New York Jets Career Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the New York Jets career rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the New York Jets (NFL) from 1970-2020, the New York Jets (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the New York Titans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Freeman McNeil is the New York Jets career leader in rushing average with 4.49.

Players active with the New York Jets during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 750 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Gms Att Yds Avg Lg TD
1. F. McNeil 144 1,798 8,074 4.5 69 38
2. B. Powell 109 850 3,675 4.3 75t 15
3. J. Riggins 61 928 3,880 4.2 42 25
4. S. Greene 61 822 3,423 4.2 36 18
5. T. Jones 48 931 3,833 4.1 71t 28
6. J. Hector 126 1,051 4,280 4.1 64 41
7. M. Snell 87 1,057 4,285 4.1 60 24
8. C. Martin 123 2,560 10,302 4.0 60t 58
9. A. Murrell 73 860 3,447 4.0 78 15
10. E. Boozer 118 1,291 5,135 4.0 54 52
11. B. Baxter 94 779 2,928 3.8 31 35
12. B. Mathis 137 1,044 3,589 3.4 79 37