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Southern Conference Career Leaders and Records for Punt Return Yards

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From 1976 to 1981

Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.Mark Slawson 783 1977 1980 Citadel
2.Ken Mitchell 522 1977 1978 Chattanooga
3.Jeff Dean 404 1978 1981 Western Carolina
4.Mike Peterson 342 1977 1978 Appalachian State
5.Devon Ford 327 1973 1976 Appalachian State
6.Gary McNeal 307 1977 1978 Virginia Military Institute
7.Jimmy Kiser 280 1975 1978 Furman
8.Ray Crisp 272 1975 1978 Marshall
9.Gary Woodburn 240 1980 1981 Chattanooga
10.Byron Walker 214 1978 1981 Citadel
11.Joe Burke 172 1977 1980 Chattanooga
12.Butler 169 1981 1981 East Tennessee State
13.Robert Savage 156 1978 1980 Virginia Military Institute
14.Mark Mullady 152 1976 1978 William & Mary
15.Buster Jackson 142 1974 1977 Richmond
16.Rick Beasley 130 1977 1980 Appalachian State
17.Oliver James 120 1979 1980 Virginia Military Institute
18.Michael Arban 95 1980 1980 East Tennessee State
19.Gary Parris 91 1979 1979 Chattanooga
20.Jeff White 88 1977 1980 Virginia Military Institute
21.Gib McEachran 85 1979 1980 Furman
22.Chris Buono 75 1977 1980 Furman
 Tommy Southard 75 1975 1977 Furman
24.Donnell Ross 73 1980 1980 Marshall
25.Andy Banks 63 1975 1978 William & Mary
 Jim Bolding 63 1976 1976 East Carolina
27.Jeff Washington 59 1977 1979 Virginia Military Institute
28.Walt Bellamy 54 1977 1979 Virginia Military Institute
29.Fred Meadows 53 1977 1978 Western Carolina
30.Mike Hunt 51 1979 1981 Chattanooga
31.Floyd Allen 49 1978 1981 Virginia Military Institute
 Ronnie Horton 49 1979 1981 East Tennessee State
33.Steve Umberger 46 1980 1981 Virginia Military Institute
34.Billy Hynus 45 1981 1981 Marshall
35.Billy Risher 42 1979 1981 Furman
36.David Shepherd 40 1973 1976 Furman
37.Mark Bridgman 38 1980 1981 Furman
 Paul McKenney 38 1979 1979 East Tennessee State
 Chris Porter 38 1979 1981 Appalachian State
40.Bozeman 35 1981 1981 East Tennessee State
 George Crisp 35 1978 1979 Marshall
 Mike Riley 35 1976 1977 Citadel
43.Jeff Davis 32 1979 1980 East Tennessee State
 Gerald Hall 32 1976 1978 East Carolina
 Wayne Tolleson 32 1977 1977 Western Carolina
 Kenny White 32 1975 1977 Richmond
47.Shelby Cornelius 31 1979 1981 East Tennessee State
48.Brian Miller 30 1979 1979 Marshall
49.Tommy Mason 29 1981 1981 Marshall
50.Steve Hobbs 28 1977 1978 Appalachian State
 Mike Natale 28 1976 1979 Marshall