Between the 1978 and 1983 seasons, Earl Campbell had the most rushing yards, with 8,296 yards.

rushing leaders from 1978 to 1983
CampbellPaytonDorsettAndersonAndrewsPruittHarrisMontgomeryMuncieJohnsonRigginsSimsWashingtonCribbsTylervan EeghenBrownRogersBusseyDickeyCarpenterWilliams8.3k7.7k7.3k6.2k5.8k5.7k5.7k5.6k5.2k4.8k4.8k4.4k4.2k4.0k3.8k3.6k3.5k3.4k3.1k2.9k2.7k2.6k
NAMEGPRUSH YDSATTRUSH AVGRUSH YDS/GRUSH TDREC YDSRECTRGREC AVGREC YDS/GREC TD
Earl CampbellEarl Campbell858,2961,8834.497.6696911126.28.10
Walter PaytonWalter Payton897,7041,8204.286.6442,4572539.727.67
Tony DorsettTony Dorsett867,3291,6264.585.2411,8072128.521.06
Ottis AndersonOttis Anderson716,1901,4014.487.2341,5681968.022.13
William AndrewsWilliam Andrews725,7721,2634.680.2292,6122729.636.311
Mike PruittMike Pruitt885,6911,3314.364.7401,6942397.119.35
Franco HarrisFranco Harris855,6551,4463.966.5381,4081907.416.66
Wilbert MontgomeryWilbert Montgomery705,5661,2194.679.5411,9282039.527.512
Chuck MuncieChuck Muncie835,1811,1974.362.4631,7652078.521.32
Pete JohnsonPete Johnson804,8361,2493.960.5601,2781687.616.06
John RigginsJohn Riggins694,7811,2553.869.354600807.58.73
Billy SimsBilly Sims524,4191,0014.485.0371,83315511.835.35
Joe WashingtonJoe Washington834,2201,0254.150.8102,7673148.833.317
Joe CribbsJoe Cribbs544,0469604.274.9201,64116210.130.415
Wendell TylerWendell Tyler603,8058354.663.4341,4291539.323.812
Mark van EeghenMark van Eeghen803,6309313.945.4251,2001269.515.03
Ted BrownTed Brown643,5178634.155.0262,0782488.432.57
George RogersGeorge Rogers353,3537564.495.821216326.86.20
Dexter BusseyDexter Bussey883,1007244.335.291,0201278.011.62
Curtis DickeyCurtis Dickey542,9336604.454.3231,33410712.524.78
Rob CarpenterRob Carpenter712,7127163.838.2211,1801468.116.64
Delvin WilliamsDelvin Williams462,6326434.157.213574708.212.51
Ricky BellRicky Bell532,6276743.949.615754868.814.23
Cullen BryantCullen Bryant722,6076743.936.2168571177.311.93
Scott DierkingScott Dierking882,5866524.029.4189941198.411.33
StatMuse has season-level data for rushing yards going back to the 1932 season.

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