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Career Leaders and Records for Passing Yards

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Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.Case Keenum* 19217 2007 2011 Houston
2.Timmy Chang* 17072 2000 2004 Hawaii
3.Landry Jones* 16646 2009 2012 Oklahoma
4.Graham Harrell* 15793 2005 2008 Texas Tech
5.Ty Detmer 15031 1988 1991 Brigham Young
6.Kellen Moore* 14667 2008 2011 Boise State
7.Colt Brennan* 14193 2005 2007 Hawaii
8.Rakeem Cato* 14079 2011 2014 Marshall
9.Sean Mannion* 13600 2011 2014 Oregon State
10.Philip Rivers* 13484 2000 2003 North Carolina State
11.Corey Robinson* 13477 2010 2013 Troy
12.Colt McCoy* 13253 2006 2009 Texas
13.Aaron Murray* 13166 2010 2013 Georgia
14.Kevin Kolb* 12964 2003 2006 Houston
15.Dan Lefevour* 12905 2006 2009 Central Michigan
16.Brandon Doughty* 12855 2011 2015 Western Kentucky
17.Derek Carr* 12843 2009 2013 Fresno State
18.Tim Rattay 12746 1997 1999 Louisiana Tech
19.Ryan Lindley* 12690 2008 2011 San Diego State
20.Luke McCown 12666 2000 2003 Louisiana Tech
21.Chris Redman 12541 1996 1999 Louisville
22.Chase Daniel* 12515 2005 2008 Missouri
23.Trevor Vittatoe* 12439 2007 2010 Texas-El Paso
24.Kliff Kingsbury* 12429 1999 2002 Texas Tech
25.Matt Barkley* 12327 2009 2012 Southern California
26.Jared Goff 12195 2013 2015 California
27.Zac Dysert* 12013 2009 2012 Miami (OH)
28.Shane Carden* 11991 2012 2014 East Carolina
29.Tajh Boyd* 11904 2010 2013 Clemson
30.Byron Leftwich* 11903 1998 2002 Marshall
31.Chase Holbrook 11846 2006 2008 New Mexico State
32.Carson Palmer* 11818 1998 2002 Southern California
33.Drew Brees* 11792 1997 2000 Purdue
34.Brady Quinn* 11762 2003 2006 Notre Dame
35.Russell Wilson* 11720 2008 2011 Wisconsin
36.Geno Smith* 11662 2009 2012 West Virginia
37.David Greene* 11528 2001 2004 Georgia
38.Gino Guidugli* 11453 2001 2004 Cincinnati
39.Chad Pennington* 11446 1997 1999 Marshall
40.Todd Santos 11425 1984 1987 San Diego State
41.Keith Wenning* 11402 2010 2013 Ball State
42.Max Hall* 11365 2007 2009 Brigham Young
43.Tim Hiller* 11329 2005 2009 Western Michigan
44.Connor Halliday* 11308 2011 2014 Washington State
45.Tim Lester 11299 1996 1999 Western Michigan
46.Derek Anderson* 11249 2001 2004 Oregon State
47.Chris Leak* 11213 2003 2006 Florida
48.Peyton Manning 11201 1994 1997 Tennessee
49.Todd Reesing* 11194 2006 2009 Kansas
50.Curtis Painter* 11163 2005 2008 Purdue
51.Eric Zeier 11153 1991 1994 Georgia
52.Jordan Palmer* 11084 2003 2006 Texas-El Paso
53.Charlie Frye 11049 2001 2004 Akron
54.John Beck* 11021 2003 2006 Brigham Young
55.Ryan Schneider 10976 2000 2003 Central Florida
56.Paul Smith* 10936 2003 2007 Tulsa
57.Adam Weber* 10917 2007 2010 Minnesota
58.Alex Brink 10913 2004 2007 Washington State
 Alex Van Pelt 10913 1989 1992 Pittsburgh
60.David Neill 10903 1998 2001 Nevada
