We've said it before but it bears repeating, next year will be an extremely strong year for quarterbacks in the West and particularly in California. Another signal caller we've had our eye on the past two years is Carlsbad's (Calif.) Sean Canfield and the strong armed lefty should be a high Div I recruit next season.
Canfield, 6-3, 185 pounds was a 1st team All-State Underclass selection as a sophomore after leading the Lancers to the San Diego Div I Championship. As a junior, Canfield had another solid season although there wasn't nearly the talent around him as there was the previous year. The signal caller completed 152-266 passes for 1,749 yards and 10 touchdowns to earn All-League and Honorable Mention All-State Underclass honors.
We've seen Canfield up close and personal multiple times including last summer's SoCal Nike Camp as well as the Nike 7 on 7 Passing Championships we hosted in Long Beach. He has good size and arm strength and throws a very nice ball. He's more athletic than he looks and clocked a 4.8-40 and a 4.50 in the shuttle at the Nike Camp and moves around well in the pocket. He's not going to eve take off and sprint 50 yards for a touchdown but rather is a pure pocket passer who can make that first guy miss.
"I'm hearing from all of the Pac 10 and MWC as well as Fresno State, Colorado and a few others," Canfield said. "USC, UCLA and Notre Dame have been three schools I've liked for some time now but I'm still pretty open to anyone. It's early in the process so I'm going to keep an open mind."