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
7Luke Falk*1448120142017Washington State
8Baker Mayfield*1432020132017Oklahoma
9Colt Brennan*1419320052007Hawaii
10Rakeem Cato*1407920112014Marshall
11Sean Mannion*1360020112014Oregon State
12Philip Rivers*1348420002003North Carolina State
13Corey Robinson*1347720102013Troy
14Mason Rudolph*1326720142017Oklahoma State
15Colt McCoy*1325320062009Texas
16Aaron Murray*1316620102013Georgia
17Kevin Kolb*1296420032006Houston
18Dan Lefevour*1290520062009Central Michigan
19Cooper Rush*1289120132016Central Michigan
20Brandon Doughty*1285520112015Western Kentucky
21Derek Carr*1284320092013Fresno State
22Tim Rattay1274619971999Louisiana Tech
23Ryan Lindley*1269020082011San Diego State
24Luke McCown1266620002003Louisiana Tech
25Chris Redman1254119961999Louisville
26Chase Daniel*1251520052008Missouri
27Trevor Vittatoe*1243920072010UTEP
28Kliff Kingsbury*1242919992002Texas Tech
29Matt Barkley*1232720092012USC
30Jared Goff*1219520132015California
31Zach Terrell*1210020132016Western Michigan
32Zac Dysert*1201320092012Miami (OH)
33Nick Mullens*1199420132016Southern Mississippi
34Shane Carden*1199120122014East Carolina
35Tajh Boyd*1190420102013Clemson
36Byron Leftwich*1190319982002Marshall
37Chase Holbrook1184620062008New Mexico State
38Carson Palmer*1181819982002USC
39Drew Brees*1179219972000Purdue
40Brady Quinn*1176220032006Notre Dame
41Russell Wilson*1172020082011Wisconsin
42Dane Evans*1168020132016Tulsa
43Geno Smith*1166220092012West Virginia
44David Greene*1152820012004Georgia
45Gino Guidugli*1145320012004Cincinnati
46Chad Pennington*1144619971999Marshall
47Todd Santos1142519841987San Diego State
48Keith Wenning*1140220102013Ball State
49Max Hall*1136520072009Brigham Young
50Tim Hiller*1132920052009Western Michigan
51Connor Halliday*1130820112014Washington State
52Tim Lester1129919961999Western Michigan
53Patrick Mahomes*1125220142017Texas Tech
54Derek Anderson*1124920012004Oregon State
55Chris Leak*1121320032006Florida
56Peyton Manning1120119941997Tennessee
57Todd Reesing*1119420062009Kansas
58Curtis Painter*1116320052008Purdue
59Eric Zeier1115319911994Georgia
60Jordan Palmer*1108420032006UTEP
61Charlie Frye1104920012004Akron
62John Beck*1102120032006Brigham Young
63Ryan Schneider1097620002003UCF
64Paul Smith*1093620032007Tulsa
65Adam Weber*1091720072010Minnesota
66Alex Brink1091320042007Washington State
Alex Van Pelt1091319891992Pitt
68Mike White*1091120132017Western Kentucky
69David Neill1090319982001Nevada
70Austin Davis*1089220082011Southern Mississippi
71Danny Wuerffel1087519931996Florida
72Ben Roethlisberger*1082920012003Miami (OH)
73Marcus Mariota*1079620122014Oregon
74Brian Brohm*1077520042007Louisville
75Doug Flutie*1075919811984Boston College
76Ryan Aplin*1075820092012Arkansas State
77Matt Linehan*1075220142017Idaho
78Trevone Boykin*1072720122015Texas Christian
79Cade McNown*1070819951998UCLA
80Dan Orlovsky*1070620012004Connecticut
81Steve Stenstrom*1070119911994Stanford
82Matt Leinart*1069320032005USC
83P.J. Walker*1066820132016Temple
84Kevin Sweeney*1062319821986Fresno State
85Andrew Walter*1061720012004Arizona State
86Brett Basanez*1058020022005Northwestern
