Kickoff Return Touchdowns Year-by-Year Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1976
Leaders Table
Year Player TD School
2016Quadree Henderson3Pittsburgh
2015Morgan Burns*4Kansas State
2014Mario Alford*2West Virginia
2014Trevor Davis2California
2014Autrey Golden*2Texas-El Paso
2014Tyreek Hill*2Oklahoma State
2014Adoree Jackson*2Southern California
2014Marcus Murphy*2Missouri
2014John Ross*2Washington
2014Darrius Sims2Vanderbilt
2014Chandler Worthy2Troy
2013Carlos Wiggins3New Mexico
2012Reggie Dunn4Utah
2011Taveon Rogers3New Mexico State
2010Eric Page*3Toledo
2009Brandon Banks4Kansas State
2009Tyron Carrier*4Houston
2009C.J. Spiller*4Clemson
2008Joe Burnett2Central Florida
2008Perrish Cox*2Oklahoma State
2008Tristan Davis2Auburn
2008Mardy Gilyard*2Cincinnati
2008Derrick Williams*2Penn State
2007Kevin Robinson3Utah State
2007Matt Slater*3UCLA
2006Marcus Thigpen3Indiana
2005Brandon Breazell*2UCLA
2005Tony Pennyman2Utah State
2005Cory Rodgers*2Texas Christian
2005T.J. Rushing2Stanford
2005Jonathan Stewart*2Oregon
2004Ashlan Davis5Tulsa
2003Deandra Cobb*3Michigan State
2002Derek Abney2Kentucky
2002Broderick Clark*2Louisville
2002Nathan Jones2Rutgers
2002Charles Pauley2San Jose State
2002Lamont Reid*2North Carolina State
2002Tyrone Walker2Western Michigan
2001Herb Haygood*2Michigan State
2001Tony Lukins2New Mexico State
2001Chad Owens2Hawaii
2001Corey Parchman2Ball State
2000Latarence Dunbar2Texas Christian
2000Shawn Terry2West Virginia
1999Nick Davis2Wisconsin
1999Ben Kelly2Colorado
1999Zek Parker2Louisville
1998Kevin Johnson2Syracuse
1998Daniel Jones2Utah
1998Dee Moronkola2Washington State
1997Tutu Atwell2Minnesota
1997Eric Booth*2Southern Mississippi
1997Kevin Johnson2Syracuse
1997Allen Rossum2Notre Dame
1997Nate Terry*2West Virginia
1997Boo Williams2South Carolina
1996John Avery2Mississippi
1996Terry Battle2Arizona State
1996R. Jay Soward2Southern California
1995Derrick Mason*2Michigan State
1994Kevin Alexander1Utah State
1994Ben Bronson1Baylor
1994Joe Crocker1Virginia
1994Troy Davis1Iowa State
1994Damon Dunn1Stanford
1994Darin Ford1Akron
1994Joey Galloway*1Ohio State
1994Mitchell Galloway1East Carolina
1994Madre Hill1Arkansas
1994Jason Jacoby1Tulsa
1994Eric Johnson1Central Michigan
1994Derrick Mason1Michigan State
1994Leeland McElroy*1Texas A&M
1994Sam Rogers1Texas-El Paso
1994Kio Sanford1Kentucky
1994Geroy Simon1Maryland
1994Ashaundai Smith1Kansas
1994Seth Smith*1Michigan
1994Jim Turner1Syracuse
1994Alex Van Dyke1Nevada
1994Marcus Wall1North Carolina
1994Alvis Whitted1North Carolina State
1993Leeland McElroy3Texas A&M
1992Lew Lawhorn2Temple
1992Tamarick Vanover2Florida State
1991Eric Blount1North Carolina
1991Darrick Branch1Hawaii
1991Kirby Dar Dar1Syracuse
1991Desmond Howard*1Michigan
1991Qadry Ismail1Syracuse
1991Clint Johnson1Notre Dame
1991Gary Melton1Rutgers
1991Fred Montgomery1New Mexico State
1991Anthony Prior1Washington State
1991Harold Robinson1Akron
1991Milt Stegall1Miami (OH)
1991Jerrod Washington1Virginia
1990Randy Jones2Duke
1990Roy Ross2Texas-El Paso
1990Doug Thomas*2Clemson
1989Terance Mathis3New Mexico
1988Ron Allen2Rutgers
1988Raghib Ismail2Notre Dame
1987Barry Sanders2Oklahoma State
1986Tim Brown2Notre Dame
1985Rick Calhoun2Cal State Fullerton
1985Ernest Givins2Louisville
1985Luther Johnson2Texas-El Paso
1985Erroll Tucker2Utah
1984Antonio Brinkley1Rice
1984Raynard Brown*1South Carolina
1984Rick Calhoun1Cal State Fullerton
1984Lee Davis1Mississippi
1984Kent Dean1Kansas State
1984Willie Drewery1West Virginia
1984Curtis Duncan1Northwestern
1984Brent Fullwood1Auburn
1984Sheldon Gaines1Long Beach State
1984Kerry Goode1Alabama
1984Ed Graham1Auburn
1984Keith Henderson1Texas Tech
1984Larry Jackson*1Michigan State
1984Michael Jones*1Wisconsin
1984Joe Rowley1New Mexico State
1984Reggie Taylor1Cincinnati
1984Eric Wallace1Navy
1983Henry Williams2East Carolina
1983Fredd Young2New Mexico State
1982Elton Akins2Army
1981Herbert Harris9Lamar
1980Willie Gault3Tennessee
1979Derek Hughes2Michigan State
1979Norman Warren2Kent State
1978Ottis Anderson2Miami (FL)
1978Drew Hill2Georgia Tech
1977Larry Anderson2Louisiana Tech
1977Henry White2Colgate
1977Robert Woods*2Grambling State
1976Luther Blue1Iowa State
1976Robert Dow1Louisiana State
1976Dave Lowry*1Brigham Young
1976Delbert Powell*1North Carolina
1976Todd Sheets1Northwestern
1976Joe Stewart1Missouri
1976James Sykes1Rice
1976Bob Triplett1San Jose State
1976Billy Waddy*1Colorado

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