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Which school is Quarterback U

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by cgsports12, Aug 24, 2009.


Which school is Quarterback U

  1. USC

    6 vote(s)
  2. Notre Dame

    1 vote(s)
  3. Purdue

    3 vote(s)
  4. Miami

    3 vote(s)
  5. Stanford

    2 vote(s)
  6. Michigan

    5 vote(s)
  7. Washington

    1 vote(s)
  8. Alabama

    0 vote(s)
  1. cgsports12

    cgsports12 New Member


    Lengthy research project using various criteria such as NFL starters produced, NFL games started, Heismans won, Super Bowls won, etc., to come up with an answer.
    Story doesn't make a case for one school but lists all 478 quarterbacks, by alma mater, who have started a game in NFL during Super Bowl era.
    Check out the results of the poll at the bottom. Purdue ran away with it.
    How about this fact: Oklahoma hasn't had a guy start an NFL game since 1949 (Aikman counts as UCLA alum).
  2. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    If you want to base it on salary, only one school can boast two former quarterbacks making more than 96 million each:

    One has a contract for 99.2 million dollars, and a street named after him leading to the stadium.

    Another has a contract for 96.9 million dollars, and plays first base for the Colorado Rockies.

  3. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    And another is ripping off taxpayers daily for $96 million :D
  4. buckweaver

    buckweaver Active Member

    Damn. That's an impressive project, Cory. Good work.
  5. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    I remember when everyone used to call BYU Quarterback U back when they had that nearly continuous line of NFL signal callers from Nielson to Wilson to McMahon, to Young to Bosco to Detmer. Funny that they don't even get mentioned among the candidates now.
  6. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    IIRC, every Michigan starting quarterback since Elvis Grbac has played in the NFL
  7. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    I'm pretty sure you're right.
  8. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Back in the day, Miami was quarterback U.
  9. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    Funny how that began the moment Schembechler retired. Harbaugh's the only noteworthy QB I can think of from the Bo years.
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    Harbaugh was Bo's only NFL QB.
  11. Stoney

    Stoney Well-Known Member

    Out of curiosity, I googled Michigan starting QBs and got this: http://www.geocities.com/davetgc/Michigan_Quarterbacks.html I don't know if Scott Dreisbach or John Navarre had NFL careers. Still an impressive post-Bo list, though.
  12. Hank_Scorpio

    Hank_Scorpio Active Member

    Navarre was drafted by the Cardinals. He played two games.

    Dreisbach only saw preseason action, I believe. Mostly with the Lions and Raiders.
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