Quarterbacks The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time  

Ranker NFL
4.8k votes 1.1k voters 30.7k views 41 items

Big fan of San Francisco football? Then check out this list of San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks with photos! It includes every starting quarterback from throughout San Francisco 49ers history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This roster contains many American football greats, players in the game with the highest ratings in the NFL. The QB is the leader of the offensive team, the one who often calls the plays. Although most teams use an offensive coordinator now, QBs still need to know the intricacies of the rules for trick plays and tactics. Vigorous training is a must-- and don't forget that a quarterback is only as good as his receivers. You can also vote for the best San Francisco 49ers running backs and the best San Francisco 49ers wide receivers

Featuring 2018-2019 San Francisco 49ers QBs and some of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time, the best San Francisco QBs include Joe Montana, Steve Young, John Brodie, and Jeff Garcia, among many other NFL greats.

Who are the best quarterbacks in San Francisco 49ers history? They're on this comprehensive list, along with all of the other sports stars who have had the honor of being the arm behind this beloved California team. Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of San Francisco 49ers quarterback.

list ordered by

1
580 78
Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

2
380 53
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

3
167 78
Y. A. Tittle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

4
170 85
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

5
191 102
Alex Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

6
139 70
John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

7
107 86
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

8
227 234
Colin Kaepernick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

9
50 40
Frankie Albert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

10
49 42
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

11
48 46
Steve Bono is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

12
52 52
Elvis Grbac is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

13
17 14
C.J. Beathard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
C.J. Beathard

14
34 39
Trent Dilfer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

15
41 51
Shaun Hill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

16
11 8
Nick Mullens is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Nick Mullens

17
35 46
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

18
30 44
Tim Rattay is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Rattay

19
35 52
Troy Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

20
2 0
Nick Mullens is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
SuperUnicorn33 added Nick Mullens

21
5 5
J.T. O'Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
J.T. O'Sullivan

22
42 68
Blaine Gabbert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

23
23 37
Ty Detmer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

24
16 28
Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

25
20 36
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

26
17 31
Ken Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

27
29 53
Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

28
15 29
George Mira is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
George Mira


 

29
34 62
Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

30
1 6
Bob Waters is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Waters

31
8 25
Jim Powers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Powers

32
9 27
Steve Stenstrom is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

33
10 29
Tom Owen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Owen

34
10 31
Cody Pickett is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

35
9 32
Jim Cason is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

36
10 35
Chris Weinke is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

37
13 45
Jim Druckenmiller is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

38
6 28
Scott Bull is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Bull

39
5 26
Lamar McHan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

40
7 35
Joe Reed is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Reed


 

41
5 29
Dennis Morrison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Dennis Morrison