2016 National Leaders Punt Returns - All Games through 01/09/2017

Name Team Yr Pos G Ret. Yards Avg. TD Ret./G Yards/G
1 Brisly Estime Syracuse SR WR 12 16 283 17.69 0 1.3 23.6
2 JoJo Natson, Jr. Akron SR WR 12 16 261 16.31 2 1.3 21.8
3 Adoree' Jackson USC JR DB 13 20 315 15.75 2 1.5 24.2
3 Quadree Henderson Pittsburgh SO WR 13 16 252 15.75 1 1.2 19.4
5 Jabrill Peppers Michigan JR LB 12 21 310 14.76 1 1.8 25.8
6 Johnathon Johnson Missouri FR WR 12 14 196 14.00 1 1.2 16.3
7 Tyler Rouse BC SR RB 13 24 313 13.04 0 1.8 24.1
8 Tim White Ariz St SR WR 12 20 254 12.70 1 1.7 21.2
9 D'Ernest Johnson S Florida JR RB 13 18 213 11.83 1 1.4 16.4
10 Darius Phillips W Mich JR DB 14 19 223 11.74 1 1.4 15.9
11 Dante Pettis Washington JR WR 14 25 287 11.48 2 1.8 20.5
12 Braxton Berrios Miami (Fl) JR WR 13 19 215 11.32 1 1.5 16.5
13 Teldrick Morgan Maryland SR WR 13 15 161 10.73 1 1.2 12.4
14 Isaiah McKenzie Georgia JR WR 13 23 245 10.65 1 1.8 18.8
15 Jaire Alexander Louisville SO DB 13 20 210 10.50 1 1.5 16.2
16 Trent Taylor La Tech SR WR 14 17 178 10.47 0 1.2 12.7
17 Alvin Kamara Tennessee JR RB 11 18 184 10.22 0 1.6 16.7
18 Tony Nicholson Baylor FR WR 12 19 194 10.21 0 1.6 16.2
19 Keidrien Wadley Tulsa FR DB 10 16 163 10.19 0 1.6 16.3
20 Desmond King Iowa SR DB 13 26 264 10.15 0 2.0 20.3
21 Brandon McDowell Texas St JR DB 12 16 161 10.06 0 1.3 13.4
22 Daniel Hamm Virginia JR RB 12 22 216 9.82 0 1.8 18.0
23 Allenzae Staggers USM JR WR 13 21 205 9.76 1 1.6 15.8
24 Corey Jones Toledo SR WR 13 19 183 9.63 1 1.5 14.1
25 Cameron Batson Texas Tech JR WR 12 17 157 9.24 0 1.4 13.1
26 Terry Juniel UTEP SO WR 12 22 203 9.23 0 1.8 16.9
27 Kaleb Fossum Wash St SO WR 13 17 155 9.12 1 1.3 11.9
28 Hyleck Foster Marshall JR RB 11 15 136 9.07 0 1.4 12.4
29 Quest Truxton SDSU JR WR 14 30 271 9.03 0 2.1 19.4
30 Jay MacIntyre Colorado SO WR 14 17 152 8.94 0 1.2 10.9
31 Ryan Smith Duke SR WR 12 20 178 8.90 0 1.7 14.8
32 Greg Stroman Va Tech JR DB 11 25 221 8.84 1 2.3 20.1
33 Garrett Juergens BYU SR WR 13 19 163 8.58 0 1.5 12.5
34 Antonio Callaway Florida SO WR 12 26 218 8.38 0 2.2 18.2
34 Ray-Ray McCloud Clemson SO WR 14 21 176 8.38 0 1.5 12.6
36 Robert Ruiz CSU SR WR 13 21 174 8.29 1 1.6 13.4
37 Cedarius Rookard Troy SO DB 13 21 172 8.19 0 1.6 13.2
38 Malik McGue Army FR QB 11 13 104 8.00 0 1.2 9.5
39 Boobie Hobbs Utah JR DB 13 35 274 7.83 1 2.7 21.1
40 Charles Walker Kentucky JR WR 13 15 117 7.80 1 1.2 9.0
41 Blaise Taylor Ark St JR DB 13 29 225 7.76 1 2.2 17.3
42 Tre'Davious White LSU SR DB 12 24 186 7.75 1 2.0 15.5
43 John Reid Penn State SO DB 14 22 166 7.55 0 1.6 11.9
44 Richie James MTSU SO WR 13 17 128 7.53 0 1.3 9.8
45 De'Mornay Pierson-El Nebraska JR WR 13 23 168 7.30 0 1.8 12.9
46 Mitchell Paige Indiana SR WR 13 18 129 7.17 0 1.4 9.9
47 Jamarl Eiland Buffalo JR WR 12 15 107 7.13 0 1.3 8.9
48 Chris Davis, Jr. New Mexico JR WR 13 22 150 6.82 0 1.7 11.5
49 Ryan Switzer N Carolina SR WR 13 16 106 6.63 0 1.2 8.2
50 Flynn Nagel N'western SO WR 13 20 132 6.60 0 1.5 10.2
51 Austin Conway Wyoming FR WR 14 31 203 6.55 1 2.2 14.5
52 Tyquwan Glass Fresno St SR DB 11 15 97 6.47 0 1.4 8.8
52 Anthony Miller Memphis JR WR 13 15 97 6.47 0 1.2 7.5
54 Chris Johnson UCF JR DB 13 26 168 6.46 0 2.0 12.9
55 Dontre Wilson Ohio State SR WR 12 17 107 6.29 0 1.4 8.9
56 Brandon Sowards Mich St SO WR 12 15 94 6.27 0 1.3 7.8
57 Andrew Rodriguez Utah State SR WR 12 17 99 5.82 0 1.4 8.3
57 Jazz Peavy Wisconsin JR WR 14 17 99 5.82 0 1.2 7.1
59 Fred Ross Miss St SR WR 13 15 85 5.67 0 1.2 6.5
60 Zaquon Tyson Kent State SO WR 9 12 67 5.58 0 1.3 7.4
61 Brayden Beard Cincinnati FR WR 12 14 77 5.50 0 1.2 6.4
62 Darius Mosely Illinois SR DB 12 21 102 4.86 0 1.8 8.5
63 Jacorey Warrick Texas SR WR 11 17 80 4.71 0 1.5 7.3
64 Vic Wharton III California SO WR 11 14 64 4.57 0 1.3 5.8
64 Victor Bolden Jr. Oregon St SR WR 12 14 64 4.57 0 1.2 5.3
66 JaBryce Taylor UTSA SR WR 13 19 86 4.53 0 1.5 6.6
67 Dami Ayoola South Ala SR RB 13 17 71 4.18 0 1.3 5.5
68 Jessie Bates III Wk Forest FR DB 13 18 73 4.06 0 1.4 5.6
69 Ishmael Adams UCLA SR WR 11 16 60 3.75 0 1.5 5.5
70 Jawuan Harris Rutgers FR WR 12 15 56 3.73 0 1.3 4.7
71 Gary Jennings WVU SO WR 13 21 39 1.86 0 1.6 3.0
72 Akilian Butler Boise St SO WR 10 13 18 1.38 0 1.3 1.8

Note: To qualify, player must have played in 75% of his team's games and have a minimum of 1.2 punt returns per game played.