Career Leaders and Records for Total Yards Per Play

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rk Player Avg From To School
1Sam Bradford*8.7020072009Oklahoma
2Marcus Mariota*8.6720122014Oregon
3Andrew Luck*8.4720092011Stanford
4Ryan Dinwiddie*8.3520002003Boise State
5Jameis Winston*8.2820132014Florida State
6Johnny Manziel*8.2720122013Texas A&M
7Kellen Moore*8.2620082011Boise State
8Bryce Petty*8.2320112014Baylor
9Ty Detmer8.1719881991Brigham Young
10David Fales*8.0320122013San Jose State
11Brandon Weeden*7.9820082011Oklahoma State
12Brian Brohm*7.9720042007Louisville
13Colt Brennan*7.9620052007Hawaii
14Case Keenum*7.9520072011Houston
15Brandon Doughty*7.8920112015Western Kentucky
16A.J. McCarron*7.8320102013Alabama
17Ken Dorsey*7.8319992002Miami (FL)
18Vince Young*7.8020032005Texas
19Chris Weinke7.7819972000Florida State
20Chad Kelly*7.7720132016Mississippi
21Mason Rudolph*7.7620142016Oklahoma State
22Danny Wuerffel7.7519931996Florida
23Matt Leinart*7.7120032005Southern California
24Aaron Murray*7.6920102013Georgia
25Baker Mayfield*7.6820132016Oklahoma
26Trent Dilfer*7.6619911993Fresno State
27Chad Pennington*7.6619971999Marshall
28Mike Teel*7.6620052008Rutgers
29Zach Terrell*7.6420132016Western Michigan
30Colin Kaepernick*7.5920072010Nevada
31Quinton Flowers*7.5920142016South Florida
32Ryan Mallett*7.5620072010Arkansas
33Blake Bortles*7.5120112013Central Florida
34Nate Davis*7.5020062008Ball State
35Kevin Hogan*7.5020122015Stanford
36Steve Young7.4919811983Brigham Young
37Brad Kaaya*7.4720142016Miami (FL)
38Bruce Gradkowski*7.4720022005Toledo
39Stephen Morris*7.4520102013Miami (FL)
40Brent Stockstill*7.4420142016Middle Tennessee State
41Matt Johnson*7.4220122015Bowling Green State
42Tim Rattay7.4219971999Louisiana Tech
43Byron Leftwich*7.4019982002Marshall
44Matt Jones*7.3820012004Arkansas
45Deshaun Watson*7.3720142016Clemson
46Max Hall*7.3620072009Brigham Young
47Graham Harrell*7.3520052008Texas Tech
48Rex Grossman*7.3520002002Florida
49Jim McMahon7.3419771981Brigham Young
50Robert Griffin III*7.3420082011Baylor
51Taylor Lamb*7.3420142016Appalachian State
52Doug Flutie*7.3319811984Boston College
Lamar Jackson*7.3320152016Louisville
54Denard Robinson*7.3120092012Michigan
55Patrick Mahomes*7.3020142016Texas Tech
56Teddy Bridgewater*7.3020112013Louisville
57Tyler Wilson*7.3020082012Arkansas
58Ryan Schneider7.2720002003Central Florida
59Kirk Cousins*7.2720082011Michigan State
60Derek Carr*7.2620092013Fresno State
61Tim Tebow*7.2520062009Florida
62Chandler Harnish*7.2420082011Northern Illinois
63Billy Blanton7.2319931996San Diego State
64Cade McNown*7.2219951998UCLA
65Nick Arbuckle*7.2120142015Georgia State
66Matt Barkley*7.2120092012Southern California
67Peyton Manning7.1819941997Tennessee
68Pat White*7.1820052008West Virginia
69E.J. Manuel*7.1720092012Florida State
70Nate Sudfeld*7.1720122015Indiana
71Bryant Moniz*7.1620092011Hawaii
72Paul Smith*7.1620032007Tulsa
73Robbie Bosco7.1619831985Brigham Young
74Garrett Grayson*7.1520112014Colorado State
75Kordell Stewart7.1519911994Colorado
76Zac Robinson*7.1420062009Oklahoma State
77Dan McGwire*7.1219861990San Diego State
78Jordan Lynch*7.1020102013Northern Illinois
79Donovan McNabb7.0919951998Syracuse
80Colt McCoy*7.0920062009Texas
81Jason White*7.0719992004Oklahoma
82Terrance Owens*7.0720102013Toledo
