Receptions Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Rec From To School
1Zay Jones*39920132016East Carolina
2Justin Hardy*38720112014East Carolina
3Ryan Broyles*34920082011Oklahoma
4Corey Davis*33120132016Western Michigan
5Trent Taylor*32720132016Louisiana Tech
6Taylor Stubblefield*32520012004Purdue
7Tommy Shuler*32220112014Marshall
8Tyron Carrier*32020082011Houston
9Justin Hall*31820172021Ball State
10Gabe Marks*31620122016Washington State
11Josh Davis*30620012004Marshall
Eric Page*30620092011Toledo
Jordan White*30620072011Western Michigan
14Antonio Brown*30520072009Central Michigan
15Taurean Henderson*30320022005Texas Tech
16Kendall Wright*30220082011Baylor
17James Proche*30120152019SMU
18Arnold Jackson30019972000Louisville
19Trevor Insley29819961999Nevada
20Freddie Barnes*29720062009Bowling Green State
21Geoff Noisy29519951998Nevada
22Nelson Spruce29420122015Colorado
23Davone Bess*29320052007Hawaii
Rashaun Woods*29320002003Oklahoma State
25Dorien Bryant*29220042007Purdue
Jarett Dillard*29220052008Rice
Jason Rivers*29220032007Hawaii
28Patrick Edwards*29120082011Houston
29Bryan Anderson*29020062009Central Michigan
30J.D. McKissic*28920112015Arkansas State
31Tavon Austin*28820092012West Virginia
32Greg Salas*28520072010Hawaii
Emmanuel Sanders*28520062009SMU
34Jamison Crowder*28320112014Duke
Conner Vernon*28320092012Duke
Ryan Wolfe28320062009UNLV
37Troy Edwards28019961998Louisiana Tech
38Tajae Sharpe27720122015Massachusetts
39KeeSean Johnson*27520152018Fresno State
40Nick Harwell*27320102014Kansas
41Vincent Marshall*27220032006Houston
Darius Watts*27220002003Marshall
43Michael Floyd*27120082011Notre Dame
44Rashad Greene*27020112014Florida State
45A.J. Harris26820052008New Mexico State
Dwayne Harris*26820072010East Carolina
Naaman Roosevelt*26820062009Buffalo
48John Standeford*26620002003Purdue
Aaron Turner26619891992Pacific
50Terance Mathis26319851989New Mexico
51Jerrel Jernigan*26220072010Troy
Chad Mackey26219931996Louisiana Tech
Jordan Matthews*26220102013Vanderbilt
John Simon26219982001Louisiana Tech
Mark Templeton26219831986Long Beach State
J.R. Tolver26219992002San Diego State
57Howard Twilley26119631965Tulsa
Brandon Wimberly*26120092013Nevada
59Cody Hoffman*26020102013Brigham Young
Ty Lee*26020162019Middle Tennessee State
Jamarko Simmons*26020052008Western Michigan
62Marcus Harris25919931996Wyoming
Mike Thomas*25920052008Arizona
Wes Welker*25920002003Texas Tech
65Derek Hagan*25820022005Arizona State
Ryne Robinson*25820032006Miami (OH)
67Cole Beasley*25520082011SMU
Eric Ward*25520102013Texas Tech
69Tyler Boyd*25420132015Pitt
Jakeem Grant*25420122015Texas Tech
71Justin Blackmon*25320092011Oklahoma State
T.J. Rahming*25320152018Duke
Taywan Taylor*25320132016Western Kentucky
74Braylon Edwards*25220012004Michigan
Ryan Swope*25220092012Texas A&M
Robert Woods*25220102012USC
77Jovon Bouknight*25020022005Wyoming
Olamide Zaccheaus*25020152018Virginia
79Tyler Lockett*24920112014Kansas State
80Nate Burleson24820002002Nevada
Eric Deslauriers24820032006Eastern Michigan
Chandler Jones*24820102013San Jose State
Marqise Lee*24820112013USC
Jordan Shipley*24820062009Texas
