So, who is college football’s greatest quarterback?

Is it former Alcorn State legend Steve McNair? ESPN’s Marcus Spears seems to think so.


The question, which has resulted in a national debate, comes on the heels of a comment made by former Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer when he said Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence was “the best quarterback ever.”

Tuesday, during a segment on ESPN’s First Take, Spears said, “I have never seen a better college football player than Steve “Air” McNair.”

Is Steve McNair the greatest quarterback ever? Provide your answer using the poll below.

The poll closes Thursday at midnight.

Kenn Rashad
Founding Editor & Publisher of HBCU Sports and a graduate of Grambling State University.

ESPN’s Marcus Spears says Steve McNair is college football’s greatest quarterback

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2 Comments

  1. I must agree, Steve Air McNair was the greatness college football player, from Alcorn State University.

  2. I am humbled by your choice of Steve McNair but I confess James Harris and/or Doug Williams deserve
    mention. Personally though, I think Joe Gilliam was probably the most gifted of the three. Just a footnote, Deshan Watson was better than Trevor Lawrence -who has not even completed 2 years yet.
    We all know however, they will always try to throw a White player in the mix ( aka Tim Tebow ). There
    are however NUMEROUS black quarterbacks (who attended white colleges ) who could be recognized as the greatest QB>

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