Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt

Minimum 700 pass attempts.
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  • Since 1956
  • Minimum 14 pass attempts per school game.
Leaders Table
Year Player AY/A School
2016Logan Woodside12.47Toledo
2015Seth Russell*12.07Baylor
2014Marcus Mariota*11.49Oregon
2013Bryce Petty*11.67Baylor
2012A.J. McCarron*10.82Alabama
2011Robert Griffin III*11.85Baylor
2010Cam Newton*11.21Auburn
2009Tim Tebow*9.84Florida
2008Sam Bradford*11.10Oklahoma
2007Tim Tebow*10.45Florida
2006Colt Brennan*11.04Hawaii
2005Rudy Carpenter*11.07Arizona State
2004Stefan Lefors*11.13Louisville
2003Ryan Dinwiddie*10.45Boise State
2002Ryan Dinwiddie*12.43Boise State
2001Rex Grossman*10.22Florida
2000Bart Hendricks*10.67Boise State
1999Michael Vick*11.54Virginia Tech
1998Shaun King*10.92Tulane
1997Cade McNown*10.66UCLA
1996Danny Wuerffel*10.61Florida
1995Danny Wuerffel*10.82Florida
1994Kerry Collins*10.55Penn State
1993Trent Dilfer*10.54Fresno State
1992Marvin Graves*8.41Syracuse
1991Ty Detmer*10.40Brigham Young
1990Shawn Moore*9.63Virginia
1989Ty Detmer*10.98Brigham Young
1988Major Harris*9.87West Virginia
1987Don McPherson*9.98Syracuse
1986Vinny Testaverde*9.68Miami (FL)
1985Kerwin Bell9.54Florida
1984Robbie Bosco*8.82Brigham Young
1983Chuck Long*9.97Iowa
1982Tom Ramsey*8.80UCLA
1981Jim McMahon*9.08Brigham Young
1980Jim McMahon*10.56Brigham Young
1979Brian Broomell*9.57Temple
1978Dave Rader9.20Tulsa
1977Matt Cavanaugh*10.02Pittsburgh
1976Lloyd Patterson8.84Memphis
1975Bruce Hill9.17Arizona
1974Steve Joachim7.99Temple
1973Danny White*9.54Arizona State
1972John Hufnagel*9.16Penn State
1971Jerry Tagge*9.06Nebraska
1970Pat Sullivan*8.49Auburn
1969Dennis Dummit8.72UCLA
1968Brian Dowling9.28Yale
1967Ric Zimmerman8.15Harvard
1966Dewey Warren*7.69Tennessee
1965Steve Sloan*9.49Alabama
1964Jerry Rhome*10.21Tulsa
1963Bob Berry*9.82Oregon
1962Terry Baker*8.93Oregon State
1961Eddie Wilson7.66Arizona
1960Charley Johnson*7.54New Mexico State
1959Dick Soergel6.97Oklahoma State
1958Randy Duncan*6.88Iowa
1957Jack Douglas5.94Stanford
1956Bob Reinhart6.47San Jose State

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