Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Receptions

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Year Player Rec School
2016Isaiah Jones158East Carolina
2015Tajae Sharpe111Massachusetts
2014Amari Cooper*124Alabama
2013Davante Adams*131Fresno State
2012Marqise Lee*118Southern California
2011Jordan White*140Western Michigan
2010Ryan Broyles*131Oklahoma
2009Freddie Barnes*155Bowling Green State
2008Casey Fitzgerald113North Texas
2007Michael Crabtree*134Texas Tech
2006Davone Bess*96Hawaii
2005Greg Jennings98Western Michigan
2004Dante Ridgeway105Ball State
2003Lance Moore103Toledo
2002Nate Burleson138Nevada
2001Rodney Wright*104Fresno State
2000James Jordan109Louisiana Tech
1999Trevor Insley134Nevada
1998Troy Edwards140Louisiana Tech
1997Eugene Baker103Kent State
1996Damond Wilkins114Nevada
1995Alex Van Dyke129Nevada
1994Alex Van Dyke98Nevada
1993Chris Penn105Tulsa
1992Sherman Smith103Houston
1991Fred Gilbert106Houston
1990Eric Morgan80New Mexico
1989Manny Hazard142Houston
1988Jason Phillips108Houston
1987Jason Phillips99Houston
1986Mark Templeton99Long Beach State
1985Rodney Carter98Purdue
1984David Williams101Illinois
1983Keith Edwards97Vanderbilt
1982Mike Martin69Illinois
1981Tim Kearse*71San Jose State
1980Dave Young*70Purdue
1979Rick Beasley74Appalachian State
1978Dave Petzke91Northern Illinois
1977Wayne Tolleson73Western Carolina
1976Bill Ryckman77Louisiana Tech
1975Dave Quehl63Holy Cross
1974Dwight McDonald86San Diego State
1973Jay Miller100Brigham Young
1972Tom Forzani85Utah State
1971Tom Reynolds67San Diego State
1970Mike Mikolayunas87Davidson
1969Jerry Hendren95Idaho
1968Jerry Hendren86Idaho
1968Ron Sellers86Florida State
1967Bob Goodridge79Vanderbilt
1966Glenn Meltzer91Wichita State
1965Howard Twilley134Tulsa
1964Howard Twilley95Tulsa
1963Lawrence Elkins70Baylor
1962Vern Burke69Oregon State
1961Hugh Campbell53Washington State
1960Hugh Campbell66Washington State
1959Chris Burford61Stanford
1958Dave Hibbert61Arizona
1957Stuart Vaughan53Utah
1956Art Powell40San Jose State

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