2017 National Leaders Punt Returns - All Games through 12/16/2017

Name Team Yr Pos G Ret. Yards Avg. TD Ret./G Yards/G
1 Dante Pettis Washington SR WR 12 21 428 20.38 4 1.8 35.7
2 D.J. Reed Kansas St JR DB 10 15 257 17.13 1 1.5 25.7
3 KaVontae Turpin TCU JR WR 13 15 249 16.60 1 1.2 19.2
4 DeAndre Thompkins Penn State JR WR 12 21 304 14.48 1 1.8 25.3
5 Blaise Taylor Ark St SR DB 12 27 370 13.70 1 2.3 30.8
6 Michael Walker BC JR WR 12 26 356 13.69 0 2.2 29.7
7 Tajee Fullwood S Florida SR DB 9 12 160 13.33 0 1.3 17.8
8 Shun Brown Arizona JR WR 12 15 193 12.87 2 1.3 16.1
9 Ray-Ray McCloud Clemson JR WR 13 25 303 12.12 1 1.9 23.3
10 D.J. Matthews FSU FR WR 9 17 200 11.76 0 1.9 22.2
11 DJ Chark LSU SR WR 12 16 187 11.69 2 1.3 15.6
12 Greg Stroman Va Tech SR DB 12 33 384 11.64 2 2.8 32.0
13 Quadree Henderson Pittsburgh JR WR 12 21 243 11.57 2 1.8 20.3
14 M.J. Stewart N Carolina SR DB 12 15 170 11.33 0 1.3 14.2
15 Avery Williams Boise St FR DB 14 27 303 11.22 2 1.9 21.6
16 Mecole Hardman Georgia SO WR 13 20 216 10.80 0 1.5 16.6
17 Boobie Hobbs Utah SR DB 12 23 246 10.70 0 1.9 20.5
18 Jordan Nathan Utah State FR WR 12 17 180 10.59 0 1.4 15.0
19 Austin Conway Wyoming SO WR 12 21 221 10.52 0 1.8 18.4
20 DJ Moore Maryland JR WR 12 15 153 10.20 0 1.3 12.8
21 Reggie Hemphill-Mapps Texas FR WR 12 15 151 10.07 1 1.3 12.6
22 Trever Ryen Iowa State SR WR 12 18 181 10.06 1 1.5 15.1
23 Andre Wilson UAB JR WR 12 17 164 9.65 0 1.4 13.7
24 Danzel McKinley-Lewis Toledo SO WR 13 18 157 8.72 0 1.4 12.1
25 Olabisi Johnson CSU JR WR 12 14 122 8.71 0 1.2 10.2
26 Chris Lammons S Carolina SR DB 12 16 138 8.63 0 1.3 11.5
27 Donovan Peoples-Jones Michigan FR WR 12 36 307 8.53 1 3.0 25.6
28 Nick Nelson Wisconsin JR DB 13 22 186 8.45 1 1.7 14.3
29 Quest Truxton SDSU SR WR 12 23 194 8.43 0 1.9 16.2
30 Darrell Brown ODU SO WR 10 25 210 8.40 0 2.5 21.0
31 Marquez Callaway Tennessee SO WR 11 13 109 8.38 0 1.2 9.9
32 Stephen Roberts Auburn SR DB 13 16 125 7.81 0 1.2 9.6
33 Sean Riley Syracuse SO WR 12 17 132 7.76 0 1.4 11.0
34 Chris Jones Coast Car SR WR 10 15 113 7.53 0 1.5 11.3
35 Hutch White Texas St SO WR 12 18 130 7.22 0 1.5 10.8
36 Thomas Hennigan App St FR WR 12 15 102 6.80 0 1.3 8.5
37 Michael Shelton BYU JR DB 13 17 114 6.71 0 1.3 8.8
37 Teddy Veal La Tech JR WR 12 14 94 6.71 1 1.2 7.8
39 Marcus Simms WVU SO WR 11 16 106 6.63 0 1.5 9.6
40 Brad Stewart Ga Tech JR WR 11 16 105 6.56 0 1.5 9.5
41 Chris Finke Notre Dame JR WR 12 24 156 6.50 0 2.0 13.0
42 Kalija Lipscomb Vanderbilt SO WR 12 14 83 5.93 0 1.2 6.9
43 K.J. Hill Ohio State SO WR 13 25 143 5.72 0 1.9 11.0
44 John Williams Memphis SO WR 10 17 93 5.47 0 1.7 9.3
45 Allenzae Staggers USM SR WR 12 17 92 5.41 0 1.4 7.7
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 Daniel Hamm Virginia SR RB 12 21 100 4.76 0 1.8 8.3
49 Raymond James Kent State FR DB 9 11 52 4.73 0 1.2 5.8
50 Cameron Batson Texas Tech SR WR 12 14 66 4.71 0 1.2 5.5
51 Brandon McDowell Houston SR DB 11 14 62 4.43 0 1.3 5.6
52 Chad Beebe N Illinois SR WR 9 16 62 3.88 0 1.8 6.9
53 Jamal Morrow Wash St SR RB 12 19 69 3.63 0 1.6 5.8
54 Hyleck Foster Marshall SR WR 13 16 41 2.56 0 1.2 3.2
55 Jackson Anthrop Purdue FR WR 12 17 30 1.76 0 1.4 2.5

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.