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The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated June 21, 2020 58.7k votes 5.3k voters 32.5k views119 items

List RulesVote 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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    1,499

    Tim Tebow

    University of Florida

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  • 2
    640
    521

    Joe Burrow

    LSU Tigers
  • 3
    1,322
    1,117

    Peyton Manning

    University of Tennessee Knoxville

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  • 4
    765
    631

    Roger Staubach

    Navy Midshipmen football

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  • 5
    1,271
    1,123

    Vince Young

    University of Texas
  • 6
    739
    646

    Dan Marino

    University of Pittsburgh

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    #5 of 41 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '90s#31 of 60 Famous Athletes Who Could Have Dominated a Second Sport

  • 7
    1,207
    1,085

    Cam Newton

    Auburn Tigers football, Florida Gators football

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  • 8
    672
    592

    Andrew Luck

    Stanford Cardinal football

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  • 9
    663
    586

    John Elway

    Stanford Cardinal football

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  • 10
    796
    711

    Tommie Frazier

    Nebraska Cornhuskers football
  • 11
    982
    889

    DeShaun Watson

    Houston Texans
  • 12
    242
    195

    Archie Manning

    New Orleans Saints, Houston Oilers

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  • 13
    514
    453

    Lamar Jackson

    Baltimore Ravens
  • 14
    684
    613

    Robert Griffin III

    Baylor Bears football

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  • 15
    516
    455

    Steve Young

    BYU Cougars football

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  • 16
    296
    249

    Doug Flutie

    Buffalo Bills, New England Patriots

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    #34 of 120 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#243 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • 17
    209
    167

    Trevor Lawrence

    Clemson Tigers
  • 18
    485
    429

    Joe Montana

    Notre Dame Fighting Irish football

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  • 19
    772
    704

    Drew Brees

    Purdue Boilermakers football

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  • 20
    842
    770

    Michael Vick

    Virginia Tech Hokies football

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  • 21
    125
    92

    Sammy Baugh

    TCU Horned Frogs football, Washington Redskins
  • 22
    1,066
    1,021

    Johnny Manziel

    Texas A&M University

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    196
    164

    Joe Namath

    New York Jets, Los Angeles Rams

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  • 24
    692
    665

    Baker Mayfield

    Texas Tech Red Raiders
  • 25
    808
    787

    Marcus Mariota

    Oregon Ducks