O.J. Simpson had the most rushing yards in 1976, with 1,503 yards.

nfl most rushing yards in 1976 for a player
1976Simpson1976Payton1976Williams1976Mitchell1976McCutcheon1976Foreman1976Harris1976Thomas1976Bleier1976van Eeghen1976Armstrong1976Pruitt1976Otis1976Bussey1976Cunningham1976Young1976Malone1976Jackson1976Kotar1976Gaines1976Calhoun1976Johnson1976Cappelletti1.5k1.4k1.2k1.2k1.2k1.2k1.1k1.1k1.0k1.0k1.0k1,000891858824802797792731724721699688
NAMESEASONTMGPRUSH YDSATTRUSH AVGRUSH YDS/GRUSH TDREC YDSRECTRGREC AVGREC YDS/GREC TD
O.J. SimpsonO.J. Simpson1976BUFBUF141,5032905.2107.482592211.818.51
Walter PaytonWalter Payton1976CHICHI141,3903114.599.313149159.910.60
Delvin WilliamsDelvin Williams1976SFSF131,2032484.992.572832710.521.82
Lydell MitchellLydell Mitchell1976BALBAL141,2002894.285.75555609.339.63
Lawrence McCutcheonLawrence McCutcheon1976LALA141,1682914.083.493052810.921.82
Chuck ForemanChuck Foreman1976MINMIN141,1552784.282.5135675510.340.51
Franco HarrisFranco Harris1976PITPIT141,1282893.980.614151236.610.80
Mike ThomasMike Thomas1976WASWAS131,1012544.384.752902810.422.34
Rocky BleierRocky Bleier1976PITPIT141,0362204.774.052942412.321.00
Mark van EeghenMark van Eeghen1976OAKOAK141,0122334.372.331731710.212.40
Otis ArmstrongOtis Armstrong1976DENDEN141,0082474.172.054573911.732.61
Greg PruittGreg Pruitt1976CLECLE141,0002094.871.44341457.624.41
Jim OtisJim Otis1976STLSTL148912333.863.621527.51.10
Dexter BusseyDexter Bussey1976DETDET148581964.461.33218287.815.60
Sam CunninghamSam Cunningham1976NENE118241724.874.932992711.127.20
Rickey YoungRickey Young1976SDSD148021625.057.34441479.431.51
Benny MaloneBenny Malone1976MIAMIA147971864.356.94103911.47.40
Wilbur JacksonWilbur Jackson1976SFSF147922004.056.61324339.823.11
Doug KotarDoug Kotar1976NYGNYG147311854.052.23319368.922.80
Clark GainesClark Gaines1976NYJNYJ147241574.651.73400419.828.62
Don CalhounDon Calhoun1976NENE147211295.651.5156124.74.00
Andy JohnsonAndy Johnson1976NENE146991694.149.963432911.824.54
John CappellettiJohn Cappelletti1976LALA146881773.949.113023010.121.61
Ronnie ColemanRonnie Coleman1976HOUHOU136841714.052.62247406.219.03
Boobie ClarkBoobie Clark1976CINCIN136711514.451.67158236.912.21
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