D1 (FCS) – Quarterbacks


Shown below is ProScoutsOnLine.com D1 (FCS) – Quarterbacks: Passing Yards Leaders 2021.  Mainly comprising of Quarterbacks for the NCAA 2021 Football Season.  This includes a list of the NCAA top 50 FCS passing yards leaders.  With the compiling and sorting of stats to determine Rankings in 6 different stat categories.  Which determines the Overall Ratings for each player as shown below:


Also, highlighted below are the top three (3) Overall Rating quarterbacks among the FCS passing yard leaders.


FCS Quarterbacks: Passing Yards Leaders 2021:


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No. 1  Overall Rating –  COLE KELLEY – QB

(Sr.) Southeastern La.    

HT:  6′-7″  WT:  260  

Passing Yds:  5124  PCT:  73.6%

TD/INT:  44/10   EFFIC:  174.5% 

Rushing Yards:  491  Rushing TD:  16



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No. 2  Overall Rating – COLE JOHNSON – QB

(Sr.)  James Madison     

HT:  6′-5″  WT:  215  

Passing Yds:  3779  PCT:  68%

TD/INT:  41/4   EFFIC:  173.4% 

Rushing Yards: 236  Rushing TD:  6



No. 3  Overall Rating – CAMERON WARD – QB

(So.)  UIW     

HT:  6′-3″  WT:  220  

Passing Yds:  4648  PCT:  65.1%

TD/INT:  47/10   EFFIC:  154.2% 

Rushing Yards:  327  Rushing TD:  1



FCS Passing Yards Leaders Overall Ratings and Rankings:

See by each Division here: | FCS-D2-D3 |  | D2 |  D3 |



Overall Rating (based on individual Rankings)

Individual Rankings (6 Groups)

Passing Yards (Group 1)

Pass Completion %, and Passing Yards (Group 2)

     Pass TD’s, and Passing Yards, (Group 3)

Efficiency, and Passing Yards (Group 4)

Rushing Yards, and Passing Yards (Group 5)

Height, Efficiency, and Passing Yards (Group 6)


The total points from each Ranking Group determines the Overall Rating for each player; where the lowest total points have the best rating.


This can be a helpful for coaches or scouts in evaluating players and/or by comparing other players under evaluation.  As well, by identifying overlooking and/or under-rating players.  Also, this is helpful in evaluating players according to their height.


Also, shown below are links associated with the rankings and overall ratings for other positions as well.  Whereby, using the NCAA and the respective school stats in determining the rankings and overall ratings for those players.


Here are links to ProScoutsOnLine.com FCS Rankings and Overall Ratings for; Running Backs; Wide Receivers; Defensive Linemen; Defensive Backs, and Linebackers.