New York Jets Yearly Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Average

The following are the New York Jets yearly kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return average. Included are player stats for the New York Jets (NFL) from 1970-2020, the New York Jets (AFL) from 1963-1969 and the New York Titans (AFL) from 1960-1962. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included.

Leaders based on 20 kickoff returns

      Kickoff Returns
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2018 A. Roberts NYJ 40 1,174 29.4 99t 1
2014 P. Harvin NYJ 20 495 24.8 65 0
2013 J. Cribbs NYJ 20 490 24.5 42 0
2012 J. McKnight NYJ 39 1,072 27.5 100 1
2011 J. McKnight NYJ 34 1,073 31.6 108 1
2010 B. Smith NYJ 50 1,432 28.6 97t 2
2008 L. Washington NYJ 48 1,231 25.6 94 1
2007 L. Washington NYJ 47 1,291 27.5 98t 3
2006 J. Miller NYJ 46 1,304 28.3 104 2
2005 J. Miller NYJ 60 1,577 26.3 95t 1
2003 M. Bates NYJ 22 596 27.1 48 0
2002 C. Morton NYJ 58 1,509 26.0 98t 2
2001 C. Yeast NYJ 29 663 22.9 50 0
2000 K. Williams NYJ 21 551 26.2 97t 1
1999 D. Stone NYJ 28 689 24.6 50 0
1998 A. Glenn NYJ 24 585 24.4 62 0
1997 A. Glenn NYJ 28 741 26.5 96t 1
1996 R. Cobb NYJ 23 488 21.2 34 0
1995 R. Carpenter NYJ 20 553 27.6 58 0
1994 A. Glenn NYJ 27 582 21.6 45 0
1993 A. Murrell NYJ 23 342 14.9 23 0
1992 E. McMillan NYJ 22 420 19.1 45 0
1991 T. Mathis NYJ 29 599 20.7 50 0
1990 T. Mathis NYJ 43 787 18.3 35 0
1989 J. Townsell NYJ 34 653 19.2 69 0
1988 B. Humphery NYJ 21 510 24.3 48 0
1986 B. Humphery NYJ 28 655 23.4 96t 1
1984 B. Humphery NYJ 22 675 30.7 97t 1
1983 P. Brown NYJ 29 645 22.2 46 0
1981 B. Harper NYJ 23 480 20.9 42 0
1980 B. Harper NYJ 49 1,070 21.8 35 0
1979 B. Harper NYJ 55 1,158 21.1 52 0
1978 B. Harper NYJ 55 1,280 23.3 40 0
1977 B. Harper NYJ 42 1,035 24.6 60 0
1976 L. Giammona NYJ 23 527 22.9 34 0
1975 L. Piccone NYJ 26 637 24.5 53 0
1974 L. Piccone NYJ 39 961 24.6 46 0
1973 M. Adkins NYJ 31 615 19.8 38 0
1972 C. Farasopoulos NYJ 26 627 24.1 51 0
1971 C. Farasopoulos NYJ 25 545 21.8 30 0
1970 M. Battle NYJ 40 891 22.3 41 0
1969 M. Battle NYJ 31 750 24.2 45 0
1968 E. Christy NYJ 25 599 24.0 87 0
1967 E. Christy NYJ 23 521 22.7 33 0
1966 E. Boozer NYJ 26 659 25.3 96t 1
1963 D. Christy NYJ 24 585 24.4 71 0
1962 D. Christy NYT 38 824 21.7 43 0
1960 L. Burton NYT 30 862 28.7 102 2