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Serra QB lighting it up

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Three-star quarterback Ted Landers (6-4, 194, 4.8) from Gardena (Calif.) Serra has lead his team to a perfect 8-0 start and has been able to spread the ball around utilizing his teams vast array of weapons.
"Ted has been ridiculous for us," Serra head coach Scott Altenberg said. "He has 20 touchdown passes and only two interceptions."
"Just last game, Ted was 11-12 for 261 yards and four touchdowns," Landers said. "His stats would be larger, but he doesn't get a chance to play much in the second half, because the game is in hand."
In eight games, Landers has hit on 82 passes out of 120 attempts for 1,338 yards completing 68.3 percent of passes.
Landers is very humble with his personal success and is focused more on the team than him.
"My senior year is going really good, my team is doing really well," Landers said. "We're 6-0 and everybody is working hard. It looks like we have a great chance of taking it all the way."
"I definitely want to be league champs; we'll need to defend that from last year," Landers said. "Hopefully we'll make it though playoffs and win a championship game. Our ultimate goal is a state championship.
"My personal goals for my senior year are to throw for at least 2,000 yards," Landers said. "As long as we win every game, that's what matters."
What's it like having two great receivers to throw the football to in junior Robert Woods and George Farmer?
"It's definitely a big advantage when we get into a clutch situation we know where to go with the ball. Those guys can make plays."
While Landers is still looking for his first offer it appears he could get his first any day.
"I'm talking to a few schools about potential offers, like Fresno State, Colorado State and Utah," Landers said. "I've already talked to Fresno State about setting up an official visit. I'm hoping to visit UCLA, Utah and Colorado State."
"I don't have any favorites right now," Landers said. "I'm just waiting for the right school to contact me, and find the right fit."
"I'm looking for a good football program," Landers said. "I'd like to play at a top school. Also, a good coaching staff is important along with a good atmosphere. Location isn't really a big deal to me."
"I'd like to hear a little more from UCLA."
Landers was a first-team all-league performer after throwing for 1,809 yards and 11 touchdowns, against six interceptions while hitting on 60 percent of his passes.
From the scouting files of Rivals.com National talent evaluator, Barry Every: Landers has nice height at 6-foot-4. He throws a very catchable ball. He looks to have been coached up. He takes snaps from under center and shotgun.
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