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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
45Jonathan Taylor (22)106.52021IND
46Michael Turner (26)106.22008ATL
47Emmitt Smith+ (24)106.11993DAL
Earl Campbell+ (24)106.11979HOU
Curtis Martin+ (31)106.12004NYJ
50Shaun Alexander (27)106.02004SEA
51Frank Gore (23)105.92006SFO
52Le'Veon Bell (24)105.72016PIT
53Barry Foster (23)105.61992PIT
54Jim Taylor+ (26)105.31962GNB
Walter Payton+ (30)105.31984CHI
56LaDainian Tomlinson+ (23)105.22002SDG
57Jim Brown+ (24)104.81960CLE
58George Rogers (22)104.61981NOR
59Jim Nance (23)104.11966BOS
60Tiki Barber (31)103.92006NYG
61Eric Dickerson+ (28)103.71988IND
62Jim Brown+ (28)103.31964CLE
63Barry Sanders+ (23)103.21991DET
64Stephen Davis (29)103.12003CAR
65Tony Dorsett+ (27)102.91981DAL
66LaDainian Tomlinson+ (24)102.82003SDG
67Derrick Henry (25)102.72019TEN
68Billy Sims (25)102.61981DET
Deuce McAllister (24)102.62003NOR
70Julius Jones (23)102.42004DAL
71Spec Sanders (29)102.31947NYY
72Barry Sanders+ (25)101.41993DET
73Larry Brown (24)101.31972WAS
74Joe Morris (25)101.11986NYG
75Arian Foster (24)101.02010HOU
76Alfred Morris (23)100.82012WAS
77Walter Payton+ (25)100.61979CHI
Jim Brown+ (25)100.61961CLE
79Otis Armstrong (23)100.51974DEN
80LeSean McCoy (25)100.42013PHI
Edgerrin James+ (27)100.42005IND
Maurice Jones-Drew (26)100.42011JAX
Stephen Davis (25)100.41999WAS
84Ottis Anderson (22)100.31979STL
85Ricky Williams (23)100.02000NOR
86Marshawn Lynch (26)99.42012SEA
87Walter Payton+ (22)99.31976CHI
88Gerald Riggs (23)99.11984ATL
89Emmitt Smith+ (25)98.91994DAL
90Marshall Faulk+ (28)98.72001STL
Christian Okoye (28)98.71989KAN
92Ezekiel Elliott (22)98.32017DAL
Fred Taylor (27)98.32003JAX
94Garrison Hearst (27)98.11998SFO
95Barry Sanders+ (21)98.01989DET
96William Andrews (27)97.91983ATL
97Emmitt Smith+ (22)97.71991DAL
98Jerome Bettis+ (29)97.52001PIT
99Josh Jacobs (24)97.22022LVR
Priest Holmes (27)97.22001KAN
101Marshall Faulk+ (27)97.12000STL
Edgerrin James+ (21)97.11999IND
Barry Sanders+ (28)97.11996DET
104Chris Brown (23)97.02004TEN
105Walter Payton+ (31)96.91985CHI
106Edgerrin James+ (25)96.82003IND
Don Woods (23)96.81974SDG
Edgerrin James+ (26)96.82004IND
109Earl Campbell+ (23)96.71978HOU
110Olandis Gary (24)96.61999DEN
Chris Warren (26)96.61994SEA
112James Wilder (26)96.51984TAM
113Cedric Benson (26)96.22009CIN
114Terrell Davis+ (23)96.11996DEN
Derrick Henry (28)96.12022TEN
116Arian Foster (28)95.82014HOU
Adrian Peterson (22)95.82007MIN
118Ezekiel Elliott (23)95.62018DAL
119Steven Jackson (23)95.52006STL
Steve Van Buren+ (28)95.51949PHI
121Gale Sayers+ (25)95.11968CHI
Freeman McNeil (26)95.11985NYJ
Robert Smith (28)95.12000MIN
124Tiki Barber (29)94.92004NYG
125Clinton Portis (24)94.82005WAS
126DeAngelo Williams (25)94.72008CAR
127Herschel Walker (26)94.61988DAL
Maurice Jones-Drew (25)94.62010JAX
Curtis Martin+ (28)94.62001NYJ
130Wilbert Montgomery (24)94.51979PHI
131Steven Jackson (26)94.42009STL
132Jamaal Charles (25)94.32012KAN
Eddie George (26)94.32000TEN
Clinton Portis (21)94.32002DEN
135Arian Foster (25)94.22011HOU
136Roger Craig (28)93.91988SFO
137Rick Casares (25)93.81956CHI
Thurman Thomas+ (25)93.81991BUF
Barry Sanders+ (27)93.81995DET
140Wilbert Montgomery (26)93.51981PHI
141Fred Jackson (30)93.42011BUF
Nick Chubb (23)93.42019CLE
Willie Parker (25)93.42006PIT
Jim Taylor+ (25)93.41961GNB
145Barry Sanders+ (30)93.21998DET
