The single game record is held by Timmy Smith of the Washington Redskins who rushed for 204 yards in Super Bowl XXII. The career record is held by Franco Harris of the Pittsburgh Steelers who rushed for 354 total yards in four Super Bowls.
Single Game Record: 204 yards - Timmy Smith, Washington Redskins vs the Denver Broncos SB XXII Career Record: 354 yards - Franco Harris, Pittsburgh Steelers, 4 games
Dolphins Running Back Larry Csonka, who ran for 145 yards and two touchdowns, was named the game's Most Valuable Player. His 145 rushing yards and his 33 carries were both Super Bowl records. Csonka became the first running back to earn Super Bowl MVP honors.
Washington Redskins running back Timmy Smith, who wasn't introduced as a starter, played in lieu of the injured George Rogers and promptly rushed for a record 204 yards in Super Bowl XXII. Washington defeated the Denver Broncos in San Diego, 42-10.
team playersTeam(s)CarriesYards1Emmitt SmithArizona Cardinals (2003-2004)
Dallas Cowboys (1990-2002)
440918,3552Walter PaytonChicago Bears (1975-1987)383816,7263Barry SandersDetroit Lions (1989-1998)306215,2694Curtis MartinNew York Jets (1998-2005)
New England Patriots (1995-1997)351814,1015Jerome BettisPittsburgh Steelers (1996-2005)
Los Angeles Rams (1993-1995)
As of Super Bowl XLII, that would be Timmy Smith of the Washington Redskins who rushed for 204 yards in Super Bowl XXII.
Timmy Smith holds that record from when he ran for 204 yards with the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl XXII.
That was Ahmad Bradshaw of the Giants who gained 45 yards on 9 carries.
Timmy Smith (204 Rushing yards).
Terrell Davis of the Denver Broncos had the most rushing yards in 1998. He had 2008 yards and was the fourth running back in NFL history to rush for over 2000 yards.
1.Eric Dickerson 2105 rushing yards 1984 2.Jamal Lewis 2066 rushing yards 2003 3.Barry Sanders 2053 rushing yards 1997 4. Terrell Davis 2008 rushing yards 1998 5. OJ Simpson 2003 rushing yards (14 games) 1973
As of the 2008 season: 1) Randall Cunningham - 4,928 rushing yards and 29,979 passing yards 2) Steve Young - 4,239 rushing yards and 33,124 passing yards 3) Fran Tarkenton - 3,674 rushing yards and 47,003 passing yards 4) Steve McNair - 3,590 rushing yards and 31,304 passing yards 5) John Elway - 3,407 rushing yards and 51,475 passing yards 6) Donovan McNabb - (through 1 game of the 2008 season) 2,965 rushing yards and 25,765 passing yards 7) Jim Harbaugh - 2,787 rushing yards and 26,288 passing yards
Detroit Lions.The Lions gave up 2754 rushing yards in 2008 for an average of 172.1 yards per game. The Oakland Raiders were second worst giving up 2555 rushing yards and next came the Kansas City Chiefs who gave up 2543 rushing yards.
2225 ... 2008 rushing yards and 217 pass receiving yards.
Through Super Bowl XLIII, the NFL leading rusher has played in the Super Bowl 5 times: 1) Shaun Alexander led the NFL with 1880 rushing yards for the 2005 Seattle Seahawks that lost Super Bowl XL to the Pittsburgh Steelers. 2) Terrell Davis led the NFL with 2008 rushing yards for the 1998 Denver Broncos that won Super Bowl XXXIII over the Atlanta Falcons. 3-5) Emmitt Smith led the NFL with 1773 rushing yards for the 1995 Dallas Cowboys that won Super Bowl XXX over the Pittsburgh Steelers, 1486 rushing yards for the 1993 Dallas Cowboys that won Super Bowl XXVIII over the Buffalo Bills, and 1713 rushing yards for the 1992 Dallas Cowboys that won Super Bowl XXVII over the Buffalo Bills.
Chris Johnson- 423, Tennessee Titans
Chris Johnson- 425, Tennessee Titans
3,873 Yards (September 27, 2008)
The Pittsburgh Steelers running back "Fast" Willie Parker holds the longest rushing touch down in Super Bowl History. Parker raced 75 yards for a touch down in Super Bowl XL. The Pittsburgh Steelers went on the defeat the overmatched Seattle Seahawks 21-10 to capture their record 6th NFL Super Bowl Title.
Patrick White, WVU QB 2005-2008 4,385 yards