High school quarterbacks to watch

High school quarterbacks to watch
Gardena Serra's Khalil Tate, left, and Tesoro's Devon Modster are two of the top returning quarterbacks in the Southland. (Los Angeles Times)

A look at the Southland quarterbacks to watch this fall:

Players; School; Ht.; Wt.; Yr.; Comment


K.J. Costello; Santa Margarita; 6-5; 218; Sr.; Stanford commit passed for 3,123 yards, 23 touchdowns.

Matt Fink; Glendora; 6-3; 185; Sr.; USC commit uses athleticism to succeed.

Max Gilliam; Thousand Oaks; 6-3; 190; Sr.; California commit passes, runs, leads.

Tristan Gebbia; Calabasas; 6-3; 180; Jr.; Passed for 3,336 yards, 35 touchdowns.

Malik Henry, school tba; 6-3, 175; Sr.; Florida State commit reportedly headed to Long Beach Poly.

Devon Modster; Tesoro; 6-2; 215; Sr.; Arizona commit passed for 2,602 yards, 24 touchdowns.

Patrick O'Brien; San Juan Hills; 6-4; 215; Sr.; Committed to Nebraska.

Armani Rogers; Hamilton; 6-6; 200; Sr.; California commit tries City Section Division I.

Khalil Tate; Gardena Serra; 6-2; 205; Sr.; Arizona commit ready for his best season yet.

Victor Viramontes; Norco; 6-2; 220; Sr. Michigan commit rushed for 1,757 yards.

Best of the rest

Roman Ale; Narbonne; 6-2; 175; Sr.; Returning City Section offensive MVP.

Eric Barriere; La Habra; 6-0; 193; Sr.; A proven passer and leader.

Alberto Buenrostro; Lincoln; 6-0; 200; Sr.; Passed for 1,827 yards, 19 touchdowns.


Grant Bunker; Westlake; 5-11; 185; Sr.; Passed for 258 yards, five touchdowns in his only start.

Marshal Cohen; Harvard-Westlake; 6-1; 200; Sr.; Proven top player when healthy.

Anthony Catalano, Corona Centennial; 5-9, 175, Sr.; Triggerman for best offense in the Southland.

Steven Comstock; Covina Northview; 6-0; 175; So.; Led his team to an 11-2 record as a freshman.

Jack Constantine; Camarillo; 6-1; 180; Sr.; Ready for a 3,000-yards season.

Matt Corral; Oaks Christian; 6-2; 190; So.; Has the skills to be an outstanding player.

Kaymen Cureton; Los Angeles; 6-1; 190; Jr.; Making steady progress for the Romans.

Chris Duncan; Taft; 6-4; 185; Sr.; Give him time and he'll shred a secondary.

Quentin Davis; St. John Bosco; 6-2; 210; Sr.; Accuracy is his strength.

Miles Fallin; Canyon Country Canyon; 6-4; 180; Jr.; Passed for 2,808 yards, 29 touchdowns.

Tyger Goslin; Chatsworth; 6-1; 185; Jr.; Chancellors plan to turn him loose.

Jason Harmon; Anaheim Canyon; 6-2; 180; Sr.; Passed for 1,949 yards, 21 touchdowns.

Niko Harris; Sierra Canyon; 6-0; 185; Jr.; Big-play weapon.

Daiyan Henley; Crenshaw; 5-11; 170; Jr.; Ready to become All-City player.

Armando Herrera; Redlands East Valley; 6-0; 170; Jr.; Passed for 3,864 yards, 42 touchdowns.

P.J. Hurst; Palisades; 6-3; 184; Sr.; Has size, arm to be an All-City player.

Brock Johnson; Mission Viejo; 6-2; 190; Sr.; Helped his team win division title as a junior.

Cole Klayman; S.O. Notre Dame; 5-11; 190; Sr.; He's healthy and set for a big season.

Bradley Kleven; Riverside King; 6-5; 190; Jr.; Making steady improvement

Tyler Lytle; Servite; 6-4; 195; Jr.; Has potential to be a standout.

Angel Matute; Rancho Cucamonga; 6-4; 220; Sr.; Passed for 2,855, 24 touchdowns.

Blake Meyer; Ocean View; 6-3; 200; Sr.; A three-year starter.

Jacob Miller; San Pedro; 6-1; 190; Sr.; Capable of leading the Pirates to prominence.

L.J. Northington; Orange Lutheran; 6-2; 180; Sr.; Harvard commit makes plays.

Will Olivera; Palm Springs; 5-9; 170; Sr.; Passed for 40 touchdowns.

Sean O'Malley; Loyola; 6-2; 195; Jr.; Must come through for the Cubs.

Cole Parkinson; Valencia; 6-2; 190; Sr.; Passed for 2,725, 26 touchdowns.

Brent Peus; Santa Barbara; 6-3; 200; Sr.; Has strong arm and good poise.

Ryder Ruiz; Bishop Amat; 6-3; 160; Sr.; Passed for 1,866 yards, 14 touchdowns.

Jack Sears; San Clemente; 6-3, 190; Jr.; Ready to become a rising prospect.

Zach Taylor; Buena Park; 5-11; 185; Sr.; Passed for 3,549 yards, 34 touchdowns.

Jack Telenko; Los Alamitos; 6-1; 193; Sr.; Passed for 2,062 yards, 19 touchdowns.

Andrew Tovar; Cathedral; 6-0; 165; Jr.; Passed for 3,530 yards, 45 touchdowns.

Andrew Tsangeos; Flintridge Prep; 6-3; 210; Sr.; Had 18 touchdown passes, four interceptions

Darius Vines; St. Bonaventure; 6-1; 175; Sr.; A three-sport standout.

Brevin White; Alemany; 6-1; 175; So.; Watch him become an immediate standout.

Clarence Williams; Sylmar; 6-1; 183; Sr.; Playmaker, winner, leader.

Kyle Williams, Vista Murrieta; 5-11, 180, Sr.; Makes things happen running, passing.