Adjusted Passing Yards Per Attempt Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rk Player AY/A From To School
1Bryce Petty*10.6320112014Baylor
2Ryan Dinwiddie*10.6020002003Boise State
3Sam Bradford*10.5720072009Oklahoma
4Marcus Mariota*10.5120122014Oregon
5Baker Mayfield*10.5020132017Oklahoma
6Tim Tebow*10.3820062009Florida
7Logan Woodside*9.9620132017Toledo
8Kellen Moore*9.8020082011Boise State
9Mason Rudolph*9.7820142017Oklahoma State
10Omar Jacobs*9.7020032005Bowling Green State
11A.J. McCarron*9.6320102013Alabama
12Danny Wuerffel9.6319931996Florida
13Matt Johnson*9.5720122015Bowling Green State
14Ty Detmer9.4919881991Brigham Young
15Andrew Luck*9.4720092011Stanford
16Colt Brennan*9.4220052007Hawaii
17Jameis Winston*9.4120132014Florida State
18John Dutton9.3819961997Nevada
19Brian Brohm*9.3820042007Louisville
20Johnny Manziel*9.3720122013Texas A&M
21Robert Griffin III*9.3620082011Baylor
22Matt Leinart*9.3520032005USC
23Donovan McNabb9.3419951998Syracuse
24Steve Sarkisian9.3219951996Brigham Young
25Aaron Murray*9.3020102013Georgia
26David Fales*9.2920122013San Jose State
27Trace McSorley*9.1920152017Penn State
28Chad Pennington*9.1719971999Marshall
29Jim McMahon9.1419771981Brigham Young
30Billy Blanton9.1119931996San Diego State
31Zach Terrell*9.1020132016Western Michigan
32Ryan Mallett*9.0920072010Arkansas
33Brandon Doughty*9.0820112015Western Kentucky
34Case Keenum*9.0820072011Houston
35Chris Weinke9.0119972000Florida State
36Cody Kessler*8.9220122015USC
37Teddy Bridgewater*8.9120112013Louisville
38Trent Dilfer*8.9019911993Fresno State
39Joe Germaine*8.8919961998Ohio State
40Jake Browning*8.8420152017Washington
41Connor Shaw*8.8320102013South Carolina
42Blake Bortles*8.8220112013UCF
43Darron Thomas*8.8220082011Oregon
44Riley Ferguson*8.8220162017Memphis
45Tajh Boyd*8.7720102013Clemson
46Patrick Mahomes*8.7520142017Texas Tech
47Deshaun Watson*8.7220142016Clemson
48Ken Dorsey*8.6919992002Miami (FL)
49Kevin Hogan*8.6920122015Stanford
50Tim Rattay8.6819971999Louisiana Tech
51Brandon Weeden*8.6520082011Oklahoma State
52Geno Smith*8.6520092012West Virginia
53Nate Davis*8.6520062008Ball State
54Bruce Gradkowski*8.6520022005Toledo
55Brad Kaaya*8.6420142016Miami (FL)
56Chuck Hartlieb*8.6419851988Iowa
57Brett Rypien*8.6320152017Boise State
58Lamar Jackson*8.6320152017Louisville
59Sam Darnold*8.6320152017USC
60David Carr*8.6219972001Fresno State
61Byron Leftwich*8.6219982002Marshall
62Chad Kelly*8.6120132016Ole Miss
63Josh Wallwork8.6019951996Wyoming
64Derek Carr*8.6020092013Fresno State
65Ryan Leaf*8.5619951997Washington State
66Nick Stevens*8.5620142017Colorado State
67Jason White*8.5519992004Oklahoma
68Paul Smith*8.5320032007Tulsa
69Daunte Culpepper8.5219961998UCF
70J.T. Barrett*8.4820142017Ohio State
71Kevin Kolb*8.4820032006Houston
72JaMarcus Russell*8.4320042006LSU
73Russell Wilson*8.4320082011Wisconsin
74Graham Harrell*8.4320052008Texas Tech
75Ben Roethlisberger*8.4220012003Miami (OH)
76Quinton Flowers*8.4120142017South Florida
77Driphus Jackson*8.4020122015Rice
78Colin Kaepernick*8.3920072010Nevada
79Nate Sudfeld*8.3420122015Indiana
80Jason Campbell*8.3420012004Auburn
81John Walsh8.3419911994Brigham Young
82Bryn Renner*8.3320102013North Carolina
83Brett Hundley*8.3320122014UCLA
