New York Giants Single Season Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Average

The following are the New York Giants single season kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return average. Included are player stats for the New York Giants (NFL) from 1925-2020. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Johnny Counts is the New York Giants single season leader in kickoff return average with 30.15.

Players active with the New York Giants 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
  J. Counts 1962 NYG 26 784 30.2 90t 1
  C. Childs 1964 NYG 34 987 29.0 100 1
  D. Harris 2015 NYG 22 631 28.7 100 1
  J. Scott 1948 NYG 20 569 28.4 99t 1
  R. Thompson 1972 NYG 29 821 28.3 92t 1
  L. McQuay 1974 NYG 25 689 27.6 72 0
  D. Wilson 2012 NYG 57 1,533 26.9 97t 1
  W. Ponder 2004 NYG 36 967 26.9 91t 1
  R. Thompson 1971 NYG 36 947 26.3 93t 1
  C. Coleman 2018 NYG 23 598 26.0 51 0
  L. Shy 1970 NYG 21 544 25.9 62 0
  W. Ponder 2005 NYG 35 905 25.9 95t 1
  C. Childs 1966 NYG 34 855 25.1 90t 1
  C. Childs 1965 NYG 29 718 24.8 51 0
  B. Stits 1960 NYG 20 486 24.3 39 0
  D. Thomas 2011 NYG 25 607 24.3 40 0
  P. Parker 2014 NYG 21 509 24.2 45 0
  A. Bradshaw 2007 NYG 38 921 24.2 68 0
  D. Harris 2016 NYG 22 533 24.2 46 0
  B. Levingston 1999 NYG 22 532 24.2 35 0
  C. Latimer 2019 NYG 24 570 23.8 50 0
  G. Filipski 1957 NYG 26 613 23.6 34 0
  D. Joyce 2002 NYG 33 776 23.5 46 0
  D. Meggett 1990 NYG 21 492 23.4 58 0
  C. Morton 2005 NYG 24 559 23.3 41 0
  D. Meggett 1992 NYG 20 455 22.8 92t 1
  D. Hixon 2009 NYG 57 1,291 22.6 68 0
  L. Bright 1983 NYG 21 475 22.6 36 0
  L. Rouson 1987 NYG 22 497 22.6 49 0
  D. James 1964 NYG 23 515 22.4 30 0
  A. Bradshaw 2008 NYG 39 867 22.2 58 0
  J. Robinson 1976 NYG 20 444 22.2 32 0
  T. Wheatley 1996 NYG 23 503 21.9 43 0
  R. Droughns 2007 NYG 20 437 21.9 34 0
  P. Harris 1966 NYG 22 480 21.8 55 0
  M. Cox 2013 NYG 20 436 21.8 56 0
  C. Morton 2006 NYG 31 670 21.6 51 0
  D. Patten 1998 NYG 43 928 21.6 90t 1
  H. Walker 1995 NYG 41 881 21.5 67 0
  B. Woolfolk 1982 NYG 20 428 21.4 34 0
  D. Meggett 1989 NYG 27 577 21.4 43 0
  R. Dixon 2000 NYG 31 658 21.2 44 0
  R. Blye 1968 NYG 35 734 21.0 66 0
  C. Childs 1967 NYG 29 603 20.8 48 0
  D. Ware 2010 NYG 21 432 20.6 37 0
  D. Meggett 1991 NYG 25 514 20.6 42 0
  D. Patten 1999 NYG 33 673 20.4 45 0
  B. Mitchell 2003 NYG 55 1,117 20.3 29 0
  D. Ward 2006 NYG 23 466 20.3 36 0
  J. Fuqua 1969 NYG 20 399 19.9 31 0