NFL Touchdowns Single Game Leaders

Single game leaders only reflect years for which we have complete boxscore data (1950 onward), all playoff games, and all 100 yard rushing/receiving or 300 yard passing games from 1940-1959.
+ Indicates Hall of Famer, season age in parentheses

Leaders

Leaders Table
Rank Player TD Tm Boxscore
1Gale Sayers+6CHIChicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 12, 1965
Dub Jones6CLECleveland Browns vs. Chicago Bears, November 25, 1951
Alvin Kamara6NORNew Orleans Saints vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 25, 2020
4Abner Haynes5DTXDallas Texans vs. Oakland Raiders, November 26, 1961
Kellen Winslow+5SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders, November 22, 1981
Shaun Alexander5SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings, September 29, 2002
James Stewart5JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 12, 1997
Jim Brown+5CLECleveland Browns vs. Baltimore Colts, November 1, 1959
Billy Cannon5HOUHouston Oilers vs. New York Titans, December 10, 1961
Clinton Portis5DENDenver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 7, 2003
Cookie Gilchrist5BUFBuffalo Bills vs. New York Jets, December 8, 1963
Jerry Rice+5SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Atlanta Falcons, October 14, 1990
Ricky Watters5SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants, January 15, 1994
Jamaal Charles5KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Oakland Raiders, December 15, 2013
Paul Hornung+5GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Baltimore Colts, December 12, 1965
Bob Shaw5CRDChicago Cardinals vs. Baltimore Colts, October 2, 1950
17Bob Hayes+4DALDallas Cowboys vs. Houston Oilers, December 20, 1970
Jim Brown+4CLECleveland Browns vs. Chicago Cardinals, October 26, 1958
Lenny Moore+4BALBaltimore Colts vs. Chicago Bears, October 4, 1958
Larry Kinnebrew4CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Houston Oilers, October 28, 1984
Duane Thomas4DALDallas Cowboys vs. St. Louis Cardinals, December 18, 1971
Todd Gurley4LARLos Angeles Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks, December 17, 2017
Gale Sayers+4CHIChicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings, October 17, 1965
Jim Taylor+4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Cleveland Browns, October 15, 1961
Michael Turner4ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Carolina Panthers, November 23, 2008
Lorenzo White4HOUHouston Oilers vs. Cleveland Browns, December 9, 1990
Lenny Moore+4BALBaltimore Colts vs. Minnesota Vikings, October 1, 1961
Bert Coan4KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Denver Broncos, October 23, 1966
Terdell Middleton4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Seattle Seahawks, October 15, 1978
Roy Green4STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks, November 13, 1983
Dan Reeves4DALDallas Cowboys vs. Atlanta Falcons, November 5, 1967
Ronald Moore4PHOPhoenix Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Rams, December 5, 1993
LaDainian Tomlinson+4SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. New York Jets, November 6, 2005
Clinton Portis4DENDenver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 15, 2002
Dick James4WASWashington Redskins vs. Dallas Cowboys, December 17, 1961
Jim Brown+4CLECleveland Browns vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, November 28, 1965
DeAngelo Williams4CARCarolina Panthers vs. New York Giants, December 21, 2008
Jerry Butler4BUFBuffalo Bills vs. New York Jets, September 23, 1979
T.J. Duckett4ATLAtlanta Falcons vs. Oakland Raiders, December 12, 2004
Derrick Henry 4TENTennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars, December 6, 2018
Shaun Alexander4SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals, September 25, 2005
Joe Horn4NORNew Orleans Saints vs. New York Giants, December 14, 2003
Eric Metcalf4CLECleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Raiders, September 20, 1992
Aaron Jones4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys, October 6, 2019
Elroy Hirsch+4RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. New York Yanks, September 28, 1951
Corey Dillon4CINCincinnati Bengals vs. Tennessee Oilers, December 4, 1997
Sterling Sharpe4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, October 24, 1993
Clarence Peaks4PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Chicago Cardinals, November 16, 1958
Wilbert Montgomery4PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins, September 10, 1978
Jim Brown+4CLECleveland Browns vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 19, 1961
Rodney Hampton4NYGNew York Giants vs. New Orleans Saints, September 24, 1995
Priest Holmes4KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Cleveland Browns, September 8, 2002
