With a 16-yard completion to Justin Johnson in the third quarter on Saturday night, Houston quarterback Case Keenum has become the NCAA’s all-time leading passer. The previous record holder was Tommy Chang with 17,072 yards.
Coming into the game, Keenum was 267 yards short of Chang. The game is currently in the fourth quarter and Keenum is 39-for-44 with 407 yards and two touchdowns as Houston leads UAB, 49-13.
Keenum, 23, already holds the NCAA career records for TD passes and total offense. The redshirt senior was granted a sixth year of eligibility after he tore his ACL during Houston’s third game of the 2010 season. He was named the Conference USA Most Valuable Player in 2009.