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Luke Falk is one of college football's elite quarterbacks

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A recent article had Falk ranked above the likes of Josh Rosen and Jalen Hurts

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We may be in the first weeks of spring football but that doesn't mean it's too early to discuss who will be the nation's top quarterbacks in 2017. This week, Athlon Sports ranked all 130 FBS starting quarterbacks and Washington State's Luke Falk was 8th on the list.

The top three players, Lamar Jackson, Sam Darnold, and Baker Mayfield, are hard to argue with, but there is case to be made that Falk is better than Ohio State's J.T. Barrett. The Buckeye quarterback is ranked fourth despite faltering down the stretch and only having moderately efficient season. Falk had a higher passer rating and averaged more yards per attempt on significantly more attempts than Barrett.

Regardless of where exactly Falk is ranked, it's awesome to see the national media paying attention to the Cougs. Additionally, the amount of former five star recruits ranked behind him is a testament to the amount of work that the former walk-on has put in during his four years in Pullman.

What do you think about Athlon's list? Is Falk ranked too high or too low?

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