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College Football's All-Time Passing Leaders

Houston's Keenum Leads the Pack--and Nobody Else is Even Close


Timmy Chang

Hawaii's Timmy Chang is college football's all-time passing leader.

(Marco Garcia/Getty Images) Case Keenum
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Houston has a long and storied history of turning out top quarterbacks. But none of those signal-callers threw for more yards during their careers than Case Keenum.

Keenum threw for an astounding 19,217 yards in his four years at Hawaii, establishing the all-time record for most passing yards in a college football career.

Below is a list of the top 10 career passing leaders in NCAA football history.

(Updated as of 2/26/14)

1. Case Keenum, Houston: (2007-2011) 19,217
2. Landry Jones, Oklahoma: (2009-2012) 16,646
3. Timmy Chang, Hawaii: (2000-2004) 17,072 yards
4. Graham Harrell, Texas Tech (2005-2008)
5. Ty Detmer, BYU: (1988-91) 15,031
6. Kellen Moore, Boise State: (2008-11) 14,667
7. Colt Brennan, Hawaii: (2005-07) 14,193
8. Philip Rivers, North Carolina State: (2000-03) 13,484
9. Colt McCoy, Texas: (2004-2008) 12,253
10. Kevin Kolb, Houston: (2003-06) 12,964

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