1. Kaden Cobb, Fenwick
The top-ranked quarterback in the state’s senior class will be leading what could be the most prolific passing game around. The 6-3, 180-pounder is committed to defending Mid-American Conference champ Ball State, and he has two D-I receivers to throw to: Eian Pugh (Illinois and Max Reese, who has Power Five offers from Arizona State and Kansas.
2. Dontrell Jackson, Marist
Another three-star prospect, Jackson is a consensus top-25 recruit in Illinois and top-75 QB in the nation. The son of the former Thornton standout and coach of the same name picked up his first D-I offer before his sophomore season and is headed for rising power Coastal Carolina.
3. Jack Lausch, Brother Rice
One of the state’s premier multisport athletes, Lausch will be a preferred walk-on for football and baseball at Notre Dame. He’s a two-time All-Catholic League quarterback and ranked as one of the top outfielders in the Midwest. The 6-3, 195-pounder also is an academic standout — he ranks No. 2 in his class.
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