NFL Rushing Attempts Career Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Att Years Tm
1Emmitt Smith+4,4091990-20042TM
2Walter Payton+3,8381975-1987chi
3Curtis Martin+3,5181995-20052TM
4Frank Gore3,4932005-20194TM
5Jerome Bettis+3,4791993-20052TM
6LaDainian Tomlinson+3,1742001-20112TM
7Barry Sanders+3,0621989-1998det
8Edgerrin James3,0281999-20093TM
9Marcus Allen+3,0221982-19972TM
10Eric Dickerson+2,9961983-19934TM
11Franco Harris+2,9491972-19842TM
12Adrian Peterson2,9402007-20194TM
13Tony Dorsett+2,9361977-19882TM
14John Riggins+2,9161971-19852TM
15Thurman Thomas+2,8771988-20002TM
16Eddie George2,8651996-20042TM
17Marshall Faulk+2,8361994-20052TM
18Steven Jackson2,7642004-20153TM
19Thomas Jones2,6782000-20115TM
20Warrick Dunn2,6691997-20082TM
21Ricky Watters2,6221992-20013TM
22Corey Dillon2,6181997-20062TM
23Ottis Anderson2,5621979-19922TM
24Jamal Lewis2,5422000-20092TM
25Fred Taylor2,5341998-20102TM
26Marshawn Lynch2,4412007-20183TM
27Ricky Williams2,4311999-20113TM
28LeSean McCoy2,4182009-20193TM
29O.J. Simpson+2,4041969-19792TM
30Jim Brown+2,3591957-1965cle
31Matt Forte2,3562008-20172TM
32Clinton Portis2,2302002-20102TM
33Tiki Barber2,2171997-2006nyg
34Shaun Alexander2,1872000-20082TM
Earl Campbell+2,1871978-19852TM
36Chris Johnson2,1632008-20173TM
37Terry Allen2,1521991-20015TM
38Earnest Byner2,0951984-19973TM
Willis McGahee2,0952004-20134TM
40Ahman Green2,0561998-20093TM
41Roger Craig1,9911983-19933TM
42Gerald Riggs1,9891982-19912TM
43Herschel Walker1,9541986-19974TM
44Stephen Davis1,9451996-20063TM
45Jim Taylor+1,9411958-19672TM
46Joe Perry+1,9291948-19632TM
47Larry Csonka+1,8911968-19792TM
48Maurice Jones-Drew1,8472006-20142TM
49Mike Pruitt1,8441976-19863TM
50Garrison Hearst1,8311993-20044TM
51Rodney Hampton1,8241990-1997nyg
52Freeman McNeil1,7981981-1992nyj
53Chris Warren1,7911990-20003TM
54Antowain Smith1,7841997-20054TM
55Priest Holmes1,7801997-20072TM
56DeAngelo Williams1,7302006-20162TM
57Leroy Kelly+1,7271964-1973cle
58Jonathan Stewart1,7052008-20182TM
59Curt Warner1,6981983-19902TM
60George Rogers1,6921981-19872TM
61James Brooks1,6851981-19924TM
62Lydell Mitchell1,6751972-19803TM
63Terrell Davis+1,6551995-2001den
64Mark van Eeghen1,6521974-19832TM
65Bill Brown1,6491961-19742TM
66Floyd Little+1,6411967-1975den
67Michael Turner1,6392004-20122TM
68Ken Willard1,6221965-19742TM
69DeMarco Murray1,6042011-20173TM
70Cedric Benson1,6002005-20123TM
71James Wilder1,5861981-19903TM
72John Henry Johnson+1,5711954-19664TM
73Chuck Muncie1,5611976-19842TM
74Chuck Foreman1,5561973-19802TM
75Wilbert Montgomery1,5401977-19852TM
76Charlie Garner1,5371994-20044TM
77Larry Brown1,5301969-1976was
78Lawrence McCutcheon1,5211972-19814TM
79Rudi Johnson1,5172001-20082TM
80Neal Anderson1,5151986-1993chi
81Don Perkins1,5001961-1968dal