85Chase Coffman*24720052008Missouri
86James Jordan24619982000Louisiana Tech
Chris Williams24620052008New Mexico State
88Artavis Scott*24520142016Clemson
David Williams24519831985Illinois
90Kevonn Mabon*24420122016Ball State
Matt Miller*24420112014Boise State
Troy Walters24419961999Stanford
93Richie James*24320152017Middle Tennessee State
Ryan Switzer*24320132016North Carolina
95Thomas Hennigan*24220172021Appalachian State
96Allen Lazard*24120142017Iowa State
Brandon Stokley24119951998Louisiana
Roy Williams*24120002003Texas
99JaJuan Dawson*24019961999Tulane
Keevan Lucas*24020132016Tulsa
Shaq Washington*24020112015Cincinnati
Sammy Watkins*24020112013Clemson
103Chad Owens*23920012004Hawaii
104Rashard Higgins*23820132015Colorado State
Greg Jennings23820022005Western Michigan
Detron Lewis*23820072010Texas Tech
Tay Martin*23820172021Oklahoma State
Anthony Miller*23820152017Memphis
Dante Ridgeway23820022004Ball State
Reggie Williams*23820012003Washington
111Ryan Grice-Mullen*23720052007Hawaii
Noel Grigsby*23720102013San Jose State
113Earl Bennett23620052007Vanderbilt
Cam Phillips*23620142017Virginia Tech
Marc Zeno23619841987Tulane
116Steve Neal23519972000Western Michigan
DeVonta Smith*23520172020Alabama
Jason Wolf23519891992SMU
119Delwyn Daigre23419982001Louisiana Tech
Bryan Edwards*23420162019South Carolina
Christian Kirk*23420152017Texas A&M
Jeff Webb23420012005San Diego State
123Davante Adams*23320122013Fresno State
Jeff Fuller*23320082011Texas A&M
Sterling Shepard*23320122015Oklahoma
126David Bell*23220192021Purdue
Darius Johnson*23220092012SMU
Aaron Kelly*23220052008Clemson
Charles Sharon*23220022005Bowling Green State
Teddy Veal*23220142018Louisiana Tech
Shane Williams-Rhodes*23220122015Boise State
132Michael Crabtree*23120072008Texas Tech
Andy Isabella23120152018Massachusetts
Ryan McGuffey23120002003Wyoming
Ryan Yarborough*23119901993Wyoming
136Jaelon Darden*23020172020North Texas
Jerry Hendren23019671969Idaho
Bobby Wade23019992002Arizona
Cody Wilson*23020092012Central Michigan
140Eugene Baker22919951998Kent State
Michael Campanaro*22920102013Wake Forest
Emeka Emezie*22920172021North Carolina State
Casey Fitzgerald22920052008North Texas
T.Y. Hilton*22920082011Florida International
Austin Pettis*22920072010Boise State
Stephen Williams22920062009Toledo
147Amari Cooper*22820122014Alabama
Josh Harper*22820112014Fresno State
149Eric Decker*22720062009Minnesota
Alex Van Dyke22719941995Nevada
Markus Wheaton*22720092012Oregon State
152Brandin Cooks*22620112013Oregon State
Kerry Meier*22620062009Kansas
James Washington*22620142017Oklahoma State
155Romeo Doubs*22520182021Nevada
156Ervin Phillips22420142017Syracuse
Calvin Ridley*22420152017Alabama
Thomas Sperbeck*22420132016Boise State
159David Anderson*22320022005Colorado State
Nehemiah Glover*22320012004Texas Tech
Willie Snead*22320112013Ball State
162Robert Davis*22220132016Georgia State
D.J. Foster*22220122015Arizona State
Orlando Iglesias22219972001Houston
Lance Moore*22220012004Toledo
Deronnie Pitts22219972000Stanford
James Rodgers*22220072011Oregon State
Tyler Vaughns*22220172020USC