61.Austin Davis* 10892 2008 2011 Southern Mississippi
62.Danny Wuerffel 10875 1993 1996 Florida
63.Ben Roethlisberger* 10829 2001 2003 Miami (OH)
64.Marcus Mariota* 10796 2012 2014 Oregon
65.Brian Brohm* 10775 2004 2007 Louisville
66.Doug Flutie* 10759 1981 1984 Boston College
67.Ryan Aplin* 10758 2009 2012 Arkansas State
68.Trevone Boykin* 10727 2012 2015 Texas Christian
69.Cade McNown* 10708 1995 1998 UCLA
70.Dan Orlovsky* 10706 2001 2004 Connecticut
71.Steve Stenstrom* 10701 1991 1994 Stanford
72.Matt Leinart* 10693 2003 2005 Southern California
73.Kevin Sweeney* 10623 1982 1986 Fresno State
74.Andrew Walter* 10617 2001 2004 Arizona State
75.Brett Basanez* 10580 2002 2005 Northwestern
76.Rudy Carpenter* 10491 2005 2008 Arizona State
77.Robert Griffin III* 10366 2008 2011 Baylor
78.Jared Lorenzen 10354 2000 2003 Kentucky
79.Cody Kessler* 10339 2012 2015 Southern California
80.Andy Dalton* 10314 2007 2010 Texas Christian
81.Brian McClure 10280 1982 1985 Bowling Green State
82.Kolton Browning* 10263 2010 2013 Louisiana-Monroe
83.Troy Kopp 10258 1989 1992 Pacific
84.Danny Wimprine* 10215 2001 2004 Memphis
85.Bryant Moniz* 10169 2009 2011 Hawaii
86.Paul Pinegar* 10136 2002 2005 Fresno State
87.Eli Manning* 10119 2000 2003 Mississippi
88.Tyler Sheehan* 10117 2006 2009 Bowling Green State
89.Rusty Smith 10112 2006 2009 Florida Atlantic
90.Colin Kaepernick* 10098 2007 2010 Nevada
91.Nathan Enderle* 10084 2007 2010 Idaho
92.Nick Foles* 10068 2007 2011 Arizona
93.Thaddeus Lewis 10065 2006 2009 Duke
94.Glenn Foley 10039 1990 1993 Boston College
95.Brett Hundley* 9966 2012 2014 UCLA
96.Todd Ellis* 9953 1986 1989 South Carolina
97.Mark Herrmann* 9946 1977 1980 Purdue
98.Ryan Radcliff* 9922 2009 2012 Central Michigan
99.Cody Pickett* 9916 1999 2003 Washington
100.Darrell Hackney* 9886 2002 2005 Alabama-Birmingham
101.Chris Weinke 9839 1997 2000 Florida State
102.Ryan Dinwiddie* 9819 2000 2003 Boise State
103.Teddy Bridgewater* 9817 2011 2013 Louisville
104.Chase Clement* 9785 2005 2008 Rice
105.Riley Skinner* 9762 2006 2009 Wake Forest
106.Garrett Gilbert* 9761 2009 2013 Southern Methodist
107.Chad Henne* 9715 2004 2007 Michigan
108.Casey Clausen* 9707 2000 2003 Tennessee
109.Casey Bramlet 9684 2000 2003 Wyoming
110.Chuck Long* 9671 1981 1985 Iowa
111.Charlie Whitehurst* 9665 2002 2005 Clemson
112.Cody Fajardo* 9659 2011 2014 Nevada
113.Ben Bennett 9614 1980 1983 Duke
114.Ken Dorsey* 9565 1999 2002 Miami (FL)
115.Jim McMahon 9536 1977 1981 Brigham Young
116.Bo Wallace* 9534 2012 2014 Mississippi
117.Bret Meyer* 9499 2004 2007 Iowa State
118.Joe Licata* 9485 2012 2015 Buffalo
119.G.J. Kinne* 9472 2009 2011 Tulsa
120.Sean Renfree* 9465 2009 2012 Duke
121.Jamie Barnette 9461 1996 1999 North Carolina State
122.Stoney Case 9460 1991 1994 New Mexico
123.David Klingler 9430 1988 1991 Houston
