Which remaining NFL QB had the best college career? NFL playoff QBs by their college careers ranked!

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Among the remaining quarterbacks in the competition, we have Patrick Mahomes, a two-time Super Bowl champion, and potentially Lamar Jackson, the next two-time NFL MVP. In recent rankings, these two standout players would likely secure the top two positions.

Notably, Brock Purdy, despite being Mr. Irrelevant in the draft, played a pivotal role in leading Iowa State to an unprecedented season. Additionally, Baker Mayfield and C.J. Stroud participated in the College Football Playoff, while Josh Allen and Jordan Love gained prominence in the Mountain West Conference.

We have ranked the remaining NFL playoff quarterbacks based on their college careers, providing a different perspective on these star players. Here’s the ranking:

  1. Baker Mayfield
    • Colleges: Texas Tech, Oklahoma
    • Record as starter: 38-8
    • Stats: 14,607 yards, 131 TDs, 30 INTs
    • 2018 NFL Draft: No. 1, Cleveland
  2. Lamar Jackson
    • College: Louisville
    • Record as starter: 23-11
    • Stats: 9,043 yards, 69 TDs, 27 INTs
    • 2018 NFL Draft: No. 32, Baltimore
  3. C.J. Stroud
    • Colleges: Ohio State
    • Record as starter: 21-4
    • Stats: 8,123 yards, 85 TDs, 12 INTs
    • 2023 NFL Draft: No. 2, Houston
  4. Brock Purdy
    • College: Iowa State
    • Record as starter: 29-17
    • Stats: 12,170 yards, 81 TDs, 33 INTs
    • 2022 NFL Draft: No. 262, San Francisco
  5. Patrick Mahomes II
    • College: Texas Tech
    • Record as starter: 13-16
    • Stats: 11,252 yards, 93 TDs, 29 INTs
    • 2017 NFL Draft: No. 10, Kansas City
  6. Jared Goff
    • College: Cal
    • Record as starter: 14-23
    • Stats: 12,195 yards, 96 TDs, 30 INTs
    • 2016 NFL Draft: No. 1, Los Angeles Rams
  7. Jordan Love
    • Colleges: Utah State
    • Record as starter: 21-11
    • Stats: 8,600 yards, 60 TDs, 29 INTs
    • 2020 NFL Draft: No. 26, Green Bay
  8. Josh Allen
    • Colleges: Reedley College, Wyoming
    • Record as starter: 17-12
    • Stats: 5,066 yards, 44 TDs, 21 INTs
    • 2018 NFL Draft: No. 7, Buffalo

These rankings take into account the quarterbacks’ college records, statistics, and draft positions. Each player’s collegiate achievements and performances contribute to their placement on the list. It’s an interesting perspective, showcasing the diverse paths these quarterbacks took to reach the NFL.