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
49David Greene*1152820012004Georgia
50Gino Guidugli*1145320012004Cincinnati
51Chad Pennington*1144619971999Marshall
52Todd Santos1142519841987San Diego State
53Keith Wenning*1140220102013Ball State
54Max Hall*1136520072009Brigham Young
55Shane Buechele*1134620162020SMU
56Tim Hiller*1132920052009Western Michigan
57Connor Halliday*1130820112014Washington State
58Tim Lester1129919961999Western Michigan
59Mike White*1126220132017Western Kentucky
60Patrick Mahomes*1125220142016Texas Tech
61Derek Anderson*1124920012004Oregon State
62Chris Leak*1121320032006Florida
63Peyton Manning1120119941997Tennessee
64Todd Reesing*1119420062009Kansas
65Curtis Painter*1116320052008Purdue
66Eric Zeier1115319911994Georgia
67Ryan Finley*1114720142018North Carolina State
68Jordan Palmer*1108420032006UTEP
69Charlie Frye1104920012004Akron
70John Beck*1102120032006Brigham Young
71Ryan Schneider1097620002003UCF
72Paul Smith*1093620032007Tulsa
73Adam Weber*1091720072010Minnesota
74Alex Brink1091320042007Washington State
Alex Van Pelt1091319891992Pitt
76David Neill1090319982001Nevada
77Austin Davis*1089220082011Southern Mississippi
78Danny Wuerffel1087519931996Florida
79Ben Roethlisberger*1082920012003Miami (OH)
80Marcus Mariota*1079620122014Oregon
81Brian Brohm*1077520042007Louisville
82Ryan Aplin*1075820092012Arkansas State
83Matt Linehan*1075220142017Idaho
84Clayton Thorson*1073120152018Northwestern
85Trevone Boykin*1072720122015Texas Christian
86Cade McNown*1070819951998UCLA
87Dan Orlovsky*1070620012004Connecticut
88Sam Ehlinger*1070420172020Texas
89Steve Stenstrom*1070119911994Stanford
90Matt Leinart*1069320032005USC
91Brandon Silvers*1067720142017Troy
92P.J. Walker*1066820132016Temple
93Kevin Sweeney*1062319821986Fresno State
94Andrew Walter*1061720012004Arizona State
95Brett Basanez*1058020022005Northwestern
96Doug Flutie*1057919811984Boston College
97Justin Herbert*1054120162019Oregon
98Logan Woodside*1051420132017Toledo
99Rudy Carpenter*1049120052008Arizona State
100Robert Griffin III*1036620082011Baylor
101Tyler Rogers*1036420142017New Mexico State
102Jared Lorenzen1035420002003Kentucky
103Cody Kessler*1033920122015USC
104Andy Dalton*1031420072010Texas Christian
105Brian McClure1028019821985Bowling Green State
106Kolton Browning*1026320102013Louisiana-Monroe
107Troy Kopp1025819891992Pacific
108Danny Wimprine*1021520012004Memphis
109Bryant Moniz*1016920092011Hawaii
110Deshaun Watson*1016820142016Clemson
111Paul Pinegar*1013620022005Fresno State
112Justice Hansen*1013320162018Arkansas State
113Eli Manning*1011920002003Ole Miss
114Tyler Sheehan*1011720062009Bowling Green State
115Rusty Smith1011220062009Florida Atlantic
116Colin Kaepernick*1009820072010Nevada
117Nathan Enderle*1008420072010Idaho
118Nick Foles*1006820072011Arizona
119Thaddeus Lewis1006520062009Duke
120Glenn Foley1003919901993Boston College
121Brad Kaaya*996820142016Miami (FL)
122Brett Hundley*996620122014UCLA
Brady White*996620152020Memphis
124Todd Ellis*995319861989South Carolina
125Mark Herrmann*994619771980Purdue
126Ryan Radcliff*992220092012Central Michigan
127Cody Pickett*991619992003Washington
128Trace McSorley*989920152018Penn State
129Darrell Hackney*988620022005UAB
130Davis Webb*985220132016California
131Chris Weinke983919972000Florida State
132Ryan Dinwiddie*981920002003Boise State
Ben Hicks*981920152019Arkansas
134Teddy Bridgewater*981720112013Louisville
135Chase Clement*978520052008Rice
136Taylor Lamb*976320142017Appalachian State
137Riley Skinner*976220062009Wake Forest
138Garrett Gilbert*976120092013SMU
139Sefo Liufau*974620132016Colorado
140David Blough*973420152018Purdue
141Chad Henne*971520042007Michigan
142Steven Montez*971020152019Colorado
143Casey Clausen*970720002003Tennessee
144Casey Bramlet968420002003Wyoming
145Jonathan Smith*968019982001Oregon State
146Chuck Long*967119811985Iowa
147Charlie Whitehurst*966520022005Clemson
148Cody Fajardo*965920112014Nevada
