Posted On: 06/24/20 4:31 PM

The 4A Watchlist is where I list out my top 75 football players coming into this season in Class 4A. This year, I have 8 players who primarily played QB last season that are worth noting heading into the 2020 season.


Brendan BatesBrendanBates6'1" | QBMarshalltown | 2021IA, Marshalltown, SR

Bates took over the starting role with a solid campaign last season, leading his Bobcats to a 6-0 start before facing a tough stretch of playoff teams to finish the season at 6-3. Despite playing in a run-first offense that’s based out of a Wing-T, Bates managed to throw for 974 yards and 14 touchdowns. Bates has pretty good accuracy to him; looking cool under pressure whether in the pocket or rolling out. Currently, Bates has 2 D-3 offers from Loras and Simpson coming his way over the summer.


Jase BauerJaseBauer6'1" | QBAnkeny | 2021StateIA, Ankeny, SR

Starting since he’s been a sophomore, Jase BauerJaseBauer6'1" | QBAnkeny | 2021StateIA returns to lead one of Class 4A’s best offenses. Bauer managed to gain 2576 total yards and 26 total touchdowns last season, leading the Hawks to a quarterfinals run. He’s got a cannon for an arm and the accuracy to match. When he finds room to

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