Total Plays Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Plays From To School
1Timmy Chang*258720002004Hawaii
2Case Keenum*252920072011Houston
3Dan Lefevour*243420062009Central Michigan
4Landry Jones*231520092012Oklahoma
5Luke Falk*224220142017Washington State
6Brad Smith*223320022005Missouri
7Kliff Kingsbury*215619992002Texas Tech
8Rakeem Cato*214520112014Marshall
9Kolton Browning*213520102013Louisiana-Monroe
10Zac Dysert*213320092012Miami (OH)
11Graham Harrell*212420052008Texas Tech
12Colt McCoy*209220062009Texas
13Luke McCown204920002003Louisiana Tech
14Kevin Kolb*203720032006Houston
15Adam Weber*199220072010Minnesota
16Austin Davis*198720082011Southern Mississippi
17Cody Fajardo*198420112014Nevada
18Brett Basanez*197520022005Northwestern
19Chase Daniel*197320052008Missouri
Corey Robinson*197320102013Troy
21Sean Mannion*197020112014Oregon State
22Philip Rivers*196220002003North Carolina State
23Drew Brees*193119972000Purdue
24Russell Wilson*193020082011Wisconsin
25Bret Meyer*192320042007Iowa State
26Antwaan Randle El191719982001Indiana
27Steven Jyles190920022005Louisiana-Monroe
28Tajh Boyd*190720102013Clemson
29Ryan Aplin*187720092012Arkansas State
30Curtis Painter*187320052008Purdue
31Colin Kaepernick*187120072010Nevada
32Cooper Rush*186320132016Central Michigan
33Trevone Boykin*186220122015Texas Christian
34Thaddeus Lewis186020062009Duke
35Reggie Ball*185820032006Georgia Tech
36Chase Clement*185720052008Rice
37Brady Quinn*185620032006Notre Dame
38Colt Brennan*185120052007Hawaii
39Shane Carden*185020122014East Carolina
40Chris Redman184619961999Louisville
41Nathan Scheelhaase*184520102013Illinois
42Garrett Gilbert*184320092013SMU
43Keith Wenning*183220102013Ball State
44Trevor Vittatoe*182820072010UTEP
45Carson Palmer*182419982002USC
46Ryan Lindley*182220082011San Diego State
47Dane Evans*182120132016Tulsa
48Charlie Frye181120012004Akron
49Baker Mayfield*180620132017Oklahoma
50Tanner Price*180420102013Wake Forest
51P.J. Walker*179920132016Temple
52Matt Linehan*179820142017Idaho
53Todd Reesing*179620062009Kansas
54Ty Detmer179519881991Brigham Young
55Derek Carr*179420092013Fresno State
Sefo Liufau*179420132016Colorado
57Jared Lorenzen179320002003Kentucky
58Gino Guidugli*179120012004Cincinnati
59Chase Holbrook178220062008New Mexico State
60Tyler Sheehan*177820062009Bowling Green State
61Tim Hiller*177320052009Western Michigan
Juice Williams*177320062009Illinois
63Tyler Jones176920132016Texas State
Chris Leak*176920032006Florida
65J.T. Barrett*176620142017Ohio State
66Aaron Murray*176420102013Georgia
67Kellen Moore*175920082011Boise State
68Joshua Cribbs175520012004Kent State
69Danny Wimprine*174820012004Memphis
70Tim Lester174719961999Western Michigan
71Connor Halliday*174620112014Washington State
72Logan Thomas*174320102013Virginia Tech
73Jared Goff*173820132015California
74Andy Dalton*173020072010Texas Christian
75Nick Mullens*172920132016Southern Mississippi
76David Neill172719982001Nevada
77Todd Santos172219841987San Diego State
78Robert Griffin III*172020082011Baylor
Brett Hundley*172020122014UCLA
80Pete Thomas171520102014Louisiana-Monroe
81Tyler Rogers171120142017New Mexico State
82Dan Orlovsky*171020012004Connecticut
Geno Smith*171020092012West Virginia
