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Leaders Table
Rank Player Y/G Year Tm
1O.J. Simpson+ (26)143.11973BUF
2Jim Brown+ (27)133.11963CLE
3Walter Payton+ (23)132.31977CHI
4Eric Dickerson+ (24)131.61984RAM
5Adrian Peterson (27)131.12012MIN
6O.J. Simpson+ (28)129.81975BUF
7Jamal Lewis (24)129.12003BAL
8Earl Campbell+ (25)128.91980HOU
9Barry Sanders+ (29)128.31997DET
10Jim Brown+ (22)127.31958CLE
11Derrick Henry (26)126.72020TEN
12Terrell Davis+ (25)125.51998DEN
13Chris Johnson (23)125.42009TEN
14Clinton Portis (22)122.42003DEN
15Ahman Green (26)117.72003GNB
Barry Sanders+ (26)117.71994DET
17Shaun Alexander (28)117.52005SEA
18Terrell Davis+ (24)116.71997DEN
19Tiki Barber (30)116.32005NYG
20Ricky Williams (25)115.82002MIA
21Jamal Anderson (25)115.41998ATL
Priest Holmes (28)115.42002KAN
23DeMarco Murray (26)115.32014DAL
24Eric Dickerson+ (26)113.81986RAM
25LaDainian Tomlinson+ (27)113.42006SDG
26Eric Dickerson+ (23)113.01983RAM
27Eric Dickerson+ (27)112.31987IND
28Larry Johnson (26)111.82006KAN
29Priest Holmes (30)111.52004KAN
30Dalvin Cook (25)111.22020MIN
31Jerome Bettis+ (25)111.01997PIT
32Emmitt Smith+ (26)110.81995DAL
Jim Brown+ (23)110.81959CLE
34Jim Brown+ (29)110.31965CLE
35Adrian Peterson (23)110.02008MIN
36Marcus Allen+ (25)109.91985RAI
37Larry Johnson (25)109.42005KAN
38Corey Dillon (29)109.02004NWE
39Ezekiel Elliott (21)108.72016DAL
40Fred Taylor (24)107.62000JAX
41Gerald Riggs (24)107.41985ATL
O.J. Simpson+ (29)107.41976BUF
43Emmitt Smith+ (23)107.11992DAL
44Edgerrin James+ (22)106.82000IND
45Michael Turner (26)106.22008ATL
46Emmitt Smith+ (24)106.11993DAL
Earl Campbell+ (24)106.11979HOU
Curtis Martin+ (31)106.12004NYJ
49Shaun Alexander (27)106.02004SEA
50Frank Gore (23)105.92006SFO
51Le'Veon Bell (24)105.72016PIT
52Barry Foster (23)105.61992PIT
53Jim Taylor+ (26)105.31962GNB
Walter Payton+ (30)105.31984CHI
55LaDainian Tomlinson+ (23)105.22002SDG
56Jim Brown+ (24)104.81960CLE
57George Rogers (22)104.61981NOR
58Jim Nance (23)104.11966BOS
59Tiki Barber (31)103.92006NYG
60Eric Dickerson+ (28)103.71988IND
61Jim Brown+ (28)103.31964CLE
62Barry Sanders+ (23)103.21991DET
63Stephen Davis (29)103.12003CAR
64Tony Dorsett+ (27)102.91981DAL
65LaDainian Tomlinson+ (24)102.82003SDG
66Derrick Henry (25)102.72019TEN
67Billy Sims (25)102.61981DET
Deuce McAllister (24)102.62003NOR
69Julius Jones (23)102.42004DAL
70Spec Sanders (29)102.31947NYY
71Barry Sanders+ (25)101.41993DET
72Larry Brown (24)101.31972WAS
73Joe Morris (25)101.11986NYG
74Arian Foster (24)101.02010HOU
75Alfred Morris (23)100.82012WAS
76Walter Payton+ (25)100.61979CHI
Jim Brown+ (25)100.61961CLE
78Otis Armstrong (23)100.51974DEN
79LeSean McCoy (25)100.42013PHI
Edgerrin James+ (27)100.42005IND
Maurice Jones-Drew (26)100.42011JAX
