Grant Stucker, QB for the Ponderosa Mustangs, is no exception. After leading Ponderosa to a surprising state championship, Stucker has been equally impressive throughout the Summer camp season. We caught up with Grant to get his thoughts on the recruiting process and the recent CU camp he attended. "> Grant Stucker, QB for the Ponderosa Mustangs, is no exception. After leading Ponderosa to a surprising state championship, Stucker has been equally impressive throughout the Summer camp season. We caught up with Grant to get his thoughts on the recruiting process and the recent CU camp he attended. ">

State Champ QB Hearing Heavily from CU

When you're the starting quarterback for the 5A State Champions, you're bound to turn a few heads. <a href="http://scout.theinsiders.com/a.z?s=148&p=8&c=1&nid=1338683">Grant Stucker</a>, QB for the Ponderosa Mustangs, is no exception. After leading Ponderosa to a surprising state championship, Stucker has been equally impressive throughout the Summer camp season. We caught up with Grant to get his thoughts on the recruiting process and the recent CU camp he attended.

Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
40 time: 4.6
From: Parker, Colorado
High School: Ponderosa

Grant, what was your overall impression of the CU camp?
"I thought it was great. It was well run and I feel like I learned a lot. I got to work with Coach Watson. I like the whole coaching staff there."

What'd you think of your performance at the camp?
"I think I did pretty good."

What schools are you hearing from at this point?
"Mostly CU and CSU."

What position are you being recruited for?
"Quarterback."

Do you plan on attending any more camps this Summer?
"I plan on going to the CSU camp at the end of the Summer."

What schools are recruiting you the hardest?
"CU and CSU are about the same. I have a good relationship with both Coach Watson and Coach Hammerschmidt (CSU). Those are the two schools I'm hearing from right now."

Do you think Ponderosa can repeat as state champions this season?
"I sure hope so! We have about fourteen starters returning. We plan on doing all we can to repeat."

What kind of stats did you put up last season?
"I got hurt last season and only returned for the last six games. I threw for about 700 yards and rushed for around 200 yards." [also threw for 5TDs]

Do you have a favorite?
"No, not right now."

We also caught up with Ponderosa Head Coach Jamie Woodruff to get his thoughts on his star signal-caller.

Coach, can you give us an overall assessment of Grant Stucker as a quarterback?
"He's one of those kids that has it all together. He has such a presence out there on the field. He's been a quarterback in our system for three to four years. He's also been to a lot of camps. He knows what's going on out on the field. He's such a good player with such a presence that we're able to do a lot more things with our offense. He's a smart kid. We even let him call some of the plays."

What are the main strengths of Grant Stucker?
"He's a smart kid, both on the field and in the classroom. He knows how to read defenses. He's a leader too. The other players really look up to him. He got hurt last season and we struggled to make the playoffs. He came back and the team really rallied around him."

What do you think of his prospects as a Division 1 quarterback?
"I know he can play at the next level. Even though we run a lot in our offense, he's been to enough camps that coaches know he can throw. He throws a beautiful ball. He also has great running ability. He has that great combo of being able to either run or throw well."


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