FBS Statistics

Career and Season
Statistical Records and Leaders

          Season Passing Touchdowns

Rank RES* RTS^ CL Name School TD's Year
1 1 1 3 Colt Brennan Hawaii 58 2006
2 1 1 3 David Klingler Houston 54 1990
3 2 1 4 B.J. Symons Texas Tech 52 2003
4 4 1 2 Sam Bradford Oklahoma 50 2008
4 4 1 4 Derek Carr Fresno State 50 2013
6 6 1 4 Brandon Doughty Western Kentucky 49 2014
7 4 1 3 Graham Harrell Texas Tech 48 2007
7 5 1 4 Case Keenum Houston 48 2011
9 1 1 3 Jim McMahon BYU 47 1980
9 5 2 4 Paul Smith Tulsa 47 2007
11 2 1 3 Andre' Ware Houston 46 1989
11 3 1 3 Tim Rattay Louisiana Tech 46 1998
11 8 2 4 David Johnson Tulsa 46 2008
14 5 1 4 Kliff Kingsbury Texas Tech 45 2002
14 11 3 4 Graham Harrell Texas Tech 45 2008
16 13 4 2 Case Keenum Houston 44 2008
16 13 4 4 Chase Clement Rice 44 2008
16 13 1 3 Case Keenum Houston 44 2009
19 17 2 4 Kellen Moore Boise State 43 2011
20 5 1 4 David Carr Fresno State 42 2001
20 18 1 4 Geno Smith West Virginia 42 2012
20 20 2 3 Marcus Mariota Oregon 42 2014
23 4 2 3 Ty Detmer BYU 41 1990
23 8 1 2 Omar Jacobs Bowling Green 41 2004
25 9 2 3 Jason White Oklahoma 40 2003
25 13 3 4 Andre' Woodson Kentucky 40 2007
25 23 2 1 Jameis Winston Florida State 40 2013
25 25 3 4 Rakeem Cato Marshall 40 2014
29 1 1 4 Dennis Shaw San Diego State 39 1969
29 5 1 4 Danny Wuerffel Florida 39 1996
29 5 1 2 Chad Pennington Marshall 39 1997
29 20 6 4 Chase Daniel Missouri 39 2008
29 21 2 2 Kellen Moore Boise State 39 2009
29 21 1 3 Bryant Moniz Hawaii 39 2010
29 23 3 3 Matt Barkley USC 39 2011
29 24 2 4 Seth Doege Texas Tech 39 2012
29 26 3 3 Rakeem Cato Marshall 39 2013
29 29 4 3 Cody Kessler USC 39 2014
39 2 1 4 Doug Williams Grambling 38 1977
39 10 2 3 Byron Leftwich Marshall 38 2001
39 13 3 2 Matt Leinart USC 38 2003
39 14 2 4 Timmy Chang Hawaii 38 2004
39 15 2 2 Graham Harrell Texas Tech 38 2006
39 18 4 4 Colt Brennan Hawaii 38 2007
39 27 2 2 Landry Jones Oklahoma 38 2010
46 7 1 3 Troy Kopp Pacific 37 1991
46 9 2 2 Tim Couch Kentucky 37 1997
46 10 1 4 Chad Pennington Marshall 37 1999
46 16 4 3 Ben Roethlisberger Miami (Oh) 37 2003
46 16 4 4 Rod Rutherford Pittsburgh 37 2003
46 20 3 4 Brady Quinn Notre Dame 37 2006
46 34 3 3 Dominique Davis East Carolina 37 2010
46 37 4 3 Andrew Luck Stanford 37 2011
46 37 4 4 Brandon Weeden Oklahoma State 37 2011
46 37 4 3 Robert Griffin III Baylor 37 2011
46 39 3 3 Derek Carr Fresno State 37 2012
46 39 3 2 Rakeem Cato Marshall 37 2012
46 42 4 2 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M 37 2013
46 42 4 3 Sean Mannion Oregon State 37 2013
60 11 3 4 Peyton Manning Tennessee 36 1997
60 12 2 2 Drew Brees Purdue 36 1998
60 12 2 4 Shaun King Tulane 36 1998
60 12 2 3 Tim Couch Kentucky 36 1998
