San Francisco 49ers Career Punt Return Leaders

Ranked by Punt Return Yards

The following are the San Francisco 49ers career punt return leaders ranked by punt return yards. 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. Dana McLemore is the San Francisco 49ers career leader in punt return yards with 1,531.

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

      Punt Returns
Player Gms Num Yds Avg Lg TD
1. D. McLemore 69 142 1,531 10.8 93t 4
2. J. Taylor 121 149 1,517 10.2 95t 2
3. B. Taylor 109 142 1,323 9.3 76 0
4. D. Carter 90 117 1,213 10.4 78t 2
5. T. Ginn 40 94 1,113 11.8 78t 2
6. R. McGill 70 105 964 9.2 54 1
7. A. Woodson 89 105 949 9.0 85t 2
8. F. Solomon 114 106 804 7.6 57t 2
9. K. Alexander 94 120 782 6.5 70t 2
10. J. Arenas 84 124 774 6.2 67t 1
11. D. Griffin 114 74 667 9.0 76t 1
12. H. McElhenny 97 99 648 6.5 94t 1
13. J. Williams 50 55 576 10.5 89t 1
14. R. McQuarters 27 65 496 7.6 72t 1
15. T. Leonard 39 65 473 7.3 60t 1
16. A. Battle 88 64 446 7.0 71t 1
17. D. Hicks 96 54 403 7.5 39 0
18. I. Uwaezuoke 35 34 373 11.0 36 0
19. T. Taylor 29 40 359 9.0 39 0
20. R. James 29 45 339 7.5 32 0
21. M. Lewis 13 44 336 7.6 51 0
22. B. Ellington 26 42 325 7.7 36 0
23. M. Moore 28 21 309 14.7 88t 1
24. A. Rossum 16 27 307 11.4 45 0
25. J. Cason 40 24 288 12.0 33 0
26. D. Cunningham 82 30 272 9.1 57 0
27. L. James 15 23 251 10.9 40 0
28. A. Grant 18 29 249 8.6 46 0
29. E. Dove 54 44 239 5.4 62 0
30. K. Williams 16 26 220 8.5 25 0
31. S. Cathcart 24 17 208 12.2 23 0
32. N. Clements 54 17 199 11.7 41 0
33. B. Williams 16 27 179 6.6 25 0
34. K. Williams 38 21 170 8.1 36 0
35. J. Kerley 16 21 158 7.5 26 0
36. V. Sutherland 15 21 147 7.0 19 0
37. B. Rhodes 14 16 142 8.9 22 0
38. J. Steptoe 6 11 129 11.7 28 0
39. O. Amey 11 11 125 11.4 75t 1
40. J. Fuller 63 25 114 4.6 13 0
41. C. Levy 26 6 109 18.2 73t 1
42. C. Wilson 53 13 96 7.4 13 0
43. R. Marshall 12 17 87 5.1 13 0
44. L. Jones 9 10 86 8.6 52 0
45. J. Hayne 8 8 76 9.5 37 0
46. N. Singleton 40 9 72 8.0 21 0
47. J. Boone 12 11 66 6.0 17 0
48. D. Williams 28 1 60 60.0 60 0
49. S. Beach 25 10 53 5.3 15 0
  R. Berry 66 8 53 6.6 17 0