Career Leaders and Records for Passing Yards

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds From To School
1Case Keenum*1921720072011Houston
2Timmy Chang*1707220002004Hawaii
3Landry Jones*1664620092012Oklahoma
4Graham Harrell*1579320052008Texas Tech
5Ty Detmer1503119881991Brigham Young
6Kellen Moore*1466720082011Boise State
7Colt Brennan*1419320052007Hawaii
8Rakeem Cato*1407920112014Marshall
9Sean Mannion*1360020112014Oregon State
10Philip Rivers*1348420002003North Carolina State
11Corey Robinson*1347720102013Troy
12Colt McCoy*1325320062009Texas
13Aaron Murray*1316620102013Georgia
14Kevin Kolb*1296420032006Houston
15Dan Lefevour*1290520062009Central Michigan
16Cooper Rush*1289120132016Central Michigan
17Brandon Doughty*1285520112015Western Kentucky
18Derek Carr*1284320092013Fresno State
19Tim Rattay1274619971999Louisiana Tech
20Ryan Lindley*1269020082011San Diego State
21Luke McCown1266620002003Louisiana Tech
22Chris Redman1254119961999Louisville
23Chase Daniel*1251520052008Missouri
24Trevor Vittatoe*1243920072010Texas-El Paso
25Kliff Kingsbury*1242919992002Texas Tech
26Matt Barkley*1232720092012Southern California
27Jared Goff*1219520132015California
28Zach Terrell*1210020132016Western Michigan
29Zac Dysert*1201320092012Miami (OH)
30Nick Mullens*1199420132016Southern Mississippi
31Shane Carden*1199120122014East Carolina
32Tajh Boyd*1190420102013Clemson
33Byron Leftwich*1190319982002Marshall
34Chase Holbrook1184620062008New Mexico State
35Carson Palmer*1181819982002Southern California
36Drew Brees*1179219972000Purdue
37Brady Quinn*1176220032006Notre Dame
38Russell Wilson*1172020082011Wisconsin
39Dane Evans*1168020132016Tulsa
40Geno Smith*1166220092012West Virginia
41David Greene*1152820012004Georgia
42Gino Guidugli*1145320012004Cincinnati
43Chad Pennington*1144619971999Marshall
44Todd Santos1142519841987San Diego State
45Keith Wenning*1140220102013Ball State
46Max Hall*1136520072009Brigham Young
47Tim Hiller*1132920052009Western Michigan
48Connor Halliday*1130820112014Washington State
49Tim Lester1129919961999Western Michigan
50Patrick Mahomes*1125220142016Texas Tech
51Derek Anderson*1124920012004Oregon State
52Chris Leak*1121320032006Florida
53Peyton Manning1120119941997Tennessee
54Todd Reesing*1119420062009Kansas
55Curtis Painter*1116320052008Purdue
56Eric Zeier1115319911994Georgia
57Jordan Palmer*1108420032006Texas-El Paso
58Charlie Frye1104920012004Akron
59John Beck*1102120032006Brigham Young
60Ryan Schneider1097620002003Central Florida
61Paul Smith*1093620032007Tulsa
62Adam Weber*1091720072010Minnesota
63Alex Brink1091320042007Washington State
Alex Van Pelt1091319891992Pittsburgh
65David Neill1090319982001Nevada
66Austin Davis*1089220082011Southern Mississippi
67Luke Falk*1088820142016Washington State
68Danny Wuerffel1087519931996Florida
69Ben Roethlisberger*1082920012003Miami (OH)
70Marcus Mariota*1079620122014Oregon
71Brian Brohm*1077520042007Louisville
72Doug Flutie*1075919811984Boston College
73Ryan Aplin*1075820092012Arkansas State
74Trevone Boykin*1072720122015Texas Christian
75Cade McNown*1070819951998UCLA
76Dan Orlovsky*1070620012004Connecticut
77Steve Stenstrom*1070119911994Stanford
78Matt Leinart*1069320032005Southern California
79P.J. Walker*1066820132016Temple
80Kevin Sweeney*1062319821986Fresno State
81Andrew Walter*1061720012004Arizona State
