Cleveland Browns Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Cleveland Browns single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the Cleveland Browns (NFL) from 1999-2020, the Cleveland Browns (NFL) from 1950-1995 and the Cleveland Browns (AAFC) from 1946-1949. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Jim Brown is the Cleveland Browns single season leader in rushing average with 6.40.

Players active with the Cleveland Browns during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  J. Brown 1963 Cle 291 1,863 6.4 80t 12
  J. Brown 1958 Cle 257 1,527 5.9 65t 17
  J. Brown 1960 Cle 215 1,257 5.8 71t 9
  M. Motley 1950 Cle 140 810 5.8 69 3
  B. Mitchell 1959 Cle 131 743 5.7 90t 5
  L. Kelly 1966 Cle 209 1,141 5.5 70t 15
  G. Pruitt 1978 Cle 176 960 5.5 70t 3
  B. Mitchell 1961 Cle 101 548 5.4 56t 5
  J. Brown 1965 Cle 289 1,544 5.3 67 17
  F. Morrison 1955 Cle 156 824 5.3 56 3
  E. Green 1966 Cle 144 750 5.2 35 3
  N. Chubb 2018 Cle 192 996 5.2 92t 8
  J. Brown 1964 Cle 280 1,446 5.2 71 7
  L. Kelly 1967 Cle 235 1,205 5.1 42t 11
  N. Chubb 2019 Cle 298 1,494 5.0 88t 8
  L. Kelly 1968 Cle 248 1,239 5.0 65 16
  K. Mack 1985 Cle 222 1,104 5.0 61 7
  G. Pruitt 1975 Cle 217 1,067 4.9 50 8
  M. Pruitt 1979 Cle 264 1,294 4.9 77t 9
  E. Green 1967 Cle 145 710 4.9 59t 4
  I. Crowell 2016 Cle 198 952 4.8 85t 7
  G. Pruitt 1976 Cle 209 1,000 4.8 64 4
  B. Green 1983 Cle 104 497 4.8 29 3
  E. Metcalf 1993 Cle 129 611 4.7 55 1
  D. Jones 1951 Cle 104 492 4.7 43 7
  J. Brown 1957 Cle 202 942 4.7 69t 9
  B. Scott 1972 Cle 123 571 4.6 27t 2
  C. Miller 1977 Cle 163 756 4.6 38 4
  J. Brown 1961 Cle 305 1,408 4.6 38 8
  G. Pruitt 1977 Cle 236 1,086 4.6 78t 3
  J. Brown 1959 Cle 290 1,329 4.6 70t 14
  B. Mitchell 1960 Cle 111 506 4.6 50 5
  E. Green 1964 Cle 109 491 4.5 37t 6
  M. Pruitt 1981 Cle 247 1,103 4.5 21 7
  J. Harrison 2009 Cle 194 862 4.4 71t 5
  K. Mack 1990 Cle 158 702 4.4 26 5
  J. White 2002 Cle 106 470 4.4 54 3
  J. Lewis 2007 Cle 298 1,304 4.4 66t 9
  P. Hillis 2010 Cle 270 1,177 4.4 48 11
  J. Brown 1962 Cle 230 996 4.3 31 13
  G. Pruitt 1974 Cle 126 540 4.3 54 3
  M. Motley 1952 Cle 104 444 4.3 59 1
  L. Hoard 1994 Cle 209 890 4.3 39 5
  H. McKinnis 1974 Cle 124 519 4.2 44t 2
  L. Kelly 1969 Cle 196 817 4.2 31 9
  M. Pruitt 1980 Cle 249 1,034 4.2 56t 6
  M. Pruitt 1978 Cle 135 560 4.1 71t 5
  I. Crowell 2017 Cle 206 853 4.1 59 2
  B. Scott 1970 Cle 151 625 4.1 63t 7
  E. Byner 1987 Cle 105 432 4.1 21 8