NFL Career Kick Return Yards Leaders

Build your own custom leaderboards with the Play Index.

View Current Leaderboard

See leaders through past seasons

Leaders

  • + indicates Hall of Famer
Leaders Table
Rank Player Yds Years Tm
1Brian Mitchell14,0141990-20033TM
2Allen Rossum11,9471998-20096TM
3Josh Cribbs11,1132005-20143TM
4Mel Gray10,2501986-19974TM
5Dante Hall10,1362000-20082TM
6Glyn Milburn9,7881993-20014TM
7Michael Bates9,1101993-20036TM
8Darren Sproles8,3502005-20163TM
9Desmond Howard7,9591992-20025TM
10Leon Washington7,5532006-20144TM
11Kevin Williams7,3091993-20004TM
12Devin Hester7,2932006-20163TM
13Tyrone Hughes6,9991993-19983TM
14Ron Smith6,9221965-19745TM
15Ted Ginn6,8112007-20164TM
16Chris Carr6,2762005-20135TM
17Michael Lewis5,9892001-20072TM
18Eric Metcalf5,8131989-20027TM
19Eddie Drummond5,8112002-20072TM
20Dave Meggett5,5661989-19983TM
21Abe Woodson5,5381958-19662TM
22Corey Harris5,5281992-20036TM
23Rock Cartwright5,4502002-20112TM
Terrence McGee5,4502003-2012buf
25Tamarick Vanover5,4221995-20022TM
26Dexter Carter5,4121990-19962TM
27Bruce Harper5,4071977-1984nyj
28Chad Morton5,4012000-20064TM
29Brandon Tate5,1302009-20163TM
30Terrence Wilkins5,0911999-20062TM
31Herschel Walker5,0841986-19974TM
32Jacoby Jones4,9402007-20154TM
33Vai Sikahema4,9331986-19933TM
34Maurice Hicks4,9322004-20082TM
35Clarence Verdin4,9301986-19943TM
36Reggie Swinton4,9192001-20053TM
37Rod Woodson+4,8941987-20034TM
38Charlie Rogers4,8771999-20033TM
39Andre' Davis4,8212002-20094TM
40Al Carmichael4,7981953-19612TM
41Timmy Brown4,7811959-19683TM
42Tim Dwight4,7531998-20075TM
43Dick James4,6761956-19653TM
44Jermaine Lewis4,6111996-20043TM
45David Dunn4,5971995-20014TM
46Ronney Jenkins4,5502000-20032TM
47Speedy Duncan4,5391964-19742TM
48Ron Brown4,4931984-19912TM
49Andre Coleman4,4661994-19983TM
50Steve Odom4,4511974-19792TM
51Alvin Haymond4,4381964-19735TM
52Dennis Gentry4,3531982-1992chi
53Stefan Logan4,3432009-20122TM
54Larry Anderson4,2171978-19842TM
55Bobby Jancik4,1851962-1967oti
56Josh Scobey4,1602003-20073TM
57Wes Welker4,1382004-20155TM
58Qadry Ismail4,1351993-20025TM
59Mike Nelms4,1281980-1984was
60Percy Harvin4,1272009-20164TM
61Kevin Faulk4,0981999-2011nwe
62LaRod Stephens-Howling4,0922009-20132TM
63Steve Broussard4,0601990-19983TM
64Eric Weems4,0122007-20162TM
65Stump Mitchell4,0071981-1989crd
66Justin Miller3,9662005-20123TM
67Aaron Stecker3,9342000-20093TM
68Dwight Stone3,9271987-20003TM
69MarTay Jenkins3,8651999-2002crd
70Cordarrelle Patterson3,8632013-2016min
71Nate Lewis3,8251990-19952TM
72Vaughn Hebron3,8021993-19982TM
73Joe Arenas3,7981951-1957sfo
74Fulton Walker3,7791981-19862TM
75Bruce Laird3,7481972-19832TM
76Ollie Matson+3,7461952-19664TM
77Ellis Hobbs3,7392005-20102TM
78Carl Garrett3,7041969-19774TM
79Jerious Norwood3,6952006-20112TM
80Eddie Payton3,6761977-19824TM
81Darrin Nelson3,6591982-19922TM
