Receptions Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rk Player Rec From To School
1Zay Jones*39920132016East Carolina
2Justin Hardy*38720112014East Carolina
3Ryan Broyles*34920082011Oklahoma
4Corey Davis*33120132016Western Michigan
5Trent Taylor*32720132016Louisiana Tech
6Taylor Stubblefield*32520012004Purdue
7Tommy Shuler*32220112014Marshall
8Tyron Carrier*32020082011Houston
9Gabe Marks*31620122016Washington State
10Josh Davis*30620012004Marshall
Eric Page*30620092011Toledo
Jordan White*30620072011Western Michigan
13Antonio Brown*30520072009Central Michigan
14Taurean Henderson*30320022005Texas Tech
15Kendall Wright*30220082011Baylor
16Arnold Jackson30019972000Louisville
17Trevor Insley29819961999Nevada
18Freddie Barnes*29720062009Bowling Green State
19Geoff Noisy29519951998Nevada
20Nelson Spruce29420122015Colorado
21Davone Bess*29320052007Hawaii
Rashaun Woods*29320002003Oklahoma State
23Dorien Bryant*29220042007Purdue
Jarett Dillard*29220052008Rice
Jason Rivers*29220032007Hawaii
26Patrick Edwards*29120082011Houston
27Bryan Anderson*29020062009Central Michigan
28J.D. McKissic*28920112015Arkansas State
29Tavon Austin*28820092012West Virginia
30Greg Salas*28520072010Hawaii
Emmanuel Sanders*28520062009SMU
32Jamison Crowder*28320112014Duke
Conner Vernon*28320092012Duke
Ryan Wolfe28320062009UNLV
35Troy Edwards28019961998Louisiana Tech
36Tajae Sharpe27720122015Massachusetts
37Nick Harwell*27320102014Kansas
38Vincent Marshall*27220032006Houston
Darius Watts*27220002003Marshall
40Michael Floyd*27120082011Notre Dame
41Rashad Greene*27020112014Florida State
42A.J. Harris26820052008New Mexico State
Dwayne Harris*26820072010East Carolina
Naaman Roosevelt*26820062009Buffalo
45John Standeford*26620002003Purdue
Aaron Turner26619891992Pacific
47Terance Mathis26319851989New Mexico
48Jerrel Jernigan*26220072010Troy
Chad Mackey26219931996Louisiana Tech
Jordan Matthews*26220102013Vanderbilt
John Simon26219982001Louisiana Tech
Mark Templeton26219831986Long Beach State
J.R. Tolver26219992002San Diego State
54Howard Twilley26119631965Tulsa
Brandon Wimberly*26120092013Nevada
56Cody Hoffman*26020102013Brigham Young
Jamarko Simmons*26020052008Western Michigan
58Marcus Harris25919931996Wyoming
Mike Thomas*25920052008Arizona
Wes Welker*25920002003Texas Tech
61Derek Hagan*25820022005Arizona State
Ryne Robinson*25820032006Miami (OH)
63Cole Beasley*25520082011SMU
Eric Ward*25520102013Texas Tech
65Tyler Boyd*25420132015Pitt
Jakeem Grant*25420122015Texas Tech
67Justin Blackmon*25320092011Oklahoma State
Taywan Taylor*25320132016Western Kentucky
69Braylon Edwards*25220012004Michigan
Ryan Swope*25220092012Texas A&M
Robert Woods*25220102012USC
72Jovon Bouknight*25020022005Wyoming
73Tyler Lockett*24920112014Kansas State
74Nate Burleson24820002002Nevada
Eric Deslauriers24820032006Eastern Michigan
Chandler Jones*24820102013San Jose State
Marqise Lee*24820112013USC
Jordan Shipley*24820062009Texas
79Chase Coffman*24720052008Missouri
80James Jordan24619982000Louisiana Tech
Chris Williams24620052008New Mexico State
82Artavis Scott*24520142016Clemson
