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Independent Career Leaders and Records for Receptions

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Since 1977

Rank Player Rec From To Last School
1.Troy Edwards 280 1996 1998 Louisiana Tech
2.Michael Floyd* 271 2008 2011 Notre Dame
3.James Jordan 246 1998 2000 Louisiana Tech
4.Marc Zeno 236 1984 1987 Tulane
5.Cody Hoffman* 218 2010 2013 Brigham Young
6.John Simon 191 1998 2001 Louisiana Tech
7.Wil Ursin 188 1990 1993 Tulane
8.Bobby Slaughter 187 1988 1990 Louisiana Tech
9.T.J. Jones* 181 2010 2013 Notre Dame
10.Jeff Samardzija* 179 2003 2006 Notre Dame
11.Marty Booker 178 1995 1998 Louisiana-Monroe
12.Kevin Curtis 174 2001 2002 Utah State
 Delwyn Daigre 174 1998 2001 Louisiana Tech
14.Mark Nonsant 173 1996 1998 Central Florida
15.Wayde Butler 172 1989 1992 Louisiana-Lafayette
16.Rhema McKnight* 170 2002 2006 Notre Dame
17.Sterling Sharpe* 169 1983 1987 South Carolina
18.Brandon Stokley 166 1995 1998 Louisiana-Lafayette
19.Siaha Burley 165 1997 1998 Central Florida
20.Pete Harvey 164 1978 1981 North Texas
21.Dan Bitson 163 1987 1991 Tulsa
22.Charles Lee 162 1997 1999 Central Florida
23.Golden Tate* 157 2007 2009 Notre Dame
24.Robert Brooks* 156 1988 1991 South Carolina
 Jeremy Trimble 156 2004 2007 Army
26.Sean Cangelosi 155 1997 2000 Louisiana Tech
27.Jamie Asher 153 1991 1994 Louisville
28.Ralph Dawkins 151 1990 1993 Louisville
29.Tyson Hinshaw 148 1998 2000 Central Florida
 Lennie Johnson 148 1995 1998 Arkansas State
31.Michael Irvin 143 1985 1987 Miami (FL)
 Kendall Newson 143 1999 2001 Middle Tennessee State
33.Chris Penn 142 1991 1993 Tulsa
34.Tyler Eifert* 140 2010 2012 Notre Dame
35.Scott Schwedes 139 1983 1986 Syracuse
 Tom Waddle 139 1985 1988 Boston College
37.Tim Brown 137 1984 1987 Notre Dame
38.Rodney Holman 135 1978 1981 Tulane
39.Darren Flutie* 134 1984 1987 Boston College
 Kelvin Martin* 134 1983 1986 Boston College
41.Dwight Collins* 133 1980 1983 Pittsburgh
42.Mitchell Galloway 131 1993 1996 East Carolina
43.Kenny Clark 130 1996 2000 Central Florida
 Maurice Stovall* 130 2002 2005 Notre Dame
45.Derrick Mayes 129 1992 1995 Notre Dame
46.Lawrence Dawsey 128 1987 1990 Florida State
47.Andrew Baker 127 1981 1984 Rutgers
48.Robert Griffin 126 1980 1983 Tulane
 Gerald Lucear 126 1977 1981 Temple
 Jerome McIntosh 126 1986 1989 Tulane
 Hugh Smith 126 2000 2002 South Florida