Passing Yards Per Attempt Career Leaders and Records

Minimum 325 pass completions.
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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Y/A From To School
1Mac Jones*1120182020Alabama
2Tua Tagovailoa*10.920172019Alabama
3Kyler Murray*10.420152018Oklahoma
4Ryan Dinwiddie*9.920002003Boise State
5Ty Detmer9.819881991Brigham Young
6Baker Mayfield*9.820132017Oklahoma
7Bryce Petty*9.720112014Baylor
8Jordan Ta'amu9.520172018Ole Miss
9Steve Sarkisian9.519951996Brigham Young
10Mason Rudolph*9.420142017Oklahoma State
11Sam Bradford*9.420072009Oklahoma
12Matt Corral*9.420182020Ole Miss
13Sam Howell*9.420192020North Carolina
14Malik Cunningham*9.420182020Louisville
15Joe Burrow*9.420152019LSU
16Jameis Winston*9.420132014Florida State
17Tim Tebow*9.320062009Florida
18Danny Wuerffel9.319931996Florida
19Stefan Lefors*9.320012004Louisville
20Marcus Mariota*9.320122014Oregon
21Tanner Morgan*9.220182020Minnesota
22Justin Fields*9.220182020Ohio State
23Dwayne Haskins*9.120172018Ohio State
24Zach Wilson*9.120182020Brigham Young
25Danny White9.119711973Arizona State
26Brian Brohm*9.120042007Louisville
27Jake Waters*9.120132014Kansas State
28Kyle Trask*9.120182020Florida
29Koy Detmer9.119921996Colorado
30Johnny Manziel*9.120122013Texas A&M
31Will Grier*9.120152018West Virginia
32Jalen Hurts*9.120162019Oklahoma
33Logan Woodside*920132017Toledo
34J.J. Joe919901993Baylor
35Seth Russell*920132016Baylor
36Jim McMahon919771981Brigham Young
37Vinny Testaverde919821986Miami (FL)
38Marvin Graves919901993Syracuse
39Colt Brennan*920052007Hawaii
40Donovan McNabb8.919951998Syracuse
41David Fales*8.920122013San Jose State
42Aaron Murray*8.920102013Georgia
43Dillon Gabriel*8.920192020UCF
44John Dutton8.919941997Nevada
45Chris Weinke8.919972000Florida State
46Billy Blanton8.919931996San Diego State
47Trevor Lawrence*8.920182020Clemson
48Alex Smith*8.920022004Utah
49Andrew Luck*8.920092011Stanford
50Josh Wallwork8.919951996Wyoming
51Kellen Moore*8.820082011Boise State
52Matt Johnson*8.820122015Bowling Green State
53Trent Dilfer*8.819911993Fresno State
54A.J. McCarron*8.820102013Alabama
55Jim Harbaugh*8.819831986Michigan
56Ryan Mallett*8.820072010Arkansas
57Zach Mettenberger*8.820112013LSU
58Joe Ganz*8.820062008Nebraska
59Scott Tolzien*8.820082010Wisconsin
60Chuck Hartlieb*8.819851988Iowa
61Dustin Crum*8.720172020Kent State
62Zach Terrell*8.720132016Western Michigan
63Joe Hamilton8.719961999Georgia Tech
64Chuck Long*8.719811985Iowa
65Shawn Moore8.719871990Virginia
66Robert Griffin III*8.720082011Baylor
67Riley Ferguson*8.720162017Memphis
68Sam King8.719791981UNLV
69Greg McElroy*8.620072010Alabama
70E.J. Manuel*8.620092012Florida State
71Brandon Doughty*8.620112015Western Kentucky
72Case Keenum*8.620072011Houston
73Tyler Huntley*8.620162019Utah
74Joe Germaine*8.619961998Ohio State
75Teddy Bridgewater*8.620112013Louisville
John Walsh8.619911994Brigham Young
77Rick Mirer8.619891992Notre Dame
78Brendon Kay*8.620092013Cincinnati
79Matt Leinart*8.620032005USC
80Chad Pennington*8.619971999Marshall
81Cade McNown*8.619951998UCLA
82Omar Jacobs*8.620032005Bowling Green State
