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The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated April 24, 2020 12.3k votes 2.3k voters 39.8k 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Hawkeyes career: 1981 - 1985

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  • 2
    Brad Banks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    730
    260

    Brad Banks

    Hawkeyes career: 2001 - 2002

  • 3
    Ricky Stanzi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    804
    315

    Ricky Stanzi

    Hawkeyes career: 2007 - 2010

  • 4
    C.J. Beathard is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    824
    325

    C.J. Beathard

    Hawkeyes career: 2013 - 2016

  • 5
    Drew Tate is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    613
    231

    Hawkeyes career: 2003 - 2006

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    Chuck Hartlieb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    344
    148

    Chuck Hartlieb

    Hawkeyes career: 1985 - 1988

  • 7
    Nathan Stanley is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    708
    362

    Nathan Stanley

    Hawkeyes career: 2016 - 2018

  • 8
    Randy Duncan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Hawkeyes career: 1956 - 1958

  • 9
    Ed Podolak is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Hawkeyes career: 1966 - 1968

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    Mark Vlasic is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    188
    98

    Mark Vlasic

    Hawkeyes career: 1983 - 1986

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  • 11
    Jim Hartlieb is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    179
    93

    Jim Hartlieb

    Hawkeyes career: 1989 - 1992

  • 12
    Matt Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    226
    133

    Matt Rodgers

    Hawkeyes career: 1988 - 1991

  • 13
    Nathan Chandler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    157
    110

    Nathan Chandler

    Hawkeyes career: 2002 - 2003

  • 14
    Matt Sherman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    154
    116

    Matt Sherman

    Hawkeyes career: 1994 - 1997

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    Pete Gales is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    95
    81

    Pete Gales

    Hawkeyes career: 1978 - 1981

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    Mike Cilek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    73
    58

    Mike Cilek

    Hawkeyes career: 1967 - 1969

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    Paul Burmeister is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    89
    83

    Paul Burmeister

    Hawkeyes career: 1990 - 1993

  • 18
    James Vandenberg is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Hawkeyes career: 2009 - 2012

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    Larry Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    80
    76

    Larry Lawrence

    Hawkeyes career: 1968 - 1969

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    Phil Suess is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    80
    78

    Phil Suess

    Hawkeyes career: 1979 - 1980

  • 21
    Gary Snook is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    77
    78

    Gary Snook

    Hawkeyes career: 1963 - 1965

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    Kyle McCann is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    95
    105

    Kyle McCann

    Hawkeyes career: 1998 - 2001

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    Matt Szykowny is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    58
    61

    Matt Szykowny

    Hawkeyes career: 1960 - 1962

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    Tom Poholsky is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    67
    77

    Tom Poholsky

    Hawkeyes career: 1986 - 1989

  • 25
    Randy Reiners is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Iowa Hawkeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    87
    103

    Randy Reiners

    Hawkeyes career: 1997 - 1999

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