Grading the active five-star QBs in college football
Five-star prospects are rare in each recruiting class and, as we know, some pan out and some don’t. Over the next two weeks, we will delve into the five-stars still playing in college football and grade how they’ve been doing. Today we start with the quarterbacks.
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Stanford QB Davis Mills
Mills went across country to California from Georgia to pursue his college career and it’s been very up and down. He had 11 TDs last season and was set to break out this year but it hasn’t happened.
Northwestern QB Hunter Johnson
Texas A&M QB Kellen Mond
Mond has been a starter from the beginning of his career and is setting records with the Aggies. He’s not the Heisman contender I thought he could be but he’s been good.
Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence
Not much needs to be said here as Lawrence has already won a national title, played for another and is a future NFL star. We saw this coming.
Ohio State QB Justin Fields
Georgia QB JT Daniels
My how things come full circle or at least semi-circle sometimes. Daniels was the third five-star in the national top-five in 2018 and now he’s begun his era at Georgia. And it’s off to a good start.
Oklahoma QB Spencer Rattler
It’s Rattler’s time to shine after a run of transfer quarterbacks starting at Oklahoma. He had a slower start than expected but he’s doing very well now. It’s still too early in his career for a full grade but so far so good.
Auburn QB Bo Nix
Nix has been a starter since his freshman year and has had his ups and downs but he’s leading a top-25 program and is deadly at home.
Alabama QB Bryce Young
Young has played sparingly as Mac Jones has been amazing. It’s too early for a true grade.
Clemson QB D.J. Uiagalelei
Uiagalelei was pressed into service quickly with Lawrence out with COVID-19 and he’s been as impressive as expected. It’s a small sample size but a good one.
Tennessee QB Harrison Bailey
Bailey has only thrown 23 passes so far so like Young he gets an incomplete.