Passing Yards Per Attempt Single Season Leaders and Records

Minimum 325 pass completions.
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Leaders

  • Since 1956
  • Minimum 14 pass attempts per school game.
Leaders Table
Rk Player Y/A Year School
1Grayson McCall13.62021Coastal Carolina
2Kyler Murray*11.62018Oklahoma
3Baker Mayfield*11.52017Oklahoma
4Michael Vick*11.31999Virginia Tech
5Jalen Hurts*11.32019Oklahoma
6Mac Jones*11.22020Alabama
7Kaleb Eleby11.22020Western Michigan
8Tua Tagovailoa*11.22018Alabama
9Baker Mayfield*11.12016Oklahoma
10Ty Detmer11.11989Brigham Young
11Zach Wilson*112020Brigham Young
12C.J. Stroud10.82021Ohio State
13Joe Burrow*10.82019LSU
14Robert Griffin III*10.72011Baylor
15Layne Hatcher10.62020Arkansas State
16Jameis Winston*10.62013Florida State
17Max Bortenschlager10.52021Florida International
18Mike White*10.52016Western Kentucky
19Dustin Crum10.52020Kent State
20Bryce Petty*10.42013Baylor
21Zach Mettenberger*10.42013LSU
22Chuck Long10.31983Iowa
23Sam Howell*10.32020North Carolina
24Kenny Pickett10.32021Pitt
25Major Harris*10.31988West Virginia
26Russell Wilson*10.32011Wisconsin
27Tyler Huntley*10.32019Utah
28Jim McMahon10.31980Brigham Young
29Matt Corral10.32021Ole Miss
30Matt Corral*10.22020Ole Miss
31Tanner Morgan*10.22019Minnesota
32Brock Purdy*10.22018Iowa State
33Don McPherson10.21987Syracuse
34McKenzie Milton*10.22017UCF
35Vernon Adams*10.22015Oregon
36Cam Newton*10.22010Auburn
37Kerry Collins10.11994Penn State
38David Johnson*10.12008Tulsa
39Akili Smith*10.11998Oregon
40Stefan Lefors*10.12004Louisville
41Aaron Murray*10.12012Georgia
42Danny Wuerffel10.11996Florida
43John Huarte10.11964Notre Dame
44Danny Wuerffel101995Florida
45Kellen Moore*102010Boise State
46Joe Hamilton101999Georgia Tech
47Payton Thorne102021Michigan State
48Mason Rudolph*102017Oklahoma State
49Marcus Mariota*102014Oregon
50Ty Detmer101991Brigham Young
51Jason Campbell*102004Auburn
52Cade McNown*101997UCLA
53Rudy Carpenter*102005Arizona State
54Steve Sarkisian101996Brigham Young
55Casey Thompson102021Texas
56Grayson McCall*102020Coastal Carolina
57Melvin Williams9.91977Mississippi Valley State
58Colt Brennan*9.92006Hawaii
59Logan Woodside*9.92016Toledo
60Adrian Martinez9.92021Nebraska
61Rex Grossman9.92001Florida
62Matt Cavanaugh*9.91977Pitt
63Jim Harbaugh*9.91986Michigan
64Danny White9.81973Arizona State
65Jeff Smoker*9.82001Michigan State
66Brian Broomell9.81979Temple
67Gavin Hardison9.82021UTEP
68K.J. Jefferson9.82021Arkansas
69Kyle Trask*9.82020Florida
70Bob Berry9.81963Oregon
71Sam Bradford*9.82008Oklahoma
72Ryan Dinwiddie*9.82003Boise State
73Bruce Shaw9.81972North Carolina State
74Zac Robinson*9.82008Oklahoma State
75Brian Brohm*9.72006Louisville
76Will Grier*9.72018West Virginia
77Cade McNown*9.71998UCLA
78Brian Dowling9.71968Yale
79Trey Lance9.72019North Dakota State
80Bart Hendricks9.72000Boise State
81Malik Willis9.72021Liberty
82Ryan Leaf*9.71997Washington State
83Chris Weinke9.72000Florida State
84Michael Bishop9.61998Kansas State
85Nick Stevens*9.62016Colorado State
86Troy Smith*9.62005Ohio State
87Donovan McNabb9.61995Syracuse
88Bill Scharr9.61989Syracuse
89John Dutton9.61997Nevada
90Asad Abdul-Khaliq*9.62003Minnesota
91Trent Dilfer*9.61993Fresno State
92Johnny Manziel*9.62013Texas A&M
93Bobby Hoying*9.61995Ohio State
94Shaun King*9.61998Tulane
95Bradlee Van Pelt*9.62003Colorado State
96Brian Brohm*9.62005Louisville
97Spencer Rattler*9.62020Oklahoma
98Chris Rix9.62001Florida State
99Chuck Hartlieb9.51987Iowa
100Greg McElroy*9.52010Alabama