San Francisco 49ers Yearly Passing Leaders

Ranked by Passing Yards per Attempt

The following are the San Francisco 49ers yearly passing leaders ranked by passing yards per attempt. Included are player stats for the San Francisco 49ers (NFL) from 1950-2020 and the San Francisco 49ers (AAFC) from 1946-1949. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included.

Leaders based on 224 pass attempts

      Passing
Year Player Team Att Cmp Pct Yds YPA Int TD Rating
2019 J. Garoppolo SF 476 329 69.1 3,978 8.36 13 27 102.0
2018 N. Mullens SF 274 176 64.2 2,277 8.31 10 13 90.8
2017 C. Beathard SF 224 123 54.9 1,430 6.38 6 4 69.2
2016 C. Kaepernick SF 331 196 59.2 2,241 6.77 4 16 90.7
2015 B. Gabbert SF 282 178 63.1 2,031 7.20 7 10 86.2
2014 C. Kaepernick SF 478 289 60.5 3,369 7.05 10 19 86.4
2013 C. Kaepernick SF 416 243 58.4 3,197 7.68 8 21 91.6
2011 A. Smith SF 445 273 61.3 3,144 7.07 5 17 90.7
2010 A. Smith SF 342 204 59.6 2,370 6.93 10 14 82.1
2009 A. Smith SF 372 225 60.5 2,350 6.32 12 18 81.5
2008 S. Hill SF 288 181 62.8 2,046 7.10 8 13 87.5
2006 A. Smith SF 442 257 58.1 2,890 6.54 16 16 74.8
2004 T. Rattay SF 325 198 60.9 2,169 6.67 10 10 78.1
2003 J. Garcia SF 392 225 57.4 2,704 6.90 13 18 80.1
2002 J. Garcia SF 528 328 62.1 3,344 6.33 10 21 85.6
2001 J. Garcia SF 504 316 62.7 3,538 7.02 12 32 94.8
2000 J. Garcia SF 561 355 63.3 4,278 7.63 10 31 97.6
1999 J. Garcia SF 375 225 60.0 2,544 6.78 11 11 77.9
1998 S. Young SF 517 322 62.3 4,170 8.07 12 36 101.1
1997 S. Young SF 356 241 67.7 3,029 8.51 6 19 104.7
1996 S. Young SF 316 214 67.7 2,410 7.63 6 14 97.2
1995 S. Young SF 447 299 66.9 3,200 7.16 11 20 92.3
1994 S. Young SF 461 324 70.3 3,969 8.61 10 35 112.8
1993 S. Young SF 462 314 68.0 4,023 8.71 16 29 101.5
1992 S. Young SF 402 268 66.7 3,465 8.62 7 25 107.0
1991 S. Young SF 279 180 64.5 2,517 9.02 8 17 101.8
1990 J. Montana SF 520 321 61.7 3,944 7.58 16 26 89.0
1989 J. Montana SF 386 271 70.2 3,521 9.12 8 26 112.4
1988 J. Montana SF 397 238 59.9 2,981 7.51 10 18 87.9
1987 J. Montana SF 398 266 66.8 3,054 7.67 13 31 102.1
1986 J. Montana SF 307 191 62.2 2,236 7.28 9 8 80.7
1985 J. Montana SF 494 303 61.3 3,653 7.39 13 27 91.3
1984 J. Montana SF 432 279 64.6 3,630 8.40 10 28 102.9
1983 J. Montana SF 515 332 64.5 3,910 7.59 12 26 94.6
1982 J. Montana SF 346 213 61.6 2,613 7.55 11 17 88.0
1981 J. Montana SF 488 311 63.7 3,565 7.30 12 19 88.4
1980 J. Montana SF 273 176 64.5 1,795 6.58 9 15 87.8
1979 S. DeBerg SF 578 347 60.0 3,652 6.32 21 17 73.1
1978 S. DeBerg SF 302 137 45.4 1,570 5.20 22 8 40.0
1977 J. Plunkett SF 248 128 51.6 1,693 6.83 14 9 62.1
1976 J. Plunkett SF 243 126 51.9 1,592 6.55 16 13 63.0
1972 S. Spurrier SF 269 147 54.6 1,983 7.37 16 18 75.9
1971 J. Brodie SF 387 208 53.7 2,642 6.83 24 18 65.0
1970 J. Brodie SF 378 223 59.0 2,941 7.78 10 24 93.8
1969 J. Brodie SF 347 194 55.9 2,405 6.93 15 16 74.9
1968 J. Brodie SF 404 234 57.9 3,020 7.47 21 22 78.0
1967 J. Brodie SF 349 168 48.1 2,013 5.77 16 11 57.6
1966 J. Brodie SF 427 232 54.3 2,810 6.58 22 16 65.8
1965 J. Brodie SF 391 242 61.9 3,112 7.96 16 30 95.3
1964 J. Brodie SF 392 193 49.2 2,498 6.37 16 14 64.6
1962 J. Brodie SF 304 175 57.6 2,272 7.47 16 18 79.0
1961 J. Brodie SF 283 155 54.8 2,588 9.14 12 14 84.7
1957 Y. Tittle SF 279 176 63.1 2,157 7.73 15 13 80.0
1955 Y. Tittle SF 287 147 51.2 2,185 7.61 28 17 56.6
1954 Y. Tittle SF 295 170 57.6 2,205 7.47 9 9 78.7
1953 Y. Tittle SF 259 149 57.5 2,121 8.19 16 20 84.1
1950 F. Albert SF 306 155 50.7 1,767 5.78 23 14 52.3