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UGA Football Kick and Punt Return Records

Georgia Bulldogs football kick and punt return records are led by names such as Scott Woerner, Gene Washington, Brandon Boykin, Isaiah McKenzie, and more.

Below are the UGA football kick and punt return records, including attempts, yards, touchdowns, and more.

Most Kickoff Returns – Game

  1. 7 – Brandon Boykin vs. South Carolina,
    2011 (184 yards)

Most Kickoff Returns – Season

  1. 38 – Brandon Boykin, 2009
    38 – Brandon Boykin, 2011
  2. 34 – Brandon Boykin, 2010
  3. 28 – Gene Washington, 1974
    28 – Asher Allen, 2007

Kickoff Returns – Career

  1. 110 – Brandon Boykin, 2008-11
  2. 71 – Gene Washington, 1973-76
  3. 52 – Lindsay Scott, 1978-81
  4. 47 – Asher Allen, 2006-08
    47 – Reggie Davis, 2013-16
  5. 43 – Andre Hastings, 1990-92

Kickoff Return Yardage – Game

  1. 190 – Scott Woerner vs. Kentucky, 1977 (6 ret.)
  2. 187 – Brandon Boykin vs. South Carolina, 2009 (4 ret.)
  3. 184 – Brandon Boykin vs. South Carolina, 2011 (7 ret.)
  4. 159 – Andre Hastings vs. Kentucky, 1990 (3 ret.)
  5. 149 – Asher Allen vs. Florida, 2007 (6 ret.)

Kickoff Return Yardage – Season

  1. 988 – Brandon Boykin, 2009 (38 ret.)
  2. 850 – Brandon Boykin, 2011 (38 ret.)
  3. 825 – Brandon Boykin, 2010 (34 ret.)
  4. 690 – Asher Allen, 2007 (28 ret.)
  5. 669 – Gene Washington, 1974 (28 ret.)

Kickoff Return Yardage – Career

  1. 2,663 – Brandon Boykin, 2008-11 (110 ret.)
  2. 1,637 – Gene Washington, 1973-76 (71 ret.)
  3. 1,152 – Lindsay Scott, 1978-81 (52 ret.)
  4. 1,110 – Asher Allen, 2006-08 (47 ret.)
  5. 1,096 – Andre Hastings, 1990-92 (43 ret.)

Average Kickoff Return – Season

  1. 36.0 – Gene Washington, 1973 (8 for 288)
  2. 34.3 – Tim Worley, 1988 (9 for 309)
  3. 29.3 – Fred Lane, 1986
  4. 28.1 – Andre Hastings, 1990
    28.1 – Isaiah McKenzie, 2014
  5. 27.8 – Arthur Marshall, 1989
    27.8 – Wayne Swinford, 1962

Average Kickoff Return – Career (Min. 20)

  1. 25.6 – Ramarcus Brown, 2005-08 (32 for 818)
  2. 25.5 – Andre Hastings, 1990-92 (43 for 1,096)
  3. 25.3 – Arthur Marshall, 1988-91
  4. 24.2 – Brandon Boykin, 2008-11
  5. 24.0 – Scott Woerner, 1977-80

Longest Kickoff Return

  1. 100 – Brandon Boykin vs. South Carolina & Tennessee, 2009; vs. Kentucky, 2010
    100 – Todd Gurley vs. Buffalo, 2012; vs. Clemson, 2014
  2. 99 – Lindsay Scott vs. LSU, 1978
    99 – Thomas Brown vs. Tennessee, 2006

Kickoff Return Touchdowns – Game

  1. 1 – Several players, last by Terry Godwin vs. South Carolina, 2016

Kickoff Return Touchdowns – Season

  1. 3 – Brandon Boykin, 2009 (SEC Record)
  2. 2 – Gene Washington, 1973
  3. 1 – Several players

Kickoff Return Touchdowns – Career

  1. 4 – Brandon Boykin, 2008-11 (SEC Record)
  2. 2 – Gene Washington, 1973-76
    2 – Todd Gurley, 2012-14