169Dennis Pitta*22120042009Brigham Young
170Mark Clayton*22020012004Oklahoma
Mike Hass*22020032005Oregon State
Manny Hazard22019891990Houston
173Dezmon Briscoe*21920072009Kansas
Keyarris Garrett*21920112015Tulsa
Steve Ishmael21920142017Syracuse
Scotty McKnight*21920072010Colorado
177River Cracraft*21820132016Washington State
B.J. Cunningham*21820082011Michigan State
Jaxon Shipley*21820112014Texas
180Ibn Green21719961999Louisville
Kevin Lockett21719931996Kansas State
Dennis Northcutt21719961999Arizona
183Desmond Clark21619951998Wake Forest
Carlos Francis*21620002003Texas Tech
Dwayne Jarrett*21620042006USC
Steve Odom*21620032006Toledo
187Austin Collie*21520042008Brigham Young
Cole Magner*21520012004Bowling Green State
Scott Miller*21520152018Bowling Green State
Nate Poole*21519972000Marshall
Roydell Williams*21520002004Tulane
192Josh Doctson*21420112015Texas Christian
Nichiren Flowers*21420022005Nevada
DaeSean Hamilton*21420142017Penn State
Darrin Nelson21419771981Stanford
Steven Sims Jr.21420152018Kansas
197N'Keal Harry*21320162018Arizona State
Tyler Johnson*21320162019Minnesota
James Newson*21320002003Oregon State
Briggs Orsbon*21320082011Ball State
JuJu Smith-Schuster*21320142016USC
202Daniel Braverman*21220122015Western Michigan
Duke Calhoun*21220062009Memphis
Justin Colbert*21219992002Hawaii
Quan Cosby*21220052008Texas
Damon Savage21219961999Tulsa
207Hart Lee Dykes*21119851988Oklahoma State
Robert Redd21119982002Bowling Green State
Ron Sellers*21119661968Florida State
Kevin Walter21119992002Eastern Michigan
Rodney Wright*21119982001Fresno State
212Donnie Avery*21020042007Houston
Stedman Bailey*21020102012West Virginia
D'Wayne Bates*21019951998Northwestern
Isaiah Burse*21020102013Fresno State
Isaiah Ford*21020142016Virginia Tech
Billy McMullen*21019992002Virginia
Armand Robinson*21020072010Miami (OH)
Mohamed Sanu*21020092011Rutgers
220Vincent Brown*20920072010San Diego State
Juron Criner*20920082011Arizona
Lucky Jackson*20920152019Western Kentucky
Brent Leonard*20920092012Louisiana-Monroe
Kealoha Pilares*20920072010Hawaii
225Martin Nance*20820022005Miami (OH)
Kendall Newson20819992001Middle Tennessee State
Khalil Shakir*20820182021Boise State
Craig Yeast20819951998Kentucky
229Keary Colbert*20720002003USC
Brian Leonard*20720032006Rutgers
Kenny McKinley*20720052008South Carolina
Jason Phillips20719871988Houston
Ladaris Vann*20719992002Cincinnati
Donovan Varner20720082011Duke
Peter Warrick20719951999Florida State
236Deandre Hopkins*20620102012Clemson
Jordy Nelson*20620052007Kansas State
Jock Sanders*20620072010West Virginia
239Keenan Allen*20520102012California
Quinshad Davis*20520122015North Carolina
Tylan Wallace*20520172020Oklahoma State
242Danny Amendola*20420042007Texas Tech
Matt Bellini20419871990Brigham Young
Titus Davis*20420112014Central Michigan
Terrence Edwards*20419992002Georgia
Mardy Gilyard*20420052009Cincinnati
Dominick Goodman*20420052008Cincinnati
Kareem Kelly*20419992002USC
Justin McCareins20419972000Northern Illinois
Jalen McCleskey*20420152019Tulane
Kenny Stills*20420102012Oklahoma
Tim Stratton*20419982001Purdue
Titus Young*20420072010Boise State