Posted On: 06/23/22 12:18 PM

The quarterback, the main focal point for any offensive attack and the field general that can make dynamic plays happen throughout the duration of a game.

There are a lot of critical factors when evaluating the quarterback position, having the ability to diagnose and break down an opposing defense while showing the athletic ability to make key plays on the run evading an oncoming pass rusher.

On every college recruiting board across the country, bringing a top talented quarterback in their program is the main priority. A talented quarterback can have a major positive impact on a program, so much so that the program can set itself up for success for years.

Let’s take a look at a couple talented 2023 quarterbacks from the state of West Virgina:

Gavin Lochow Gavin Lochow 6'0" | QB Huntington | 2023 WV 6-0 195 Huntington High School (Huntingdon, WV)

An athletic quarterback that has a quick release to go along with his 3/4 throwing motion which allows him to get the ball out quickly and effectively. He demonstrates to have strong arm with the ability to add touch to his passes and be able to connect with his receivers without them losing a step in their strides.

Gavin Lochow Gavin Lochow 6'0" | QB Huntington | 2023 WV 6-0 195 Huntington High School (Huntingdon, WV) An athletic quarterback that has a quick release to go along with his 3/4 throwing motion which allows him to get the ball out quickly and effectively. He demonstrates to have strong arm with the ability to add touch to his passes and be able to connect with his receivers without them losing a step in their strides. Ezra Bagent Ezra Bagent 5'9" | QB poca | 2023 State WV 5-11 170 Martinsburg High School (Martinsburg, WV) The first thing that jumps off his film is his arm strength, his ability to throw sideline and the deep with such pinpoint accuracy. He comes from a quarterback family; his brother Tyson is an All-American QB at Shepard University. He does not get rattled in the pocket, hangs in there until the final moment and lets it loose with a quick release. Ryan Wolfe Ryan Wolfe 6'2" | ATH Cabell Midland | 2023 State WV 6-3 195 Cabell Midland High School (Ona, WV)  A dual threat quarterback that has confidence and awareness in the pocket to evade the oncoming pass rush and make quick decisions on the run. He shows that he can make the tough throws while rolling out on play action and make an accurate throw on the run with being able to get the ball out of his hands quickly. Grant Cochran Grant Cochran 6'4" | QB Princeton | 2023 State WV 6-5 220 Princeton High School (Princeton, WV) He has a big frame with a rocket of an arm that he showcases on his throws by just by the flick of a wrist. He shows to have a calm demeanor in the pocket with the ability to quickly access the defense and make adjustments with his delivery when needed. Brody Dalton Brody Dalton 6'4" | QB Chapmanville | 2023 State WV 6-5 185 Chapmanville High School (Chapmanville, WV) A dangerous athletic option quarterback that has a natural running style when carrying the football. He shows to have a quick over the top throwing motion with a quick release to get the ball downfield quickly and effectively into the receiver’s hands.

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