Carolina Panthers Career Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Yards

The following are the Carolina Panthers career kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return yards. Included are player stats for the Carolina Panthers (NFL) from 1995-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Michael Bates is the Carolina Panthers career leader in kickoff return yards with 5,987.

Players active with the Carolina Panthers during the 2020 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Kickoff Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. M. Bates 76 233 5,987 25.7 100 5
2. S. Smith 182 98 2,371 24.2 99t 2
3. R. Smart 47 78 1,731 22.2 100 1
4. M. Goodson 28 76 1,650 21.7 46 0
5. T. Ginn 47 44 994 22.6 59 0
6. M. Jones 16 40 958 23.9 59 0
7. F. Whittaker 53 38 856 22.5 47 0
8. D. Williams 117 45 854 19.0 39 0
9. K. Pilares 20 32 806 25.2 102 1
10. I. Byrd 43 33 691 20.9 35 0
11. R. Robinson 16 26 598 23.0 60 0
12. D. Stone 64 24 597 24.9 45 0
13. J. Broussard 8 24 555 23.1 49 0
14. J. Robertson 12 22 523 23.8 49 0
15. C. Samuel 40 20 430 21.5 33 0
16. N. Goings 105 19 413 21.7 33 0
17. J. Stewart 131 17 366 21.5 38 0
18. J. Webb 37 16 362 22.6 37 0
19. B. By'Not'e 7 18 335 18.6 35 0
20. T. Sutton 16 16 332 20.8 32 0
21. R. Baldwin 7 14 316 22.6 36 0
22. A. Edwards 39 15 295 19.7 35 0
23. D. Byrd 17 10 294 29.4 104 1
24. R. Marshall 80 15 291 19.4 26 0
25. P. Brown 43 12 273 22.8 35 0
26. J. Pugh 27 11 269 24.5 32 0
27. D. Brown 14 13 253 19.5 27 0
28. K. Barner 12 11 237 21.5 37 0
29. D. White 10 10 226 22.6 36 0
30. K. Moore 12 10 219 21.9 55 0
31. D. Beebe 14 9 215 23.9 38 0
32. J. Adams 9 9 208 23.1 31 0
33. W. Oliver 38 9 203 22.6 33 0
34. B. Bennett 8 8 177 22.1 43 0
35. R. McCloud 6 8 174 21.8 31 0
36. B. Bersin 42 7 167 23.9 49 0
37. D. Gettis 17 8 145 18.1 28 0
38. A. Smith 9 6 131 21.8 26 0
39. G. Dortch 2 5 119 23.8 32 0
  D. Moore 33 5 119 23.8 32 0
  C. Munnerlyn 107 4 119 29.8 64 0
42. R. Bonnafon 16 6 111 18.5 35 0
43. P. Cooper 2 4 109 27.2 38 0
44. D. Rosario 62 6 106 17.7 25 0
45. R. Ismail 42 5 100 20.0 30 0
46. R. Proehl 48 5 98 19.6 27 0
47. B. Hoover 152 9 97 10.8 21 0
48. J. King 76 6 76 12.7 16 0
49. C. Hetherington 46 7 68 9.7 16 0
50. E. Mills 10 4 65 16.2 33 0