Passing Yards Per Attempt Career Leaders and Records

Minimum 325 pass completions.
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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rk Player Y/A From To School
1Mac Jones*1120182020Alabama
2Grayson McCall*10.920192021Coastal Carolina
3Tua Tagovailoa*10.920172019Alabama
4Kyler Murray*10.420152018Oklahoma
5Ryan Dinwiddie*9.920002003Boise State
6Ty Detmer9.819881991Brigham Young
7Baker Mayfield*9.820132017Oklahoma
8Bryce Petty*9.720112014Baylor
9Hendon Hooker*9.520182021Tennessee
10Jordan Ta'amu9.520172018Ole Miss
11Steve Sarkisian9.519951996Brigham Young
12Mason Rudolph*9.420142017Oklahoma State
13Sam Bradford*9.420072009Oklahoma
14Joe Burrow*9.420152019LSU
15Jameis Winston*9.420132014Florida State
16Tim Tebow*9.320062009Florida
17Danny Wuerffel9.319931996Florida
18Stefan Lefors*9.320012004Louisville
19Marcus Mariota*9.320122014Oregon
20Justin Fields*9.220182020Ohio State
21Sam Howell*9.220192021North Carolina
22Matt Corral*9.120182021Ole Miss
23Dwayne Haskins*9.120172018Ohio State
24Zach Wilson*9.120182020Brigham Young
25Danny White9.119711973Arizona State
26Malik Cunningham*9.120182021Louisville
27Kaleb Eleby*9.120182021Western Michigan
28Brian Brohm*9.120042007Louisville
29Jake Waters*9.120132014Kansas State
30Kyle Trask*9.120182020Florida
31Koy Detmer9.119921996Colorado
32Johnny Manziel*9.120122013Texas A&M
33Will Grier*9.120152018West Virginia
34Jalen Hurts*9.120162019Oklahoma
35Logan Woodside*920132017Toledo
36J.J. Joe919901993Baylor
37Seth Russell*920132016Baylor
38Jim McMahon919771981Brigham Young
39Vinny Testaverde919821986Miami (FL)
40Marvin Graves919901993Syracuse
41Colt Brennan*920052007Hawaii
42Tanner Morgan*8.920182021Minnesota
43Donovan McNabb8.919951998Syracuse
44David Fales*8.920122013San Jose State
45Spencer Rattler*8.920192021Oklahoma
46Aaron Murray*8.920102013Georgia
47John Dutton8.919941997Nevada
48Chris Weinke8.919972000Florida State
49Billy Blanton8.919931996San Diego State
50Trevor Lawrence*8.920182020Clemson
51Alex Smith*8.920022004Utah
52Andrew Luck*8.920092011Stanford
53Josh Wallwork8.919951996Wyoming
54Kellen Moore*8.820082011Boise State
55Matt Johnson*8.820122015Bowling Green State
56Trent Dilfer*8.819911993Fresno State
57Dillon Gabriel*8.820192021UCF
58A.J. McCarron*8.820102013Alabama
59Layne Hatcher*8.820192021Arkansas State
60Jim Harbaugh*8.819831986Michigan
61Ryan Mallett*8.820072010Arkansas
62Zach Mettenberger*8.820112013LSU
63Joe Ganz*8.820062008Nebraska
64Scott Tolzien*8.820082010Wisconsin
65Chuck Hartlieb*8.819851988Iowa
66Zach Terrell*8.720132016Western Michigan
67Joe Hamilton8.719961999Georgia Tech
68Chuck Long*8.719811985Iowa
69Shawn Moore8.719871990Virginia
70Robert Griffin III*8.720082011Baylor
71Riley Ferguson*8.720162017Memphis
72Sam King8.719791981UNLV
73Greg McElroy*8.620072010Alabama
74E.J. Manuel*8.620092012Florida State
75Brandon Doughty*8.620112015Western Kentucky
76Case Keenum*8.620072011Houston
77Tyler Huntley*8.620162019Utah
78Dustin Crum*8.620172021Kent State
79Joe Germaine*8.619961998Ohio State
80Teddy Bridgewater*8.620112013Louisville
John Walsh8.619911994Brigham Young
