San Francisco 49ers Career Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Touchdowns

The following are the San Francisco 49ers career defensive leaders ranked by interception return touchdowns. Included are player stats for the San Francisco 49ers (NFL) from 1950-2020 and the San Francisco 49ers (AAFC) from 1946-1949. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Ronnie Lott is the San Francisco 49ers career leader in interception return touchdowns with 5.

Players active with the San Francisco 49ers during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Interceptions
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. R. Lott 129 51 643 12.6 83t 5
2. R. Berry 66 22 404 18.4 44t 3
  D. Hicks 96 30 586 19.5 72 3
  T. McDonald 111 20 325 16.2 73t 3
  D. Sanders 14 6 303 50.5 93t 3
6. Z. Bronson 84 19 346 18.2 97t 2
  E. Davis 81 12 202 16.8 86t 2
  M. Hanks 125 31 380 12.3 67t 2
  T. Holmoe 82 7 172 24.6 78t 2
  D. Johnson 70 2 70 35.0 50t 2
  J. Johnson 213 47 615 13.1 63 2
  K. Norton 112 4 102 25.5 46 2
  S. Vanderbundt 119 14 165 11.8 37t 2
  J. Webster 53 7 193 27.6 70t 2
  P. Willis 112 8 131 16.4 86t 2
  E. Wright 110 18 256 14.2 60t 2
17. M. Adams 38 5 36 7.2 40t 1
  K. Alexander 94 36 499 13.9 68t 1
  N. Allen 14 1 37 37.0 37t 1
  B. Belk 87 1 6 6.0 6t 1
  A. Bethea 39 5 71 14.2 49t 1
  N. Bowman 89 4 104 26.0 89t 1
  T. Brock 80 11 165 15.0 41 1
  A. Brooks 120 3 104 34.7 50t 1
  H. Brown 59 8 98 12.2 41t 1
  T. Brown 100 11 147 13.4 62t 1
  D. Burke 39 1 35 35.0 35t 1
  J. Cason 40 11 173 15.7 65t 1
  T. Collier 12 3 32 10.7 32t 1
  M. Dowdle 51 4 47 11.8 27t 1
  A. Exum 24 1 32 32.0 32t 1
  D. Goldson 81 14 152 10.9 39t 1
  W. Harris 46 15 151 10.1 42 1
  M. Hazeltine 176 12 124 10.3 26 1
  B. Herchman 48 1 54 54.0 54t 1
  S. Hindman 76 1 25 25.0 25t 1
  J. Johnson 40 2 56 28.0 56t 1
  T. Leonard 39 5 44 8.8 30t 1
  H. Livingston 7 4 99 24.8 35t 1
  R. McDonald 115 1 31 31.0 31t 1
  M. McGruder 25 5 89 17.8 37 1
  T. McKyer 51 16 62 3.9 21t 1
  D. McLemore 69 5 89 17.8 54t 1
  J. Mertens 91 8 72 9.0 30t 1
  D. Moegle 47 20 232 11.6 40 1
  M. Montgomery 19 3 68 22.7 46t 1
  T. Nixon 50 3 111 37.0 88t 1
  T. Parrish 66 22 504 22.9 60 1
  M. Phillips 147 12 129 10.8 35t 1
  A. Plummer 70 12 130 10.8 68t 1