Career Leaders and Records for Receiving Yards Per Reception

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Avg From To School
1Jalen Robinette*22.4820132016Air Force
2Jim O'Brien21.9719671969Cincinnati
3Herman Moore21.9619881990Virginia
4Elmo Wright21.8819681970Houston
5Corey Alston21.5419972000Western Michigan
6Henry Ellard*21.3619791982Fresno State
7John Floyd21.3119751978Louisiana-Monroe
8Doug Donley*21.2519771980Ohio State
9Anthony Lucas21.0119951999Arkansas
10Chris Roscoe20.9719871989Hawaii
11Brandon Middleton*20.9719992003Houston
12Kirk Gibson20.9619751978Michigan State
13Tyrone Davis20.9019911994Virginia
14Charles Rogers*20.9020012002Michigan State
15Devin Smith*20.6920112014Ohio State
16Vince Warren20.6119811985San Diego State
17Quincy Morgan20.5019992000Kansas State
18Andre Rison*20.4919851988Michigan State
19Willie Marshall20.4719831986Temple
20Ken Ealy20.4419881991Central Michigan
21Ozzie Newsome20.2919741977Alabama
22Cody Thompson*20.2720142016Toledo
23Dan Bitson20.2519871991Tulsa
24Marvin Harrison20.2119921995Syracuse
25Randy Simmrin*20.1519741977Southern California
26Ricky Scales20.1119721974Virginia Tech
27Barry Smith20.1019701972Florida State
28Jim McElroy*20.0919941997UCLA
29Rob Moore20.0219871989Syracuse
30Don Clune19.9919711973Pennsylvania
31Jason Stargel19.8919821986Cincinnati
32Wayne Walker19.8719851988Texas Tech
33Lee Evans*19.8219992003Wisconsin
34Aaron Cox*19.8119841987Arizona State
35Tim Brown*19.8020062009Rutgers
36Andy Hamilton*19.6419691971Louisiana State
37Jessie Hester19.6319811984Florida State
38Jamarcus Nelson19.5920112014Alabama-Birmingham
39Carlos Henderson*19.5820142016Louisiana Tech
40Breshad Perriman*19.5020122014Central Florida
41Lou Fanucchi*19.5019992002Boise State
42Demaryius Thomas*19.4920072009Georgia Tech
43Greg McMurtry*19.4919861989Michigan
44Derrick Mayes19.4719921995Notre Dame
45Leonte Carroo*19.4520122015Rutgers
46Greg Lee*19.4520032005Pittsburgh
47Owen Spencer*19.3720072010North Carolina State
48Chris Moore*19.3420122015Cincinnati
49Jacquez Green19.3019951997Florida
50Keith Poole19.2919931996Arizona State
51Charles E. Johnson19.2719901993Colorado
52Duane Gunn19.2719811983Indiana
53James Washington*19.2320142016Oklahoma State
54Tavarres King*19.1320082012Georgia
55Anthony Carter*19.1119791982Michigan
56Roddy White*19.0920012004Alabama-Birmingham
57Mardye McDole19.0919771980Mississippi State
58Andre Davis*19.0419982001Virginia Tech
59Danny Farmer*18.9919961999UCLA
60Brian Brennan*18.9619801983Boston College
61Ryan Yarborough*18.9419901993Wyoming
62Eric Drage18.9219901993Brigham Young
63Willie Culpepper18.9119851988Louisiana-Lafayette
64Mike Wallace*18.9120062008Mississippi
65Najah Pruden18.8620032006Kent State
66Lucious Davis18.8419921995New Mexico State
67Mekale McKay*18.8320122015Cincinnati
68Rae Carruth18.8119921996Colorado
69Dietrich Jells18.7719911995Pittsburgh
70Donald Richard18.7619931996Louisiana-Lafayette
71John Ford18.7419841988Virginia
72Deron Pointer*18.7319911993Washington State
73Lavel Bailey18.6719972000Akron
74Octavus Barnes18.5919941997North Carolina
75Mike Siani18.5519691971Villanova
76Jared Ellerson*18.5020022005Minnesota
77Willie Miller18.4819721974Colorado State
78Brian Alford*18.4719941997Purdue
79Emile Harry18.4619811984Stanford
80Kris Adams*18.4520072010Texas-El Paso
81Kenny Jackson18.4019801983Penn State
82Shaun McDonald*18.3820002002Arizona State
83Aldrick Robinson*18.3120072010Southern Methodist
