High school quarterbacks to watch this season

High school quarterbacks to watch this season
Keep an eye on Brady White this season. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)

Quarterbacks to watch

Blake Barnett; Corona Santiago; 6-4; 205; Sr.; Alabama commit possesses elite talent


KJ Costello; Santa Margarita; 6-5; 218; Jr.; Tall, strong and making great progress

Sam Darnold; San Clemente; 6-4; 215; Sr.; USC commit is two-sport standout

Tyler Hilinski; Upland; 6-4; 196; Sr.; Washington State commit could lead Southland in passing

Malik Henry; Westlake; 6-3; 180; Jr.; Top junior prospect keeps getting better

Sheriron Jones; Rancho Verde; 6-2, 195; Sr.; Florida commit is two-way threat

Josh Rosen; St. John Bosco; 6-4; 205; Sr.; UCLA commit has shown he can lead, pass and win

Ricky Town; St. Bonaventure; 6-4; 205; Sr.; USC commit is accurate, pinpoint passer

Travis Waller; Servite; 6-3; 190; Sr.; Oregon commit is leader, passer, runner, winner

Brady White; Hart; 6-2; 190; Sr.; Arizona State commit picks apart opponents with his accuracy


Riley Babick; Capistrano Valley Christian; 6-1; 210; Sr.; Prolific production

Eric Barriere; La Habra; 6-0; 188; Jr.; Passed for 29 touchdowns

Ryan Meredith; Burbank; 6-0; 180; Sr.; Passed for 2,320 yards

Steven Chavez; St. Bernard; 6-3; 190; Sr.; Passed for 2,507 yards, 17 TDs


Marshal Cohen; Harvard-Westlake; 6-1; 205; Jr.; Can overcome knee injury

Redani Diaz; Bell; 6-3; 185; Sr.; Passed for 1,831 yards, 21 TDs

Chris Duncan; Taft; 6-2; 175; Jr.; Showed great promise on JVs

Matt Fink; Glendora; 6-3; 190; Jr.; Made clutch plays as a sophomore

Blake Green; Alemany; 6-2; 190; Sr.; Tough kid who intends to lead his team to title

Jesse Hankel; Village Christian; 6-3; 185; Sr.; Baseball pitcher has good skills

Armando Herrera; Redlands East Valley; 6-1; 170; So.; Made impact as a freshman

P.J. Hurst; Palisades; 6-2; 180; Jr.; Ready to become major contributor

Ramon Johnson; Granada Hills; 5-11; 175; Sr.; Passed for 2,397 yards, 26 TDs

Jack Lowary; Mater Dei; 6-4; 215; Sr.; Powerful arm, good instincts

Josh Love; Long Beach Poly; 6-1; 190; Sr.; Has strong arm and good potential

Angel Matute; Rancho Cucamonga; 6-3; 220; Jr.; Can handle pressure, expectations

Devon Modster; Tesoro; 6-3; 205; Jr.; Summer performance makes him prospect

Lars Nootbaar; El Segundo; 6-2; 185; Sr.; Baseball standout passed for 2,864 yards, 33 TDs

Cole Norris; Newport Harbor; 6-0; 195; Sr.; Passed for 2,959 yards, 27 TDs

L.J. Northington; Orange Lutheran; 6-1; 180; Jr.; Will be terrific option QB

Brent Peus; Santa Barbara; 6-1; 170; Jr.; Passed for 1,675 yards

Davis Pinkston; Simi Valley; 6-1; 215; Sr.; Passed for 2,211 yards, 18 TDs

Jonathan Porter; Arleta; 6-2; 150; Sr.; All-leaguer must come through

Jorge Reyna; Pasadena; 6-1; 190; Sr.; Downey transfer makes big plays

Nick Robinson; JSerra; 6-2; 195; Sr.; Veteran of the Trinity League

Eli Snyder; Maranatha; 5-11; 170; Sr.; Passed for 3,187 yards

Khalil Tate; Gardena Serra; 6-1; 190; Jr.; Strong arm, good mobility

Holden Thomas; Oaks Christian; 6-4; 170; Jr.; Made some big throws in summer

Trey Tinsley; El Toro; 6-3; 190; Sr.; Should pass for 3,000 yards or more

Josh Thompson; Colony; 5-11; 170; Jr.; MVP of Mt. Baldy League as a sophomore

Victor Viramontes; Norco; 6-1; 205; Jr.; Rushed for 1,321 yards, 18 TDs

Cole Wilber; Dana Hills; 6-2; 200; Sr.; Made summer progress

Clarence Williams; Sylmar; 6-0; 185; Jr.; Capable of passing for 2,000 yards

Laquan Williams; Great Oak; 5-11; 180; Sr.; Passed for 2,153 yards

Damion Wright; Salesian; 6-0; 185; Sr.; Top athlete headed to Boise State

Compiled by Eric Sondheimer