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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Years Tm
1Brian Mitchell 14,0141990-20033TM
2Allen Rossum11,9471998-20096TM
3Josh Cribbs11,1132005-20143TM
4Mel Gray10,2501986-19974TM
5Dante Hall 10,1362000-20082TM
6Glyn Milburn9,7881993-20014TM
7Michael Bates9,1101993-20036TM
8Darren Sproles 8,3522005-20193TM
9Desmond Howard 7,9591992-20025TM
10Leon Washington7,5532006-20144TM
11Devin Hester7,3332006-20164TM
12Kevin Williams7,3091993-20004TM
13Tyrone Hughes6,9991993-19983TM
14Ron Smith6,9221965-19745TM
15Ted Ginn Jr.6,8992007-20206TM
16Cordarrelle Patterson6,6632013-20204TM
17Chris Carr6,2762005-20135TM
18Michael Lewis5,9892001-20072TM
19Brandon Tate5,8902009-20184TM
20Eric Metcalf5,8131989-20027TM
21Eddie Drummond5,8112002-20072TM
22Dave Meggett5,5661989-19983TM
23Abe Woodson5,5381958-19662TM
24Corey Harris5,5281992-20036TM
25Rock Cartwright5,4502002-20112TM
Terrence McGee5,4502003-2012buf
27Tamarick Vanover5,4221995-20022TM
28Dexter Carter 5,4121990-19962TM
29Bruce Harper5,4071977-1984nyj
30Chad Morton5,4012000-20064TM
31Andre Roberts5,0962010-20206TM
32Terrence Wilkins 5,0911999-20062TM
33Herschel Walker5,0841986-19974TM
34Jacoby Jones4,9402007-20154TM
35Vai Sikahema4,9331986-19933TM
36Maurice Hicks4,9322004-20082TM
37Clarence Verdin4,9301986-19943TM
38Reggie Swinton4,9192001-20053TM
39Rod Woodson+4,8941987-20034TM
40Charlie Rogers4,8771999-20033TM
41Andre' Davis4,8212002-20094TM
42Al Carmichael 4,7981953-19612TM
43Timmy Brown 4,7811959-19683TM
44Tim Dwight4,7531998-20075TM
45Dick James4,6761956-19653TM
46Jermaine Lewis4,6111996-20043TM
47David Dunn4,5971995-20014TM
48Ronney Jenkins4,5502000-20032TM
49Speedy Duncan4,5391964-19742TM
50Ron Brown4,4931984-19912TM
51Andre Coleman4,4661994-19983TM
52Steve Odom4,4511974-19792TM
53Alvin Haymond4,4381964-19735TM
54Dennis Gentry4,3531982-1992chi
55Stefan Logan4,3432009-20122TM
56Larry Anderson 4,2171978-19842TM
57Dwayne Harris4,2042011-20193TM
58Bobby Jancik4,1851962-1967oti
59Josh Scobey4,1602003-20073TM
60Wes Welker4,1382004-20155TM
61Qadry Ismail4,1351993-20025TM
62Mike Nelms4,1281980-1984was
63Percy Harvin4,1272009-20164TM
64Kevin Faulk4,0981999-2011nwe
65LaRod Stephens-Howling4,0922009-20132TM
66Steve Broussard4,0601990-19983TM
67Eric Weems4,0302007-20173TM
68Stump Mitchell 4,0071981-1989crd
69Justin Miller3,9662005-20123TM
70Aaron Stecker3,9342000-20093TM
71Dwight Stone3,9271987-20003TM
72MarTay Jenkins3,8651999-2002crd
73Nate Lewis3,8251990-19952TM
74Vaughn Hebron3,8021993-19982TM
75Joe Arenas 3,7981951-1957sfo
76Fulton Walker 3,7791981-19862TM
77Marc Mariani3,7662010-20162TM
78Bruce Laird3,7481972-19832TM
79Ollie Matson+3,7461952-19664TM
80Ellis Hobbs3,7392005-20102TM
81Carl Garrett 3,7041969-19774TM
82Jerious Norwood3,6952006-20112TM
