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 2018 FBS season, the current Texas Longhorns QBs are Sam Ehlinger, Shane Buchele, Cameron Rising, Tremayne Prudhomme, and Casey Thompson.

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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574 268
Vince Young is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Vince Young 2003 - 2005

2
503 254
Colt McCoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Colt McCoy 2006 - 2009

3
412 271
Chris Simms is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Chris Simms 1999 - 2002

4
323 264
Major Applewhite is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Major Applewhite 1998 - 2001

5
189 167
James Street is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
James Street 1967 - 1969

6
188 208
Sam Ehlinger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Sam Ehlinger 2017-2018

7
139 163
James Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
James Brown 1994 - 1997

8
102 162
Peter Gardere is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Peter Gardere 1989 - 1992

9
101 167
Tyrone Swoopes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Tyrone Swoopes 2013 - 2016

10
82 134
Marty Akins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Marty Akins 1972 - 1975

11
125 213
Shane Buechele is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Shane Buechele 2016 - 2017

12
104 176
David Ash is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
David Ash 2011 - 2014

13
94 170
Case McCoy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Case McCoy 2010 - 2013

14
62 112
Todd Dodge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Todd Dodge 1981 - 1985

15
62 112
Chance Mock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Chance Mock 2001 - 2004

16
69 130
Jerrod Heard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Jerrod Heard 2015 - 2017

17
63 120
Donnie Little is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Donnie Little 1978 - 1981

18
51 100
Robert Brewer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Robert Brewer 1980 - 1982

19
37 74
Bill Bradley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Bill Bradley 1966 - 1968

20
46 97
Shea Morenz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Shea Morenz 1992 - 1994

21
50 109
Eddie Phillips is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Eddie Phillips 1969 - 1971

22
35 83
Randy McEachern is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Randy McEachern 1977 - 1978

23
44 103
Bret Stafford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Bret Stafford 1984 - 1987

24
42 99
Rick McIvor is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Rick McIvor 1979 - 1983

25
23 61
Shannon Kelley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Shannon Kelley 1985 - 1988

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26 68
Marvin Kristynik is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Marvin Kristynik 1963 - 1965

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23 64
Mike Cotten is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Cotten 1959 - 1961

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23 65
Richard Walton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Richard Walton 1995 - 1998

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22 66
Mark Murdock is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Mark Murdock 1988 - 1990

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53 156
Garrett Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Garrett Gilbert 2009 - 2011