College Sports The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time  

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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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1
119 16
Joe Montana is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1975, 1977, 1978

2
68 30
Joe Theismann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1968 - 1970

3
50 17
Paul Hornung is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1954 - 1956

4
64 35
Brady Quinn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
2003 - 2006

5
55 28
Tony Rice is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1987 -1989

6
37 18
Steve Beuerlein is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1983 - 1986

7
27 10
Daryle Lamonica is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1960 - 1962

8
37 22
Rick Mirer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1989 - 1992

9
24 10
John Huarte is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1962 - 1964

10
25 14
Tom Clements is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1972 - 1974

11
24 14
Terry Hanratty is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Terry Hanratty 1966 -1968

12
20 11
Kevin McDougal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Kevin McDougal 1990 - 1993

13
38 30
Tommy Rees is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
2010 - 2013

14
32 25
Ron Powlus is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Ron Powlus 1994 - 1997

15
44 40
DeShone Kizer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
DeShone Kizer 2015 - 2016

16
43 39
Jimmy Clausen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
2007 - 2009

17
14 11
Tim Koegel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Koegel 1877 - 1981

18
16 14
Jarious Jackson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Jarious Jackson 1996 - 1999

19
16 15
Carlyle Holiday is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Carlyle Holiday 2001 - 2004

20
9 8
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
8 7
Bob Williams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1956 - 1958

22
33 37
Everett Golson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
2012, 2014, 2015

23
8 9
George Izo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1957 - 1959

24
5 8
Frank Budka is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Frank Budka 1961 - 1963

25
6 13
Rick Slager is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Rick Slager 1974 - 1976

26
8 18
Rusty Lisch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Rusty Lisch 1976, 1977, 1979

27
7 17
Matt LoVecchio is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
2000 - 2001

28
23 40
Brandon Wimbush is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Brandon Wimbush 2015 - 2017

29
12 28
Dayne Crist is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
Dayne Crist 2009 - 2011

30
6 21
Cliff Brown is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Notre Dame Fighting Irish Quarterbacks of All Time
1971 - 1973