Most Punt Returns – Game

  1. 7 – Ken McCall vs. Georgia Tech, 1948 (75 yards)
    7 – Ken McCall vs. Alabama, 1948 (58 yards)
    7 – Scott Woerner vs. TCU, 1980 (89 yds)
    7 – Andre Hastings vs. South Carolina, 1992 (52 yards)
    7 – Reggie Davis vs. Clemson, 2014 (37 yards)

Most Punt Returns – Season

  1. 36 – Lamar Davis, 1946
  2. 35 – Jake Scott, 1968
    35 – Andre Hastings, 1992
  3. 34 – Wayne Swinford, 1964
    34 – Buzy Rosenberg, 1971
    34 – Damien Gary, 2002

Punt Returns – Career

  1. 114 – Damien Gary, 2000-03
  2. 89 – Jimmy Harrell, 1981-84
  3. 88 – Buzy Rosenberg, 1970-72
    88 – Scott Woerner, 1977-80
    88 – Chuck Carswell, 1988, 90-91
  4. 81 – Chris McCranie, 1993-96
  5. 59 – Isaiah McKenzie, 2014-16

Punt Return Yards – Game

  1. 202 – Buzy Rosenberg vs. Oregon State, 1971 (5 returns)

Punt Return Yards – Season

  1. 488 – Scott Woerner, 1980
  2. 464 – Lamar Davis, 1941
  3. 458 – Damien Gary, 2002
  4. 440 – Jake Scott, 1968
  5. 438 – Thomas Flowers, 2005
  6. 436 – Buzy Rosenberg, 1971
  7. 388 – Chuck Carswell, 1988
  8. 367 – Mikey Henderson, 2006

Punt Return Yards – Career

  1. 1,253 – Damien Gary, 2000-03
  2. 1,077 – Scott Woerner, 1977-80
  3. 1,014 – Chuck Carswell, 1988-90-91
  4. 946 – Buzy Rosenberg, 1970-72
  5. 821 – Thomas Flowers, 2004-07
  6. 787 – Jimmy Harrell, 1981-84
  7. 718 – Chris McCranie, 1993-96
  8. 692 – Isaiah McKenzie, 2014-16
  9. 586 – Jake Scott, 1967-68
  10. 581 – Mikey Henderson, 2004-07

Average Punt Return Yards – Game

  1. 40.4 – Buzy Rosenberg vs. Oregon State, 1971 (5 returns of 79, 66, 37, 16 and 4)

Average Punt Return Yards – Season (Min. 10 or 100 yards)

  1. 29.33 – J.B. Davis, 1956 (6 ret.)
  2. 21.88 – Preston Ridlehuber, 1965
  3. 21.55 – Jimmy Campagna, 1952
  4. 21.22 – Billy Jackson, 1960
    21.22 – Prince Miller, 2008
  5. 20.20 – Thomas Flowers, 2007

Average Punt Return Yards – Season (Min. 15)

  1. 20.1 – Mecole Hardman, 2018 (16 for 321)
  2. 15.7 – Scott Woerner, 1980
  3. 15.1 – Thomas Flowers, 2004
  4. 14.7 – Mikey Henderson, 2006
  5. 14.4 – Zippy Morocco, 1950
  6. 14.1 – Zippy Morocco, 1951
  7. 13.7 – Thomas Flowers, 2005

Average Punt Return Yards – Career (Min. 25)

  1. 14.9 – Thomas Flowers, 2004-07 (55 for 821 yards)
    14.9 – Prince Miller, 2006-09 (28 for 417 yards)
  2. 14.2 – Zippy Morocco, 1949-51
  3. 13.3 – Kent Lawrence, 1966-68
  4. 13.2 – Mikey Henderson, 2004-07

Longest Punt Return – Game

  1. 100 – Jimmy Campagna vs. Vanderbilt, 1952 (Ties SEC Record)
  2. 92 – Prince Miller vs. Alabama, 2008
    92 – Brandon Boykin vs. Michigan State, 2012
  3. 90 – Zippi Morocco vs. Furman, 1950
    90 – Jake Scott vs. Tennessee, 1968

