List of Super Bowl Starting Quarterbacks

From Tom Brady to Tony Eason, here's a list of all the Super Bowl starting quarterbacks throughout the history of the NFL.

By being a Super Bowl starting quarterback, you add your name to one of the most coveted lists in all of professional sports. Throughout the numerous years of Super Bowls, 65 different quarterbacks have started.

Super Bowl Starting Quarterbacks

From the greats like Tom Brady and Joe Montana to the not-so-greats like Tony Eason and Billy Kilmer, here’s a list of every Super Bowl starting quarterback throughout NFL history.

Super Bowls I-X

  • Super Bowl I
    • Bart Starr | Green Bay Packers
    • Len Dawson | Kansas City Chiefs
  • Super Bowl II
    • Bart Starr | Green Bay Packers
    • Daryle Lamonica | Oakland Raiders
  • Super Bowl III
    • Joe Namath | New York Jets
    • Earl Morrall | Baltimore Colts
  • Super Bowl IV
    • Len Dawson | Kansas City Chiefs
    • Joe Kapp | Minnesota Vikings
  • Super Bowl V
    • Johnny Unitas | Baltimore Colts
    • Craig Morton | Dallas Cowboys
  • Super Bowl VI
    • Roger Staubach | Dallas Cowboys
    • Bob Griese | Miami Dolphins
  • Super Bowl VII
    • Bob Griese | Miami Dolphins
    • Billy Kilmer | Washington Commanders
  • Super Bowl VIII
    • Bob Griese | Miami Dolphins
    • Fran Tarkenton | Minnesota Vikings
  • Super Bowl IX
    • Terry Bradshaw | Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Fran Tarkenton | Minnesota Vikings
  • Super Bowl X
    • Terry Bradshaw | Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Roger Staubach | Dallas Cowboys

Super Bowls XI-XX

  • Super Bowl XI
    • Ken Stabler | Oakland Raiders
    • Fran Tarkenton | Minnesota Vikings
  • Super Bowl XII
    • Roger Staubach | Dallas Cowboys
    • Craig Morton | Denver Broncos
  • Super Bowl XIII
    • Terry Bradshaw | Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Roger Staubach | Dallas Cowboys
  • Super Bowl XIV
    • Terry Bradshaw | Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Vince Ferragamo | Los Angeles Rams
  • Super Bowl XV
    • Jim Plunkett | Oakland Raiders
    • Ron Jaworski | Philadelphia Eagles
  • Super Bowl XVI
    • Joe Montana | San Francisco 49ers
    • Ken Anderson | Cincinnati Bengals
  • Super Bowl XVII
    • Joe Theismann | Washington Commanders
    • David Woodley | Miami Dolphins
  • Super Bowl XVIII
    • Jim Plunkett | Los Angeles Raiders
    • Joe Theismann | Washington Commanders
  • Super Bowl XIX
    • Joe Montana | San Francisco 49ers
    • Dan Marino | Miami Dolphins
  • Super Bowl XX
    • Jim McMahon | Chicago Bears
    • Tony Eason | New England Patriots

Super Bowls XXI-XXX

  • Super Bowl XXI
    • Phil Simms | New York Giants
    • John Elway | Denver Broncos
  • Super Bowl XXII
    • Doug Williams | Washington Commanders
    • John Elway | Denver Broncos
  • Super Bowl XXIII
    • Joe Montana | San Francisco 49ers
    • Boomer Esiason | Cincinnati Bengals
  • Super Bowl XXIV
    • Joe Montana | San Francisco 49ers
    • John Elway | Denver Broncos
  • Super Bowl XXV
    • Jeff Hostetler | New York Giants
    • Jim Kelly | Buffalo Bills
  • Super Bowl XXVI
    • Mark Rypien | Washington Commanders
    • Jim Kelly | Buffalo Bills
  • Super Bowl XXVII
    • Troy Aikman | Dallas Cowboys
    • Jim Kelly | Buffalo Bills
  • Super Bowl XXVIII
    • Troy Aikman | Dallas Cowboys
    • Jim Kelly | Buffalo Bills
  • Super Bowl XXIX
    • Steve Young | San Francisco 49ers
    • Stan Humphries | San Diego Chargers
  • Super Bowl XXX
    • Troy Aikman | Dallas Cowboys
    • Neil O’Donnell | Pittsburgh Steelers

