New York Jets Yearly Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Yards

The following are the New York Jets yearly kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return yards. 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.

      Kickoff Returns
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 T. Montgomery NYJ 18 364 20.2 34 0
2018 A. Roberts NYJ 40 1,174 29.4 99t 1
2017 J. Natson NYJ 16 325 20.3 32 0
2016 J. Marshall NYJ 13 324 24.9 65 0
2015 A. Cromartie NYJ 15 377 25.1 54 0
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
2009 L. Washington NYJ 16 385 24.1 43 0
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
2004 J. Carter NYJ 17 374 22.0 40 0
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 D. Stone NYJ 25 555 22.2 43 0
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 D. Carter NYJ 33 705 21.4 57 0
1994 A. Glenn NYJ 27 582 21.6 45 0
1993 A. Murrell NYJ 23 342 14.9 23 0
1992 T. Mathis NYJ 28 492 17.6 32 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 J. Townsell NYJ 31 601 19.4 40 0
1987 B. Humphery NYJ 18 357 19.8 47 0
1986 B. Humphery NYJ 28 655 23.4 96t 1
1985 B. Humphery NYJ 17 363 21.4 56 0
1984 B. Humphery NYJ 22 675 30.7 97t 1
1983 P. Brown NYJ 29 645 22.2 46 0
1982 B. Harper NYJ 18 368 20.4 37 0
1981 K. Sohn NYJ 26 528 20.3 31 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. Piccone NYJ 31 699 22.5 58 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
1965 B. Turner NYJ 18 402 22.3 32 0
1964 J. Evans NYJ 13 259 19.9 30 0
1963 D. Christy NYJ 24 585 24.4 71 0
1962 D. Christy NYT 38 824 21.7 43 0
1961 D. Christy NYT 15 360 24.0 60 0
1960 L. Burton NYT 30 862 28.7 102 2