Despite having the bust designation and casting an unfavorable perspective that highlights his short NFL career, former Cincinnati Bengals quarterback David Klingler destroyed many college records during his career at Houston.
Now it's his son's turn.
Luke Klingler, quarterback at Cinco Ranch High School in Katy, Texas, has become an an under-the-radar high school quarterback prospect that's been the target of some interest from schools like LSU, Houston, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and SMU.
Dave Miller with the National Football Post writes:
While he isn't the biggest or most athletic QB, one of Klingler's biggest strengths is his arm, which is stronger than his father's at this stage of his career. He makes good decisions, is a natural leader and is mentally tough.
Because he is a pro-style quarterback and not a zone-read signal-caller, he will likely only interest programs that are running more traditional pro-style sets. But he projects to be a solid fit at a non-AQ program and possibly a lower-level BCS school depending on how he does as a full-time starter in 2013.
Though not likely a big-time college starter, Luke Klingler reminds me just how old I've become.