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Career Leaders and Records for Passes Defended

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Since 2005

Rank Player PD From To Last School
1.Alphonso Smith* 61 2005 2008 Wake Forest
2.Mike Mickens* 59 2005 2008 Cincinnati
3.Aqib Talib* 56 2005 2007 Kansas
4.Alterraun Verner* 55 2006 2009 UCLA
5.Jairus Byrd* 53 2006 2008 Oregon
 Trevard Lindley* 53 2006 2009 Kentucky
7.Ronald Zamort* 52 2012 2015 Western Michigan
8.Joe Burnett* 51 2005 2008 Central Florida
9.Brandon Brinkley* 50 2006 2009 Houston
 Ross Cockrell* 50 2010 2013 Duke
11.Davon House 48 2007 2010 New Mexico State
12.Trey Brown* 47 2004 2007 UCLA
 Donald Celiscar* 47 2011 2014 Western Michigan
 Leon McFadden* 47 2009 2012 San Diego State
15.Casey Hayward* 46 2008 2011 Vanderbilt
 Dayonne Nunley* 46 2010 2013 Miami (OH)
 Josh Robinson* 46 2009 2011 Central Florida
18.Perrish Cox* 45 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
 Emanuel Davis* 45 2008 2011 East Carolina
 Isaiah Frey* 45 2008 2011 Nevada
21.Ifo Ekpre-Olomu* 43 2011 2014 Oregon
 Dexter McCoil* 43 2009 2012 Tulsa
 Johnell Neal* 43 2005 2008 Central Florida
 Syd'Quan Thompson* 43 2006 2009 California
 Jamar Wall* 43 2006 2009 Texas Tech
26.Reggie Corner* 42 2004 2007 Akron
 Quandre Diggs* 42 2011 2014 Texas
 Antone Exum* 42 2010 2013 Virginia Tech
 Joe Haden* 42 2007 2009 Florida
 Deron Wilson* 42 2010 2012 Southern Mississippi
31.Johnthan Banks* 41 2009 2012 Mississippi State
 Bryce Callahan* 41 2011 2014 Rice
 Demarcus Milliner* 41 2010 2012 Alabama
 Sha'Reff Rashad* 41 2005 2008 Central Florida
 Bradley Roby* 41 2011 2013 Ohio State
36.Brandon Flowers* 40 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
 Chevis Jackson* 40 2004 2007 Louisiana State
 Rafael Priest* 40 2006 2009 Texas Christian
 Nick Vanhoose* 40 2012 2015 Northwestern
 Jason Verrett* 40 2011 2013 Texas Christian
41.Sean Baker* 39 2008 2011 Ball State
 Tashaun Gipson* 39 2008 2011 Wyoming
 Brandon Hughes* 39 2005 2008 Oregon State
 Markelle Martin* 39 2008 2011 Oklahoma State
 Glover Quin* 39 2006 2008 New Mexico
 Logan Ryan* 39 2010 2012 Rutgers
 Trevin Wade* 39 2008 2011 Arizona
48.Phillip Gaines* 38 2009 2013 Rice
 Cliff Harris* 38 2009 2011 Oregon
 Kevin Johnson 38 2010 2014 Wake Forest
 Sherrick McManis* 38 2006 2009 Northwestern
 Justin Thornton* 38 2006 2009 Kansas
 Desmond Trufant* 38 2009 2012 Washington
54.Antoine Cason 37 2004 2007 Arizona
 Dustin Harris* 37 2009 2012 Texas A&M
 Victor Harris* 37 2005 2008 Virginia Tech
 L.J. Jones* 37 2010 2013 Fresno State
 Nevin Lawson* 37 2010 2013 Utah State
 Keenan Lewis* 37 2005 2008 Oregon State
 Shaquille Richardson* 37 2010 2013 Arizona
 Roy Roberts* 37 2005 2008 Tulsa
 Keith Tandy* 37 2008 2011 West Virginia
 Walter Thurmond III* 37 2006 2009 Oregon