83Daunte Culpepper7.0519961998Central Florida
84Bradlee Van Pelt*7.0420012003Colorado State
85Matthew Stafford*7.0420062008Georgia
86Ben Roethlisberger*7.0420012003Miami (OH)
87Landry Jones*7.0320092012Oklahoma
88Geno Smith*7.0220092012West Virginia
89Gino Torretta7.0119891992Miami (FL)
90David Carr*7.0119972001Fresno State
91Joe Hamilton7.0019961999Georgia Tech
92Cody Kessler*6.9920122015Southern California
93Connor Cook*6.9920122015Michigan State
94Dak Prescott*6.9820122015Mississippi State
95Rakeem Cato*6.9520112014Marshall
96Bryn Renner*6.9520102013North Carolina
97Jared Goff*6.9520132015California
98Eric Zeier6.9519911994Georgia
99Marc Bulger*6.9319961999West Virginia
100Philip Rivers*6.9220002003North Carolina State
101Asad Abdul-Khaliq*6.9120002003Minnesota
102Reggie McNeal*6.9120022005Texas A&M
103Marquise Williams*6.9020122015North Carolina
104Jason Campbell*6.9020012004Auburn
105Andy Dalton*6.8920072010Texas Christian
106Alex Van Pelt6.8919891992Pittsburgh
107Trevone Boykin*6.8620122015Texas Christian
108Cooper Rush*6.8620132016Central Michigan
109David Greene*6.8620012004Georgia
110Tajh Boyd*6.8520102013Clemson
111Mike McCoy6.8519921994Utah
112Jared Zabransky*6.8520032006Boise State
113Terrelle Pryor*6.8420082010Ohio State
114Tommy Hodson6.8419861989Louisiana State
115Chase Daniel*6.8320052008Missouri
116Chris Rix*6.8320012004Florida State
117Drew Stanton*6.8220032006Michigan State
118Tommy Rees*6.8220102013Notre Dame
119Major Applewhite*6.8219982001Texas
120Nick Mullens*6.8220132016Southern Mississippi
121Ryan Lindley*6.8120082011San Diego State
122Mark Barsotti*6.8119881991Fresno State
123Brett Hundley*6.8120122014UCLA
124Russell Wilson*6.8120082011Wisconsin
125Braxton Miller*6.8020112015Ohio State
126Skyler Howard*6.7920142016West Virginia
127Scott Mitchell6.7719871989Utah
128David Neill6.7519982001Nevada
129Davis Webb*6.7520132016California
130Andre Ware6.7519871989Houston
131Jim Plunkett*6.7519681970Stanford
132Glenn Foley6.7419901993Boston College
133Tyrod Taylor*6.7420072010Virginia Tech
134Bart Hendricks6.7419972000Boise State
135Kevin Kolb*6.7320032006Houston
136Trevor Vittatoe*6.7220072010Texas-El Paso
137James Brown6.7219941997Texas
138Jordan Palmer*6.7220032006Texas-El Paso
139Shawn Moore6.7119871990Virginia
140Everett Golson*6.7120122015Florida State
141Tommy Armstrong Jr*6.7020132016Nebraska
142John Walsh6.7019911994Brigham Young
143Eli Manning*6.7020002003Mississippi
144Taylor Kelly*6.6920112014Arizona State
145Seth Doege*6.6820092012Texas Tech
146Ryan Aplin*6.6720092012Arkansas State
147Greg Ward Jr.*6.6720132016Houston
148Corey Robinson*6.6620102013Troy
149G.J. Kinne*6.6520092011Tulsa
150Darrell Hackney*6.6520022005Alabama-Birmingham
151J.T. Barrett*6.6520142016Ohio State
152Jason Gesser*6.6419992002Washington State
153Bo Wallace*6.6320122014Mississippi
154Rusty Smith6.6220062009Florida Atlantic
155Cody Fajardo*6.6220112014Nevada
156Shane Carden*6.6220122014East Carolina
157Shane Matthews6.6119901992Florida
158Taylor Martinez*6.6120102013Nebraska
159Ryan Radcliff*6.6120092012Central Michigan
160Brandon Allen*6.6120122015Arkansas
161Jake Rudock*6.6020132015Michigan
162Tyler Tettleton*6.6020092013Ohio
163Drew Tate*6.6020032006Iowa
164Todd Reesing*6.5920062009Kansas
165Drew Brees*6.5719972000Purdue
166Chris Redman6.5719961999Louisville
167Taylor Potts*6.5720072010Texas Tech
