Total Yards Per Play Career Leaders and Records

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Leaders

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Leaders Table
Rk Player Avg From To School
1Sam Bradford*8.7020072009Oklahoma
2Marcus Mariota*8.6720122014Oregon
3Andrew Luck*8.4720092011Stanford
4Ryan Dinwiddie*8.3520002003Boise State
5Baker Mayfield*8.3120132017Oklahoma
6Jameis Winston*8.2820132014Florida State
7Johnny Manziel*8.2720122013Texas A&M
8Kellen Moore*8.2620082011Boise State
9Bryce Petty*8.2320112014Baylor
10Logan Woodside*8.2220132017Toledo
11Ty Detmer8.1719881991Brigham Young
12Mason Rudolph*8.1320142017Oklahoma State
13David Fales*8.0320122013San Jose State
14Brandon Weeden*7.9820082011Oklahoma State
15Brian Brohm*7.9720042007Louisville
16Colt Brennan*7.9620052007Hawaii
17Case Keenum*7.9520072011Houston
18Brandon Doughty*7.8920112015Western Kentucky
19A.J. McCarron*7.8320102013Alabama
20Ken Dorsey*7.8319992002Miami (FL)
21Vince Young*7.8020032005Texas
22Chris Weinke7.7819972000Florida State
23Nick Stevens*7.7820142017Colorado State
24Chad Kelly*7.7720132016Ole Miss
25Danny Wuerffel7.7519931996Florida
26Matt Leinart*7.7120032005USC
27Aaron Murray*7.6920102013Georgia
28Trent Dilfer*7.6619911993Fresno State
29Chad Pennington*7.6619971999Marshall
30Mike Teel*7.6620052008Rutgers
31Zach Terrell*7.6420132016Western Michigan
32Riley Ferguson*7.6420162017Memphis
33Lamar Jackson*7.6220152017Louisville
34Colin Kaepernick*7.5920072010Nevada
35Ryan Mallett*7.5620072010Arkansas
36Taylor Lamb*7.5120142017Appalachian State
37Blake Bortles*7.5120112013UCF
38Nate Davis*7.5020062008Ball State
39Kevin Hogan*7.5020122015Stanford
40Brett Rypien*7.5020152017Boise State
41Steve Young7.4919811983Brigham Young
42Brad Kaaya*7.4720142016Miami (FL)
43Bruce Gradkowski*7.4720022005Toledo
44Stephen Morris*7.4520102013Miami (FL)
45Quinton Flowers*7.4420142017South Florida
46Matt Johnson*7.4220122015Bowling Green State
47Tim Rattay7.4219971999Louisiana Tech
48Byron Leftwich*7.4019982002Marshall
49Matt Jones*7.3820012004Arkansas
50Deshaun Watson*7.3720142016Clemson
51Max Hall*7.3620072009Brigham Young
52Graham Harrell*7.3520052008Texas Tech
53Rex Grossman*7.3520002002Florida
54Jim McMahon7.3419771981Brigham Young
55Robert Griffin III*7.3420082011Baylor
56Doug Flutie*7.3319811984Boston College
57Denard Robinson*7.3120092012Michigan
58Patrick Mahomes*7.3020142017Texas Tech
59Teddy Bridgewater*7.3020112013Louisville
60Tyler Wilson*7.3020082012Arkansas
61Ryan Schneider7.2720002003UCF
62Kirk Cousins*7.2720082011Michigan State
63Derek Carr*7.2620092013Fresno State
64Jake Browning*7.2520152017Washington
65Tim Tebow*7.2520062009Florida
66Chandler Harnish*7.2420082011Northern Illinois
67Billy Blanton7.2319931996San Diego State
68Cade McNown*7.2219951998UCLA
69Brent Stockstill*7.2120142017Middle Tennessee State
70Nick Arbuckle*7.2120142015Georgia State
71Matt Barkley*7.2120092012USC
72Peyton Manning7.1819941997Tennessee
73Pat White*7.1820052008West Virginia
74E.J. Manuel*7.1720092012Florida State
75Nate Sudfeld*7.1720122015Indiana
76Bryant Moniz*7.1620092011Hawaii
77Paul Smith*7.1620032007Tulsa
78Robbie Bosco7.1619831985Brigham Young
79Josh Rosen*7.1620152017UCLA
80Garrett Grayson*7.1520112014Colorado State
81Kordell Stewart7.1519911994Colorado
