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Leaders Table
Rank Player Y/G Year Tm
1O.J. Simpson (26)143.11973BUF
2Jim Brown (27)133.11963CLE
3Walter Payton (23)132.31977CHI
4Eric Dickerson (24)131.61984RAM
5Adrian Peterson (27)131.12012MIN
6O.J. Simpson (28)129.81975BUF
7Jamal Lewis (24)129.12003BAL
8Earl Campbell (25)128.91980HOU
9Barry Sanders (29)128.31997DET
10Jim Brown (22)127.31958CLE
11Terrell Davis (25)125.51998DEN
12Chris Johnson (23)125.42009TEN
13Clinton Portis (22)122.42003DEN
14Barry Sanders (26)117.71994DET
Ahman Green (26)117.72003GNB
16Shaun Alexander (28)117.52005SEA
17Terrell Davis (24)116.71997DEN
18Tiki Barber (30)116.32005NYG
19Ricky Williams (25)115.82002MIA
20Jamal Anderson (25)115.41998ATL
Priest Holmes (28)115.42002KAN
22DeMarco Murray (26)115.32014DAL
23Eric Dickerson (26)113.81986RAM
24LaDainian Tomlinson (27)113.42006SDG
25Eric Dickerson (23)113.01983RAM
26Eric Dickerson (27)112.31987IND
27Larry Johnson (26)111.82006KAN
28Priest Holmes (30)111.52004KAN
29Jerome Bettis (25)111.01997PIT
30Emmitt Smith (26)110.81995DAL
Jim Brown (23)110.81959CLE
32Jim Brown (29)110.31965CLE
33Adrian Peterson (23)110.02008MIN
34Marcus Allen (25)109.91985RAI
35Larry Johnson (25)109.42005KAN
36Corey Dillon (29)109.02004NWE
37Fred Taylor (24)107.62000JAX
38Gerald Riggs (24)107.41985ATL
O.J. Simpson (29)107.41976BUF
40Emmitt Smith (23)107.11992DAL
41Edgerrin James (22)106.82000IND
42Michael Turner (26)106.22008ATL
43Emmitt Smith (24)106.11993DAL
Curtis Martin (31)106.12004NYJ
Earl Campbell (24)106.11979HOU
46Shaun Alexander (27)106.02004SEA
47Frank Gore (23)105.92006SFO
48Barry Foster (23)105.61992PIT
49Jim Taylor (26)105.31962GNB
Walter Payton (30)105.31984CHI
51LaDainian Tomlinson (23)105.22002SDG
52Jim Brown (24)104.81960CLE
53George Rogers (22)104.61981NOR
54Jim Nance (23)104.11966BOS
55Tiki Barber (31)103.92006NYG
56Eric Dickerson (28)103.71988IND
57Jim Brown (28)103.31964CLE
58Barry Sanders (23)103.21991DET
59Stephen Davis (29)103.12003CAR
60Tony Dorsett (27)102.91981DAL
61LaDainian Tomlinson (24)102.82003SDG
62Billy Sims (25)102.61981DET
Deuce McAllister (24)102.62003NOR
64Julius Jones (23)102.42004DAL
65Spec Sanders (29)102.31947NYY
66Barry Sanders (25)101.41993DET
67Larry Brown (24)101.31972WAS
68Joe Morris (25)101.11986NYG
69Arian Foster (24)101.02010HOU
70Alfred Morris (23)100.82012WAS
71Walter Payton (25)100.61979CHI
Jim Brown (25)100.61961CLE
73Otis Armstrong (23)100.51974DEN
74LeSean McCoy (25)100.42013PHI
Edgerrin James (27)100.42005IND
Maurice Jones-Drew (26)100.42011JAX
Stephen Davis (25)100.41999WAS
78Ottis Anderson (22)100.31979STL
79Ricky Williams (23)100.02000NOR
80Marshawn Lynch (26)99.42012SEA
