Make no mistake, the uncommitted QB pickings are slim indeed at this stage of the game, Scout.com’s Greg Biggins tells CF.C.
And no wonder, this is a position where the vast majority of schools lock up their QB verbal in the spring or summer between their junior and senior years, or before.
That said, the following are Biggins’ picks for the top uncommitted quarterback prospects out West. All four hail from the Golden State. Three of the four are rated three stars by Scout.com.
Here’s a snaphsot look of the quartet, including video on all four.
Armani Rogers (6-4, 220) Hamilton High; Culver City, Calif.
Rogers decommitted from Cal in October. He’s on an official visit to Fresno State this weekend and visited UNLV last week. He told Scout.com he has no visit plans for the final official visit recruiting weekend (Jan. 29).
As a senior, he completed 149 of 231 passes this past season for 1,433 yards with 18 TD passes, according to maxpreps.
Eric Barriere (6-0, 190) La Habra High; La Habra, Calif.
This past season, Barriere earned Freeway League player of the year honors after completing 174 of 289 passes (60.2 percent) for 3,077 yards and 46 TDs. In all, he accounted for 4,000 total yards of offense and 58 touchdowns this past season.
He led La Habra to a 13-2 record and the CIF Southern Section title.
Brock Johnson (6-2, 185) Mission Viejo High; Mission Viejo, Calif.
As a senior, Johnson was 198 of 315 passing for 3,605 yards and 41 TDs and was named South Coast League MVP. He led Mission Viejo to the CIF-SS West Valley Division and CIF State Division I-AA titles this season.
Johnson started his prep career as a junior with two straight losses -- and followed with 28 straight wins, including a 16-0 record this past season. Uncle Rob is a former NFL quarterback and father Brett played at UCLA and Michigan State and professionally in the CFL.
Jake Constantine (6-2, 180) Camarillo High; Camarillo, Calif.
Injuries derailed his sophomore and junior seasons. As a senior, he led the CIF Southern Section with a county-record 51 touchdown passes against six interceptions, completing 299 of 414 passes (72.2 percent) for 3,988 yards.
Constantine led Camarillo to a 15-1 record and the Camino League, CIF-Southern Section Northern Division and CIF Division II-AA regional titles.
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