Passing Yards Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds From To School
1Case Keenum*1921720072011Houston
2Timmy Chang*1707220002004Hawaii
3Landry Jones*1664620092012Oklahoma
4Graham Harrell*1579320052008Texas Tech
5Ty Detmer1503119881991Brigham Young
6Kellen Moore*1466720082011Boise State
7Baker Mayfield*1460720132017Oklahoma
8Luke Falk*1448120142017Washington State
9Colt Brennan*1419320052007Hawaii
10Rakeem Cato*1407920112014Marshall
11Mason Rudolph*1361820142017Oklahoma State
12Sean Mannion*1360020112014Oregon State
13Brett Rypien*1357820152018Boise State
14Philip Rivers*1348420002003North Carolina State
15Corey Robinson*1347720102013Troy
16Colt McCoy*1325320062009Texas
17Aaron Murray*1316620102013Georgia
18Kevin Kolb*1296420032006Houston
19Dan Lefevour*1290520062009Central Michigan
20Cooper Rush*1289120132016Central Michigan
21Brandon Doughty*1285520112015Western Kentucky
22Derek Carr*1284320092013Fresno State
23Tim Rattay1274619971999Louisiana Tech
24Ryan Lindley*1269020082011San Diego State
25Luke McCown1266620002003Louisiana Tech
26Chris Redman1254119961999Louisville
27Chase Daniel*1251520052008Missouri
28Mason Fine*1250520162019North Texas
29Brent Stockstill*1248320142018Middle Tennessee State
30Trevor Vittatoe*1243920072010UTEP
31Kliff Kingsbury*1242919992002Texas Tech
32Matt Barkley*1232720092012USC
33Kenny Pickett*1230320172021Pitt
34Jake Browning*1229620152018Washington
35Jared Goff*1219520132015California
36Drew Lock*1219320152018Missouri
37Brock Purdy*1217020182021Iowa State
38Zach Terrell*1210020132016Western Michigan
39Zac Dysert*1201320092012Miami (OH)
40Nick Mullens*1199420132016Southern Mississippi
41Shane Carden*1199120122014East Carolina
42Tajh Boyd*1190420102013Clemson
43Byron Leftwich*1190319982002Marshall
44Chase Holbrook1184620062008New Mexico State
45Carson Palmer*1181819982002USC
46Drew Brees*1179219972000Purdue
47Brady Quinn*1176220032006Notre Dame
48Russell Wilson*1172020082011Wisconsin
49Dane Evans*1168020132016Tulsa
50Geno Smith*1166220092012West Virginia
51Shane Buechele*1166020162020SMU
52David Greene*1152820012004Georgia
53Gino Guidugli*1145320012004Cincinnati
54Chad Pennington*1144619971999Marshall
55Sam Ehlinger*1143620172020Texas
56Todd Santos1142519841987San Diego State
57Keith Wenning*1140220102013Ball State
58Max Hall*1136520072009Brigham Young
59Tim Hiller*1132920052009Western Michigan
60Connor Halliday*1130820112014Washington State
61Tim Lester1129919961999Western Michigan
62Mike White*1126220132017Western Kentucky
63Patrick Mahomes*1125220142016Texas Tech
64Derek Anderson*1124920012004Oregon State
65Chris Leak*1121320032006Florida
66Peyton Manning1120119941997Tennessee
67Todd Reesing*1119420062009Kansas
68Curtis Painter*1116320052008Purdue
69Eric Zeier1115319911994Georgia
70Ryan Finley*1114720142018North Carolina State
71Jordan Palmer*1108420032006UTEP
72Charlie Frye1104920012004Akron
73John Beck*1102120032006Brigham Young
74Ryan Schneider1097620002003UCF
75Brady White*1094920152020Memphis
76Paul Smith*1093620032007Tulsa
77Adam Weber*1091720072010Minnesota
78Alex Brink1091320042007Washington State
Alex Van Pelt1091319891992Pitt
80David Neill1090319982001Nevada
81Austin Davis*1089220082011Southern Mississippi
82Jake Bentley*1088520162021South Alabama
