Career Leaders and Records for Interception Return Yards

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Leaders

  • Since 1976
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds From To School
1Terrell Buckley*50119891991Florida State
2Eric Berry*49420072009Tennessee
3Jamar Fletcher*45919982000Wisconsin
4Tracy Saul*42519891992Texas Tech
5Tracy Porter*41320042007Indiana
6Quintin Demps*40420042007Texas-El Paso
7Derrick Strait*39720002003Oklahoma
8John Talley39520032006Duke
9Tyler Sash*39220082010Iowa
10Ken Thomas*39119791982San Jose State
11Ed Reed*38919982001Miami (FL)
12Ron Irving38419761978Louisiana-Lafayette
13Kenny Wheaton*38019941996Oregon
14Kevin Byard*37720122015Middle Tennessee State
Lee Miller*37719811983Cal State Fullerton
16Aaron Beasley*36719921995West Virginia
17Ahmad Black*36220072010Florida
18Ron Carpenter36119891992Miami (OH)
19Clint Harris36019801983East Carolina
Tim Wilbur*36019781982Indiana
21Kendric Burney*35820072010North Carolina
22Blair Burns*35720112014Wyoming
Alterraun Verner*35720062009UCLA
24Deltha O'Neal*35619961999California
25Ricky Parker35519931996San Diego State
26Rod Smith*35319871989Oklahoma State
27Dan Dawson35219982001Rice
28Ashley Lee*35119801984Virginia Tech
29Antoine Cason34920042007Arizona
30Daymeion Hughes*34420032006California
Xavier Woods*34420132016Louisiana Tech
32Ray Jackson*33619921995Colorado State
33Ricardo Allen*33420102013Purdue
34Harold Lusk*33319931996Utah
Jeff Nixon33319761978Richmond
36Kevin Thomas*32719992001Nevada-Las Vegas
37Johnny Jackson*32519861988Houston
38Nathan LaDuke*32419871990Arizona State
39Aqib Talib*32220052007Kansas
40Johnthan Banks*32020092012Mississippi State
41Davon House31920072010New Mexico State
42Jason David*31820012003Washington State
43Eric Turner*31519871990UCLA
44Darius Phillips*31320142016Western Michigan
45Rod Webster*31219841987Fresno State
46Tyrell Johnson*30920042007Arkansas State
47Mark Moore*30719831986Oklahoma State
48Sean Taylor*30620022003Miami (FL)
49Bennie Blades*30519851987Miami (FL)
Richard Marshall*30520032005Fresno State
51Eddie Jackson*30320132016Alabama
Shawun Lurry*30320142016Northern Illinois
Scott Woerner*30319771980Georgia
54Jordan Ozerities*30220102014Central Florida
55Ed Reynolds*30120102013Stanford
56Darren Perry*29919881991Penn State
57Jaime Mendez*29819901993Kansas State
58Mark McCants*29719771980Temple
59Pat Chester29619781982Virginia
Mike Mickens*29620052008Cincinnati
Troy Nolan*29620072008Arizona State
Tom Rotello*29619831986Air Force
Dominick Sanders*29620142016Georgia
64Gerald Jones29420022003San Jose State
65Rashad Bauman*29319972001Oregon
Bacarri Rambo*29320092012Georgia
67Ronnie Lott*29119781980Southern California
Jermaine Robinson*29120092012Toledo
Trey Wilson*29120092012Vanderbilt
70Spencer Havner*29020022005UCLA
71Adrian McDonald*28920122015Houston
Kevin Smith*28919881991Texas A&M
73Nick Hawthrone*28820032006Nevada
Bill Houston28819821983Rutgers
75David Amerson*28720102012North Carolina State
Deion Sanders*28719851988Florida State
77Fred Weary*28619941997Florida
78Joe Kellogg28519841987Central Michigan
79Sean Lumpkin28319881991Minnesota
80Darrent Williams*28220012004Oklahoma State
81Aaron Curry*27820052008Wake Forest
