Like the California Community College Athletic Association, the NJCAA has a history of producing quality prospects at the quarterback position. 2012 shouldn't be any different as there are some talented pro-style quarterbacks trying to make their case for an opportunity to play Division I football in the future.This article will look at the top pro-style quarterbacks trying perfect their skill in the NJCAA.
Kody Cook - Hutchinson (Kan.) Community College
The 6'1, 195-pound versatile sophomore filled multiple roles in 2011 for the Blue Dragons. Last year, Cook served as a wide receiver, the punter and third-string quarterback. Cook also was on the punt-block team and kick return team.
Though Cook didn't get much opportunity behind center as a quarterback in 2011, he did turn heads punting the ball. Cook -- a second team All-Conference selection as a punter -- averaged 39.8 yards per kick on 43 attempts. Cook boomed six punts 50-yards or longer and landed 18 inside the opponents' 20 yard line.Cook -- completed 1-of-his-2 passes for 7 yards -- caught 14 passes-for-150 yards and a touchdown. Cook also produced 51 yards on 8 kick returns.
Billy Cosh - Butler (Kan.) Community College
The 6'2, 215-pound sophomore will play for his third team since departing high school in 2012. Cosh -- played one year at James Madison -- redshirted at Kansas State in 2010. Cosh has three years of eligibility remaining.
Cosh -- has a cannon of an arm -- has yet to take a college snap. Cosh threw for 3, 913 yards and 56 touchdowns during an illustrious high school career.
Craig Harrison - Snow College (Utah)
The 6'2, 200-pound sophomore played in six games as a freshman for the Bruins.
Harrison completed 28-of-his-55 passes (50.9%) for 377 yards. Harrison also threw four touchdowns and two interceptions.
Chris Nelson - Hinds Community College (Miss.)
The 6'3, 230-pound sophomore appeared in seven games for the Bulldogs in 2011.
Nelson completed 5-of-his- 7 passes for 23 yards. Nelson also carried the ball five times for seven yards.
Trevor Vasey - Dean College
The 6-6, 215-pound freshman will play for his dad Trevor at Dean. Vasey attended Hargrave Military Academy as a post graduate in 2011.
Note: Fort Scott Community College's redshirt freshman Dillon Barrett recently transferred to Lamar University.
Daniel Benjamin has covered junior college sports for one year.
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