60 30 5 1 Sam Bradford Oklahoma 36 2007
60 36 7 3 Tim Hiller Western Michigan 36 2008
60 51 5 3 Aaron Murray Georgia 36 2012
60 51 5 4 Matt Barkley USC 36 2012
60 51 5 3 Tajh Boyd Clemson 36 2012
69 8 2 4 Ty Detmer BYU 35 1991
69 8 1 3 Danny Wuerffel Florida 35 1995
69 17 2 4 Tim Rattay Louisiana Tech 35 1999
69 17 1 4 Bart Hendricks Boise State 35 2000
69 27 3 4 Jason White Oklahoma 35 2004
69 27 1 2 Colt Brennan Hawaii 35 2005
69 42 8 3 Max Hall BYU 35 2008
69 47 4 3 Kellen Moore Boise State 35 2010
69 47 4 4 Taylor Potts Texas Tech 35 2010
69 53 7 2 Aaron Murray Georgia 35 2011
69 65 6 4 Keith Wenning Ball State 35 2013
69 69 5 2 Jared Goff California 35 2014
81 4 1 3 Dan Marino Pittsburgh 34 1981
81 9 1 4 Chris Vargas Nevada 34 1993
81 14 4 2 Tim Rattay Louisiana Tech 34 1997
81 20 3 4 Tim Lester Western Michigan 34 1999
81 23 3 4 Nick Rolovich Hawaii 34 2001
81 23 3 2 Rex Grossman Florida 34 2001
81 29 6 4 Philip Rivers N.C. State 34 2003
81 33 2 4 Drew Olson UCLA 34 2005
81 36 4 2 Chase Holbrook New Mexico State 34 2006
81 49 9 3 Colt McCoy Texas 34 2008
81 49 9 3 Mark Sanchez USC 34 2008
81 56 6 3 Brandon Weeden Oklahoma State 34 2010
81 70 8 3 Tyler Bray Tennessee 34 2012
81 76 7 3 Connor Halliday Washington State 34 2013
81 76 7 4 Tajh Boyd Clemson 34 2013
81 81 6 1 J.T. Barrett Ohio State 34 2014
97 5 1 4 Steve Young BYU 33 1983
97 5 1 3 Robbie Bosco BYU 33 1984
97 12 2 4 Mike Maxwell Nevada 33 1995
97 13 2 4 Josh Wallwork Wyoming 33 1996
97 13 2 4 Steve Sarkisian BYU 33 1996
97 17 5 3 Ryan Leaf Washington State 33 1997
97 25 2 4 Chris Weinke Florida State 33 2000
97 29 5 4 Brandon Doman BYU 33 2001
97 30 2 4 Carson Palmer USC 33 2002
97 36 7 3 Dan Orlovsky Connecticut 33 2003
97 36 7 4 J.P. Losman Tulane 33 2003
97 39 4 3 Matt Leinart USC 33 2004
97 50 6 3 Chase Daniel Missouri 33 2007
97 50 6 2 Todd Reesing Kansas 33 2007
97 60 11 2 Trevor Vittatoe UTEP 33 2008
97 62 3 4 Max Hall BYU 33 2009
97 75 8 3 Darron Thomas Oregon 33 2011
97 75 8 2 Keith Price Washington 33 2011
97 75 8 4 Russell Wilson Wisconsin 33 2011
97 75 8 2 Tajh Boyd Clemson 33 2011
97 83 9 3 David Fales San Jose State 33 2012
97 83 9 4 Nick Florence Baylor 33 2012
97 91 9 4 David Fales San Jose State 33 2013
97 91 9 3 Shane Carden East Carolina 33 2013
97 97 7 3 Trevone Boykin TCU 33 2014
122 1 1 4 Jerry Rhome Tulsa 32 1964
122 8 2 2 Ty Detmer BYU 32 1989
122 12 2 3 Jimmy Klingler Houston 32 1992
122 15 3 4 Danny Kanell Florida State 32 1995
122 18 4 4 Jason Martin Louisiana Tech 32 1996
122 23 6 2 Jose Davis Kent State 32 1997
122 51 5 3 Alex Smith Utah 32 2004
122 51 5 4 Sonny Cumbie Texas Tech 32 2004
122 53 3 3 Brady Quinn Notre Dame 32 2005
122 57 5 4 John Beck BYU 32 2006