Victor Harris*27820052008Virginia Tech
83Perry Carter*27719901993Southern Mississippi
84Ishmael Adams*27620122016UCLA
Darrol Ray*27619771979Oklahoma
Rod Woodson*27619831986Purdue
87Robert Blackmon27519871989Baylor
88Morris Claiborne*27420092011Louisiana State
Falanda Newton27419861988Texas Christian
90Rickey Dixon*27219841987Oklahoma
91Lorenzo Doss*27120122014Tulane
Brian Robinson27119931994Auburn
93Anthony Bridges*27019921993Louisville
Willie Pile*27020002002Virginia Tech
Craig Swoope*27019821985Illinois
96Adrian Beasley*26919971999Purdue
Marty Tadman*26920042007Boise State
Alan Zemaitis*26920032005Penn State
99Money Hunter*26820132016Arkansas State
100Phil Parker*26719821985Michigan State
Keith Spann26719941996Memphis
102Bob Jury*26619761977Pittsburgh
Tom Pridemore26619761977West Virginia
104Ron Cortell26519851988Colorado State
Jeff Griffin26519781980Utah
Greg James26520062009Louisiana-Monroe
A.J. Klein*26520092012Iowa State
Walter McFadden*26520062009Auburn
Shawn Vincent26519881990Akron
110Martin Bayless*26419801983Bowling Green State
Willie Clay*26419881991Georgia Tech
Eric Green*26420002004Virginia Tech
Craig Steltz*26420052007Louisiana State
114Jocelyn Borgella26319911993Cincinnati
Anthony Gaitor*26320072010Florida International
Mark Roman*26319961999Louisiana State
117Joe Burnett*26220052008Central Florida
Jerry Robinson*26219751978UCLA
Rex Varn*26219771979Clemson
120Chris Carter*26119931996Texas
Shaun Lewis*26120102013Oklahoma State
Quayshawn Nealy*26120112014Georgia Tech
Scott Nelson*26119901993Wisconsin
Dwight Smith26119972000Akron
125Toi Cook*26019841986Stanford
Greg Jackson*26019861988Louisiana State
Keiwan Ratliff*26020002003Florida
Dave Williams26019801982Miami (OH)
129Kerry Valrie*25719871990Southern Mississippi
130Eric Allen*25619841987Arizona State
Dave Duerson*25619791982Notre Dame
Richie Wright*25619861988Texas-El Paso
133Glenn Verrette25519771979Holy Cross
Brett Whitley25519841987Northwestern
135Leo Barnes*25419982000Southern Mississippi
Chad Reese*25420112013Wyoming
Alphonso Smith*25420052008Wake Forest
138Ralph Brown*25319961999Nebraska
Darryl Lewis*25319871990Arizona
140Jay Baker25219961998Miami (OH)
141Jim Leonhard*25120022004Wisconsin
142James Ferebee25019781981New Mexico State
Mike Newton*25020062009Buffalo
Orlando Watters*25019911993Arkansas
145Hayden Greenbauer*24920112014Southern Methodist
146Isaiah Lewis*24720102013Michigan State
Johnell Neal*24720052008Central Florida
148Marcus Coleman*24619921995Texas Tech
Minkah Fitzpatrick*24620152016Alabama
Deon Grant*24619981999Tennessee
Marcus Turner*24619851988UCLA
152Gerod Holliman*24520122014Louisville
Ricky Manning*24519992002UCLA
Willie Smith24519941995Louisiana Tech
155Keion Carpenter*24419951998Virginia Tech
Ken Swilling*24419881991Georgia Tech
157Crezdon Butler*24320062009Clemson
Michael Hamlin*24320052008Clemson
Medford Moorer*24320012003Colorado
Jordan Poyer*24320092012Oregon State
Rayshun Reed24320012003Troy
162Greg Evans24219901993Texas Christian
Melvin Marshall*24219821985Bowling Green State
Bo McNally*24220062009Stanford
165Chuck Cecil*24119851987Arizona
Quincy LeJay*24119981999Hawaii
P.J. Mahone*24120062009Bowling Green State
