Rob Gronkowski has scored the most receiving touchdowns by a tight end in a season, with 17 touchdowns in 2011.

most receiving tds from a tight end in a season
2011Gronkowski2013Graham2018Ebron2015Eifert2013Davis2009Davis2004Gates2014Gates2014Gronkowski2014Thomas2013Thomas1999Walls1983Christensen1967Smith1961Ditka2020Kelce2020Tonyan2015Gronkowski2015Reed2012Gronkowski2011Graham2009Shiancoe2007Clark1716131313131312121212121212121111111111111111
NAMESEASONTMGPREC TDRECTRGREC YDSAVGREC YDS/GRUSH YDSATTYPCRUSH YDS/GRUSH TD
Rob GronkowskiRob Gronkowski2011NENE1617901241,32714.782.9212.00.11
Jimmy GrahamJimmy Graham2013NONO1616861431,21514.175.9000.00
Eric EbronEric Ebron2018INDIND16136611075011.446.9-83-2.7-0.51
Tyler EifertTyler Eifert2015CINCIN1313527461511.847.3000.00
Vernon DavisVernon Davis2013SFSF1513528485016.356.7000.00
Vernon DavisVernon Davis2009SFSF16137812996512.460.3000.00
Antonio GatesAntonio Gates2004SDSD15138111496411.964.3000.00
Antonio GatesAntonio Gates2014SDSD1612699882111.951.3000.00
Rob GronkowskiRob Gronkowski2014NENE1512821311,12413.774.9000.00
Julius ThomasJulius Thomas2014DENDEN1312436248911.437.6000.00
Julius ThomasJulius Thomas2013DENDEN1412659078812.156.3000.00
Wesley WallsWesley Walls1999CARCAR16126310882213.051.4000.00
Todd ChristensenTodd Christensen1983RAIRAI1612921,24713.677.9000.00
Jerry SmithJerry Smith1967WASWAS14126784912.760.6000.00
Mike DitkaMike Ditka1961CHICHI1412561,07619.276.9000.00
Travis KelceTravis Kelce2020KCKC15111051451,41613.594.4000.00
Robert TonyanRobert Tonyan2020GBGB1611525958611.336.6000.00
Rob GronkowskiRob Gronkowski2015NENE1511721201,17616.378.4000.00
Jordan ReedJordan Reed2015WASWAS14118711495210.968.0000.00
Rob GronkowskiRob Gronkowski2012NENE1111558079014.471.8000.00
Jimmy GrahamJimmy Graham2011NONO1611991491,31013.281.9000.00
Visanthe ShiancoeVisanthe Shiancoe2009MINMIN1611567956610.135.4000.00
Dallas ClarkDallas Clark2007INDIND15115810161610.641.129214.51.90
Tony GonzalezTony Gonzalez1999KCKC15117610884911.256.6000.00
Paul CoffmanPaul Coffman1983GBGB16115481415.150.9000.00
StatMuse has season-level data for receiving touchdowns going back to the 1921 season.