NFL Career Leaders - Rushing Touchdowns

The following is a list of the NFL career rushing leaders ranked by rushing touchdowns. Statistics are current through the 2020 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. E. Smith 226 4,409 18,355 4.2 75t 164
2. L. Tomlinson 170 3,174 13,684 4.3 85t 145
3. M. Allen 222 3,022 12,243 4.1 61t 123
4. A. Peterson 180 3,192 14,820 4.6 90t 118
5. W. Payton 190 3,838 16,726 4.4 76 110
6. J. Brown 118 2,359 12,312 5.2 80t 106
7. J. Riggins 175 2,916 11,352 3.9 66t 104
8. S. Alexander 123 2,187 9,453 4.3 88t 100
  M. Faulk 176 2,836 12,279 4.3 71t 100
10. B. Sanders 153 3,062 15,269 5.0 85 99
11. J. Bettis 192 3,479 13,662 3.9 71t 91
  F. Harris 173 2,949 12,120 4.1 75t 91
13. E. Dickerson 146 2,996 13,259 4.4 85t 90
  C. Martin 168 3,518 14,101 4.0 70t 90
15. P. Holmes 113 1,780 8,172 4.6 72 86
16. M. Lynch 149 2,453 10,413 4.2 79t 85
17. J. Taylor 132 1,941 8,597 4.4 84t 83
18. C. Dillon 150 2,618 11,241 4.3 96t 82
19. O. Anderson 182 2,562 10,273 4.0 76t 81
  F. Gore 241 3,735 16,000 4.3 80t 81
21. E. James 148 3,028 12,246 4.0 72 80
22. R. Watters 144 2,622 10,643 4.1 57 78
23. T. Dorsett 173 2,936 12,739 4.3 99t 77
24. P. Johnson 110 1,489 5,626 3.8 65 76
25. C. Portis 113 2,230 9,923 4.4 78 75
26. E. Campbell 115 2,187 9,407 4.3 81t 74
  L. Kelly 136 1,727 7,274 4.2 70t 74
28. T. Allen 130 2,152 8,614 4.0 55t 73
  L. McCoy 170 2,457 11,102 4.5 75t 73
30. C. Muncie 110 1,561 6,702 4.3 73t 71
31. C. Newton 140 1,071 5,398 5.0 72t 70
32. S. Jackson 160 2,763 11,435 4.1 59t 69
  G. Riggs 129 1,989 8,188 4.1 58 69
  S. Van Buren 83 1,320 5,860 4.4 70 69
35. E. George 141 2,865 10,441 3.6 76 68
  T. Jones 180 2,678 10,591 4.0 71t 68
  M. Jones-Drew 126 1,847 8,167 4.4 80t 68
38. T. Gurley 88 1,460 6,082 4.2 71t 67
39. F. Taylor 153 2,534 11,695 4.6 80t 66
  M. Turner 134 1,639 7,338 4.5 83t 66
  R. Williams 147 2,431 10,009 4.1 68t 66
42. S. Davis 143 1,945 8,052 4.1 76t 65
  W. McGahee 142 2,095 8,474 4.0 77t 65
  T. Thomas 182 2,877 12,074 4.2 80t 65
45. L. Csonka 146 1,891 8,081 4.3 54t 64
46. L. Moore 143 1,069 5,174 4.8 79 63
47. M. Ingram 132 1,595 7,324 4.6 75t 62
48. O. Simpson 135 2,404 11,236 4.7 94t 61
  H. Walker 187 1,954 8,225 4.2 91t 61
  D. Williams 142 1,730 8,096 4.7 77 61