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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1
178 65
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1998 - 2002

2
161 91
Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

2003 - 2005

3
147 98
Sam Darnold is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Sam Darnold

2015 - 2017

4
87 58
Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1985 - 1988

5
103 80
Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

2009 - 2012

6
82 63
Cody Kessler is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

2012 - 2015

7
96 78
Mark Sanchez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

2006 - 2008

8
76 62
Pat Haden is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1972 - 1974

9
46 33
Rob Johnson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1991 - 1994

10
52 47
Todd Marinovich is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1989 - 1990

11
40 35
Paul McDonald is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1976 - 1979

12
41 41
John David Booty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

2003 - 2007

13
31 30
Vince Evans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1974 - 1976

14
21 21
Pete Beathard is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1961 - 1963

15
17 18
Steve Sogge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Steve Sogge

1966 - 1968

16
16 17
Troy Winslow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Troy Winslow

1964 - 1966

17
20 26
Mike Rae is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1970 - 1972

18
13 17
Rob Hertel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Rob Hertel

1975 - 1977

19
21 28
Sean Salisbury is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1981 - 1985

20
15 21
Jim Jones is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Jim Jones

1969 - 1971

21
12 18
Bill Nelsen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1960 - 1962

22
15 23
Brad Otton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Brad Otton

1994 - 1996

23
12 19
Craig Fertig is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Craig Fertig

1962 - 1964

24
12 24
John Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time

1997, 1999

25
11 23
Mike Van Raaphorst is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Quarterbacks of All Time
Mike Van Raaphorst

1997 - 2000