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Career Leaders and Records for Receiving Yards

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Since 1956

Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.Trevor Insley 5005 1996 1999 Nevada
2.Ryan Broyles* 4586 2008 2011 Oklahoma
3.Justin Hardy* 4541 2011 2014 East Carolina
4.Marcus Harris 4518 1993 1996 Wyoming
5.Patrick Edwards* 4507 2008 2011 Houston
6.Rashaun Woods* 4414 2000 2003 Oklahoma State
7.Ryan Yarborough* 4374 1990 1993 Wyoming
8.Troy Edwards 4352 1996 1998 Louisiana Tech
9.Greg Salas* 4345 2007 2010 Hawaii
 Aaron Turner 4345 1989 1992 Pacific
11.Terance Mathis 4254 1985 1989 New Mexico
12.Geoff Noisy 4249 1995 1998 Nevada
13.Jordan White* 4187 2007 2011 Western Michigan
14.Jarett Dillard* 4138 2005 2008 Rice
15.Darius Watts* 4031 2000 2003 Marshall
16.Kendall Wright* 4004 2008 2011 Baylor
17.Troy Walters 3986 1996 1999 Stanford
18.Derek Hagan* 3939 2002 2005 Arizona State
19.Mike Hass* 3924 2003 2005 Oregon State
20.Jason Rivers* 3919 2003 2007 Hawaii
21.Josh Davis* 3889 2001 2004 Marshall
22.Roy Williams* 3866 2000 2003 Texas
23.Rashad Greene* 3830 2011 2014 Florida State
24.Emmanuel Sanders* 3791 2006 2009 Southern Methodist
25.John Standeford* 3788 2000 2003 Purdue
26.Vincent Marshall* 3770 2003 2006 Houston
27.David Williams 3768 1982 1985 Illinois
28.Chad Mackey 3763 1993 1996 Louisiana Tech
29.Jordan Matthews* 3759 2010 2013 Vanderbilt
30.Conner Vernon* 3749 2009 2012 Duke
31.Marc Zeno 3725 1984 1987 Tulane
32.Tyler Lockett* 3710 2011 2014 Kansas State
33.Brandon Stokley 3702 1995 1998 Louisiana-Lafayette
34.Titus Davis* 3700 2011 2014 Central Michigan
35.Ryne Robinson* 3697 2003 2006 Miami (OH)
36.Michael Floyd* 3686 2008 2011 Notre Dame
37.Arnold Jackson 3670 1997 2000 Louisville
38.Marqise Lee* 3655 2011 2013 Southern California
39.Bryan Anderson* 3648 2006 2009 Central Michigan
40.Jamison Crowder* 3641 2011 2014 Duke
41.David Anderson* 3634 2002 2005 Colorado State
42.Taylor Stubblefield* 3629 2001 2004 Purdue
43.Jovon Bouknight* 3626 2002 2005 Wyoming
44.Cody Hoffman* 3612 2010 2013 Brigham Young
45.Davone Bess* 3610 2005 2007 Hawaii
46.Steve Neal 3599 1997 2000 Western Michigan
47.Ron Sellers* 3598 1966 1968 Florida State
48.James Newson* 3572 2000 2003 Oregon State
 J.R. Tolver 3572 1999 2002 San Diego State
50.Chris Williams 3565 2005 2008 New Mexico State
51.Justin Blackmon* 3564 2009 2011 Oklahoma State
52.Tommy Shuler* 3563 2011 2014 Marshall
53.Naaman Roosevelt* 3551 2006 2009 Buffalo
54.Dorien Bryant* 3548 2004 2007 Purdue
55.Braylon Edwards* 3541 2001 2004 Michigan
56.Greg Jennings 3539 2002 2005 Western Michigan
57.Reggie Williams* 3536 2001 2003 Washington
58.T.Y. Hilton* 3531 2008 2011 Florida International
59.Peter Warrick 3517 1995 1999 Florida State
60.Eugene Baker 3513 1995 1998 Kent State
