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The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated March 24, 2020 42.8k votes 7.2k voters 210.8k views32 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
    Justin Fields is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Buckeyes career: 2019

  • 2
    Troy Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    2,640
    1,366

    Buckeyes career: 2003 - 2006

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  • 3
    Braxton Miller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    2,432
    1,268

    Buckeyes career: 2011 - 2015

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    Dwayne Haskins is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    2,489
    1,305

    Buckeyes career: 2017-2018

  • 5
    J.T. Barrett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    2,966
    1,604

    Buckeyes career: 2014 - 2017

  • 6
    Craig Krenzel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Buckeyes career: 2000 - 2003

  • 7
    Joe Germaine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Buckeyes career: 1996 - 1998

  • 8
    Terrelle Pryor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    1,673
    1,039

    Buckeyes career: 2008 - 2010

  • 9
    Cardale Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    1,795
    1,120

    Buckeyes career: 2013 - 2015

  • 10
    Art Schlichter is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Buckeyes career: 1978 - 1981

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    Rex Kern is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    724
    429

    Buckeyes career: 1968 - 1970

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    Mike Tomczak is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Buckeyes career: 1981 - 1984

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    Bobby Hoying is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Buckeyes career: 1992 - 1995

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  • 14
    Cornelius Greene is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Buckeyes career: 1972 - 1975

  • 15
    Kenny Guiton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    583
    499

    Kenny Guiton

    Buckeyes career: 2010, 2012-2013

  • 16
    Kirk Herbstreit is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    713
    689

    Kirk Herbstreit

    Buckeyes career: 1989 - 1992

  • 17
    Tom Tupa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    332
    341

    Buckeyes career: 1984 - 1987

  • 18
    Kent Graham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Buckeyes career: 1990 - 1991

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    Jim Karsatos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Buckeyes career: 1983 - 1986

  • 20
    Tom Matte is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    166
    246

    Buckeyes career: 1958 - 1960

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    Todd Boeckman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    268
    416

    Todd Boeckman

    Buckeyes career: 2005 - 2008

  • 22
    Stanley Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time

    Buckeyes career: 1994 - 1997

  • 23
    Greg Frey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    169
    267

    Buckeyes career: 1987 - 1990

  • 24
    Ron Maciejowski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    128
    215

    Ron Maciejowski

    Buckeyes career: 1968 - 1970

  • 25
    Rod Gerald is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Ohio State Buckeyes Quarterbacks of All Time
    152
    260

    Rod Gerald

    Buckeyes career: 1975 - 1978

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