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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds Year School
1Trevor Insley20601999Nevada
2Troy Edwards19961998Louisiana Tech
3Michael Crabtree*19622007Texas Tech
4Jordan White*19112011Western Michigan
5Greg Salas*18892010Hawaii
6Alex Van Dyke18541995Nevada
7Terrance Williams*18322012Baylor
8Randy Moss*18201997Marshall
9Trent Taylor*18032016Louisiana Tech
10J.R. Tolver17852002San Diego State
11Justin Blackmon*17822010Oklahoma State
12Danario Alexander*17812009Missouri
13Ja'Marr Chase*17802019LSU
14Howard Twilley17791965Tulsa
15Freddie Barnes*17702009Bowling Green State
16Patrick Edwards*17522011Houston
17Rashard Higgins*17502014Colorado State
18Zay Jones17462016East Carolina
19Josh Reed17402001LSU
20Taywan Taylor*17302016Western Kentucky
Brandin Cooks*17302013Oregon State
22Amari Cooper*17272014Alabama
23Marqise Lee*17212012USC
24Davante Adams*17192013Fresno State
25Ashley Lelie17132001Hawaii
26Troy Edwards17071997Louisiana Tech
27Andy Isabella16982018Massachusetts
28Rashaun Woods*16952002Oklahoma State
29Manny Hazard16891989Houston
30Larry Fitzgerald*16722003Pitt
31Kendall Wright*16632011Baylor
32Omar Bayless*16532019Arkansas State
33Marcus Harris16501996Wyoming
34Chuck Hughes*16341965UTEP
35Rodney Wright*16302001Fresno State
36Nate Burleson16292002Nevada
37Richie James*16252016Middle Tennessee State
38Stedman Bailey*16222012West Virginia
Ryan Broyles*16222010Oklahoma
40Jordy Nelson16062007Kansas State
41Torry Holt16041998North Carolina State
Aaron Turner16041991Pacific
43Greg Salas15902009Hawaii
44Keyarris Garrett*15882015Tulsa
45Chris Penn15781993Tulsa
46Kassim Osgood15522002San Diego State
47James Washington*15492017Oklahoma State
Eugene Baker15491997Kent State
49Lee Evans15452001Wisconsin
50Roger Lewis*15442015Bowling Green State
51Justin Jefferson*15402019LSU
52Austin Collie*15382008Brigham Young
53Carlos Henderson*15352016Louisiana Tech
54Mike Hass15322005Oregon State
55Kevin Curtis15312001Utah State
56Dede Westbrook*15242016Oklahoma
57Justin Blackmon*15222011Oklahoma State
58Johnnie Morton*15201993USC
59Alshon Jeffery*15172010South Carolina
60Willie Snead*15162013Ball State
61Tyler Lockett*15152014Kansas State
62Ryan Yarborough15121993Wyoming
63Cedric Wilson*15112017Boise State
64Henry Ellard*15101982Fresno State
65Geoff McArthur*15042003California
66Corey Davis*15002016Western Michigan
Edell Shepherd15002001San Jose State
68Martin Nance*14982003Miami (OH)
69Golden Tate14962009Notre Dame
Ron Sellers14961968Florida State
71Justin Hardy*14942014East Carolina
72Tylan Wallace*14912018Oklahoma State
73Jordan Shipley*14852009Texas
74Vince Mayle14832014Washington State
75Amba Etta-Tawo14822016Syracuse
76Dez Bryant*14802008Oklahoma State
77Jordan Matthews*14772013Vanderbilt
78Charles Rogers*14702001Michigan State
79Taywan Taylor*14672015Western Kentucky
80Chad Mackey14661996Louisiana Tech
81Sammy Watkins*14642013Clemson
82Anthony Miller*14622017Memphis
83Jerry Hendren14571968Idaho
84Donnie Avery14562007Houston
Troy Walters14561999Stanford
86JuJu Smith-Schuster*14542015USC
Reggie Williams*14542002Washington
88Roddy White*14522004UAB
Jerry Hendren14521969Idaho
90Kevin White*14472014West Virginia
91Jason Phillips14441988Houston
92David Boston*14351998Ohio State
Geoff Noisy14351996Nevada
94Anthony Miller*14342016Memphis
Keyshawn Johnson*14341995USC
96Allen Robinson14322013Penn State
97Marcus Harris14311994Wyoming
98Keke Coutee*14292017Texas Tech
Corey Davis*14292015Western Michigan
100Nick Harwell14252011Miami (OH)
Chris Williams14252006New Mexico State
Mark Clayton*14252003Oklahoma
Dan Bitson14251989Tulsa