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Career Leaders and Records for Total Yards

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Since 1956

Rank Player Yds From To Last School
1.Case Keenum* 20114 2007 2011 Houston
2.Timmy Chang* 16910 2000 2004 Hawaii
3.Landry Jones* 16271 2009 2012 Oklahoma
4.Dan Lefevour* 15853 2006 2009 Central Michigan
5.Graham Harrell* 15611 2005 2008 Texas Tech
6.Rakeem Cato* 14918 2011 2014 Marshall
7.Colt McCoy* 14824 2006 2009 Texas
8.Colt Brennan* 14740 2005 2007 Hawaii
9.Ty Detmer 14665 1988 1991 Brigham Young
10.Kellen Moore* 14534 2008 2011 Boise State
11.Colin Kaepernick* 14210 2007 2010 Nevada
12.Kevin Kolb* 13715 2003 2006 Houston
13.Philip Rivers* 13580 2000 2003 North Carolina State
14.Aaron Murray* 13562 2010 2013 Georgia
15.Chase Daniel* 13485 2005 2008 Missouri
16.Cody Fajardo* 13141 2011 2014 Nevada
 Corey Robinson* 13141 2010 2013 Troy
 Russell Wilson* 13141 2008 2011 Wisconsin
19.Tajh Boyd* 13069 2010 2013 Clemson
20.Marcus Mariota* 13033 2012 2014 Oregon
21.Derek Carr* 13032 2009 2013 Fresno State
22.Brad Smith* 12837 2002 2005 Missouri
23.Sean Mannion* 12796 2011 2014 Oregon State
24.Luke McCown 12731 2000 2003 Louisiana Tech
25.Drew Brees* 12692 1997 2000 Purdue
26.Zac Dysert* 12678 2009 2012 Miami (OH)
27.Tim Rattay 12643 1997 1999 Louisiana Tech
28.Robert Griffin III* 12620 2008 2011 Baylor
29.Ryan Aplin* 12514 2009 2012 Arkansas State
30.Ryan Lindley* 12415 2008 2011 San Diego State
31.Trevor Vittatoe* 12291 2007 2010 Texas-El Paso
32.Austin Davis* 12267 2008 2011 Southern Mississippi
33.Kliff Kingsbury* 12263 1999 2002 Texas Tech
34.Shane Carden* 12244 2012 2014 East Carolina
35.Tim Tebow* 12232 2006 2009 Florida
36.Matt Barkley* 12214 2009 2012 Southern California
37.Chris Redman 12129 1996 1999 Louisville
38.Byron Leftwich* 12084 1998 2002 Marshall
39.Geno Smith* 12004 2009 2012 West Virginia
40.Brady Quinn* 11944 2003 2006 Notre Dame
41.Chandler Harnish* 11927 2008 2011 Northern Illinois
42.Andy Dalton* 11925 2007 2010 Texas Christian
43.Todd Reesing* 11840 2006 2009 Kansas
44.Kolton Browning* 11808 2010 2013 Louisiana-Monroe
45.Adam Weber* 11790 2007 2010 Minnesota
46.Keith Wenning* 11730 2010 2013 Ball State
47.Doug Flutie* 11728 1981 1984 Boston College
48.Brett Hundley* 11713 2012 2014 UCLA
49.David Neill 11664 1998 2001 Nevada
50.Gino Guidugli* 11661 2001 2004 Cincinnati
51.Carson Palmer* 11621 1998 2002 Southern California
52.Paul Smith* 11602 2003 2007 Tulsa
53.Chase Holbrook 11577 2006 2008 New Mexico State
54.Brett Basanez* 11576 2002 2005 Northwestern
55.Max Hall* 11569 2007 2009 Brigham Young
56.Chase Clement* 11526 2005 2008 Rice
57.Curtis Painter* 11511 2005 2008 Purdue
58.Chad Pennington* 11507 1997 1999 Marshall
59.Charlie Frye 11478 2001 2004 Akron
60.Antwaan Randle El 11364 1998 2001 Indiana
