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Career Leaders and Records for Punting Yards

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Since 2000

Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.Tom Hornsey 12815 2010 2013 Memphis
2.Cole Wagner* 12539 2010 2013 Connecticut
3.Daniel Sepulveda 12531 2003 2006 Baylor
4.Kirby Van Der Kamp* 12261 2010 2013 Iowa State
5.Aaron Perez* 12220 2005 2008 UCLA
6.Brian Brandt 12202 2000 2003 Central Michigan
7.Jeff Locke* 12163 2009 2012 UCLA
8.Austin McCoy* 12007 2008 2011 Wyoming
9.Darragh O'Neill 12001 2011 2014 Colorado
10.Thomas Olmsted* 11953 2002 2005 Troy
11.Reid Forrest 11753 2007 2010 Washington State
12.Bobby Cowan* 11570 2009 2012 Idaho
13.Blake McAdams* 11562 2005 2008 Mississippi State
14.Brendan Carney* 11534 2003 2006 Syracuse
15.Gary Cook 11430 2001 2004 Nevada-Las Vegas
16.Ryan Quigley* 11418 2008 2011 Boston College
17.Rob Long* 11381 2007 2010 Syracuse
18.Mike Sadler* 11307 2011 2014 Michigan State
19.Matt Rinehart 11237 2008 2011 Kent State
20.Tyson Beattie 11173 2003 2006 Indiana
21.Bryan Anger* 11094 2008 2011 California
22.Jay Ottovegio 11083 2004 2007 Stanford
23.Kase Whitehead* 11080 2008 2011 Marshall
24.Ben Woods 11053 2004 2007 Buffalo
25.Alexander Kinal 11015 2012 2015 Wake Forest
26.Tress Way* 10988 2009 2012 Oklahoma
27.Brett Upson* 10937 2006 2009 Vanderbilt
28.Aaron Bates* 10907 2007 2010 Michigan State
29.Adam Coles 10904 2000 2003 Connecticut
30.Wil Baumann* 10868 2011 2014 North Carolina State
31.Tyler Gaus* 10865 2002 2005 New Mexico
32.Ben Skaer 10858 2010 2013 New Mexico
33.Kyle Basler* 10794 2002 2005 Washington State
34.Truman Spencer 10732 2005 2008 North Texas
35.Zoltan Mesko* 10703 2006 2009 Michigan
36.Derek Jones 10652 2000 2003 Nevada
37.Johnny Ayers* 10584 2004 2007 Boston College
38.Justin Duvernois* 10571 2011 2014 Illinois
39.Brian Stahovich* 10556 2008 2011 San Diego State
40.Chris Keagle* 10534 2005 2008 Louisiana Tech
41.Ryan Donahue* 10515 2007 2010 Iowa
42.Zac Murphy* 10485 2010 2013 Miami (OH)
43.Bryce Benekos* 10468 2001 2004 Texas-El Paso
44.Jeremy Kapinos* 10396 2003 2006 Penn State
45.Andy Lee* 10353 2000 2003 Pittsburgh
46.Chris Miller* 10282 2005 2008 Ball State
47.Tony Mikulec* 10267 2004 2007 Central Michigan
48.Dustin Colquitt* 10216 2001 2004 Tennessee
49.Reggie Hodges 10210 2000 2004 Ball State
50.Louie Sakoda* 10188 2005 2008 Utah
51.Ryan Dougherty* 10112 2003 2006 East Carolina
52.Tyler Campbell* 10075 2009 2015 Army
53.Will Atterberry 10048 2009 2012 North Texas
54.Cody Ridgeway* 10021 2001 2004 Mississippi
55.Blake Clingan* 10017 2007 2010 Central Florida
56.Ryan Mentzel 9981 2002 2005 Southern Methodist
57.Cody Webster* 9973 2010 2013 Purdue
58.Anthony Santella* 9964 2007 2010 Illinois
59.A.J. Hughes* 9960 2012 2015 Virginia Tech
