Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Touchdowns

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  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Year Player TD School
2016Logan Woodside28Toledo
2015Jared Goff*43California
2014Jared Goff35California
2013Sean Mannion*37Oregon State
2012Kenneth Dixon28Louisiana Tech
2011Montee Ball*39Wisconsin
2010LaMichael James*24Oregon
2009Toby Gerhart*28Stanford
2008Miquale Lewis*22Ball State
2008Javon Ringer*22Michigan State
2007Kevin Smith*30Central Florida
2006Ian Johnson*25Boise State
2005Lendale White*26Southern California
2004DeAngelo Williams*23Memphis
2003Cedric Benson*22Texas
2003Larry Fitzgerald*22Pittsburgh
2003Steven Jackson*22Oregon State
2002Brock Forsey*32Boise State
2001Luke Staley*28Brigham Young
2000Lee Suggs*28Virginia Tech
1999Shaun Alexander*24Alabama
1998Troy Edwards31Louisiana Tech
1997Skip Hicks*26UCLA
1997Randy Moss*26Marshall
1996Corey Dillon*23Washington
1995Eddie George*25Ohio State
1994Rashaan Salaam*24Colorado
1993Marshall Faulk24San Diego State
1992Garrison Hearst*21Georgia
1991Marshall Faulk*23San Diego State
1991Desmond Howard*23Michigan
1990Darren Lewis*19Texas A&M
1990Stacey Robinson19Northern Illinois
1989Anthony Thompson25Indiana
1988Barry Sanders*39Oklahoma State
1987Paul Hewitt24San Diego State
1986Steve Bartalo19Colorado State
1985Bernard White*19Bowling Green State
1984Keith Byars*24Ohio State
1983Mike Rozier*29Nebraska
1982Greg Allen*21Florida State
1981Marcus Allen*23Southern California
1980Sammy Winder*20Southern Mississippi
1979Billy Sims*22Oklahoma
1978Billy Sims*20Oklahoma
1977Earl Campbell*19Texas
1976Tony Dorsett*23Pittsburgh
1976Terry Miller*23Oklahoma State
1975Pete Johnson*26Ohio State
1974Keith Barnette22Boston College
1973J.J. Jennings21Rutgers
1972Champ Henson*20Ohio State
1971Terry Metcalf29Long Beach State
1971Lydell Mitchell*29Penn State
1970Don McCauley*24North Carolina
1969Leon Burns27Long Beach State
1968O.J. Simpson*23Southern California
1967Leroy Keyes19Purdue
1966Lee Jones16Buffalo
1965Dave Alexander*18East Carolina
1964Brian Piccolo17Wake Forest
1963Darryl Hill15Maryland
1962Cotton Clark*15Alabama
1962Preacher Pilot15New Mexico State
1961Pete Pedro21West Texas A&M
1960Bob Gaiters*23New Mexico State
1959Pervis Atkins*16New Mexico State
1958Dick Bass16Pacific
1957Leon Burton16Arizona State
1956Clendon Thomas17Oklahoma

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