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Career Leaders and Records for Kickoff Returns

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Since 1976

Rank Player Ret From To Last School
1.Troy Stoudermire* 144 2008 2012 Minnesota
2.Tyron Carrier* 141 2008 2011 Houston
3.T.J. Graham* 137 2008 2011 North Carolina State
4.David Gilreath* 135 2007 2010 Wisconsin
 Kerwynn Williams* 135 2009 2012 Utah State
6.Damaris Johnson* 134 2008 2010 Tulsa
7.Tyler Allen 131 2011 2014 Eastern Michigan
8.Trumaine Riley 130 2003 2006 Eastern Michigan
9.Darryl Surgent* 128 2010 2013 Louisiana-Lafayette
10.Brandon West* 127 2006 2009 Western Michigan
11.Isaiah Burse* 126 2010 2013 Fresno State
12.Brelan Chancellor* 125 2010 2013 North Texas
13.Brandon Thompkins 124 2006 2009 Arkansas State
14.Jeff Liggon 123 1993 1996 Tulane
 Torrey Smith* 123 2008 2010 Maryland
16.Jessie Henderson 122 2005 2008 Southern Methodist
17.Autrey Golden* 119 2012 2015 Texas-El Paso
 Dennis Johnson* 119 2008 2012 Arkansas
19.Perrish Cox* 117 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
 Jason Jacoby 117 1994 1997 Tulsa
21.Cedric Johnson 116 1993 1996 Texas-El Paso
22.Chris Johnson* 115 2004 2007 East Carolina
23.Will Blackmon* 114 2002 2005 Boston College
 Joe Redding 114 1985 1988 Louisiana-Lafayette
25.Antonio Brown* 113 2007 2009 Central Michigan
26.Michael Grandberry* 112 2005 2008 Memphis
 Brandon James* 112 2006 2009 Florida
 Derek Pegues* 112 2005 2008 Mississippi State
 Michael Pierce 112 1986 1989 Tulane
 Deante' Purvis 112 2008 2011 Nevada-Las Vegas
31.Brandon Boykin* 110 2008 2011 Georgia
 Kevin Robinson 110 2004 2007 Utah State
33.Michael Perry 109 1995 1998 Rice
 Brandon Tate* 109 2005 2008 North Carolina
35.Desmond Gee* 108 2006 2009 Middle Tennessee State
36.Luther Ambrose 107 2008 2011 Louisiana-Monroe
 Mark Johnson 107 1986 1990 Vanderbilt
 Phillip Livas* 107 2007 2010 Louisiana Tech
 Jabari Marshall 107 2006 2008 Duke
40.Chris Culliver* 106 2007 2010 South Carolina
 Derrick Mason* 106 1993 1996 Michigan State
 Mark Seay 106 1987 1991 Long Beach State
 Brandon Williams* 106 2002 2005 Wisconsin
44.T.Y. Hilton* 105 2008 2011 Florida International
 Qadry Ismail 105 1989 1992 Syracuse
46.Marcus Thomas* 104 2010 2013 Navy
47.Zek Parker 103 1998 2001 Louisville
 Taveon Rogers 103 2010 2011 New Mexico State
49.Justin Gilbert* 102 2010 2013 Oklahoma State
 Dwayne Harris* 102 2007 2010 East Carolina
 Scott Wesley 102 2003 2005 Army
52.Tyler Ervin* 101 2011 2015 San Jose State
53.Deon Mitchell 100 1995 1998 Northern Illinois
 Keith Stephens 100 1986 1988 Louisville
55.Cyrus Gray* 99 2008 2011 Texas A&M
 Leodis McKelvin* 99 2004 2007 Troy
 Roger Williams* 99 2006 2009 Bowling Green State
