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The Best California Golden Bears Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated June 21, 2019 2.9k votes 670 voters 6.3k views30 items

College football fans, we’re ranking the best California Golden Bears quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout California Golden Bears history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This California football roster has famous All-Americans, California quarterbacks in the NFL, and Golden Bears players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best California QBs include Jared Goff, Aaron Rodgers, David Webb, and Troy Taylor.

In the 2017 FBS season, the current California Golden Bears QBs are Ross Bowers, Chase Forrest, and Brandon McIlwain. 

Who are the greatest quarterbacks in California Golden Bears history? They're all on this comprehensive list of University of California, Berkeley football players who have played as quarterback. 

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  • Aaron Rodgers1

    2003 - 2004

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  • Craig Morton2

    1962 - 1964

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    #8 of 73 The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl#13 of 63 Every Quarterback To Achieve A Perfect Passer Rating

  • Steve Bartkowski3

    1972 - 1974

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  • Joe Roth4
    176
    13

    Joe Roth

    1975 - 1976

  • Joe Kapp5

    1956 - 1958

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    #130 of 252 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#242 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

  • Vince Ferragamo6

    1972 - 1973

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    #37 of 69 The Best Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Players of All Time#10 of 24 The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 1970s

  • Don't Know7
    184
    61

    Don't Know

    2013 - 2015

  • Gale Gilbert8
    81
    17

    Gale Gilbert

    1980 - 1984

  • Pat Barnes9
    73
    12

    Pat Barnes

    1993 - 1996

  • Mike Pawlawski10
    64
    10

    Mike Pawlawski

    1988 - 1991

  • Kyle Boller11

    1999 - 2002

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  • Troy Taylor12

    1986 - 1989

  • Rich Campbell13

    1977 - 1980

  • Dave Barr14
    35
    13

    Dave Barr

    1991 - 1994

  • Barry Bronk15
    20
    9

    Barry Bronk

    1966 - 1967

  • Nate Longshore16
    35
    30

    Nate Longshore

    2005 - 2008

  • Davis Webb17
    30
    24

    Davis Webb

    2016

  • Dave Penhall18
    21
    13

    Dave Penhall

    1968 - 1970

  • Randy Humphries19
    14
    9

    Randy Humphries

    1967 - 1969

  • Ross Bowers20
    22
    21

    Ross Bowers

    2015 - 2017

  • Charlie Young21
    14
    11

    Charlie Young

    1977 - 1978

  • Reggie Robertson22
    13
    14

    Reggie Robertson

    2001 - 2004

  • Jay Cruze23
    12
    14

    Jay Cruze

    1971 - 1972

  • Brian Bedford24
    10
    15

    Brian Bedford

    1984 - 1987

  • Zach Maynard25
    21
    33

    Zach Maynard

    2011 - 2012