84Terry Obee*18.3019861989Oregon
85Gene Washington*18.2819641966Michigan State
86Amani Toomer*18.2819921995Michigan
87Jason Hill*18.2720032006Washington State
88Eugene Byrd18.2619751979Michigan State
89Jon Baldwin*18.2620082010Pittsburgh
Jonathan Baldwin*18.2620082010Pittsburgh
91Bryant Johnson*18.2519992002Penn State
92Snoop Minnis18.2419972000Florida State
93Antonio Freeman18.2419911994Virginia Tech
94Allyn Griffin18.2119811985Wyoming
95Tim Brown18.2019841987Notre Dame
96Titus Davis*18.1420112014Central Michigan
97Gary Williams*18.1319791982Ohio State
98Bobby Engram18.1219911995Penn State
99Rokeem Williams18.1220132016Miami (OH)
100Mike Chronister*18.0719761978Brigham Young
101Marko Mitchell*18.0620062008Nevada
102Reidel Anthony18.0519941996Florida
Willie Green18.0519861989Mississippi
104Jimmy Fryzel18.0219992002Central Florida
105Mike Kirby18.0119801983Air Force
106Tim Stallworth*18.0019861989Washington State
107Dede Westbrook*17.9920152016Oklahoma
108Stacey Bailey*17.9919781981San Jose State
109Josh Reed17.9719992001Louisiana State
110Jason Anderson*17.9720012004Wake Forest
111Ronald Heard17.9219861989Bowling Green State
112Fred Gibson*17.9120012004Georgia
113Kelvin Martin*17.9119831986Boston College
114Denarius Moore*17.8920072010Tennessee
115Charlie Jones*17.8819921995Fresno State
116Terry Beasley*17.8519691971Auburn
117Chuck Hughes*17.8419641966Texas-El Paso
118Az-Zahir Hakim17.8419941997San Diego State
119Mike Hass*17.8420032005Oregon State
120Ricky Nattiel17.8319831986Florida
121Jon Horton17.8319831986Arizona
122Jerome Lane*17.8220142016Akron
123Santana Moss17.8119972000Miami (FL)
124Devante Parker*17.7920112014Louisville
125Freddie Mitchell*17.7719982000UCLA
126Bryan Rowley17.7619891993Utah
127Ernie Jones*17.7519841987Indiana
128Phillip Logan*17.7419741977South Carolina
129Jojo Townsell*17.7319791982UCLA
130George Thomas*17.7319841987Nevada-Las Vegas
131Michael Thomas*17.7120142015Southern Mississippi
132Torry Holt17.6919951998North Carolina State
133Donnie Hart17.6919951998Texas Tech
134Cormac Carney*17.6819801982UCLA
135Stanley Washington17.6719791982Texas Christian
136Edell Shepherd17.6620002001San Jose State
137Darnay Scott17.6319911993San Diego State
138Harrison Houston17.6319901993Florida
139Van Johnson17.6319921996Temple
140Phillip Dorsett*17.6220112014Miami (FL)
141Lagregory Sapp17.6120052009Louisiana-Monroe
142Quinn Early*17.6019841987Iowa
143Reggie Harrell*17.5920022004Texas Christian
144Todd Blythe*17.5920042007Iowa State
145E.G. Green17.5919941997Florida State
146Stepfret Williams17.5819941995Louisiana-Monroe
147Ike Hilliard17.5719941996Florida
148Germane Crowell17.5619941997Virginia
149Clarkston Hines17.5619861989Duke
150Rick Beasley17.5519771980Appalachian State
151Azizuddin Abdur-Ra'oof17.5519841987Maryland
152Joey Galloway*17.5419911994Ohio State
153Steve Largent17.5419731975Tulsa
154Cedric Thomas17.5419761980West Virginia
155Aaron Lockett17.5219982001Kansas State
156Lew Barnes17.5019831985Oregon
157Craphonso Thorpe*17.5020012004Florida State
158Lennie Johnson17.5019951998Arkansas State
159Michael Jenkins*17.4920012003Ohio State
160Marcus Badgett17.4819901992Maryland
161Mario Urrutia*17.4720052007Louisville
162Andrew Baker17.4619811984Rutgers
163Jarius Wright*17.4620082011Arkansas
164Pat Johnson*17.4519941997Oregon
165William Fuller*17.4420132015Notre Dame
166Marcus Harris17.4419931996Wyoming
167Ken-Yon Rambo*17.4419972000Ohio State
