Season Leaders In Rushing Yards Past The Age Of 30


Playing running back in the National Football League is a definite young man’s game. The pounding absorbed by these players usually shortens their careers immensely and most are either out of the league or well past their primes by the time they reach their late twenties. Who though has confounded the experts at led the league in rushing yards after celebrating their thirtieth birthday? There isn’t many, the list is extremely short, but here they are.

Players Who Have Led The League In Rushing After Their 30th Birthday

Marion Motley (Cleveland Browns) – 1950 – 30 years old
Curtis Martin (New York Jets) – 2004 – 31 years old

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