David Williams24519831985Illinois
84Kevonn Mabon*24420122016Ball State
Matt Miller*24420112014Boise State
Troy Walters24419961999Stanford
87Ryan Switzer*24320132016North Carolina
88Brandon Stokley24119951998Louisiana-Lafayette
Roy Williams*24120002003Texas
90JaJuan Dawson*24019961999Tulane
Keevan Lucas*24020132016Tulsa
Shaq Washington*24020112015Cincinnati
Sammy Watkins*24020112013Clemson
94Chad Owens*23920012004Hawaii
95Rashard Higgins*23820132015Colorado State
Greg Jennings23820022005Western Michigan
Detron Lewis*23820072010Texas Tech
Dante Ridgeway23820022004Ball State
Reggie Williams*23820012003Washington
100Ryan Grice-Mullen*23720052007Hawaii
Noel Grigsby*23720102013San Jose State
102Earl Bennett23620052007Vanderbilt
Marc Zeno23619841987Tulane
104Steve Neal23519972000Western Michigan
Jason Wolf23519891992SMU
106Delwyn Daigre23419982001Louisiana Tech
Jeff Webb23420012005San Diego State
Jeffrey Webb23420012005San Diego State
109Davante Adams*23320122013Fresno State
Jeff Fuller*23320082011Texas A&M
Sterling Shepard*23320122015Oklahoma
112Darius Johnson*23220092012SMU
Aaron Kelly*23220052008Clemson
Charles Sharon*23220022005Bowling Green State
Shane Williams-Rhodes*23220122015Boise State
116Michael Crabtree*23120072008Texas Tech
Ryan McGuffey23120002003Wyoming
Ryan Yarborough*23119901993Wyoming
119Jerry Hendren23019671969Idaho
Bobby Wade23019992002Arizona
Cody Wilson*23020092012Central Michigan
122Eugene Baker22919951998Kent State
Michael Campanaro*22920102013Wake Forest
Casey Fitzgerald22920052008North Texas
T.Y. Hilton*22920082011Florida International
Austin Pettis*22920072010Boise State
Stephen Williams22920062009Toledo
128Amari Cooper*22820122014Alabama
Josh Harper*22820112014Fresno State
130Eric Decker*22720062009Minnesota
Alex Van Dyke22719941995Nevada
Markus Wheaton*22720092012Oregon State
133Brandin Cooks*22620112013Oregon State
Kerry Meier*22620062009Kansas
135Thomas Sperbeck*22420132016Boise State
136David Anderson*22320022005Colorado State
Nehemiah Glover*22320012004Texas Tech
Willie Snead*22320112013Ball State
139Robert Davis*22220132016Georgia State
D.J. Foster*22220122015Arizona State
Orlando Iglesias22219972001Houston
Lance Moore*22220012004Toledo
Deronnie Pitts22219972000Stanford
James Rodgers*22220072011Oregon State
145Dennis Pitta*22120042009Brigham Young
146Mark Clayton*22020012004Oklahoma
Mike Hass*22020032005Oregon State
Manny Hazard22019891990Houston
149Dezmon Briscoe*21920072009Kansas
Keyarris Garrett*21920112015Tulsa
Scotty McKnight*21920072010Colorado
152River Cracraft*21820132016Washington State
B.J. Cunningham*21820082011Michigan State
Jaxon Shipley*21820112014Texas
155Ibn Green21719961999Louisville
Kevin Lockett21719931996Kansas State
Dennis Northcutt21719961999Arizona
158Desmond Clark21619951998Wake Forest
Carlos Francis*21620002003Texas Tech
Dwayne Jarrett*21620042006USC
Steve Odom*21620032006Toledo
162Austin Collie*21520042008Brigham Young
Cole Magner*21520012004Bowling Green State
Nate Poole*21519972000Marshall
Roydell Williams*21520002004Tulane
166Josh Doctson*21420112015Texas Christian
