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
46Tanner Price*180420102013Wake Forest
47Todd Reesing*179620062009Kansas
48Ty Detmer*179519881991Brigham Young
49Derek Carr*179420092013Fresno State
50Jared Lorenzen179320002003Kentucky
51Gino Guidugli*179120012004Cincinnati
52Chase Holbrook178220062008New Mexico State
53Tyler Sheehan*177820062009Bowling Green State
54Tim Hiller*177320052009Western Michigan
Isiah Williams*177320062009Illinois
Juice Williams*177320062009Illinois
57Chris Leak*176920032006Florida
58Aaron Murray*176420102013Georgia
59Kellen Moore*175920082011Boise State
60Joshua Cribbs175520012004Kent State
61Danny Wimprine*174820012004Memphis
62Tim Lester174719961999Western Michigan
63Connor Halliday*174620112014Washington State
64Logan Thomas*174320102013Virginia Tech
65Jared Goff*173820132015California
66Andy Dalton*173020072010Texas Christian
67David Neill172719982001Nevada
68Todd Santos*172219841987San Diego State
69Robert Griffin III*172020082011Baylor
Brett Hundley*172020122014UCLA
71Pete Thomas171520102014Louisiana-Monroe
72Dan Orlovsky*171020012004Connecticut
Geno Smith*171020092012West Virginia
74Dak Prescott*170520122015Mississippi State
Tim Rattay170519971999Louisiana Tech
76Kevin Sweeney*170019821986Fresno State
77Derek Anderson*169720012004Oregon State
Alex Brink169720042007Washington State
79Jay Cutler169520022005Vanderbilt
Jeremy Leach169519881991New Mexico
81Matt Barkley*169420092012Southern California
82Matt Grothe*169320062009South Florida
83Erik Wilhelm168919851988Oregon State
84Tim Tebow*168720062009Florida
85John Beck*168520032006Brigham Young
David Garrard*168519982001East Carolina
87Brad Tayles167519891992Western Michigan
88Casey Bramlet167420002003Wyoming
89Stoney Case167319911994New Mexico
90B.J. Daniels*165820082012South Florida
91Walter Church165719962000Eastern Michigan
92Nathan Enderle*165520072010Idaho
93Chandler Harnish*164820082011Northern Illinois
94David Greene*164420012004Georgia
95Jordan Palmer*164320032006Texas-El Paso
96Riley Skinner*163620062009Wake Forest
97Charlie Whitehurst*163420022005Clemson
98Byron Leftwich*163219982002Marshall
99Brian McClure*163019821985Bowling Green State
100G.J. Kinne*162920092011Tulsa
101Josh Harris*162420002003Bowling Green State
102Cody Pickett*162219992003Washington
103Todd Ellis*162119861989South Carolina
104Terrence Jones*162019851988Tulane
Paul Smith*162020032007Tulsa
106Len Williams161419901993Northwestern
107Spence Fischer*161219921995Duke
108Shawn Jones*160919891992Georgia Tech
109Kyle Orton*160720012004Purdue
110Paul Pinegar*160520022005Fresno State
111Corey Leonard160420062009Arkansas State
112Jake Locker*160120072010Washington
113Doug Flutie*159919811984Boston College
114Drew Willy*159720052008Buffalo
115Troy Kopp159619891992Pacific
116Brandon Doughty*159320112015Western Kentucky
117Andrew Walter*159120012004Arizona State
118Brett Smith*159020112013Wyoming
119Ben Bennett158219801983Duke
120Bo Wallace*158120122014Mississippi
121Rudy Carpenter*158020052008Arizona State
122Steve Stenstrom*157719911994Stanford
123Kyle Boller157619992002California
124Ben Roethlisberger*157320012003Miami (OH)
125Max Hall*157120072009Brigham Young
126Shaun King*157019951998Tulane
Alex Van Pelt*157019891992Pittsburgh
128Gene Swick156919721975Toledo
129Chad Henne*156720042007Michigan
130Cade McNown*156319951998UCLA
131Eric Zeier*156019911994Georgia
132Jamie Barnette*155919961999North Carolina State
133Ryan Nassib*155420092012Syracuse
134Spencer Keith*154820092012Kent State
135Taylor Martinez*154720102013Nebraska
136Kevin O'Connell154620042007San Diego State
Steve Slayden154619841987Duke
138Ryan Griffin154520092012Tulane
139Sean Renfree*154220092012Duke
140T.J. Rubley*154119871991Tulsa
141Peyton Manning*153419941997Tennessee
142Jason McKinley153019972000Houston
143Taylor Kelly*152820112014Arizona State
144Zebbie Lethridge*152319941997Texas Tech
145Joe Hamilton*152119961999Georgia Tech
Brian Mitchell152119861989Louisiana-Lafayette
Tyler Tettleton*152120092013Ohio
148Matt Ryan*151520042007Boston College
149Nick Foles*151020072011Arizona
Andre Woodson*151020042007Kentucky
