Charlie Britt holds the record for the longest interception return for a touchdown in Georgia Bulldog history. He ran an interception 100 yards against Florida-Jacksonville in 1959.
Charlie Britt: in 1959 -100 yrds.
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The NFL was founded in 1920 but the name of the first player to return an interception for a touchdown is not listed.
Dwayne Jarret when he was in college with usc against Oregon in 07 it was 87 yards
Ed Reed of the Baltimore Ravens has the record for the longest interception return. It was 108 yards. Against the Eagles, on November 28, 2008. Isn't it ironic? For one team to The Weapon X on their team as a free safety and the other teams free safety have a record braking interception?? But anyway, he also had a 106 yard interception against the Cleavland Browns.
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.
Herb Adderley, Green Bay Packers, Super Bowl II vs The Oakland Raiders
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. There wasn't another interception returned for a touch down until Super Bowl XI.
If a defensive player catches the football, it is considered an interception and he would run toward the end zone in hopes of scoring a touchdown for his team. Interceptions are one of the most exciting plays in the game of football.
Joe Montana holds the record for the most career touchdown passes, consecutive playoff games with at least two touchdown passes, only player to ever win three Superbowl MVP awards. He also has the most Super Bowl pass completions, most pass attempts without an interception and he is the only player to have two touchdown passes of over 95 yards.
Because it is still airborne, it counts as an interception.