College football is all about the latest fads—whether it be uniforms, chrome helmets or corporate sponsorships on everything. However, there is one fad that is likely to stick around, that of the dual-threat quarterback.
In fact, one could argue that it never really left the game at all. Instead of the triple-option, the dual-threat quarterback was put in the shotgun formation and a new type of offense was created.
With the rage being all about spreading things out on offense, there are plenty of quarterbacks showing off athletic ability across college football.
That leads to the inevitable comparisons, so let's take a look at the nine best dual-threat quarterbacks in the country heading in to the 2014 season.