football The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time  

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College football fans, we’re ranking the best USC Trojans quarterbacks of all time. It includes every starting quarterback throughout USC Trojans history, including current quarterbacks and past ones. This USC football roster has famous All-Americans, USC quarterbacks in the NFL, and Trojans players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Featuring some of the greatest college quarterbacks of all time, the best USC QBs include Carson Palmer, Matt Leinart, Matt Barkley, and Cody Kessler.

In the 2017 FBS season, the current USC Trojans QBs are Jack Sears, Sam Darnold, Thomas Fitts, Holden Thomas, and Matt Fink. 

Who are the greatest quarterbacks in USC Trojans history? They're all on this comprehensive list of University of Southern California football players who have played as quarterback. 

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Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Carson Palmer 1998 - 2002

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Sam Darnold is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Sam Darnold 2015 - 2017

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Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Leinart 2003 - 2005

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Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Matt Barkley 2009 - 2012

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Mark Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Mark Sanchez 2006 - 2008

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Paul McDonald is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Paul McDonald 1976 - 1979

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Pat Haden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Pat Haden 1972 - 1974

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Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Rodney Peete 1985 - 1988

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Rob Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Rob Johnson 1991 - 1994

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Cody Kessler is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Cody Kessler 2012 - 2015

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Vince Evans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Vince Evans 1974 - 1976

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Todd Marinovich is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Todd Marinovich 1989 - 1990

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Mike Rae is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Rae 1970 - 1972

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Bill Nelsen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Bill Nelsen 1960 - 1962

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Pete Beathard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Pete Beathard 1961 - 1963

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Jim Jones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Jones 1969 - 1971

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Rob Hertel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Rob Hertel 1975 - 1977

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Troy Winslow is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Troy Winslow 1964 - 1966

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Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Sean Salisbury 1981 - 1985

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John David Booty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
John David Booty 2003 - 2007

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Craig Fertig is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Craig Fertig 1962 - 1964

The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time

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Steve Sogge is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Sogge 1966 - 1968

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Brad Otton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Brad Otton 1994 - 1996

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Mike Van Raaphorst is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Van Raaphorst 1997 - 2000

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Kyle Wachholtz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Kyle Wachholtz 1992, 1993, 1995

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Tim Green is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Tim Green 1983 - 1984

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Gordon Adams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Gordon Adams 1980

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Scott Tinsley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Scott Tinsley 1979, 1980, 1982

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Reggie Perry is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Reggie Perry 1990 - 1992

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John Fox is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
John Fox 1997, 1999