Barry Sanders vs Emmitt Smith Stats

Sanders ran for 99.8 yards on the ground per contest in his career. He’s run for 99 TD’s with a long carry of 85 yds. His YPC is 5.0 and he toted the ball 3,062 times. Barry Sanders accumulated 15,269 yds on the ground in 153 games played in his career.

Smith coughed up the ball 61 different times in his career and his longest run was 75 yards. He averaged 81.2 yds per game and got into the endzone 164 different times as a runner. He was handed the ball 4,409 times for an average of 4.2 yards per carry. During his career, Smith played in 226 games and gained 18,355 yds on the ground.

Barry Sanders vs Emmitt Smith Stats

Barry Sanders Career Emmitt Smith
153 Games Played 226
3,062 Rushing Attempts 4,409
15,269 Rushing Yards 18,355
99 Rushing TD 164
380 1st Downs by Rushing 733
85 Longest Run 75
5.0 Yards Per Carry 4.2
99.8 Rushing Yards Per Game 81.2
41 Fumbles 61

Sanders averaged 93.2 yards on the ground per game. He ran for 4 TDs in his last year for 73 yards. His average yds per carry was at 4.3 and he toted the ball 343 total times in his final year. Sanders ran for 1,491 yards carrying the ball in 16 games played in his last season.

Smith carried the ball 267 times for an average of 3.5 yards per carry. During his 15 games played in his final year, Emmitt Smith rushed for 62.5 yds per game and got into the endzone 9 times on the ground. He had a long run of 29 yds.

Barry Sanders (1998) Most Recent Season Emmitt Smith (2004)
16 Games Played 15
343 Rushing Attempts 267
1,491 Rushing Yards 937
4 Rushing TD 9
86 1st Downs by Rushing 67
73 Longest Run 29
4.3 Yards Per Carry 3.5
93.2 Rushing Yards Per Game 62.5
3 Fumbles 4