San Francisco 49ers Yearly Defensive Leaders

Ranked by Interception Return Touchdowns

The following are the San Francisco 49ers yearly 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.

      Interceptions
Year Player Team Num Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 R. Sherman SF 3 65 21.7 31t 1
  F. Warner SF 1 46 46.0 46t 1
  A. Witherspoon SF 1 25 25.0 25t 1
2018 A. Exum SF 1 32 32.0 32t 1
2017 D. Johnson SF 1 50 50.0 50t 1
2015 J. Ward SF 1 29 29.0 29t 1
2014 A. Bethea SF 4 71 17.8 49t 1
  D. Johnson SF 1 20 20.0 20t 1
2013 N. Bowman SF 2 93 46.5 89t 1
  T. Brock SF 5 82 16.4 41 1
2012 A. Brooks SF 1 50 50.0 50t 1
  D. Whitner SF 1 42 42.0 42t 1
2011 C. Rogers SF 6 106 17.7 31t 1
2010 T. Brown SF 1 62 62.0 62t 1
  D. Goldson SF 1 39 39.0 39t 1
  R. McDonald SF 1 31 31.0 31t 1
2009 P. Willis SF 3 33 11.0 23t 1
2008 P. Willis SF 1 86 86.0 86t 1
2006 W. Harris SF 8 84 10.5 42 1
2005 M. Adams SF 4 36 9.0 40t 1
  T. Parrish SF 2 34 17.0 34t 1
  S. Spencer SF 4 85 21.2 61t 1
2003 A. Plummer SF 4 85 21.2 68t 1
2002 J. Webster SF 1 37 37.0 37t 1
2001 Z. Bronson SF 7 165 23.6 97t 2
2000 M. Montgomery SF 3 68 22.7 46t 1
  J. Webster SF 2 78 39.0 70t 1
1999 L. Schulters SF 6 127 21.2 64t 1
  D. Walker SF 1 27 27.0 27t 1
1997 M. Hanks SF 6 103 17.2 55t 1
1996 M. Pope SF 6 98 16.3 55t 1
1995 T. McDonald SF 4 135 33.8 52t 2
  K. Norton SF 3 102 34.0 46 2
1994 D. Sanders SF 6 303 50.5 93t 3
1993 E. Davis SF 4 45 11.2 41t 1
  M. Hanks SF 3 104 34.7 67t 1
  M. McGruder SF 5 89 17.8 37 1
1992 J. Johnson SF 1 56 56.0 56t 1
1986 T. Holmoe SF 3 149 49.7 78t 2
1985 C. Williamson SF 3 137 45.7 82 1
1984 D. McLemore SF 2 54 27.0 54t 1
  T. Shell SF 3 81 27.0 53t 1
1983 D. Hicks SF 2 102 51.0 62t 2
  E. Wright SF 7 164 23.4 60t 2
1982 R. Lott SF 2 95 47.5 83t 1
1981 R. Lott SF 7 117 16.7 41t 3
1978 T. Leonard SF 4 44 11.0 30t 1
1975 N. Allen SF 1 37 37.0 37t 1
1974 D. Wilcox SF 1 21 21.0 21t 1
1972 S. Vanderbundt SF 2 58 29.0 37t 2
1970 J. Johnson SF 2 36 18.0 36t 1
  M. Phillips SF 3 49 16.3 35t 1
1969 J. Woitt SF 1 57 57.0 57t 1
1968 K. Alexander SF 9 155 17.2 68t 1
  B. Belk SF 1 6 6.0 6t 1
  S. Hindman SF 1 25 25.0 25t 1
1966 M. Dowdle SF 1 27 27.0 27t 1
  J. Johnson SF 4 57 14.2 35t 1
  A. Randolph SF 3 138 46.0 94t 1
1959 J. Mertens SF 2 56 28.0 30t 1
1958 M. Hazeltine SF 3 30 10.0 17 1
1957 B. Herchman SF 1 54 54.0 54t 1
1956 D. Moegle SF 6 75 12.5 31t 1
1955 R. Berry SF 3 69 23.0 44t 1
1954 R. Berry SF 3 69 23.0 34t 1
  H. Brown SF 3 42 14.0 41t 1
1953 R. Berry SF 7 142 20.3 29 1
1952 D. Burke SF 1 35 35.0 35t 1
1951 J. Cason SF 8 147 18.4 65t 1
1950 H. Livingston SF 4 99 24.8 35t 1