Interception Return Yards Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1976
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds From To School
1Terrell Buckley50119891991Florida State
2Eric Berry*48120072009Tennessee
3Jamar Fletcher*45919982000Wisconsin
4Shawun Lurry*43520142017Northern Illinois
5Tracy Saul42519891992Texas Tech
6Tracy Porter*41220042007Indiana
7Quintin Demps*40420042007UTEP
8Derrick Strait*39720002003Oklahoma
9John Talley39520032006Duke
10Tyler Sash*39220082010Iowa
11Ken Thomas*39119791982San Jose State
12Emmanuel Forbes*39020202022Mississippi State
13Ed Reed38919982001Miami (FL)
14Ron Irving38419761978Louisiana
15Dominick Sanders*38120142017Georgia
16Kenny Wheaton*38019941996Oregon
17Kevin Byard*37720122015Middle Tennessee State
Lee Miller37719811983Cal State Fullerton
19Darius Phillips*37620142017Western Michigan
20Aaron Beasley*36719921995West Virginia
21Ahmad Black*36220072010Florida
22Ron Carpenter36119891992Miami (OH)
23Clint Harris36019801983East Carolina
Tim Wilbur*36019781982Indiana
25Kendric Burney*35820072010North Carolina
26Alterraun Verner*35720062009UCLA
27Deltha O'Neal35619961999California
28Ricky Parker35519931996San Diego State
29Rod Smith35319871989Oklahoma State
30Dan Dawson35219982001Rice
31Ashley Lee35119801984Virginia Tech
32Antoine Cason34920042007Arizona
33Daymeion Hughes*34420032006California
Xavier Woods*34420132016Louisiana Tech
35Ray Jackson33619921995Colorado State
36Tony Thurman*33519811984Boston College
37Harold Lusk33319931996Utah
Jeff Nixon33319761978Richmond
39Kevin Thomas32719992001UNLV
40Johnny Jackson32519861988Houston
41Nathan LaDuke*32419871990Arizona State
42Aqib Talib*32320052007Kansas
Bralen Trahan*32320172022Louisiana
44Johnthan Banks*32020092012Mississippi State
45Davon House31920072010New Mexico State
46Eric Turner*31519871990UCLA
47Rod Webster31219841987Fresno State
48Tyrell Johnson*30920042007Arkansas State
49Mark Moore*30719831986Oklahoma State
50Sean Taylor*30620022003Miami (FL)
51Bennie Blades30519851987Miami (FL)
Richard Marshall*30520032005Fresno State
53Eddie Jackson*30320132016Alabama
Scott Woerner30319771980Georgia
55Ed Reynolds*30120102013Stanford
56Darren Perry29919881991Penn State
57Jaime Mendez29819901993Kansas State
58Mark McCants29719771980Temple
59Pat Chester29619781982Virginia
Troy Nolan*29620072008Arizona State
Tom Rotello29619831986Air Force
Derron Smith*29620102014Fresno State
63Gerald Jones29420022003San Jose State
Mike Mickens*29420052008Cincinnati
65Rashad Bauman*29319972001Oregon
Bacarri Rambo*29320092012Georgia
67Ronnie Lott*29119781980USC
Jermaine Robinson*29120092012Toledo
Trey Wilson*29120092012Vanderbilt
70Spencer Havner*29020022005UCLA
71Adrian McDonald*28920122015Houston
Kevin Smith28919881991Texas A&M
Jordan Wyatt*28920152018SMU
74Nick Hawthrone*28820032006Nevada
Bill Houston28819821983Rutgers
76David Amerson*28720102012North Carolina State
Deion Sanders28719851988Florida State
78Chauncey Gardner*28620162018Florida
Fred Weary28619941997Florida
80Joe Kellogg28519841987Central Michigan
81Sean Lumpkin28319881991Minnesota
