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Big Ten Conference Career Leaders and Records for Passing Yards Per Attempt

  • Minimum 700 pass attempts.
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Since 1956

Rank Player Y/A From To Last School
1.Chuck Hartlieb* 8.76 1985 1988 Iowa
2.Chuck Long* 8.70 1981 1985 Iowa
3.Joe Germaine* 8.60 1996 1998 Ohio State
4.Bobby Hoying* 8.43 1992 1995 Ohio State
5.Matt Sherman 8.43 1994 1997 Iowa
6.Denard Robinson* 8.37 2009 2012 Michigan
7.Todd Collins* 8.24 1991 1994 Michigan
8.Ricky Stanzi* 8.13 2007 2010 Iowa
9.Bryan Cupito* 8.11 2002 2006 Minnesota
10.Kirk Cousins* 8.09 2008 2011 Michigan State
11.Devin Gardner* 8.05 2010 2014 Michigan
12.Connor Cook* 7.96 2012 2014 Michigan State
13.Art Schlichter* 7.94 1978 1981 Ohio State
14.Terrelle Pryor* 7.89 2008 2010 Ohio State
15.Asad Abdul-Khaliq* 7.87 2000 2003 Minnesota
16.Daryll Clark* 7.78 2006 2009 Penn State
17.Jeff Smoker* 7.77 2000 2003 Michigan State
18.John Stocco* 7.74 2003 2006 Wisconsin
19.Elvis Grbac* 7.74 1989 1992 Michigan
20.Tony Eason 7.72 1981 1982 Illinois
21.Drew Stanton* 7.71 2003 2006 Michigan State
22.Jim Everett* 7.68 1981 1985 Purdue
23.Steve Bellisari* 7.68 1998 2001 Ohio State
24.Drew Tate* 7.61 2003 2006 Iowa
25.Mark Herrmann* 7.60 1977 1980 Purdue
26.Dave Schnell* 7.58 1986 1989 Indiana
27.Dave Yarema* 7.57 1982 1986 Michigan State
28.Greg Frey* 7.56 1987 1990 Ohio State
29.Matt Rodgers* 7.42 1988 1991 Iowa
30.Mike Phipps 7.40 1967 1969 Purdue
31.Taylor Martinez* 7.35 2010 2013 Nebraska
32.Darrell Bevell* 7.31 1992 1995 Wisconsin
33.Brooks Bollinger* 7.30 1999 2002 Wisconsin
34.Ed Smith 7.23 1976 1978 Michigan State
35.Cory Sauter 7.23 1994 1997 Minnesota
36.Scott Campbell* 7.20 1980 1983 Purdue
37.Trent Green* 7.15 1989 1992 Indiana
38.Steve Schnur* 7.15 1993 1996 Northwestern
39.Matt McGloin* 7.15 2009 2012 Penn State
40.Bill Burke* 7.13 1996 1999 Michigan State
41.Jack Trudeau 7.08 1981 1985 Illinois
42.Juice Williams* 7.07 2006 2009 Illinois
43.Antwaan Randle El 7.05 1998 2001 Indiana
44.Drew Brees* 7.03 1997 2000 Purdue
45.Mike Samuel* 7.02 1995 1998 Wisconsin
46.Chad Henne* 7.00 2004 2007 Michigan
47.Kyle Orton* 6.99 2001 2004 Purdue
48.Nathan Scheelhaase* 6.96 2010 2013 Illinois
49.Len Williams 6.96 1990 1993 Northwestern
50.Jason Verduzco* 6.95 1989 1992 Illinois