Receptions Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rk Player Rec From To School
1Zay Jones*39920132016East Carolina
2Justin Hardy*38720112014East Carolina
3Ryan Broyles*34920082011Oklahoma
4Corey Davis*33220132016Western Michigan
5Trent Taylor*32720132016Louisiana Tech
6Tommy Shuler*32220112014Marshall
7Tyron Carrier*32020082011Houston
8Justin Hall*31820172021Ball State
9Jacob Cowing*31620192023Arizona
Gabe Marks*31620122016Washington State
Taylor Stubblefield*31620012004Purdue
12Joshua Cephus*31320192023UTSA
13Smoke Harris*30720182023Louisiana Tech
14Josh Davis*30620012004Marshall
Eric Page*30620092011Toledo
Jordan White*30620072011Western Michigan
17Antonio Brown*30520072009Central Michigan
18Taurean Henderson*30320022005Texas Tech
19Kendall Wright*30220082011Baylor
20James Proche*30120162019SMU
21Arnold Jackson30019972000Louisville
22Trevor Insley29819961999Nevada
23Freddie Barnes*29720062009Bowling Green State
24Geoff Noisy29519951998Nevada
25Nelson Spruce29420122015Colorado
26Davone Bess*29320052007Hawaii
Rashaun Woods*29320002003Oklahoma State
28Dorien Bryant*29220042007Purdue
Jarett Dillard*29220052008Rice
Jason Rivers*29220032007Hawaii
31Patrick Edwards*29120082011Houston
32Bryan Anderson*29020062009Central Michigan
33J.D. McKissic*28920112015Arkansas State
34Tavon Austin*28820092012West Virginia
35Greg Salas*28520072010Hawaii
Emmanuel Sanders*28520062009SMU
37Jamison Crowder*28320112014Duke
Conner Vernon*28320092012Duke
Ryan Wolfe28320062009UNLV
40Troy Edwards28019961998Louisiana Tech
41Tajae Sharpe27720122015Massachusetts
42KeeSean Johnson*27520142018Fresno State
43Nick Harwell*27320102014Kansas
44Vincent Marshall*27220032006Houston
Darius Watts*27220002003Marshall
46Michael Floyd*27120082011Notre Dame
47Rashad Greene*27020112014Florida State
48A.J. Harris26820052008New Mexico State
Dwayne Harris*26820072010East Carolina
Naaman Roosevelt*26820062009Buffalo
51Zakhari Franklin*26620192023Ole Miss
Aaron Turner26619891992Pacific
53Terance Mathis26319851989New Mexico
54Jerrel Jernigan*26220072010Troy
Chad Mackey26219931996Louisiana Tech
Jordan Matthews*26220102013Vanderbilt
John Simon26219982001Louisiana Tech
Mark Templeton26219831986Long Beach State
J.R. Tolver26219992002San Diego State
60Howard Twilley26119631965Tulsa
Brandon Wimberly*26120092013Nevada
62Cody Hoffman*26020102013Brigham Young
Ty Lee*26020162019Middle Tennessee State
Jamarko Simmons*26020052008Western Michigan
65Malachi Corley*25920202023Western Kentucky
Marcus Harris25919931996Wyoming
Mike Thomas*25920052008Arizona
Wes Welker*25920002003Texas Tech
69Derek Hagan*25820022005Arizona State
Ryne Robinson*25820032006Miami (OH)
71Sam Pinckney*25620182023Coastal Carolina
72Cole Beasley*25520082011SMU
Eric Ward*25520102013Texas Tech
74Tyler Boyd*25420132015Pitt
Jakeem Grant*25420122015Texas Tech
Xavier Hutchinson*25420202022Iowa State
77Justin Blackmon*25320092011Oklahoma State
Jalon Calhoun*25320192023Duke
T.J. Rahming*25320152018Duke
Taywan Taylor*25320132016Western Kentucky
81Braylon Edwards*25220012004Michigan
Ryan Swope*25220092012Texas A&M
LaJohntay Wester*25220202023Florida Atlantic
Robert Woods*25220102012USC
85Jovon Bouknight*25020022005Wyoming
Olamide Zaccheaus*25020152018Virginia
87Tyler Lockett*24920112014Kansas State
John Standeford*24920002003Purdue
89Nate Burleson24820002002Nevada
Eric Deslauriers24820032006Eastern Michigan
Chandler Jones*24820102013San Jose State
Marqise Lee*24820112013USC
Jordan Shipley*24820062009Texas
94Chase Coffman*24720052008Missouri
95Khaleb Hood*24620192023Georgia Southern
James Jordan24619982000Louisiana Tech
Chris Williams24620052008New Mexico State
98Artavis Scott*24520142016Clemson
David Williams24519831985Illinois
100Richie James*24420152017Middle Tennessee State
Kevonn Mabon*24420122016Ball State
Matt Miller*24420112014Boise State
Ryan Switzer*24420132016North Carolina
Troy Walters24419961999Stanford
105Thomas Hennigan*24220172021Appalachian State
Keylon Stokes*24220172022Tulsa
107Brandon Stokley24119951998Louisiana
Roy Williams*24120002003Texas
109Keevan Lucas*24020132016Tulsa
Shaq Washington*24020112015Cincinnati
Sammy Watkins*24020112013Clemson
112Rashard Higgins*23920132015Colorado State
Tory Horton*23920202023Colorado State
Chad Owens*23920012004Hawaii
115Greg Jennings23820022005Western Michigan
Detron Lewis*23820072010Texas Tech
Tay Martin*23820172021Oklahoma State
Anthony Miller*23820152017Memphis
Dante Ridgeway23820022004Ball State
Reggie Williams*23820012003Washington
121Ryan Grice-Mullen*23720052007Hawaii
Noel Grigsby*23720102013San Jose State
