Top QB prospects from the state of Tennessee since 2008

US Presswire - Ole Miss QB Barry Brunetti

It’s fun to look back and see which prognostications were correct and which were way off. When it comes to the state of Tennessee, 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 Tennessee is 2012 Pitt signee Chad Voytik, who spent 2013 backing up Tom Savage. As far as SEC QBs coming from the Volunteer state, Barry Brunetti was the highest rated product coming out of high school. He originally signed with West Virginia, but ended up transferring to Ole Miss. He also had some off-the-field problems.

Here’s a look at the top quarterback recruits that came from the state of Tennessee since ’08.

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Editor’s note: Saturday Down South’s references to ratings follow the composite rankings for high school prospects.

1. Chad Voytik 2012 Pitt Cleveland .9177 Backup quarterback in 2013
2. Barry Brunetti 2010 West Virginia/Ole Miss Memphis .8999 Left Ole Miss program in Dec.
3. Patton Robinette 2012 Vandy Maryville .8716 Started late in 2013 season
4. Curt Phillips 2008 Wisconsin Kingsport .8715 Played sparingly for Badgers
5. Will Gross 2012 Memphis Memphis .8694 Ended up going junior college route
6. Max Staver 2013 Florida Brentwood .8472 Left Gators in Jan. to go JUCO
7. C.J. Beathard 2012 Iowa Franklin .8359 Played in 5 games as R-Fr. In 2013
8. A.J. Long 2014 Syracuse Lebanon .8290 Battled for starting job this spring
9. Brent Stockstill 2013 Cincinnati/Midd. Tenn Murfreesboro .8105 Now playing for dad at MiddTenn
10. Reese Phillips 2013 Kentucky Signal Mtn. .7991 In mix for starting job this fall
11. Bo Wallace 2010 Ark. State/Ole Miss Pulaski .7889 Very underrated coming out of H.S.





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