Receiving Yards Single Season Leaders and Records

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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
6DeVonta Smith*18562020Alabama
7Alex Van Dyke18541995Nevada
8Terrance Williams*18322012Baylor
9Randy Moss*18201997Marshall
10Trent Taylor*18032016Louisiana Tech
11J.R. Tolver17852002San Diego State
12Justin Blackmon*17822010Oklahoma State
13Danario Alexander*17812009Missouri
14Ja'Marr Chase*17802019LSU
15Howard Twilley17791965Tulsa
16Freddie Barnes*17702009Bowling Green State
17Patrick Edwards*17522011Houston
18Rashard Higgins*17502014Colorado State
19Zay Jones17462016East Carolina
20Josh Reed17402001LSU
21Taywan Taylor*17302016Western Kentucky
Brandin Cooks*17302013Oregon State
23Amari Cooper*17272014Alabama
24Marqise Lee*17212012USC
25Davante Adams*17192013Fresno State
26Ashley Lelie17132001Hawaii
27Troy Edwards17071997Louisiana Tech
28Andy Isabella16982018Massachusetts
29Rashaun Woods*16952002Oklahoma State
30Manny Hazard16891989Houston
31Larry Fitzgerald*16722003Pitt
32Kendall Wright*16632011Baylor
33Omar Bayless*16532019Arkansas State
34Marcus Harris16501996Wyoming
35Chuck Hughes*16341965UTEP
36Rodney Wright*16302001Fresno State
37Nate Burleson16292002Nevada
38Richie James*16252016Middle Tennessee State
39Stedman Bailey*16222012West Virginia
Ryan Broyles*16222010Oklahoma
41Jordy Nelson16062007Kansas State
42Torry Holt16041998North Carolina State
Aaron Turner16041991Pacific
44Greg Salas15902009Hawaii
45Keyarris Garrett*15882015Tulsa
46Chris Penn15781993Tulsa
47Kassim Osgood15522002San Diego State
48James Washington*15492017Oklahoma State
Eugene Baker15491997Kent State
50Lee Evans15452001Wisconsin
51Roger Lewis*15442015Bowling Green State
52Justin Jefferson*15402019LSU
53Austin Collie*15382008Brigham Young
54Carlos Henderson*15352016Louisiana Tech
55Mike Hass15322005Oregon State
56Kevin Curtis15312001Utah State
57Dede Westbrook*15242016Oklahoma
58Justin Blackmon*15222011Oklahoma State
59Johnnie Morton*15201993USC
60Alshon Jeffery*15172010South Carolina
61Willie Snead*15162013Ball State
62Tyler Lockett*15152014Kansas State
63Ryan Yarborough15121993Wyoming
64Cedric Wilson*15112017Boise State
65Henry Ellard*15101982Fresno State
66Geoff McArthur*15042003California
67Corey Davis*15002016Western Michigan
Edell Shepherd15002001San Jose State
69Martin Nance*14982003Miami (OH)
70Golden Tate14962009Notre Dame
Ron Sellers14961968Florida State
72Justin Hardy*14942014East Carolina
73Tylan Wallace*14912018Oklahoma State
74Jordan Shipley*14852009Texas
75Vince Mayle14832014Washington State
76Amba Etta-Tawo14822016Syracuse
77Dez Bryant*14802008Oklahoma State
78Jordan Matthews*14772013Vanderbilt
79Charles Rogers*14702001Michigan State
80Taywan Taylor*14672015Western Kentucky
81Chad Mackey14661996Louisiana Tech
82Sammy Watkins*14642013Clemson
83Anthony Miller*14622017Memphis
84Jerry Hendren14571968Idaho
85Donnie Avery14562007Houston
Troy Walters14561999Stanford
87JuJu Smith-Schuster*14542015USC
Reggie Williams*14542002Washington
89Roddy White*14522004UAB
Jerry Hendren14521969Idaho
91Kevin White*14472014West Virginia
92Jason Phillips14441988Houston
93David Boston*14351998Ohio State
Geoff Noisy14351996Nevada
95Anthony Miller*14342016Memphis
Keyshawn Johnson*14341995USC
97Allen Robinson14322013Penn State
98Marcus Harris14311994Wyoming
99Keke Coutee*14292017Texas Tech
Corey Davis*14292015Western Michigan