Most Rushing Touchdowns Scored By Quarter

Emmitt Smith has scored more rushing touchdowns than anyone else in National Football League history. Who has scored the most rushing touchdowns by quarter though? Here is a look at the leading rushing touchdown scorers by quarter.

1st Qtr
Emmitt Smith 35
LaDainian Tomlinson 34
Marshall Faulk 32

2nd Qtr
Emmitt Smith 45
LaDainian Tomlinson 40
John Riggins 35

3rd Qtr
Emmitt Smith 39
Marcus Allen 34
LaDainian Tomlinson 31

4th Qtr
Emmitt Smith 44
Marcus Allen 34
Walter Payton 34

LaDainian Tomlinson 3
Large amount of players tied with 1

It appears that Emmitt Smith and the Dallas Cowboys were pretty consistent as he leads each quarter. The only exception is overtime where LaDainian Tomlinson leads with three career touchdowns while no one else in league history has more than one.

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