5. Scott Erney (1986-89): There weren't a lot of wins during his time "On the Banks," but Erney did throw the ball aplenty. He is third in school history in completions (614), attempts (1,128) and yards (7,188). He also is tied for fourth in school history with 41 touchdown passes but also threw the fourth-most interceptions in school history (48).
4. Ryan Hart (2002-05): Before highly recruited quarterbacks like Mike Teel and Tom Savage committed to Rutgers, Hart made the journey from south Florida to play for the Scarlet Knights. He was also the one who led Rutgers to the 2005 Insight Bowl after overcoming a mid-season benching in favor of Teel.
Hart didn't have the best arm strength, but he took the program further than any quarterback in the nearly three decades. Hart finished his career ranked first in completions (735) and attempts (1,217), second in yards (8,482) and touchdowns (52). However, he is also the school leader with 52 interceptions throw.
3. Ed McMichael (1978-80): When Rutgers made the decision to move from a regional schedule to playing "big-time" college football, McMichael was the quarterback to lead them. In 1980, when Rutgers nearly upset No. 1 Alabama at Giants Stadium, he was an all-American honorable mention.
McMichael completed 61.6 percent of his passes in his career, and is No. 9 on the school's list for passing yards (3,584), seventh in completions (292) and eighth in attempts (474).
2. Ray Lucas (1992-95): Lucas was anointed Bryan Fortay's backup early in his career, but he overtook the former Miami Hurricanes transfer and became a fixture at quarterback, and a long-time defender of the program.
Before heading to the NFL for a lengthy professional career, Lucas completed 56.5 percent of his passes. He is fourth in career completions (514), fifth in attempts (908) and yards (5,896), third in touchdowns (43) and sixth in interceptions (30).
1. Mike Teel (2005-08): Where to begin? He is school's all-time leader in passing yards (9,383) and touchdowns (59), and has the first and third single-season marks for passing yards (3,147 and 3,418), top two single-season touchdown totals (25 and 20) and in the top two of every major career and single-season passing category.
Teel was also the starting quarterback during the 11-2 season in 2006, and holds the single-game record for most touchdowns (7) and yards (447), both of which he set against Louisville in 2008.
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