Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Pass Completion Percentage

Minimum 700 pass attempts.
An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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  • Since 1956
  • Minimum 14 pass attempts per school game.
Leaders Table
Year Player Pct School
2016Jake Browning72.22Washington
2015Brandon Doughty*71.85Western Kentucky
2014Grant Hedrick*70.84Boise State
2013Joe Southwick*72.60Boise State
2012David Fales*72.51San Jose State
2011Kellen Moore*74.26Boise State
2010Dan Persa*73.51Northwestern
2009Colt McCoy*70.64Texas
2008Colt McCoy*76.67Texas
2007Riley Skinner*72.39Wake Forest
2006Colt Brennan*72.63Hawaii
2005Phil Horvath70.59Northern Illinois
2004Stefan Lefors*73.54Louisville
2003Philip Rivers*72.05North Carolina State
2002Brian Jones*70.21Toledo
2001Wes Counts72.59Middle Tennessee State
2000Luke McCown66.12Louisiana Tech
1999Ben Leard70.70Auburn
1998Daunte Culpepper73.63Central Florida
1997Tim Couch66.36Kentucky
1996Steve Sarkisian*68.81Brigham Young
1995Mike Maxwell*67.73Nevada
1994Scott Milanovich68.77Maryland
1993Charlie Ward*69.47Florida State
1992Grady Benton66.22Arizona State
1991Matt Rodgers*65.37Iowa
1990Jason Palumbis68.62Stanford
1989Dan Speltz69.26Cal State Fullerton
1988Mike Gundy*64.83Oklahoma State
1987Jeff Burger*66.67Auburn
1986Dave Yarema67.34Michigan State
1985Doug Gaynor71.18Long Beach State
1984Chuck Long*67.08Iowa
1983Steve Young*71.33Brigham Young
1982Wayne Peace*70.73Florida
1981Jim McMahon*64.30Brigham Young
1980Rich Campbell70.70California
1979Turk Schonert66.97Stanford
1978Steve Dils*63.17Stanford
1977Dave Wilson64.97Ball State
1976Kevin Case60.96Dartmouth
1975Mike Kruczek65.24Boston College
1974Gene Swick62.02Toledo
1973Jesse Freitas65.42San Diego State
1972Randy Drake61.50Long Beach State
1971Doug Shobert62.83Temple
1970Jerry Tagge*61.05Nebraska
1969Gordon Slade*61.28Davidson
1968Gordon Slade59.01Davidson
1967Bill Andrejko60.96Villanova
1966Danny Holman61.54San Jose State
1965Tom Wilson*60.78Texas Tech
1964Jerry Rhome*68.71Tulsa
1963Roger Staubach*66.67Navy
1962Archie Roberts60.00Columbia
1961Chon Gallegos59.39San Jose State
1960Jim Dawson58.67West Texas A&M
1959Ron Costello61.59Xavier
1958Randy Duncan*59.22Iowa
1957Ken Ford56.10Hardin-Simmons
1956John Brodie57.92Stanford

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