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The Best Stanford Cardinal Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 3.1k votes 895 voters 26.0k views29 items

College football fans, we’re ranking the best Stanford Cardinal quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout Stanford Cardinal history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This Stanford football roster has famous All-Americans, Stanford quarterbacks in the NFL, and Cardinal players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best Stanford QBs include Andrew Luck, Steve Stenstrom, John Elway, and Kevin Hogan.

In the 2017 FBS season, the current Stanford Cardinal QBs are K. J. Costello, Keller Chryst, Ryan Burns, Davis ills, Brent Peus, and Jack Richardson. 

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

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  • 1

    2009 - 2011

    More Andrew Luck 

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  • 2

    1979 - 1982

    More John Elway 

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  • 3

    1968 - 1970

    More Jim Plunkett 

    #1184 of 1,424 The Best Athletes Of All Time#34 of 120 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time

  • 4
    155
    102

    Kevin Hogan

    2012 - 2015

  • 5

    1956

    More John Brodie 

    #19 of 39 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the 1970s#45 of 73 The Best Quarterbacks to Never Win a Super Bowl

  • 6

    2003 - 2006

  • 7
    31
    19

    Mark Butterfield

    1992 - 1995

  • 8

    1991 - 1994

  • 9

    1974 - 1977

  • 10
    30
    22

    Turk Schonert

    1977 - 1979

  • 11
    33
    26

    John Paye

    1983 - 1986

  • 12

    1977 - 1978

  • 13
    76
    80

    K.J. Costello

    2017

  • 14
    33
    29

    Don Bunce

    1968, 1969, 1971

  • 15
    27
    23

    T. C. Ostrander

    2004 - 2007

  • 16
    28
    25

    Dick Norman

    1958 - 1960

  • 17
    29
    27

    Todd Husak

    1996 - 1999

  • 18

    1996 - 1997

  • 19
    29
    28

    Chris Lewis

    2000 - 2003

  • 20
    28
    28

    Jason Palumbis

    1988, 1990, 1991

  • 21

    1987 - 1989

  • 22
    20
    24

    Mike Boryla

    1971 - 1973

  • 23
    19
    23

    Tavita Pritchard

    2006 - 2009

  • 24

    1998 - 2001

  • 25
    27
    41

    Keller Chryst

    2015 - 2017