83Eddie Payton3,6761977-19824TM
84Darrin Nelson3,6591982-19922TM
85Bobby Joe Edmonds3,6461986-19953TM
86Bethel Johnson 3,6112003-20062TM
87Kermit Alexander3,5861963-19733TM
88Tremain Mack3,5831997-2000cin
89Tony Horne3,5771998-2000ram
90Danny Amendola3,5752009-20204TM
91Deion Sanders +3,5231989-20055TM
92Aaron Bailey3,5011994-1998clt
93Derrick Mason3,4961997-20114TM
94Buddy Young3,4651947-19554TM
95Drew Hill3,4601979-19933TM
96Clarence Childs3,4541964-19682TM
97Roell Preston3,4271995-19995TM
98Larry Marshall3,3961972-19784TM
99Dominic Rhodes3,3742001-20102TM
100Danieal Manning3,3702006-20142TM
101Carl Roaches3,3521980-19852TM
102B.J. Sams3,3412004-20082TM
Vic Washington3,3411971-19763TM
104Woodley Lewis3,3251950-19603TM
105David Palmer3,2741994-2000min
106Adam Jones3,2322005-20184TM
107Albert Bentley3,1921985-19922TM
108Tyler Lockett3,1882015-2020sea
109Dino Hall3,1851979-1983cle
110Cannonball Butler3,1311965-19723TM
111Jon Arnett3,1101957-19662TM
112Terry Metcalf3,0871973-19812TM
113Herb Adderley+3,0801961-19722TM
114Willie Ponder3,0642003-20063TM
115Bo Roberson3,0571961-19664TM
116Donnie Elder3,0401985-19915TM
117Abner Haynes3,0251960-19674TM
118Courtney Roby3,0072005-20144TM
119Bobby Humphery2,9741984-19902TM
120Stanford Jennings2,9651984-19923TM
121Glenn Holt2,9612006-2008cin
122Brock Marion2,9511993-20043TM
123Mercury Morris 2,9471969-19762TM
124Billy Johnson2,9411974-19883TM
125Quintin Demps2,9312008-20175TM
126Dave Hampton 2,9231969-19763TM
127J.J. Moses2,9042002-20053TM
128Benny Cunningham2,8952013-20182TM
129Bill Butler2,8861959-19644TM
130Jerry Azumah2,8851999-2005chi
131Brad Smith2,8732006-20143TM
132Maurice Morris 2,8582002-20112TM
133Brandon Banks2,8562010-2012was
134Rich Mauti2,8521977-19842TM
135Alvin Hall2,8191981-1987det
James Thrash2,8191997-20082TM
137Jamie Holland 2,8061987-19923TM
138James Owens2,8011979-19842TM
Preston Pearson2,8011967-19803TM
Travis Williams 2,8011967-19712TM
141Dave Grayson2,7981961-19702TM
142Gale Sayers +2,7811965-1971chi
143Gary Anderson 2,7791985-19933TM
144Dick Christy2,7701958-19633TM
145James Brooks2,7621981-19924TM
146Walter Roberts2,7281964-19703TM
147Lynn Chandnois2,7201950-1956pit
148Bernard Jackson2,7091972-19803TM
149Cleo Montgomery2,7061980-19853TM
150Terry Fair2,6981998-20053TM
151J.J. Arrington2,6942005-2008crd
152Bobby Mitchell +2,6901958-19682TM
153Leon Johnson2,6881997-20033TM
154Brandon Bennett2,6751998-20042TM
155Zachary Dixon2,6341979-19845TM
156Vernon Turner2,6261990-19954TM
Glen Young2,6261983-19882TM
158Al Nelson2,6251965-1973phi
159Aaron Glenn2,6221994-20085TM
160Darrick Vaughn2,6202000-20032TM
161Cecil Turner2,6161968-1973chi
162Randy Baldwin2,6071991-19964TM
163Alex Erickson 2,6012016-2020cin
164Micheal Spurlock2,5942006-20148TM
Troy Walters2,5942000-20074TM
166Lou Piccone2,5591974-19822TM
