college sports The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best Texas Longhorns quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout Texas Longhorns history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This Texas football roster has famous All-Americans, Texas quarterbacks in the NFL, and Longhorns players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best Texas QBs include Vince Young, Colt McCoy, Major Applewhite, and Chris Simms.

In the 2017 FBS season, the current Texas Longhorns QBs are Sam Ehlinger, Shane Buechele, Josh Covey, Jimmy Morton, and Blake Nevins.

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

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Vince Young is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Vince Young 2003 - 2005

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Colt McCoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Colt McCoy 2006 - 2009

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James Street is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
James Street 1967 - 1969

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Major Applewhite is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Major Applewhite 1998 - 2001

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James Brown is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
James Brown 1994 - 1997

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Marty Akins is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Marty Akins 1972 - 1975

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Eddie Phillips is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Eddie Phillips 1969 - 1971

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Peter Gardere is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Peter Gardere 1989 - 1992

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Chris Simms is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Chris Simms 1999 - 2002

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Robert Brewer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Robert Brewer 1980 - 1982

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25 14
Donnie Little is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Donnie Little 1978 - 1981

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Sam Ehlinger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Sam Ehlinger 2017

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Shane Buechele is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Shane Buechele 2016 - 2017

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Rick McIvor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Rick McIvor 1979 - 1983

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Bret Stafford is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Bret Stafford 1984 - 1987

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Todd Dodge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Todd Dodge 1981 - 1985

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Marvin Kristynik is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Marvin Kristynik 1963 - 1965

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David Ash is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
David Ash 2011 - 2014

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Case McCoy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Case McCoy 2010 - 2013

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Bill Bradley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Bill Bradley 1966 - 1968

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Randy McEachern is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Randy McEachern 1977 - 1978

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Shea Morenz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Shea Morenz 1992 - 1994

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Chance Mock is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Chance Mock 2001 - 2004

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11 9
Richard Walton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Richard Walton 1995 - 1998

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10 8
Mike Cotten is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Cotten 1959 - 1961

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10 8
Mark Murdock is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Mark Murdock 1988 - 1990

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Jerrod Heard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Jerrod Heard 2015 - 2017

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Shannon Kelley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Shannon Kelley 1985 - 1988

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Tyrone Swoopes is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Tyrone Swoopes 2013 - 2016

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Garrett Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Garrett Gilbert 2009 - 2011