The Most NFL TD Passes Thrown By A Quarterback Named Russell


A quick look at this fun fact.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has already thrown more touchdown passes in the NFL during his rookie season than any other NFL quarterback named Russell did in their entire careers.

NFL QBs named Russell:

Russ Cotton
Russ Cotton played quarterback for one season in 1942 with the Steelers and had zero touchdown passes.

Rusty Hilger
Rusty Hilger played from 1985 to 1987 with the Raiders, 1988 with the Lions, and 1989 with the Colts. He finished his NFL career with 11 TD passes.

Rusty Lisch
Rusty Lisch played for the Cardinals from 1980 to 1983 and then with the Bears in 1984. He finished his career with just one touchdown pass.

Rusty Smith
Rusty Smith began his career with the Titans in 2010 and in his first three years in the NFL has yet to score a touchdown.

Russell Wilson
Russell Wilson finished his rookie season in Seattle with 26 touchdown passes. More than every other NFL quarterback named Russell before him combined.


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