NFL Rushing Attempts Single-Season Leaders (since 1946)

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Leaders Table
Rank Player Att Year Tm
1Larry Johnson (26)4162006KAN
2Jamal Anderson (25)4101998ATL
3James Wilder (26)4071984TAM
4Eric Dickerson+ (26)4041986RAM
5Eddie George (26)4032000TEN
6Gerald Riggs (24)3971985ATL
7Terrell Davis+ (25)3921998DEN
DeMarco Murray (26)3922014DAL
Ricky Williams (26)3922003MIA
10Eric Dickerson+ (23)3901983RAM
Barry Foster (23)3901992PIT
12Eric Dickerson+ (28)3881988IND
13Edgerrin James+ (22)3872000IND
Jamal Lewis (24)3872003BAL
15Ricky Williams (25)3832002MIA
16Walter Payton+ (30)3811984CHI
17Marcus Allen+ (25)3801985RAI
18Eric Dickerson+ (24)3791984RAM
19Derrick Henry (26)3782020TEN
George Rogers (22)3781981NOR
21Emmitt Smith+ (26)3771995DAL
22Michael Turner (26)3762008ATL
23Jerome Bettis+ (25)3751997PIT
John Riggins+ (34)3751983WAS
25Earl Campbell+ (25)3731980HOU
Emmitt Smith+ (23)3731992DAL
27LaDainian Tomlinson+ (23)3722002SDG
28Curtis Martin+ (31)3712004NYJ
29Shaun Alexander (28)3702005SEA
Christian Okoye (28)3701989KAN
31Terrell Davis+ (24)3691997DEN
Edgerrin James+ (21)3691999IND
Curtis Martin+ (25)3691998NYJ
Walter Payton+ (25)3691979CHI
35Earl Campbell+ (24)3681979HOU
Curtis Martin+ (22)3681995NWE
Emmitt Smith+ (25)3681994DAL
38Curtis Martin+ (26)3671999NYJ
39Emmitt Smith+ (22)3651991DAL
James Wilder (27)3651985TAM
41Adrian Peterson (23)3632008MIN
42Earl Campbell+ (26)3611981HOU
Rudi Johnson (24)3612004CIN
Herschel Walker (26)3611988DAL
45Edgerrin James+ (27)3602005IND
46Chris Johnson (23)3582009TEN
47Tiki Barber (30)3572005NYG
Eddie George (23)3571997TEN
49Stephen Davis (27)3562001WAS
50Jerome Bettis+ (28)3552000PIT
Ahman Green (26)3552003GNB
Thurman Thomas+ (27)3551993BUF
53Shaun Alexander (27)3532004SEA
Gerald Riggs (23)3531984ATL
Ricky Watters (27)3531996PHI
56Clinton Portis (24)3522005WAS
57Arian Foster (26)3512012HOU
Deuce McAllister (24)3512003NOR
59Eddie George (24)3481998TEN
Adrian Peterson (27)3482012MIN
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (27)3482006SDG
62Terry Allen (28)3471996WAS
63Steven Jackson (23)3462006STL
64Terrell Davis+ (23)3451996DEN
Corey Dillon (29)3452004NWE
Fred Taylor (27)3452003JAX
67Dalton Hilliard (25)3441989NOR
68Maurice Jones-Drew (26)3432011JAX
Eddie George (28)3432002TEN
Natrone Means (22)3431994SDG
Clinton Portis (23)3432004WAS
Gerald Riggs (25)3431986ATL
Barry Sanders+ (30)3431998DET
74Tony Dorsett+ (27)3421981DAL
Clinton Portis (27)3422008WAS
Barry Sanders+ (23)3421991DET
77Rudi Johnson (26)3412006CIN
Joe Morris (25)3411986NYG
79Corey Dillon (26)3402001CIN
80Walter Payton+ (23)3391977CHI
Walter Payton+ (27)3391981CHI
James Stewart (28)3392000DET
