Total Plays Career Leaders and Records

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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 McCown204920002003Louisiana 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
31Cooper Rush*186320132016Central Michigan
32Trevone Boykin*186220122015Texas Christian
33Thaddeus Lewis186020062009Duke
34Reggie Ball*185820032006Georgia Tech
35Chase Clement*185720052008Rice
36Brady Quinn*185620032006Notre Dame
37Colt Brennan*185120052007Hawaii
38Shane Carden*185020122014East Carolina
39Chris Redman184619961999Louisville
40Nathan Scheelhaase*184520102013Illinois
41Garrett Gilbert*184320092013SMU
42Keith Wenning*183220102013Ball State
43Trevor Vittatoe*182820072010UTEP
44Carson Palmer*182419982002USC
45Ryan Lindley*182220082011San Diego State
46Dane Evans*182120132016Tulsa
47Charlie Frye181120012004Akron
48Tanner Price*180420102013Wake Forest
49P.J. Walker*179920132016Temple
50Todd Reesing*179620062009Kansas
51Ty Detmer179519881991Brigham Young
52Derek Carr*179420092013Fresno State
Sefo Liufau179420132016Colorado
54Jared Lorenzen179320002003Kentucky
55Gino Guidugli*179120012004Cincinnati
56Chase Holbrook178220062008New Mexico State
57Tyler Sheehan*177820062009Bowling Green State
58Tim Hiller*177320052009Western Michigan
Juice Williams*177320062009Illinois
60Tyler Jones176920132016Texas State
Chris Leak*176920032006Florida
62Aaron Murray*176420102013Georgia
63Kellen Moore*175920082011Boise State
64Joshua Cribbs175520012004Kent State
65Danny Wimprine*174820012004Memphis
66Tim Lester174719961999Western Michigan
67Connor Halliday*174620112014Washington State
68Logan Thomas*174320102013Virginia Tech
69Jared Goff*173820132015California
70Andy Dalton*173020072010Texas Christian
71Nick Mullens*172920132016Southern Mississippi
72David Neill172719982001Nevada
73Todd Santos172219841987San 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
81Luke Falk*170420142016Washington State
82Kevin Sweeney*170019821986Fresno State
83Derek Anderson*169720012004Oregon State
Alex Brink169720042007Washington State
85Jay Cutler169520022005Vanderbilt
Jeremy Leach169519881991New Mexico
87Matt Barkley*169420092012USC
88Matt Grothe*169320062009South Florida
89Erik Wilhelm168919851988Oregon State
90Tim Tebow*168720062009Florida
91John Beck*168520032006Brigham Young
David Garrard168519982001East Carolina
93Brad Tayles167519891992Western Michigan
94Casey Bramlet167420002003Wyoming
95Stoney Case167319911994New Mexico
96Zach Terrell*166420132016Western Michigan
97Greg Ward Jr.*166320132016Houston
98B.J. Daniels*165820082012South Florida
99Walter Church165719962000Eastern Michigan
Patrick Mahomes*165720142016Texas Tech
101Nathan Enderle*165520072010Idaho
102Chandler Harnish*164820082011Northern Illinois
103David Greene*164420012004Georgia
104Jordan Palmer*164320032006UTEP
105Deshaun Watson*164220142016Clemson
106Riley Skinner*163620062009Wake Forest
107Charlie Whitehurst*163420022005Clemson
108Byron Leftwich*163219982002Marshall
109Brian McClure163019821985Bowling Green State
110G.J. Kinne*162920092011Tulsa
111Josh Harris*162420002003Bowling Green State
112Cody Pickett*162219992003Washington
113Todd Ellis*162119861989South Carolina
114Terrence Jones162019851988Tulane
Paul Smith*162020032007Tulsa
116Len Williams161419901993Northwestern
117Spence Fischer161219921995Duke
118Shawn Jones160919891992Georgia Tech
119Kyle Orton*160720012004Purdue
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
131Bo Wallace*158120122014Ole Miss
132Rudy Carpenter*158020052008Arizona State
Taysom Hill*158020122016Brigham Young
134Steve Stenstrom*157719911994Stanford
135Kyle Boller157619992002California
136Ben Roethlisberger*157320012003Miami (OH)
137Max Hall*157120072009Brigham Young
138Shaun King*157019951998Tulane
Alex Van Pelt157019891992Pitt
140Gene Swick156919721975Toledo
141Chad Henne*156720042007Michigan
142Cade McNown*156319951998UCLA
143Eric Zeier156019911994Georgia