Derek Pegues*24120052008Mississippi State
169Patrick Hinton*24019871990South Carolina
Craig Rutledge*24019841986UCLA
171Bennie Alexander*23919982000Florida
Michael Jameson*23919992000Texas A&M
173Dylan Haines*23820142016Texas
Loyce Means*23820072010Houston
Alex Wujciak*23820082010Maryland
176Tom Knight*23719921996Iowa
Bobby McCain*23720112014Memphis
Jason Moore23719941997San Diego State
Antuan Simmons*23719972001Southern California
C.J. Wilson*23720052008Western Michigan
181Koby McKinnon*23620042007Arkansas State
Tommie Smith*23619891992Washington
Tony Thurman*23619811984Boston College
184Phillip Buchanon*23520002001Miami (FL)
Boseko Lokombo*23520102013Oregon
Sam Madison*23519931996Louisville
Corey Small*23520052008Florida Atlantic
188Horace Richardson*23420122016Southern Methodist
Anthony Scirrotto*23420052008Penn State
Chris Shelling23419921994Auburn
191Tra'Mayne Bondurant*23320112014Arizona
Boyd Cowan*23319861988Texas Tech
Steve Lawrence*23319831986Notre Dame
Tory Nixon23319831984San Diego State
195Anthony Floyd*23219992002Louisville
Shalom Luani*23220152016Washington State
Dexter McCoil*23220092012Tulsa
Calvin Munson*23220132016San Diego State
David Thomas23219911994Miami (OH)
Anthony Young23219811984Temple
201Kevin Arbet*23119992004Southern California
Erick Dargan*23120112014Oregon
Wes Hopkins*23119791982Southern Methodist
Desmond King*23120132016Iowa
Richard Torres*23120082011Hawaii
Deunta Williams*23120072010North Carolina
207Johnny Adams*23020082012Michigan State
208Robert Davis22919901993Vanderbilt
D.J. Hayden*22920112012Houston
Antonio Langham*22919901993Alabama
Tim Mcdonald*22919831986Southern California
Janssen Patton*22920002003Bowling Green State
Glenn Rogers, Jr.22919881990Memphis
Steve Williams*22919841988Boston College
215Greg Grandison*22819911992East Carolina
Tanner Miller*22820102013Iowa
217Larry Atkins*22719971998UCLA
Ron Coccimiglio*22719781980California
Lynaris Elpheage*22720002002Tulane
Richard Palmer22719911993Eastern Michigan
221Greg Hill*22619791982Oklahoma State
Kai Nacua*22620132016Brigham Young
Orion Stewart*22620132016Baylor
224Reggie Corner*22520042007Akron
Rocky Delgadillo22519801981Harvard
Stanley Franks22520062007Idaho
Dennis Smith*22519771980Southern California
Wonderful Terry*22520142015Western Kentucky
229Richard Leonard*22420112015Florida International
Anthony Washington22419771978California
231Lamont Thompson*22319972001Washington State
Erroll Tucker22319841985Utah
233Van Eskridge*22220062009East Carolina
Adrian James*22220102014Texas-El Paso
Maurice Sikes*22220012003Miami (FL)
D.J. Walker*22219992002Texas-El Paso
Aaron Webster*22220062009Cincinnati
238Tay Cody*22119972000Florida State
Greg Long22119791981Kentucky
Ken Luckett22119821985Western Michigan
John Simmons*22119771980Southern Methodist
242Ruben Harper22019871988Pacific
Zack Sanchez*22020132015Oklahoma
Donald Strickland*22020012002Colorado
245Anthony Derricks*21919961998Mississippi State
Carlton Gray*21919891992UCLA
Cornelius Price*21919881989Houston
Vann Washington*21919931995West Virginia
Trae Williams*21920042007South Florida
250David Brown*21819861989Ohio State
Johnny Ray Smith21819771980Lamar

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