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Leaders Table
Rank Player Y/Rt Year Tm
1Travis Williams (21)41.11967GNB
2Jim Duncan (24)35.41970BAL
3Lynn Chandnois (27)35.21952PIT
4Joe Arenas (27)34.41953SFO
5Vitamin Smith (26)33.71950RAM
6Chet Mutryn (26)32.91947BUF
7Ron Brown (24)32.81985RAM
8Cecil Turner (26)32.71970CHI
9Cordarrelle Patterson (22)32.42013MIN
10Abe Woodson (29)32.21963SFO
11Cordarrelle Patterson (24)31.82015MIN
Tommy Wilson (24)31.81956RAM
13Gary Ballman (23)31.71963PIT
Cordarrelle Patterson (25)31.72016MIN
15Jack Salscheider (24)31.61949NYG
Joe McKnight (23)31.62011NYJ
17Gale Sayers+ (22)31.41965CHI
18Abe Woodson (28)31.31962SFO
Ken Hall (24)31.31960HOU
Adam Jones (30)31.32014CIN
21Gale Sayers+ (23)31.21966CHI
Ollie Matson+ (22)31.21952CRD
Terry Metcalf (22)31.21974STL
24Raymond Clayborn (22)31.01977NWE
25Lenny Lyles (24)30.91960SFO
26Ron Smith (29)30.81972CHI
27Jacoby Jones (28)30.72012BAL
Alvin Haymond (23)30.71965BAL
Bobby Humphery (23)30.71984NYJ
Josh Cribbs (24)30.72007CLE
31Dwayne Harris (25)30.62013DAL
Jacoby Jones (30)30.62014BAL
33Dick Bass (24)30.31961RAM
Bobby Jancik (22)30.31962HOU
Andre' Davis (28)30.32007HOU
36Michael Bates (26)30.21996CAR
Terrence McGee (24)30.22005BUF
Johnny Counts (23)30.21962NYG
39Quintin Demps (28)30.12013KAN
40Mel Renfro+ (23)30.01965DAL
41Wallace Francis (21)29.91973BUF
Herb Adderley+ (24)29.91963GNB
43Tony Horne (23)29.71999STL
Dave Grayson (23)29.71962DTX
Mel Blount+ (22)29.71970PIT
Danieal Manning (26)29.72008CHI
Travis Williams (25)29.71971RAM
Mike Nelms (26)29.71981WAS
Joe Arenas (30)29.71956SFO
50Jim Duncan (23)29.51969BAL
51Carver Shannon (25)29.41963RAM
Dick James (27)29.41961WAS
53David Reed (23)29.32010BAL
Abe Woodson (26)29.31960SFO
Bobby Jancik (23)29.31963HOU
56Larry Jones (23)29.21974WAS
Alvin Haymond (28)29.21970RAM
58Jerry Davis (24)29.11948CRD
Al Nelson (28)29.11972PHI
Ameer Abdullah (22)29.12015DET
Clifton Smith (24)29.12009TAM
Bruce Laird (22)29.11972BAL
63Jerry Azumah (26)29.02003CHI
Lynn Chandnois (28)29.01953PIT
Leon Washington (30)29.02012SEA
Clarence Childs (26)29.01964NYG
Mercury Morris (23)29.01970MIA
Johnny Knox (22)29.02009CHI
Abe Woodson (27)29.01961SFO
70Bo Scott (26)28.91969CLE
Herschel Walker (34)28.91996DAL
72Johnny Sample (24)28.81960BAL
Dennis Gentry (27)28.81986CHI
Jacoby Jones (29)28.82013BAL
75Leon Burton (25)28.71960NYT
Aundrae Allison (21)28.72007MIN
Steve Van Buren+ (24)28.71945PHI
Dwayne Harris (27)28.72015NYG
79Brad Smith (26)28.62010NYJ
Timmy Brown (26)28.61963PHI
Knile Davis (22)28.62014KAN
Larry Garron (25)28.61962BOS
Dave Hampton (24)28.61971GNB