82Marc Mariani3,6472010-20162TM
83Bobby Joe Edmonds3,6461986-19953TM
84Bethel Johnson3,6112003-20062TM
85Kermit Alexander3,5861963-19733TM
86Tremain Mack3,5831997-2000cin
87Tony Horne3,5771998-2000ram
88Danny Amendola3,5592009-20162TM
89Deion Sanders+3,5231989-20055TM
90Aaron Bailey3,5011994-1998clt
91Derrick Mason3,4961997-20114TM
92Buddy Young3,4651947-19554TM
93Drew Hill3,4601979-19933TM
94Clarence Childs3,4541964-19682TM
95Roell Preston3,4271995-19995TM
96Larry Marshall3,3961972-19784TM
97Dominic Rhodes3,3742001-20102TM
98Danieal Manning3,3702006-20142TM
99Carl Roaches3,3521980-19852TM
100Vic Washington3,3411971-19763TM
B.J. Sams3,3412004-20082TM
102Woodley Lewis3,3251950-19603TM
103David Palmer3,2741994-2000min
104Albert Bentley3,1921985-19922TM
105Dino Hall3,1851979-1983cle
106Adam Jones3,1472005-20163TM
107Cannonball Butler3,1311965-19723TM
108Dwayne Harris3,1212011-20162TM
109Jon Arnett3,1101957-19662TM
110Terry Metcalf3,0871973-19812TM
111Herb Adderley+3,0801961-19722TM
112Willie Ponder3,0642003-20063TM
113Bo Roberson3,0571961-19664TM
114Donnie Elder3,0401985-19915TM
115Abner Haynes3,0251960-19674TM
116Courtney Roby3,0072005-20144TM
117Bobby Humphery2,9741984-19902TM
118Stanford Jennings2,9651984-19923TM
119Glenn Holt2,9612006-2008cin
120Brock Marion2,9511993-20043TM
121Mercury Morris2,9471969-19762TM
122Billy Johnson2,9411974-19883TM
123Quintin Demps2,9312008-20164TM
124Dave Hampton2,9231969-19763TM
125J.J. Moses2,9042002-20053TM
126Bill Butler2,8861959-19644TM
127Jerry Azumah2,8851999-2005chi
128Brad Smith2,8732006-20143TM
129Maurice Morris2,8582002-20112TM
130Brandon Banks2,8562010-2012was
131Rich Mauti2,8521977-19842TM
132Alvin Hall2,8191981-1987det
James Thrash2,8191997-20082TM
134Jamie Holland2,8061987-19923TM
135Travis Williams2,8011967-19712TM
James Owens2,8011979-19842TM
Preston Pearson2,8011967-19803TM
138Dave Grayson2,7981961-19702TM
139Gale Sayers+2,7811965-1971chi
140Gary Anderson2,7791985-19933TM
141Dick Christy2,7701958-19633TM
142James Brooks2,7621981-19924TM
143Walter Roberts2,7281964-19703TM
144Lynn Chandnois2,7201950-1956pit
145Bernard Jackson2,7091972-19803TM
146Cleo Montgomery2,7061980-19853TM
147Terry Fair2,6981998-20053TM
148J.J. Arrington2,6942005-2008crd
149Bobby Mitchell+2,6901958-19682TM
150Leon Johnson2,6881997-20033TM
151Brandon Bennett2,6751998-20042TM
152Zachary Dixon2,6341979-19845TM
153Glen Young2,6261983-19882TM
Vernon Turner2,6261990-19954TM
155Al Nelson2,6251965-1973phi
156Aaron Glenn2,6221994-20085TM
157Darrick Vaughn2,6202000-20032TM
158Cecil Turner2,6161968-1973chi
159Randy Baldwin2,6071991-19964TM
160Troy Walters2,5942000-20074TM
Micheal Spurlock2,5942006-20148TM
162Benny Cunningham2,5752013-2016ram
163Lou Piccone2,5591974-19822TM
164Marcus Thigpen2,5332012-20154TM
165Floyd Little+2,5231967-1975den
166Greg Pruitt2,5141973-19842TM