81Walter Payton (22)99.31976CHI
82Gerald Riggs (23)99.11984ATL
83Emmitt Smith (25)98.91994DAL
84Marshall Faulk (28)98.72001STL
Christian Okoye (28)98.71989KAN
86Fred Taylor (27)98.32003JAX
87Garrison Hearst (27)98.11998SFO
88Barry Sanders (21)98.01989DET
89William Andrews (27)97.91983ATL
90Emmitt Smith (22)97.71991DAL
91Jerome Bettis (29)97.52001PIT
92Priest Holmes (27)97.22001KAN
93Marshall Faulk (27)97.12000STL
Barry Sanders (28)97.11996DET
Edgerrin James (21)97.11999IND
96Chris Brown (23)97.02004TEN
97Walter Payton (31)96.91985CHI
98Edgerrin James (25)96.82003IND
Don Woods (23)96.81974SDG
Edgerrin James (26)96.82004IND
101Earl Campbell (23)96.71978HOU
102Olandis Gary (24)96.61999DEN
Chris Warren (26)96.61994SEA
104James Wilder (26)96.51984TAM
105Cedric Benson (26)96.22009CIN
106Terrell Davis (23)96.11996DEN
107Arian Foster (28)95.82014HOU
Adrian Peterson (22)95.82007MIN
109Steven Jackson (23)95.52006STL
Steve Van Buren (28)95.51949PHI
111Gale Sayers (25)95.11968CHI
Freeman McNeil (26)95.11985NYJ
Robert Smith (28)95.12000MIN
114Tiki Barber (29)94.92004NYG
115Clinton Portis (24)94.82005WAS
116DeAngelo Williams (25)94.72008CAR
117Herschel Walker (26)94.61988DAL
Maurice Jones-Drew (25)94.62010JAX
Curtis Martin (28)94.62001NYJ
120Wilbert Montgomery (24)94.51979PHI
121Steven Jackson (26)94.42009STL
122Jamaal Charles (25)94.32012KAN
Eddie George (26)94.32000TEN
Clinton Portis (21)94.32002DEN
125Arian Foster (25)94.22011HOU
126Roger Craig (28)93.91988SFO
127Rick Casares (25)93.81956CHI
Thurman Thomas (25)93.81991BUF
Barry Sanders (27)93.81995DET
130Wilbert Montgomery (26)93.51981PHI
131Fred Jackson (30)93.42011BUF
Willie Parker (25)93.42006PIT
Jim Taylor (25)93.41961GNB
134Barry Sanders (30)93.21998DET
135Emmitt Smith (30)93.11999DAL
136Curtis Martin (22)92.91995NWE
Clinton Portis (27)92.92008WAS
Thurman Thomas (26)92.91992BUF
Mike Anderson (26)92.92000DEN
Earl Campbell (28)92.91983HOU
141Adrian Peterson (30)92.82015MIN
142Curt Warner (25)92.61986SEA
143Delvin Williams (25)92.51976SFO
Deuce McAllister (23)92.52002NOR
145LaDainian Tomlinson (28)92.12007SDG
146Jim Taylor (24)91.81960GNB
147Brandon Jacobs (25)91.72007NYG
Jamaal Charles (23)91.72010KAN
149Charles White (29)91.61987RAM
150Curtis Martin (26)91.51999NYJ
151Lawrence McCutcheon (23)91.41973RAM
LaDainian Tomlinson (26)91.42005SDG
153Beattie Feathers (25)91.31934CHI
Walter Payton (26)91.31980CHI
155Rudi Johnson (25)91.12005CIN
156Mark van Eeghen (25)90.91977OAK
Doug Martin (23)90.92012TAM
Rudi Johnson (24)90.92004CIN
159Curt Warner (22)90.61983SEA
160Robert Smith (25)90.41997MIN
Joe Cribbs (24)90.41982BUF
Adrian Peterson (28)90.42013MIN
Travis Henry (24)90.42003BUF
164Jim Taylor (28)89.91964GNB
