NFL Career Rushing Yards Leaders Through 1974

These are the NFL career record holders through the 1974 season. See current rushing yards leaders or select another stat or year:

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Leaders through 1974

Leaders through 1974 Table
Rank Current Player (age) Yds Tm
111Jim Brown12312cle
234Joe Perry97232TM
340Jim Taylor85972TM
460Leroy Kelly7274cle
568John Henry Johnson68034TM
621O.J. Simpson6306buf
779Don Perkins6217dal
883Ken Willard61052TM
949Larry Csonka5900mia
1077Floyd Little5878den
1194Steve Van Buren5860phi
1296Bill Brown58382TM
1397Rick Casares57973TM
14107Mike Garrett54812TM
1593Larry Brown5467was
16111Dick Bass5417ram
17113Jim Nance54012TM
18119Hugh McElhenny52814TM
19125Lenny Moore5174clt
20126Ollie Matson51734TM
21128Clem Daniels51383TM
22129Emerson Boozer5084nyj
2386Calvin Hill5009dal
24137Paul Lowe49952TM
25139John David Crow49632TM
26142Gale Sayers4956chi
27154Marion Motley47202TM
28155Donny Anderson46962TM
29156J.D. Smith46723TM
30160Tom Matte4646clt
31161Alex Webster4638nyg
32162Abner Haynes46304TM
33163Bob Hoernschemeyer45483TM
34181Cookie Gilchrist42933TM
35182Matt Snell4285nyj
36176Dave Osborn4226min
37187Tommy Mason42033TM
38188Tony Canadeo4197gnb
39123John Brockington4159gnb
40165Marv Hubbard4100rai
41200Alan Ameche4045clt
42202Nick Pietrosante40262TM
43208Dick Hoak3965pit
44177Ron Johnson39572TM
45216Walt Garrison3886dal
46219Timmy Brown38623TM
47220Clarke Hinkle3860gnb
48222Jon Arnett38332TM
49229Wendell Hayes37583TM
50230Johnny Roland37502TM
51234Paul Hornung3711gnb
52238Clarence Peaks36602TM
53177Altie Taylor3659det
54239Hoyle Granger36532TM
55228Jim Kiick3644mia
56241Tank Younger36402TM
57246Frank Gifford3609nyg
58Bill Mathis3589nyj
59Tom Woodeshick35772TM
60236Fran Tarkenton35212TM
61Cliff Battles3511was
62Charley Trippi3506crd
63Dan Towler3493ram
64157MacArthur Lane34472TM
65Willie Ellison34262TM
66Billy Ray Barnes34213TM
67Johnny Strzykalski3415sfo
68Les Josephson3407ram
69Keith Lincoln33832TM
70Wray Carlton3368buf
71Charlie Smith3351rai
72Johnny Olszewski33204TM
73Eddie Price3292nyg
74Ace Gutowsky32792TM
75Charley Tolar3277oti
76Fran Rogel3271pit
77166Dave Hampton32432TM
78188Carl Garrett32362TM
79Amos Marsh32222TM
Ronnie Bull32222TM
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