- High School: Mater Dei
- Composite Ranking: No. 27, No. 1 DUAL
- Interested Programs: USC, Alabama, Arizona State, Auburn, Baylor
If Alabama’s cornered the market on five-star defensive recruits, the USC Trojans are the pipeline for Mater Dei quarterbacks. The Trojans have a long history of bringing quarterbacks from the Santa Ana school and turning them into stars.
So it should come as absolutely no shock to anyone that yet another Mater Dei quarterback might end up a Trojan in 2020. Bryce Young is a dueal-threat quarterback and the top-ranked at his position in the 2020 class.
At 6’0″ and 176 pounds, he’s not the biggest quarterback in the world but the Baker Mayfield’s and Kyler Murray’s of the world are proving that size isn’t everything at the quarterback position if you can make plays.
The Ability to get out and make plays on the run and change the game with one dynamic play has made college football even more exciting over the last decade-plus. It also shouldn’t surprise anyone that Oklahoma is making a push for him as well.
Young will be the latest Mater Dei quarterback to continue the pipeline to USC that has seen JT Daniels, Matt Barkley and Matt Leinart take that path. It’s hard to argue that given history. It should also be known that Young has committed to the Trojans, but given the nature of anything can happen until a letter of intent is signed, it’s not the end all be all. A dueal-threat at USC would be fun to watch and in the environment of the Pac-12, there’s plenty of room to succeed.