At roughly the half way point in the college football season, many standout quarterbacks have flooded the landscape. On top of the list is West Virginia’s Geno Smith. He has thrown a staggering amount of touchdowns in the first five games. While Geno is on pace to break records, other quarterbacks are making a name for themselves in extraordinary fashion as well. Some names may not be found on the Heisman list, but will surely put up some impressive numbers in the coming weeks. Notice the different styles of play. Here is the list of the top quarterbacks in the nation.
1. Geno Smith- 24 Touchdowns, 0 interceptions, 1996 yards, 81% passing;
So far Geno Smith has led West Virginia to an undefeated season and a top 5 ranking. Next game verse Texas Tech.
2. Colin Klein– 7 Touchdowns, 2 interceptions 887 yards, 67% passing, 7 touchdowns, 405 yards rushing; Duel threat stud, Colin Klein has Kansas St on the path towards a Big 12 title. Next game verse Iowa St.
3. Braxton Miller– 9 touchdowns, 3 interceptions, 1060 yards, 61% passing; 8 touchdowns 763 yards rushing; Braxton Miller and the Ohio State Buckeyes are playing for pride and the glory of football. Next game verse Indiana.
4. Nick Florence– 16 touchdowns 5 interceptions 1585 yards; Nick Florence is following well in Robert Griffin III’s footsteps. Lowest point total was 47 points so far this season. Next game verse TCU.
5. Matt Barkley– 15 touchdowns, 5 interceptions, 1308 yards 64% passing; Matt Barkley has overcome the disappointing loss to Stanford to put up impressive numbers. Next game verse Washington.
6. Kolton Browning-12 touchdowns, 3 interceptions, 1459 yards, 64% passing; 233 yards rushing, 3 touchdowns; Kolton Browning had an impressive stretch of games to start the season. He’s continuing to blossom with great games. Next game verse FAU.
7. Teddy Bridgewater– 8 touchdowns 3 interceptions 1134 yards; 73%; Survived a monsoon game and has Louisville undefeated. Next game verse Pittsburgh.
8. Colby Cameron– 13 touchdowns, 0 interceptions, 1447 yards, 68% passing; Colby has been under the radar for most of the season. He has a chance to jump into the national spotlight on Saturday. Next game verse Texas A&M.
9. Marcus Mariota– 15 touchdowns, 5 interceptions, 1301 yards, 68% passing; 221 yards rushing 1 touchdown. The freshmen sensation has the Ducks at number two in the poll. He spreads the ball around nicely. Next game verse ASU.
10. Connor Shaw– 7 touchdowns, 2 interceptions, 733 yards, 75% passing; 281 yards rushing 1 Touchdown. Connor is a supreme talent that doesn’t get acknowledge for his physical gifts. He is a run and passing threat. Next game verse LSU.
11. EJ Manuel– 10 touchdowns, 2 interceptions, 1365 yards, 70% passing; 181 yards rushing 1 Touchdown. EJ was dominating the field of play until their loss on Saturday. He’s still a great talent and Florida St still has a chance for a great season. Next game verse Boston College.
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