Steals Career Leaders and Records

Leaders are based on stats from the 1985-86 through 2017-18 seasons.
Not all leaderboards are available for seasons prior to 1992-93.

Statistical coverage for seasons prior to 1992-93 is mostly complete, however there are a small number of unknown player records.

Since 1985-86

Since 1985-86 Table
Rank Player STL From To Last School
1John Linehan 385 1998 2002 Providence
2Briante Weber 374 2012 2015 Virginia Commonwealth
3Pepe Sanchez 365 1997 2000 Temple
4Cookie Belcher 353 1997 2001 Nebraska
5Kevin Braswell 349 1999 2002 Georgetown
6Bonzi Wells 347 1995 1998 Ball State
7Obie Trotter 346 2003 2006 Alabama A&M
8Johnny Rhodes 344 1993 1996 Maryland
 Gerald Walker 344 1993 1996 San Francisco
10Devan Downey 342 2006 2010 South Carolina
11Kenny Robertson 341 1987 1990 Cleveland State
12Aaron Craft 337 2011 2014 Ohio State
13Keith Jennings 334 1988 1991 East Tennessee State
14Juan Dixon 333 1999 2002 Maryland
15Desmond Cambridge 330 2000 2002 Alabama A&M
16Greg Anthony 329 1987 1991 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Jason Hart 329 1997 2000 Syracuse
18Chris Corchiani 328 1988 1991 North Carolina State
19D.J. Cooper 327 2010 2013 Ohio
20Marques Green 325 2001 2004 St. Bonaventure
21T.J. McConnell 324 2011 2015 Arizona
22Devin Gibson 323 2008 2011 Texas-San Antonio
23Chris Garner 321 1994 1997 Memphis
 Gary Payton 321 1987 1990 Oregon State
25Tim Winn 319 1997 2000 St. Bonaventure
26Pointer Williams 314 1992 1996 McNeese State
27Tim Smith 313 2003 2006 East Tennessee State
28Scott Burrell 310 1990 1993 Connecticut
 Clarence Ceasar 310 1992 1995 Louisiana State
 Shawnta Rogers 310 1996 1999 George Washington
31Travis Holmes 309 2006 2009 Virginia Military Institute
32Chavis Holmes 304 2006 2009 Virginia Military Institute
 Elliot Perry 304 1988 1991 Memphis
34Ibrahim Jaaber 303 2004 2007 Pennsylvania
35Chris Duhon 300 2001 2004 Duke
36Eric Coley 299 1997 2000 Tulsa
37Brandin Knight 298 2000 2003 Pittsburgh
 Brevin Knight 298 1994 1997 Stanford
39Pierria Henry 296 2012 2015 Charlotte
40Jarion Childs 295 1996 2000 American
 Fuquan Edwin 295 2011 2014 Seton Hall
42D.J. Thompson 293 2004 2007 Appalachian State
43Kevin Hamilton 292 2003 2006 Holy Cross
 Corey Walden 292 2011 2015 Eastern Kentucky
45Lee Mayberry 291 1989 1992 Arkansas
 D\'Wayne Tanner 291 1987 1990 Rice
47Mardy Collins 290 2003 2006 Temple
 Jamon Gordon 290 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
49Speedy Claxton 288 1997 2000 Hofstra
 Eric Murdock 288 1988 1991 Providence
51Jerel McNeal 287 2006 2009 Marquette
52Brigham Waginger 285 2007 2010 Western Carolina
53Cedric Jackson 284 2005 2009 Cleveland State
54Mario Chalmers 283 2006 2008 Kansas
 DaShawn Freeman 283 2003 2006 Sacramento State
 Duke Mondy 283 2010 2014 Oakland
