QB Prospect Ronnie Fouch

Ronnie Fouch, the 6-2, 185-pounder from Relands (Calif.) East Valley, is one of the best quarterback prospects in the SoCal 2007 class, and he's hearing from quite a few colleges early...

After an unusually down year for quarterbacks in Southern California in 2006, the prospects for 2007 are looking remarkably better.

One of the better junior quarterbacks in the Southland is Redlands (Calif.) East Valley's Ronnie Fouch (6-2, 185).

Fouch had a strong junior year, though his season ended prematurely. "I separated my throwing shoulder against Colton in the last regular season game. It was the fourth quarter and I was having a pretty good game," said Fouch, a game which East Valley won to clinch the Citrus Belt League title.

With the shoulder healing quickly, Fouch said that he is preparing for his senior year and getting a lot of attention from colleges. "I've been hearing a lot from UCLA, Arizona State, Arizona, Washington, Colorado and San Diego State," said Fouch. "Right now, UCLA is my leader, then Arizona State. My teammate, Lance Evboumwan, signed with ASU."

Fouch was invited to San Diego State's Junior Day last weekend.

He doesn't hold any scholarship offers yet and stated that he would like to take some time in making a decision. "I want to take a while just to make sure," said Fouch. "I'll probably wait until after the season after I have a chance to really think about it. I'd like to take all five of my visits too."

Fouch said he was planning on attending the Scout.com Combine, as well as the Nike Camp in Los Angeles, and the Elite 11 Tryouts in Las Vegas.

During his junior year, Fouch was 171 for 274 and totaled 2,379 yards and 34 touchdowns to only 4 interceptions.

"My shoulder is feeling a lot better, and I can throw a football like I was before," said Fouch said, who sat out his basketball season because of rehab on his shoulder.. "It's getting better by the week. By the time I go to the camps this spring, I should be 100%."

Academically, Fouch has a 3.7 GPA and said he would be taking the SAT in the spring.

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