List of Canadian Football League annual rushing leaders

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The CFL was officially formed in 1958. Statistics for the IRFU/Eastern Division date back to 1954 whereas WIFU/Western Division statistics date back to 1950.

CFL Annual Rushing Leaders
SeasonRushing yardsCarriesRushing touchdowns
1950 637 Tom Casey
1951 933 Normie Kwong
1952 815 Johnny Bright
1953 926 Billy Vessels
1954 1043 Howard Waugh 176 Alex Webster 10 Alex Webster & Johnny Bright
1955 1250 Normie Kwong241 Normie Kwong17 Pat Abbruzzi
1956 1437 Normie Kwong232 Normie Kwong17 Pat Abbruzzi
1957 1679 Johnny Bright259 Johnny Bright18 Gerry James
1958 1722 Johnny Bright296 Johnny Bright10 Normie Kwong
1959 1340 Johnny Bright231 Johnny Bright10 Dave Thelen
1960 1407 Dave Thelen251 Johnny Bright15 Ron Stewart
1961 1794 Earl Lunsford 296 Earl Lunsford11 Johnny Bright
1962 1520 George Dixon 216 George Dixon11 George Dixon
1963 1343 Lovell Coleman 237 Lovell Coleman13 Lovell Coleman
1964 1629 Lovell Coleman260 Lovell Coleman11 Bob Swift
1965 1768 George Reed 274 George Reed12 George Reed
1966 1409 George Reed266 George Reed7 Jim Dillard & Bill Munsey
1967 1471 George Reed302 George Reed15 George Reed
1968 1222 George Reed268 George Reed16 George Reed
1969 1353 George Reed273 George Reed12 George Reed
1970 1135 Hugh McKinnis 205 Hugh McKinnis9 Hugh McKinnis
1971 1237 Jim Evenson 260 Jim Evenson12 George Reed
1972 1527 Mack Herron 263 Dave Buchanan 13 George Reed
1973 1455 Roy Bell 256 George Reed12 George Reed
1974 1447 George Reed288 George Reed9 Calvin Harrell
1975 1896 Willie Burden 332 Willie Burden11 George Reed & Art Green
1976 1277 Jim Washington 234 Art Green13 Art Green
1977 1581 Jimmy Edwards 252 Jim Washington10 Richard Holmes
1978 1306 Mike Strickland 284 Mike Strickland13 James Sykes
1979 1678 David Green 287 David Green11 David Green
1980 1263 James Sykes222 James Sykes10 James Sykes & Jim Germany
1981 1107 James Sykes240 James Sykes18 Jim Germany
1982 1141 Alvin Walker 238 Alvin Walker13 Alvin Walker
1983 1431 Alvin Walker238 Alvin Walker10 Alvin Walker
1984 1733 Willard Reaves 304 Willard Reaves14 Willard Reaves
1985 1323 Willard Reaves267 Willard Reaves14 Craig Ellis
1986 1153 Gary Allen 205 Gary Allen12 Bobby Johnson
1987 1471 Willard Reaves271 Willard Reaves12 Gill Fenerty
1988 1075 Orville Lee 232 Orville Lee11 Milson Jones
1989 1503 Reggie Taylor 246 Derrick McAdoo 11 Blake Marshall & Derrick McAdoo
1990 1341 Robert Mimbs 285 Robert Mimbs11 Milson Jones
1991 1769 Robert Mimbs326 Robert Mimbs16 Blake Marshall & Jon Volpe
1992 1153 Mike Richardson 211 Mike Richardson13 Jon Volpe
1993 925 Mike Richardson165 Mike Richardson11 Doug Flutie & Matt Dunigan
1994 1972 Mike Pringle 306 Mike Pringle14 Tony Stewart
1995 1791 Mike Pringle311 Mike Pringle17 Cory Philpot
1996 1403 Robert Mimbs292 Robert Mimbs11 Robert Drummond
1997 1775 Mike Pringle306 Mike Pringle16 Ronald Williams
1998 2065 Mike Pringle347 Mike Pringle13 Ronald Williams
1999 1656 Mike Pringle322 Mike Pringle14 Ronald Williams
2000 1778 Mike Pringle326 Mike Pringle19 Mike Pringle
2001 1484 Michael Jenkins 271 Michael Jenkins16 Mike Pringle
2002 1448 John Avery 230 Troy Davis 14 Sean Millington
2003 1554 Charles Roberts 273 Mike Pringle13 Mike Pringle
2004 1628 Troy Davis324 Troy Davis10 Troy Davis
2005 1624 Charles Roberts290 Charles Roberts13 Antonio Warren
2006 1609 Charles Roberts303 Charles Roberts14 Robert Edwards
2007 1510 Joe Smith 281 Joe Smith18 Joe Smith
2008 1310 Joffrey Reynolds 227 Joffrey Reynolds12 Wes Cates
2009 1504 Joffrey Reynolds238 Fred Reid 13 Avon Cobourne
2010 1396 Fred Reid227 DeAndra Cobb 15 Wes Cates
2011 1381 Brandon Whitaker 226 Brandon Whitaker9 Jon Cornish
2012 1457 Jon Cornish259 Jon Cornish11 Jon Cornish & Kory Sheets
2013 1813 Jon Cornish287 Kory Sheets12 Jon Cornish & Kory Sheets
2014 1082 Jon Cornish192 Nic Grigsby 10 Drew Tate
2015 1059 Tyrell Sutton 222 Andrew Harris 9 Jeremiah Johnson
2016 1198 Jerome Messam 206 Jerome Messam11 Jerome Messam
2017 1035 Andrew Harris215 Jerome Messam12 Mike Reilly
2018 1390 Andrew Harris251 William Powell 14 James Franklin
2019 1380 Andrew Harris225 Andrew Harris12 Vernon Adams, Chris Streveler & William Powell

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  2. "STATS". cfl.ca. Retrieved March 17, 2017.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Canadian Football League Yearly League Leaders". statscrew.com. Retrieved March 17, 2017.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)