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
780Don Perkins6217dal
884Ken Willard61052TM
949Larry Csonka5900mia
1077Floyd Little5878den
1194Steve Van Buren5860phi
1296Bill Brown58382TM
1399Rick Casares57973TM
14109Mike Garrett54812TM
1593Larry Brown5467was
16113Dick Bass5417ram
17114Jim Nance54012TM
18120Hugh McElhenny52814TM
19126Lenny Moore5174clt
20127Ollie Matson51734TM
21129Clem Daniels51383TM
22130Emerson Boozer5084nyj
2387Calvin Hill5009dal
24139Paul Lowe49952TM
25140John David Crow49632TM
26143Gale Sayers4956chi
27155Marion Motley47202TM
28156Donny Anderson46962TM
29157J.D. Smith46723TM
30161Tom Matte4646clt
31162Alex Webster4638nyg
32163Abner Haynes46304TM
33164Bob Hoernschemeyer45483TM
34182Cookie Gilchrist42933TM
35183Matt Snell4285nyj
36177Dave Osborn4226min
37188Tommy Mason42033TM
38189Tony Canadeo4197gnb
39124John Brockington4159gnb
40166Marv Hubbard4100rai
41201Alan Ameche4045clt
42203Nick Pietrosante40262TM
43209Dick Hoak3965pit
44178Ron Johnson39572TM
45216Walt Garrison3886dal
46219Timmy Brown38623TM
47220Clarke Hinkle3860gnb
48222Jon Arnett38332TM
49231Wendell Hayes37583TM
50232Johnny Roland37502TM
51236Paul Hornung3711gnb
52240Clarence Peaks36602TM
53178Altie Taylor3659det
54241Hoyle Granger36532TM
55230Jim Kiick3644mia
56243Tank Younger36402TM
57248Frank Gifford3609nyg
58Bill Mathis3589nyj
59Tom Woodeshick35772TM
60238Fran Tarkenton35212TM
61Cliff Battles3511was
62Charley Trippi3506crd
63Dan Towler3493ram
64158MacArthur 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
77167Dave Hampton32432TM
78189Carl Garrett32362TM
79Amos Marsh32222TM
Ronnie Bull32222TM
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