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Independent Career Leaders and Records for Passing Yards Per Attempt

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Since 1977

Rank Player Y/A From To Last School
1.Daunte Culpepper 8.52 1996 1998 Central Florida
2.Doug Flutie* 8.23 1981 1984 Boston College
3.Tim Rattay 8.21 1997 1999 Louisiana Tech
4.Craig Erickson 8.05 1987 1990 Miami (FL)
5.Bernie Kosar 8.04 1983 1984 Miami (FL)
6.Everett Golson* 7.85 2012 2015 Notre Dame
7.Ron Powlus 7.85 1994 1997 Notre Dame
8.Steve Beuerlein 7.68 1983 1986 Notre Dame
9.Jeff Brohm 7.62 1989 1993 Louisville
10.Raymond Philyaw 7.62 1994 1996 Louisiana-Monroe
11.Danny McCoin 7.57 1984 1987 Cincinnati
12.Terrence Jones 7.37 1985 2015 Tulane
13.Todd Ellis* 7.37 1986 1989 South Carolina
14.Brady Quinn* 7.34 2003 2006 Notre Dame
15.Jimmy Clausen* 7.34 2007 2009 Notre Dame
16.Tommy Rees* 7.32 2010 2013 Notre Dame
17.Shawn Halloran* 7.26 1983 1986 Boston College
18.Jose Fuentes 7.15 1999 2002 Utah State
19.Dan Marino* 7.14 1979 1982 Pittsburgh
20.Tony Sacca 7.12 1988 1991 Penn State
21.T.J. Rubley 6.98 1987 1991 Tulsa
22.Jay Gruden 6.70 1985 1988 Louisville
23.Roch Hontas 6.69 1976 1979 Tulane
24.Mike Kelley 6.69 1978 1981 Georgia Tech
25.Dan Orlovsky 6.62 2001 2004 Connecticut
26.Brett Favre 6.58 1987 1990 Southern Mississippi
27.John Holman 6.57 1979 1981 Louisiana-Monroe
28.John Congemi* 6.51 1983 1986 Pittsburgh
29.Marquel Blackwell 6.48 2000 2002 South Florida
30.Brian Mitchell 6.46 1986 1989 Louisiana-Lafayette
31.Bill Byrne 6.44 1984 1986 Navy
32.Scott Erney 6.37 1986 1989 Rutgers
33.Gus Frerotte 6.37 1990 1993 Tulsa
34.Oliver Luck 6.37 1978 1981 West Virginia
35.Marcus Crandell 6.35 1993 1996 East Carolina
36.Marty Lowe 6.34 1991 1995 Louisville
37.Ed Rubbert 6.30 1983 1986 Louisville
38.Deron Smith 6.22 1987 1990 Tulane
39.Dean May 6.21 1980 1983 Louisville
40.Jim Kubiak 6.20 1991 1994 Navy
41.Gene Johnson 6.16 1988 1991 Louisiana Tech
42.Chris Garrity 5.58 1978 1981 William & Mary
43.Dave Ziebart 5.25 1976 1979 Air Force