Answered April 22nd, 2019

Emmitt Smith rushes for 237 yards against Philadelphia to break Tony Dorsett's 1977 Cowboys single-game record of 206. DeMarco Murray ultimately passed Smith with 253 in 2011.

What are the most rushing yards in a game by Emmitt Smith?
Interpreted as:
What are the most rushing yards in a regular season game by Emmitt Smith?
10/31/1993Smith9/22/1991Smith12/21/1992Smith12/6/1993Smith9/4/1994Smith1/2/1994Smith10/29/1995Smith11/8/1998Smith9/4/1995Smith11/7/1994Smith11/1/1992Smith12/22/1991Smith11/6/1995Smith11/28/1996Smith12/26/1993Smith10/25/1992Smith12/10/2000Smith9/17/1995Smith11/28/2002Smith9/19/1994Smith237182174172171168167163163163163160158155153152150150144143
NAMEDATETMOPPRUSH YDSATTRUSH AVGRUSH TDREC YDSRECTRGREC AVGREC TD
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith10/31/1993DALDAL@ PHI
@
237307.91000
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith9/22/1991DALDAL@ PHX
@
182237.921936.30
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith12/21/1992DALDAL@ ATL
@
174247.32522.50
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith12/6/1993DALDALvs. PHI
vs.
172237.502646.50
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith9/4/1994DALDAL@ PIT
@
171315.51331.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith1/2/1994DALDAL@ NYG
@
168325.3061106.11
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith10/29/1995DALDAL@ ATL
@
167266.413056.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith11/8/1998DALDALvs. NYG
vs.
163295.601953.80
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith9/4/1995DALDAL@ NYG
@
163217.84010.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith11/7/1994DALDALvs. NYG
vs.
163354.721334.30
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith11/1/1992DALDALvs. PHI
vs.
163305.40919.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith12/22/1991DALDALvs. ATL
vs.
160325.0213113.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith11/6/1995DALDALvs. PHI
vs.
158275.922237.30
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith11/28/1996DALDALvs. WAS
vs.
155295.33924.50
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith12/26/1993DALDALvs. WAS
vs.
153217.311836.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith10/25/1992DALDAL@ RAI
@
152295.231535.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith12/10/2000DALDALvs. WAS
vs.
150236.510000
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith9/17/1995DALDAL@ MIN
@
150207.521262.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith11/28/2002DALDALvs. WAS
vs.
144236.30-412-4.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith9/19/1994DALDALvs. DET
vs.
143294.914977.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith11/8/1999DALDAL@ MIN
@
1401310.829129.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith9/7/1992DALDALvs. WAS
vs.
140275.211334.30
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith11/5/2000DALDAL@ PHI
@
134265.21151115.00
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith11/24/1994DALDALvs. GB
vs.
133324.2295615.80
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith10/1/2000DALDAL@ CAR
@
132245.5117335.70
Results may be incomplete. StatMuse has complete game-level data for rushing yards going back to the 1960 season.