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Best NFL Quarterbacks with Long Hair

Best NFL Quarterbacks with Long Hair

While the NFL may have a reputation as being the “no fun league”, more and more football players are beginning to explore the limits of the league and beginning to express their own unique styles and fashions.

And this is no better seen then in players’ hairstyles. And while a players hairstyle and hair are covered by a football helmet during a game, these players are able to showoff their hairstyles both before and after a game.

Below, we are going to take a look at the best NFL quarterbacks with long hair. And while most of these players are known for their gravity-defying plays, jaw-dropping throws, and insane, wild runs to the end zone, their long hair helps them to define their individual and unique personalities.

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Tom Brady

The greatest of all time (GOAT) also sported some of the best long hair from any NFL quarterback. And while no NFL ‘best-of’ list is complete without Tom Brady, we’re happy that he sported the long hair to be able to include him in this list.

Having spent the majority of his career with the New England Patriots, Tom Brady currently plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Widely regarded as the best quarterback of all time, Brady’s accomplishments on the field are beyond impressive.

A 7-time Super Bowl champion, a 5-time Super Bowl MVP winner, a 3-time Most Valuable Player, a 2-time NFL offensive Player of the Year, a 3-time First-team All-Pro, and a 15-time Pro Bowler to just name a few, Brady also rocked the long hair back with the Patriots.

Trevor Lawrence

William Trevor Lawrence is the current quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars. One of the most highly sought after college football players, Lawrence won the 2019 National Championship Game with Clemson as a freshman, setting the school’s record for most quarterback wins.

Following his success with Clemson, Lawrence was selected first overall in the 2021 NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Aaron Rodgers

Though Aaron Rodgers has faced some criticism in recent years, few can deny his football prowess. The quarterback for the Green Bay Packers, Rodgers began his football career at Butte College in 2002 before transferring to the University of California, Berkeley.

Selected in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers, Rodgers would back up the all time great Brett Favre for three seasons before starting the quarterback position in 2008.

In 2010, Rodgers led the Packers to the Super Bowl, where they would win the game, earning him Super Bowl MVP honors. Named the Associated Press Athlete of the Year in 2011, Rodgers was also voted the league MVP in 2011, 2014, 2020, and 2021.

Casey Jarrett Beathard

Casey Jarrett Beathard is a current quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars and played college football at the University of Iowa. A third round draft pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, Beathard would sign a four-year, $3.52 million contract with the San Francisco 49ers with a $706,288 signing bonus.

Ken Stabler

Nicknamed the “Snake”, Ken Stabler was a quarterback who played in the NFL for 17 seasons, primarily with the Oakland Raiders. Having played college football at the University of Alabama, Stabler was selected by the Raiders in the second round of the 1968 NFL Draft.

During his 10 years with the Oakland Raiders, Stabler would receive 4 Pro Bowl selections and was named the Most Valuable Player in 1974. In addition, he helped the Raiders win their first Super Bowl title and would be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.

Matthew Stafford

Though Matthew Stafford tends to rock a more clean cut look, he has been known to have longer hair. The current quarterback for the Los Angeles Rams, Stafford played college football at the University of Georgia, where he was a first-team All-American.

Matthew Stafford was selected first overall by the Detroit Lions in the 2009 NFL Draft. Although Stafford struggled with the Lions, he found success with the Los Angeles Rams, winning the Super Bowl championship in 2021.

In his time in the league, Matthew Stafford would become just the fourth NFL quarterback to throw for over 5,000 yards in a single season and would also lead the Detroit Lions to their first playoff appearance since 1999.

In addition, Stafford ranks among the top 20 quarterbacks for all-time pass attempts, completions, passing yards, and passing touchdowns. He is third in all time passing yards per game and the fastest NFL player to reach 40,000 passing yards.

Mark Sanchez

Mark Sanchez is a former NFL quarterback who played in the NFL for 10 seasons. Having played college football at the University of Southern California (USC), he was drafted by the New York Jets in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft.

With the University of Southern California, Sanchez was the backup quarterback for his first three years. However, he rose to prominence in 2007 due to injuries suffered by the starting quarterback and would lead USC to a 12-1 record, winning the Rose Bowl.

Although Sanchez had a subpar first season with the New York Jets, he would lead the team to the AFC Championship Game, losing to the Indianapolis Colts. However, he would become just the fourth rookie quarterback in NFL history to win a playoff game and the second to win two playoff games.

However, in 2013 Sanchez suffered a season-ending shoulder injury during the preseason and was released soon after. He would sign with the Philadelphia Eagles, starting the second half of the season and setting career highs in completion percentage and passer rating.

Unable to establish himself with the Eagles, Sanchez would one season as a backup quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys, the Chicago Bears, and the Washington Redskins before retiring. He is currently a color analyst for NFL coverage on Fox and Fox Sports 1.