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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.Derek Carr* 13033 2009 2013 Fresno State
 Marcus Mariota* 13033 2012 2015 Oregon
22.Brad Smith* 12837 2002 2005 Missouri
23.Sean Mannion* 12796 2011 2014 Oregon State
24.Trevone Boykin* 12776 2012 2015 Texas Christian
25.Luke McCown 12731 2000 2003 Louisiana Tech
26.Drew Brees* 12692 1997 2000 Purdue
27.Zac Dysert* 12678 2009 2012 Miami (OH)
28.Tim Rattay 12643 1997 1999 Louisiana Tech
29.Robert Griffin III* 12620 2008 2011 Baylor
30.Brandon Doughty* 12570 2011 2015 Western Kentucky
31.Ryan Aplin* 12514 2009 2012 Arkansas State
32.Ryan Lindley* 12415 2008 2011 San Diego State
33.Trevor Vittatoe* 12291 2007 2010 Texas-El Paso
34.Austin Davis* 12267 2008 2011 Southern Mississippi
35.Kliff Kingsbury* 12263 1999 2002 Texas Tech
36.Shane Carden* 12244 2012 2014 East Carolina
37.Tim Tebow* 12232 2006 2009 Florida
38.Matt Barkley* 12214 2009 2012 Southern California
39.Chris Redman 12129 1996 1999 Louisville
40.Byron Leftwich* 12084 1998 2002 Marshall
41.Jared Goff 12081 2013 2015 California
42.Geno Smith* 12004 2009 2012 West Virginia
43.Brady Quinn* 11944 2003 2006 Notre Dame
44.Chandler Harnish* 11927 2008 2011 Northern Illinois
45.Andy Dalton* 11925 2007 2010 Texas Christian
46.Dak Prescott* 11897 2012 2015 Mississippi State
47.Todd Reesing* 11840 2006 2009 Kansas
48.Kolton Browning* 11808 2010 2013 Louisiana-Monroe
49.Adam Weber* 11790 2007 2010 Minnesota
50.Keith Wenning* 11730 2010 2013 Ball State
51.Doug Flutie* 11728 1981 1984 Boston College
52.Brett Hundley* 11713 2012 2014 UCLA
53.David Neill 11664 1998 2001 Nevada
54.Gino Guidugli* 11661 2001 2004 Cincinnati
55.Carson Palmer* 11621 1998 2002 Southern California
56.Paul Smith* 11602 2003 2007 Tulsa
57.Chase Holbrook 11577 2006 2008 New Mexico State
58.Brett Basanez* 11576 2002 2005 Northwestern
59.Max Hall* 11569 2007 2009 Brigham Young
60.Chase Clement* 11526 2005 2008 Rice
61.Curtis Painter* 11511 2005 2008 Purdue
62.Chad Pennington* 11507 1997 1999 Marshall
63.Charlie Frye 11478 2001 2004 Akron
64.Antwaan Randle El 11364 1998 2001 Indiana
65.Chris Leak* 11350 2003 2006 Florida
66.Cade McNown* 11285 1995 1998 UCLA
67.Tim Lester 11272 1996 1999 Western Michigan
68.David Greene* 11270 2001 2004 Georgia
69.Tim Hiller* 11220 2005 2009 Western Michigan
70.Ben Roethlisberger* 11075 2001 2003 Miami (OH)
71.John Beck* 11059 2003 2006 Brigham Young
72.Jordan Palmer* 11041 2003 2006 Texas-El Paso
73.Peyton Manning 11020 1994 1997 Tennessee
74.Alex Brink 11011 2004 2007 Washington State
75.Matt Grothe* 10875 2006 2009 South Florida
76.Eric Zeier 10841 1991 1994 Georgia
77.Joshua Cribbs 10839 2001 2004 Kent State
78.G.J. Kinne* 10831 2009 2011 Tulsa
79.Brian Brohm* 10819 2004 2007 Louisville
80.Connor Halliday* 10816 2011 2014 Washington State
81.Alex Van Pelt 10814 1989 1992 Pittsburgh
82.Garrett Gilbert* 10774 2009 2013 Southern Methodist
83.Denard Robinson* 10745 2009 2012 Michigan
84.Derek Anderson* 10716 2001 2004 Oregon State
85.Ryan Schneider 10703 2000 2003 Central Florida
86.Bryant Moniz* 10681 2009 2011 Hawaii
87.Stoney Case 10651 1991 1994 New Mexico
88.Joe Hamilton 10640 1996 1999 Georgia Tech
89.Jared Lorenzen 10637 2000 2003 Kentucky
90.Kevin Hogan* 10634 2012 2015 Stanford
 Nathan Scheelhaase* 10634 2010 2013 Illinois
 Danny Wimprine* 10634 2001 2004 Memphis
93.Matt Leinart* 10623 2003 2005 Southern California
94.Juice Williams* 10594 2006 2009 Illinois
