2015 QB Rankings: Russell's Next Bear to Roar
2015 QB Rankings: Russell's Next Bear to Roar

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1. Seth Russell, Jr., Baylor

A highly productive backup the last two years, Russell replaces Bryce Petty as the starter this season. Impressive as Petty was, Russell might be better, especially as a runner. On 128 career attempts, he's thrown for 11 touchdowns, and he's rushed for six more on just 56 career carries. His situation this year could hardly be more favorable. He plays in a high-scoring conference for a team that annually ranks among the nation's leading scorers (48.2 PPG last year, 1st in the nation), and he has arguably the nation's best trio of wideouts in Corey Coleman, Jay Lee and KD Cannon.

2. Trevone Boykin, Sr., TCU

After splitting time between quarterback and receiver his first two years, Boykin made huge strides as a passer last season, establishing himself not only as TCU's best quarterback, but also as one of the nation's most productive players. After scoring 42 touchdowns last year – particularly impressive considering it was his first year in a new offensive scheme – he enters this season as a top Heisman candidate. All but one starting offensive lineman return for 2015, and Boykin will also be joined by his top three wideouts from last year. With continuity in his favor, Boykin could be even better this year.

3. Dak Prescott, Sr., Mississippi State

A dual threat at a well-built 6-2, 230, Prescott is the offense's workhorse, totaling 64 touchdowns the last two years (37 passing, 27 rushing). Prescott's

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