Dak Prescott*8.3320122015Mississippi State
85Peyton Manning8.3219941997Tennessee
86Brent Stockstill*8.3220142017Middle Tennessee State
87Garrett Grayson*8.3220112014Colorado State
88Max Hall*8.2820072009Brigham Young
89E.J. Manuel*8.2720092012Florida State
90Joe Hamilton8.2619961999Georgia Tech
91Shawn Moore8.2519871990Virginia
92Zac Robinson*8.2520062009Oklahoma State
93Chandler Harnish*8.2320082011Northern Illinois
94Connor Cook*8.2320122015Michigan State
95Tyler Bray*8.2020102012Tennessee
96Taylor Kelly*8.2020112014Arizona State
97Mike McCoy8.2019921994Utah
98Colt McCoy*8.1920062009Texas
99Rex Grossman*8.1820002002Florida
100Cade McNown*8.1819951998UCLA
101Taylor Lamb*8.1720142017Appalachian State
102Gunner Kiel*8.1520142016Cincinnati
103Moses Moreno8.1419941997Colorado State
104Jared Goff*8.1420132015California
105Nick Florence*8.1320092012Baylor
106Mike White*8.1320132017Western Kentucky
107Robbie Bosco8.1219831985Brigham Young
108Bryant Moniz*8.1220092011Hawaii
109Steve Young8.1119811983Brigham Young
110Philip Rivers*8.1020002003North Carolina State
111Chuck Long*8.1019811985Iowa
112Skyler Howard*8.0920142016West Virginia
113Tyrod Taylor*8.0920072010Virginia Tech
114Bryan Cupito*8.0820022006Minnesota
115G.J. Kinne*8.0820092011Tulsa
116Kirk Cousins*8.0720082011Michigan State
117Josh Haldi*8.0720012004Northern Illinois
Joshua Haldi*8.0720012004Northern Illinois
119Tyler Wilson*8.0520082012Arkansas
120Nick Arbuckle*8.0520142015Georgia State
121Rudy Carpenter*8.0520052008Arizona State
122George Godsey8.0419982001Georgia Tech
123Todd Collins*8.0119911994Michigan
124Dan McGwire*8.0119861990San Diego State
125Jordan Lynch*8.0120102013Northern Illinois
126Rakeem Cato*8.0120112014Marshall
127Kordell Stewart8.0119911994Colorado
128David Greene*8.0120012004Georgia
129Rob Johnson*8.0019911994USC
130Matt Barkley*7.9920092012USC
131Daryll Clark*7.9720062009Penn State
132Craig Erickson7.9619871990Miami (FL)
133Mike Maxwell7.9619931995Nevada
134Trevone Boykin*7.9620122015Texas Christian
135Tyler Palko*7.9420022006Pitt
136Bart Hendricks7.9319972000Boise State
137Kyle Padron*7.9220092011SMU
138Bobby Hoying*7.9219921995Ohio State
139Everett Golson*7.9220122015Florida State
140Marquise Williams*7.9220122015North Carolina
141Jared Zabransky*7.9120032006Boise State
142David Neill7.9119982001Nevada
143Ryan Higgins*7.9120132016Louisiana Tech
144Chase Daniel*7.8920052008Missouri
145Andy Dalton*7.8820072010Texas Christian
146Vince Young*7.8820032005Texas
147Colby Cameron*7.8820092012Louisiana Tech
148Darrell Hackney*7.8820022005UAB
149Stephen Morris*7.8820102013Miami (FL)
150Josh Rosen*7.8820152017UCLA
151Kevin Feterik7.8819961999Brigham Young
152Todd Reesing*7.8820062009Kansas
153Thad Busby7.8619941997Florida State
154Andre Ware7.8619871989Houston
155Terrance Owens*7.8620102013Toledo
156Terrelle Pryor*7.8520082010Ohio State
157Marvin Graves7.8519901993Syracuse
158Tyler Tettleton*7.8420092013Ohio
159Asad Abdul-Khaliq*7.8420002003Minnesota
160Levi Brown*7.8420082009Troy
161Pat White*7.8320052008West Virginia
162Ricky Stanzi*7.8320072010Iowa
163Shane Carden*7.8320122014East Carolina
164Zach Collaros*7.8320082011Cincinnati
165B.J. Symons*7.8320002003Texas Tech
166Herb Tyler7.8219951998LSU
