Posted On: 06/21/20 1:40 PM

For many teams, the quarterback is the best athlete for a high school football team and coaches always put the ball in their hands frequently and trust them to make the right play.

Usually that happens with their arm throwing the football, but many quarterbacks utilize their legs and run the ball a steady number of times each game.

From the spread to the triple option, there are many offenses that use the legs of the quarterbacks, and some of the top rushing quarterbacks from the 2019 season will return this fall and look to do more damage on the ground. Here is a look at some of the top rushing quarterbacks to watch in 2020.

Zack Rakowsky, 2021, 5’8, 135, QB/DB, Loveland

Rakowsky leads all quarterbacks in 11-man football in terms of rushing yards that return in 2020. The senior from Loveland was asked to do it all for the Indians on offense and did not disappoint. In the spread offense, he ran the read-option and was used on sweeps and power-run packages. He led the team with 187 rushing attempts, 1,128 yards (sixth most in Colorado by a quarterback in 2019) and 20 rushing touchdowns. Add

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