This lists quarterbacks in NCAA in Division I FBS and its predecessors who have passed for at least 80 touchdowns in their college football careers. Individuals who will be eligible to play in the 2013 season are indicated in bold type. Statistics are current through the end of the 2012 season.[1]

Rank[2] Player Team (seasons) Total passing touchdowns[3]
1 Case Keenum Houston (2007–2011) 155
2 Kellen Moore Boise State (2008–2011) 142
3 Graham Harrell Texas Tech (2005–2008) 134
4 Colt Brennan Hawaiʻi (2004–2007) 131
5 Landry Jones Oklahoma (2009–2012) 123
6 Ty Detmer BYU (1988–1991) 121
7 Timmy Chang Hawaiʻi (2000–2004) 117
8 Matt Barkley USC (2009–2012) 116
9 Tim Rattay Louisiana Tech (1997–1999) 115
10 Danny Wuerffel Florida (1993–1996) 114
11 Colt McCoy Texas (2006–2009) 112
12 Russell Wilson NC State (2008–2010), Wisconsin (2011) 109
13 Dan LeFevour Central Michigan (2006–2009) 102
14 Chase Daniel Missouri (2005–2008) 101
15 Chad Pennington Marshall (1997–1999) 100 ^
16 Chase Clement Rice (2005–2008) 99
Tim Hiller Western Michigan (2005, 2007–2009) 99
Matt Leinart USC (2002–2005) 99
19 Geno Smith West Virginia (2009–2012) 98
20 Trevor Vittatoe UTEP (2007–2010) 97
21 Kliff Kingsbury Texas Tech (1999–2002) 95
Aaron Murray Georgia (2010–2012) 95
Brady Quinn Notre Dame (2003–2006) 95
Philip Rivers NC State (2000–2003) 95
25 Max Hall BYU (2007–2009) 94
26 Doug Williams Grambling (1974–1977) 93
27 David Klingler Houston (1988–1991) 91
28 Ryan Lindley San Diego State (2008–2011) 90
Todd Reesing Kansas (2006–2009) 90
30 Byron Leftwich Marshall (1998–2002) 89
Peyton Manning Tennessee (1994–1997) 89
32 Sam Bradford Oklahoma (2007–2009) 88
Chris Leak Florida (2003–2006) 88
Jordan Palmer UTEP (2003–2006) 88
Tim Tebow Florida (2006–2009) 88
36 Chad Henne Michigan (2004–2007) 87
Troy Kopp Pacific (1989–1992) 87
Tim Lester Western Michigan (1996–1999) 87
Luke McCown Louisiana Tech (2000–2003) 87
40 Ken Dorsey Miami (FL) (1992–1995) 86
41 Bruce Gradkowski Toledo (2002–2005) 85
Chase Holbrook New Mexico State (2005–2008) 85
Kevin Kolb Houston (2003–2006) 85
Andrew Walter Arizona State (2001–2005) 85
45 Jim McMahon BYU (1977–1978, 1980–1981) 84
Dan Orlovsky Connecticut (2001–2004) 84
Paul Pinegar Fresno State (2002–2005) 84
Chris Redman Louisville (1996–1999) 84
Ben Roethlisberger Miami (OH) (2001–2003) 84
50 Austin Davis Southern Miss (2008–2011) 83
Paul Smith Tulsa (2003–2007) 83
Chris Weinke Florida State (1997–2000) 83
53 Ryan Dinwiddie Boise State (2000–2003) 82
Colin Kaepernick Nevada (2007–2010) 82
Andrew Luck Stanford (2009–2011) 82
Ryan Schneider UCF (2000–2003) 82
57 Drew Brees Purdue (1997–2000) 81
Rudy Carpenter Arizona State (2005–2008) 81
G. J. Kinne Tulsa (2009–2011) 81
Eli Manning Ole Miss (2000–2003) 81
Jason White Oklahoma (1999–2004) 81
Danny Wimprine Memphis (2001–2004) 81

^ Does not include 15 touchdown passes thrown when Marshall was competing in Division I-AA

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Career Leaders and Records for Passing Touchdowns. Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2011-12-03. Note that several players are not included in the list; one notable example is Peyton Manning (89 career TDs). However, each individual player listed here has his own page on the site—for example, Manning's page can be found here.
  2. Rank is through the end of the 2012 season.
  3. Total is through the end of the 2012 season.
  4. "Football Bowl Subdivision Records". National Collegiate Athletic Association. p. 32. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2011/FBS.pdf. Retrieved December 4, 2011.
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