Kansas City Chiefs Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Kansas City Chiefs single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) from 1970-2019, the Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the Dallas Texans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Jamaal Charles is the Kansas City Chiefs single season leader in rushing average with 6.38.

Players active with the Kansas City Chiefs 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. Charles 2010 KC 230 1,467 6.4 80 5
  T. McKnight 1978 KC 104 627 6.0 41t 6
  J. Charles 2009 KC 190 1,120 5.9 76t 7
  A. Haynes 1960 DalT 156 875 5.6 67 9
  M. Hill 1964 KC 105 576 5.5 71 4
  M. Garrett 1966 KC 147 801 5.4 77 6
  C. McClinton 1962 DalT 111 604 5.4 69 2
  J. Charles 2012 KC 285 1,509 5.3 91t 5
  L. Johnson 2005 KC 336 1,750 5.2 49t 20
  P. Holmes 2002 KC 313 1,615 5.2 56 21
  T. Reed 1978 KC 206 1,053 5.1 62t 5
  M. Hill 1965 KC 125 627 5.0 66 2
  J. Charles 2014 KC 206 1,033 5.0 63t 9
  A. Haynes 1964 KC 139 697 5.0 80 4
  R. Holmes 1968 KC 174 866 5.0 76t 7
  B. Word 1990 KC 204 1,015 5.0 53t 4
  J. Charles 2013 KC 259 1,287 5.0 46 12
  T. McKnight 1979 KC 153 755 4.9 84t 8
  K. Hunt 2017 KC 272 1,327 4.9 69t 8
  L. Johnson 2004 KC 120 581 4.8 46t 9
  J. Delaney 1981 KC 234 1,121 4.8 82t 3
  G. Hill 1996 KC 135 645 4.8 28 4
  P. Holmes 2001 KC 327 1,555 4.8 41 8
  A. Haynes 1962 DalT 221 1,049 4.7 71 13
  T. Richardson 2000 KC 147 697 4.7 33 3
  W. McVea 1969 KC 106 500 4.7 80t 7
  A. Haynes 1961 DalT 179 841 4.7 59 9
  M. Garrett 1967 KC 236 1,087 4.6 58 9
  L. McCoy 2019 KC 101 465 4.6 39 4
  C. Okoye 1991 KC 225 1,031 4.6 48 9
  D. Blaylock 2004 KC 118 539 4.6 24 8
  K. Hunt 2018 KC 181 824 4.6 45 7
  P. Holmes 2004 KC 196 892 4.6 33t 14
  L. Johnson 2008 KC 193 874 4.5 65 5
  D. McCluster 2011 KC 114 516 4.5 32 1
  C. Okoye 1988 KC 105 473 4.5 48 3
  D. Williams 2019 KC 111 498 4.5 91t 5
  E. Podolak 1970 KC 168 749 4.5 65t 3
  P. Holmes 2003 KC 320 1,420 4.4 31t 27
  M. Garrett 1969 KC 168 732 4.4 34t 6
  J. Hadnot 1981 KC 140 603 4.3 30 3
  S. Ware 2016 KC 214 921 4.3 46 3
  G. Hill 1995 KC 155 667 4.3 27 1
  M. Allen 1995 KC 207 890 4.3 38 5
  L. Johnson 2006 KC 416 1,789 4.3 47 17
  B. Word 1991 KC 160 684 4.3 37 4
  C. Okoye 1987 KC 157 660 4.2 43t 3
  W. Hayes 1972 KC 128 536 4.2 28 0
  H. Heard 1984 KC 165 684 4.1 69t 4
  E. Podolak 1977 KC 133 550 4.1 41 5