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Single Season Leaders and Records for Total Plays

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Since 1956

Rank Player Plays Season School
1.Kliff Kingsbury* 814 2002 Texas Tech
2.B.J. Symons* 798 2003 Texas Tech
3.Connor Halliday* 764 2013 Washington State
4.Case Keenum* 760 2009 Houston
5.Graham Harrell* 751 2007 Texas Tech
6.Dan Lefevour* 731 2007 Central Michigan
7.Luke Falk 726 2015 Washington State
8.Matt Ryan* 722 2007 Boston College
9.Shane Carden* 713 2014 East Carolina
10.Josh Harris* 709 2003 Bowling Green State
11.Patrick Mahomes 704 2015 Texas Tech
 David Klingler 704 1990 Houston
13.Derek Carr* 699 2013 Fresno State
14.Deshaun Watson 698 2015 Clemson
 Cody Pickett* 698 2002 Washington
16.Jordan Lynch* 696 2013 Northern Illinois
17.Sonny Cumbie* 694 2004 Texas Tech
18.Jordan Lynch* 688 2012 Northern Illinois
 Dominique Davis* 688 2010 East Carolina
20.Taysom Hill* 684 2013 Brigham Young
21.Matt Johnson 682 2015 Bowling Green State
22.Anu Solomon* 677 2014 Arizona
23.Chase Daniel* 672 2007 Missouri
24.Russell Wilson* 670 2010 North Carolina State
25.Landry Jones* 668 2010 Oklahoma
26.Graham Harrell* 667 2008 Texas Tech
27.Case Keenum* 665 2008 Houston
28.Timmy Chang* 663 2002 Hawaii
 Kliff Kingsbury 663 2000 Texas Tech
30.Case Keenum* 660 2011 Houston
31.Taylor Kelly* 657 2013 Arizona State
32.Chase Clement 652 2007 Rice
33.Paul Smith* 649 2007 Tulsa
 Graham Harrell* 649 2006 Texas Tech
35.Tyler Sheehan* 648 2009 Bowling Green State
36.Chase Holbrook 646 2006 New Mexico State
37.Colt Brennan* 645 2006 Hawaii
38.Trevone Boykin* 644 2014 Texas Christian
 Chase Clement* 644 2008 Rice
 Timmy Chang* 644 2003 Hawaii
41.Fredi Knighten* 643 2014 Arkansas State
42.Jerrod Johnson* 642 2009 Texas A&M
 Mike Kafka* 642 2009 Northwestern
44.Rakeem Cato 641 2012 Marshall
 Tajh Boyd* 641 2011 Clemson
46.Mike Bercovici 640 2015 Arizona State
 Cody Hodges* 640 2005 Texas Tech
48.Shane Carden* 639 2013 East Carolina
 Dan Lefevour* 639 2009 Central Michigan
 Timmy Chang* 639 2004 Hawaii
51.Brett Hundley* 638 2012 UCLA
 Drew Brees* 638 1998 Purdue
53.Dak Prescott 637 2015 Mississippi State
 Sean Mannion* 637 2013 Oregon State
 Ryan Aplin* 637 2011 Arkansas State
56.Bryant Moniz* 636 2010 Hawaii
57.Johnny Manziel* 635 2012 Texas A&M
 Seth Doege 635 2011 Texas Tech
 Jared Lorenzen 635 2000 Kentucky
 Ty Detmer 635 1990 Brigham Young
61.Drew Brees* 633 1999 Purdue
62.Omar Haugabook 631 2007 Troy
63.Alex Carder* 630 2011 Western Michigan
64.Brad Smith* 628 2005 Missouri
 Andre Ware 628 1989 Houston
66.David Carr* 627 2001 Fresno State
67.Dwight Dasher* 623 2009 Middle Tennessee State
68.Curtis Painter* 622 2007 Purdue
69.Marquise Williams* 621 2014 North Carolina
 Todd Reesing* 621 2008 Kansas
71.Mike Glennon* 620 2012 North Carolina State
72.G.J. Kinne* 618 2010 Tulsa
73.Tim Couch 617 1998 Kentucky
74.Dan Robinson 616 1999 Hawaii
75.Andrew Hendrix 615 2014 Miami (OH)
76.Colt Brennan 614 2005 Hawaii
77.Tajh Boyd* 613 2012 Clemson
 Tim Couch 613 1997 Kentucky
79.Matt Scott* 612 2012 Arizona
 Kyle Padron* 612 2010 Southern Methodist
81.Pete Thomas 611 2014 Louisiana-Monroe
82.Brett Basanez* 610 2005 Northwestern
83.Austin Davis* 609 2008 Southern Mississippi
84.C.J. Bacher 607 2007 Northwestern
 Drew Brees* 607 2000 Purdue
86.Dak Prescott* 606 2014 Mississippi State
 Curtis Painter* 606 2006 Purdue
88.Nick Florence* 603 2012 Baylor
 Logan Thomas* 603 2012 Virginia Tech
 Nick Foles 603 2011 Arizona
 Robert Griffin III* 603 2010 Baylor
92.Tim Rattay 602 1998 Louisiana Tech
93.Garrett Gilbert* 600 2012 Southern Methodist
 Todd Reesing 600 2009 Kansas
95.Brock Osweiler* 599 2011 Arizona State
 Colt McCoy* 599 2009 Texas
 Chase Daniel* 599 2006 Missouri
98.Rakeem Cato* 598 2013 Marshall
 Collin Klein* 598 2011 Kansas State
 Chase Holbrook 598 2007 New Mexico State