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
33Jake Browning*1229620152018Washington
34Jared Goff*1219520132015California
35Drew Lock*1219320152018Missouri
36Zach Terrell*1210020132016Western Michigan
37Zac Dysert*1201320092012Miami (OH)
38Nick Mullens*1199420132016Southern Mississippi
39Shane Carden*1199120122014East Carolina
40Tajh Boyd*1190420102013Clemson
41Byron Leftwich*1190319982002Marshall
42Chase Holbrook1184620062008New Mexico State
43Carson Palmer*1181819982002USC
44Drew Brees*1179219972000Purdue
45Brady Quinn*1176220032006Notre Dame
46Russell Wilson*1172020082011Wisconsin
47Dane Evans*1168020132016Tulsa
48Geno Smith*1166220092012West Virginia
49Shane Buechele*1166020162020SMU
50David Greene*1152820012004Georgia
51Gino Guidugli*1145320012004Cincinnati
52Chad Pennington*1144619971999Marshall
53Sam Ehlinger*1143620172020Texas
54Todd Santos1142519841987San Diego State
55Keith Wenning*1140220102013Ball State
56Max Hall*1136520072009Brigham Young
57Tim Hiller*1132920052009Western Michigan
58Connor Halliday*1130820112014Washington State
59Tim Lester1129919961999Western Michigan
60Mike White*1126220132017Western Kentucky
61Patrick Mahomes*1125220142016Texas Tech
62Derek Anderson*1124920012004Oregon State
63Chris Leak*1121320032006Florida
64Peyton Manning1120119941997Tennessee
65Todd Reesing*1119420062009Kansas
66Curtis Painter*1116320052008Purdue
67Eric Zeier1115319911994Georgia
68Ryan Finley*1114720142018North Carolina State
69Jordan Palmer*1108420032006UTEP
70Charlie Frye1104920012004Akron
71John Beck*1102120032006Brigham Young
72Ryan Schneider1097620002003UCF
73Brady White*1094920152020Memphis
74Paul Smith*1093620032007Tulsa
75Adam Weber*1091720072010Minnesota
76Alex Brink1091320042007Washington State
Alex Van Pelt1091319891992Pitt
78David Neill1090319982001Nevada
79Austin Davis*1089220082011Southern Mississippi
80Danny Wuerffel1087519931996Florida
81Ben Roethlisberger*1082920012003Miami (OH)
82Marcus Mariota*1079620122014Oregon
83Brian Brohm*1077520042007Louisville
84Ryan Aplin*1075820092012Arkansas State
85Matt Linehan*1075220142017Idaho
86Clayton Thorson*1073120152018Northwestern
87Trevone Boykin*1072720122015Texas Christian
88Cade McNown*1070819951998UCLA
89Dan Orlovsky*1070620012004Connecticut
90Steve Stenstrom*1070119911994Stanford
91Matt Leinart*1069320032005USC
92Brandon Silvers*1067720142017Troy
93P.J. Walker*1066820132016Temple
94Brock Purdy*1063020182021Iowa State
95Kevin Sweeney*1062319821986Fresno State
96Andrew Walter*1061720012004Arizona State
97Brett Basanez*1058020022005Northwestern
98Doug Flutie*1057919811984Boston College
99Justin Herbert*1054120162019Oregon
100Logan Woodside*1051420132017Toledo
101Rudy Carpenter*1049120052008Arizona State
102Robert Griffin III*1036620082011Baylor
103Tyler Rogers*1036420142017New Mexico State
104Jared Lorenzen1035420002003Kentucky
105Cody Kessler*1033920122015USC
106Andy Dalton*1031420072010Texas Christian
107Brian McClure1028019821985Bowling Green State
108Kolton Browning*1026320102013Louisiana-Monroe
109Troy Kopp1025819891992Pacific
110Jake Bentley*1023420162021South Alabama
111Kenny Pickett*1022020172021Pitt
112Danny Wimprine*1021520012004Memphis
113Charlie Brewer*1018420172021Utah
114Bryant Moniz*1016920092011Hawaii
115Deshaun Watson*1016820142016Clemson
116Paul Pinegar*1013620022005Fresno State
117Justice Hansen*1013320162018Arkansas State
118Eli Manning*1011920002003Ole Miss
119Tyler Sheehan*1011720062009Bowling Green State
120Rusty Smith1011220062009Florida Atlantic
121Colin Kaepernick*1009820072010Nevada
Trevor Lawrence*1009820182020Clemson
123Nathan Enderle*1008420072010Idaho
124Nick Foles*1006820072011Arizona
125Thaddeus Lewis1006520062009Duke
126Glenn Foley1003919901993Boston College
127Brad Kaaya*996820142016Miami (FL)
128Brett Hundley*996620122014UCLA
129Todd Ellis*995319861989South Carolina
130Mark Herrmann*994619771980Purdue
131Ryan Radcliff*992220092012Central Michigan
132Cody Pickett*991619992003Washington
133Trace McSorley*989920152018Penn State
134Darrell Hackney*988620022005UAB
135Davis Webb*985220132016California
136Chris Weinke983919972000Florida State
137Ryan Dinwiddie*981920002003Boise State
Ben Hicks*981920152019Arkansas
139Teddy Bridgewater*981720112013Louisville
140Chase Clement*978520052008Rice
