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Leaders Table
Rank Player Y/A Year Tm
1Michael Vick (26)8.42006ATL
Beattie Feathers (25)8.41934CHI
3Randall Cunningham (27)8.01990PHI
4Lenny Moore+ (22)7.51956BAL
Michael Vick (24)7.52004ATL
6Lenny Moore+ (24)7.31958BAL
Skeets Quinlan (25)7.31953RAM
8Russell Wilson (25)7.22014SEA
9Joe Maniaci (25)7.11939CHI
10Lenny Moore+ (27)7.01961BAL
Hugh McElhenny+ (23)7.01952SFO
12Tobin Rote (23)6.91951GNB
Michael Vick (22)6.92002ATL
Bobby Douglass (25)6.91972CHI
15Joe Perry+ (22)6.81949SFO
Robert Griffin (22)6.82012WAS
Dan Towler (23)6.81951RAM
Michael Vick (30)6.82010PHI
19Tank Younger (26)6.71954RAM
Steve McNair (24)6.71997TEN
21Ron Waller (23)6.51956RAM
Ward Cuff (31)6.51943NYG
Buddy Young (23)6.51949NYY
Johnny Strzykalski (26)6.51948SFO
Keith Lincoln (24)6.51963SDG
26Charley Trippi+ (28)6.41951CRD
Mercury Morris (26)6.41973MIA
Jim Brown+ (27)6.41963CLE
Jamaal Charles (23)6.42010KAN
Ernie Caddel (25)6.41936DET
31Johnny Strzykalski (25)6.31947SFO
Fred Gehrke (27)6.31945RAM
Paul Lowe (23)6.31960LAC
Bobby Mitchell+ (23)6.31958CLE
35Vic Kulbitski (25)6.21946BUF
Dick Bass (24)6.21961RAM
Dutch Clark+ (27)6.21934DET
Gale Sayers+ (25)6.21968CHI
Chet Mutryn (26)6.21947BUF
Spec Sanders (29)6.21947NYY
Jim Gillette (27)6.21945RAM
42Colin Kaepernick (26)6.12014SFO
Marion Motley+ (28)6.11948CLE
Buddy Young (21)6.11947NYY
Barry Sanders+ (29)6.11997DET
Marion Motley+ (27)6.11947CLE
Dante Magnani (26)6.11943CHI
Joe Perry+ (31)6.11958SFO
Joe Perry+ (27)6.11954SFO
Pete Layden (28)6.11948NYY
Dick Hoerner (29)6.11951RAM
52O.J. Simpson+ (26)6.01973BUF
Hokie Gajan (25)6.01984NOR
Ted McKnight (24)6.01978KAN
Adrian Peterson (27)6.02012MIN
Bosh Pritchard (29)6.01949PHI
C.J. Spiller (25)6.02012BUF
Skeets Quinlan (26)6.01954RAM
Randall Cunningham (26)6.01989PHI
Jerious Norwood (24)6.02007ATL
61Jim Brown+ (22)5.91958CLE
Glenn Dobbs (28)5.91948LAD
Felix Jones (22)5.92009DAL
Jamaal Charles (22)5.92009KAN
Nick Pietrosante (21)5.91959DET
Michael Vick (25)5.92005ATL
John David Crow (25)5.91960STL
68Jim Brown+ (24)5.81960CLE
Cam Newton (23)5.82012CAR
Napoleon Kaufman (23)5.81996OAK
Steve Van Buren+ (24)5.81945PHI
Marion Motley+ (30)5.81950CLE
Dan Towler (25)5.81953RAM
Bill Osmanski (23)5.81939CHI
Gene Ronzani (25)5.81934CHI
76Daunte Culpepper (25)5.72002MIN
Dan Towler (24)5.71952RAM
Billy Grimes (23)5.71950GNB
Paul Lowe (26)5.71963SDG
Barry Sanders+ (26)5.71994DET
Bobby Mitchell+ (24)5.71959CLE
Maurice Jones-Drew (21)5.72006JAX
83Thomas Rawls (22)5.62015SEA
Ernie Caddel (26)5.61937DET
Wray Carlton (25)5.61962BUF
Adrian Peterson (22)5.62007MIN
Derrick Ward (28)5.62008NYG
Franco Harris+ (22)5.61972PIT
Abner Haynes (22)5.61960DTX
Bob Hoernschemeyer (24)5.61950DET
James Brooks (30)5.61989CIN
Chris Johnson (23)5.62009TEN
Cam Newton (22)5.62011CAR
Brandon Jacobs (28)5.62010NYG
Chet Mutryn (27)5.61948BUF
Ward Cuff (32)5.61944NYG
