Minnesota Vikings Yearly Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Returns

The following are the Minnesota Vikings yearly kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff returns. Included are player stats for the Minnesota Vikings (NFL) from 1961-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included.

      Kickoff Returns
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 A. Abdullah Min 13 325 25.0 38 0
2018 A. Abdullah Min 10 258 25.8 33 0
2017 J. McKinnon Min 12 312 26.0 39 0
2016 C. Patterson Min 25 792 31.7 104 1
2015 C. Patterson Min 32 1,019 31.8 102 2
2014 C. Patterson Min 34 871 25.6 51 0
2013 C. Patterson Min 43 1,393 32.4 110 2
2012 P. Harvin Min 16 574 35.9 106 1
  M. Sherels Min 16 422 26.4 41 0
2011 L. Booker Min 19 450 23.7 68 0
2010 P. Harvin Min 40 933 23.3 95t 1
2009 P. Harvin Min 42 1,156 27.5 102 2
2008 M. Hicks Min 29 690 23.8 38 0
2007 A. Allison Min 20 574 28.7 104 1
2006 B. Johnson Min 45 1,054 23.4 65 0
2005 K. Robinson Min 47 1,221 26.0 86t 1
2004 K. Campbell Min 35 760 21.7 55 0
2003 O. Smith Min 27 588 21.8 46 0
2002 M. Williams Min 24 516 21.5 51 0
2001 N. Jacquet Min 46 1,012 22.0 53 0
2000 T. Walters Min 30 692 23.1 38 0
1999 D. Palmer Min 27 621 23.0 51 0
1998 D. Palmer Min 50 1,176 23.5 88t 1
1997 D. Palmer Min 32 711 22.2 62 0
1996 Q. Ismail Min 28 527 18.8 32 0
1995 Q. Ismail Min 42 1,037 24.7 71 0
1994 Q. Ismail Min 35 807 23.1 61 0
1993 Q. Ismail Min 42 902 21.5 47 0
1992 D. Nelson Min 29 626 21.6 53 0
1991 D. Nelson Min 31 682 22.0 50 0
1990 H. Walker Min 44 966 22.0 64 0
1989 D. Nelson Min 14 317 22.6 32 0
1988 D. Harris Min 39 833 21.4 30 0
1987 N. Guggemos Min 36 808 22.4 42 0
1986 R. Bess Min 31 705 22.7 43 0
1985 B. Rhymes Min 53 1,345 25.4 88 0
1984 D. Nelson Min 39 891 22.8 47 0
1983 J. Redwine Min 38 838 22.1 41 0
1982 E. Payton Min 12 271 22.6 32 0
  J. Redwine Min 12 286 23.8 76 0
1981 E. Payton Min 39 898 23.0 99t 1
1980 E. Payton Min 53 1,184 22.3 59 0
1979 J. Edwards Min 44 1,103 25.1 83 0
1978 K. Miller Min 40 854 21.4 38 0
1977 M. Moore Min 24 524 21.8 48 0
1976 L. Willis Min 24 552 23.0 57 0
1975 B. McClanahan Min 17 360 21.2 42 0
1974 B. McClanahan Min 23 549 23.9 52 0
1973 B. McClanahan Min 16 410 25.6 45 0
1972 J. Gilliam Min 14 369 26.4 47 0
1971 C. West Min 24 556 23.2 36 0
1970 C. Jones Min 19 452 23.8 41 0
1969 C. Jones Min 17 444 26.1 71 0
1968 C. West Min 22 576 26.2 82 0
1967 C. Jones Min 25 597 23.9 96t 1
1966 M. Fitzgerald Min 14 301 21.5 30 0
1965 L. Rentzel Min 23 602 26.2 102 1
1964 B. Butler Min 26 597 23.0 34 0
1963 B. Butler Min 33 713 21.6 35 0
1962 B. Butler Min 26 588 22.6 45 0
1961 T. Mason Min 25 603 24.1 42 0