141Taylor Lamb*976320142017Appalachian State
142Riley Skinner*976220062009Wake Forest
143Garrett Gilbert*976120092013SMU
144Sefo Liufau*974620132016Colorado
145David Blough*973420152018Purdue
146Chad Henne*971520042007Michigan
147Steven Montez*971020152019Colorado
148Casey Clausen*970720002003Tennessee
149Casey Bramlet968420002003Wyoming
150Jonathan Smith*968019982001Oregon State
151Chuck Long*967119811985Iowa
152Charlie Whitehurst*966520022005Clemson
153Kellen Mond*966120172020Texas A&M
154Cody Fajardo*965920112014Nevada
155Ben Bennett961419801983Duke
156Ken Dorsey*956519992002Miami (FL)
157Jim McMahon953619771981Brigham Young
158Bo Wallace*953420122014Ole Miss
159J'mar Smith*952320152019Louisiana Tech
160Caleb Evans952020162019Louisiana-Monroe
161Bret Meyer*949920042007Iowa State
162Joe Licata*948520122015Buffalo
163Jalen Hurts*947720162019Oklahoma
164G.J. Kinne*947220092011Tulsa
165Sean Renfree*946520092012Duke
166Jamie Barnette946119961999North Carolina State
167Stoney Case946019911994New Mexico
168J.T. Barrett*943420142017Ohio State
169David Klingler943019881991Houston
Andrew Luck*943020092011Stanford
171Erik Wilhelm939319851988Oregon State
172Kevin Hogan*938520122015Stanford
173Mike Teel*938320052008Rutgers
174Jeremy Leach938219881991New Mexico
175T.J. Yates*937720072010North Carolina
176Dak Prescott*937620122015Mississippi State
177Andre Woodson*936020042007Kentucky
178John Elway934919791982Stanford
179Daunte Culpepper934119961998UCF
180Eric Dungey*934020152018Syracuse
Josh Rosen*934020152017UCLA
182Kyle Orton*933720012004Purdue
183T.J. Rubley932419871991Tulsa
184Matt Ryan*931320042007Boston College
185Shane Matthews928719901992Florida
186Tim Tebow*928520062009Florida
187Brandon Weeden*926020082011Oklahoma State
188Gary Nova*925820112014Rutgers
189Nate Davis*923320062008Ball State
190McKenzie Milton*923120162021Florida State
191Bruce Gradkowski*922520022005Toledo
192Jake Delhomme921619931996Louisiana
193Willie Tuitama*921120052008Arizona
194Patrick Ramsey*920519982001Tulane
195Connor Cook*919420122015Michigan State
196Kenny Hill*919220132017Texas Christian
197Garrett Grayson*919020112014Colorado State
Ryan Nassib*919020092012Syracuse
199Jose Fuentes916819992002Utah State
200Rex Grossman*916420002002Florida
201Jarret Doege*914720172021West Virginia
202Walter Church914219962000Eastern Michigan
203Kirk Cousins*913120082011Michigan State
204Tyler Tettleton*912920092013Ohio
205Pete Thomas911720102014Louisiana-Monroe
206Tommy Hodson911519861989LSU
207Alex McGough*909120142017Florida International
208Sam Howell*907820192021North Carolina
209Jason Martin906619931996Louisiana Tech
210Lamar Jackson*904320152017Louisville
211Bart Hendricks903019972000Boise State
212David Garrard902919982001East Carolina
213Ryan Griffin902620092012Tulane
214Spence Fischer902119921995Duke
215A.J. McCarron*901920102013Alabama
216John Navarre*901420002003Michigan
217Logan Thomas*900320102013Virginia Tech
218Steven Jyles898720022005Louisiana-Monroe
219Scott Mitchell898119871989Utah
220Riley Neal897820152019Vanderbilt
221Ian Book*894820172020Notre Dame
222Chandler Harnish*894420082011Northern Illinois
223Jeff Smoker*893220002003Michigan State
224Keith Price*892120102013Washington
225Tanner Price*889920102013Wake Forest
226Alex Carder*888620092012Western Michigan
227Joe Hamilton888219961999Georgia Tech
228Tommy Armstrong Jr*887120132016Nebraska
229Holton Ahlers886720182021East Carolina
230Kyle Shurmur*886520152018Vanderbilt
231Paxton Lynch*886320132015Memphis
232Joe Burrow*885220152019LSU
233Matt Johnson*884620122015Bowling Green State
234Brett Smith*883420112013Wyoming
235Jason Gesser*883019992002Washington State
236Jacory Harris*882620082011Miami (FL)
237Taylor Kelly*881920112014Arizona State
238Shea Patterson*880020162019Michigan
239John Wolford*879420142017Wake Forest
240Darian Durant*875420012004North Carolina
241Drew Willy*874820052008Buffalo
242Brad Tayles871719891992Western Michigan
243Greg Ward Jr.*870420132016Houston
244Erik Ainge*870020042007Tennessee
245Jay Cutler869720022005Vanderbilt
246Shaun King*869519951998Tulane
247Jason McKinley869419972000Houston
248Matt Grothe*866920062009South Florida
249James Morgan*865420152019Florida International
250Brad Smith*864420022005Missouri