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The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time 

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Updated December 20, 2019 10.2k votes 2.6k voters 56.7k views 30 items

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

Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best Penn State QBs include previous top stars like Kerry Collins and Chuck Fusina, as well as former PSU QBs like Christian Hackenberg and and Daryll Clark.

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

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Trace McSorley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Trace McSorley

Nittany Lions career: 2015 - 2018

2
Kerry Collins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
3
Todd Blackledge is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Nittany Lions career: 1980 - 1982

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Michael Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
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Chuck Fusina is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Nittany Lions career: 1975 - 1978

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Daryll Clark is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Nittany Lions career: 2006 - 2009

7
Matthew McGloin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
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Chuck Burkhart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Chuck Burkhart

Nittany Lions career: 1967 - 1969

9
John Hufnagel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
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John Shaffer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
John Shaffer

Nittany Lions career: 1983 - 1986

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Zack Mills is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Nittany Lions career: 2001 - 2004

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Christian Hackenberg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Christian Hackenberg

Nittany Lions career: 2013 - 2015

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Tony Sacca is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Nittany Lions career: 1988 - 1991

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Galen Hall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Galen Hall

Nittany Lions career: 1959 - 1961

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Wally Richardson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Wally Richardson

Nittany Lions career: 1992 - 1996

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Richie Lucas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Nittany Lions career: 1957 - 1959

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Doug Strang is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Doug Strang

Nittany Lions career: 1981 - 1984

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Tom Bill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Bill

Nittany Lions career: 1987 - 1990

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Rashard Casey is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Rashard Casey

Nittany Lions career: 1997 - 2000

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Matt Knizner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Knizner

Nittany Lions career: 1984 - 1987

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Tom Shuman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Shuman

Nittany Lions career: 1972 - 1974

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Pete Liske is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
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Tom Sherman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Tom Sherman

Nittany Lions career: 1965 - 1967

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Kevin Thompson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
Kevin Thompson

Nittany Lions career: 1996 - 1999

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John Sacca is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time
John Sacca

Nittany Lions career: 1991 - 1993