58.Tavon Austin* 97 2009 2012 West Virginia
 Eric Blount 97 1988 1991 North Carolina
 Broderick Clark* 97 2002 2005 Louisville
 Janarion Grant* 97 2013 2015 Rutgers
 Travis Shelton 97 2004 2008 Temple
63.Frantrell Forrest 96 2007 2010 Alabama-Birmingham
 Marcus Sullivan* 96 2010 2014 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Jaylen Walton* 96 2012 2015 Mississippi
66.Derek Abney 95 2000 2003 Kentucky
 Domanick Davis* 95 1999 2002 Louisiana State
 Terrance Strickland 95 1988 1992 Tulane
69.D.J. Beshears 94 2009 2012 Kansas
 Dennis Norfleet* 94 2012 2014 Michigan
71.Derin Graham 93 1998 2000 Indiana
 Dante Love* 93 2005 2008 Ball State
 Deltha O'Neal* 93 1996 1999 California
 Jamal Rogers* 93 2007 2010 Miami (OH)
75.Willie Floyd 92 2006 2011 Florida Atlantic
 Mardy Gilyard* 92 2005 2009 Cincinnati
 Colin Lockett* 92 2010 2013 San Diego State
 Deandre Reaves* 92 2012 2015 Marshall
79.Melvin Anderson 91 1983 1986 Minnesota
 Keith Crawford 91 1985 1987 Ohio
 Terance Mathis 91 1985 1989 New Mexico
 Ty Montgomery* 91 2011 2014 Stanford
 Ryan Wells 91 1999 2002 Stanford
 Terrell Willis 91 1993 1995 Rutgers
85.Javier Arenas* 90 2006 2009 Alabama
 Josh Davis* 90 2000 2003 Nebraska
 Quincy McDuffie* 90 2009 2012 Central Florida
 Jason Southall* 90 2001 2004 Alabama-Birmingham
89.Terrence Austin* 89 2006 2009 UCLA
 Matthew Harding 89 1992 1995 Hawaii
 William White 89 2001 2003 Army
 Carlos Wiggins 89 2012 2015 New Mexico
93.George Atkinson III* 88 2011 2013 Notre Dame
 Dorien Bryant* 88 2004 2007 Purdue
 John Eubanks* 88 2002 2005 Southern Mississippi
 Marcus Herford* 88 2005 2008 Kansas
 Kevin Marion* 88 2004 2007 Wake Forest
 Raheem Mostert* 88 2011 2014 Purdue
 Jonas Rutledge 88 2001 2003 Southern Methodist
100.Jovon Bouknight* 87 2002 2005 Wyoming
 Diivory Edgecomb 87 2005 2008 Florida Atlantic
 Jakeem Grant* 87 2012 2015 Texas Tech
 Marcus Murphy* 87 2010 2014 Missouri
 Marcus Wall 87 1992 1995 North Carolina
 Anthony Williams 87 1988 1991 Wake Forest
106.V'Angelo Bentley* 86 2012 2015 Illinois
 Tim Frager 86 1987 1990 Boston College
 Trent Guy* 86 2006 2009 Louisville
 Terrell Jackson 86 2007 2011 Buffalo
 James Rodgers* 86 2007 2011 Oregon State
111.Eddie Harris* 85 1982 1985 Toledo
 Tony Jackson 85 1989 1993 Vanderbilt
 Jeremy Maclin* 85 2007 2008 Missouri
 Shane Wynn 85 2011 2014 Indiana
115.Chris Douglas 84 2000 2003 Duke
 Mike Edwards 84 2011 2012 Hawaii
 Darrin Greer 84 1986 1989 California
 Richard Leonard* 84 2011 2015 Florida International
 Fred Owens 84 1985 1989 Wisconsin
 Stephen Simmons* 84 2007 2010 Northwestern
 Fred Smith 84 2003 2007 Tulane
 Jeff Smith* 84 2006 2009 Boston College
 Alvis Whitted 84 1994 1997 North Carolina State
124.Mikail Baker* 83 2005 2010 Baylor