167Marcus Thigpen2,5332012-20154TM
168Floyd Little+2,5231967-1975den
169Greg Pruitt2,5141973-19842TM
170Tom Watkins2,5101961-19683TM
171Eric Ball2,4741989-19952TM
172Leodis McKelvin2,4712008-20162TM
173Josh Wilson2,4672007-20155TM
174Aveion Cason2,4572001-20083TM
175Pharoh Cooper2,4312016-20204TM
176Ken Jenkins2,4271983-19862TM
177Clint Jones2,4261967-19732TM
178Johnny Bailey2,4201990-19953TM
179Tyson Thompson2,4162005-2007dal
180Fred McAfee2,4121991-20064TM
181Jon Vaughn2,3901991-19943TM
182Stephen Starring2,3891983-19883TM
183Steve Smith2,3712001-20162TM
184Rick Upchurch2,3551975-1983den
185Darius Reynaud2,3472008-20134TM
186Jordan Todman2,3462011-20175TM
187Gary Davis2,3411976-19812TM
188Howard Stevens2,3361973-19772TM
189Rocket Ismail2,3341993-20013TM
190Rickie Harris2,3261965-19722TM
191Keith Moody2,3181976-19802TM
192Sammy Martin 2,3171988-19912TM
193James Dixon2,3151989-1991dal
194Deji Karim2,3062010-20133TM
195Larry Garron 2,2991960-1968nwe
196Terry Kirby2,2921993-20024TM
197David Patten2,2731997-20085TM
198Joe McKnight 2,2702010-20142TM
199Mel Renfro+2,2461964-1977dal
200Reidel Anthony2,2321997-2001tam
201Steve Breaston2,2202007-20122TM
202Ken Bell2,2181986-1989den
203Jerry LeVias2,2131969-19742TM
204Eddie Saenz2,1911946-1951was
205Charley Warner 2,1871963-19662TM
206Kenny Bynum2,1821997-2000sdg
207Deonte Thompson2,1792012-20184TM
208Lenny Lyles2,1611958-19692TM
209Artie Owens2,1551976-19803TM
210Napoleon Kaufman 2,1491995-2000rai
211Arlen Harris2,1472003-20062TM
212Miles Austin2,1462006-20153TM
213Clarence Davis2,1401971-1978rai
214Noland Smith2,1371967-19692TM
215Herman Hunter2,1331985-19873TM
216Eric Moulds2,1281996-20073TM
Chris Watson2,1281999-20022TM
218Charlie West 2,1271968-19793TM
219Pervis Atkins2,1241961-19663TM
220Chris Cole2,1052000-2003den
221Ameer Abdullah2,1032015-20202TM
O.J. McDuffie2,1031993-2000mia
223Brian Baschnagel2,1021976-1984chi
224Jakeem Grant2,1002016-2020mia
225Willie Drewrey2,0971985-19932TM
226Lionel James2,0941984-1988sdg
227Ladell Betts2,0852002-20102TM
228Robbie Martin 2,0841981-19862TM
229Sylvester Stamps2,0791984-19892TM
230Wallace Francis 2,0771973-19812TM
231Koren Robinson2,0702001-20083TM
232Irving Spikes2,0581994-1997mia
233Maurice Jones-Drew2,0542006-20142TM
Jerome Mathis2,0542005-2007htx
235Jo-Jo Townsell2,0481985-1990nyj
Charles Wilson2,0481990-19953TM
237Don Shy2,0471967-19734TM
238Felix Jones2,0442008-20132TM
239Clifton Smith2,0382008-20103TM
240George Taliaferro2,0351949-19555TM
241Steve Van Buren+2,0301944-1951phi
242Lorenzo Hampton 2,0251985-1989mia
243Larry Brunson2,0221974-19803TM
244Dave Williams2,0191977-19812TM
245Travis Minor2,0162001-20082TM
Michael Morton2,0161982-19873TM
247Billy Grimes2,0151949-19522TM
248Najeh Davenport 2,0052002-20083TM
249Roy Green2,0021979-19922TM
250Keshawn Martin 2,0012012-20163TM