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The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated December 20, 2019 13.6k votes 3.1k voters 66.7k views30 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 McSorley1
    1,393
    552

    Trace McSorley

    Nittany Lions career: 2015 - 2018

  • Kerry Collins2

    Nittany Lions career: 1991 - 1994

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    #143 of 252 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#797 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • Todd Blackledge3

    Nittany Lions career: 1980 - 1982

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    #24 of 94 The Best Penn State Football Players of All Time#46 of 142 The Biggest First Round NFL Draft Pick Busts

  • Michael Robinson4

    Nittany Lions career: 2002 - 2005

  • Chuck Fusina5

    Nittany Lions career: 1975 - 1978

  • Daryll Clark6

    Nittany Lions career: 2006 - 2009

  • Chuck Burkhart7
    203
    141

    Chuck Burkhart

    Nittany Lions career: 1967 - 1969

  • Matt McGloin8

    Nittany Lions career: 2009 - 2012

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    #40 of 41 The 41 Hottest Men in the NFL#5 of 47 All The Ex-NFL Players In The XFL 2020

  • John Hufnagel9

    Nittany Lions career: 1970 - 1972

  • John Shaffer10
    208
    197

    John Shaffer

    Nittany Lions career: 1983 - 1986

  • Tony Sacca11

    Nittany Lions career: 1988 - 1991

  • Zack Mills12

    Nittany Lions career: 2001 - 2004

  • Wally Richardson13
    143
    169

    Wally Richardson

    Nittany Lions career: 1992 - 1996

  • Richie Lucas14

    Nittany Lions career: 1957 - 1959

  • Christian Hackenberg15
    414
    526

    Christian Hackenberg

    Nittany Lions career: 2013 - 2015

  • Galen Hall16
    103
    125

    Galen Hall

    Nittany Lions career: 1959 - 1961

  • Doug Strang17
    132
    177

    Doug Strang

    Nittany Lions career: 1981 - 1984

  • Rashard Casey18
    102
    148

    Rashard Casey

    Nittany Lions career: 1997 - 2000

  • Pete Liske19

    Nittany Lions career: 1961 - 1963

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    #16 of 46 The Best Denver Broncos Quarterbacks of All Time#39 of 46 The Best New York Jets Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Matt Knizner20
    74
    110

    Matt Knizner

    Nittany Lions career: 1984 - 1987

  • Tom Shuman21
    67
    102

    Tom Shuman

    Nittany Lions career: 1972 - 1974

  • Tom Bill22
    86
    132

    Tom Bill

    Nittany Lions career: 1987 - 1990

  • John Sacca23
    75
    128

    John Sacca

    Nittany Lions career: 1991 - 1993

  • Kevin Thompson24
    71
    124

    Kevin Thompson

    Nittany Lions career: 1996 - 1999

  • Tom Sherman25
    50
    95

    Tom Sherman

    Nittany Lions career: 1965 - 1967