87Rudy Carpenter*1049120052008Arizona State
88Logan Woodside*1039020132017Toledo
89Brandon Silvers*1037220142017Troy
90Robert Griffin III*1036620082011Baylor
91Jared Lorenzen1035420002003Kentucky
92Cody Kessler*1033920122015USC
93Andy Dalton*1031420072010Texas Christian
94Brian McClure1028019821985Bowling Green State
95Kolton Browning*1026320102013Louisiana-Monroe
96Troy Kopp1025819891992Pacific
97Danny Wimprine*1021520012004Memphis
98Tyler Rogers1017320142017New Mexico State
99Bryant Moniz*1016920092011Hawaii
100Deshaun Watson*1016820142016Clemson
101Paul Pinegar*1013620022005Fresno State
102Eli Manning*1011920002003Ole Miss
103Tyler Sheehan*1011720062009Bowling Green State
104Rusty Smith1011220062009Florida Atlantic
105Colin Kaepernick*1009820072010Nevada
106Nathan Enderle*1008420072010Idaho
107Nick Foles*1006820072011Arizona
108Thaddeus Lewis1006520062009Duke
109Glenn Foley1003919901993Boston College
110Brad Kaaya*996820142016Miami (FL)
111Brett Hundley*996620122014UCLA
112Todd Ellis*995319861989South Carolina
113Mark Herrmann*994619771980Purdue
114Ryan Radcliff*992220092012Central Michigan
115Cody Pickett*991619992003Washington
116Darrell Hackney*988620022005UAB
117Davis Webb*985220132016California
118Chris Weinke983919972000Florida State
119Ryan Dinwiddie*981920002003Boise State
120Teddy Bridgewater*981720112013Louisville
121Chase Clement*978520052008Rice
122Riley Skinner*976220062009Wake Forest
123Garrett Gilbert*976120092013SMU
124Sefo Liufau*974620132016Colorado
125Chad Henne*971520042007Michigan
126Casey Clausen*970720002003Tennessee
127Casey Bramlet968420002003Wyoming
128Jonathan Smith*968019982001Oregon State
129Chuck Long*967119811985Iowa
130Charlie Whitehurst*966520022005Clemson
131Cody Fajardo*965920112014Nevada
132Taylor Lamb*963220142017Appalachian State
133Ben Bennett961419801983Duke
134Ken Dorsey*956519992002Miami (FL)
135Jim McMahon953619771981Brigham Young
136Bo Wallace*953420122014Ole Miss
137Bret Meyer*949920042007Iowa State
138Brett Rypien*949120152017Boise State
139Joe Licata*948520122015Buffalo
140G.J. Kinne*947220092011Tulsa
141Sean Renfree*946520092012Duke
142Jamie Barnette946119961999North Carolina State
143Stoney Case946019911994New Mexico
144David Klingler943019881991Houston
Andrew Luck*943020092011Stanford
146Erik Wilhelm939319851988Oregon State
147Kevin Hogan*938520122015Stanford
148Mike Teel*938320052008Rutgers
149Jeremy Leach938219881991New Mexico
150T.J. Yates*937720072010North Carolina
151Dak Prescott*937620122015Mississippi State
152Andre Woodson*936020042007Kentucky
153John Elway934919791982Stanford
154Daunte Culpepper934119961998UCF
155Kyle Orton*933720012004Purdue
156T.J. Rubley932419871991Tulsa
157Matt Ryan*931320042007Boston College
158J.T. Barrett*930920142017Ohio State
159Josh Rosen*930120152017UCLA
160Shane Matthews928719901992Florida
161Tim Tebow*928520062009Florida
162Brandon Weeden*926020082011Oklahoma State
163Gary Nova*925820112014Rutgers
164Nate Davis*923320062008Ball State
165Bruce Gradkowski*922520022005Toledo
166Jake Delhomme921619931996Louisiana-Lafayette
167Willie Tuitama*921120052008Arizona
168Patrick Ramsey*920519982001Tulane
169Connor Cook*919420122015Michigan State
170Garrett Grayson*919020112014Colorado State
