John Riggins has the most rushing yards by a 35-year-old player in a season, with 1,239 yards in 1984.

most rushing yards in age 35 season
Interpreted as:
most rushing yards by a player in age 35 season
1984Riggins1964Johnson2004Smith1995Allen2018Gore2020Peterson2000Gannon1962Perry1984Theismann1997Byner1996Young2018Rodgers1973Brown1965Parilli1996Hostetler1995Elway1963McElhenny1998Harbaugh1977Staubach1969Jurgensen2006Strong1989Simms1966Casares1.2k1.0k937890722604529359314313310269206200179176175172171156149141135
NAMESEASONTMGPRUSH YDSAGEATTRUSH AVGRUSH YDS/GRUSH TDREC YDSRECTRGREC AVGREC YDS/GREC TD
John RigginsJohn Riggins1984WASWAS141,239353273.888.5144376.13.10
John Henry JohnsonJohn Henry Johnson1964PITPIT141,048352354.574.9769174.14.91
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith2004ARIARI15937352673.562.5910515207.07.00
Marcus AllenMarcus Allen1995KCKC16890352074.355.65210277.813.10
Frank GoreFrank Gore2018MIAMIA14722351564.651.60124121610.38.91
Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson2020DETDET16604351563.937.8710112188.46.30
Rich GannonRich Gannon2000OAKOAK1652935895.933.140000.00
Joe PerryJoe Perry1962BALBAL1235935943.829.90194228.816.20
Joe TheismannJoe Theismann1984WASWAS1631435625.119.61000.00
Earnest BynerEarnest Byner1997BALBAL1631335843.719.60128216.18.00
Steve YoungSteve Young1996SFSF1231035526.025.84000.00
Aaron RodgersAaron Rodgers2018GBGB1626935436.316.820000.00
Bill BrownBill Brown1973MINMIN1420635474.414.732254.41.61
Babe ParilliBabe Parilli1965BOSBOS1420035504.014.30000.00
Jeff HostetlerJeff Hostetler1996OAKOAK1317935374.813.81000.00
John ElwayJohn Elway1995DENDEN1617635414.311.01000.00
Hugh McElhennyHugh McElhenny1963NYGNYG1417535553.212.5091118.36.52
Jim HarbaughJim Harbaugh1998BALBAL1417235404.312.30000.00
Roger StaubachRoger Staubach1977DALDAL1417135513.412.23000.00
Sonny JurgensenSonny Jurgensen1969WASWAS1415635179.211.11000.00
Mack StrongMack Strong2006SEASEA1614935334.59.3115929445.59.90
Phil SimmsPhil Simms1989NYGNYG1514135324.49.41000.00
Rick CasaresRick Casares1966MIAMIA613535433.122.504585.67.51
Randall CunninghamRandall Cunningham1998MINMIN1513235324.18.81-31-3.0-0.20
Josh McCownJosh McCown2014TBTB1112735255.111.530000.00
StatMuse has season-level data for rushing yards going back to the 1932 season.

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