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.
As of Super Bowl XLII, that would be Timmy Smith of the Washington Redskins who rushed for 204 yards in Super Bowl XXII.
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In 1991, at Super Bowl XXV, running back Ottis Anderson of the New York Giants won the Super Bowl MVP Award.
Washington running back John Riggins finished the game with 2 Super Bowl records: the most rushing yards in a Super Bowl game (166), and the most rushing attempts (38).
Ahmad Bradshaw of the Giants.
Running back Franco Harris of the Pittsburgh Steelers was the Most Valuable Player of Super Bowl IX.
Ahmad Bradshaw had 72 yards.
Steelers running back Willie Parker rushed for 53 yards on 19 carries.
Washington fullback John Riggins was named Super Bowl MVP. He finished the game with 2 Super Bowl records: the most rushing yards in a Super Bowl game (166), and the most rushing attempts (38).
Frank Gore with 110 rushing yards.
Joseph Addai of the Colts who had 77 rushing yards
Emmitt Smith currently holds the record for most rushing touchdowns in the Super Bowl. He scored five rushing touchdown over three Super Bowls with the Dallas Cowboys.
They can they just have to get a lots of touchdown to get to the super bowl. Most of the time the that won the super bowl the year before get to go back.
Emmit Smith Smith won 3 Super Bowls while Franco Harris won 4 with the Steelers.
That was Ahmad Bradshaw of the Giants who gained 45 yards on 9 carries.
Ahmad Bradshaw (New York Giants) with 72 rushing yards.
Franco Harris, running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers, won 4 Super bowls in the mid and late 70s.
Through Super Bowl XLIII, that would be the Washington Redskins with 602 yards of offense in Super Bowl XXII against the Denver Broncos. The Redskins gained 280 yards rushing and 322 yards passing in defeating the Broncos, 42-10. In Super Bowl XXII, the Redskins also set a Super Bowl record for most points scored in a quarter with 35 in the second quarter and running back Timmy Smith set a Super Bowl record with 204 yards rushing.