82LeGarrette Blount1,4952010-20185TM
Sammy Winder1,4951982-1990den
84Pete Johnson1,4891977-19843TM
85Travis Henry1,4882001-20073TM
86James Stewart1,4781995-20022TM
87Arian Foster1,4762009-20162TM
88Calvin Hill1,4521969-19813TM
89Mark Ingram1,4442011-20192TM
90Rick Casares1,4311955-19663TM
91Ray Rice1,4302008-2013rav
Duce Staley1,4301997-20062TM
93Deuce McAllister1,4292001-2008nor
94Larry Johnson1,4272003-20114TM
95Joe Morris1,4111982-19912TM
Robert Smith1,4111993-2000min
97Natrone Means1,4091993-20003TM
98Jamaal Charles1,4072008-20183TM
99Michael Pittman1,3921998-20083TM
100Sam Cunningham1,3851973-1982nwe
Brian Westbrook1,3852002-20102TM
102Adrian Murrell1,3751993-20034TM
103Alfred Morris1,3742012-20194TM
104Le'Veon Bell1,3722013-20192TM
105Mike Alstott1,3591996-2006tam
106Lamar Miller1,3542012-20182TM
107John Brockington1,3471971-19772TM
108Marion Butts1,3451989-19953TM
109Wendell Tyler1,3441977-19862TM
110Jim Nance1,3411965-19732TM
111Jamal Anderson1,3291994-2001atl
112Doug Martin1,3222012-20182TM
Lamar Smith1,3221994-20034TM
114Steve Van Buren+1,3201944-1951phi
115William Andrews1,3151979-1986atl
116Delvin Williams1,3121974-19813TM
117Joe Cribbs1,3091980-19884TM
118Mike Garrett1,3081966-19732TM
119Fred Jackson1,3052007-20152TM
120Darren McFadden1,3022008-20172TM
121Emerson Boozer1,2911966-1975nyj
Kevin Mack1,2911985-1993cle
123Reggie Bush1,2862006-20165TM
124Ronnie Brown1,2812005-20144TM
125Julius Jones1,2802004-20103TM
126Tyrone Wheatley1,2701995-20042TM
127Willie Parker1,2532004-2009pit
128Christian Okoye1,2461987-1992kan
129John Williams1,2451986-19952TM
130Dorsey Levens1,2431994-20043TM
131Chris Ivory1,2272010-20184TM
132Dick Bass1,2181960-1969ram
133MacArthur Lane1,2061968-19783TM
134Greg Bell1,2041984-19903TM
Ron Johnson1,2041969-19752TM
136Dexter Bussey1,2031974-1984det
137Tom Matte1,2001961-1972clt
138Donny Anderson1,1971966-19742TM
139Greg Pruitt1,1961973-19842TM
Alex Webster1,1961955-1964nyg
141Joe Washington1,1951977-19854TM
142Tony Collins1,1911981-19902TM
143Ryan Mathews1,1842010-20162TM
144Dave Osborn1,1791965-19762TM
145Errict Rhett1,1741994-20003TM
146Rob Carpenter1,1721977-19863TM
147Clarke Hinkle+1,1711932-1941gnb
148Ollie Matson+1,1701952-19664TM
Altie Taylor1,1701969-19762TM
150Leonard Russell1,1641991-19964TM
151Robert Newhouse1,1601972-1983dal
Jim Otis1,1601970-19783TM
Chester Taylor1,1602002-20114TM
154Mike Rozier1,1591985-19912TM
155John David Crow1,1571958-19682TM
Ed Podolak1,1571969-1977kan
157Marion Barber1,1562005-20112TM
158Harold Green1,1511990-19983TM
159Dave Hampton1,1481969-19763TM
160Clem Daniels1,1461960-19683TM
Todd Gurley1,1462015-2019ram
162Brandon Jacobs1,1412005-20132TM
163Dick Hoak1,1321961-1970pit
164Billy Sims1,1311980-1984det
165Dalton Hilliard1,1261986-1993nor
166Hugh McElhenny+1,1241952-19644TM