Super Bowls XXXI-XL

  • Super Bowl XXXI
    • Brett Favre | Green Bay Packers
    • Drew Bledsoe | New England Patriots
  • Super Bowl XXXII
    • John Elway | Denver Broncos
    • Brett Favre | Green Bay Packers
  • Super Bowl XXXIII
    • John Elway | Denver Broncos
    • Chris Chandler | Atlanta Falcons
  • Super Bowl XXXIV
    • Kurt Warner | St. Louis Rams
    • Steve McNair | Tennessee Titans
  • Super Bowl XXXV
    • Trent Dilfer | Baltimore Ravens
    • Kerry Collins | New York Giants
  • Super Bowl XXXVI
    • Tom Brady | New England Patriots
    • Kurt Warner | St. Louis Rams
  • Super Bowl XXXVII
    • Brad Johnson | Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    • Rich Gannon | Oakland Raiders
  • Super Bowl XXXVIII
    • Tom Brady | New England Patriots
    • Jake Delhomme | Carolina Panthers
  • Super Bowl XXXIX
    • Tom Brady | New England Patriots
    • Donovan McNabb | Philadelphia Eagles
  • Super Bowl XL
    • Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Matt Hasselbeck | Seattle Seahawks

Super Bowls XLI-L

  • Super Bowl XLI
    • Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts
    • Rex Grossman | Chicago Bears
  • Super Bowl XLII
    • Eli Manning | New York Giants
    • Tom Brady | New England Patriots
  • Super Bowl XLIII
    • Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Kurt Warner | Arizona Cardinals
  • Super Bowl XLIV
    • Drew Brees | New Orleans Saints
    • Peyton Manning | Indianapolis Colts
  • Super Bowl XLV
    • Aaron Rodgers | Green Bay Packers
    • Ben Roethlisberger | Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Super Bowl XLVI
    • Eli Manning | New York Giants
    • Tom Brady | New England Patriots
  • Super Bowl XLVII
    • Joe Flacco | Baltimore Ravens
    • Colin Kaepernick | San Francisco 49ers
  • Super Bowl XLVIII
    • Russell Wilson | Seattle Seahawks
    • Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos
  • Super Bowl XLIX
    • Tom Brady | New England Patriots
    • Russell Wilson | Seattle Seahawks
  • Super Bowl L
    • Peyton Manning | Denver Broncos
    • Cam Newton | Carolina Panthers

Super Bowls LI-LVI

  • Super Bowl LI
    • Tom Brady | New England Patriots
    • Matt Ryan | Atlanta Falcons
  • Super Bowl LII
    • Nick Foles | Philadelphia Eagles
    • Tom Brady | New England Patriots
  • Super Bowl LIII
    • Tom Brady | New England Patriots
    • Jared Goff | Los Angeles Rams
  • Super Bowl LIV
    • Patrick Mahomes | Kansas City Chiefs
    • Jimmy Garoppolo | San Francisco 49ers
  • Super Bowl LV
    • Tom Brady | Tampa Bay Buccaneers
    • Patrick Mahomes | Kansas City Chiefs
  • Super Bowl LVI
    • Joe Burrow | Cincinnati Bengals
    • Matthew Stafford | Los Angeles Rams
  • Super Bowl LVII
    • Patrick Mahomes | Kansas City Chiefs
    • Jalen Hurts | Philadelphia Eagles
  • Super Bowl LVIII
    • Patrick Mahomes | Kansas City Chiefs
    • Brock Purdy | San Francisco 49ers

What Quarterback Has Started the Most Super Bowls?

Over his career, Tom Brady has been to 10 Super Bowls, five more than second-place John Elway. In those 10 Super Bowl appearances, Brady boasts a 7-3 record. His seven wins are also an NFL record, three more than both Terry Bradshaw and Joe Montana, who both have a 4-0 record.

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is making a significant run at Brady’s record, though. In just six seasons as the starter, he has been to four Super Bowls. Mahomes is only 28 years old.

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