146Emmitt Smith+ (30)93.11999DAL
147Mike Anderson (26)92.92000DEN
Curtis Martin+ (22)92.91995NWE
Clinton Portis (27)92.92008WAS
Thurman Thomas+ (26)92.91992BUF
Earl Campbell+ (28)92.91983HOU
152Adrian Peterson (30)92.82015MIN
153Curt Warner (25)92.61986SEA
154Delvin Williams (25)92.51976SFO
Deuce McAllister (23)92.52002NOR
156LaDainian Tomlinson+ (28)92.12007SDG
157Jim Taylor+ (24)91.81960GNB
158Brandon Jacobs (25)91.72007NYG
Jamaal Charles (23)91.72010KAN
160Charles White (29)91.61987RAM
161Curtis Martin+ (26)91.51999NYJ
162Lawrence McCutcheon (23)91.41973RAM
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (26)91.42005SDG
164Beattie Feathers (25)91.31934CHI
Walter Payton+ (26)91.31980CHI
166Rudi Johnson (25)91.12005CIN
167Mark van Eeghen (25)90.91977OAK
Rudi Johnson (24)90.92004CIN
Doug Martin (23)90.92012TAM
170Curt Warner (22)90.61983SEA
171Joe Cribbs (24)90.41982BUF
Adrian Peterson (28)90.42013MIN
Robert Smith (25)90.41997MIN
Travis Henry (24)90.42003BUF
175Nick Chubb (25)89.92021CLE
Jim Taylor+ (28)89.91964GNB
Travis Henry (23)89.92002BUF
178John Riggins+ (34)89.81983WAS
Rodney Hampton (24)89.81993NYG
180Nick Chubb (26)89.72022CLE
Shaun Alexander (26)89.72003SEA
Corey Dillon (25)89.72000CIN
Dorsey Levens (27)89.71997GNB
184Shaun Alexander (29)89.62006SEA
185Stephen Davis (27)89.52001WAS
186Jerome Bettis+ (24)89.41996PIT
Todd Gurley (24)89.42018LAR
O.J. Simpson+ (25)89.41972BUF
189Jerome Bettis+ (21)89.31993RAM
John David Crow (25)89.31960STL
191Curtis Martin+ (24)89.21997NWE
Freeman McNeil (25)89.21984NYJ
George Rogers (23)89.21982NOR
Dalvin Cook (26)89.22021MIN
195Arian Foster (26)89.02012HOU
Franco Harris+ (25)89.01975PIT
Thomas Jones (27)89.02005CHI
Darren McFadden (23)89.02010OAK
LaDainian Tomlinson+ (25)89.02004SDG
200Nick Chubb (24)88.92020CLE
Brian Westbrook (28)88.92007PHI
202Walter Payton+ (29)88.81983CHI
Priest Holmes (29)88.82003KAN
204Domanick Williams (24)88.72005HOU
205Ahman Green (25)88.62002GNB
206Warrick Dunn (30)88.52005ATL
Leroy Kelly+ (26)88.51968CLE
John Riggins+ (35)88.51984WAS
Josh Jacobs (21)88.52019OAK
210Lawrence McCutcheon (27)88.41977RAM
211Natrone Means (26)88.31998SDG
212Ricky Watters (27)88.21996PHI
213Eric Dickerson+ (25)88.11985RAM
214George Rogers (24)88.01983NOR
215Gale Sayers+ (23)87.91966CHI
Stephen Davis (26)87.92000WAS
217Willie Parker (26)87.72007PIT
Tony Canadeo+ (30)87.71949GNB
Clinton Portis (23)87.72004WAS
220Terrell Davis+ (28)87.62001DEN
Thomas Jones (31)87.62009NYJ
Doug Martin (26)87.62015TAM
223Elijah Mitchell (23)87.52021SFO
Jordan Howard (21)87.52016CHI
Marion Butts (24)87.51990SDG
226Eddie George (23)87.41997TEN
Fred Taylor (28)87.42004JAX
Joe Perry+ (27)87.41954SFO
Cliff Battles+ (27)87.41937WAS
Eric Dickerson+ (29)87.41989IND
231Freeman McNeil (23)87.31982NYJ
LeSean McCoy (23)87.32011PHI
233Walter Payton+ (24)87.21978CHI
234Wilbert Montgomery (23)87.11978PHI
235Todd Gurley (23)87.02017LAR
Mike Rozier (26)87.01987HOU
237Maurice Jones-Drew (24)86.92009JAX
Jamal Lewis (28)86.92007CLE
Jim Nance (24)86.91967BOS
240Steven Jackson (25)86.82008STL
241Tiki Barber (27)86.72002NYG
Ahman Green (24)86.72001GNB
Christian McCaffrey (23)86.72019CAR
244Larry Brown (22)86.51970WAS
Adrian Peterson (25)86.52010MIN
Travis Henry (27)86.52006TEN
Robert Smith (24)86.51996MIN
248Adrian Peterson (24)86.42009MIN
Bo Jackson (26)86.41989RAI
250J.D. Smith (27)86.31959SFO
Marshall Faulk+ (26)86.31999STL