61.Chris Leak* 11350 2003 2006 Florida
62.Cade McNown* 11285 1995 1998 UCLA
63.Tim Lester 11272 1996 1999 Western Michigan
64.David Greene* 11270 2001 2004 Georgia
65.Tim Hiller* 11220 2005 2009 Western Michigan
66.Ben Roethlisberger* 11075 2001 2003 Miami (OH)
67.John Beck* 11059 2003 2006 Brigham Young
68.Jordan Palmer* 11041 2003 2006 Texas-El Paso
69.Peyton Manning 11020 1994 1997 Tennessee
70.Alex Brink 11011 2004 2007 Washington State
71.Matt Grothe* 10875 2006 2009 South Florida
72.Eric Zeier 10841 1991 1994 Georgia
73.Joshua Cribbs 10839 2001 2004 Kent State
74.G.J. Kinne* 10831 2009 2011 Tulsa
75.Brian Brohm* 10819 2004 2007 Louisville
76.Connor Halliday 10816 2011 2014 Washington State
77.Alex Van Pelt 10814 1989 1992 Pittsburgh
78.Garrett Gilbert* 10774 2009 2013 Southern Methodist
79.Denard Robinson* 10745 2009 2012 Michigan
80.Derek Anderson* 10716 2001 2004 Oregon State
81.Ryan Schneider 10703 2000 2003 Central Florida
82.Bryant Moniz* 10681 2009 2011 Hawaii
83.Stoney Case 10651 1991 1994 New Mexico
84.Joe Hamilton 10640 1996 1999 Georgia Tech
85.Jared Lorenzen 10637 2000 2003 Kentucky
86.Nathan Scheelhaase* 10634 2010 2013 Illinois
 Danny Wimprine* 10634 2001 2004 Memphis
88.Matt Leinart* 10623 2003 2005 Southern California
89.Juice Williams* 10594 2006 2009 Illinois
90.Jordan Lynch* 10552 2010 2013 Northern Illinois
91.Pat White* 10529 2005 2008 West Virginia
92.Todd Santos 10513 1984 1987 San Diego State
93.B.J. Daniels* 10501 2008 2012 South Florida
94.Danny Wuerffel 10500 1993 1996 Florida
95.Bo Wallace* 10478 2012 2014 Mississippi
96.Tyler Sheehan* 10465 2006 2009 Bowling Green State
97.Bret Meyer* 10422 2004 2007 Iowa State
98.Dan Orlovsky* 10421 2001 2004 Connecticut
99.Andrew Luck* 10387 2009 2011 Stanford
100.Brett Smith* 10365 2011 2013 Wyoming
101.Logan Thomas* 10362 2010 2013 Virginia Tech
102.Daunte Culpepper 10344 1996 1998 Central Florida
103.Kevin Sweeney* 10252 1982 1986 Fresno State
104.Bruce Gradkowski* 10243 2002 2005 Toledo
105.David Garrard 10238 1998 2001 East Carolina
106.Steven Jyles 10234 2002 2005 Louisiana-Monroe
107.Taylor Martinez* 10233 2010 2013 Nebraska
108.Taylor Kelly* 10223 2011 2014 Arizona State
109.Rudy Carpenter* 10196 2005 2008 Arizona State
110.Zac Robinson* 10175 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
111.Paul Pinegar* 10145 2002 2005 Fresno State
112.Andrew Walter* 10142 2001 2004 Arizona State
113.Bart Hendricks 10039 1997 2000 Boise State
 Tyler Tettleton* 10039 2009 2013 Ohio
115.Troy Kopp 10025 1989 1992 Pacific
116.Johnny Manziel* 9989 2012 2013 Texas A&M
117.Teddy Bridgewater* 9987 2011 2013 Louisville
 Thaddeus Lewis 9987 2006 2009 Duke
119.Eli Manning* 9984 2000 2003 Mississippi
120.Steve Stenstrom* 9983 1991 1994 Stanford
121.Darrell Hackney* 9978 2002 2005 Alabama-Birmingham
122.Josh Harris* 9976 2000 2003 Bowling Green State
