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Single-Season Yards per Kick Return Leaders

Career Yards per Kick Return Leaders
Active Yards per Kick Return Leaders

(age) | * - HOFer | Bold - Active

RankPlayerYDS/RETYear
1.Travis Williams (21)41.061967
2.Gale Sayers* (24)37.691967
3.Jim Duncan (24)35.351970
4.Lynn Chandnois (27)35.241952
5.Joe Arenas (28)34.441953
6.Vitamin Smith (27)33.731950
7.Chet Mutryn (26)32.901947
8.Duriel Harris (22)32.881976
9.Ron Brown (24)32.791985
10.Cecil Turner (26)32.701970
11.Gary Ballman (23)31.731963
12.Najeh Davenport (24)31.562003
13.Gale Sayers* (22)31.431965
14.Ken Hall (25)31.261960
15.Gale Sayers* (23)31.221966
16.Ollie Matson* (22)31.201952
17.Terry Metcalf (23)31.151974
18.Ray Clayborn (22)31.041977
19.Lenny Lyles (24)30.941960
20.Alvin Haymond (23)30.701965
21.Bobby Humphery (23)30.681984
22.Joshua Cribbs (24)30.662007
23.Dick Bass (24)30.351961
24.Andre' Davis (28)30.252007
Bobby Jancik (22)30.251962
26.Michael Bates (27)30.241996
27.Roscoe Parrish (23)30.242005
28.Johnny Counts (23)30.151962
29.Corey Harris (24)30.131993
Lemar Parrish (23)30.131970
31.John Gilliam (22)30.061967
32.Mel Renfro* (24)30.001965
33.Wallace Francis (22)29.871973
34.Herb Adderley* (24)29.851963
35.Tony Horne (23)29.731999
36.Dave Grayson (23)29.721962
Danieal Manning (26)29.722008
Mel Blount* (22)29.721970
39.Travis Williams (25)29.721971
40.Mike Nelms (26)29.701981
41.Joe Arenas (31)29.671956
42.Jim Duncan (23)29.471969
43.Carver Shannon (25)29.391963
44.Dick James (27)29.381961
45.Ron Jessie (23)29.381971
46.Bobby Jancik (23)29.271963
47.Larry Jones (23)29.221974
48.Alvin Haymond (28)29.201970
49.Cotton Speyrer (24)29.181973
50.Al Nelson (29)29.121972
51.Bruce Laird (22)29.071972
52.Jerry Azumah (26)29.052003
53.Lynn Chandnois (28)29.051953
54.Clarence Childs (26)29.031964
55.Mercury Morris (23)29.001970
56.Bo Scott (26)28.881969
57.Elton Veals (35)28.851996
Herschel Walker (34)28.851996
59.Johnny Sample (23)28.831960
60.Dennis Gentry (27)28.801986
61.Leon Burton (25)28.741960
62.Jonathan Carter (24)28.722003
63.Aundrae Allison (23)28.702007
64.Cullen Bryant (25)28.691976
65.Timmy Brown (26)28.641963
66.Brad Pyatt (23)28.632003
67.Larry Garron (25)28.581962
68.Dave Hampton (24)28.571971
69.Vernand Morency (25)28.562005
70.Abe Karnofsky (24)28.521946
71.Larry Krause (22)28.501970
Dave Grayson (24)28.501963
Billy Thompson (23)28.501969
74.Goldie Sellers (24)28.471966
75.Ellis Hobbs (25)28.472008
76.Joe Scott (22)28.451948
77.Jack Larscheid (27)28.401960
78.Cliff Harris (23)28.381971
79.Mel Gray (33)28.361994
80.Justin Miller (22)28.352006
81.Dave Grayson (22)28.311961
Greg Pruitt (22)28.311973
83.Rocky Symonds-Thompson (25)28.311972
84.Larry Marshall (22)28.301972
85.Bethel Johnson (24)28.232003
86.Leodis McKelvin (23)28.232008
87.Roy Shivers (24)28.221966
88.Emlen Tunnell* (31)28.181953
Chuck Fenenbock (29)28.181946
90.Robert Holmes (25)28.161970
91.Chris Carr (25)28.112008
92.Timmy Brown (29)28.101966
93.Al Carmichael (28)28.091956
94.Herb Mul-Key (24)28.081973
95.Noland Smith (24)28.001967
Pat Studstill (23)28.001961
Jon Arnett (22)28.001957
