Receptions Single Season Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Rec Year School
1Zay Jones1582016East Carolina
2Freddie Barnes*1552009Bowling Green State
3Manny Hazard1421989Houston
4Jordan White*1402011Western Michigan
Troy Edwards1401998Louisiana Tech
6Nate Burleson1382002Nevada
7Trent Taylor*1362016Louisiana Tech
8Michael Crabtree*1342007Texas Tech
Trevor Insley1341999Nevada
Howard Twilley1341965Tulsa
11Davante Adams*1312013Fresno State
Ryan Broyles*1312010Oklahoma
13Alex Van Dyke1291995Nevada
14Brandin Cooks*1282013Oregon State
J.R. Tolver1282002San Diego State
16Eric Page*1252011Toledo
17Amari Cooper*1242014Alabama
18Justin Blackmon*1222011Oklahoma State
Jordy Nelson1222007Kansas State
20Justin Hardy*1212014East Carolina
Chris Daniels*1211999Purdue
22Greg Salas*1192010Hawaii
23Marqise Lee*1182012USC
24Jordan Shipley*1162009Texas
25Mohamed Sanu*1152011Rutgers
26Justin Hardy*1142013East Carolina
Tavon Austin*1142012West Virginia
Stedman Bailey*1142012West Virginia
Damond Wilkins1141996Nevada
30Danario Alexander*1132009Missouri
Casey Fitzgerald1132008North Texas
32Jeremy Johnson1122013SMU
Jordan Matthews*1122013Vanderbilt
34Tajae Sharpe1112015Massachusetts
Robert Woods1112011USC
Justin Blackmon*1112010Oklahoma State
James Casey*1112008Rice
Casey Fitzgerald1112007North Texas
39Tommy Shuler1102012Marshall
Antonio Brown*1102009Central Michigan
41Kevin White*1092014West Virginia
Danny Amendola*1092007Texas Tech
James Jordan1092000Louisiana Tech
Marcus Harris1091996Wyoming
45Daniel Braverman*1082015Western Michigan
Jamison Crowder*1082013Duke
Kendall Wright*1082011Baylor
Davone Bess*1082007Hawaii
Kassim Osgood1082002San Diego State
Jason Phillips1081988Houston
51Richie James*1072015Middle Tennessee State
Rashaun Woods*1072002Oklahoma State
53Trey Quinn1062017SMU
Tyler Lockett*1062014Kansas State
Vince Mayle1062014Washington State
Nelson Spruce1062014Colorado
Jace Amaro*1062013Texas Tech
Tommy Shuler*1062013Marshall
Willie Snead*1062013Ball State
Greg Salas1062009Hawaii
Austin Collie*1062008Brigham Young
Ryan Grice-Mullen*1062007Hawaii
Fred Gilbert1061991Houston
64Steve Ishmael1052017Syracuse
Richie James*1052016Middle Tennessee State
Dante Ridgeway1052004Ball State
Chris Penn1051993Tulsa
68Gabe Marks*1042015Washington State
Nelson Agholor*1042014USC
Brent Leonard*1042012Louisiana-Monroe
Quinton Patton1042012Louisiana Tech
James Cleveland*1042009Houston
James Cleveland*1042009Houston
Naaman Roosevelt*1042008Buffalo
Jamarko Simmons*1042008Western Michigan
Rodney Wright*1042001Fresno State
77Darius Joseph1032013SMU
J.D. McKissic*1032012Arkansas State
Lance Moore1032003Toledo
Eugene Baker1031997Kent State
Sherman Smith1031992Houston
82Davante Adams*1022012Fresno State
Kerry Meier1022009Kansas
Jeremy Maclin*1022008Missouri
Antonio Brown*1022007Central Michigan
Chad Owens*1022004Hawaii
Troy Edwards1021997Louisiana Tech
Keyshawn Johnson*1021995USC
James Dixon1021988Houston
90Keevan Lucas1012014Tulsa
Sammy Watkins*1012013Clemson
Josh Stewart*1012012Oklahoma State
Tavon Austin*1012011West Virginia
Dwayne Harris*1012010East Carolina
Arnold Jackson1011999Louisville
David Williams1011984Illinois
97Noel Thomas1002016Connecticut
Isaiah Burse*1002013Fresno State
Cody Hoffman*1002012Brigham Young
Michael Floyd*1002011Notre Dame
Dante Love*1002007Ball State
Kevin Curtis1002001Utah State
Kwame Cavil*1001999Texas
Dameane Douglas1001998California
Jay Miller1001973Brigham Young

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