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Cal has had six QBs drafted in the first round, most of any college football program

Career summaies of former Cal Bears taken in the first round of the NFL draft.

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Last week, the Los Angeles Rams selected Jared Goff 1st overall in the 2016 NFL draft. He is the 6th Cal quarterback taken in the first round since 1960, which is more than any other college. Goff joins Steve Bartkowski as the only other Cal quarterback taken 1st overall. Other 1st rounders include Aaron Rodgers, Craig Morton, Kyle Boller, and Rich Campbell.  Here is a brief summary of those quarterbacks' careers.

Craig Morton (19611964)

Although never playing on a winning team, at his time Morton held almost all of Cal's all time passing records. He held records for most touchdown passes in a game, season, and career, along with passing yards in a season and career. In his senior season, Morton would be named a first team All-American and win the Pop Warner Trophy, given to the best senior player. Morton is also a College Football Hall of Fame inductee. He was chosen 5th overall by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1965 draft and would go on to win a Super Bowl with the Denver Broncos.

Steve Bartkowski (19711974)

In his senior season, he led the nation in passing and was also an All-American. He was also an All-American first baseman for the Bears. He was the 1st overall pick in the 1975 NFL draft by the Atlanta Falcons. He was the NFL rookie of the year in 1975 and was a two-time Pro Bowler.

Rich Campbell (19761979)

As an All-American in his senior year, he set an NCAA record with 43 completed passes in 53 attempts. He was drafted 6th overall by the Green Bay Packers and was traded four years later to the Los Angeles Raiders, where he would never play in a game.

Kyle Boller (19992002)

One of the most highly rated recruits in Cal history,he never found real success at Cal until his final year when they finished 7–5 in Jeff Tedford's first year. He is 3rd all-time for career passing yards and 2nd for touchdown passes. Boller was drafted 19th overall by the Baltimore Ravens where he showed some promise, but could never stay healthy. He bounced around the league for a couple of years before retiring in 2012.

Aaron Rodgers (20032004)

Do I even have to explain...?  Rodgers transferred from Butte Community College to Cal in 2003. As a sophomore in 2003, he led the Bears to a 7–3 record as a starter and a bowl win over Virginia Tech. The following season he led Cal to a 10–1 season and a Rose Bowl berth—or what should have been a Rose bowl Berth. Curse you, Mack Brown. He declared for the draft that year, skipping his senior year. Drafted 24th by the Green Bay Packers, he has gone on to win a Super Bowl and named Super Bowl MVP, two-time NFL MVP, and five-time Pro bowler.

Jared Goff (2013–2015)

He was the first true freshman to start a season opener in Cal history. In his first season, the Bears went 1–11, improving to 5–7 the next year. This year, he led them to a 7–5 regular-season record, Cal's first winning season since 2011. Goff holds about every Cal quarterback record there is, including single-season yards (4,714), touchdown passes (43), and total offense (4,260). He also holds the Pac-12 record for single-season yards and touchdowns. Officially a Ram, he will most likely start in his first career game against the Niners on Monday Night Football.

Go Bears!