83Jason Campbell*8.520012004Auburn
84Sam Darnold*8.520152017USC
85Brady White*8.520152020Memphis
86Chad Kelly*8.520132016Ole Miss
87Troy Smith*8.520032006Ohio State
88Blake Bortles*8.520112013UCF
89Steve Young8.519811983Brigham Young
90Daunte Culpepper8.519961998UCF
91McKenzie Milton*8.520162020UCF
92Jarrett Stidham*8.520152018Auburn
93Kevin Hogan*8.520122015Stanford
94Garrett Gabriel8.519861990Hawaii
95Moses Moreno8.519941997Colorado State
96Scott McBrien*8.520002003Maryland
97Tajh Boyd*8.520102013Clemson
98Shaun Carney*8.520042007Air Force
99Brock Purdy*8.520182020Iowa State
100Don McPherson8.519841987Syracuse
101Paul Smith*8.520032007Tulsa
102Ryan Leaf*8.419951997Washington State
103Bobby Hoying*8.419921995Ohio State
104Matt Sherman8.419941997Iowa
105Robbie Bosco8.419831985Brigham Young
106Jared Zabransky*8.420032006Boise State
107Deshaun Watson*8.420142016Clemson
108Vince Young*8.420032005Texas
109Cory Paus*8.419992002UCLA
110Brett Rypien*8.420152018Boise State
111Brandon Weeden*8.420082011Oklahoma State
112Brad Kaaya*8.420142016Miami (FL)
113Dan McGwire*8.419861990San Diego State
114Jake Fromm*8.420172019Georgia
115Denard Robinson*8.420092012Michigan
116Nick Arbuckle*8.420142015Georgia State
117Carson Wentz8.420122015North Dakota State
118Nick Florence*8.420092012Baylor
119Grant Hedrick*8.420112014Boise State
120DeShone Kizer*8.420152016Notre Dame
121Nathan Rourke*8.320172019Ohio
122Patrick Mahomes*8.320142016Texas Tech
123Troy Aikman*8.319841988UCLA
124Lamar Jackson*8.320152017Louisville
125Zac Robinson*8.320062009Oklahoma State
126Mitch Trubisky*8.320142016North Carolina
127Doug Flutie*8.319811984Boston College
128Justin Holland*8.320022005Colorado State
129JaMarcus Russell*8.320042006LSU
130Austin Allen*8.320142017Arkansas
131Ben Roethlisberger*8.320012003Miami (OH)
132Nick Stevens*8.320142017Colorado State
133Ken Dorsey*8.319992002Miami (FL)
134Quinton Flowers*8.320142017South Florida
135Connor Shaw*8.320102013South Carolina
136Jake Browning*8.320152018Washington
137Kevin Kolb*8.320032006Houston
138David Carr*8.319972001Fresno State
139Terrance Broadway*8.320102014Louisiana
140Thad Busby8.319941997Florida State
141Stephen Morris*8.320102013Miami (FL)
142Kedon Slovis*8.320192020USC
143Garrett Grayson*8.320112014Colorado State
144Keith Smith8.319961999Arizona
145Kordell Stewart8.319911994Colorado
146Rex Grossman*8.320002002Florida
147Byron Leftwich*8.319982002Marshall
148Mike Tomczak*8.319811984Ohio State
149Joe Youngblood8.219901993Central Michigan
150Mike Bobo8.219941997Georgia
151Todd Collins*8.219911994Michigan
152Mike Maxwell8.219931995Nevada
153Jack Abraham*8.220182020Southern Mississippi
154Buck Pierce8.220012004New Mexico State
155Aaron Rodgers*8.220032004California
156Max Hall*8.220072009Brigham Young
157D'Eriq King*8.220162020Miami (FL)
158Mike Teel*8.220052008Rutgers
159Bruce Gradkowski*8.220022005Toledo
160Nate Davis*8.220062008Ball State
161Tom Ramsey*8.219791982UCLA
162Tim Rattay8.219971999Louisiana Tech
163Herb Tyler8.219951998LSU
164Gunner Kiel*8.220142016Cincinnati
165Sean Clifford*8.220182020Penn State