82Rick Mirer8.619891992Notre Dame
83Brendon Kay*8.620092013Cincinnati
84Matt Leinart*8.620032005USC
85Brennan Armstrong*8.620182021Virginia
86Chad Pennington*8.619971999Marshall
87Cade McNown*8.619951998UCLA
88Jake Haener*8.620182021Fresno State
89Omar Jacobs*8.620032005Bowling Green State
90Bailey Zappe8.620212021Western Kentucky
91Jason Campbell*8.520012004Auburn
92Sam Darnold*8.520152017USC
93Brady White*8.520152020Memphis
94Chad Kelly*8.520132016Ole Miss
95Troy Smith*8.520032006Ohio State
96Blake Bortles*8.520112013UCF
97Steve Young8.519811983Brigham Young
98Daunte Culpepper8.519961998UCF
99Jarrett Stidham*8.520152018Auburn
100Kevin Hogan*8.520122015Stanford
101Garrett Gabriel8.519861990Hawaii
102Moses Moreno8.519941997Colorado State
103Scott McBrien*8.520002003Maryland
104Tajh Boyd*8.520102013Clemson
105Shaun Carney*8.520042007Air Force
106Don McPherson8.519841987Syracuse
107Paul Smith*8.520032007Tulsa
108Ryan Leaf*8.419951997Washington State
109Bobby Hoying*8.419921995Ohio State
110Matt Sherman8.419941997Iowa
111Robbie Bosco8.419831985Brigham Young
112Jared Zabransky*8.420032006Boise State
113Deshaun Watson*8.420142016Clemson
114Brett Gabbert*8.420192021Miami (OH)
115Vince Young*8.420032005Texas
116Cory Paus*8.419992002UCLA
117Brett Rypien*8.420152018Boise State
118Brandon Weeden*8.420082011Oklahoma State
119Brad Kaaya*8.420142016Miami (FL)
120Dan McGwire*8.419861990San Diego State
121Brock Purdy*8.420182021Iowa State
122Jake Fromm*8.420172019Georgia
123Denard Robinson*8.420092012Michigan
124Nick Arbuckle*8.420142015Georgia State
125Carson Wentz8.420122015North Dakota State
126Nick Florence*8.420092012Baylor
127Jayden Daniels*8.420192021Arizona State
128Grant Hedrick*8.420112014Boise State
129DeShone Kizer*8.420152016Notre Dame
130Nathan Rourke*8.320172019Ohio
131Patrick Mahomes*8.320142016Texas Tech
132Troy Aikman*8.319841988UCLA
133Lamar Jackson*8.320152017Louisville
134Zac Robinson*8.320062009Oklahoma State
135Mitch Trubisky*8.320142016North Carolina
136Malik Willis*8.320172021Liberty
137Doug Flutie*8.319811984Boston College
138Justin Holland*8.320022005Colorado State
139JaMarcus Russell*8.320042006LSU
140Austin Allen*8.320142017Arkansas
141Ben Roethlisberger*8.320012003Miami (OH)
142Nick Stevens*8.320142017Colorado State
143Ken Dorsey*8.319992002Miami (FL)
144Quinton Flowers*8.320142017South Florida
145Connor Shaw*8.320102013South Carolina
146Jake Browning*8.320152018Washington
147Kevin Kolb*8.320032006Houston
148David Carr*8.319972001Fresno State
149Terrance Broadway*8.320102014Louisiana
150Thad Busby8.319941997Florida State
151Stephen Morris*8.320102013Miami (FL)
152Garrett Grayson*8.320112014Colorado State
153Keith Smith8.319961999Arizona
154Kordell Stewart8.319911994Colorado
155Rex Grossman*8.320002002Florida
156Byron Leftwich*8.319982002Marshall
157Mike Tomczak*8.319811984Ohio State
158Joe Youngblood8.219901993Central Michigan
159Mike Bobo8.219941997Georgia
160Todd Collins*8.219911994Michigan
161Mike Maxwell8.219931995Nevada
162Jack Abraham*8.220182021Mississippi State
163Buck Pierce8.220012004New Mexico State
164Aaron Rodgers*8.220032004California
165Max Hall*8.220072009Brigham Young
