Steals Per Game Single Season Leaders and Records

Leaders are based on stats from the 1985-86 through 2016-17 seasons.
Not all leaderboards are available for seasons prior to 1992-93.

Statistical coverage for seasons prior to 1992-93 is mostly complete, however there are a small number of unknown player records.

Since 1985-86

  • Minimum 75% of school games
Since 1985-86 Table
Rank Player STL/G Season School
1.Desmond Cambridge 5.52 2001-02 Alabama A&M
2.Darron Brittman 4.96 1985-86 Chicago State
3.Aldwin Ware 4.90 1987-88 Florida A&M
4.John Linehan 4.48 2001-02 Providence
5.Ronn McMahon 4.48 1989-90 Eastern Washington
6.Pointer Williams 4.37 1995-96 McNeese State
7.Greedy Daniels 4.32 2000-01 Texas Christian
8.Jim Paguaga 4.29 1985-86 St. Francis (NY)
9.Marty Johnson 4.13 1987-88 Towson
10.Tony Fairley 4.07 1986-87 Charleston Southern
11.Shawn Griggs 4.00 1993-94 Louisiana-Lafayette
12.Tra-Deon Hollins 3.97 2015-16 Nebraska-Omaha
13.Kenny Robertson 3.96 1988-89 Cleveland State
14.Marques Green 3.96 2003-04 St. Bonaventure
15.Alexis McMillan 3.95 2002-03 Stetson
16.Obie Trotter 3.91 2004-05 Alabama A&M
17.Gerald Walker 3.89 1993-94 San Francisco
18.Mookie Blaylock 3.85 1987-88 Oklahoma
19.Desmond Cambridge 3.82 2000-01 Alabama A&M
 Carl Williams 3.82 1999-00 Liberty
21.Jason Kidd 3.79 1992-93 University of California
22.Jay Goodman 3.78 1992-93 Utah State
23.Andre Cradle 3.76 1993-94 Long Island University
24.Robert Dowdell 3.76 1989-90 Coastal Carolina
25.Mookie Blaylock 3.74 1988-89 Oklahoma
26.Nadav Henefeld 3.73 1989-90 Connecticut
27.Van Usher 3.71 1990-91 Tennessee Tech
28.Johnny Rhodes 3.67 1995-96 Maryland
29.Roderick Taylor 3.66 1995-96 Jackson State
30.Mark Woods 3.63 1992-93 Wright State
31.Mire Chatman 3.62 2001-02 Texas-Rio Grande Valley
32.Scott Burrell 3.61 1990-91 Connecticut
33.Raul Salahuddin 3.61 1995-96 Long Beach State
34.Andrell Hoard 3.59 1995-96 Northeastern Illinois
35.Rick Mickens 3.58 1999-00 Central Connecticut State
36.Leroy Allen 3.57 1985-86 Hofstra
37.Senecca Wall 3.55 2000-01 Sam Houston State
 Shawnta Rogers 3.55 1998-99 George Washington
 Bonzi Wells 3.55 1997-98 Ball State
 Haywoode Workman 3.55 1987-88 Oral Roberts
41.Tim Winn 3.52 1998-99 St. Bonaventure
42.Darrion Applewhite 3.50 1988-89 Texas Southern
 Tony Gatlin 3.50 1986-87 Texas Southern
 Doug Usitalo 3.50 1986-87 Boise State
45.Eric Murdock 3.47 1990-91 Providence
46.Larry Robinson 3.47 1989-90 Centenary (LA)
47.Von McDade 3.46 1990-91 Milwaukee
48.Briante Weber 3.46 2013-14 Virginia Commonwealth
49.Ben Larson 3.45 1995-96 Cal Poly
 Lynn Smith 3.45 1990-91 St. Francis (NY)
 Gary Payton 3.45 1989-90 Oregon State
52.Pepe Sanchez 3.44 1997-98 Temple
53.Victor Snipes 3.44 1991-92 Northeastern Illinois
54.Anthony Goldwire 3.43 1992-93 Houston
55.Roderick Ford 3.43 1986-87 Texas-Arlington
 Joe Jeter 3.43 1986-87 Delaware State
57.Marques Green 3.40 2001-02 St. Bonaventure
 Pepe Sanchez 3.40 1999-00 Temple
59.Tim Smith 3.39 2005-06 East Tennessee State
 Jason Rowe 3.39 1998-99 Loyola (MD)
 D\'Wayne Tanner 3.39 1989-90 Rice
62.Chavis Holmes 3.39 2008-09 Virginia Military Institute
 Oliver Lafayette 3.39 2005-06 Houston
64.Anthony Nelson 3.38 2010-11 Niagara
 Fred House 3.38 1999-00 Southern Utah
66.Chakowby Hicks 3.37 2004-05 Norfolk State
67.Roderick Anderson 3.37 1994-95 Texas
68.Travis Holmes 3.36 2006-07 Virginia Military Institute
69.Emanual Davis 3.36 1990-91 Delaware State
70.Greg Black 3.36 1994-95 Texas-Rio Grande Valley
 D\'Wayne Tanner 3.36 1988-89 Rice
72.Allen Iverson 3.35 1995-96 Georgetown
73.Obie Trotter 3.35 2005-06 Alabama A&M
 Nate Langley 3.35 1994-95 George Mason
75.Ronnie Ellison 3.34 1990-91 Texas-San Antonio
 Eric Murdock 3.34 1988-89 Providence
77.Willie Coleman 3.33 1997-98 DePaul
78.Eric Coley 3.32 1999-00 Tulsa
79.Tim Winn 3.32 1999-00 St. Bonaventure
80.Devin Gibson 3.32 2007-08 Texas-San Antonio
 Keydren Clark 3.32 2004-05 Saint Peter's
 Haywoode Workman 3.32 1988-89 Oral Roberts
83.Ibrahim Jaaber 3.31 2005-06 Pennsylvania
84.Keith Jennings 3.30 1990-91 East Tennessee State
85.Kevin Hamilton 3.29 2005-06 Holy Cross
 Speedy Claxton 3.29 1999-00 Hofstra
87.Marcus Hatten 3.28 2001-02 St. John's (NY)
88.Jarion Childs 3.28 1999-00 American
89.Reggie Burcy 3.27 1991-92 Chicago State
90.John Linehan 3.27 1998-99 Providence
91.Lance Blanks 3.26 1988-89 Texas
92.Ron Harper 3.26 1985-86 Miami (OH)
93.Hosea Butler 3.25 2004-05 Mississippi Valley State
94.Jeff Trepagnier 3.24 1999-00 Southern California
 Mike Bright 3.24 1992-93 Bucknell
96.Harold Starks 3.23 1985-86 Providence
97.Travis Holmes 3.22 2008-09 Virginia Military Institute
98.Devan Downey 3.22 2007-08 South Carolina
99.Eddie Gill 3.21 1999-00 Weber State
 Joel Hoover 3.21 1996-97 Maryland-Eastern Shore
 Pat Baldwin 3.21 1990-91 Northwestern
 Bobby Phills 3.21 1990-91 Southern
 Eric Murdock 3.21 1987-88 Providence

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