FBS Quarterback Leaders After Week Two

With two weeks officially in the rearview, passing leaders are starting to emerge as the stats roll in. Looking at the quarterback position, there may be some names that you’re not familiar with making waves in the NCAA.

Passing Yards Leaders 

Leading in passing yards is Hawai’i QB Chevan Cordeiro, who has 891 yards this season. Now take into account that he has played in three games, whereas most quarterbacks have only had two go’s at it this year. That is the case for Western Kentucky quarterback Bailey Zappe, who has 400+ passing yards in both of his starts this season. Brennan Armstrong from Virginia is our only undefeated passer in the top five this week, with wins over Illinois and William & Mary. 

Top Five Passing Yards Leaders After Week 2

1.) Chevan Cordeiro 891-yards : Hawai’i (1-2) 

2.) Bailey Zappe 859-yards : Western Kentucky (1-1)

3.) C.J. Stroud  778-yards : Ohio State (1-1)

4.) Brennan Armstrong 744-yards : Virginia (2-0) 

5.) Adrian Martinez 728-yards : Nebraska (2-1)

Completion Percentage Leaders

Grayson McCall is firing on all cylinders for 16th ranked Coastal Carolina, leading the nation in completion percentage. Four of this weeks top five are undefeated, including our leader. Our Heisman front runner Spencer Rattler comes in second.

Top Five Passing Completion Percentage Leaders After Week 2

1.) Grayson McCall 82.5% : Coastal Carolina (2-0)

2.) Spencer Rattler 76.9% : Oklahoma (2-0) 

3.) Taulia Tagovailoa 76.2% : Maryland (2-0) 

4.) Tanner McKee 75.6% : Middle Tennessee State (1-1) 

5.) Will Rogers 75% : Mississippi State (2-0) 

Touchdown Pass Leaders

Our leader broke the SMU single-game passing touchdown record as Tanner Mordecai tossed seven in a win over Abilene Christian week 1. There’s also a three-way tie for third place on this list.  

Top Five Passing Touchdown Leaders After Week 2

1.) Tanner Mordecai 11 : SMU (2-0) 

2.) Bailey Zappe 10 : Western Kentucky (1-1)

3.) Brennan Armstrong 7 : Virginia (2-0) 

3.) C.J. Stroud 7 : Ohio State (1-1) 

3.) Bryce Young 7 : Alabama (2-0) 

Passer Rating Leaders

Grayson McCall once again sits atop the leaderboard in this statline. His 82.5% completion percentage, three touchdowns, and no picks. He’s also holding strong to the nation’s yards per completion lead, averaging 12.7-yards per completion. Undefeated Cinncinatti’s Desmond Ridder makes his lone mark in this week’s leaders, along with Boston College’s Phil Jurkovec. 

Top Five Passer Rating Leaders After Week 2

1.) Grayson McCall 213.7 : Coastal Carolina (2-0) 

2.) Bailey Zappe 209.5 : Western Kentucky (1-1) 

3.) Tanner Mordecai 206.6 : SMU (2-0) 

4.) Desmond Ridder 206.4 : Cincinnati (2-0) 

5.) Phil Jurkovec 200.7 : Boston College (2-0)


Written by Adrian Beecher

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