Has there ever been back to back kickoff return touchdowns?

Has there ever been back to back kickoff return touchdowns?

The first was Fulton Walker of the Miami Dolphins, who returned a Washington kickoff 98 yards to the end zone in Super Bowl XVII. Super Bowl XXXV saw two consecutive kickoffs returned for touchdowns.

What is a kickoff return in football?

The kickoff returner in football is a player on the special teams whose goal is to catch and return kickoffs from the opposing team. There are normally two kick returners on kickoffs and one during punts.

When was the last kick-return for a touchdown?

The Dallas Cowboys scored 1 touchdown on a kick return against the Raiders on November 25.

Dallas Cowboys 12/8/2002 30.8
Dallas Cowboys 9/22/2002 34.3
Dallas Cowboys 10/9/1994 55.5
Dallas Cowboys 12/22/1991 32.2

What NFL player has the most kick returns?

Brian Mitchell
Brian Mitchell He retired in 2003, with the NFL record for most most kick returns (607), most kick return yards (14,014), most punt returns (463), and most punt return yards (4,999).

What is a touchdown return?

A touchdown return in football is a return that results in a touchdown. A touchdown return may occur on a kick, punt, interception, or fumble.

What is the longest return for a touchdown?

Jakeem Grant’s 97-yard punt return TD among longest in NFL history.

When was the last kick return for a touchdown?

What percentage of kickoffs are returned for touchdowns?

In 2020, the league set a record for touchback percentage at 61.2 percent. That means that three out of every five kickoffs resulted in a touchback. Compare this to 2003 when only 7.3 percent of all kickoffs resulted in a touchback.

How many kickoff returns for touchdowns did Devin Hester have?

Devin Hester/Number of touchdowns

Can a punt be a field goal?

A field goal cannot be scored on a punt kick. By contrast, the now very rarely attempted drop kick can be used to score either field goals or extra points in both American and Canadian football.

How do football players return kicks?

Whether it be a kickoff return or a punt return, football players put their amazing athletic ability on display as they weave in and out of tacklers, rushing down the field after receiving a kick. It takes speed to return kicks well, but it also takes field vision, anticipation, agility, and some video game-like juke moves.

Who has the most return touchdowns in NFL history?

Hester set the NFL record for most return touchdowns (combining kickoffs and punts) with 20 over the course of his career, and one of his best came in Super Bowl XLI—which was played in Miami, where Hester went to college—against the Indianapolis Colts.

Is Tim Tebow the best kick returner of all time?

The longtime Chicago Bears return man forced teams to think hard about kicking him the ball—his electrifying speed and agility made him arguably the best kick returner of all time.

How fast was Dez Hall in the NFL?

For a few years in the early 2000s with the Kansas City Chiefs, Hall electrified the NFL with his dynamic speed and hard-to-believe kick and punt returns. Hall was fast—he once recorded a 40-yard dash time of 4.29 seconds—and his slender frame at 5’8”, 187 pounds made it easy for him to slip around tacklers.