Terry Fair (22)28.001998
Al Frazier (26)28.001961
100.Timmy Brown (24)27.971961
101.Laurence Maroney (21)27.962006
102.Joe Scudero (25)27.961955
103.Adam Walker (-16)27.961952
104.Speedy Duncan (27)27.951969
105.Martay Jenkins (27)27.952002
106.Don Shy (24)27.941969
107.Mel Gray (25)27.941986
108.Kevin Faulk (26)27.882002
109.Jason Tucker (23)27.861999
110.Don Shy (28)27.811973
111.Dick James (28)27.781962
112.Michael Spurlock (24)27.752007
113.Maurice Jones-Drew (21)27.742006
114.Les Goble (22)27.741954
115.Bo Roberson (27)27.701962
116.Timmy Brown (25)27.701962
117.Dick James (29)27.671963
Herschel Walker (32)27.671994
Elton Veals (33)27.671994
120.Ron Carpenter (25)27.651995
121.Ken Heineman (25)27.631943
122.Corey Harris (29)27.571998
123.Leon McQuay (24)27.561974
124.Horace Ivory (26)27.561980
Clifton Smith (23)27.562008
126.Greg Pruitt (23)27.551974
127.Walt Roberts (22)27.541964
128.Sylvester Stamps (26)27.501987
129.Eddie Saenz (24)27.481947
130.Allen Carter (23)27.471975
131.Leon Washington (25)27.472007
132.Carl Roaches (28)27.461981
133.Terry Metcalf (24)27.431975
134.Dick Gordon (22)27.421966
135.Walt Roberts (23)27.391965
136.Larry Garron (24)27.381961
Joe Arenas (32)27.381957
138.Dom Moselle (26)27.351951
139.Fred Gehrke (30)27.291948
140.Michael Bates (28)27.261997
141.Darren Sproles (24)27.242007
142.Ike Thomas (25)27.241972
143.Felix Jones (21)27.132008
144.Scott Virkus (-4)27.121955
Gale Sayers* (25)27.121968
146.Rick Upchurch (23)27.101975
147.Tremain Mack (25)27.101999
148.Michael Bates (34)27.092003
149.Bo Roberson (29)27.081964
150.Steve Odom (26)27.081978
151.Billy Johnson (22)27.071974
152.Don Stevens (24)27.061952
153.Mike Mosley (24)27.061982
154.Tim Dwight (23)27.031998
155.Brian Mitchell (34)27.022002
156.Glyn Milburn (24)27.001995
Charley Scales (25)27.001963
158.Spec Sanders (29)26.951947
159.Derrick Mason (26)26.952000
160.Tom Moore (26)26.941964
161.Steve Broussard (31)26.931998
162.Floyd Little (25)26.911967
163.Wilbert Montgomery (23)26.911977
164.Monk Gafford (27)26.901947
165.Randy Baldwin (27)26.891994
166.Chuck Latourette (23)26.891968
167.Johnny Sample (22)26.881959
Bobby Smith (27)26.881965
169.Frank Jackson (22)26.881961
170.Willie Ponder (24)26.862004
171.Cullen Bryant (23)26.831974
172.Speedy Duncan (29)26.811971
173.Lem Barney* (23)26.801968
Adam Walker (-18)26.801950
175.Allen Rossum (33)26.792008
176.Tim Brown (22)26.781988
177.Bob Gresham (25)26.781973
178.Skeet Quinlan (24)26.761952
179.Bobby Mitchell* (26)26.751961
180.Herb Adderley* (25)26.741964
181.Fulton Walker (25)26.721983
182.Charlie Bivins (23)26.721961
183.Jim Butler (23)26.711966
Jeff Hill (23)26.711995
185.Kevin Williams (23)26.701994
186.Nat Moore (23)26.681974
187.Deion Sanders (25)26.681992
188.Mel Gray (28)26.671989
189.Martay Jenkins (25)26.662000
190.Doug Cunningham (22)26.651967
191.Eddie Drummond (24)26.632004
Mack Herron (25)26.631973
193.Alvin Hall (24)26.631982
194.Kermit Alexander (25)26.591966
195.Kermit Alexander (22)26.581963
196.Ronney Jenkins (24)26.572001
197.Robert Brooks (23)26.571993
198.Ted Dean (25)26.561963
199.Herb Adderley* (22)26.561961
200.Al Carmichael (26)26.551954