 Matt Brown* 83 2009 2012 Temple
 A.J. Jefferson* 83 2006 2009 Fresno State
 Venric Mark* 83 2010 2013 Northwestern
 Omari Thompson 83 1999 2001 Army
129.Milt Bowen 82 1998 2002 Miami (OH)
 Chris Garrett* 82 2006 2009 Ohio
 Rannell Hall* 82 2011 2014 Central Florida
 Nathan Jones 82 2001 2003 Rutgers
 Brandon Rutley 82 2008 2011 San Jose State
 Jamill Smith* 82 2010 2013 Ball State
 Kendal Smith 82 1985 1988 Utah State
 Eric Stephens* 82 2009 2012 Texas Tech
137.Victor Bolden* 81 2013 2015 Oregon State
 Steve Breaston* 81 2003 2006 Michigan
 Reggie Campbell* 81 2004 2007 Navy
 A.C. Carter 81 1999 2002 Indiana
 Howard Jackson* 81 2001 2004 Texas-El Paso
 Darius Jennings* 81 2011 2014 Virginia
 Randy Jones 81 1987 1990 Duke
 Hank Poteat 81 1996 1999 Pittsburgh
 Darrius Sims* 81 2013 2015 Vanderbilt
 Josh Smith* 81 2010 2011 UCLA
 Marcus Thigpen* 81 2005 2008 Indiana
 Corey Welch 81 2008 2011 Eastern Michigan
 Chandler Worthy 81 2011 2014 Troy
150.Jason Chery 80 2005 2008 Louisiana-Lafayette
 Kwane Doster 80 2002 2004 Vanderbilt
 Greg Heaggans* 80 2002 2005 Kansas
 Aaron Kinebrew 80 1988 1991 Kent State
 Lindsey Lamar* 80 2009 2012 South Florida
 Jamal Miles* 80 2009 2012 Arizona State
 Eric Page* 80 2009 2011 Toledo
 Sean Schembra 80 1999 2002 Ball State
 Syndric Steptoe 80 2003 2006 Arizona
 Max Suter* 80 2007 2010 Syracuse
160.Tony Collins 79 1977 1980 East Carolina
 Andre Debose* 79 2010 2014 Florida
 Erick Franklin 79 2001 2004 Louisiana Tech
 William Likely* 79 2013 2015 Maryland
 Jesse Williams 79 1977 1980 Richmond
 Nick Williams* 79 2009 2015 Georgia Tech
166.Steve Brown 78 1979 1982 Oregon
 Devin Campbell* 78 2012 2015 Buffalo
 Willie Gault 78 1979 1982 Tennessee
 T.J. Glover* 78 2012 2014 South Alabama
 Tony James 78 1989 1992 Mississippi State
 Chris Owusu* 78 2008 2011 Stanford
 Justin Veltung* 78 2009 2012 Idaho
 Manley Woods 78 1990 1994 New Mexico
174.Sheldon Canley 77 1988 1990 San Jose State
 Nick Davis* 77 1998 2001 Wisconsin
 Tyler Lockett* 77 2011 2014 Kansas State
 Terry Moss 77 2003 2006 Ball State
 Dwayne Owens 77 1990 1992 Oregon State
 Niles Paul* 77 2007 2010 Nebraska
 Leonard Scott* 77 1999 2002 Tennessee
181.Kama Bailey* 76 2008 2011 Idaho
 Korey Beard 76 1989 1992 Southern Methodist
 Robert Brooks* 76 1988 1991 South Carolina
 Dontayo Gage 76 2006 2009 Eastern Michigan
 Jamal Golden* 76 2011 2015 Georgia Tech
 Herb Haygood* 76 1998 2001 Michigan State
 Nick Hill* 76 2010 2014 Michigan State
 Roy Lewis 76 1981 1984 Cal State Fullerton
 Jamarcus Nelson 76 2011 2014 Alabama-Birmingham
 Mike Palys 76 1985 1988 Temple
 Bernard Reedy* 76 2010 2013 Toledo
 Orwin Smith* 76 2009 2012 Georgia Tech
193.Reggie Allen 75 1995 1998 Central Michigan
