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 McCall*11.92021Coastal Carolina
2Kyler Murray*11.62018Oklahoma
3Baker Mayfield*11.52017Oklahoma
4Michael Vick*11.31999Virginia Tech
5Jalen Hurts*11.32019Oklahoma
6Kaleb Eleby11.22020Western Michigan
7Mac Jones*11.22020Alabama
8Tua Tagovailoa*11.22018Alabama
9Baker Mayfield*11.12016Oklahoma
10Ty Detmer11.11989Brigham Young
11Zach Wilson*112020Brigham Young
12Joe Burrow*10.82019LSU
13Robert Griffin III*10.72011Baylor
14Layne Hatcher10.62020Arkansas State
15Jameis Winston*10.62013Florida State
16Mike White*10.52016Western Kentucky
17Dustin Crum10.52020Kent State
18Bryce Petty*10.42013Baylor
19Zach Mettenberger*10.42013LSU
20Chuck Long10.31983Iowa
21Sam Howell*10.32020North Carolina
22Major Harris*10.31988West Virginia
23Russell Wilson*10.32011Wisconsin
24Tyler Huntley*10.32019Utah
25Jim McMahon10.31980Brigham Young
26Matt Corral*10.22020Ole Miss
27Tanner Morgan*10.22019Minnesota
28Brock Purdy*10.22018Iowa State
29Don McPherson10.21987Syracuse
30McKenzie Milton*10.22017UCF
31Vernon Adams*10.22015Oregon
32Cam Newton*10.22010Auburn
33Kerry Collins10.11994Penn State
34David Johnson*10.12008Tulsa
35Akili Smith*10.11998Oregon
36Stefan Lefors*10.12004Louisville
37Aaron Murray*10.12012Georgia
38Danny Wuerffel10.11996Florida
39John Huarte10.11964Notre Dame
40C.J. Stroud*10.12021Ohio State
41Danny Wuerffel101995Florida
42Kellen Moore*102010Boise State
43Joe Hamilton101999Georgia Tech
44Mason Rudolph*102017Oklahoma State
45Marcus Mariota*102014Oregon
46Ty Detmer101991Brigham Young
47Jason Campbell*102004Auburn
48Cade McNown*101997UCLA
49Stetson Bennett*102021Georgia
50Rudy Carpenter*102005Arizona State
51Steve Sarkisian101996Brigham Young
52Grayson McCall*102020Coastal Carolina
53Melvin Williams9.91977Mississippi Valley State
54Colt Brennan*9.92006Hawaii
55Logan Woodside*9.92016Toledo
56Rex Grossman9.92001Florida
57Matt Cavanaugh*9.91977Pitt
58Jim Harbaugh*9.91986Michigan
59Danny White9.81973Arizona State
60Jeff Smoker*9.82001Michigan State
61Brian Broomell9.81979Temple
62Kyle Trask*9.82020Florida
63Bob Berry9.81963Oregon
64Sam Bradford*9.82008Oklahoma
65Ryan Dinwiddie*9.82003Boise State
66Bruce Shaw9.81972North Carolina State
67Zac Robinson*9.82008Oklahoma State
68Brian Brohm*9.72006Louisville
69Will Grier*9.72018West Virginia
70Cade McNown*9.71998UCLA
71Hendon Hooker*9.72021Tennessee
72Brian Dowling9.71968Yale
73Trey Lance9.72019North Dakota State
74Bart Hendricks9.72000Boise State
75Ryan Leaf*9.71997Washington State
76Dylan Hopkins*9.72021UAB
77Chris Weinke9.72000Florida State
78Michael Bishop9.61998Kansas State
79Nick Stevens*9.62016Colorado State
80Troy Smith*9.62005Ohio State
81Donovan McNabb9.61995Syracuse
82Bill Scharr9.61989Syracuse
83John Dutton9.61997Nevada
84Asad Abdul-Khaliq*9.62003Minnesota
85Trent Dilfer*9.61993Fresno State
86Johnny Manziel*9.62013Texas A&M
87Bobby Hoying*9.61995Ohio State
88Shaun King*9.61998Tulane
89Bradlee Van Pelt*9.62003Colorado State
90Brian Brohm*9.62005Louisville
91Spencer Rattler*9.62020Oklahoma
92Chris Rix9.62001Florida State
93Chuck Hartlieb9.51987Iowa
94Greg McElroy*9.52010Alabama
95Garrett Grayson*9.52014Colorado State
96Brady White*9.52019Memphis
97Gary Danielson9.51971Purdue
98Dave Barr*9.51993California
99Tyrod Taylor*9.52009Virginia Tech
100Dennis Shaw9.51969San Diego State