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Big Eight Conference Career Leaders and Records for Punt Return Yards

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From 1976 to 1995

Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.Jeff Campbell 904 1986 1989 Colorado
2.James McMillion 843 1991 1993 Iowa State
3.Tyrone Hughes 817 1989 1992 Nebraska
4.Dana Brinson 767 1985 1988 Nebraska
5.Jo Jo Collins 752 1984 1988 Colorado
6.Irving Fryar 708 1980 1983 Nebraska
7.Jeff Smith 665 1980 1984 Nebraska
8.Mike E. Davis* 631 1976 1979 Colorado
9.Mitch Running 625 1992 1995 Kansas State
10.Freddie Nixon* 606 1976 1979 Oklahoma
11.Derrick Shepard* 596 1983 1986 Oklahoma
12.Dave McCloughan 559 1987 1990 Colorado
13.Darrius Johnson 541 1992 1995 Oklahoma
14.Michael Smith 529 1988 1991 Kansas State
15.Otis Taylor 523 1989 1992 Oklahoma
16.Chris Hudson 516 1991 1994 Colorado
17.Deon Figures 479 1988 1992 Colorado
18.Leo Lewis 468 1975 1978 Missouri
19.Leroy Irvin 454 1976 1979 Kansas
20.Kenny Brown* 402 1975 1979 Nebraska
 Michael Wade 402 1980 1983 Iowa State
22.Corey Dixon 399 1991 1993 Nebraska
23.Rod Smith 388 1985 1987 Nebraska
24.Barry Sanders 381 1986 1988 Oklahoma State
25.Jeff Dole 378 1985 1988 Iowa State
26.Matt Gay 374 1989 1992 Kansas
27.Andre Coleman 362 1990 1993 Kansas State
28.Bobby Riley* 358 1983 1986 Oklahoma State
29.Kareem Moss 356 1993 1994 Nebraska
30.Basil Banks* 344 1977 1980 Oklahoma
31.Dave Liegl* 332 1978 1980 Nebraska
32.Billy McCue 331 1981 1984 Iowa State
33.Patrick Collins* 330 1984 1987 Oklahoma
 Darren Green 330 1981 1983 Kansas
35.Milt Garner 327 1984 1987 Kansas
36.Scott Harmon 326 1990 1993 Oklahoma State
37.Gerald Benton 320 1991 1992 Kansas State
38.Tom Buck* 317 1977 1979 Iowa State
39.Craig Lammers 298 1985 1988 Missouri
40.James Caver 288 1981 1982 Missouri
41.Darian Hagan 287 1988 1991 Colorado
 Mark Wentzel 287 1985 1986 Kansas State
43.Mike Fullman 285 1995 1996 Nebraska
 Shane Swanson 285 1982 1984 Nebraska
45.Robb Schnitzler 281 1984 1986 Nebraska
46.Mike Clark 279 1988 1991 Oklahoma State
47.Jeff Donaldson 270 1981 1983 Colorado
48.Andre Richardson 269 1994 1996 Oklahoma State
49.Richard Bell 268 1987 1989 Nebraska
50.Marcus Robertson 267 1987 1990 Iowa State