 Kyle Wilson* 37 2006 2009 Boise State
65.Darius Butler* 36 2005 2008 Connecticut
 Domonic Cook* 36 2007 2010 Buffalo
 Ras-I Dowling* 36 2007 2010 Virginia
 Josh Gordy* 36 2006 2009 Central Michigan
 Michael Grant* 36 2004 2007 Arkansas
 Daymeion Hughes* 36 2003 2006 California
 Micah Hyde* 36 2009 2012 Iowa
 Josh Johnson* 36 2009 2012 Purdue
 Najja Johnson* 36 2010 2013 Buffalo
 Bryan McCann* 36 2006 2009 Southern Methodist
 Jordan Poyer* 36 2009 2012 Oregon State
 Eric Rowe* 36 2011 2014 Utah
 Joe Williams* 36 2011 2013 Baylor
78.Tony Carter* 35 2005 2008 Florida State
 Chimdi Chekwa* 35 2007 2010 Ohio State
 Quintin Demps* 35 2004 2007 Texas-El Paso
 Anthony Gaitor* 35 2007 2010 Florida International
 Brett Greenwood* 35 2007 2010 Iowa
 Demontre Hurst* 35 2009 2012 Oklahoma
 Jacob Lacey* 35 2006 2008 Oklahoma State
 Cortney Lester* 35 2011 2014 Buffalo
 Myron Lewis* 35 2007 2009 Vanderbilt
 Demetrious Nicholson* 35 2011 2015 Virginia
 Mark Parson* 35 2005 2008 Ohio
 Josh Pleasant 35 2008 2011 Kent State
 Darryl Roberts* 35 2010 2014 Marshall
 Harrison Smith* 35 2008 2011 Notre Dame
 Blidi Wreh-Wilson* 35 2009 2012 Connecticut
 Deandre Wright* 35 2005 2008 New Mexico
94.Johnny Adams* 34 2008 2012 Michigan State
 Mark Barron* 34 2008 2011 Alabama
 Kenneth Fontenette* 34 2005 2008 Houston
 Terrence Frederick* 34 2008 2011 Texas A&M
 Londen Fryar* 34 2005 2008 Western Michigan
 E.J. Gaines* 34 2010 2013 Missouri
 Andre Hal* 34 2010 2013 Vanderbilt
 Troy Hill* 34 2011 2014 Oregon
 Jayron Hosley* 34 2009 2011 Virginia Tech
 Jack Ikegwuonu* 34 2005 2007 Wisconsin
 Kareem Jackson* 34 2007 2009 Alabama
 Randall Jette 34 2012 2015 Massachusetts
 Brian Lainhart 34 2007 2010 Kent State
 Allen Langford* 34 2005 2008 Wisconsin
 Rashaan Melvin* 34 2010 2012 Northern Illinois
 Joshua Moore* 34 2006 2009 Kansas State
 David Pender* 34 2006 2009 Purdue
 Bacarri Rambo* 34 2009 2012 Georgia
 Matterral Richardson* 34 2005 2007 Arkansas
 Kevin Sanders 34 2005 2008 Alabama-Birmingham
 Neiko Thorpe* 34 2008 2011 Auburn
 Jason Venson* 34 2005 2008 Central Florida
116.David Amerson* 33 2010 2012 North Carolina State
 C.J. Bailey* 33 2007 2010 Southern Mississippi
 Aaron Berry* 33 2006 2009 Pittsburgh
 Courtney Bryan 33 2004 2006 New Mexico State
 Carrington Byndom* 33 2010 2013 Texas
 Simeon Castille* 33 2004 2007 Alabama
 Greg James 33 2006 2009 Louisiana-Monroe
 Janoris Jenkins* 33 2008 2010 Florida
 Jeron Johnson* 33 2007 2010 Boise State
 Trey Lewis* 33 2005 2008 Ball State
 Levander Liggins* 33 2011 2014 Louisiana Tech
 Paris Logan* 33 2012 2015 Northern Illinois
 Devin McCourty* 33 2006 2009 Rutgers
 Christopher Owens* 33 2005 2008 San Jose State
 Kalan Reed 33 2012 2015 Southern Mississippi
 Jermaine Robinson* 33 2009 2012 Toledo
 Trae Williams* 33 2004 2007 South Florida