Stephen Davis (25)100.41999WAS
83Ottis Anderson (22)100.31979STL
84Ricky Williams (23)100.02000NOR
85Marshawn Lynch (26)99.42012SEA
86Walter Payton+ (22)99.31976CHI
87Gerald Riggs (23)99.11984ATL
88Emmitt Smith+ (25)98.91994DAL
89Marshall Faulk+ (28)98.72001STL
Christian Okoye (28)98.71989KAN
91Ezekiel Elliott (22)98.32017DAL
Fred Taylor (27)98.32003JAX
93Garrison Hearst (27)98.11998SFO
94Barry Sanders+ (21)98.01989DET
95William Andrews (27)97.91983ATL
96Emmitt Smith+ (22)97.71991DAL
97Jerome Bettis+ (29)97.52001PIT
98Priest Holmes (27)97.22001KAN
99Marshall Faulk+ (27)97.12000STL
Edgerrin James+ (21)97.11999IND
Barry Sanders+ (28)97.11996DET
102Chris Brown (23)97.02004TEN
103Walter Payton+ (31)96.91985CHI
104Edgerrin James+ (25)96.82003IND
Don Woods (23)96.81974SDG
Edgerrin James+ (26)96.82004IND
107Earl Campbell+ (23)96.71978HOU
108Olandis Gary (24)96.61999DEN
Chris Warren (26)96.61994SEA
110James Wilder (26)96.51984TAM
111Cedric Benson (26)96.22009CIN
112Terrell Davis+ (23)96.11996DEN
113Arian Foster (28)95.82014HOU
Adrian Peterson (22)95.82007MIN
115Ezekiel Elliott (23)95.62018DAL
116Steven Jackson (23)95.52006STL
Steve Van Buren+ (28)95.51949PHI
118Gale Sayers+ (25)95.11968CHI
Freeman McNeil (26)95.11985NYJ
Robert Smith (28)95.12000MIN
121Tiki Barber (29)94.92004NYG
122Clinton Portis (24)94.82005WAS
123DeAngelo Williams (25)94.72008CAR
124Herschel Walker (26)94.61988DAL
Maurice Jones-Drew (25)94.62010JAX
Curtis Martin+ (28)94.62001NYJ
127Wilbert Montgomery (24)94.51979PHI
128Steven Jackson (26)94.42009STL
129Jamaal Charles (25)94.32012KAN
Eddie George (26)94.32000TEN
Clinton Portis (21)94.32002DEN
132Arian Foster (25)94.22011HOU
133Roger Craig (28)93.91988SFO
134Rick Casares (25)93.81956CHI
Thurman Thomas+ (25)93.81991BUF
Barry Sanders+ (27)93.81995DET
137Wilbert Montgomery (26)93.51981PHI
138Fred Jackson (30)93.42011BUF
Nick Chubb (23)93.42019CLE
Willie Parker (25)93.42006PIT
Jim Taylor+ (25)93.41961GNB
142Barry Sanders+ (30)93.21998DET
143Emmitt Smith+ (30)93.11999DAL
144Mike Anderson (26)92.92000DEN
Curtis Martin+ (22)92.91995NWE
Clinton Portis (27)92.92008WAS
Thurman Thomas+ (26)92.91992BUF
Earl Campbell+ (28)92.91983HOU
149Adrian Peterson (30)92.82015MIN
150Curt Warner (25)92.61986SEA
151Delvin Williams (25)92.51976SFO
Deuce McAllister (23)92.52002NOR
153LaDainian Tomlinson+ (28)92.12007SDG
154Jim Taylor+ (24)91.81960GNB
155Brandon Jacobs (25)91.72007NYG
Jamaal Charles (23)91.72010KAN
157Charles White (29)91.61987RAM
158Curtis Martin+ (26)91.51999NYJ
159Lawrence McCutcheon (23)91.41973RAM
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (26)91.42005SDG
161Beattie Feathers (25)91.31934CHI
Walter Payton+ (26)91.31980CHI
163Rudi Johnson (25)91.12005CIN
164Mark van Eeghen (25)90.91977OAK
