Single Season Leaders and Records for Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

Minimum 700 pass attempts.
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Leaders

  • Since 1956
  • Minimum 14 pass attempts per school game.
Leaders Table
Rk Player AY/A Year School
1Ryan Dinwiddie*12.432002Boise State
2Baker Mayfield12.302016Oklahoma
3Seth Russell*12.072015Baylor
4Robert Griffin III*11.852011Baylor
5Russell Wilson*11.832011Wisconsin
6Bryce Petty*11.672013Baylor
7Michael Vick*11.541999Virginia Tech
8Mike White11.512016Western Kentucky
9Marcus Mariota*11.492014Oregon
10Jameis Winston*11.482013Florida State
11Cam Newton*11.212010Auburn
12Vernon Adams*11.172015Oregon
13Kellen Moore*11.162010Boise State
14Stefan Lefors*11.132004Louisville
15Sam Bradford*11.102008Oklahoma
16Rudy Carpenter*11.072005Arizona State
17Logan Woodside11.062016Toledo
18Colt Brennan*11.042006Hawaii
19Ty Detmer10.981989Brigham Young
20Shaun King*10.921998Tulane
21Akili Smith*10.901998Oregon
22A.J. McCarron*10.822012Alabama
23Danny Wuerffel10.821995Florida
24Aaron Murray*10.792012Georgia
25Alex Smith*10.762004Utah
26Zach Mettenberger*10.682013Louisiana State
27Bart Hendricks10.672000Boise State
28Cade McNown*10.661997UCLA
29Zach Terrell10.642016Western Michigan
30Marcus Mariota*10.632013Oregon
31Tim Tebow*10.622008Florida
32Danny Wuerffel10.611996Florida
33Jim McMahon10.561980Brigham Young
34Case Keenum*10.562011Houston
35Kerry Collins10.551994Penn State
36Trent Dilfer*10.541993Fresno State
37Ryan Dinwiddie*10.452003Boise State
38Tim Tebow*10.452007Florida
39Nick Stevens10.442016Colorado State
40Michael Bishop10.441998Kansas State
41David Johnson*10.422008Tulsa
42Ty Detmer10.401991Brigham Young
43Billy Blanton10.401996San Diego State
44Baker Mayfield*10.392015Oklahoma
45Brandon Doughty*10.392015Western Kentucky
46Teddy Bridgewater*10.332013Louisville
47Jason Campbell*10.312004Auburn
48Garrett Grayson*10.312014Colorado State
49Joe Hamilton10.311999Georgia Tech
50Ben Leard10.311999Auburn
51Jake Kelchner*10.301993West Virginia
52Steve Sarkisian10.261996Brigham Young
53Ryan Higgins10.242016Louisiana Tech
54Troy Smith*10.222005Ohio State
55Rex Grossman10.222001Florida
56Jerry Rhome10.211964Tulsa
57Sam Bradford*10.212007Oklahoma
58Matt Blundin10.191991Virginia
59Connor Shaw*10.152013South Carolina
60Mark Barsotti*10.141991Fresno State
61Ryan Leaf*10.131997Washington State
62Greg McElroy*10.102010Alabama
63Brian Brohm*10.092005Louisville
64Jeff Smoker*10.072001Michigan State
65Nathan Peterman10.072016Pittsburgh
66Asad Abdul-Khaliq*10.062003Minnesota
67Philip Rivers*10.052003North Carolina State
68Chris Weinke10.052000Florida State
69Omar Jacobs*10.052004Bowling Green State
70David Carr*10.042001Fresno State
71Brian Brohm*10.042006Louisville
72Kevin Hogan*10.022015Stanford
73Matt Cavanaugh*10.021977Pittsburgh
74John Beck*9.992006Brigham Young
75Chad Pennington9.991999Marshall
76Don McPherson9.981987Syracuse
77Mason Rudolph9.982016Oklahoma State
78Chuck Long9.971983Iowa
79John Dutton9.961997Nevada
80David Neill9.951998Nevada
81Johnny Manziel*9.952013Texas A&M
82Brandon Allen*9.952015Arkansas
83Jake Browning9.942016Washington
84Zac Robinson*9.922008Oklahoma State
85Trace McSorley9.912016Penn State
86Matt Johnson*9.902013Bowling Green State
87Andy Dalton*9.902010Texas Christian
88Donovan McNabb9.881997Syracuse
89Major Harris*9.871988West Virginia
90David Fales*9.862012San Jose State
91Donovan McNabb9.861995Syracuse
92A.J. McCarron*9.852013Alabama
93Tim Tebow*9.842009Florida
94Bob Berry9.821963Oregon
95Colin Kaepernick*9.802007Nevada
96Kevin Kolb*9.792006Houston
97Daunte Culpepper9.791998Central Florida
98Tajh Boyd*9.772013Clemson
99Terrance Owens*9.772011Toledo
100J.T. Barrett*9.762014Ohio State

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