123.Jay Cutler 9953 2002 2005 Vanderbilt
124.Donovan McNabb 9950 1995 1998 Syracuse
125.Ryan Dinwiddie* 9924 2000 2003 Boise State
126.Riley Skinner* 9923 2006 2009 Wake Forest
127.Shaun King* 9853 1995 1998 Tulane
128.Nick Foles* 9778 2007 2011 Arizona
129.Rusty Smith* 9777 2006 2009 Florida Atlantic
130.Brian McClure 9774 1982 1985 Bowling Green State
131.Ryan Radcliff* 9770 2009 2012 Central Michigan
132.Charlie Whitehurst* 9763 2002 2005 Clemson
133.Nathan Enderle* 9735 2007 2010 Idaho
134.Nate Davis* 9732 2006 2008 Ball State
135.Cody Pickett* 9730 1999 2003 Washington
136.Jim McMahon 9723 1977 1981 Brigham Young
137.Glenn Foley 9719 1990 1993 Boston College
138.Kyle Orton* 9653 2001 2004 Purdue
139.Jamie Barnette 9638 1996 1999 North Carolina State
140.Darian Durant* 9629 2001 2004 North Carolina
141.Reggie Ball* 9579 2003 2006 Georgia Tech
142.Jake Locker* 9578 2007 2010 Washington
143.Casey Clausen* 9577 2000 2003 Tennessee
144.Casey Bramlet 9575 2000 2003 Wyoming
145.Chuck Long* 9515 1981 1985 Iowa
146.Alex Carder* 9486 2009 2012 Western Michigan
 Ken Dorsey* 9486 1999 2002 Miami (FL)
148.Garrett Grayson 9473 2011 2014 Colorado State
 Chris Weinke 9473 1997 2000 Florida State
150.Terrence Jones 9445 1985 1988 Tulane
151.Chad Henne* 9400 2004 2007 Michigan
152.Matt Ryan* 9371 2004 2007 Boston College
153.Ryan Nassib* 9358 2009 2012 Syracuse
154.Todd Ellis* 9351 1986 1989 South Carolina
155.David Klingler 9327 1988 1991 Houston
156.Sean Renfree* 9298 2009 2012 Duke
157.Shawn Jones 9296 1989 1992 Georgia Tech
158.Shane Matthews 9241 1990 1992 Florida
159.Chris Rix* 9213 2001 2004 Florida State
 Tyrod Taylor* 9213 2007 2010 Virginia Tech
161.Tanner Price* 9179 2010 2013 Wake Forest
162.Mike Teel* 9173 2005 2008 Rutgers
163.Vince Young* 9167 2003 2005 Texas
164.Dave Ragone* 9161 1999 2002 Louisville
165.Mark Herrmann* 9134 1977 1980 Purdue
166.Pete Thomas 9133 2010 2014 Louisiana-Monroe
167.Jared Zabransky* 9119 2003 2006 Boise State
168.Terrance Owens* 9114 2010 2013 Toledo
169.Spence Fischer 9110 1992 1995 Duke
 Brandon Weeden* 9110 2008 2011 Oklahoma State
171.T.J. Rubley 9080 1987 1991 Tulsa
172.Patrick Ramsey* 9077 1998 2001 Tulane
173.Brad Tayles 9071 1989 1992 Western Michigan
174.John Elway 9070 1979 1982 Stanford
175.Erik Wilhelm 9062 1985 1988 Oregon State
176.Ben Bennett 9061 1980 1983 Duke
177.T.J. Yates* 9044 2007 2010 North Carolina
178.Rex Grossman* 9031 2000 2002 Florida
179.Keith Price* 9020 2010 2013 Washington
180.Jason Gesser* 9007 1999 2002 Washington State
181.Kirk Cousins* 9004 2008 2011 Michigan State
182.Gary Nova* 9002 2011 2014 Rutgers
183.Kevin O'Connell 9001 2004 2007 San Diego State
184.A.J. McCarron* 8969 2010 2013 Alabama
185.Tommy Hodson 8938 1986 1989 Louisiana State
 Jason Martin 8938 1993 1996 Louisiana Tech
187.Jonathan Smith* 8917 1998 2001 Oregon State
