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The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated April 24, 2020 12.9k votes 2.4k voters 43.4k views31 items

College football fans, we’re ranking the best Iowa Hawkeyes quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout Iowa Hawkeyes history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This Iowa football roster has famous All-Americans, Iowa quarterbacks in the NFL, and Hawkeyes players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best Iowa QBs include Chuck Long, Drew Tate, C. J. Beathard, and Matt Rodgers. 

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

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  • 1
    Chuck Long

    Hawkeyes career: 1981 - 1985

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  • 2
    Brad Banks
    775
    279

    Brad Banks

    Hawkeyes career: 2001 - 2002

  • 3
    C.J. Beathard
    870
    339

    C.J. Beathard

    Hawkeyes career: 2013 - 2016

  • 4
    Ricky Stanzi
    840
    328

    Ricky Stanzi

    Hawkeyes career: 2007 - 2010

  • 5
    Drew Tate
    639
    242

    Hawkeyes career: 2003 - 2006

  • 6
    Chuck Hartlieb
    357
    158

    Chuck Hartlieb

    Hawkeyes career: 1985 - 1988

  • 7
    Nathan Stanley
    742
    385

    Nathan Stanley

    Hawkeyes career: 2016 - 2018

  • 8
    Randy Duncan

    Hawkeyes career: 1956 - 1958

  • 9
    Ed Podolak

    Hawkeyes career: 1966 - 1968

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  • 10
    Mark Vlasic
    200
    103

    Mark Vlasic

    Hawkeyes career: 1983 - 1986

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  • 11
    Jim Hartlieb
    189
    96

    Jim Hartlieb

    Hawkeyes career: 1989 - 1992

  • 12
    Matt Rodgers
    237
    136

    Matt Rodgers

    Hawkeyes career: 1988 - 1991

  • 13
    Nathan Chandler
    162
    121

    Nathan Chandler

    Hawkeyes career: 2002 - 2003

  • 14
    Matt Sherman
    158
    123

    Matt Sherman

    Hawkeyes career: 1994 - 1997

  • 15
    Pete Gales
    100
    83

    Pete Gales

    Hawkeyes career: 1978 - 1981

  • 16
    Mike Cilek
    76
    65

    Mike Cilek

    Hawkeyes career: 1967 - 1969

  • 17
    Paul Burmeister
    94
    87

    Paul Burmeister

    Hawkeyes career: 1990 - 1993

  • 18
    Larry Lawrence
    86
    78

    Larry Lawrence

    Hawkeyes career: 1968 - 1969

  • 19
    Phil Suess
    82
    81

    Phil Suess

    Hawkeyes career: 1979 - 1980

  • 20
    Kyle McCann
    108
    112

    Kyle McCann

    Hawkeyes career: 1998 - 2001

  • 21
    Gary Snook
    83
    82

    Gary Snook

    Hawkeyes career: 1963 - 1965

  • 22
    James Vandenberg

    Hawkeyes career: 2009 - 2012

  • 23
    Matt Szykowny
    63
    66

    Matt Szykowny

    Hawkeyes career: 1960 - 1962

  • 24
    Tom Poholsky
    69
    80

    Tom Poholsky

    Hawkeyes career: 1986 - 1989

  • 25
    11
    5

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