Career Leaders and Records for Passing Yards Per Attempt

Minimum 700 pass attempts.
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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rk Player Y/A From To School
1Ryan Dinwiddie*9.9020002003Boise State
2Ty Detmer*9.8219881991Brigham Young
3Bryce Petty*9.7020112014Baylor
4Steve Sarkisian*9.4619951996Brigham Young
5Sam Bradford*9.4120072009Oklahoma
6Jameis Winston*9.3620132014Florida State
7Tim Tebow*9.3320062009Florida
8Danny Wuerffel*9.2919931996Florida
9Marcus Mariota*9.2520122016Oregon
10Brian Brohm*9.0920042007Louisville
11Johnny Manziel*9.0620122013Texas A&M
12Jim McMahon*9.0019771981Brigham Young
13Marvin Graves*8.9819901993Syracuse
14Colt Brennan*8.9620052007Hawaii
15John Dutton*8.9519961997Nevada
16Donovan McNabb*8.9419951998Syracuse
17David Fales*8.9420122013San Jose State
18Aaron Murray*8.9120102013Georgia
19Chris Weinke*8.8919972000Florida State
20Billy Blanton8.8819931996San Diego State
21Andrew Luck*8.8620092011Stanford
22Josh Wallwork8.8519951996Wyoming
23Kellen Moore*8.8520082011Boise State
24Matt Johnson*8.8320122015Bowling Green State
25Trent Dilfer*8.8219911993Fresno State
26A.J. McCarron*8.7920102013Alabama
27Ryan Mallett*8.7820072010Arkansas
28Chuck Hartlieb*8.7619851988Iowa
29Joe Hamilton*8.7119961999Georgia Tech
30Chuck Long*8.7019811985Iowa
31Shawn Moore*8.7019871990Virginia
32Robert Griffin III*8.7020082011Baylor
33Patrick Mahomes*8.6420142016Texas Tech
34E.J. Manuel*8.6320092012Florida State
35Brandon Doughty*8.6220112015Western Kentucky
36Case Keenum*8.6220072011Houston
37Joe Germaine*8.6019961998Ohio State
38Teddy Bridgewater*8.6020112013Louisville
John Walsh*8.6019911994Brigham Young
40Matt Leinart*8.5920032005Southern California
41Chad Pennington*8.5819971999Marshall
42Cade McNown*8.5719951998UCLA
43Omar Jacobs*8.5520032005Bowling Green State
44Jason Campbell*8.5520012004Auburn
45Gunner Kiel*8.5420142016Cincinnati
46Zach Terrell*8.5420132016Western Michigan
47Blake Bortles*8.5320112013Central Florida
48Steve Young*8.5219811983Brigham Young
49Daunte Culpepper8.5219961998Central Florida
50Kevin Hogan*8.5120122015Stanford
51Moses Moreno*8.5019941997Colorado State
52Tajh Boyd*8.4920102013Clemson
53Paul Smith*8.4620032007Tulsa
54Brad Kaaya*8.4620142016Miami (FL)
55Ryan Leaf*8.4519951997Washington State
56Deshaun Watson*8.4520142016Clemson
57Bobby Hoying*8.4319921995Ohio State
58Matt Sherman*8.4319941997Iowa
59Robbie Bosco*8.4319831985Brigham Young
60Jared Zabransky*8.4220032006Boise State
61Vince Young*8.4120032005Texas
62Cory Paus*8.4019992002UCLA
63Brandon Weeden*8.4020082011Oklahoma State
64Dan McGwire*8.3919861990San Diego State
65Denard Robinson*8.3720092012Michigan
66Nick Arbuckle*8.3620142015Georgia State
67Nick Florence*8.3620092012Baylor
68Zac Robinson*8.3320062009Oklahoma State
69JaMarcus Russell*8.3120042006Louisiana State
70Ben Roethlisberger*8.3020012003Miami (OH)
71Baker Mayfield*8.3020132016Oklahoma
72Ken Dorsey*8.3019992002Miami (FL)
73Connor Shaw*8.2920102013South Carolina
74Kevin Kolb*8.2820032006Houston
75David Carr*8.2819972001Fresno State
76Thad Busby*8.2719941997Florida State
77Stephen Morris*8.2720102013Miami (FL)
78Mike McCoy*8.2619921994Utah
79Garrett Grayson*8.2620112014Colorado State
80Keith Smith*8.2619961999Arizona
81Kordell Stewart*8.2619911994Colorado
82Rex Grossman*8.2620002002Florida
