The 2019 recruiting class is not believed to be a good one for quarterbacks. Some analysts are calling it the worst QB class they've ever seen. There's not a ton of depth or elite talent at the top.
The best quarterback in the class might be Graham Mertz, a four-star pro-style quarterback out of Kansas. "I've heard from coaches that (he) is the best QB recruit nationally and gotta say, he looks damn good at Elite 11," says SB Nation Recruiting.
Mertz is currently committed to Wisconsin. However, the commitment to the Badgers might not last...
Several other major programs are pursuing Mertz hard. Despite the fact that he's committed to Wisconsin, those programs are making him a serious priority.
Both Ohio State and Notre Dame have made him their No. 1 QB target.
A flipped commitment might be on the table.
"Notre Dame working hard to flip him from Wisconsin," says Irish Illustrated.
Ohio State, meanwhile, has reportedly "zeroed in" on him.
Some analysts expect him to make the flip, too.
This is a recruitment that will likely last through the summer. It's unclear if Mertz will start taking visits to other schools.