Greg Cook has averaged the most passing yards per attempt by a rookie, with 9.4 yards in 1969.

rookie record yards per pass attempt
Interpreted as:
rookie record yards with a minimum of 14 passing attempts per team game per pass attempt
1969Cook1945Waterfield2004Roethlisberger2018Mullens2012Griffin1952Parilli2016Prescott2012Wilson2008Ryan1947LeForce2011Newton1970Shaw2018Mayfield2015Mariota1963Slaughter1956Unitas2015Winston1951Celeri1986Kelly1983Marino1997Plummer1984Moon1952LeBaron9.49.48.98.38.18.08.07.97.97.97.87.87.77.67.67.67.67.67.57.57.47.47.3
NAMESEASONTMGPAVGCMPATTPCTYDSYDS/GTDTD%INTINT%SCKSCKYRATE
Greg CookGreg Cook1969CINCIN119.410619753.81,854168.5157.6115.62919588.3
Bob WaterfieldBob Waterfield1945CLECLE109.48917152.01,609160.9148.2179.972.4
Ben RoethlisbergerBen Roethlisberger2004PITPIT148.919629566.42,621187.2175.8113.73021398.1
Nick MullensNick Mullens2018SFSF88.317627464.22,277284.6134.7103.61712790.8
Robert Griffin IIIRobert Griffin III2012WASWAS158.125839365.63,200213.3205.151.330217102.4
Babe ParilliBabe Parilli1952GBGB128.07717743.51,416118.0137.3179.656.6
Dak PrescottDak Prescott2016DALDAL168.031145967.83,667229.2235.040.925143104.9
Russell WilsonRussell Wilson2012SEASEA167.925239364.13,118194.9266.6102.533203100.0
Matt RyanMatt Ryan2008ATLATL167.926543461.13,440215.0163.7112.51710487.7
Clyde LeForceClyde LeForce1947DETDET97.99417553.71,384153.8137.42011.465.0
Cam NewtonCam Newton2011CARCAR167.831051760.04,051253.2214.1173.33526084.5
Dennis ShawDennis Shaw1970BUFBUF147.817832155.52,507179.1103.1206.24138765.3
Baker MayfieldBaker Mayfield2018CLECLE147.731048663.83,725266.1275.6142.92517393.7
Marcus MariotaMarcus Mariota2015TENTEN127.623037062.22,818234.8195.1102.73825891.5
Mickey SlaughterMickey Slaughter1963DENDEN137.611222350.21,689129.9125.4146.367.3
Johnny UnitasJohnny Unitas1956BALBAL127.611019855.61,498124.894.5105.174.0
Jameis WinstonJameis Winston2015TBTB167.631253558.34,042252.6224.1152.82719084.2
Bob CeleriBob Celeri1951NYYNYY117.610223842.91,797163.4125.0156.359.8
Jim KellyJim Kelly1986BUFBUF167.528548059.43,593224.6224.6173.54333083.3
Dan MarinoDan Marino1983MIAMIA117.517329658.42,210200.9206.862.0108096.0
Jake PlummerJake Plummer1997ARIARI107.415729653.02,203220.3155.1155.15229173.1
Warren MoonWarren Moon1984HOUHOU167.425945057.63,338208.6122.7143.14737176.9
Eddie LeBaronEddie LeBaron1952WASWAS127.39619449.51,420118.3147.2157.765.7
M.C. ReynoldsM.C. Reynolds1958CHCCHC117.310519553.81,422129.3115.6115.672.6
Justin HerbertJustin Herbert2020LACLAC157.339659566.64,336289.1315.2101.73221898.3
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