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Career Leaders and Records for Rushing Touchdowns

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Since 1956

Rank Player TD From To Last School
1.Montee Ball* 77 2009 2012 Wisconsin
2.Travis Prentice 73 1996 1999 Miami (OH)
3.Ricky Williams 72 1995 1998 Texas
4.Ron Dayne* 71 1996 1999 Wisconsin
5.Anthony Thompson* 67 1986 1989 Indiana
6.Cedric Benson* 64 2001 2004 Texas
 Keenan Reynolds* 64 2012 2014 Navy
8.Eric Crouch 59 1998 2001 Nebraska
 Tony Dorsett* 59 1973 1976 Pittsburgh
 Colin Kaepernick* 59 2007 2010 Nevada
 Ken Simonton* 59 1998 2001 Oregon State
12.Ian Johnson* 58 2005 2008 Boise State
13.Marshall Faulk 57 1991 1993 San Diego State
 Steve Owens* 57 1967 1969 Oklahoma
 Tim Tebow* 57 2006 2009 Florida
16.Pete Johnson* 56 1973 1976 Ohio State
 Collin Klein* 56 2009 2012 Kansas State
 LaDainian Tomlinson* 56 1997 2000 Texas Christian
19.Chester Taylor 55 1998 2001 Toledo
 DeAngelo Williams* 55 2002 2005 Memphis
21.Kenneth Dixon 53 2012 2014 Louisiana Tech
 Dwone Hicks 53 1999 2002 Middle Tennessee State
 LaMichael James* 53 2009 2011 Oregon
 Bernard Pierce* 53 2009 2011 Temple
 Lee Suggs* 53 1999 2002 Virginia Tech
26.Chris Lemon 52 1996 1999 Nevada
 Lendale White* 52 2003 2005 Southern California
 Garrett Wolfe* 52 2004 2006 Northern Illinois
29.Dontrell Moore* 51 2002 2005 New Mexico
30.Jay Ajayi* 50 2012 2014 Boise State
 Brock Forsey* 50 1999 2002 Boise State
 Taurean Henderson* 50 2002 2005 Texas Tech
 Ed Marinaro 50 1969 1971 Cornell
 Demarco Murray* 50 2007 2010 Oklahoma
 Steve Slaton* 50 2005 2007 West Virginia
36.Ted Brown 49 1975 1978 North Carolina State
 Ricky Dobbs* 49 2008 2010 Navy
 Jorvorskie Lane* 49 2005 2008 Texas A&M
 Terry Miller* 49 1974 1977 Oklahoma State
 Allen Pinkett 49 1982 1985 Notre Dame
 Ray Rice* 49 2005 2007 Rutgers
 Mike Rozier 49 1981 1983 Nebraska
 Chad Spann* 49 2007 2010 Northern Illinois
 Anthony Thomas 49 1997 2000 Michigan
 Herschel Walker 49 1980 1982 Georgia
 Charles White* 49 1976 1979 Southern California
 Kareem Wilson 49 1995 1998 Ohio
48.Ka'Deem Carey* 48 2011 2013 Arizona
 Tyrell Fenroy 48 2005 2008 Louisiana-Lafayette
 Skip Hicks* 48 1993 1997 UCLA
 Jordan Lynch* 48 2010 2013 Northern Illinois
 Barry Sanders 48 1986 1988 Oklahoma State
 Kory Sheets* 48 2005 2008 Purdue
 Billy Sims* 48 1975 1979 Oklahoma
55.James Davis* 47 2005 2008 Clemson
 Eric Dickerson 47 1979 1982 Southern Methodist
 Dan Lefevour* 47 2006 2009 Central Michigan
 Zach Line* 47 2009 2012 Southern Methodist
 Brian Mitchell 47 1986 1989 Louisiana-Lafayette
 Tyrone Wheatley* 47 1991 1994 Michigan
 Pat White* 47 2005 2008 West Virginia
62.Steve Bartalo 46 1983 1986 Colorado State
 Keith Byars* 46 1982 1985 Ohio State
 Kevin Faulk 46 1995 1998 Louisiana State
 Jacquizz Rodgers* 46 2008 2010 Oregon State
66.Marcus Allen* 45 1978 1981 Southern California
 Leon Burns 45 1969 1970 Long Beach State
 Melvin Gordon* 45 2011 2014 Wisconsin
 James Gray 45 1986 1989 Texas Tech
 Robert Lavette 45 1981 1984 Georgia Tech
 Kalvin McRae* 45 2004 2007 Ohio
 Walter Reyes* 45 2001 2004 Syracuse
 Kevin Smith* 45 2005 2007 Central Florida
 Darren Sproles* 45 2001 2004 Kansas State
 Trent Steelman* 45 2009 2012 Army
 Vai Taua* 45 2007 2010 Nevada
 James White* 45 2010 2013 Wisconsin
 Carnell Williams* 45 2001 2004 Auburn
79.Rick Badanjek 44 1982 1985 Maryland
 Anthony Davis* 44 1972 1974 Southern California
