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.
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.
Eric Dickerson with 2,105 yards.
As of the 2007 season, the Eagles single season rushing yardage record holder is Wilbert Montgomery who ran for 1,512 yards in 1979.
Eric Dickerson - 2,105 yards
In 1992, Barry Foster set the Steelers single season rushing record with 1,690 yards.
Through the 2008 season, that is Edgerrin James with 1,709 rushing yards in the 2000 season.
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.
Bobby Humphrey. 1471 yards (1986)
Eric Dickerson, who played for the Rams, Colts, Raiders, and Falcons between 1983-1993, holds the NFL record for rushing yards in a season when he gained 2,105 yards for the Los Angeles Rams in 1984.
As of the 2007 season: In the NFL, the record for career rushing yards is held by Emmitt Smith with 18,355. In college football, the Division 1-A record for career rushing yards is held by Ron Dayne with 6,397.
In the NFL, it is Bobby Douglass with 968 yards for Chicago in 1972. In this 2004-2005 season, Michael Vick is on a pace to break that record. As of the start of the 2007 season, Michael Vick holds the single season rushing record by a quarterback with 1,039 yards in the 2006 season.
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.
In 1992, Barry Foster set the Steelers record for most rushing yards in a season with 1,690.
Michael Vick rushed for 1039 yards in the 2006 season to set the single season rushing record for quarterbacks.
Steve sleton holds the record with 654 rushing 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.
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.
Through the 2009 season, Emmitt Smith with 1773 yards in 1995.