166Cody Kessler*8.220122015USC
167Tyler Wilson*8.220082012Arkansas
168Dan Persa*8.220082011Northwestern
169Bryn Renner*8.220102013North Carolina
170Cale Gundy8.219901993Oklahoma
171Tim Gutierrez8.219921994San Diego State
172Mike Fouts8.219951996Utah
173Justin Herbert*8.220162019Oregon
174Marc Wilson8.219771979Brigham Young
175Marlon Adler8.119821985Missouri
176Trace McSorley*8.120152018Penn State
177Gifford Nielsen*8.119751977Brigham Young
178Ricky Stanzi*8.120072010Iowa
179Chris Reynolds*8.120182020Charlotte
180Doug Gaynor8.119841985Long Beach State
181Tyrod Taylor*8.120072010Virginia Tech
182Bryan Cupito*8.120022006Minnesota
183Peyton Manning8.119941997Tennessee
184Matt Sauk8.119961997Utah State
185Ryan Schneider8.120002003UCF
186Chuck Fusina8.119751978Penn State
187Rob Johnson*8.119911994USC
188Kyle Padron*8.120092011SMU
189Kirk Cousins*8.120082011Michigan State
190Mike Glass III*8.120182019Eastern Michigan
191Jim Karsatos*8.119831986Ohio State
192Mike White*8.120132017Western Kentucky
193Driphus Jackson*8.120122015Rice
194Tyler Bray*8.120102012Tennessee
195Kerry Collins8.119911994Penn State
196Anthony Gordon*8.120182019Washington State
197Darron Thomas*8.120082011Oregon
198Jesse Freitas*8.119701973San Diego State
199Dylan Thompson*8.120112014South Carolina
200Jay Barker8.119911994Alabama
201Chandler Harnish*8.120082011Northern Illinois
202Colt McCoy*8.120062009Texas
203Craig Erickson8.119871990Miami (FL)
204Ryan Higgins*8.120132016Louisiana Tech
205Chris Robison*8.120182020Florida Atlantic
206Chris Rix*8.120012004Florida State
207Devin Gardner*8.120102014Michigan
208Ryan Colburn*820072010Fresno State
209Gary Huff819701972Florida State
210Bo Wallace*820122014Ole Miss
211Nic Shimonek*820152017Texas Tech
212Ryan Clement*819941997Miami (FL)
213Bernie Kosar819831984Miami (FL)
214Justice Hansen*820162018Arkansas State
215Christian Chapman*820152018San Diego State
216Kevin Feterik819961999Brigham Young
217Casey Printers*819992001Texas Christian
218Brett Hundley*820122014UCLA
219Reggie Slack819861989Auburn
220George Godsey819982001Georgia Tech
221Dak Prescott*820122015Mississippi State
222Zach Collaros*820082011Cincinnati
223Nate Sudfeld*820122015Indiana
224Shea Patterson*820162019Michigan
225Rudy Carpenter*820052008Arizona State
226Nick Starkel*820172020San Jose State
227David Greene*820012004Georgia
228Tommy Maddox*819901991UCLA
229Jason White*819992004Oklahoma
230Bryant Moniz*820092011Hawaii
231Cole McDonald*820172019Hawaii
232Jason Johnson819992002Arizona
233Reggie McNeal*820022005Texas A&M
234Rod Rutherford*820002003Pitt
235Josh Rosen*820152017UCLA
236Khalil Tate*820162019Arizona
237Levi Lewis*820172020Louisiana
238Marc Bulger*819961999West Virginia
239Skyler Howard*820142016West Virginia
240Geno Smith*820092012West Virginia
241Kerwin Bell819841987Florida
242Jerry Tagge*819691971Nebraska
243Eric Zeier819911994Georgia
244Kevin Sweeney*819821986Fresno State
245Kaleb Barker*7.920162019Troy
246Colin Kaepernick*7.920072010Nevada
247Braxton Miller*7.920112015Ohio State
248Art Schlichter*7.919781981Ohio State
249Darrell Hackney*7.920022005UAB
250Robert Hall7.919901993Texas Tech