With every new college football season there are plenty of new quarterback battles waiting to be hashed out through spring and fall practices—and maybe into the start of the new season. The upcoming 2013 season won't be any different, especially with so many big-name quarterbacks leaving top programs around the nation.
Big-time QBs like Matt Barkley, Geno Smith and Collin Klein all need to be replaced on the roster. Can the underclassmen step up to make a name for themselves, or will that always-reliable backup finally get his shot at glory in his own right?
While there will be plenty of quarterbacks vying for that coveted top spot on the depth chart, we've selected 10 of the most intriguing quarterback battles to watch this spring and fall as teams prepare for the 2013 season.