Dallas Cowboys Career Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Dallas Cowboys career rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the Dallas Cowboys (NFL) from 1960-2019. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. DeMarco Murray is the Dallas Cowboys career leader in rushing average with 4.85.

Players active with the Dallas Cowboys during the 2018 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 750 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. D. Murray 53 934 4,526 4.8 91t 28
2. E. Elliott 40 868 4,048 4.7 60t 28
3. T. Dorsett 157 2,755 12,036 4.4 99t 72
4. W. Garrison 119 899 3,886 4.3 41 30
5. C. Hill 73 1,166 5,009 4.3 55 39
6. H. Walker 81 818 3,491 4.3 84t 27
7. E. Smith 201 4,052 17,162 4.2 75t 153
8. M. Barber 88 1,042 4,358 4.2 54 47
9. D. Perkins 107 1,500 6,217 4.1 59 42
10. R. Newhouse 168 1,160 4,784 4.1 54 31
11. J. Jones 53 885 3,484 3.9 77t 18