 Andrew Luck* 9430 2009 2011 Stanford
125.Erik Wilhelm 9393 1985 1988 Oregon State
126.Kevin Hogan* 9385 2012 2015 Stanford
127.Mike Teel* 9383 2005 2008 Rutgers
128.Jeremy Leach 9382 1988 1991 New Mexico
129.T.J. Yates* 9377 2007 2010 North Carolina
130.Dak Prescott* 9376 2012 2015 Mississippi State
131.Jonathan Smith* 9375 1998 2001 Oregon State
132.Andre Woodson* 9360 2004 2007 Kentucky
133.Cooper Rush* 9351 2013 2015 Central Michigan
134.John Elway 9349 1979 1982 Stanford
135.Daunte Culpepper 9341 1996 1998 Central Florida
136.Kyle Orton* 9337 2001 2004 Purdue
137.T.J. Rubley 9324 1987 1991 Tulsa
138.Matt Ryan* 9313 2004 2007 Boston College
139.Shane Matthews 9287 1990 1992 Florida
140.Tim Tebow* 9285 2006 2009 Florida
141.Brandon Weeden* 9260 2008 2011 Oklahoma State
142.Gary Nova* 9258 2011 2014 Rutgers
143.Nate Davis* 9233 2006 2008 Ball State
144.Bruce Gradkowski* 9225 2002 2005 Toledo
145.Jake Delhomme 9216 1993 1996 Louisiana-Lafayette
146.Willie Tuitama* 9211 2005 2008 Arizona
147.Patrick Ramsey* 9205 1998 2001 Tulane
148.Connor Cook* 9194 2012 2015 Michigan State
149.Garrett Grayson* 9190 2011 2014 Colorado State
 Ryan Nassib* 9190 2009 2012 Syracuse
151.Jose Fuentes 9168 1999 2002 Utah State
152.Rex Grossman* 9164 2000 2002 Florida
153.Walter Church 9142 1996 2000 Eastern Michigan
154.Kirk Cousins* 9131 2008 2011 Michigan State
155.Tyler Tettleton* 9129 2009 2013 Ohio
156.Pete Thomas 9117 2010 2014 Louisiana-Monroe
157.Tommy Hodson 9115 1986 1989 Louisiana State
158.Jason Martin 9066 1993 1996 Louisiana Tech
159.Bart Hendricks 9030 1997 2000 Boise State
160.David Garrard 9029 1998 2001 East Carolina
161.Ryan Griffin 9026 2009 2012 Tulane
162.Spence Fischer 9021 1992 1995 Duke
163.A.J. McCarron* 9019 2010 2013 Alabama
164.John Navarre* 9014 2000 2003 Michigan
165.Logan Thomas* 9003 2010 2013 Virginia Tech
166.Steven Jyles 8987 2002 2005 Louisiana-Monroe
167.Scott Mitchell 8981 1987 1989 Utah
168.Chandler Harnish* 8944 2008 2011 Northern Illinois
169.Jeff Smoker* 8932 2000 2003 Michigan State
170.Keith Price* 8921 2010 2013 Washington
171.Tanner Price* 8899 2010 2013 Wake Forest
172.Alex Carder* 8886 2009 2012 Western Michigan
173.Joe Hamilton 8882 1996 1999 Georgia Tech
174.Paxton Lynch* 8863 2013 2015 Memphis
175.Matt Johnson* 8846 2012 2015 Bowling Green State
176.Brett Smith* 8834 2011 2013 Wyoming
177.Jason Gesser* 8830 1999 2002 Washington State
178.Jacory Harris* 8826 2008 2011 Miami (FL)
179.Taylor Kelly* 8819 2011 2014 Arizona State
180.Darian Durant* 8754 2001 2004 North Carolina
181.Drew Willy* 8748 2005 2008 Buffalo
182.Nick Mullens 8722 2013 2015 Southern Mississippi
183.Brad Tayles 8717 1989 1992 Western Michigan
184.Erik Ainge* 8700 2004 2007 Tennessee
185.Jay Cutler 8697 2002 2005 Vanderbilt
186.Shaun King* 8695 1995 1998 Tulane
187.Jason McKinley 8694 1997 2000 Houston
