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Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Years Tm
1Brian Mitchell14,0141990-20033TM
2Allen Rossum11,9471998-20096TM
3Josh Cribbs11,1132005-20143TM
4Mel Gray10,2501986-19974TM
5Dante Hall10,1362000-20082TM
6Glyn Milburn9,7881993-20014TM
7Michael Bates9,1101993-20036TM
8Darren Sproles8,3522005-20193TM
9Desmond Howard7,9591992-20025TM
10Leon Washington7,5532006-20144TM
11Cordarrelle Patterson7,5522013-20215TM
12Devin Hester7,3332006-20164TM
13Kevin Williams7,3091993-20004TM
14Tyrone Hughes6,9991993-19983TM
15Ron Smith6,9221965-19745TM
16Ted Ginn Jr.6,8992007-20206TM
17Andre Roberts6,7162010-20218TM
18Chris Carr6,2762005-20135TM
19Michael Lewis5,9892001-20072TM
20Brandon Tate5,8902009-20184TM
21Eric Metcalf5,8131989-20027TM
22Eddie Drummond5,8112002-20072TM
23Dave Meggett5,5661989-19983TM
24Abe Woodson5,5381958-19662TM
25Corey Harris5,5281992-20036TM
26Rock Cartwright5,4502002-20112TM
Terrence McGee5,4502003-2012buf
28Tamarick Vanover5,4221995-20022TM
29Dexter Carter5,4121990-19962TM
30Bruce Harper5,4071977-1984nyj
31Chad Morton5,4012000-20064TM
32Terrence Wilkins5,0911999-20062TM
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 Carmichael4,7981953-19612TM
43Timmy Brown4,7811959-19683TM
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 Anderson4,2171978-19842TM
57Dwayne Harris4,2042011-20204TM
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 Mitchell4,0071981-1989crd
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 Arenas3,7981951-1957sfo
76Fulton Walker3,7791981-19862TM
77Marc Mariani3,7662010-20162TM
78Bruce Laird3,7481972-19832TM
79Ollie Matson+3,7461952-19664TM
80Ellis Hobbs3,7392005-20102TM
81Carl Garrett3,7041969-19774TM
82Jerious Norwood3,6952006-20112TM
83Eddie Payton3,6761977-19824TM
84Darrin Nelson3,6591982-19922TM
85Bobby Joe Edmonds3,6461986-19953TM
86Bethel Johnson3,6112003-20062TM
87Danny Amendola3,5902009-20215TM
88Kermit Alexander3,5861963-19733TM
89Tremain Mack3,5831997-2000cin
90Tony Horne3,5771998-2000ram
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 Lockett3,1882015-2021sea
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 Morris2,9471969-19762TM
124Ameer Abdullah2,9442015-20213TM
125Billy Johnson2,9411974-19883TM
126Quintin Demps2,9312008-20175TM
127Dave Hampton2,9231969-19763TM
128J.J. Moses2,9042002-20053TM
129Benny Cunningham2,8952013-20182TM
130Bill Butler2,8861959-19644TM
131Jerry Azumah2,8851999-2005chi
132Brad Smith2,8732006-20143TM
133Maurice Morris2,8582002-20112TM
134Brandon Banks2,8562010-2012was
135Rich Mauti2,8521977-19842TM
136Alvin Hall2,8191981-1987det
James Thrash2,8191997-20082TM
138Jamie Holland2,8061987-19923TM
139James Owens2,8011979-19842TM
Preston Pearson2,8011967-19803TM
Travis Williams2,8011967-19712TM
142Dave Grayson2,7981961-19702TM
143Gale Sayers+2,7811965-1971chi
144Gary Anderson2,7791985-19933TM
145Dick Christy2,7701958-19633TM
146James Brooks2,7621981-19924TM
147Pharoh Cooper2,7302016-20215TM
148Alex Erickson2,7292016-20212TM
149Walter Roberts2,7281964-19703TM
150Lynn Chandnois2,7201950-1956pit
151Bernard Jackson2,7091972-19803TM
152Cleo Montgomery2,7061980-19853TM
153Jakeem Grant2,6992016-20212TM
154Terry Fair2,6981998-20053TM