Don Calhoun (24)5.61976NWE
Bobby Douglass (26)5.61973CHI
Bo Jackson (27)5.61990RAI
Eddie Price (25)5.61950NYG
Amos Marsh (23)5.61962DAL
Eric Dickerson+ (24)5.61984RAM
Steve Van Buren+ (23)5.61944PHI
104DeAngelo Williams (25)5.52008CAR
Brad Hubbert (26)5.51967SDG
Andre Ellington (24)5.52013ARI
Clinton Portis (21)5.52002DEN
O.J. Simpson+ (28)5.51975BUF
Swede Hanson (26)5.51934PHI
Stump Mitchell (26)5.51985STL
Fred Jackson (30)5.52011BUF
Bo Jackson (26)5.51989RAI
Gerry Ellis (27)5.51985GNB
Clinton Portis (22)5.52003DEN
Mack Lee Hill (24)5.51964KAN
DeMarco Murray (23)5.52011DAL
Walter Payton+ (23)5.51977CHI
Tyrod Taylor (26)5.52015BUF
Leroy Kelly+ (24)5.51966CLE
Marshall Faulk+ (26)5.51999STL
Robert Smith (25)5.51997MIN
Greg Pruitt (27)5.51978CLE
LeSean McCoy (28)5.52016BUF
Mosi Tatupu (28)5.51983NWE
125Timmy Brown (28)5.41965PHI
Mike Garrett (22)5.41966KAN
Charlie Garner (23)5.41995PHI
Curtis McClinton (23)5.41962DTX
Darren McFadden (24)5.42011OAK
Frank Gore (23)5.42006SFO
Justin Forsett (23)5.42009SEA
Bert Coan (26)5.41966KAN
Doug Russell (23)5.41934CRD
Bobby Mitchell+ (26)5.41961CLE
Frank Akins (26)5.41945WAS
Cliff Battles+ (23)5.41933BOS
Jim Taylor+ (26)5.41962GNB
Nick Pietrosante (22)5.41960DET
Don Bosseler (23)5.41959WAS
Onterrio Smith (22)5.42003MIN
Tim Tebow (24)5.42011DEN
Clarence Peaks (24)5.41960PHI
Pierre Thomas (24)5.42009NOR
DeAngelo Williams (28)5.42011CAR
Delvin Williams (24)5.41975SFO
Elmer Angsman (23)5.41949CRD
Charley Trippi+ (25)5.41948CRD
Fred Taylor (31)5.42007JAX
Larry Csonka+ (24)5.41971MIA
Justin Forsett (28)5.42014BAL
Ben Tate (23)5.42011HOU
Jim Taylor+ (25)5.41961GNB
Rick Casares (24)5.41955CHI
Warrick Dunn (28)5.42003ATL
Chester Taylor (27)5.42007MIN
Gale Sayers+ (23)5.41966CHI
Marshall Faulk+ (27)5.42000STL
Russell Wilson (26)5.42015SEA
Dick Todd (25)5.41940WAS
Ollie Matson+ (29)5.41959RAM
Jonathan Stewart (24)5.42011CAR
Charlie Justice (29)5.41953WAS
Wayne Crow (24)5.41962BUF
Correll Buckhalter (30)5.42009DEN
165Otis Armstrong (23)5.31974DEN
Lou Tomasetti (32)5.31948BUF
Jim Brown+ (29)5.31965CLE
Jamal Lewis (24)5.32003BAL
Robert Green (24)5.31995CHI
Joe Washington (29)5.31983WAS
Tatum Bell (24)5.32005DEN
Tony Nathan (24)5.31981MIA
Duane Thomas (23)5.31970DAL
Marshall Faulk+ (28)5.32001STL
Chet Mutryn (28)5.31949BUF
Charlie Smith (22)5.31968OAK
Ahman Green (26)5.32003GNB
James Brooks (27)5.31986CIN
Joe Perry+ (26)5.31953SFO
Billy Kilmer (22)5.31961SFO
Mark Ingram (26)5.32016NOR
Bill Osmanski (25)5.31941CHI
Jamaal Charles (25)5.32012KAN
Don Johnson (21)5.31953PHI
Charlie Garner (30)5.32002OAK
Billy Sims (28)5.31984DET
Fred Morrison (28)5.31955CLE
John Henry Johnson+ (24)5.31954SFO
John Dottley (23)5.31951CHI
Ray Rice (22)5.32009BAL
Dick Bass (25)5.31962RAM
Cam Newton (24)5.32013CAR
Donald Brown (26)5.32013IND
Mercury Morris (25)5.31972MIA
John Henry Johnson+ (30)5.31960PIT
Bob Margarita (23)5.31944CHI
