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The Best Penn State Nittany Lions Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated December 20, 2019 13.6k votes 3.1k voters 67.9k 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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  • 1

    Nittany Lions career: 1991 - 1994

  • 2
    1,382
    550

    Trace McSorley

    Nittany Lions career: 2015 - 2018

  • 3

    Nittany Lions career: 1980 - 1982

  • 4

    Nittany Lions career: 2002 - 2005

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  • 5

    Nittany Lions career: 1975 - 1978

  • 6

    Nittany Lions career: 2006 - 2009

  • 7
    209
    141

    Chuck Burkhart

    Nittany Lions career: 1967 - 1969

  • 8

    Nittany Lions career: 2009 - 2012

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  • 9

    Nittany Lions career: 1970 - 1972

  • 10
    210
    195

    John Shaffer

    Nittany Lions career: 1983 - 1986

  • 11

    Nittany Lions career: 1988 - 1991

  • 12

    Nittany Lions career: 2001 - 2004

  • 13

    Nittany Lions career: 1957 - 1959

  • 14
    145
    170

    Wally Richardson

    Nittany Lions career: 1992 - 1996

  • 15
    107
    129

    Galen Hall

    Nittany Lions career: 1959 - 1961

  • 16
    409
    529

    Christian Hackenberg

    Nittany Lions career: 2013 - 2015

  • 17
    132
    178

    Doug Strang

    Nittany Lions career: 1981 - 1984

  • 18

    Nittany Lions career: 1961 - 1963

  • 19
    76
    112

    Matt Knizner

    Nittany Lions career: 1984 - 1987

  • 20
    101
    153

    Rashard Casey

    Nittany Lions career: 1997 - 2000

  • 21
    68
    104

    Tom Shuman

    Nittany Lions career: 1972 - 1974

  • 22
    85
    133

    Tom Bill

    Nittany Lions career: 1987 - 1990

  • 23
    72
    125

    Kevin Thompson

    Nittany Lions career: 1996 - 1999

  • 24
    77
    133

    John Sacca

    Nittany Lions career: 1991 - 1993

  • 25
    51
    98

    Tom Sherman

    Nittany Lions career: 1965 - 1967