NFL Career Receiving Yards Leaders Through 1965

These are the NFL career record holders through the 1965 season. See current receiving yards leaders or select another stat or year:

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Leaders through 1965

Leaders through 1965 Table
Rank Current Player (age) Yds Tm
175Billy Howton84593TM
252Raymond Berry8322clt
390Don Hutson7991gnb
476Tommy McDonald71473TM
5122Elroy Hirsch70292TM
6107Pete Retzlaff6759phi
788Art Powell66433TM
8132Charley Hennigan6510oti
9150Dante Lavelli6488cle
10115Lionel Taylor64242TM
11152Del Shofner63052TM
12162Max McGee6222gnb
1393Bobby Mitchell60532TM
14185Billy Wilson5902sfo
1526Don Maynard58642TM
1696Jimmy Orr58082TM
17177Lenny Moore5626clt
18207Pete Pihos5619phi
19209Mac Speedie5602cle
20218Ray Renfro5508cle
21226Frank Gifford5434nyg
22230Tom Fears5397ram
23234Bobby Walston5363phi
24250Hugh Taylor5233was
25182Sonny Randle5220crd
26225Buddy Dial51842TM
27176Red Phillips51382TM
28Elbie Nickel5131pit
29227Frank Clarke49522TM
30Jim Benton48012TM
31Kyle Rote4797nyg
32Johnny Morris4779chi
33Harlon Hill47173TM
34110Boyd Dowler4545gnb
35198Gail Cogdill4446det
36219Chris Burford4358kan
37185Bobby Joe Conrad4354crd
38Jim Colclough4318nwe
3942Lance Alworth4268sdg
40241Elbert Dubenion4163buf
41194Mike Ditka4125chi
42Ray Mathews39632TM
43Preston Carpenter38123TM
44Terry Barr3810det
45Pete Brewster37582TM
46Dave Kocourek3720sdg
47Jim Mutscheller3684clt
48Bob Schnelker36674TM
Jim Doran36672TM
49Ken Kavanaugh3626chi
50Bob Boyd3611ram
51Gordie Soltau3487sfo
52Bill Groman34813TM
53Don Norton3436sdg
54Jim Gibbons3414det
55224Bernie Casey3339sfo
56Gino Cappelletti3313nwe
57Willard Dewveall33042TM
58R.C. Owens32853TM
59Ollie Matson32554TM
60Hugh McElhenny32474TM
61Jim Keane32222TM
62Bob Mann32032TM
63Jim Dooley3172chi
64Gern Nagler31193TM
65Mal Kutner3060crd
6680Carroll Dale30452TM
67Bill Anderson30342TM
68Dave Middleton29662TM
69John Greene2965det
70Abner Haynes29552TM
71Alyn Beals2951sfo
72Don Stonesifer2901crd
73Dan Edwards28985TM
74Jack Ferrante2884phi
75Dub Jones28743TM
76Bill McColl2815chi
77Ron Kramer28002TM
78Timmy Brown27732TM
79Buddy Young27114TM
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