Indianapolis Colts Single Season Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Average

The following are the Indianapolis Colts single season defensive leaders ranked by interception return average. Included are player stats for the Indianapolis Colts (NFL) from 1984-2019, the Baltimore Colts (NFL) from 1953-1983, the Baltimore Colts (NFL) in 1950 and the Baltimore Colts (AAFC) from 1947-1949. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Lyle Blackwood is the Indianapolis Colts single season leader in interception return average with 36.50.

Players active with the Indianapolis Colts during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 4 interceptions

      Interceptions
Player Season Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
  L. Blackwood 1978 Bal 4 146 36.5 79t 2
  K. Taylor 1989 Ind 7 225 32.1 80t 1
  G. Brackett 2007 Ind 4 128 32.0 49 0
  J. Wallace 1975 Bal 4 126 31.5 42t 2
  N. Harper 2003 Ind 4 121 30.2 75t 1
  R. Buchanan 1994 Ind 8 221 27.6 90t 3
  R. Volk 1968 Bal 6 154 25.7 90 0
  D. Butler 2012 Ind 4 101 25.2 51 2
  A. Nelson 1958 Bal 8 199 24.9 69 1
  B. Pellington 1959 Bal 4 99 24.8 30t 1
  B. Boyd 1967 Bal 6 145 24.2 41 1
  R. Volk 1967 Bal 6 145 24.2 94t 1
  D. Lowery 2015 Ind 4 96 24.0 69t 1
  B. Boyd 1962 Bal 7 163 23.3 28 0
  C. June 2005 Ind 5 115 23.0 36 2
  A. Haymond 1966 Bal 4 88 22.0 52t 1
  M. Davis 1957 Bal 10 219 21.9 75t 2
  R. Volk 1972 Bal 4 86 21.5 23 0
  S. Shiver 1979 Bal 4 85 21.2 52 0
  J. Wallace 1976 Bal 5 105 21.0 41 0
  C. Maggioli 1950 Bal 8 165 20.6 50 0
  B. Boyd 1964 Bal 9 185 20.6 47 0
  J. Belser 1996 Ind 4 81 20.2 44t 2
  B. Boyd 1968 Bal 8 160 20.0 49 1
  D. Butler 2013 Ind 4 79 19.8 41t 1
  B. Boyd 1966 Bal 6 114 19.0 37t 1
  B. Boyd 1960 Bal 7 132 18.9 74 0
  R. Brown 1958 Bal 8 149 18.6 30 0
  M. Curtis 1972 Bal 4 74 18.5 33 1
  B. Rechichar 1955 Bal 6 109 18.2 40 0
  V. Davis 2014 Ind 4 72 18.0 42 0
  R. Brown 1959 Bal 5 89 17.8 44 0
  M. Davis 1959 Bal 7 119 17.0 57t 1
  S. White 1975 Bal 8 135 16.9 32 1
  D. Shula 1954 Bal 5 84 16.8 25 0
  L. Blackwood 1977 Bal 10 163 16.3 37 0
  N. Glasgow 1980 Bal 4 65 16.2 29 0
  L. Blackwood 1979 Bal 4 63 15.8 27 0
  B. Rechichar 1956 Bal 4 63 15.8 42 0
  J. Logan 1970 Bal 6 92 15.3 33t 2
  R. Volk 1970 Bal 4 61 15.2 31 0
  J. Logan 1964 Bal 6 91 15.2 30 1
  M. Prior 1989 Ind 6 88 14.7 58t 1
  L. Mumphord 1975 Bal 4 58 14.5 28 0
  B. Laird 1980 Bal 5 71 14.2 18 0
  T. Hendricks 1971 Bal 5 70 14.0 40 0
  G. Buksar 1950 Bal 6 79 13.2 28 0
  D. Shula 1955 Bal 5 64 12.8 31 0
  M. Adams 2015 Ind 5 63 12.6 38 1
  J. Baylor 1991 Ind 4 50 12.5 32 0