Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Total Touchdowns

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  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Year Player TD School
2016Patrick Mahomes35Texas Tech
2015Matt Johnson*50Bowling Green State
2014Marcus Mariota*57Oregon
2013Derek Carr*52Fresno State
2012Johnny Manziel*47Texas A&M
2011Case Keenum*51Houston
2010Cam Newton*50Auburn
2009Case Keenum*48Houston
2008Chase Clement*56Rice
2007Paul Smith*60Tulsa
2006Colt Brennan*63Hawaii
2005Vince Young*38Texas
2004Omar Jacobs*45Bowling Green State
2003B.J. Symons*57Texas Tech
2002Kliff Kingsbury*47Texas Tech
2001David Carr*51Fresno State
2000Bart Hendricks*41Boise State
1999Chad Pennington*39Marshall
1998Shaun King*49Tulane
1997Chad Pennington*43Marshall
1996Danny Wuerffel*41Florida
1995Danny Wuerffel*37Florida
1994Stoney Case33New Mexico
1993Chris Vargas35Nevada
1992Jimmy Klingler32Houston
1991Ty Detmer*39Brigham Young
1990David Klingler55Houston
1989Andre Ware49Houston
1988Barry Sanders*37Oklahoma State
1988Randy Welniak*37Wyoming
1987Terrence Jones*28Tulane
1986Vinny Testaverde*30Miami (FL)
1985Robbie Bosco*32Brigham Young
1984Robbie Bosco*35Brigham Young
1983Steve Young*41Brigham Young
1982Jeff Tedford*32Fresno State
1981Dan Marino*39Pittsburgh
1980Jim McMahon*53Brigham Young
1979Marc Wilson*33Brigham Young
1978Rick Leach*29Michigan
1977Doug Williams38Grambling State
1976Gifford Nielsen*31Brigham Young
1975Jeff Grantz*28South Carolina
1974Steve Joachim29Temple
1973Danny White*28Arizona State
1972Danny White*28Arizona State
1971Jack Mildren*30Oklahoma
1970Pat Sullivan*26Auburn
1969Dennis Shaw*45San Diego State
1968Greg Cook30Cincinnati
1967Steve Ramsey22North Texas
1967Paul Toscano*22Wyoming
1966Virgil Carter30Brigham Young
1965Bill Anderson*35Tulsa
1964Jerry Rhome*40Tulsa
1963Don Trull*23Baylor
1962Terry Baker*24Oregon State
1961Pete Pedro21West Texas A&M
1960Thomas Scull34Colgate
1959Charley Johnson*18New Mexico State
1958Billy Austin23Rutgers
1957Ken Ford18Hardin-Simmons
1956Tom Flores18Pacific

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