 Henry Bailey 75 1991 1994 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Lyle Fitte* 75 2009 2013 Louisiana Tech
 Andre Forde 75 1999 2002 Buffalo
 Curtis Francis* 75 2004 2007 Central Florida
 Quinton Jones* 75 2003 2006 Boise State
 Cliff Reed 75 1981 1984 Western Michigan
 Eric Russell* 75 2010 2011 Middle Tennessee State
 John Stone 75 1998 2001 Wake Forest
202.Thomas Bailey 74 1991 1994 Auburn
 Shawn Bayes 74 2005 2008 Kent State
 Ernest Calhoun 74 2013 2015 Kent State
 Jeff Frederick 74 1992 1994 Temple
 Monty Gilbreath 74 1986 1989 San Diego State
 Corey Harris 74 1988 1991 Vanderbilt
 Akeem Hunt* 74 2011 2014 Purdue
 Kurt Johnson 74 1989 1992 Kentucky
 Kio Sanford 74 1994 1997 Kentucky
 Shawn Shoemaker 74 1997 2000 Kent State
 C.J. Spiller* 74 2006 2009 Clemson
 Deonce Whitaker 74 1998 2001 San Jose State
214.Chris Clopton* 73 1997 2000 Purdue
 Curtis Conway* 73 1990 1992 Southern California
 Quan Cosby* 73 2005 2008 Texas
 Damon Dunn 73 1994 1997 Stanford
 Mitchell Galloway 73 1993 1996 East Carolina
 Michael Ray Garvin* 73 2006 2008 Florida State
 Jamie Hickenbotham 73 1999 2002 Arkansas State
 Trindon Holliday* 73 2006 2009 Louisiana State
 Luther Huggins 73 2000 2004 Central Florida
 Mike Jefferson 73 1991 1994 Navy
 Antonio King 73 2001 2004 Kent State
 Reggie McKinney 73 1985 1988 East Carolina
 Chaz Powell* 73 2008 2011 Penn State
 Quentis Roper 73 1985 1988 Rice
 Keith Ross 73 1985 1988 Florida State
 De'Anthony Thomas* 73 2011 2013 Oregon
 Jimmy Williams 73 1997 2000 Vanderbilt
 Dexter Wynn* 73 2000 2003 Colorado State
232.Allan Amundson* 72 1999 2002 Oregon
 John Broussard* 72 2003 2006 San Jose State
 Keeta Covington 72 1984 1986 Maryland
 Devon Edwards* 72 2013 2015 Duke
 Keyvan Jenkins 72 1979 1983 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Adam Jennings* 72 2002 2005 Fresno State
 Julius Jones 72 1999 2003 Notre Dame
 Todd Sheets 72 1976 1980 Northwestern
 Darren Toney* 72 2004 2007 Arkansas State
 Aregeros Turner* 72 2013 2015 Northern Illinois
 Reggie Whatley* 72 2011 2014 Middle Tennessee State
243.Ralph David Abernathy IV* 71 2011 2012 Cincinnati
 Demarcus Ayers* 71 2013 2015 Houston
 Elan Banks 71 1991 1994 Western Michigan
 Steve Clay 71 1992 1995 Eastern Michigan
 Ricky Edwards 71 1979 1983 Northwestern
 BooBoo Gates* 71 2010 2012 Bowling Green State
 Jerry Booboo Gates* 71 2010 2012 Bowling Green State
 Harold Gayden 71 1982 1986 Syracuse
 Darius Marshall* 71 2007 2009 Marshall
 David Mikell* 71 2000 2003 Boise State
 Daz'Mond Patterson* 71 2012 2015 Ohio
 Cory Rodgers* 71 2003 2005 Texas Christian
 Kendrick Shanklin 71 1998 2000 Kentucky
 Darryl Tillman 71 1986 1989 Southern Mississippi
 Rod Woodson* 71 1983 1986 Purdue