83Byron Leftwich*8.2519982002Marshall
84Mike Bobo*8.2519941997Georgia
85Todd Collins*8.2419911994Michigan
86Mike Maxwell*8.2419931995Nevada
87Greg Ward Jr.*8.2320132016Houston
88Doug Flutie*8.2319811984Boston College
89Max Hall*8.2220072009Brigham Young
90Mike Teel*8.2220052008Rutgers
91Bruce Gradkowski*8.2120022005Toledo
92Nate Davis*8.2120062008Ball State
93Tom Ramsey*8.2119791982UCLA
94Tim Rattay8.2119971999Louisiana Tech
95Herb Tyler*8.2119951998Louisiana State
96Cody Kessler*8.2020122015Southern California
97Tyler Wilson*8.1920082012Arkansas
98Bryn Renner*8.1820102013North Carolina
99Cale Gundy*8.1819901993Oklahoma
100Marc Wilson*8.1519771979Brigham Young
101Gifford Nielsen*8.1419751977Brigham Young
102Ricky Stanzi*8.1320072010Iowa
103Doug Gaynor8.1319841985Long Beach State
104Tyrod Taylor*8.1120072010Virginia Tech
105Bryan Cupito*8.1120022006Minnesota
106Peyton Manning*8.1119941997Tennessee
107Ryan Schneider8.1120002003Central Florida
108Rob Johnson*8.1019911994Southern California
109Kyle Padron*8.1020092011Southern Methodist
110Kirk Cousins*8.0920082011Michigan State
111Driphus Jackson*8.0820122015Rice
112Tyler Bray*8.0720102012Tennessee
113Darron Thomas*8.0620082011Oregon
114Jay Barker*8.0619911994Alabama
115Chandler Harnish*8.0620082011Northern Illinois
116Colt McCoy*8.0620062009Texas
117Cooper Rush*8.0520132016Central Michigan
118Craig Erickson*8.0519871990Miami (FL)
119Chris Rix*8.0520012004Florida State
120Devin Gardner*8.0520102014Michigan
121Gary Huff*8.0419701972Florida State
122Bo Wallace*8.0420122014Mississippi
123Ryan Clement*8.0419941997Miami (FL)
124Bernie Kosar*8.0419831984Miami (FL)
125Kevin Feterik*8.0319961999Brigham Young
126Brett Hundley*8.0320122014UCLA
127George Godsey*8.0219982001Georgia Tech
128Dak Prescott*8.0220122015Mississippi State
129Zach Collaros*8.0220082011Cincinnati
130Nate Sudfeld*8.0220122015Indiana
131Rudy Carpenter*8.0120052008Arizona State
132David Greene*8.0120012004Georgia
133Jason White*8.0019992004Oklahoma
134Bryant Moniz*8.0020092011Hawaii
135Jason Johnson8.0019992002Arizona
136Reggie McNeal*7.9920022005Texas A&M
137Rod Rutherford*7.9920002003Pittsburgh
138Marc Bulger*7.9719961999West Virginia
139Geno Smith*7.9620092012West Virginia
140Kerwin Bell*7.9619841987Florida
141Eric Zeier*7.9619911994Georgia
142Kevin Sweeney*7.9519821986Fresno State
143Colin Kaepernick*7.9420072010Nevada
144Art Schlichter*7.9419781981Ohio State
145Darrell Hackney*7.9320022005Alabama-Birmingham
146Robert Hall*7.9319901993Texas Tech
147Jevan Snead*7.9320062009Mississippi
148G.J. Kinne*7.9320092011Tulsa
149Bradlee Van Pelt*7.9220012003Colorado State
150David Neill7.9219982001Nevada
151Trevone Boykin*7.9220122015Texas Christian
152Steve Stenstrom*7.9119911994Stanford
153Dave Barr*7.9119911994California
154Everett Golson*7.9120122015Florida State
155Bart Hendricks*7.9119972000Boise State
156Jason Gesser*7.9019992002Washington State
157Matt Barkley*7.8920092012Southern California
158Chris Vargas*7.8919921993Nevada
159Terrelle Pryor*7.8920082010Ohio State
160Philip Rivers*7.8920002003North Carolina State
161Derek Carr*7.8820092013Fresno State
162Glenn Foley*7.8719901993Boston College
163Asad Abdul-Khaliq*7.8720002003Minnesota
164Jim Plunkett*7.8719681970Stanford
165Russell Wilson*7.8720082011Wisconsin
166Connor Cook*7.8620122015Michigan State