95.Jordan Lynch* 10552 2010 2013 Northern Illinois
96.Pat White* 10529 2005 2008 West Virginia
97.Todd Santos 10513 1984 1987 San Diego State
98.B.J. Daniels* 10501 2008 2012 South Florida
99.Danny Wuerffel 10500 1993 1996 Florida
100.Bo Wallace* 10478 2012 2014 Mississippi
101.Tyler Sheehan* 10465 2006 2009 Bowling Green State
102.Bret Meyer* 10422 2004 2007 Iowa State
103.Dan Orlovsky* 10421 2001 2004 Connecticut
104.Marquise Williams* 10419 2012 2015 North Carolina
105.Andrew Luck* 10387 2009 2011 Stanford
106.Brett Smith* 10365 2011 2013 Wyoming
107.Logan Thomas* 10362 2010 2013 Virginia Tech
108.Daunte Culpepper 10344 1996 1998 Central Florida
109.Kevin Sweeney* 10252 1982 1986 Fresno State
110.Bruce Gradkowski* 10243 2002 2005 Toledo
111.David Garrard 10238 1998 2001 East Carolina
112.Steven Jyles 10234 2002 2005 Louisiana-Monroe
113.Taylor Martinez* 10233 2010 2013 Nebraska
114.Taylor Kelly* 10223 2011 2014 Arizona State
115.Rudy Carpenter* 10196 2005 2008 Arizona State
116.Zac Robinson* 10175 2006 2009 Oklahoma State
117.Paul Pinegar* 10145 2002 2005 Fresno State
118.Andrew Walter* 10142 2001 2004 Arizona State
119.Bart Hendricks 10039 1997 2000 Boise State
 Tyler Tettleton* 10039 2009 2013 Ohio
121.Troy Kopp 10025 1989 1992 Pacific
122.Johnny Manziel* 9989 2012 2013 Texas A&M
123.Teddy Bridgewater* 9987 2011 2013 Louisville
 Thaddeus Lewis 9987 2006 2009 Duke
125.Eli Manning* 9984 2000 2003 Mississippi
126.Steve Stenstrom* 9983 1991 1994 Stanford
127.Darrell Hackney* 9978 2002 2005 Alabama-Birmingham
128.Josh Harris* 9976 2000 2003 Bowling Green State
129.Jay Cutler 9953 2002 2005 Vanderbilt
130.Donovan McNabb 9950 1995 1998 Syracuse
131.Ryan Dinwiddie* 9924 2000 2003 Boise State
132.Riley Skinner* 9923 2006 2009 Wake Forest
133.Cody Kessler* 9914 2012 2015 Southern California
134.Shaun King* 9853 1995 1998 Tulane
135.Nick Foles* 9778 2007 2011 Arizona
136.Rusty Smith 9777 2006 2009 Florida Atlantic
137.Brian McClure 9774 1982 1985 Bowling Green State
138.Ryan Radcliff* 9770 2009 2012 Central Michigan
139.Charlie Whitehurst* 9763 2002 2005 Clemson
140.Nathan Enderle* 9735 2007 2010 Idaho
141.Nate Davis* 9732 2006 2008 Ball State
142.Cody Pickett* 9730 1999 2003 Washington
143.Jim McMahon 9723 1977 1981 Brigham Young
144.Glenn Foley 9719 1990 1993 Boston College
145.Kyle Orton* 9653 2001 2004 Purdue
146.Jamie Barnette 9638 1996 1999 North Carolina State
147.Darian Durant* 9629 2001 2004 North Carolina
148.Reggie Ball* 9579 2003 2006 Georgia Tech
149.Jake Locker* 9578 2007 2010 Washington
150.Casey Clausen* 9577 2000 2003 Tennessee
151.Casey Bramlet 9575 2000 2003 Wyoming
152.Paxton Lynch* 9552 2013 2015 Memphis
153.Chuck Long* 9515 1981 1985 Iowa
154.Alex Carder* 9486 2009 2012 Western Michigan
 Ken Dorsey* 9486 1999 2002 Miami (FL)
156.Garrett Grayson* 9473 2011 2014 Colorado State
 Chris Weinke 9473 1997 2000 Florida State
158.Terrence Jones 9445 1985 1988 Tulane
159.Connor Cook* 9403 2012 2015 Michigan State
160.Chad Henne* 9400 2004 2007 Michigan
161.Matt Ryan* 9371 2004 2007 Boston College
162.Ryan Nassib* 9358 2009 2012 Syracuse
163.Todd Ellis* 9351 1986 1989 South Carolina
164.David Klingler 9327 1988 1991 Houston
165.Joe Licata* 9301 2012 2015 Buffalo
166.Sean Renfree* 9298 2009 2012 Duke
167.Shawn Jones 9296 1989 1992 Georgia Tech
168.Cooper Rush* 9254 2013 2015 Central Michigan
169.Matt Johnson* 9245 2012 2015 Bowling Green State
170.Shane Matthews 9241 1990 1992 Florida
171.Chris Rix* 9213 2001 2004 Florida State