82Brett Basanez*1058020022005Northwestern
83Rudy Carpenter*1049120052008Arizona State
84Robert Griffin III*1036620082011Baylor
85Jared Lorenzen1035420002003Kentucky
86Cody Kessler*1033920122015Southern California
87Andy Dalton*1031420072010Texas Christian
88Brian McClure1028019821985Bowling Green State
89Kolton Browning*1026320102013Louisiana-Monroe
90Troy Kopp1025819891992Pacific
91Danny Wimprine*1021520012004Memphis
92Bryant Moniz*1016920092011Hawaii
93Deshaun Watson*1016820142016Clemson
94Paul Pinegar*1013620022005Fresno State
95Eli Manning*1011920002003Mississippi
96Tyler Sheehan*1011720062009Bowling Green State
97Rusty Smith1011220062009Florida Atlantic
98Colin Kaepernick*1009820072010Nevada
99Nathan Enderle*1008420072010Idaho
100Nick Foles*1006820072011Arizona
101Thaddeus Lewis1006520062009Duke
102Glenn Foley1003919901993Boston College
103Baker Mayfield*998020132016Oklahoma
104Brad Kaaya*996820142016Miami (FL)
105Brett Hundley*996620122014UCLA
106Todd Ellis*995319861989South Carolina
107Mark Herrmann*994619771980Purdue
108Ryan Radcliff*992220092012Central Michigan
109Cody Pickett*991619992003Washington
110Darrell Hackney*988620022005Alabama-Birmingham
111Davis Webb*985220132016California
112Chris Weinke983919972000Florida State
113Ryan Dinwiddie*981920002003Boise State
114Teddy Bridgewater*981720112013Louisville
115Chase Clement*978520052008Rice
116Riley Skinner*976220062009Wake Forest
117Garrett Gilbert*976120092013Southern Methodist
118Sefo Liufau974620132016Colorado
119Chad Henne*971520042007Michigan
120Casey Clausen*970720002003Tennessee
121Casey Bramlet968420002003Wyoming
122Jonathan Smith*968019982001Oregon State
123Chuck Long*967119811985Iowa
124Charlie Whitehurst*966520022005Clemson
125Cody Fajardo*965920112014Nevada
126Ben Bennett961419801983Duke
127Ken Dorsey*956519992002Miami (FL)
128Jim McMahon953619771981Brigham Young
129Bo Wallace*953420122014Mississippi
130Bret Meyer*949920042007Iowa State
131Joe Licata*948520122015Buffalo
132G.J. Kinne*947220092011Tulsa
133Sean Renfree*946520092012Duke
134Jamie Barnette946119961999North Carolina State
135Stoney Case946019911994New Mexico
136David Klingler943019881991Houston
Andrew Luck*943020092011Stanford
138Erik Wilhelm939319851988Oregon State
139Kevin Hogan*938520122015Stanford
140Mike Teel*938320052008Rutgers
141Jeremy Leach938219881991New Mexico
142T.J. Yates*937720072010North Carolina
143Dak Prescott*937620122015Mississippi State
144Andre Woodson*936020042007Kentucky
145John Elway934919791982Stanford
146Daunte Culpepper934119961998Central Florida
147Kyle Orton*933720012004Purdue
148T.J. Rubley932419871991Tulsa
149Matt Ryan*931320042007Boston College
150Shane Matthews928719901992Florida
151Tim Tebow*928520062009Florida
152Brandon Weeden*926020082011Oklahoma State
153Gary Nova*925820112014Rutgers
154Nate Davis*923320062008Ball State
155Bruce Gradkowski*922520022005Toledo
156Jake Delhomme921619931996Louisiana-Lafayette
157Willie Tuitama*921120052008Arizona
158Patrick Ramsey*920519982001Tulane
159Connor Cook*919420122015Michigan State
160Garrett Grayson*919020112014Colorado State
Ryan Nassib*919020092012Syracuse
162Jose Fuentes916819992002Utah State
163Rex Grossman*916420002002Florida
164Walter Church914219962000Eastern Michigan
165Kirk Cousins*913120082011Michigan State
166Tyler Tettleton*912920092013Ohio
167Pete Thomas911720102014Louisiana-Monroe
