Sports
1.0k voters

The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

Updated July 7, 2020 5.4k votes 1.0k voters 25.2k views31 items

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. Vote below, then head over and check out the best USC wide receivers ever.

...more
  • Carson Palmer1

    1998 - 2002

    More Carson Palmer 

    #75 of 120 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time#312 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • Matt Leinart2

    2003 - 2005

    More Matt Leinart 

    #2 of 28 The Biggest Heisman Busts of All Time#220 of 225 The Best Arizona Cardinals of All Time

  • Sam Darnold3
    309
    229

    Sam Darnold

    2015 - 2017

  • Rodney Peete4

    1985 - 1988

    More Rodney Peete 

    #91 of 95 The Best Baltimore Ravens of All Time#35 of 104 The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

  • Matt Barkley5

    2009 - 2012

    More Matt Barkley 

    #21 of 41 The 41 Hottest Men in the NFL#15 of 19 The Best QB's Under Age 24

  • Mark Sanchez6

    2006 - 2008

    More Mark Sanchez 

    #76 of 119 The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time#24 of 42 Athletes with the Most Annoying Fans

  • Pat Haden7
    139
    112

    1972 - 1974

  • Todd Marinovich8
    132
    124

    Todd Marinovich

    1989 - 1990

    More 

    #3 of 142 The Biggest First Round NFL Draft Pick Busts#7 of 21 21 Athletes Who Accomplished Amazing Feats While Drunk or High Off Their Asses

  • Kedon Slovis9
    34
    15

    Kedon Slovis

  • Cody Kessler10

    2012 - 2015

  • Paul McDonald11

    1976 - 1979

  • Rob Johnson12

    1991 - 1994

  • Vince Evans13

    1974 - 1976

    More Vince Evans 

    #44 of 45 The Best NFL Quarterbacks of the '80s#17 of 66 The Best Chicago Bears Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Brad Otton14
    38
    41

    Brad Otton

    1994 - 1996

  • John David Booty15

    2003 - 2007

  • Craig Fertig16
    30
    33

    Craig Fertig

    1962 - 1964

  • Rob Hertel17
    35
    39

    Rob Hertel

    1975 - 1977

  • Sean Salisbury18

    1981 - 1985

  • Pete Beathard19

    1961 - 1963

    More Pete Beathard 

    #45 of 56 The Best Los Angeles Rams Quarterbacks of All Time#31 of 39 The Best Kansas City Chiefs Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Steve Sogge20
    34
    40

    Steve Sogge

    1966 - 1968

  • Troy Winslow21
    35
    43

    Troy Winslow

    1964 - 1966

  • Mike Rae22

    1970 - 1972

    More Mike Rae 

    #38 of 45 The Best Oakland Raiders Quarterbacks of All Time#30 of 40 The Best Tampa Bay Buccaneers Quarterbacks of All Time

  • Tim Green23

    1983 - 1984

    More Tim Green 

    #30 of 50 The Best Athletes Who Wore #99#66 of 176 The Best Atlanta Falcons of All Time

  • Jim Jones24
    26
    39

    Jim Jones

    1969 - 1971

  • Mike Van Raaphorst25
    25
    38

    Mike Van Raaphorst

    1997 - 2000