current nfl 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.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current SF 49er QBs are Matt Barkley, Brian Hoyer, Nick Mullens, and C. J. Beathard. 

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 Illinois team. Here is every athlete who's ever held the illustrious position of San Francisco 49ers quarterback.

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Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Montana Seasons: 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Young Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987 

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Y. A. Tittle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Y. A. Tittle Seasons: 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951 

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Alex Smith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Alex Smith Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005 

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Jeff Garcia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Garcia Seasons: 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999 

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John Brodie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
John Brodie Seasons: 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957 

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Colin Kaepernick is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Colin Kaepernick Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 

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Jim Plunkett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Plunkett Seasons: 1977, 1976 

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Frankie Albert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Frankie Albert Seasons: 1952, 1951, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946  

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C. J. Beathard is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
C. J. Beathard Seasons: 2017

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Steve Bono is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Bono Seasons: 1991 

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Shaun Hill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Shaun Hill Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007 

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Elvis Grbac is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Elvis Grbac Seasons: 1996, 1995 

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Blaine Gabbert is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Blaine Gabbert Seasons: 2016, 2015 

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Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Spurrier Seasons: 1975, 1973, 1972, 1969 

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Tim Rattay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Rattay Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003 

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Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Barkley Seasons: 2017

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Steve DeBerg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve DeBerg Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978 

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Troy Smith is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Troy Smith Seasons: 2010 

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Trent Dilfer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Trent Dilfer Seasons: 2007 

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Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Brian Hoyer Seasons: 2017

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Norm Snead is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Norm Snead Seasons: 1975, 1974 

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Ty Detmer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Ty Detmer Seasons: 1998 

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Nick Mullens is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Nick Mullens Seasons: 2017

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Earl Morrall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Earl Morrall Seasons: 1956 

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J. T. O'Sullivan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
J. T. O'Sullivan Seasons: 2008

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George Mira is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
George Mira Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964 

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Bob Waters is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Waters Seasons: 1963

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Tom Owen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Owen Seasons: 1975, 1974 

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Cody Pickett is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Cody Pickett Seasons: 2005

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Ken Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Ken Dorsey Seasons: 2005, 2004

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Jim Powers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Powers Seasons: 1953 

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Chris Weinke is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Chris Weinke Seasons: 2007 

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Steve Stenstrom is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Stenstrom Seasons: 1999 

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Lamar McHan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Lamar McHan Seasons: 1963 

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Joe Reed is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Reed Seasons: 1974, 1973 

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Dennis Morrison is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Dennis Morrison Seasons: 1974 

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Scott Bull is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Bull Seasons: 1978, 1976 

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Jim Druckenmiller is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Druckenmiller Seasons: 1997 

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Jim Cason is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Cason Seasons: 1954