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Punt Return Records

Punts Returned

Career 100 Pat Chester 1978-82
Season 35 Jimmy Lesane 1951
Game 9 Eddie Bryant vs. Hampden-Sydney 1942

Punt Return Yardage
Career 808 Pat Chester 1978-82
Season 481 Bill Dudley 1941
Game 140 Jimmy Lesane vs. Virginia Tech 1951

Longest Punt Returns
95 Harry Martin to Bus Male to Harry Martin Maryland 1935
89 Bill Dudley Lafayette 1941
79 Terry Sieg Virginia Tech 1962
79+ Jason Wallace Clemson 1990
76 Chris Warren Navy 1986
75+ Gene Schroeder Pennsylvania 1950
75+ Steve Sroba Maryland 1972
74 Tiki Barber Navy 1994
74 Tiki Barber NC State 1996
72 Eddie Knowles Virginia Tech 1952
70 Bobby Freeman Wake Forest 1961
70 Gerard Mullins Vanderbilt 1971
70 Pat Chester Duke 1980
70 Alvin Pearman Temple 2004
+ Non-scoring play

Annual Punt Return Leaders
Year Player No. Yds. Avg. TD
1940 Eddie Bryant 28 421 15.0 2
1941 Bill Dudley 28 481 17.2 1
1942 Eddie Bryant 13 112 8.6 0
1944 Charlie Ellis 12 137 11.4 0
1946 Billy Pennel 5 68 13.6 0
1947 Billy Pennel 10 164 16.4 1
1948 Barney Gill 14 215 15.4 0
1949 Steve Osisek 12 173 14.4 0
1950 Gene Schroeder 14 205 14.6 0
1951 Jimmy Lesane 35 387 11.1 0
1952 Eddie Knowles 32 365 11.4 3
1953 Eddie Knowles 4 114 28.5 1
1954 Eddie Knowles 9 72 8.0 0
1955 Nick Lawyer 4 70 17.5 1
1956 Ralph Kneeland 4 67 16.8 0
1957 Sonny Randle 5 46 9.2 0
1958 Sonny Randle 5 47 9.4 0
1959 Fred Trainor 5 42 8.4 0
1960 Carl Kuhn 4 74 18.5 0
1961 Bobby Freeman 4 81 20.3 1
1962 Terry Sieg 6 157 26.2 1
1963 Gene Angle 4 54 13.5 0
1964 Roger Davis 10 89 8.9 0
1965 John Pincavage 12 135 11.3 0
1966 George Stetter 18 182 10.1 0
1967 Paul Klingensmith 12 125 10.4 0
1968 Chuck Mooser 9 127 14.1 1
1969 Chuck Mooser 8 85 10.6 0
1970 Dave Sullivan 17 125 7.4 0
1971 Gerard Mullins 31 298 9.6 1
1972 Gerard Mullins 16 183 11.4 0
1973 Gerard Mullins 17 107 6.3 0
1974 Tom Fadden 19 109 5.7 0
1975 Joe Sroba 8 59 7.4 0
1976 Derrick Glasper 11 61 5.5 0
1977 Mickey Spady 16 64 4.0 0
1978 Pat Chester 31 190 6.1 0
1979 Pat Chester (led ACC) 25 248 9.9 2
1980 Pat Chester (led ACC) 19 192 10.1 1
1981 Bob Sweeney 13 41 3.2 0
1982 Pat Chester 19 128 6.7 0
1983 Bart Farinholt 15 105 7.0 0
1984 Ray Daly 20 161 8.1 0
1985 Chris Warren 26 168 6.5 0
1986 Chris Warren 17 136 8.0 1
1987 Tim Finkelston 25 182 7.3 0
1988 Tim Finkelston 25 177 7.1 0
1989 Tim Finkelston 22 159 7.2 0
1990 Jason Wallace 32 403 12.6 1
1991 Larry Holmes 26 219 8.4 0
1992 Jerrod Washington 20 87 4.4 0
1993 Larry Holmes 13 104 8.0 0
1994 Tiki Barber 17 181 10.6 1
1995 Tiki Barber 32 272 8.5 0
1996 Tiki Barber (led ACC) 19 241 12.7 1
1997 Terrence Wilkins 17 94 5.5 0
1998 Terrence Wilkins 17 165 9.7 0
1999 Arlen Harris 16 198 12.4 0
2000 James Johnson 20 115 5.8 0
2001 Alvin Pearman 27 247 9.1 0
2002 Marques Hagans 29 262 9.0 1
2003 Marques Hagans 28 269 9.6 0
2004 Alvin Pearman 28 314 11.2 1
2005 Emmanuel Byers 8 81 10.1 0
2006 Mike Brown 14 134 9.6 0
2007 Vic Hall 23 230 10.0 0
2008 Vic Hall 16 102 6.4 0
2009 Chase Minnifield 20 88 4.4 0
2010 Chase Minnifield 13 84 6.5 0
2011 Dominique Terrell* 14 61 4.4 0
*indicates active player

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