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Independent Career Leaders and Records for Punt Returns

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Since 1976

Rank Player Ret From To Last School
1.John Ludlow 136 1979 1982 Virginia Tech
2.Deion Sanders 126 1985 1988 Florida State
3.Tom Flynn* 122 1980 1983 Pittsburgh
4.Andrew Mott 117 1983 1986 Southern Mississippi
5.Ricky Floyd 109 1978 1981 Southern Mississippi
6.Willie Drewery 104 1981 1984 West Virginia
7.Dave Duerson 103 1979 1982 Notre Dame
8.Teryl Austin* 96 1984 1987 Pittsburgh
9.Jo Jo Heath* 93 1976 1979 Pittsburgh
10.Frank Cassano 90 1987 1990 Tulsa
 Billy Myers 90 1984 1987 Virginia Tech
12.Jim Coates 86 1984 1987 Penn State
13.O.J. McDuffie 84 1988 1992 Penn State
 Brett Perriman 84 1984 1987 Miami (FL)
15.Terrell Buckley 82 1989 1991 Florida State
 Scott Schwedes 82 1983 1986 Syracuse
17.Kelvin Martin* 79 1983 1986 Boston College
18.Louis Lipps 78 1980 1983 Southern Mississippi
19.Reggie Reginelli 75 1979 1982 Tulane
20.J.D. Falslev* 74 2010 2013 Brigham Young
 Tony Smith 74 1989 1991 Southern Mississippi
 Anthony Young 74 1981 1984 Temple
23.Vontez Duff* 73 2000 2003 Notre Dame
 Jerry Dunlap* 73 1983 1985 South Carolina
 Napoleon McCallum 73 1981 1985 Navy
26.Ed Koban 70 1980 1983 Syracuse
 Ryan Roskelly 70 1994 1995 Memphis
 Todd Scott 70 1987 1990 Louisiana-Lafayette
 Jason Tomlinson* 70 2003 2006 Navy
30.Clarence Glenn 69 1984 1985 Louisiana-Lafayette
31.Tom Zbikowski* 66 2004 2007 Notre Dame
32.Billy Hubbard 65 1999 2000 Navy
33.James Henry 64 1986 1988 Southern Mississippi
 Deandrew Rubin 64 2000 2002 South Florida
35.Cliff Hill 63 2000 2002 Connecticut
36.Kevin Baugh 62 1980 1983 Penn State
 Fred Marion 62 1978 1981 Miami (FL)
 Michael Miller 62 1991 1994 Notre Dame
39.Alonzo Hampton 61 1988 1989 Pittsburgh
40.Lamont Patterson 60 1979 1982 Cincinnati
41.Tony Smith 58 1984 1987 East Carolina
 Fulton Walker 58 1977 1980 West Virginia
43.Damon Dixon 57 1992 1994 Navy
44.Troy Thomas 55 1980 1982 South Carolina
45.Gerald Hall 54 1976 1978 East Carolina
 Keith Stephens 54 1986 1988 Louisville
 Rodney Taylor 54 1985 1988 Northern Illinois
 Troy Wilson 54 1983 1986 Notre Dame
49.Curt Baham 53 1983 1985 Tulane
 Gary Henry 53 1978 1982 Florida State
 Myron Richardson 53 1986 1989 Virginia Tech