 Cody Fajardo* 44 2011 2014 Nevada
 Damion Fletcher* 44 2006 2009 Southern Mississippi
 Eddie George* 44 1992 1995 Ohio State
 Toby Gerhart* 44 2006 2009 Stanford
 Quentin Griffin* 44 1999 2002 Oklahoma
 Alonzo Harris* 44 2011 2014 Louisiana-Lafayette
 Dalton Hilliard 44 1982 1985 Louisiana State
 Darren Lewis 44 1987 1990 Texas A&M
 Billy Marek 44 1972 1975 Wisconsin
 Terry Metcalf 44 1971 1972 Long Beach State
 Antwaan Randle El 44 1998 2001 Indiana
 Brad Smith* 44 2002 2005 Missouri
93.Curtis Adams 43 1981 1984 Central Michigan
 Greg Allen 43 1981 1984 Florida State
 Avon Cobourne* 43 1999 2002 West Virginia
 Autry Denson* 43 1995 1998 Notre Dame
 Josh Harris* 43 2000 2003 Bowling Green State
 Bo Jackson 43 1982 1985 Auburn
 Leon Johnson 43 1993 1996 North Carolina
 Wali Lundy* 43 2002 2005 Virginia
 Doug Martin* 43 2007 2011 Boise State
 Chris McCoy 43 1995 1997 Navy
 Alex Singleton* 43 2009 2012 Tulsa
 Thurman Thomas* 43 1984 1987 Oklahoma State
 Michael Turner 43 2000 2003 Northern Illinois
 Lorenzo White* 43 1984 1987 Michigan State
107.Chris Brown* 42 2006 2009 Oklahoma
 Anthony Davis* 42 2001 2004 Wisconsin
 Anthony Dixon* 42 2006 2009 Mississippi State
 Ahman Green 42 1995 1997 Nebraska
 John Harvey* 42 1985 1988 Texas-El Paso
 P.J. Hill* 42 2006 2008 Wisconsin
 Mark Ingram* 42 2008 2010 Alabama
 Beau Morgan 42 1994 1996 Air Force
 Denard Robinson* 42 2009 2012 Michigan
 Mike Voight* 42 1973 1976 North Carolina
117.Shaun Alexander 41 1996 1999 Alabama
 Kenjon Barner* 41 2009 2012 Oregon
 Eric Bieniemy 41 1987 1990 Colorado
 John Clay* 41 2008 2010 Wisconsin
 Dee Dowis 41 1986 1989 Air Force
 Lance Dunbar 41 2008 2011 North Texas
 Reggie Dupard 41 1982 1985 Southern Methodist
 Stan Fritts 41 1972 1974 North Carolina State
 Eugene Gross* 41 2003 2006 Middle Tennessee State
 Michael Hart* 41 2004 2007 Michigan
 June Henley 41 1993 1996 Kansas
 Derek Loville* 41 1986 1989 Oregon
 Darren McFadden* 41 2005 2007 Arkansas
 Adrian Peterson* 41 2004 2006 Oklahoma
 Luke Staley 41 1999 2001 Brigham Young
 Rodney Thomas* 41 1991 1994 Texas A&M
 Travis Zachery* 41 1998 2001 Clemson
134.Charles Alexander 40 1975 1978 Louisiana State
 Chris Barclay* 40 2002 2005 Wake Forest
 Earl Campbell 40 1974 1977 Texas
 Doug Chapman* 40 1997 1999 Marshall
 Calvin Jones 40 1991 1993 Nebraska
 Jeremy Langford* 40 2011 2014 Michigan State
 Joseph Randle* 40 2010 2012 Oklahoma State
 Ell Roberson* 40 2000 2003 Kansas State
 Stepfan Taylor* 40 2009 2012 Stanford
 Darrell Thompson 40 1986 1989 Minnesota
 Robert Turbin* 40 2007 2011 Utah State
 Abu Wilson 40 1992 1996 Utah State
 Amos Zereoue* 40 1996 1998 West Virginia
147.Ameer Abdullah* 39 2011 2014 Nebraska
 Zack Abron* 39 2000 2003 Missouri
 Mike Alstott 39 1992 1995 Purdue
 Bryce Beall* 39 2008 2011 Houston
 Michael Bush* 39 2003 2006 Louisville
 Michael Carter 39 1990 1993 Hawaii
 Jehuu Caulcrick* 39 2004 2007 Michigan State
 Orleans Darkwa 39 2010 2013 Tulane
 Jahwan Edwards* 39 2011 2013 Ball State
 Matt Forte 39 2004 2007 Tulane
 Deshaun Foster* 39 1998 2001 UCLA
 D.J. Harper* 39 2007 2012 Boise State
 Montel Harris* 39 2008 2012 Temple
 Steven Jackson* 39 2001 2003 Oregon State
 Gary Kosins 39 1969 1971 Dayton
 Ryan Mathews* 39 2007 2009 Fresno State
 Demarco McCleskey* 39 1998 2002 Cincinnati
 Paul Palmer 39 1983 1986 Temple
 Brandon Payne 39 1999 2002 Akron
 Chris Perry* 39 2000 2003 Michigan
