New York Jets Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the New York Jets single season 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. Bilal Powell is the New York Jets single season leader in rushing average with 5.51.

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

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  B. Powell 2016 NYJ 131 722 5.5 35t 3
  F. McNeil 1982 NYJ 151 786 5.2 48 6
  B. Thomas 1990 NYJ 123 620 5.0 41 1
  S. Greene 2009 NYJ 108 540 5.0 33t 2
  C. Gaines 1979 NYJ 186 905 4.9 52 0
  I. Crowell 2018 NYJ 143 685 4.8 77t 6
  D. Christy 1962 NYT 114 535 4.7 47 3
  F. McNeil 1984 NYJ 229 1,070 4.7 53 5
  E. Boozer 1969 NYJ 130 604 4.6 50 4
  C. Garrett 1975 NYJ 122 566 4.6 40 5
  C. Gaines 1976 NYJ 157 724 4.6 33 3
  B. Baxter 1992 NYJ 152 698 4.6 30 6
  C. Ivory 2013 NYJ 182 833 4.6 69 3
  E. Boozer 1972 NYJ 120 549 4.6 37t 11
  C. Martin 2004 NYJ 371 1,697 4.6 25t 12
  E. Boozer 1973 NYJ 182 831 4.6 52 3
  J. Riggins 1972 NYJ 207 944 4.6 40 7
  F. McNeil 1981 NYJ 137 623 4.5 43 2
  C. Martin 2001 NYJ 333 1,513 4.5 47 10
  F. McNeil 1985 NYJ 294 1,331 4.5 69 3
  T. Jones 2008 NYJ 290 1,312 4.5 59t 13
  M. Snell 1965 NYJ 169 763 4.5 44 4
  K. Long 1978 NYJ 214 954 4.5 27 10
  M. Snell 1964 NYJ 215 948 4.4 42 5
  F. McNeil 1987 NYJ 121 530 4.4 30 0
  B. Baxter 1990 NYJ 124 539 4.3 28t 6
  B. Powell 2017 NYJ 178 772 4.3 75t 5
  C. Ivory 2015 NYJ 247 1,070 4.3 58 7
  F. McNeil 1988 NYJ 219 944 4.3 28 6
  L. Washington 2006 NYJ 151 650 4.3 23 4
  J. Hector 1984 NYJ 124 531 4.3 64 1
  C. Johnson 2014 NYJ 155 663 4.3 47 1
  J. Riggins 1971 NYJ 180 769 4.3 25 1
  T. Jones 2009 NYJ 331 1,402 4.2 71t 14
  J. Riggins 1975 NYJ 238 1,005 4.2 42 8
  R. Vick 1988 NYJ 128 540 4.2 17 3
  C. Martin 2002 NYJ 261 1,094 4.2 35 7
  B. Mathis 1961 NYT 202 846 4.2 30 7
  E. Boozer 1970 NYJ 139 581 4.2 27 5
  L. Tomlinson 2010 NYJ 219 914 4.2 31 6
  M. Snell 1968 NYJ 179 747 4.2 60 6
  S. Greene 2011 NYJ 253 1,054 4.2 31 6
  A. Murrell 1996 NYJ 301 1,249 4.1 78 6
  C. Ivory 2014 NYJ 198 821 4.1 71t 6
  J. Johnson 1993 NYJ 198 821 4.1 57t 3
  S. Greene 2010 NYJ 185 766 4.1 23t 2
  A. Murrell 1995 NYJ 192 795 4.1 30 1
  S. Dierking 1979 NYJ 186 767 4.1 40 3
  B. Mathis 1965 NYJ 147 604 4.1 79 5
  J. Hector 1988 NYJ 137 561 4.1 19 10