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Independent Passing Stats

Known as: Independent

Record*: 145 Years, 20733-15335-1809, .571 W-L%
*W-L-T adjusted to 20741-15329-1807 by NCAA.

Bowls: 270 Bowls, 131-126-13, .509 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 167 (Preseason), 271 (Final), 3194 (Total)

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Since 1977

Sorted by Yds/Att (min 700 Att)
Passing Rushing
Rk Player From To Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
1 Daunte Culpepper 1996 1998 721 1097 65.7 9341 8.5 8.5 72 32 153.1 371 1003 2.7 19
2 Tim Rattay 1997 1999 1015 1552 65.4 12746 8.2 8.7 115 35 154.3 153 -103 -0.7 2
3 Doug Flutie 1981 1984 690 1308 52.8 10759 8.2 7.4 70 56 130.9 291 969 3.3 7
4 Craig Erickson 1987 1990 420 752 55.9 6056 8.1 8.0 46 22 137.8 92 -35 -0.4 4
5 Bernie Kosar 1983 1984 463 743 62.3 5971 8.0 7.4 40 29 139.8 104 -386 -3.7 8
6 Ron Powlus 1994 1997 558 969 57.6 7602 7.8 7.7 52 27 135.6 235 -123 -0.5 3
7 Steve Beuerlein 1983 1986 473 850 55.6 6527 7.7 6.0 27 44 120.3 177 -68 -0.4 2
8 Raymond Philyaw 1994 1996 471 914 51.5 6965 7.6 7.7 51 22 129.1 181 -34 -0.2 5
9 Danny McCoin 1984 1987 544 899 60.5 6801 7.6 7.1 39 26 132.6 192 -591 -3.1 10
10 Jeff Brohm 1989 1993 402 715 56.2 5451 7.6 6.9 38 28 130.0 267 -41 -0.2 6
11 Todd Ellis 1986 1989 747 1350 55.3 9953 7.4 5.7 49 73 118.4 271 -602 -2.2 3
12 Terrence Jones 1985 1988 570 1042 54.7 7684 7.4 6.5 46 41 123.3 578 1761 3.0 24
13 Brady Quinn 2003 2006 929 1602 58.0 11762 7.3 7.4 95 39 134.4 254 182 0.7 6
14 Jimmy Clausen 2007 2009 695 1110 62.6 8148 7.3 7.3 60 27 137.2 175 -355 -2.0 5
15 Tommy Rees* 2010 2013 627 1048 59.8 7670 7.3 6.9 61 37 133.5 58 -127 -2.2 1
16 Shawn Halloran 1983 1986 416 723 57.5 5252 7.3 6.2 30 31 123.7 118 -187 -1.6 0
17 Dan Marino* 1979 1982 693 1204 57.6 8597 7.1 5.9 79 69 127.7 117 -277 -2.4 3
18 Jose Fuentes 2001 2002 506 891 56.8 6368 7.1 6.5 44 33 125.7 106 -284 -2.7 0
19 Tony Sacca 1988 1991 401 824 48.7 5869 7.1 6.8 41 24 119.1 227 131 0.6 6
20 T.J. Rubley 1987 1991 682 1336 51.0 9324 7.0 6.3 73 54 119.6 205 -244 -1.2 1
Passing Rushing
Rk Player From To Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
21 Jay Gruden 1985 1988 572 1049 54.5 7024 6.7 5.2 44 54 114.3 186 -460 -2.5 4
22 Mike Kelley 1978 1981 391 785 49.8 5249 6.7 4.9 23 42 104.9 202 -51 -0.3 1
23 Roch Hontas 1977 1979 441 743 59.4 4972 6.7 5.7 37 32 123.4 240 -44 -0.2 4
24 Brett Favre 1987 1990 613 1169 52.4 7695 6.6 6.2 52 34 116.6 193 -89 -0.5 1
25 Dan Orlovsky 2001 2003 628 1110 56.6 7352 6.6 6.3 61 36 123.9 111 -244 -2.2 6
26 John Holman 1979 1981 375 740 50.7 4863 6.6 5.1 31 38 109.4 117 98 0.8 2
27 Marquel Blackwell 2000 2002 659 1155 57.1 7488 6.5 6.7 51 18 123.0 309 1109 3.6 17
28 John Congemi* 1983 1986 550 994 55.3 6467 6.5 5.9 42 32 117.5 214 -117 -0.5 10
29 Brian Mitchell 1986 1989 385 843 45.7 5447 6.5 4.8 23 42 99.0 678 3335 4.9 47
30 Marcus Crandell 1993 1996 620 1133 54.7 7198 6.4 5.9 58 38 118.3 215 443 2.1 7
31 Scott Erney 1986 1989 614 1128 54.4 7188 6.4 5.1 41 49 111.3 182 120 0.7 6
32 Oliver Luck 1978 1981 452 888 50.9 5658 6.4 5.1 42 44 110.1 358 492 1.4 11
33 Gus Frerotte 1990 1993 432 860 50.2 5480 6.4 5.1 32 38 107.2 163 73 0.4 3
34 Bill Byrne 1984 1986 381 711 53.6 4582 6.4 5.2 29 32 112.2 83 -183 -2.2 5
35 Ed Rubbert 1983 1986 430 873 49.3 5496 6.3 4.4 28 50 101.3 93 -517 -5.6 1
36 Marty Lowe 1991 1995 416 767 54.2 4861 6.3 5.3 27 29 111.5 137 -178 -1.3 3
37 Gene Johnson 1988 1991 505 983 51.4 6059 6.2 5.2 39 38 108.5 172 -69 -0.4 1
38 Jim Kubiak 1991 1994 558 969 57.6 6008 6.2 4.5 23 47 107.8 145 -510 -3.5 1
39 Deron Smith 1987 1990 431 790 54.6 4910 6.2 5.4 37 31 114.4 181 210 1.2 6
40 Dean May 1980 1983 328 702 46.7 4359 6.2 4.9 29 34 102.8 140 -283 -2.0 4
Passing Rushing
Rk Player From To Cmp Att Pct Yds Y/A AY/A TD Int Rate Att Yds Avg TD
41 Chris Garrity 1978 1981 407 813 50.1 4536 5.6 4.0 27 41 97.8 262 21 0.1 6
42 Dave Ziebart 1977 1979 367 762 48.2 4000 5.2 2.9 22 50 88.7 376 607 1.6 5