Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Receiving Yards

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Year Player Yds School
2016Isaiah Jones1746East Carolina
2015Keyarris Garrett*1588Tulsa
2014Rashard Higgins*1750Colorado State
2013Brandin Cooks*1730Oregon State
2012Terrance Williams*1832Baylor
2011Jordan White*1911Western Michigan
2010Greg Salas*1889Hawaii
2009Danario Alexander*1781Missouri
2008Austin Collie*1538Brigham Young
2007Michael Crabtree*1962Texas Tech
2006Chris Williams1425New Mexico State
2005Mike Hass1532Oregon State
2004Roddy White*1452Alabama-Birmingham
2003Larry Fitzgerald*1672Pittsburgh
2002J.R. Tolver1785San Diego State
2001Josh Reed*1740Louisiana State
2000Snoop Minnis*1340Florida State
1999Trevor Insley2060Nevada
1998Troy Edwards1996Louisiana Tech
1997Randy Moss*1820Marshall
1996Marcus Harris1650Wyoming
1995Alex Van Dyke*1854Nevada
1994Marcus Harris1431Wyoming
1993Chris Penn1578Tulsa
1992Ryan Yarborough1351Wyoming
1991Aaron Turner1604Pacific
1990Patrick Rowe1392San Diego State
1989Manny Hazard1689Houston
1988Jason Phillips*1444Houston
1987Ernie Jones*1265Indiana
1986Wendell Davis*1244Louisiana State
1985Marc Zeno1137Tulane
1984David Williams1278Illinois
1983Jim Sandusky1171San Diego State
1982Henry Ellard*1510Fresno State
1981Jim Sandusky1346Nevada-Las Vegas
1980Rainey Meszaros1062Pacific
1979Rick Beasley1205Appalachian State
1978Dave Petzke1215Northern Illinois
1977Rod Foppe*1274Louisiana Tech
1976Bill Ryckman1382Louisiana Tech
1975Steve Largent1000Tulsa
1974Willie Miller1193Colorado State
1973Jay Miller1181Brigham Young
1972Barry Smith1243Florida State
1971Brian Baima1230Citadel
1970Mike Siani1328Villanova
1969Jerry Hendren1452Idaho
1968Ron Sellers*1496Florida State
1967Ron Sellers*1228Florida State
1966John Love1130North Texas
1965Howard Twilley*1779Tulsa
1964Fred Biletnikoff*1179Florida State
1963Lawrence Elkins*873Baylor
1962Vern Burke*1007Oregon State
1961Pat Richter817Wisconsin
1960Hugh Campbell881Washington State
1959Chris Burford757Stanford
1958Rich Kreitling688Illinois
1957Stuart Vaughan756Utah
1956Bill Steiger607Washington State

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