ST. LOUIS — The Six Star Football 2021 St. Louis Showcase featured several of the state’s top rising class of 2023 QB prospects as several players took their game to new heights and showed off their all-around skills in both the Six Star Football combine and showcase events.
Josh Baker-Mays, 5’11, 180, QB, 2023, Duchesne @JoshBaker_Mays
A multiple sports standout and multiple position athlete who shows up in a variety of situations. Baker Mays is a smooth pro-style quarterback who can make some big throws with what appears to be very little effort overall. Has a good arm overall and shows very good production and consistency. He has good technique as a thrower, good footwork in the pocket and can really launch an accurate ball in heavy traffic and find his receiver. Last season he earned all-conference and all-district honors for his play in a year where he completed 98/145 throws and threw for 1,488 yards with 21 touchdowns and only three interceptions.
Bryant Bull, 6’4, 180, QB, 2023, Marshfield @BryantBull1
Marshfield standout Bryant Bull continues to look sharp and shows a lot of improvement to an already well-rounded skill set. Blessed with next level size at 6’4, 178-pounds Bull has a strong, live arm and can deliver a variety of passes on time and with accuracy. He has a lot of power to his throws and can put the ball exactly where he needs to. A player with good upside moving forward and a natural ability to make things happen on off script plays both on the ground and through the air. Bull finished his Junior season throwing for 2060 yards and rushing for 609 yards. He completed 67% of his passes and averaged 13.6 yards per throw and had 14 touchdowns and 9 interceptions. He averaged 7.3 yards per carry and had 12 rushing touchdowns. Bull also has a 3.74 GPA
Connor Knatcal, 6’2, 190, QB, 2023, Nixa @CKnatcal
A talented athlete with good size, good arm strength and the ability to find his receivers and stride. He’s a second team all-conference QB who has been able to produce and find the end zone, as he completed 55% of his throws and ended the season with 1,912 yards and 24 touchdowns his junior year. Knatcal is listed at 6’2, 190-pounds and shows good technique and the ability to quickly set his feet and make in-rhythm throws down the field. He has good arm strength and he uses his hips and has a clean release and good consistency as a passer. Very good at throwing to open spots and looks to lead his receivers with the ball.
Drew Miller, 6’3, 190, QB, 2023, Helias @_drewmillerr
A very underrated prospect in his class who has a nice combination of size, athleticism and good arm strength. Helias standout Drew Miller is a first team all-conference athlete who has the ability to make big throws over the top and also mix things up on the ground. He pops off the screen in his film and he holds his own in person and against strong competition. He has good arm strength and is accurate in person. He is a productive player who can air things out and also scramble well and evade sacks and turn them into big plays. His junior season he threw for 1,887 yards and had 24 passing touchdowns and two rushing touchdowns.
Parker Leise, 6’2, 215, QB, 2023, Shawnee Mission East (KS) @LeiseParker
An extremely talented and very accurate prospect who shows a high IQ, good athleticism and the ability to process information and put the ball in a good spot. Leise has real confidence in his game and is constantly looking to gain extra reps and improve his ball placement. He works well with receivers and is constantly pushing himself and looking for new ways to improve his footwork, decision-making and overall accuracy. They stand out to be who continues to put in the time and is showing real improvement. Leise currently hods an offer from Kansas and has drawn interest from a host of other NCAA Division I programs.