Single Season Leaders and Records for Passing Efficiency Rating

Minimum 700 pass attempts.
An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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Leaders

  • Since 1956
  • Minimum 14 pass attempts per school game.
Leaders Table
Rk Player Rate Year School
1Baker Mayfield196.392016Oklahoma
2Russell Wilson*191.782011Wisconsin
3Seth Russell*189.722015Baylor
4Robert Griffin III*189.482011Baylor
5Ryan Dinwiddie*188.182002Boise State
6Colt Brennan*185.962006Hawaii
7Jameis Winston*184.842013Florida State
8Logan Woodside183.332016Toledo
9Kellen Moore*182.632010Boise State
10Cam Newton*182.052010Auburn
11Marcus Mariota*181.742014Oregon
12Stefan Lefors*181.742004Louisville
13Mike White181.392016Western Kentucky
14Sam Bradford*180.842008Oklahoma
15Vernon Adams*179.082015Oregon
16Shaun King*178.711998Tulane
17David Johnson*178.692008Tulsa
18Danny Wuerffel178.411995Florida
19Jim McMahon176.871980Brigham Young
20Sam Bradford*176.532007Oklahoma
21Alex Smith*176.522004Utah
22Brandon Doughty*176.492015Western Kentucky
23Ty Detmer175.641989Brigham Young
24A.J. McCarron*175.282012Alabama
25Zach Terrell175.242016Western Michigan
26Kellen Moore*175.192011Boise State
27Rudy Carpenter*175.012005Arizona State
28Joe Hamilton175.001999Georgia Tech
29Aaron Murray*174.822012Georgia
30Bryce Petty*174.292013Baylor
31Case Keenum*174.032011Houston
32Colt McCoy*173.752008Texas
33Steve Sarkisian173.561996Brigham Young
34Baker Mayfield*173.322015Oklahoma
35Jason Campbell*172.892004Auburn
36Johnny Manziel*172.882013Texas A&M
37Kerry Collins172.851994Penn State
38Jerry Rhome172.601964Tulsa
39Tim Tebow*172.462007Florida
40Tim Tebow*172.372008Florida
41Nick Stevens171.542016Colorado State
42Zach Mettenberger*171.452013Louisiana State
43Chad Pennington171.411999Marshall
44Teddy Bridgewater*171.142013Louisville
45Michael Vick*171.081999Virginia Tech
46Kevin Hogan*171.032015Stanford
47Ben Leard170.781999Auburn
48David Fales*170.762012San Jose State
49Rex Grossman170.752001Florida
50Bart Hendricks170.632000Boise State
51Danny Wuerffel170.611996Florida
52Philip Rivers*170.492003North Carolina State
53Daunte Culpepper170.241998Central Florida
54Andrew Luck*170.162010Stanford
55J.T. Barrett*169.832014Ohio State
56Andrew Luck*169.692011Stanford
57Billy Blanton169.551996San Diego State
58Terrance Owens*169.242011Toledo
59John Beck*169.052006Brigham Young
60Greg McElroy*168.982010Alabama
61Tajh Boyd*168.692013Clemson
62Ryan Higgins168.572016Louisiana Tech
63Ty Detmer168.511991Brigham Young
64Steve Young168.451983Brigham Young
65Mark Barsotti*167.731991Fresno State
66Marcus Mariota*167.662013Oregon
67Jake Browning167.522016Washington
68Akili Smith*167.301998Oregon
69Trent Dilfer*167.201993Fresno State
70Omar Jacobs*167.202004Bowling Green State
71A.J. McCarron*167.172013Alabama
72Brandon Doughty*167.112014Western Kentucky
73Cody Kessler*167.052014Southern California
74JaMarcus Russell*167.032006Louisiana State
75Zac Robinson*166.842008Oklahoma State
76Brian Brohm*166.732005Louisville
77Wes Counts166.632001Middle Tennessee State
78Andy Dalton*166.482010Texas Christian
79Brandon Allen*166.482015Arkansas
80Jeff Smoker*166.392001Michigan State
81Garrett Grayson*166.222014Colorado State
82Cade McNown*166.011997UCLA
83Stan Hill165.932003Marshall
84Scott Tolzien*165.922010Wisconsin
85David Carr*165.912001Fresno State
86Ben Roethlisberger*165.842003Miami (OH)
87Vinny Testaverde165.791986Miami (FL)
88Brian Dowling165.771968Yale
89Tajh Boyd*165.592012Clemson
90Tim Rattay164.761998Louisiana Tech
91Ryan Dinwiddie164.692001Boise State
92Mark Sanchez*164.642008Southern California
93Byron Leftwich164.572001Marshall
94Dave Barr*164.471993California
95Matt Leinart*164.452003Southern California
96Zach Terrell*164.412014Western Michigan
97Don McPherson164.301987Syracuse
98Matt Johnson*164.192015Bowling Green State
99Dave Wilson164.171977Ball State
100Tim Tebow*164.172009Florida

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