83Danny Wuerffel1087519931996Florida
84Ben Roethlisberger*1082920012003Miami (OH)
85Marcus Mariota*1079620122014Oregon
86Brian Brohm*1077520042007Louisville
87Ryan Aplin*1075820092012Arkansas State
88Matt Linehan*1075220142017Idaho
89Clayton Thorson*1073120152018Northwestern
90Trevone Boykin*1072720122015TCU
91Cade McNown*1070819951998UCLA
92Dan Orlovsky*1070620012004Connecticut
93Steve Stenstrom*1070119911994Stanford
94Matt Leinart*1069320032005USC
95Brandon Silvers*1067720142017Troy
96P.J. Walker*1066820132016Temple
97Kevin Sweeney*1062319821986Fresno State
98Andrew Walter*1061720012004Arizona State
99Brett Basanez*1058020022005Northwestern
100Doug Flutie*1057919811984Boston College
101Justin Herbert*1054120162019Oregon
102Logan Woodside*1051420132017Toledo
103Jarret Doege*1049420172021West Virginia
104Rudy Carpenter*1049120052008Arizona State
105Robert Griffin III*1036620082011Baylor
106Tyler Rogers*1036420142017New Mexico State
107Jared Lorenzen1035420002003Kentucky
108Cody Kessler*1033920122015USC
109Andy Dalton*1031420072010TCU
110Sam Howell*1028320192021North Carolina
111Brian McClure1028019821985Bowling Green State
112Kolton Browning*1026320102013Louisiana-Monroe
113Troy Kopp1025819891992Pacific
114Desmond Ridder*1023920182021Cincinnati
115Holton Ahlers1022520182021East Carolina
116Danny Wimprine*1021520012004Memphis
117Charlie Brewer*1018420172021Utah
118Bryant Moniz*1016920092011Hawaii
119Deshaun Watson*1016820142016Clemson
120Paul Pinegar*1013620022005Fresno State
121Justice Hansen*1013320162018Arkansas State
122Eli Manning*1011920002003Ole Miss
123Tyler Sheehan*1011720062009Bowling Green State
124Rusty Smith1011220062009Florida Atlantic
125Colin Kaepernick*1009820072010Nevada
Trevor Lawrence*1009820182020Clemson
127Nathan Enderle*1008420072010Idaho
128Nick Foles*1006820072011Arizona
129Thaddeus Lewis1006520062009Duke
130Glenn Foley1003919901993Boston College
131Brad Kaaya*996820142016Miami (FL)
132Brett Hundley*996620122014UCLA
133Todd Ellis*995319861989South Carolina
134Mark Herrmann*994619771980Purdue
135Ryan Radcliff*992220092012Central Michigan
136Cody Pickett*991619992003Washington
137Trace McSorley*989920152018Penn State
138Darrell Hackney*988620022005UAB
139Davis Webb*985220132016California
140Chris Weinke983919972000Florida State
141Ryan Dinwiddie*981920002003Boise State
Ben Hicks*981920152019Arkansas
143Teddy Bridgewater*981720112013Louisville
144Chase Clement*978520052008Rice
145Taylor Lamb*976320142017Appalachian State
146Riley Skinner*976220062009Wake Forest
147Garrett Gilbert*976120092013SMU
148Sefo Liufau*974620132016Colorado
149David Blough*973420152018Purdue
150Chad Henne*971520042007Michigan
151Steven Montez*971020152019Colorado
152Casey Clausen*970720002003Tennessee
153Casey Bramlet968420002003Wyoming
154Jonathan Smith*968019982001Oregon State
155Chuck Long*967119811985Iowa
156Charlie Whitehurst*966520022005Clemson
157Kellen Mond*966120172020Texas A&M
158Cody Fajardo*965920112014Nevada
159Ben Bennett961419801983Duke
160Ken Dorsey*956519992002Miami (FL)
161Jim McMahon953619771981Brigham Young
162Bo Wallace*953420122014Ole Miss
163J'mar Smith*952320152019Louisiana Tech
164Caleb Evans952020162019Louisiana-Monroe
165Bret Meyer*949920042007Iowa State
