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The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Michigan State Spartans quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout Michigan State Spartans history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This Michigan State football roster has famous All-Americans, Michigan State quarterbacks in the NFL, and Spartans players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best Michigan State QBs include Connor Cook, Kirk Cousins, Jeff Smoker, and Drew Stanton.

In the 2018 FBS season, the current Michigan State Spartans QBs are Brian Lewerke, Rocky Lombardi, Theo Day, and Mikey Macius. 

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

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1
Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time

2008 - 2011

2
Connor Cook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time

2012 - 2015

3
Drew Stanton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time

2003 - 2006

4
Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time

2005 - 2008

5
Jeff Smoker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Jeff Smoker

2000 - 2003

6
Jim Miller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time

1990 - 1993

7
Ed Smith is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Ed Smith

1976 - 1978

8
Tony Banks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Tony Banks

1994 - 1995

9
Bobby McAllister is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Bobby McAllister

1985 - 1988

10
Bill Burke is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Bill Burke

1996 - 1999

11
Dan Enos is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Dan Enos

1987 - 1990

12
Steve Juday is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Juday

1963 - 1965

13
Charles Baggett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Charles Baggett

1973 - 1975

14
Dave Yarema is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Dave Yarema

1982 - 1986

15
Jimmy Raye is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Jimmy Raye

1965 - 1967

16
Brian Lewerke is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Brian Lewerke

2015 - 2018

 

17
Dean Look is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time

1957 - 1959

18
Jim Ninowski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time

1956 - 1957

19
Ryan Van Dyke is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Ryan Van Dyke

1998 - 2001

20
Pete Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Pete Smith

1960 - 1962

21
John Leister is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
John Leister

1979 - 1982

22
Bill Triplett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Bill Triplett

1968 - 1970

23
Tom Wilson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Wilson

1958 - 1960

24
Todd Schultz is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Todd Schultz

1994 - 1997

25
Bryan Clark is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Michigan State Spartans Quarterbacks of All Time
Bryan Clark

1978 - 1981