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (22)3392001SDG
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (25)3392004SDG
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (26)3392005SDG
86Terry Allen (27)3381995WAS
Wilbert Montgomery (24)3381979PHI
88Edgerrin James+ (28)3372006ARI
Rudi Johnson (25)3372005CIN
Willie Parker (25)3372006PIT
Ricky Watters (26)3371995PHI
92Larry Johnson (25)3362005KAN
93Eddie George (22)3351996HOU
Alfred Morris (23)3352012WAS
Barry Sanders+ (29)3351997DET
Curt Warner (22)3351983SEA
97Edgerrin James+ (26)3342004IND
Michael Turner (28)3342010ATL
99Curtis Martin+ (28)3332001NYJ
Walter Payton+ (24)3331978CHI
Chris Warren (26)3331994SEA
102Stephen Davis (26)3322000WAS
Errict Rhett (24)3321995TAM
O.J. Simpson+ (26)3321973BUF
105Ottis Anderson (22)3311979STL
William Andrews (27)3311983ATL
Travis Henry (24)3312003BUF
Thomas Jones (31)3312009NYJ
Barry Sanders+ (26)3311994DET
110Steven Jackson (27)3302010STL
111Dorsey Levens (27)3291997GNB
O.J. Simpson+ (28)3291975BUF
Emmitt Smith+ (30)3291999DAL
114Ottis Anderson (24)3281981STL
115Tiki Barber (31)3272006NYG
Arian Foster (24)3272010HOU
Rodney Hampton (25)3271994NYG
Priest Holmes (27)3272001KAN
Adrian Peterson (30)3272015MIN
John Riggins+ (35)3271984WAS
Emmitt Smith+ (27)3271996DAL
122Shaun Alexander (26)3262003SEA
123Ottis Anderson (32)3251989NYG
Travis Henry (23)3252002BUF
Deuce McAllister (23)3252002NOR
Willis McGahee (23)3252005BUF
Clinton Portis (26)3252007WAS
Duce Staley (24)3251999PHI
Ricky Watters (30)3251999SEA
130Marshall Faulk+ (25)3241998IND
Steven Jackson (26)3242009STL
Edgerrin James+ (29)3242007ARI
Rashard Mendenhall (23)3242010PIT
Walter Payton+ (31)3241985CHI
Mark van Eeghen (25)3241977OAK
Charles White (29)3241987RAM
137Curtis Martin+ (30)3232003NYJ
138Tiki Barber (29)3222004NYG
Earl Campbell+ (28)3221983HOU
Ezekiel Elliott (21)3222016DAL
141Le'Veon Bell (25)3212017PIT
Cedric Benson (27)3212010CIN
Willie Parker (26)3212007PIT
Walter Payton+ (32)3211986CHI
145Jerome Bettis+ (24)3201996PIT
Eddie George (25)3201999TEN
Priest Holmes (29)3202003KAN
148Jerome Bettis+ (22)3191994RAM
Doug Martin (23)3192012TAM
Emmitt Smith+ (29)3191998DAL
Curt Warner (25)3191986SEA
Ricky Watters (29)3191998SEA
153Stephen Davis (29)3182003CAR
154Walter Payton+ (26)3171980CHI
155Edgar Bennett (26)3161995GNB
Jerome Bettis+ (26)3161998PIT
Matt Forte (22)3162008CHI
Chris Johnson (24)3162010TEN
Curtis Martin+ (23)3161996NWE
Curtis Martin+ (27)3162000NYJ
161Corey Dillon (25)3152000CIN
Eddie George (27)3152001TEN
Marshawn Lynch (26)3152012SEA
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (28)3152007SDG
165Eric Dickerson+ (29)3141989IND
Corey Dillon (27)3142002CIN
