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

Name G Ret. Yards Avg. TD Ret./G Yards/G
1 Texas A&M 13 14 355 25.36 4 1.1 27.3
2 Western Kentucky 14 15 269 17.93 3 1.1 19.2
3 Akron 12 17 298 17.53 3 1.4 24.8
4 Syracuse 12 18 313 17.39 0 1.5 26.1
5 Alabama 15 34 528 15.53 4 2.3 35.2
6 USC 13 27 414 15.33 2 2.1 31.8
7 Pittsburgh 13 17 253 14.88 1 1.3 19.5
8 Michigan 13 25 357 14.28 2 1.9 27.5
9 Washington State 13 21 283 13.48 1 1.6 21.8
10 Georgia Southern 12 16 207 12.94 0 1.3 17.3
11 Iowa 13 33 412 12.48 1 2.5 31.7
12 Boston College 13 26 321 12.35 0 2.0 24.7
13 Miami (Florida) 13 21 243 11.57 1 1.6 18.7
14 Missouri 12 26 293 11.27 1 2.2 24.4
15 Western Michigan 14 20 225 11.25 1 1.4 16.1
16 Washington 14 26 292 11.23 2 1.9 20.9
17 Nevada 12 9 101 11.22 0 0.8 8.4
18 Tennessee 13 33 367 11.12 1 2.5 28.2
19 Air Force 13 9 99 11.00 1 0.7 7.6
20 Georgia Tech 13 12 131 10.92 0 0.9 10.1
21 Appalachian State 13 17 185 10.88 0 1.3 14.2
22 Oklahoma State 13 14 152 10.86 0 1.1 11.7
23 Kansas State 13 21 227 10.81 1 1.6 17.5
24 Auburn 13 16 171 10.69 0 1.2 13.2
25 Georgia 13 23 245 10.65 1 1.8 18.8
26 Temple 14 18 190 10.56 0 1.3 13.6
27 Louisiana Tech 14 17 178 10.47 0 1.2 12.7
28 Arizona State 12 23 236 10.26 1 1.9 19.7
29 Oklahoma 13 12 122 10.17 1 0.9 9.4
30 South Florida 13 24 238 9.92 1 1.8 18.3
31 Toledo 13 24 237 9.88 2 1.8 18.2
32 TCU 13 23 227 9.87 1 1.8 17.5
32 Florida International 12 15 148 9.87 0 1.3 12.3
34 Virginia 12 22 216 9.82 0 1.8 18.0
35 Texas State 12 21 205 9.76 0 1.8 17.1
36 Navy 14 15 146 9.73 0 1.1 10.4
37 Baylor 13 23 223 9.70 0 1.8 17.2
38 Colorado 14 32 310 9.69 1 2.3 22.1
39 Texas Tech 12 18 171 9.50 0 1.5 14.3
40 UTEP 12 23 217 9.43 1 1.9 18.1
41 Iowa State 12 24 226 9.42 0 2.0 18.8
42 Southern Mississippi 13 27 252 9.33 1 2.1 19.4
43 Old Dominion 13 22 204 9.27 0 1.7 15.7
44 Notre Dame 12 21 191 9.10 0 1.8 15.9
45 North Texas 13 18 163 9.06 1 1.4 12.5
46 Troy 13 22 199 9.05 1 1.7 15.3
47 San Diego State 14 30 271 9.03 0 2.1 19.4
48 Tulsa 13 25 224 8.96 0 1.9 17.2
49 Maryland 13 25 223 8.92 2 1.9 17.2
50 Idaho 13 15 133 8.87 2 1.2 10.2
51 North Carolina State 13 15 132 8.80 1 1.2 10.2
52 Marshall 12 17 148 8.71 0 1.4 12.3
53 BYU 13 24 204 8.50 0 1.8 15.7
54 Arkansas 13 17 143 8.41 0 1.3 11.0
55 Duke 12 21 175 8.33 0 1.8 14.6
55 Memphis 13 21 175 8.33 0 1.6 13.5
57 Colorado State 13 21 174 8.29 1 1.6 13.4
58 Kentucky 13 16 131 8.19 1 1.2 10.1
59 Louisiana-Monroe 12 12 98 8.17 0 1.0 8.2
60 Louisville 13 26 211 8.12 1 2.0 16.2
61 Virginia Tech 14 43 343 7.98 1 3.1 24.5
62 Clemson 15 35 278 7.94 0 2.3 18.5
