San Francisco 49ers Single Season Rushing Leaders

Ranked by Rushing Average

The following are the San Francisco 49ers single season rushing leaders ranked by rushing average. Included are player stats for the San Francisco 49ers (NFL) from 1950-2019 and the San Francisco 49ers (AAFC) from 1946-1949. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Colin Kaepernick is the San Francisco 49ers single season leader in rushing average with 6.14.

Players active with the San Francisco 49ers during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 100 rushing attempts

      Rushing
Player Season Team Att Yds Avg Lg TD
  C. Kaepernick 2014 SF 104 639 6.1 90t 1
  J. Perry 1958 SF 125 758 6.1 73t 4
  J. Perry 1954 SF 173 1,049 6.1 58 8
  R. Mostert 2019 SF 137 772 5.6 41t 8
  F. Gore 2006 SF 312 1,695 5.4 72 8
  D. Williams 1975 SF 117 631 5.4 52 3
  M. Breida 2018 SF 153 814 5.3 66t 3
  J. Perry 1953 SF 192 1,018 5.3 51 10
  J. Johnson 1954 SF 129 681 5.3 38 9
  J. Perry 1950 SF 124 647 5.2 78 5
  W. Tyler 1984 SF 246 1,262 5.1 40 7
  C. Garner 1999 SF 241 1,229 5.1 53 4
  K. Barlow 2003 SF 201 1,024 5.1 78t 6
  W. Tyler 1985 SF 171 867 5.1 30 6
  M. Breida 2019 SF 123 623 5.1 83t 1
  G. Hearst 1998 SF 310 1,570 5.1 96t 7
  J. Smith 1959 SF 207 1,036 5.0 73t 10
  P. Hofer 1979 SF 123 615 5.0 47 7
  J. Perry 1951 SF 136 677 5.0 58 3
  H. McElhenny 1956 SF 185 916 5.0 86 8
  J. Smith 1961 SF 167 823 4.9 33 8
  R. Watters 1992 SF 206 1,013 4.9 43 9
  R. Craig 1985 SF 214 1,050 4.9 62t 9
  F. Gore 2009 SF 229 1,120 4.9 80t 10
  W. Tyler 1983 SF 176 856 4.9 39 4
  D. Williams 1976 SF 248 1,203 4.9 80t 7
  R. Craig 1988 SF 310 1,502 4.8 46t 9
  F. Gore 2005 SF 127 608 4.8 72t 3
  G. Hearst 2001 SF 252 1,206 4.8 43t 4
  F. Gore 2012 SF 258 1,214 4.7 37 8
  H. McElhenny 1957 SF 102 478 4.7 61 1
  K. Barlow 2002 SF 145 675 4.7 35 4
  J. Perry 1952 SF 158 725 4.6 78 8
  R. Watters 1993 SF 208 950 4.6 39 10
  C. Hyde 2016 SF 217 988 4.6 47 6
  J. Perry 1956 SF 115 520 4.5 39 3
  G. Hearst 2002 SF 215 972 4.5 40 8
  J. Strzykalski 1950 SF 136 612 4.5 38 2
  J. Perry 1955 SF 156 701 4.5 42 2
  H. McElhenny 1953 SF 112 503 4.5 33 3
  J. Smith 1960 SF 174 780 4.5 41 5
  M. Breida 2017 SF 105 465 4.4 33t 2
  C. Garner 2000 SF 258 1,142 4.4 42 7
  W. Jackson 1977 SF 179 780 4.4 80 7
  G. Hearst 1997 SF 234 1,019 4.4 51 4
  F. Gore 2014 SF 255 1,106 4.3 52t 4
  J. Perry 1959 SF 139 602 4.3 40 3
  F. Gore 2008 SF 240 1,036 4.3 41t 6
  G. Hearst 2003 SF 178 768 4.3 36 3
  F. Gore 2011 SF 282 1,211 4.3 55 8