 C.J. Wilson* 33 2005 2008 Western Michigan
 Jonathan Zenon* 33 2004 2007 Louisiana State
135.Kenneth Acker* 32 2010 2013 Southern Methodist
 Tim Bennett 32 2012 2014 Indiana
 Morgan Burnett* 32 2007 2009 Georgia Tech
 Chris Chancellor* 32 2006 2009 Clemson
 Kyle Fuller* 32 2010 2013 Virginia Tech
 Joe Garcia* 32 2005 2006 Nevada
 Justin Gilbert* 32 2010 2013 Oklahoma State
 Jonte Green 32 2009 2011 New Mexico State
 Brandon Harris* 32 2008 2010 Miami (FL)
 Greg Henderson 32 2011 2014 Colorado
 Mike Jenkins* 32 2004 2007 South Florida
 Leonard Johnson* 32 2008 2011 Iowa State
 Brandon King* 32 2005 2008 Rice
 D.J. Moore* 32 2006 2008 Vanderbilt
 Merrill Noel* 32 2011 2014 Wake Forest
 Derek Pegues* 32 2005 2008 Mississippi State
 Greg Reid* 32 2009 2011 Florida State
 Aaron Ross* 32 2003 2006 Texas
 Devin Ross* 32 2006 2009 Arizona
 Nick Sanders* 32 2006 2009 Texas Christian
 Antonio Smith* 32 2005 2008 Bowling Green State
 Deangelo Smith* 32 2005 2008 Cincinnati
 Davanzo Tate 32 2006 2007 Akron
 Dejuan Tribble* 32 2004 2007 Boston College
159.Bryson Abraham* 31 2012 2015 Louisiana Tech
 Prince Amukamara* 31 2007 2010 Nebraska
 Orkeys Auriene 31 2007 2010 Louisiana-Lafayette
 Bene Benwikere* 31 2010 2013 San Jose State
 Eric Berry* 31 2007 2009 Tennessee
 Broderick Brown* 31 2009 2011 Oklahoma State
 Maurice Canady 31 2012 2015 Virginia
 Michael Hamlin* 31 2005 2008 Clemson
 Brandon Hogan* 31 2007 2010 West Virginia
 Shiloh Keo* 31 2006 2010 Idaho
 Jordan Mabin* 31 2008 2011 Northwestern
 Mike Newton* 31 2006 2009 Buffalo
 Kenny Okoro* 31 2009 2011 Wake Forest
 Johnny Patrick* 31 2007 2010 Louisville
 Kenneth Penny* 31 2011 2014 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Xavier Rhodes* 31 2010 2012 Florida State
 Corey Small 31 2005 2008 Florida Atlantic
 Devin Smith* 31 2008 2012 Wisconsin
 Corey Tindal* 31 2013 2015 Marshall
 Otis Wiley* 31 2005 2008 Michigan State
 Jack Williams 31 2004 2007 Kent State
 Steve Williams* 31 2010 2012 California
 Justin Wilson* 31 2007 2010 Southern Mississippi
182.John Boyett* 30 2009 2012 Oregon
 Charles Brown* 30 2007 2011 North Carolina
 Cornelius Brown 30 2006 2009 Texas-El Paso
 Travis Carrie* 30 2008 2013 Ohio
 Matt Daniels 30 2008 2011 Duke
 Louis Delmas* 30 2005 2008 Western Michigan
 Deandre Elliott* 30 2012 2015 Colorado State
 Jamell Fleming* 30 2008 2011 Oklahoma
 Clayton Geathers* 30 2010 2014 Central Florida
 Cortney Grixby* 30 2005 2007 Nebraska
 Dominique Harris* 30 2006 2009 Temple
 Duke Ihenacho 30 2007 2011 San Jose State
 Osahon Irabor* 30 2010 2013 Arizona State
 Rashad Johnson* 30 2006 2008 Alabama
 Reshard Langford* 30 2005 2008 Vanderbilt
 Richard Leonard* 30 2011 2015 Florida International
 Monterius Lovett* 30 2010 2013 Marshall
 Craig Mager 30 2012 2014 Texas State
 Desmond Marrow* 30 2008 2011 Toledo
