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.
Ron Dayne currently hold the record for the most rushing yards in college
Michael Vick has the most rushing yards by a quarterback with 5,139 yards.
As of 2007, Emmitt Smith holds the record for 18,400 rushing yards. He also holds the record for the most rushing touchdowns with 164. Second place is Ladainian Tomlinson with about 120.
Steve sleton holds the record with 654 rushing 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.
Timmy Smith (204 Rushing yards).
Barry Sanders retired with the Lions' rushing record in 1999.
Eric Dickerson holds the NFL record for most rushing yards during the regular season. He rushed for 2,105 yards as a member of the Los Angeles Rams in 1984.
Timmy Smith (204).
In a career, Randall Cunningham holds the record for rushing yards by a Quarterback with 4928. Michael Vick does hold the single season record with 1039 yards.