Commentary: Ranking the best NFL quarterbacks from Utah colleges

By Jay Yeomans

For the Deseret News

Published: Thursday, Sept. 5 2013 2:38 p.m. MDT

BYU Quarterbacks online photo gallery BYU quarterback Jim McMahon, the Chicago Bears' No. 1 draft choice, holds up his jersey at Halas Hall in Lake Forest April 27, 1982. McMahon, who completed 653 of 1,060 passes for 9,536 yards and 84 TDs in his career, promised to battle veteran Vince Evans for the No. 1 quarterback spot. (UPI Photo) Search words: Brigham Young University

Laura Seitz, Deseret News

The quarterback is arguably the most important position on the football field and the leader of the team.

With the NFL starting today, we take a look back to rank the best NFL and AFL quarterbacks that played at Utah colleges. Even though there have been plenty of great college quarterbacks from Utah over the years, not many have made a huge impact in the pros.

Who are the big names that made the list? Some of them might suprise you.

Here's the breakdown.

Jay Yeomans is a courier by day and a freelance writer by night. He is the creator and lone contributor to the blog jmoney34sports.wordpress.com. Contact him at jmoney34@hotmail.com

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