Top NFL Quarterbacks from Louisiana

Peyton Manning

Louisiana is known for producing great NFL players. The quarterback poisition is no exception with names like Peyton Manning and Terry Bradshaw. Who is the best? HereComeTheDawgs.com takes a look at ten of the top signal callers from Louisiana.

HereComeTheDawgs.com looks back over the Super Bowl Era. Who is the best quarterback from Louisiana in the last 45 years?

1. Terry Brandshaw Woodlawn HS, Louisiana Tech . Pittsburgh Steelers. 3 Pro Bowls. 4 time Super Bowl Champion. 2 Super Bowl MVPs. 1978 MVP. No. 1 pick in 1970 Draft. 27,989 yards 212 touchdowns.

It's all about the rings for the former Bulldog star. Bradshaw has long been considered one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time.

2. Peyton Manning. Newman HS. Tennessee. Indianapolis Colts. 11 Pro Bowls. 54,828 yards. 399 TDs, 198 int. 1 Super Bowl Championship and MVP. 4 time NFL MVP.

Manning may go down as the best statistical quarterback ever. Before it's all said and done, the former Tennessee standout may very well end up on top of this list. One more ring, and there will be no doubt. His numbers have almost doubled Bradshaw's.

3. Bert Jones. Ruston HS, LSU. Baltimore Colts. No. 2 pick in 1973 Draft. Named to the Pro Bowl in 1976. NFL MVP in 1976.

Injuries cut short the career of the Ruston Rocket, but in 1976 he was the best player in the world.

4. Doug Williams Chaneyville HS. Grambling. Washington Redskins. 1st round pick of the Tampa Bay Bucs in 1978. Super Bowl XXII Champion and MVP.

Williams won it all in 1987. Not too many quarterbacks can say that, but Louisiana has more than most.

5. Eli Manning Newman HS. Ole Miss. New York Giants. No. 1 pick in 2004. 2008 Pro Bowl Super Bowl XLII Champion and MVP.

Eli Manning

Eli has also won a Super Bowl and has plenty of time to move up this list.

6. Bobby Hebert South Lafourche High School. Northwestern State. Saints, Falcons. 1983 USFL Champion and MVP. NFL Pro Bowl in 1993.

7. Jake Delhomme Tuerlings Catholic. USL. Carolina Panthers 2005 Pro Bowl. Threw for 3 touchdowns and over 300 yards against the Patriots in Super Bowl XXXVIII.

Jake Delhomme

8. Kordell Stewart John Ehret High School. Colorado. Pittsburgh Steelers. 2001 Pro Bowl. 2001 AFC Offensive Player of the Year.

Kordell Stewart

9. Stan Humphries Southwood High School NLU Redskins, Chargers. Threw for 17,000 yards and 89 touchdowns. Led Chargers to Super Bowl XXIX.

10. Bubby Brister. Neville High School . NLU. Steelers, Broncos. Threw for 14,000 yards and 81 touchdowns. Won two championships with Broncos as backup to John Elway.

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