Carolina Panthers Single Season Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Yards

The following are the Carolina Panthers single season kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return yards. 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 yards with 1,480.

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

      Kickoff Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  M. Bates 1998 Car 59 1,480 25.1 99t 1
  S. Smith 2001 Car 56 1,431 25.6 99t 2
  M. Bates 1999 Car 52 1,287 24.8 100 2
  M. Bates 1997 Car 47 1,281 27.3 56 0
  M. Goodson 2010 Car 48 1,048 21.8 46 0
  M. Bates 1996 Car 33 998 30.2 93t 1
  M. Jones 2008 Car 40 958 23.9 59 0
  R. Smart 2003 Car 41 947 23.1 100 1
  M. Bates 2000 Car 42 941 22.4 92t 1
  D. Williams 2006 Car 32 623 19.5 39 0
  R. Smart 2005 Car 29 615 21.2 60 0
  R. Robinson 2007 Car 26 598 23.0 60 0
  T. Ginn 2013 Car 25 595 23.8 38 0
  K. Pilares 2011 Car 23 590 25.7 102 1
  S. Smith 2002 Car 26 571 22.0 51 0
  J. Broussard 2004 Car 24 555 23.1 49 0
  T. Ginn 2016 Car 18 391 21.7 59 0
  M. Goodson 2009 Car 17 352 20.7 33 0
  J. Stewart 2008 Car 15 349 23.3 38 0
  J. Robertson 2005 Car 16 343 21.4 42 0
  B. By'Not'e 1995 Car 18 335 18.6 35 0
  R. Baldwin 1995 Car 14 316 22.6 36 0
  S. Smith 2003 Car 11 309 28.1 42 0
  T. Sutton 2009 Car 14 302 21.6 32 0
  I. Byrd 2002 Car 14 294 21.0 35 0
  R. Marshall 2006 Car 14 291 20.8 26 0
  F. Whittaker 2016 Car 12 275 22.9 47 0
  P. Brown 2014 Car 12 273 22.8 35 0
  D. Stone 1995 Car 12 269 22.4 40 0
  F. Whittaker 2014 Car 11 262 23.8 46 0
  A. Edwards 2012 Car 12 260 21.7 35 0
  D. Brown 2002 Car 13 253 19.5 27 0
  D. Stone 1998 Car 9 252 28.0 45 0
  M. Goodson 2011 Car 11 250 22.7 31 0
  D. Williams 2007 Car 13 231 17.8 29 0
  D. Byrd 2017 Car 7 229 32.7 104 1
  D. White 2019 Car 10 226 22.6 36 0
  I. Byrd 2001 Car 10 225 22.5 26 0
  C. Samuel 2017 Car 10 221 22.1 33 0
  K. Moore 2009 Car 10 219 21.9 55 0
  N. Goings 2006 Car 9 218 24.2 33 0
  J. Pugh 2010 Car 9 218 24.2 32 0
  K. Pilares 2012 Car 9 216 24.0 28 0
  D. Beebe 1995 Car 9 215 23.9 38 0
  C. Samuel 2018 Car 10 209 20.9 32 0
  F. Whittaker 2015 Car 9 209 23.2 33 0
  J. Adams 2012 Car 9 208 23.1 31 0
  J. Webb 2015 Car 8 178 22.2 27 0
  B. Bennett 2004 Car 8 177 22.1 43 0
  N. Goings 2007 Car 9 174 19.3 29 0