Interception Return Yards Single Season Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1976
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds Year School
1Ed Reynolds*3012012Stanford
2Deltha O'Neal2801999California
3Shawun Lurry*2732015Northern Illinois
4Eric Berry2652008Tennessee
5Darius Phillips*2632016Western Michigan
6Nathan LaDuke2551990Arizona State
7Gerod Holliman*2452014Louisville
8Terrell Buckley2381991Florida State
9Lee Miller2331983Cal State Fullerton
10Eddie Jackson*2302015Alabama
Xavier Woods*2302014Louisiana Tech
12Ron Irving2271977Louisiana-Lafayette
13Aaron Curry*2262007Wake Forest
14Anthony Washington2241978California
15Tory Nixon2231984San Diego State
16Eric Berry*2222007Tennessee
17Quintin Demps2202007UTEP
P.J. Mahone*2202007Bowling Green State
Stanley Franks2202006Idaho
20Jay Baker2191998Miami (OH)
Richard Palmer2191991Eastern Michigan
Terrell Buckley2191990Florida State
Greg Jackson2191988LSU
24Johnny Jackson2181987Houston
25Tony Williams2171988Cal State Fullerton
26Horace Richardson2152016SMU
Erroll Tucker2151985Utah
28Rickey Dixon2141987Oklahoma
29Kevin Thomas2132001UNLV
30Dwight Smith2082000Akron
31Alan Zemaitis2072003Penn State
32Justin Phinisee*2062005Oregon
Ed Reed2062001Miami (FL)
Dan Dawson2062000Rice
35Dominick Sanders*2052015Georgia
David Amerson*2052011North Carolina State
Richard Marshall*2052004Fresno State
38Tyler Sash*2032009Iowa
Phil Parker2031983Michigan State
40Brett Whitley2021987Northwestern
41Kendric Burney*2002009North Carolina
Tay Cody2002000Florida State
Ken Swilling2001989Georgia Tech
44Ricky Parker1991995San Diego State
45Ron Carpenter1971991Miami (OH)
Reggie Pinkney1971976East Carolina
47Pat Dennis1961998Louisiana-Monroe
48Aqib Talib*1952007Kansas
49Derek Ross1942001Ohio State
50Cedric Donaldson1921997LSU
Darryl Lewis1921990Arizona
52Ahmad Black*1912008Florida
Shawn Vincent1911990Akron
54Daniel Bullocks1872004Nebraska
55Minkah Fitzpatrick*1862016Alabama
Jamaal Brimmer1862003UNLV
Donald Strickland*1862002Colorado
Teryl Austin1861985Pitt
59Lorenzo Doss*1852013Tulane
Orlando Watters1851993Arkansas
Eric Allen*1851987Arizona State
62Sean Taylor*1842003Miami (FL)
Mikal Smith1841996Arizona
Harold Lusk1841994Utah
Anthony Bridges1841993Louisville
66Trey Wilson*1822012Vanderbilt
Keiwan Ratliff*1822003Florida
Frank Staine-Pyne1821997Air Force
Ashley Lee1821983Virginia Tech
70Malik Hooker*1812016Ohio State
71Willie Smith1801994Louisiana Tech
Cornelius Price1801989Houston
73Jamar Fletcher1792000Wisconsin
Lito Sheppard1792000Florida
75Gerald Jones1782003San Jose State
76Bobby Walker*1772002Kansas State
77Marty Tadman*1762006Boise State
Hyrum Peters*1762002Hawaii
Harold Hicks1761986San Diego State
Mark Moore*1761985Oklahoma State
Greg Long1761981Kentucky
82Isaiah Newsome1752013Louisiana-Monroe
Anthony Gaitor1752008Florida International
Derrick Strait*1752002Oklahoma
85Jerell Norton*1742007Arkansas
Jerry Parks1741990Houston
87Morris Claiborne*1732011LSU
88John Talley1722004Duke
Vann Washington*1721994West Virginia
Rod Smith1721987Oklahoma State
91Parry Nickerson1712016Tulane
D.J. Hayden1712012Houston
Ahmad Black*1712010Florida
Davon House1712007New Mexico State
Willie Pile*1712002Virginia Tech
Aaron Beasley1711995West Virginia
Jocelyn Borgella1711992Cincinnati
Jeff Nixon1711978Richmond
Bob Jury*1711977Pitt
100William Likely*1702014Maryland
Ruben Harper1701987Pacific

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