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Big Ten Conference Career Leaders and Records for Receiving Yards Per Reception

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Since 1956

Rank Player Avg From To Last School
1.Doug Donley* 21.25 1977 1980 Ohio State
2.Kirk Gibson 20.96 1975 1978 Michigan State
3.Charles Rogers* 20.90 2001 2002 Michigan State
4.Devin Smith* 20.69 2011 2014 Ohio State
5.Andre Rison* 20.49 1985 1988 Michigan State
6.Lee Evans* 19.82 1999 2003 Wisconsin
7.Greg McMurtry* 19.49 1986 1989 Michigan
8.Duane Gunn 19.27 1981 1983 Indiana
9.Anthony Carter* 19.11 1979 1982 Michigan
10.Jared Ellerson* 18.50 2002 2005 Minnesota
11.Brian Alford* 18.47 1994 1997 Purdue
12.Bobby Engram 18.32 1991 1995 Penn State
13.Gene Washington* 18.28 1964 1966 Michigan State
14.Amani Toomer* 18.28 1992 1995 Michigan
15.Eugene Byrd 18.26 1975 1979 Michigan State
16.Bryant Johnson* 18.25 1999 2002 Penn State
17.Gary Williams* 18.13 1979 1982 Ohio State
18.Ernie Jones* 17.75 1984 1987 Indiana
19.Quinn Early* 17.60 1984 1987 Iowa
20.Joey Galloway* 17.54 1991 1994 Ohio State
21.Michael Jenkins* 17.49 2001 2003 Ohio State
22.Ken-Yon Rambo* 17.44 1997 2000 Ohio State
23.Harold Jasper* 17.41 1991 1994 Iowa
24.Mercury Hayes* 17.29 1992 1995 Michigan
25.Dave Moritz 17.27 1980 1983 Iowa
26.Jonathan Orr* 17.05 2002 2005 Wisconsin
27.Steve Bryant* 16.94 1980 1981 Purdue
28.Mario Manningham* 16.86 2005 2007 Michigan
29.Marvin McNutt* 16.83 2008 2011 Iowa
30.Derek Moye* 16.63 2008 2011 Penn State
31.Lee DeRamus* 16.59 1991 1993 Wisconsin
32.Plaxico Burress* 16.45 1998 1999 Michigan State
33.Ryan Thelwell 16.41 1994 1996 Minnesota
34.Santonio Holmes* 16.39 2003 2005 Ohio State
35.Tim Dwight 16.34 1994 1997 Iowa
36.Brandon Lloyd* 16.30 1999 2002 Illinois
37.Cris Carter* 16.22 1984 1986 Ohio State
38.Travis Watkins* 16.18 1986 1989 Iowa
39.Jade Butcher 16.17 1967 1969 Indiana
40.Sam Simmons* 16.17 1998 2001 Northwestern
41.Mike Martin 16.10 1979 1982 Illinois
42.Mark Dell* 16.06 2007 2010 Michigan State
43.Al Toon* 16.05 1982 1984 Wisconsin
44.D'Wayne Bates* 16.05 1995 1998 Northwestern
45.Desmond Howard* 16.01 1989 1991 Michigan
46.Courtney Hawkins* 16.01 1988 1991 Michigan State
47.Derrick Mason* 15.95 1993 1996 Michigan State
48.Tony Johnson* 15.91 2000 2003 Penn State
49.Dee Miller* 15.83 1995 1998 Ohio State
50.Derrick Alexander* 15.82 1989 1993 Michigan