Kansas City Chiefs Single Season Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Average

The following are the Kansas City Chiefs single season kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return average. Included are player stats for the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) from 1970-2019, the Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the Dallas Texans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Quintin Demps is the Kansas City Chiefs single season leader in kickoff return average with 30.06.

Players active with the Kansas City Chiefs 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
  Q. Demps 2013 KC 33 992 30.1 95t 1
  K. Davis 2014 KC 29 829 28.6 99t 1
  L. Marshall 1972 KC 23 651 28.3 48 0
  D. Grayson 1963 KC 20 564 28.2 99 1
  N. Smith 1967 KC 41 1,148 28.0 106 1
  L. Williams 1976 KC 25 688 27.5 64 0
  F. Jackson 1961 DalT 24 645 26.9 53 0
  T. Smith 2018 KC 33 886 26.8 97 0
  M. Hardman 2019 KC 27 704 26.1 104 1
  D. Hall 2003 KC 57 1,478 25.9 100 2
  T. Vanover 1996 KC 33 854 25.9 97t 1
  E. Payton 1978 KC 30 775 25.8 66 0
  J. Charles 2009 KC 36 925 25.7 97t 1
  T. Vanover 1997 KC 51 1,308 25.6 94t 1
  T. Vanover 1995 KC 43 1,095 25.5 99t 2
  D. Hall 2004 KC 68 1,718 25.3 97t 2
  K. Davis 2015 KC 24 603 25.1 54 0
  A. Hunt 2017 KC 25 611 24.4 42 0
  D. Savage 2008 KC 26 633 24.3 59 0
  P. Palmer 1987 KC 38 923 24.3 95t 2
  D. Hall 2005 KC 65 1,560 24.0 96t 1
  N. Smith 1968 KC 23 549 23.9 37 0
  D. Hall 2002 KC 57 1,354 23.8 88t 1
  C. Thomas 1975 KC 22 516 23.5 43 0
  S. Draughn 2012 KC 23 537 23.3 41 0
  T. Vanover 1998 KC 41 956 23.3 62 0
  J. Woods 1996 KC 25 581 23.2 66 0
  E. Thomas 1966 KC 29 673 23.2 63 0
  C. Carson 1980 KC 40 917 22.9 47 0
  J. Murphy 1981 KC 20 457 22.9 46 0
  B. Thomas 1974 KC 25 571 22.8 33 0
  D. Hall 2006 KC 53 1,207 22.8 60 0
  D. Grayson 1964 KC 30 679 22.6 80 0
  A. Hancock 1982 KC 27 609 22.6 68 0
  D. Hall 2001 KC 43 969 22.5 71 0
  R. Dickerson 1994 KC 21 472 22.5 62 0
  D. McCluster 2011 KC 25 557 22.3 35 0
  H. Williams 1991 KC 24 524 21.8 76 0
  M. Cloud 2000 KC 36 779 21.6 38 0
  E. Drummond 2007 KC 37 785 21.2 39 0
  J. Arenas 2010 KC 24 509 21.2 35 0
  H. Belton 1979 KC 22 463 21.0 52 0
  D. McCluster 2010 KC 26 527 20.3 36 0
  S. Paige 1984 KC 27 544 20.1 45 0
  T. Vanover 1999 KC 44 886 20.1 29 0
  J. Smith 1985 KC 33 654 19.8 39 0
  H. Williams 1992 KC 21 405 19.3 37 0
  J. Smith 1986 KC 29 557 19.2 29 0
  D. Copeland 1989 KC 26 466 17.9 36 0
  A. Hancock 1983 KC 29 515 17.8 33 0