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 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.
Safety James Sanders scored on a 39 yard interception return in the fourth quarter of the Patriots 35-7 victory over the Bills.
James Harrison of the Pittsburgh Steelers intercepted a Kurt Warner pass and returned it 100 yards for a touchdown at the end of the first half of Super Bowl XLIII
The colts. Manning threw a interception that went for a touchdown in the 4th quarter.
James Harrison's 100-yard interception return at the end of the first half of Superbowl 43 was the longest interception return, and longest touchdown, in Super Bowl history. The Arizona Cardinals were headed into a 14-10 halftime lead when Kurt Warner threw a pass to Anquan Boldin. That pass was intercepted by the Pittsburgh Steelers' wideout James Harrison. Three Cardinals touched him on the way, but no one took him down before he got to the goal line.
Leroy Butler, a safety who had just returned an interception for a touchdown in the 1990s.
As of Super Bowl XLII, there has never been a punt returned for a TD.
Yes. Farve's first NFL pass was an interception that Andre Collins of the Washington Redskins ran back 15 yards for a touchdown. Click on the 'Brett Favre First NFL Pass' link below to see a tape of the play.
Herb Adderley, Green Bay Packers, Super Bowl II vs The Oakland Raiders
devin Hester (Chicago) vs Indy
something kotter i can't find his first name but he made a 99 yard interception against the Chicago bears.
DB Herb Adderley of the Green Bay Packers on a 60 yard interception return in the 4th quarter of Super Bowl II.
There were no punt return touchdowns for the Jaguars in 1995. The first punt return touchdown was in 1998 by Reggie Barlow.
In the 1999 regular season, that was CB Tyronne Drakeford on a 19 yard fumble return in the first quarter of the Saints' first regular season game.
James Owens - Owens was Auburn's first African American scholarship football player. His most memorable play was a kickoff return for a touchdown in a 63-14 win over Florida in 1970.
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.
Linebackers Jim Houston and Billy Andrews and cornerback Walt Sumner. Andrews returned his interception 25 yards for a touchdown.
Troy Polamalu has scored four regular season touchdowns and one postseason touchdown in his career. His first was an interception return for 26 yards against the Bengals on 10/3/2004. His second was on a 77 yard fumble recovery on 11/6/2005 against Green Bay. His third was an interception return for 45 yards against the Bengals on 12/12/2010. His fourth was a 16 yard fumble recovery on 9/25/2011 against the Indianapolis Colts. The postseason touchdown was against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC championship game on 1/18/2009. Troy intercepted Joe Flacco and returned it 40 yards to clinch the victory.
Free safety Nick Collins wore the number for the Green Bay Packers. In the first quarter of Super Bowl XLV, he returned an interception 37 yards for a touchdown. The Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers for the NFL Championship 31-25.
Reggie Bush's first NFL touchdown was a 65 yard punt return against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 8, 2006. The Saints won the game 24-21.
The franchise now known as the Pittsburgh Steelers entered the NFL in 1933 as the Pittsburgh Pirates. On Wednesday, September 7th, 1933, Marvin "Butch" Kottler became the first Pittsburgh player to score a touchdown when he intercepted a pass at Pittsburgh's 1 yard line and returned it 99 yards for a touchdown against the Chicago Cardinals (who later moved to St. Louis, and then Arizona). The Pittsburgh Pirates went on to win that game, the second one in their history, 14-13. Kottler's 99-yard return remained the team record for the longest interception return until Super Bowl XLIII (43) on February 1, 2009, when the Steelers' James Harrison returned an interceptions for 100 yards just before halftime, against the Arizona Cardinals.
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).