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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Juice Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Juice Williams 2006 - 2009

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19 5
Jeff George is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff George 1986 - 1989

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17 4
Tony Eason is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Tony Eason 1981 - 1982

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17 6
Kurt Kittner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Kittner 1998 - 2001

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14 4
Jack Trudeau is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Jack Trudeau 1981 - 1985

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15 7
Nathan Scheelhaase is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Nathan Scheelhaase 2010 - 2013

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12 5
Dave Wilson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time

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11 7
Jason Verduzco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Jason Verduzco 1989 - 1992

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7 3
Mike Wells is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Wells 1970 - 1972

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7 4
Johnny Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Johnny Johnson 1993 - 1995

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5 2
John Easterbrook is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
John Easterbrook 1958 - 1960

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10 8
Wes Lunt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Wes Lunt 2014 - 2016

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6 4
Scott Weaver is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Weaver 1993 - 1996

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2 1
Scott Mohr is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Mohr 1987

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2 1
Mike Taliaferro is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Taliaferro 1960 - 1963

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5 5
Reilly O'Toole is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Reilly O'Toole 2011 - 2014

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3 3
Mark Hoekstra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Mark Hoekstra 1995 - 1998

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2 2
Bob Naponic is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Naponic 1966 - 1968

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5 6
Kurt Steger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Kurt Steger 1974 - 1977

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4 5
Fred Custardo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Fred Custardo 1963 - 1965

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1 2
Shane Lamb is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Shane Lamb 1986

The Best College Football Quarterbacks of the 2010s

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6 8
Jon Beutjer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Jon Beutjer 2002 - 2004

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5 7
Tim Brasic is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Brasic 2003, 2005, 2006

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3 5
Jeff George Jr. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff George Jr. 2015 - 2017

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1 3
Dustin Ward is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Dustin Ward 2000 - 2003

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1 3
Lawrence McCullough is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Lawrence McCullough 1978 - 1979

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1 3
Dean Volkman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Dean Volkman 1965 - 1967

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1 5
Chris Pazan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Chris Pazan 2003 - 2005

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1 5
Brian Menkhausen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Brian Menkhausen 1986 - 1989

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0 4
Jeff Hollenbach is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Hollenbach 1972 - 1974