Emmitt Smith has the most career rushing yards for the Cowboys, with 17,162 yards.

who is the all-time rushing leader for the cowboys
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NAMEGPRUSH YDSATTYPCRUSH YDS/GRUSH TDREC YDSRECTRGAVGREC YDS/GREC TD
Emmitt SmithEmmitt Smith20117,1624,0524.285.41533,012486916.215.011
Tony DorsettTony Dorsett15712,0362,7554.476.7723,4323829.021.913
Ezekiel ElliottEzekiel Elliott797,0061,5414.588.7512,1102643448.026.711
Don PerkinsDon Perkins1076,2171,5004.158.1421,3101469.012.23
Calvin HillCalvin Hill735,0091,1664.368.6391,3591399.818.66
Robert NewhouseRobert Newhouse1684,7841,1604.128.5319561208.05.75
DeMarco MurrayDeMarco Murray534,5269344.885.4281,2001712077.022.61
Marion BarberMarion Barber884,3581,0424.249.5471,2801742237.414.56
Walt GarrisonWalt Garrison1193,8868994.332.7301,7941829.915.19
Herschel WalkerHerschel Walker813,4918184.343.1272,55623211.031.68
Julius JonesJulius Jones533,4848853.965.718672841128.012.70
Felix JonesFelix Jones642,7285694.842.6111,0621271568.416.63
Roger StaubachRoger Staubach1312,2644105.517.320-131-13.0-0.10
Ron SpringsRon Springs882,1806043.624.8282,0282229.123.010
Amos MarshAmos Marsh542,0654274.838.2141,0119710.418.74
Dan ReevesDan Reeves1001,9905353.719.9251,69312913.116.917
Troy HambrickTroy Hambrick511,8964734.037.2826042606.25.10
Duane ThomasDuane Thomas251,5963264.963.816226239.89.02
Dak PrescottDak Prescott761,4002834.918.424111211.00.11
Tony PollardTony Pollard391,2932595.033.2744860787.511.52
Timmy NewsomeTimmy Newsome1211,2263423.610.1191,9662129.316.211
Don MeredithDon Meredith1041,2162425.011.715000.00
Preston PearsonPreston Pearson791,2073253.715.352,27418912.028.811
Darren McFaddenDarren McFadden201,1742644.458.7334543588.017.30
Sherman WilliamsSherman Williams601,1623023.819.443324008.35.50
StatMuse has season-level data for rushing yards going back to the 1932 season.