UW has their 2020 quarterback, and he is an even more impressive talent than he was when he originally committed back in the spring.
Ethan Garbers of Corona Del Mar High School in Newport Beach, CA now has a .9265 24/7 Sports composite ranking, which is up from the .8649 ranking he held back in February. Garbers is the 6th ranked pro style QB in the 2020 class.
Great mobility, pinpoint accuracy, and a winning track record on a very good high school team. That’s what Garbers brings to the table. At 6’2” and 190, he’s a really good looking prospect who will compete immediately.
Corona del Mar completed a perfect 16-0 season with a thrilling 35-27 win in the championship. Garbers —who accounted for 397 yards and all five touchdowns— became the second quarterback in state history (Folsom’s Jake Browning was the other) to throw for more than 70 touchdowns in a season. Garbers finished with 71 TDs and 5,034 yards passing for the season.
Garbers had an excellent junior season as well, completing 284 of his 424 attempts for 4,135 yards with 55 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He also rushed 56 times for 203 yards and six more touchdowns while leading the Sea Kings to an 11-2-1 record and a berth in the CIF State Championship Game.
On the recruiting front, things began picking up for Garbers shortly after the completion of his junior season. He received offers from Boise State, Colorado, Colorado State, Georgia, Kansas, Miami, Oregon State, San Jose State, UCLA, Utah and Washington State among others. He chose Washington on March 4th.
Ethan is the younger brother of Cal quarterback Chase Garbers, a celebrated QB for three years at Corona del Mar (2014-16) before heading to Cal. Corona del Mar Coach Dan O’Shea said there’s a “good friendship” in the sibling rivalry between Ethan and Chase,
Garbers is planning to graduate from high school in December and enroll at Washington in January.
Here are his senior highlights: