All-Time Kickoff Return Records

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Most Kickoffs Returned
Kickoff Return Yardage
Longest Kickoff Returns
Annual Kickoff Return Leaders


Most Kickoffs Returned
 
Career81Darius Jennings2011-14
Season42Khalek Shepherd2012
Game8Joe Sroba vs. East Carolina1975
 Joe Sroba vs. Maryland1975
 Darrell Wynn vs. South Carolina1987

Kickoff Return Yardage
 
Career1839Darius Jennings2011-14
Season929Khalek Shepherd2012
Game172Marquis Weeks vs. North Carolina2002

Longest Kickoff Returns
 
100Tavon MasonGeorgia Tech2001
100Marquis WeeksNorth Carolina2002
100Marquis WeeksNorth Carolina2004
99Henry MassieNorth Carolina1963
96Jerrod WashingtonGeorgia Tech1992
95Jim AshwellWashington & Lee1951
93+Alvin PearmanNorth Carolina2004
91+Malcolm PittmanMaryland1983
90John PincavageSouth Carolina1965
90Frank QuayleSouth Carolina1967
90Jerrod WashingtonVirginia Tech1991
87Bill DudleyTennessee1940
87Raynard HorneVMI2010
86+Darius JenningsRichmond2014
85+Sean McCallMaryland1978
82Henry StrempekRichmond1952
82Joe RoweCentral Michigan1996
80+Bill DudleyVMI1939
78+Tom KrebsSouth Carolina1963
76+Tyree ForemanMaryland1999
74+Sonny RandleVirginia Tech1958
72+Khalek ShepherdGeorgia Tech2012
70Terence Fells-DanzerEastern Michigan2010
68+Frank QuayleTulane1966
68+Marquis WeeksPittsburgh2003
68+Michael JohnsonDuke2005
67+Andrew PearmanWyoming2007
65+Larry HolmesGeorgia Tech1993
64+Mike BennettVirginia Tech1973
+Non-scoring play

Annual Kickoff Return Leaders
 
YearPlayerNo.Yds.Avg.TD
1940Bill Dudley1435625.41
1941Eddie Bryant69916.50
1942Eddie Bryant37625.30
1944Dick Davis24623.00
1946Ray Brown511523.00
1947Bruce Bailey814317.90
1948Joe McCary816921.10
1949John Papit1739723.40
1950Gerry Furst711416.30
1951Jim Ashwell312541.71
1952Eddie Knowles410626.50
1953Henry Strempek1024024.01
1954Henry Strempek611419.00
1955Jim Bakhtiar815118.90
1956Jim Bakhtiar611318.80
1957Carl Moser1024824.80
1958Sonny Randle (led nation)2150624.10
1959Tom Gravins (led ACC)1734620.40
1960Ted Rzempoluch1122120.10
1961Bobby Freeman916218.00
1962Bobby Freeman715522.10
1963Henry Massie518436.81
1964Roger Davis (led ACC)2146122.00
1965John Pincavage1434424.61
1966Frank Quayle1843924.40
1967Frank Quayle1742224.81
1968Frank Quayle1223019.20
1969Chuck Mooser1836820.40
1970Jim Lacey1636022.50
1971Gerard Mullins1740523.80
1972Kent Merritt1022722.70
1973Gerard Mullins1227623.00
1974Joe Sroba1844024.40
1975Joe Sroba3164720.90
1976Joe Sroba2555822.30
1977Tom Vigorito2350421.90
1978Sean McCall (led ACC)1951126.90
1979Sean McCall1735020.60
1980Dave Hall1428520.40
1981Greg Taylor616427.30
1982Malcolm Pittman3061720.60
1983Malcolm Pittman2048624.30
1984Barry Word1835119.50
1985Malcolm Pittman2044022.00
1986Chris Warren3476822.60
1987Darrell Wynn1221517.90
1988Tim Finkelston1432423.10
1989Terry Kirby1325719.80
1990Larry Holmes1632820.50
1991Jerrod Washington1333926.11
1992Jerrod Washington2346420.21
1993Jerrod Washington1425318.10
1994Demetrius "Pete" Allen1120718.80
1995Demetrius "Pete" Allen2960821.00
1996Terrence Wilkins1429020.70
1997Terrence Wilkins2144121.00
1998Antwoine Womack1223619.70
1999Tavon Mason917619.60
2000Tavon Mason1634621.60
2001Tavon Mason1948225.41
2002Wali Lundy1740924.10
2003Tony Franklin1333625.80
2004Marquis Weeks1135432.21
2005Cedric Peerman2154225.80
2006Cedric Peerman1951927.30
2007Andrew Pearman2960821.00
2008Chase Minnifield2149023.30
2009Chase Minnifield2251323.30
2010Raynard Horne2357324.91
2011Darius Jennings3059920.00
2012Khalek Shepherd4292922.10
2013Darius Jennings2452221.80
2014Darius Jennings2567727.10