NFL Career Rushing Yards Leaders Through 1984

These are the NFL career record holders through the 1984 season. See current rushing yards leaders or select another stat or year:

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Leaders through 1984

Leaders through 1984 Table
Rank Current Player (age) Yds Tm
12Walter Payton13309chi
211Jim Brown12312cle
315Franco Harris121202TM
421O.J. Simpson112362TM
519John Riggins106752TM
634Joe Perry97232TM
710Tony Dorsett9525dal
837Earl Campbell87642TM
940Jim Taylor85972TM
1049Larry Csonka80812TM
1130Ottis Anderson7364crd
1260Leroy Kelly7274cle
1368John Henry Johnson68034TM
1470Chuck Muncie67022TM
1571Mark van Eeghen66512TM
1672Lawrence McCutcheon65784TM
1757Mike Pruitt6540cle
1869Wilbert Montgomery6538phi
1973Lydell Mitchell65343TM
2077Floyd Little6323den
2180Don Perkins6217dal
2284Ken Willard61052TM
2387Calvin Hill60833TM
2492Chuck Foreman59502TM
2594Larry Brown5875was
2695Steve Van Buren5860phi
2797Bill Brown58382TM
28100Rick Casares57973TM
2990William Andrews5772atl
30103Greg Pruitt56722TM
31105Pete Johnson56263TM
32106Delvin Williams55983TM
33109Mike Garrett54812TM
34110Sam Cunningham5453nwe
35113Dick Bass5417ram
36114Jim Nance54012TM
3775Wendell Tyler53842TM
38120Hugh McElhenny52814TM
39125John Brockington51852TM
40127Lenny Moore5174clt
41128Ollie Matson51734TM
42129Clem Daniels51383TM
43130Emerson Boozer5135nyj
44133Billy Sims5106det
45134Dexter Bussey5105det
46139Paul Lowe49952TM
47140John David Crow49632TM
48143Gale Sayers4956chi
49152Robert Newhouse4784dal
50155Marion Motley47202TM
51156Donny Anderson46962TM
52157J.D. Smith46723TM
53158MacArthur Lane46563TM
54161Tom Matte4646clt
55162Alex Webster4638nyg
56163Abner Haynes46304TM
57149Joe Washington46293TM
58164Bob Hoernschemeyer45483TM
59166Marv Hubbard45442TM
60167Dave Hampton45363TM
61170Otis Armstrong4453den
62172Ed Podolak4451kan
63176Jim Otis43503TM
64177Dave Osborn43362TM
65178Ron Johnson43082TM
178Altie Taylor43082TM
66182Cookie Gilchrist42933TM
67183Matt Snell4285nyj
6861George Rogers4267nor
69188Tommy Mason42033TM
70189Tony Canadeo4197gnb
189Carl Garrett41974TM
71191Mike Thomas41962TM
72175Rob Carpenter41592TM
73196Mercury Morris41332TM
74117Joe Cribbs4046buf
75201Alan Ameche4045clt
76203Nick Pietrosante40262TM
77209Dick Hoak3965pit
78165Ted Brown3959min
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