The NFL was founded in 1920 but the name of the first player to return an interception for a touchdown is not listed.
In the NFL, that was 62 yards to Michael Jenkins against the Lions on September 7, 2008. It was his first ever pass attempt as an NFL quarterback.
Rob Lytle was the first player from the university of Michigan to score a touchdown in a Super Bowl. He attended the university from 1973 until 1976.
Nothing. This happens more than you may think. Many players keep the football when it is a particularly meaningful touchdown to them (like their first or a record breaking touchdown).
Ed podolak running back kansas city chiefs . 1st lion touchdown was Dennis Franklin
The origins of American football began in 1869. The intercollegiate football game between Rutgers and Princeton took place at Rutgers in 1869. There is no record of what player scored the first touchdown.
Henry vargas dallas cowboys!
This answer is uncertain, because the first touchdown was not recorded. Also no one ever gave any thought of recording the first touchdown of the NFL.
Who threw the first NFL touchdown pass
Herb Adderley of the Green Bay Packers was the first NFL player to return an interception for a touchdown in Super Bowl play. He intercepted a Daryle LaMonica pass and returned it 60 yards for a touch down in Super Bowl II.
First player I can ever remember doing it was Michael Irvine, but it might have been done before that.
He scored his first touchdown against Southern Mississippi.
"David Patten became the first player in franchise history and only the sixth player in the NFL since 1960 to record a touchdown pass, touchdown reception and rush for a touchdown in one game (at Indianapolis, 10/21/01). He completed a 60-yard touchdown pass, caught two touchdown passes (91 and six yards) and rushed for a 29-yard score. " Text from The New England Patriots website. http://www.patriots.com/alumni/index.cfm?ac=alumnibiosdetail&bio=10273
not 100% sure but id say MAYBE john elway?
Tom Brady's first touchdown wasn't against the Jets.
Matt Snell went 4 yards around the left end to score the Jets' only touchdown in Super Bowl 3
As of Super Bowl XLII, there has never been a punt returned for a TD.
Indianapolis Colts - Peyton Manning Pass to Pierre Garcon