Single Season Leaders and Records for Punt Returns

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Leaders

  • Since 1976
Leaders Table
Rk Player Ret Year School
1Wes Welker*572002Texas Tech
2Steve Suter*562002Maryland
3Vai Sikahema541985Brigham Young
4Antonio Perkins*532003Oklahoma
5Vai Sikahema511984Brigham Young
John Ludlow511982Virginia Tech
Steve Hanschen511978Arkansas State
8Mike O'Brien501986Brigham Young
9Kelley Rhino492001Georgia Tech
10Willie Clay481991Georgia Tech
Anthony Sargent*481987Wyoming
12Anthony Chambers*472003Purdue
Brian Fisher472003South Florida
David Boston*471997Ohio State
Tom Flynn*471981Pittsburgh
16Holmon Wiggins462000New Mexico
Michael Fletcher*461998Oregon
Ronnie Harris*461992Oregon
Chuck Weatherspoon461989Houston
Scott Wells461988San Jose State
David Scott461979Texas A&M
22Steve Breaston*452003Michigan
Kelley Rhino*452002Georgia Tech
Curtis Fagan452001Oklahoma
Joe Jarzynka451998Washington
Thomas Lewis*451993Indiana
27Mike Baker*441993West Virginia
Andrew Mott441985Southern Mississippi
Vai Sikahema441981Brigham Young
Larry Anderson441977Louisiana Tech
Johnnie Johnson441977Texas
32Mike Espy*432003Mississippi
Sammy Moore*432003Washington State
Dejuan Groce*432002Nebraska
Antonio Perkins*432002Oklahoma
Steve Smith432000Utah
J.T. Thatcher*432000Oklahoma
Dante Hall431996Texas A&M
Mike Siganos431977Kentucky
40Cyrus Jones*422015Alabama
Bernard Berrian*422003Fresno State
Cole Clasen*422003Oregon State
Deltha O'Neal421999California
Tony Walker421998Utah State
Chad Smith421997New Mexico
Pat Johnson*421995Oregon
Deon Figures421992Colorado
Thomas Bailey421991Auburn
Malcolm Seabron*421991Fresno State
Terry Obee421988Oregon
Rod Harris421986Texas A&M
Greg Richardson421986Alabama
Brian Allen421981Cal State Fullerton
Don DeLeo421979Texas-Arlington
55Javier Arenas*412008Alabama
Brian Bonner*412007Texas Christian
Vaughn Rivers*412007West Virginia
Danny Amendola*412006Texas Tech
Charles Gordon*412005Kansas
Willie Andrews412004Baylor
Bryant Johnson*412002Penn State
Bernard Berrian*412001Fresno State
Bruce Branch411999Penn State
Eric Parker411999Tennessee
Bruce Branch411998Penn State
Terry Obee*411989Oregon
James Henry411987Southern Mississippi
Stephen Baker411986Fresno State
Ted Hollern411982Central Michigan
Gerald McNeil*411980Baylor
Greg Poole411980North Carolina
Tom Buck411977Iowa State
73Montrell Jones*402004Louisville
Montrell Jones*402004Louisville
Ramon Ochoa*402003Iowa
Vontez Duff*402002Notre Dame
Danny Upchurch*402002Minnesota
Shaud Williams402002Alabama
Michael Fletcher*401999Oregon
Courtnee Garcia*401999Texas
Ricky Hall*401999Virginia Tech
Terance Richardson401999Oklahoma State
Antonio Freeman401994Virginia Tech
Ryan Roskelly401994Memphis
George Coghill401992Wake Forest
Ledel George401991North Carolina State
Jeff Sydner401990Hawaii
Tony James401989Mississippi State
Bobby Jack Goforth401988Baylor
Bobby Joe Edmonds401985Arkansas
Walter Black401983North Carolina
Louis Lipps401983Southern Mississippi
Garcia Lane*401982Ohio State
Bill Rush401982Eastern Michigan
Mike Siganos401976Kentucky
96Jeremy Kerley*392009Texas Christian
Ryne Robinson*392004Miami (OH)
Fabian Davis*392002Wake Forest
Tim Gilligan392001Boise State
Seth Morales*392001Purdue
Nate Clements*392000Ohio State
Angelo Harrison391998Virginia Tech
Jay Dumas*391994Washington State
Gary Voelker391993Illinois
T.C. Wright391991San Diego State
Ledel George391990North Carolina State
Jimmie Hawkins391985Texas A&M
Darnell Clash391980Wyoming
Mark Slawson391977Citadel

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