Index                
           
American Football          
           
Rushing Titles            
           
Underlined Player is NFL Leader            
           
  AFC       NFC      
      Yards       Yards  
             
1966 Jim Nance Boston Patriots 1,458   Gale Sayers Chicago Bears 1,231  
1967 Jim Nance Boston Patriots 1,216   Leroy Kelly Cleveland Browns 1,205  
1968 Paul Robinson Cincinnati Bengals 1,023   Leroy Kelly Cleveland Browns 1,239  
1969 Dickie Post San Diego Chargers 873   Gayle Sayers Chicago Bears 1,032  
1970 Floyd Little Denver Broncos 901   Larry Brown Washington Redskins 1,125  
1971 Floyd Little Denver Broncos 1,133   John Brockington Green Bay Packers 1,105  
1972 O. J. Simpson Buffalo Bills 1,251   Larry Brown Washington Redskins 1,216  
1973 O. J. Simpson Buffalo Bills 2,003   John Brockington Green Bay Packers 1,144  
1974 Otis Armstrong Denver Broncos 1,407   Lawrence McCutcheon Los Angeles Rams 1,109  
1975 O. J. Simpson Buffalo Bills 1,817   Jim Otis St Louis Cardinals 1,076  
1976 O. J. Simpson Buffalo Bills 1,503   Walter Payton Chicago Bears 1,390  
1977 Mark Van Eeghen Oakland Raiders 1,273   Walter Payton Chicago Bears 1,852  
1978 Earl Campbell Houston Oilers 1,450   Walter Payton Chicago Bears 1,395  
1979 Earl Campbell Houston Oilers 1,697   Walter Payton Chicago Bears 1,610  
1980 Earl Campbell Houston Oilers 1,934   Walter Payton Chicago Bears 1,460  
1981 Earl Campbell Houston Oilers 1,376   George Rogers New Orleans Saints 1,674  
1982 Freeman MacNeil New York Jets 786   Tony Dorsett Dallas Cowboys 745  
1983 Curt Warner Seattle Seahawks 1,449   Eric Dickerson Los Angeles Rams 1,808  
1984 Earnest Jackson San Diego Chargers 1,179   Eric Dickerson Los Angeles Rams 2,105  
1985 Marcus Allen Los Angeles Raiders 1,759   Gerald Riggs Atlanta Falcons 1,719  
1986 Curt Warner Seattle Seahawks 1,481   Eric Dickerson Los Angeles Rams 1,821  
1987 Eric Dickerson Indianapolis Colts 1,288   Charles White Los Angeles Rams 1,374  
1988 Eric Dickerson Indianapolis Colts 1,659   Herschel Walker Dallas Cowboys 1,514  
1989 Christian Okoye Kansas City Chiefs 1,480   Barry Sanders Detroit Lions 1,470  
1990 Thurman Thomas Buffalo Bills 1,297   Barry Sanders Detroit Lions 1,304  
1991 Thurman Thomas Buffalo Bills 1,407   Emmitt Smith Dallas Cowboys 1,563  
1992 Barry Foster Pittsburgh Steelers 1,690   Emmitt Smith Dallas Cowboys 1,713  
1993 Thurman Thomas Buffalo Bills 1,315   Emmitt Smith Dallas Cowboys 1,486  
1994 Chris Warren Seattle Seahawks 1,545   Barry Sanders Detroit Lions 1,883  
1995 Curtis Martin New England Patriots 1,487   Emmitt Smith Dallas Cowboys 1,773  
1996 Terrell Davis Denver Broncos 1,538   Barry Sanders Detroit Lions 1,553  
1997 Terrell Davis Denver Broncos 1,750   Barry Sanders Detroit Lions 2,053  
1998 Terrell Davis Denver Broncos 2,008   Jamaal Anderson Atlanta Falcons 1,846  
1999 Edgerrin James Indianapolis Colts 1,553   Stephen Davis Washington Redskins 1,405  
2000 Edgerrin James Indianapolis Colts 1,709   Robert Smith Minnesota Vikings 1,521  
2001 Priest Holmes Kansas City Chiefs 1,555   Stephen Davis Washington Redskins 1,432  
2002 Ricky Williams Miami Dolphins 1,853   Deuce McAllister New Orleans Saints 1,388  
2003 Jamal Lewis Baltimore Ravens 2,066   Ahman Green Green Bay Packers 1,883  
2004 Curtis Martin New York Jets 1,697   Shaun Alexander Seattle Seahawks  1,696  
2005 Larry Johnson Kansas City Chiefs 1,750   Shaun Alexander Seattle Seahawks  1,880  
2006 LaDanian Tomlinson San Diego Chargers 1,815   Frank Gore San Francisco 49ers 1,695  
2007 LaDanian Tomlinson San Diego Chargers 1,474   Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings 1,341  
2008 Thomas Jones New York Jets 1,312   Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings 1,760  
2009 Chris Johnson Tennessee Titans 2,006   Steven Jackson St. Louis Rams 1,416  
2010 Arian Foster Houston Texans 1,616   Michael Turner Atlanta Falcons 1,371  
2011 Ray Rice Baltimore Ravens 1,364   Maurice Jones-Drew Jacksonville Jaguars 1,606  
2012 Marshawn Lynch Seattle Seahawks 1,590   Adrian Peterson Minnesota Vikings 2.097  
2013 Jamaal Charles Kansas City Chiefs 1,287   LeSean McCoy Philadelphia Eagles 1,607  
2014 Le'Veon Bell Pittsburgh Steelers 1,361   DeMarco Murray Dallas Cowboys 1,845  
2015
Latavius Murray
Oakland Raiders
1,035

Adrian Peterson
Minnesota Vikings
1,418

2016
Le'Veon Bell
Pittsburgh Steelers
1,268

Ezekiel Elliott
Dallas Cowboys
1,613