Mallett’s chase of SEC passing marks

Only one other quarterback from this league has done it. Kentucky’s Tim Couch threw for 4,275 yards in 1998. Florida’s Rex Grossman is No. 2 on the list with 3,896 yards in 2001. Couch threw for 3,884 yards in 1997. Tennessee’s Peyton Manning passed for 3,819 yards in 1997, and Kentucky’s Andre Woodson threw for 3,709 yards in 2007.

The 3,624 yards that Mallett passed for last season ranks him No. 8 on the SEC’s single-season list for passing yards.

Only one SEC player has thrown 40 touchdown passes in a season. Woodson did it in 2007, breaking the mark held by former Florida Heisman Trophy winner Danny Wuerffel, who threw 39 touchdown passes in 1996.

Only 10 players in SEC history have thrown 30 or more touchdown passes in a season, although a couple of those players did it on multiple occasions.

ESPN.com
8/20/10