 Ryan Sears 283 1998 2001 Creighton
58Orlando Smart 282 1991 1994 San Francisco
59Mookie Blaylock 281 1988 1989 Oklahoma
 Carl Elliott 281 2004 2007 George Washington
 Mark Macon 281 1988 1991 Temple
 Shandue McNeill 281 1994 1997 St. Bonaventure
63Anthony Hickey 280 2012 2015 Oklahoma State
64Terry Giles 278 1987 1990 Florida A&M
 Keith Triplett 278 2002 2005 Toledo
66Kerry Kittles 277 1993 1996 Villanova
 Doug Overton 277 1988 1991 La Salle
 Damian Saunders 277 2008 2011 Duquesne
69Alex Caruso 276 2013 2016 Texas A&M
 Chakowby Hicks 276 2002 2005 Norfolk State
71Stacey Augmon 275 1988 1991 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Mike Kelley 275 1998 2001 Wisconsin
 Tony Lee 275 2005 2008 Robert Morris
74Ben Larson 274 1996 1999 Cal Poly
75Chris Kramer 273 2007 2010 Purdue
 Marcus Walton 273 1992 1995 Alcorn State
77Pat Baldwin 272 1991 1994 Northwestern
 Troy Bell 272 2000 2003 Boston College
 Ian Boylan 272 2002 2005 Cal State Northridge
 Chuck Eidson 272 2000 2003 South Carolina
 Jason Rowe 272 1997 2000 Loyola (MD)
82Randy Brown 271 1987 1991 New Mexico State
 Todd Day 271 1989 1992 Arkansas
 Vernon Hamilton 271 2004 2007 Clemson
85Brent Price 270 1988 1992 Oklahoma
 Van Usher 270 1990 1992 Tennessee Tech
87Mike Jones 268 1992 1998 Texas Christian
 Torey Thomas 268 2004 2007 Holy Cross
 Brooks Thompson 268 1990 1994 Oklahoma State
90Byron Eaton 267 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
91Shane Battier 266 1998 2001 Duke
 Jeremy Chappell 266 2006 2009 Robert Morris
 John Giraldo 266 1993 1996 Monmouth
 Rick Mickens 266 1997 2000 Central Connecticut State
95Will Cherry 265 2010 2013 Montana
 Keydren Clark 265 2003 2006 Saint Peter's
97Eddie Basden 264 2002 2005 Charlotte
 Jordan Fouse 264 2013 2016 Green Bay
 Aaron Miles 264 2002 2005 Kansas
 Tyronn Mitchell 264 2003 2006 Northwestern State
101Dewayne Powell 263 1993 1996 Tennessee-Martin
 Trevor Releford 263 2011 2014 Alabama
103Tim Hardaway 262 1986 1989 Texas-El Paso
 Bernard Thompson 262 2012 2015 Florida Gulf Coast
105Brian Cardinal 259 1997 2000 Purdue
 Sundiata Gaines 259 2005 2008 Georgia
 Chris Gaynor 259 2005 2008 Winthrop
 David Hawkins 259 2001 2004 Temple
 Darnell Mee 259 1991 1993 Western Kentucky
 Sonny Troutman 259 2004 2007 Ohio
111Darren Brooks 258 2002 2005 Southern Illinois
 Eddie House 258 1997 2000 Arizona State
 Dave Masciale 258 1994 1997 Long Island University
 Gerry McNamara 258 2003 2006 Syracuse
 Speedy Smith 258 2012 2015 Louisiana Tech
116Michael Anderson 257 1986 1988 Drexel
 Jeremy Goode 257 2007 2010 Mount St. Mary's
 Lindsey Hunter 257 1989 1993 Jackson State
 Jerry McCullough 257 1992 1996 Pittsburgh
 Russ Smith 257 2011 2014 Louisville
 Erick Strickland 257 1993 1996 Nebraska
122Jevon Carter 256 2015 2018 West Virginia
 Paul Gause 256 2006 2009 Seton Hall