82Zac Robinson*7.1420062009Oklahoma State
83Trace McSorley*7.1220152017Penn State
84Dan McGwire*7.1219861990San Diego State
85Jordan Lynch*7.1020102013Northern Illinois
86Donovan McNabb7.0919951998Syracuse
87Colt McCoy*7.0920062009Texas
88Drew Lock7.0820152017Missouri
89Mike White*7.0720132017Western Kentucky
90Jason White*7.0719992004Oklahoma
91Terrance Owens*7.0720102013Toledo
92Daunte Culpepper7.0519961998UCF
93Bradlee Van Pelt*7.0420012003Colorado State
94Matthew Stafford*7.0420062008Georgia
95Ben Roethlisberger*7.0420012003Miami (OH)
96Landry Jones*7.0320092012Oklahoma
97Geno Smith*7.0220092012West Virginia
98Kenny Hill*7.0120132017Texas Christian
99Gino Torretta7.0119891992Miami (FL)
100David Carr*7.0119972001Fresno State
101Joe Hamilton7.0019961999Georgia Tech
102Cody Kessler*6.9920122015USC
103Connor Cook*6.9920122015Michigan State
104Dak Prescott*6.9820122015Mississippi State
105Rakeem Cato*6.9520112014Marshall
106Bryn Renner*6.9520102013North Carolina
107Jared Goff*6.9520132015California
108Eric Zeier6.9519911994Georgia
109Marc Bulger*6.9319961999West Virginia
110Philip Rivers*6.9220002003North Carolina State
111Asad Abdul-Khaliq*6.9120002003Minnesota
112Marquise Williams*6.9120122015North Carolina
113Reggie McNeal*6.9120022005Texas A&M
114Jason Campbell*6.9020012004Auburn
115Andy Dalton*6.8920072010Texas Christian
116Alex Van Pelt6.8919891992Pitt
117Trevone Boykin*6.8620122015Texas Christian
118Cooper Rush*6.8620132016Central Michigan
119David Greene*6.8620012004Georgia
120Tajh Boyd*6.8520102013Clemson
121Mike McCoy6.8519921994Utah
122Jared Zabransky*6.8520032006Boise State
123Terrelle Pryor*6.8420082010Ohio State
124Tommy Hodson6.8419861989LSU
125Chase Daniel*6.8320052008Missouri
126Chris Rix*6.8320012004Florida State
127J.T. Barrett*6.8320142017Ohio State
128Drew Stanton*6.8220032006Michigan State
129Tommy Rees*6.8220102013Notre Dame
130Major Applewhite*6.8219982001Texas
131Nick Mullens*6.8220132016Southern Mississippi
132Ryan Lindley*6.8120082011San Diego State
133Mark Barsotti*6.8119881991Fresno State
134Brett Hundley*6.8120122014UCLA
135Russell Wilson*6.8120082011Wisconsin
136Braxton Miller*6.8020112015Ohio State
137Skyler Howard*6.7920142016West Virginia
138Scott Mitchell6.7719871989Utah
139David Neill6.7519982001Nevada
140Davis Webb*6.7520132016California
141Andre Ware6.7519871989Houston
142Jim Plunkett*6.7519681970Stanford
143Glenn Foley6.7419901993Boston College
144Tyrod Taylor*6.7420072010Virginia Tech
145Bart Hendricks6.7419972000Boise State
146Kevin Kolb*6.7320032006Houston
147Trevor Vittatoe*6.7220072010UTEP
148James Brown6.7219941997Texas
149Jordan Palmer*6.7220032006UTEP
150Shawn Moore6.7119871990Virginia
151Everett Golson*6.7120122015Florida State
152Tommy Armstrong Jr*6.7020132016Nebraska
153John Walsh6.7019911994Brigham Young
154Eli Manning*6.7020002003Ole Miss
155Taylor Kelly*6.6920112014Arizona State
156Seth Doege*6.6820092012Texas Tech
157Ryan Aplin*6.6720092012Arkansas State
158Greg Ward Jr.*6.6720132016Houston
159Corey Robinson*6.6620102013Troy
160G.J. Kinne*6.6520092011Tulsa
161Darrell Hackney*6.6520022005UAB
162Jason Gesser*6.6419992002Washington State
163Bo Wallace*6.6320122014Ole Miss
164Rusty Smith6.6220062009Florida Atlantic
165Cody Fajardo*6.6220112014Nevada