Ryan Nassib*919020092012Syracuse
172Jose Fuentes916819992002Utah State
173Rex Grossman*916420002002Florida
174Walter Church914219962000Eastern Michigan
175Kirk Cousins*913120082011Michigan State
176Tyler Tettleton*912920092013Ohio
177Pete Thomas911720102014Louisiana-Monroe
178Tommy Hodson911519861989LSU
179Alex McGough908420142017Florida International
180Jason Martin906619931996Louisiana Tech
181Bart Hendricks903019972000Boise State
182David Garrard902919982001East Carolina
183Ryan Griffin902620092012Tulane
184Spence Fischer902119921995Duke
185A.J. McCarron*901920102013Alabama
186John Navarre*901420002003Michigan
187Logan Thomas*900320102013Virginia Tech
188Steven Jyles898720022005Louisiana-Monroe
189Scott Mitchell898119871989Utah
190Chandler Harnish*894420082011Northern Illinois
191Jeff Smoker*893220002003Michigan State
192Jake Browning*892920152017Washington
193Keith Price*892120102013Washington
194Tanner Price*889920102013Wake Forest
195Alex Carder*888620092012Western Michigan
196Joe Hamilton888219961999Georgia Tech
197Kenny Hill*887820132017Texas Christian
198Lamar Jackson*887220152017Louisville
199Tommy Armstrong Jr*887120132016Nebraska
200Paxton Lynch*886320132015Memphis
201Matt Johnson*884620122015Bowling Green State
202Brett Smith*883420112013Wyoming
203Jason Gesser*883019992002Washington State
204Jacory Harris*882620082011Miami (FL)
205Taylor Kelly*881920112014Arizona State
206Darian Durant*875420012004North Carolina
207Drew Willy*874820052008Buffalo
208Brad Tayles871719891992Western Michigan
209Brent Stockstill*870720142017Middle Tennessee State
210Greg Ward Jr.*870420132016Houston
211Erik Ainge*870020042007Tennessee
212Jay Cutler869720022005Vanderbilt
213Shaun King*869519951998Tulane
214Jason McKinley869419972000Houston
215Matt Grothe*866920062009South Florida
216Brad Smith*864420022005Missouri
217Seth Doege*863620092012Texas Tech
218Brogan Roback*862920132017Eastern Michigan
219Jake Plummer862619931996Arizona State
220Dan Marino*859719791982Pitt
221Tino Sunseri*859020092012Pitt
222Nathan Scheelhaase*856820102013Illinois
223Dave Ragone*856419992002Louisville
224Steve Taneyhill855519921995South Carolina
225Drew Olson*853220022005UCLA
226Tyler Jones850120132016Texas State
227Ryan Hart*848220022005Rutgers
228Rob Johnson*847219911994USC
229Marvin Graves846619901993Syracuse
230Kurt Kittner*846019982001Illinois
231Christian Hackenberg*845720132015Penn State
232Shawn Jones844119891992Georgia Tech
233Tim Couch843519961998Kentucky
234B.J. Daniels*843320082012South Florida
235Drew Lock842620152017Missouri
236Sam Bradford*840320072009Oklahoma
237Robbie Bosco840019831985Brigham Young
238John Wolford*839420142017Wake Forest
239Chris Rix*839020012004Florida State
John Walsh839019911994Brigham Young
241Donovan McNabb838919951998Syracuse
242Ryan Mallett*838520072010Arkansas
243David Fales*838220122013San Jose State
244Major Applewhite*835319982001Texas
245Bill Musgrave*834319871990Oregon
Tyler Palko*834320022006Pitt
247Zac Robinson*831720062009Oklahoma State
248Danny O'Neil*830119911994Oregon
249Drew Tate*829220032006Iowa
250Randall Cunningham*829019821984UNLV

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