Left-handed quarterbacks are a unique and intriguing subset in the world of American football. While the majority of quarterbacks are right-handed, left-handed quarterbacks bring a different dynamic to the game, challenging defenses and providing a distinct advantage on the field. The rarity of left-handed quarterbacks makes them stand out, and history has witnessed some exceptional talents among them, with one of them even making this list of quarterbacks with the most rushing yards in a single season!
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Left-handed quarterbacks possess a natural ability to throw from a different angle, catching defenses off guard and creating opportunities for their teams. And while no left hand quarterback made our list of the top 5 most passing touchdowns in a single season, the ball spins in the opposite direction compared to right-handed throws, which poses challenges for defenders accustomed to facing right-handed quarterbacks.
Can you guess which southpaw gunslinger ranks in the top 10 for most NFL MVP's of all-time? (Don't cheat!)
Here is a breakdown of the five best left handed quarterbacks in NFL history.