82Darrent Williams*28220012004Oklahoma State
83Tyree Robinson*28020142017Oregon
84Aaron Curry*27820052008Wake Forest
Victor Harris*27820052008Virginia Tech
86Perry Carter27719901993Southern Mississippi
87Ishmael Adams*27620122016UCLA
Richard Leonard*27620112015Florida International
Darrol Ray*27619771979Oklahoma
Rod Woodson*27619831986Purdue
91Robert Blackmon27519871989Baylor
92Morris Claiborne*27420092011LSU
Minkah Fitzpatrick*27420152017Alabama
Falanda Newton27419861988TCU
95Rickey Dixon*27219841987Oklahoma
96Lorenzo Doss*27120122014Tulane
Brian Robinson27119931994Auburn
98Anthony Bridges27019921993Louisville
Willie Pile*27020002002Virginia Tech
Craig Swoope27019821985Illinois
101Adrian Beasley*26919971999Purdue
Marty Tadman*26920042007Boise State
Alan Zemaitis*26920032005Penn State
104Money Hunter*26820132016Arkansas State
105Phil Parker*26719821985Michigan State
Keith Spann26719941996Memphis
107Bob Jury*26619761977Pitt
Tom Pridemore26619761977West Virginia
109Ron Cortell26519851988Colorado State
Jeff Griffin26519781980Utah
A.J. Klein*26520092012Iowa State
Walter McFadden*26520062009Auburn
Amik Robertson*26520172019Louisiana Tech
Shawn Vincent26519881990Akron
115Martin Bayless26419801983Bowling Green State
Willie Clay26419881991Georgia Tech
Eric Green*26420002004Virginia Tech
118Jocelyn Borgella26319911993Cincinnati
Anthony Gaitor*26320072010Florida International
Greg James26320062009Louisiana-Monroe
Mark Roman26319961999LSU
Craig Steltz*26320052007LSU
123Joe Burnett*26220052008UCF
Jerry Robinson*26219751978UCLA
Rex Varn*26219771979Clemson
126Chris Carter26119931996Texas
Scott Nelson*26119901993Wisconsin
Dwight Smith26119972000Akron
129Toi Cook*26019841986Stanford
Greg Jackson26019861988LSU
Keiwan Ratliff*26020002003Florida
Dave Williams26019801982Miami (OH)
133Kerry Valrie25719871990Southern Mississippi
134Eric Allen*25619841987Arizona State
Dave Duerson25619791982Notre Dame
Richie Wright*25619861988UTEP
137Glenn Verrette25519771979Holy Cross
Brett Whitley25519841987Northwestern
139Leo Barnes25419982000Southern Mississippi
Alphonso Smith*25420052008Wake Forest
141Ralph Brown25319961999Nebraska
Alden Darby*25320102013Arizona State
Darryl Lewis25319871990Arizona
144Jay Baker25219961998Miami (OH)
145Jim Leonhard*25120022004Wisconsin
146James Ferebee25019781981New Mexico State
Johnell Neal*25020052008UCF
Mike Newton*25020062009Buffalo
Corey Straughter25020172020Louisiana-Monroe
Orlando Watters25019911993Arkansas
151Michael Hamlin*24820052008Clemson
152Ricardo Allen*24720102013Purdue
153Marcus Coleman24619921995Texas Tech
Deon Grant24619981999Tennessee
Bobby McCain*24620112014Memphis
Kai Nacua*24620132016Brigham Young
Marcus Turner*24619851988UCLA
158Jason David*24520012003Washington State
Gerod Holliman*24520122014Louisville
Ricky Manning*24519992002UCLA
Willie Smith24519941995Louisiana Tech
162Keion Carpenter24419951998Virginia Tech
Lukas Denis*24420152018Boston College
Damante Horton*24420102013Washington State
Calvin Munson*24420132016San Diego State
Ken Swilling24419881991Georgia Tech
167Crezdon Butler*24320062009Clemson
Medford Moorer*24320012003Colorado
