Texas and California are bigger, but are they better?

Pennsylvania is home to six of the 23 modern-era Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks, the most of any state. Ohio produced Roger Staubach and Ben Roethlisberger. And Alabama can lay claim to Green Bay Hall of Famer Bart Starr, Philip Rivers, and most recently, the Tide's own national champ, AJ McCarron.

For this Great State Debate, ESPNHS has narrowed the field to the final five, researched the numbers and made a case for each state, but this is a debate nobody can argue better than the football fans who hail from the homes of the sport's greatest quarterbacks. Heather Dinich »

Criteria and states that just missed the cut »