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Greatest QB in SMU History

Postby EastStang » Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:46 am

OOps accidentally posted this in Basketball thread.
Lots of choices here. Don Meredith; Mike Livingston, Chuck Hixson, Mike Ford, Fred Benners, Shane Bueschle, Ben Hicks, Garrett Gilbert, Jerry Rhome, Mike Romo, Ramon Flanagan, or Lance McIlhenny. Even Doak Walker. Just about any of them would be defensible for any number of reasons. I'm going to pick McIlhenny because he ran the ship during the Pony Express. He didn't have to pass much, his passes weren't very pretty, but we won with him under center. For a pure passer, Hixson wins that honor.
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Re: Greatest QB in SMU History

Postby peruna81 » Wed Jul 01, 2020 5:52 pm

Meredith..Transformational player on otherwise weaker teams.
McIlhenny...Transformational player on rising and then outstanding teams.
Benners...So much other talent that he is often overlooked.
Hixon...A stone cold killer with a great arm and mind.
Livingston...A leader.
Ford...Best arm of the bunch, and a leader on some rising Mustang teams.

Flanagan, Hicks, Gilbert and Shane are a great stable of QBs.
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Re: Greatest QB in SMU History

Postby Higher Authority » Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:05 pm

McIlhenny is the greatest option quarterback of all time in my opinion, but my vote is Ramon Flanigan.
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Re: Greatest QB in SMU History

Postby malonish » Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:24 am

Well I did QB for the best ever name for an intramural team "Frolicking Zombies" so I'm gonna have to vote with my bias here.

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Re: Greatest QB in SMU History

Postby ponyfan777 » Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:12 am

The History is endless... I gotta go with Lance, because of how dang good we was and that I was at every single game, home and away. Most memorable being 20-6 slashing AT Texas.

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Re: Greatest QB in SMU History

Postby Arkpony » Sat Jul 04, 2020 9:41 am

Well, I was at SMU with Don Meredith. I love Lance but Meredith had the crowd on its feet every time he had the ball.
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Re: Greatest QB in SMU History

Postby bubba pony » Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:18 am

Arkpony wrote:Well, I was at SMU with Don Meredith. I love Lance but Meredith had the crowd on its feet every time he had the ball.


Agree, and Danny Don was so talented that he was the one who put the Dallas Cowboys on the front page of the national sports section. Then, he was an outstanding and funny sports announcer. By all his accomplishments, Meredith is the greatest in SMU History.
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Re: Greatest QB in SMU History

Postby PNW_Stang » Sun Jul 05, 2020 12:27 pm

Poor Justin Willis. Few bad for him. Hope he ended up doing okay outside of football.
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Re: Greatest QB in SMU History

Postby SoCal_Pony » Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:42 pm

EastStang wrote:For a pure passer, Hixson wins that honor.


Mike Ford may want to talk to you......btw, an interesting Chuck Hixon career stat - 40 TDs / 56 Ints

Greatest QBs All-Time are

Don Meredith - 2x All-American

Lance McIlhenny - 3x 1st team All-SWC & All-Time Winningest QB in the History of Texas HS/College & in the SWC


everyone else is looking up at greatness.
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