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STATE CHAMPS! SCOUT TEAM: The power is in the pocket — Circle City QB power rankings

By: SCOTT M. BURNSTEIN, September 27, 2021, 10:35 am

Indianapolis Area QB Power Index — Early Fall 2021

1 Tayven Jackson (Center Grove Sr.) — Too hot to handle, too cold to hold.

2 Nicholas Patterson (Mooresville Jr.) — Most improved field general in the state.

3 Aidan Leffler (Roncalli Sr.) — The epitome of a winner and a leader.

4 Danny O’Neil (Indianapolis Cathedral Soph.) — The future is now, “Dirty Danny” has been straight filthy in his first year starting under center for the defending state champs.

5 Zach Osborne (Carmel Sr.) — A picture of cool, calm and collected in the pocket.

6 J’uan Swanson (Ben Davis Sr.) — High-octane signal caller playing the best football of his career.

7 Maximus Webster (Westfield Sr.) — Consistency and courageous personified.

8 Prince Powell (Warren Central Sr.) — Savvy, efficient and fearless.

9 Carsen Melvin (Plainfield Fr.) — Get ready for an incredible next three years, this kid is the TRUTH.

10 (tie) Mason Reynolds (Avon Soph.) — Grip-it & Rip-it is his mantra and boy can he chuck that pigskin and put secondaries on their heels.

10 (tie) Nolan Buckman (Indianapolis Brebeuf Jesuit Jr.) — Playing with a chip on his shoulder, making the doubters believers.