NFL Most Touchdowns in a Season; McCaffrey and Mostert Scored 21 in 2023

Most Touchdowns in a Season

A question that comes up every year is who has the NFL most touchdowns in a season? San Diego Charger LaDainian Tomlinson holds the record with 31 touchdowns in the 2006 season. For those who are looking at more recent performers with an eye to Fantasy Football, you’ll want to look at the most recent season. We have the top 45 ranked players for total TDs in a season for you below. 

Who had the Most Touchdowns in the 2023 NFL Regular Season? 

As we get ready for the 2024 NFL regular season, everyone will be looking at performances in 2023 to line up Fantasy rosters and more. The two players who scored the most touchdowns in 2023 were Christian McCaffrey (San Francisco) and Raheem Mostert (Miami). They each scored 21 TDs last season. McCaffrey had 14 rushing TDs and 7 receiving while Mostert had 18 rushing and 3 receiving. Combining a good draft with looking at the NFL schedule grid is a great combination to try to setup a winning Fantasy team. 

Most Touchdowns in a Season – NFL

The list for the most touchdowns in a season for the NFL is below. It includes results from leagues pre-dating the league mergers. Please note, the list includes all of the TDs a player scores. LaDainian Tomlinson set the record for most rushing TDs in a season. He also had three receiving to give him 31 total on the year in 2006. We have listed the players who have scored 20 or more TDs in a season in the table below. 

RankPlayerSeasonTeamRushRecKickoff ReturnPunt ReturnFumbleTotal
1LaDainian Tomlinson2006SD28300031
2Shaun Alexander2005Sea27100028
3Priest Holmes2003KC27000027
4Marshall Faulk2000Stl18800026
5Emmitt Smith1995Dal25000025
6Priest Holmes2002KC21300024
John Riggins1983Was24000024
8Terrell Davis1998Den21200023
Randy Moss2007NE02300023
Jerry Rice1987SF12200023
O.J. Simpson1975Buf16700023
12Chuck Foreman1975Min13900022
Gale Sayers1965Chi14611022
Emmitt Smith1994Dal21100022
15Terry Allen1996Was21000021
Jim Brown1965Cle17400021
Marshall Faulk2001Stl12900021
Todd Gurley2018LA17400021
Larry Johnson2005KC20100021
Alvin Kamara2020NO16500021
Christian McCaffrey2023SF14700021
Joe Morris1985NYG21000021
Raheem Mostert2023Mia18300021
24Shaun Alexander2004Sea16400020
Eric Dickerson1983LA18200020
Austin Ekeler2021LAC12800020
Ahman Green2003GB15500020
David Johnson2016Ari16400020
Leroy Kelly1968Cle16400020
LeSean McCoy2011Phi17300020
Lenny Moore1964Bal16300120
Jonathan Taylor2021Ind18200020
LaDainian Tomlinson2005SD18200020
DeAngelo Williams2008Car18200020
NFL Most Touchdowns in a Season

Will Lewis

Have been covering sports of all types for more than 18 years. March Madness is my favorite time of year before we hit the NBA and NHL playoffs. Will is a lifelong Kentucky Wildcats fan and rooted for the Bengals way back when Joe Montana dashed our hopes and dreams. Now a Padres fan as well. He covers all sports here at Sports Brackets.

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