167Ted Brown1,1171979-1986min
168Edgar Bennett1,1151992-19992TM
169J.D. Smith1,1001956-19663TM
170Joseph Addai1,0952006-2011clt
171Mike Thomas1,0871975-19802TM
172Ahmad Bradshaw1,0832007-20152TM
173Rashard Mendenhall1,0812008-20132TM
174Lenny Moore+1,0691956-1967clt
175Reggie Cobb1,0651990-19964TM
176Lorenzo White1,0621988-19952TM
177Bob Hoernschemeyer1,0591946-19553TM
Earnest Jackson1,0591983-19883TM
179Matt Snell1,0571964-1972nyj
180Cadillac Williams1,0552005-20112TM
181Johnny Hector1,0511983-1992nyj
182Ezekiel Elliott1,0462016-2019dal
Johnny Johnson1,0461990-19942TM
184Bill Mathis1,0441960-1969nyj
Anthony Thomas1,0442001-20074TM
186Tommy Mason1,0401961-19713TM
187Abner Haynes1,0361960-19674TM
188Gary Brown1,0321991-19993TM
189Tony Galbreath1,0311976-19873TM
Carl Garrett1,0311969-19774TM
Craig Heyward1,0311988-19985TM
192Jim Kiick1,0291968-19773TM
193Paul Lowe1,0261960-19692TM
194Tony Canadeo+1,0251941-1952gnb
195Otis Armstrong1,0231973-1980den
196Kevan Barlow1,0222001-20062TM
197Harvey Williams1,0211991-19982TM
198Darrin Nelson1,0201982-19922TM
199Johnny Roland1,0151966-19732TM
200Rickey Young1,0111975-19832TM
201Cookie Gilchrist1,0101962-19673TM
James Jones1,0101983-19922TM
203BenJarvus Green-Ellis1,0082008-20132TM
Leroy Hoard1,0081990-19994TM
205Karim Abdul-Jabbar1,0041996-20003TM
206Billy Ray Barnes9941957-19663TM
207Shonn Greene9932009-20142TM
208Gale Sayers+9911965-1971chi
209Randy McMillan9901981-1986clt
210Wendell Hayes9881963-19743TM
211Stump Mitchell9861981-1989crd
212Latavius Murray9842014-20193TM
213Ron Dayne9832000-20073TM
Melvin Gordon9832015-2019sdg
215Napoleon Kaufman9781995-2000rai
216Carlos Hyde9762014-20194TM
217Bam Morris9741994-19994TM
218Wilbur Jackson9711974-19822TM
219Alan Ameche9641955-1960clt
Jon Arnett9641957-19662TM
Pete Banaszak9641966-1978rai
222Ryan Grant9562007-20122TM
223Nick Pietrosante9551959-19672TM
224Frank Pollard9531980-1988pit
225Marv Hubbard9511969-19772TM
Clarence Peaks9511957-19652TM
227John Stephens9451988-19933TM
228Preston Pearson9411967-19803TM
229Curtis Dickey9371980-19862TM
230Cam Newton9342011-2019car
231Rashad Jennings9302009-20163TM
232Reuben Droughns9292001-20084TM
233Rocky Bleier9281968-1980pit
234DeShaun Foster9272003-20082TM
235Ace Gutowsky9221932-19392TM
236Mike Anderson9192000-20072TM
Tuffy Leemans+9191936-1943nyg
238Barry Foster9151990-1994pit
239Charley Tolar9071960-1966oti
240Doug Kotar9001974-1981nyg
Fran Rogel9001950-1957pit
242Walt Garrison8991966-1974dal
Wayne Morris8991976-19842TM
244Jordan Howard8972016-20192TM
LaMont Jordan8972001-20094TM
246Paul Hornung+8931957-1966gnb
247Timmy Brown8891959-19683TM
248Jess Phillips8881968-19774TM
249Ronnie Bull8811962-19712TM
250Isaiah Crowell8802014-20182TM
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