 Garrett Richardson 256 2001 2004 Tennessee State
125Darius Burton 255 1994 1997 Hofstra
 Terrence Rencher 255 1992 1995 Texas
 Kevin Soares 255 1989 1992 Nevada
128Christopher Anderson 254 2012 2015 San Diego
 David Holston 254 2006 2009 Chicago State
 Andre Miller 254 1996 1999 Utah
 Bryan Mullins 254 2006 2009 Southern Illinois
 Peyton Siva 254 2010 2013 Louisville
133Rick Brunson 253 1992 1995 Temple
 Tony Dobbins 253 2000 2004 Richmond
 Tywain McKee 253 2006 2009 Coppin State
 Jay Threatt 253 2008 2012 Delaware State
 Chaz Williams 253 2010 2014 Massachusetts
138Markus Carr 252 1999 2002 Cal State Northridge
 Jelani Hewitt 252 2011 2015 Georgia Southern
 Laron Profit 252 1996 1999 Maryland
 Morris Scott 252 1998 2001 Florida A&M
142Randy Culpepper 251 2008 2011 Texas-El Paso
 Shabazz Napier 251 2011 2014 Connecticut
 Jean Prioleau 251 1989 1992 Fordham
 Kareem Reid 251 1996 1999 Arkansas
146Kent Bazemore 250 2009 2012 Old Dominion
 Rap Curry 250 1991 1994 Saint Joseph's
 Gary Grant 250 1986 1988 Michigan
 Bo McCalebb 250 2004 2008 New Orleans
 Jameer Nelson 250 2001 2004 Saint Joseph's
 Haywoode Workman 250 1987 1989 Oral Roberts
152Brett Blizzard 249 2000 2003 North Carolina-Wilmington
 Duane Clemens 249 1997 2000 Ball State
 Jackson Emery 249 2006 2011 Brigham Young
 Daniel Mullings 249 2012 2015 New Mexico State
 Edgar Padilla 249 1994 1997 Massachusetts
157Brent Arrington 248 2012 2016 Morehead State
 Kenny Hasbrouck 248 2006 2009 Siena
 Paris Lee 248 2014 2017 Illinois State
 Tyrone Lewis 248 2007 2010 Niagara
 J.P. Primm 248 2009 2012 North Carolina-Asheville
162James Banks 247 1997 2000 Nicholls State
 Tyson Patterson 247 1997 2000 Appalachian State
 Derrick Phelps 247 1991 1994 North Carolina
 Russell Robinson 247 2005 2008 Kansas
 David Vanterpool 247 1992 1995 St. Bonaventure
167Shernard Long 246 1997 2001 Georgia State
 Jave Meade 246 2001 2004 Holy Cross
 Kendrick Perry 246 2011 2014 Youngstown State
 Stevin Smith 246 1991 1994 Arizona State
 Zakee Wadood 246 2001 2004 East Tennessee State
 Richie Williams 246 2006 2009 San Diego State
173Donnie Boyce 245 1992 1995 Colorado
 Torris Bright 245 2000 2003 Louisiana State
 Mouse McFadden 245 1986 1989 Cleveland State
 Ricky Minard 245 2001 2004 Morehead State
 Kevin Morris 245 1997 2001 Georgia State
 Lorenzo Neely 245 1988 1991 Eastern Michigan
 Jason Terry 245 1996 1999 Arizona
180Shaquille Harrison 244 2013 2016 Tulsa
 Gene Nabors 244 1996 2000 Robert Morris
 Damian Owens 244 1995 1998 West Virginia
 Chris Thomas 244 2002 2005 Notre Dame
184Kevin Ault 243 1997 2000 Missouri State
 Brad Childress 243 1987 1990 Campbell
 Javonte Green 243 2012 2015 Radford
 Marty Higgins 243 1989 1992 Maine
 Desmar Jackson 243 2010 2014 Southern Illinois
 Christian Laettner 243 1989 1992 Duke
 Chavaughn Lewis 243 2012 2015 Marist
