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Career Total Return Yards Leaders

Single-Season Total Return Yards Leaders
Active Total Return Yards Leaders

(age) | * - HOFer | Bold - Active

RankPlayerYDSYears
1.Brian Mitchell 190131990 - 2003
2.Allen Rossum (34)139351998 - 2008
3.Mel Gray 130031986 - 1997
4.Glyn Milburn 127721993 - 2001
5.Desmond Howard 108541992 - 2002
6.Dante Hall (31)105692000 - 2008
7.Kevin Williams 96041993 - 2000
8.Dave Meggett 92741989 - 1998
9.Eric Metcalf 92661989 - 2002
10.Michael Bates 91411993 - 2003
11.Tyrone Hughes 84101993 - 1998
12.Vai Sikahema 81021986 - 1993
13.Michael Lewis 80932001 - 2007
14.Jermaine Lewis 78931996 - 2004
15.Bruce Harper 71911977 - 1984
16.Dexter Carter 67701990 - 1996
17.Speedy Duncan 67401964 - 1974
18.Chad Morris 67252000 - 2006
19.Alvin Haymond 65861964 - 1973
20.Tim Dwight 63641998 - 2007
21.Billy Johnson 62581974 - 1988
22.Charlie Rogers 61251999 - 2003
23.Mike Nelms 60761980 - 1984
24.Eddie Drummond 59262002 - 2007
25.Deion Sanders 57221989 - 2005
26.Al Carmichael 57101953 - 1961
27.Dick James 56281956 - 1965
28.Corey Harris 55451992 - 2003
29.Emil Uremovich 54221941 - 2002
30.Timmy Brown 54201959 - 1968
31.Stump Mitchell 53841981 - 1989
32.Rick Upchurch 53631975 - 1983
33.Kevin Faulk (33)52971999 - 2008
34.Joshua Cribbs (26)52542005 - 2008
35.Fulton Walker 52161981 - 1986
36.Bobby Edmonds 51171986 - 1995
37.Derrick Mason (35)50861997 - 2008
38.Herschel Walker 50841986 - 1997
Elton Veals 50841984 - 1997
40.J.J. Moses 50822002 - 2005
41.Eddie Payton 50631977 - 1982
42.Steve Odom 50461974 - 1979
43.David Dunn 49441995 - 2001
44.David Palmer 48841994 - 2000
45.Bobby Jancik 48801962 - 1967
46.Andre Coleman 48501994 - 1998
47.Larry Marshall 48111972 - 1978
48.Larry Anderson 47991978 - 1984
49.Chris Carr (26)46812005 - 2008
50.Rock Cartwright (30)46292002 - 2008
51.Joe Arenas 45721951 - 1957
52.Tim Brown 45551988 - 2004
53.Ronney Jenkins 45502000 - 2003
54.Greg Pruitt 45211973 - 1984
55.Ron Brown 44931984 - 1991
56.Dennis Gentry 44891982 - 1992
57.Carl Roaches 44681980 - 1985
58.Troy Brown 44571993 - 2007
59.Reggie Swinton 44402001 - 2005
60.Kermit Alexander 44211963 - 1973
61.Mike Fuller 43611975 - 1982
62.Woodley Lewis 43511950 - 1960
63.Ollie Matson* 43411952 - 1966
64.Leon Johnson 43051997 - 2003
65.Maurice Hicks (31)42742004 - 2008
66.Maurice Morris (30)42232002 - 2008
67.Bruce Laird 41531972 - 1983
68.Nate Lews 41521990 - 1995
69.Qadry Ismail 41351993 - 2002
70.R.w. McQuarters (33)41251998 - 2008
71.Jon Arnett 40911957 - 1966
72.Dino Hall 40861979 - 1983
73.Steve Broussard 40601990 - 1998
74.Andre' Davis (30)40522002 - 2008
75.Terrence McGee (29)40452003 - 2008
76.Terry Metcalf 40231973 - 1981
77.Kelvin Martin 40201987 - 1996
78.Darrin Nelson 40161982 - 1992
79.Steve Smith (30)39732001 - 2008
80.Martay Jenkins 39661999 - 2002
81.Dwight Stone 39391987 - 2000
82.Abner Haynes 39001960 - 1967
83.Roell Preston 38961995 - 1999
84.Howard Stevens 38951973 - 1977
85.Johnny Bailey 38401990 - 1995
86.Vaughn Hebron 38021993 - 1998
87.Justin Miller (25)37542005 - 2008
Robbie Martin 37541981 - 1986
89.Bill Butler 37361959 - 1964
90.Doug Gabriel 37312003 - 2006
91.Aaron Bailey 36961994 - 1998
92.Willie Drewrey 36941985 - 1993
93.Antwaan Randle El (30)36922002 - 2008
94.Dick Christy 36751958 - 1963
95.Darrien Gordon 36711993 - 2002
96.Tony Horne 36151998 - 2000
97.Devin Hester (27)35902006 - 2008
98.Tremain Mack 35831997 - 2000