149Ben Bennett961419801983Duke
150Ken Dorsey*956519992002Miami (FL)
151Jim McMahon953619771981Brigham Young
152Bo Wallace*953420122014Ole Miss
153J'mar Smith*952320152019Louisiana Tech
154Caleb Evans952020162019Louisiana-Monroe
155Bret Meyer*949920042007Iowa State
156Joe Licata*948520122015Buffalo
157Jalen Hurts*947720162019Oklahoma
158G.J. Kinne*947220092011Tulsa
159Sean Renfree*946520092012Duke
160Jamie Barnette946119961999North Carolina State
161Stoney Case946019911994New Mexico
162J.T. Barrett*943420142017Ohio State
163David Klingler943019881991Houston
Andrew Luck*943020092011Stanford
165Erik Wilhelm939319851988Oregon State
166Kevin Hogan*938520122015Stanford
167Mike Teel*938320052008Rutgers
168Jeremy Leach938219881991New Mexico
169T.J. Yates*937720072010North Carolina
170Dak Prescott*937620122015Mississippi State
171Andre Woodson*936020042007Kentucky
172John Elway934919791982Stanford
173Daunte Culpepper934119961998UCF
174Eric Dungey*934020152018Syracuse
Josh Rosen*934020152017UCLA
176Kyle Orton*933720012004Purdue
177T.J. Rubley932419871991Tulsa
178Matt Ryan*931320042007Boston College
179Shane Matthews928719901992Florida
180Tim Tebow*928520062009Florida
181Brandon Weeden*926020082011Oklahoma State
182Gary Nova*925820112014Rutgers
183Nate Davis*923320062008Ball State
184Bruce Gradkowski*922520022005Toledo
185Jake Delhomme921619931996Louisiana
186Willie Tuitama*921120052008Arizona
187Patrick Ramsey*920519982001Tulane
188Connor Cook*919420122015Michigan State
189Kenny Hill*919220132017Texas Christian
190Garrett Grayson*919020112014Colorado State
Ryan Nassib*919020092012Syracuse
192Jose Fuentes916819992002Utah State
193Rex Grossman*916420002002Florida
194Walter Church914219962000Eastern Michigan
195Kirk Cousins*913120082011Michigan State
196Tyler Tettleton*912920092013Ohio
197Pete Thomas911720102014Louisiana-Monroe
198Tommy Hodson911519861989LSU
199Alex McGough*909120142017Florida International
200Jason Martin906619931996Louisiana Tech
201Lamar Jackson*904320152017Louisville
202Bart Hendricks903019972000Boise State
203David Garrard902919982001East Carolina
204Ryan Griffin902620092012Tulane
205Spence Fischer902119921995Duke
206Charlie Brewer*902020172020Baylor
207A.J. McCarron*901920102013Alabama
208John Navarre*901420002003Michigan
209Logan Thomas*900320102013Virginia Tech
210Steven Jyles898720022005Louisiana-Monroe
211Scott Mitchell898119871989Utah
212Riley Neal897820152019Vanderbilt
213Chandler Harnish*894420082011Northern Illinois
214Jeff Smoker*893220002003Michigan State
215Keith Price*892120102013Washington
216Tanner Price*889920102013Wake Forest
217Alex Carder*888620092012Western Michigan
218Joe Hamilton888219961999Georgia Tech
219Tommy Armstrong Jr*887120132016Nebraska
220Kyle Shurmur*886520152018Vanderbilt
221Paxton Lynch*886320132015Memphis
222Joe Burrow*885220152019LSU
223Kellen Mond*884720172020Texas A&M
224Matt Johnson*884620122015Bowling Green State
225Brett Smith*883420112013Wyoming
226Jason Gesser*883019992002Washington State
227Jacory Harris*882620082011Miami (FL)
228Taylor Kelly*881920112014Arizona State
229Shea Patterson*880020162019Michigan
230John Wolford*879420142017Wake Forest
231Trevor Lawrence*877820182020Clemson
232Darian Durant*875420012004North Carolina
233Drew Willy*874820052008Buffalo
234Brad Tayles871719891992Western Michigan
235Greg Ward Jr.*870420132016Houston
236Erik Ainge*870020042007Tennessee
237Jay Cutler869720022005Vanderbilt
238Shaun King*869519951998Tulane
239Jason McKinley869419972000Houston
240McKenzie Milton*868320162020UCF
241Matt Grothe*866920062009South Florida
242James Morgan*865420152019Florida International
243Brad Smith*864420022005Missouri
244Seth Doege*863620092012Texas Tech
245Jake Plummer862619931996Arizona State
246Brogan Roback*862420132017Eastern Michigan
Manny Wilkins*862420152018Arizona State
248Jordan Love*860020172019Utah State
249Dan Marino*859719791982Pitt
250Tino Sunseri*859020092012Pitt