John Garcia is sort of a quarterback himself. He sees the sector, makes the decision and lets fly together with his pinpoint assessments.
The Sports activities Illustrated All-American director of recruiting has sized up the entire Energy 5 QB commitments, together with latest College of Washington pledge Jackson Stratton from La Jolla, California, and put them in perspective in skilled element. You’ll be able to read his story right here.
Garcia breaks down Stratton’s quarterback talent set and provides a logical purpose why he wasn’t extra closely recruited or increased rated within the class of 2022.
Stratton seems to have the suitable measurement and athleticism that the majority top-level school packages need, a optimistic statistical ratio and a passing-minded California atmosphere.
Garcia’s revealed tackle the San Diego-area quarterback sure for the Huskies goes as follows:
“The least-heralded Energy 5 dedication on the place, maybe nationally, was the Californian tabbing the Washington Huskies. A part of the rationale must be pandemic associated in that he needed to wait till this spring to showcase his expertise following a powerful sophomore marketing campaign again in 2019. In simply 5 video games this fall, Stratton put collectively a 19:2 landing to interception ratio, finishing 70 % of his passes in main La Jolla (Calif.) Excessive to an undefeated file.
“Stratton, who additionally performs baseball at 6’4″ and 205 kilos, did not decide up an FBS provide till late February, when FIU got here calling. Nevada, Ivy League packages and different FCS packages have been additionally within the combine till final weekend when Washington prolonged a suggestion he seemingly jumped on instantly. The Huskies picked up a junior with some basic passing traits. Stratton performs with nice stability, timing and sufficient consolation to make performs on the transfer or below duress, together with tossing a dime alongside the numbers whereas back-pedaling away from a jailbreak cross rush.”
Stratton will play his senior season within the fall and report back to the Huskies in 2022, becoming a member of a quarterback room that features present sophomore starter Dylan Morris, sixth-year senior grad switch Patrick O’Brien, and true freshman legacy participant Sam Huard, with O’Brien seemingly gone.
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