Vanderbilt quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels, a former Bellarmine College Prep-San Jose standout, is completing 66.1 percent of his attempts this season.
Vanderbilt quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels, a former Bellarmine College Prep-San Jose standout, is completing 66.1 percent of his attempts this season. (Associated Press)

QUARTERBACK BREEDING GROUND

Bay Area high schools have produced seven current starting quarterbacks at FBS colleges:

Austyn Carta-Samuels, Vanderbilt: The senior from Bellarmine College Prep-San Jose is completing 66.1 percent of his attempts for 260.2 yards per game.

David Fales, San Jose State: The senior from Palma-Salinas has thrown for 1,502 yards in his last four games.

Jared Goff, Cal: The freshman from Marin Catholic-Kentfield has had three games of 450 yards or more.

Quinn Kaehler, San Diego State: The junior from California-San Ramon walked on after transferring from Diablo Valley College and won the starting job after an impressive relief performance against Ohio State.

Sean Mannion, Oregon State: The junior from Foothill-Pleasanton has thrown for at least three touchdowns in every game this season.

Joe Southwick, Boise State: The senior from San Ramon Valley-Danville is completing 72.3 percent of his attempts and has a 203.9 passer rating in home games.

Ikaika Woolsey, Hawaii: The redshirt freshman from Salesian-Richmond has started the last two games for the Rainbow Warriors.




Boise State’s Joe Southwick (16), a former San Ramon Valley High star, celebrates after D.J. Harper (7) scored a touchdown during the first half of a
Boise State's Joe Southwick (16), a former San Ramon Valley High star, celebrates after D.J. Harper (7) scored a touchdown during the first half of a NCAA college football game against Nevada on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Cathleen Allison) ( Associated Press)