84Dak Prescott*170520122015Mississippi State
Tim Rattay170519971999Louisiana Tech
86Kevin Sweeney*170019821986Fresno State
87Derek Anderson*169720012004Oregon State
Alex Brink169720042007Washington State
89Jay Cutler169520022005Vanderbilt
Jeremy Leach169519881991New Mexico
91Matt Barkley*169420092012USC
92Matt Grothe*169320062009South Florida
93Erik Wilhelm168919851988Oregon State
94Tim Tebow*168720062009Florida
95John Beck*168520032006Brigham Young
David Garrard168519982001East Carolina
97Brad Tayles167519891992Western Michigan
98Casey Bramlet167420002003Wyoming
99Stoney Case167319911994New Mexico
100Zach Terrell*166420132016Western Michigan
101Greg Ward Jr.*166320132016Houston
102B.J. Daniels*165820082012South Florida
103Walter Church165719962000Eastern Michigan
Patrick Mahomes*165720142017Texas Tech
105Nathan Enderle*165520072010Idaho
106Chandler Harnish*164820082011Northern Illinois
107Lamar Jackson*164720152017Louisville
108David Greene*164420012004Georgia
109Jordan Palmer*164320032006UTEP
110Deshaun Watson*164220142016Clemson
111Riley Skinner*163620062009Wake Forest
112Charlie Whitehurst*163420022005Clemson
113Byron Leftwich*163219982002Marshall
114Brian McClure163019821985Bowling Green State
115G.J. Kinne*162920092011Tulsa
116Brandon Silvers*162820142017Troy
117Josh Harris*162420002003Bowling Green State
118Cody Pickett*162219992003Washington
119Todd Ellis*162119861989South Carolina
120Terrence Jones162019851988Tulane
Paul Smith*162020032007Tulsa
122Len Williams161419901993Northwestern
123John Wolford*161320142017Wake Forest
124Spence Fischer161219921995Duke
125Shawn Jones160919891992Georgia Tech
126Kyle Orton*160720012004Purdue
127Paul Pinegar*160520022005Fresno State
128Corey Leonard160420062009Arkansas State
129Jake Locker*160120072010Washington
130Doug Flutie*159919811984Boston College
131Drew Willy*159720052008Buffalo
132Troy Kopp159619891992Pacific
133Tommy Armstrong Jr*159520132016Nebraska
134Brandon Doughty*159320112015Western Kentucky
135Andrew Walter*159120012004Arizona State
136Brett Smith*159020112013Wyoming
137Mason Rudolph*158520142017Oklahoma State
138Ben Bennett158219801983Duke
139Taysom Hill*158120122016Brigham Young
Bo Wallace*158120122014Ole Miss
141Rudy Carpenter*158020052008Arizona State
142Steve Stenstrom*157719911994Stanford
143Kyle Boller157619992002California
144Alex McGough157520142017Florida International
145Ben Roethlisberger*157320012003Miami (OH)
146Max Hall*157120072009Brigham Young
147Shaun King*157019951998Tulane
Alex Van Pelt157019891992Pitt
149Gene Swick156919721975Toledo
150Chad Henne*156720042007Michigan
151Cade McNown*156319951998UCLA
152Eric Zeier156019911994Georgia
153Jamie Barnette155919961999North Carolina State
154Ryan Nassib*155420092012Syracuse
155Spencer Keith*154820092012Kent State
156Taylor Martinez*154720102013Nebraska
157Kevin O'Connell154620042007San Diego State
Steve Slayden154619841987Duke
159Ryan Griffin154520092012Tulane
160Sean Renfree*154220092012Duke
161T.J. Rubley154119871991Tulsa
162Peyton Manning153419941997Tennessee
163Jason McKinley153019972000Houston
164Taylor Kelly*152820112014Arizona State
165Zebbie Lethridge152319941997Texas Tech
166Joe Hamilton152119961999Georgia Tech
Brian Mitchell152119861989Louisiana-Lafayette
