Denver Broncos Single Season Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Returns

The following are the Denver Broncos single season kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff returns. Included are player stats for the Denver Broncos (NFL) from 1970-2019 and the Denver Broncos (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Chris Cole is the Denver Broncos single season leader in kickoff returns with 48.

Players active with the Denver Broncos during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Kickoff Returns
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  C. Cole 2001 Den 48 1,127 23.5 52 0
  C. Watson 1999 Den 48 1,138 23.7 71 0
  O. Barry 1964 Den 47 1,245 26.5 60 0
  G. Milburn 1995 Den 47 1,269 27.0 86 0
  V. Hebron 1998 Den 46 1,216 26.4 95t 1
  D. O'Neal 2000 Den 46 1,102 24.0 87t 1
  V. Hebron 1996 Den 45 1,099 24.4 59 0
  V. Hebron 1997 Den 43 1,009 23.5 46 0
  L. Brunson 1980 Den 40 923 23.1 53 0
  R. Upchurch 1975 Den 40 1,084 27.1 58 0
  G. Milburn 1994 Den 37 793 21.4 40 0
  C. Mitchell 1963 Den 37 954 25.8 90 1
  K. Bell 1988 Den 36 762 21.2 38 0
  F. Little 1967 Den 35 942 26.9 60 0
  A. Haynes 1965 Den 34 901 26.5 60 0
  K. Bell 1989 Den 30 602 20.1 33 0
  C. Cole 2003 Den 30 714 23.8 34 0
  V. Johnson 1985 Den 30 740 24.7 39 0
  R. Montgomery 1972 Den 29 756 26.1 94t 1
  T. Holliday 2013 Den 28 775 27.7 106 1
  Z. Thomas 1983 Den 28 573 20.5 42 0
  O. Barry 1965 Den 26 611 23.5 64 0
  F. Little 1968 Den 26 649 25.0 89 0
  W. Manning 1981 Den 26 514 19.8 31 0
  A. Montgomery 1991 Den 26 488 18.8 55 0
  E. Royal 2009 Den 26 621 23.9 93t 1
  B. By'Not'e 1994 Den 24 545 22.7 41 0
  S. Wilson 1983 Den 24 485 20.2 32 0
  K. Bell 1986 Den 23 531 23.1 42 0
  B. Clark 2006 Den 23 512 22.3 36 0
  E. Royal 2008 Den 23 600 26.1 95 0
  W. Williams 1969 Den 23 574 25.0 38 0
  A. Carmichael 1960 Den 22 581 26.4 58 0
  E. Decker 2010 Den 22 556 25.3 51 0
  R. Upchurch 1976 Den 22 514 23.4 64 0
  B. Anderson 1970 Den 21 520 24.8 39 0
  A. Hall 2008 Den 21 469 22.3 28 0
  G. Lang 1986 Den 21 480 22.9 42 0
  A. Montgomery 1992 Den 21 466 22.2 64 0
  O. Armstrong 1973 Den 20 472 23.6 50 0
  K. Clark 1990 Den 20 505 25.2 75 0
  R. Droughns 2002 Den 20 516 25.8 53 0
  R. Upchurch 1977 Den 20 456 22.8 32 0
  R. Alexander 2004 Den 19 386 20.3 32 0
  A. Frazier 1962 Den 19 388 20.4 35 0
  A. Hall 2007 Den 19 475 25.0 34 0
  G. Lang 1984 Den 19 404 21.3 38 0
  G. Sellers 1966 Den 19 541 28.5 100 2
  A. Frazier 1961 Den 18 504 28.0 9 1
  C. Pane 1979 Den 18 354 19.7 30 0