The southern part of the Golden State has another golden armed quarterback who has it appears a future playing football on the D-I level in Ted Landers (6-4, 187, 4.8) from Gardena (Calif.) Serra.
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.
On the recruiting trail Arizona State head coach Dennis Erickson has already been on campus inquiring about Landers.
Other schools already showing interest in Landers are Oregon, Stanford, Colorado and Nebraska.
Landers has what all the great quarterbacks have and that is outstanding leadership qualities. He transferred to Serra from South Torrance, Calif., for his junior season and the players already at the school adapted well to Landers and let him lead the team.
Landers has a strong arm and has quick feet. He also has an outstanding work ethic and is toiling hard this offseason on his quarterback mechanics with private quarterback coach Ron Jenkins every weekend.
The ever self-motivated Landers works out on his own during the week and tries to throw as much as he can with his receivers even though they have track practice.
Landers is also planning on attending some camps to work on his game.
"I will attend the NIKE Camp held in Los Angeles in April," Landers said. "I will also attend the regional Elite 11 camp that will be held in Berkeley on May 16th.
What is Landers looking for in a college?
"I am looking for a solid, top program," Landers said. "You can't depend on the coaches to be there your whole career because they move around.
"Academics and location will also be key."
From the scouting files of Rivals.com National talent evaluator, Barry Every: He 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.