168Tommy Hodson911519861989Louisiana State
169Jason Martin906619931996Louisiana Tech
170Bart Hendricks903019972000Boise State
171David Garrard902919982001East Carolina
172Ryan Griffin902620092012Tulane
173Spence Fischer902119921995Duke
174A.J. McCarron*901920102013Alabama
175John Navarre*901420002003Michigan
176Logan Thomas*900320102013Virginia Tech
177Steven Jyles898720022005Louisiana-Monroe
178Scott Mitchell898119871989Utah
179Chandler Harnish*894420082011Northern Illinois
180Jeff Smoker*893220002003Michigan State
181Keith Price*892120102013Washington
182Tanner Price*889920102013Wake Forest
183Alex Carder*888620092012Western Michigan
184Joe Hamilton888219961999Georgia Tech
185Tommy Armstrong Jr*887120132016Nebraska
186Paxton Lynch*886320132015Memphis
187Matt Johnson*884620122015Bowling Green State
188Brett Smith*883420112013Wyoming
189Jason Gesser*883019992002Washington State
190Jacory Harris*882620082011Miami (FL)
191Taylor Kelly*881920112014Arizona State
192Darian Durant*875420012004North Carolina
193Drew Willy*874820052008Buffalo
194Brad Tayles871719891992Western Michigan
195Mason Rudolph*871420142016Oklahoma State
196Greg Ward Jr.*870420132016Houston
197Erik Ainge*870020042007Tennessee
198Jay Cutler869720022005Vanderbilt
199Matt Linehan869620142016Idaho
200Shaun King*869519951998Tulane
201Jason McKinley869419972000Houston
202Matt Grothe*866920062009South Florida
203Brad Smith*864420022005Missouri
204Seth Doege*863620092012Texas Tech
205Jake Plummer862619931996Arizona State
206Dan Marino*859719791982Pittsburgh
207Tino Sunseri*859020092012Pittsburgh
208Nathan Scheelhaase*856820102013Illinois
209Dave Ragone*856419992002Louisville
210Steve Taneyhill855519921995South Carolina
211Drew Olson*853220022005UCLA
212Tyler Jones850120132016Texas State
213Ryan Hart*848220022005Rutgers
214Rob Johnson*847219911994Southern California
215Marvin Graves846619901993Syracuse
216Kurt Kittner*846019982001Illinois
217Christian Hackenberg*845720132015Penn State
218Shawn Jones844119891992Georgia Tech
219Tim Couch843519961998Kentucky
220B.J. Daniels*843320082012South Florida
221Sam Bradford*840320072009Oklahoma
222Robbie Bosco840019831985Brigham Young
223Chris Rix*839020012004Florida State
John Walsh839019911994Brigham Young
225Donovan McNabb838919951998Syracuse
226Ryan Mallett*838520072010Arkansas
227David Fales*838220122013San Jose State
228Major Applewhite*835319982001Texas
229Bill Musgrave*834319871990Oregon
Tyler Palko*834320022006Pittsburgh
231Zac Robinson*831720062009Oklahoma State
232Danny O'Neil*830119911994Oregon
233Drew Tate*829220032006Iowa
234Randall Cunningham*829019821984Nevada-Las Vegas
235Jared Zabransky*825620032006Boise State
236Chase Rettig*825320102013Boston College
237Rodney Peete*822519851988Southern California
238Bryn Renner*822120102013North Carolina
239Terrance Owens*820320102013Toledo
240Andre Ware820219871989Houston
241Bryce Petty*819520112014Baylor
242James Pinkney*817320032006East Carolina
243Billy Blanton816519931996San Diego State
244Dan McGwire*816419861990San Diego State
245Marc Bulger*815319961999West Virginia
246Jimmy Clausen*814820072009Notre Dame
247Jack Trudeau814619811985Illinois
248Reggie Ball*812820032006Georgia Tech
249Troy Taylor812619861989California
250Mark Barsotti*809319881991Fresno State

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