Eric Dickerson has scored the most rushing touchdowns by a rookie, with 18 touchdowns in 1983.

most rushing tds for an nfl rookie
1983Dickerson2016Elliott2002Portis2000Anderson1988Woods2011Newton1998Taylor1995Martin1989Sanders1965Sayers2012Morris2006Jones-Drew2004McGahee1999James1983Warner1981Rogers1980Sims1978Campbell1962Gilchrist2007Peterson1986Walker1977Dorsett1924Hamer1815151515141414141413131313131313131312121212
NAMESEASONTMGPRUSH TDRUSH YDSATTRUSH AVGRUSH YDS/GREC YDSRECTRGREC AVGREC YDS/GREC TD
Eric DickersonEric Dickerson1983RAMRAM16181,8083904.6113.0404517.925.32
Ezekiel ElliottEzekiel Elliott2016DALDAL15151,6313225.1108.7363324011.324.21
Clinton PortisClinton Portis2002DENDEN16151,5082735.594.3364334811.022.82
Mike AndersonMike Anderson2000DENDEN16151,4872975.092.916923327.310.60
Ickey WoodsIckey Woods1988CINCIN16151,0662035.366.6199219.512.40
Cam NewtonCam Newton2011CARCAR16147061265.644.1271127.01.70
Fred TaylorFred Taylor1998JAXJAX15141,2232644.681.5421449.628.13
Curtis MartinCurtis Martin1995NENE16141,4873684.092.9261308.716.31
Barry SandersBarry Sanders1989DETDET15141,4702805.398.02822411.818.80
Gale SayersGale Sayers1965CHICHI14148671665.261.95072917.536.26
Alfred MorrisAlfred Morris2012WASWAS16131,6133354.8100.87711167.04.80
Maurice Jones-DrewMaurice Jones-Drew2006JAXJAX16139411665.758.843646629.527.32
Willis McGaheeWillis McGahee2004BUFBUF16131,1282844.070.516922367.710.60
Edgerrin JamesEdgerrin James1999INDIND16131,5533694.297.158662879.536.64
Curt WarnerCurt Warner1983SEASEA16131,4493354.390.6325427.720.31
George RogersGeorge Rogers1981NONO16131,6743784.4104.6126167.97.90
Billy SimsBilly Sims1980DETDET16131,3033134.281.46215112.238.83
Earl CampbellEarl Campbell1978HOUHOU15131,4503024.896.748124.03.20
Cookie GilchristCookie Gilchrist1962BUFBUF14131,0962145.178.33192413.322.82
Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson2007MINMIN14121,3412385.695.8268192814.119.11
Herschel WalkerHerschel Walker1986DALDAL16127371514.946.18377611.052.32
Tony DorsettTony Dorsett1977DALDAL14121,0072084.871.9273299.419.51
Tex HamerTex Hamer1924FRAFRA14120
Antonio GibsonAntonio Gibson2020WASWAS14117951704.756.824736446.917.60
Jonathan TaylorJonathan Taylor2020INDIND15111,1692325.077.929936398.319.91
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