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. 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 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.

list ordered by

1
761 318
Vince Young is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time

2003 - 2005

2
687 283
Colt McCoy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time

2006 - 2009

3
432 293
Major Applewhite is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time

1998 - 2001

4
456 379
Chris Simms is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time

1999 - 2002

5
306 235
Sam Ehlinger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Sam Ehlinger

2017-2018

6
253 194
James Street is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
James Street

1967 - 1969

7
177 190
James Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
James Brown

1994 - 1997

8
126 193
Peter Gardere is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Peter Gardere

1989 - 1992

9
97 158
Marty Akins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Marty Akins

1972 - 1975

10
82 133
Todd Dodge is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Todd Dodge

1981 - 1985

11
133 231
David Ash is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
David Ash

2011 - 2014

12
158 277
Shane Buechele is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Shane Buechele

2016 - 2017

13
126 220
Case McCoy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Case McCoy

2010 - 2013

14
134 235
Tyrone Swoopes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Tyrone Swoopes

2013 - 2016

15
49 87
Bill Bradley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time

1966 - 1968

16
73 137
Donnie Little is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Donnie Little

1978 - 1981

17
89 169
Jerrod Heard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Jerrod Heard

2015 - 2017

18
72 141
Chance Mock is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Chance Mock

2001 - 2004

19
58 114
Robert Brewer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Robert Brewer

1980 - 1982

20
54 114
Shea Morenz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Shea Morenz

1992 - 1994

21
55 120
Eddie Phillips is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Eddie Phillips

1969 - 1971

22
41 92
Randy McEachern is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Randy McEachern

1977 - 1978

23
50 114
Bret Stafford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Bret Stafford

1984 - 1987

24
29 71
Mike Cotten is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Cotten

1959 - 1961

25
47 110
Rick McIvor is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Rick McIvor

1979 - 1983

26
29 77
Marvin Kristynik is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Marvin Kristynik

1963 - 1965

27
28 75
Mark Murdock is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Mark Murdock

1988 - 1990

28
28 75
Richard Walton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Richard Walton

1995 - 1998

29
26 71
Shannon Kelley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Shannon Kelley

1985 - 1988

30
68 207
Garrett Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Garrett Gilbert

2009 - 2011