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September 28, 2009

QB geography: Where are the starters from?

Here's a look at the FBS starting quarterbacks and where they're from.

Texas has the most, followed by California and Florida. Those states have produced 54 starting quarterbacks, almost half of the nation's 120 starters.

There are 29 states represented.

ALABAMA (2)
School: Player. Hometown/High school
UAB: Joe Webb. Birmingham/Wenonah
Vanderbilt: Larry Smith. Prattville/Prattville

ARIZONA (1)
BYU: Max Hall. Mesa/Mountain View

ARKANSAS (1)
Kent State: Spencer Keith. Little Rock/Pulaski Academy

CALIFORNIA (17)
Arizona State: Danny Sullivan. Los Gatos/Los Gatos
Fresno State: Ryan Colburn. Visalia/Central Valley Christian
Hawaii: Greg Alexander. Santa Rosa/Piner
Maryland: Chris Turner. West Hills/Chaminade
Michigan: Tate Forcier. San Diego/Scripps Ranch
Nebraska: Zac Lee. San Francisco/St. Ignatius College Prep
Nevada: Colin Kaepernick. Turlock/Pittman
New Mexico State: Jeff Fleming. Brea/Brea Olinda
Notre Dame: Jimmy Clausen. Westlake Village/Oaks Christian
Ohio U.: Theo Scott. Long Beach/Poly
Oregon State: Sean Canfield. Carlsbad/Carlsbad
San Diego State: Ryan Lindley. Lakeside/El Capitan
San Jose State: Jordan La Secla. Newbury Park/Newbury Park
UCLA: Kevin Prince. Encino/Crespi Carmelite
USC: Matt Barkley. Santa Ana/Mater Dei
Utah State: Diondre Borel. Oakley/Freedom
Wyoming: Austyn Carta-Samuels. San Jose/Bellarmine College Prep

COLORADO (2)
Colorado State: Grant Stucker. Parker/Ponderosa
Oklahoma State: Zac Robinson. Littleton/Chatfield

FLORIDA (13)
Clemson: Kyle Parker. Fruit Cove/Bartram Trail
Duke: Thaddeus Lewis. Miami/Hialeah-Miami Lakes
Florida: Tim Tebow. Ponte Vedra Beach/Nease
Florida Atlantic: Rusty Smith. Jacksonville/Sandalwood
Florida International: Paul McCall. Hollywood/Hollywood Hills
Louisiana-Lafayette: Chris Masson. Miami/Columbus
Louisiana-Monroe: Trey Revell. Tallahassee/Florida High
Miami: Jacory Harris. Miami/Northwestern
South Carolina: Stephen Garcia. Tampa/Plant
UCF: Brett Hodges. Winter Springs/Winter Springs
USF: B.J. Daniels. Tallahassee/Lincoln
Wake Forest: Riley Skinner. Jacksonville/Bolles
West Virginia: Jarrett Brown. West Palm Beach/Palm Beach Lakes

GEORGIA (7)
Air Force: Tim Jefferson. Atlanta/Woodward Academy
Boston College: Justin Tuggle. Duluth/Northview
Georgia Tech: Josh Nesbitt. Greensboro/Greene County
Memphis: Tyler Bass. Stockbridge/Stockbridge
Middle Tennessee: Dwight Dasher. Folkston/Charlton County
Navy: Ricky Dobbs. Douglasville/Douglas County
North Carolina: T.J. Yates. Marietta/Pope

HAWAII (1)
Oregon: Jeremiah Masoli. Honolulu/St. Louis

IDAHO (1)
Colorado: Cody Hawkins. Boise/Bishop Kelly

ILLINOIS (5)
Central Michigan: Dan LeFevour. Downers Grove/Benet Academy
Illinois: Juice Williams. Chicago/Chicago Vocational
Northwestern: Mike Kafka. Chicago/St. Rita
UNLV: Omar Clayton. Normal/Normal
Wisconsin: Scott Tolzien. Rolling Meadows/Palatine Fremd

INDIANA (3)
Indiana: Ben Chappell. Bloomington/South.
Northern Illinois: Chandler Harnish. Bluffton/Norwell
Purdue: Joey Elliott. Evansville/Harrison

IOWA (1)
Iowa State: Austen Arnaud. Ames/Ames

KENTUCKY (5)
Army: Trent Steelman. Bowling Green/Bowling Green
Auburn: Chris Todd. Elizabethtown/Elizabethtown
Louisville: Justin Burke. Lexington/Lexington Catholic
Marshall: Brian Anderson. Louisville/Male
Western Kentucky: Brandon Smith. Danville/Boyle County

