Posted On: 03/18/21 12:00 PM

While the recruiting cycle for quarterbacks is usually advanced, their playing time usually isn’t.

High school coaches tend to go with more experienced players over the up-and-coming possible star, not wanting to risk success for the sake of on-field varsity experience. Still, in South Carolina, four teams either went all-in on their freshmen quarterbacks last fall or at least let them dabble. None of the four disappointed.

Whether they got top nod or they split time with older players at the position, they proved last year was only the beginning.  

JAYDEN BRADFORD, CHAPIN (pictured above)

Want to know how high Bradford’s ceiling is at the high school level? Coach Justin Gentry has already stated that the 6-foot-1, 185 pounder will “go down as the best quarterback to play at Chapin.” Bradford’s numbers - 77-of-118 for 916 yards and seven touchdowns, 36 carries for 122 yards and three scores - and his film all speak for themselves. He finished his first semester of high school with a 4.55 weighted GPA, too. Translation: Schools big and small are going to have a lot of time to evaluate him while knowing he’s got very little downside.


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