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Single Season Leaders and Records for Passing Efficiency Rating

  • Minimum 14 pass attempts per school game.
  • Passing Efficiency Rating; the formula is (8.4 * Yds + 330 * TD - 200 * Int + 100 * Cmp) / Att
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Since 1956

Rank Player Rate Season School
1.Russell Wilson* 191.78 2011 Wisconsin
2.Robert Griffin III* 189.48 2011 Baylor
3.Ryan Dinwiddie* 188.18 2002 Boise State
4.Colt Brennan* 185.96 2006 Hawaii
5.Jameis Winston* 184.84 2013 Florida State
6.Kellen Moore* 182.63 2010 Boise State
7.Cam Newton* 182.05 2010 Auburn
8.Marcus Mariota* 181.74 2014 Oregon
9.Stefan Lefors* 181.74 2004 Louisville
10.Sam Bradford* 180.84 2008 Oklahoma
11.Shaun King* 178.71 1998 Tulane
12.David Johnson* 178.69 2008 Tulsa
13.Danny Wuerffel 178.41 1995 Florida
14.Jim McMahon 176.87 1980 Brigham Young
15.Sam Bradford* 176.53 2007 Oklahoma
16.Alex Smith* 176.52 2004 Utah
17.Ty Detmer 175.64 1989 Brigham Young
18.A.J. McCarron* 175.28 2012 Alabama
19.Kellen Moore* 175.19 2011 Boise State
20.Rudy Carpenter* 175.01 2005 Arizona State
21.Joe Hamilton 175.00 1999 Georgia Tech
22.Aaron Murray* 174.82 2012 Georgia
23.Bryce Petty* 174.29 2013 Baylor
24.Case Keenum* 174.03 2011 Houston
25.Colt McCoy* 173.75 2008 Texas
26.Steve Sarkisian 173.56 1996 Brigham Young
27.Jason Campbell* 172.89 2004 Auburn
28.Johnny Manziel* 172.88 2013 Texas A&M
29.Kerry Collins 172.85 1994 Penn State
30.Jerry Rhome 172.60 1964 Tulsa
31.Tim Tebow* 172.46 2007 Florida
32.Tim Tebow* 172.37 2008 Florida
33.Zach Mettenberger* 171.45 2013 Louisiana State
34.Chad Pennington 171.41 1999 Marshall
35.Teddy Bridgewater* 171.14 2013 Louisville
36.Michael Vick* 171.08 1999 Virginia Tech
37.Ben Leard 170.78 1999 Auburn
38.David Fales* 170.76 2012 San Jose State
39.Rex Grossman 170.75 2001 Florida
40.Bart Hendricks 170.63 2000 Boise State
41.Danny Wuerffel 170.61 1996 Florida
42.Philip Rivers* 170.49 2003 North Carolina State
43.Daunte Culpepper 170.24 1998 Central Florida
44.Andrew Luck* 170.16 2010 Stanford
45.J.T. Barrett* 169.83 2014 Ohio State
46.Andrew Luck* 169.69 2011 Stanford
47.Billy Blanton 169.55 1996 San Diego State
48.Terrance Owens* 169.24 2011 Toledo
49.John Beck* 169.05 2006 Brigham Young
50.Greg McElroy* 168.98 2010 Alabama
51.Tajh Boyd* 168.69 2013 Clemson
52.Ty Detmer 168.51 1991 Brigham Young
53.Steve Young 168.45 1983 Brigham Young
54.Mark Barsotti* 167.73 1991 Fresno State
55.Marcus Mariota* 167.66 2013 Oregon
56.Akili Smith* 167.30 1998 Oregon
57.Trent Dilfer* 167.20 1993 Fresno State
58.Omar Jacobs* 167.20 2004 Bowling Green State
59.A.J. McCarron* 167.17 2013 Alabama
60.Brandon Doughty* 167.11 2014 Western Kentucky
61.Cody Kessler* 167.05 2014 Southern California
62.JaMarcus Russell* 167.03 2006 Louisiana State
63.Zac Robinson* 166.84 2008 Oklahoma State
64.Brian Brohm* 166.73 2005 Louisville
65.Wes Counts 166.63 2001 Middle Tennessee State
66.Andy Dalton* 166.48 2010 Texas Christian
67.Jeff Smoker* 166.39 2001 Michigan State
68.Garrett Grayson* 166.22 2014 Colorado State
69.Cade McNown* 166.01 1997 UCLA
70.Stan Hill 165.93 2003 Marshall
71.Scott Tolzien* 165.92 2010 Wisconsin
72.David Carr* 165.91 2001 Fresno State
73.Ben Roethlisberger* 165.84 2003 Miami (OH)
74.Vinny Testaverde 165.79 1986 Miami (FL)
75.Brian Dowling 165.77 1968 Yale
76.Tajh Boyd* 165.59 2012 Clemson
77.Tim Rattay 164.76 1998 Louisiana Tech
78.Ryan Dinwiddie 164.69 2001 Boise State
79.Mark Sanchez* 164.64 2008 Southern California
80.Byron Leftwich 164.57 2001 Marshall
81.Dave Barr* 164.47 1993 California
82.Matt Leinart* 164.45 2003 Southern California
83.Zach Terrell* 164.41 2014 Western Michigan
84.Don McPherson 164.30 1987 Syracuse
85.Dave Wilson 164.17 1977 Ball State
86.Tim Tebow* 164.17 2009 Florida
87.Bob Berry 164.04 1963 Oregon
88.Jake Kelchner* 164.02 1993 West Virginia
89.Vince Young* 163.95 2005 Texas
90.Chase Clement* 163.92 2008 Rice
91.Geno Smith* 163.86 2012 West Virginia
92.Ryan Dinwiddie* 163.72 2003 Boise State
93.Ryan Mallett* 163.65 2010 Arkansas
94.Blake Bortles* 163.43 2013 Central Florida
95.Bobby Hoying* 163.43 1995 Ohio State
96.Tyler Palko 163.25 2006 Pittsburgh
97.Marcus Mariota* 163.23 2012 Oregon
98.Turk Schonert 163.15 1979 Stanford
99.Chris Weinke 163.09 2000 Florida State
100.Connor Shaw* 162.94 2013 South Carolina