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
13Philip Rivers*1348420002003North Carolina State
14Corey Robinson*1347720102013Troy
15Colt McCoy*1325320062009Texas
16Aaron Murray*1316620102013Georgia
17Kevin Kolb*1296420032006Houston
18Brett Rypien*1292120152018Boise State
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
28Trevor Vittatoe*1243920072010UTEP
29Kliff Kingsbury*1242919992002Texas Tech
30Matt Barkley*1232720092012USC
31Jared Goff*1219520132015California
32Zach Terrell*1210020132016Western Michigan
33Zac Dysert*1201320092012Miami (OH)
34Nick Mullens*1199420132016Southern Mississippi
35Shane Carden*1199120122014East Carolina
36Tajh Boyd*1190420102013Clemson
37Byron Leftwich*1190319982002Marshall
38Chase Holbrook1184620062008New Mexico State
39Carson Palmer*1181819982002USC
40Drew Brees*1179219972000Purdue
41Brady Quinn*1176220032006Notre Dame
42Russell Wilson*1172020082011Wisconsin
43Dane Evans*1168020132016Tulsa
44Geno Smith*1166220092012West Virginia
45David Greene*1152820012004Georgia
46Gino Guidugli*1145320012004Cincinnati
47Chad Pennington*1144619971999Marshall
48Todd Santos1142519841987San Diego State
49Keith Wenning*1140220102013Ball State
50Max Hall*1136520072009Brigham Young
51Jake Browning*1134720152018Washington
52Drew Lock*1134220152018Missouri
53Tim Hiller*1132920052009Western Michigan
54Connor Halliday*1130820112014Washington State
55Tim Lester1129919961999Western Michigan
56Mike White*1126220132017Western Kentucky
57Patrick Mahomes*1125220142017Texas Tech
58Derek Anderson*1124920012004Oregon State
59Brent Stockstill*1122620142018Middle Tennessee State
60Chris Leak*1121320032006Florida
61Peyton Manning1120119941997Tennessee
62Todd Reesing*1119420062009Kansas
63Curtis Painter*1116320052008Purdue
64Eric Zeier1115319911994Georgia
65Jordan Palmer*1108420032006UTEP
66Charlie Frye1104920012004Akron
67John Beck*1102120032006Brigham Young
68Ryan Schneider1097620002003UCF
69Paul Smith*1093620032007Tulsa
70Adam Weber*1091720072010Minnesota
71Alex Brink1091320042007Washington State
Alex Van Pelt1091319891992Pitt
73David Neill1090319982001Nevada
74Austin Davis*1089220082011Southern Mississippi
75Danny Wuerffel1087519931996Florida
76Ben Roethlisberger*1082920012003Miami (OH)
77Marcus Mariota*1079620122014Oregon
78Brian Brohm*1077520042007Louisville
79Doug Flutie*1075919811984Boston College
80Ryan Aplin*1075820092012Arkansas State
81Matt Linehan*1075220142017Idaho
82Trevone Boykin*1072720122015Texas Christian
83Cade McNown*1070819951998UCLA
84Dan Orlovsky*1070620012004Connecticut
85Steve Stenstrom*1070119911994Stanford
86Matt Leinart*1069320032005USC
87Brandon Silvers*1067720142017Troy
88P.J. Walker*1066820132016Temple
89Kevin Sweeney*1062319821986Fresno State
90Andrew Walter*1061720012004Arizona State
91Brett Basanez*1058020022005Northwestern
92Logan Woodside*1051420132017Toledo
93Rudy Carpenter*1049120052008Arizona State
94Robert Griffin III*1036620082011Baylor
95Tyler Rogers*1036420142017New Mexico State
96Jared Lorenzen1035420002003Kentucky
97Cody Kessler*1033920122015USC
98Andy Dalton*1031420072010Texas Christian
99Brian McClure1028019821985Bowling Green State
100Kolton Browning*1026320102013Louisiana-Monroe
101Troy Kopp1025819891992Pacific
102Danny Wimprine*1021520012004Memphis
103Bryant Moniz*1016920092011Hawaii
104Deshaun Watson*1016820142016Clemson
105Paul Pinegar*1013620022005Fresno State
106Eli Manning*1011920002003Ole Miss
107Tyler Sheehan*1011720062009Bowling Green State
108Rusty Smith1011220062009Florida Atlantic
109Colin Kaepernick*1009820072010Nevada
110Nathan Enderle*1008420072010Idaho
111Ryan Finley*1008320142018North Carolina State
112Nick Foles*1006820072011Arizona
113Thaddeus Lewis1006520062009Duke
114Glenn Foley1003919901993Boston College
115Brad Kaaya*996820142016Miami (FL)
116Brett Hundley*996620122014UCLA
117Todd Ellis*995319861989South Carolina
118Mark Herrmann*994619771980Purdue
119Ryan Radcliff*992220092012Central Michigan
120Cody Pickett*991619992003Washington
121Darrell Hackney*988620022005UAB
122Clayton Thorson*988320152018Northwestern
123Davis Webb*985220132016California
124Chris Weinke983919972000Florida State
125Ryan Dinwiddie*981920002003Boise State
126Teddy Bridgewater*981720112013Louisville
127Chase Clement*978520052008Rice
128Taylor Lamb*976320142017Appalachian State
129Riley Skinner*976220062009Wake Forest
130Garrett Gilbert*976120092013SMU
131Sefo Liufau*974620132016Colorado
132Chad Henne*971520042007Michigan
133Casey Clausen*970720002003Tennessee
134Casey Bramlet968420002003Wyoming
