Posted On: 02/25/21 8:21 AM

The South Carolina quarterbacks in the Class of 2023 are already starting to gain some serious recruiting traction.

And while that may be aided in the earlier cycle that position often presents, we’ve got evidence of young signal callers making the most of their time as starters already paying dividends. They come from schools big and small.

We broke down the first five to qualify for our statewide rankings here.

Maleik Williams Maleik Williams 5'8" | QB Silver Bluff | 2023 State SC (Pictured above)

School: Silver Bluff

Analysis: Williams is too small right now for the quarterback position. Being 5-foot-8 and 150 pounds will have that effect. But so much of what Williams does well - quick thinker, super athletic, few mistakes - translates well even before he hits an expected late-high school growth spurt.

Hudson Spivey Hudson Spivey 6'4" | QB Pee Dee Academy | 2023 State SC

School: Pee Dee Academy

Analysis: After Spivey completes his first pass as a junior, he’s going to likely surpass the 4,000-yard career mark. And while playing SCISA ball scares away some recruiters, others will see that he’s 6-foot-4 and there is a ton of developmental upside you can’t otherwise teach.

Zolten Osborne Zolten Osborne 6'2" | QB Fort Dorchester | 2023 State SC

School: Fort Dorchester

Analysis: The stats don’t always tell the truth. But when a sophomore

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