122 64 8 2 Rusty Smith Florida Atlantic 32 2007
122 64 8 2 Tim Tebow Florida 32 2007
122 75 12 3 Todd Reesing Kansas 32 2008
122 84 7 2 Andrew Luck Stanford 32 2010
122 84 7 3 Ryan Mallett Arkansas 32 2010
122 105 11 1 Marcus Mariota Oregon 32 2012
122 115 11 3 Bryce Petty Baylor 32 2013
122 122 8 4 Connor Halliday Washington State 32 2014
122 122 8 4 Garrett Grayson Colorado State 32 2014
141 10 3 3 Scott Mitchell Utah 31 1989
141 12 3 2 Troy Kopp Pacific 31 1990
141 23 5 4 Pat Barnes California 31 1996
141 43 6 2 Eli Manning Mississippi 31 2001
141 45 3 2 Josh Fields Oklahoma State 31 2002
141 45 3 3 Ryan Schneider C Florida 31 2002
141 53 9 4 Ryan Dinwiddie Boise State 31 2003
141 59 7 4 Kyle Orton Purdue 31 2004
141 62 4 4 Cody Hodges Texas Tech 31 2005
141 67 6 3 Andre' Woodson Kentucky 31 2006
141 76 10 4 Erik Ainge Tennessee 31 2007
141 76 10 4 Matt Ryan Boston College 31 2007
141 91 4 2 Russell Wilson N.C. State 31 2009
141 99 9 3 G.J. Kinne Tulsa 31 2010
141 99 9 2 Kyle Padron SMU 31 2010
141 110 12 3 Alex Carder Western Michigan 31 2011
141 110 12 3 Geno Smith West Virginia 31 2011
141 110 12 3 Mike Glennon N.C. State 31 2011
141 121 12 4 Colby Cameron Louisiana Tech 31 2012
141 121 12 4 Mike Glennon N.C. State 31 2012
141 132 12 2 Marcus Mariota Oregon 31 2013
141 132 12 3 Teddy Bridgewater Louisville 31 2013
141 141 10 2 Gunner Kiel Cincinnati 31 2014
164 2 1 4 Billy Anderson Tulsa 30 1965
164 5 2 4 Joe Adams Tennessee State 30 1980
164 6 2 4 Jim McMahon BYU 30 1981
164 8 1 4 Robbie Bosco BYU 30 1985
164 21 4 4 Cody Ledbetter New Mexico State 30 1995
164 21 4 4 Steve Taneyhill South Carolina 30 1995
164 32 7 4 Pete Gonzalez Pittsburgh 30 1997
164 36 5 4 Akili Smith Oregon 30 1998
164 39 4 4 Billy Volek Fresno State 30 1999
164 39 4 3 Josh Heupel Oklahoma 30 1999
164 51 5 4 Byron Leftwich Marshall 30 2002
164 67 8 4 Andrew Walter Arizona State 30 2004
164 71 5 4 Paul Pinegar Fresno State 30 2005
164 77 7 4 Kevin Kolb Houston 30 2006
164 77 7 4 Troy Smith Ohio State 30 2006
164 88 12 4 Brian Brohm Louisville 30 2007
164 88 12 2 Nate Davis Ball State 30 2007
164 88 12 4 Taylor Tharp Boise State 30 2007
164 100 13 3 Tim Tebow Florida 30 2008
164 104 5 3 Jerrod Johnson Texas A&M 30 2009
164 114 11 2 Alex Carder Western Michigan 30 2010
164 114 11 3 Cam Newton Auburn 30 2010
164 114 11 2 Darron Thomas Oregon 30 2010
164 128 15 4 Austin Davis Southern Miss 30 2011
164 141 14 3 A.J. McCarron Alabama 30 2012
164 141 14 4 Landry Jones Oklahoma 30 2012
164 164 11 4 Shane Carden East Carolina 30 2014
164 164 11 4 Cody Sokol Louisiana Tech 30 2014

 

 

 

  

 

 

*RES = the player's rank at the end of the listed season

^RTC = the player's national ranking for that season