99.Gerald McNeil 35691986 - 1990
100.Clarence Childs 34941964 - 1968
Reggie Barlow 34941996 - 2003
102.Drew Hill 34821979 - 1993
103.Eddie Brown 34681974 - 1979
104.Rich Mauti 34641977 - 1984
105.Vernon Turner 34431990 - 1995
106.Emlen Tunnell* 34241948 - 1961
107.Floyd Little 34161967 - 1975
108.Jojo Townsell 34081985 - 1990
109.Bobby Mitchell* 33891958 - 1968
110.James Thrash (34)33861997 - 2008
111.Aaron Stecker (34)33662000 - 2008
112.Terry Fair 33641998 - 2005
113.B.J. Sams (29)33602004 - 2008
114.Rickie Harris 33551965 - 1972
115.Cleo Montgomery 33281980 - 1985
116.James Brooks 33271981 - 2006
117.Lionel James 32871984 - 1988
118.Walter Stanley 32771985 - 1992
119.Bill Dudley* 32581942 - 1953
120.Ellis Hobbs (26)32572005 - 2008
121.Keith Moody 32381976 - 1980
122.J.T. Smith 32371978 - 1990
123.O.J. McDuffie 32301993 - 2000
124.Ken Jenkins 32001983 - 1986
125.Albert Bentley 31921985 - 1992
126.Leon Washington (27)31842006 - 2008
127.Wally Henry 31811977 - 1982
128.Walt Roberts 31741964 - 1970
129.Gale Sayers* 31721965 - 1971
130.Gary Anderson 31641985 - 1993
131.Butch Johnson 31601940 - 1985
132.Phil McConkey 31561984 - 1989
133.Jim Butler 31311965 - 1972
134.Mercury Morris 31181969 - 1976
135.Bo Roberson 31111961 - 1966
136.Mel Renfro* 30881964 - 1977
137.Herb Adderley* 30801961 - 1972
138.Lou Piccone 30411974 - 1982
139.Donnie Elder 30401985 - 1991
140.Lynn Chandnois 30321950 - 1956
141.Mike Martin 30241983 - 1989
142.Travis Williams 30141967 - 1971
143.Bobby Humphery 29741984 - 1990
144.Billy Thompson 29701969 - 1981
145.Mack Herron 29671973 - 1975
146.Stanford Jennings 29651984 - 1992
147.Eric Guliford 29641993 - 1998
148.Glenn Holt (25)29612006 - 2008
149.Alvin Hall 29581981 - 1987
150.Josh Scobey 29562003 - 2007
151.Brock Marion 29511993 - 2004
152.Jerious Norwood (26)29482006 - 2008
153.Bethel Johnson 29382003 - 2006
154.Todd Kinchen 29231992 - 1998
Dave Hampton 29231969 - 1976
156.Dexter Wynn (28)29202004 - 2008
157.Jerry LeVias 29001969 - 1974
158.Dave Grayson 28821961 - 1970
Darren Sproles (26)28822005 - 2008
160.Hugh McElhenny* 28411952 - 1964
Preston Pearson 28411967 - 1980
162.Eddie Saenz 28341946 - 1951
163.Antonio Chatman (30)28092003 - 2008
164.Jamie Holland 28061987 - 1992
165.James Owens 28011979 - 1984
166.Willard Harrell 27751975 - 1984
167.Leroy Kelly* 27741964 - 1973
168.Noland Smith 27721967 - 1969
169.Dana McLemore 27451982 - 1987
170.Cecil Turner 27301968 - 1973
171.Reuben Droughns (31)27232001 - 2008
172.Bernie Jackson 27091972 - 1980
Lemar Parrish 27091970 - 1982
174.J.J. Arrington (26)26942005 - 2008
175.Leon Bright 26931981 - 1985
176.Mark Jones (29)26922004 - 2008
177.Aaron Glenn (37)26911994 - 2008
178.Steve Breaston (26)26902007 - 2008
179.Roscoe Parrish (27)26832005 - 2008
180.Brandon Bennett 26751998 - 2004
181.Frank Seno 26631943 - 1949
182.Wes Welker (28)26462004 - 2008
183.Pat Studstill 26401961 - 1972
184.Zachary Dixon 26391979 - 1984
185.Deltha O'Neal (32)26342000 - 2008
186.Al Nelson 26281965 - 1973
187.Aveion Cason (30)26252001 - 2008
188.Randy Baldwin 26071991 - 1996
189.Fred McAfee 25991991 - 2006
190.Lem Barney* 25861967 - 1977
191.Karl Williams 25651996 - 2004
192.Irving Fryar 25601984 - 2000
193.Terrence Wilkins 25591999 - 2006
194.Nesby Glasgow 25571979 - 1992
195.Nate Burleson (28)25322003 - 2008
196.Cullen Bryant 25201973 - 1987
197.Adam Walker 25141947 - 1996
198.Steve Van Buren* 25031944 - 1951
199.Stephen Starring 24971983 - 1988
