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Independent Career Leaders and Records for Receiving Yards

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Since 1977

Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.Troy Edwards 4352 1996 1998 Louisiana Tech
2.Marc Zeno 3725 1984 1987 Tulane
3.Michael Floyd* 3686 2008 2011 Notre Dame
4.Dan Bitson 3300 1987 1991 Tulsa
5.Cody Hoffman* 3085 2010 2013 Brigham Young
6.Kevin Curtis 2789 2001 2002 Utah State
7.Marty Booker 2784 1995 1998 Louisiana-Monroe
8.Golden Tate* 2707 2007 2009 Notre Dame
9.Jeff Samardzija* 2593 2003 2006 Notre Dame
10.Brandon Stokley 2581 1995 1998 Louisiana-Lafayette
11.Lennie Johnson 2559 1995 1998 Arkansas State
12.Derrick Mayes 2512 1992 1995 Notre Dame
13.Sterling Sharpe* 2497 1983 1987 South Carolina
14.Tim Brown 2493 1984 1987 Notre Dame
15.James Jordan 2489 1998 2000 Louisiana Tech
16.Mark Nonsant 2475 1996 1998 Central Florida
17.Wil Ursin 2466 1990 1993 Tulane
18.Bobby Slaughter 2449 1988 1990 Louisiana Tech
19.T.J. Jones* 2429 2010 2013 Notre Dame
20.Michael Irvin 2423 1985 1987 Miami (FL)
21.Kelvin Martin* 2400 1983 1986 Boston College
22.Chris Penn 2370 1991 1993 Tulsa
23.Delwyn Daigre 2286 1998 2001 Louisiana Tech
24.Rhema McKnight* 2277 2002 2006 Notre Dame
25.Willie Marshall 2272 1983 1986 Temple
26.Dwight Collins* 2264 1980 1983 Pittsburgh
27.Charles Lee 2249 1997 1999 Central Florida
28.Siaha Burley 2248 1997 1998 Central Florida
29.Andrew Baker 2218 1981 1984 Rutgers
30.Robert Brooks* 2211 1988 1991 South Carolina
31.Maurice Stovall* 2195 2002 2005 Notre Dame
32.Brian Brennan* 2180 1980 1983 Boston College
33.Stepfret Williams 2162 1994 1995 Louisiana-Monroe
34.Lawrence Dawsey 2129 1987 1990 Florida State
35.Rob Moore 2122 1987 1989 Syracuse
36.Sean Cangelosi 2111 1997 2000 Louisiana Tech
 Scott Schwedes 2111 1983 1986 Syracuse
38.Jerome McIntosh 2109 1986 1989 Tulane
39.Jessie Hester 2100 1981 1984 Florida State
40.Marlon Pearce 2096 1990 1992 Cincinnati
41.Jason Stargel 2088 1982 1986 Cincinnati
42.Wayde Butler 2076 1989 1992 Louisiana-Lafayette
43.Kenny Jackson 2006 1980 1983 Penn State
44.Mark Clayton 2004 1979 1982 Louisville
45.Darren Flutie* 2000 1984 1987 Boston College
46.O.J. McDuffie 1988 1988 1992 Penn State
47.Jeremy Trimble 1981 2004 2007 Army
48.Willie Culpepper 1967 1985 1988 Louisiana-Lafayette
49.Tom Waddle 1965 1985 1988 Boston College
50.Robert Griffin 1945 1980 1983 Tulane