61.Ryan Wolfe 3495 2006 2009 Nevada-Las Vegas
62.Tyron Carrier* 3493 2008 2011 Houston
63.Lee Evans* 3468 1999 2003 Wisconsin
64.Amari Cooper* 3463 2012 2014 Alabama
65.Charles Sharon* 3450 2002 2005 Bowling Green State
66.Eric Page* 3446 2009 2011 Toledo
67.Jerry Hendren 3435 1967 1969 Idaho
68.Tavon Austin* 3413 2009 2012 West Virginia
69.Sammy Watkins* 3391 2011 2013 Clemson
70.Torry Holt 3379 1995 1998 North Carolina State
71.D'Wayne Bates* 3370 1995 1998 Northwestern
 Ryan Grice-Mullen* 3370 2005 2007 Hawaii
73.Bobby Wade 3351 1999 2002 Arizona
74.Elmo Wright 3347 1968 1970 Houston
75.Charlie Jones* 3344 1992 1995 Fresno State
76.Howard Twilley 3343 1963 1965 Tulsa
77.Ashley Lelie 3341 1999 2001 Hawaii
78.Terrance Williams* 3334 2009 2012 Baylor
79.Clarkston Hines 3318 1986 1989 Duke
80.Aldrick Robinson* 3314 2007 2010 Southern Methodist
81.Dan Bitson 3300 1987 1991 Tulsa
82.Freddie Barnes* 3290 2006 2009 Bowling Green State
83.Donnie Avery* 3289 2004 2007 Houston
84.Nate Burleson 3287 2000 2002 Nevada
85.Hart Lee Dykes* 3275 1985 1988 Oklahoma State
86.Brandin Cooks* 3272 2011 2013 Oregon State
87.Greg Primus* 3263 1989 1992 Colorado State
88.Austin Collie* 3255 2004 2008 Brigham Young
89.Eric Deslauriers 3245 2003 2006 Eastern Michigan
90.Reggie Allen 3242 1995 1998 Central Michigan
91.Dezmon Briscoe* 3240 2007 2009 Kansas
92.Mark Clayton* 3236 2001 2004 Oklahoma
93.Stedman Bailey* 3218 2010 2012 West Virginia
 Johnnie Lee Higgins Jr.* 3218 2003 2006 Texas-El Paso
95.Sherrod Gideon* 3214 1996 1999 Southern Mississippi
96.Roydell Williams* 3207 2000 2004 Tulane
 Marquess Wilson 3207 2010 2012 Washington State
98.Johnnie Morton* 3201 1990 1993 Southern California
99.Antonio Brown* 3199 2007 2009 Central Michigan
100.Jordan Shipley* 3191 2006 2009 Texas
101.Geoff McArthur* 3188 2000 2004 California
102.Dennis Northcutt 3186 1996 1999 Arizona
103.Nick Harwell* 3166 2010 2012 Miami (OH)
104.Bryan Rowley 3143 1989 1993 Utah
105.Rodney Wright* 3142 1998 2001 Fresno State
106.Jared Abbrederis* 3140 2010 2013 Wisconsin
107.Darnay Scott 3139 1991 1993 San Diego State
108.Dwayne Jarrett* 3138 2004 2006 Southern California
109.JaJuan Dawson* 3131 1996 1999 Tulane
 Martin Nance* 3131 2002 2005 Miami (OH)
111.Jerrel Jernigan* 3128 2007 2010 Troy
112.Michael Crabtree* 3127 2007 2008 Texas Tech
113.Rick Beasley 3124 1977 1980 Appalachian State
114.Noel Grigsby* 3121 2010 2013 San Jose State
115.Jerricho Cotchery* 3119 2000 2003 North Carolina State
 Eric Decker* 3119 2006 2009 Minnesota
117.Ryan Swope* 3117 2009 2012 Texas A&M
118.Roddy White* 3112 2001 2004 Alabama-Birmingham
119.Vincent Brown* 3110 2007 2010 San Diego State
120.Kareem Kelly* 3104 1999 2002 Southern California
121.Tevin Reese* 3102 2010 2013 Baylor
 Stephen Williams 3102 2006 2009 Toledo
123.Alex Van Dyke 3100 1994 1995 Nevada
