Top Five Quarterbacks is taking a look at every position group and picking the top five players in the state. Here are the top five quarterbacks.

1) Tyrone Swoopes, Whitewright (Texas)

Big, strong, fast and a powerful arm, Swoopes is what every team looks for from a quarterback. And he impressed over this past weekend with his ability to take coaching and improve at a rapid rate. He's still raw as a passer, but with quarterbacks, you want a combination of tools and intangibles, and Swoopes has both.

2) J.T. Barrett, Wichita Falls Rider

Barrett is the No. 2 quarterback in a stacked in-state class. He's a good runner, but showcases impressive accuracy as well. He's received an offer from Ohio State, and he would fit in well with Urban Meyer's spread option attack. He's also a great leader, and a player who works to make himself the best at everything he does.

3) Cody Thomas, Colleyville Heritage

That Thomas is the No. 3 quarterback is a testament to just how strong this class is. He's 6-4, a picturesque pocket passer who can sit back and pick defenses apart by making every throw. He's an underrated athlete, but let's be honest: you take Thomas because of what he can do throwing the ball.

4) Kohl Stewart, St. Pius X (Texas A&M)

Stewart is another pure pocket passer, and one who should thrive in Kevin Sumlin's spread attack. Stewart actually committed to the Mike Sherman staff, but may be a better fit for what Sumlin likes to do. He can be unbelievably accurate, and almost impossible for defenses to deal with when he's on.

Chris Johnson, Bryan (Baylor)

The best combination of size and athleticism not named Tyrone Swoopes. Johnson is a fantastic athlete, somebody who excels at the zone read, and who is athletic enough that he could project to a number of other positions. He's developing as a thrower, but there's plenty to like about him as a runner.

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