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
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Archie Manning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Jim McMahon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s

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26 19
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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20 14
Dan Fouts is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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19 15
Steve Bartkowski is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Danny White is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Brian Sipe is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Sonny Sixkiller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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12 15
Vince Ferragamo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Pat Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Gifford Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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John Hufnagel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Gary Danielson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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6 10
Dan Pastorini is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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6 10
Chuck Fusina is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Marc Wilson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Don Strock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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Pat Haden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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12 21
Gary Huff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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6 13
Jack Thompson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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5 12
Bob Parker is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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6 15
Tony Dungy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s
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