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The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time 

Ranker College Football
Updated March 30, 2020 39.6k votes 4.4k voters 26.8k views 120 items

List Rules Vote up who you think is the greatest college football quarterback of all time

Who is the best college quarterback ever? Who are the greatest college quarterbacks of all time?There have been many great college quarterbacks in the past and surely there are many more great QBs to come, so answering those questions is sure to prove difficult. But list is all about trying to decide just who is the greatest college quarterback of all time? These are the greatest college QBs, ranked by user votes.

Take a look at this list of the all time greatest college football quarterbacks in history and see if you agree with who made the cut. Featuring some young guns like Tim Tebow and old staples like Peyton Manning, this list truly meant to represent all time. Not just recent memory. If you see someone missing, feel free to add them! This is one impressive group of college qbs. Make sure to vote up who you think is the top college football quarterback of all time!
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Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
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Peyton Manning is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from New Orleans

Teams: University of Tennessee Knoxville

Age: 39

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Vince Young is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Houston

Teams: University of Texas

Age: 32

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Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Atlanta

Teams: Auburn Tigers football, Florida Gators football

Age: 26

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Deshaun Watson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
icoachfb added Quarterback from Gainesville

Teams: Houston Texans

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Johnny Manziel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
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Roger Staubach is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Cincinnati

Teams: Navy Midshipmen football

Age: 73

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Michael Vick is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
jaydub17 added Quarterback from Virginia

Teams: Virginia Tech Hokies football

Age: 35

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Drew Brees is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Austin

Teams: Purdue Boilermakers football

Age: 36

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Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Pittsburgh

Teams: University of Pittsburgh

Age: 54

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John Elway is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Derr added Quarterback from Port Angeles

Teams: Stanford Cardinal football

Age: 55

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Marcus Mariota is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
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Tommie Frazier is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Huskermark added

Teams: Nebraska Cornhuskers football

Age: 41

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Robert Griffin III is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Okinawa Prefecture

Teams: Baylor Bears football

Age: 25

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Andrew Luck is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Washington

Teams: Stanford Cardinal football

Age: 26

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Joe Burrow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
James Belcher added Joe Burrow

Teams: LSU Tigers

Age: 23

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Baker Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Lucas Cooper added Baker Mayfield

Teams: Texas Tech Red Raiders

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Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
ericreedjr2003 added Quarterback from New Eagle

Teams: Notre Dame Fighting Irish football

Age: 59

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Steve Young is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Salt Lake City

Teams: BYU Cougars football

Age: 54

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Lamar Jackson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
KLM4242 added Lamar Jackson

Teams: Baltimore Ravens

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Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Santa Ana

Teams: USC Trojans football

Age: 32

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Sam Bradford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Oklahoma City

Teams: Oklahoma Sooners football

Age: 28

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Doug Flutie is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
mcmurf15 added Quarterback from Manchester

Teams: Buffalo Bills, Toronto Argonauts, New England Patriots, Chicago Bears, New Jersey Generals, + more

Age: 53

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Kellen Moore is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Prosser

Teams: Boise State Broncos football

Age: 26

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Colt McCoy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time
Quarterback from Hobbs

Teams: University of Texas at Austin

Age: 29

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