Steals Career Leaders and Records

Leaders are based on stats from the 1985-86 through 2018-19 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
2Eric Murdock 376 1988 1991 Providence
3Briante Weber 374 2012 2015 Virginia Commonwealth
4Pepe Sanchez 365 1997 2000 Temple
5Cookie Belcher 353 1997 2001 Nebraska
6Kevin Braswell 349 1999 2002 Georgetown
7Bonzi Wells 347 1995 1998 Ball State
8Obie Trotter 346 2003 2006 Alabama A&M
9Johnny Rhodes 344 1993 1996 Maryland
 Gerald Walker 344 1993 1996 San Francisco
11Devan Downey 342 2006 2010 South Carolina
12Kenny Robertson 341 1987 1990 Cleveland State
13Aaron Craft 337 2011 2014 Ohio State
14Keith Jennings 334 1988 1991 East Tennessee State
15Juan Dixon 333 1999 2002 Maryland
16Matisse Thybulle 331 2016 2019 Washington
17Desmond Cambridge 330 2000 2002 Alabama A&M
 Jevon Carter 330 2015 2018 West Virginia
19Greg Anthony 329 1987 1991 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Jason Hart 329 1997 2000 Syracuse
21Chris Corchiani 328 1988 1991 North Carolina State
22D.J. Cooper 327 2010 2013 Ohio
23Marques Green 325 2001 2004 St. Bonaventure
24T.J. McConnell 324 2011 2015 Arizona
25Devin Gibson 323 2008 2011 Texas-San Antonio
26Chris Garner 321 1994 1997 Memphis
 Gary Payton 321 1987 1990 Oregon State
28Tim Winn 319 1997 2000 St. Bonaventure
29Pointer Williams 314 1992 1996 McNeese State
30Tim Smith 313 2003 2006 East Tennessee State
31Scott Burrell 310 1990 1993 Connecticut
 Clarence Ceasar 310 1992 1995 Louisiana State
 Shawnta Rogers 310 1996 1999 George Washington
34Travis Holmes 309 2006 2009 Virginia Military Institute
35Chavis Holmes 304 2006 2009 Virginia Military Institute
 Elliot Perry 304 1988 1991 Memphis
37Ibrahim Jaaber 303 2004 2007 Pennsylvania
38Chris Duhon 300 2001 2004 Duke
39Eric Coley 299 1997 2000 Tulsa
40Brandin Knight 298 2000 2003 Pittsburgh
 Brevin Knight 298 1994 1997 Stanford
42Pierria Henry 296 2012 2015 Charlotte
43Jarion Childs 295 1997 2000 American
 Fuquan Edwin 295 2011 2014 Seton Hall
45D.J. Thompson 293 2004 2007 Appalachian State
46Kevin Hamilton 292 2003 2006 Holy Cross
 Corey Walden 292 2011 2015 Eastern Kentucky
48Lee Mayberry 291 1989 1992 Arkansas
 D\'Wayne Tanner 291 1987 1990 Rice
50Mardy Collins 290 2003 2006 Temple
 Jamon Gordon 290 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
52Speedy Claxton 288 1997 2000 Hofstra
53Jerel McNeal 287 2006 2009 Marquette
54Brigham Waginger 285 2007 2010 Western Carolina
55Cedric Jackson 284 2005 2009 Cleveland State
56Mario Chalmers 283 2006 2008 Kansas
 DaShawn Freeman 283 2003 2006 Sacramento State
 Duke Mondy 283 2010 2014 Oakland
 Ryan Sears 283 1998 2001 Creighton
60Orlando Smart 282 1991 1994 San Francisco
61Mookie 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
65Anthony Hickey 280 2012 2015 Oklahoma State
66Terry Giles 278 1987 1990 Florida A&M
 Keith Triplett 278 2002 2005 Toledo
68Kerry Kittles 277 1993 1996 Villanova
 Doug Overton 277 1988 1991 La Salle
 Damian Saunders 277 2008 2011 Duquesne
71Alex Caruso 276 2013 2016 Texas A&M
 Chakowby Hicks 276 2002 2005 Norfolk State
73Stacey Augmon 275 1988 1991 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Mike Kelley 275 1998 2001 Wisconsin
 Tony Lee 275 2005 2008 Robert Morris
76Ben Larson 274 1996 1999 Cal Poly
77Ehab Amin 273 2015 2019 Oregon
 Chris Kramer 273 2007 2010 Purdue
 Marcus Walton 273 1992 1995 Alcorn State
80Pat Baldwin 272 1991 1994 Northwestern
 Troy Bell 272 2000 2003 Boston College
 Ian Boylan 272 2002 2005 Cal State Northridge
 Joseph Chartouny 272 2016 2019 Marquette
 Chuck Eidson 272 2000 2003 South Carolina
 John Konchar 272 2016 2019 Purdue-Fort Wayne
 Jason Rowe 272 1997 2000 Loyola (MD)
87Randy Brown 271 1987 1991 New Mexico State
 Todd Day 271 1989 1992 Arkansas
 Vernon Hamilton 271 2004 2007 Clemson