191Jonathan Amos 242 2006 2009 Toledo
 Jimmal Ball 242 1997 2000 Akron
 Lenny Brown 242 1996 1999 Xavier
 Ceola Clark 242 2009 2013 Western Illinois
 Andrew Gellert 242 1999 2002 Harvard
 Courtney Lee 242 2005 2008 Western Kentucky
 Kim Lewis 242 1991 1995 Tulane
 Alex Robertson 242 1991 1994 Dayton
199Zabian Dowdell 241 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
 Kevin Hardy 241 2012 2015 McNeese State
 George Lynch 241 1990 1993 North Carolina
 Edward O'Neil 241 2001 2004 Charleston Southern
 Jamal Webb 241 2011 2014 North Dakota
204Jason Bell 240 1995 1999 Virginia Military Institute
 Nate Green 240 1997 2000 Indiana State
 Brandon Johnson 240 2006 2010 San Diego
 Larry Simmons 240 1987 1990 Maryland-Baltimore County
208Monroe Brown 239 1989 1992 Penn State
 Kris Clack 239 1996 1999 Texas
 Robert Dowdell 239 1988 1991 Coastal Carolina
 Anthony Grundy 239 1999 2002 North Carolina State
 Lionel Simmons 239 1987 1990 La Salle
 Frank Smith 239 1986 1988 Old Dominion
214Hassan Adams 238 2003 2006 Arizona
 Drafton Davis 238 1986 1988 Marist
 Louis Ford 238 2003 2006 Howard
 Dominic James 238 2006 2009 Marquette
 Brandon Johnson 238 2005 2008 Old Dominion
 Malik Sealy 238 1989 1992 St. John's (NY)
 Wayne Turner 238 1996 1999 Kentucky
 Charlie Ward 238 1991 1994 Florida State
222Terry Evans 237 2005 2009 Green Bay
 Stanley Jackson 237 1990 1993 Alabama-Birmingham
 Rodney Peel 237 1988 1992 Appalachian State
 Joey Rodriguez 237 2008 2011 Virginia Commonwealth
 Kenny Williams 237 1991 1994 Illinois-Chicago
 Lloyd Williams 237 1997 2000 Texas-San Antonio
228Joey Brown 236 1991 1994 Georgetown
 Ricky Hickman 236 2004 2007 North Carolina-Greensboro
 Darius Theus 236 2010 2013 Virginia Commonwealth
231Vonteego Cummings 235 1996 1999 Pittsburgh
 Sherman Douglas 235 1986 1989 Syracuse
 E.J. Gordon 235 2003 2006 Stetson
 Tra-Deon Hollins 235 2016 2017 Nebraska-Omaha
 Jerald Honeycutt 235 1994 1997 Tulane
 Lester Lyons 235 1991 1994 East Carolina
 Earl Watson 235 1998 2001 UCLA
 Jay Williams 235 2000 2002 Duke
239Steve Blake 234 2000 2003 Maryland
240Jeff Allen 233 2008 2011 Virginia Tech
 Kevin Foster 233 2009 2013 Santa Clara
 Sidney Goodman 233 1992 1995 Coppin State
243Chaisson Allen 232 2008 2011 Northeastern
 Marcus Brown 232 1993 1996 Murray State
 Courtney Pigram 232 2006 2009 East Tennessee State
246Warren Anderson 231 1994 1997 Wagner
 Dee Brown 231 2003 2006 Illinois
 Darren Collison 231 2006 2009 UCLA
 Toney Douglas 231 2005 2009 Florida State
 Marcus Faison 231 1997 2000 Siena
 Shaheen Holloway 231 1997 2000 Seton Hall
 Terrell Lowery 231 1989 1992 Loyola Marymount
 Lalo Rios 231 1996 1999 Texas-Rio Grande Valley
 Eric Roberson 231 1997 2000 Bradley
 Cedric Smith 231 1998 2001 South Florida

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