Nichiren Flowers*21420022005Nevada
Darrin Nelson21419771981Stanford
169James Newson*21320002003Oregon State
Briggs Orsbon*21320082011Ball State
JuJu Smith-Schuster*21320142016USC
172Daniel Braverman*21220122015Western Michigan
Duke Calhoun*21220062009Memphis
Justin Colbert*21219992002Hawaii
Quan Cosby*21220052008Texas
Richie James*21220152016Middle Tennessee State
Damon Savage21219961999Tulsa
178Hart Lee Dykes*21119851988Oklahoma State
Robert Redd21119982002Bowling Green State
Ron Sellers*21119661968Florida State
Kevin Walter21119992002Eastern Michigan
Rodney Wright*21119982001Fresno State
183Donnie Avery*21020042007Houston
Stedman Bailey*21020102012West Virginia
D'Wayne Bates*21019951998Northwestern
Isaiah Burse*21020102013Fresno State
Isaiah Ford*21020142016Virginia Tech
Billy McMullen*21019992002Virginia
Armand Robinson*21020072010Miami (OH)
Mohamed Sanu*21020092011Rutgers
191Vincent Brown*20920072010San Diego State
Juron Criner*20920082011Arizona
Brent Leonard*20920092012Louisiana-Monroe
Kealoha Pilares*20920072010Hawaii
195Martin Nance*20820022005Miami (OH)
Kendall Newson20819992001Middle Tennessee State
Craig Yeast20819951998Kentucky
198Keary Colbert*20720002003USC
Brian Leonard*20720032006Rutgers
Kenny McKinley*20720052008South Carolina
Jason Phillips20719871988Houston
Ladaris Vann*20719992002Cincinnati
Donovan Varner20720082011Duke
Peter Warrick20719951999Florida State
205Deandre Hopkins*20620102012Clemson
Jordy Nelson*20620052007Kansas State
Jock Sanders*20620072010West Virginia
208Keenan Allen*20520102012California
Quinshad Davis*20520122015North Carolina
210Danny Amendola*20420042007Texas Tech
Matt Bellini20419871990Brigham Young
Titus Davis*20420112014Central Michigan
Terrence Edwards*20419992002Georgia
Mardy Gilyard*20420052009Cincinnati
Dominick Goodman*20420052008Cincinnati
Kareem Kelly*20419992002USC
Justin McCareins20419972000Northern Illinois
Kenny Stills*20420102012Oklahoma
Tim Stratton*20419982001Purdue
Titus Young*20420072010Boise State
221Jaydon Mickens*20320122015Washington
Greg Orton*20320052008Purdue
Martin Rucker*20320042007Missouri
Dominic Rufran*20320112014Wyoming
Jalen Saunders*20320102013Oklahoma
Charles Sims*20320092013West Virginia
Mack Vincent20320002003Louisiana-Monroe
228Jared Abbrederis*20220102013Wisconsin
Joshua Atkinson*20220122016Tulsa
Casey Flair20220052008UNLV
Juaquin Iglesias*20220052008Oklahoma
Geoff McArthur*20220002004California
Alonzo Russell*20220122015Toledo
Devin Street*20220102013Pitt
Laquon Treadwell*20220132015Ole Miss
Brandon Williams*20220022005Wisconsin
Terrance Williams*20220092012Baylor
Carl Winston20219901993New Mexico
239Deontay Greenberry*20120122014Houston
Alec Lemon*20120092012Syracuse
Garrett Mills*20120022005Tulsa
Johnnie Morton*20119901993USC
Jordan Payton*20120122015UCLA
244Jerricho Cotchery*20020002003North Carolina State
Mike Davis*20020102013Texas
Keith Edwards20019801984Vanderbilt
Justin Gage20019992002Missouri
Michael Larkin*20020012004Miami (OH)
Lee Mays20019982001UTEP
Jordan Williams*20020122015Ball State

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