Rudi Johnson (24)90.92004CIN
Doug Martin (23)90.92012TAM
167Curt Warner (22)90.61983SEA
168Joe Cribbs (24)90.41982BUF
Adrian Peterson (28)90.42013MIN
Robert Smith (25)90.41997MIN
Travis Henry (24)90.42003BUF
172Jim Taylor+ (28)89.91964GNB
Travis Henry (23)89.92002BUF
174John Riggins+ (34)89.81983WAS
Rodney Hampton (24)89.81993NYG
176Shaun Alexander (26)89.72003SEA
Corey Dillon (25)89.72000CIN
Dorsey Levens (27)89.71997GNB
179Shaun Alexander (29)89.62006SEA
180Stephen Davis (27)89.52001WAS
181Jerome Bettis+ (24)89.41996PIT
Todd Gurley (24)89.42018LAR
O.J. Simpson+ (25)89.41972BUF
184Jerome Bettis+ (21)89.31993RAM
John David Crow (25)89.31960STL
186Curtis Martin+ (24)89.21997NWE
Freeman McNeil (25)89.21984NYJ
George Rogers (23)89.21982NOR
189Arian Foster (26)89.02012HOU
Franco Harris+ (25)89.01975PIT
Thomas Jones (27)89.02005CHI
Darren McFadden (23)89.02010OAK
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (25)89.02004SDG
194Nick Chubb (24)88.92020CLE
Brian Westbrook (28)88.92007PHI
196Walter Payton+ (29)88.81983CHI
Priest Holmes (29)88.82003KAN
198Domanick Williams (24)88.72005HOU
199Ahman Green (25)88.62002GNB
200Warrick Dunn (30)88.52005ATL
Leroy Kelly+ (26)88.51968CLE
John Riggins+ (35)88.51984WAS
Josh Jacobs (21)88.52019OAK
204Lawrence McCutcheon (27)88.41977RAM
205Natrone Means (26)88.31998SDG
206Ricky Watters (27)88.21996PHI
207Eric Dickerson+ (25)88.11985RAM
208George Rogers (24)88.01983NOR
209Gale Sayers+ (23)87.91966CHI
Stephen Davis (26)87.92000WAS
211Willie Parker (26)87.72007PIT
Tony Canadeo+ (30)87.71949GNB
Clinton Portis (23)87.72004WAS
214Terrell Davis+ (28)87.62001DEN
Thomas Jones (31)87.62009NYJ
Doug Martin (26)87.62015TAM
217Jordan Howard (21)87.52016CHI
Marion Butts (24)87.51990SDG
219Eddie George (23)87.41997TEN
Fred Taylor (28)87.42004JAX
Joe Perry+ (27)87.41954SFO
Cliff Battles+ (27)87.41937WAS
Eric Dickerson+ (29)87.41989IND
224Freeman McNeil (23)87.31982NYJ
LeSean McCoy (23)87.32011PHI
226Walter Payton+ (24)87.21978CHI
227Wilbert Montgomery (23)87.11978PHI
228Todd Gurley (23)87.02017LAR
Mike Rozier (26)87.01987HOU
230Maurice Jones-Drew (24)86.92009JAX
Jamal Lewis (28)86.92007CLE
Jim Nance (24)86.91967BOS
233Steven Jackson (25)86.82008STL
234Tiki Barber (27)86.72002NYG
Ahman Green (24)86.72001GNB
Christian McCaffrey (23)86.72019CAR
237Larry Brown (22)86.51970WAS
Adrian Peterson (25)86.52010MIN
Travis Henry (27)86.52006TEN
Robert Smith (24)86.51996MIN
241Adrian Peterson (24)86.42009MIN
Bo Jackson (26)86.41989RAI
243J.D. Smith (27)86.31959SFO
Marshall Faulk+ (26)86.31999STL
245Leroy Kelly+ (25)86.11967CLE
Le'Veon Bell (25)86.12017PIT
247Ottis Anderson (24)86.01981STL
Earl Campbell+ (26)86.01981HOU
249DeAngelo Williams (26)85.92009CAR
Steve Van Buren+ (27)85.91948PHI
Billy Sims (28)85.91984DET