200.Sammy Martin 24821988 - 1991
201.Eric Ball 24741989 - 1995
202.Terance Mathis 24441990 - 2002
203.Billy Grimes 24381949 - 1952
204.Clint Jones 24261967 - 1973
205.Pervis Atkins 24161961 - 1966
206.Jack Christiansen* 24131951 - 1958
207.Charley Warner 23931963 - 1966
208.Gary Davis 23881976 - 1981
209.Larry Jones 23781974 - 1978
210.Terry Kirby 23741993 - 2002
Ted Ginn (24)23742007 - 2008
212.Dominic Rhodes (30)23682001 - 2008
213.David Allen 23662003 - 2005
214.Ken Bell 23651986 - 1989
215.Rod Woodson 23621987 - 2003
216.Rocket Ismail 23541993 - 2001
217.Willie Ponder 23402003 - 2006
218.Larry Garron 23221960 - 1968
219.Charley Trippi* 23211947 - 1955
220.Don Paul 23191950 - 1958
221.Chester Taylor (30)23172002 - 2008
222.James Dixon 23151989 - 1991
223.Freddie Solomon 23081975 - 1985
224.Vernand Morency 22802005 - 2007
Ira Matthews 22801979 - 1981
226.David Patten (35)22731997 - 2008
227.Vitamin Smith 22671949 - 1953
228.Tony Canadeo* 22491941 - 1952
229.Reidel Anthony 22441997 - 2001
230.Roy Green 22321979 - 1992
231.Lamont Brightful 22242002 - 2004
232.Odell Barry 22151964 - 1965
233.Arlen Harris 22102003 - 2006
234.Jerry Azumah 21991999 - 2005
235.Kenny Bynum 21821997 - 2000
236.James Jones 21801980 - 1985
237.Artie Owens 21751976 - 1980
238.Nate Jacquet 21741997 - 2001
239.Lenny Lyles 21611958 - 1969
240.Johnny Morris 21601958 - 1967
Brian Baschnagel 21601976 - 1984
242.Napoleon Kaufman 21491995 - 2000
243.Eric Moulds 21481996 - 2007
244.Pete Mandley 21411984 - 1990
245.Herman Hunter 21391985 - 1987
246.Josh Wilson (24)21382007 - 2008
247.Dan Sandifer 21341948 - 1953
248.Johnny Sample 21191958 - 1968
249.Chris Cole 21052000 - 2003
250.Tony Green 21021978 - 1979
251.Sylvester Stamps 20871984 - 1989
252.Reggie Smith (53)20851980 - 2008
253.Dennis Northcutt (32)20782000 - 2008
Travis Minor (30)20782001 - 2008
255.Wallace Francis 20771973 - 1981
256.Dick Gordon 20741965 - 1974
257.Maurice Jones-Drew (24)20622006 - 2008
258.Irving Spikes 20581994 - 1997
259.Yamon Figurs (26)20552007 - 2008
260.Eddie Kennison (36)20461996 - 2008
261.Don Shy 20421967 - 1973
Ricky Smith 20421982 - 1987
263.Cliff Harris 20401970 - 1979
264.Danny Reece 20371976 - 1980
265.Az-zahir Hakim 20351998 - 2006
266.Chuck Latourette 20281967 - 1971
267.Lorenzo Hampton 20251985 - 1989
268.Winslow Oliver 20231996 - 2000
269.Michael Morton 20161982 - 1987
Tamarick Vanover 20161995 - 2002
Troy Williamson (26)20162005 - 2008
272.Bosh Pritchard 20101942 - 1951
Kenny Johnson 20101980 - 1989
274.Leo Lewis 20051981 - 1991
Najeh Davenport (30)20052002 - 2008
276.Mike Battle 19931969 - 1970
277.Miles Austin (25)19892006 - 2008
278.George Taliaferro 19881949 - 1955
279.Will Blackwell 19821997 - 2001
280.John Gilliam 19781967 - 1977
281.Courtney Roby (26)19722005 - 2008
282.Thomas Sanders 19561985 - 1991
283.Tony Smith 19381992 - 1994
284.Howard Cassady 19351956 - 1963
285.Antonio Brown 19332003 - 2005
286.George McAfee* 19191940 - 1950
287.Charlie Bivins 19111960 - 1967
288.Troy Edwards 19031999 - 2005
289.Eric Bieniemy 18971991 - 1999
290.Bryan Gilmore 18942000 - 2007
291.Henry Ellard 18911983 - 1998
292.Doug Cunningham 18851967 - 1974
293.Billy Cannon 18821960 - 1970
Tom Moore 18821960 - 1967
295.Chris Horn 18802004 - 2005
296.Kevin Kasper 18692001 - 2006
Carl Taseff 18691951 - 1962
298.Bobby Hammond 18631976 - 1980
299.Reche Caldwell 18542002 - 2007
300.Ray Mathews 18481951 - 1960

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