167Tom Watkins2,5101961-19683TM
168Eric Ball2,4741989-19952TM
169Leodis McKelvin2,4712008-20162TM
170Josh Wilson2,4672007-20155TM
171Aveion Cason2,4572001-20083TM
172Ken Jenkins2,4271983-19862TM
173Clint Jones2,4261967-19732TM
174Johnny Bailey2,4201990-19953TM
175Tyson Thompson2,4162005-2007dal
176Fred McAfee2,4121991-20064TM
177Jon Vaughn2,3901991-19943TM
178Stephen Starring2,3891983-19883TM
179Steve Smith2,3712001-20162TM
180Rick Upchurch2,3551975-1983den
181Darius Reynaud2,3472008-20134TM
182Gary Davis2,3411976-19812TM
183Howard Stevens2,3361973-19772TM
184Rocket Ismail2,3341993-20013TM
185Rickie Harris2,3261965-19722TM
186Keith Moody2,3181976-19802TM
187Sammy Martin2,3171988-19912TM
188James Dixon2,3151989-1991dal
189Deji Karim2,3062010-20133TM
190Larry Garron2,2991960-1968nwe
191Terry Kirby2,2921993-20024TM
192David Patten2,2731997-20085TM
193Joe McKnight2,2702010-20142TM
194Mel Renfro+2,2461964-1977dal
195Reidel Anthony2,2321997-2001tam
196Steve Breaston2,2202007-20122TM
197Ken Bell2,2181986-1989den
198Jerry LeVias2,2131969-19742TM
199Eddie Saenz2,1911946-1951was
200Charley Warner2,1871963-19662TM
201Kenny Bynum2,1821997-2000sdg
202Jordan Todman2,1682011-20164TM
203Lenny Lyles2,1611958-19692TM
204Artie Owens2,1551976-19803TM
205Napoleon Kaufman2,1491995-2000rai
206Arlen Harris2,1472003-20062TM
207Miles Austin2,1462006-20153TM
208Clarence Davis2,1401971-1978rai
209Noland Smith2,1371967-19692TM
210Herman Hunter2,1331985-19873TM
211Chris Watson2,1281999-20022TM
Eric Moulds2,1281996-20073TM
213Charlie West2,1271968-19793TM
214Pervis Atkins2,1241961-19663TM
215Chris Cole2,1052000-2003den
216O.J. McDuffie2,1031993-2000mia
217Brian Baschnagel2,1021976-1984chi
218Willie Drewrey2,0971985-19932TM
219Lionel James2,0941984-1988sdg
220Ladell Betts2,0852002-20102TM
221Robbie Martin2,0841981-19862TM
222Sylvester Stamps2,0791984-19892TM
223Wallace Francis2,0771973-19812TM
224Koren Robinson2,0702001-20083TM
225Irving Spikes2,0581994-1997mia
226Jerome Mathis2,0542005-2007htx
Maurice Jones-Drew2,0542006-20142TM
228Jo-Jo Townsell2,0481985-1990nyj
Charles Wilson2,0481990-19953TM
230Don Shy2,0471967-19734TM
231Felix Jones2,0442008-20132TM
232Clifton Smith2,0382008-20103TM
233George Taliaferro2,0351949-19555TM
234Steve Van Buren+2,0301944-1951phi
235Lorenzo Hampton2,0251985-1989mia
236Larry Brunson2,0221974-19803TM
237Dave Williams2,0191977-19812TM
238Michael Morton2,0161982-19873TM
Travis Minor2,0162001-20082TM
240Billy Grimes2,0151949-19522TM
241Najeh Davenport2,0052002-20083TM
242Roy Green2,0021979-19922TM
243Keshawn Martin2,0012012-20163TM
244Mike Goodson1,9952009-20133TM
245Mack Herron1,9851973-19752TM
246Terance Mathis1,9801990-20023TM
247Domenik Hixon1,9662007-20133TM
248Pierre Thomas1,9642007-20153TM
249Knile Davis1,9602013-20162TM
250Eddie Brown1,9571974-19793TM
Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free.