Travis Henry (23)89.92002BUF
166John Riggins (34)89.81983WAS
Rodney Hampton (24)89.81993NYG
168Dorsey Levens (27)89.71997GNB
Shaun Alexander (26)89.72003SEA
Corey Dillon (25)89.72000CIN
171Shaun Alexander (29)89.62006SEA
172Stephen Davis (27)89.52001WAS
173Jerome Bettis (24)89.41996PIT
O.J. Simpson (25)89.41972BUF
175Jerome Bettis (21)89.31993RAM
John David Crow (25)89.31960STL
177Curtis Martin (24)89.21997NWE
George Rogers (23)89.21982NOR
Freeman McNeil (25)89.21984NYJ
180Thomas Jones (27)89.02005CHI
Arian Foster (26)89.02012HOU
Darren McFadden (23)89.02010OAK
Franco Harris (25)89.01975PIT
LaDainian Tomlinson (25)89.02004SDG
185Brian Westbrook (28)88.92007PHI
186Walter Payton (29)88.81983CHI
Priest Holmes (29)88.82003KAN
188Domanick Williams (24)88.72005HOU
189Ahman Green (25)88.62002GNB
190John Riggins (35)88.51984WAS
Warrick Dunn (30)88.52005ATL
Leroy Kelly (26)88.51968CLE
193Lawrence McCutcheon (27)88.41977RAM
194Natrone Means (26)88.31998SDG
195Ricky Watters (27)88.21996PHI
196Eric Dickerson (25)88.11985RAM
197George Rogers (24)88.01983NOR
198Gale Sayers (23)87.91966CHI
Stephen Davis (26)87.92000WAS
200Willie Parker (26)87.72007PIT
Tony Canadeo (30)87.71949GNB
Clinton Portis (23)87.72004WAS
203Thomas Jones (31)87.62009NYJ
Doug Martin (26)87.62015TAM
Terrell Davis (28)87.62001DEN
206Marion Butts (24)87.51990SDG
207Eddie George (23)87.41997TEN
Fred Taylor (28)87.42004JAX
Joe Perry (27)87.41954SFO
Eric Dickerson (29)87.41989IND
Cliff Battles (27)87.41937WAS
212Freeman McNeil (23)87.31982NYJ
LeSean McCoy (23)87.32011PHI
214Walter Payton (24)87.21978CHI
215Wilbert Montgomery (23)87.11978PHI
216Mike Rozier (26)87.01987HOU
217Maurice Jones-Drew (24)86.92009JAX
Jamal Lewis (28)86.92007CLE
Jim Nance (24)86.91967BOS
220Steven Jackson (25)86.82008STL
221Tiki Barber (27)86.72002NYG
Ahman Green (24)86.72001GNB
223Larry Brown (22)86.51970WAS
Adrian Peterson (25)86.52010MIN
Travis Henry (27)86.52006TEN
Robert Smith (24)86.51996MIN
227Adrian Peterson (24)86.42009MIN
Bo Jackson (26)86.41989RAI
229J.D. Smith (27)86.31959SFO
Marshall Faulk (26)86.31999STL
231Leroy Kelly (25)86.11967CLE
232Earl Campbell (26)86.01981HOU
Ottis Anderson (24)86.01981STL
234DeAngelo Williams (26)85.92009CAR
Steve Van Buren (27)85.91948PHI
Billy Sims (28)85.91984DET
237Hugh McElhenny (25)85.81954SFO
Curtis Martin (25)85.81998NYJ
Jamaal Charles (26)85.82013KAN
Marshawn Lynch (21)85.82007BUF
Ricky Williams (26)85.82003MIA
242Lydell Mitchell (27)85.71976BAL
Michael Turner (28)85.72010ATL
244Bull Karcis (28)85.51937PIT
Eddie George (22)85.51996HOU
246Hoyle Granger (23)85.31967HOU
Chris Johnson (24)85.32010TEN
Ray Rice (24)85.32011BAL
Jamal Lewis (21)85.32000BAL
250Lydell Mitchell (26)85.21975BAL