Career Leaders and Records for Total Plays

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Plays From To School
1Timmy Chang*258720002004Hawaii
2Case Keenum*252920072011Houston
3Dan Lefevour*243420062009Central Michigan
4Landry Jones*231520092012Oklahoma
5Brad Smith*223320022005Missouri
6Kliff Kingsbury*215619992002Texas Tech
7Rakeem Cato*214520112014Marshall
8Kolton Browning*213520102013Louisiana-Monroe
9Zac Dysert*213320092012Miami (OH)
10Graham Harrell*212420052008Texas Tech
11Colt McCoy*209220062009Texas
12Luke McCown*204920002003Louisiana Tech
13Kevin Kolb*203720032006Houston
14Adam Weber*199220072010Minnesota
15Austin Davis*198720082011Southern Mississippi
16Cody Fajardo*198420112014Nevada
17Brett Basanez*197520022005Northwestern
18Chase Daniel*197320052008Missouri
Corey Robinson*197320102013Troy
20Sean Mannion*197020112014Oregon State
21Philip Rivers*196220002003North Carolina State
22Drew Brees*193119972000Purdue
23Russell Wilson*193020082011Wisconsin
24Bret Meyer*192320042007Iowa State
25Antwaan Randle El191719982001Indiana
26Steven Jyles190920022005Louisiana-Monroe
27Tajh Boyd*190720102013Clemson
28Ryan Aplin*187720092012Arkansas State
29Curtis Painter*187320052008Purdue
30Colin Kaepernick*187120072010Nevada
31Trevone Boykin*186220122015Texas Christian
32Thaddeus Lewis186020062009Duke
33Reggie Ball*185820032006Georgia Tech
34Chase Clement*185720052008Rice
35Brady Quinn*185620032006Notre Dame
36Colt Brennan*185120052007Hawaii
37Shane Carden*185020122014East Carolina
38Chris Redman*184619961999Louisville
39Nathan Scheelhaase*184520102013Illinois
40Garrett Gilbert*184320092013Southern Methodist
41Keith Wenning*183220102013Ball State
42Trevor Vittatoe*182820072010Texas-El Paso
43Carson Palmer*182419982002Southern California
44Ryan Lindley*182220082011San Diego State
45Charlie Frye181120012004Akron
46Cooper Rush*180720132016Central Michigan
47Tanner Price*180420102013Wake Forest
48Todd Reesing*179620062009Kansas
49Ty Detmer*179519881991Brigham Young
50Derek Carr*179420092013Fresno State
51Jared Lorenzen179320002003Kentucky
52Gino Guidugli*179120012004Cincinnati
53Chase Holbrook178220062008New Mexico State
54Dane Evans*178020132016Tulsa
55Tyler Sheehan*177820062009Bowling Green State
56Tim Hiller*177320052009Western Michigan
Isiah Williams*177320062009Illinois
Juice Williams*177320062009Illinois
59Tyler Jones177020132016Texas State
60Chris Leak*176920032006Florida
61Aaron Murray*176420102013Georgia
62Kellen Moore*175920082011Boise State
63Joshua Cribbs175520012004Kent State
64Sefo Liufau175320132016Colorado
65Danny Wimprine*174820012004Memphis
66Tim Lester174719961999Western Michigan
67Connor Halliday*174620112014Washington State
68Logan Thomas*174320102013Virginia Tech
P.J. Walker*174320132016Temple
70Jared Goff*173820132015California
71Andy Dalton*173020072010Texas Christian
72David Neill172719982001Nevada
73Todd Santos*172219841987San Diego State
74Robert Griffin III*172020082011Baylor
Brett Hundley*172020122014UCLA
76Pete Thomas171520102014Louisiana-Monroe
77Dan Orlovsky*171020012004Connecticut
Geno Smith*171020092012West Virginia
79Dak Prescott*170520122015Mississippi State
Tim Rattay170519971999Louisiana Tech
81Kevin Sweeney*170019821986Fresno State
82Derek Anderson*169720012004Oregon State
Alex Brink169720042007Washington State
