Atlanta Falcons Single Season Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Yards

The following are the Atlanta Falcons single season kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return yards. Included are player stats for the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) from 1966-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Darrick Vaughn is the Atlanta Falcons single season leader in kickoff return yards with 1,491.

Players active with the Atlanta Falcons during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Kickoff Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  D. Vaughn 2001 Atl 61 1,491 24.4 96t 1
  J. Norwood 2007 Atl 52 1,317 25.3 76 0
  J. Norwood 2008 Atl 51 1,311 25.7 92 0
  A. Rossum 2003 Atl 62 1,291 20.8 52 0
  A. Rossum 2004 Atl 58 1,250 21.6 49 0
  E. Weems 2009 Atl 48 1,214 25.3 62 0
  A. Rossum 2002 Atl 53 1,164 22.0 91t 1
  R. Smith 1981 Atl 47 1,143 24.3 52 0
  D. Hester 2014 Atl 45 1,128 25.1 66 0
  E. Weems 2010 Atl 40 1,100 27.5 102 1
  A. Rossum 2006 Atl 46 1,082 23.5 51 0
  D. Vaughn 2000 Atl 39 1,082 27.7 100 3
  D. Sanders 1992 Atl 40 1,067 26.7 99t 2
  E. Metcalf 1996 Atl 49 1,034 21.1 55 0
  C. Verdin 1994 Atl 44 1,026 23.3 69 0
  R. Smith 1966 Atl 43 1,013 23.6 80 0
  B. Hanspard 1997 Atl 40 987 24.7 99t 2
  R. Smith 1967 Atl 39 976 25.0 99t 1
  T. Dwight 1998 Atl 36 973 27.0 93t 1
  T. Smith 1993 Atl 38 948 24.9 97t 1
  T. Dwight 1999 Atl 44 944 21.5 40 0
  A. Roberts 2017 Atl 38 860 22.6 61 0
  D. Sanders 1990 Atl 39 851 21.8 50 0
  C. Austin 1985 Atl 39 838 21.5 94t 1
  C. Butler 1968 Atl 37 799 21.6 42 0
  D. Sanders 1989 Atl 35 725 20.7 72 0
  W. Belton 1971 Atl 28 706 25.2 58 0
  G. Tinker 1974 Atl 29 704 24.3 59 0
  A. Rossum 2005 Atl 31 702 22.6 47 0
  R. Preston 1996 Atl 32 681 21.3 50 0
  T. Dwight 2000 Atl 32 680 21.2 48 0
  D. Pearson 1978 Atl 25 662 26.5 100 1
  S. Stamps 1987 Atl 24 660 27.5 97t 1
  R. Preston 1995 Atl 30 627 20.9 44 0
  M. Hall 2018 Atl 26 616 23.7 53 0
  J. Rodgers 2012 Atl 23 592 25.7 77 0
  D. Sanders 1991 Atl 26 576 22.2 100 1
  J. Rodgers 2013 Atl 25 575 23.0 34 0
  D. Pearson 1979 Atl 30 570 19.0 29 0
  E. Weems 2011 Atl 24 563 23.5 37 0
  J. Anderson 1995 Atl 24 541 22.5 35 0
  D. Hampton 1972 Atl 25 535 21.4 52 0
  R. Lawrence 1976 Atl 21 521 24.8 36 0
  S. Stamps 1986 Atl 24 514 21.4 35 0
  R. Smith 1980 Atl 25 512 20.5 35 0
  R. Brown 1982 Atl 24 466 19.4 33 0
  R. Williams 1983 Atl 23 461 20.0 34 0
  S. Stamps 1984 Atl 19 452 23.8 50 0
  W. Belton 1972 Atl 21 441 21.0 41 0
  W. Oliver 1999 Atl 24 441 18.4 28 0