1972 NFL Receiving Statistics

The following are the 1972 NFL Receiving statistical leaders, sorted by receptions.

KEY: Gms = Games Played, Rec = Receptions, Yds = Receiving Yards, Avg = Receiving Average, YPG = Receiving Yards Per Game, Lg = Longest Reception, TD = Touchdown Receptions, FD = First Down Receptions, Tar = Receiving Targets, YAC = Yards After Catch

Player Team Gms Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
Harold JacksonPhi--621,04816.9077t4
Fred BiletnikoffOak--5880213.8339t7
Chip MyersCin--5779213.89423
Otis TaylorKC--5782114.40446
Bob TuckerNYG--5576413.89394
Gary GarrisonSD--5274414.3152t7
J.D. HillBuf--5275414.5058t5
Art MaloneAtl--5058511.7057t2
Charley TaylorWas--4967313.7370t7
Bob NewlandNO--4757912.3242t2
John GilliamMin--471,03522.0266t7
Ed PodolakKC--463457.5027t2
Gene WashingtonSF--4691819.9662t12
Fred WillisCin--452976.60272
Ron JohnsonNYG--4545110.02395
Bob TrumpyCin--4450011.36382
Reggie RuckerNE--4468115.48623
Calvin HillDal--433648.4733t3
Vic WashingtonSF--433939.14331
Tom MitchellBal--4049412.35344
Cid EdwardsSD--4055713.93612
Ted KwalickSF--4075118.7781t9
Doug DresslerCin--393488.92331
Rich CasterNYJ--3983321.3680t10
Johnny RolandStl--383218.45272
Rod ShermanDen--3866117.39553
Danny AbramowiczNO--3866817.58517
Ron ShanklinPit--3866917.61573
Walt GarrisonDal--3739010.5426t3
Frank PittsCle--3662017.2280t8
Roy JeffersonWas--3555015.7145t3
Eddie BellNYJ--3562917.9783t2
Raymond ChesterOak--3457616.9468t8
Bob WindsorNE--3338311.61241
Bob ChandlerBuf--3352816.0043t5
Walker GilletteStl--3355016.6765t2
Sam HavrilakBal--3357117.3062t4
Fair HookerCle--3244113.78432
Larry BrownWas--3247314.7889t4
Dave ParksNO--3254216.9466t6
Mike GarrettSD--312457.9027t1
Larry SchreiberSF--312839.1364t1
Wendell HayesKC--312959.5229t3
Ron SellersDal--3165321.0655t5
Oscar ReedMin--302056.83370
Don McCauleyBal--302568.53342
Dave SmithHou--3031610.53250
Carl GarrettNE--3041013.67430
Ben HawkinsPhi--3051217.0767t1
Milt MorinCle--3054018.00361
Jack SnowLA--3059019.6757t4
Bob GreshamNO--291926.62540
Altie TaylorDet--292508.6240t2
Bob KleinLA--2933011.3826t1
Jim BertelsenLA--2933111.41221
Essex JohnsonCin--2942014.4865t2
Ken BurrowAtl--2949216.97405
Ahmad RashadStl--2950017.24983
Don MaynardNYJ--2951017.59412
Paul WarfieldMia--2960620.90473
Ed MarinaroMin--282187.7918t1
John BeasleyMin--282328.29181
Donny AndersonStl--2829810.64562
Charlie SmithOak--2835312.61432
Floyd LittleDen--2836713.11404
Don HerrmannNYG--2842215.0763t5
Jim MitchellAtl--2847016.7940t4
Mike SianiOak--2849617.7170t5
O.J. SimpsonBuf--271987.33250
Lance RentzelLA--2736513.52401
Frank LewisPit--2739114.48525
Charlie SandersDet--2741615.41382
Rich HoustonNYG--2746817.3394t3
Charlie EvansNYG--261827.00181
MacArthur LaneGB--2628510.96490
Jackie SmithStl--2640715.65712
Ken BurroughHou--2652120.0480t4
Don NottinghamBal--251917.64270
Bill ButlerNO--252269.04212
Randy VatahaNE--2536914.76442
Billy MastersDen--2539315.72273
Ken WillardSF--241315.46151
Jim BraxtonBuf--242329.67251
Ron JessieDet--2442417.6782t4
Charlie JoinerCin--2443918.2982t2
Larry WaltonDet--2448520.2148t6
Willie EllisonLA--231416.1339t1
Bo ScottCle--231727.48300
Leroy KellyCle--232048.87281
Bobby AndersonDen--232159.35401
Dave HamptonAtl--2324410.61431
Marv HubbardOak--221034.68210
Josh AshtonNE--222079.4124t1
Bill BrownMin--2229813.5576t4
Jim KiickMia--211477.00151
Franco HarrisPit--211808.57291
John RigginsNYJ--2123010.9567t1
John McMakinPit--2127713.1978t1
Riley OdomsDen--2132015.24481
Jerry SmithWas--2135316.81347

1972 NFL Statistics by Team

AFC East
Baltimore Colts
Buffalo Bills
Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
New York Jets
AFC Central
Cincinnati Bengals
Cleveland Browns
Houston Oilers
Pittsburgh Steelers
AFC West
Denver Broncos
Kansas City Chiefs
Oakland Raiders
San Diego Chargers
NFC East
Dallas Cowboys
New York Giants
Philadelphia Eagles
St. Louis Cardinals
Washington Redskins
NFC Central
Chicago Bears
Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers
Minnesota Vikings
NFC West
Atlanta Falcons
Los Angeles Rams
New Orleans Saints
San Francisco 49ers
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