166Mike Teel*8.220052008Rutgers
167Bruce Gradkowski*8.220022005Toledo
168Nate Davis*8.220062008Ball State
169Tom Ramsey*8.219791982UCLA
170Tim Rattay8.219971999Louisiana Tech
171Herb Tyler8.219951998LSU
172Gunner Kiel*8.220142016Cincinnati
173Cody Kessler*8.220122015USC
174Tyler Wilson*8.220082012Arkansas
175Dan Persa*8.220082011Northwestern
176Bryn Renner*8.220102013North Carolina
177Cale Gundy8.219901993Oklahoma
178Tim Gutierrez8.219921994San Diego State
179Mike Fouts8.219951996Utah
180McKenzie Milton*8.220162021Florida State
181Justin Herbert*8.220162019Oregon
182Marc Wilson8.219771979Brigham Young
183Marlon Adler8.119821985Missouri
184Trace McSorley*8.120152018Penn State
185Tanner Mordecai*8.120182021SMU
186Gifford Nielsen*8.119751977Brigham Young
187Ricky Stanzi*8.120072010Iowa
188Doug Gaynor8.119841985Long Beach State
189Tyrod Taylor*8.120072010Virginia Tech
190Bryan Cupito*8.120022006Minnesota
191Peyton Manning8.119941997Tennessee
192Matt Sauk8.119961997Utah State
193Ryan Schneider8.120002003UCF
194Chuck Fusina8.119751978Penn State
195Rob Johnson*8.119911994USC
196Kyle Padron*8.120092011SMU
197Kirk Cousins*8.120082011Michigan State
198Mike Glass III*8.120182019Eastern Michigan
199Jim Karsatos*8.119831986Ohio State
200Mike White*8.120132017Western Kentucky
201Driphus Jackson*8.120122015Rice
202Tyler Bray*8.120102012Tennessee
203Kerry Collins8.119911994Penn State
Chris Reynolds*8.120182021Charlotte
205Sam Hartman*8.120182021Wake Forest
206Anthony Gordon*8.120182019Washington State
207Darron Thomas*8.120082011Oregon
208Jesse Freitas*8.119701973San Diego State
209Dylan Thompson*8.120112014South Carolina
210Taulia Tagovailoa*8.120192021Maryland
211Jay Barker8.119911994Alabama
212Chandler Harnish*8.120082011Northern Illinois
213Colt McCoy*8.120062009Texas
214Craig Erickson8.119871990Miami (FL)
215Ryan Higgins*8.120132016Louisiana Tech
216Chris Robison*8.120182020Florida Atlantic
217Adrian Martinez8.120182021Nebraska
218Chris Rix*8.120012004Florida State
219Devin Gardner*8.120102014Michigan
220Ryan Colburn*820072010Fresno State
221Gary Huff819701972Florida State
222Bo Wallace*820122014Ole Miss
223Nic Shimonek*820152017Texas Tech
224Ryan Clement*819941997Miami (FL)
225Bernie Kosar819831984Miami (FL)
226Justice Hansen*820162018Arkansas State
227Grant Wells*820192021Marshall
228Christian Chapman*820152018San Diego State
229Kevin Feterik819961999Brigham Young
230Casey Printers*819992001Texas Christian
231Brett Hundley*820122014UCLA
232Reggie Slack819861989Auburn
233George Godsey819982001Georgia Tech
234Dak Prescott*820122015Mississippi State
235Zach Collaros*820082011Cincinnati
236Nate Sudfeld*820122015Indiana
237Shea Patterson*820162019Michigan
238Rudy Carpenter*820052008Arizona State
239Skylar Thompson*820172021Kansas State
240David Greene*820012004Georgia
241Tommy Maddox*819901991UCLA
242Jason White*819992004Oklahoma
243Bryant Moniz*820092011Hawaii
244Cole McDonald*820172019Hawaii
245Jason Johnson819992002Arizona
246D'Eriq King*820162021Miami (FL)
247Reggie McNeal*820022005Texas A&M
248Rod Rutherford*820002003Pitt
249Josh Rosen*820152017UCLA
250Khalil Tate*820162019Arizona