Marshall Faulk+ (21)3141994IND
Thomas Jones (27)3142005CHI
Jamal Lewis (27)3142006BAL
LeSean McCoy (25)3142013PHI
Walter Payton+ (29)3141983CHI
Adrian Peterson (24)3142009MIN
Barry Sanders+ (27)3141995DET
174Priest Holmes (28)3132002KAN
Billy Sims (24)3131980DET
Lamar Smith (30)3132001MIA
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (24)3132003SDG
Ricky Williams (24)3132001NOR
179Dalvin Cook (25)3122020MIN
Maurice Jones-Drew (24)3122009JAX
Eddie George (29)3122003TEN
Frank Gore (23)3122006SFO
Ryan Grant (25)3122008GNB
LeSean McCoy (26)3122014PHI
Barry Sanders+ (24)3121992DET
Thurman Thomas+ (26)3121992BUF
187Walter Payton+ (22)3111976CHI
188Reggie Cobb (24)3101992TAM
Roger Craig (28)3101988SFO
Franco Harris+ (28)3101978PIT
Garrison Hearst (27)3101998SFO
Edgerrin James+ (25)3102003IND
Thomas Jones (29)3102007NYJ
Chris Warren (27)3101995SEA
195Shaun Alexander (24)3092001SEA
Reuben Droughns (27)3092005CLE
Jamal Lewis (21)3092000BAL
Lamar Smith (29)3092000MIA
199Jamal Lewis (23)3082002BAL
200Karim Abdul-Jabbar (22)3071996MIA
Joe Morris (27)3071988NYG
Ray Rice (23)3072010BAL
Barry Sanders+ (28)3071996DET
204Joe Cribbs (22)3061980BUF
Rodney Hampton (26)3061995NYG
206Jim Brown+ (25)3051961CLE
Tony Dorsett+ (31)3051985DAL
208Tiki Barber (27)3042002NYG
Ezekiel Elliott (23)3042018DAL
Ahman Green (24)3042001GNB
211Derrick Henry (25)3032019TEN
George Rogers (27)3031986WAS
Chester Taylor (26)3032006MIN
LenDale White (22)3032007TEN
215Earl Campbell+ (23)3021978HOU
Domanick Williams (23)3022004HOU
Tony Dorsett+ (30)3021984DAL
218Ottis Anderson (23)3011980STL
Cedric Benson (26)3012009CIN
Ezekiel Elliott (24)3012019DAL
Marshawn Lynch (27)3012013SEA
Lydell Mitchell (28)3011977BAL
Adrian Murrell (25)3011996NYJ
Michael Turner (29)3012011ATL
225Franco Harris+ (27)3001977PIT
Anthony Johnson (28)3001996CAR
Adrian Murrell (26)3001997NYJ
Leonard Russell (23)3001993NWE
Antowain Smith (26)3001998BUF
230Jerome Bettis+ (27)2991999PIT
LeGarrette Blount (29)2992016NWE
Maurice Jones-Drew (25)2992010JAX
Jim Nance (23)2991966BOS
234Nick Chubb (23)2982019CLE
Ron Johnson (24)2981972NYG
Jamal Lewis (28)2982007CLE
Thurman Thomas+ (23)2981989BUF
238Mike Anderson (26)2972000DEN
Earnest Byner (27)2971990WAS
John Stephens (22)2971988NWE
241Ottis Anderson (26)2961983STL
Earnest Jackson (24)2961984SDG
Thomas Jones (28)2962006CHI
Rashaan Salaam (20)2961995CHI
Billy Sims (25)2961981DET
Sammy Winder (25)2961984DEN
247Shaun Alexander (25)2952002SEA
Robert Smith (28)2952000MIN
249Jerome Bettis+ (21)2941993RAM
Bobby Humphrey (22)2941989DEN
Lawrence McCutcheon (27)2941977RAM
Willis McGahee (25)2942007BAL
Freeman McNeil (26)2941985NYJ
Joe Morris (24)2941985NYG
Emmitt Smith+ (31)2942000DAL