Which College Football Player had the Most Rushing Touchdowns During a Season?

Which College Football Player had the Most Rushing Touchdowns During a Season? Photo by Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

A Look at the Top Ten Players for Single Season Rushing Touchdowns.

Top Ten Players for Single Season Rushing Touchdowns in College Football History.

There have been a lot of great players that have come through the college ranks, whether it was for just one season or multiple years.  Which ten players had the most rushing touchdowns in one season? Let us take a look and see who the ten players are. Get winning College Football picks and College Football predictions for every game all season long at Sports Chat Place.

1. Barry Sanders takes the spot at number 1, having recorded 37 rushing touchdowns in 1988 for Oklahoma State. During that year Sanders rushed for a tremendous 2,628 yards.  The Oklahoma State running back finished with 48 rushing touchdowns for his college career.  

2. Montee Ball has the second spot on lock, after a great great 2011 season with Wisconsin.  Ball rushed for 33 touchdowns during the 2011 campaign. During that season, the Wisconsin running back rushed for 1,923 yards, averaging 6.3 yards per carry.

3. Devin Singletary sits 3rd on the list, after a stellar 2017 season for Florida Atlantic. Singletary registered 32 touchdowns during the 2017 season.  The Florida Atlantic running back rushed for 1,918 yards during that season as a sophomore. Singletary averaged 6.4 yards per rush on 301 attempts during 2017.

T-4. Kapri Bibbs joins the top ten list at number 4, finishing with 31 scores on the ground for Colorado State during the 2013 season.  Bibbs was just a sophomore during the 2013 season and was in the NFL the following year. Bibbsrushed for 1,741 yards on 281 attempts during that season for Colorado State. 

T-4. Quarterback Keenan Reynolds is tied for 4th with Bibbs, having totaled 31 touchdowns during the 2013 season for Navy.  Reynolds the dual threat quarterback rushed for 1,346 yards the 2013 season. The quarterback averaged 4.5 yards per rush attempt on 300 carries. 

T-6. Melvin Gordon ranks number 6 on the list, after a great 2014 season with Wisconsin.  Gordon collected 29 rushing scores during the 2014 campaign. The Wisconsin running back rushed for 2,587 yards during that season, averaging 7.5 yards per rush attempt. 

T-6. Kevin Smith didn’t need a senior season for Central Florida, after a stellar 2007 season.  Smith registered 29 rushing touchdowns during his junior year, which is tied for 6th. The running back rushed for 2,567 yards on 450 attempts during the 2007 campaign.  

T-6. Mike Rozier is also tied for 6th with Gordon and Smith, having recorded 29 rushing touchdowns during the 1983 season for Nebraska.  Rozier rushed for 2,148 yards for Nebraska during the 1983 campaign. The running back averaged 7.8 yards per rush during that season. 

T-9. There is a five way tie for 9th, as Derrick Henry, Jay Ajayi, Toby Gerhart, Willis McGahee, and Terry Metcalf all totaled 28 rushing scores.  

Henry rushed for 28 touchdowns during the 2015 season for Alabama.  Henry collected 2,219 yards on the ground during that season. 

Ajayi collected 28 scores on the ground for Boise State during the 2014 season.  Ajayi rushed for 1,823 yards, averaging 5.3 yards per carry that season. 

Gerhart notched 28 rushing touchdowns during the 2009 season for Stanford.  Gerhart collected 1,871 yards on 343 carries during the 2009 season. 

McGahee needed just two years at Miami (FL), after posting 28 touchdowns on the ground as a sophomore during the 2002 year.  McGahee gathered 1,753 yards on 282 rushing attempts during that huge year. 

Metcalf has kept himself in the top 9, after a great 1971 season.  Metcalf rushed for 28 scores for Long Beach State. The running back had 1,673 yards, averaging 6.3 yards per rush attempt during the 1971 season. 

        

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