Tyler Tettleton*152120092013Ohio
169Matt Ryan*151520042007Boston College
170Nick Foles*151020072011Arizona
Andre Woodson*151020042007Kentucky
172Marquise Williams*150920122015North Carolina
173Patrick Ramsey*150719982001Tulane
174Dave Ragone*150619992002Louisville
175John Elway150519791982Stanford
176Marcus Mariota*150420122014Oregon
177Chad Pennington*150219971999Marshall
178Darrell Hackney*150120022005UAB
179Alex Carder*150020092012Western Michigan
180Casey Clausen*149920002003Tennessee
181T.J. Yates*149720072010North Carolina
182Paxton Lynch*149320132015Memphis
183Eli Manning*149120002003Ole Miss
Bryant Moniz*149120092011Hawaii
185Bart Hendricks149019972000Boise State
Taylor Lamb*149020142017Appalachian State
Troy Taylor149019861989California
188Joe Licata*148820122015Buffalo
189Jordan Lynch*148620102013Northern Illinois
190Kawaun Jakes*148120092012Western Kentucky
Stan White*148119901993Auburn
192Ryan Huzjak147819931996Toledo
James Pinkney*147820032006East Carolina
Ryan Radcliff*147820092012Central Michigan
195Jake Delhomme147619931996Louisiana-Lafayette
Rusty Smith147620062009Florida Atlantic
197Darian Durant*147520012004North Carolina
Mitch Leidner*147520132016Minnesota
199Ryan Schneider147220002003UCF
200John Navarre*147120002003Michigan
201Denard Robinson*147020092012Michigan
202Daunte Culpepper146819961998UCF
Brian Kuklick146819941998Wake Forest
Travis Wilson*146820122015Utah
205Pat White*146720052008West Virginia
206Quinton Flowers*146520142017South Florida
207Marquel Blackwell146420002002South Florida
Art Schlichter*146419781981Ohio State
209Mark Herrmann*146019771980Purdue
210Brogan Roback*145820132017Eastern Michigan
211Chuck Long*145619811985Iowa
212Clayton Thorson*145520152017Northwestern
213Danny O'Neil*144919911994Oregon
214Davis Webb*144420132016California
215Christian Hackenberg*144320132015Penn State
216John Paye*144219831986Stanford
217Glenn Foley144119901993Boston College
218Jerrod Johnson*144020072010Texas A&M
219Jason Martin143919931996Louisiana Tech
Keenan Reynolds*143920122015Navy
Jeff Rowe*143920022006Nevada
222Joshua Dobbs*143720132016Tennessee
223Jonathan Smith*143419982001Oregon State
224Chase Rettig*143320102013Boston College
225David Klingler143119881991Houston
226Willie Tuitama*143020052008Arizona
227Mike White*142920132017Western Kentucky
228Zac Robinson*142520062009Oklahoma State
229Steve Taneyhill142319921995South Carolina
230Diondre Borel142120072010Utah State
Kurt Kittner*142119982001Illinois
232Cody Kessler*141920122015USC
233Kevin Hogan*141820122015Stanford
234Tino Sunseri*141720092012Pitt
235Jose Fuentes141519992002Utah State
Mike Greenfield141519841987Northwestern
237John Parker Wilson*141320052008Alabama
238Austen Arnaud*140720072010Iowa State
239Keith Price*140620102013Washington
240Jeff Smoker*140520002003Michigan State
241Donovan McNabb140319951998Syracuse
242Ramon Flanigan139719921997SMU
Shane Matthews139719901992Florida
244Jake Plummer139619931996Arizona State
245James Franklin*139320102013Missouri
246Chuckie Keeton*139020112015Utah State
247Dwight Dasher*138920072010Middle Tennessee State
248Gary Nova*138520112014Rutgers
249Greg Zolman138419982001Vanderbilt
250Brian Johnson*138320042008Utah

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