60.Ryan Plackemeier* 9957 2002 2005 Wake Forest
61.Eric Wilbur* 9900 2003 2006 Florida
62.Mike Brandtner* 9844 2006 2009 Iowa State
63.Kyle Martens* 9841 2008 2011 Rice
64.Kenneth Debauche* 9815 2004 2007 Wisconsin
65.Michael Hughes 9807 2004 2007 San Diego State
66.Donnie Jones* 9798 2000 2003 Louisiana State
67.Will Goggans* 9797 2008 2011 Troy
68.John Torp* 9792 2002 2005 Colorado
69.Matt Bosher* 9754 2007 2010 Miami (FL)
70.Waylon Prather* 9747 2004 2007 San Jose State
71.Jimmy Howell* 9649 2008 2011 Virginia
72.Dave Brytus* 9622 2004 2008 Pittsburgh
73.Spencer Ortego 9619 2007 2010 Louisiana-Lafayette
74.Pete Kontodiakos 9589 2009 2012 Colorado State
75.Matt Dodge* 9583 2007 2009 East Carolina
76.Derek Epperson* 9574 2007 2010 Baylor
77.Thomas Hibbard* 9572 2011 2014 North Carolina
 Jacob Richardson 9572 2005 2008 Miami (OH)
79.Nathan Renfro* 9524 2012 2015 Tennessee
80.Chet Ervin* 9494 2002 2005 Cincinnati
81.P.J. Fitzgerald* 9485 2006 2009 Alabama
 Harrison Waid* 9485 2010 2013 San Jose State
83.Danny Baugher 9476 2002 2005 Arizona
84.Justin Kucek* 9461 2005 2008 Minnesota
85.David Bradley* 9452 2001 2004 Iowa
86.Parker Mullins* 9434 2003 2006 Alabama-Birmingham
87.Mike Barr 9425 1998 2002 Rutgers
88.Chris Beckman 9421 2003 2006 Tulane
89.Brandon Fields* 9405 2003 2006 Michigan State
90.Dylan Breeding* 9387 2009 2012 Arkansas
 Vinnie Burns* 9387 2001 2004 Virginia Tech
92.Scott Kovanda* 9381 2009 2012 Ball State
93.Quinn Sharp* 9361 2009 2012 Oklahoma State
94.Brian Monroe* 9352 2003 2006 Miami (FL)
95.Adam Podlesh* 9316 2003 2006 Maryland
96.Tim Reyer* 9295 2004 2007 Kansas State
97.T.J. Conley 9242 2005 2008 Idaho
98.Mark Haulman* 9235 1999 2002 Southern Mississippi
99.Travis Baltz* 9224 2007 2010 Maryland
100.Kyle Tucker* 9222 2004 2007 Kansas
101.Alonso Rojas* 9219 2006 2010 Kansas
102.Peter Picerelli* 9203 2012 2015 Tulane
103.Brandon Williams* 9200 2010 2013 Northwestern
104.Joe Radigan* 9185 2003 2006 Rutgers
105.Gordon Ely-Kelso* 9140 2003 2006 Georgia
106.Johnny Hekker* 9132 2008 2011 Oregon State
107.Grant Autrey 9131 1999 2003 Louisiana-Lafayette
108.Mickey Groody* 9127 2007 2011 Florida Atlantic
109.Joel Stelly 9120 2002 2005 Louisiana-Monroe
110.David Rysko 9072 2001 2003 Eastern Michigan
111.Brent Bowden* 9022 2007 2009 Virginia Tech
112.Justin Brantly* 9010 2005 2008 Texas A&M
113.Trey McDonald 9004 2001 2004 Duke
114.Keenyn Crier* 8985 2007 2010 Arizona
115.Ryan Downes 8926 2000 2003 Idaho
116.Austin Herbert* 8923 2000 2003 North Carolina State
117.Britton Colquitt* 8897 2005 2008 Tennessee
118.Richard Kent* 8882 2010 2012 Vanderbilt
119.Ryan Tydlacka* 8880 2008 2011 Kentucky
120.Jeff Wathne* 8877 2007 2010 Temple
121.Brad Kadlubar* 8869 2002 2004 North Texas
122.Kody Bliss* 8861 2003 2006 Auburn
123.Matt Dilallo* 8855 2006 2009 Colorado
 Blake Ferguson* 8855 2000 2015 Louisiana State
