Since 1970, Barry Sanders has the most rushing yards per attempt by a running back with 1,500+ carries, with 5.0 per attempt.

most yards per attempt by a running back minimum 1,500 carries since 1970, minimum 4.5 ypc
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most rushing yards per attempt by a running back minimum 1,500 carries since 1970, minimum 4.5 ypc
SandersSimpsonBrooksBarberWilliamsPetersonGarnerTaylorDavisIngramHolmesMcCoy5.04.74.74.74.74.64.64.64.64.64.64.5
NAMEGPRUSH AVGATTRUSH YDSRUSH YDS/GRUSH TDREC YDSRECTRGREC AVGREC YDS/GREC TD
Barry SandersBarry Sanders1535.03,06215,26999.8992,9213528.319.110
O.J. SimpsonO.J. Simpson1224.72,22310,53986.4591,79917310.414.711
James BrooksJames Brooks1624.71,6857,96249.1493,6213839.522.430
Tiki BarberTiki Barber1544.72,21710,44967.9555,1835867078.833.712
DeAngelo WilliamsDeAngelo Williams1424.71,7308,09657.0612,1062363188.914.89
Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson1804.63,19214,82082.31182,4663014198.213.76
Charlie GarnerCharlie Garner1474.61,5377,09748.3393,7114194568.925.212
Fred TaylorFred Taylor1534.62,53411,69576.4662,3842903488.215.68
Terrell DavisTerrell Davis784.61,6557,60797.5601,280169267.616.45
Mark IngramMark Ingram1324.61,5957,32455.5621,8952603237.314.410
Priest HolmesPriest Holmes1134.61,7808,17272.3862,9623393768.726.28
LeSean McCoyLeSean McCoy1704.52,45711,10265.3733,8985186657.522.916
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