90David Edwards 270 1990 1994 Texas A&M
 Brent Price 270 1988 1992 Oklahoma
 Van Usher 270 1990 1992 Tennessee Tech
93Laquincy Rideau 268 2016 2019 South Florida
 Torey Thomas 268 2004 2007 Holy Cross
 Brooks Thompson 268 1990 1994 Oklahoma State
96Byron Eaton 267 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
97Shane 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
101Will Cherry 265 2010 2013 Montana
 Keydren Clark 265 2003 2006 Saint Peter's
103Eddie Basden 264 2002 2005 Charlotte
 Devin Boyd 264 1989 1993 Towson
 Jordan Fouse 264 2013 2016 Green Bay
 Aaron Miles 264 2002 2005 Kansas
 Tyronn Mitchell 264 2003 2006 Northwestern State
108Dewayne Powell 263 1993 1996 Tennessee-Martin
 Trevor Releford 263 2011 2014 Alabama
110Tim Hardaway 262 1986 1989 Texas-El Paso
 Bernard Thompson 262 2012 2015 Florida Gulf Coast
112Brian 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
118Darren 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
123Michael 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
129Paul Gause 256 2006 2009 Seton Hall
 Garrett Richardson 256 2001 2004 Tennessee State
131Darius Burton 255 1994 1997 Hofstra
 Terrence Rencher 255 1992 1995 Texas
 Kevin Soares 255 1989 1992 Nevada
134Christopher Anderson 254 2012 2015 San Diego
 Barry Brown 254 2016 2019 Kansas State
 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
140Rick 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
145Markus 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
149Randy 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
 Ahmad Thomas 251 2015 2018 North Carolina-Asheville
154Kent 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
 Josh Reaves 250 2016 2019 Penn State
 Haywoode Workman 250 1987 1989 Oral Roberts
161Brett 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
166Brent 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
171Darrion Applewhite 247 1986 1990 Texas Southern
 James 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
177Shernard 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
183Donnie 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
190Shaquille 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
194Kevin 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
201Jonathan 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
209Zabian Dowdell 241 2004 2007 Virginia Tech
 Kevin Hardy 241 2012 2015 McNeese State
 George Lynch 241 1990 1993 North Carolina
 Matty McConnell 241 2016 2019 Robert Morris
 Edward O'Neil 241 2001 2004 Charleston Southern
 Jamal Webb 241 2011 2014 North Dakota
215Jason 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
219Monroe 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
225Hassan Adams 238 2003 2006 Arizona
 Tory Cavalieri 238 2001 2005 St. Francis (NY)
 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
234Tim Bond 237 2015 2018 Eastern Michigan
 Terry Evans 237 2005 2009 Green Bay
 Stanley Jackson 237 1990 1993 Alabama-Birmingham
 Rodney Peel 237 1988 1992 Appalachian State
 Marcquise Reed 237 2015 2019 Clemson
 Joey Rodriguez 237 2008 2011 Virginia Commonwealth
 Kenny Williams 237 1991 1994 Illinois-Chicago
 Lloyd Williams 237 1997 2000 Texas-San Antonio
242Joey Brown 236 1991 1994 Georgetown
 Ricky Hickman 236 2004 2007 North Carolina-Greensboro
 Matt Mooney 236 2015 2019 Texas Tech
 Darius Theus 236 2010 2013 Virginia Commonwealth
246Vonteego Cummings 235 1996 1999 Pittsburgh
 Sherman Douglas 235 1986 1989 Syracuse
 E.J. Gordon 235 2003 2006 Stetson
 Tra-Deon Hollins 235 2016 2017 Omaha
 Jerald Honeycutt 235 1994 1997 Tulane
 Lester Lyons 235 1991 1994 East Carolina
 Steve Rogers 235 1988 1992 Alabama State
 Earl Watson 235 1998 2001 UCLA
 Jay Williams 235 2000 2002 Duke

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