125.Dustin Upton 8833 2000 2003 Louisiana Tech
126.Eric Johnson 8786 2000 2003 Stanford
127.Cole Chason* 8780 2003 2006 Clemson
128.Ethan Perry* 8770 2012 2015 Texas Christian
129.Matt Payne 8713 2001 2004 Brigham Young
130.David DeFatta* 8652 2007 2009 Middle Tennessee State
 David Defatta* 8652 2005 2009 Middle Tennessee State
132.Hendrix Brakefield* 8650 2010 2013 Western Kentucky
133.Will Monday* 8640 2012 2015 Duke
134.Robert Billings 8599 2000 2003 Middle Tennessee State
135.Riley Stephenson* 8581 2009 2012 Brigham Young
136.Matt Fodge* 8545 2005 2008 Oklahoma State
137.Peter Boehme* 8535 2009 2012 Southern Mississippi
138.Carl Tobey* 8530 2001 2003 Oregon State
139.Kyle Larson* 8515 2001 2003 Nebraska
140.Luke Johnson* 8503 2003 2005 Southern Mississippi
141.David Wooldridge* 8482 2003 2006 North Carolina
142.Ryan Allen* 8437 2010 2012 Louisiana Tech
143.Nate Fikse* 8426 1999 2002 UCLA
144.Steven Clark* 8423 2010 2015 Syracuse
145.Ben Armer* 8407 2008 2011 Western Michigan
146.Jackson Rice* 8404 2009 2012 Oregon
147.Steve Weatherford 8402 2002 2005 Illinois
148.Cody Scates 8397 2000 2003 Texas A&M
149.Brad Nortman* 8383 2008 2011 Wisconsin
150.John Deraney* 8366 2003 2006 North Carolina State
151.Alex Dunnachie* 8364 2009 2012 Hawaii
152.Cort Moffitt* 8349 1999 2003 Tulsa
153.Richie Butler* 8347 1999 2002 Arkansas
154.Kyle Stringer* 8339 2003 2006 Boise State
155.Andy Dittbenner* 8337 2005 2008 Northern Illinois
156.Ryan Doerr* 8334 2009 2012 Kansas State
157.Sean Sellwood* 8330 2009 2012 Utah
158.A.J. Trapasso* 8317 2005 2008 Ohio State
159.Jared Cook 8313 2001 2004 Mississippi State
 Tim Masthay* 8313 2005 2008 Kentucky
161.Jared Scruggs* 8274 2003 2006 Rice
162.Zach Paul 8253 2012 2015 Akron
163.Landon Foster 8234 2012 2015 Kentucky
164.Vince Penza* 8223 2010 2013 Toledo
165.Jason Simpson* 8220 2000 2002 Fresno State
166.Tom Hackett 8200 2012 2015 Utah
167.Joey Hildbold* 8197 1999 2002 Notre Dame
168.Peter Caldwell 8180 2007 2010 Utah State
169.Matthew Miller 8155 2003 2005 Ohio
170.Tom Malone* 8148 2002 2005 Southern California
171.Matt Yoklic* 8110 2011 2013 Pittsburgh
172.Scott Love 8093 2006 2009 Louisiana-Monroe
173.John Stec 8084 2006 2009 Akron
174.Anson Kelton* 8081 2008 2011 Texas Christian
175.Mike Shafer 8075 1999 2002 Syracuse
176.Brandon Baker* 8070 2002 2005 South Florida
177.Jay Karutz 8063 2010 2012 Eastern Michigan
178.Desi Cullen* 8059 2006 2009 Connecticut
179.Ryan Erxleben* 8036 2009 2013 Texas Tech
180.Richie Leone* 8026 2010 2013 Houston
181.Sean Douglas 8010 2003 2006 Washington
182.Brett Kern* 7994 2004 2007 Toledo
183.J. Schroeder 7978 2012 2015 Western Michigan
184.Kevin Jones 7954 2007 2010 Duke
185.Adam Finley* 7953 2001 2004 Michigan
186.Kyle Christy* 7914 2011 2014 Florida
187.Ross Stewart 7900 2000 2002 Alabama-Birmingham