188.Matt Grothe* 8669 2006 2009 South Florida
189.Brad Smith* 8644 2002 2005 Missouri
190.Seth Doege* 8636 2009 2012 Texas Tech
191.Jake Plummer 8626 1993 1996 Arizona State
192.Dan Marino* 8597 1979 1982 Pittsburgh
193.Tino Sunseri* 8590 2009 2012 Pittsburgh
194.Nathan Scheelhaase* 8568 2010 2013 Illinois
195.Zach Terrell* 8567 2013 2015 Western Michigan
196.Dave Ragone* 8564 1999 2002 Louisville
197.Steve Taneyhill 8555 1992 1995 South Carolina
198.Drew Olson* 8532 2002 2005 UCLA
199.Ryan Hart* 8482 2002 2005 Rutgers
200.Rob Johnson* 8472 1991 1994 Southern California
201.Marvin Graves 8466 1990 1993 Syracuse
202.Kurt Kittner* 8460 1998 2001 Illinois
203.Christian Hackenberg* 8457 2013 2015 Penn State
204.Shawn Jones 8441 1989 1992 Georgia Tech
205.Tim Couch 8435 1996 1998 Kentucky
206.B.J. Daniels* 8433 2008 2012 South Florida
207.Sam Bradford* 8403 2007 2009 Oklahoma
208.Robbie Bosco 8400 1983 1985 Brigham Young
209.Chris Rix* 8390 2001 2004 Florida State
 John Walsh 8390 1991 1994 Brigham Young
211.Donovan McNabb 8389 1995 1998 Syracuse
212.Ryan Mallett* 8385 2007 2010 Arkansas
213.David Fales* 8382 2012 2013 San Jose State
214.Major Applewhite* 8353 1998 2001 Texas
215.Bill Musgrave* 8343 1987 1990 Oregon
 Tyler Palko* 8343 2002 2006 Pittsburgh
217.Dane Evans 8332 2013 2015 Tulsa
218.Zac Robinson* 8317 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
219.Danny O'Neil* 8301 1991 1994 Oregon
220.Drew Tate* 8292 2003 2006 Iowa
221.Randall Cunningham* 8290 1982 1984 Nevada-Las Vegas
222.Jared Zabransky* 8256 2003 2006 Boise State
223.Chase Rettig* 8253 2010 2013 Boston College
224.Rodney Peete* 8225 1985 1988 Southern California
225.Bryn Renner* 8221 2010 2013 North Carolina
226.Terrance Owens* 8203 2010 2013 Toledo
227.Andre Ware 8202 1987 1989 Houston
228.Bryce Petty* 8195 2011 2014 Baylor
229.James Pinkney* 8173 2003 2006 East Carolina
230.Billy Blanton 8165 1993 1996 San Diego State
231.Dan McGwire* 8164 1986 1990 San Diego State
232.Marc Bulger* 8153 1996 1999 West Virginia
233.Jimmy Clausen* 8148 2007 2009 Notre Dame
234.Jack Trudeau 8146 1981 1985 Illinois
235.Reggie Ball* 8128 2003 2006 Georgia Tech
236.Troy Taylor 8126 1986 1989 California
237.Mark Barsotti* 8093 1988 1991 Fresno State
238.Jeff Graham 8080 1985 1988 Long Beach State
239.Josh Freeman* 8078 2006 2008 Kansas State
240.Kevin Feterik 8065 1996 1999 Brigham Young
241.Spencer Keith* 8062 2009 2012 Kent State
242.Isiah Williams* 8037 2006 2009 Illinois
 Juice Williams* 8037 2006 2009 Illinois
244.Brian Kuklick 8017 1994 1998 Wake Forest
245.Stan White* 8016 1990 1993 Auburn
246.Matt Schilz* 8012 2010 2013 Bowling Green State
247.Jerrod Johnson* 8011 2007 2010 Texas A&M
248.Steve Slayden 8004 1984 1987 Duke
249.Mike Gundy 7997 1986 1989 Oklahoma State
250.Greg Zolman 7981 1998 2001 Vanderbilt