TD Responsible For Year-by-Year Leaders and Records

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  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Year Player TD School
2016Patrick Mahomes53Texas Tech
2015Brandon Doughty*50Western Kentucky
2015Matt Johnson*50Bowling Green State
2014Marcus Mariota*58Oregon
2013Derek Carr*52Fresno State
2012Johnny Manziel*47Texas A&M
2011Case Keenum*51Houston
2010Cam Newton*51Auburn
2009Case Keenum*48Houston
2008Chase Clement*57Rice
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 Hendricks41Boise State
1999Chad Pennington39Marshall
1998Shaun King*49Tulane
1997Chad Pennington*43Marshall
1996Danny Wuerffel41Florida
1995Danny Wuerffel37Florida
1994Stoney Case33New Mexico
1993Chris Vargas35Nevada
1992Jimmy Klingler32Houston
1991Ty Detmer39Brigham Young
1990David Klingler55Houston
1989Andre Ware49Houston
1988Barry Sanders39Oklahoma State
1987Terrence Jones28Tulane
1987Don McPherson28Syracuse
1986Vinny Testaverde30Miami (FL)
1985Robbie Bosco32Brigham Young
1984Robbie Bosco35Brigham Young
1983Steve Young41Brigham Young
1982Jeff Tedford*32Fresno State
1981Dan Marino*39Pittsburgh
1980Jim McMahon53Brigham Young
1979Marc Wilson33Brigham Young
1978Rick Leach*29Michigan
1977Doug Williams*38Grambling State
1976Gifford Nielsen*31Brigham Young
1975Jeff Grantz*28South Carolina
1974Steve Joachim29Temple
1973Danny White28Arizona State
1972Danny White28Arizona State
1971Jack Mildren*30Oklahoma
1970Pat Sullivan26Auburn
1969Dennis Shaw45San Diego State
1968Greg Cook30Cincinnati
1967Leroy Keyes22Purdue
1967Steve Ramsey22North Texas
1967Paul Toscano22Wyoming
1966Virgil Carter30Brigham Young
1965Bill Anderson35Tulsa
1964Jerry Rhome40Tulsa
1963Don Trull23Baylor
1962Terry Baker24Oregon State
1961Pete Pedro21West Texas A&M
1960Thomas Scull34Colgate
1959Charley Johnson18New Mexico State
1958Billy Austin23Rutgers
1957Ken Ford18Hardin-Simmons
1956Tommy McDonald19Oklahoma

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