The long purple line: UW's top quarterbacks
Warren Moon heads a long list of great Washington Husky quarterbacks.
1. Warren Moon
1975-77 | Points: 105
Emergence in 1977, leading Huskies to Rose Bowl victory, keyed program revival
2. Bob Schloredt
1958-60 | Points: 100
Only two-time Rose Bowl MVP in school history, led upsets of Wisconsin, Minnesota
3. Marques Tuiasosopo
1997-2000 | Points: 98
Consummate two-way college quarterback, and a terrific leader
4. Mark Brunell
1989-92 | Points: 81
Long professional career backed up his excellent 1990-92 run
5. Don Heinrich
1949-52 | Points: 73
First great UW QB was a college Hall of Famer, then played nine years as a pro
6. Billy Joe Hobert
1990-92 | Points: 71
Quarterback of 1991 national champs never lost a game in his UW career
7. Sonny Sixkiller
1970-72 | Points: 61
Ushered in the passing era of Huskies football, went 22-10 his three years
8. Chris Chandler
1984-87 | Points: 44
Won modestly with Huskies, but then spent 17 seasons in the NFL
9. Steve Pelluer
1980-83 | Points: 26.5
Took Huskies to '82 Rose Bowl win before a seven-year pro career
10. Tom Flick
1979-80 | Points: 13
Went 17-5 in two years as starter, including a Pasadena appearance
Others receiving votes: Damon Huard (11.3), Hugh Millen (11), Bob Hivner (7), Bill Douglas (5), Cody Pickett (3.5), Brock Huard (3.3), Jake Locker (1.3.)
Scoring: Quarterbacks received 10 points per first-place vote, nine points for second, etc.
The panel of 13: Rod Belcher, UW play-by-play radio announcer in the 1950s and '60s; Carver Gayton, wingback/safety, 1957-59; Lou Gellerman, longtime Husky Stadium public-address announcer; Don James, head coach, 1975-92; Bruce King, former KING sports director; Jim Lambright, 1963-64 defensive end, assistant coach from 1969-93, head coach 1993-98; Chip Lydum, UW grad, associate athletic director; Hugh Millen, 1984-85 quarterback, radio-TV football analyst; Blaine Newnham, Seattle Times sports columnist from 1982 to 2005; Tom Porter, UW historian/author; Rick Redman, All-American guard/linebacker, 1962-64; Steve Roake, UW quarterback, 1953-55, longtime season-ticket holder; Dave Torrell, curator, Husky Hall of Fame.
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