155J.J. Arrington2,6942005-2008crd
156Bobby Mitchell+2,6901958-19682TM
157Leon Johnson2,6881997-20033TM
158Brandon Bennett2,6751998-20042TM
159Zachary Dixon2,6341979-19845TM
160Vernon Turner2,6261990-19954TM
Glen Young2,6261983-19882TM
162Al Nelson2,6251965-1973phi
163Aaron Glenn 2,6221994-20085TM
164Darrick Vaughn2,6202000-20032TM
165Cecil Turner2,6161968-1973chi
166Randy Baldwin2,6071991-19964TM
167Micheal Spurlock2,5942006-20148TM
Troy Walters2,5942000-20074TM
169Lou Piccone2,5591974-19822TM
170Marcus Thigpen2,5332012-20154TM
171Floyd Little+2,5231967-1975den
172Greg Pruitt2,5141973-19842TM
173Tom Watkins2,5101961-19683TM
174Eric Ball2,4741989-19952TM
175Leodis McKelvin2,4712008-20162TM
176Josh Wilson2,4672007-20155TM
177Aveion Cason2,4572001-20083TM
178Ken Jenkins2,4271983-19862TM
179Clint Jones2,4261967-19732TM
180Johnny Bailey2,4201990-19953TM
181Tyson Thompson2,4162005-2007dal
182Fred McAfee2,4121991-20064TM
183Jon Vaughn2,3901991-19943TM
184Stephen Starring2,3891983-19883TM
185Steve Smith Sr.2,3712001-20162TM
186Rick Upchurch2,3551975-1983den
187Darius Reynaud2,3472008-20134TM
188Jordan Todman2,3462011-20175TM
189Gary Davis2,3411976-19812TM
190Howard Stevens2,3361973-19772TM
191Rocket Ismail2,3341993-20013TM
192Rickie Harris2,3261965-19722TM
193Keith Moody2,3181976-19802TM
194Sammy Martin2,3171988-19912TM
195James Dixon2,3151989-1991dal
196Deji Karim2,3062010-20133TM
197Larry Garron2,2991960-1968nwe
198Terry Kirby2,2921993-20024TM
199David Patten2,2731997-20085TM
200Joe McKnight2,2702010-20142TM
201Mel Renfro+2,2461964-1977dal
202Reidel Anthony2,2321997-2001tam
203Steve Breaston2,2202007-20122TM
204Ken Bell2,2181986-1989den
205Jerry LeVias2,2131969-19742TM
206Eddie Saenz2,1911946-1951was
207Charley Warner2,1871963-19662TM
208Kenny Bynum2,1821997-2000sdg
209Deonte Thompson2,1792012-20184TM
210Jamal Agnew2,1742017-20212TM
211Lenny Lyles2,1611958-19692TM
212Artie Owens2,1551976-19803TM
213Napoleon Kaufman2,1491995-2000rai
214Arlen Harris2,1472003-20062TM
215Miles Austin2,1462006-20153TM
216Clarence Davis2,1401971-1978rai
217Noland Smith2,1371967-19692TM
218Herman Hunter2,1331985-19873TM
219Eric Moulds2,1281996-20073TM
Chris Watson2,1281999-20022TM
221Charlie West2,1271968-19793TM
222Pervis Atkins2,1241961-19663TM
223Chris Cole2,1052000-2003den
224O.J. McDuffie2,1031993-2000mia
225Brian Baschnagel2,1021976-1984chi
226Willie Drewrey2,0971985-19932TM
227Lionel James2,0941984-1988sdg
228Ladell Betts2,0852002-20102TM
229Robbie Martin2,0841981-19862TM
230Sylvester Stamps2,0791984-19892TM
231Wallace Francis2,0771973-19812TM
232Koren Robinson2,0702001-20083TM
233Irving Spikes2,0581994-1997mia
234Maurice Jones-Drew2,0542006-20142TM
Jerome Mathis2,0542005-2007htx
236Jo-Jo Townsell2,0481985-1990nyj
Charles Wilson2,0481990-19953TM
238Don Shy2,0471967-19734TM
239Felix Jones2,0442008-20132TM
240Clifton Smith2,0382008-20103TM
241George Taliaferro2,0351949-19555TM
242Steve Van Buren+2,0301944-1951phi
243Lorenzo Hampton2,0251985-1989mia
244Larry Brunson2,0221974-19803TM
245Dave Williams2,0191977-19812TM
246Travis Minor2,0162001-20082TM
Michael Morton2,0161982-19873TM
248Billy Grimes2,0151949-19522TM
249Najeh Davenport2,0052002-20083TM
250Roy Green2,0021979-19922TM