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Miami Dolphins Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the Miami Dolphins single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the Miami Dolphins (NFL) from 1970-2019 and the Miami Dolphins (AFL) from 1966-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Mercury Morris is the Miami Dolphins single season leader in rushing average with 6.40.

Players active with the Miami Dolphins during the 2018 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  M. Morris 1973 Mia 149 954 6.4 70t 10
  L. Csonka 1971 Mia 195 1,051 5.4 28 7
  T. Nathan 1981 Mia 147 782 5.3 46 5
  M. Morris 1972 Mia 190 1,000 5.3 33 12
  L. Csonka 1972 Mia 213 1,117 5.2 45 6
  L. Miller 2014 Mia 216 1,099 5.1 97t 8
  R. Brown 2007 Mia 119 602 5.1 60 4
  R. Bush 2011 Mia 216 1,086 5.0 76t 6
  J. Carter 1984 Mia 100 495 5.0 35 1
  J. Ajayi 2016 Mia 260 1,272 4.9 62t 8
  K. Drake 2017 Mia 133 644 4.8 66t 3
  R. Williams 2002 Mia 383 1,853 4.8 63t 16
  B. Malone 1977 Mia 129 615 4.8 66t 5
  T. Nathan 1984 Mia 118 558 4.7 22 1
  T. Nathan 1985 Mia 143 667 4.7 22 5
  R. Williams 2009 Mia 241 1,121 4.7 68t 11
  F. Gore 2018 Mia 156 722 4.6 39 0
  D. Williams 1978 Mia 272 1,258 4.6 58t 8
  B. Humphrey 1992 Mia 102 471 4.6 21 1
  L. Csonka 1973 Mia 219 1,003 4.6 25 5
  J. Kiick 1971 Mia 162 738 4.6 34 3
  T. Nathan 1983 Mia 151 685 4.5 40 3
  L. Csonka 1970 Mia 193 874 4.5 53 6
  L. Miller 2015 Mia 194 872 4.5 85t 8
  L. Hampton 1986 Mia 186 830 4.5 54t 9
  K. Drake 2018 Mia 120 535 4.5 54t 4
  N. Bulaich 1976 Mia 122 540 4.4 35 4
  R. Williams 2005 Mia 168 743 4.4 35 6
  R. Brown 2009 Mia 147 648 4.4 45 8
  R. Brown 2005 Mia 207 907 4.4 65t 4
  R. Bush 2012 Mia 227 986 4.3 65t 6
  L. Csonka 1969 Mia 131 566 4.3 54t 2
  B. Malone 1976 Mia 186 797 4.3 31 4
  R. Brown 2008 Mia 214 916 4.3 62t 10
  D. Nottingham 1975 Mia 168 718 4.3 56 12
  T. Stradford 1987 Mia 145 619 4.3 51 6
  R. Williams 2010 Mia 159 673 4.2 45t 2
  G. Davis 1977 Mia 126 533 4.2 60t 2
  W. Bennett 1984 Mia 144 606 4.2 23 7
  R. Brown 2006 Mia 241 1,008 4.2 47 5
  L. Harris 1978 Mia 123 512 4.2 51 2
  R. Williams 2008 Mia 160 659 4.1 51t 4
  B. Malone 1974 Mia 117 479 4.1 23t 3
  J. Chatman 2007 Mia 128 515 4.0 30 1
  B. Parmalee 1994 Mia 216 868 4.0 47t 6
  L. Miller 2013 Mia 177 709 4.0 49 2
  M. Morris 1975 Mia 219 875 4.0 49 4
  S. Morris 2004 Mia 132 523 4.0 35t 6
  A. Franklin 1982 Mia 177 701 4.0 25t 7
  M. Higgs 1991 Mia 231 905 3.9 24 4