2022 Five-Star Quarterback Quinn Ewers Decommits From Texas With Ohio State As New Favorites

By October 29, 2020 (10:00 am)Football
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2022 Southlake (Texas) Carroll five-star quarterback Quinn Ewers, the top-rated prospect in the 247Sports rankings, announced his decommitment from Texas on Twitter Tuesday evening.

“With the support of my family, I tried to navigate the recruiting process the best way I could,” Ewers wrote in the tweet. “However, the more I’ve considered, the more I’ve come to realize I didn’t explore all options as thoroughly as I would have liked. Therefore, I’ve decided to decommit and reassess the situation before making such an important decision on my future.”

Immediately following his decommitment, Ewers picked up six crystal ball predictions, all of which were for Ohio State.

Ewers ranks as No. 1 in the 247Sports rankings, and No. 2 in the 247Sports Composite Rankings, trailing defensive tackle Walter Nolen. He is the top-rated quarterback in his class after completing 72.4 percent of his passes for 4,003 yards, 45 touchdowns and three interceptions in his sophomore season.

His impressive ability drew a comparison to current Indianapolis Colts quarterback Phillip Rivers by 247Sports recruiting analyst Gabe Brooks.

“Prototype frame for elite QB prospect. Good height with lean, athletic build that will hold more bulk. Dynamic natural playmaker at QB position. Shows impressive stand-and-deliver in-pocket ability, in addition to terrific off-schedule instincts. Varies arm angles as needed. Enormous production as a sophomore for perennial Texas 6A power,” Brooks wrote on Ewers. “Great touch on timing routes and red-zone throws. Sneaky good velocity that allows him to drive the ball over the middle of the field and outside the numbers. Shows requisite downfield arm strength in vertical passing game. Athletic enough to regularly extend plays to find receivers and also be dangerous on designed runs. Consistent, repeated delivery, but can quicken it. Athleticism lacks testing or track context. Elite QB among nation’s top 2022 prospects, regardless of position.”

Ohio State does not have a quarterback commit in 2022, but has a different five star in the 2021 class in Philadelphia St. Joseph’s Kyle McCord, along with its two four-star commits in 2020: Jack Miller and C.J. Stroud.

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