Los Angeles Chargers Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Los Angeles Chargers single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the Los Angeles Chargers (NFL) from 2017-2019, the San Diego Chargers (NFL) from 1970-2016, the San Diego Chargers (AFL) from 1961-1969 and the Los Angeles Chargers (AFL) in 1960. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Keith Lincoln is the Los Angeles Chargers single season leader in rushing average with 6.45.

Players active with the Los Angeles Chargers during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  K. Lincoln 1963 SD 128 826 6.5 76t 5
  P. Lowe 1960 LAC 136 855 6.3 63 8
  P. Lowe 1963 SD 177 1,010 5.7 66t 8
  B. Hubbert 1967 SD 116 643 5.5 80t 2
  L. Tomlinson 2003 SD 313 1,645 5.3 73t 13
  A. Ekeler 2018 LAC 106 554 5.2 41 3
  L. Tomlinson 2006 SD 348 1,815 5.2 85t 28
  D. Woods 1974 SD 227 1,162 5.1 56t 7
  M. Gordon 2018 LAC 175 885 5.1 34t 10
  P. Lowe 1965 SD 222 1,121 5.0 59t 6
  D. Post 1968 SD 151 758 5.0 62t 3
  G. Anderson 1988 SD 225 1,119 5.0 36 3
  R. Young 1976 SD 162 802 5.0 46t 4
  L. James 1985 SD 105 516 4.9 56t 2
  R. Mathews 2011 SD 222 1,091 4.9 39 6
  K. Lincoln 1962 SD 117 574 4.9 86t 2
  R. Bernstine 1991 SD 159 766 4.8 63t 8
  J. Brooks 1981 SD 109 525 4.8 28t 3
  D. Post 1969 SD 182 873 4.8 60 6
  R. Bernstine 1990 SD 124 589 4.8 40t 4
  R. Bernstine 1992 SD 106 499 4.7 25t 4
  L. Tomlinson 2007 SD 315 1,474 4.7 49 15
  M. Butts 1990 SD 265 1,225 4.6 52 8
  C. Edwards 1973 SD 133 609 4.6 50 1
  C. Muncie 1981 SD 251 1,144 4.6 73t 19
  L. Tomlinson 2002 SD 372 1,683 4.5 76 14
  P. Lowe 1966 SD 146 643 4.4 57 3
  R. Mathews 2013 SD 285 1,255 4.4 51 6
  P. Lowe 1961 SD 175 767 4.4 87t 9
  C. Edwards 1972 SD 157 679 4.3 31t 5
  M. Butts 1991 SD 193 834 4.3 44 6
  L. Tomlinson 2005 SD 339 1,462 4.3 62 18
  R. Mathews 2010 SD 158 678 4.3 31t 7
  M. Garrett 1971 SD 140 591 4.2 36 4
  A. Ekeler 2019 LAC 132 557 4.2 35 3
  R. Young 1975 SD 138 577 4.2 48t 5
  N. Means 1998 SD 212 883 4.2 72t 5
  C. Muncie 1982 SD 138 569 4.1 27 8
  D. Post 1967 SD 161 663 4.1 67t 7
  M. Thomas 1980 SD 118 484 4.1 18 3
  M. Garrett 1973 SD 114 467 4.1 68 0
  K. Lincoln 1964 SD 155 632 4.1 25 4
  J. Brooks 1983 SD 127 516 4.1 61 3
  M. Tolbert 2011 SD 121 490 4.0 40 8
  D. Woodhead 2013 SD 106 429 4.0 14 2
  M. Tolbert 2010 SD 182 735 4.0 36 11
  M. Butts 1993 SD 185 746 4.0 27 4
  N. Means 1993 SD 160 645 4.0 65t 8
  M. Butts 1989 SD 170 683 4.0 50t 9
  E. Jackson 1984 SD 296 1,179 4.0 32t 8