124.Todd Blythe* 3096 2004 2007 Iowa State
125.Alex Neutz 3094 2010 2013 Buffalo
126.Terrence Edwards* 3093 1999 2002 Georgia
127.Jeff Fuller* 3092 2008 2011 Texas A&M
128.Chandler Jones* 3087 2010 2013 San Jose State
129.B.J. Cunningham* 3086 2008 2011 Michigan State
130.Jalen Saunders* 3085 2010 2013 Oklahoma
131.Anthony Carter* 3076 1979 1982 Michigan
132.Wes Welker* 3069 2000 2003 Texas Tech
133.Eric Drage 3065 1990 1993 Brigham Young
134.Titus Young* 3063 2007 2010 Boise State
135.Lloyd Hill 3059 1990 1993 Texas Tech
136.Delwyn Daigre 3056 1998 2001 Louisiana Tech
137.Matt Miller* 3049 2011 2014 Boise State
 Brandon Wimberly* 3049 2009 2013 Nevada
139.Kenny Britt* 3043 2006 2008 Rutgers
140.Alshon Jeffery* 3042 2009 2011 South Carolina
141.Mike Adams 3032 1992 1996 Texas
 Kevin Lockett 3032 1993 1996 Kansas State
143.Carlos Francis* 3031 2000 2003 Texas Tech
 Chad Owens* 3031 2001 2004 Hawaii
145.Davante Adams* 3030 2012 2013 Fresno State
 Dante Ridgeway 3030 2002 2004 Ball State
147.Brian Alford* 3029 1994 1997 Purdue
148.Bobby Engram 3026 1991 1995 Penn State
149.Gerald Harp 3025 1977 1980 Western Carolina
150.Danny Farmer* 3020 1996 1999 UCLA
 Deandre Hopkins* 3020 2010 2012 Clemson
152.Jamarko Simmons* 3019 2005 2008 Western Michigan
 Steve Smith* 3019 2003 2006 Southern California
154.Mardy Gilyard* 3003 2005 2009 Cincinnati
 Dietrich Jells 3003 1991 1995 Pittsburgh
156.Dwayne Harris* 3001 2007 2010 East Carolina
 Josh Reed 3001 1999 2001 Louisiana State
158.Chuck Hughes* 2997 1964 1966 Texas-El Paso
159.Markus Wheaton* 2994 2009 2012 Oregon State
160.Andre Rison* 2992 1985 1988 Michigan State
161.Justin McCareins 2991 1997 2000 Northern Illinois
 Willie Snead* 2991 2011 2013 Ball State
163.Duke Calhoun* 2981 2006 2009 Memphis
164.Billy McMullen* 2978 1999 2002 Virginia
165.Carl Winston 2972 1990 1993 New Mexico
166.Bryan Schorman 2968 1995 1998 Central Michigan
167.Keary Colbert* 2964 2000 2003 Southern California
 Boo Mitchell 2964 1985 1988 Vanderbilt
169.Cole Beasley* 2959 2008 2011 Southern Methodist
170.Brian Roberson* 2956 1993 1996 Fresno State
171.Damon Savage 2952 1996 1999 Tulsa
172.Ricky Proehl 2949 1986 1989 Wake Forest
173.Henry Ellard* 2947 1979 1982 Fresno State
174.Kendal Smith 2943 1985 1988 Utah State
175.Deronnie Pitts 2942 1997 2000 Stanford
176.Josh Harper* 2938 2011 2014 Fresno State
177.John Jefferson* 2937 1974 1977 Arizona State
178.Jarius Wright* 2934 2008 2011 Arkansas
179.Jermaine Lewis 2932 1992 1995 Maryland
180.Ron Johnson* 2931 1998 2001 Minnesota
181.Robert Woods* 2930 2010 2012 Southern California
182.Calvin Johnson* 2927 2004 2006 Georgia Tech
183.Harry Douglas* 2924 2004 2007 Louisville
 Brandon Williams* 2924 2002 2005 Wisconsin
185.D.J. Hall* 2923 2004 2007 Alabama
186.E.G. Green 2920 1994 1997 Florida State
 Lee Mays 2920 1998 2001 Texas-El Paso
