It’s fun to look back and see which prognostications were correct and which were way off. When it comes to the state of Kentucky, the recruiting rankings haven’t been far off when rating quarterbacks the last few years.
Since 2008, the No. 1 ranked quarterback coming out of Kentucky is highly regarded 2014 signee Drew Barker, who already is at work competing for the starting job with the Wildcats.
Here’s a look at all the top 5 quarterback recruits that came from the state of Kentucky since ’08.
Editor’s note: Saturday Down South’s references to ratings follow the 247Sports.com composite rankings for high school prospects.
|NO.||QUARTERBACK||YR||COLLEGE||HOMETOWN||247 #||THE SKINNY?|
|1.||Drew Barker||2014||Kentucky||Hebron||.9425||State’s top prospect stayed home|
|2.||Zeke Pike||2012||Auburn||Ft. Mitchell||.8982||Transferred to Louisville, playing TE|
|3.||Kyle Bolin||2013||Louisville||Lexington||.8919||Redshirted in 2013|
|4.||Patrick Towles||2012||Kentucky||Fort Thomas||.8902||Played in 2012 and this yr spring game|
|5.||Reggie Bonnafon||2014||Louisville||Louisville||.8801||No. 3 prospect in the state|