Harry Gilmer has the most career passing yards by a defensive back, with 409 yards.

most passing yards by cb
GilmerYouelRoachCompGageBrownTaliaferroFinksReaganLandryMcWilliamsPowersFarrisLewisJacobsGoldenByardStitsSandersLunaGiffordDungyCason409352340335294283251236191172113108108106986966625855474340
NAMEGPYDSCMPATTPCTAVGYDS/GTDTD%INTINT%SCKSCKYRATE
Harry GilmerHarry Gilmer22409337544.05.518.611.379.327.0
Jim YouelJim Youel9352204841.77.339.124.236.355.2
John RoachJohn Roach20340225738.66.017.023.547.041.6
Irv CompIrv Comp30335165032.06.711.212.0816.023.8
Bobby GageBobby Gage10294215836.25.129.411.758.623.2
Ed BrownEd Brown12283101758.816.623.6317.615.9118.3
George TaliaferroGeorge Taliaferro12251133339.47.620.913.039.138.8
Jim FinksJim Finks21236193357.67.211.213.026.164.7
Frank ReaganFrank Reagan57191122548.07.63.414.028.053.9
Tom LandryTom Landry70172114723.43.72.512.1714.99.8
Shorty McWilliamsShorty McWilliams101135862.514.111.300.0112.566.7
Jim PowersJim Powers2210892045.05.44.900.0210.022.5
Tom FarrisTom Farris1110882138.15.19.814.829.531.5
Cliff LewisCliff Lewis2310651050.010.64.6220.0110.087.9
Jack JacobsJack Jacobs99851241.78.210.900.0216.731.3
Robert GoldenRobert Golden926922100.034.50.800.000.000118.8
Kevin ByardKevin Byard806611100.066.00.81100.000.000158.3
Bill StitsBill Stits92622366.720.70.7133.3133.3109.7
Spec SandersSpec Sanders12582366.719.34.800.000.0109.7
Bobby LunaBobby Luna245511100.055.02.300.000.0118.8
Frank GiffordFrank Gifford12473650.07.83.9116.700.0116.0
Tony DungyTony Dungy45433837.55.41.000.0225.00016.1
Jim CasonJim Cason554071353.83.10.700.017.727.7
Larry MalloryLarry Mallory443511100.035.00.800.000.000118.8
Bob ForteBob Forte36323475.08.00.900.000.097.9
StatMuse has season-level data for passing yards going back to the 1932 season.

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