84Jay Cutler169520022005Vanderbilt
Jeremy Leach169519881991New Mexico
86Matt Barkley*169420092012Southern California
87Matt Grothe*169320062009South Florida
88Erik Wilhelm168919851988Oregon State
89Nick Mullens*168720132016Southern Mississippi
Tim Tebow*168720062009Florida
91John Beck*168520032006Brigham Young
David Garrard*168519982001East Carolina
93Brad Tayles167519891992Western Michigan
94Casey Bramlet167420002003Wyoming
95Stoney Case167319911994New Mexico
96B.J. Daniels*165820082012South Florida
97Walter Church165719962000Eastern Michigan
Patrick Mahomes*165720142016Texas Tech
99Nathan Enderle*165520072010Idaho
100Chandler Harnish*164820082011Northern Illinois
101Luke Falk*164420142016Washington State
David Greene*164420012004Georgia
103Jordan Palmer*164320032006Texas-El Paso
104Riley Skinner*163620062009Wake Forest
105Charlie Whitehurst*163420022005Clemson
106Byron Leftwich*163219982002Marshall
107Brian McClure*163019821985Bowling Green State
108G.J. Kinne*162920092011Tulsa
Zach Terrell*162920132016Western Michigan
110Josh Harris*162420002003Bowling Green State
111Cody Pickett*162219992003Washington
112Todd Ellis*162119861989South Carolina
113Terrence Jones*162019851988Tulane
Paul Smith*162020032007Tulsa
115Len Williams161419901993Northwestern
116Spence Fischer*161219921995Duke
117Shawn Jones*160919891992Georgia Tech
118Kyle Orton*160720012004Purdue
Greg Ward Jr.*160720132016Houston
120Paul Pinegar*160520022005Fresno State
121Corey Leonard160420062009Arkansas State
122Jake Locker*160120072010Washington
123Doug Flutie*159919811984Boston College
124Drew Willy*159720052008Buffalo
125Troy Kopp159619891992Pacific
126Tommy Armstrong Jr*159520132016Nebraska
127Brandon Doughty*159320112015Western Kentucky
128Andrew Walter*159120012004Arizona State
129Brett Smith*159020112013Wyoming
130Ben Bennett158219801983Duke
131Taysom Hill*158120122016Brigham Young
Bo Wallace*158120122014Mississippi
133Rudy Carpenter*158020052008Arizona State
134Steve Stenstrom*157719911994Stanford
135Kyle Boller157619992002California
136Ben Roethlisberger*157320012003Miami (OH)
137Max Hall*157120072009Brigham Young
138Shaun King*157019951998Tulane
Alex Van Pelt*157019891992Pittsburgh
140Gene Swick156919721975Toledo
141Chad Henne*156720042007Michigan
142Cade McNown*156319951998UCLA
143Eric Zeier*156019911994Georgia
144Jamie Barnette*155919961999North Carolina State
145Ryan Nassib*155420092012Syracuse
146Spencer Keith*154820092012Kent State
147Taylor Martinez*154720102013Nebraska
148Kevin O'Connell154620042007San Diego State
Steve Slayden154619841987Duke
150Ryan Griffin154520092012Tulane
151Sean Renfree*154220092012Duke
152T.J. Rubley*154119871991Tulsa
153Peyton Manning*153419941997Tennessee
154Jason McKinley153019972000Houston
155Taylor Kelly*152820112014Arizona State
156Zebbie Lethridge*152319941997Texas Tech
157Joe Hamilton*152119961999Georgia Tech
Brian Mitchell152119861989Louisiana-Lafayette
Tyler Tettleton*152120092013Ohio
160Matt Ryan*151520042007Boston College
161Deshaun Watson*151320142016Clemson
162Nick Foles*151020072011Arizona
Andre Woodson*151020042007Kentucky
164Marquise Williams*150920122015North Carolina
165Patrick Ramsey*150719982001Tulane
166Dave Ragone*150619992002Louisville
167John Elway150519791982Stanford
168Marcus Mariota*150420122016Oregon
