Quarterbacks The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time  

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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.

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668 89
Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

2
440 62
Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

3
194 89
Y. A. Tittle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

4
198 100
Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

5
216 114
Alex Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

6
161 75
John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

7
123 93
Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

8
63 44
Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

9
59 43
Frankie Albert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

10
248 263
Colin Kaepernick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

11
66 54
Elvis Grbac is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

12
30 14
Nick Mullens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Nick Mullens

13
59 49
Steve Bono is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

14
43 44
Trent Dilfer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

15
14 7
Nick Mullens is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
SuperUnicorn33 added Nick Mullens

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47 58
Shaun Hill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

17
42 52
Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

18
22 28
C.J. Beathard is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
C.J. Beathard

19
34 51
Tim Rattay is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Rattay

20
8 12
J.T. O'Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
J.T. O'Sullivan

21
37 60
Troy Smith is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

22
20 33
Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

23
26 43
Ty Detmer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

24
20 35
Ken Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

25
44 76
Blaine Gabbert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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19 34
George Mira is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
George Mira


 

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22 40
Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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3 9
Bob Waters is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Waters

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29 58
Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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36 71
Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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10 32
Steve Stenstrom is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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11 34
Tom Owen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Owen

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11 35
Cody Pickett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

34
12 38
Chris Weinke is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

35
8 29
Jim Powers is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Powers

36
16 47
Jim Druckenmiller is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

37
9 35
Jim Cason is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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10 39
Joe Reed is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Reed


 

39
7 33
Scott Bull is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Bull

40
5 30
Lamar McHan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time

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5 33
Dennis Morrison is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Dennis Morrison