Carolina Panthers Single Season Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Average

The following are the Carolina Panthers single season kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return average. Included are player stats for the Carolina Panthers (NFL) from 1995-2019. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Michael Bates is the Carolina Panthers single season leader in kickoff return average with 30.24.

Players active with the Carolina Panthers during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 20 kickoff returns

      Kickoff Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  M. Bates 1996 Car 33 998 30.2 93t 1
  M. Bates 1997 Car 47 1,281 27.3 56 0
  K. Pilares 2011 Car 23 590 25.7 102 1
  S. Smith 2001 Car 56 1,431 25.6 99t 2
  M. Bates 1998 Car 59 1,480 25.1 99t 1
  M. Bates 1999 Car 52 1,287 24.8 100 2
  M. Jones 2008 Car 40 958 23.9 59 0
  T. Ginn 2013 Car 25 595 23.8 38 0
  J. Broussard 2004 Car 24 555 23.1 49 0
  R. Smart 2003 Car 41 947 23.1 100 1
  R. Robinson 2007 Car 26 598 23.0 60 0
  M. Bates 2000 Car 42 941 22.4 92t 1
  S. Smith 2002 Car 26 571 22.0 51 0
  M. Goodson 2010 Car 48 1,048 21.8 46 0
  R. Smart 2005 Car 29 615 21.2 60 0
  D. Williams 2006 Car 32 623 19.5 39 0