Benny Cunningham (25)28.62015STL
Jerome Mathis (22)28.62005HOU
Vic Washington (26)28.61972SFO
87Abe Karnofsky (23)28.51946BOS
Bill Thompson (22)28.51969DEN
Larry Krause (22)28.51970GNB
Goldie Sellers (24)28.51966DEN
Ellis Hobbs (25)28.52008NWE
Joe Scott (22)28.51948NYG
93Jack Larscheid (27)28.41960OAK
Cliff Harris (22)28.41971DAL
Mel Gray (33)28.41994DET
96Justin Miller (22)28.32006NYJ
Rocky Thompson (24)28.31972NYG
Larry Marshall (22)28.31972KAN
Carl Garrett (22)28.31969BOS
Don Paul (25)28.31951CRD
101Bethel Johnson (24)28.22003NWE
Leodis McKelvin (23)28.22008BUF
Roy Shivers (25)28.21966STL
Jon Vaughn (22)28.21992NWE
Dave Grayson (24)28.21963KAN
Emlen Tunnell+ (28)28.21953NYG
Robert Holmes (24)28.21970KAN
108Chris Carr (25)28.12008TEN
Timmy Brown (29)28.11966PHI
Al Carmichael (27)28.11956GNB
Herb Mul-Key (23)28.11973WAS
Jarvis Landry (21)28.12014MIA
113Noland Smith (23)28.01967KAN
Terry Fair (22)28.01998DET
Jon Arnett (22)28.01957RAM
Al Frazier (26)28.01961DEN
Timmy Brown (24)28.01961PHI
Laurence Maroney (21)28.02006NWE
Joe Scudero (25)28.01955WAS
Buddy Young (26)28.01952DTX
Speedy Duncan (27)28.01969SDG
MarTay Jenkins (27)28.02002ARI
123Mel Gray (25)27.91986NOR
Alex Erickson (23)27.92016CIN
Kevin Faulk (26)27.92002NWE
Jason Tucker (23)27.91999DAL
127Dick James (28)27.81962WAS
Ken Heineman (25)27.81943BKN
129Darrick Vaughn (21)27.72000ATL
Maurice Jones-Drew (21)27.72006JAX
Les Goble (22)27.71954CRD
Bo Roberson (27)27.71962OAK
Timmy Brown (25)27.71962PHI
Trindon Holliday (27)27.72013DEN
Randall Cobb (21)27.72011GNB
Herschel Walker (32)27.71994PHI
Dick James (29)27.71963WAS
Ron Carpenter (25)27.71995NYJ
139Ron Smith (25)27.61968RAM
Devin Hester (30)27.62013CHI
Ted Ginn (26)27.62011SFO
Corey Harris (28)27.61998BAL
Leon McQuay (24)27.61974NYG
Horace Ivory (26)27.61980NWE
Clifton Smith (23)27.62008TAM
146Greg Pruitt (23)27.51974CLE
Walter Roberts (22)27.51964CLE
Josh Cribbs (26)27.52009CLE
Richard Goodman (24)27.52011SDG
Percy Harvin (21)27.52009MIN
Lawrence Williams (23)27.51976KAN
Benny Cunningham (24)27.52014STL
Sylvester Stamps (26)27.51987ATL
Abe Woodson (30)27.51964SFO
Eric Weems (25)27.52010ATL
Joe McKnight (24)27.52012NYJ
Eddie Saenz (24)27.51947WAS
Courtney Roby (26)27.52009NOR
Allen Carter (22)27.51975NWE
Leon Washington (25)27.52007NYJ
Carl Roaches (27)27.51981HOU
162Terry Metcalf (23)27.41975STL
Dick Gordon (22)27.41966CHI
Josh Cribbs (29)27.42012CLE
Walter Roberts (23)27.41965CLE
Jordan Todman (23)27.42013JAX
Joe Arenas (31)27.41957SFO
Marcus Thigpen (26)27.42012MIA
Dom Moselle (25)27.41951GNB
170Antonio Brown (23)27.32011PIT
