Kansas City Chiefs Yearly Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Yards

The following are the Kansas City Chiefs yearly kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return yards. Included are player stats for the Kansas City Chiefs (NFL) from 1970-2020, 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.

      Kickoff Returns
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 M. Hardman KC 27 704 26.1 104 1
2018 T. Smith KC 33 886 26.8 97 0
2017 A. Hunt KC 25 611 24.4 42 0
2016 T. Hill KC 14 384 27.4 86t 1
2015 K. Davis KC 24 603 25.1 54 0
2014 K. Davis KC 29 829 28.6 99t 1
2013 Q. Demps KC 33 992 30.1 95t 1
2012 S. Draughn KC 23 537 23.3 41 0
2011 D. McCluster KC 25 557 22.3 35 0
2010 D. McCluster KC 26 527 20.3 36 0
2009 J. Charles KC 36 925 25.7 97t 1
2008 D. Savage KC 26 633 24.3 59 0
2007 E. Drummond KC 37 785 21.2 39 0
2006 D. Hall KC 53 1,207 22.8 60 0
2005 D. Hall KC 65 1,560 24.0 96t 1
2004 D. Hall KC 68 1,718 25.3 97t 2
2003 D. Hall KC 57 1,478 25.9 100 2
2002 D. Hall KC 57 1,354 23.8 88t 1
2001 D. Hall KC 43 969 22.5 71 0
2000 M. Cloud KC 36 779 21.6 38 0
1999 T. Vanover KC 44 886 20.1 29 0
1998 T. Vanover KC 41 956 23.3 62 0
1997 T. Vanover KC 51 1,308 25.6 94t 1
1996 T. Vanover KC 33 854 25.9 97t 1
1995 T. Vanover KC 43 1,095 25.5 99t 2
1994 R. Dickerson KC 21 472 22.5 62 0
1993 D. Hughes KC 14 266 19.0 30 0
1992 H. Williams KC 21 405 19.3 37 0
1991 H. Williams KC 24 524 21.8 76 0
1990 T. McNair KC 14 227 16.2 23 0
1989 D. Copeland KC 26 466 17.9 36 0
1988 P. Palmer KC 23 364 15.8 23 0
1987 P. Palmer KC 38 923 24.3 95t 2
1986 J. Smith KC 29 557 19.2 29 0
1985 J. Smith KC 33 654 19.8 39 0
1984 S. Paige KC 27 544 20.1 45 0
1983 A. Hancock KC 29 515 17.8 33 0
1982 A. Hancock KC 27 609 22.6 68 0
1981 J. Murphy KC 20 457 22.9 46 0
1980 C. Carson KC 40 917 22.9 47 0
1979 H. Belton KC 22 463 21.0 52 0
1978 E. Payton KC 30 775 25.8 66 0
1977 L. Williams KC 17 319 18.8 48 0
1976 L. Williams KC 25 688 27.5 64 0
1975 C. Thomas KC 22 516 23.5 43 0
1974 B. Thomas KC 25 571 22.8 33 0
1973 L. Marshall KC 14 391 27.9 38 0
1972 L. Marshall KC 23 651 28.3 48 0
1971 K. Reardon KC 12 308 25.7 41 0
1970 R. Holmes KC 19 535 28.2 48 0
1969 W. McVea KC 13 318 24.5 40 0
1968 N. Smith KC 23 549 23.9 37 0
1967 N. Smith KC 41 1,148 28.0 106 1
1966 E. Thomas KC 29 673 23.2 63 0
1965 B. Coan KC 19 479 25.2 52 0
1964 D. Grayson KC 30 679 22.6 80 0
1963 D. Grayson KC 20 564 28.2 99 1
1962 D. Grayson DalT 18 535 29.7 59 0
1961 F. Jackson DalT 24 645 26.9 53 0
1960 A. Haynes DalT 19 434 22.8 82 0