football players (american) The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012

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List Rules Please rank the quarterbacks based on their 2012 season only. No NFL players

The top college football quarterbacks for the 2012 season are the top passers in NCAA Football who look to lead their team to the BCS National Championship Game and possibly contend for the Heisman Trophy. These skilled quarterbacks each bring something different to their team but all are among the top throwers at the collegiate level.

Considered the favorite for the Heisman in 2012, Matt Barkley, a senior quarterback for the USC Trojans, leads the pack of 2012 NCAA Football quarterbacks. Though for some of his career at Southern California the team was under NCAA restrictions, Barkley continued to shine on his own, including notching over 3,500 passing yards and almost 40 passing touchdowns in the 2011 season.

But there are dozens of other stellar college football quarterbacks eager to take over Barkley's spotlight. Among others, Denard Robinson of the Michigan Wolverines, Geno Smith of the West Virginia Mountaineers, Landry Jones of the Oklahoma Sooners and Aaron Murray of the Georgia Bulldogs are hot on Barkley's tail all hoping, just like the top NFL quarterbacks for the 2012 season, to lead their team to greatness in the 2012 season.

Have a favorite quarterback that is not listed? Want to show some love for particular quarterbacks? Desire to put these guys in order your own way? Add to, vote for or re-rank the top 2012 college football quarterbacks below!

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Johnny manziel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Johnny manziel

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AJ McCarron is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
AJ McCarron Quarterback

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Geno Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Geno Smith

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Braxton Miller is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Braxton Miller Quarterback

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Aaron Murray is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Aaron Murray Quarterback

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Collin Klein is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012

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Teddy Bridgewater is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Teddy Bridgewater

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Taylor Martinez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Taylor Martinez Quarterback

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Tajh Boyd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Tajh Boyd

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Landry Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Landry Jones Quarterback

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E. J. Manuel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
E. J. Manuel Quarterback

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Tyler Bray is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Tyler Bray Quarterback

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Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Matt Barkley Quarterback

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Denard Robinson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Denard Robinson Running back, Quarterback, Wide receiver

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Tyler Wilson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Tyler Wilson

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Marcus Mariota is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012

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Casey Pachall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Casey Pachall Quarterback

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James Franklin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
James Franklin Quarterback

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Logan Thomas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Logan Thomas

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Seth Doege is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Seth Doege

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Mike Glennon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Mike Glennon

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Tyler Tettleton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Tyler Tettleton

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Keith Price is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Keith Price Quarterback

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Bryn Renner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Bryn Renner Quarterback

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James Vandenberg is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
James Vandenberg

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Jeff Tuel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012

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Ryan Nassib is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Ryan Nassib Quarterback

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Sean mannion is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Sean mannion

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Sean Renfree is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Sean Renfree

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Nick Florence is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Nick Florence

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Everett Golson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Everett Golson Quarterback

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Tyler russel is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Tyler russel

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Tommy Rees is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Tommy Rees Quarterback

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Jordan rodgers is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Jordan rodgers

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Andrew Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012

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David ash is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
David ash

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Ryan Aplin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Ryan Aplin

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Gunner Kiel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Gunner Kiel

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Tino Sunseri is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Tino Sunseri Quarterback

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Brett Nottingham is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Brett Nottingham

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Wes lunt is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Wes lunt

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Jacoby drisset is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Jacoby drisset

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Jeff Driskel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Jeff Driskel Quarterback

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Case McCoy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top College Football Quarterbacks 2012
Case McCoy