Single Season Leaders and Records for Passing Touchdowns

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player TD Year School
1Colt Brennan*582006Hawaii
2David Klingler541990Houston
3B.J. Symons*522003Texas Tech
4Derek Carr*502013Fresno State
Sam Bradford*502008Oklahoma
6Brandon Doughty*492014Western Kentucky
7Brandon Doughty*482015Western Kentucky
Case Keenum*482011Houston
Graham Harrell*482007Texas Tech
10Paul Smith*472007Tulsa
Jim McMahon*471980Brigham Young
12Matt Johnson*462015Bowling Green State
David Johnson*462008Tulsa
David Carr*462001Fresno State
Tim Rattay461998Louisiana Tech
Andre Ware461989Houston
17Graham Harrell*452008Texas Tech
Kliff Kingsbury*452002Texas Tech
19Case Keenum*442009Houston
Chase Clement*442008Rice
Case Keenum*442008Houston
22Jared Goff*432015California
Kellen Moore*432011Boise State
24Marcus Mariota*422014Oregon
Geno Smith*422012West Virginia
Chad Pennington*421997Marshall
27Omar Jacobs*412004Bowling Green State
Ty Detmer*411990Brigham Young
29Rakeem Cato*402014Marshall
Jameis Winston*402013Florida State
Andre Woodson*402007Kentucky
Jason White*402003Oklahoma
33Cody Kessler*392014Southern California
Rakeem Cato*392013Marshall
Seth Doege*392012Texas Tech
Matt Barkley392011Southern California
Bryant Moniz*392010Hawaii
Kellen Moore*392009Boise State
Chase Daniel*392008Missouri
Drew Brees*391998Purdue
Danny Wuerffel*391996Florida
Dennis Shaw*391969San Diego State
43Luke Falk*382015Washington State
Nick Mullens*382015Southern Mississippi
Landry Jones*382010Oklahoma
Colt Brennan*382007Hawaii
Graham Harrell*382006Texas Tech
Timmy Chang*382004Hawaii
Matt Leinart*382003Southern California
Byron Leftwich*382001Marshall
Shaun King*381998Tulane
Doug Williams381977Grambling State
53Sean Mannion*372013Oregon State
Johnny Manziel*372013Texas A&M
Derek Carr*372012Fresno State
Rakeem Cato372012Marshall
Robert Griffin III*372011Baylor
Andrew Luck*372011Stanford
Brandon Weeden*372011Oklahoma State
Dominique Davis*372010East Carolina
Brady Quinn*372006Notre Dame
Ben Roethlisberger*372003Miami (OH)
Rod Rutherford*372003Pittsburgh
Chad Pennington*371999Marshall
Tim Couch371997Kentucky
Troy Kopp371991Pacific
Dan Marino*371981Pittsburgh
68Patrick Mahomes*362015Texas Tech
Baker Mayfield*362015Oklahoma
Matt Barkley*362012Southern California
Tajh Boyd*362012Clemson
Aaron Murray*362012Georgia
Tim Hiller*362008Western Michigan
Sam Bradford*362007Oklahoma
Tim Couch*361998Kentucky
Peyton Manning*361997Tennessee
77Deshaun Watson*352015Clemson
Jared Goff352014California
Keith Wenning*352013Ball State
Aaron Murray*352011Georgia
Kellen Moore*352010Boise State
Taylor Potts*352010Texas Tech
Max Hall*352008Brigham Young
Colt Brennan352005Hawaii
Jason White*352004Oklahoma
Bart Hendricks*352000Boise State
Tim Rattay351999Louisiana Tech
Danny Wuerffel*351995Florida
Ty Detmer*351991Brigham Young
90J.T. Barrett*342014Ohio State
Tajh Boyd*342013Clemson
Connor Halliday*342013Washington State
Tyler Bray342012Tennessee
Brandon Weeden*342010Oklahoma State
Colt McCoy*342008Texas
Mark Sanchez*342008Southern California
Chase Holbrook342006New Mexico State
Drew Olson*342005UCLA
Philip Rivers*342003North Carolina State
Rex Grossman*342001Florida
Nick Rolovich342001Hawaii
Tim Lester341999Western Michigan
Ryan Leaf*341997Washington State
Tim Rattay341997Louisiana Tech
Chris Vargas341993Nevada

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