Ranking under-25 NFL quarterbacks: Top 15 young signal-callers, and where Jackson, Murray rank

The NFL is stacked with amazing quarterback talent under the age of 25 — players who are only getting better. While Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes have aged out of this group, quarterbacks such as Kyler Murray, who is the No. 1 reason why the Arizona Cardinals are the NFL’s only undefeated team, have stepped in to fill the void. Murray will battle the seemingly ageless Aaron Rodgers and his Packers on Thursday night with the nation watching.

When looking at the four quarterbacks who have pulled away from the rest of the pack, each has an elite trait that has propelled him to early NFL success. Justin Herbert’s cannon-like arm and Joe Burrow’s pinpoint accuracy have given them a high floor, while the mobility of Lamar Jackson and Murray give them a pièce de résistance against NFL defenses.

Using player grades developed by Pro Football Focus, we ranked the top 15 quarterbacks under 25 years old (at the time of publication), starting with Jackson. Who are the top youngsters under center? Some are already stars, but at least a few QBs not currently starting for their teams are also listed.

1. Lamar Jackson, Baltimore Ravens

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