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1979 Rushing Yard Leaders

The top 1979 Rushing Yards leader was Earl Campbell with 1,697 which was 87 more than the #2 Rushing Yards leader Walter Payton with 1,610. Campbell's total calculates into 106.1 Rushing Yards per game which is 24.3 more Rushing Yards per game than his career average. Payton's total calculates into 100.6 Rushing Yards per game which is 12.6 more Rushing Yards per game than his career average. The other players in the top 5 Rushing Yard leaders were Ottis Anderson, Wilbert Montgomery and Mike Pruitt.
1979 Rushing Yard Leaders
Player Rush Yds Rush Tds Fantasy Points Fantasy Pnt Avg
  1. Earl Campbell 1,697 19 288.40 18.02 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  2. Walter Payton 1,610 14 278.35 17.40 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  3. Ottis Anderson 1,605 8 235.90 14.74 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  4. Wilbert Montgomery 1,512 9 259.90 16.24 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  5. Mike Pruitt 1,294 9 214.00 13.38 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  6. Ricky Bell 1,263 7 192.70 12.04 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  7. Chuck Muncie 1,198 11 206.20 12.89 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  8. Franco Harris 1,186 11 205.15 13.68 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  9. John Riggins 1,153 9 195.45 12.22 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  10. Wendell Tyler 1,109 9 186.30 11.64 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  11. Tony Dorsett 1,107 6 171.45 12.25 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  12. William Andrews 1,023 3 147.75 9.85 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  13. Clark Gaines 905 0 101.45 6.34 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  14. Joe Washington 884 4 167.90 11.19 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  15. Pete Johnson 865 14 184.20 11.51 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  16. Larry Csonka 837 12 165.45 10.34 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  17. Mark van Eeghen 818 7 159.50 9.97 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  18. Sherman Smith 775 11 193.00 12.06 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  19. Scott Dierking 767 3 100.75 6.30 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  20. Ted McKnight 755 8 134.80 8.99 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  21. Clarence Williams 752 12 164.80 10.30 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  22. Tony Galbreath 708 9 165.50 11.03 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  22. Rickey Young 708 3 138.75 8.67 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  24. Delvin Williams 703 3 103.05 7.36 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  25. Billy Taylor 700 7 148.65 9.29 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  26. Jerry Eckwood 690 2 94.40 5.90 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  27. Archie Griffin 688 0 101.65 6.35 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  28. Dexter Bussey 625 1 73.60 4.60 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  29. Cullen Bryant 619 5 103.25 6.45 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  30. Doug Kotar 616 3 91.10 5.69 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  31. Paul Hofer 615 7 148.60 9.91 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  32. Sidney Thornton 585 6 130.05 10.00 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  33. Curtis Brown 574 1 101.45 6.76 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  34. Sam Cunningham 563 5 98.10 8.17 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  35. Ted Brown 551 1 70.95 5.07 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  36. Horace Ivory 522 1 81.00 7.36 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  37. Leroy Harris 504 2 67.75 4.52 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  38. Dan Doornink 500 8 125.60 7.85 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  39. Terdell Middleton 495 2 75.25 5.38 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  40. Terry Miller 484 1 59.95 3.75 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  41. Benny Malone 472 3 78.05 4.88 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  42. O.J. Simpson 460 3 66.30 5.10 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  43. Don Calhoun 456 5 84.90 5.31 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  44. Otis Armstrong 453 2 70.20 4.68 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  45. Robert Newhouse 449 3 71.65 5.12 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  46. Tony Reed 446 1 68.20 6.20 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  47. Kevin Long 442 7 91.95 7.66 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  48. Rocky Bleier 434 4 81.25 5.08 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  49. Eric Torkelson 401 3 65.05 4.65 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
  49. Dave Williams 401 1 93.80 6.70 profile | career stats | fantasy pts | gamelogs
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