168John Beck*6.5620032006Brigham Young
169Jacory Harris*6.5620082011Miami (FL)
170Erik Ainge*6.5620042007Tennessee
171Logan Kilgore*6.5520102013Middle Tennessee State
172Connor Shaw*6.5520102013South Carolina
173Charlie Batch6.5419941997Eastern Michigan
174Timmy Chang*6.5420002004Hawaii
175Chuck Long*6.5419811985Iowa
176Joe Webb6.5320062009Alabama-Birmingham
177Darian Durant*6.5320012004North Carolina
178Brett Smith*6.5220112013Wyoming
179David Klingler6.5219881991Houston
180Dan Lefevour*6.5120062009Central Michigan
181Gino Guidugli*6.5120012004Cincinnati
182John Welsh6.5119982001Idaho
183Jeremiah Masoli*6.5020082010Mississippi
184Gary Nova*6.5020112014Rutgers
185Chase Holbrook6.5020062008New Mexico State
186Sean Mannion*6.5020112014Oregon State
187Alex Brink6.4920042007Washington State
188Nick Foles*6.4820072011Arizona
189Joshua Dobbs*6.4720132016Tennessee
190Bryan Randall*6.4720012004Virginia Tech
191Dane Evans*6.4520132016Tulsa
192Rudy Carpenter*6.4520052008Arizona State
193Tim Lester6.4519961999Western Michigan
194Brady Quinn*6.4420032006Notre Dame
195Jonathan Smith*6.4319982001Oregon State
196Ell Roberson*6.4320002003Kansas State
197Marc Wilson6.4319771979Brigham Young
198Matt Grothe*6.4220062009South Florida
199Chris Leak*6.4220032006Florida
200Keith Price*6.4220102013Washington
201Jeff Driskel*6.4120112015Louisiana Tech
202Keith Wenning*6.4020102013Ball State
203Bill Musgrave*6.4019871990Oregon
204Paxton Lynch*6.4020132015Memphis
205Casey Clausen*6.3920002003Tennessee
206Derek Thompson*6.3820092013North Texas
207Andrew Walter*6.3720012004Arizona State
208Carson Palmer*6.3719982002Southern California
209Adam Tafralis*6.3720042007San Jose State
210Stoney Case6.3719911994New Mexico
211Woodrow Dantzler*6.3619982001Clemson
212P.J. Walker*6.3620132016Temple
213Marvin Graves6.3619901993Syracuse
214Charlie Frye6.3420012004Akron
215Chuckie Keeton*6.3420112015Utah State
216B.J. Daniels*6.3320082012South Florida
217Robert Hall6.3319901993Texas Tech
Steve Stenstrom*6.3319911994Stanford
219Kellen Clemens*6.3320022005Oregon
220Tim Hiller*6.3320052009Western Michigan
221Alex Carder*6.3220092012Western Michigan
222Paul Pinegar*6.3220022005Fresno State
223Derek Anderson*6.3120012004Oregon State
224Eric Crouch6.3119982001Nebraska
225Rodney Peete*6.3019851988Southern California
226Dan Marino*6.3019791982Pittsburgh
227Matt Schaub*6.2920002003Virginia
228Brian Johnson*6.2920042008Utah
229Troy Kopp6.2819891992Pacific
230Shaun King*6.2819951998Tulane
231Mark Herrmann*6.2619771980Purdue
232Joe Licata*6.2520122015Buffalo
233Randall Cunningham*6.2519821984Nevada-Las Vegas
234Tyler Palko*6.2420022006Pittsburgh
235Luke Falk*6.2420142016Washington State
236James Franklin*6.2420102013Missouri
237Matt Linehan6.2320142016Idaho
238Luke McCown6.2120002003Louisiana Tech
239Jose Fuentes6.2119992002Utah State
240Jason Martin6.2119931996Louisiana Tech
241Chase Clement*6.2120052008Rice
242Brandon Silvers6.2120142016Troy
243Stephen Garcia*6.2020082011South Carolina
244Jeff Smoker*6.2020002003Michigan State
245Connor Halliday*6.1920112014Washington State
246Matt Ryan*6.1920042007Boston College
247Jamie Barnette6.1819961999North Carolina State
248Zach Maynard*6.1820082012California
249Drew Olson*6.1820022005UCLA
250Shaun Carney*6.1820042007Air Force

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