NFL Single Season Leaders - Punting Touchbacks

The following is a list of the NFL single season punting leaders ranked by punting touchbacks. Statistics are current through the 2018 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

Touchback statistics are only available for 1976-2018 seasons.

      Punting
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TB In20 Blk Net
1. T. Blanchard 1979 TB 93 3,679 39.6 58 25 14 2 30.6
2. C. Hentrich 1997 GB 75 3,378 45.0 65 21 26 0 36.0
3. S. Lechler 2006 Oak 77 3,660 47.5 67 19 19 1 36.4
4. L. Johnson 1996 Cin 80 3,630 45.4 67 17 16 1 34.4
  T. Sauerbrun 2001 Car 93 4,419 47.5 73 17 35 1 38.9
6. G. Cater 1980 Buf 73 2,828 38.7 61 16 12 1 31.1
  C. Colquitt 1981 Pit 84 3,641 43.3 74 16 25 0 35.3
  S. Cox 1986 Was 75 3,271 43.6 58 16 21 0 36.4
  T. Rouen 1999 Den 84 3,908 46.5 65 16 19 0 35.6
10. J. Gossett 1994 LAR 77 3,377 43.9 65 15 19 0 35.2
  R. Guy 1981 Oak 96 4,195 43.7 69 15 23 0 35.2
  R. Guy 1976 Oak 67 2,785 41.6 66 15 13 0 33.1
  J. Miller 1981 SF 93 3,858 41.5 65 15 14 0 31.1
  H. Newsome 1992 Min 72 3,243 45.0 84 15 19 1 35.7
  R. Plackemeier 2006 Sea 84 3,778 45.0 72 15 25 0 37.3
  M. Saxon 1988 Dal 80 3,271 40.9 55 15 24 0 34.1
  L. Swider 1980 Stl 99 4,111 41.5 66 15 12 1 31.7
  T. Tupa 2000 NYJ 83 3,714 44.7 70 15 18 0 33.2
19. M. Bateman 1976 Buf 86 3,678 42.8 78 14 16 1 29.0
  M. Buford 1985 Chi 68 2,870 42.2 69 14 18 1 34.6
  T. Gowin 1998 Dal 77 3,342 43.4 65 14 31 1 36.6
  D. Green 1978 TB 100 4,092 40.9 61 14 20 2 33.0
  R. Guy 1980 Oak 71 3,099 43.6 66 14 18 0 35.9
  R. Guy 1978 Oak 81 3,462 42.7 69 14 23 2 34.6
  R. Guy 1977 Oak 59 2,552 43.3 74 14 11 0 34.8
  C. Hentrich 2005 Ten 78 3,371 43.2 59 14 21 0 37.8
  L. Johnson 1999 NE 90 3,735 41.5 58 14 23 0 34.6
  S. Landeta 1985 NYG 81 3,472 42.9 68 14 20 0 36.4
  S. Lechler 2004 Oak 73 3,409 46.7 67 14 22 0 37.2
  B. Maynard 1997 NYG 111 4,531 40.8 57 14 33 1 34.6
  D. Pope 2000 Cin 94 3,775 40.2 57 14 18 0 33.1
  R. Stark 1985 Ind 78 3,584 45.9 68 14 12 2 34.1
  T. Tupa 1997 NE 78 3,569 45.8 73 14 24 1 36.1
  M. Turk 2000 Mia 92 3,870 42.1 70 14 25 0 36.2
35. J. Arnold 1984 KC 98 4,397 44.9 63 13 22 0 37.5
  B. Barker 1992 KC 75 3,245 43.3 65 13 16 1 35.3
  J. Bidwell 2005 TB 90 4,101 45.6 61 13 24 0 37.5
  R. Camarillo 1985 NE 92 3,953 43.0 75 13 16 0 33.6
  N. Clabo 1976 Min 69 2,678 38.8 55 13 5 0 30.9
  S. Cox 1985 Was 52 2,175 41.8 57 13 14 0 32.4
  C. Hentrich 2008 Ten 87 3,725 42.8 75 13 27 0 36.5
  T. Hutton 1995 Phi 85 3,682 43.3 63 13 20 1 33.7
  J. James 1977 Atl 105 4,349 41.4 61 13 19 0 34.0
  D. Jennings 1980 NYG 94 4,211 44.8 63 13 16 0 36.6
  C. Kluwe 2008 Min 73 3,473 47.6 62 13 23 1 35.0
  S. Lechler 2008 Oak 90 4,391 48.8 70 13 33 0 41.2
  S. Lechler 2003 Oak 96 4,503 46.9 73 13 27 0 37.2
  A. Lee 2007 SF 105 4,968 47.3 74 13 42 0 41.0
  C. Mohr 1996 Buf 101 4,194 41.5 80 13 27 0 36.5
  H. Newsome 1987 Pit 64 2,678 41.8 57 13 8 1 31.5
  C. Ramsey 1981 NYJ 81 3,290 40.6 65 13 27 0 35.6
  M. Royals 1997 NO 88 4,038 45.9 66 13 21 0 34.9
  R. Stark 1993 Ind 83 3,595 43.3 65 13 18 0 35.9
  B. Walden 1976 Pit 76 2,982 39.2 58 13 22 0 33.1
  K. Wilmsmeyer 1998 Mia 93 3,949 42.5 57 13 23 1 35.6