Jordan Poyer*24320092012Oregon State
Rayshun Reed24320012003Troy
171Jalen Davis*24220142017Utah State
Greg Evans24219901993TCU
Melvin Marshall24219821985Bowling Green State
Bo McNally*24220062009Stanford
Isaiah Rodgers24220162019Massachusetts
176Chuck Cecil24119851987Arizona
Quincy LeJay24119981999Hawaii
Derek Pegues*24120052008Mississippi State
Nick Roberts*24120182022SMU
180Patrick Hinton*24019871990South Carolina
P.J. Mahone*24020062009Bowling Green State
Craig Rutledge*24019841986UCLA
183Bennie Alexander23919982000Florida
Michael Jameson23919992000Texas A&M
Riley Moss*23920182022Iowa
186Dylan Haines*23820142016Texas
Loyce Means*23820072010Houston
Alex Wujciak*23820082010Maryland
189Tom Knight23719921996Iowa
Jason Moore23719941997San Diego State
Antuan Simmons*23719972001USC
C.J. Wilson*23720052008Western Michigan
193Tommie Smith23619891992Washington
194Phillip Buchanon23520002001Miami (FL)
Sam Madison23519931996Louisville
Corey Small23520052008Florida Atlantic
197Horace Richardson*23420122016SMU
Anthony Scirrotto*23420052008Penn State
Chris Shelling23419921994Auburn
200Tra'Mayne Bondurant*23320112014Arizona
Boyd Cowan23319861988Texas Tech
Steve Lawrence23319831986Notre Dame
Tory Nixon23319831984San Diego State
204Anthony Floyd*23219992002Louisville
Senquez Golson*23220112014Ole Miss
Shalom Luani*23220152016Washington State
Dexter McCoil*23220092012Tulsa
Clark Phillips III*23220202022Utah
David Thomas23219911994Miami (OH)
Anthony Young23219811984Temple
211Kevin Arbet*23119992004USC
Wes Hopkins23119791982SMU
Desmond King*23120132016Iowa
Koby McKinnon*23120042007Arkansas State
Richard Torres*23120082011Hawaii
Deunta Williams*23120072010North Carolina
217Johnny Adams*23020082012Michigan State
Quincy Riley*23020192021Middle Tennessee State
219Robert Davis22919901993Vanderbilt
D.J. Hayden*22920112012Houston
Antonio Langham22919901993Alabama
Tim Mcdonald*22919831986USC
Janssen Patton*22920002003Bowling Green State
Glenn Rogers Jr.22919881990Memphis
Steve Williams*22919841988Boston College
Jalen Young*22920152018Florida Atlantic
227Greg Grandison22819911992East Carolina
Kenny Robinson*22820172018West Virginia
229Larry Atkins*22719971998UCLA
Ron Coccimiglio*22719781980California
Lynaris Elpheage*22720002002Tulane
Richard Palmer22719911993Eastern Michigan
Orion Stewart*22720132016Baylor
Donovan Travis*22720082010Army
235Greg Hill22619791982Oklahoma State
Bradley Roby*22620112013Ohio State
John Torchio*22620192022Wisconsin
238Reggie Corner*22520042007Akron
Rocky Delgadillo22519801981Harvard
Stanley Franks22520062007Idaho
Dennis Smith*22519771980USC
Wonderful Terry*22520142015Western Kentucky
243Anthony Washington22419771978California
244Erroll Tucker22319841985Utah
245Van Eskridge*22220062009East Carolina
Maurice Sikes*22220012003Miami (FL)
Lamont Thompson*22219972001Washington State
D.J. Walker22219992002UTEP
Teja Young*22220182022Florida Atlantic
250Tay Cody22119972000Florida State
Greg Long22119791981Kentucky
Ken Luckett22119821985Western Michigan
John Simmons22119771980SMU
Aaron Webster*22120062009Cincinnati
Ty Zimmerman*22120102013Kansas State