166Joe Licata*948520122015Buffalo
167Jalen Hurts*947720162019Oklahoma
168G.J. Kinne*947220092011Tulsa
169Sean Renfree*946520092012Duke
170Jamie Barnette946119961999North Carolina State
171Stoney Case946019911994New Mexico
172McKenzie Milton*945820162021Florida State
173J.T. Barrett*943420142017Ohio State
174David Klingler943019881991Houston
Andrew Luck*943020092011Stanford
176Erik Wilhelm939319851988Oregon State
177Kevin Hogan*938520122015Stanford
178Mike Teel*938320052008Rutgers
179Jeremy Leach938219881991New Mexico
180T.J. Yates*937720072010North Carolina
181Dak Prescott*937620122015Mississippi State
182Carson Strong*936820182021Nevada
183Andre Woodson*936020042007Kentucky
184John Elway934919791982Stanford
185Daunte Culpepper934119961998UCF
186Eric Dungey*934020152018Syracuse
Josh Rosen*934020152017UCLA
188Kyle Orton*933720012004Purdue
189T.J. Rubley932419871991Tulsa
190Matt Ryan*931320042007Boston College
191Shane Matthews928719901992Florida
192Tim Tebow*928520062009Florida
193Sam Hartman*926620182021Wake Forest
194Brandon Weeden*926020082011Oklahoma State
195Gary Nova*925820112014Rutgers
196Nate Davis*923320062008Ball State
197Bruce Gradkowski*922520022005Toledo
198Jake Delhomme921619931996Louisiana
199Willie Tuitama*921120052008Arizona
200Patrick Ramsey*920519982001Tulane
201Levi Lewis*920320172021Louisiana
202Connor Cook*919420122015Michigan State
203Kenny Hill*919220132017TCU
204Garrett Grayson*919020112014Colorado State
Ryan Nassib*919020092012Syracuse
206Jose Fuentes916819992002Utah State
207Rex Grossman*916420002002Florida
208Walter Church914219962000Eastern Michigan
209Kirk Cousins*913120082011Michigan State
210Tyler Tettleton*912920092013Ohio
211Pete Thomas911720102014Louisiana-Monroe
212Tommy Hodson911519861989LSU
213Alex McGough*909120142017Florida International
214Jason Martin906619931996Louisiana Tech
215Drew Plitt*906120172021Ball State
216Lamar Jackson*904320152017Louisville
217Bart Hendricks903019972000Boise State
218David Garrard902919982001East Carolina
219Ryan Griffin902620092012Tulane
220Spence Fischer902119921995Duke
221A.J. McCarron*901920102013Alabama
222John Navarre*901420002003Michigan
223Logan Thomas*900320102013Virginia Tech
224Steven Jyles898720022005Louisiana-Monroe
225Scott Mitchell898119871989Utah
226Riley Neal897820152019Vanderbilt
227Ian Book*894820172020Notre Dame
228Chandler Harnish*894420082011Northern Illinois
229Jeff Smoker*893220002003Michigan State
230Keith Price*892120102013Washington
231Tanner Price*889920102013Wake Forest
232Alex Carder*888620092012Western Michigan
233Joe Hamilton888219961999Georgia Tech
234Tommy Armstrong Jr*887120132016Nebraska
235Kyle Shurmur*886520152018Vanderbilt
236Paxton Lynch*886320132015Memphis
237Joe Burrow*885220152019LSU
238Matt Johnson*884620122015Bowling Green State
239Brett Smith*883420112013Wyoming
240Jason Gesser*883019992002Washington State
241Jacory Harris*882620082011Miami (FL)
242Taylor Kelly*881920112014Arizona State
243Shea Patterson*880020162019Michigan
244John Wolford*879420142017Wake Forest
245Darian Durant*875420012004North Carolina
246Drew Willy*874820052008Buffalo
247Brad Tayles871719891992Western Michigan
248Greg Ward Jr.*870420132016Houston
249Erik Ainge*870020042007Tennessee
250Jay Cutler869720022005Vanderbilt