188.Derek McLaughlin* 7896 2001 2006 Brigham Young
189.Dawson Zimmerman* 7895 2008 2011 Clemson
190.Ben Turk* 7894 2009 2012 Notre Dame
191.Colby Smith* 7859 2003 2006 Middle Tennessee State
192.Adam Anderson 7846 2001 2004 Western Michigan
193.Tyler Fredrickson* 7807 2000 2003 California
194.Zach Johnson 7764 2006 2009 Eastern Michigan
195.Owen Tolson 7720 2005 2007 Army
196.Tyler Grassman 7706 2012 2015 Buffalo
197.Brian Huffman* 7683 2000 2004 Northwestern
198.Pat O'Donnell* 7670 2009 2012 Cincinnati
199.Brian Simnjanovski 7627 2000 2002 San Diego State
200.Cory Goettsche* 7603 2006 2009 Louisville
201.Drew Butler* 7589 2008 2011 Georgia
202.Jim Kaylor* 7570 2004 2007 Colorado State
 Jimmie Kaylor* 7570 2004 2007 Colorado State
204.Jacob Skinner* 7554 2003 2006 Arkansas
205.Brian Schmiedebusch* 7549 2011 2013 Bowling Green State
206.Michael Wafzig* 7545 2001 2004 Miami (OH)
 Mike Wafzig* 7545 2001 2004 Miami (OH)
208.Jim Laney* 7538 2005 2007 Western Michigan
209.Andrew Shapiro* 7514 2009 2012 Fresno State
210.Luke Donovan 7488 2001 2003 Wyoming
211.Cole Leininger 7429 2012 2015 California
212.Josh Davis* 7428 2010 2013 Middle Tennessee State
213.Shawn Powell* 7424 2008 2011 Florida State
214.Teddy Dellaganna* 7402 2008 2010 Rutgers
215.Damon Duval* 7399 1999 2002 Auburn
216.Jimmy McClary* 7394 2001 2003 Houston
217.Drew Meyer* 7388 2012 2015 Wisconsin
 Steve Mullins 7388 1999 2002 Utah State
219.Blake Ferguson* 7378 2002 2004 Oklahoma
220.David Royer* 7344 1999 2002 Penn State
221.Trevor Pardula 7341 2013 2014 Kansas
222.Ian Campbell* 7328 2010 2012 Texas-El Paso
223.Keith Kostol* 7315 2012 2014 Oregon State
224.Billy Sullivan* 7297 2002 2005 Akron
225.Spencer Lanning* 7292 2007 2010 South Carolina
226.Jared Fritz 7288 1999 2002 Kent State
227.Ben Buchanan* 7286 2009 2012 Ohio State
228.Michael Such* 7227 2007 2010 Tulsa
229.Thomas Morstead 7201 2006 2008 Southern Methodist
230.Adam Crossett* 7199 2004 2007 Missouri
231.Adam Graessle* 7191 2004 2006 Pittsburgh
 Cody Mandell* 7191 2010 2013 Alabama
233.Travis Hale 7189 1999 2002 Rice
234.Alonso Rojas* 7180 2008 2010 Kansas
235.Kevin McMyler* 7175 1999 2002 Boston College
236.Spencer Roth* 7170 2011 2014 Baylor
237.Erich Toth 7140 2012 2015 Indiana
238.Joshua Brazen 7123 2003 2005 Kent State
 Hunter Mullins 7123 2011 2014 Alabama-Birmingham
240.Josh Brisk* 7097 2010 2012 Florida International
241.Cole Farden* 7090 2002 2004 Oklahoma State
 Chas Henry* 7090 2007 2010 Florida
243.Leon Jackson III 7043 2004 2007 Utah State
244.Zack Campbell 7031 2009 2011 Akron
245.Delbert Alvarado* 7014 2006 2009 South Florida
246.Jonathan Kilgo* 6996 1999 2002 Georgia
247.Devin Sanderson 6995 2000 2002 South Florida
248.Troy Blankenship* 6970 2002 2005 Iowa State
249.Brooks Barnard* 6965 1999 2002 Maryland
250.Trey Ragland 6944 2008 2011 Alabama-Birmingham