BLOG: The top returning quarterbacks in Kern County

Liberty High's QB Jordan Love fires to his receiver, Matt Hubble, for a long gain in the 2nd quarter to set up a touchdown in their Friday night game against Central High of Fresno.

Football teams in the Central Section will be allowed to begin full contact drills beginning on Monday. Until then, it’s all strength and condition in this triple-digit weather.

While they all pour out sweat, here is a list of the top returning starting quarterbacks in Kern County and what to expect from them this fall.

1. Jordan Love, Liberty, senior: Love was not the starter when the 2014 season began, but that soon changed and for the better. The Patriots advanced to the Division I title game and this season could be just as successful. Love, a verbal commit to Utah

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