201.Abner Haynes (28)26.501965
Michael Turner (24)26.502006
203.Odell Barry (23)26.491964
204.Irv Cross (26)26.481965
Dennis Pearson (23)26.481978
206.Bob Hayes (23)26.471965
207.Aaron Glenn (25)26.461997
208.Dave Hampton (22)26.451969
209.Vaughn Hebron (28)26.431998
210.Mercury Morris (22)26.421969
211.Ollie Matson* (24)26.411954
Ode Burrell (25)26.411964
213.Al Carmichael (32)26.411960
214.Devin Hester (24)26.402006
215.Andre Coleman (23)26.391994
216.Terrence McGee (24)26.352004
217.Walt Roberts (25)26.321967
218.Chet Mutryn (27)26.321948
219.Rocky Symonds-Thompson (24)26.311971
220.Steve Tasker (23)26.291985
221.Justin Miller (21)26.282005
222.Al Nelson (22)26.271965
223.Roell Preston (26)26.261998
Bruce Laird (24)26.261974
225.Torrie Cox (24)26.242004
226.Kevin Williams (25)26.242000
227.Eric Guliford (28)26.231997
228.Woodley Lewis (32)26.231957
229.Willie Gault (25)26.231985
230.Ben Davis (22)26.221967
231.Courtney Roby (22)26.212005
232.Artie Owens (25)26.201978
233.Robert Smith (22)26.191994
234.Veryl Switzer (23)26.181955
235.Lance Rentzel (22)26.171965
236.Maurice Jones-Drew (22)26.162007
237.MacArthur Lane (27)26.151969
238.Jamie Holland (24)26.131988
239.Jon Arnett (26)26.121961
240.Don Bingham (27)26.121956
Clint Jones (24)26.121969
242.Eddie Royal (22)26.092008
243.Randy Montgomery (25)26.071972
244.Linzy Cole (23)26.061971
245.Terrence McGee (26)26.062006
246.Aaron Stecker (29)26.062004
247.Adam Jones (23)26.052006
248.Ellis Hobbs (24)26.032007
249.Chad Morris (25)26.022002
250.Tyson Thompson (25)26.002006
Napoleon Kaufman (22)26.001995
Brian Baschnagel (22)26.001976
253.Troy Williamson (22)25.982005
254.Eddie Drummond (22)25.982002
255.Miles Austin (22)25.972006
256.Darren Sproles (25)25.962008
257.Dale Atkeson (24)25.961954
258.Linzy Cole (24)25.941972
Woodley Lewis (28)25.941953
260.Dante Hall (25)25.932003
261.Anthony Miller (23)25.921988
262.Les Shy (26)25.901970
263.Tremain Mack (24)25.891998
Billy Hillenbrand (25)25.891947
Dennis Gentry (26)25.891985
266.Emil Uremovich (80)25.881996
267.Antonio Brown (27)25.882005
Leroy Kelly* (23)25.881965
269.Chad Morris (28)25.862005
270.Eddie Payton (27)25.831978
Charlie Rogers (23)25.831999
272.Keith Lincoln (24)25.821963
273.Ken Grandberry (22)25.821974
274.Michael Lewis (31)25.812002
275.Johnny Lattner (22)25.811954
Ron James (24)25.811973
277.Joe Arenas (26)25.811951
278.Mel Gray (30)25.811991
279.Reuben Droughns (24)25.802002
280.Charlie Mitchell (23)25.781963
281.Charley Warner (25)25.781965
282.Bruce Laird (25)25.771975
283.Johnny Morris (24)25.761959
284.Allen Rossum (25)25.762000
285.Adrian Peterson (22)25.752007
Larry Marshall (24)25.751974
Rock Cartwright (28)25.752007
288.Rich Mauti (26)25.741980
289.Bobby Jancik (26)25.741966
290.B.J. Sams (26)25.732006
291.Dick Christy (25)25.711960
292.Amos Lawrence (23)25.711981
Jerious Norwood (25)25.712008
294.Dominic Rhodes (24)25.692003
Billy Grimes (22)25.691949
Tony Canadeo* (31)25.691950
297.Bobby Thompson (28)25.681975
298.Speedy Duncan (24)25.681966
299.Amos Marsh (22)25.651961
300.Craig Baynham (24)25.651968

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