168Nian Taylor*17.4419961999Washington State
169Antonio Bryant17.4219992001Pittsburgh
170Kendal Smith17.4119851988Utah State
171Harold Jasper*17.4119911994Iowa
172Adarius Bowman*17.4020032007Oklahoma State
Marcus Davis*17.4020092012Virginia Tech
Koren Robinson17.4019992000North Carolina State
175Johnny Rodgers*17.4019701972Nebraska
176Corey Coleman*17.3920132015Baylor
177Greg Carr*17.3920052008Florida State
178Jeff Simmons*17.3819801982Southern California
179Clarence Cannon17.3719911994Boston College
180L'Damian Washington*17.3520102013Missouri
181Don Bass17.3419741977Houston
182Hermann Eben17.3119681970Oklahoma State
183Dwight Counter*17.2920002003New Mexico
184Mercury Hayes*17.2919921995Michigan
185Patrick Rowe17.2819871991San Diego State
Chris Smith17.2819881990Brigham Young
187Eric Martin17.2719811984Louisiana State
188Dave Moritz17.2719801983Iowa
189Scott Mayle*17.2620032006Ohio
190Linzy Collins17.2519891990Missouri
191Derek Hill17.2519851988Arizona
192Golden Tate*17.2420072009Notre Dame
193Wayne Baumgardner17.2419781981Wake Forest
194Martin Cox17.2319751978Vanderbilt
195Ken Margerum17.2319771980Stanford
196Mike Shumann17.2319731977Florida State
197Anthony Hancock17.2319781981Tennessee
198Ashley Lelie17.2219992001Hawaii
199Jabar Gaffney17.2120002001Florida
200Carl Pickens17.2019891991Tennessee
201Darvin Adams*17.2020082010Auburn
202Todd Tyrrell17.1919841987Colorado State
203Todd Dixon17.1619901993Wake Forest
204Travin Dural*17.1620132016Louisiana State
205Nasrallah Worthen17.1519841988North Carolina State
206Tony Hartley*17.1519961999Oregon
207Eric Moulds17.1419931995Mississippi State
208Darren Carrington*17.1320142016Oregon
209Mike Adams17.1319921996Texas
210Deno Foster17.1219811984Cincinnati
211Robert Meachem*17.1220042006Tennessee
212Ronnie Shanklin17.1219671969North Texas
213John Van Der Wouden*17.1119751977Brigham Young
214Jamal Robinson*17.1020112015Louisiana-Lafayette
215Kenny Britt*17.1020062008Rutgers
216Justin Hunter*17.0920102015Oregon
217Richard Estell17.0719831985Kansas
218Todd Kinchen17.0619891991Louisiana State
219Doug Allen*17.0619811984Arizona State
220Tony Jones17.0619861989Texas
221Ron Sellers*17.0519661968Florida State
222J.R. Ambrose17.0519841987Mississippi
223Shawn Wiggins*17.0519871990Wyoming
224Jonathan Orr*17.0520022005Wisconsin
225Willie Vaughn17.0419851988Kansas
226Mike Levenseller17.0319751977Washington State
227Todd Watkins*17.0320042005Brigham Young
228Ronnie Redd17.0219911994Bowling Green State
229Dwight Collins*17.0219801983Pittsburgh
230Jim Teahan17.0219781981Utah
231Don Buckey*17.0119721975North Carolina State
232Josh Reynolds*17.0020142016Texas A&M
233Peter Warrick16.9919951999Florida State
234Dennis Arey16.9719881990San Diego State
Larry Shannon16.9719941997East Carolina
236Marquess Wilson16.9720102012Washington State
237Mike O'Shea16.9619661968Utah State
238Jackie Flowers16.9619761979Florida State
239Larry Brodsky16.9619791981Miami (FL)
240Bob Wallace*16.9519651967Texas-El Paso
241Michael Irvin16.9419851987Miami (FL)
242Tom Parm16.9419761979Eastern Michigan
243C.J. Davis*16.9419881992Washington State
244Johnnie Lee Higgins Jr.*16.9420032006Texas-El Paso
245Steve Bryant*16.9419801981Purdue
246Emmett Edwards*16.9419721974Kansas
247Ezell Ruffin*16.9120122014San Diego State
248Mike Renfro16.9119741977Texas Christian
249Harry Douglas*16.9020042007Louisville
250Sean Dawkins16.9019901992California

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