With the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs hosting the Houston Texans on Thursday night, it's official – the 2020 NFL season is upon us. Young stars like Lamar Jackson, Patrick Mahomes and Kyler Murray are on the verge of turning the page and becoming the faces of the league, meaning the quarterback position is in good hands for years to come.
From rookie Joe Burrow to 43-year old Tom Brady, every signal caller has his own unique story and path to becoming a Week 1 starter. That path began at the high school level.
In the graphic below, we outline the prep roots of all 32 projected starters. Nearly half hail from California or Texas with three playing high school ball in the Lone Star State capital city of Austin.
Keep scrolling for a complete breakdown of the NFL's stars under center.