Passing Yards Per Attempt Single Season Leaders and Records

Minimum 325 pass completions.
An asterisk (*) after a player's name indicates bowl stats are included.
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Leaders

  • Since 1956
  • Minimum 14 pass attempts per school game.
Leaders Table
Rk Player Y/A Year School
1Kaleb Eleby14.32020Western Michigan
2Mac Jones12.12020Alabama
3Kyler Murray*11.62018Oklahoma
4Zach Wilson11.52020Brigham Young
5Baker Mayfield*11.52017Oklahoma
6Michael Vick*11.31999Virginia Tech
7Jalen Hurts*11.32019Oklahoma
8Tua Tagovailoa*11.22018Alabama
9Baker Mayfield*11.12016Oklahoma
10Ty Detmer11.11989Brigham Young
11Matt Corral10.82020Ole Miss
12Joe Burrow*10.82019LSU
13Justin Fields10.72020Ohio State
14Robert Griffin III*10.72011Baylor
15Kyle Vantrease10.62020Buffalo
16Sam Howell10.62020North Carolina
17Jameis Winston*10.62013Florida State
18Mike White*10.52016Western Kentucky
19Bryce Petty*10.42013Baylor
20Zach Mettenberger*10.42013LSU
21Kyle Trask10.42020Florida
22Dustin Crum10.32020Kent State
23Chuck Long10.31983Iowa
24Major Harris*10.31988West Virginia
25Russell Wilson*10.32011Wisconsin
26Tyler Huntley*10.32019Utah
27Jim McMahon10.31980Brigham Young
28Tanner Morgan*10.22019Minnesota
29Brock Purdy*10.22018Iowa State
30Don McPherson10.21987Syracuse
31McKenzie Milton*10.22017UCF
32Grayson McCall10.22020Coastal Carolina
33Vernon Adams*10.22015Oregon
34Cam Newton*10.22010Auburn
35Tyler Shough10.22020Oregon
36Kerry Collins10.11994Penn State
37David Johnson*10.12008Tulsa
38Akili Smith*10.11998Oregon
39Stefan Lefors*10.12004Louisville
40Aaron Murray*10.12012Georgia
41Danny Wuerffel10.11996Florida
42John Huarte10.11964Notre Dame
43Danny Wuerffel101995Florida
44Kellen Moore*102010Boise State
45Joe Hamilton101999Georgia Tech
46Mason Rudolph*102017Oklahoma State
47Marcus Mariota*102014Oregon
48Ty Detmer101991Brigham Young
49Jason Campbell*102004Auburn
50Spencer Rattler102020Oklahoma
51Cade McNown*101997UCLA
52Rudy Carpenter*102005Arizona State
53Steve Sarkisian101996Brigham Young
54Melvin Williams9.91977Mississippi Valley State
55Colt Brennan*9.92006Hawaii
56Logan Woodside*9.92016Toledo
57Rex Grossman9.92001Florida
58Matt Cavanaugh*9.91977Pitt
59Jim Harbaugh*9.91986Michigan
60Danny White9.81973Arizona State
61Jeff Smoker*9.82001Michigan State
62Brian Broomell9.81979Temple
63Bob Berry9.81963Oregon
64Kurtis Rourke9.82020Ohio
65Sam Bradford*9.82008Oklahoma
66Ryan Dinwiddie*9.82003Boise State
67Bruce Shaw9.81972North Carolina State
68Zac Robinson*9.82008Oklahoma State
69Brian Brohm*9.72006Louisville
70Will Grier*9.72018West Virginia
71Cade McNown*9.71998UCLA
72Brian Dowling9.71968Yale
73Trey Lance9.72019North Dakota State
74Bart Hendricks9.72000Boise State
75Ryan Leaf*9.71997Washington State
76Chris Weinke9.72000Florida State
77Michael Bishop9.61998Kansas State
78Nick Stevens*9.62016Colorado State
79Troy Smith*9.62005Ohio State
80Donovan McNabb9.61995Syracuse
81Bill Scharr9.61989Syracuse
82John Dutton9.61997Nevada
83Asad Abdul-Khaliq*9.62003Minnesota
84Trevor Lawrence9.62020Clemson
85Trent Dilfer*9.61993Fresno State
86Johnny Manziel*9.62013Texas A&M
87Bobby Hoying*9.61995Ohio State
88Shaun King*9.61998Tulane
89Layne Hatcher9.62020Arkansas State
90Bradlee Van Pelt*9.62003Colorado State
91Brian Brohm*9.62005Louisville
92Jake Haener9.62020Fresno State
93Chris Rix9.62001Florida State
94Chuck Hartlieb9.51987Iowa
95Greg McElroy*9.52010Alabama
96Garrett Grayson*9.52014Colorado State
97Brady White*9.52019Memphis
98Gary Danielson9.51971Purdue
99Dave Barr*9.51993California
100Tyrod Taylor*9.52009Virginia Tech