2017 National Leaders Punt Returns - All Games through 01/08/2018

Name Team Yr Pos G Ret. Yards Avg. TD Ret./G Yards/G
1 Dante Pettis Washington SR WR 13 21 428 20.38 4 1.6 32.9
2 D.J. Reed Kansas St JR DB 11 17 253 14.88 1 1.5 23.0
3 Blaise Taylor Ark St SR DB 12 27 370 13.70 1 2.3 30.8
4 Tajee Fullwood S Florida SR DB 9 12 160 13.33 0 1.3 17.8
5 DeAndre Thompkins Penn State JR WR 13 24 319 13.29 1 1.8 24.5
6 Michael Walker BC JR WR 13 27 354 13.11 0 2.1 27.2
7 Ray-Ray McCloud Clemson JR WR 14 25 303 12.12 1 1.8 21.6
8 Mecole Hardman Georgia SO WR 15 23 271 11.78 0 1.5 18.1
9 Quadree Henderson Pittsburgh JR WR 12 21 243 11.57 2 1.8 20.3
10 Greg Stroman Va Tech SR DB 13 35 397 11.34 2 2.7 30.5
11 M.J. Stewart N Carolina SR DB 12 15 170 11.33 0 1.3 14.2
12 Boobie Hobbs Utah SR DB 13 26 292 11.23 0 2.0 22.5
13 Avery Williams Boise St FR DB 14 27 303 11.22 2 1.9 21.6
14 D.J. Matthews FSU FR WR 10 18 200 11.11 0 1.8 20.0
15 Shun Brown Arizona JR WR 13 17 181 10.65 2 1.3 13.9
16 Reggie Hemphill-Mapps Texas FR WR 13 17 180 10.59 1 1.3 13.8
17 DJ Chark LSU SR WR 13 18 190 10.56 2 1.4 14.6
18 Austin Conway Wyoming SO WR 13 22 228 10.36 0 1.7 17.5
19 DJ Moore Maryland JR WR 12 15 153 10.20 0 1.3 12.8
20 Trever Ryen Iowa State SR WR 13 18 181 10.06 1 1.4 13.9
21 Andre Wilson UAB JR WR 13 18 169 9.39 0 1.4 13.0
22 Olabisi Johnson CSU JR WR 12 14 122 8.71 0 1.2 10.2
23 Nick Nelson Wisconsin JR DB 14 24 206 8.58 1 1.7 14.7
24 Trevon Diggs Alabama SO DB 13 18 154 8.56 0 1.4 11.8
25 Jordan Nathan Utah State FR WR 13 23 196 8.52 0 1.8 15.1
26 Quest Truxton SDSU SR WR 13 23 194 8.43 0 1.8 14.9
27 Darrell Brown ODU SO WR 10 25 210 8.40 0 2.5 21.0
28 Marquez Callaway Tennessee SO WR 11 13 109 8.38 0 1.2 9.9
29 Danzel McKinley-Lewis Toledo SO WR 14 20 162 8.10 0 1.4 11.6
30 Donovan Peoples-Jones Michigan FR WR 13 40 320 8.00 1 3.1 24.6
31 Sean Riley Syracuse SO WR 12 17 132 7.76 0 1.4 11.0
32 Chris Jones Coast Car SR WR 10 15 113 7.53 0 1.5 11.3
33 Chris Lammons S Carolina SR DB 13 19 141 7.42 0 1.5 10.8
34 Hutch White Texas St SO WR 12 18 130 7.22 0 1.5 10.8
35 Thomas Hennigan App St FR WR 13 15 102 6.80 0 1.2 7.8
36 Stephen Roberts Auburn SR DB 14 17 115 6.76 0 1.2 8.2
37 Michael Shelton BYU JR DB 13 17 114 6.71 0 1.3 8.8
38 Brad Stewart Ga Tech JR WR 11 16 105 6.56 0 1.5 9.5
39 Chris Finke Notre Dame JR WR 13 24 156 6.50 0 1.8 12.0
40 Kalija Lipscomb Vanderbilt SO WR 12 14 83 5.93 0 1.2 6.9
41 Marcus Simms WVU SO WR 12 17 99 5.82 0 1.4 8.3
42 John Williams Memphis SO WR 11 18 102 5.67 0 1.6 9.3
43 K.J. Hill Ohio State SO WR 14 26 144 5.54 0 1.9 10.3
44 Allenzae Staggers USM SR WR 13 17 92 5.41 0 1.3 7.1
45 Cameron Batson Texas Tech SR WR 13 17 91 5.35 0 1.3 7.0
46 Nate Mullen Charlotte SO WR 12 16 81 5.06 0 1.3 6.8
47 Brady Jones UTSA SR WR 11 14 67 4.79 0 1.3 6.1
48 Raymond James Kent State FR DB 9 11 52 4.73 0 1.2 5.8
49 Daniel Hamm Virginia SR RB 13 22 98 4.45 0 1.7 7.5
50 Brandon McDowell Houston SR DB 12 14 62 4.43 0 1.2 5.2
51 Jamal Morrow Wash St SR RB 13 19 69 3.63 0 1.5 5.3
52 Hyleck Foster Marshall SR WR 13 16 41 2.56 0 1.2 3.2
53 Jackson Anthrop Purdue FR WR 13 17 30 1.76 0 1.3 2.3

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.