Passing Touchdowns Single Season Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player TD Year School
1Joe Burrow*602019LSU
2Colt Brennan*582006Hawaii
3David Klingler541990Houston
4B.J. Symons*522003Texas Tech
5Dwayne Haskins*502018Ohio State
Derek Carr*502013Fresno State
Sam Bradford*502008Oklahoma
8Brandon Doughty*492014Western Kentucky
9Anthony Gordon*482019Washington State
Brandon Doughty*482015Western Kentucky
Case Keenum*482011Houston
Graham Harrell*482007Texas Tech
13Paul Smith*472007Tulsa
Jim McMahon471980Brigham Young
15Matt Johnson*462015Bowling Green State
David Johnson*462008Tulsa
David Carr*462001Fresno State
Tim Rattay461998Louisiana Tech
Andre Ware461989Houston
20Logan Woodside*452016Toledo
Graham Harrell*452008Texas Tech
Kliff Kingsbury*452002Texas Tech
23Drew Lock*442017Missouri
Case Keenum*442009Houston
Chase Clement*442008Rice
Case Keenum*442008Houston
27Tua Tagovailoa*432018Alabama
Baker Mayfield*432017Oklahoma
Jake Browning*432016Washington
Jared Goff*432015California
Kellen Moore*432011Boise State
32Kyler Murray*422018Oklahoma
Marcus Mariota*422014Oregon
Geno Smith*422012West Virginia
Chad Pennington*421997Marshall
36Justin Fields*412019Ohio State
Ryan Higgins*412016Louisiana Tech
Patrick Mahomes412016Texas Tech
Deshaun Watson*412016Clemson
Omar Jacobs*412004Bowling Green State
Ty Detmer411990Brigham Young
42Baker Mayfield*402016Oklahoma
Rakeem Cato*402014Marshall
Jameis Winston*402013Florida State
Andre Woodson*402007Kentucky
Jason White*402003Oklahoma
47Cody Kessler*392014USC
Rakeem Cato*392013Marshall
Seth Doege*392012Texas Tech
Matt Barkley392011USC
Bryant Moniz*392010Hawaii
Kellen Moore*392009Boise State
Chase Daniel*392008Missouri
Drew Brees*391998Purdue
Danny Wuerffel391996Florida
Dennis Shaw391969San Diego State
57Sam Howell*382019North Carolina
Gardner Minshew*382018Washington State
Riley Ferguson*382017Memphis
Luke Falk*382016Washington State
Luke Falk*382015Washington State
Nick Mullens*382015Southern Mississippi
Landry Jones*382010Oklahoma
Colt Brennan*382007Hawaii
Graham Harrell*382006Texas Tech
Timmy Chang*382004Hawaii
Matt Leinart*382003USC
Byron Leftwich382001Marshall
Shaun King*381998Tulane
Doug Williams*381977Grambling State
71Will Grier*372018West Virginia
Justice Hansen*372017Arkansas State
McKenzie Milton*372017UCF
Mason Rudolph*372017Oklahoma State
Davis Webb372016California
Mike White*372016Western Kentucky
Sean 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*372003Pitt
Chad Pennington371999Marshall
Tim Couch371997Kentucky
Troy Kopp371991Pacific
Dan Marino*371981Pitt
92Trevor Lawrence*362019Clemson
D'Eriq King*362018Houston
Cole McDonald*362018Hawaii
Patrick Mahomes*362015Texas Tech
Baker Mayfield*362015Oklahoma
Matt Barkley*362012USC
Tajh Boyd*362012Clemson
Aaron Murray*362012Georgia
Tim Hiller*362008Western Michigan
Sam Bradford*362007Oklahoma
Tim Couch361998Kentucky
Peyton Manning361997Tennessee