With the explosion of spread offenses on the college level D-I schools that run the spread are on the constant lookout for a quarterback who makes good decisions, runs well and can fling the ball. One of the best dual quarterbacks in the Los Angeles area is Josh Moten (6-1, 185, 4.6) from Harbor City (Calif.) Narbonne.
Moten was outstanding as a junior leading Narbonne to a 10-2 record and an appearance in the quarter-finals after throwing for 2,157 yards and 21 touchdowns against seven interceptions. He also did the job running the football rushing for 829 yards and 10 touchdowns on the ground.
Moten's performance saw his earn his League's Offensive Player of the Year. He also earned first-team all-area and second-team all-city.
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On the recruiting front Arizona has already requested film and if they like it the word on the street is they could tender Moten an offer.
Oregon and Nevada are also showing early recruiting interest in talented gunslinger from Southern California.
The scouting report on Moten is he's a perfect fit for the spread offense because he is a dual threat who can hurt a defense with his arm and his feet.
Moten is an extremely intelligent football player who makes good decisions and gets the ball where it needs to be.
An outstanding all-around athlete, Moten also participates in baseball and track.
On the diamond, Moten plays shortstop and third base, plus a little bit of pitching. In track, he runs the 100, 400 and the 4x400.
What is Moten looking for in a school?
"The colleges' academics have to be good," Moten said. "Just in case football doesn't work out then I will get a good degree and have a good career.
I'm looking for a school with a good college environment," Moten said. "Regarding location it doesn't matter if a schools offers me and I like the school, I'm ready to roll.
"I will also look at the school's depth chart," Moten said. "I don't want to go to a school and sit on the bench for two or three years. I want to play soon."