For the next four years, those stepping onto the gridiron in the class of 2027 will look to outwork the opposition both on and off the field in order to make it to the next level. Of those players, no position will hold more importance than that of the quarterback spot. A class that looks to be flooded with potential at the position, quarterbacks throughout the country have already begun to gain national attention due to their leadership and play-making ability. Having the opportunity to show off their unique talents at a plethora of showcases, a certain two quarterbacks possessing incredible arm strength have done more than enough to catch the eyes of media and scouts from coast-to-coast.
Kahden Davis, QB, Seton Hall Prep (NJ)
Announcing his commitment to attend Seton Hall Preparatory School on Feb.4, Kahden Davis brings with him a unique frame that is rarely seen from a quarterback heading into their freshman year of high school. Standing 6-feet tall and weighing in at 200-pounds, Davis possesses a diverse skill set that will force opposing defenses to have to gameplan for him for years to come. Containing a powerful deep ball with a supernatural zip, if Davis isn’t driving down the field with his arm, he is using his speed. A tri-sport athlete who also competes in basketball as well as track and field, Davis is able to scramble out of the pocket and gain yards with his legs, an aspect of his game that opponents don't realize until it’s too late.
“My first couple years of football I played running back,” said Davis. “For me, it’s always come naturally to be able to find a hole and take off running.”
Possessing mechanics, size, speed and power, Davis ceiling makes him one of the most intriguing prospects in the class of 2027. Attending the Prep Redzone camp and the Under-Armour Next All-America Game in the first few weeks of 2023, the 2027 prospect has had the opportunity to exhibit his potential. In doing so, the signal caller has caught the attention of plenty.
Zephyr Kreye, QB, Guyer (TX)
When stepping onto school grounds as a football player at Guyer High School in Denton, Texas, the weight of expectations for individuals nearly outweighs the expectations for the team as a whole. A school with a recent past of both team success and producing Division One talent, Zephyr Kreye could very well be the next in a long line of players to find success within the program.
Regardless of class, Kreye possesses rare arm talent that allows him to lead his receivers to all the right places. Boasting exceptional ball placement and capable of floating his deep ball over any defender’s head, Kreye has the tools to develop into the most lethal deep ball passer in the nation when it's all said and done.
“I’ve been training a lot with my coach Damian [Williams] to try and prepare myself for high school,” said Kreye. “A lot that has to do with my ability to lead my receivers and hit their back side shoulder has been because of my training.”
Earning First Team All-Camp honors at Prep Redzone in Texas and securing a FBU Championship in the last few months, Kreye continues to establish himself as a dominant quarterback both in the state and beyond.