Passing Yards Per Attempt Single Season Leaders and Records

Minimum 700 pass attempts.
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Leaders

  • Since 1956
  • Minimum 14 pass attempts per school game.
Leaders Table
Rk Player Y/A Year School
1Baker Mayfield*11.52017Oklahoma
2Michael Vick*11.31999Virginia Tech
3Baker Mayfield*11.12016Oklahoma
4Ty Detmer11.11989Brigham Young
5Robert Griffin III*10.72011Baylor
6Jameis Winston*10.62013Florida State
7Mike White*10.52016Western Kentucky
8Bryce Petty*10.42013Baylor
9Zach Mettenberger*10.42013LSU
10Chuck Long10.31983Iowa
11Major Harris*10.31988West Virginia
12Russell Wilson*10.32011Wisconsin
13Jim McMahon10.31980Brigham Young
14Don McPherson10.21987Syracuse
15McKenzie Milton*10.22017UCF
16Vernon Adams*10.22015Oregon
17Cam Newton*10.22010Auburn
18Kerry Collins10.11994Penn State
19David Johnson*10.12008Tulsa
20Akili Smith*10.11998Oregon
21Stefan Lefors*10.12004Louisville
22Aaron Murray*10.12012Georgia
23Danny Wuerffel10.11996Florida
24John Huarte10.11964Notre Dame
25Danny Wuerffel101995Florida
26Kellen Moore*102010Boise State
27Joe Hamilton101999Georgia Tech
28Mason Rudolph*102017Oklahoma State
29Marcus Mariota*102014Oregon
30Ty Detmer101991Brigham Young
31Jason Campbell*102004Auburn
32Cade McNown*101997UCLA
33Rudy Carpenter*102005Arizona State
34Steve Sarkisian101996Brigham Young
35Melvin Williams9.91977Mississippi Valley State
36Colt Brennan*9.92006Hawaii
37Logan Woodside*9.92016Toledo
38Rex Grossman9.92001Florida
39Matt Cavanaugh*9.91977Pitt
40Jim Harbaugh*9.91986Michigan
41Danny White9.81973Arizona State
42Jeff Smoker*9.82001Michigan State
43Brian Broomell9.81979Temple
44Bob Berry9.81963Oregon
45Sam Bradford*9.82008Oklahoma
46Ryan Dinwiddie*9.82003Boise State
47Bruce Shaw9.81972North Carolina State
48Zac Robinson*9.82008Oklahoma State
49Brian Brohm*9.72006Louisville
50Cade McNown*9.71998UCLA
51Brian Dowling9.71968Yale
52Bart Hendricks9.72000Boise State
53Ryan Leaf*9.71997Washington State
54Chris Weinke9.72000Florida State
55Michael Bishop9.61998Kansas State
56Nick Stevens*9.62016Colorado State
57Troy Smith*9.62005Ohio State
58Donovan McNabb9.61995Syracuse
59Bill Scharr9.61989Syracuse
60John Dutton9.61997Nevada
61Asad Abdul-Khaliq*9.62003Minnesota
62Trent Dilfer*9.61993Fresno State
63Johnny Manziel*9.62013Texas A&M
64Bobby Hoying*9.61995Ohio State
65Shaun King*9.61998Tulane
66Bradlee Van Pelt*9.62003Colorado State
67Brian Brohm*9.62005Louisville
68Chris Rix9.62001Florida State
69Chuck Hartlieb9.51987Iowa
70Greg McElroy*9.52010Alabama
71Garrett Grayson*9.52014Colorado State
72Gary Danielson9.51971Purdue
73Dave Barr*9.51993California
74Tyrod Taylor*9.52009Virginia Tech
75Dennis Shaw9.51969San Diego State
76Jake Waters*9.52013Kansas State
77Marcus Mariota*9.52013Oregon
78Marvin Graves9.51992Syracuse
79Drew Lock*9.52017Missouri
80Ryan Dinwiddie9.52001Boise State
81Logan Woodside*9.42017Toledo
82David Neill9.41998Nevada
83John Hufnagel9.41972Penn State
84Dennis Dummit9.41969UCLA
85Kevin Hogan*9.42015Stanford
86Steve Woods9.41980Chattanooga
87Ryan Mallett*9.42010Arkansas
88Shawn Moore9.41989Virginia
89Matt Johnson*9.42013Bowling Green State
90Donovan McNabb9.41997Syracuse
91Tim Tebow*9.42007Florida
92John Walsh9.41993Brigham Young
93John Torok9.41964Arizona State
94Shawn Moore9.41990Virginia
95Chad Pennington9.41999Marshall
96Blake Bortles*9.42013UCF
97Zach Terrell*9.42016Western Michigan
98Baker Mayfield*9.42015Oklahoma
99Billy Blanton9.41996San Diego State
100Brandon Doughty*9.42015Western Kentucky

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