Herb Mul-Key has averaged the most yards per game by a rookie, with 215.0 per game in 1972.

rookie record yards per game
1972Mul-Key2005Perry2007Stanley2009Amendola1965Sayers1967Leo1965Hunter2008Smith1987Swanson1960Haynes1981Brooks1988Brown2007Peterson1952McElhenny2012James1971Washington2006Jones-Drew2005Mathis1969LeVias2009Harvin1983Dickerson1975Upchurch1969Garrett215.0173.5171.3164.4162.3159.0153.7153.3151.0150.0149.5144.8144.4144.3142.8141.9140.6139.6139.0138.7138.3137.8136.4
NAMESEASONTMGPYDS/GYDSTDRUSH YDSRUSH YDS/GRUSH TDREC YDSREC YDS/GREC TDKR YDSKR YDS/GKR TDPR YDSPR YDS/GPR TD
Herb Mul-KeyHerb Mul-Key1972WASWAS2215.0430115577.516633.00209104.5000.00
Bruce PerryBruce Perry2005PHIPHI2173.534707437.0000.00273136.5000.00
Derek StanleyDerek Stanley2007STLSTL3171.3514051.7000.00509169.7000.00
Danny AmendolaDanny Amendola2009STLSTL14164.42,3021-2-0.1032623.311,618115.6036025.70
Gale SayersGale Sayers1965CHICHI14162.32,2722286761.91450736.2666047.1123817.01
Bobby LeoBobby Leo1967BOSBOS2159.0318173.502512.51232116.005427.00
Billy HunterBilly Hunter1965WASWAS3153.7461100.00299.71432144.0000.00
Clifton SmithClifton Smith2008TBTB9153.31,3802404.40242.70992110.2132436.01
Shane SwansonShane Swanson1987DENDEN3151.0453100.008729.0123478.0013244.00
Abner HaynesAbner Haynes1960DLTDLT14150.02,1001287562.5957641.1343431.0021515.40
James BrooksJames Brooks1981SDSD14149.52,093652537.5332923.5394967.8029020.70
Tim BrownTim Brown1988RAIRAI16144.82,3177503.1172545.351,09868.6144427.80
Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson2007MINMIN14144.42,021131,34195.81226819.1141229.4000.00
Hugh McElhennyHugh McElhenny1952SFSF12144.31,7311068457.0636730.6339633.0028423.71
LaMichael JamesLaMichael James2012SFSF4142.8571012531.30297.30417104.3000.00
Vic WashingtonVic Washington1971SFSF14141.91,986781157.9331722.6485861.3000.00
Maurice Jones-DrewMaurice Jones-Drew2006JAXJAX16140.62,2501694158.81343627.3286053.81130.80
Jerome MathisJerome Mathis2005HOUHOU12139.61,675300.00655.411,542128.52685.70
Jerry LeViasJerry LeVias1969HOUHOU14139.01,9465181.3069649.7594067.1029220.90
Percy HarvinPercy Harvin2009MINMIN15138.72,08181359.0079052.761,15677.1200.00
Eric DickersonEric Dickerson1983RAMRAM16138.32,212201,808113.01840425.3200.0000.00
Rick UpchurchRick Upchurch1975DENDEN14137.81,9293976.9143631.121,08477.4031222.30
Carl GarrettCarl Garrett1969BOSBOS14136.41,909769149.4526719.1279256.6015911.40
Steve BagarusSteve Bagarus1945WASWAS10136.01,360615415.4161761.7532532.5025125.10
Eddie DrummondEddie Drummond2002DETDET9134.71,2121384.20-3-0.301,039115.4013815.31

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