Having a veteran quarterback doesn't necessarily indicate whether a team is going to be successful. The past two Heisman Trophy winners—Johnny Manziel and Jameis Winston—were redshirt freshmen when they took home the award.
That said, a veteran quarterback knows his way around the offense, assuming he's had the same coaching staff. A veteran has seen it all, the good and the bad. He's better equipped to handle adversity. Hopefully, he's a better player than he was when he first arrived on campus.
Which teams have the best veteran quarterbacks heading into the 2014 season? The only rules are that the following selections are at least juniors and have at least one year of starting experience.