NFL Rushing Attempts Career Leaders (since 1946)

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Att Years Tm
1Emmitt Smith+4,4091990-20042TM
2Walter Payton+3,8381975-1987chi
3Frank Gore3,7352005-20205TM
4Curtis Martin+3,5181995-20052TM
5Jerome Bettis+3,4791993-20052TM
6Adrian Peterson3,1922007-20205TM
7LaDainian Tomlinson+3,1742001-20112TM
8Barry Sanders+3,0621989-1998det
9Edgerrin James+3,0281999-20093TM
10Marcus Allen+3,0221982-19972TM
11Eric Dickerson+2,9961983-19934TM
12Franco Harris+2,9491972-19842TM
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
26LeSean McCoy2,4572009-20204TM
27Marshawn Lynch2,4532007-20193TM
28Ricky Williams2,4311999-20113TM
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
61Mark Ingram1,6872011-20213TM
62James Brooks1,6851981-19924TM
63Lydell Mitchell1,6751972-19803TM
64Terrell Davis+1,6551995-2001den
65Mark van Eeghen1,6521974-19832TM
66Bill Brown1,6491961-19742TM
67Floyd Little+1,6411967-1975den
68Michael Turner1,6392004-20122TM
69Ken Willard1,6221965-19742TM
70DeMarco Murray1,6042011-20173TM
71Cedric Benson1,6002005-20123TM
72James Wilder1,5861981-19903TM
73Le'Veon Bell1,5732013-20214TM
74John Henry Johnson+1,5711954-19664TM
75Chuck Muncie1,5611976-19842TM
76Chuck Foreman1,5561973-19802TM
77Wilbert Montgomery1,5401977-19852TM
78Charlie Garner1,5371994-20044TM
79Larry Brown1,5301969-1976was
80Lawrence McCutcheon1,5211972-19814TM
81Rudi Johnson1,5172001-20082TM
82Neal Anderson1,5151986-1993chi
Ezekiel Elliott1,5152016-2021dal
84Don Perkins1,5001961-1968dal
85LeGarrette Blount1,4952010-20185TM
Sammy Winder1,4951982-1990den
87Pete Johnson1,4891977-19843TM
88Travis Henry1,4882001-20073TM
89James Stewart1,4781995-20022TM
90Arian Foster1,4762009-20162TM
91Todd Gurley1,4602015-20202TM
92Calvin Hill1,4521969-19813TM
93Rick Casares1,4311955-19663TM
94Ray Rice1,4302008-2013rav
Duce Staley1,4301997-20062TM
96Deuce McAllister1,4292001-2008nor
Alfred Morris1,4292012-20205TM
98Larry Johnson1,4272003-20114TM
99Joe Morris1,4111982-19912TM
Robert Smith1,4111993-2000min
101Natrone Means1,4091993-20003TM
102Jamaal Charles1,4072008-20183TM
103Michael Pittman1,3921998-20083TM
104Sam Cunningham1,3851973-1982nwe
Brian Westbrook1,3852002-20102TM
106Adrian Murrell1,3751993-20034TM
107Derrick Henry 1,3732016-2021oti
108Mike Alstott1,3591996-2006tam
109Lamar Miller1,3542012-20203TM
110Melvin Gordon1,3522015-20212TM
111John Brockington1,3471971-19772TM
112Marion Butts1,3451989-19953TM
113Wendell Tyler1,3441977-19862TM
114Jim Nance1,3411965-19732TM
115Jamal Anderson1,3291994-2001atl
116Doug Martin1,3222012-20182TM
Lamar Smith1,3221994-20034TM
118Steve Van Buren+1,3201944-1951phi
119William Andrews1,3151979-1986atl
120Delvin Williams1,3121974-19813TM
121Joe Cribbs1,3091980-19884TM
122Mike Garrett1,3081966-19732TM
123Fred Jackson1,3052007-20152TM
124Darren McFadden1,3022008-20172TM
125Emerson Boozer1,2911966-1975nyj
Kevin Mack1,2911985-1993cle
127Reggie Bush1,2862006-20165TM
128Ronnie Brown1,2812005-20144TM
129Julius Jones1,2802004-20103TM
130Tyrone Wheatley1,2701995-20042TM
131Willie Parker1,2532004-2009pit
132Latavius Murray1,2502014-20214TM
133Christian Okoye1,2461987-1992kan
134John Williams1,2451986-19952TM
135Dorsey Levens1,2431994-20043TM
136Chris Ivory1,2272010-20184TM
137Dick Bass1,2181960-1969ram
138MacArthur Lane1,2061968-19783TM
139Greg Bell1,2041984-19903TM
Ron Johnson1,2041969-19752TM
141Dexter Bussey1,2031974-1984det
142Tom Matte1,2001961-1972clt
143Donny Anderson1,1971966-19742TM
