Top 10 Quarterback-Wide Receiver Duos in College Football for 2024

Top 10 Quarterback-Wide Receiver Duos in College Football for 2024

The spring practice schedule is getting underway across college football, so now is the time to do a hard reset on depth charts and player rankings. We'll be spending the coming weeks looking at the top teams, biggest questions that need to be answered and position battles of note. But it's also important for us to establish a starting position as the next wave of stars step into college football's spotlight.

Ole Miss got the conversation started, actually, when they shared a social media video boasting quarterback Jaxson Dart and wide receiver Tre Harris as the best returning quarterback-wide receiver duo in college football. That got us thinking: With all the quarterback and wide receiver talent that's now gone to the NFL Draft, who are the best duos heading into 2024?

There are some cases where identifying a duo is difficult at this stage in the offseason because we have questions about a position group and how things will sort out. There is a ton of buzz around Drew Allar's Year 2 at Penn State after the hire of Andy Kotlenicki as offensive coordinator, Nico Iamaleava getting the reins of the Tennessee offense after flashing in the Volunteers' bowl win and what Riley Leonard might be able to bring to the Notre Dame offense now led by coordinator Mike Denbrock. But, in each of those cases, the wide receiver battle is a key spring practice question to be answered and thus makes it difficult to pick out candidates for a star duo. You can make a similar arguments for the cases at Alabama, Clemson, Texas A&M and Utah, where the presence of a returning starter gives some level of confidence yet there's more to learn before we can zero in on our expectations.

That's not to say we didn't have to incorporate a good amount of projection for this list. Half of the duos highlighted involve at least one transfer and several include new starters at quarterback. But given what we've seen and heard so far, here's our outlook for the 10 best quarterback-wide receiver duos in college football heading into 2024

Others receiving votes: DJ Uiagalelei and Hykeem Williams (Florida State), Grayson McCall and KC Concepcion (NC State), Miller Moss and Zachariah Branch (USC)

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