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
79Tony 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
2179Don Perkins6217dal
2283Ken Willard61052TM
2386Calvin Hill60833TM
2492Chuck Foreman59502TM
2593Larry Brown5875was
2694Steve Van Buren5860phi
2796Bill Brown58382TM
2897Rick Casares57973TM
2990William Andrews5772atl
30101Greg Pruitt56722TM
31103Pete Johnson56263TM
32104Delvin Williams55983TM
33107Mike Garrett54812TM
34108Sam Cunningham5453nwe
35111Dick Bass5417ram
36113Jim Nance54012TM
3775Wendell Tyler53842TM
38119Hugh McElhenny52814TM
39123John Brockington51852TM
40125Lenny Moore5174clt
41126Ollie Matson51734TM
42128Clem Daniels51383TM
43129Emerson Boozer5135nyj
44131Billy Sims5106det
45132Dexter Bussey5105det
46137Paul Lowe49952TM
47139John David Crow49632TM
48142Gale Sayers4956chi
49150Robert Newhouse4784dal
50154Marion Motley47202TM
51155Donny Anderson46962TM
52156J.D. Smith46723TM
53157MacArthur Lane46563TM
54160Tom Matte4646clt
55161Alex Webster4638nyg
56162Abner Haynes46304TM
57148Joe Washington46293TM
58163Bob Hoernschemeyer45483TM
59165Marv Hubbard45442TM
60166Dave Hampton45363TM
61169Otis Armstrong4453den
62171Ed Podolak4451kan
63175Jim Otis43503TM
64176Dave Osborn43362TM
65177Ron Johnson43082TM
177Altie Taylor43082TM
66181Cookie Gilchrist42933TM
67182Matt Snell4285nyj
6861George Rogers4267nor
69187Tommy Mason42033TM
70188Tony Canadeo4197gnb
188Carl Garrett41974TM
71190Mike Thomas41962TM
72174Rob Carpenter41592TM
73195Mercury Morris41332TM
74116Joe Cribbs4046buf
75200Alan Ameche4045clt
76202Nick Pietrosante40262TM
77208Dick Hoak3965pit
78164Ted Brown3959min
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