college sports The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s  

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It goes without saying that the greatest 70s college QBs won national championships, Heisman Trophies and went on to tremendous success in the NFL. The top college quarterbacks of the 1970s also transcended the college game. Players like Joe Montana started to become legends in college. Some of the greatest 70s college football quarterbacks played at the beginning of the decade. Guys like Jim Plunkett, Joe Theismann and Archie Manning fall into this category. Many of the best college QBs of the 70s played for traditional powerhouses like Notre Dame and USC. Others played at schools like Stanford and Ole Miss but were still considered to be among the greatest college football quarterbacks of the 1970s. The best 70s college football quarterbacks are an impressive group. Vote for your favorites now!
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Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Joe Montana Quarterback

2
28 11
Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Archie Manning Quarterback

3
25 17
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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21 13
Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jim McMahon Quarterback

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22 15
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Joe Theismann Quarterback

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16 11
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Dan Fouts Quarterback

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15 13
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Steve Bartkowski Quarterback

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15 16
Pat Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Pat Sullivan Quarterback

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13 15
Danny White is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Danny White Punter, Quarterback

10
13 15
Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Brian Sipe Quarterback

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10 12
Sonny Sixkiller is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Sonny Sixkiller Quarterback

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14 18
Gifford Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Gifford Nielsen Quarterback

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7 10
John Hufnagel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
slaft added John Hufnagel Quarterback

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6 9
Chuck Fusina is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
slaft added Chuck Fusina Quarterback

The Most Underrated College Football Player

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9 13
Vince Ferragamo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Vince Ferragamo Quarterback

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7 11
Gary Danielson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Gary Danielson Quarterback

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6 10
Marc Wilson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Marc Wilson Quarterback

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10 15
Don Strock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Don Strock Quarterback

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7 12
Pat Haden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Pat Haden Quarterback

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5 10
Dan Pastorini is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Dan Pastorini Quarterback

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6 12
Jack Thompson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Jack Thompson Quarterback

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12 20
Gary Huff is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Gary Huff Quarterback

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5 11
Bob Parker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
Bob Parker

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5 14
Tony Dungy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
RobLein added Tony Dungy