The San Francisco 49ers‘ career running leader is Frank Gore, who has 11,073 yards.
The San Francisco 49ers (sometimes known as the San Francisco Forty-Niners) are an American football team headquartered in San Francisco. The 49ers are a member of the National Football Conference (NFC) West division of the National Football League (NFL) and play their home games at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, which is 38 miles (61 kilometers) southeast of San Francisco.
The prospectors that landed in Northern California during the 1849 Gold Rush inspired the team’s name.
San Francisco 49ers All-Time Leading Rusher In History
Meet Franklin Gore Sr. a free agent running back in the National Football League. With 16,000 running yards, he is third in the National Football League. Gore was drafted in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers after playing college football at Miami.
During his ten seasons with the 49ers, he set the franchise record for running yards and was named to five Pro Bowls. During the 2006 season, he also led the National Football Conference (NFC) in rushing yards and appeared in Super Bowl XLVII.
The San Francisco 49ers selected Gore in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft, with the 65th overall pick. In the 2005 NFL Draft, he was the sixth running back chosen. He was also the third of five Miami Hurricanes to be taken in that year’s draft.