 Tyrod Taylor* 9213 2007 2010 Virginia Tech
173.Tanner Price* 9180 2010 2013 Wake Forest
174.Mike Teel* 9173 2005 2008 Rutgers
175.Vince Young* 9167 2003 2005 Texas
176.Dave Ragone* 9161 1999 2002 Louisville
177.Mark Herrmann* 9134 1977 1980 Purdue
178.Pete Thomas 9133 2010 2014 Louisiana-Monroe
179.Jared Zabransky* 9119 2003 2006 Boise State
180.Terrance Owens* 9114 2010 2013 Toledo
181.Spence Fischer 9110 1992 1995 Duke
 Brandon Weeden* 9110 2008 2011 Oklahoma State
183.T.J. Rubley 9080 1987 1991 Tulsa
184.Patrick Ramsey* 9077 1998 2001 Tulane
185.Brad Tayles 9071 1989 1992 Western Michigan
186.John Elway 9070 1979 1982 Stanford
187.Erik Wilhelm 9062 1985 1988 Oregon State
188.Ben Bennett 9061 1980 1983 Duke
189.T.J. Yates* 9044 2007 2010 North Carolina
190.Rex Grossman* 9031 2000 2002 Florida
191.Keith Price* 9020 2010 2013 Washington
192.Jason Gesser* 9007 1999 2002 Washington State
193.Kirk Cousins* 9004 2008 2011 Michigan State
194.Gary Nova* 9002 2011 2014 Rutgers
195.Kevin O'Connell 9001 2004 2007 San Diego State
196.A.J. McCarron* 8969 2010 2013 Alabama
197.Tommy Hodson 8938 1986 1989 Louisiana State
 Jason Martin 8938 1993 1996 Louisiana Tech
 Zach Terrell* 8938 2013 2015 Western Michigan
200.Jonathan Smith* 8917 1998 2001 Oregon State
201.Jerrod Johnson* 8888 2007 2010 Texas A&M
202.Corey Leonard 8887 2006 2009 Arkansas State
203.Reggie McNeal* 8881 2002 2005 Texas A&M
204.Jake Delhomme 8878 1993 1996 Louisiana-Lafayette
205.Andre Woodson* 8870 2004 2007 Kentucky
206.Art Schlichter* 8850 1978 1981 Ohio State
207.Mark Barsotti* 8849 1988 1991 Fresno State
208.Scott Mitchell 8836 1987 1989 Utah
209.Jacory Harris* 8823 2008 2011 Miami (FL)
210.Steve Young 8817 1981 1983 Brigham Young
211.Chuckie Keeton* 8803 2011 2015 Utah State
212.Jose Fuentes 8791 1999 2002 Utah State
213.Brian Mitchell 8782 1986 1989 Louisiana-Lafayette
214.John Navarre* 8773 2000 2003 Michigan
215.Marvin Graves 8755 1990 1993 Syracuse
216.Willie Tuitama* 8727 2005 2008 Arizona
217.Jeff Smoker* 8714 2000 2003 Michigan State
218.Brian Johnson* 8701 2004 2008 Utah
219.James Franklin* 8691 2010 2013 Missouri
220.Seth Doege* 8690 2009 2012 Texas Tech
221.Ryan Griffin 8684 2009 2012 Tulane
222.Rodney Peete* 8640 1985 1988 Southern California
223.Walter Church 8628 1996 2000 Eastern Michigan
 Kurt Kittner* 8628 1998 2001 Illinois
225.Travis Wilson* 8627 2012 2015 Utah
226.Jeremy Leach 8623 1988 1991 New Mexico
227.Braxton Miller* 8610 2011 2015 Ohio State
228.Marquel Blackwell 8597 2000 2002 South Florida
229.Tino Sunseri* 8591 2009 2012 Pittsburgh
230.E.J. Manuel* 8568 2009 2012 Florida State
231.Nick Mullens 8566 2013 2015 Southern Mississippi
232.James Pinkney* 8563 2003 2006 East Carolina
233.Keenan Reynolds* 8560 2012 2015 Navy
234.Drew Willy* 8555 2005 2008 Buffalo
235.Joe Webb 8545 2006 2009 Alabama-Birmingham
236.Bryce Petty* 8533 2011 2014 Baylor
237.Randall Cunningham* 8513 1982 1984 Nevada-Las Vegas
 Jake Plummer 8513 1993 1996 Arizona State
239.Robert Hall 8489 1990 1993 Texas Tech
240.Erik Ainge* 8473 2004 2007 Tennessee
241.Sam Bradford* 8439 2007 2009 Oklahoma
 Bradlee Van Pelt* 8439 2001 2003 Colorado State
243.Dane Evans 8433 2013 2015 Tulsa
244.Tyler Palko* 8429 2002 2006 Pittsburgh
245.Drew Tate* 8427 2003 2006 Iowa
246.Jeff Rowe* 8423 2002 2006 Nevada
247.Josh Freeman* 8421 2006 2008 Kansas State
248.Jeff Driskel* 8409 2011 2015 Louisiana Tech
 Spencer Keith* 8409 2009 2012 Kent State
250.Zach Maynard* 8407 2008 2012 California