Jonathan Taylor has averaged the most yards per catch by a running back this season, with 11.8 per reception.

most yards per reception by a runningback back in 2021
Interpreted as:
most yards per reception with a minimum of 1.875 receptions per team game by a runningback back in 2021
2021Taylor2021Patterson2021Drake2021McCaffrey2021McKissic2021Johnson2021Juszczyk2021Kamara2021McNichols2021Swift2021Barkley2021Henderson2021Ekeler2021Gordon2021Gibson2021Gainwell2021Henry2021Fournette2021Hines2021Johnson2021Bolden2021Hunt11.811.010.410.210.09.79.69.69.49.39.39.29.08.98.98.68.68.28.28.18.18.1
NAMESEASONTMGPAVGRECTRGREC YDSREC YDS/GREC TDRUSH YDSATTYPCRUSH YDS/GRUSH TD
Jonathan TaylorJonathan Taylor2021INDIND711.8182121330.415791055.582.75
Cordarrelle PattersonCordarrelle Patterson2021ATLATL611.0273629649.34233554.238.82
Kenyan DrakeKenyan Drake2021LVLV710.4182318726.71160423.822.92
Christian McCaffreyChristian McCaffrey2021CARCAR310.2161716354.30201523.967.01
J.D. McKissicJ.D. McKissic2021WASWAS710.0253424935.61122294.217.41
Ty JohnsonTy Johnson2021NYJNYJ69.7122011619.30101313.316.81
Kyle JuszczykKyle Juszczyk2021SFSF69.6141613522.511672.32.70
Alvin KamaraAlvin Kamara2021NONO69.6253324140.244191143.769.81
Jeremy McNicholsJeremy McNichols2021TENTEN79.4182417024.313875.45.40
D'Andre SwiftD'Andre Swift2021DETDET79.3425239155.92262783.437.43
Saquon BarkleySaquon Barkley2021NYGNYG69.3142013021.71195543.632.52
Darrell HendersonDarrell Henderson2021LARLAR69.2152213823.01417964.369.54
Austin EkelerAustin Ekeler2021LACLAC69.0273224240.33356734.959.34
Melvin GordonMelvin Gordon2021DENDEN78.9151913319.01350784.550.02
Antonio GibsonAntonio Gibson2021WASWAS78.9141812417.714081034.058.33
Kenneth GainwellKenneth Gainwell2021PHIPHI78.6193116423.41120264.617.12
Derrick HenryDerrick Henry2021TENTEN78.6182015422.008691914.5124.110
Leonard FournetteLeonard Fournette2021TBTB78.2273422231.70413934.459.04
Nyheim HinesNyheim Hines2021INDIND78.2162413118.70115343.416.41
David JohnsonDavid Johnson2021HOUHOU78.1192415422.01104273.914.90
Brandon BoldenBrandon Bolden2021NENE78.1202216223.1128102.84.00
Kareem HuntKareem Hunt2021CLECLE68.1202416126.80361695.260.25
Alexander MattisonAlexander Mattison2021MINMIN68.0151712020.01268683.944.70
Josh JacobsJosh Jacobs2021LVLV57.9141611022.00204603.440.85
Michael CarterMichael Carter2021NYJNYJ67.7172313121.80202583.533.72
StatMuse has season-level data for receptions per team game and yards per reception going back to the 1932 season.