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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Notre Dame Fighting Irish quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout Notre Dame Fighting Irish history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This Notre Dame football roster has famous All-Americans, Notre Dame quarterbacks in the NFL, and Fighting Irish players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best Notre Dame QBs include Brady Quinn, John Huarte, Joe Theismann, and Joe Montana.

In the 2017 FBS season, the current Notre Dame Fighting Irish QBs are Brandon Wimbush, Ian Book, J. D. Carney, Avery Davis, Cameron Ekanayake, Nolan Henry, and Montgomery VanGorder. 

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

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31 4
Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Montana 1975, 1977, 1978

2
25 6
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Joe Theismann 1968 - 1970

3
10 1
Paul Hornung is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Paul Hornung 1954 - 1956

4
13 4
Steve Beuerlein is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Beuerlein 1983 - 1986

5
15 6
Brady Quinn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Brady Quinn 2003 - 2006

6
13 5
Rick Mirer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Rick Mirer 1989 - 1992

7
10 3
Terry Hanratty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Terry Hanratty 1966 -1968

8
12 5
Tony Rice is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Tony Rice 1987 -1989

9
11 5
Ron Powlus is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Powlus 1994 - 1997

10
6 1
John Huarte is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
John Huarte 1962 - 1964

11
7 3
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Clements 1972 - 1974

12
13 11
Jimmy Clausen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Jimmy Clausen 2007 - 2009

13
12 10
Tommy Rees is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Tommy Rees 2010 - 2013

14
11 9
Everett Golson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Everett Golson 2012, 2014, 2015

The Best Illinois Fighting Illini Quarterbacks of All Time

15
6 4
Jarious Jackson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Jarious Jackson 1996 - 1999

16
4 2
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Daryle Lamonica 1960 - 1962

17
3 2
Kevin McDougal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Kevin McDougal 1990 - 1993

18
7 7
Carlyle Holiday is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Carlyle Holiday 2001 - 2004

19
2 2
Frank Budka is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Frank Budka 1961 - 1963

20
2 2
Terry Andrysiak is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Terry Andrysiak 1985 - 1987

21
10 11
DeShone Kizer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
DeShone Kizer 2015 - 2016

The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

22
2 3
Bob Williams is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Bob Williams 1956 - 1958

23
2 4
Tim Koegel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Koegel 1877 - 1981

24
4 7
Brandon Wimbush is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Brandon Wimbush 2015 - 2017

25
2 5
Matt LoVecchio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt LoVecchio 2000 - 2001

26
2 5
Dayne Crist is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Dayne Crist 2009 - 2011

27
1 4
Rick Slager is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Rick Slager 1974 - 1976

28
1 4
George Izo is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
George Izo 1957 - 1959

29
1 9
Rusty Lisch is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Rusty Lisch 1976, 1977, 1979

30
0 7
Cliff Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Cliff Brown 1971 - 1973