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Single Season Leaders and Records for Touchdowns

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Since 2000

Rank Player TD Season School
1.Jared Goff 43 2015 California
2.Montee Ball* 39 2011 Wisconsin
3.Sean Mannion* 37 2013 Oregon State
4.Jared Goff 35 2014 California
5.Connor Halliday* 34 2013 Washington State
 Keenan Reynolds* 34 2013 Navy
7.Kapri Bibbs* 33 2013 Colorado State
8.Melvin Gordon* 32 2014 Wisconsin
 Connor Halliday 32 2014 Washington State
 Brock Forsey* 32 2002 Boise State
11.Jay Ajayi* 30 2014 Boise State
 Kevin Smith* 30 2007 Central Florida
13.Kenneth Dixon* 29 2014 Louisiana Tech
14.Derrick Henry 28 2015 Alabama
 A.J. McCarron* 28 2013 Alabama
 Kenneth Dixon 28 2012 Louisiana Tech
 Toby Gerhart* 28 2009 Stanford
 Willis McGahee* 28 2002 Miami (FL)
 Luke Staley 28 2001 Brigham Young
 Lee Suggs 28 2000 Virginia Tech
21.Cooper Rush* 27 2014 Central Michigan
 Tommy Rees* 27 2013 Notre Dame
 Collin Klein* 27 2011 Kansas State
 Bernard Pierce* 27 2011 Temple
 Ricky Dobbs* 27 2009 Navy
26.Kenneth Dixon 26 2015 Louisiana Tech
 Jeremy McNichols 26 2015 Boise State
 James Conner* 26 2014 Pittsburgh
 Joseph Randle* 26 2011 Oklahoma State
 Lendale White* 26 2005 Southern California
31.Jarvion Franklin* 25 2014 Western Michigan
 Stedman Bailey* 25 2012 West Virginia
 Stefphon Jefferson* 25 2012 Nevada
 Alex Singleton* 25 2012 Tulsa
 Ray Rice* 25 2007 Rutgers
 Ian Johnson* 25 2006 Boise State
37.Connor Cook 24 2015 Michigan State
 Keenan Reynolds 24 2015 Navy
 Davante Adams* 24 2013 Fresno State
 Jordan Lynch* 24 2013 Northern Illinois
 Tre Mason* 24 2013 Auburn
 Ka'Deem Carey* 24 2012 Arizona
 Trent Richardson* 24 2011 Alabama
 LaMichael James* 24 2010 Oregon
 Chris Johnson* 24 2007 East Carolina
 Michael Bush* 24 2005 Louisville
 Brian Calhoun* 24 2005 Wisconsin
 Lee Suggs* 24 2002 Virginia Tech
 Dwone Hicks 24 2001 Middle Tennessee State
50.Ezekiel Elliott 23 2015 Ohio State
 Leonard Fournette 23 2015 Louisiana State
 Chase Litton 23 2015 Marshall
 Blake Frohnapfel 23 2014 Massachusetts
 Kenny Hill* 23 2014 Texas A&M
 Keenan Reynolds* 23 2014 Navy
 Dri Archer* 23 2012 Kent State
 Kenjon Barner* 23 2012 Oregon
 Collin Klein* 23 2012 Kansas State
 Robert Turbin* 23 2011 Utah State
 Matt Forte 23 2007 Tulane
 Tim Tebow* 23 2007 Florida
 DeAngelo Williams* 23 2004 Memphis
 Larry Johnson* 23 2002 Penn State
 Chester Taylor 23 2001 Toledo
 Damien Anderson* 23 2000 Northwestern
66.Ameer Abdullah 22 2014 Nebraska
 Jeremy Langford* 22 2014 Michigan State
 Tyler Gaffney* 22 2013 Stanford
 Zach Mettenberger* 22 2013 Louisiana State
 Montee Ball* 22 2012 Wisconsin
 Terrance Ganaway* 22 2011 Baylor
 Terrance Ganaway* 22 2011 Baylor
 Justin Blackmon* 22 2010 Oklahoma State
 Chad Spann* 22 2010 Northern Illinois
 Vai Taua* 22 2010 Nevada
 Jacquizz Rodgers* 22 2009 Oregon State
 Ryan Williams* 22 2009 Virginia Tech
 Miquale Lewis* 22 2008 Ball State
 Javon Ringer* 22 2008 Michigan State
 Michael Crabtree* 22 2007 Texas Tech
 Taurean Henderson* 22 2005 Texas Tech
 Chad Owens* 22 2004 Hawaii
 Cedric Benson* 22 2003 Texas
 Larry Fitzgerald* 22 2003 Pittsburgh
 Steven Jackson* 22 2003 Oregon State
 Chance Harridge* 22 2002 Air Force
 Josh Harris 22 2002 Bowling Green State
 LaDainian Tomlinson 22 2000 Texas Christian
89.Greg Ward Jr. 21 2015 Houston
 Samaje Perine* 21 2014 Oklahoma
 Sam B. Richardson 21 2014 Iowa State
 Stephen Morris* 21 2013 Miami (FL)
 Bishop Sankey* 21 2013 Washington
 Tyler Tettleton* 21 2013 Ohio
 Johnny Manziel* 21 2012 Texas A&M
 Patrick Edwards* 21 2011 Houston
 Cam Newton* 21 2010 Auburn
 Freddie Barnes* 21 2009 Bowling Green State
 Donald Buckram 21 2009 Texas-El Paso
 C.J. Spiller* 21 2009 Clemson
 Chris Brown* 21 2008 Oklahoma
 Dez Bryant* 21 2008 Oklahoma State
 Lesean McCoy* 21 2008 Pittsburgh
 Jehuu Caulcrick* 21 2007 Michigan State
 Ahmad Bradshaw 21 2006 Marshall
 Jarett Dillard 21 2006 Rice
 P.J. Pope* 21 2004 Bowling Green State
 Garrett Wolfe* 21 2004 Northern Illinois
 Kevin Jones* 21 2003 Virginia Tech
 Dontrell Moore* 21 2003 New Mexico
 Walter Reyes 21 2003 Syracuse
 Jason Wright* 21 2003 Northwestern
 Dwone Hicks 21 2000 Middle Tennessee State