Passing Yards Per Attempt Single Season Leaders and Records

Minimum 700 pass attempts.
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
1Baker Mayfield12.032017Oklahoma
2McKenzie Milton11.632017UCF
3Mason Rudolph11.612017Oklahoma State
4Michael Vick*11.351999Virginia Tech
5Baker Mayfield*11.082016Oklahoma
6Ty Detmer11.071989Brigham Young
7Robert Griffin III*10.682011Baylor
8Jameis Winston*10.572013Florida State
9Mike White*10.492016Western Kentucky
10Bryce Petty*10.422013Baylor
11Zach Mettenberger*10.412013LSU
12Chuck Long10.311983Iowa
13Major Harris*10.301988West Virginia
14Russell Wilson*10.282011Wisconsin
15Jim McMahon10.271980Brigham Young
16Don McPherson10.221987Syracuse
17Vernon Adams*10.202015Oregon
18Cam Newton*10.192010Auburn
19Kerry Collins10.151994Penn State
20David Johnson*10.152008Tulsa
21Akili Smith*10.141998Oregon
22Stefan Lefors*10.102004Louisville
23Aaron Murray*10.092012Georgia
24Danny Wuerffel10.071996Florida
25John Huarte10.061964Notre Dame
26Danny Wuerffel10.051995Florida
27Kellen Moore*10.042010Boise State
28Joe Hamilton10.031999Georgia Tech
29Marcus Mariota*10.012014Oregon
30Ty Detmer10.001991Brigham Young
31Jason Campbell*10.002004Auburn
32Cade McNown*9.991997UCLA
33Rudy Carpenter*9.972005Arizona State
34Steve Sarkisian9.971996Brigham Young
35Melvin Williams9.951977Mississippi Valley State
36Colt Brennan*9.932006Hawaii
37Logan Woodside*9.882016Toledo
38Rex Grossman9.862001Florida
39Matt Cavanaugh*9.861977Pitt
40Jim Harbaugh*9.851986Michigan
41Danny White9.851973Arizona State
42Jeff Smoker*9.842001Michigan State
43Brian Broomell9.831979Temple
44Bob Berry9.801963Oregon
45Sam Bradford*9.772008Oklahoma
46Ryan Dinwiddie*9.772003Boise State
47Bruce Shaw9.761972North Carolina State
48Zac Robinson*9.762008Oklahoma State
49Brian Brohm*9.742006Louisville
50Cade McNown*9.721998UCLA
51Brian Dowling9.711968Yale
52Bart Hendricks9.692000Boise State
53Alex Hornibrook9.682017Wisconsin
54Ryan Leaf*9.681997Washington State
55Chris Weinke9.672000Florida State
56Michael Bishop9.641998Kansas State
57Nick Stevens*9.632016Colorado State
58Troy Smith*9.632005Ohio State
59Donovan McNabb9.621995Syracuse
60Bill Scharr9.621989Syracuse
61John Dutton9.611997Nevada
62Asad Abdul-Khaliq*9.602003Minnesota
63Jake Fromm9.602017Georgia
64Trent Dilfer*9.591993Fresno State
65Johnny Manziel*9.592013Texas A&M
66Bobby Hoying*9.591995Ohio State
67Shaun King*9.581998Tulane
68Bradlee Van Pelt*9.582003Colorado State
69Brian Brohm*9.582005Louisville
70Chris Rix9.562001Florida State
71Chuck Hartlieb9.551987Iowa
72Greg McElroy*9.542010Alabama
73Garrett Grayson*9.542014Colorado State
74Gary Danielson9.531971Purdue
75Dave Barr*9.521993California
76Tyrod Taylor*9.512009Virginia Tech
77Dennis Shaw9.511969San Diego State
78Jake Waters*9.502013Kansas State
79Marcus Mariota*9.492013Oregon
80Marvin Graves9.491992Syracuse
81Ryan Dinwiddie9.452001Boise State
82David Neill9.441998Nevada
83John Hufnagel9.441972Penn State
84Dennis Dummit9.441969UCLA
85Kevin Hogan*9.432015Stanford
86Steve Woods9.421980Chattanooga
87Ryan Mallett*9.412010Arkansas
88Shawn Moore9.401989Virginia
89Matt Johnson*9.402013Bowling Green State
90Donovan McNabb9.391997Syracuse
91Tim Tebow*9.392007Florida
92John Walsh9.391993Brigham Young
93John Torok9.391964Arizona State
94Shawn Moore9.391990Virginia
95Chad Pennington9.381999Marshall
96Blake Bortles*9.372013UCF
97Zach Terrell*9.372016Western Michigan
98Baker Mayfield*9.372015Oklahoma
99Billy Blanton9.361996San Diego State
100Brandon Doughty*9.362015Western Kentucky

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