63 North Carolina 13 17 134 7.88 0 1.3 10.3
63 Hawai'i 14 8 63 7.88 0 0.6 4.5
65 Massachusetts 12 13 102 7.85 0 1.1 8.5
66 LSU 12 24 186 7.75 1 2.0 15.5
67 Middle Tennessee 13 21 162 7.71 0 1.6 12.5
68 Vanderbilt 13 18 138 7.67 0 1.4 10.6
69 Rutgers 12 22 168 7.64 1 1.8 14.0
70 Utah 13 36 273 7.58 1 2.8 21.0
70 Purdue 12 12 91 7.58 0 1.0 7.6
72 Florida 13 32 242 7.56 0 2.5 18.6
73 Oregon 12 20 151 7.55 0 1.7 12.6
74 UCF 13 27 203 7.52 1 2.1 15.6
75 Indiana 13 24 179 7.46 0 1.8 13.8
76 Arkansas State 13 37 275 7.43 2 2.8 21.2
77 Florida State 13 22 163 7.41 1 1.7 12.5
78 Nebraska 13 23 168 7.30 0 1.8 12.9
79 Buffalo 12 15 107 7.13 0 1.3 8.9
80 Connecticut 12 3 21 7.00 0 0.3 1.8
81 Army 13 21 146 6.95 0 1.6 11.2
81 Michigan State 12 19 132 6.95 0 1.6 11.0
83 New Mexico 13 22 150 6.82 0 1.7 11.5
84 Wisconsin 14 21 143 6.81 0 1.5 10.2
85 Stanford 13 13 88 6.77 0 1.0 6.8
86 Fresno State 12 24 159 6.63 0 2.0 13.3
86 Boise State 13 24 159 6.63 0 1.8 12.2
88 Northwestern 13 20 132 6.60 0 1.5 10.2
89 UTSA 13 23 151 6.57 0 1.8 11.6
90 Wyoming 14 31 203 6.55 1 2.2 14.5
91 UCLA 12 28 182 6.50 1 2.3 15.2
91 Texas 12 28 182 6.50 0 2.3 15.2
91 San Jose State 12 14 91 6.50 0 1.2 7.6
94 Penn State 14 30 194 6.47 0 2.1 13.9
95 South Carolina 13 14 89 6.36 0 1.1 6.8
96 Utah State 12 19 120 6.32 1 1.6 10.0
97 Cincinnati 12 15 92 6.13 0 1.3 7.7
98 Oregon State 12 21 126 6.00 0 1.8 10.5
98 Mississippi 12 10 60 6.00 0 0.8 5.0
100 Central Michigan 13 14 80 5.71 0 1.1 6.2
101 Minnesota 13 24 136 5.67 0 1.8 10.5
102 Kent State 12 22 123 5.59 0 1.8 10.3
103 Louisiana-Lafayette 13 16 87 5.44 0 1.2 6.7
104 Ball State 12 18 94 5.22 1 1.5 7.8
105 Ohio State 13 27 139 5.15 0 2.1 10.7
106 Bowling Green 12 20 99 4.95 0 1.7 8.3
107 Ohio 14 19 90 4.74 0 1.4 6.4
108 Arizona 12 12 56 4.67 0 1.0 4.7
109 Illinois 12 23 101 4.39 0 1.9 8.4
110 South Alabama 13 17 71 4.18 0 1.3 5.5
111 Tulane 12 15 62 4.13 0 1.3 5.2
112 Northern Illinois 12 17 70 4.12 0 1.4 5.8
113 Houston 13 18 73 4.06 0 1.4 5.6
114 Mississippi State 13 19 76 4.00 0 1.5 5.8
115 Florida Atlantic 12 13 50 3.85 0 1.1 4.2
116 California 12 17 65 3.82 0 1.4 5.4
117 SMU 12 13 48 3.69 0 1.1 4.0
118 Wake Forest 13 22 70 3.18 0 1.7 5.4
119 New Mexico State 12 6 19 3.17 0 0.5 1.6
120 Eastern Michigan 13 9 27 3.00 0 0.7 2.1
120 Miami (Ohio) 13 6 18 3.00 0 0.5 1.4
122 Charlotte 12 17 49 2.88 1 1.4 4.1
123 Rice 12 17 47 2.76 0 1.4 3.9
124 West Virginia 13 21 39 1.86 0 1.6 3.0
125 East Carolina 12 10 18 1.80 0 0.8 1.5
126 Georgia State 12 7 10 1.43 0 0.6 0.8
127 UNLV 12 12 -1 -0.08 1 1.0 -0.1
128 Kansas 12 7 -10 -1.43 0 0.6 -0.8