188.Jerrod Johnson* 8888 2007 2010 Texas A&M
189.Corey Leonard 8887 2006 2009 Arkansas State
190.Reggie McNeal* 8881 2002 2005 Texas A&M
191.Jake Delhomme 8878 1993 1996 Louisiana-Lafayette
192.Andre Woodson* 8870 2004 2007 Kentucky
193.Art Schlichter* 8850 1978 1981 Ohio State
194.Mark Barsotti* 8849 1988 1991 Fresno State
195.Scott Mitchell 8836 1987 1989 Utah
196.Jacory Harris* 8823 2008 2011 Miami (FL)
197.Steve Young 8817 1981 1983 Brigham Young
198.Jose Fuentes 8791 1999 2002 Utah State
199.Brian Mitchell 8782 1986 1989 Louisiana-Lafayette
200.John Navarre* 8773 2000 2003 Michigan
201.Marvin Graves 8755 1990 1993 Syracuse
202.Willie Tuitama* 8727 2005 2008 Arizona
203.Jeff Smoker* 8714 2000 2003 Michigan State
204.Brian Johnson* 8701 2004 2008 Utah
205.James Franklin* 8691 2010 2013 Missouri
206.Seth Doege* 8690 2009 2012 Texas Tech
207.Ryan Griffin 8684 2009 2012 Tulane
208.Rodney Peete* 8640 1985 1988 Southern California
209.Walter Church 8628 1996 2000 Eastern Michigan
 Kurt Kittner* 8628 1998 2001 Illinois
211.Jeremy Leach 8623 1988 1991 New Mexico
212.Marquel Blackwell 8597 2000 2002 South Florida
213.Tino Sunseri* 8591 2009 2012 Pittsburgh
214.Trevone Boykin* 8590 2012 2014 Texas Christian
215.E.J. Manuel* 8568 2009 2012 Florida State
216.James Pinkney* 8563 2003 2006 East Carolina
217.Drew Willy* 8555 2005 2008 Buffalo
218.Joe Webb 8545 2006 2009 Alabama-Birmingham
219.Bryce Petty* 8533 2011 2014 Baylor
220.Randall Cunningham* 8513 1982 1984 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Jake Plummer 8513 1993 1996 Arizona State
222.Robert Hall 8489 1990 1993 Texas Tech
223.Erik Ainge* 8473 2004 2007 Tennessee
224.Sam Bradford* 8439 2007 2009 Oklahoma
 Bradlee Van Pelt* 8439 2001 2003 Colorado State
226.Tyler Palko* 8429 2002 2006 Pittsburgh
227.Drew Tate* 8427 2003 2006 Iowa
228.Jeff Rowe* 8423 2002 2006 Nevada
229.Josh Freeman* 8421 2006 2008 Kansas State
230.Spencer Keith* 8409 2009 2012 Kent State
231.Zach Maynard* 8407 2008 2012 California
232.Matt Jones* 8392 2001 2004 Arkansas
233.Stephen Garcia* 8374 2008 2011 South Carolina
234.Braxton Miller* 8346 2011 2013 Ohio State
235.Terrelle Pryor* 8341 2008 2010 Ohio State
236.Drew Olson* 8324 2002 2005 UCLA
237.Kawaun Jakes* 8323 2009 2012 Western Kentucky
238.Dan Marino* 8320 1979 1982 Pittsburgh
239.Robbie Bosco 8299 1983 1985 Brigham Young
240.Jason McKinley 8277 1997 2000 Houston
241.Woodrow Dantzler* 8262 1998 2001 Clemson
242.David Fales* 8250 2012 2013 San Jose State
243.Jameis Winston 8248 2013 2014 Florida State
244.Ryan Mallett* 8244 2007 2010 Arkansas
245.Troy Taylor 8236 1986 1989 California
246.Cody Ledbetter 8207 1991 1995 New Mexico State
247.Jim Plunkett* 8178 1968 1970 Stanford
248.Steve Taneyhill 8164 1992 1995 South Carolina
249.Tim Couch 8160 1996 1998 Kentucky
250.Blake Bortles* 8159 2011 2013 Central Florida