Punt Return Touchdowns – Game

  1. 2 – Buzy Rosenberg vs. Oregon State, 1971 (Tied NCAA, SEC Record)

Punt Return Touchdowns – Season

  1. 2 – Jim Campagna, 1952
    2 – Jefferson Davis, 1956
    2 – Buzy Rosenberg, 1970, 1971
    2 – Mikey Henderson, 2006
    2 – Isaiah McKenzie, 2014, 2015

Punt Return Touchdowns – Career

  1. 5 – Isaiah McKenzie, 2014-16
  2. 4 – Buzy Rosenberg, 1970-72
  3. 2 – Several players

TOTAL KICK RETURNS

Most Returns – Season

  1. 52 – Brandon Boykin (14 PR, 38 KOR), 2011
  2. 50 – Wayne Swinford (34 PR, 16 KOR), 1964
  3. 49 – Andre Hastings (35 PR, 14 KOR), 1992
  4. 46 – Jake Scott (35 PR, 11 KOR), 1968
  5. 43 – Mecole Hardman (23 PR, 20 KOR), 2017

Most Returns – Career

  1. 124 – Brandon Boykin (14 PR, 110 KOR), 2008-11
  2. 123 – Scott Woerner (88 PR, 35 KOR), 1977-80
  3. 122 – Damien Gary (114 PR, 8 KOR), 2000-03
  4. 108 – Buzy Rosenberg (99 PR, 9 KOR), 1970-72
  5. 96 – Chris McCranie (81 PR, 15 KOR), 1993-96
    96 – Chuck Carswell (88 PR, 8 KOR), 1988, 90-91

Most Return Yards – Game

  1. 202 – Buzy Rosenberg (5/202 PR), 1972
  2. 185 – Mecole Hardman (5/142 KOR, 3/43 PR) vs. Auburn, 2017

Most Return Yards – Season

  1. 1,030 – Brandon Boykin (14/180 PR, 38/850 KOR), 2011
  2. 988 – Brandon Boykin (0 PR, 38/988 KOR), 2009
  3. 825 – Brandon Boykin (0 PR, 34/825 KOR), 2010
  4. 776 – Mecole Hardman (23/271 PR, 20/505
    KOR), 2017
  5. 720 – Scott Woerner (31/488 PR, 9/232 KOR), 1989
  6. 710 – Wayne Swinford (34/343 PR, 16/367 KOR), 1964
  7. 694 – Jake Scott (35/440 PR, 11/254 KOR), 1968

Most Return Yards – Career

  1. 2,843 – Brandon Boykin (14/180 PR, 110/2663 KOR), 2008-11
  2. 1,916 – Scott Woerner (88/1,077 PR, 35/839 KOR), 1977-80
  3. 1,637 – Gene Washington (71/1,637 PR, 0/0 KOR), 1973-76
  4. 1,467 – Mecole Hardman (39/592 PR, 35/875
    KO), 2016-18
  5. 1,396 – Damien Gary (114/1253 PR, 8/143 KOR), 2000-03
  6. 1,256 – Asher Allen (10/146 PR, 47/1,110 KOR), 2006-08

Return Touchdowns – Season

  1. 3 – Jim Campagna, 1952 (2 PR, 1 KOR)
    3 – Brandon Boykin, 2009 (3 KOR)
    3 – Isaiah McKenzie, 2014 (2 PR, 1 KOR)

Return Touchdowns – Career

  1. 6 – Isaiah McKenzie, 2014-16 (5 PR, 1 KOR)
  2. 5 – Brandon Boykin, 2008-11 (4 KOR, 1 PR)

Most 100- Yard Kick-Off Returns – Career

  1. 3 – Brandon Boykin vs. Kentucky, 2010; vs. South Carolina, 2009; vs. Tennessee, 2009
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