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The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated January 25, 2021 51.3k votes 9.5k voters 292.4k views33 items

College football fans, we’re ranking the best Ohio State Buckeyes quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout Ohio State Buckeyes history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This OSU football roster has famous All-Americans, Ohio State quarterbacks in the NFL, and Buckeyes players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best Ohio State QBs include former OSU stars like Braxton Miller, Troy Smith, Joe Germaine, and Mike Tomczak, and even a recent quarterback like Dwayne Haskins, who was drafted into the NFL, left his mark on the school.

Who are the greatest quarterbacks in Ohio State Buckeyes history? They're all on this comprehensive list of Ohio State University football players who have played as quarterback. Vote below, then head over and check out the best Ohio State wide receivers ever.

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  • 1
    2,730
    1,342

    Buckeyes career: 2019

  • 2
    3,210
    1,632

    Buckeyes career: 2003 - 2006

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  • 3
    2,761
    1,509

    Buckeyes career: 2011 - 2015

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  • 4
    3,328
    1,836

    Buckeyes career: 2014 - 2017

  • 5
    2,785
    1,707

    Buckeyes career: 2017-2018

  • 6
    1,962
    1,233

    Buckeyes career: 2008 - 2010

    More Terrelle Pryor 

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  • 7
    1,995
    1,258

    Buckeyes career: 2013 - 2015

  • 8
    1,097
    672

    Buckeyes career: 1996 - 1998

  • 9

    Buckeyes career: 2000 - 2003

  • 10

    Buckeyes career: 1978 - 1981

    More Art Schlichter 

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  • 11
    820
    498

    Buckeyes career: 1968 - 1970

  • 12

    Buckeyes career: 1981 - 1984

    More Mike Tomczak 

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  • 13

    Buckeyes career: 1992 - 1995

    More Bobby Hoying 

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  • 14

    Buckeyes career: 2015 - 2017

  • 15

    Buckeyes career: 1972 - 1975

  • 16
    663
    582

    Kenny Guiton

    Buckeyes career: 2010, 2012-2013

  • 17
    860
    804

    Kirk Herbstreit

    Buckeyes career: 1989 - 1992

  • 18
    395
    404

    Buckeyes career: 1984 - 1987

  • 19

    Buckeyes career: 1983 - 1986

  • 20

    Buckeyes career: 1990 - 1991

  • 21
    202
    294

    Buckeyes career: 1958 - 1960

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  • 22
    314
    465

    Todd Boeckman

    Buckeyes career: 2005 - 2008

  • 23

    Buckeyes career: 1994 - 1997

  • 24
    201
    317

    Buckeyes career: 1987 - 1990

  • 25
    151
    246

    Ron Maciejowski

    Buckeyes career: 1968 - 1970