123Earl Bennett23620052007Vanderbilt
Cam Phillips*23620142017Virginia Tech
Marc Zeno23619841987Tulane
126Steve Neal23519972000Western Michigan
DeVonta Smith*23520172020Alabama
Jason Wolf23519891992SMU
129Delwyn Daigre23419982001Louisiana Tech
JaJuan Dawson23419961999Tulane
Bryan Edwards*23420162019South Carolina
Christian Kirk*23420152017Texas A&M
Jeff Webb23420012005San Diego State
134Davante Adams*23320122013Fresno State
Jeff Fuller*23320082011Texas A&M
Rashee Rice*23320192022SMU
Sterling Shepard*23320122015Oklahoma
Shane Williams-Rhodes*23320122015Boise State
139David Bell*23220192021Purdue
Darius Johnson*23220092012SMU
Aaron Kelly*23220052008Clemson
Charles Sharon*23220022005Bowling Green State
Teddy Veal*23220142018Louisiana Tech
144Michael Crabtree*23120072008Texas Tech
Andy Isabella23120152018Massachusetts
Ryan McGuffey23120002003Wyoming
147Jaelon Darden*23020172020North Texas
Jerry Hendren23019671969Idaho
Bobby Wade23019992002Arizona
Malik Washington*23020192023Virginia
Cody Wilson*23020092012Central Michigan
152Eugene 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
Ryan Yarborough22919901993Wyoming
160Amari Cooper*22820122014Alabama
Nathaniel Dell*22820202022Houston
Josh Harper*22820112014Fresno State
Victor Tucker*22820182022Charlotte
164Eric Decker*22720062009Minnesota
Tez Johnson*22720202023Oregon
Billy Kemp*22720182023Nebraska
Alex Van Dyke22719941995Nevada
Markus Wheaton*22720092012Oregon State
169Brandin Cooks*22620112013Oregon State
Kerry Meier*22620062009Kansas
James Washington*22620142017Oklahoma State
172Romeo Doubs*22520182021Nevada
Brennan Presley*22520202023Oklahoma State
174Ervin Phillips22420142017Syracuse
Calvin Ridley*22420152017Alabama
Thomas Sperbeck*22420132016Boise State
177David Anderson*22320022005Colorado State
Nehemiah Glover*22320012004Texas Tech
Ervin Philips22320142017Syracuse
Devonta Smith*22320172023Alabama
Willie Snead*22320112013Ball State
182Robert Davis*22220132016Georgia State
D.J. Foster*22220122015Arizona State
Orlando Iglesias22219972001Houston
Lance Moore*22220012004Toledo
Deronnie Pitts22219972000Stanford
James Rodgers*22220072011Oregon State
Tyler Vaughns*22220172020USC
189Dennis Pitta*22120042009Brigham Young
190Mark Clayton*22020012004Oklahoma
Jalen Cropper*22020192022Fresno State
Mike Hass*22020032005Oregon State
Manny Hazard22019891990Houston
194Jordan Addison*21920202022USC
Dezmon Briscoe*21920072009Kansas
Keyarris Garrett*21920112015Tulsa
Steve Ishmael21920142017Syracuse
Scotty McKnight*21920072010Colorado
199River Cracraft*21820132016Washington State
B.J. Cunningham*21820082011Michigan State
Jaxon Shipley*21820112014Texas
202Ibn Green21719961999Louisville
Kevin Lockett21719931996Kansas State
Dennis Northcutt21719961999Arizona
205Hassan Beydoun*21620182022Eastern Michigan
Desmond Clark21619951998Wake Forest
Carlos Francis*21620002003Texas Tech
Dwayne Jarrett*21620042006USC
Steve Odom*21620032006Toledo
210Austin Collie*21520042008Brigham Young
Josh Doctson*21520112015TCU
Cole Magner*21520012004Bowling Green State
Scott Miller*21520152018Bowling Green State
Thayer Thomas*21520182022North Carolina State
Roydell Williams*21520002004Tulane
216Nichiren Flowers*21420022005Nevada
DaeSean Hamilton*21420142017Penn State
Jo'quavious Marks*21420202023Mississippi State
Darrin Nelson21419771981Stanford
Rome Odunze*21420202023Washington
Steven Sims Jr.21420152018Kansas
Isaiah Williams*21420192023Illinois
223Daniel Braverman*21320122015Western Michigan
N'Keal Harry*21320162018Arizona State
James Newson*21320002003Oregon State
Briggs Orsbon*21320082011Ball State
JuJu Smith-Schuster*21320142016USC
228Duke Calhoun*21220062009Memphis
Justin Colbert*21219992002Hawaii
Quan Cosby*21220052008Texas
Nate Poole21219972000Marshall
Damon Savage21219961999Tulsa
233Robert Redd21119982002Bowling Green State
Ron Sellers21119661968Florida State
Kevin Walter21119992002Eastern Michigan
236Donnie Avery*21020042007Houston
Stedman Bailey*21020102012West Virginia
Isaiah Burse*21020102013Fresno State
Isaiah Ford*21020142016Virginia Tech
Lucky Jackson*21020162019Western Kentucky
Billy McMullen*21019992002Virginia
Armand Robinson*21020072010Miami (OH)
Mohamed Sanu*21020092011Rutgers
244Vincent Brown*20920072010San Diego State
Juron Criner*20920082011Arizona
Jayson Jackson*20920182022Ball State
Brent Leonard*20920092012Louisiana-Monroe
Kealoha Pilares*20920072010Hawaii
Tahj Washington*20920192023USC
250Martin Nance*20820022005Miami (OH)
Kendall Newson20819992001Middle Tennessee State
Khalil Shakir*20820182021Boise State
Craig Yeast20819951998Kentucky