Football Players The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Illinois Fighting Illini quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout Illinois Fighting Illini history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This Illinois football roster has famous All-Americans, Illinois quarterbacks in the NFL, and Fighting Illini players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best Illinois QBs include Jeff George, Kurt Kittner, Jack Trudeau, and Tony Eason.

In the 2017 FBS season, the current Illinois Fighting Illini QBs are Jeff George Jr., Chayce Crouch, Cam Thomas, Cam Miller, Pete Dinovo, Connor Kelly, and Charlie Reinkemeyer. 

Who are the greatest quarterbacks in Illinois Fighting Illini history? They're all on this comprehensive list of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign football players who have played as quarterback. 

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1
46 17
Tony Eason is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time

1981 - 1982

2
54 25
Jeff George is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time

1986 - 1989

3
41 15
Jack Trudeau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time

1981 - 1985

4
52 25
Kurt Kittner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Kittner

1998 - 2001

5
59 31
Juice Williams is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Juice Williams

2006 - 2009

6
34 19
Nathan Scheelhaase is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time

2010 - 2013

7
26 17
Dave Wilson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time

8
16 9
Chris Pazan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Chris Pazan

2003 - 2005

9
19 27
Jason Verduzco is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Jason Verduzco

1989 - 1992

10
17 25
Wes Lunt is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Wes Lunt

2014 - 2016

11
11 17
Mike Wells is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Wells

1970 - 1972

12
5 10
Scott Mohr is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Mohr

1987

13
10 17
Kurt Steger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Steger

1974 - 1977

14
9 16
John Easterbrook is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
John Easterbrook

1958 - 1960

15
10 18
Scott Weaver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Weaver

1993 - 1996

16
9 17
Johnny Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time

1993 - 1995

17
6 13
Mark Hoekstra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Mark Hoekstra

1995 - 1998

18
3 9
Brian Menkhausen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Brian Menkhausen

1986 - 1989

19
5 12
Mike Taliaferro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Taliaferro

1960 - 1963

20
7 15
Fred Custardo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Fred Custardo

1963 - 1965

21
2 9
Jeff Hollenbach is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Hollenbach

1972 - 1974

22
2 9
Lawrence McCullough is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Lawrence McCullough

1978 - 1979

23
4 12
Dean Volkman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Dean Volkman

1965 - 1967

24
3 11
Shane Lamb is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Shane Lamb

1986

25
3 11
Bob Naponic is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Naponic

1966 - 1968