FBS Statistics

Career and Season
Statistical Records and Leaders

                  Season Passing Yards

Rank RES* RTS^ CL Name School Yards Year
1 1 1 4 B.J. Symons Texas Tech 5,833 2003
2 2 1 3 Graham Harrell Texas Tech 5,705 2007
3 3 1 3 Case Keenum Houston 5,671 2009
4 4 1 4 Case Keenum Houston 5,631 2011
5 2 1 3 Colt Brennan Hawaii 5,549 2006
6 1 1 3 Ty Detmer BYU 5,188 1990
7 2 2 3 David Klingler Houston 5,140 1990
8 6 1 4 Graham Harrell Texas Tech 5,111 2008
9 9 1 4 Derek Carr Fresno State 5,082 2013
10 6 2 4 Paul Smith Tulsa 5,065 2007
11 9 1 3 Bryant Moniz Hawaii 5,040 2010
12 8 2 2 Case Keenum Houston 5,020 2008
13 3 1 4 Kliff Kingsbury Texas Tech 5,017 2002
14 3 1 3 Tim Rattay Louisiana Tech 4,943 1998
15 15 1 4 Brandon Doughty Western Kentucky 4,830 2014
16 6 1 4 Sonny Cumbie Texas Tech 4,742 2004
17 17 2 4 Shane Carden East Carolina 4,736 2014
18 15 2 4 Brandon Weeden Oklahoma State 4,727 2011
19 12 3 2 Sam Bradford Oklahoma 4,721 2008
20 15 2 2 Landry Jones Oklahoma 4,718 2010
21 1 1 3 Andre Ware Houston 4,699 1989
22 20 2 3 Sean Mannion Oregon State 4,662 2013
23 9 2 2 Chase Holbrook New Mexico State 4,619 2006
24 22 3 3 Connor Halliday Washington State 4,597 2013
25 1 1 3 Jim McMahon BYU 4,571 1980
26 3 2 2 Ty Detmer BYU 4,560 1989
27 12 3 2 Graham Harrell Texas Tech 4,555 2006
28 15 3 4 Matt Ryan Boston College 4,507 2007
29 9 2 4 Philip Rivers N.C. State 4,491 2003
30 10 3 3 Ben Roethlisberger Miami (Oh) 4,486 2003
31 8 2 2 Timmy Chang Hawaii 4,474 2002
32 27 3 3 Landry Jones Oklahoma 4,463 2011
33 9 3 3 Cody Pickett Washington 4,458 2002
34 34 3 3 Marcus Mariota Oregon 4,454 2014
35 29 4 3 Geno Smith West Virginia 4,385 2011
36 13 4 4 Ryan Dinwiddie Boise State 4,356 2003
37 21 4 4 Colt Brennan Hawaii 4,343 2007
38 25 4 4 Chase Daniel Missouri 4,335 2008
39 33 5 4 Nick Foles Arizona 4,334 2011
40 2 1 2 Scott Mitchell Utah 4,322 1988
41 35 1 4 Nick Florence Baylor 4,309 2012
42 23 5 3 Chase Daniel Missouri 4,306 2007
43 16 1 2 Colt Brennan Hawaii 4,301 2005
44 8 1 4 David Carr Fresno State 4,299 2001
45 38 6 3 Robert Griffin III Baylor 4,293 2011
46 33 3 3 Brandon Weeden Oklahoma State 4,277 2010
47 8 2 3 Tim Couch Kentucky 4,275 1998
48 2 1 4 Robbie Bosco BYU 4,273 1985
49 14 4 4 Byron Leftwich Marshall 4,268 2002
50 44 2 4 Landry Jones Oklahoma 4,267 2012
51 8 1 4 Chris Vargas Nevada 4,265 1993
52 21 2 4 Timmy Chang Hawaii 4,258 2004
53 36 2 4 Levi Brown Troy 4,254 2009
54 23 2 4 Cody Hodges Texas Tech 4,238 2005
54 49 3 4 Geno Smith West Virginia 4,205 2012
56 49 3 4 Seth Doege Texas Tech 4,205 2012
57 51 5 2 Rakeem Cato Marshall 4,201 2012
