Single Season Leaders and Records for Receiving Yards

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds Year School
1Trevor Insley20601999Nevada
2Troy Edwards19961998Louisiana Tech
3Michael Crabtree*19622007Texas Tech
4Jordan White*19112011Western Michigan
5Greg Salas*18892010Hawaii
6Alex Van Dyke*18541995Nevada
7Terrance Williams*18322012Baylor
8Randy Moss*18201997Marshall
9J.R. Tolver17852002San Diego State
10Justin Blackmon*17822010Oklahoma State
11Danario Alexander*17812009Missouri
12Howard Twilley*17791965Tulsa
13Freddie Barnes*17702009Bowling Green State
14Patrick Edwards*17522011Houston
15Rashard Higgins*17502014Colorado State
16Josh Reed*17402001Louisiana State
17Brandin Cooks*17302013Oregon State
18Amari Cooper*17272014Alabama
19Marqise Lee*17212012Southern California
20Davante Adams*17192013Fresno State
21Ashley Lelie17132001Hawaii
22Troy Edwards17071997Louisiana Tech
23Rashaun Woods*16952002Oklahoma State
24Manny Hazard16891989Houston
25Larry Fitzgerald*16722003Pittsburgh
26Kendall Wright*16632011Baylor
27Marcus Harris16501996Wyoming
28Chuck Hughes*16341965Texas-El Paso
29Rodney Wright*16302001Fresno State
30Nate Burleson16292002Nevada
31Stedman Bailey*16222012West Virginia
Ryan Broyles*16222010Oklahoma
33Jordy Nelson16062007Kansas State
34Torry Holt*16041998North Carolina State
Aaron Turner16041991Pacific
36Greg Salas15902009Hawaii
37Keyarris Garrett*15882015Tulsa
38Chris Penn15781993Tulsa
39Kassim Osgood15522002San Diego State
40Eugene Baker15491997Kent State
41Lee Evans15452001Wisconsin
42Roger Lewis*15442015Bowling Green State
43Austin Collie*15382008Brigham Young
44Mike Hass15322005Oregon State
45Kevin Curtis15312001Utah State
46Justin Blackmon*15222011Oklahoma State
47Johnnie Morton*15201993Southern California
48Alshon Jeffery*15172010South Carolina
49Willie Snead*15162013Ball State
50Tyler Lockett*15152014Kansas State
51Ryan Yarborough*15121993Wyoming
52Henry Ellard*15101982Fresno State
53Geoff McArthur*15042003California
54Edell Shepherd15002001San Jose State
55Martin Nance*14982003Miami (OH)
56Golden Tate14962009Notre Dame
Ron Sellers*14961968Florida State
58Justin Hardy*14942014East Carolina
59Jordan Shipley*14852009Texas
60Vince Mayle14832014Washington State
61Dez Bryant*14802008Oklahoma State
62Jordan Matthews*14772013Vanderbilt
63Charles Rogers*14702001Michigan State
64Chad Mackey14661996Louisiana Tech
65Sammy Watkins*14642013Clemson
66Taywan Taylor*14602015Western Kentucky
67Jerry Hendren14571968Idaho
68Donnie Avery*14562007Houston
Troy Walters*14561999Stanford
70JuJu Smith-Schuster*14542015Southern California
Reggie Williams*14542002Washington
72Roddy White*14522004Alabama-Birmingham
Jerry Hendren14521969Idaho
74Kevin White*14472014West Virginia
75Jason Phillips*14441988Houston
76David Boston*14351998Ohio State
Geoff Noisy*14351996Nevada
78Keyshawn Johnson*14341995Southern California
79Allen Robinson14322013Penn State
80Marcus Harris14311994Wyoming
81Corey Davis*14292015Western Michigan
82Nick Harwell14252011Miami (OH)
Chris Williams14252006New Mexico State
Mark Clayton*14252003Oklahoma
Dan Bitson*14251989Tulsa
86Marcus Harris14231995Wyoming
87Dennis Northcutt14221999Arizona
88Darius Watts*14172001Marshall
89Thomas Sperbeck*14122015Boise State
90Terry Glenn*14111995Ohio State
91Corey Davis*14082014Western Michigan
92Dezmon Briscoe*14072008Kansas
93Deandre Hopkins*14052012Clemson
Shaun McDonald*14052002Arizona State
Geoff Noisy14051998Nevada
96Naaman Roosevelt*14022008Buffalo
97Kevin Alexander14001995Utah State
98Dante Ridgeway13992004Ball State
99Dante Love*13982007Ball State
100Gerell Robinson*13972011Arizona State
Nakia Jenkins13971996Utah State

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