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
10Baker Mayfield*9.0920132016Oklahoma
11Brian Brohm*9.0920042007Louisville
12Mason Rudolph*9.0720142016Oklahoma State
13Johnny Manziel*9.0620122013Texas A&M
14Jim McMahon*9.0019771981Brigham Young
15Marvin Graves*8.9819901993Syracuse
16Colt Brennan*8.9620052007Hawaii
17John Dutton*8.9519961997Nevada
18Donovan McNabb*8.9419951998Syracuse
19David Fales*8.9420122013San Jose State
20Aaron Murray*8.9120102013Georgia
21Chris Weinke*8.8919972000Florida State
22Billy Blanton8.8819931996San Diego State
23Andrew Luck*8.8620092011Stanford
24Josh Wallwork8.8519951996Wyoming
25Kellen Moore*8.8520082011Boise State
26Matt Johnson*8.8320122015Bowling Green State
27Trent Dilfer*8.8219911993Fresno State
28A.J. McCarron*8.7920102013Alabama
29Zach Terrell*8.7920132016Western Michigan
30Ryan Mallett*8.7820072010Arkansas
31Logan Woodside*8.7620132016Toledo
32Chuck Hartlieb*8.7619851988Iowa
33Joe Hamilton*8.7119961999Georgia Tech
34Chuck Long*8.7019811985Iowa
35Shawn Moore*8.7019871990Virginia
36Robert Griffin III*8.7020082011Baylor
37Brett Rypien*8.6820152016Boise State
38Jake Browning*8.6420152016Washington
39E.J. Manuel*8.6320092012Florida State
40Brandon Doughty*8.6220112015Western Kentucky
41Case Keenum*8.6220072011Houston
42Joe Germaine*8.6019961998Ohio State
43Teddy Bridgewater*8.6020112013Louisville
John Walsh*8.6019911994Brigham Young
45Matt Leinart*8.5920032005Southern California
46Chad Pennington*8.5819971999Marshall
47Cade McNown*8.5719951998UCLA
48Omar Jacobs*8.5520032005Bowling Green State
49Jason Campbell*8.5520012004Auburn
50Chad Kelly*8.5320132016Mississippi
51Blake Bortles*8.5320112013Central Florida
52Steve Young*8.5219811983Brigham Young
53Daunte Culpepper8.5219961998Central Florida
54Deshaun Watson*8.5120142016Clemson
55Kevin Hogan*8.5120122015Stanford
56Moses Moreno*8.5019941997Colorado State
57Tajh Boyd*8.4920102013Clemson
58Paul Smith*8.4620032007Tulsa
59Ryan Leaf*8.4519951997Washington State
60Bobby Hoying*8.4319921995Ohio State
61Matt Sherman*8.4319941997Iowa
62Robbie Bosco*8.4319831985Brigham Young
63Jared Zabransky*8.4220032006Boise State
64Vince Young*8.4120032005Texas
65Cory Paus*8.4019992002UCLA
66Brandon Weeden*8.4020082011Oklahoma State
67Brad Kaaya*8.3920142016Miami (FL)
68Dan McGwire*8.3919861990San Diego State
69Denard Robinson*8.3720092012Michigan
70Nick Arbuckle*8.3620142015Georgia State
71Nick Florence*8.3620092012Baylor
72Patrick Mahomes*8.3420142016Texas Tech
73Zac Robinson*8.3320062009Oklahoma State
74JaMarcus Russell*8.3120042006Louisiana State
75Ben Roethlisberger*8.3020012003Miami (OH)
76Ken Dorsey*8.3019992002Miami (FL)
77Connor Shaw*8.2920102013South Carolina
78Kevin Kolb*8.2820032006Houston
79David Carr*8.2819972001Fresno State
80Thad Busby*8.2719941997Florida State
81Stephen Morris*8.2720102013Miami (FL)
82Mike McCoy*8.2619921994Utah
83Garrett Grayson*8.2620112014Colorado State
84Keith Smith*8.2619961999Arizona
85Kordell Stewart*8.2619911994Colorado
86Rex Grossman*8.2620002002Florida
87Byron Leftwich*8.2519982002Marshall
88Mike Bobo*8.2519941997Georgia
89Todd Collins*8.2419911994Michigan
90Mike Maxwell*8.2419931995Nevada
91Doug Flutie*8.2319811984Boston College