LOUISIANA (2)
Arkansas State: Corey Leonard. Covington/Covington
LSU: Jordan Jefferson. St. Rose/Destrehan

MICHIGAN (2)
Eastern Michigan: Andy Schmitt. St. John's/St. John's
Michigan State: Kirk Cousins. Holland/Holland Christian

MINNESOTA (1)
Minnesota: Adam Weber. Shoreview/Mounds View

MISSISSIPPI (2)
Mississippi State: Tyson Lee. Columbus/Columbus
Southern Miss: Austin Davis. Meridian/West Lauderdale

MISSOURI (2)
Kansas State: Carson Coffman. Peculiar/Raymore-Peculiar
Missouri: Blaine Gabbert. Ballwin/Parkway West

NEBRASKA (1)
Idaho: Nathan Enderle. North Platte/North Platte

NEW YORK (1)
Syracuse: Greg Paulus. Syracuse/Christian Brothers Academy

NORTH CAROLINA (4)
Buffalo: Zach Maynard. Greensboro/Grimsley
East Carolina: Patrick Pinkney. Fayetteville/Pine Forest
Georgia: Joe Cox. Charlotte/Independence
Tennessee: Jonathan Crompton. Waynesville/Tuscola

OHIO (7)
Bowling Green: Tyler Sheehan. Cincinnati/LaSalle
Cincinnati: Tony Pike. Cincinnati/Reading
Iowa: Ricky Stanzi. Mentor/Lake Catholic
Kentucky: Mike Hartline. Canton/Glen Oak
Penn State: Daryll Clark. Youngstown/Ursuline
Toledo: Aaron Opelt. Fremont/Ross
Western Michigan: Tim Hiller. Orrville/Orrville

OKLAHOMA (1)
Oklahoma: Sam Bradford. Oklahoma City/Putnam City North

OREGON (1)
California: Kevin Riley. Beaverton/Beaverton

PENNSYLVANIA (6)
Akron: Matt Rodgers. Pittsburgh/Seton-LaSalle
Connecticut: Zach Frazer. Mechanicsburg/Mechanicsburg
Ohio State: Terrelle Pryor. Jeannette/Jeannette
Pittsburgh: Bill Stull. Pittsburgh/Seton-LaSalle
Rutgers: Tom Savage. Springfield/Cardinal O'Hara
Temple: Vaughn Charlton. West Grove/Avon Grove

TENNESSEE (1)
Troy: Levi Brown. Mount Juliet/Mount Juliet

TEXAS (24)
Alabama: Greg McElroy. Southlake/Carroll
Arizona: Nick Foles. Austin/Westlake
Arkansas: Ryan Mallett. Texarkana/Texas
Ball State: Kelly Page. Mesquite/Mesquite
Baylor: Robert Griffin. Copperas Cove/Copperas Cove
Florida State: Christian Ponder. Colleyville/Colleyville Heritage
Houston: Case Keenum. Abilene/Wylie
Kansas: Todd Reesing. Austin/Lake Travis
Louisiana Tech: Ross Jenkins. Houston/Langham Creek
Miami University: Daniel Raudabaugh. Coppell/Coppell
New Mexico: Donovan Porterie. Port Arthur/Memorial
North Texas: Riley Dodge. Southlake/Carroll
Ole Miss: Jevan Snead. Stephenville/Stephenville
Rice: Nick Fanuzzi. San Antonio/Churchill
SMU: Bo Levi Mitchell. Katy/Katy
Stanford: Andrew Luck. Houston/Stratford
Texas: Colt McCoy. Tuscola/Jim Ned
Texas A&M: Jerrod Johnson. Humble/Humble
TCU: Andy Dalton. Katy/Katy
Texas Tech: Taylor Potts. Abilene/Abilene
Tulane: Joe Kemp. North Richland Hills/Richland
Tulsa: G.J. Kinne. Mesquite/Gilmer
Utah: Terrance Cain. Houston/North Shore
UTEP: Trevor Vittatoe. Bedford/Trinity

VIRGINIA (3)
NC State: Russell Wilson. Richmond/Collegiate
Virginia: Jameel Sewell. Richmond/Hermitage
Virginia Tech: Tyrod Taylor. Hampton/Hampton

WASHINGTON (3)
Boise State: Kellen Moore. Prosser/Prosser
Washington: Jake Locker. Ferndale/Ferndale
Washington State: Marshall Lobbestael. Oak Harbor/Oak Harbor



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