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Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Receiving Yards

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Since 1956

Season Player Yds School
2014 Rashard Higgins 1750 Colorado State
2013 Brandin Cooks 1730 Oregon State
2012 Terrance Williams* 1832 Baylor
2011 Jordan White* 1911 Western Michigan
2010 Greg Salas* 1889 Hawaii
2009 Danario Alexander* 1781 Missouri
2008 Austin Collie* 1538 Brigham Young
2007 Michael Crabtree* 1962 Texas Tech
2006 Chris Williams 1425 New Mexico State
2005 Mike Hass 1532 Oregon State
2004 Roddy White* 1452 Alabama-Birmingham
2003 Larry Fitzgerald* 1672 Pittsburgh
2002 J.R. Tolver 1785 San Diego State
2001 Josh Reed 1740 Louisiana State
2000 Snoop Minnis 1340 Florida State
1999 Trevor Insley 2060 Nevada
1998 Troy Edwards 1996 Louisiana Tech
1997 Randy Moss* 1820 Marshall
1996 Marcus Harris 1650 Wyoming
1995 Alex Van Dyke 1854 Nevada
1994 Marcus Harris 1431 Wyoming
1993 Chris Penn 1578 Tulsa
1992 Ryan Yarborough 1351 Wyoming
1991 Aaron Turner 1604 Pacific
1990 Patrick Rowe 1392 San Diego State
1989 Manny Hazard 1689 Houston
1988 Jason Phillips 1444 Houston
1987 Ernie Jones* 1265 Indiana
1986 Wendell Davis 1244 Louisiana State
1985 Marc Zeno 1137 Tulane
1984 David Williams 1278 Illinois
1983 Jim Sandusky 1171 San Diego State
1982 Henry Ellard* 1510 Fresno State
1981 Jim Sandusky 1346 Nevada-Las Vegas
1980 Rainey Meszaros 1062 Pacific
1979 Rick Beasley 1205 Appalachian State
1978 Dave Petzke 1215 Northern Illinois
1977 Rod Foppe 1274 Louisiana Tech
1976 Bill Ryckman 1382 Louisiana Tech
1975 Steve Largent 1000 Tulsa
1974 Willie Miller 1193 Colorado State
1973 Jay Miller 1181 Brigham Young
1972 Barry Smith 1243 Florida State
1971 Brian Baima 1230 Citadel
1970 Mike Siani 1328 Villanova
1969 Jerry Hendren 1452 Idaho
1968 Ron Sellers 1496 Florida State
1967 Ron Sellers* 1228 Florida State
1966 John Love 1130 North Texas
1965 Howard Twilley 1779 Tulsa
1964 Fred Biletnikoff* 1179 Florida State
1963 Lawrence Elkins 873 Baylor
1962 Vern Burke 1007 Oregon State
1961 Pat Richter 817 Wisconsin
1960 Hugh Campbell 881 Washington State
1959 Chris Burford 757 Stanford
1958 Rich Kreitling 688 Illinois
1957 Stuart Vaughan 756 Utah
1956 Bill Steiger 607 Washington State