Total Yards Single Season Leaders and Records

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Leaders

  • Since 1956
Leaders Table
Rk Player Yds Year School
1B.J. Symons*59762003Texas Tech
2Colt Brennan*59152006Hawaii
3Case Keenum*58292009Houston
4Case Keenum*56662011Houston
5Graham Harrell*56142007Texas Tech
6Patrick Mahomes53372016Texas Tech
7Case Keenum*52412008Houston
8Marcus Mariota*52242014Oregon
9Deshaun Watson*52222016Clemson
10David Klingler52211990Houston
11Deshaun Watson*52142015Clemson
12Derek Carr*52002013Fresno State
13Paul Smith*51842007Tulsa
14Bryant Moniz*51422010Hawaii
15Johnny Manziel*51162012Texas A&M
16Lamar Jackson*51142016Louisville
17Patrick Mahomes*51092015Texas Tech
18Matt Johnson*51052015Bowling Green State
19Graham Harrell*50962008Texas Tech
20Ty Detmer50221990Brigham Young
21Robert Griffin III*49922011Baylor
22Jordan Lynch*49532012Northern Illinois
23Brandon Doughty*49332015Western Kentucky
24David Carr*49062001Fresno State
25Kliff Kingsbury*49032002Texas Tech
26Ryan Higgins*48942016Louisiana Tech
27Nick Florence*48772012Baylor
28Johnny Manziel*48732013Texas A&M
29Tim Rattay48651998Louisiana Tech
30Shane Carden*48122014East Carolina
Jordan Lynch*48122013Northern Illinois
Chase Clement*48122008Rice
33Brandon Doughty*47782014Western Kentucky
34Dan Lefevour*47742007Central Michigan
35Sam Bradford*47672008Oklahoma
36Jared Goff*47062015California
37Andre Ware46611989Houston
38Josh Harris*46432003Bowling Green State
39Jim McMahon46271980Brigham Young
40Brandon Weeden*46252011Oklahoma State
41Chase Daniel*46162008Missouri
42Trevone Boykin*46082014Texas Christian
43Philip Rivers*46002003North Carolina State
44Ben Roethlisberger*45972003Miami (OH)
45Chandler Harnish*45952011Northern Illinois
46Landry Jones*45902010Oklahoma
47Sonny Cumbie*45752004Texas Tech
48Chase Daniel*45592007Missouri
49Chad Kelly*45512015Ole Miss
50Chase Holbrook45412006New Mexico State
51Matt Ryan*45092007Boston College
52Graham Harrell*44892006Texas Tech
53Timmy Chang*44572002Hawaii
54Colt Brennan44552005Hawaii
55Luke Falk*44462015Washington State
56Sean Mannion*44392013Oregon State
Landry Jones*44392011Oklahoma
58Dak Prescott*44352014Mississippi State
59Ty Detmer44331989Brigham Young
60Connor Halliday*44202013Washington State
Colt McCoy*44202008Texas
62Tajh Boyd*44102012Clemson
63Bryce Petty*44092013Baylor
64Luke Falk*44002016Washington State
65Ryan Dinwiddie*43992003Boise State
66Jerod Evans*43982016Virginia Tech
67Cody Hodges*43882005Texas Tech
68Rakeem Cato*43852014Marshall
69Nick Mullens*43842015Southern Mississippi
70Dak Prescott*43812015Mississippi State
71Marcus Mariota*43802013Oregon
72Colt Brennan*43702007Hawaii
73Geno Smith*43562012West Virginia
74Geno Smith*43522011West Virginia
75Jeff Driskel*43492015Louisiana Tech
76Steve Young43461983Brigham Young
77Quinton Flowers*43422016South Florida
78Chris Vargas43321993Nevada
79Cam Newton*43272010Auburn
80Colby Cameron43242012Louisiana Tech
81Dane Evans*43232015Tulsa
82Omar Jacobs*43022004Bowling Green State
83Scott Mitchell42991988Utah
84Mike White*42892016Western Kentucky
85Grant Hedrick*42882014Boise State
86Taysom Hill*42822013Brigham Young
87Jameis Winston*42762013Florida State
88Nick Arbuckle*42732015Georgia State
Timmy Chang*42732004Hawaii
Cody Pickett*42732002Washington
91Denard Robinson*42722010Michigan
92Byron Leftwich*42672002Marshall
93Seth Doege*42642012Texas Tech
94Levi Brown*42612009Troy
95Tajh Boyd*42512013Clemson
96David Johnson*42452008Tulsa
97Taylor Kelly*42432013Arizona State
98Shane Carden*42422013East Carolina
99Rakeem Cato42322012Marshall
100Nick Foles42312011Arizona

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