LaDainian Tomlinson (24)5.32003SDG
Billy Lott (25)5.31960OAK
Ickey Woods (22)5.31988CIN
Emmitt Smith+ (24)5.31993DAL
Clarence Davis (24)5.31973OAK
Mel Bleeker (24)5.31944PHI
Barry Sanders+ (21)5.31989DET
204Larry Csonka+ (25)5.21972MIA
C.J. Spiller (24)5.22011BUF
Brian Westbrook (24)5.22003PHI
Cecil Isbell (23)5.21938GNB
Cam Newton (25)5.22014CAR
Chris Ivory (22)5.22010NOR
Fred Gehrke (28)5.21946RAM
Lawrence McCutcheon (23)5.21973RAM
Gale Sayers+ (22)5.21965CHI
Jim Fordham (27)5.21944CHI
Jay Ajayi (23)5.22016MIA
Bob Hoernschemeyer (22)5.21948BDA
Joe Perry+ (23)5.21950SFO
LeSean McCoy (22)5.22010PHI
LaDainian Tomlinson (27)5.22006SDG
Sid Blanks (24)5.21964HOU
Tiki Barber (26)5.22001NYG
Tiki Barber (30)5.22005NYG
Ernie Green (27)5.21966CLE
Larry Johnson (25)5.22005KAN
Selvin Young (23)5.22007DEN
Heath Sherman (25)5.21992PHI
Freeman McNeil (23)5.21982NYJ
Tim Biakabutuka (25)5.21999CAR
Tony Canadeo+ (24)5.21943GNB
Johnny Clement (27)5.21947PIT
George Wonsley (24)5.21985IND
Darren McFadden (23)5.22010OAK
Earl Campbell+ (25)5.21980HOU
O.J. Simpson+ (29)5.21976BUF
Breezy Reid (26)5.21953GNB
Napoleon Kaufman (26)5.21999OAK
Ernie Caddel (24)5.21935DET
DeAngelo Williams (26)5.22009CAR
Billy Grimes (22)5.21949LAD
DeMarco Murray (25)5.22013DAL
Jim Brown+ (28)5.21964CLE
Billy Wells (22)5.21954WAS
Priest Holmes (28)5.22002KAN
Robert Smith (28)5.22000MIN
Johnny Olszewski (27)5.21958WAS
Frank Gifford+ (26)5.21956NYG
246James Brooks (31)5.11990CIN
Pat Harder (24)5.11946CRD
Billy Kilmer (23)5.11962SFO
Gary Brown (24)5.11993HOU
Bob Hoernschemeyer (25)5.11951DET
Jon Arnett (23)5.11958RAM
Wendell Tyler (29)5.11984SFO
Tony Lorick (23)5.11964BAL
Leroy Kelly+ (25)5.11967CLE
Jonathan Stewart (22)5.12009CAR
Troy Hambrick (24)5.12001DAL
Terrell Davis (25)5.11998DEN
Cookie Gilchrist (27)5.11962BUF
Breezy Reid (27)5.11954GNB
Don Woods (23)5.11974SDG
LeSean McCoy (25)5.12013PHI
John Brockington (22)5.11971GNB
James Brooks (29)5.11988CIN
Barry Sanders+ (22)5.11990DET
Essex Johnson (26)5.11973CIN
Tony Reed (23)5.11978KAN
Clem Daniels (26)5.11963OAK
Norm Standlee (22)5.11941CHI
Pierre Thomas (26)5.12011NOR
Dutch Clark+ (29)5.11936DET
Billy Hillenbrand (26)5.11948BCL
Charlie Garner (27)5.11999SFO
Kevan Barlow (24)5.12003SFO
Frank Gifford+ (29)5.11959NYG
Lamar Miller (23)5.12014MIA
Wendell Tyler (24)5.11979RAM
Ryan Grant (24)5.12007GNB
Ryan Mathews (27)5.12015PHI
Tiki Barber (31)5.12006NYG
Michael Bennett (24)5.12002MIN
Shaun Alexander (28)5.12005SEA
A.D. Whitfield (23)5.11966WAS
John Grigas (26)5.11946BOS
Brian Westbrook (27)5.12006PHI
Wendell Tyler (30)5.11985SFO
Garrison Hearst (27)5.11998SFO
Spec Sanders (28)5.11946NYY
Jeremy Hill (21)5.12014CIN
Hoyle Granger (23)5.11967HOU
Ronnie Brown (25)5.12007MIA
Barry Sanders+ (28)5.11996DET
Tony Canadeo+ (30)5.11949GNB
Warrick Dunn (30)5.12005ATL
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