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NFL History - Top 100 Rushing Yardage Leaders

NFL Career Leaders: Passing Leaders - Rushing Leaders - Receiving Leaders

Below is a table of the top 100 NFL rushing yardage leaders of all-time. Also, check out the top 100 leaders in career rushing touchdowns.

[Stats are updated through the 2018 NFL regular season.]



RankPlayerRush Yards
1Emmitt Smith18355
2Walter Payton16726
3Barry Sanders15269
4Frank Gore14748
5Curtis Martin14101
6LaDainian Tomlinson13684
7Jerome Bettis13662
8Adrian Peterson13318
9Eric Dickerson13259
10Tony Dorsett12739
11Jim Brown12312
12Marshall Faulk12279
13Edgerrin James12246
14Marcus Allen12243
15Franco Harris12120
16Thurman Thomas12074
17Fred Taylor11695
18Steven Jackson11438
19John Riggins11352
20Corey Dillon11241
21O.J. Simpson11236
22Warrick Dunn10967
23Ricky Watters10643
24Jamal Lewis10607
25LeSean McCoy10606
26Thomas Jones10591
27Tiki Barber10449
28Eddie George10441
29Marshawn Lynch10379
30Ottis Anderson10273
31Ricky Williams10009
32Clinton Portis9923
33Matt Forte9796
34Joe Perry9723
35Chris Johnson9651
36Shaun Alexander9453
37Earl Campbell9407
38Ahman Green9205
39Terry Allen8614
40Jim Taylor8597
41Willis McGahee8474
42Earnest Byner8261
43Herschel Walker8225
44Roger Craig8189
45Gerald Riggs8188
46Priest Holmes8172
47Maurice Jones-Drew8167
48DeAngelo Williams8096
49Larry Csonka8081
50Freeman McNeil8074
51Stephen Davis8052
52Garrison Hearst7966
53James Brooks7962
54Chris Warren7696
55Terrell Davis7607
56Jamaal Charles7563
57Mike Pruitt7378
58Michael Turner7338
59Jonathan Stewart7335
60Leroy Kelly7274
61George Rogers7176
62DeMarco Murray7174
63Charlie Garner7097
64Rodney Hampton6897
65Antowain Smith6881
66Curt Warner6844
67Robert Smith6818
68John Henry Johnson6803
69Wilbert Montgomery6789
70Chuck Muncie6702
71Mark van Eeghen6651
72Lawrence McCutcheon6578
73Lydell Mitchell6534
74Arian Foster6527
75Wendell Tyler6378
76Brian Westbrook6335
77Floyd Little6323
78LeGarrette Blount6306
79Larry Johnson6223
80Don Perkins6217
81Ray Rice6180
82Neal Anderson6166
83Michael Vick6109
84Ken Willard6105
85Deuce McAllister6096
86Travis Henry6086
87Calvin Hill6083
88Cedric Benson6017
89James Wilder6008
90Mark Ingram6007
91William Andrews5986
92Rudi Johnson5979
93Chuck Foreman5950
94Alfred Morris5931
95Larry Brown5875
96Lamar Miller5864
97Steve Van Buren5860
98James Stewart5841
99Bill Brown5838
100Rick Casares5797


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