58 55 4 3 Bryce Petty Baylor 4,200 2013
59 20 5 3 Timmy Chang Hawaii 4,199 2003
60 53 6 3 David Fales San Jose State 4,193 2012
61 58 5 4 David Fales San Jose State 4,189 2013
62 11 1 4 Chris Weinke Florida State 4,167 2000
63 60 6 4 Keith Wenning Ball State 4,148 2013
64 55 7 4 Colby Cameron Louisiana Tech 4,147 2012
65 62 7 3 Shane Carden East Carolina 4,139 2013
66 13 2 3 Byron Leftwich Marshall 4,132 2001
67 39 5 4 Chase Clement Rice 4,119 2008
68 65 8 2 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M 4,114 2013
69 58 8 3 Derek Carr Fresno State 4,104 2012
70 9 1 4 Josh Wallwork Wyoming 4,090 1996
71 41 6 4 David Johnson Tulsa 4,059 2008
72 24 6 3 Derek Anderson Oregon State 4,058 2003
73 70 9 1 Jameis Winston Florida State 4,057 2013
74 45 3 4 Tyler Sheehan Bowling Green 4,052 2009
75 12 3 3 Chris Redman Louisville 4,042 1998
76 56 7 3 Brock Osweiler Arizona State 4,036 2011
77 8 1 4 Ty Detmer BYU 4,031 1991
77 65 9 4 Mike Glennon N.C. State 4,031 2012
79 11 2 4 Steve Sarkisian BYU 4,027 1996
80 40 6 4 Brian Brohm Louisville 4,024 2007
81 81 4 4 Garrett Grayson Colorado State 4,006 2014
82 60 8 3 Seth Doege Texas Tech 4,004 2011
83 30 3 2 Omar Jacobs Bowling Green 4,002 2004
84 36 4 2 Curtis Painter Purdue 3,985 2006
85 85 5 2 Jared Goff California 3,973 2014
86 81 10 3 Teddy Bridgewater Louisville 3,970 2013
87 55 4 3 Dominique Davis East Carolina 3,967 2010
88 49 7 3 Max Hall BYU 3,957 2008
89 22 5 4 Carson Palmer USC 3,942 2002
90 3 1 4 Todd Santos San Diego State 3,932 1987
91 16 1 4 Tim Rattay Louisiana Tech 3,922 1999
92 36 3 3 Brady Quinn Notre Dame 3,919 2005
93 88 11 3 Rakeem Cato Marshall 3,916 2013
94 94 6 2 Jameis Winston Florida State 3,907 2014
95 95 7 4 Rakeem Cato Marshall 3,903 2014
96 2 1 4 Steve Young BYU 3,902 1983
97 97 8 3 Trevone Boykin TCU 3,901 2014
98 21 3 2 Rex Grossman Florida 3,896 2001
98 79 10 3 Tajh Boyd Clemson 3,896 2012
100 81 11 3 Aaron Murray Georgia 3,893 2012
101 56 8 3 Todd Reesing Kansas 3,888 2008
102 43 5 4 John Beck BYU 3,885 2006
103 14 1 2 Tim Couch Kentucky 3,884 1997
104 15 2 2 Tim Rattay Louisiana Tech 3,881 1997
105 29 6 2 Andrew Walter Arizona State 3,877 2002
106 3 1 3 Robbie Bosco BYU 3,875 1984
107 77 9 3 Alex Carder Western Michigan 3,873 2011
107 107 9 4 Connor Halliday Washington State 3,873 2014
109 69 5 3 Ryan Mallett Arkansas 3,869 2010
110 54 7 3 Chase Holbrook New Mexico State 3,866 2007
111 13 2 3 Mike McCoy Utah 3,860 1993
112 64 9 3 Colt McCoy Texas 3,859 2008
113 113 10 4 Bryce Petty Baylor 3,855 2014
114 22 2 4 Dan Robinson Hawaii 3,853 1999