Harvey Williams4OAKOakland Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers, November 16, 1997
LaDainian Tomlinson+4SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 15, 2006
Isaac Bruce+4STLSt. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 10, 1999
Wesley Walker4NYJNew York Jets vs. Miami Dolphins, September 21, 1986
Clarence Williams4SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Buffalo Bills, September 16, 1979
Larry Brown4WASWashington Redskins vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 16, 1973
Willie Galimore4CHIChicago Bears vs. Los Angeles Rams, October 20, 1957
Billy Kilmer4SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Minnesota Vikings, October 15, 1961
Lance Alworth+4SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos, December 1, 1968
Rick Casares4CHIChicago Bears vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, December 6, 1959
Donny Anderson4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Cleveland Browns, November 12, 1967
John David Crow4STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles, December 16, 1962
Mike Anderson4DENDenver Broncos vs. New Orleans Saints, December 3, 2000
Roy Jefferson4PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Atlanta Falcons, November 3, 1968
Maurice Jones-Drew4JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, December 11, 2011
Mike Ditka+4CHIChicago Bears vs. Los Angeles Rams, October 13, 1963
Calvin Hill4DALDallas Cowboys vs. Buffalo Bills, September 19, 1971
Shaun Alexander4SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Houston Texans, October 16, 2005
Marshall Faulk+4STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, December 18, 2000
Ron Johnson4NYGNew York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 2, 1972
Harold Jackson4RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Dallas Cowboys, October 14, 1973
Lenny Moore+4BALBaltimore Colts vs. Los Angeles Rams, October 16, 1960
Doug Martin4TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Oakland Raiders, November 4, 2012
Harlon Hill4CHIChicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 31, 1954
Willis McGahee4BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Seattle Seahawks, November 28, 2004
Terrell Owens+4DALDallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins, November 18, 2007
Cloyce Box4DETDetroit Lions vs. Baltimore Colts, December 3, 1950
Sterling Sharpe4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys, November 24, 1994
Marcus Allen+4RAILos Angeles Raiders vs. San Diego Chargers, September 24, 1984
Emmitt Smith+4DALDallas Cowboys vs. New York Giants, September 4, 1995
Bob Shaw4RAMLos Angeles Rams vs. Washington Redskins, December 11, 1949
Marshall Faulk+4STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Indianapolis Colts, December 30, 2001
O.J. Simpson+4BUFBuffalo Bills vs. New England Patriots, November 23, 1975
Marcus Robinson4BALBaltimore Ravens vs. Seattle Seahawks, November 23, 2003
Emmitt Smith+4DALDallas Cowboys vs. Phoenix Cardinals, December 16, 1990
Dave Williams4STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints, November 2, 1969
Thurman Thomas+4BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Los Angeles Rams, September 6, 1992
LaDainian Tomlinson+4SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Oakland Raiders, October 14, 2007
Art Powell4OAKOakland Raiders vs. Houston Oilers, December 22, 1963
Ben Hawkins4PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, September 28, 1969
Paul Warfield+4MIAMiami Dolphins vs. Detroit Lions, December 15, 1973
Daryl Turner4SEASeattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers, September 15, 1985
Jim Brown+4CLECleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Rams, November 24, 1957
Danny Woodhead4SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins, December 20, 2015
Jim Taylor+4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 11, 1962
Ronnie Brown4MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New England Patriots, September 21, 2008
DeAngelo Williams4CARCarolina Panthers vs. Green Bay Packers, November 30, 2008
Brian Westbrook4PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Arizona Cardinals, November 27, 2008
Curt Warner4SEASeattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos, December 11, 1988
Reggie Bush4NORNew Orleans Saints vs. San Francisco 49ers, December 3, 2006
Eric Dickerson+4INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Denver Broncos, October 31, 1988
Jim Taylor+4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears, November 4, 1962
LaDainian Tomlinson+4SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos, November 19, 2006