144Jamie Barnette155919961999North 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. Rubley154119871991Tulsa
153Peyton Manning153419941997Tennessee
154Jason McKinley153019972000Houston
155Taylor Kelly*152820112014Arizona State
156Zebbie Lethridge152319941997Texas Tech
157Joe Hamilton152119961999Georgia Tech
Brian Mitchell152119861989Louisiana-Lafayette
Tyler Tettleton*152120092013Ohio
160Matt Ryan*151520042007Boston College
161Nick Foles*151020072011Arizona
Andre Woodson*151020042007Kentucky
163Marquise Williams*150920122015North Carolina
164Patrick Ramsey*150719982001Tulane
165Dave Ragone*150619992002Louisville
166John Elway150519791982Stanford
167Marcus Mariota*150420122014Oregon
168Chad Pennington*150219971999Marshall
169Darrell Hackney*150120022005UAB
170Alex Carder*150020092012Western Michigan
171Casey Clausen*149920002003Tennessee
172T.J. Yates*149720072010North Carolina
173Paxton Lynch*149320132015Memphis
174Eli Manning*149120002003Ole Miss
Bryant Moniz*149120092011Hawaii
176Bart Hendricks149019972000Boise State
Troy Taylor149019861989California
178Joe Licata*148820122015Buffalo
179Jordan Lynch*148620102013Northern Illinois
180Kawaun Jakes*148120092012Western Kentucky
Stan White*148119901993Auburn
182Ryan Huzjak147819931996Toledo
James Pinkney*147820032006East Carolina
Ryan Radcliff*147820092012Central Michigan
185Jake Delhomme147619931996Louisiana-Lafayette
Rusty Smith147620062009Florida Atlantic
187Darian Durant*147520012004North Carolina
Mitch Leidner*147520132016Minnesota
189Ryan Schneider147220002003UCF
190John Navarre*147120002003Michigan
191Denard Robinson*147020092012Michigan
192Daunte Culpepper146819961998UCF
Brian Kuklick146819941998Wake Forest
Travis Wilson*146820122015Utah
195Pat White*146720052008West Virginia
196Marquel Blackwell146420002002South Florida
Art Schlichter*146419781981Ohio State
198Mark Herrmann*146019771980Purdue
199Chuck Long*145619811985Iowa
200Matt Linehan144920142016Idaho
Danny O'Neil*144919911994Oregon
202Davis Webb*144420132016California
203Christian Hackenberg*144320132015Penn State
204John Paye*144219831986Stanford
205Glenn Foley144119901993Boston College
206Jerrod Johnson*144020072010Texas A&M
207Jason Martin143919931996Louisiana Tech
Keenan Reynolds*143920122015Navy
Jeff Rowe*143920022006Nevada
210Joshua Dobbs*143720132016Tennessee
211Jonathan Smith*143419982001Oregon State
212Chase Rettig*143320102013Boston College
213David Klingler143119881991Houston
214Willie Tuitama*143020052008Arizona
215Zac Robinson*142520062009Oklahoma State
216Steve Taneyhill142319921995South Carolina
217Diondre Borel142120072010Utah State
Kurt Kittner*142119982001Illinois
219Cody Kessler*141920122015USC
220Kevin Hogan*141820122015Stanford
221Tino Sunseri*141720092012Pitt
222Jose Fuentes141519992002Utah State
Mike Greenfield141519841987Northwestern
224John Parker Wilson*141320052008Alabama
225Austen Arnaud*140720072010Iowa State
226Keith Price*140620102013Washington
227Jeff Smoker*140520002003Michigan State
228Donovan McNabb140319951998Syracuse
229Baker Mayfield*140020132016Oklahoma
230Ramon Flanigan139719921997SMU
Shane Matthews139719901992Florida
232Jake Plummer139619931996Arizona State
233James Franklin*139320102013Missouri
234Chuckie Keeton*139020112015Utah State
235Dwight Dasher*138920072010Middle Tennessee State
236Gary Nova*138520112014Rutgers
237Greg Zolman138419982001Vanderbilt
238Brian Johnson*138320042008Utah
239Alex Espinoza138019821986Iowa State
240Jay Stoner137819972000Wyoming
241Marvin Graves137719901993Syracuse
Matt Leinart*137720032005USC
243Ryan Cubit*137620012006Western Michigan
244Cody Hawkins*137520072010Colorado
245Jeff Graham137419851988Long Beach State
Patrick Towles137420122016Boston College
247Bruce Gradkowski*137120022005Toledo
Rodney Peete*137119851988USC
249Teddy Bridgewater*136820112013Louisville
250Peter Gardere136719891992Texas

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