Los Angeles Chargers Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Yards

The following are the Los Angeles Chargers single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing yards. 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. LaDainian Tomlinson is the Los Angeles Chargers single season leader in rushing yards with 1,815.

Players active with the Los Angeles Chargers during the 2018 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  L. Tomlinson 2006 SD 348 1,815 5.2 85t 28
  L. Tomlinson 2002 SD 372 1,683 4.5 76 14
  L. Tomlinson 2003 SD 313 1,645 5.3 73t 13
  L. Tomlinson 2007 SD 315 1,474 4.7 49 15
  L. Tomlinson 2005 SD 339 1,462 4.3 62 18
  N. Means 1994 SD 343 1,350 3.9 25 12
  L. Tomlinson 2004 SD 339 1,335 3.9 42 17
  R. Mathews 2013 SD 285 1,255 4.4 51 6
  L. Tomlinson 2001 SD 339 1,236 3.6 54 10
  M. Butts 1990 SD 265 1,225 4.6 52 8
  E. Jackson 1984 SD 296 1,179 4.0 32t 8
  D. Woods 1974 SD 227 1,162 5.1 56t 7
  C. Muncie 1981 SD 251 1,144 4.6 73t 19
  P. Lowe 1965 SD 222 1,121 5.0 59t 6
  G. Anderson 1988 SD 225 1,119 5.0 36 3
  L. Tomlinson 2008 SD 292 1,110 3.8 45 11
  M. Gordon 2017 LAC 284 1,105 3.9 87t 8
  R. Mathews 2011 SD 222 1,091 4.9 39 6
  M. Garrett 1972 SD 272 1,031 3.8 41t 6
  P. Lowe 1963 SD 177 1,010 5.7 66t 8
  M. Gordon 2016 SD 254 997 3.9 48 10
  G. Brown 1997 SD 253 945 3.7 32 4
  C. Muncie 1983 SD 235 886 3.8 34t 12
  M. Gordon 2018 LAC 175 885 5.1 34t 10
  N. Means 1998 SD 212 883 4.2 72t 5
  D. Post 1969 SD 182 873 4.8 60 6
  P. Lowe 1960 LAC 136 855 6.3 63 8
  M. Butts 1991 SD 193 834 4.3 44 6
  K. Lincoln 1963 SD 128 826 6.5 76t 5
  L. Mitchell 1978 SD 214 820 3.8 25 3
  M. Butts 1992 SD 218 809 3.7 22 4
  R. Young 1976 SD 162 802 5.0 46t 4
  P. Lowe 1961 SD 175 767 4.4 87t 9
  R. Bernstine 1991 SD 159 766 4.8 63t 8
  D. Post 1968 SD 151 758 5.0 62t 3
  C. Williams 1979 SD 200 752 3.8 55t 12
  M. Butts 1993 SD 185 746 4.0 27 4
  M. Tolbert 2010 SD 182 735 4.0 36 11
  N. Means 1995 SD 186 730 3.9 36 5
  L. Tomlinson 2009 SD 223 730 3.3 36 12
  L. Russell 1996 SD 219 713 3.3 21 7
  R. Mathews 2012 SD 184 707 3.8 31 1
  M. Butts 1989 SD 170 683 4.0 50t 9
  C. Edwards 1972 SD 157 679 4.3 31t 5
  R. Mathews 2010 SD 158 678 4.3 31t 7
  D. Post 1967 SD 161 663 4.1 67t 7
  N. Means 1993 SD 160 645 4.0 65t 8
  B. Hubbert 1967 SD 116 643 5.5 80t 2
  P. Lowe 1966 SD 146 643 4.4 57 3
  M. Gordon 2015 SD 184 641 3.5 27 0