167Graham Harrell*7.8520052008Texas Tech
168Joe Hughes*7.8519921993Wyoming
169Mark Barsotti*7.8519881991Fresno State
170Ron Powlus*7.8519941997Notre Dame
171Doug Johnson*7.8419961999Florida
172Major Applewhite*7.8419982001Texas
173Randall Cunningham*7.8419821984Nevada-Las Vegas
174Taylor Kelly*7.8420112014Arizona State
175Tommy Hodson*7.8419861989Louisiana State
176Matthew Stafford*7.8320062008Georgia
177Andy Dalton*7.8320072010Texas Christian
178Marquise Williams*7.8220122015North Carolina
179Caleb Hanie*7.8120042007Colorado State
180Bryan Randall*7.8120012004Virginia Tech
181Mike Perez*7.8119861987San Jose State
182Jake Plummer*7.7919931996Arizona State
183Chris Simms*7.7919992002Texas
184Daryll Clark*7.7820062009Penn State
185Chase Daniel*7.7820052008Missouri
186Jared Goff*7.7820132015California
187Tyler Tettleton*7.7820092013Ohio
188John Beck*7.7720032006Brigham Young
189Jordan Palmer*7.7720032006Texas-El Paso
190Jeff Smoker*7.7720002003Michigan State
191Tyler Palko*7.7620022006Pittsburgh
192Gino Torretta*7.7619891992Miami (FL)
193B.J. Symons*7.7620002003Texas Tech
194Matt Jones*7.7620012004Arkansas
195Josh Haldi*7.7520012004Northern Illinois
Joshua Haldi*7.7520012004Northern Illinois
197Gene Swick7.7519721975Toledo
198Tommy Armstrong Jr*7.7520132016Nebraska
199Sam Keller*7.7420032007Nebraska
200John Stocco*7.7420032006Wisconsin
201Elvis Grbac*7.7419891992Michigan
202Terrance Owens*7.7320102013Toledo
203Pat Barnes*7.7319931996California
204Mike Gundy*7.7319861989Oklahoma State
205Shane Matthews*7.7319901992Florida
206Pat White*7.7320052008West Virginia
207David Garrard*7.7219982001East Carolina
208Rich Campbell*7.7219771980California
209Brian Johnson*7.7220042008Utah
210Tony Eason*7.7219811982Illinois
211Drew Stanton*7.7120032006Michigan State
212Scott Mitchell7.7119871989Utah
213Dameyune Craig*7.7119941997Auburn
214Steve Brown7.7019771980Appalachian State
215Todd Santos*7.7019841987San Diego State
216Charlie Frye7.6920012004Akron
217Chris Leak*7.6920032006Florida
218Maurice DeShazo*7.6919911994Virginia Tech
219Jim Everett*7.6819811985Purdue
220Steve Beuerlein*7.6819831986Notre Dame
221Steve Bellisari*7.6819982001Ohio State
222Cody Carlson*7.6819831986Baylor
223Jerry Rhome*7.6719611964Tulsa
224Brian Lindgren7.6720012003Idaho
225Todd Reesing*7.6620062009Kansas
226Jeff Van Raaphorst*7.6619841986Arizona State
227Rakeem Cato*7.6620112014Marshall
228Paul Justin*7.6519871990Arizona State
229Stoney Case7.6519911994New Mexico
230John Welsh*7.6519982001Idaho
231Casey Clausen*7.6420002003Tennessee
232Jeff Francis*7.6419851988Tennessee
233Ryan Kealy*7.6419972000Arizona State
234Andre Ware*7.6419871989Houston
235Scott Hall*7.6320002004North Texas
236Davis Webb*7.6320132016California
237Ryan Aplin*7.6320092012Arkansas State
238Landry Jones*7.6320092012Oklahoma
239Jeff Brohm*7.6219891993Louisville
240Raymond Philyaw7.6219941996Louisiana-Monroe
241Jamie Barnette*7.6119961999North Carolina State
242Woodrow Dantzler*7.6119982001Clemson
243Rodney Peete*7.6119851988Southern California
244Drew Tate*7.6120032006Iowa
245Charlie Batch7.6119941997Eastern Michigan
246James Brown*7.6119941997Texas
247Mark Herrmann*7.6019771980Purdue
Timm Rosenbach*7.6019861988Washington State
249Shane Carden*7.5920122014East Carolina
250Trevor Vittatoe*7.5820072010Texas-El Paso

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