166Shane Carden*6.6220122014East Carolina
167Shane Matthews6.6119901992Florida
168Taylor Martinez*6.6120102013Nebraska
169Ryan Radcliff*6.6120092012Central Michigan
170Brandon Allen*6.6120122015Arkansas
171Jake Rudock*6.6020132015Michigan
172Tyler Tettleton*6.6020092013Ohio
173Drew Tate*6.6020032006Iowa
174Todd Reesing*6.5920062009Kansas
175Drew Brees*6.5719972000Purdue
176Chris Redman6.5719961999Louisville
177Taylor Potts*6.5720072010Texas Tech
178John Beck*6.5620032006Brigham Young
179Jacory Harris*6.5620082011Miami (FL)
180Erik Ainge*6.5620042007Tennessee
181Logan Kilgore*6.5520102013Middle Tennessee State
182Connor Shaw*6.5520102013South Carolina
183Charlie Batch6.5419941997Eastern Michigan
184Timmy Chang*6.5420002004Hawaii
185Chuck Long*6.5419811985Iowa
186Joe Webb6.5320062009UAB
187Darian Durant*6.5320012004North Carolina
188Brett Smith*6.5220112013Wyoming
189David Klingler6.5219881991Houston
190Dan Lefevour*6.5120062009Central Michigan
191Gino Guidugli*6.5120012004Cincinnati
192John Welsh6.5119982001Idaho
193Jeremiah Masoli*6.5020082010Ole Miss
194Gary Nova*6.5020112014Rutgers
195Chase Holbrook6.5020062008New Mexico State
196Sean Mannion*6.5020112014Oregon State
197Alex Brink6.4920042007Washington State
198Nick Foles*6.4820072011Arizona
199Joshua Dobbs*6.4720132016Tennessee
200Bryan Randall*6.4720012004Virginia Tech
201Dane Evans*6.4520132016Tulsa
202Rudy Carpenter*6.4520052008Arizona State
203Tim Lester6.4519961999Western Michigan
204Brady Quinn*6.4420032006Notre Dame
205Jonathan Smith*6.4319982001Oregon State
206Ell Roberson*6.4320002003Kansas State
207Marc Wilson6.4319771979Brigham Young
208Matt Grothe*6.4220062009South Florida
209Chris Leak*6.4220032006Florida
210Keith Price*6.4220102013Washington
211Jeff Driskel*6.4120112015Louisiana Tech
212Keith Wenning*6.4020102013Ball State
213Bill Musgrave*6.4019871990Oregon
214Paxton Lynch*6.4020132015Memphis
215Casey Clausen*6.3920002003Tennessee
216Derek Thompson*6.3820092013North Texas
217Andrew Walter*6.3720012004Arizona State
218Anu Solomon*6.3720142017Baylor
219Carson Palmer*6.3719982002USC
220Adam Tafralis*6.3720042007San Jose State
221Stoney Case6.3719911994New Mexico
222Woodrow Dantzler*6.3619982001Clemson
223P.J. Walker*6.3620132016Temple
224Marvin Graves6.3619901993Syracuse
225Charlie Frye6.3420012004Akron
226Chuckie Keeton*6.3420112015Utah State
227B.J. Daniels*6.3320082012South Florida
Brandon Silvers*6.3320142017Troy
229Robert Hall6.3319901993Texas Tech
Steve Stenstrom*6.3319911994Stanford
231Kellen Clemens*6.3320022005Oregon
232Tim Hiller*6.3320052009Western Michigan
233Alex Carder*6.3220092012Western Michigan
234Paul Pinegar*6.3220022005Fresno State
235Derek Anderson*6.3120012004Oregon State
236Eric Crouch6.3119982001Nebraska
237Rodney Peete*6.3019851988USC
238Dan Marino*6.3019791982Pitt
239Matt Schaub*6.2920002003Virginia
240Brian Johnson*6.2920042008Utah
241Troy Kopp6.2819891992Pacific
242Shaun King*6.2819951998Tulane
243Chase Litton*6.2720152017Marshall
244Mark Herrmann*6.2619771980Purdue
245Joe Licata*6.2520122015Buffalo
246Randall Cunningham*6.2519821984UNLV
247Tyler Palko*6.2420022006Pitt
248James Franklin*6.2420102013Missouri
249Luke McCown6.2120002003Louisiana Tech
250Jose Fuentes6.2119992002Utah State

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