Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Punt Return Touchdowns

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Leaders

  • Since 1976
Leaders Table
Year Player TD School
2016Christian Kirk3Texas A&M
2015Cyrus Jones*4Alabama
2014Kaelin Clay*3Utah
2014Jamison Crowder*3Duke
2014Demornay Pierson-El3Nebraska
2013Ryan Switzer*5North Carolina
2012Marcus Murphy3Missouri
2011Joe Adams*4Arkansas
2010Cliff Harris*4Oregon
2009Lavon Brazill*3Ohio
2008Javier Arenas*3Alabama
2008Kyle Wilson*3Boise State
2007Leodis McKelvin3Troy
2006Desean Jackson*4California
2005Maurice Drew*3UCLA
2005Quinton Jones*3Boise State
2005Willie Reid*3Florida State
2004Chad Owens*5Hawaii
2003Antonio Perkins*4Oklahoma
2002Derek Abney4Kentucky
2002Dejuan Groce*4Nebraska
2002Steve Suter*4Maryland
2001Phillip Buchanon2Miami (FL)
2001Roman Hollowell2Colorado
2001Keenan Howry*2Oregon
2001Larry Johnson2Penn State
2000Santana Moss4Miami (FL)
1999Steve Smith3Utah
1998David Allen4Kansas State
1997Tinker Keck*4Cincinnati
1997Quinton Spotwood4Syracuse
1996Allen Rossum3Notre Dame
1995Greg Myers3Colorado State
1994Juan Gorman2Ball State
1994Matthew Harding2Hawaii
1994Ray Peterson2San Diego State
1993Clifton Abraham2Florida State
1993Derrick Alexander*2Michigan
1993Aaron Glenn2Texas A&M
1993Andre Purvis2North Carolina
1992James McMillion3Iowa State
1992Glyn Milburn3Stanford
1991David Palmer3Alabama
1991Kevin Williams3Miami (FL)
1990Beno Bryant3Washington
1989Mike Dumas2Indiana
1989Larry Hargrove2Ohio
1989Jeff Sweitzer2Akron
1988Darryl Henley*2UCLA
1988James Henry2Southern Mississippi
1988Ricky Watters2Notre Dame
1987James Henry4Southern Mississippi
1986Stephen Baker2Fresno State
1986Milt Garner2Kansas
1986Kwante Hampton2Long Beach State
1986Tyrone Thurman2Texas Tech
1985Scott Schwedes2Syracuse
1985Erroll Tucker2Utah
1984Joe Wessel3Florida State
1983Garcia Lane*2Ohio State
1983Henry Williams2East Carolina
1982Mike Fox2San Diego State
1982Anthony Young2Temple
1981Butler2East Tennessee State
1981Fred Fernandes2Utah State
1981Irving Fryar2Nebraska
1981David Toloumu2Hawaii
1981Glen Young*2Mississippi State
1980John Holt2West Texas A&M
1980John Simmons2Southern Methodist
1979Mark Lee3Washington
1978Richard Ellender3McNeese State
1978Ira Matthews3Wisconsin
1977Robert Woods*3Grambling State
1976Keith Wright2Memphis

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