144Greg Pruitt1,1961973-19842TM
Alex Webster1,1961955-1964nyg
146Joe Washington1,1951977-19854TM
147Tony Collins1,1911981-19902TM
148Ryan Mathews1,1842010-20162TM
149Dave Osborn1,1791965-19762TM
150Carlos Hyde1,1772014-20215TM
151Errict Rhett1,1741994-20003TM
152Rob Carpenter1,1721977-19863TM
153Clarke Hinkle+1,1711932-1941gnb
154Ollie Matson+1,1701952-19664TM
Altie Taylor1,1701969-19762TM
156Leonard Russell1,1641991-19964TM
157Robert Newhouse1,1601972-1983dal
Jim Otis1,1601970-19783TM
Chester Taylor1,1602002-20114TM
160Mike Rozier1,1591985-19912TM
161John David Crow1,1571958-19682TM
Ed Podolak1,1571969-1977kan
163Marion Barber III1,1562005-20112TM
164Harold Green1,1511990-19983TM
165Dave Hampton1,1481969-19763TM
166Clem Daniels1,1461960-19683TM
167Brandon Jacobs1,1412005-20132TM
168Dick Hoak1,1321961-1970pit
169Billy Sims1,1311980-1984det
170Dalton Hilliard1,1261986-1993nor
171Hugh McElhenny+1,1241952-19644TM
172Ted Brown1,1171979-1986min
173Edgar Bennett1,1151992-19992TM
174J.D. Smith1,1001956-19663TM
175Joseph Addai1,0952006-2011clt
176Mike Thomas1,0871975-19802TM
177Ahmad Bradshaw1,0832007-20152TM
178Rashard Mendenhall1,0812008-20132TM
179Cam Newton1,0712011-20202TM
180Lenny Moore+1,0691956-1967clt
181Reggie Cobb1,0651990-19964TM
182Lorenzo White1,0621988-19952TM
183Bob Hoernschemeyer1,0591946-19553TM
Earnest Jackson1,0591983-19883TM
185Matt Snell1,0571964-1972nyj
186Cadillac Williams1,0552005-20112TM
187Johnny Hector1,0511983-1992nyj
188Johnny Johnson1,0461990-19942TM
189Bill Mathis1,0441960-1969nyj
Anthony Thomas1,0442001-20074TM
191Tommy Mason1,0401961-19713TM
192Abner Haynes1,0361960-19674TM
193Gary Brown1,0321991-19993TM
194Tony Galbreath1,0311976-19873TM
Carl Garrett1,0311969-19774TM
Craig Heyward1,0311988-19985TM
197Jim Kiick1,0291968-19773TM
198Paul Lowe1,0261960-19692TM
199Tony Canadeo+1,0251941-1952gnb
Devonta Freeman1,0252014-20213TM
201Otis Armstrong1,0231973-1980den
202Kevan Barlow1,0222001-20062TM
203Harvey Williams1,0211991-19982TM
204Darrin Nelson1,0201982-19922TM
205Johnny Roland1,0151966-19732TM
206Rickey Young1,0111975-19832TM
207Cookie Gilchrist1,0101962-19673TM
James Jones1,0101983-19922TM
209BenJarvus Green-Ellis1,0082008-20132TM
Leroy Hoard1,0081990-19994TM
211Karim Abdul-Jabbar1,0041996-20003TM
212Billy Ray Barnes9941957-19663TM
213Shonn Greene9932009-20142TM
214Gale Sayers+9911965-1971chi
215Randy McMillan9901981-1986clt
216Wendell Hayes9881963-19743TM
217Stump Mitchell9861981-1989crd
218Ron Dayne9832000-20073TM
219Napoleon Kaufman9781995-2000rai
220Bam Morris9741994-19994TM
221Wilbur Jackson9711974-19822TM
222Alan Ameche9641955-1960clt
Jon Arnett9641957-19662TM
Pete Banaszak9641966-1978rai
225Ryan Grant9562007-20122TM
226David Johnson9552015-20212TM
Nick Pietrosante9551959-19672TM
228Frank Pollard9531980-1988pit
229Marv Hubbard9511969-19772TM
Clarence Peaks9511957-19652TM
231John Stephens9451988-19933TM
232Preston Pearson9411967-19803TM
233Curtis Dickey9371980-19862TM
234Joe Mixon9352017-2021cin
235Jordan Howard9322016-20203TM
236Rashad Jennings9302009-20163TM
237Reuben Droughns9292001-20084TM
238Rocky Bleier9281968-1980pit
239DeShaun Foster9272003-20082TM
240Giovani Bernard9252013-20212TM
241Ace Gutowsky9221932-19392TM
242Mike Anderson9192000-20072TM
Tuffy Leemans+9191936-1943nyg
244Barry Foster9151990-1994pit
245Charley Tolar9071960-1966oti
246Doug Kotar9001974-1981nyg
Fran Rogel9001950-1957pit
248Walt Garrison8991966-1974dal
Wayne Morris8991976-19842TM
250LaMont Jordan8972001-20094TM