92Max Hall*8.2220072009Brigham Young
93Mike Teel*8.2220052008Rutgers
94Bruce Gradkowski*8.2120022005Toledo
95Nate Davis*8.2120062008Ball State
96Tom Ramsey*8.2119791982UCLA
97Tim Rattay8.2119971999Louisiana Tech
98Herb Tyler*8.2119951998Louisiana State
99Gunner Kiel*8.2120142016Cincinnati
100Cody Kessler*8.2020122015Southern California
101Tyler Wilson*8.1920082012Arkansas
102Bryn Renner*8.1820102013North Carolina
103Cale Gundy*8.1819901993Oklahoma
104Marc Wilson*8.1519771979Brigham Young
105Gifford Nielsen*8.1419751977Brigham Young
106Ricky Stanzi*8.1320072010Iowa
107Doug Gaynor8.1319841985Long Beach State
108Tyrod Taylor*8.1120072010Virginia Tech
109Bryan Cupito*8.1120022006Minnesota
110Peyton Manning*8.1119941997Tennessee
111Ryan Schneider8.1120002003Central Florida
112Rob Johnson*8.1019911994Southern California
113Kyle Padron*8.1020092011Southern Methodist
114Kirk Cousins*8.0920082011Michigan State
115Driphus Jackson*8.0820122015Rice
116Tyler Bray*8.0720102012Tennessee
117Darron Thomas*8.0620082011Oregon
118Jay Barker*8.0619911994Alabama
119Chandler Harnish*8.0620082011Northern Illinois
120Colt McCoy*8.0620062009Texas
121Craig Erickson*8.0519871990Miami (FL)
122Chris Rix*8.0520012004Florida State
123Devin Gardner*8.0520102014Michigan
124Skyler Howard*8.0420142016West Virginia
125Gary Huff*8.0419701972Florida State
126Bo Wallace*8.0420122014Mississippi
127Ryan Clement*8.0419941997Miami (FL)
128Bernie Kosar*8.0419831984Miami (FL)
129Kevin Feterik*8.0319961999Brigham Young
130Brett Hundley*8.0320122014UCLA
131George Godsey*8.0219982001Georgia Tech
132Dak Prescott*8.0220122015Mississippi State
133Zach Collaros*8.0220082011Cincinnati
134Nate Sudfeld*8.0220122015Indiana
135Rudy Carpenter*8.0120052008Arizona State
136David Greene*8.0120012004Georgia
137Jason White*8.0019992004Oklahoma
138Bryant Moniz*8.0020092011Hawaii
139Jason Johnson8.0019992002Arizona
140Brent Stockstill*7.9920142016Middle Tennessee State
141Reggie McNeal*7.9920022005Texas A&M
142Rod Rutherford*7.9920002003Pittsburgh
143Marc Bulger*7.9719961999West Virginia
144Geno Smith*7.9620092012West Virginia
145Kerwin Bell*7.9619841987Florida
146Taylor Lamb*7.9620142016Appalachian State
147Eric Zeier*7.9619911994Georgia
148Kevin Sweeney*7.9519821986Fresno State
149Colin Kaepernick*7.9420072010Nevada
150Ryan Higgins*7.9420132016Louisiana Tech
151Art Schlichter*7.9419781981Ohio State
152Darrell Hackney*7.9320022005Alabama-Birmingham
153Robert Hall*7.9319901993Texas Tech
154Jevan Snead*7.9320062009Mississippi
155G.J. Kinne*7.9320092011Tulsa
156Bradlee Van Pelt*7.9220012003Colorado State
157David Neill7.9219982001Nevada
158Trevone Boykin*7.9220122015Texas Christian
159Steve Stenstrom*7.9119911994Stanford
160Dave Barr*7.9119911994California
161Everett Golson*7.9120122015Florida State
162Cooper Rush*7.9120132016Central Michigan
163Bart Hendricks*7.9119972000Boise State
164Greg Ward Jr.*7.9120132016Houston
165Jason Gesser*7.9019992002Washington State
166Matt Barkley*7.8920092012Southern California
167Chris Vargas*7.8919921993Nevada
168Terrelle Pryor*7.8920082010Ohio State
169Philip Rivers*7.8920002003North Carolina State
170Derek Carr*7.8820092013Fresno State
