Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Total Plays

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Year Player Plays School
2016Davis Webb239California
2015Luke Falk*726Washington State
2014Shane Carden*713East Carolina
2013Connor Halliday*764Washington State
2012Jordan Lynch*688Northern Illinois
2011Case Keenum*660Houston
2010Dominique Davis*688East Carolina
2009Case Keenum*760Houston
2008Graham Harrell*667Texas Tech
2007Graham Harrell*751Texas Tech
2006Graham Harrell*649Texas Tech
2005Cody Hodges*640Texas Tech
2004Sonny Cumbie*694Texas Tech
2003B.J. Symons*798Texas Tech
2002Kliff Kingsbury*814Texas Tech
2001David Carr*627Fresno State
2000Kliff Kingsbury*663Texas Tech
1999Drew Brees*633Purdue
1998Drew Brees*638Purdue
1997Tim Couch613Kentucky
1996Jon Denton594Nevada-Las Vegas
1995Cody Ledbetter543New Mexico State
1994Stoney Case549New Mexico
1993Anthony Calvillo*558Utah State
1992John Kaleo588Maryland
1991David Klingler589Houston
1990David Klingler704Houston
1989Andre Ware628Houston
1988Scott Mitchell589Utah
1987Todd Santos562San Diego State
1986Erik Wilhelm545Oregon State
1985Doug Gaynor588Long Beach State
1984Robbie Bosco*543Brigham Young
1983Kurt Page553Vanderbilt
1982Todd Dillon585Long Beach State
1981Matt Kofler594San Diego State
1980Jim McMahon*540Brigham Young
1979Marc Wilson*488Brigham Young
1978Steve Dils*481Stanford
1977Dave Ziebart438Air Force
1976Tommy Kramer562Rice
1975Gene Swick480Toledo
1974Gene Swick493Toledo
1973Gene Swick520Toledo
1972Don Strock480Virginia Tech
1971Don Bunce*471Stanford
1970Jim Plunkett*475Stanford
1969Charlie Richards455Richmond
1968Chuck Hixson*556Southern Methodist
1967Terry Stone406New Mexico
1966John Eckman539Wichita State
1965Bill Anderson*580Tulsa
1964Jerry Rhome*470Tulsa
1963Don Trull*406Baylor
1962George Mira*379Miami (FL)
1961Dave Hoppmann320Iowa State
1960Mel Melin312Washington State
1960Norm Snead312Wake Forest
1959Peter Hall330Marquette
1958Charles Milstead279Texas A&M
1957Dwight Nichols310Iowa State
1956John Brodie295Stanford

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