151Marquise Williams*150920122015North Carolina
152Patrick Ramsey*150719982001Tulane
153Dave Ragone*150619992002Louisville
154John Elway150519791982Stanford
155Marcus Mariota*150420122016Oregon
156Chad Pennington*150219971999Marshall
157Darrell Hackney*150120022005Alabama-Birmingham
158Alex Carder*150020092012Western Michigan
159Casey Clausen*149920002003Tennessee
160T.J. Yates*149720072010North Carolina
161Paxton Lynch*149320132015Memphis
162Cooper Rush*149220132016Central Michigan
163Eli Manning*149120002003Mississippi
Bryant Moniz*149120092011Hawaii
165Bart Hendricks*149019972000Boise State
Troy Taylor149019861989California
167Joe Licata*148820122015Buffalo
168Jordan Lynch*148620102013Northern Illinois
169Kawaun Jakes*148120092012Western Kentucky
Stan White*148119901993Auburn
171Ryan Huzjak*147819931996Toledo
James Pinkney*147820032006East Carolina
Ryan Radcliff*147820092012Central Michigan
174Jake Delhomme147619931996Louisiana-Lafayette
Rusty Smith*147620062009Florida Atlantic
176Darian Durant*147520012004North Carolina
177Ryan Schneider147220002003Central Florida
178Dane Evans*147120132016Tulsa
John Navarre*147120002003Michigan
180Denard Robinson*147020092012Michigan
181Daunte Culpepper146819961998Central Florida
Brian Kuklick146819941998Wake Forest
Travis Wilson*146820122015Utah
184Pat White*146720052008West Virginia
185P.J. Walker*146620132016Temple
186Marquel Blackwell146420002002South Florida
Art Schlichter*146419781981Ohio State
188Mark Herrmann*146019771980Purdue
Tyler Jones146020132016Texas State
190Chuck Long*145619811985Iowa
191Danny O'Neil*144919911994Oregon
192Christian Hackenberg*144320132015Penn State
193John Paye*144219831986Stanford
194Glenn Foley*144119901993Boston College
195Jerrod Johnson*144020072010Texas A&M
196Jason Martin143919931996Louisiana Tech
Nick Mullens*143920132016Southern Mississippi
Keenan Reynolds*143920122015Navy
Jeff Rowe*143920022006Nevada
200Chase Rettig*143320102013Boston College
201David Klingler*143119881991Houston
202Willie Tuitama*143020052008Arizona
203Zac Robinson*142520062009Oklahoma State
204Steve Taneyhill*142319921995South Carolina
205Diondre Borel142120072010Utah State
Kurt Kittner*142119982001Illinois
207Cody Kessler*141920122015Southern California
208Kevin Hogan*141820122015Stanford
209Tino Sunseri*141720092012Pittsburgh
210Jose Fuentes141519992002Utah State
Mike Greenfield141519841987Northwestern
212Sefo Liufau141420132016Colorado
213John Parker Wilson*141320052008Alabama
214Jonathan Smith*140819982001Oregon State
215Austen Arnaud*140720072010Iowa State
216Keith Price*140620102013Washington
217Jeff Smoker*140520002003Michigan State
218Donovan McNabb*140319951998Syracuse
219Ramon Flanigan139719921997Southern Methodist
Shane Matthews*139719901992Florida
221Jake Plummer*139619931996Arizona State
222James Franklin*139320102013Missouri
223Chuckie Keeton*139020112015Utah State
224Dwight Dasher*138920072010Middle Tennessee State
225Gary Nova*138520112014Rutgers
226Greg Zolman138419982001Vanderbilt
227Brian Johnson*138320042008Utah
228Alex Espinoza138019821986Iowa State
229Jay Stoner137819972000Wyoming
230Marvin Graves*137719901993Syracuse
Matt Leinart*137720032005Southern California
232Ryan Cubit*137620012006Western Michigan
233Cody Hawkins*137520072010Colorado
234Jeff Graham137419851988Long Beach State
235Bruce Gradkowski*137120022005Toledo
Rodney Peete*137119851988Southern California
237Teddy Bridgewater*136820112013Louisville
238Peter Gardere*136719891992Texas
239Tyrod Taylor*136620072010Virginia Tech
240Josh Freeman*136520062008Kansas State
241Jerry Babb136320032006Louisiana-Lafayette
Randy Hertel136319771980Rice
243Randall Cunningham*136219821984Nevada-Las Vegas
Brett Favre*136219871990Southern Mississippi
Cody Ledbetter136219911995New Mexico State
246Matt Schilz*136120102013Bowling Green State
247Zach Maynard*136020082012California
248Ryan Hart*135820022005Rutgers
Chuck Hixson*135819681970Southern Methodist
250Brian Brohm*135720042007Louisville
Jason Gesser*135719992002Washington State
Tommy Kramer135719731976Rice
Zack Mills*135720012004Penn State

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