Fred Gehrke (30)27.31948RAM
Rod Woodson+ (24)27.31989PIT
Michael Bates (27)27.31997CAR
174Darren Sproles (24)27.22007SDG
Ike Thomas (24)27.21972GNB
Benny Cunningham (26)27.22016LAR
Darren Sproles (28)27.22011NOR
Doak Walker+ (24)27.21951DET
Clarence Davis (22)27.21971OAK
David Johnson (23)27.22015ARI
LaRod Stephens-Howling (23)27.22010ARI
182Quan Bray (22)27.12015IND
Ron Waller (22)27.11955RAM
Rick Upchurch (23)27.11975DEN
Tremain Mack (24)27.11999CIN
Michael Bates (33)27.12003NYJ
Bo Roberson (29)27.11964OAK
Steve Odom (26)27.11978GNB
Billy Johnson (22)27.11974HOU
Don Stevens (24)27.11952PHI
Mike Mosley (24)27.11982BUF
192Tim Dwight (23)27.01998ATL
Brian Mitchell (34)27.02002PHI
Sammie Stroughter (25)27.02011TAM
Glyn Milburn (24)27.01995DEN
Spec Sanders (29)27.01947NYY
Derrick Mason (26)27.02000TEN
198Steve Broussard (31)26.91998SEA
Floyd Little+ (25)26.91967DEN
Wilbert Montgomery (22)26.91977PHI
Monk Gafford (26)26.91947BDA
David Wilson (21)26.92012NYG
Randy Baldwin (27)26.91994CLE
Chuck Latourette (23)26.91968STL
Johnny Sample (23)26.91959BAL
Frank Jackson (22)26.91961DTX
Willie Ponder (24)26.92004NYG
208Cullen Bryant (23)26.81974RAM
Speedy Duncan (29)26.81971WAS
Lem Barney+ (22)26.81968DET
Buddy Young (24)26.81950NYY
Allen Rossum (32)26.82008SFO
Tim Brown+ (22)26.81988RAI
Bob Gresham (25)26.81973HOU
215Taiwan Jones (27)26.72015OAK
Herb Adderley+ (25)26.71964GNB
Fulton Walker (25)26.71983MIA
Charlie Bivins (22)26.71961CHI
Kevin Williams (23)26.71994DAL
Nat Moore (22)26.71974MIA
Deion Sanders+ (25)26.71992ATL
Mel Gray (28)26.71989DET
MarTay Jenkins (25)26.72000ARI
Stefan Logan (28)26.72009PIT
225Doug Cunningham (21)26.61967SFO
Eddie Drummond (24)26.62004DET
Mack Herron (25)26.61973NWE
Alvin Hall (24)26.61982DET
Kermit Alexander (25)26.61966SFO
Jacoby Jones (25)26.62009HOU
Kermit Alexander (22)26.61963SFO
Danieal Manning (27)26.62009CHI
Ronney Jenkins (24)26.62001SDG
Robert Brooks (23)26.61993GNB
Herb Adderley+ (22)26.61961GNB
Al Carmichael (25)26.61954GNB
237Chris Rainey (24)26.52012PIT
Travaris Cadet (23)26.52012NOR
Clarence Davis (24)26.51973OAK
Sid Watson (23)26.51955PIT
Michael Turner (24)26.52006SDG
Abner Haynes (27)26.51965DEN
Greg Pruitt (31)26.51982RAI
Odell Barry (22)26.51964DEN
Irv Cross (26)26.51965PHI
Dennis Pearson (23)26.51978ATL
Aaron Glenn (25)26.51997NYJ
Dave Hampton (22)26.51969GNB
249Vaughn Hebron (27)26.41998DEN
Mercury Morris (22)26.41969MIA
Ollie Matson+ (24)26.41954CRD
Al Carmichael (31)26.41960DEN
Devin Hester (23)26.42006CHI
Andre Coleman (21)26.41994SDG
Vic Washington (29)26.41975BUF
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