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Single Season Leaders and Records for Punt Returns

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Since 1976

Rank Player Ret Season School
1.Wes Welker* 57 2002 Texas Tech
2.Steve Suter* 56 2002 Maryland
3.Vai Sikahema 54 1985 Brigham Young
4.Antonio Perkins* 53 2003 Oklahoma
5.Vai Sikahema 51 1984 Brigham Young
 John Ludlow 51 1982 Virginia Tech
 Steve Hanschen 51 1978 Arkansas State
8.Mike O'Brien 50 1986 Brigham Young
9.Kelley Rhino 49 2001 Georgia Tech
10.Willie Clay 48 1991 Georgia Tech
 Anthony Sargent* 48 1987 Wyoming
12.Anthony Chambers* 47 2003 Purdue
 Brian Fisher 47 2003 South Florida
 David Boston* 47 1997 Ohio State
 Tom Flynn* 47 1981 Pittsburgh
16.Holmon Wiggins 46 2000 New Mexico
 Michael Fletcher* 46 1998 Oregon
 Ronnie Harris* 46 1992 Oregon
 Chuck Weatherspoon 46 1989 Houston
 Scott Wells 46 1988 San Jose State
 David Scott 46 1979 Texas A&M
22.Steve Breaston* 45 2003 Michigan
 Kelley Rhino* 45 2002 Georgia Tech
 Curtis Fagan 45 2001 Oklahoma
 Joe Jarzynka 45 1998 Washington
 Thomas Lewis* 45 1993 Indiana
27.Mike Baker* 44 1993 West Virginia
 Andrew Mott 44 1985 Southern Mississippi
 Vai Sikahema 44 1981 Brigham Young
 Larry Anderson 44 1977 Louisiana Tech
 Johnnie Johnson 44 1977 Texas
32.Mike Espy* 43 2003 Mississippi
 Sammy Moore* 43 2003 Washington State
 Dejuan Groce* 43 2002 Nebraska
 Antonio Perkins* 43 2002 Oklahoma
 Steve Smith 43 2000 Utah
 J.T. Thatcher* 43 2000 Oklahoma
 Dante Hall 43 1996 Texas A&M
 Mike Siganos 43 1977 Kentucky
40.Cyrus Jones 42 2015 Alabama
 Bernard Berrian* 42 2003 Fresno State
 Cole Clasen* 42 2003 Oregon State
 Deltha O'Neal 42 1999 California
 Tony Walker 42 1998 Utah State
 Chad Smith 42 1997 New Mexico
 Pat Johnson* 42 1995 Oregon
 Deon Figures 42 1992 Colorado
 Thomas Bailey 42 1991 Auburn
 Malcolm Seabron* 42 1991 Fresno State
 Terry Obee 42 1988 Oregon
 Rod Harris 42 1986 Texas A&M
 Greg Richardson 42 1986 Alabama
 Brian Allen 42 1981 Cal State Fullerton
 Don DeLeo 42 1979 Texas-Arlington
55.Javier Arenas* 41 2008 Alabama
 Brian Bonner* 41 2007 Texas Christian
 Vaughn Rivers* 41 2007 West Virginia
 Danny Amendola* 41 2006 Texas Tech
 Charles Gordon* 41 2005 Kansas
 Willie Andrews 41 2004 Baylor
 Bryant Johnson* 41 2002 Penn State
 Bernard Berrian* 41 2001 Fresno State
 Bruce Branch 41 1999 Penn State
 Eric Parker 41 1999 Tennessee
 Bruce Branch 41 1998 Penn State
 Terry Obee* 41 1989 Oregon
 James Henry 41 1987 Southern Mississippi
 Stephen Baker 41 1986 Fresno State
 Ted Hollern 41 1982 Central Michigan
 Gerald McNeil* 41 1980 Baylor
 Greg Poole 41 1980 North Carolina
 Tom Buck 41 1977 Iowa State
73.Montrell Jones* 40 2004 Louisville
 Montrell Jones* 40 2004 Louisville
 Ramon Ochoa* 40 2003 Iowa
 Vontez Duff* 40 2002 Notre Dame
 Danny Upchurch* 40 2002 Minnesota
 Shaud Williams 40 2002 Alabama
 Michael Fletcher* 40 1999 Oregon
 Courtnee Garcia* 40 1999 Texas
 Ricky Hall* 40 1999 Virginia Tech
 Terance Richardson 40 1999 Oklahoma State
 Antonio Freeman 40 1994 Virginia Tech
 Ryan Roskelly 40 1994 Memphis
 George Coghill 40 1992 Wake Forest
 Ledel George 40 1991 North Carolina State
 Jeff Sydner 40 1990 Hawaii
 Tony James 40 1989 Mississippi State
 Bobby Jack Goforth 40 1988 Baylor
 Bobby Joe Edmonds 40 1985 Arkansas
 Walter Black 40 1983 North Carolina
 Louis Lipps 40 1983 Southern Mississippi
 Garcia Lane* 40 1982 Ohio State
 Bill Rush 40 1982 Eastern Michigan
 Mike Siganos 40 1976 Kentucky
96.Jeremy Kerley* 39 2009 Texas Christian
 Ryne Robinson* 39 2004 Miami (OH)
 Fabian Davis* 39 2002 Wake Forest
 Tim Gilligan 39 2001 Boise State
 Seth Morales* 39 2001 Purdue
 Nate Clements* 39 2000 Ohio State
 Angelo Harrison 39 1998 Virginia Tech
 Jay Dumas* 39 1994 Washington State
 Gary Voelker 39 1993 Illinois
 T.C. Wright 39 1991 San Diego State
 Ledel George 39 1990 North Carolina State
 Jimmie Hawkins 39 1985 Texas A&M
 Darnell Clash 39 1980 Wyoming
 Mark Slawson 39 1977 Citadel