115 105 12 4 Tajh Boyd Clemson 3,851 2013
116 57 8 2 Max Hall BYU 3,848 2007
117 39 7 3 Jason White Oklahoma 3,846 2003
117 58 9 3 Curtis Painter Purdue 3,846 2007
119 77 6 3 Kellen Moore Boise State 3,845 2010
120 11 3 4 Dan McGwire San Diego State 3,833 1990
121 79 7 3 Ryan Lindley San Diego State 3,830 2010
122 80 8 2 Kyle Padron SMU 3,828 2010
122 89 10 2 Tajh Boyd Clemson 3,828 2011
124 124 11 3 Cody Kessler USC 3,826 2014
125 7 2 4 Anthony Dilweg Duke 3,824 1988
126 20 3 4 Peyton Manning Tennessee 3,819 1997
127 14 1 3 Jimmy Klingler Houston 3,818 1992
127 63 10 4 Alex Brink Washington State 3,818 2007
129 50 4 4 Matt Leinart USC 3,815 2005
130 44 8 4 Josh Harris Bowling Green 3,813 2003
131 57 6 4 Kevin Kolb Houston 3,809 2006
132 98 11 4 Kellen Moore Boise State 3,800 2011
133 27 3 4 Chad Pennington Marshall 3,799 1999
134 134 12 1 Anu Solomon Arizona 3,793 2014
135 2 1 4 Sam King UNLV 3,778 1981
136 39 7 3 Ryan Schneider UCF 3,770 2002
137 15 2 3 Troy Kopp Pacific 3,767 1991
138 27 4 2 Drew Brees Purdue 3,753 1998
139 115 12 4 Ryan Nassib Syracuse 3,749 2012
140 104 12 4 Ryan Tannehill Texas A&M 3,744 2011
141 117 13 1 Brett Hundley UCLA 3,740 2012
142 19 3 3 John Walsh BYU 3,727 1993
143 94 10 1 Corey Robinson Troy 3,726 2010
143 94 9 4 Taylor Potts Texas Tech 3,726 2010
145 83 10 3 Tim Hiller Western Michigan 3,725 2008
146 87 4 3 Jimmy Clausen Notre Dame 3,722 2009
147 1 1 4 Marc Wilson BYU 3,720 1979
148 124 14 2 Teddy Bridgewater Louisville 3,718 2012
149 21 1 4 John Walsh BYU 3,712 1994
150 60 5 3 John Beck BYU 3,709 2005
150 76 11 4 Andre Woodson Kentucky 3,709 2007
152 128 15 1 Johnny Manziel Texas A&M 3,706 2012
153 141 13 3 Garrett Grayson Colorado State 3,696 2013
153 153 13 4 Grant Hedrick Boise State 3,696 2014
155 31 5 4 Daunte Culpepper UCF 3,690 1998
156 79 12 2 Rusty Smith Florida Atlantic 3,688 2007
157 36 2 1 Jared Lorenzen Kentucky 3,687 2000
158 81 13 3 Willie Tuitama Arizona 3,683 2007
159 55 9 4 Rod Rutherford Pittsburgh 3,679 2003
160 24 3 4 Ryan Fien Idaho 3,674 1996
161 84 14 2 Nate Davis Ball State 3,667 2007
162 149 14 2 Marcus Mariota Oregon 3,665 2013
163 85 15 3 C.J. Bacher Northwestern 3,656 2007
164 86 16 2 Dan LeFevour Central Michigan 3,652 2007
165 7 2 4 Jim Everett Purdue 3,651 1985
165 12 3 3 Dan McGwire San Diego State 3,651 1989
167 113 11 3 G.J. Kinne Tulsa 3,650 2010
168 38 4 4 Chris Redman Louisville 3,647 1999
169 6 2 2 Bernie Kosar Miami (Fla) 3,642 1984
170 40 5 4 Tim Lester Western Michigan 3,639 1999
171 129 13 3 Tyler Wilson Arkansas 3,638 2011
172 31 4 3 Ryan Leaf Washington State 3,637 1997
