As of the start of the 2008 season, Adrian Peterson rocked the San Diego Chargers November 4th, 2007 with 296 yards rushing for the NFL record. == ==
Michael Vick rushed for 1039 yards in the 2006 season to set the single season rushing record for quarterbacks.
Timmy Smith (204 Rushing yards).
Eric Dickerson currently holds the record for a single season by rushing 2,105 yards. When he made this record, he was playing for the Los Angeles Rams. In 2012 Adrian Peterson got just 8 yards of this record.
Emmitt Smith holds the record for most rushing yards in a career with 18,355 yards. Eric Dickerson holds the record for most rushing yards in a season with 2,105 yards. Adrian Peterson holds the record for most rushing yards in a single game with 296 yards.
Herschel Walker with 385 in 1981
Timmy Smith holds that record from when he ran for 204 yards with the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl XXII.
As of the 2007 season, LaDainian Tomlinson of the San Diego Chargers holds the NFL record for most rushing touchdowns in one season with 28 in 2006.
Eric Dickerson - 2,105 yards
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Through the 2008 season, Peterson (Adrian, rushing) and Anderson (Willie, receiving).
Willie Parker holds the Steelers single game rushing record with 223 yards. The record was set on December 7, 2006 against the Cleveland Browns.
Through the 2008 season, that is Edgerrin James with 1,709 rushing yards in the 2000 season.
That is Joe Morris with 4,299 rushing yards between 1978-1981.
LaDainian Tomlinson had 28 rushing touchdowns (31 total) in 2006.
Danny Woodhead holds most rushing records in Division 2. He attended Chadron State in Nebraska, and is now on the New York Jets roster.
In 1992, Barry Foster set the Steelers single season rushing record with 1,690 yards.
Denard Robinson from the University of Michigan holds the record for most rushing yards by a quarterback in a season with 1,538 yards. Robinson also holds the record for most career rushing yards by a QB in NCAA history with 4,495 yards.