167Reggie McNeal*7.8120022005Texas A&M
168Rod Rutherford*7.8120002003Pitt
169John Beck*7.8120032006Brigham Young
170Major Applewhite*7.7919982001Texas
171Elvis Grbac*7.7719891992Michigan
172Keith Smith7.7619961999Arizona
173Greg Ward Jr.*7.7520132016Houston
174Steve Stenstrom*7.7519911994Stanford
175Kenny Hill*7.7520132017Texas Christian
176Casey Clausen*7.7320002003Tennessee
177Eric Zeier7.7219911994Georgia
178Randall Cunningham*7.7219821984UNLV
179Mike Bercovici*7.7220112015Arizona State
180Mike Bobo7.7119941997Georgia
181Drew Lock7.7120152017Missouri
182Brad Otton*7.7019941996USC
183John Stocco*7.6820032006Wisconsin
184Landry Jones*7.6820092012Oklahoma
185Andre Woodson*7.6820042007Kentucky
186Keith Price*7.6720102013Washington
187Ron Powlus7.6619941997Notre Dame
188Anu Solomon*7.6620142017Baylor
189Kellen Clemens*7.6620022005Oregon
190Raymond Philyaw7.6519941996Louisiana-Monroe
191Brian Johnson*7.6520042008Utah
192Gifford Nielsen*7.6519751977Brigham Young
193Cory Paus*7.6319992002UCLA
194Marc Bulger*7.6319961999West Virginia
195Ryan Schneider7.6220002003UCF
196Gino Torretta7.6219891992Miami (FL)
197Matt Sherman7.6219941997Iowa
198Trevor Vittatoe*7.6120072010UTEP
199Joey Harrington*7.6019982001Oregon
200Chris Leak*7.6020032006Florida
201Charlie Frye7.5820012004Akron
202Jason Gesser*7.5819992002Washington State
203Jake Plummer7.5719931996Arizona State
204David Klingler7.5719881991Houston
205Pat Barnes*7.5619931996California
206Charlie Ward7.5619891993Florida State
207Dan Lefevour*7.5620062009Central Michigan
208Andrew Walter*7.5520012004Arizona State
209John David Booty*7.5520032007USC
210Nick Mullens*7.5420132016Southern Mississippi
211Robert Hall7.5419901993Texas Tech
212Chris Rix*7.5320012004Florida State
213Chris Simms*7.5319992002Texas
214Sam Keller*7.5320032007Nebraska
215Bo Wallace*7.5320122014Ole Miss
216Jonathan Smith*7.5119982001Oregon State
217Tom Ramsey*7.5119791982UCLA
218Brett Smith*7.5020112013Wyoming
219Dalton Sturm*7.4920142017UTSA
220Kerwin Bell7.4819841987Florida
221Tino Sunseri*7.4820092012Pitt
222Billy Volek7.4819961999Fresno State
223Paxton Lynch*7.4820132015Memphis
224Chase Holbrook7.4720062008New Mexico State
225Eli Manning*7.4620002003Ole Miss
226Brandon Allen*7.4520122015Arkansas
227Seth Doege*7.4520092012Texas Tech
Danny Kanell7.4519921995Florida State
229Bryant Shirreffs*7.4520132017Connecticut
230Josh Fields*7.4420012003Oklahoma State
231Tommy Hodson7.4419861989LSU
232Fredi Knighten*7.4420122015Arkansas State
233Brady Quinn*7.4320032006Notre Dame
234Luke Falk*7.4320142017Washington State
235Jerry Rhome7.4319611964Tulsa
236Scott Mitchell7.4319871989Utah
237Doug Johnson7.4219961999Florida
238Austin Davis*7.4220082011Southern Mississippi
239Cooper Rush*7.4120132016Central Michigan
240Scott Hall*7.4120002004North Texas
241Dave Ragone*7.4119992002Louisville
242Ryan Aplin*7.4020092012Arkansas State
243Kevin Riley*7.3920072010California
244Chase Clement*7.3820052008Rice
245Matt Jones*7.3720012004Arkansas
246Doug Flutie*7.3719811984Boston College
247Tom Savage*7.3620092013Pitt
248Matthew Stafford*7.3620062008Georgia
249Bernie Kosar7.3619831984Miami (FL)
250Rusty Smith7.3620062009Florida Atlantic

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