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The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 8.0k votes 1.2k voters 17.7k views30 items

College football fans, we’re ranking the best Pitt Panthers quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout Pittsburgh Panthers history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This Pittsburgh football roster has famous All-Americans, Pittsburgh quarterbacks in the NFL, and Panthers players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best Pittsburgh QBs include Alex Van Pelt, Dan Marino, Tino Sunseri, and Tyler Palko.

In the 2017 FBS season, the current Pitt Panthers QBs are Ben DiNucci, Max Browne, Kenny Pickett, Thomas MacVittie, and Jake Zilinskas. 

Who are the greatest quarterbacks in Pittsburgh Panthers history? They're all on this comprehensive list of University of Pittsburgh football players who have played as quarterback. 

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  • 1
    Dan Marino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time

    1979 - 1982

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    Matt Cavanaugh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time

    1975 - 1977

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    Alex Van Pelt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time

    1989 - 1992

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    Rod Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Rod Rutherford

    2000 - 2003

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    Nathan Peterman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time

    2015 - 2016

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    Tyler Palko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time

    2002 - 2006

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    John Congemi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time

    1983 - 1986

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    Pete Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Pete Gonzalez

    1993 - 1997

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    Tom Savage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Tom Savage

    2013

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    Rick Trocano is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Rick Trocano

    1977 - 1980

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    Darnell Dickerson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Darnell Dickerson

    1987 - 1990

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    Bill Stull is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Bill Stull

    2005 - 2009

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    Fred Mazurek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    74

    Fred Mazurek

    1962 - 1964

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    Dave Havern is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Dave Havern

    1968, 1970

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    David Priestley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    David Priestley

    1999 - 2001

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    John Turman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    John Turman

    1999 - 2000

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    Matt Lytle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Matt Lytle

    1995 - 1998

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    Pat Bostick is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
    108
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    Pat Bostick

    2007 - 2010

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    Bill Daniels is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Bill Daniels

    1972 - 1974

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    Chad Voytik is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Chad Voytik

    2013 - 2015

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    Sal Genilla is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Sal Genilla

    1986 - 1987

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    Dave Halverm is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Dave Halverm

    1971

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    John Ryan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    John Ryan

    1992 - 1995

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    Jim Traficant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time
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    Jim Traficant

    1960 - 1962

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    Tino Sunseri is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Panthers Quarterbacks of All Time

    2009 - 2012

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