135Jonathan Smith*968019982001Oregon State
136Chuck Long*967119811985Iowa
137Charlie Whitehurst*966520022005Clemson
138Cody Fajardo*965920112014Nevada
139Ben Bennett961419801983Duke
140Ken Dorsey*956519992002Miami (FL)
141Jim McMahon953619771981Brigham Young
142Bo Wallace*953420122014Ole Miss
143Bret Meyer*949920042007Iowa State
144Joe Licata*948520122015Buffalo
145G.J. Kinne*947220092011Tulsa
146Sean Renfree*946520092012Duke
147Jamie Barnette946119961999North Carolina State
148Stoney Case946019911994New Mexico
149J.T. Barrett*943420142017Ohio State
150David Klingler943019881991Houston
Andrew Luck*943020092011Stanford
152Erik Wilhelm939319851988Oregon State
153Kevin Hogan*938520122015Stanford
154Mike Teel*938320052008Rutgers
155Jeremy Leach938219881991New Mexico
156T.J. Yates*937720072010North Carolina
157Dak Prescott*937620122015Mississippi State
158Andre Woodson*936020042007Kentucky
159John Elway934919791982Stanford
160Daunte Culpepper934119961998UCF
161Josh Rosen*934020152017UCLA
162Kyle Orton*933720012004Purdue
163Justice Hansen*933620162018Arkansas State
164T.J. Rubley932419871991Tulsa
165Matt Ryan*931320042007Boston College
166Shane Matthews928719901992Florida
167Tim Tebow*928520062009Florida
168Brandon Weeden*926020082011Oklahoma State
169Gary Nova*925820112014Rutgers
170Trace McSorley*924120152018Penn State
171Nate Davis*923320062008Ball State
172Bruce Gradkowski*922520022005Toledo
173Jake Delhomme921619931996Louisiana
174Willie Tuitama*921120052008Arizona
175Patrick Ramsey*920519982001Tulane
176Connor Cook*919420122015Michigan State
177Kenny Hill*919220132017Texas Christian
178Garrett Grayson*919020112014Colorado State
Ryan Nassib*919020092012Syracuse
180Jose Fuentes916819992002Utah State
181Rex Grossman*916420002002Florida
182Walter Church914219962000Eastern Michigan
183Kirk Cousins*913120082011Michigan State
184Tyler Tettleton*912920092013Ohio
185Pete Thomas911720102014Louisiana-Monroe
186Tommy Hodson911519861989LSU
187Alex McGough*909120142017Florida International
188Jason Martin906619931996Louisiana Tech
189Lamar Jackson*904320152017Louisville
190Bart Hendricks903019972000Boise State
191David Garrard902919982001East Carolina
192Ryan Griffin902620092012Tulane
193Spence Fischer902119921995Duke
194A.J. McCarron*901920102013Alabama
195John Navarre*901420002003Michigan
196Logan Thomas*900320102013Virginia Tech
197Steven Jyles898720022005Louisiana-Monroe
198Scott Mitchell898119871989Utah
199Chandler Harnish*894420082011Northern Illinois
200Jeff Smoker*893220002003Michigan State
201Keith Price*892120102013Washington
202Tanner Price*889920102013Wake Forest
203Alex Carder*888620092012Western Michigan
204Joe Hamilton888219961999Georgia Tech
205Tommy Armstrong Jr*887120132016Nebraska
206Paxton Lynch*886320132015Memphis
207David Blough*885420152018Purdue
208Matt Johnson*884620122015Bowling Green State
209Brett Smith*883420112013Wyoming
210Jason Gesser*883019992002Washington State
211Jacory Harris*882620082011Miami (FL)
212Taylor Kelly*881920112014Arizona State
213John Wolford*879420142017Wake Forest
214Darian Durant*875420012004North Carolina
215Drew Willy*874820052008Buffalo
216Mason Fine*874320162018North Texas
217Brad Tayles871719891992Western Michigan
218Greg Ward Jr.*870420132016Houston
219Erik Ainge*870020042007Tennessee
220Jay Cutler869720022005Vanderbilt
221Shaun King*869519951998Tulane
222Jason McKinley869419972000Houston
223Matt Grothe*866920062009South Florida
224Eric Dungey866520152018Syracuse
225Brad Smith*864420022005Missouri
226Seth Doege*863620092012Texas Tech
227Jake Plummer862619931996Arizona State
228Brogan Roback*862420132017Eastern Michigan
229Dan Marino*859719791982Pitt
230Tino Sunseri*859020092012Pitt
231Nathan Scheelhaase*856820102013Illinois
232Dave Ragone*856419992002Louisville
233Steve Taneyhill855519921995South Carolina
234Nick Stevens*855420142017Colorado State
235Drew Olson*853220022005UCLA
236Tyler Jones850120132016Texas State
237Ryan Hart*848220022005Rutgers
238Rob Johnson*847219911994USC
239Marvin Graves846619901993Syracuse
240Kurt Kittner*846019982001Illinois
241Christian Hackenberg*845720132015Penn State
242Shawn Jones844119891992Georgia Tech
243Tim Couch843519961998Kentucky
244B.J. Daniels*843320082012South Florida
245Ben Hicks*841820152018SMU
246Sam Bradford*840320072009Oklahoma
247Robbie Bosco840019831985Brigham Young
248Chris Rix*839020012004Florida State
John Walsh839019911994Brigham Young
250Donovan McNabb838919951998Syracuse

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