Miami Dolphins Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Yards

The following are the Miami Dolphins single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing yards. 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. Ricky Williams is the Miami Dolphins single season leader in rushing yards with 1,853.

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

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  R. Williams 2002 Mia 383 1,853 4.8 63t 16
  R. Williams 2003 Mia 392 1,372 3.5 45 9
  J. Ajayi 2016 Mia 260 1,272 4.9 62t 8
  D. Williams 1978 Mia 272 1,258 4.6 58t 8
  L. Smith 2000 Mia 309 1,139 3.7 68t 14
  R. Williams 2009 Mia 241 1,121 4.7 68t 11
  L. Csonka 1972 Mia 213 1,117 5.2 45 6
  A. Al-Jabbar 1996 Mia 307 1,116 3.6 29 11
  L. Miller 2014 Mia 216 1,099 5.1 97t 8
  R. Bush 2011 Mia 216 1,086 5.0 76t 6
  L. Csonka 1971 Mia 195 1,051 5.4 28 7
  R. Brown 2006 Mia 241 1,008 4.2 47 5
  L. Csonka 1973 Mia 219 1,003 4.6 25 5
  M. Morris 1972 Mia 190 1,000 5.3 33 12
  R. Bush 2012 Mia 227 986 4.3 65t 6
  L. Smith 2001 Mia 313 968 3.1 25 6
  A. Al-Jabbar 1998 Mia 270 960 3.6 45 6
  M. Morris 1973 Mia 149 954 6.4 70t 10
  R. Brown 2008 Mia 214 916 4.3 62t 10
  M. Higgs 1992 Mia 256 915 3.6 23 7
  R. Brown 2005 Mia 207 907 4.4 65t 4
  M. Higgs 1991 Mia 231 905 3.9 24 4
  A. Al-Jabbar 1997 Mia 283 892 3.2 22 15
  B. Parmalee 1995 Mia 236 878 3.7 40 9
  M. Morris 1975 Mia 219 875 4.0 49 4
  L. Csonka 1970 Mia 193 874 4.5 53 6
  L. Miller 2015 Mia 194 872 4.5 85t 8
  B. Parmalee 1994 Mia 216 868 4.0 47t 6
  L. Csonka 1979 Mia 220 837 3.8 22 12
  S. Smith 1990 Mia 226 831 3.7 33 8
  L. Hampton 1986 Mia 186 830 4.5 54t 9
  B. Malone 1976 Mia 186 797 4.3 31 4
  T. Nathan 1981 Mia 147 782 5.3 46 5
  L. Csonka 1974 Mia 197 749 3.8 24 9
  A. Franklin 1983 Mia 224 746 3.3 18 8
  R. Williams 2005 Mia 168 743 4.4 35 6
  J. Kiick 1971 Mia 162 738 4.6 34 3
  R. Brown 2010 Mia 200 734 3.7 51 5
  F. Gore 2018 Mia 156 722 4.6 39 0
  D. Nottingham 1975 Mia 168 718 4.3 56 12
  A. Franklin 1981 Mia 201 711 3.5 29 7
  L. Miller 2013 Mia 177 709 4.0 49 2
  D. Williams 1979 Mia 184 703 3.8 39 3
  A. Franklin 1982 Mia 177 701 4.0 25t 7
  M. Higgs 1993 Mia 186 693 3.7 31 3
  T. Nathan 1983 Mia 151 685 4.5 40 3
  R. Williams 2010 Mia 159 673 4.2 45t 2
  D. Williams 1980 Mia 187 671 3.6 65 2
  T. Nathan 1985 Mia 143 667 4.7 22 5
  S. Smith 1989 Mia 200 659 3.3 25 6