NFL Career Rushing Yards Leaders Through 2009

These are the NFL career record holders through the 2009 season. See current rushing yards leaders or select another stat or year:

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Leaders through 2009

Leaders through 2009 Table
Rank Current Player (age) Yds Tm
11Emmitt Smith183552TM
22Walter Payton16726chi
33Barry Sanders15269det
45Curtis Martin141012TM
57Jerome Bettis136622TM
68Eric Dickerson132594TM
710Tony Dorsett127392TM
86LaDainian Tomlinson12490sdg
911Jim Brown12312cle
1012Marshall Faulk122792TM
1113Edgerrin James122463TM
1214Marcus Allen122432TM
1315Franco Harris121202TM
1416Thurman Thomas120742TM
1517Fred Taylor115402TM
1619John Riggins113522TM
1720Corey Dillon112412TM
1821O.J. Simpson112362TM
1922Warrick Dunn109672TM
2023Ricky Watters106433TM
2124Jamal Lewis106072TM
2227Tiki Barber10449nyg
2328Eddie George104412TM
2430Ottis Anderson102732TM
2534Joe Perry97232TM
2632Clinton Portis96962TM
2736Shaun Alexander94532TM
2837Earl Campbell94072TM
2925Thomas Jones92174TM
3038Ahman Green92053TM
3131Ricky Williams88922TM
3239Terry Allen86145TM
3340Jim Taylor85972TM
3442Earnest Byner82613TM
3543Herschel Walker82254TM
3644Roger Craig81893TM
3745Gerald Riggs81882TM
3846Priest Holmes81722TM
3949Larry Csonka80812TM
4050Freeman McNeil8074nyj
4151Stephen Davis80523TM
4252Garrison Hearst79664TM
4353James Brooks79624TM
4454Chris Warren76963TM
4555Terrell Davis7607den
4657Mike Pruitt73783TM
4760Leroy Kelly7274cle
4861George Rogers71762TM
4963Charlie Garner70974TM
5064Rodney Hampton6897nyg
5165Antowain Smith68814TM
5266Curt Warner68442TM
5367Robert Smith6818min
5468John Henry Johnson68034TM
5569Wilbert Montgomery67892TM
5618Steven Jackson6707ram
5770Chuck Muncie67022TM
5871Mark van Eeghen66512TM
5972Lawrence McCutcheon65784TM
6073Lydell Mitchell65343TM
6175Wendell Tyler63782TM
6277Floyd Little6323den
6378Larry Johnson62192TM
6479Don Perkins6217dal
6581Neal Anderson6166chi
6683Ken Willard61052TM
6784Deuce McAllister6096nor
6885Travis Henry60863TM
6986Calvin Hill60833TM
7089James Wilder60083TM
7176Brian Westbrook5995phi
7290William Andrews5986atl
7391Rudi Johnson59792TM
7492Chuck Foreman59502TM
7593Larry Brown5875was
7694Steve Van Buren5860phi
7795James Stewart58412TM
7896Bill Brown58382TM
7998Rick Casares57973TM
8041Willis McGahee57872TM
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