171Glenn Foley*7.8719901993Boston College
172Asad Abdul-Khaliq*7.8720002003Minnesota
173Jim Plunkett*7.8719681970Stanford
174Russell Wilson*7.8720082011Wisconsin
175Connor Cook*7.8620122015Michigan State
176Graham Harrell*7.8520052008Texas Tech
177Joe Hughes*7.8519921993Wyoming
178Mark Barsotti*7.8519881991Fresno State
179Ron Powlus*7.8519941997Notre Dame
180Doug Johnson*7.8419961999Florida
181Major Applewhite*7.8419982001Texas
182Randall Cunningham*7.8419821984Nevada-Las Vegas
183Taylor Kelly*7.8420112014Arizona State
184Tommy Hodson*7.8419861989Louisiana State
185Matthew Stafford*7.8320062008Georgia
186Andy Dalton*7.8320072010Texas Christian
187Marquise Williams*7.8220122015North Carolina
188Caleb Hanie*7.8120042007Colorado State
189Bryan Randall*7.8120012004Virginia Tech
190Mike Perez*7.8119861987San Jose State
191Kenny Hill*7.8020132016Texas Christian
192Jake Plummer*7.7919931996Arizona State
193Chris Simms*7.7919992002Texas
194Daryll Clark*7.7820062009Penn State
195Chase Daniel*7.7820052008Missouri
196Jared Goff*7.7820132015California
197Josh Rosen*7.7820152016UCLA
198Tyler Tettleton*7.7820092013Ohio
199John Beck*7.7720032006Brigham Young
200Jordan Palmer*7.7720032006Texas-El Paso
201Jeff Smoker*7.7720002003Michigan State
202Tyler Palko*7.7620022006Pittsburgh
203Gino Torretta*7.7619891992Miami (FL)
204B.J. Symons*7.7620002003Texas Tech
205Matt Jones*7.7620012004Arkansas
206Josh Haldi*7.7520012004Northern Illinois
Joshua Haldi*7.7520012004Northern Illinois
208J.T. Barrett*7.7520142016Ohio State
209Gene Swick7.7519721975Toledo
210Sam Keller*7.7420032007Nebraska
211John Stocco*7.7420032006Wisconsin
212Elvis Grbac*7.7419891992Michigan
213Nick Mullens*7.7320132016Southern Mississippi
214Terrance Owens*7.7320102013Toledo
215Pat Barnes*7.7319931996California
216Mike Gundy*7.7319861989Oklahoma State
217Shane Matthews*7.7319901992Florida
218Pat White*7.7320052008West Virginia
219David Garrard*7.7219982001East Carolina
220Rich Campbell*7.7219771980California
221Brian Johnson*7.7220042008Utah
222Tony Eason*7.7219811982Illinois
223Drew Stanton*7.7120032006Michigan State
224Scott Mitchell7.7119871989Utah
225Dameyune Craig*7.7119941997Auburn
226Steve Brown7.7019771980Appalachian State
227Todd Santos*7.7019841987San Diego State
228Charlie Frye7.6920012004Akron
229Chris Leak*7.6920032006Florida
230Maurice DeShazo*7.6919911994Virginia Tech
231Jim Everett*7.6819811985Purdue
232Steve Beuerlein*7.6819831986Notre Dame
233Steve Bellisari*7.6819982001Ohio State
234Jonathan Smith*7.6819982001Oregon State
235Cody Carlson*7.6819831986Baylor
236Jerry Rhome*7.6719611964Tulsa
237Brian Lindgren7.6720012003Idaho
238Todd Reesing*7.6620062009Kansas
239Jeff Van Raaphorst*7.6619841986Arizona State
240Rakeem Cato*7.6620112014Marshall
241Paul Justin*7.6519871990Arizona State
242Stoney Case7.6519911994New Mexico
243John Welsh*7.6519982001Idaho
244Casey Clausen*7.6420002003Tennessee
245Jeff Francis*7.6419851988Tennessee
246Ryan Kealy*7.6419972000Arizona State
247Andre Ware*7.6419871989Houston
248Scott Hall*7.6320002004North Texas
249Ryan Aplin*7.6320092012Arkansas State
250Landry Jones*7.6320092012Oklahoma

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