Need a QB? The clock is ticking

April kicks off the busiest four months in the recruiting cycle for elite QBs

Updated: April 2, 2014, 7:49 PM ET
By Tom VanHaaren | ESPN.com

Welcome to quarterback hunting season. If your team is looking to land an elite QB, this is the prime time to secure a commitment. Historically, quarterbacks are the first position group off the board.

Looking at the timing of the commitments of the top 20 quarterbacks from 2010 to 2014, the busiest months were April to July, when 59 percent of those quarterbacks made their commitment. Of the top 20 quarterbacks in the class of 2015, nine are already committed.