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Interceptions Returned for Touchdown

November 3rd, 2008

Jarrett Lee of LSU threw an interception last Saturday that was returned for a touchdown by Tulane’s Travis Burks. That makes three Lee interceptions returned for touchdown in the last two weeks. Georgia’s Darryl Gamble returned two of Lee’s passes for touchdown the previous week.

In eight games this season, Lee has thrown ten interceptions and five of them have been returned for a touchdown, which leads the nation. Four quarterbacks are tied for second this season with three interceptions returned for touchdown.

Players with the most total interceptions returned for touchdown since 2005 (* denotes active players):

Player Team Pass Att. Pass Int. Ret. for TD
Leon Jackson III Utah State 610 17 7
*Rudy Carpenter Arizona State 1196 33 6
*Jarrett Lee LSU 189 10 5
*Nathan Enderle Idaho 580 30 5
Clint Marks Middle Tennessee 581 16 5
*Karsten Sween Wyoming 640 31 5
Sam Hollenbach Maryland 643 26 5
*Justin Willis SMU 684 24 5
*Giovanni Vizza North Texas 775 31 5
Martin Hankins Memphis 805 25 5
*Colt McCoy Texas 1018 30 5
Bret Meyer Iowa State 1125 35 5
Matt Ryan Boston College 1275 34 5
*Chase Holbrook New Mexico State 1393 38 5
*Graham Harrell Texas Tech 1798 30 5

Lee has some good company on this list, including Heisman contenders Colt McCoy and Graham Harrell, and first-round NFL draft pick Matt Ryan. But those three players each have over 1000 pass attempts during this timeframe while Lee has only 189. In fact, the player on the list with the 2nd-fewest pass attempts (Enderle – 580) has over three times as many attempts as Lee. Senior Rudy Carpenter of Arizona State is the active FBS leader with six interceptions returned for touchdown.