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What was Barry Sanders longest run?

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Asked by: Jeff Willis

85 yards85 yards. His single-best game saw him rush for 237 yards, which ranks 16th all time. He also had a 220-yard game, which ranks 25th all time.

Does Barry Sanders still hold any records?

Sanders set 34 NCAA Division I FBS records in his college career, and still holds the following records: Most rushing yards in a season: 2,628. Most rushing yards gained in a three, four, and five game span: 937; 1,152; 1,472.

Who has the most 90 yard runs?


Player Lng Tm
Leonard Fournette (22) 90 JAX
Ahman Green (27) 90 GNB
Johnny Johnson (26) 90 NYJ
Colin Kaepernick (26) 90 SFO

Who was the best running back for the Detroit Lions?

Ranked by Rushing Yards

Player Att
1. Barry SandersB. Sanders, 1989-98 3,062
2. Billy SimsB. Sims, 1980-84 1,131
3. Dexter BusseyD. Bussey, 1974-84 1,203

Is Barry Sanders a Hall of Famer?

Sanders only played 10 seasons in the NFL — retiring at the age of 30 — but he made an enormous impact during those 10 seasons. The Pro Football Hall of Famer was the 1997 NFL MVP, a 10-time Pro-Bowler, and the NFL’s rushing yards leader in 1990, 1994, 1996, and 1997.

Who is the greatest running back ever?

Walter Payton
Nicknamed “Sweetness,” Walter Payton is widely considered the greatest all-around running back of all time. He rushed for 16,726 yards which was an NFL record until 2002 when Emmitt Smith passed him. He’s also fourth all-time with 110 rushing TDs.

Who was the most talented running back of all time?

Walter Payton

Walter Payton
He was a three-time league MVP (1976, ’77, ’85), a nine-time Pro Bowler and a Super Bowl champion (XX) with the famed ’85 Bears. Payton is regarded as the most prolific running back in the game’s history.

Who ran 99-yard touchdown?

Longest Rushing Touchdown: Derrick Henry (2018) and Tony Dorsett (1982), 99 yards.

What is the longest throw in NFL history?

In 1983 Raiders player Jim Plunkett threw a 99-yard touchdown pass, the longest in NFL history.

Who has the longest kick in the NFL?

The Broncos kicker slugged a 64-yard field goal in December of 2013 against the Titans. It didn’t finish the game off but it did send Denver to the halftime tunnel extremely pumped up. Justin Tucker is responsible for the longest field goal in NFL history.

What NFL running back has the highest yards per carry?

Jamaal Charles has the most career rushing yards per attempt by a running back, with 5.4 per attempt.

Who has the most rushing yards in a NFL season?

back Eric Dickerson

Los Angeles Rams running back Eric Dickerson recorded an NFL-record 2,105 rushing yards in 1984.

Who was better Thurman Thomas or Barry Sanders?

Thomas had a greater OSU career than did Sanders, despite that 1988 total-eclipse-of-the-sun season. When they were teammates, in 1986 and 1987, Thomas got more carries — 245 more — than did Sanders. Thomas also rushed for 1,204 more career yards than did Sanders.

Who was the best running back in the 80s?

Terrell Davis. Throughout the ’80s and ’90s, these seven Hall of Famers were the most dominant running backs during an era when most teams featured the run game as the centerpiece of their offense.

Who was the best running back in the 90s?

A list of the best NFL Running Backs of the 1990s.
Let the countdown begin!

  • Curtis Martin: New England Patriots & New York Jets. …
  • Jerome Bettis: St. …
  • Thurman Thomas: Buffalo Bills. …
  • Marshall Faulk: Indianapolis Colts & St. …
  • Terrell Davis: Denver Broncos. …
  • Emmitt Smith: Dallas Cowboys. …
  • Barry Sanders: Detroit Lions.