Gale Sayers has the most total touchdowns by a rookie, with 22 touchdowns in 1965.

what is the most touchdowns in the nfl by a rookie
1965Sayers1983Dickerson2002Portis1999James1998Moss1998Taylor2016Elliott2006Jones-Drew1980Sims2018Barkley2000Anderson1995Martin1988Woods1962Gilchrist2017Kamara2011Newton1989Sanders1986Walker1983Warner1982Allen2015Johnson2012Morris22201717171716161615151515151414141414141313
NAMESEASONTMGPTDRUSH TDREC TDRET TDFGMXPMXP2SFTYPTSPPG
Gale SayersGale Sayers1965CHICHI142214620001329.4
Eric DickersonEric Dickerson1983RAMRAM162018200001207.5
Clinton PortisClinton Portis2002DENDEN1617152000001026.4
Edgerrin JamesEdgerrin James1999INDIND1617134000001026.4
Randy MossRandy Moss1998MINMIN1617017000201066.6
Fred TaylorFred Taylor1998JAXJAX1517143000001026.8
Ezekiel ElliottEzekiel Elliott2016DALDAL151615100000966.4
Maurice Jones-DrewMaurice Jones-Drew2006JAXJAX161613210000966.0
Billy SimsBilly Sims1980DETDET16161330000966.0
Saquon BarkleySaquon Barkley2018NYGNYG161511400010925.8
Mike AndersonMike Anderson2000DENDEN161515000010925.8
Curtis MartinCurtis Martin1995NENE161514100010925.8
Ickey WoodsIckey Woods1988CINCIN16151500000905.6
Cookie GilchristCookie Gilchrist1962BUFBUF14151320814001289.1
Alvin KamaraAlvin Kamara2017NONO16148510010865.4
Cam NewtonCam Newton2011CARCAR161414000000845.3
Barry SandersBarry Sanders1989DETDET15141400000845.6
Herschel WalkerHerschel Walker1986DALDAL16141220000845.3
Curt WarnerCurt Warner1983SEASEA16141310000845.3
Marcus AllenMarcus Allen1982RAIRAI9141130000849.3
David JohnsonDavid Johnson2015ARIARI16138410000784.9
Alfred MorrisAlfred Morris2012WASWAS161313000000784.9
Adrian PetersonAdrian Peterson2007MINMIN141312100000785.6
Willis McGaheeWillis McGahee2004BUFBUF161313000000784.9
Ron DavenportRon Davenport1985MIAMIA16131120000784.9
StatMuse has season-level data for touchdowns going back to the 1921 season.

See Trending NFL Searches