Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Passing Efficiency Rating

Minimum 700 pass attempts.
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Leaders

  • Since 1956
  • Minimum 14 pass attempts per school game.
Leaders Table
Year Player Rate School
2016Baker Mayfield194.70Oklahoma
2015Seth Russell*189.72Baylor
2014Marcus Mariota*181.74Oregon
2013Jameis Winston*184.84Florida State
2012A.J. McCarron*175.28Alabama
2011Russell Wilson*191.78Wisconsin
2010Kellen Moore*182.63Boise State
2009Tim Tebow*164.17Florida
2008Sam Bradford*180.84Oklahoma
2007Sam Bradford*176.53Oklahoma
2006Colt Brennan*185.96Hawaii
2005Rudy Carpenter*175.01Arizona State
2004Stefan Lefors*181.74Louisville
2003Philip Rivers*170.49North Carolina State
2002Ryan Dinwiddie*188.18Boise State
2001Rex Grossman*170.75Florida
2000Bart Hendricks*170.63Boise State
1999Joe Hamilton*175.00Georgia Tech
1998Shaun King*178.71Tulane
1997Cade McNown*166.01UCLA
1996Steve Sarkisian*173.56Brigham Young
1995Danny Wuerffel*178.41Florida
1994Kerry Collins*172.85Penn State
1993Trent Dilfer*167.20Fresno State
1992Elvis Grbac*150.18Michigan
1991Ty Detmer*168.51Brigham Young
1990Shawn Moore*160.71Virginia
1989Ty Detmer*175.64Brigham Young
1988Major Harris*159.17West Virginia
1987Don McPherson*164.30Syracuse
1986Vinny Testaverde*165.79Miami (FL)
1985Kerwin Bell159.38Florida
1984Chuck Long*156.45Iowa
1983Steve Young*168.45Brigham Young
1982Tom Ramsey*151.53UCLA
1981Jim McMahon*154.99Brigham Young
1980Jim McMahon*176.87Brigham Young
1979Turk Schonert163.15Stanford
1978David Henderson152.45Furman
1977Dave Wilson164.17Ball State
1976Steve Haynes146.85Louisiana Tech
1975Jim Kubacki147.61Harvard
1974Steve Joachim150.14Temple
1973Danny White*157.38Arizona State
1972John Hufnagel*148.04Penn State
1971Jerry Tagge*149.24Nebraska
1970Pat Sullivan*148.16Auburn
1969Dennis Shaw*162.16San Diego State
1968Brian Dowling165.77Yale
1967Ronny South142.01Arkansas
1966Dewey Warren*142.16Tennessee
1965Steve Sloan*153.78Alabama
1964Jerry Rhome*172.60Tulsa
1963Bob Berry*164.04Oregon
1962Terry Baker*146.55Oregon State
1961Eddie Wilson134.22Arizona
1960Charley Johnson*134.08New Mexico State
1959Dick Soergel131.48Oklahoma State
1958Randy Duncan*136.84Iowa
1957Bob Newman126.46Washington State
1956Bob Reinhart121.27San Jose State

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