188.Kelly Campbell 2907 1998 2001 Georgia Tech
189.Justin Colbert* 2905 1999 2002 Hawaii
190.Charles Lockett 2902 1983 1986 Long Beach State
191.Dennis Pitta* 2901 2004 2009 Brigham Young
 Devin Street* 2901 2010 2013 Pittsburgh
193.Craig Yeast 2899 1995 1998 Kentucky
194.Will Blackwell 2896 1994 1996 San Diego State
195.Jeff Webb 2890 2001 2005 San Diego State
 Jeffrey Webb 2890 2001 2005 San Diego State
197.Jarrett Boykin* 2884 2008 2011 Virginia Tech
 Fred Gibson* 2884 2001 2004 Georgia
199.Wendell Montgomery 2883 1996 1999 Wyoming
200.Dan Stricker 2880 1999 2002 Vanderbilt
201.Anthony Lucas 2879 1995 1999 Arkansas
202.Brandon Middleton* 2873 1999 2003 Houston
203.Jermaine Kearse* 2871 2008 2011 Washington
204.Shaun McDonald* 2867 2000 2002 Arizona State
205.Walter Murray 2865 1982 1985 Hawaii
206.Eric Ward* 2863 2010 2013 Texas Tech
207.Juaquin Iglesias* 2861 2005 2008 Oklahoma
 Marvin McNutt* 2861 2008 2011 Iowa
209.Juron Criner* 2859 2008 2011 Arizona
 Jarrett Hicks* 2859 2003 2006 Texas Tech
211.David Boston* 2855 1996 1998 Ohio State
212.Cobi Hamilton* 2854 2009 2012 Arkansas
 Darius Johnson* 2854 2009 2012 Southern Methodist
214.Earl Bennett 2852 2005 2007 Vanderbilt
215.Craig Bragg* 2845 2001 2004 UCLA
216.Margin Hooks 2841 1997 2000 Brigham Young
217.Hakeem Nicks* 2840 2006 2008 North Carolina
218.Austin Pettis* 2838 2007 2010 Boise State
 Kevin Walter 2838 1999 2002 Eastern Michigan
220.Desmond Clark 2834 1995 1998 Wake Forest
221.Ibn Green 2830 1996 1999 Louisville
222.Jordy Nelson* 2822 2005 2007 Kansas State
223.Charles Rogers* 2821 2001 2002 Michigan State
224.Joey Kent 2814 1993 1996 Tennessee
 Nate Poole* 2814 1997 2000 Marshall
226.Jeff Champine 2811 1980 1983 Colorado State
227.Orlando Iglesias 2810 1997 2001 Houston
228.Jeremy Williams 2807 2006 2009 Tulane
229.Antonio Bryant 2805 1999 2001 Pittsburgh
230.Alex Amidon* 2800 2010 2013 Boston College
231.Keyshawn Johnson* 2796 1994 1995 Southern California
232.Jordan Leslie 2794 2011 2014 Brigham Young
233.Gary Williams* 2792 1979 1982 Ohio State
234.Kevin Curtis 2789 2001 2002 Utah State
 Frederick Stamps 2789 2000 2003 Louisiana-Lafayette
236.Devante Davis 2785 2011 2014 Nevada-Las Vegas
237.Marty Booker 2784 1995 1998 Louisiana-Monroe
 Emanuel Tolbert 2784 1976 1979 Southern Methodist
239.Kenny McKinley* 2781 2005 2008 South Carolina
240.Danario Alexander* 2778 2006 2009 Missouri
 Dante Love* 2778 2005 2008 Ball State
242.Lance Moore* 2776 2001 2004 Toledo
243.Devante Parker* 2775 2011 2014 Louisville
244.Michael Larkin* 2772 2001 2004 Miami (OH)
245.Deon Butler* 2771 2005 2008 Penn State
246.Lucious Davis 2769 1992 1995 New Mexico State
 Ryan Grant 2769 2009 2013 Tulane
248.Marko Mitchell* 2763 2006 2008 Nevada
249.Samie Parker* 2761 2000 2003 Oregon
250.Brandon Gibson 2756 2005 2008 Washington State