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The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated January 25, 2021 48.5k votes 8.6k voters 262.8k 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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  • Justin Fields1
    2,282
    1,105

    Buckeyes career: 2019

  • Troy Smith2
    3,016
    1,520

    Buckeyes career: 2003 - 2006

  • J.T. Barrett3
    3,239
    1,756

    Buckeyes career: 2014 - 2017

  • Braxton Miller4
    2,647
    1,432

    Buckeyes career: 2011 - 2015

  • Dwayne Haskins5
    2,740
    1,592

    Buckeyes career: 2017-2018

  • Craig Krenzel6

    Buckeyes career: 2000 - 2003

  • Rex Kern7
    796
    471

    Buckeyes career: 1968 - 1970

  • Terrelle Pryor8
    1,871
    1,181

    Buckeyes career: 2008 - 2010

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  • Joe Germaine9
    1,061
    652

    Buckeyes career: 1996 - 1998

  • Cardale Jones10
    1,945
    1,240

    Buckeyes career: 2013 - 2015

  • Art Schlichter11

    Buckeyes career: 1978 - 1981

  • Mike Tomczak12

    Buckeyes career: 1981 - 1984

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  • Bobby Hoying13

    Buckeyes career: 1992 - 1995

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  • Cornelius Greene14

    Buckeyes career: 1972 - 1975

  • Kenny Guiton15
    640
    549

    Kenny Guiton

    Buckeyes career: 2010, 2012-2013

  • Kirk Herbstreit16
    829
    775

    Kirk Herbstreit

    Buckeyes career: 1989 - 1992

  • Joe Burrow17

    Buckeyes career: 2015 - 2017

  • Tom Tupa18
    379
    386

    Buckeyes career: 1984 - 1987

  • Jim Karsatos19

    Buckeyes career: 1983 - 1986

  • Tom Matte20
    190
    276

    Buckeyes career: 1958 - 1960

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  • Kent Graham21

    Buckeyes career: 1990 - 1991

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  • Todd Boeckman22
    301
    454

    Todd Boeckman

    Buckeyes career: 2005 - 2008

  • Stanley Jackson23

    Buckeyes career: 1994 - 1997

  • Greg Frey24
    190
    305

    Buckeyes career: 1987 - 1990

  • Ron Maciejowski25
    145
    236

    Ron Maciejowski

    Buckeyes career: 1968 - 1970