Even though Michael Vick holds the records for the most single-season rushing yards by a quarterback and the most rushing yards by a QB, well, ever, over nine NFL seasons and 92 starts he has 33 scores on the ground. That’s a pretty moderate total considering his 5,219 career rushing yards at the age of 32, with at least a handful of prime years left.
After just one NFL season (one), Cam Newton already has almost half of that total after he set the record for the most single-season rushing TDs by a quarterback with 14.
That means it’s time to take a deep, longing gaze into our plastic fortune ball (hey, this blog is still in its infancy, and crystal is expensive) and ponder a question that you’re probably trying to avoid if you’ve either selected Newton with an early pick, our if you intend to do that really soon.
Are those rushing touchdown numbers repeatable?