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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.

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

2003 - 2005

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

2006 - 2009

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

2017-2018

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

1998 - 2001

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

1967 - 1969

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

1994 - 1997

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

1999 - 2002

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

1989 - 1992

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

1966 - 1968

10
Alan Lowry is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
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11
Todd Dodge is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
Todd Dodge

1981 - 1985

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

1972 - 1975

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

2016 - 2017

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

1978 - 1981

15
David Ash is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Texas Longhorns Quarterbacks of All Time
David Ash

2011 - 2014

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

1980 - 1982

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

2010 - 2013

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

2015 - 2017

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

2001 - 2004

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

1969 - 1971

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

1977 - 1978

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

2013 - 2016

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

1984 - 1987

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

1992 - 1994

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

1979 - 1983