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The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated August 12, 2021 65.8k votes 5.8k voters 35.9k views130 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

    Tim Tebow

    University of Florida
    1,960
    1,637

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceMakati, Philippines

  • 2

    Peyton Manning

    University of Tennessee Knoxville
    1,427
    1,202

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

  • 3
    James Belcher added

    Joe Burrow

    LSU Tigers
    808
    686

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceAmes, Iowa

  • 4

    Vince Young

    University of Texas
    1,376
    1,195

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas, United States of America

  • 5

    Cam Newton

    Auburn Tigers football, Florida Gators football
    1,295
    1,129

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceAtlanta, Georgia

  • 6

    Roger Staubach

    Navy Midshipmen football
    858
    739

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceCincinnati, Ohio

  • 7
    Tom Derr added

    John Elway

    Stanford Cardinal football
    740
    642

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplacePort Angeles, Washington

  • 8

    Dan Marino

    University of Pittsburgh
    811
    707

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplacePittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • 9
    ericreedjr2003 added

    Joe Montana

    Notre Dame Fighting Irish football
    588
    505

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceNew Eagle, Pennsylvania

  • 10
    mcmurf15 added

    Doug Flutie

    Boston College
    406
    341

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceManchester, Maryland

  • 11

    Andrew Luck

    Stanford Cardinal football
    759
    666

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

  • 12

    Drew Brees

    Purdue Boilermakers football
    832
    734

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceAustin, Texas

  • 13

    Steve Young

    BYU Cougars football
    578
    505

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceSalt Lake City, Utah

  • 14
    jaydub17 added

    Michael Vick

    Virginia Tech Hokies football
    888
    800

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceVirginia

  • 15
    DEBSports added

    Trevor Lawrence

    Clemson Tigers
    348
    294

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceJohnson City, Tennessee

  • 16
    KLM4242 added

    Lamar Jackson

    Louisville Cardinals
    598
    530

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplacePompano Beach, Florida

  • 17
    mcmurf15 added

    Joe Namath

    Miami Hurricanes
    268
    220

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceBeaver Falls, Pennsylvania

  • 18

    Robert Griffin III

    Baylor Bears football
    740
    665

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceOkinawa Prefecture, Japan

  • 19
    icoachfb added

    DeShaun Watson

    Houston Texans
    1,010
    927

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceGainesville, Georgia

  • 20
    Huskermark added

    Tommie Frazier

    Nebraska Cornhuskers football
    845
    771

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceBradenton, Florida

  • 21

    Johnny Manziel

    Texas A&M University
    1,118
    1,033

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceTyler, Texas

  • 22
    Lucas Cooper added

    Baker Mayfield

    Texas Tech Red Raiders
    756
    691

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceAustin, Texas

  • 23
    mcmurf15 added

    Archie Manning

    Ole Miss Rebels
    312
    270

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceDrew, Mississippi

  • 24

    Marcus Mariota

    Oregon Ducks
    850
    800

    PositionQuarterback

    BirthplaceHonolulu, Hawaii

  • 25
    fregegonnafrege added

    Sammy Baugh

    TCU Horned Frogs
    180
    148

    PositionPunter, Quarterback, Defensive back

    BirthplaceTemple, Texas, United States of America