173 160 15 3 Taylor Kelly Arizona State 3,635 2013
174 24 4 3 Steve Stenstrom Stanford 3,627 1993
174 107 5 2 Ryan Mallett Arkansas 3,627 2009
176 29 4 4 Danny Wuerffel Florida 3,625 1996
177 73 6 4 Brett Basanez Northwestern 3,622 2005
178 150 16 4 Matt Scott Arizona 3,620 2012
179 111 6 4 Todd Reesing Kansas 3,616 2009
180 68 4 4 Derek Anderson Oregon State 3,615 2004
181 153 17 3 Tyler Bray Tennessee 3,612 2012
182 26 1 4 Mike Maxwell Nevada 3,611 1995
183 66 10 4 Eli Manning Mississippi 3,600 2003
184 83 7 4 Jordan Palmer UTEP 3,595 2006
185 116 7 2 Blaine Gabbert Missouri 3,593 2009
186 31 5 1 Jon Denton UNLV 3,591 1996
186 110 11 3 Nate Davis Ball State 3,591 2008
188 175 16 3 Blake Bortles UCF 3,581 2013
189 119 8 3 Jerrod Johnson Texas A&M 3,579 2009
190 190 14 4 Dylan Thompson South Carolina 3,574 2014
191 15 4 2 Jeremy Leach New Mexico 3,573 1989
192 113 12 4 Joe Ganz Nebraska 3,568 2008
193 9 3 4 Doug Gaynor Long Beach St 3,563 1985
193 133 12 3 Russell Wilson N.C. State 3,563 2010
195 70 11 2 Charlie Whitehurst Clemson 3,561 2003
196 124 9 4 Max Hall BYU 3,560 2009
197 71 12 2 Matt Leinart USC 3,556 2003
198 4 2 4 Jim McMahon BYU 3,555 1981
199 49 6 4 Kevin Feterik BYU 3,554 1999
200 74 13 3 Charlie Frye Akron 3,546 2003
201 154 14 2 Derek Carr Fresno State 3,544 2011
202 62 8 2 Gino Guidugli Cincinnati 3,543 2002
203 56 5 4 Brandon Doman BYU 3,542 2001
204 64 9 3 Luke McCown Louisiana Tech 3,539 2002
205 29 2 3 Mike Maxwell Nevada 3,537 1994
206 133 10 2 Kellen Moore Boise State 3,536 2009
207 51 7 3 Drew Brees Purdue 3,531 1999
208 161 15 3 Matt Barkley USC 3,528 2011
208 194 17 4 Garrett Gilbert SMU 3,528 2013
210 97 8 2 Chase Daniel Missouri 3,527 2006
211 40 5 4 John Dutton Nevada 3,526 1997
212 28 5 3 Eric Zeier Georgia 3,525 1993
213 116 17 4 Erik Ainge Tennessee 3,522 2007
214 139 11 4 Colt McCoy Texas 3,521 2009
215 86 6 3 Bruce Gradkowski Toledo 3,518 2004
216 4 1 4 Todd Dillon Long Beach St 3,517 1982
216 169 16 3 Andrew Luck Stanford 3,517 2011
218 103 9 3 Andre Woodson Kentucky 3,515 2006
219 172 17 3 Zac Dysert Miami (Oh) 3,513 2011
220 86 5 3 Josh Betts Miami (Oh) 3,510 2004
221 207 18 0 Jared Goff California 3,508 2013
222 95 7 3 Jordan Palmer UTEP 3,503 2005
223 62 5 3 Kliff Kingsbury Texas Tech 3,502 2001
224 33 2 4 Cody Ledbetter New Mexico State 3,501 1995
224 158 13 2 Robert Griffin III Baylor 3,501 2010
224 224 15 4 Jake Waters Kansas State 3,501 2014

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*RES= the player's rank at the end of the listed season

^RTS = the player's national ranking for that season