169Chad Pennington*150219971999Marshall
170Darrell Hackney*150120022005Alabama-Birmingham
171Alex Carder*150020092012Western Michigan
172Casey Clausen*149920002003Tennessee
173T.J. Yates*149720072010North Carolina
174Paxton Lynch*149320132015Memphis
175Eli Manning*149120002003Mississippi
Bryant Moniz*149120092011Hawaii
177Bart Hendricks*149019972000Boise State
Troy Taylor149019861989California
179Joe Licata*148820122015Buffalo
180Jordan Lynch*148620102013Northern Illinois
181Kawaun Jakes*148120092012Western Kentucky
Stan White*148119901993Auburn
183Ryan Huzjak*147819931996Toledo
James Pinkney*147820032006East Carolina
Ryan Radcliff*147820092012Central Michigan
186Jake Delhomme147619931996Louisiana-Lafayette
Rusty Smith*147620062009Florida Atlantic
188Darian Durant*147520012004North Carolina
189Ryan Schneider147220002003Central Florida
190John Navarre*147120002003Michigan
191Denard Robinson*147020092012Michigan
192Daunte Culpepper146819961998Central Florida
Brian Kuklick146819941998Wake Forest
Travis Wilson*146820122015Utah
195Pat White*146720052008West Virginia
196Marquel Blackwell146420002002South Florida
Art Schlichter*146419781981Ohio State
198Mark Herrmann*146019771980Purdue
199Chuck Long*145619811985Iowa
200Danny O'Neil*144919911994Oregon
201Mitch Leidner*144520132016Minnesota
202Davis Webb*144420132016California
203Christian Hackenberg*144320132015Penn State
204John Paye*144219831986Stanford
205Glenn Foley*144119901993Boston College
206Jerrod Johnson*144020072010Texas A&M
207Jason Martin143919931996Louisiana Tech
Keenan Reynolds*143920122015Navy
Jeff Rowe*143920022006Nevada
210Jonathan Smith*143419982001Oregon State
211Chase Rettig*143320102013Boston College
212David Klingler*143119881991Houston
213Willie Tuitama*143020052008Arizona
214Zac Robinson*142520062009Oklahoma State
215Steve Taneyhill*142319921995South Carolina
216Diondre Borel142120072010Utah State
Kurt Kittner*142119982001Illinois
218Cody Kessler*141920122015Southern California
219Kevin Hogan*141820122015Stanford
220Tino Sunseri*141720092012Pittsburgh
221Jose Fuentes141519992002Utah State
Mike Greenfield141519841987Northwestern
223John Parker Wilson*141320052008Alabama
224Matt Linehan141120142016Idaho
225Austen Arnaud*140720072010Iowa State
226Keith Price*140620102013Washington
227Jeff Smoker*140520002003Michigan State
228Donovan McNabb*140319951998Syracuse
229Ramon Flanigan139719921997Southern Methodist
Shane Matthews*139719901992Florida
231Jake Plummer*139619931996Arizona State
232James Franklin*139320102013Missouri
233Chuckie Keeton*139020112015Utah State
234Dwight Dasher*138920072010Middle Tennessee State
235Joshua Dobbs*138820132016Tennessee
236Gary Nova*138520112014Rutgers
237Greg Zolman138419982001Vanderbilt
238Brian Johnson*138320042008Utah
239Alex Espinoza138019821986Iowa State
240Jay Stoner137819972000Wyoming
241Marvin Graves*137719901993Syracuse
Matt Leinart*137720032005Southern California
243Ryan Cubit*137620012006Western Michigan
244Cody Hawkins*137520072010Colorado
245Jeff Graham137419851988Long Beach State
246Bruce Gradkowski*137120022005Toledo
Rodney Peete*137119851988Southern California
248Teddy Bridgewater*136820112013Louisville
Baker Mayfield*136820132016Oklahoma
250Peter Gardere*136719891992Texas

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