History: Rookie Records

Rookie records for the Minnesota Vikings.

The Viking Update: Rookie Record Holders

Vikings Team Records

(Rookie)
The Vikings Offensive Line

Career | Season | Game
Longest | Miscellaneous NFL Records
1998's Record-Breaking Year

2001 Records


Items in bold are NFL records.

Individual Rookie Records

  • Combined Rushing/Receiving - Attempts Total (Season), Chuck Foreman: 1973, 219
  • Combined Rushing/Receiving - Yards Total (Season), Randy Moss: 1998, 1,317
  • Combined Total Net - Yards (Season) (rushing, Receiving, interception returns, punt returns, kickoff returns, fumble returns), Alfred Anderson, 1984: 1,514
  • Interceptions By - Total (Season), Orlando Thomas: 1995, 9
  • Interceptions By - Yards (Season), Dewayne Washington: 1994, 135
  • Kicking - Field Goals - Most Made (Season), Mike Mercer: 1961, 9
  • Kicking - Field Goals - Percentage (Season), Mike Mercer: 1961, 42.9
  • Kickoff Return - Attempts (Season), Buster Rymes: 1985, 53
  • Kickoff Return - Avg. Gain (Season) (qualifyers), Lance Rentzel: 1965, 26.2
  • Kickoff Return - Yards Gained (Season), Buster Rymes: 1985, 1,345
  • Passing - Attempts (Season), Fran Tarkenton: 1961, 280
  • Passing - Completions (Season), Fran Tarkenton: 1961, 157
  • Passing - Completion Percentage (Season) (qualifyers), Fran Tarkenton: 1961, 56.1
  • Passing - Highest Rating (Season) (qualifyers), Fran Tarkenton: 1961, 74.5
  • Passing - Touchdowns (Game), 3 times by Fran Tarkenton: Last time being 12/17/1961, 4
  • Passing - Touchdowns (Season), Fran Tarkenton: 1961, 18
  • Passing - Yards (Game), Joe Kapp vs. St. Louis 10/8/67, 281
  • Passing - Yards (Season), Fran Tarkenton: 1961, 1,997
  • Points - (Season), Randy Moss: 1998, 106
  • Punt Return - Attempts (Season), Kevin Miller: 1978, 48
  • Punt Return - Avg. Gain (Season) (qualifiers), Tommy Mason: 1961, 10.4
  • Punt Return - Yards Gained (Season), Keenan Howry: 2003, 247
  • Punting - Attempts (Season), Neil Clabo: 1975, 73
  • Punting - Avg. Yards (Season), Neil Clabo: 1964, 46.4
  • Receiving - Receptions (Game), 2 times by Sammy White: vs. Rams 9/19/1976 and vs. Dolphins 12/11/1976, 9
  • Receiving - Receptions (Season), Randy Moss: 1998, 69
  • Receiving - Receptions Most Games 100+ yards (Season), Randy Moss: 1998, 4
  • Receiving - Touchdowns (Game), 3 times: Last time by Randy Moss: vs. Bears 12/6/98, 3
  • Receiving - Touchdowns (Season), Randy Moss: 1998, 17
  • Receiving - Touchdowns Most games with a TD (Season), Randy Moss: 1998, 11
  • Receiving - Touchdowns Most consecutive games scoring (Season), Randy Moss: 1998, 7
  • Receiving - Yards (Game), Sammy White: vs. Lions 11/7/1976, 210
  • Receiving - Yards (Season), Randy Moss: 1998, 1,313
  • Rushing - Attempts (Season), Alfred Anderson: 1984, 201
  • Rushing - Touchdowns (Season), 3 times: Last time by Onterrio Smith, 2003, 5
  • Rushing - Yards (Game), Onterrio Smith vs. Chicago, 12/14/03, 148
  • Rushing - Yards (Season), Chuck Foreman: 1973, 801
  • Sacks (Season), Alan Page: 1967, 8.5
  • Touchdowns (Season), Randy Moss: 1998, 17


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