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Need a quarterback for your college team? A California high school is a good place to find one

Need a quarterback for your college team? A California high school is a good place to find one

Three sayings dominate when college football recruiting enthusiasts discuss where the best players come from. Need linemen? Look to Texas. Need speed? Look to Florida. Need a quarterback? California is the place to go.

That reputation starts with the success of California-bred quarterbacks in the NFL. The list includes: Tom Brady, a product of Junipero Serra High in San Mateo; Aaron Rodgers, a Chico native who played at the University of California; Carson Palmer, who starred at Rancho Santa Margarita High and USC; Jared Goff, another Cal QB and a native of Novato; and Derek Carr, a Bakersfield native who played for Fresno State.

One Southern California high school, Santa Ana...

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