961CLE
Tony Dorsett (31)3051985DAL
204Ahman Green (24)3042001GNB
Tiki Barber (27)3042002NYG
206George Rogers (27)3031986WAS
Chester Taylor (26)3032006MIN
LenDale White (22)3032007TEN
209Earl Campbell (23)3021978HOU
Tony Dorsett (30)3021984DAL
Domanick Williams (23)3022004HOU
212Cedric Benson (26)3012009CIN
Marshawn Lynch (27)3012013SEA
Adrian Murrell (25)3011996NYJ
Michael Turner (29)3012011ATL
Ottis Anderson (23)3011980STL
Lydell Mitchell (28)3011977BAL
218Anthony Johnson (28)3001996CAR
Antowain Smith (26)3001998BUF
Leonard Russell (23)3001993NWE
Adrian Murrell (26)3001997NYJ
Franco Harris (27)3001977PIT
223Jim Nance (23)2991966BOS
Maurice Jones-Drew (25)2992010JAX
Jerome Bettis (27)2991999PIT
226Ron Johnson (24)2981972NYG
Jamal Lewis (28)2982007CLE
Thurman Thomas (23)2981989BUF
229Earnest Byner (27)2971990WAS
John Stephens (22)2971988NWE
Mike Anderson (26)2972000DEN
232Sammy Winder (25)2961984DEN
Earnest Jackson (24)2961984SDG
Ottis Anderson (26)2961983STL
Rashaan Salaam (20)2961995CHI
Thomas Jones (28)2962006CHI
Billy Sims (25)2961981DET
238Shaun Alexander (25)2952002SEA
Robert Smith (28)2952000MIN
240Emmitt Smith (31)2942000DAL
Joe Morris (24)2941985NYG
Freeman McNeil (26)2941985NYJ
Willis McGahee (25)2942007BAL
Jerome Bettis (21)2941993RAM
Bobby Humphrey (22)2941989DEN
Lawrence McCutcheon (27)2941977RAM
247Mike Pruitt (29)2931983CLE
248LaDainian Tomlinson (29)2922008SDG
O.J. Simpson (25)2921972BUF
Eric Dickerson (25)2921985RAM
Erric Pegram (24)2921993ATL
Rodney Hampton (24)2921993NYG
Fred Taylor (24)2922000JAX