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The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time 

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Updated January 14, 2020 18.8k votes 3.9k voters 80.4k views 31 items

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. So, if you're looking for a specific UT quarterback, you'll find them on the list below. 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 big names like Vince Young and Colt McCoy, as well as former stars such as Major Applewhite, and Chris Simms.

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
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Colt McCoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
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Sam Ehlinger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time

Longhorns career: 2017-2018

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

Longhorns career: 1998 - 2001

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

Longhorns career: 1967 - 1969

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James Brown is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
James Brown

Longhorns career: 1994 - 1997

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Chris Simms is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
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Peter Gardere is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Peter Gardere

Longhorns career: 1989 - 1992

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Marty Akins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Marty Akins

Longhorns career: 1972 - 1975

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Todd Dodge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Todd Dodge

Longhorns career: 1981 - 1985

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Bill Bradley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time

Longhorns career: 1966 - 1968

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Eddie Phillips is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Eddie Phillips

Longhorns career: 1969 - 1971

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

Longhorns career: 2016 - 2017

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Robert Brewer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Robert Brewer

Longhorns career: 1980 - 1982

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Alan Lowry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
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Longhorns career: 1972

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Donnie Little is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Donnie Little

Longhorns career: 1978 - 1981

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Randy McEachern is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Randy McEachern

Longhorns career: 1977 - 1978

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Mike Cotten is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Cotten

Longhorns career: 1959 - 1961

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Marvin Kristynik is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Marvin Kristynik

Longhorns career: 1963 - 1965

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Rick McIvor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Rick McIvor

Longhorns career: 1979 - 1983

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David Ash is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
David Ash

Longhorns career: 2011 - 2014

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Bret Stafford is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Bret Stafford

Longhorns career: 1984 - 1987

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

Longhorns career: 2001 - 2004

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Jerrod Heard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Jerrod Heard

Longhorns career: 2015 - 2017

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Shea Morenz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Shea Morenz

Longhorns career: 1992 - 1994