LaDainian Tomlinson+4SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Cincinnati Bengals, November 12, 2006
Jim Brown+4CLECleveland Browns vs. St. Louis Cardinals, November 18, 1962
Don Beebe4BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, September 8, 1991
Rick Casares4CHIChicago Bears vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 28, 1956
Joseph Addai4INDIndianapolis Colts vs. Philadelphia Eagles, November 26, 2006
Chase Claypool4PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 11, 2020
Dalvin Cook4MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers, November 1, 2020
Eric Decker4DENDenver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs, December 1, 2013
Marshall Faulk+4STLSt. Louis Rams vs. San Francisco 49ers, October 29, 2000
Earnest Gray4NYGNew York Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals, September 7, 1980
Earl Campbell+4HOUHouston Oilers vs. Miami Dolphins, November 20, 1978
Tevin Coleman4SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Carolina Panthers, October 27, 2019
Frank Jackson4DTXDallas Texans vs. Denver Broncos, December 10, 1961
Bobby Douglass4CHIChicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers, November 4, 1973
Marshall Faulk+4STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 10, 2000
Irving Fryar4PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Miami Dolphins, October 20, 1996
Frank Jackson4KANKansas City Chiefs vs. San Diego Chargers, December 13, 1964
Mark Ingram4MIAMiami Dolphins vs. New York Jets, November 27, 1994
Dante Lavelli+4CLECleveland Browns vs. Los Angeles Dons, October 14, 1949
Kenyan Drake4ARIArizona Cardinals vs. Cleveland Browns, December 15, 2019
Priest Holmes4KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Atlanta Falcons, October 24, 2004
Chuck Foreman4MINMinnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills, December 20, 1975
Leroy Kelly+4CLECleveland Browns vs. New York Giants, December 1, 1968
Jamal Lewis4CLECleveland Browns vs. Seattle Seahawks, November 4, 2007
Paul Hornung+4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Baltimore Colts, October 8, 1961
Roland Hooks4BUFBuffalo Bills vs. Cincinnati Bengals, September 9, 1979
Marvin Jones4DETDetroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings, October 20, 2019
Larry Johnson4KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Seattle Seahawks, October 29, 2006
Steven Jackson4STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings, December 31, 2006
Derrick Blaylock4KANKansas City Chiefs vs. Atlanta Falcons, October 24, 2004
Marshawn Lynch4SEASeattle Seahawks vs. New York Giants, November 9, 2014
Marshall Faulk+4STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Seattle Seahawks, October 20, 2002
MacArthur Lane4STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. Philadelphia Eagles, October 18, 1970
Wayne Morris4STLSt. Louis Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints, October 23, 1977
LeGarrette Blount4NWENew England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts, January 11, 2014
Don Hutson+4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions, October 7, 1945
Dorsey Levens4GNBGreen Bay Packers vs. Arizona Cardinals, January 2, 2000
Marvin Jones4CINCincinnati Bengals vs. New York Jets, October 27, 2013
Jimmie Giles4TAMTampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Miami Dolphins, October 20, 1985
Randy Moss+4NWENew England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills, November 18, 2007
Chuck Muncie4SDGSan Diego Chargers vs. Denver Broncos, November 29, 1981
Raheem Mostert4SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Green Bay Packers, January 19, 2020
Wilbert Montgomery4PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. Washington Redskins, October 7, 1979
Ahmad Rashad4MINMinnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers, September 2, 1979
Tommy McDonald+4PHIPhiladelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants, October 4, 1959
Fred Taylor4JAXJacksonville Jaguars vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, November 19, 2000
Ray Mathews4PITPittsburgh Steelers vs. Cleveland Browns, October 17, 1954
Darren McFadden4OAKOakland Raiders vs. Denver Broncos, October 24, 2010
Barry Sanders+4DETDetroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings, November 24, 1991
Ollie Matson+4CRDChicago Cardinals vs. Washington Redskins, November 21, 1954
Lydell Mitchell4BALBaltimore Colts vs. Buffalo Bills, October 12, 1975
Jerry Rice+4SFOSan Francisco 49ers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers, November 14, 1993
Jonas Gray4NWENew England Patriots vs. Indianapolis Colts, November 16, 2014
Abner Haynes4DTXDallas Texans vs. Boston Patriots, September 8, 1962
Az-Zahir Hakim4STLSt. Louis Rams vs. Cincinnati Bengals, October 3, 1999