Pittsburgh Steelers Yearly Kickoff Return Leaders

Ranked by Kickoff Return Yards

The following are the Pittsburgh Steelers yearly kickoff return leaders ranked by kickoff return yards. Included are player stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1945-2020, the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1940-1942 and the Pittsburgh Pirates (NFL) from 1933-1939. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included.

      Kickoff Returns
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 K. Whyte Pit 14 264 18.9 34 0
2018 R. Switzer Pit 30 607 20.2 35 0
2017 J. Smith-Schuster Pit 9 240 26.7 96t 1
2016 F. Toussaint Pit 13 278 21.4 33 0
2015 D. Archer Pit 14 354 25.3 38 0
2014 M. Wheaton Pit 20 494 24.7 41 0
2013 F. Jones Pit 23 510 22.2 42 0
2012 C. Rainey Pit 39 1,035 26.5 68 0
2011 A. Brown Pit 27 737 27.3 52 0
2010 E. Sanders Pit 25 628 25.1 48 0
2009 S. Logan Pit 55 1,466 26.7 83 0
2008 G. Russell Pit 16 371 23.2 43 0
2007 A. Rossum Pit 38 885 23.3 98t 1
2006 N. Davenport Pit 21 448 21.3 40 0
2005 Q. Morgan Pit 23 583 25.3 74 0
2004 R. Colclough Pit 26 566 21.8 48 0
2003 I. Taylor Pit 37 831 22.5 53 0
2002 A. Randle El Pit 32 733 22.9 99t 1
2001 T. Edwards Pit 20 462 23.1 81 0
2000 H. Poteat Pit 24 465 19.4 31 0
1999 R. Huntley Pit 15 336 22.4 41 0
1998 D. Dunn Pit 21 525 25.0 44 0
1997 W. Blackwell Pit 32 791 24.7 97t 1
1996 J. Arnold Pit 19 425 22.4 30 0
1995 E. Mills Pit 54 1,306 24.2 57 0
1994 R. Woodson Pit 15 365 24.3 54 0
1993 R. Woodson Pit 15 294 19.6 44 0
1992 R. Woodson Pit 25 469 18.8 32 0
1991 R. Woodson Pit 44 880 20.0 47 0
1990 R. Woodson Pit 35 764 21.8 49 0
1989 R. Woodson Pit 36 982 27.3 84t 1
1988 R. Woodson Pit 37 850 23.0 92t 1
1987 D. Stone Pit 28 568 20.3 34 0
1986 L. Sanchez Pit 25 591 23.6 64 0
1985 T. Spencer Pit 27 617 22.9 40 0
1984 R. Erenberg Pit 28 575 20.5 47 0
1983 H. Odom Pit 39 756 19.4 35 0
1982 F. Bohannon Pit 14 329 23.5 57 0
1981 L. Anderson Pit 37 825 22.3 35 0
1980 F. Pollard Pit 22 494 22.5 34 0
1979 L. Anderson Pit 34 732 21.5 44 0
1978 L. Anderson Pit 37 930 25.1 95t 1
1977 J. Smith Pit 16 381 23.8 37 0
1976 J. Deloplaine Pit 17 385 22.6 39 0
1975 M. Collier Pit 22 523 23.8 94t 1
1974 S. Davis Pit 12 269 22.4 34 0
1973 S. Davis Pit 15 404 26.9 48 0
1972 P. Pearson Pit 13 292 22.5 42 0
1971 J. Brumfield Pit 12 271 22.6 35 0
1970 M. Blount Pit 18 535 29.7 91 0
1969 D. McCall Pit 21 532 25.3 102 1
1968 D. Shy Pit 28 682 24.4 49 0
1967 D. Shy Pit 21 473 22.5 45 0
1966 G. Ballman Pit 20 477 23.9 70 0
1965 C. Butler Pit 25 509 20.4 36 0
1964 G. Ballman Pit 14 386 27.6 80 0
1963 G. Ballman Pit 22 698 31.7 93 1
1962 B. Keys Pit 28 667 23.8 57 0
1961 J. Sample Pit 23 532 23.1 59 0
1960 R. Johnston Pit 18 393 21.8 38 0
1959 D. Sutherin Pit 11 225 20.5 34 0
1958 D. Christy Pit 16 384 24.0 41 0
1957 B. Wells Pit 11 306 27.8 96t 1
1956 L. Chandnois Pit 8 291 36.4 91 0
1955 S. Watson Pit 27 716 26.5 49 0
1954 J. Lattner Pit 16 413 25.8 50 0
1953 L. Chandnois Pit 21 610 29.0 93t 1
1952 L. Chandnois Pit 17 599 35.2 93t 2
1951 L. Chandnois Pit 12 390 32.5 55 0
1950 L. Chandnois Pit 12 351 29.2 60 0