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Single Season Leaders and Records for Receiving Yards

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Since 1956

Rank Player Yds Season School
1.Trevor Insley 2060 1999 Nevada
2.Troy Edwards 1996 1998 Louisiana Tech
3.Michael Crabtree* 1962 2007 Texas Tech
4.Jordan White* 1911 2011 Western Michigan
5.Greg Salas* 1889 2010 Hawaii
6.Alex Van Dyke 1854 1995 Nevada
7.Terrance Williams* 1832 2012 Baylor
8.Randy Moss* 1820 1997 Marshall
9.J.R. Tolver 1785 2002 San Diego State
10.Justin Blackmon* 1782 2010 Oklahoma State
11.Danario Alexander* 1781 2009 Missouri
12.Howard Twilley 1779 1965 Tulsa
13.Freddie Barnes* 1770 2009 Bowling Green State
14.Patrick Edwards* 1752 2011 Houston
15.Rashard Higgins 1750 2014 Colorado State
16.Josh Reed 1740 2001 Louisiana State
17.Brandin Cooks 1730 2013 Oregon State
18.Amari Cooper 1727 2014 Alabama
19.Marqise Lee* 1721 2012 Southern California
20.Davante Adams 1718 2013 Fresno State
21.Ashley Lelie 1713 2001 Hawaii
22.Troy Edwards 1707 1997 Louisiana Tech
23.Rashaun Woods* 1695 2002 Oklahoma State
24.Manny Hazard 1689 1989 Houston
25.Larry Fitzgerald* 1672 2003 Pittsburgh
26.Kendall Wright* 1663 2011 Baylor
27.Marcus Harris 1650 1996 Wyoming
28.Chuck Hughes* 1634 1965 Texas-El Paso
29.Rodney Wright* 1630 2001 Fresno State
30.Nate Burleson 1629 2002 Nevada
31.Stedman Bailey* 1622 2012 West Virginia
 Ryan Broyles* 1622 2010 Oklahoma
33.Jordy Nelson 1606 2007 Kansas State
34.Torry Holt 1604 1998 North Carolina State
 Aaron Turner 1604 1991 Pacific
36.Greg Salas 1590 2009 Hawaii
37.Chris Penn 1578 1993 Tulsa
38.Kassim Osgood 1552 2002 San Diego State
39.Eugene Baker 1549 1997 Kent State
40.Lee Evans 1545 2001 Wisconsin
41.Austin Collie* 1538 2008 Brigham Young
42.Mike Hass 1532 2005 Oregon State
43.Kevin Curtis 1531 2001 Utah State
44.Justin Blackmon* 1522 2011 Oklahoma State
45.Johnnie Morton* 1520 1993 Southern California
46.Alshon Jeffery* 1517 2010 South Carolina
47.Willie Snead 1516 2013 Ball State
48.Tyler Lockett 1515 2014 Kansas State
49.Ryan Yarborough 1512 1993 Wyoming
50.Henry Ellard* 1510 1982 Fresno State
51.Geoff McArthur* 1504 2003 California
52.Edell Shepherd 1500 2001 San Jose State
53.Martin Nance* 1498 2003 Miami (OH)
54.Golden Tate 1496 2009 Notre Dame
 Ron Sellers 1496 1968 Florida State
56.Justin Hardy 1494 2014 East Carolina
57.Jordan Shipley* 1485 2009 Texas
58.Vince Mayle 1483 2014 Washington State
59.Dez Bryant* 1480 2008 Oklahoma State
60.Jordan Matthews 1477 2013 Vanderbilt
61.Charles Rogers* 1470 2001 Michigan State
62.Chad Mackey 1466 1996 Louisiana Tech
63.Sammy Watkins 1464 2013 Clemson
64.Jerry Hendren 1457 1968 Idaho
65.Donnie Avery* 1456 2007 Houston
 Troy Walters 1456 1999 Stanford
67.Reggie Williams* 1454 2002 Washington
68.Roddy White* 1452 2004 Alabama-Birmingham
 Jerry Hendren 1452 1969 Idaho
70.Kevin White 1447 2014 West Virginia
71.Jason Phillips 1444 1988 Houston
72.David Boston* 1435 1998 Ohio State
 Geoff Noisy 1435 1996 Nevada
74.Keyshawn Johnson* 1434 1995 Southern California
75.Allen Robinson 1432 2013 Penn State
76.Marcus Harris 1431 1994 Wyoming
77.Nick Harwell 1425 2011 Miami (OH)
 Chris Williams 1425 2006 New Mexico State
 Mark Clayton* 1425 2003 Oklahoma
 Dan Bitson 1425 1989 Tulsa
81.Marcus Harris 1423 1995 Wyoming
82.Dennis Northcutt 1422 1999 Arizona
83.Darius Watts 1417 2001 Marshall
84.Terry Glenn* 1411 1995 Ohio State
85.Corey Davis 1408 2014 Western Michigan
86.Dezmon Briscoe* 1407 2008 Kansas
87.Deandre Hopkins* 1405 2012 Clemson
 Shaun McDonald* 1405 2002 Arizona State
 Geoff Noisy 1405 1998 Nevada
90.Naaman Roosevelt* 1402 2008 Buffalo
91.Kevin Alexander 1400 1995 Utah State
92.Dante Ridgeway 1399 2004 Ball State
93.Dante Love* 1398 2007 Ball State
94.Gerell Robinson* 1397 2011 Arizona State
 Nakia Jenkins 1397 1996 Utah State
96.Mike Evans 1394 2013 Texas A&M
97.Quinton Patton 1392 2012 Louisiana Tech
 Patrick Rowe 1392 1990 San Diego State
99.Bobby Wade 1389 2002 Arizona
100.Marquess Wilson 1388 2011 Washington State