 Jerome Persell 39 1976 1978 Western Michigan
 Dave Preston 39 1973 1976 Bowling Green State
 James Rouse 39 1985 1989 Arkansas
 Tommy Vardell* 39 1988 1991 Stanford
 Sammy Winder 39 1978 1981 Southern Mississippi
172.Damien Anderson* 38 1998 2001 Northwestern
 Yvenson Bernard* 38 2004 2007 Oregon State
 Trevor Cobb 38 1989 1992 Rice
 Joshua Cribbs 38 2001 2004 Kent State
 Lonta Hobbs* 38 2002 2006 Texas Christian
 Corby Jones 38 1995 1998 Missouri
 Marcus Lattimore* 38 2010 2012 South Carolina
 Cameron Marshall* 38 2009 2012 Arizona State
 Deuce McAllister* 38 1997 2000 Mississippi
 Lydell Mitchell 38 1969 1971 Penn State
 Stacey Robinson 38 1988 1990 Northern Illinois
 Tevin Washington* 38 2009 2012 Georgia Tech
184.Demario Brown 37 1996 1999 Utah State
 Carlester Crumpler 37 1971 1973 East Carolina
 Warrick Dunn 37 1993 1996 Florida State
 Gaston Green* 37 1984 1987 UCLA
 Kendall Hunter* 37 2007 2010 Oklahoma State
 Carlos Hyde* 37 2010 2013 Ohio State
 Thomas Jones 37 1996 1999 Virginia
 Mike Mayweather 37 1987 1990 Army
 Bam Morris 37 1991 1993 Texas Tech
 Latavius Murray* 37 2008 2012 Central Florida
 Robbie Rouse* 37 2009 2012 Fresno State
 Bishop Sankey* 37 2011 2013 Washington
 T.J. Yeldon* 37 2012 2014 Alabama
 Vince Young* 37 2003 2005 Texas
198.Dave Casinelli 36 1960 1963 Memphis
 Jamaal Charles* 36 2005 2007 Texas
 Troy Davis 36 1994 1996 Iowa State
 Curtis Enis 36 1995 1997 Penn State
 Tommie Frazier 36 1992 1995 Nebraska
 Todd Gurley* 36 2012 2014 Georgia
 Champ Henson* 36 1972 1974 Ohio State
 Ronnie Hillman* 36 2010 2011 San Diego State
 Cody Johnson* 36 2008 2011 Texas
 Kejuan Jones* 36 2002 2005 Oklahoma
 Lamont Jordan 36 1997 2000 Maryland
 Deland McCullough 36 1992 1995 Miami (OH)
 Mercury Morris* 36 1966 1968 West Texas A&M
 Larry Ned 36 1998 2001 San Diego State
 Larry Poole* 36 1972 1974 Kent State
 Greg Pruitt* 36 1970 1972 Oklahoma
 O.J. Simpson* 36 1967 1968 Southern California
 Emmitt Smith 36 1987 1989 Florida
 Tim Spencer* 36 1979 1982 Ohio State
 Lars Tate 36 1984 1987 Georgia
 Harvey Unga* 36 2006 2009 Brigham Young
 Jerod Void* 36 2002 2005 Purdue
 Eric Wilkerson 36 1985 1988 Kent State
 Ricky Williams 36 1997 2001 Texas Tech
 Steve Worster 36 1968 1970 Texas
 Todd Yert* 36 1987 1990 Colorado State
224.Alfred Anderson* 35 1980 1983 Baylor
 Darnell Autry* 35 1994 1996 Northwestern
 Marion Barber III* 35 2001 2004 Minnesota
 Gary Beban* 35 1965 1967 UCLA
 Chris Brown* 35 2001 2002 Colorado
 Tim Cornett 35 2010 2013 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Tory Crawford* 35 1984 1987 Army
 Anthony Daigle* 35 1991 1993 Fresno State
 Jonathan Dwyer* 35 2007 2009 Georgia Tech
 Eric Flowers 35 1996 1999 Central Michigan
 Dexter Green* 35 1975 1978 Iowa State
 Chance Harridge* 35 2001 2003 Air Force
 Sedrick Irvin* 35 1996 1998 Michigan State
 Greg Johnson 35 1986 1989 Air Force
 Kevin Jones* 35 2001 2003 Virginia Tech
 Chance Kretschmer 35 2001 2004 Nevada
 Floyd Little* 35 1964 1966 Syracuse
 Lesean McCoy* 35 2007 2008 Pittsburgh
 Ray McDonald 35 1964 1966 Idaho
 Stephen McGuire 35 1989 1992 Miami (FL)
 Josh Nesbitt* 35 2007 2010 Georgia Tech
 Joshua Nesbitt* 35 2007 2010 Georgia Tech
 Bobby Rainey 35 2008 2011 Western Kentucky
 Trent Richardson* 35 2009 2011 Alabama
 Art Schlichter* 35 1978 1981 Ohio State
 James Stewart 35 1991 1994 Tennessee
 Jamal Willis 35 1991 1994 Brigham Young
 George Woodard 35 1975 1979 Texas A&M