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Interceptions



Individual Records



Most Passes Intercepted
Game – 3, Five Times, (latest Corey Sawyer vs. N.C. State, Sept. 19, 1992)
Season – 12, Terrell Buckley, 1991
Career – 21, Terrell Buckley, 1989-91


Most Yards on Interceptions
Game – 109, LeRoy Butler vs. Syracuse, Oct. 7, 1989
Season – 238, Terrell Buckley, 1991
Career – 501, Terrell Buckley, 1989-91


Most TDs on Interceptions
Game – 1, Several Players (latest Lamont Green vs. Georgia Tech, Nov. 2, 1996)
Season – 2, Deion Sanders, 1988; Terrell Buckley, 1990 and 1991; Derrick Brooks, 1993
Career – 4, Deion Sanders, 1985-88; Terrell Buckley, 1989-91


Longest Interception Return
Game – 100, Deion Sanders vs. Tulsa, Oct. 19, 1985


Season Interceptions
    Name, Years          Int
1.  Terrell Buckley, 1991 12      
2.  Monk Bonasorte, 1979   8
    Curt Campbell, 1951    8
4.  Corey Sawyer, 1992     7
    LeRoy Butler, 1989     7
6.  Corey Sawyer, 1993     6
    Terrell Buckley, 1990  6
    Larry Harris, 1982     6
    Bobby Butler, 1979     6
    J.T. Thomas, 1970      6
    Winfred Bailey, 1964   6
    Bud Whitehead, 1959    6
    Lee Corso, 1954        6
    Tom Feamster, 1954     6
    Tommy Brown, 1952      6
    Ted Hewitt, 1949       6

Career Interceptions
    Name, Years             Int
1.  Terrell Buckley (89-91)  21
2.  Monk Bonasorte (77-80)   15
3.  Deion Sanders (85-88)    14
    Lee Corso (53-56)        14
5.  Corey Sawyer (91-93)     13
6.  Brian McCrary (81-84)    12
    Keith Jones (78-80)      12
    J.T. Thomas (70-72)      12
    Curt Campbell (50-52)    12
10. Eric Williams (84-87)    11
    Bobby Butler (77-80)     11
    Walt Sumner (66-68)      11

Longest Interception Returns
1.  100 yards, Deion Sanders vs. Tulsa, 1985 (TD)
2.  99 yards, Ted Hewitt vs. Stetson, 1958 (TD)
    99 yards, Fred Biletnikoff vs. Miami, 1963 (TD)
4.  94 yards, Leon Fowler vs. Duke, 1992 (TD)
5.  87 yards, LeRoy Butler vs. Syracuse, 1989 (TD)
6.  86 yards, Tom Hillabrand vs. Auburn, 1960 (TD)
7.  83 yards, Terrell Buckley vs. Cincinnati, 1990 (TD)
8.  81 yards, Bud Whitehead vs. Wake Forest, 1959 (TD)
9.  74 yards, Dale McCullers vs. Houston,  1967
10. 71 yards, Terrell Buckley vs. Virginia Tech, 1991 (TD)
    71 yards, Corey Sawyer vs. North Carolina State, 1993 

Team Records

Most Interceptions 1. 25 in 1991 25 in 1968 3. 24 in 1982 24 in 1949 5. 23 in 1989 23 in 1979 7. 22 in 1985 22 in 1972 9. 21 in 1990 21 in 1948


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