Single Season Leaders and Records for Punt Returns

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  • Since 1976
Leaders Table
Rk Player Ret Year School
1Wes Welker*572002Texas Tech
2Steve Suter*562002Maryland
3Vai Sikahema*541985Brigham Young
4Antonio Perkins*532003Oklahoma
5Vai Sikahema*511984Brigham Young
John Ludlow511982Virginia Tech
Steve Hanschen511978Arkansas State
8Mike O'Brien*501986Brigham Young
9Kelley Rhino*492001Georgia Tech
10Willie Clay*481991Georgia 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 Fagan*452001Oklahoma
Joe Jarzynka*451998Washington
Thomas Lewis*451993Indiana
27Mike Baker*441993West Virginia
Andrew Mott441985Southern Mississippi
Vai Sikahema*441981Brigham Young
Larry Anderson*441977Louisiana Tech
Johnnie Johnson*441977Texas
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 Smith*421997New Mexico
Pat Johnson*421995Oregon
Deon Figures*421992Colorado
Thomas Bailey421991Auburn
Malcolm Seabron*421991Fresno State
Terry Obee421988Oregon
Rod Harris*421986Texas A&M
Greg Richardson*421986Alabama
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 Branch*411999Penn State
Eric Parker*411999Tennessee
Bruce Branch*411998Penn State
Terry Obee*411989Oregon
James Henry411987Southern Mississippi
Stephen Baker411986Fresno State
Ted Hollern411982Central Michigan
Gerald McNeil*411980Baylor
Greg Poole*411980North Carolina
Tom Buck*411977Iowa 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 Freeman*401994Virginia Tech
Ryan Roskelly401994Memphis
George Coghill*401992Wake Forest
Ledel George*401991North Carolina State
Jeff Sydner401990Hawaii
Tony James401989Mississippi State
Bobby Jack Goforth401988Baylor
Bobby Joe Edmonds*401985Arkansas
Walter Black*401983North Carolina
Louis Lipps401983Southern Mississippi
Garcia Lane*401982Ohio State
Bill Rush401982Eastern Michigan
Mike Siganos*401976Kentucky
96Jeremy Kerley*392009Texas Christian
Ryne Robinson*392004Miami (OH)
Fabian Davis*392002Wake Forest
Tim Gilligan392001Boise State
Seth Morales*392001Purdue
Nate Clements*392000Ohio State
Angelo Harrison*391998Virginia Tech
Jay Dumas*391994Washington State
Gary Voelker391993Illinois
T.C. Wright*391991San Diego State
Ledel George*391990North Carolina State
Jimmie Hawkins*391985Texas A&M
Darnell Clash391980Wyoming
Mark Slawson391977Citadel

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