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The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 11.7k votes 1.6k voters 20.7k views30 items

College football fans, we’re ranking the best Florida Gators quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout Florida Gators history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This Florida football roster has famous All-Americans, Florida quarterbacks in the NFL, and Gators players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best Florida QBs include Tim Tebow, Steve Spurrier, Danny Wuerffel, and Shane Matthews.

In the 2017 FBS season, the current Florida Gators QBs are Feleipe Franks, Malik Zaire, Luke Del Rio, Jake Allen, Jack Ruskell, Nick Sproles, and Kyle Trask. 

Who are the greatest quarterbacks in Florida Gators history? They're all on this comprehensive list of University of Florida football players who have played as quarterback. 

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  • 1
    Bob Hewko is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Bob Hewko

    1980 - 1982

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    Tim Tebow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    2006 - 2009

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    Danny Wuerffel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time

    1993 - 1996

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    Steve Spurrier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time

    1964 - 1966

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    Tom Shannon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Tom Shannon

    1962 - 1964

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    David Bowden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    David Bowden

    1972 -1973

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    Larry Rentz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Larry Rentz

    1967 - 1968

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    Chris Leak is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Chris Leak

    2003 - 2006

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    Eric Kresser is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Eric Kresser

    1993 - 1995

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    Rex Grossman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time

    2000 - 2002

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    Don Gaffney is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Don Gaffney

    1973 - 1975

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    Shane Matthews is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time

    1990 - 1992

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    Larry Ochab is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Larry Ochab

    1978 - 1980

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    Kerwin Bell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time

    1984 - 1987

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    Jackie Eckdahl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Jackie Eckdahl

    1967 - 1969

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    Kyle Morris is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Kyle Morris

    1988 - 1990

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    Terry Dean is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Terry Dean

    1991 - 1994

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    John Reaves is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time

    1969 - 1971

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    Will Grier is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Will Grier

    2015

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    John Brantley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    John Brantley

    1977 -1979

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    Tyler Murphy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Tyler Murphy

    2013

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    Austin Appleby is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Austin Appleby

    2016

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    Jesse Palmer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time

    1997 - 2000

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    John Brantley is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time

    2008 - 2011

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    Jeff Driskel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Florida Gators Quarterbacks of All Time

    2011 - 2014

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