 Darcel McBath* 30 2005 2008 Texas Tech
 Deandre McDaniel* 30 2007 2010 Clemson
 Chase Minnifield* 30 2008 2011 Virginia
 William Moore* 30 2005 2008 Missouri
 Tracy Porter* 30 2004 2007 Indiana
 Darius Prelow 30 2008 2011 Louisiana-Monroe
 Jeremy Reeves* 30 2009 2012 Iowa State
 D'Joun Smith 30 2012 2014 Florida Atlantic
 Marty Tadman* 30 2004 2007 Boise State
 Lewis Toler* 30 2010 2013 Rutgers
 Jimmie Ward* 30 2010 2013 Northern Illinois
 Bryan Willis* 30 2009 2012 Troy
 Khalid Wooten* 30 2009 2012 Nevada
 Anthony Wright* 30 2008 2011 Air Force
 Leon Wright 30 2006 2009 Duke
216.Brandon Alexander* 29 2011 2014 Central Florida
 Omar Brown* 29 2008 2011 Marshall
 Kenneth Crawley 29 2012 2015 Colorado
 Vontae Davis* 29 2006 2008 Illinois
 Mike Edwards 29 2011 2012 Hawaii
 Trae Elston* 29 2012 2015 Mississippi
 Van Eskridge* 29 2006 2009 East Carolina
 Darian Hagan* 29 2008 2010 California
 Mark Herzlich* 29 2006 2010 Boston College
 Royce Hill 29 2008 2011 North Texas
 Nigel Malone* 29 2011 2012 Kansas State
 Justin McKinney* 29 2005 2007 Kansas State
 Rahim Moore* 29 2008 2010 UCLA
 Patrick Peterson* 29 2008 2010 Louisiana State
 Rashaad Reynolds* 29 2010 2013 Oregon State
 Tim Scott* 29 2011 2014 North Carolina
 Reggie Smith* 29 2005 2007 Oklahoma
 Earl Thomas* 29 2008 2009 Texas
 Josh Thomas* 29 2007 2010 Buffalo
 Peyton Thompson 29 2008 2011 San Jose State
 T.J. Wright* 29 2003 2006 Ohio
237.Devin Bass* 28 2012 2015 Ohio
 Thomas Bates* 28 2010 2013 Houston
 Ahmad Black* 28 2007 2010 Florida
 Omar Bolden* 28 2007 2010 Arizona State
 Niles Brinkley* 28 2007 2010 Wisconsin
 Blair Burns* 28 2011 2014 Wyoming
 Jonathan Cyprien* 28 2009 2012 Florida International
 Will Davis* 28 2011 2012 Utah State
 Trey Dudley-Giles 28 2012 2015 Massachusetts
 Randall Evans* 28 2011 2014 Kansas State
 Drew Frey* 28 2008 2012 Cincinnati
 Charles Garrett* 28 2011 2014 Nevada
 John Hardy-Tuliau* 28 2010 2013 Hawaii
 Nic Harris* 28 2005 2008 Oklahoma
 Terry Hawthorne* 28 2009 2012 Illinois
 Greg Heban 28 2010 2013 Indiana
 Malcolm Jenkins* 28 2005 2008 Ohio State
 Jourdan Lewis* 28 2013 2015 Michigan
 Tyler Patmon 28 2010 2012 Kansas
 Julian Posey* 28 2007 2010 Ohio
 Patrick Robinson* 28 2006 2009 Florida State
 Zack Sanchez* 28 2013 2015 Oklahoma
 Traye Simmons* 28 2008 2009 Minnesota
 Tharold Simon* 28 2010 2012 Louisiana State
 Daniel Sorensen* 28 2008 2013 Brigham Young
 Phillip Steward* 28 2009 2012 Houston
 Rod Sweeting* 28 2009 2012 Georgia Tech
 Jemea Thomas* 28 2009 2013 Georgia Tech
 Phillip Thomas* 28 2009 2012 Fresno State
 Brandyn Thompson* 28 2007 2010 Boise State
 Ian Wells* 28 2011 2015 Ohio
 Kevin White* 28 2011 2014 Texas Christian
 Deunta Williams* 28 2007 2010 North Carolina
 Dominique Williams* 28 2005 2008 Arkansas State
 Frankie Williams* 28 2012 2015 Purdue